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THE PLACE FOR YOUR PASSION TO ROAM FREE.

At Actors Academy Finland, we take your  craft seriously so that you can let go and find your creative core.

COME AS YOU ARE.

YOU ARE ENOUGH.

Our goal is your freedom in yourself. It's time to release your uniqueness and natural talent.

WE ALL NEED SUPPORT TO REACH OUR PEAK POTENTIAL.

Have you been looking for a supportive community and inspiring coaches to push you to the next level?

INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE - INVEST IN YOUR TALENT

The pianist and ballet dancer train every single day. As an actor, your body, mind and emotions are your instrument. How do you train and keep on top of your craft?

TAKE A WORKSHOP OR TRAIN FOR A YEAR

Actors Academy Finland offers a variety of international high quality acting, performance and emotional intelligence training in Finland, calling forth authentically striking performance skills and happy individuals.

ONE YEAR ACTOR'S TRAINING

OCTOBER 2019  - FULL!
JANUARY 2020 - FULL!
NOVEMBER 2020 - APPLY!

NEWS!

Our Next One Year Training will be starting in November 2020. 
We have TWO SPOT still available. Apply here 

NEWS

GARY CONDÉS LIVE IN HELSINKI! 

Scene Study & the Actors Craft with Gary during two live weekends in Helsinki and three zoom sessions starting on October 17t!h All course details and booking here. Space is limited.

THE NEXT ONE YEAR TRAINING IS STARTING IN NOVEMBER 2020!

We have TWO SPOTS still available. All details & dates as well as well as the application is found here!

AAF YOUTH ACADEMY IS HERE! 

Finally the awaited AAF Youth Academy is here! Join us for an inspiring two-week journey (6th-17th July) into the world of acting and creative expression. This course will be held in English and it is especially created for teenagers aged between 13-17 years, wanting to explore acting in a safe and fun environment. Participation in the course does not require previous experience. See the details here

WE ARE ONLINE!

Check out the four fantastic online workshops: American Accent, Scene Study, Self-tape & Auditioning and Voice & Movement! All workshop details and booking here. Only a few spots left!

NEW COACH IN OUR TEAM!

Meet our new fantastic acting coach, Gary Condés. Gary is going to lead one of our upcoming online workshops, "Scene Study & The Actor’s Craft" starting from May 18th. Come try it out!

WE ARE SORRY TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE ALSO BEEN AFFECTED BY THE CURRENT HEALTH CHALLENGE & RESTRICTIONS!

Some of our live workshops and training modules have been postponed for later dates. We are closely following the latest government advices and health protocols and keeping everyone involved informed. Contact us before booking any workshops happening between March and September.

BLOG POST ABOUT AAF ON NOTES ON A LIFE: 

Our second One Year Training has started with a lovely group of 14 eager and open students. One of them is Jarno Jussila who wrote an inspiring blog post at the beginning of his journey to become an actor and of his experience of the Training after our first intensive weekend together. Read about his thoughts here in English or here in Finnish.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY?

Watch the latest Student Feedback videos of the Meisner Technique workshop with Ashlie Walker.

PART PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO ALL WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

When booking a workshop, you can choose part payment by choosing Jousto (up to 3.000€) on the check-out, giving you the possibility to choose the monthly amount that is currently most suitable for you.

WORKSHOPS

Actors Academy Finland offers a variety of high quality workshops, courses and events mainly led by inspiring international teachers and actor coaches to help actors and performers grow in their talent and capacity. Workshops include ie. Meisner Technique, Voice & Movement, Cold Reading, Audition & Self-taping and Screen Acting and much more.

Corporate coaching & events section coming out soon. Meanwhile contact us with your needs and we can create the content to match your desired goals.

Meisner Technique

What is the famous Meisner Technique? Come and find out and shift your experience in acting for good. Time to tap into your authentic expression and impulses.

Voice & Movement

These workshops are specifically designed to guide actors to their natural voice and emotional authenticity, away from habitual tension and patterns.

Cold Reading

An actor's skill is to be able to live truthfully in the moment yet still take any scene off the page and make it alive. A playful and exciting actor's workout technique.

Screen Acting

Screen Acting, Self-taping and Audition technique. The important skills and experience any actor needs to master and regularly keep up to date.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

It was transformational! I think the best thing about the course and about the way Ashlie taught Meisner was the simplicity and effectiveness of focusing on one another’s feelings. While I’ve always had a part of me thinking whether I should provoke or not, act or not, do or not, be one way or another, or otherwise analysing the right way of doing the repetition, with Ashlie I was able to settle down into my acting partner’s feelings as well as my own. It was powerful to just see the other person and let them affect me, to see how they affect me. In the end it all made me learn heaps about not only acting but myself as well. It’s come up in most acting related situations that “why go to therapy when you can go to acting class”, but Ashlie’s course took it to a new level. Hands down, I would give the workshop a 10/10.
                 - Timo Utterström, actor & writer

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