The MN Acting Studio is a highly acclaimed, cutting edge acting studio located in Herald Square in New York City, offering on-camera acting classes, private acting coaching with Matt Newton, Skype coaching, on-set coaching, and professional audition taping. We work with students who are new to the business, as well as seasoned actors who have won Tony Awards, Emmy Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, and been nominated for Golden Globes.
We prepare actors for auditioning and working on set in today's landscape. All of our teachers are working professionals with over 50 years combined in the business. Our mission is to help students combine the craft of acting with the practical, ever evolving business side of acting. Our modern approach gives actors the tools to bring complete truth and authenticity to the work, while also adapting to current trends and industry standards.
"Matt Newton is not only a phenomenal acting coach, but also a passionate advocate for his clients. I respect him as an integral part of the team and rely on his expertise when developing talent." -Halle Madia, Agent, INNOVATIVE ARTISTS TALENT AGENCY
"Matt Newton is the smartest acting teacher in New York! Any young, or not so young pro or beginner would benefit greatly by working with him." -Brian O'Neill, author, "Acting as a Business"
"Love this man! Become a student of Matt Newton. You won't regret it." -Kim Graham, casting associate, "Homeland"