MN Acting Studio is a cutting edge, acclaimed tv and film acting studio in New York City (with satellite classes in LA), and is highly recommended by agents and managers for our expertise in combining the craft of on-camera acting with the business.   We offer professional tv and film classes for all ages and levels, private audition coaching, Skype lessons, state of the art audition taping, and on set coaching.  Our actors have booked roles on countless TV shows and films, and our students range from Emmy Award nominees, Golden Globe winners, Grammy nominees, Outer Critics Circle Award winners, to  the young stars of film, tv and stage.


4 Week TV Audition Bootcamp with Dena Tyler.

Must be accepted by audition or industry referral, have some training, and have a headshot and resume.  Ages 17 and up. This is a class for pre-professional actors who want to enhance their TV audition skills in a small, honest, non-judgemental setting.   In this 4 week class, actors will work on current TV scripts (individually tailored to each actors strengths and weaknesses). in a mock audition format with Dena Tyler, a working actress and acting coach.  Actors will work in each class, and will be given a very reaistic sense of what on-camera auditioning is like at the highest level.  Dena will assign sides beforehand, and you will be coached on comedy, drama, cold-read, and chemistry reads.  Actors will work with slating, eyelines, type, audition etiquette, getting over nerves, walking into the room with confidence, with a focus on co-stars and guest star roles. 

Who should take this class?

Dena's TV Audition Bootcamp is for pre-professional and professional actors looking to enhance their audition skills. This is a gym to stay sharp and focused and everyone in this class should be actively auditioning, whether it be network shows or student films. 


  • You must audition to be accepted or have an agent/manager referral
  • Strong training
  • Some on-camera experience
  • Headshot/resume

*Current students receive first priority should they choose to continue in class.  We will know the availability for the June term on June 2nd when we will be contacting everyone.