Welcome to MN Acting Studio

- A Modern Approach to Acting - 

 MN Acting Studio is an acclaimed on-camera acting studio located in Herald Square in New York City, with a satellite office in LA.  Founded in 2010 by professional actor and acting coach Matt Newton, MN Acting Studio trains actors to work at the highest level in the modern TV and film market, whether they are stepping into an audition, or onto set.    We offer coaching and classes for youth through adult, and are highly recommended by agents and managers for our unique approach combining the craft of acting with the business.  

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NEW YORK TV AND FILM CLASSES

On-camera classes and workshops for youth and adults, focused on audition technique, on-camera acting, and becoming a working actor. All classes contain no more than 10 students, and are by audition only. 

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AUDITION COACHING

 Last minute coaching available upon request.   Sessions are 30 minutes or 60 minutes.

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TAPED AUDITIONS

 Professional taped auditions with 3 point lighting, our coach as a reader, DSLR camera, and tapes sent to your reps right at the end of your session.  All you do is show up!


Our next auditions for classes are on Friday, May 25th.

Limited slots available.  Sign up now.


OUR ONGOING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

INTRO TO FILM AND TV

TV AND FILM ACTING 1

TV AND FILM ACTING 2

TV AND FILM MASTERCLASS

TV AUDITION BOOTCAMP

GUEST STAR BOOTCAMP

ADVANCED AUDITION INTENSIVE

AUDITION MASTERCLASS

YOUTH ON-CAMERA ACTING

YOUTH ONE DAY AUDITION INTENSIVE

BECOME A WORKING ACTOR workshop


OUR LOCATION

 

Testimonials

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"MN Acting Studio is by far the best on-camera acting school in New York City.  Our clients have gone from just being really great actors to booking guest stars, recurring guest stars, series regular roles and supporting/lead roles in films.  All of the actors taking classes at MN Acting Studio, whether developmental or working actors, are far better equipped with the necessary tools needed to not only make it in this difficult business but to sustain a career at the highest level.  If you are lucky enough to get into one of the classes offered by Matt or his incredible staff, it would be a mistake not to jump at the chance to take them.  In a very short period of time, you will become a better actor with a handle on how the business works and will walk away with the knowledge and power of how to have the career you want and how you, too, can make it to the top."  - ERICA BINES, AGENT, HEADLINE TALENT AGENCY

"Matt Newton has one of the most well-trained eyes for talent I’ve ever seen.  With students who are learning the true craft of auditions and performance, I highly recommend him as a coach.  More over, as the business continues to grow and change, so does the ‘audition’ process.  Too oft are actors burdened with the task of the ubiquitous self-tape.  Matt has top of the line technology and his self-tapes are 110% ready to send off to CDs, Producers, Directors, etc..  Even better, when he gets the chance to coach and tape, I could not imagine a better success rate!"  -CHRISTOPHER SILVERI, CSM

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"Love this man!  Become a student of Matt Newton.  You won't regret it."   -KIM GRAHAM, CASTING ASSOCIATE,"Homeland"