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Scene Study

Our Approach


Join acting coaches Isabel Lehoux and Jock MacDonald, alongside the extraordinary Straeon Acting Studios team, for a transformative experience that will take your acting skills to new heights. At Straeon, we believe every actor possesses a unique range of talents waiting to be discovered, and our tailored Scene Study Classes are designed to help you unlock your full potential.

At Straeon, we focus on Scene Study practices. Think of it as a gym for actors with incredible personal trainers. The only way to become an extraordinary storyteller is to act consistently and practice right! We keep our classes as close to the work environment as we possibly can, and we personalize our coaching to your needs to ensure you'll keep growing as an actor throughout your career. No technique fits all because we're all unique individuals, and you are the instrument in acting! To master the art of storytelling, you must understand your instrument, dare to go beyond technical excellency and develop your own unique methodology. We'll help you get there!

The coaches will assign you a scene and scene partner based on what they want you to work on. In the first work, we'll do just one take of your scene. That's based on a camera rehearsal on the set. The goal is to improve the quality of the work you bring to the set by giving us your best shot on that first take so you don't waste time warming up. The coaches will then provide some direction and notes on what you must explore to improve your scene. You'll work on the feedback with your scene partner, and we'll do a second work of that scene, but this time, we'll mimic the work on the set. We'll do several takes, you'll be coached and directed as we go, and we'll work on specific parts of the scene as we film your work.



Work With The Best

Isabel Lehoux

Acting Coach & Co-Founder

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Jock MacDonald

Acting Coach & Co-Founder

Programs & Workshops


Scene Study Program

Starting Tuesday, September 5th - December 12th - 5 PM - 9 PM. Weekly Training. 20 students max. Payment Plan Applicable.

This dynamic program is meticulously tailored by our experienced coaches to bring out the very best in every actor. Prepare to embark on a thrilling journey where the boundaries of storytelling are pushed, and artistic growth knows no limits. Within our transformative environment, actors delve into the intricacies of their characters, unlocking the depths of their emotional range and honing their instrument through exploration. From the captivating arch of the story to the nuances of character dynamics, our actors immerse themselves in a realm of authenticity, cultivating powerful relationships and embodying unwavering presence and focus. With each scene, the magic of filmmaking comes alive, and the actors discover the sheer exhilaration of creating captivating performances that leave audiences spellbound.

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Weekend Intensive


Join us for this transformative weekend intensive and unlock your acting potential. Whether you're an experienced performer looking to refine your skills or a budding talent seeking to embark on your acting journey, the Unleash Your Acting Potential: Weekend Intensive at Straeon Acting Classes is the perfect opportunity to elevate your craft and immerse yourself in a community of passionate actors.

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Scene Study Program


The Online Scene Study Class at Straeon Acting Classes is a transformative journey for actors in the digital age. With captivating lessons, practical exercises, and expert guidance, participants become confident actors who command the online medium, deliver authentic performances, and forge unforgettable connections with scene partners. They effortlessly transition from the digital stage to real sets, embodying true mastery. It's time for actors to step into the spotlight, claim their space on the digital stage, and captivate audiences with electrifying performances.

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Scene Study Intensive


In this immersive and exhilarating scene study intensive, you will embark on a journey of self-discovery and artistic growth, honing your craft and expanding your acting range. Our expert coaches will guide you through dynamic exercises and scene study sessions that will challenge you to go beyond the boundaries of what you think you're capable of. All tailored to you!

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