We offer our Elite Program Acting Classes for:

  • Showbiz Kids 5-7       2 hours of class/week     Tuition: $175 monthly
  • Tweens 8-12               3 hours of class/week      Tuition: $225 monthly
  • Teens 13-19                 3 hours of class/week      Tuition: $225 monthly

  • The required weekly acting classes are 60 minutes for Showbiz Kids, and  90 minutes for Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults.
  • All students in the Elite Program may also attend Weekly Workshops. This doubles your instruction time for no extra charge.
  • There is a discount available for Siblings & Military Personnel.
The CSA Elite Program

A Comprehensive Acting Training Program
for Serious Young Actors (Ages 5 to 19).

High Schoolers can earn credit for the Elite Program!

The Elite Program at CSA is a major commitment (1 year minimum). If you are serious about acting and ready to take it to the next level, and looking for a program that provides not only acting classes, but also tools, support, and opportunities for your acting development, then you'll want to Try a Workshop, and then Audition for our Elite Program.

In Level 1 you will study:
+ Acting Theory from Stanislavski to Hagen
+ Breaking Down, Preparing & Performing Scenes from TV, Film, Theatre
+ Selecting, Customizing, Breaking Down, Preparing & Performing Monologues
+ Audition & Interview Technique, Cold Reading, and 'About Me' Spiel

How to Act Successfully in a Variety of Different Media and Circumstances

You will emerge from Level 1 with professional headshots, a formidable web presence, the ability to find your own auditions and performance opportunities, performance-ready audition monologues (dramatic and comedic), an understanding of the business, an organized and scientific approach to your auditions and networking, at least 12 auditions under your belt, and at least 2 shows on your resume, and much more!

In Level 2, you will go on to study Comedy Structure, Sitcom Acting, Creating a Unique and Marketable Character, Improvisation, and more in-depth Acting Technique.

Level 3 delves into Dramatic Acting, especially for Film and 1-hour Television.

After Level 3, students can audition into our performance troupe, CSA Company.

In Company, you will build on all of the above, plus focus on marketing and acting performance opportunities.

Students age 8 and up are eligible to advance through Levels 2 and 3, and into CSA Company. Students 5-7yo remain in Showbiz Kids Class. When they turn 8, they can move into the Advanced Classes - Level 2 and beyond.

Our acting classes meet year-round, and everything we do in class culminates in a performance and learning opportunity with Guest Industry Professionals.

Our Elite Program is All-Inclusive - meaning you can participate in all the events below at no extra cost! You will never be pressured to spend more than your monthly tuition.

Each month, your tuition includes a special event such as:

  • January: Headshots Updates for All Elite Program Actors
  • February: Red Carpet Event - CSA Awards Ceremony
  • March:  Theatre Industry Showcase
  • April: Auditioning for TV & Film Workshop taught by Top Casting Director
  • May: Agent/Manager Showcase with Talent Reps from Los Angeles
  • June: Agent/Manager Showcase with Talent Reps from New Mexico
  • July: Summer Plays! Live Professional Theatre Starring Our Students
  • August: Summer Short Film Production Starring Our Students
  • September: Acting Career Development Workshop (Advanced: Self Tapes)
  • October: Advertising Industry Showcase
  • November: Auditioning for TV & Film Workshop taught by Top Casting Director
  • December: Agent/Manager Showcase with Talent Reps from Los Angeles
  • ​Additional performances & networking opportunities for students in Level 2 & up!​
  • Schedule of events may be subject to change, but they will always be AMAZING!


AUDITIONS for the Career Program are held monthly. 

Want to learn more?

Try a Workshop!