Life Skills

Alumni Perspective: On my own journey…

Alumni Perspective: On my own journey...
Read More

Growth from Failure

Growth from Failure

The lessons we take from so-called “failure” can be fundamental to later success, and trust me, I used to be quite successful at failing. I tried everything from ice-skating and horseback riding to softball and basketball. I felt defeated constantly and thought, “Well, what the heck am I supposed to do now?”

Read More

New Beginnings & the Art of Gaining Perspective

New Beginnings & the Art of Gaining Perspective

The interesting thing about beginnings is that they don’t always happen at the beginning. Sometimes they happen right smack in the middle of other equally important things. What then?

Read More

Living Truthfully: A Student’s Perspective

Living Truthfully: A Student's Perspective

Something was different environmentally between school and home that just caused me to shut down. Maybe I felt intimidated by other students I didn’t know who were smarter than I was. Maybe I was afraid to be made fun of. Maybe I didn’t believe I was actually smart.

Read More

More than an Act: Performance Tips You Can Apply to Real Life

More than an Act: Performance Tips You Can Apply to Real Life

When I feel anxious, it’s my clue that some re-focusing needs to take place—and oddly enough, though there are numerous self-help books on how to manage those emotions and practice mindfulness, I always come back to my training in acting. 

Read More

Life Skills: Joy in the Journey

Life Skills: Joy in the Journey

As the holidays come to a close and the new year begins, I always go into declutter mode. But this particular question has stuck with me. What sparks joy for me?

Read More

Life Skills: Modeling Gratitude

Life Skills: Modeling Gratitude

As we head into the busy holiday season, crowded schedules and numerous obligations sometimes force us to turn on autopilot…and turn off our awareness. These are just a few simple ways you can pause the hectic chaos, remind yourself what truly matters, and give thanks to those around you.

Read More

Life Skills: Failing Well

Life Skills: Failing Well

With the unlimited stream of ‘perfect’ on social media, I see students (and let’s be honest… parents) under an incredible amount of pressure. But I think one of the most valuable life skills we work on at the Acting Studio is when we address the fear of failure.

Read More

Life Skills: How to Recover

Life Skills: How to Recover

Once we get to the level where we have the courage to be imperfect and take bold risks, we learn another valuable lesson: Sometimes we succeed… and sometimes we don’t. In fact, sometimes we fall flat on our faces, and it hurts. What we need to learn next is how to get back up again.

Read More

Life Skills: Understanding Courage

Life Skills: Understanding Courage

It takes courage to admit there’s no right or wrong in acting. There’s only truth, and acting truthfully not only demands courage—it creates beauty.

Read More

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.

Get in Touch

Office Numbers: 
Grapevine: 817.488.0009
Frisco: 214.705.8322
Keller: 682.593.7600
Rockwall: 469.769.1524
QUESTIONS?
Please see our Studio Policies page.

What’s Up Next?

FRISCO/GV/KELLER:
ROCKWALL: