Acting Classes and Workshops with Kirk Baltz
Kirk Baltz has been a working actor in film, theater and television for 25 years and has worked with such noted film directors as Chantal Akerman,Warren Beatty, Oliver Stone,
John Woo, Kevin Costner, Quentin Tarantino, Taylor Hackford and Deniz Gamez Erguven to name a few.
He trained extensively as an actor in New York City and Los Angeles. Kirk studied Meisner technique with Greg Zittle of The Neighborhood Play House, and Strasberg based work with Sandra Seacat, Tony Greco and Susan Batson, all renowned acting teachers and noted members of the Actor’s Studio.
In 1995, Kirk began teaching acting classes in Los Angeles, CA and acting workshops in other major cities across the U.S. and abroad. He continues to do so, while offering acting classes and private coaching in Los Angeles as well as on line sessions via Skype.
Kirk also does on set coaching for TV and film.
Participants gain a better understanding of the differences between acting on stage, on camera and in a casting office.
His Actor’s Intensive workshops have helped a great many actors, writers and directors to build strong acting technique, and tell compelling stories with clarity and conviction. His acting classes empower artists to fully be who they are while realizing their absolute potential.
All work is Meisner and Method based…using repetition, movement, sensory work, improvisation, writing, script analysis and varying exercises.
Read the interview with Kirk conducted by Rebecca Stay, script consultant: THE SCRIPT FROM THE ACTOR’S POV: A CONVERSATION WITH KIRK BALTZ