The Montes Method

The Montes Method

1 employee
35 years in business

About this tutor

I have been training Actors Acting Technique and to Write, helping them to take control of their career. I have taught for James Franco’s Studio 4. I taught for 9 years at the New York Film Academy in their Bachelors & Master programs and was their Head Meisner Teacher. Currently I teach at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. I teach Internationally in Mumbai, Dubai, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Istanbul, Stockholm, Liverpool, London, Frankfurt, Strasbourg, Paris, Berlin & Seoul.

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Tarzana, CA 91356
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I work with the students on Acting Technique, Scene Study, Monologue, Text Analysis & Creating their own Opportunities through Writing.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

i have Studied with Sanford Meisner, Charlie Laughton, Susan Peret, Bob Carnegie, Bill Alderson & James Franco. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My coaching coasts $150 per hour Or if you schedule between 4 - 9 classes in goes down to $125 an hour Or if you Schedule 10 or more sessions it goes down to $100 an hour.

How did you get started teaching?

In 1987 I started a theatre company called, The Artist Theatre Group. It needed a point of view, so began teaching and I’ve been teaching ever since.

What types of students have you worked with?

From 5 to 80, profesional actors and beginners. I’ve also conducted professional classes for professionals, Lawyers, Therapist, CEO’s, Doctors...

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

One of my students started a smart phone film festival called, They are in their 4th year and I have been in the Jury each of the 4 years. 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Find a teacher that inspires and guides you and helps you to bring out your very best.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Be specific about what you want to work on.

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