Owner and Director
Katie O'Grady
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The Northwest’s Premiere TV and Film Acting Studio

Our students train to become artists. They have access to experienced coaches and industry professionals, professional training and development, a supportive community of creatives, plus the opportunity to explore their own artistry & self-expression.

Ongoing Classes

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Ongoing Classes

Thursday On Camera Acting for Kids & Teens - All levels (Ages 8 yrs -15 yrs)

Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Open Enrollment

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This on-going Thursday Class will focus on getting comfortable acting in front of the camera. Actors will train on how to use Meisner techniques on camera auditioning and etiquette. Class meets weekly, Thursday's at 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Ongoing Classes

Summer On-Going Acting for Kids (12 & under)

Thursday, 4:00pm - 6:15pm
Open Enrollment

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Ongoing Classes

Saturday Acting for Kids - All Levels (12 yrs & under)

Saturday, 10:00am - 11:30am
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The perfect start to your acting training, everything from scene study, the Meisner Technique, on camera auditioning and more! Class meets weekly, Saturday's at 2:30pm - 4:30pm

AFK&T is owned and directed by Coach Katie O’Grady who is also an actress, producer and director. A positive and professional presence in the Portland community, Katie introduces her kids to some of the best coaches, TV/Film actors, producers and guests in the industry. Her kids have been booked on Disney, Nickelodeon, Leverage, Portlandia, Grimm, The Librarians, Extraordinary Measures and Wild.

Classes and Workshops are ongoing so students can join at any time. This is a safe, loving place where everyone is welcome! Please call 503.806.0909 or email [email protected] for information. We’d love to hear from you!

While many of the kids training at the studio are working actors some are brand new! Our Ongoing Classes and Workshops, led by professional AFK&T Coaches, focus on TV, Film & Auditioning. From intro level work to master classes, students are trained in a variety of techniques and styles. While our Studio specialty is Meisner, we also incorporate Suzuki, Sense Memory, and Improv techniques into the student experience.

Our coaches spend quality time consulting, mentoring and walking kids and parents through the professional and emotional world of being an artist. All of our kids are held to a high standard professionally as well as in their personal lives and academically. Our program, backed by a supportive community of creatives, also helps our students acquire life skills that they will carry throughout their entire lives.

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