•   Acting Workouts take place in Belleville, IL on Saturday afternoons and St. Louis, MO on Sunday afternoons.

  • Dan tailors the class for experienced actors and beginners alike. 

  • The Actors Workout costs $50 a month and that includes a classroom lecture, a time of rehearsal, and then filming scenes for actors reels.

  • Actors who take the workshop all year will get cast in our 2020 film "The Mutts," filming in April or May 2020.

  • The class is equal parts learning ... and then getting in front of the camera and doing!

  • There are approximately 15-20 students per class. All footage from class is available for actors reels.

  • The class is a great place to feel creatively-fulfilled and meet other Midwesterners and make new friends. It's a great, supportive community. We don't allow any backstage drama. We save it for the silver screen and just enjoy each other's company. 


  • Classes are done for 2019 but in 2020 will be held at the Abbey Coffeehouse in Belleville from 1 to 3 pm. We will have a lecture on acting and will rehearse a scene for the next week.

  • Please check back in December for future class times in January and February. 

  • Please make sure to include your best email address and cell phone number.

  • More details will be sent to you from Dan, after payment.

  • Class is two weekends each month.

  • We are done for 2019 but will resume in January or February.

  • Class is from 2-4 pm on Sundays.
  • Please check back in December for future class times in January and February. 

  • Class takes place at Utopia Studios, 3957 Park Ave, St. Louis 

  • Parking and entrance details will be sent to you when you pay for class. 


It’s simple: You get what you put into it. Those who take full advantage of these workshop sessions will reap the most time in scene study, coaching, feedback, demo reel footage, and mentorship from ten-year Hollywood veteran Dan Steadman, who has written for Disney animation (Yin Yang Yo!), NBC/Comcast/Universal (The Mascots), and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! He has also penned, with his writing partner Rajeev Sigamoney, original sitcoms for Emmy®  winners Sean Hayes, Tony Hale, Melissa McCarthy and Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer. Dan Steadman has written and directed twelve feature films, three with international distribution.


The only way we've been able to make so many films is to crowd-fund them. We do this with our acting workout, taught by Hollywood veteran Dan Steadman. After forming a community of artists in 2014, he continued building a Midwestern repertory company in 2016 with his weekly acting workout, providing expanded opportunities for the actors he has worked with, and for newcomers.  Dan coaches and mentors each actor in a new scene every week, running the gamut from comedic to heartfelt drama. This is from the perspective of a director -- what a director is looking for in an actor.


The 2019 Actor Workout is for ages 15 and up.

@ 2019 by Circa87 

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