Born to Act

In-person & online acting studio. Lighting the way for actors to take their craft from novice to pro, cultivating a healthy relationship with their art form & themselves, while bringing their authenticity & stepping to their acting careers head-on.

Operating as usual

03/07/2022

In-studio classes start Wed. March 23rd! 🎬

“Carly is an incredibly intuitive and skilled teacher, who has a gift for tuning into what each of her students needs. She can also walk the walk and will demonstrate the techniques at the level that the student can comprehend. Carly pays an incredible amount of attention and focus to each and every one of her students, and has an uncanny ability to intuit what the individual needs.

Carly's class is not for the faint of heart and you will be pushed to go places you haven't yet explored, but you will be nurtured and supported along the way.
In the safest of spaces, you will hone your craft.”
- Dr. Lyndsey J. Wong

Email headshot, resume, & reel or recent self tape to [email protected] to apply.

03/02/2022

Carly is an incredibly intuitive and skilled teacher, who has a gift for tuning into what each of her students needs. She can also walk the walk and will demonstrate the techniques at the level that the student can comprehend. Carly pays an incredible amount of attention and focus to each and every one of her students, and has an uncanny ability to intuit what the individual needs.

Carly's class is not for the faint of heart and you will be pushed to go places you haven't yet explored, but you will be nurtured and supported along the way.

In the safest of spaces, you will hone your craft.

- Dr. Lyndsey J. Wong

03/02/2022

Carly is an incredibly intuitive and skilled teacher, who has a gift for tuning into what each of her students needs. She can also walk the walk and will demonstrate the techniques at the level that the student can comprehend. Carly pays an incredible amount of attention and focus to each and every one of her students, and has an uncanny ability to intuit what the individual needs.

Carly's class is not for the faint of heart and you will be pushed to go places you haven't yet explored, but you will be nurtured and supported along the way.

In the safest of spaces, you will hone your craft.

- Dr. Lyndsey J. Wong

02/25/2022

Online classes start March 7th! Two Spots Left!

"To pursue a serious acting career can be seen as a relatively ludicrous idea, but like any challenge it’s easy to achieve with the right tools and people around you. Carly at Born To Act Studios, dives deep into many well practiced methods in order to attain the realest portrayal of a character. At first not knowing or having practiced these methods, it can be daunting to submit yourself to the task at hand. However, once the truest part of yourself shines through unhindered by everyday life, the results are unimaginable! Carly finds both the best and worst parts of yourself to be used as a tool in getting out of your head and into your body. I highly recommend any of her classes for any actor looking to take their talent to the next level and for any regular person looking to have more confidence in their everyday life!"

“The body knows what the mind won’t tell you.”

-Peter Chouinard, “Planning for Joy, “Sweet as Pie.”

Photos from Born to Act's post 02/25/2022

Brilliant testimonial from the in-studio class.

My heart is full

02/25/2022

“At the end of each class I had no idea what to think... and that was the best part!”

To pursue a serious acting career can be seen as a relatively ludicrous idea, but like any challenge it’s easy to achieve with the right tools and people around you. Carly at Born To Act Studios, dives deep into many well practiced methods in order to attain the realest portrayal of a character. At first, not knowing or having practiced these methods, it can be daunting to submit yourself to the task at hand. However, once the truest part of yourself shines through unhindered by everyday life, the results are unimaginable! Carly finds both the best and worst parts of yourself to be used as a tool in getting out of your head and into your body. I highly recommend any of her classes for any actor looking to take their talent to the next level and for any regular person looking to have more confidence in their everyday life!

“The body knows what the mind won’t tell you.”

-Peter Chouinard, “Planning for Joy, “Sweet as Pie.”

02/22/2022

Audition/Hypno Workshop is ALMOST FULL, so we are giving you a chance to take it FOR FREE!

Share this link, tag Born to Act another actor, LIKE the Born to Act page and enter to win a FREE spot in this ah-mazing workshop hosted by Born to Act and Ariel Kew-Ladret

The first of its kind acting and Hypnosis-based digital workshop for actors of any level with a focus on one-liners. Seats are limited and no matter where you are in the world you are welcome to JOIN!

Photos from Born to Act's post 02/18/2022

Audition/Hypno Workshop for One-Liners

Ariel Kew-Ladret and Born to Act are offering a very special workshop Mon. Feb. 28th.

We will be tackling all the traps that actors fall into in auditions and when reading for actor roles and one-liners.

The number one thing you should actually do in an audition is BREATH and LISTEN, and most of us know how nerves can stifle that presence, & hide your authentic magnetism that the camera loves.

In between your first and second take, Ariel will guide the group through a hypno-visualization designed from the collective notes given.

Just like an olympic athlete, an actor must see and know how they will OWN the casting (or Zoom) room and SEE themselves mastering the audition before it takes place.

Email [email protected] with headshot, resume and reel or recent self tape to apply. Limited spots due to Zoom!

When/Where: Mon. Feb. 28th 11 am- 2 pm PST on Zoom
Price: $65.00

02/16/2022

FREE Audit Wednesday!

Curious about old school, studio style acting classes with a modern finger on the pulse?

Drop in to Born to Act Studios tonight at AesthetiKs LAB and watch some kickass scenes and Strasberg, Meisner and a whole lot of artistic process.

Would love to have you come see us JAM. ✨ 🎭

"Carly’s extensive training and experience will transcend your performance! Keen, professional, attentive, constructive, uplifting and as skillful as she is kind. You’ll gain the confidence you need to slay your self tape and prepare after you book!"

Email [email protected] or PM us with full name and phone number to get on the list ;).

-Anthony Ecclissi, "Blue Mountain State," 'Sucks to be Us"

It's now easier to email Born to Act 02/12/2022

It's now easier to email Born to Act

It's now easier to email Born to Act

It's now easier to email Born to Act 02/12/2022

It's now easier to email Born to Act

It's now easier to email Born to Act

02/10/2022

The online class is here! 🎭

Scene study and the bona fide pursuit of the actor's craft, designed for Zoom.

Starts Monday, March 7th.

Email headshot, resume & reel or recent self tape to [email protected] to apply.

"Carly is an incredibly talented teacher, actor and healer who leads with love and compassion. She has a way of supporting you to get to your heart’s deeper desire, while reminding you to have some freaking fun! Carly directed me in her one-woman show, and helped me move from a place of reservation to surrender. She seeks abandon in her art, and it spreads like wildfire. The intuitive direction she gives is clear and powerful. I highly recommend working with Carly, at whatever stage you are at in your career, to relight that artist flame and fall deeper."

-Kelsey Rideout, "Dirty Love," "Boundless"

Born to Act updated their website address. 02/08/2022

Born to Act updated their website address.

Born to Act updated their website address.

02/03/2022

And the winner is...

@theoneandonlynoor.
AKA, Noor, I believe. It's an IG Handle.

Thank you so much to all who shared the giveaway post!

In-studio classes start tonight at AesthetiKs LAB ! 🎭

Bonny Thorne
Janet Anderson
Tommy Steele
Mark Drelich
El Isa Beth
Kimberly Billinton
Lyndsey Wong
Shayla Allison
Tanya Keller
Maggie Mac
Hannah Willoner
Hannah Krostewitz
Nathaniel David Lee
Jessica Hamilton
Lana Solecki

Photos from Born to Act's post 01/13/2022

Today’s testimonial comes from a darling actress & producer who has a heart of gold & the twinkle in her eye that every camera knows and loves.

@hannahkrostewitz shows her vulnerability and openness every time we work together, a beautiful thing as an absolute must as an actor.

Thank you, Hannah, for making everyone you meet fall in love with you. ♥️🎬

01/12/2022

Acting Tip o’ the Day:

SENSORY.

Lee Strasberg developed a technique called “sensory.” This consists of seeing, touching, tasting, smelling, hearing and feeling a person, place, thing or impediment (you name it), in order to make your storytelling come to life.

Next time you do a self tape, really SEE that second person in your eyeline. Really hear that car pass, or something fall.

It I’ll make you tapes come to life. It will make your on-stage performance come to life. AND, it will give you something to focus on other then your own pent-up worries.

Color the picture in. 🎨🎬

Note: I do not suggest you smoke, but this is something I’ve been working on lately.

“Why I Quit Acting.”

Photos from Born to Act's post 01/11/2022

Another multi faceted, super talented actor!

@anthony_ecc Ian actor writer, director, producer extraordinaire.

He’s also one of the easiest actors to direct that I’ve ever worked with.

Here’s to Anthony and his expansive talent and acute sensitivity to human connection. 🎬🖤

Photos from Born to Act's post 01/10/2022

Testimonial from the immensely talented @kelseyrideoutspirit. 🤍🕊

Working with other actors who are fearless with their heart and talent is a gift.

Collaboration in art is key.

Kelsey has that in spades.

Along with the energy of a Queen.

She’s a f*cking force.

01/06/2022

Actors: GIVEAWAY MAGIC ALERT! ✨

Born to Act Studios has our first month of classes ready to go starting Feb 2nd in-studio (Kelowna), and online! Enter to win a FREE COACHING with yours truly when you :

1) Like this post.
2) Re-share it.
3) Comment below and tag another actor. 🎭
4) Like the Born to Act page!

Whether you are just finding the craft of acting or you burst out of the womb doing a jig, I cannot wait to help light the way in guiding you to cultivating a long term career as a working actor and artist. We offer in-studio and online monthly classes and workshops for actors to come hone their craft, and take it from novice to professional, and find the utmost joy in letting it all hang out!

Kelowna Actors: GIVEAWAY MAGIC ALERT! ✨

Born to Act Studios has our first month of classes ready to go starting Feb 2nd in-studio (Kelowna), and online! Enter to win a FREE COACHING with yours truly when you :

1) Like this post.
2) Re-share it.
3) Comment below and tag another actor. 🎭
4) Like the Born to Act page!

Whether you are just finding the craft of acting or you burst out of the womb doing a jig, I cannot wait to help light the way in guiding you to cultivating a long term career as a working actor and artist. We offer in-studio and online monthly classes and workshops for actors to come hone their craft, and take it from novice to professional, and find the utmost joy in letting it all hang out!

01/06/2022

Hey talented you, embrace that sh*t.

01/06/2022

Kelowna Actors: GIVEAWAY MAGIC ALERT! ✨

Born to Act Studios has our first month of classes ready to go starting Feb 2nd in-studio (Kelowna), and online! Enter to win a FREE COACHING with yours truly when you :

1) Like this post.
2) Re-share it.
3) Comment below and tag another actor. 🎭
4) Like the Born to Act page!

Whether you are just finding the craft of acting or you burst out of the womb doing a jig, I cannot wait to help light the way in guiding you to cultivating a long term career as a working actor and artist. We offer in-studio and online monthly classes and workshops for actors to come hone their craft, and take it from novice to professional, and find the utmost joy in letting it all hang out!

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Kelowna
Kelowna, BC

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm

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