Actor's School USA
TV Star, Actor, Director, Producer - Alan Dysert has over 30 years in the entertainment industry. He has helped over 3,000 students reach their potential.

Services: Classes and Workshops

The Actor's School offers classes and workshops with Alan Dysert and other respected instructors from many professions including film, music, and other entertainment industries. Small class sizes allow the student maximum attention and an intimate learning environment. From commercial to film to voice-overs, find a class here that will improve your skills and take you to the next level!
Allen Holly 1/22   Saturday <br>  ACTORS BOOTCAMP  with CASTING DIRECTOR, HOLLY ALLEN

Your Career Investment: $125

10:00 to 2:00 (No lunch break.)


This fun intensive workshop is all about practicing AUDITIONING for commercials and TV/Film!

You will rotate between working on audition copy for commercials and short sides for film/tv. Holly will give you direction, coaching, and feedback on each of the pieces you perform helping you to discover and refine the strongest choices.

This is a fantastic workshop to explore, experiment, do the work, and leave with more knowledge, tools, and confidence.

If you want to stay on your feet, shake things up, work on 3-4 different types of material, and practice your skills for the camera then this is the workshop for you!

HOLLY ALLEN has spent 20 years in the entertainment industry as a casting director, professional actor, and acting coach. Her passion is now focused on teaching, coaching, and mentoring actors with all the wisdom and experience she has gleaned from being on both sides of the camera. She has worked in the South East as well as Chicago, casting nearly a thousand commercials and a handful of independent films over the course of her career. Her acting work has spanned every genre from stage to on-camera to voice-overs. She has master level communication skills training in addition to advanced creativity coach training from her studies in Chicago. She also studied at Steppenwolf’s prestigious actor training program in addition to her MFA in Theatre.

Holly is currently finishing up casting the leads for an existential comedy short film out of Chicago that shoots in July in Michigan.

Holly loves working with actors of all levels whether you are a working professional wanting to stay limber or you are returning to the craft after a long period away or you are simply trying out a new creative endeavor! As a professionally trained performer herself, she has vast knowledge of the technique of acting and also the challenges and obstacles that actors face in their career. She strives to create a fun, supportive, brave environment in all her workshops where she will challenge you to grow.

What Students Are Saying:

“That was an AWESOME class! Holly is a great instructor! She was so helpful and insightful. You really learn a lot from her. I highly recommend Holly’s class to anyone in acting, from beginners to working pros.” – Steve S.

“I LOVED Holly’s class on Saturday…she is the perfect combination of honesty, knowledge, and encouragement and is empowering to actors. I learned so much and can’t wait to apply the things I received from her. It’s obvious that she is genuinely passionate about teaching and helping actors reach their potential.” – Kate S.

“Thanks for your guidance! You create a safe and fun environment for actors and your suggestions on self-adjusting were a huge help. I’m on check avail for a commercial, which I don’t think would have happened if it wasn’t for your class.” – Andrew T.

“What a great experience today was and I am so grateful for your time and expertise. Thank you for sharing your talent in such a positive and mindful way.” – Tiffany F.

To find out more about Holly Allen visit her website at

To sign up for the class please call (615) 500-7661 or send an email to:

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