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The Foley Marra Studios

An award-winning independant film studio.


Megan Foley and Chuck Marra have been casting movies, series, pilots, commercials and theatre, 

in Los Angeles for over 30 years.

And we’ve learned:



It’s a lot more than just a look.

It’s a lot more than just a numbers game.

It’s a lot more than just who you know.


We created Foley Marra Studios to apply what we have learned and to teach it through making movies.

We offer classes and workshops both in person and online.


Begins March 1 

Monday Afternoon @ 2PM- 5PM $250/month

For those just getting started and want to learn the craft and what the industry demands or even to see if being a professional actor is for them.

This is an excellent class for acting technique for film, television and stage, We work on technique, audition technique , self tapes and scene study. It. is a great introduction to the business of the business and how to thrive in Hollywood. Ages 15+

In-studio and online options available



Ongoing, join anytime

Tuesday Afternoon @ 1 PM- 4 PM Pacific Time $250/month

An ongoing group for the more advanced professional actor, who wants to recharge and drive their career forward.   This is a weekly class that is focused on rock-solid technique of learning the actor's instrument,  character development technique,  and helps the actor develop a point of view that helps the actor stand out .

In-studio and online options available

Ages 15+



 Begins March 2, 2022

Tuesday Nights @ 6pm- 9PM Pacific Time

$600/6 weeks+ lab fee 175

10 actor limit

Six Weeks

2 Scenes

1 IMDB Credit

We help the actor create and develop a character, a new way to be seen by the industry. We don't want you to get "typecast" and in a rut, we want to show the industry your flexibility as an actor.  We develop the story and shoot a short film with you in it and then you have a project to promote. These short films will then be submitted to film festivals around the world.

This is hybrid class can be taken online or in-person but the shoot HAS to be In person.

Ages 15+




One Saturday  10-5 Pacific  on Zoom

10 actor limit

Dates to be determined. Sign up for the Newsletter below for updates

Work with two Casting Directors and One ex Casting director turned Manager to learn all the ins and outs for commercial auditions and work on self-tapes and how to stand out when you are not in the room.

DebraLynn Findon, (Discover Management) Megan Foley  CSA and Chuck Marra bring their combined 60+ years of knowledge to you in a casual and non-threatening format.

Classes are temporarily on zoom

Ages 15+

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Youtube advice
We also free advice on acting and the business of acting for adults and children on our YOUTUBE CHANNEL:  insidethecasting studio