Helping Actors Book Roles
For Over A Decade

Philly's Premier Acting Training

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Learn more about our new
Acting Accelerator™
Coaching Program

Learn How To Book Roles Now, Without Spending Years In Acting Class Or Going On Hundreds Of Auditions

​In Acting Accelerator™ 

You Will Learn...

  • Industry Secrets From Our Decades Of Experience In The Entertainment Business

  • How To Become Irresistible To Casting Directors 

  • How To Gain Un-Stoppable On-Camera Confidence
    That Sets You Apart From Other Actors 

  • The Industry Professional Way To Prepare Your Work For Auditions

  • How To Win An Audience Over With Your Live Performances

*The Program Includes Weekly Live Virtual Personal Coaching, A Private Online Group, Access To An Extensive Archive Of Supplemental Online Videos, Opportunities To Perform And Receive Professional Critique

*Help With Resume Creation, Headshots, Setting Up Industry Standard Self-Tapes, Guidance To Find Auditions, Agents, Managers, & Projects That Your Best For

Follow Your Dreams, Start Your Career in Acting

The Philadelphia Acting Studio™  Leading-edge actor training school for acting classes in Philadelphia. We direct actors on how to deliberately create successful professional careers in all aspects of acting for Film, TV, and Commercials.

New students begin in a live Intro-Level class to learn our approach.  In addition, all students receive access to supplemental digital learning materials and there is a tremendous level of community support.

No previous experience is required to begin our acting classes and many new students are taking an acting class for the very first time.


The Philadelphia Acting Studio was rated the top acting school in Philadelphia in 2020. 


Learn how we can help your career grow. 

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Acting School in Philadelphia 

Partial list of those we are working with or have worked with:


  • House of Cards TV Series

  • SAG-AFTRA Philadelphia

  • All In Productions (LA)

  • Overbrook Casting (Phila)

  • Liz Lewis Casting Partners (NY/LA)

  • Sam Christensen Studios (LA)

  • Bizzy Blondes Entertainment(NJ/LA

  • Steel River Playhouse

  • Philadelphia Independent Film Festival

  • Douglas Gorenstein Photography (NY)

  • Philadelphia Scriptwriters Network

  • Jago Talent (NY/LA)

  • Agency Connects LLC

  • Cathy Parker Management (NJ)

  • The Philadelphia Academy of Make-Up & Special Effects

  • Renaissance Academy Charter School

  • Villanova University

  • Saint Joseph's University

  • Temple University

  • University of the Arts

  • Artistry Model and Talent Management

  • Being Beautiful Foundation

  • Brown Parker & DeMarnis Advertising

  • KMorrison Creative, CelebBrokers (LA)

  • Real to Reel Productions (LA)

  • Brushfire Media

  • Regal Entertainment Group

  • Higher Images

  • Philadelphia Magazine’s Best of Philly

  • And hundreds of local Philly independent film, TV, and commercial projects ...

Do You Want To Act In Film, TV, and Commercials?

Learn from proven industry experts.

What's new at the studio?

Every month several of our students book speaking roles in feature films, TV shows, and commercials.

We've recently helped a current student negotiate a high 5-figure deal playing the lead role in a TV series filming in Los Angeles due to our strategic alliances with industry experts in Hollywood.

We're grateful to coach the best of the best and help them book roles and break into the business.

The truth and reality in the entertainment business is that the average acting class is not going to cut it.  

What if we offered to show you how to consistently book roles & get on more sets while gaining a significant advantage over other actors?

Would you take us up on that offer?

If you feel "you have it in you" but just can't figure out what is holding you back, this could be the most important opportunity to break into your acting career! 

Click Schedule My Call Now and fill out a brief application to be considered for the new Acting Accelerator™ Coaching Program.

Learn A Proven, Step-By-Step Transformative Process Designed Specifically For
Newer Actors In The Philly Market That Would Like To Eventually Work
In The Major Markets Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles.

We Have Trained Actors That Have Relocated To These Places
And We Are Currently Working With Select Recognizable Actors In Los Angeles.

Not living your passion is a drag. 

 You shouldn't waste time doing something you don't like if you feel you are meant for more. 


Once you are enrolled in our ACTING ACCELERATOR™ Coaching Program, 
you will stop dreaming of being an actor and start doing something about it. 
You'll immediately learn skills that will prepare you to book roles
and have you feeling confident about the journey ahead! 

Listen to what some of our students have to say...

Join The Network! 

Students Have The Opportunity To Be Involved In New Projects Every Month. Some Students Have Booked Acting Roles During Their First Few Weeks Of Being Enrolled In ACTING ACCELERATOR™ Coaching Program 

As Seen On

Real Reviews from Real Actors

As Referenced In The Book, 
The Actor's Business Plan:


"The Philadelphia Acting Studio...
this school is legitimate and has good intentions."

The Actor’s Business Plan A Career Guide For The Acting LifeBy:  Jane Drake Brody C.S.A.(Public Enemies, Fargo, Heat, Groundhog Day)

Is The Philadelphia Acting Studio Right for You?

When you are fully committed, booking the job becomes an inevitability.

Many of our students remark:

"TPAS is the most legitimate acting class near me."

At The Philadelphia Acting Studio you are coached by an authentic acting mentor.

Remember this quote, "If The Coach Can't Do It, The Coach Can't Teach It".

For more than a decade The Philadelphia Acting Studio (TPAS) has been transforming beginning actors into powerful-dynamic personalities.

Are you passionate or curious about acting?  Are you ready to improve your confidence and speaking abilities?  It's time to take action and learn the craft. You have a unique and different voice to develop and add to the industry.  If you are coachable, decisive and resourceful this is the place for you.  We can help you with 100% certainty.  We believe in you. Our coaching and teaching methods take on a very personal approach. 


You can expect to make a major transformation in acting and in your life. You will gain extremely valuable introspection tools, emotional focus, and an understanding of motivation that you may never have known was possible.  The acting/ industry networking that goes on within our acting classes is highly renowned and unmatched in Philadelphia.


Decades of combined professional experience in all areas of the entertainment business have resulted in TPAS being constantly contacted by professional, independent and university productions that want to use our students to act in Feature Films, TV, Commercials, Voice Overs, Industrials, and many more types of projects.

(Bernard Glincosky pictured at SAG-AFTRA Philly Headquarters)


As a member of the studio you will have the opportunity to be added to our exclusive private ACTING ACCELERATOR™ Mentorship Group.  This group is dedicated to connecting students to opportunities in new projects being cast as well as other audition information.

To become a member of The Philadelphia Acting Studio you must first enroll into the Acting Accelerator™ Coaching Program.  This one of kind coaching program gives you the opportunity to fast-track your acting career by learning a Step-By-Step Proven method that enables you to make a tremendous start into the world of entertainment.  You will learn the fundamentals of acting, the fundamentals of performing, get support with preparation, be given special mentorship that does not exist in this area and perform and ultimately be critiqued on your performances and taught how to properly prepare for auditions in every way possible.  We also assist with marketing materials such as headshots, resume creation, agent/manager information and instructions in how to join the professional actors union SAG-AFTRA. 


Many students have booked paid acting jobs within week of being enrolled in the Acting Accelerator™  Coaching Program.  There is nothing else like this class in the Greater Philadelphia area. Many actors from Los Angeles, New York and Atlanta tell us the same!


It is expected that each student will achieve success and booking acting  jobs by committing their best in the acting class and be coachable.  All of the fundamentals of acting will be covered in an organized easy to understand way.  The goal is to get you on-set as soon as possible and learn from doing.  You also receive Mentorship on the business side of things as well as connections to the best industry experts for things like your  headshots and other marketing materials you will need to get going! 

No prior acting experience is required, each student receives individual consideration in regards to progress.  

Meet The Teachers & Staff

Image of Bernard Glincosky Actor, Director, Founder/Owner

Director, Founder/Owner

(The Listing, What Death Leaves Behind,
Booked, Rocky Balboa)


C.S.A. Recommended 

(Casting Society of America, Los Angeles) 
"As the Go-To Acting Coach in the Greater Philadelphia Region to prepare Actors for On-Camera Work."



(Judas and the Black Messiah, Booked, Right Before Your Eyes, Manhunt, The Blacklist)


Director of Photography



Studio Manager

(It Could Happen To You, Heathers: The Musical, Lysistrata, Hair: The Tribal Rock Musical)



(CloudPassage, AJO, Johnson & Johnson, SunGard, The ACE Group)


Ready to get started?