Bernard Glincosky
Acting School In Philadelphia      

Are you passionate 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.

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

For nearly a decade The Philadelphia Acting Studio™ (TPAS) has been transforming beginning actors into powerful-dynamic personalities.  In addition to the basic fundamentals, advanced concepts and leading actor characteristics our students master confidence, presence and the ability to connect with others.  

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, Commercials, Voice Overs, Industrials, and many more types of projects.


As a member of the studio you will have the opportunity to be added to our exclusive private Phila Acting Studio groupThis group is dedicated to connecting students to opportunities in new projects being cast as well as other audition information. You can register to visit the studio by clicking the Schedule My Class Audit Now  button on the right >>>

To become a member of The Philadelphia Acting Studio you must first audit a class. Audits give you the opportunity to experience our acting classes. Many students have booked a paid acting job in three months upon being accepted into the studio after auditing and then committing their best in acting class.

Audits are scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays at 7:00pm

No prior acting experience is required, each student receives individual consideration in regards to progress. Schedule your audit by using the
Schedule My Class Audit Now button on the right >>>

We will confirm your audit immediately and you will receive a reminder. Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign in and bring a pen with something to write on. New students are accepted into the studio after meeting with Bernard Glincosky, Director. Meetings take place right after your audit and all questions are addressed at that time. *Industry professional referrals are welcome.

Get started by visiting the studio!
   Click the Schedule My Class Audit Now  button below


The Philadelphia Acting Studio™
12 W Willow Grove Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
[email protected]
(267) 888-6974
The studio theatre is climate-controlled for all seasons.
There is plenty of FREE PARKING on WILLOW GROVE AVE & surrounding streets.

Classes, Teachers & Staff
(Click on class name for description and teacher bio)


Founding Director/Owner
(The Listing, Deadly Gamble, A Streetcar Named Desire, Rocky Balboa)

On-going classes:
Monday and Tuesday


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

About the Studio

The Philadelphia Acting Studio™ is a leading edge actor training school for all ages & levels with classes for beginning thru working professionals. We direct actors on how to deliberately create successful professional careers in all aspects of acting for Film, TV, and Theatre.

A substantial number of our students are currently working. We afford many on-going casting opportunities for our students to work in Film, TV, and Theatre due to our extensive number of strategic alliances within the entertainment industry. This includes the professional world along with independent filmmakers and top level local university programs.

We arrange opportunities for our Advanced & Master level students to participate in Premier Nights which are held at the studio. Casting Directors, Agents, Managers and other industry professionals are invited and students are welcome to bring along family and friends to view a specially arranged performance. Many students establish representation & work as a result of Premier Nights.

Partial list of those we are working with or have worked with…
House of Cards TV Series, MAMBO The 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), LindsyRay Talent, Philly Primary Stages, 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, 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