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ACTOR – TEACHER – COACH

Kirk Baltz continues acting in film, theater and television and has worked with such noted film directors as Chantal Akerman, Warren Beatty, Oliver Stone, John Woo, Kevin Costner, Quentin Tarantino, Taylor Hackford and Deniz Gamez Erguven to name a few. IMDB CREDITS

Having trained extensively as an actor in New York City and Los Angeles, Kirk studied Meisner technique with Greg Zittle of The Neighborhood Play House, and Strasberg based work with Sandra Seacat, Tony Greco and Susan Batson…renowned acting teachers and noted members of the Actor’s Studio.

While teaching on going acting classes in Los Angeles and acting workshops in other major cities across the U.S. and abroad, Kirk also offers private coaching in LA as well as online sessions via Skype Internationally.

Kirk also does on set coaching for TV and film.

Participants gain a better understanding of the differences between acting on stage, on camera and in a casting office.

His Actor’s Intensive workshops have helped a great many actors, writers and directors to build strong acting technique, and tell compelling stories with clarity and conviction. His acting classes empower artists to fully be who they are while realizing their absolute potential.

All work is Meisner and Method based…using repetition, movement, sensory work, improvisation, writing, script analysis and varying exercises.

In Person and Online Coaching

One-on-one acting lessons and coaching sessions with Kirk Baltz are now available to students around the world!

These sessions are 60 minutes and conducted on most online platforms.

They are for instructional use and can also be used to help an actor put his or her self on tape for an audition, working on set, and consistent training.

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About Kirk

From the start of his career, Kirk Baltz has studied extensively in NYC and LA with such noted teachers as Sandra Seacat, Greg Zittle, Susan Batson, Tony Greco, and Penny Allen; who are responsible for the training (and in some cases the continued coaching), of such actors as Ryan Gosling, Nicole Kidman, Shia Labeouf, Andrew Garfield, Laura Dern, Mickey Rourke, Jesicca Lange, Harvey Keitel and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. He has appeared in such television shows as: Snowfall, NCIS, 24, The Shield, Without A Trace, Will and Grace, and NCIS:Los Angeles and such noted features as Bulworth, Natural Born Killers, Reservoir Dogs (as “Officer Marvin Nash”), Dances With Wolves and Taylor Hackford’s Parker. Kirk recently appeared in Deniz Erguven’s “Kings”, Alan Watt’s film “Interior Night”, and the critically acclaimed short films “The Armoire” written and directed by Evan Cooper as well as “Demon” written and directed by Caleb Slain. He will be appearing in the upcoming feature “The Will O Wisp” by Evan Cooper as well as "Wrong Reasons" written and directed by Josh Rousch.

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