"You will not find an acting coach in Hollywood who is more determined and focused on student success in the industry than Mark McPherson. Mark's careful combination of acting technique and professional career guidance is a perfect recipe for consistent, confident work in the entertainment industry."
"If you want to be a working, confident, talented and successful actor in this industry there is no one who can get you there like Mark McPherson and Studio 24/7. I went from not work and zero confidence to having an agent, shoot a commercial with Ashton Kutcher and going to network for a series regular on a pilot for ABC. Mark knows what he's doing and he WILL get you where you need to go."
"Studying with Mark McPherson at Studio 24/7 has changed my life in such a magnificently positive way! It brings me such joy to be learning and growing as an artist so much every week."
"Mark is the real deal. I have gained loads of confidence auditioning and performing scenes. Mark also provides career guidance and one-on-one coaching that are vital to any actor's success in this crazy industry!"
"Mark is a great motivator of people and artists. Combining the enthusiasm of a sports coach, the inspiration of your favorite teacher, and the no-nonsense truth of a good friend."
At STUDIO 24/7, technique is developed through scene study, cold readings, improv & exercises.
Each actor's "technique" is as individual as a golfer's "swing" - it is specific and personal to each person.
The primary thrust of each class at the Studio, is to build confidence and get the actor working, NOW.
Every actor wants to be the best he can be, but too many actors stay in class, working on this "idea of perfection" and take YEARS to book jobs! Our classes encourage you working in the industry as quickly as possible, building more confidence and valuable experience.
Check out our CLASSES page, for details.
Mark McPherson received his BA in Theater Arts from VA Tech in 1988, where he studied various techniques of acting and the many styles of theater. Mark was a student of the Advanced class for 14 years at the prestigous Beverly Hills Playhouse, and a member of the Master class for 8 years, under the direction of Milton Katselas.
While at the Playhouse, Mark was a member of the the Teacher Training Program. During that time he coached & tested teachers, such as Golden Globe Winner: Jeffery Tambor, to ensure their individual understanding of the acting approach, their critque style, and interplay with the students.
Mark has since developed a style of teaching, based on the work of Katselas, that is tailored to the individual. It's about building strength where someone is already strong, while simultaneously working on areas that need more help. That way, the actors career progresses, while they find growth and overcome challenges in their work.
"You're one audition away from changing your life."
Owner, Studio 24/7
Over 25 years of teaching experience
Classes at Studio 24/7
We all know the story. A fresh, young face moves to Hollywood to make it as an actor; bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to take the industry by storm! After 3 years of working as a bartender, not booking so much as a co-star or commercial and only hearing from teacher after teacher that he hasn't got what it takes- he hangs his head, packs up and moves back home to Oklahoma...
At Studio 24/7, we believe each actor has a quality that is unique to only you. Mark gives one-on-one attention to each student to discover that quality, nurture it and help you take control of your career.
MONDAYS 7PM-11PM STAGE MANAGER: ROSS GOSLA
TUESDAYS 7PM-11PM STAGE MANAGER: CHELSEA ALDEN
WEDNESDAYS 11AM-3PM STAGE MANAGER: ROSS GOSLA
Classes are $199, per 4 weeks -- $398 to start.
The initial $398 includes your first month of class. The remaining deposit of $199 is used to reserve your place in the class and can be used towards your last 4 weeks in the studio.
If a student is absent from class, without prior consent and agreement from the studio for 4 or more weeks, you forfeit your deposit payment.
Payment is due on or before the first week of the payment cycle.
Students at Studio 24/7 have worked on shows including:
...shot commercials for companies including:
GOOGLE, HONDA, T-MOBILE, MARRIOT, HTC, SPRINT, POP CHIPS, STARBUCKS, PIZZA HUT, RICE KRISTPIES, LOWE'S, WENDY'S, NEXTEL, BUFFALO WILD WINGS, DIRECT TV, EMERGEN-C, SOUTHWEST, HANES (with Michael Jordan), GOT MILK (with Selma Hayek), LINCOLN, HALO 4 and more!