Reserve your seat

Classes to resume in July

May & June

Laura Gardner is on hiatus until July 2022 shooting a few projects and attending the Valdez Theatre Conference for her 16th year as a Featured Artist. Laura may be available for private coaching, during this time. Please email her at: authenticityworkshop@gmail.com to schedule.

About Class

Classes are composed of Uta Hagen's Exercises, Scene Study, Monologues, and Audition techniques. Monthly classes are comprised of the first four Tuesdays on Zoom. The afternoon class starts at 2pm PST. Evening class starts at 7pm PST. Class adjusts to the needs of the students on a monthly basis. Every student works and receives feedback each class.


Contact Laura at: authenticityworkshop@gmail.com to reserve your seat for July's class. 

About Laura

Laura Gardner is a working actor and was a 20-year faculty member at the renowned Howard Fine Acting Studio in Los Angeles and Australia.  Laura deals with each actor as a unique individual and is able to very quickly hone in on what each actor needs in order to grow. Laura works in a warm yet very firm way to help her students discover that inspiration comes from within when they are freed to use their own experiences, fears and joys to create an authentic life on camera and stage.

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Howard Fine: "Any serious actor would benefit from study with Laura Gardner. She is patient, knowledgable and direct, while maintaining charm and humor. Do not miss an opporuntity to study with her."

Greg Rikaart, YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS-series regular, Daytime Emmy: “ It wasn't until after I began studying with Laura that I started to book work on a regular basis.  She's the best!”

Beth Riesgraf, LEVERAGE / COMPLICATIONS - series regular: “My training with Laura has proven invaluable and has given me a foundation that I continue to draw from each and every day as a working actor.”

Debrianna Mansini, BREAKING BAD / BETTER CALL SAUL:  “Laura Gardner is the real deal. She allows an actor to grow in a safe and experiential way. My work with her is always deep and transformative.”