The Toronto Destination for Aspiring Actors

The Toronto destination for Aspiring artists - beginner actors and professional actors  

It is our mission to develop each individual's truth, body, soul and voice no matter their experience level

Welcome to Alza Acting Studio - ALZA means to Rise in Latin -Rise above with us-
The Toronto Destination for Aspiring Actors

Acting Classes In Toronto for Beginners and Professional Actors

It is our mission to develop each individual's truth, body, soul and voice no matter their experience level

Some of Alza's Students Success
The Toronto Destination for Aspiring Actors

The Toronto destination for Aspiring artists - beginner actors and professional actors  

It is our mission to develop each individual's truth, body, soul and voice no matter their experience level

Alicia Dea
  •  Star of 100's episodes of Degrassi. (Award Winning Actress)
  •  I am so grateful to have Walter Alza as my acting coach.
Our actors/students are currently working in leading, guest starring and principal roles in most of the major films and series been shot in Toronto and around the world. Our actors have gone on to win awards and light up the silver screens at some of the top festivals around the world, including Cannes, TIFF, Venice and hundreds of other great festivals.
Alza Acting Studio’s classes are regarded as one of the most in-depth and fun acting classes in Toronto for all levels due to our commitment to the craft & elite on camera acting classes. All classes are shot with multiple cameras and reviewed on large HD screens.

Welcome to Alza Acting Studio - ALZA means to Rise in Latin -Rise above with us-

The Toronto Destination for Aspiring Actors 

Acting Classes In Toronto for Beginners and Professional Actors

It is our mission to develop each individual's truth, body, soul and voice no matter their experience level
Some of Alza's Students Success
Alex Ozerov
  •  Cardinal, The Americans Co Star, Lead actor Bitten season 3 - The Other Side (Canadian Award Nominee) 
  •  Working since 2013 "I highly recommend this studio! I owe my current success to them. A real family-like vibe. An environment where true improvement is harnessed."
Jadiel Dowlin
  •  Emmy Nominated Actor, Lead Actor in 2 TV Series in Nickelodeon
  •  "Within only a few months of training with the Alza team through their classes and privates, I managed to land a main role in a television series! The Alza method works, trust it!"
Alza Acting Studio has helped shape the careers of actors working in Toronto and around the world, in shows like Netflix Another life, Orphan Black, Degrassi, Ransom, The Americans, Cardinal, StarFalls on Nickelodeon, Second Jen, Androids, American Assassin with Michael Keaton, IT, the Machine, Blindspot, Bitten, Cracked, Flashpoint, Rookie Blue, Lost Girl, Get Rich Or Die Trying, Blackbird (winner at tiff), What We Have (winner at TIFF Inside Out), Hannibal, HBO’s Transporter, The Strain and Nikita to name a few... As well as hundreds of major commercials and plays like Big Fish, Peter Pan.

Alza Acting Studios Offers Remarkable Acting Classes in Toronto for Beginners & Working Actors - Career Road Map Planning & Private Coaching for Children, Teens, and Adults. Our award-winning faculty has over 50 years of combined experience in Film Television and Theatre ready to give it to you first hand. At Alza, our mission is simple: to mentor, prepare and inspire actors along their individual creative and professional journey. By offering you a diverse and flexible range of acting classes, and acting workshops in Toronto delivered to you by passionate and experienced industry professionals. You will learn by doing and you will be armed with the necessary skills and tools to shine in the film and television industry.

"Alza is the changing face of television" The Mississauga News.

Acting Class + Private Coaching PAYS OFF
Alicia Dea
  •  Star of 100's episodes of Degrassi. (Ransom) 
  • "I am so grateful to have Walter Alza as my acting coach."
Alex Ozerov
  •  Alex Ozerov - Had Zero experience when he join Alza Acting Studio, today he is  Winner of the Academy Canadian Screen Award 2019 -(Cardinal, The Americans Co Star) 
  •  Golden Globe Winning Show The Americans Co Star, Cardinal,  Lead actor Bitten season 3 - Another Life
  •  Working since 2013 "I highly recommend this studio! I owe my current success to them. A real family-like vibe. An environment where true improvement is harnessed."
Alza Acting Studio’s classes are regarded as one of the most in-depth and fun acting classes in Toronto for all levels due to our commitment to the craft & elite on camera acting classes. All classes are shot with multiple cameras and reviewed on large HD screens.

"Alza is the changing face of television" The Mississauga News.
Jadiel Dowlin
  •  Emmy Nominated Actor, Lead Actor in 2 TV Series in Nickelodeon
  •  "Within only a few months of training with the Alza team through their classes and privates, I managed to land a main role in a television series! The Alza method works, trust it!"
Our actors/students are currently working in leading, guest starring and principal roles in most of the major films and series been shot in Toronto and around the world. 

Our actors have gone on to win awards and light up the silver screens at some of the top festivals around the world, including Cannes, TIFF, Venice and hundreds of other great festivals.
Alza Acting Studio has helped shape the careers of actors working in Toronto and around the world, in shows like Netflix Another life, Orphan Black, Degrassi, Ransom, The Americans, Cardinal, StarFalls on Nickelodeon, Second Jen, Androids, American Assassin with Michael Keaton, IT, the Machine, Blindspot,Bitten,Cracked, Flashpoint, Rookie Blue, Lost Girl, Get Rich Or Die Trying, Blackbird (winner at tiff), What We Have (winner at TIFF Inside Out), Hannibal, HBO’s Transporter, The Strain and Nikita to name a few... As well as hundreds of major commercials and plays like Big Fish, Peter Pan.

PRIVATE COACHING PAYS OFF
Alza Acting Studios Offers Remarkable Acting Classes in Toronto for Beginners & Working Actors - Career Road Map Planning & Private Coaching for Children, Teens, and Adults. Our award-winning faculty has over 50 years of combined experience in Film Television and Theatre ready to give it to you first hand. At Alza, our mission is simple: to mentor, prepare and inspire actors along their individual creative and professional journey. By offering you a diverse and flexible range of acting classes, and acting workshops in Toronto delivered to you by passionate and experienced industry professionals. You will learn by doing and you will be armed with the necessary skills and tools to shine in the film and television industry.
"Alza is the changing face of television" The Mississauga News.
CLASSES FOR 2019
INTRO TO ACTING 
(NO experienced NEEDED)
SAT 11am - 2pm
INTERMEDIATE CLASSES
(2 Years Experience)
FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
ADVANCE ACTING ON CAMERA (small class)-5 Weeks $319 6pm -9:15 PM (experienced- click on pic for info) 
Acting Class + Private Coaching PAYS OFF

Within only a few months of training with the experienced and talented Alza team through their classes and privates, I managed to land a main role in a television series!The Alza method works, trust it!"
-Jadiel Dowlin (Nick on Annedroids) & Emmy Award Nominee (daytime)

I Strongly recommend training in class and in privates at the Alza Acting Studio. After my first session of classes and privates with Walter Alza, I just landed a lead role in a feature film, a principal role in a television series, and signed with one of the leading agencies in Toronto.! Natalie Jane. (Coroner CBC)

 

 "After booking 5 auditions on a roll including Rookie Blue, I can tell you Walter's method works!" C. PORRIET

trevorCongrats Trevor just got cast in 2 gigs!I booked a role on a TV show and the great Kevin Spacey is an associate producer and narrator! I owe so much to the studio and the people who make it possible to keep pushing ourselves. Much love! Trevor JT Ketcheson
 

Alex Ozerov (Canadian Screen Awards Award Winner) -Cardinal, The Americans I started training years ago at the studio“I landed my first film in 2013 called Blackbird which had its world premiere at TIFF winning multiple awards.Since then I have been working non-stop. This just goes to say that I owe my current success to Alza Acting Studio and Walter Alza more
 

I booked a role on a TV show and the great Kevin Spacey is an associate producer and narrator! I owe so much to the studio and the people who make it possible to keep pushing ourselves. Thank you thank you thank you to the instructors and all my peers and most importantly the magician himself Mr. Walter Alza for always believing in and pushing me forward and upward. Much love!"
- Trevor JT Ketcheson

"Walter worked with me one on one in preparation for an audition seeking representation. Walter pushed me to my potential and beyond. He told me to take risks and shock my audience. I am now represented by Noble Caplan Abrams and landed a principal role on the Listeners. Andrea Grant e confident with both! Thank you!"

Special Correspondents
Look for Walter Alza on Netflix Original movie, the highly anticipated film by Ricky Gervais
 

Did you know Alza Acting Studio was featured in MTV?

"After winning a BRAVO Award for Best Supporting Actor I thought a shout out to Sir Walter Alza was due. I studied with him for years, and it's no coincidence that my passion morphed into a career under his teaching. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and talent, Walter, and assisting me in taking mine to new heights. Stay crafted, my friends."
- Brendan Jeffers (Degrassi)

"Walter Alza has given my clients a new perspective, a new approach to auditioning with a focus on being the best they can be, and on winning. Success naturally follows"
- Nancy Brown, Agent - AMI Agency
Our private coaching and career planning one on one is ideal for the experienced, emerging and aspiring actor, for those crossing over from Theatre to Film, individuals who want to expand from other mediums such as dance, singing and business professionals. The acting classes for adults and the acting classes for teens will help you become a crafted and working actor. You will learn by doing and you will be armed with the necessary skills and tools to shine in the Film, Television and Theatre industry.
INTRO TO ACTING ON CAMERA & ALZA'S METHOD 4 Weeks $289 11 AM - 2 PM (NO experienced needed)
INTERMEDIATE ACTING ON CAMERA --5 Weeks $319 6pm -9:15pm (some experienced needed) 
FRIDAY 6pm - 9pm
ADVANCED CLASSES
ADVANCE ACTING ON CAMERA (small class)-5 Weeks $319 6pm -9:15 PM (experienced)
WEDNESDAY 6pm - 9pm
Our classes are regarded as the top of the cream when it comes to Craft. A Studio with 0 Attitude, at Alza (Rise) it's all about the work, passion and having fun. All classes are shot with the highest technology in Canada.
Walter Alza has been an inspiration to many of my clients. He gives them confidence, perspective and a new approach to auditioning which ultimately helps them win the role." - Shari Quallenberg Agent/OWNER AMI Artist Management Inc.
PRIVATE COACHING PAYS OFF


Our private coaching and career planning one on one is ideal for the experienced, emerging and aspiring actor, for those crossing over from Theatre to Film, individuals who want to expand from other mediums such as dance, singing and business professionals. The acting classes for adults and the acting classes for teens will help you become a crafted and working actor. You will learn by doing and you will be armed with the necessary skills and tools to shine in the Film, Television and Theatre industry. 

 
12 REASONS TO JOIN THE ALZA FAMILY

Award Winning Faculty
You will Learn by doing
Beginner to actor's pro level classes
Effective Career Planning
Top guests Casting Directors, Directors, Producers
Specific method that will change your work and path
The highest Technology in Canada
All classes have multiple cameras
Playback in all classes
Family oriented acting studio
Zero Attitude
Diversity
Easy to get to us, we are located at Yonge and Bloor

HANDS ON LEARNING

Alza Acting Studio was established to provide individuals with the hands-on skills and knowledge required to begin a career in the Entertainment Industry & or to take your career to the next level

THEORY AND FUNDAMENTALS

 

Our programs offer theory, craft knowledge, and the necessary hands-on practice to begin working in the Entertainment Industry  

CREDIBLE AND REPUTABLE

 

Alza Acting Studio has built a solid reputation in the Entertainment Industry with several acting classes in our main Studio conveniently located in the heart of Toronto Yonge & Bloor.

INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED

 

Our students are trained by industry professionals, offering an industry recognized training program that excels in today’s Entertainment Industry standards.

- Walter Alza
Want to see the progression of one of our students?
Alex OZEROV
Went from not being able to speak English, to a LEAD ACTOR in a NETFLIX series:
We can help ANYONE that is willing to put in the effort....
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Studio Director
Walter Alza
Award Winning-artist/Actor/Director/Writer/Producer/Acting Coach.

Walter Alza (Get Rich or Die Trying, Flashpoint, Metropia) was educated in two different countries, originally from Argentina (The nation of the wine, Tango and great Meat) came to Canada in his teens. Walter's work spans for more than 20 years of with hundreds of hours of screen time in the big and small screen, His ability to artfully portray characters from diverse nationalities in over 40 films, television series’ and movies of the week has garnered him rave reviews in the U.S., Canada and in around the world.

Some legends that Walter Alza has worked with include John Candy, Edward Woodward, Oscar Winner director Robert Wise (West Side Story), Robert Loggia (scarface) Paul Sorvino (Good fellows, Mambo Italiano), Leslie Nielsen (The Naked gun), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Robert Stack and Charles Bronson, other actors, and directors include Academy Award nominee Terrance Howard 50 Cent and Academy Award nominee director Jim Sheridan, Ricky Gervais, Omar Miller, George Wendt (Cheers) Eric Bana (Munich, Black Hawk Down, Hulk, Hanna, and Star Trek).Omar Miller ( 8 Mile, Should we Dance) Katherine Ohara (home alone), Kelly Macdonald Boardwalk Empire America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy) Jeff Arch (Writer: Sleepless in Seattle) John Landis (Dir of Blues Brothers, Thriller Michael Jackson), Director Ken Finkleman, DANNY WELLS. Adwally Ogunleye (Lost)David Carradine, (Kill Bill) Don McKellar, Maury Chaykin, Martha Henry Paul Gross (Due South, Men with Brooms) CARLO ROTA (24) Callum Keith Renni (Memento)Kim Huffman (Mama Mia, Traders, Looking for Leonard) Rick Schroder (NYPD) John Vernon Yasmine Bleeth 90201, Catherine Robertson (902101, Scary Movie 3) Annabeth Gish (90201, Double Jeopardy), John Stamos (Full House, Fuller House), and Nick Campbell.


Alza Acting Studio was founded over a decade ago at Yonge and Bloor by Trailblazer and multiple time award-winning actor/filmmaker Walter Alza. Walter Alza’s work spans for more than 20 years of solid work, with hundreds of hours of screen time and the big and small screen, and titles such as Get Rich or Die Tryin with 50 Cent and Academy Award nominee director, Jim Sheridan and Terrance Howard (Empire, Iron Man). You have seen Walter in Flashpoint; in the six time award winning film, At The Hotel, Metropia (over 80 Episodes). As a filmmaker Walter's feature film debut was sold to 8 different networks across Canada including TMN, Rogers where it aired in Pay Per View and VOD and 7 other networks. Walter directed and produced the winner of the Best Foreign Film in Nevada Film Festival 2010 "Clive Houston, We Have a Problem" - an edgy comedy.
Studio Director
Walter Alza
Award Winning-artist/Actor/Director/Writer/Producer/Acting Coach.

Walter Alza (Get Rich or Die Trying, Flashpoint, Metropia) was educated in two different countries, originally from Argentina (The nation of the wine, Tango and great Meat) came to Canada in his teens. Walter's work spans for more than 20 years of with hundreds of hours of screen time in the big and small screen, His ability to artfully portray characters from diverse nationalities in over 40 films, television series’ and movies of the week has garnered him rave reviews in the U.S., Canada and in around the world.

Some legends that Walter Alza has worked with include John Candy, Edward Woodward, Oscar Winner director Robert Wise (West Side Story), Robert Loggia (scarface) Paul Sorvino (Good fellows, Mambo Italiano), Leslie Nielsen (The Naked gun), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Robert Stack and Charles Bronson, other actors, and directors include Academy Award nominee Terrance Howard 50 Cent and Academy Award nominee director Jim Sheridan, Ricky Gervais, Omar Miller, George Wendt (Cheers) Eric Bana (Munich, Black Hawk Down, Hulk, Hanna, and Star Trek).Omar Miller ( 8 Mile, Should we Dance) Katherine Ohara (home alone), Kelly Macdonald Boardwalk Empire America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy) Jeff Arch (Writer: Sleepless in Seattle) John Landis (Dir of Blues Brothers, Thriller Michael Jackson), Director Ken Finkleman, DANNY WELLS. Adwally Ogunleye (Lost)David Carradine, (Kill Bill) Don McKellar, Maury Chaykin, Martha Henry Paul Gross (Due South, Men with Brooms) CARLO ROTA (24) Callum Keith Renni (Memento)Kim Huffman (Mama Mia, Traders, Looking for Leonard) Rick Schroder (NYPD) John Vernon Yasmine Bleeth 90201, Catherine Robertson (902101, Scary Movie 3) Annabeth Gish (90201, Double Jeopardy), John Stamos (Full House, Fuller House), and Nick Campbell.


Alza Acting Studio was founded over a decade ago at Yonge and Bloor by Trailblazer and multiple time award-winning actor/filmmaker Walter Alza. Walter Alza’s work spans for more than 20 years of solid work, with hundreds of hours of screen time and the big and small screen, and titles such as Get Rich or Die Tryin with 50 Cent and Academy Award nominee director, Jim Sheridan and Terrance Howard (Empire, Iron Man). You have seen Walter in Flashpoint; in the six time award winning film, At The Hotel, Metropia (over 80 Episodes). As a filmmaker Walter's feature film debut was sold to 8 different networks across Canada including TMN, Rogers where it aired in Pay Per View and VOD and 7 other networks. Walter directed and produced the winner of the Best Foreign Film in Nevada Film Festival 2010 "Clive Houston, We Have a Problem" - an edgy comedy.
12 REASONS TO JOIN THE ALZA FAMILY

Award Winning Faculty
You will Learn by doing
Beginner to actor's pro level classes
Effective Career Planning
Top guests Casting Directors, Directors, Producers
Specific method that will change your work and path
The highest Technology in Canada
All classes have multiple cameras
Playback in all classes
Family oriented acting studio
Zero Attitude
Diversity
Easy to get to us, we are located at Yonge and Bloor
HANDS ON LEARNING

Alza Acting Studio was established to provide individuals with the hands-on skills and knowledge required to begin a career in the Entertainment Industry & or to take your career to the next level
THEORY AND FUNDAMENTALS

 

Our programs offer theory, craft knowledge, and the necessary hands-on practice to begin working in the Entertainment Industry  
CREDIBLE AND REPUTABLE

 

Alza Acting Studio has built a solid reputation in the Entertainment Industry with several acting classes in our main Studio conveniently located in the heart of Toronto Yonge & Bloor.
INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED

 

Our students are trained by industry professionals, offering an industry recognized training program that excels in today’s Entertainment Industry standards.


OTHER TESTIMONIALS

Within only a few months of training with the experienced and talented Alza team through their classes and privates, I managed to land a main role in a television series!The Alza method works, trust it!"
-Jadiel Dowlin (Nick on Annedroids) & Emmy Award Nominee (daytime)

I Strongly recommend training in class and in privates at the Alza Acting Studio. After my first session of classes and privates with Walter Alza, I just landed a lead role in a feature film, a principal role in a television series, and signed with one of the leading agencies in Toronto.! Natalie Jane. (Coroner CBC)
 

 "After booking 5 auditions on a roll including Rookie Blue, I can tell you Walter's method works!" C. PORRIET

trevorCongrats Trevor just got cast in 2 gigs!I booked a role on a TV show and the great Kevin Spacey is an associate producer and narrator! I owe so much to the studio and the people who make it possible to keep pushing ourselves. Much love! Trevor JT Ketcheson

 

Alex Ozerov (Canadian Screen Awards Award Winner) -Cardinal, The Americans I started training years ago at the studio“I landed my first film in 2013 called Blackbird which had its world premiere at TIFF winning multiple awards.Since then I have been working non-stop. This just goes to say that I owe my current success to Alza Acting Studio and Walter Alza more

 

I booked a role on a TV show and the great Kevin Spacey is an associate producer and narrator! I owe so much to the studio and the people who make it possible to keep pushing ourselves. Thank you thank you thank you to the instructors and all my peers and most importantly the magician himself Mr. Walter Alza for always believing in and pushing me forward and upward. Much love!"
- Trevor JT Ketcheson


"Walter worked with me one on one in preparation for an audition seeking representation. Walter pushed me to my potential and beyond. He told me to take risks and shock my audience. I am now represented by Noble Caplan Abrams and landed a principal role on the Listeners. Andrea Grant e confident with both! Thank you!"

Special Correspondents
Look for Walter Alza on Netflix Original movie, the highly anticipated film by Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais_Walter alza
 

Did you know Alza Acting Studio was featured in MTV?

"After winning a BRAVO Award for Best Supporting Actor I thought a shout out to Sir Walter Alza was due. I studied with him for years, and it's no coincidence that my passion morphed into a career under his teaching. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and talent, Walter, and assisting me in taking mine to new heights. Stay crafted, my friends."
- Brendan Jeffers (Degrassi)

Alza Acting Studio 
7 Hayden, Suite 207S
Toronto Ontario M4Y 2P2 Canada

We're located 1 block South of Bloor St. /East of Yonge St. in downtown Toronto: ((Parking is available and TTC across from us)

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Office: 416-850-8936
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