Eric teaching at the Steppenwolf Classes West Summer Intensive | Photo: Celia Finkelstein

         Eric teaching at the Steppenwolf Classes West Summer Intensive | Photo: Celia Finkelstein

Eric teaches regularly in Los Angeles, where he is a member of the teaching faculty at Steppenwolf Classes West, Warner Loughlin Studios, iO West, as well as offering private weekly scene study classes, audition coaching, and on-set coaching. He teaches annually at Steppenwolf Classes West's Summer Intensive, has taught at The Art of Acting Studio, AK Workshops, as a guest artist at California State University's Summer Arts program, and worked as a guest director and teacher at UC San Diego. 

 As a teacher and coach, Eric has worked with a wide range of actors including  'A-list' celebrities, series regulars, Broadway veterans, and developing actors. He has taught at universities, colleges, theater and comedy festivals, conservatories, and private acting studios. Utilizing a wide range of techniques and tools, Eric's versatility as a teacher and coach affords each student and client a customized, craft-oriented environment in which they can grow as artists and find consistency and confidence as professionals.

Eric's work as a teacher and trainer extends beyond the performing arts; he teaches researchers, faculty, and graduate students science communication skills at UC San Diego and trained in science communication at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science in Stony Brook, NY.

To receive info about upcoming classes and workshops, please join Eric's email list. To inquire about setting up a class or workshop at your theater, school, or organization, please contact Eric.


  • NEW Scene Study begins new session in AUGUST - Info below

  • STEPPENWOLF CLASSES WEST Summer Intensive 2017: July 23 - August 13  


ABOUT THE CLASSES: Eric's scene study classes utilize scenes and sides from contemporary theatre, film, and television. The classes focus on text analysis, character development, collaboration, and incorporate many different acting tools, philosophies, and techniques. The classes provide a place for working actors to practice, explore, expand, and challenge themselves and each other in a supportive environment.

For more info, please click here for FAQ.

Small class sizes ensure individual attention and every actor works every class.

Note: **These classes are recommended for actors with previous acting training and experience. New students must provide resume and/or summary of previous training prior to enrollment for approval, and an audition may be required. (If this would be your first scene study class, it is probably not the best fit for you.)

HOW THE CLASSES WORK: Scene study classes are ongoing. Students commit to 8 week session and retain their spot in class unless they choose not to renew. Actors wanting to join class will be added to wait-list, available spots are offered when current students vacate a spot in the class.



EVENING SCENE STUDY -  Next session begins in late AUGUST (start date TBA): 8 weeks

Tuition $360.00 REQUEST INFO / ENROLL

Click HERE to join the wait list for upcoming Scene Study classes.


This class focuses on comedy scenes from contemporary television and film, including audition preparation, text analysis, and the 'on-set' experience. The class uses the Warner Loughlin Technique as a foundation. New students must take the WL one day Comedy Intensive before enrolling.

One-Day TV & Film COMEDY TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE - One Sunday each month 10am-5pm. NEXT INTENSIVE : SEPTEMBER 2017 (The intensive is a prerequisite for joining the ongoing comedy scene study class at WL Studios.)

ONGOING Comedy Scene Study : TUESDAYS Noon-4:00pm

For more info and/or to schedule an audit of the class, please CONTACT the Warner Loughlin Studios Office.


No improv classes scheduled at this time. If you would like info about Eric's upcoming improv and improv-based classes, please CONTACT ERIC


On-set, in home, and studio coaching available by appointment.   Rates are flexible to meet the needs of client and tailored to each project.  To receive a quote or for detailed coaching info, please use contact form below.

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