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Break your way into Hollywood

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We help you to break your way through Hollywood

Hollywood Performance Academy was started in Los Angeles, California, in 2017 by writer, producer, actress, and entrepreneur, S. Michelle Blackwell. HPA held in person intensive acting for film & TV, commercials & voice over acting, theatre and stage performing. (including:​ comedy, poetry, music, etc.) and on occasion public & motivational speaking as well as business startup classes would be given. HPA has grown to now include a learning & performing annex (HPAannex) and the B.O.S.$. Theory Academy (BTA), which offer an intensive public & motivational speaking course, a writing & independent production training program, and a small business startup course.

Breaking into


Are you an actor looking to start a career in films, television, commercials,

voice-over, podcasting, hosting, stage or live performing (music, stand-up, etc.)?

Perhaps you are an artist looking to produce your own content? Check out our

Breaking Into Hollywood intro classes.

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“I don't understand how people live without creating.”

Samuel L. Jackson

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