Our Story

Welcome to Young Actors HQ, the place to level up your acting career. This is not your ordinary acting school. In fact, it’s everything you need to know that was never covered in your traditional acting programs.  We are about nurturing a strong community of likeminded actors, diving into the foundational techniques that will set you up for success and continually elevating your craft through industry webinars, workshops and networking opportunities.




We're Jill and Lauren

With a combined over 40 years of experience in the film and television industry, both in front and behind the camera, we understand the challenges and excitement that comes with pursuing a career in acting. Our mission is to create a safe and inspiring environment where students can explore their creativity, develop their craft, be a part of a community of likeminded working actors and build upon their strong foundations for success.


Learn from Experts

The Young Actors HQ founders and coaches are working, professional actors, bringing unique industry perspectives to their training.

Personalized Training

Choose the training that is right for you, based on where you at in your career. Learn at your own pace, stay connected with a likeminded community and gain access to 1:1 coaching along the way.


Through live webinars and workshops, learn directly from industry professionals including casting directors, agents, established working actors, directors and more.

Our Approach

At Young Actors HQ, we believe in a tailored approach, meeting the actor where they are at in their journey, whether they are brand new to the industry or a seasoned professional. We offer a comprehensive and ever-evolving curriculum in the areas of film and television, commercial acting, theatre, improvisation, voice over training and more. Our classes are designed to be highly engaging and interactive, where our focus is on individual growth.

"The acting school not only teaches acting techniques but also fosters teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills that will benefit my child in all aspects of life."

- David, Parent

"Thanks to the dedicated instructors, my child has gained invaluable acting skills and has made lifelong friendships with fellow young actors."

- Emily, Parent

"My child's passion for acting has flourished at this school, and they have grown tremendously in their ability to portray emotions and connect with characters."

- Lisa, Parent

Our Values

This is a tough industry and it's even tougher if you have to navigate it alone.  This is why the cornerstone of our model is around community, bringing likeminded working actors together to learn and grow together.  

We believe it is fundamentally important to have accountability for your learning and growth.  Remember, acting takes discipline and continued commitment.  

Our curriculum is constantly evolving and is about meeting the actor where they are at so they can continue to see growth in everything they do!   

Whether you are a beginner looking to explore your passion for acting or a seasoned actor aiming to refine your skills, our acting community is the perfect place to grow and thrive. Join us on this exciting journey and let us guide you towards reaching your full potential as an actor.

We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant acting community! 


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