Diana Castle's The Imagined Life acting classes celebrate the power of story. These classes are a creative environment devoted to supporting the transformative experience and expression of the empathetic imagination. Classes are composed of students of mixed levels of experience to reflect the reality of the professional work place.
Our teachers provide a creative environment devoted to supporting the transformative experience and expression of the empathetic imagination.
We are what we practice. Live the life you imagine. Our introductory workshop you will learn practical skills that yield results immediately.
"Working with Diana has been one of the greatest gifts to myself as an actor, not only did her teachings dispel the many myths I had about my craft, her process helped me to develop confidence in my work knowing that my expression is truly living in the truth. "
"You gotta have Diana Castle in your life. She knows how to take a person with pain and transform it into art. She has taken my career to another level. You don't have to sugar coat anything with her. The more you tell her the truth the better she is with you. You can appreciate that a lot."
" This way of working affects your creative life and your personal life too. It’s like seeing for the first time what’s right in front of you!"
"What more can I say about Diana Castle that hasn't already been said? A LOT. In the short amount of time that I have been with Diana my LIFE has instantly changed. MY. LIFE. Yes, you can come here to study and yes, you will become a well read amazing actor. But the magic is how Diana manages to pour into your specific needs as a human being. Oh, you thought this was going to be all about the text? Nah. It is her uncanny intuition, charming wit and huge empathetic heart that is the pulse of The Imagined Life. You come to Diana to learn how to tell a story and trust me, the people will listen. "
"I shout Diana Castle’s name from every rooftop. She does incredibly important work in Hollywood and around the world, fanning The Artist’s flame until it becomes a roaring fire. She raised my game, helping me access and strengthen my voice, giving me the greatest gift I believe all actors crave - ownership. So many of the actors we know and love have been touched by Diana and the industry is much better for it."