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.
"Diana Castle is that rarest of things in the business of show. An instructor and person of enormous intelligence,heart and most importantly to me, spirit. I adore her!"
"It is always a thrill to work with actors from Diana Castle's class. Their versatility and disciplined approach to the work is consistently impressive and a direct result of her teaching."
"How to put into words the impact Diana Castle’s teachings have had on my work as a teacher and as an actress? It’s all I know now. All else that I have learned from anyone else no longer applies. She inspires everyone she teaches."
"The greatest gift I've given to myself as a person and as an actor is Diana Castle's class. I've never known a teacher who communicates the DNA of the craft so eloquently. She is the pipeline to the heart of this vocation, and she has brought my creative life into technicolor."
"Diana’s emphasis on empathy as a critical human practice —therefore, essential to the art of storytelling— has transformed me as an artist and a man, coaxing me ever further out of my head and ever deeper into my heart. Diana’s brilliance is her peerless ability to comprehend the inner workings of the human spirit, and human relationships. She illuminates the intricacies of story with unmatched wisdom and clarity. Countless are the lessons Diana has taught me."