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The Actor’s Foundry Inc is Vancouver’s comprehensive facility for the professional actor. Through training, support, mentorship, industry liaison, marketing, publicity, and project involvement, we educate, inspire, and guide our actors from passion to profession. We serve as a cornerstone to the community on which actor and industry success is founded.
Testimonials from the Industry Professionals who work with us
“I’ve been searching for the perfect acting class for a year and a half, and within the first five minutes of my first class with Jeb, I knew I was home. Jeb has done more for me in a matter of months then most coaches accomplish in a year. He has challenged me to open up and really take chances, but at the same time completely trust my natural abilities. He inspired me to stretch emotionally to a place of great creative freedom, allowing me to radiate throu…
“Matthew’s passionate and encouraging coaching and teaching has been an integral part of my growth as an artist and as a professional. Matthew understands actors. He empowers us to honor the script and find the truth in every scene. His technique is clear and simple, and he consistently breaks down barriers to get actors to the next level. I trust his expertise and will work with him every chance I get.”
“Having Matthew as a coach is like having a secret weapon. He cuts right through to the core of every scene with script analysis so precisely…even the worst of scripts becomes ‘act’-able. I can audition with confidence knowing that I fully understand the text. Matthew’s skill as an acting coach coupled with his compassionate, honest and generous nature makes him a pure gem of a coach and human being!”
“Matthew is an incredibly passionate, enthusiastic and focused teacher. His tremendous skills and experience as an actor, director and writer inform his teaching. He is demanding yet encouraging and he always provides his students with a safe environment in which to learn and explore. He asks his students to ask more of themselves.”
“Matthew’s classes have been instrumental in my development as a professional actor. I look forward to his workshops where I know that I’ll find the creative and energized environment Matthew facilitates with his positive approach to teaching. Matthew’s scene analysis makes coaching with him for an audition or a role a joy as he is always able to simplify the scenes in order to find the true objective and then he uses his acute sense of what ma…
“Matthew’s coaching has played an important part in the development of my career. He’s a master at script analysis and has the uncanny ability to uncover the true meaning beneath the text. Team that with his understanding of the human psyche and his passion to give his students the tools they need to give their best performance is unmatched. and that’s why I keep going back.”
“Matthew brings a joy and levity to the classroom that is rare these days. He’s created an atmosphere rife with discovery, debate and exploration that leaves you feeling accomplished and compelled to work harder. His clear and succinct methods of script analysis coupled with intense knowledge of the human psyche provide a refreshing insight into the art behind our craft. It is a pleasure and an honor to work with Matthew Harrison.”
“Matthew has given me the tools and knowledge to confidently go out and tackle my career. His love for teaching, along with his passion and skill for this craft, is absolutely inspirational. I have found the Actor’s Foundry to be a place each actor can call their own. Matthew has inspired me not only as an actress but as a person, to chase after my dreams, believe in myself, and succeed.”
I had come to study with Matthew just at the right time to take my work and success to another level – and I am now THE LEAD ACTOR OF A SERIES due to Matthew’s coaching! Having studied at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan, and with Larry Moss and Ivana Chubbuck in Los Angeles, I can say that Matthew Harrison’s teaching is definitely on par with them all and that he deserves to be placed in the same group with these great teachers. Matthew is …
When I came to the Actor’s Foundry i was very guarded. I never really trusted myself to just be, to trust in, and do the work because I was worried about judgement. When I came here, the judgement disappeared. I started to trust myself, and do the work. It gave me confidence, which was what I was searching for. I got all the ‘glass walls’ out of the way, became much more vulnerable. I realized, “I’m not going to get judged. Everyone’s here to do the same thing…
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