The Best Online Learning Opportunities At Hollywood Colleges
2020 has been a funny old year and we’re all adapting to the changes brought by Covid-19 to our lives. Masks, social distancing and increased restrictions are now becoming commonplace, often involving significant sacrifices. However, the opportunities for online learning in Hollywood have expanded, meaning that your education doesn’t have to be one of those sacrifices.
As online learning and virtual classrooms have expanded, the digital educational experience is now as fulfilling as a face-to-face classroom ever was. Let’s take a look at some of the colleges in Hollywood offering online learning - there are many great opportunities you can take advantage of from the comfort of your own home.
With the launch of MI Online, Musicians Institute took a step into the digital world, responding swiftly to the challenges created by the current climate. MI Online offers real-time lectures through virtual tools and allows anyone to log on and learn, no matter where they are in the world. By curating a virtual classroom experience, students will find nothing is lost in the shift to digital learning and an authentic learning environment is maintained. The opportunity for budding musicians at all levels to improve their skills is now accompanied by a virtual experience that enables students to learn effectively, online.
Musicians Institute is located on the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. (Courtesy photo)
AMDA’s Los Angeles campus switched to all-online learning for the first semester, ensuring that there’s an equal playing field for students coming from far and wide to log on to AMDA’s progam. “AMDA has been forward thinking in its approach to online learning and has responded quickly to the changing public health situation around Hollywood,” says Tonia Osuna, educator at State Of Writing and Essayroo. “The online learning experience at AMDA is designed to simulate in-person teaching as closely as possible, so nothing is lost.”
Student performers at AMDA College & Conservatory of the Performing Arts. (Courtesy Photo)
Whilst the Los Angeles Film School is welcoming students back to its physical campus, the school has poured enormous resources into building a portfolio of digital classes and ensured that the virtual experience is equal to that of face-to-face learning. All the programs offered are now digitized so that students can engage remotely without sacrificing anything from the learning experience. Whether studying film, animation or audio, you can access the same materials online and have a valuable virtual experience.
The Los Angeles Film School is located on Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood.
Emerson Los Angeles offers students from all over the world the opportunity to take part in its exceptional programs through the Professional Studies program, through which digitized learning can take place in virtual environments. Although the majority of its programs are still reliant on face-to-face and on-campus reaching, the Professional Studies program can be undertaken remotely for anyone looking to increase their skills and further their career.
Emerson College Los Angeles, on Sunset Boulevard in the Sunset and Vine District of Hollywood, CA. (Courtesy photo)
The Second City Training Center in Hollywood transitioned all their classes online in early 2020 and are now offering a complete programme for anyone looking to develop their comedy, acting or improv skills. The classes offer flexible ways of learning, ensuring you can access all of the supporting materials as well as a broad network of professionals in order to nurture your talent for performance. Anyone looking towards a career in performing arts, or just simply indulging a passion for performance can look to the Second City for an online learning experience.
The Second City's Hollywood location opened in 2006.
The internationally renowned Stella Adler Academy has introduced a fully online schedule for its fall semester, ensuring that students can learn to a high standard in their own home. With a star-studded alumnus including Mark Ruffalo and Salma Hayek, the opportunity afforded by Stella Adler’s virtual classes will allow anyone to partake in acting classes par excellence, in a safe and inclusive environment. “Stella Adler Academy’s teaching materials have been effectively digitized,” says Lou Kruger, writer at OXEssays and Paper Fellows, “and the shift to online learning hasn’t been accompanied by a compromise on quality.”
Stella Adler Academy has been providing world class professional Actor training since 1985. (Courtesy photo)
Online learning is thriving in Hollywood and there are a number of fantastic programs to choose from. With digitized materials and virtual classrooms, the transition to online learning hasn’t involved a sacrifice in quality. Sign up today.
Katherine Rundell is an academic writer at Essay Writing Services and Academized services and a manager at Boom Essays. She has been tutoring in the Los Angeles area since she moved west in 2016.