The Core Thursday In-Studio

BGB Comprehensive 8 Week Workout

Class Details


Cate Cohen with David DeSantos &  L. Trey Wilson

Class Dates:

Thursdays, August 8 - September 26.  8 Weeks.


6:30 - 10pm Pacific Time

Ideal for:

Actors with an open heart and mind looking to find and grow their voices in scene and audition work.


$679 USD for 8 weeks. $359 due as a deposit to secure your spot, $320 due after class 2. **There are no makeups, refunds, substitutes, transfers, audits or deferments for any classes.  (Cancellation Policy)


In person at The BGB Studio in LA

You are unique to the universe. And that is why you will book work.

The ups and downs of the Industry can rob you of the creative spirit you need to succeed. To have the career you want you’re going to have to blow them away, and the only way you do that is to nurture the fire that started you on this path in the first place.

The work...

Some of what you'll be working on over the 8 weeks includes:

  • Scene work with adjustments
  • Audition/On-camera work
  • Industry/Career guidance
  • Creating your own work

Each class offers a unique exploration into the depths of your artistry. You’ll come back to the core of who you are as an artist, find your unique voice as an actor, and reveal what might be in the way of the fullest expression of that voice. You will explore various practices, find connection to your scene partner and your own rich emotional life, and refuel to own your artistic power.

This transformational 8 week class is a journey back to freedom and power in your acting. Led by Cate Cohen and other BGB Master Teachers, The Core combines the Meisner technique, writing, scene-study, on-camera training and Mindfulness to transcend your limitations in your auditions, on set, and on stage. It’s where trained actors go to dive deeper, and where working actors go to re-ignite their creative fire so they can find freedom and joy in their work, and book jobs.

Everything changes the moment you sign-up!

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"Cate just makes actors better. She's really smart, highly intuitive and understands what it takes to find success in the work and the Industry."


​​"Cate’s class has changed my life. With such gentleness and kindness, she is killing the people pleaser in me and pushing me to be a leader in my craft. By no longer looking to others for validation, but rather finding happiness and fun in the work, I have experienced the freedom to create. I now have ownership in knowing where and how I want to really grow. As a result, my work has improved more in her class than the past decade of classes; and newfound confidence is now spilling into other areas of my life. I am forever thankful for Cate."

- Blaine Saunders, The Middle

"David gives you the license to make bold choices in your work. He creates a safe environment to play, make mistakes, and figure out what works for you in any given scene. He has years of practical experience working on sets and is keenly aware of the specific needs of actors. He is a powerful artist who also happens to be incredibly sensitive and kind — basically, everything I could ask for in a teacher."

Cate Cohen


"Since I’ve been taking Cate’s class I have seen tremendous growth in my approach to the work. She creates a place where I feel completely safe to play, allowing me the freedom to come to class with every part of me and just simply “BE.” As a result, I approach my work not trying to impress onlookers by making the “right” choices but simply to affect my scene partner. I’m deeply grateful to Cate and The BGB Studio for cultivating an environment conducive to artistic growth."

- Terrell Martin, Catch

"Trey challenged us, but made it a safe environment to take chances in. So much energy is spent worrying about perfection, or reasons "why not" in this industry. But we're all capable of way more than we're used to giving ourselves credit for. Everyone is so comfortable with Trey and jumped right into playing with each other, and exploring the scenes we wrote, without fear."


This class is not an audition or employment opportunity and there is no suggestion or guarantee of an audition or employment as a result of taking this class.

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