The Drama Studio is a professional training program that provides students with the skills and techniques necessary to pursue a career in acting. This training prepares students to enter directly into professional careers in stage, film, and television or as students into Theater, Speech and Communications Departments of colleges, universities and conservatories. The focus is on career preparation through courses in Theater History and Criticism, Acting, Voice and Diction, Physical Techniques and Dance, and Career and Financial Management. Guest artists have included: Al Pacino, Alan Rickman, Ben Stiller, Jake Gyllenhaal, Adrien Brody, Adrian Grenier, Alec Baldwin, Edie Falco, Ruben Santiago Hudson, Michael J. Fox, Alan Cumming, Delroy Lindo, Peter Facinelli, and Don King (SNL).