To Dearing Acting Studio
This is a place for dreamers, so it’s very fitting that Matthew and Leeann Dearing met (on stage) performing “Dreamer Examines His Pillows.”
The Dearing Acting Studio was founded in 2007 in the lobby of a doctor’s office. Yes, you read that right. When the doctor’s office hours ended, we shuttled in film equipment and did what we love to do: Train actors to get results. The Dearing’s have since grown their studio into a recognized breeding ground for serious actors.
Over the last decade, the studio has been featured in the New York Times, Backstage, ABC15 and has received “Best Acting Studio” by AZ Foothills Magazine 2015 and 2016. The Dearing Studio makes theater and production a priority, along with their coaching. The studio provides opportunities for actors through full length plays, showcases, improv comedy shows and corporate entertainment. In the fall of 2014, Dearing Acting Studio added Phoenix Casting to our services. Our staff finds fun and joy in the casting process. (We love seeing actors go to work, and we love happy clients. Casting lets us do both!)
Owner, Founder and Teacher

Matt Dearing

Owner, Founder and Teacher

Leeann Dearing

Manager, Teacher

Sarah Harvey


John Luke Grubb


Chase Christy


In The Media

Dearing Acting Studio is an award winning studio that has been featured in both local and national media outlets from print to TV. Check out our classes or shows to find out what all the hype is about!

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