Studio Policies


Studio reserves the right to accept or deny admission to classes and services at the studio and class audits are not offered.


Payments to be remitted in full prior to or as services rendered.


Deposits reserve your spot in class and are available for The Works and all Application and Advanced Classes.

Any balance remaining after deposit must be remitted the first day of class.


For The Works, Application Classes and Advanced Application Classes, you will utilize the Breakdown Guide that you receive at The Works.

You will receive a page for taking notes at The Works.

Bring Headshots if available. (Directors and Casting Directors may visit Studio classes).


If you will be late or absent from class, it is your responsibility to email in advance as soon as possible.  Professional courtesy is expected.

If you miss a class, you may make up the class in any other class of the same level offered during the month in which you are enrolled. Make-ups are offered as a courtesy and are not the responsibility of the studio. If you intend to make up a class, the Instructor conducting the class must approve your request via email only.

Missed classes will not be rolled over into subsequent months.

If an Instructor must cancel a class, a new date will be set. If the student is unable to attend the new date, they may make the class up as per the Make-Up policy below.


Deposits and payments for class are non- refundable and non- transferable.

The studio does not refund for a missed class due to student absence.


Please leave the studio in the same or better condition than when you arrived.  Please dispose of any trash, etc.

Teacher assignments and class schedules are subject to change.

Advancing to another level is regularly monitored by instructors in all classes. Intermediate and Advanced Level classes are by invitation only and up to the discretion of the instructors.

The Working Actors’ Studio with Jim Gleason
1900 Veterans Blvd. Ste. 100 Metairie, LA 70005
(985) 264-3800
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