WE ARE OPEN! and running some classes in-studio, adhering to the City of Toronto/Public Health guidelines. Many classes will still be offered online.

To apply to David’s in-person, in-studio classes starting in October, CLICK HERE, and please note his vaccination requirements before submitting.


David on Zoom David Rotenberg will continue to run his online Zoom sessions, as follows:

  • Advanced ZOOM Classes with David Rotenberg (from $375 CAD or $325 USD inclusive); five-class sessions, each running once per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30pm, starting Oct 19 and 21;
  • 30-Minute Private FaceTime Session with David Rotenberg ($90 CAD or $75 USD inclusive); at present, David’s virtual office hours will be 1-3pm from Tuesday to Saturday.

Please email Ari Pollack at admin@proactorslab.com for more information or to book a private coaching -OR- click here to apply to his ZOOM classes.


Online application is a three-step process:  (1) complete the required fields, read the waiver, and submit the form for class;  (2) send payment promptly or in a timely manner (by the deadline); and (3) submit your picture and resume (showing your actor experience and training to date). The printable form which the system generates will state clear instructions on how and whom to pay, depending on the payment method you selected. Applications are accepted after the deadline; however, we recommend that you email the instructor directly, if deadline has passed. NOTE: Submission does NOT guarantee acceptance, which is at the instructor’s discretion. If you are not accepted into class, session fees will be returned to you. CLICK ON THE NAME BELOW TO APPLY:

DAVID ROTENBERG (on-camera acting classes, ZOOM classes)

JEFF CLARKE (on-camera acting classes)

MARVIN HINZ (on-camera classes, script analysis)

MELEE HUTTON (on-camera acting classes, ZOOM classes)

NOAM JENKINS (advanced audition/scene study)

JULIA JUHAS (Mindful Movement & Yoga)

PHYLLIS COHEN (General American Accent Workshop)


An annual Registration Fee of $75.00 (including HST) will be charged to each student who applies to any class at the Lab. This should be submitted with your application. The fee may be paid by cheque to David Rotenberg’s company “Joe and Beth and She and Me Productions Ltd.” OR paid via eTransfer sent to davidcrotenberg@gmail.com.

Until the Covid crisis has passed, all students must apply online.

If you do apply in person: the studio at 72 Stafford Street (Suite 301) is usually accessible from 8:00am until 6:00pm (Monday to Friday).  Paper registration forms and information are available there for pickup. Students must complete the hard copy registration form, include payment fees as required, and slide them under the door, in an envelope addressed to the instructor to whom you are applying. However, we recommend you apply online and pay via eTransfer. If you have any questions about a particular class, please email the instructor directly.