Online Actors Academy was founded 2020 to address the online educational needs of students from the Southeast Actors Academy and the Indy Actors Academy as a result of Covid-19. The SeAA and IAA have been training grounds for many actors in the Southeast and Midwest. Online Actors Academy strives to be a budget friendly educational programs designed to elevate and empower actors with a stronger business understanding, more defined craft, and technical prowess needed in today’s entertainment market.

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“Jim Dougherty is more than just a teacher. He is a mentor.”

– Alex Marshall

The OAA Mission: To assist, support and educate the actor developing their craft, experience, and show business strategy for working in their local and surrounding markets as they build skills to align with their goals and support their professional growth.