Studio 24 opened in 2008 as a place for actors to develop their skills, acquire industry knowledge, receive career guidance, and get professional headshots and demo reels. It quickly became the go to place for all things acting.

Studio 24 is now one of the largest TV/Film acting studios in the country with locations in both Northern and Southern California. We service talent in two of the largest entertainment markets, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Studio 24 offers classes and coaching in TV, film, commercials, and voiceovers. We also offer career guidance, demo reels, headshots, and more. When you work with Studio 24, you have a whole team of industry professionals ready to answer your questions and take your career to the next level.

It doesn’t matter where you are at in your acting journey, Studio 24 can help.


Nov 2007

After relocating back to Northern CA from working in Los Angeles for over 10 years, Cody looked around to see what was available for professional actors in Northern CA. His searched turned up empty and he set out to create an acting studio that could meet the needs of local talent who wanted to pursue acting professionally. By July, 2008 the studio doors were open.

Jan 2014

After 6 years at the midtown Sacramento location, it was time for a change. They designed a custom acting studio that would better serve their growing tv/film acting community. The studio was designed with the actor in mind, and nothing was left out. The 2,300 sq/ft studio features two edit bays, voiceover recording booth, creative room, green room, and a sound stage where a multi-camera set is built out. Cody describes it as the "Disneyland" for actors.

Feb 2018

Studio 24 had successfully been helping talent in Northern CA for a decade, many of which moved to Los Angeles to continue their pursuit. It was a natural next step for Studio 24 to open for business in Los Angeles to continue to support their growing list of aspiring and professional actors.

AUG 2020

Studio 24 has helped thousands of actors pursue acting professionally. Over time the studio grew into one of the largest tv/film acting studios in the state of California. The industry is forever changing and this, in turn, means an ever changing Studio 24. In 2020 Studio 24 got a new look and with it came a brand new website that would allow them serve their talent better in a digital world.





As proud as we are of our studio space, our team is what truly sets us apart. We have over 40 years of combined industry experience. Our excitement and passion is driven by seeing our talent succeed in the industry we are all so passionate about. You'll quickly discover the Studio 24 team has got your back.



founder  |  ACTING COACH

Cody's passion for acting began as a child, which is when he started his career as a professional actor and he has worked in the business ever since. Cody has been a SAG/AFTRA member since 1994 and has acquired over 100 TV/Film credits working for every major studio and network in Los Angeles.

Cody has been an acting coach for over 15 years and has accumulated over 13,000 teaching hours.




Laurren uses her vast background in theatre production and customer service to create the Studio 24 experience and help actors pursue their dreams. Her passion for people and this industry is infectious.




Wes Armstrong has spent the last 20 years in LA working as a professional actor and coach. You’ve seen him on 'Shameless', 'Agents of SHIELD', 'Jane the Virgin', 'How to Get Away with Murder', 'Scandal', 'SWAT' , '911' and many other hit shows.




Katie originally started her journey in entertainment wanting to go into sports broadcasting. After graduating from Notre Dame college with a BA in communications, she found her way to Studio 24 looking for some on-camera experience and has been around ever since. She is very passionate about the entertainment industry and helping actors pursue their dreams.




Kevin began acting professionally over 10 years ago, getting his start with Studio 24. He's been active with producing and directing his own projects, as well as performing with an improv comedy troupe. You can catch Kevin in two movies currently streaming on Amazon and Hulu, with a third movie coming out soon!

Kevin is enthusiastic and passionate about the entertainment industry and is eager to share his experience and knowledge with his students pursuing their own acting careers.




Charissa began her acting journey over a decade ago and has moved her way up to being an advanced actor with Studio 24. Charissa has a true passion for this industry and is a believer in the Studio 24 process as it has given her the knowledge and skill necessary to land herself representation in both SF and LA. She enjoys helping actors with their own journeys through the entertainment industry and can’t wait to meet you!




Mary McCusker is one of the most respected acting teachers in the Los Angeles area. Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Mary studied acting, dance and musical theatre at the Boston Conservatory of Music. She lived in New York and studied method acting with the renowned teacher, Sanford Meisner in his two-year program at the Neighborhood Playhouse. After graduating she moved to San Francisco and joined the improvisation company, The Pitschel Players. The company moved to Los Angeles and she continued with the show for 2 years. Her acting career includes Films: Insurgent, Incredible Shrinking Woman, Circle of Power, Blood Barrier, The Client, Turner and Hooch. TV: Ordeal of Patty Hearst, Choices of the Heart, Amateur Night, Missing Children and Memorial Day.




Cecelia’s love for acting started at a very young age and has grown into her life’s passion. She earned her BFA in acting from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy Los Angeles. Cecelia has experience on stage, film, and directing. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Creative Writing so she can combine her dedication to poetry and acting into becoming a Fine Art professor. Cecelia couldn’t be more thrilled to work with aspiring actors and help them understand this craft and grow further into their artistry.
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