An accelerated foundation technique course taught by David Coury!

This is an accelerated version of the Foundation course, covering the highlights from Foundation and including scene work. Upon completion of this course, students are typically invited to continue in ongoing scene study with Howard Fine or David Coury.

Fine on Acting covers:

  • Personalization, sensory work & emotional recall
  • Concentration & how to handle nerves
  • Uta Hagen’s Object Exercises
  • Howard Fine’s 8 steps for script analysis and role preparation
  • Addressing habits, incorporating previous training & adding to your actor’s
  • toolbox
  • Working minute by minute on an assigned scene
  • Howard teaches an AM course, David Coury teaches a PM course

Please contact for more information.

Application – See Admission Procedure

The Core with David Coury

All prospective students must attend our free Monday Night Audit before starting the course. To audit, please email:


Payments must be made online once student is registered. If you wish to register, please contact for access to our registration system.

We accept the following forms of payment:

All payments must be made before the start of the first class. Students may not attend class or put up work in class until payment is received. We do not sell partial courses or single classes, and we do not pro-rate class fees based on attendance, including for classes missed for any reason. No refunds or credits will be issued for classes not taken. Payments are not per-class, but rather per-course.

All enrollment and payments are handled via our website. By enrolling at our studio, you agree to the Terms & Conditions of our online student portal. Some classes require administrator approval, additional restrictions may apply. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone, particularly and especially those who do not adhere to our payment policies and who attempt to attend class without paying.

Absence make-ups are at the sole discretion of the teacher. These classes, however, may not be refunded, credited, or pro-rated. We do not sell partial or pro-rated courses.

No refunds or credits will be issued for classes not taken.


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