I love working with Brooke! She is an amazing teacher! She creates a super supportive environment, and she is a ton of fun. I've learned a ton from her, and I recommend her classes to any actor (new or experienced). They are a great place to learn, grow, and also make great acting friends. Check her out. You'll love her : ))
I’m so happy that I found Brooke Totman online. I had been looking for an acting class offered in a convenient Portland location to supplement my previous acting experience. Her classes are fantastic for all skill levels. She provides fun exercises and truly helpful feedback — in an incredibly supportive way. I’ve seen my skills and confidence grow considerably since I started working with her.
Having taken both Brooke's group classes and numerous private lessons I can attest to the fact that she is the bomb. I have booked numerous roles because of her audition coaching, and overall am a much better actor because of her teachings. Can not recommend her highly enough.
Holy Cow! Where to begin?! Let me just say Brooke's class is the first time I felt comfortable and willing to try and have fun whilst learning in a class. I've been taking acting classes on and off my whole life. I love her approach to comedy, getting to the basics and having people try it out on their feet. There is no pressure and Brooke has an amazing talent to find each and everyone's unique natural funny and making it work for them in their work. I love love love Brooke and if you are willing to do the work you will see amazing results and benefit from her teachings. I could literally write a Harry Potter novel series about my experiences in her classes but I extremely highly recommend you take it for yourself. Even if you're a seasoned performer or a beginner into acting everyone can benefit from Brooke! Xo
Brooke is a phenomenal instructor and talent. She has provided me with some of the most valuable tools in performance and has helped me build confidence in life. An excellent coach, mentor, and teacher. One of the absolute best anywhere.
I am currently taking my second class in a row with Brooke (Intro to Acting and On Camera 1). After taking my first class with her, I couldn't wait for the next! She has a great energy and is generous with her time and talent. Her classes are really creatively and thoughtfully put together in such a way that all students are involved throughout the whole class time. The students in the classes I've taken have been a real mix of skill levels, from folks wanting to finesse their skills to others looking to develop skills to use in the workplace and Brooke meets all of her students where they are and works to bring out their natural strengths. The space is cool, too- a warehouse-y feel with old theater chairs and a giant screen to playback your work. I can't recommend her classes enough!