Where
creativity
meets
possibility.

Kot Creative Studios
A professional Vancouver Acting Studio for working and emerging Film & Television actors.
Creative Director & Lead Coach
James Kot
At Kot Creative Studios, we curate & explore unique tools to enhance an actor's flexibility, range, confidence, and craft for vibrant on-screen performances.
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About

Tools not rules.

As an Actor & Coach, James offers a passionate and insightful look into the craft, emphasizing story & text analysis, on-camera technique, personal truth, and presence.
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Typewriter
About

Tools not rules.

As an Actor & Coach, James offers a passionate and insightful look into the craft, emphasizing story & text analysis, on-camera technique, personal truth, and presence.
Learn more
Classes

Crafting artistic freedom.

Our curriculum is developed to offer specialized tools for the actor that promote a state of play & authenticity, enabling the performer to maximize their success in our highly competitive industry.
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Vancouver Acting Coach - James Kot
Classes

Crafting artistic freedom.

Our curriculum is developed to offer specialized tools for the actor that promotes a state of play and authenticity, enabling the performer to maximize for success in our highly competitive industry.
Get Into Class

Featured Classes

Film Lab

Company Class

Accent + Scene Study

Acting Classes - Kot Creative Studios
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Acting Classes - Kot Creative Studios
Coaching

Great coaching. Great performances.

Whether you're auditioning or you've booked the role, we enable you to thrive on-set or help you get there.
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Vancouver Acting Coach - James Kot
Tarun Keram
Tarun Keram

"If you are new to the acting game or have been at it for a while, I promise you will learn something valuable. I can proudly say my work is more focused and fleshed out. Take his class! Thanks James!"

Tarun Keran - The Stand, Amazon Studios

Taylor Russell
Taylor Russell

"Working with James has helped me in my craft in so many ways. James is an insightful, enthusiastic, positive coach and a really great support to help strengthen any actor that wants to take their career to the next level."

Taylor Russell - Lost in Space, Netflix & Escape Room, Sony

Mike Meener
Mike Meener

"James helped me develop a preparation process that dramatically improved my audition performance and confidence on the mark. His coaching has helped increase bookings and expand the types of roles I book."

Mike Meener - Big Sky, ABC & Supernatural, The CW

Tyler Cotton
Tyler Cotton

"I recommend James' class to anyone wanting to work on their craft and make “good” acting great! He pushes his fellow actors to continue growing and to dive deeper and deeper into a scene. Take this class!"

Tyler Cotton - Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Netflix

Chelsey Reist
Chelsea Reist

"After my coaching session with James I booked the LEAD female role on the feature film, “The Last Crop.” Our session enabled me to feel amplified in my abilities; I left the coaching with a strengthened sense of confidence."

Chelsey Reist - The 100, The CW

Andres Soto
Andres Soto

"As a coach, he's empathetic and strikes a great balance between guiding you towards a deeper sense of craft and keeping it fun when needed. In his room, I've never felt pushed to work, but rather inspired to do so."

Andres Soto - Riverdale, CW & Man in the High Castle, Amazon

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