Access Acting: Mavericks of Asian Pacific Islander Descent, Award Winning Actress/Director Elizabeth Sung, And Producer Ken Choy

Thursday, June 17, 2010

For all my people that want to get their act and peer review on:

Mavericks of Asian Pacific Islander Descent and Award Winning Actress/Director Elizabeth Sung and Producer Ken Choy Present Access Acting A 6 week intensive Film acting course facilitating Access to artistic and business essentials
Class limited to 10 max.
  • Enjoy Access to One-on-One and group instruction each class.
  • Discover Access to hidden clues in Film Scripts
  • Create instant Access to emotional depth, character quirks, and scene pay-offs
  • Learn to Access emotional triggers through personalization and unique personality traits.
  • Receive Access to Emerging and Established filmmakers, writers, artists, community organizations, and business professionals.
  • Develop Access to skills that will help you audition with confidence that will lead to call backs and booking jobs.
  • Gain Access to conduits that will assist with business tools-reels, headshots, agents, unions
  • Get Access to community based projects, independent productions, and industry executives
  • Have Access to filmed scene work using professional camera equipment and made available for personal reels
(6 week course participants will also have special access to an exclusive workshop led by a studio executive for on-camera auditioning)


Raised in Hong Kong, Elizabeth Sung holds a BFA in dance from Juilliard and was a member of the Alvin Ailey Repertory Theater Company. She received her MFA in directing from the American Film Institute and was one of three women selected for the prestigious ABC/DGA Television Directing Fellowship. Elizabeth has studied acting with Sanford Meisner and Milton Katselas, among others. Her memorable appearances in film and television include “The Joy Luck Club”, a series regular role on “The Young and The Restless”, as well as roles in “Ping Pong Playa” “Falling for Grace”, “Memoirs of a Geisha”, “ NCIS - LA” “FlashForward”, “The Forgotten” “Desperate Housewives”, “House” and “The Sopranos”.

Elizabeth was honored by the Chinatown Historical Society in their “Salute to Chinese Americans” Gala. In addition, Elizabeth was a panel speaker at the NAAAP ‘s “We Make Leaders” with Satchi Koto. Elizabeth is currently developing projects with her husband, screenwriter, Peter Tulipan, for both US and China.

Ken Choy is founder of MAPID. MAPID produces Breaking the Bow; Battle of the Pitches; API TV Pilot Shootout as well as API acting and writing groups. Ken Choy has won awards for writing and performance.

$360 for 6 weeks; 4 hour classes on Saturdays. Contact for more information.
What Others Are Saying

The combination of genuine care and experienced insight creates a mentor who challenges you to find detailed specificity in all your work, and guides you to make unique choices all your own. Elizabeth is hardworking, intelligent, and intuitive; she deftly adapts her teaching style to each student's individual nature. Above all, she has the breadth of knowledge and generosity to see the big picture. Elizabeth is in the business of developing a career. She will motivate you to grow on all fronts, and you will find yourself transformed not only in your craft, but as a person. Anyone who comes upon the opportunity to work with her is incredibly blessed.

Jessika Van - Bang Bang/ Without a Trace / Cold Case/T o Live and Die in LA/ Foreign Exchange


Thank you thank you thank you — you know how much you and your advice and coaching and friendship mean to me. I went from co-star roles to a guest star role while studying under Elizabeth (in an 8 week session).

Jason Rogel - Community / Splinterheads/ Dexter / Monk / Bones / How I met your Mother / The Office

Elizabeth is a gem of a teacher. She harnesses my acting strengths and teaches me how to leave my unique hand print in each audition. All of this in a nurturing, selfless and safe environment. Elizabeth has my utmost respect, both as an acting coach and as an outstanding human being.

Lydia Look - (Actress: 10,000/ Pushing Daisies/ Emily’s Reason Why Not / The Shield / Tremors 4 (Writer/Producer:Wendy Wu 1& 2, The Proud Family and The Sentinel)

Thanks Ken