The Acting Studio was founded and is owned by husband and wife team, Victoria and Dan Watson.  Victoria is a USF graduate with TWO degrees in Performing Arts and Theater Education.  Victoria has over 25 years experience in the industry.  She has worked with local prestigious private schools such as Berkley Prep and Corbett Prep as a Theater Instructor.  Victoria then worked for the well respected Cranbrook Theater School in Michigan, as the Director of the Junior Division and Main Stage Performances.

Dan graduated from USF with degrees in Vocal Performance and Choral Music Education.  Dan has over 25 years experience in Musical Theater Education and has taught locally at private schools such as Berkley Prep in Tampa.  Dan also worked for Cranbrook Theater School in Michigan as the Musical Director and had a very successful tenure.

Together, Victoria and Dan created the entire Musical Theater Department curriculum that is still used today.  Dan has a vast amount of experience in Stage Craft, Production and Technology.

The Acting Studio is the result of the passion and vision both Dan and Victoria always wanted to create.  A place where you can dream big, be creative and find your own voice in a nurturing environment with no judgement.

It’s all about the passion.
— Victoria Watson, Founder/ Owner