The Reel Thing”

To see scenes shot in our class:

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On-Camera Acting Training for San Jose and South Bay Area Adults, Teens and Kids.

Just For Actors provides television, commercial and film acting training for the inexperienced and the professional, who are looking for the “reel thing” learning with film industry standard lighting and grip equipment to gain experience a step further than the normal acting class.

Adults, Teens, Tweens, and Kids -

The following acting classes are offered at the Campbell Community Center in a clean safe environment with plenty of free parking. During kid’s classes, parents can walk the track here or walk to shopping in Downtown Campbell.

Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Levels

• Acting on-camera.

• Audition and Casting Skills For Commercials, Film and TV.

• Performance including experience in actual video shoots

• Video Lighting, Editing, and Movie Making.

• Auditioning With A Teleprompter (at Nancy Hayes Casting).

Just For Actors classes are under the sole direction of Dennis Sakamoto who has been a working actor in Hollywood and New York City for over 30 years. He made a living at it for over 20 years and qualified for retirement pension from the Screen Actors Guild. In the course of his career, Sakamoto has performed principal roles with Alan Alda, Richard Burton, Jose Ferrer, Morgan Freeman, William Hurt, Michael Keaton, Telly Savalas, George C. Scott, Sigourney Weaver, George Wendt, and James Woods. Sakamoto has been cast by leading directors including Ron Howard, Tony Scott, Peter Yates, John Boorman, and Arthur Penn.

For Movie Making, Dennis has trained in Cinematography and Film Lighting with Shane Hurlbut A.S.C., and with Torben Johnke A.S.C. in Advanced Film Lighting at The Ryerson Professional Cinematography Course in Toronto, DV Camera, Location Sound, and Michael Hofstein D.G.A. in Advanced Feature Film Lighting with The International Film & Television Workshops in Maine, and Video Camera, Location Lighting, and Digital Cinematography with SONY. Dennis’ actual experience in lighting, editing, producing and directing features, commercials, internet industrials, and over 500 actors in digital videos for the Internet, will give professional insights and experience to students who want to learn the real thing beyond just an acting teacher’s perspective.

Eight week sessions begin every Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. Total cost is $200 for the entire session.

Click here to email for more information

or call 408.370.2984 and ask for Dennis

Click here to see teen/tween class on channel 7's View From The Bay!




In your Acting class you will train under real filming conditions with film industry standard equipment.


Movie making class shooting on location.


Dennis on set.


Class actors and crew shooting a commercial.

Workshop & Class Info: Please call 408.370.2984, or email justforactors@sbcglobal.net.
Campbell Community Center
1 West Campbell Ave., #B-21a
Campbell, CA 95008

Just for Actors in Campbell, California is close to cities such as Campbell, Cupertino, Fremont, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Oakland and San Francisco.
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