This is almost invaluable because most of the time it is not what you can do but who you know. So, by introducing yourself and showcasing your skills to the casting director in an a less formal setting will allow you to make a connection that could not otherwise be made. A majority of acting classes are held by “working actors”, professional acting coaches, and casting directors. The benefits of an acting class my differ from every acting instructor and each acting class. Essentially, acting classes can provide you the basics of acting. From learning how to audition, to learning how to portray certain emotions; acting classes can provide you with the foundation for your acting career. But, it is important to ask actors who have taken that actor’s classes for their perspective.