Find the best acting lessons, classes, and instructors at HeyKiki and learn how to act. Acting is the work done by actors or actresses in a storytelling medium, in which they portray characters in a theatrical or filmic work. Aspiring actors and actresses often take classes and earn acting degrees in drama schools or universities. Along with training in formal acting techniques, students must learn the ins and outs of the theater or film industry. This includes strategies in auditioning for roles, which may be available directly, or through a casting company or agency.