No matter what level you are at, you always need to learn and grow in order to have attention of the casting professionals and audiences.

The evening group acting classes are divided into 8-weeks long blocks. The next block of classes starts Wednesday, Jul 10 and Thursday, Jul 11, 2024.

You can register for the entire block or visit an individual class.
You will practice on camera acting for auditions and film. You will get insight into how the industry works and how to improve your chances to get calls for auditions and land paid jobs. 

You will work in small groups of 6 students max.

You will work on camera and analyse your performance on a large TV.

Complete beginners are welcome as well as established professionals.

You will get footage of your class material which you can share on social media.

Your class clips will have cinematic lighting quality.

The next block of classes starts on Wednesday, Jul 10 and Thursday, Jul 11. You can choose whichever day is more convenient for you.

Price: 3000czk for 8 weeks long course. Or 600czk to drop in an individual class.

Time and place: Every Wednesday or Thursday from 6 pm at our Anděl Studio, Prague 5.

Duration: approx. 2 – 3 hours.

How to register: email info@actinghorse.co

Watch actors who trained with David Stejskal in the big projects:


David’s unique method derives strongly from his professional experience as an international casting director and a director of his own projects. His style of communication with actors is based on the teaching of an American coach Judith Weston.

When coaching acting adepts, David aims on reaching intimacy, vulnerability and emotional truthfulness. He motivates and guides his students to explore their own feelings and archetypes and to enhance their personal charisma, both of which is his key in shaping outstanding actors.


David is a director, screenwriter and an acting coach with strong past in international casting.

As a casting director David worked on TV shows Knightfall, 12 Monkeys, Whiskey Cavalier and feature films Ophelia, with Naomi Watts and Daisy Ridley, Unlocked, starring John Malkovich, Michael Douglas and Orlando Bloom, Zatopek by David Ondricek, Petr Jakl’s Medieval, the Jan Zizka story, and many more.

His writing and directing portfolio consists of numerous short films, music videos and commercials for big brands like Arla and Nestea).

He lived a significant part of his live in the UK where he studied film directing at Northern Film School. 

His student short ‘Two Soldiers’ was in the official selection at the Manchester Film Festival. Amor Labori, a sci-fi, received numerous prises at festivals all over the world. Commercials for Nestea and Arla Denmark placed at MOFILM competitions.

In his work, David always focuses on believable performances and strong visual. His most loved themes are history, horses and action.

You can find David on Facebook and Instagram, or visit his personal website.