Inspirational Women In Hollywood: How Murisa Harba of About The Work Actors Studio Is Helping To Shake Up The Entertainment Industry

  Don’t try to be someone you’re not. Just be yourself. People like authenticity so lean into who you are. Your brand is what gets you booked. As a part of our series about Inspirational Women In Hollywood, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Murisa Harba. An award-winning actor and director, Murisa Harba lives […]

While Parenting Series: Murisa Harba’s Encouragement “You Will Find A Way”

This is a new interview series “While Parenting” that I cannot wait to share with you! In celebration of parenting in the film industry during a PANDEMIC and still coming out of the other side ready to work, I wanted to highlight a few creators that inspire me. I had the honor of catching up […]

Pre-Order: Murisa Harba’s Book ACTING WITH ENERGY Rides THE SHATTERING Release

An interview with Award Winning Actress-Director, Author and leading Acting Coach Murisa Harba I met Murisa Harba at Salute your Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles where we talked over her most recent role THE GOLDFISH that was playing at the fest. I asked the Award Winning Actress-Director, Author and leading Acting Coach about her upcoming book. Murisa Harba: “When […]

1 Way to Decide Which Strong Choices to Make in an Audition

You’re preparing for an audition, scouring the sides, and thinking to yourself, “I’ll do something really outlandish to make them notice me.” Then, when you’re there the scene doesn’t go right, the energy was weird, and your big moment falls flat. You’re left confused and frustrated because all you wanted to do was stand out […]


As an actor, director, and acting coach, I’ve developed an approach to auditions using an equation I call “The Space Between.” The Space Between stretches the arc, journey, relationship, and intention of a character to the limits of what’s available within the script. Using it will grant you those coveted strong choices and moments of […]

Meet Murisa Harba | Artistic Director & Owner

We had the good fortune of connecting with Murisa Harba and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Murisa, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking Risk has been an integral part of my success. It’s something I purposely built into our program because I wholeheartedly believe in its power to up-level […]

This Ancient Belief May Be the Key to Better Acting

As actors, we are told to be organic, to be yourself. “But I thought I already was myself?!” you think. Now you feel weird and can’t relax, and your performance goes out the window. Sound familiar? No matter the acting method you choose, you’re using the body and voice to tell a story. You’re convincing […]