If you want to Level up! If you want better results, if you want to deepen your work…then it’s Shiek Studios for you!! Period!
Shiek Studios is becoming one of the most talked-about classes in New York and Detroit. With regular ongoing online classes Monday & Thursday 5-7 PM and live workshops in Detroit…and now Atlanta!!
Award-winning actor/ director/ producer Shiek Mahmud-Bey is committed to helping actors become their best, and it’s paying off with 90% of Shiek Studios students working. Starring in the lead and supporting roles in movies and web series. co-starring, guest-starring, and recurring in TV shows such as FBI, the Game, Law, and Order, Blue Bloods, Chicago med, Sex Lives, and college Girls and BMF, to name a few.
Shiek Mahmud-Bey lives by the motto, “I will find a way, or make one,” as he continues his stellar acting career, which has included starring roles alongside Hollywood greats like Samuel L Jackson, Ed Harris, Morgan Freeman, Joe Mantegna, Marcia Gay Harden, Robert Deniro to name a few!!
Shiek being both a thespian and storyteller in front and behind the camera, his acting workshops at Shiek Studios have been home for many actors seeking to learn and acquire his top-flight skills.
Shiek is also an instructor in the master’s program at NYFA (New York Film Academy) where he teaches directing, directing actors, and producing. His work also extends to BAFTA ( British Academy of Film and Television Arts) which has earned him acclaim for teaching filmmaking and acting to young adults.
Shiek Mahmud-Bey’s experience in front and behind the camera gives his students real-world industry training. His no-nonsense and direct style of teaching melds together the different methods of acting such as Stella Adler, Meisner, Chekhov, and Strasberg.
Shiek’s experience allows him to understand the actors’ process, creating an intimate line of communication that helps to give actors clarity. He uses this to also help the actor develop self-confidence and trust in themselves and their creative choices!