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SINGERS | ACTORS | DANCERS | SONGWRITERS

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ABOUT US

 
 

Hollywood Launch Academy trains and brands aspiring singers into competitive triple threat talent. We offer the best classes in singing, acting, dancing, performing and songwriting in Los Angeles.

    Hollywood Launch concentrates on the many different aspects:

    • Vocal Technique All Styles
    • Vocal Styling and Performance
    • Dancing, Choreography & Staging
    • Acting- Scene Study, Improv & Commercial
    • Performance Training
    • Songwriting
    • Audition Techniques
    • Guitar
    • Imaging
    • Media Training
    • Music Business
    • Packaging & Marketing
    • Acting Showcases w/ Top Agents, Managers & Casting Directors
    • Live Artist Showcases

    Our alumni include: Becky G, Ross Lynch (Disney’s Austin & Ally), R5 (Hollywood Records), Ryker Lynch (Glee, Dancing with the Stars), Noah Urrea (A Madea Christmas, Amazon's The Kicks), Cymphonique MillerAaron Landon (Disney’s Crash and Bernstein). We have had many artists on Kidz Bop, American Idol, X Factor, La Voz, El Factor X, America's Got Talent, America's Most Talented Kids, as well as artists signed to Simon Cowell, Simon Fuller, Sony, RCA, among so many others. 

    This elite program is a great opportunity for artists to not only develop their skills but to make proper connections as it gives exposure to the entertainment industry’s top professionals including music and film producers, managers, agents, song writers, directors, casting directors, publishing, A&R executives and so much more.

    OUR DIRECTORS

    CEO/Creative director – Veda Burton

    Veda Burton is the C.E.O. of Hollywood Launch, and has quite a reputation for launching some of the major kid and teen talent in Hollywood today!  She is also the owner of the world famous Rage Performing Arts Complex, a 13,000 square foot performing arts facility in the San Fernando Valley that is a mecca for rising young talent. 

    She has developed talents like Taylor Lautner (Twilight), Boo Boo Stewart (Twilight), Corbin Bleu (High School Musical), Mitchell Musso (Hannah Montana), Ashley Benson (Pretty Little Liars), Riker Lynch (Glee).

    As a mother of 3 successful kids in the entertainment industry, Veda has worked on all sides of the entertainment business and is uniquely qualified to see the potential in a talented performer, develop them, and help launch their careers.  In the dance industry her reputation is worldwide, and her current Rage Dancers are often seen appearancing on America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, The View, The Ellen Show, The Maury Show, The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and much more.  You cannot watch television or movies without seeing some of the talented kids that have come across Veda’s path through her 25 years in the business!

     
     

    Director of acting– andrea Lewis

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    Andrea’s artistic talents emerged at age 5. Even before celebrating her 16th birthday, this Toronto born, Entertainer had already acted alongside Hollywood heavyweights such as Diahann Carroll in The Natalie Cole Story and Wesley Snipes and Dr. Maya Angelou in her directorial debut, the critically acclaimed Down in the Delta. After wrapping up on the Disney movie Cadet Kelly alongside Hilary Duff, Lewis soon spent 6 seasons on the hit show Degrassi: The Next Generation and became known around the world as “Hazel” as millions of North Americans tuned in each week to watch Andrea in the Award-winning drama, which is ranked No. 1 in Canada and the US.  Lewis has garnered international attention from Degrassi which landed her in the pages of Teen People, New York Times and Entertainment Weekly magazines. After Degrassi, she went on to other leading roles in Moccasin Flats III on Showtime,  starred in the Nickelodeon comedy movie Spectacular, and in the original BET Movie “A Very Larry Christmas”. Lewis started Jungle Wild Productions, where she created the hit web series’ “Black Actress” written by and starring Lewis and the fan favorite relationship drama “Beyond Complicated” both seasons can be watched at youtube.com/AndreaLewisChannel.  Andrea is now the head coach running the youth division at Dustin Felder Acting Studio where she prepares kids for acting for TV & Film. 


    Vocal Director- brittany burton

     Brittany is one of our most requested and loved vocal and songwriting master class coaches for the last 10 years. She has recently worked with Laura Marano from Austin and Ally, Kevin McHale from Glee, Benny Cassette signed to Warner Brothers and Good Music, Simon Cowell's label Syco, The Stereotypes who produced 24k Magic, and many other artists and producers. She signed her publishing deal this year and is negotiating multiple major label offers for her solo artist project! . 

    Brittany is one of our most requested and loved vocal and songwriting master class coaches for the last 10 years. She has recently worked with Laura Marano from Austin and Ally, Kevin McHale from Glee, Benny Cassette signed to Warner Brothers and Good Music, Simon Cowell's label Syco, The Stereotypes who produced 24k Magic, and many other artists and producers. She signed her publishing deal this year and is negotiating multiple major label offers for her solo artist project! . 

     

     


    director of Music- Austin powell

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    Austin is a professional musician who has performed at Paradise Island in the Bahamas, The Venetian in Las Vegas, and the Whiskey a Go-Go in Hollywood and all over the United States. He recently wrote and produced his debut album Ink, which is available on Spotify and Apple Music. Austin currently splits his time between writing and producing new projects, and working with our team. 

     

     

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    CONTACT US

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    Hollywood Launch LA

    The Rage Entertainment Complex

    16911 Devonshire Street Granada Hills, CA 91344

    661.977.1737

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    Hollywood Launch is growing so quickly. We pride ourselves in developing the most competitive young talent in the industry. We have trained the most successful young actors, dancers and singers and we want to be able to help train those who don't live in LA.

    • Be part of something dynamic full of purpose and passion with many amazing success stories.
    • Partner with a team of top professionals who have deep connections and knowledge in the entertainment business.
    • Make a difference in aspiring young talents' lives by giving them resources, knowledge and training to be successful.
    • Connect and collaborate with a rapidly growing network of partners and owners who are passionate about what they do.
    • Network with the top of the entertainment industry.
    • Turn your passion for music and youth into your career.
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