Acting UP Network is Burbank’s premiere, hands-on professional service that is dedicated to helping actors further their professional careers. We help talented actors make connections, build networks, and develop their professional skills in order to help advance their careers in film and television. Acting UP Network is not a place to learn how to act – it is a community that will help you hone your auditioning skills, introduce you to the casting directors and agents, direct you to vendors and services that will make you a much more viable professional in this very competitive business. In short,

We will teach you how to become a more effective professional actor.

We aim to educate and empower actors to grow their businesses and provide them with the tools needed to achieve their goals via career consultation, networking events, acting classes and seminars. Your acting career is your business – we want to help your business flourish!

Behind Acting Up Network

Jodie L. Panek

Jodie moved to Los Angeles in 1999 after working in the “Corporate World” for several years. She knew that she wanted to be involved in the entertainment industry and soon discovered that her expertise in sales, management, international business and human resources was actually grooming her all along to work with actors! Along with her business sense, Jodie teaches actors how to communicate effectively and gets results. More than anything, Jodie loves helping others make connections that will enrich their lives both professionally and personally. It is because of her generosity and inviting personality that she has created amazing relationships with actors, agents, casting directors, directors, etc., and they all look forward to working with her.