The Pan Andreas Theatre was founded by George Pan Andreas aka George Pan. Formerly known as The Pan Andreas Theatre, The Original Academy of Acting. George Pan a famed Broadway Star, Television Television celebrity known for the Soap Television show, General Hospital (luke and Laura Ice Capades) worked on over 70 stage productions, and is a notable legend. The Pan Andreas theatre has had in the early hollywood history some of the best Teachers, The famed Stella Addler, Kai Elan Hernandez,Uta Hagen, and Sal Landi (formed the Actorhood) . The Pan Andreas has been fondly known for those who follow history and the first home where handicapped Actors got up on stage. And became and exceptable part of a reparatory, whether film, stage, This was the noted start. As well as helping so many new writers, directors, actors, comedians, musician to gain a foothold in this business. The Melrose location is located 2 1/2 blocks away from Paramount studios 99 seats, and The Pan Andreas West (ala Cotton Club) with a capacity of 1500 seats currently under renovation, you can only expect great new or interesting work coming from this Theatre.