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Popular Acting Teachers Near Garden Grove

Mark H.

La Habra, CA
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Cymbaline O.

Fullerton, CA
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Matthew Z.

Huntington Beach, CA
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Mark H. La Habra, CA

From being comfortable in front of a group to performing in a musical, I can help the young actor, musician, or presenter to be more confident, have more refined tools, and help develop a passion for successfully performing and accomplishing their acting goals.

About Mark

Classically trained with years of performance and practical experience. I know how to help you make the music that you want to make. I am well-versed in nearly all music styles from classical to contemporary/pop. I am currently active in both piano accompaniment, vocal performance with the Pacific Chorale,
directing a very active north orange county community choir, and directing the choirs and drama department at Tuffree Middle School in Placentia with approximately 150 students in the program.

I recently completed my music credential and have graduate degrees in Education and Music.

I am especially gifted in teaching beginning piano, fundamental vocal production and dramatic presentation. I have extensive experience with the young and beginning acting student and can ...

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Frank N. February 3, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
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Mark is very professional and sings well himself. In just a few lessons he's had a powerful impact on my singing because of the techniques he's demonstrated.
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Joanna B. July 9, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
An excellent piano teacher

I have taken beginning piano lessons with Mark, and from day one I have felt comfortable. He is very professional, punctual, and efficient. He knows what he is doing, is very kind and patient in the process. He shares his shortcuts and tips to make each lesson the best possible.
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Susan W. April 8, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Great teacher, very skilled and passionate!

Mark is great. He is working with our 10 year old daughter on singing. He plays piano while he has her sing. She loves her lessons and looks forward to them every week. He is teaching her the proper way to use her voice as well. We couldnt be happier with Mark!
Cymbaline O. Fullerton, CA

Experience with Meisner and Eric Morris methods of acting. Teach basics, including being natural and oneself in a character, drawing from one's own life experiences and finding emotional connection to a character and situation. Also work on vocal projection, articulation, inflection, and timing, as well as natural movement for theater and film.

About Cymbaline

Cymbaline has been performing all her life. She began dance training at age 5, singing on stage at age 7, piano instruction at age 8, and flute at age 9. She has pursued the performing arts in her training, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music (Vocal Performance and Education) from Azusa Pacific University, as well as a Masters in Education from Grand Canyon University. Cymbaline has been seen on stage in many musical theater productions, including playing Marian in The Music Man, Anna in The King and I, and the Blue Girl in Shout! She has also done theater and film, including playing Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. She has taught voice, piano, and flute privately, as well as voice and musical theater classes. She has a great desire to pass on the knowledge she has gained ...

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Lara M. April 15, 2014
Piano
Very professional and patient

Ms Olsen has been giving my daughter piano lessons for a year. She comes to our home and is very professional, timely and patient. My daughter has made great progression with her piano, she looks forward to her lessons and practices without me having to remind her. It's so convenient that she comes to our house, and she communicate with me . I would highly recommend her.
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Haley R. April 1, 2014
Vocal Training
Voice Has Never Been Better

In my now four years with her, Ms. Olsen has been an amazing, kind, and awesome teacher to have and work with. If it wasn't for her, my voice wouldn't sound as beautiful as it would have sounded without her teaching me. Going from classical songs to Italian songs to now modern/pop songs, my voice has gone through many different techniques to help my singing become better, which it has. Overall, I have learned a bunch from Ms. Olsen and I wouldn't want a different teacher either way. I am really happy my mother asked me if I wanted to take voice lesson. Thank you Ms. Olsen! :)
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David W. April 1, 2014
Singing
A shining star

Cymbaline Olsen is a shining star. Her talent and energy is boundless. Her ability to calmly listen, to sculpt, and to mold vocalists of all ages, ranges and abilities is second to none. Many acclaimed vocalists have minimal strengths in terms of "coaching-up" less competent vocalists. Cymbaline, however, is a natural teacher. She is a rare talent in that regard. Cymbaline's strength is teaching and performance. Her expertise in music theory, vocal phrasing and vocal scales is extraordinary. Cymbaline can teach you that Yes...you Can Sing....And Yes, you will!
I highly recommend Cymbaline for your Vocal Lessons.
Matthew Z. Huntington Beach, CA

Matt's acting lessons consist of fun improvisational games to allow for authentic emotional reactions in both scripted scenes and in improv. Students will also be aided in developing a character, analyzing a script and preparing scenes and monologues for auditions, if that is something they are interest in.

About Matthew

I am primarily a composer, guitarist, tenor, pianist and percussionist and I love sharing what I have learned with others and watching my students develop and grow. My goal is to teach my students until they are better than me, so I hold no secrets, tricks or techniques back and I devote my time and energy to help others become the best musicians, artists and people they can be.I have a BA in music composition and a BA in music history, both from California State University, San Bernardino. I play the guitar, bass, piano, drums, orchestral percussion, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, recorder, harmonica and didgeridoo with varying levels of proficiency and have experience in music theory, songwriting, recording, MIDI, arranging, singing (contemporary, broadway and opera), and acting/performing. ...

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Risa May 14, 2014
Matt is very helpful! Taught me some nice skills and made me be able to sing confidently!
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Bunny May 14, 2014
My lesson with Matthew was great. Even though I have experience with music he was able to help me out with small habits that I needed help breaking. Great teacher really well versed in different styles of music as well as small techniques which will help me build and become a better piano player. All around great experience for my first time taking a piano lesson. Thanks Matt!!!
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Effie May 14, 2014
Gave me a greater understanding of my Algebra.

Thank you so much I really needed it.

Morgan H.

Huntington Beach, CA
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Donald L.

Long Beach, CA
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Vincent P.

Santa Ana, CA
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Morgan H. Huntington Beach, CA

Students will receive monologue coaching, scene work, script and character analysis, speech and dialect coaching. Students are encouraged to bring notepad and writing implement to all lessons.

About Morgan

Morgan has been a professional actor in theater since the age of 6, having worked in theaters such as La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe, and San Diego Rep. He has studied violin and viola from the age of 10, and began writing music around the same time. He is currently finishing his B.F.A. in Musical Theater from UC Irvine, and participating in a workshop at the Academy for New Musical Theater in North Hollywood as a musical theater composer. He has been helping to prepare students for theater auditions since he graduated high school, and has been instrumental in tutoring fellow songwriters, providing helpful feedback and strategies.

Donald L. Long Beach, CA

I have taught acting privately since 1992.

About Donald

I am a qualified actor and have taught privately since 1992. I have a wealth of actors training that I can pass along to you.
I studied Meisner Technique with James Whittle, who studied under Sandy Mesiner
Shakespeare & Period Scene Study: with James Moll, who studied at RSC in Stratford, Michael Finlayson, of the Old Vic, Barrie Ingham, of RSC and Anthony Carreiro of Cornell
Modern Scene Study: with "Days of Our Lives," director Steven Wyman,
Improv and Comedy at Esther's Follies in Austin Texas

Vincent P. Santa Ana, CA

Shakespeare? Sure. Ibsen? No problem. Dietz? You got it. Vincent's degree in Theatre Arts and Drama has prepared him for performance in all kinds of stage productions, and he can help prepare you, as well. You will learn basic techniques like stage direction recognition, all the way to advanced monologue delivery and cadence variations.

About Vincent

Vincent is a graduate of Washington State University's department of Theatre and Dance, where he gained many of his skills in performance arts. He's a skilled dancer and actor, a martial artist with varying backgrounds, and a circus acrobat. In academia, he's a successful published author and ghostwriter, a voice actor and audiobook producer, and a well-known poet and performance artist.

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TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Acting in Garden Grove and nearby areas. Learn how to act by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Garden Grove Acting teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Acting lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Acting student, intermediate Acting student, or advanced Acting student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Acting skills. Your choices for a Garden Grove Acting instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Acting instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, ...

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