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Popular Acting Teachers Near Lakewood

Kevin W.

Long Beach, CA
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Crystal S.

Los Angeles, CA
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Tina L.

Long Beach, CA
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Kevin W. Long Beach, CA

Audition Preparation, Monologue/Scene work, Memorization skills, Performance Skills, Delivery

About Kevin

I'm a small town, Wyoming native and ventured to Boston, MA, where I received my bachelor of Fine Arts at the world renown Berklee College of Music. At Berklee, I studied vocal performance, songwriting and music business and became one of the premier vocalists on campus, regularly singing in the prestigious "Singer's Showcase" each year. Quickly after graduating, I was able to tour the United States and Canada in the national touring company of the Broadway smash musical, RENT. Since re-locating to the Southern California area, I've been sharing what I've learned during my career with students, performing in numerous musicals, venues and vocal groups, as well as honing my craft as a singer/songwriter. My song, "Drive", garnered honorable mention from the John Lennon Songwriting ...

Crystal S. Los Angeles, CA

With a BA in Acting from London's Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal has learned to use the nuts and bolts of technique to support freedom in artistic choice. With a focus on stage performance, she works with students to find their own unique approach to acting.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical theater, jazz, classical, rock, pop and soul styles. Her performing career has taken her from L.A. church meetings to London’s Houses of Parliament. Crystal hails originally from Los Angeles, CA - where her musical parents gave her a head start by including her in the family business the moment she was able to contribute. She went on to study classical voice, piano and music theory at The Boston Conservatory of Music. After concluding her studies in London, she returned home and began working ...

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Tamura H. September 29, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
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Tamura H. September 29, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.
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Stacey N. February 13, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Wonderful person and excellent instruction

I have been taking lessons from Crystal for a few months now. I took lessons from others before I moved to the area, and I have had multiple new breakthroughs with Crystal. She is great at finding the language that allows me to understand adjustments, and is very patient and understanding. I was at ease from the first moment I met her. I highly recommend her to other adults looking to get into singing of any kind!
Tina L. Long Beach, CA

I worked as a Casting Director for 10 years. Casting actors of all ages. I working closely with directors and producers. I have worked with Michael Bay, Mark Story, David Fincher to name a few.
I have given private acting lessons, I have worked at Weist, Barron, Hill (a premiere acting school in Burbank) and I taught Acting for film and television at Texas State University.

About Tina

Tina is a second-generation Jazz singer. Her mother was a Capitol Records Recording Artist during the Big Band era. Tina began touring as a back-up singer with international artists Vikki Carr, Charo, and Barry Manilow at the age of twenty-one. She has guest performed with the incredible jazz musicians Buddy Colette and Joe Sample. You can hear Tina singing on various commercials and movie soundtracks. Tina, a native of Southern California has been educated by some of the finest jazz teachers in the Los Angeles area. Gerry Schroeder- Golden West College, Gary Pratt- California State University Northridge. As a result, Tina has learned the art of passing along her professional experience while helping students find their own unique voice. Tina is currently working on her Masters in ...

Mary D.

San Pedro, CA
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Jordan B.

Torrance, CA
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Dylan W.

Long Beach, CA
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Mary D. San Pedro, CA

Learning on what YOU need to learn. Your weaknesses are improved and strengths outlined and advanced.

About Mary

I have been teaching since I was 15 years old! Started with peer to peer tutoring to summer lifeguard and swim lessons for all ages in pool and the ocean! Today, after years of singing back up and performing as a keyboardist or drummer for STOMP, Celtic Celebration, Olivia Newton John, Lou Reed, Rod Stewart and musical theater tour productions of GREASE, No No Nannette, XANADU; I continue teaching to keep me sharing my joy of music and learning!

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Lauran O. April 19, 2014
Piano
Great teacher of all things!

I'm taking piano/voice privately from Mary. I wanted to learn opera and then she showed me how important music theory is to work on your voice. I'm in my mid 40s and thought I never could learn all this complicated stuff- but Mary makes it so fun and easy and motivates me. I and my friend took ballroom dancing from her too. She has great prices and spends alot of overtime . Very generous and experienced!
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Kevin G. April 19, 2014
AP Exam Prep
Patience and Fun

My 15 yr old son has taken Algebra and now AP exam prep tutoring from Mary. Trey has some learning disabilities and Mary does so great with teaching him the math formulas and how they can be used in every day life so then he memorizes them alot better.
Jordan B. Torrance, CA

I am also an acting coach, and I am currently looking for focused and hardworking actors that want to take their talent to the next level. As an actor myself, I have spent too much money on widely advertised LA classes and workshops. In my opinion, those are a complete waste of time, money, and energy.

Why pay $500 for a six week course just to learn one monologue and play useless theater games? This approach is futile in its efforts to truly nurture an actor's innate strengths. My approach is in-depth and will give you the necessary techniques that will help you understand and utilize your reserve of raw emotion.

Areas of study will include: Character development, Script analysis, Meisner vs. Method approach, and subtext/motive.

If you want to realize your amazing potential as an actor this is a super affordable way to reach that next level.

Whether you are a beginner, or an experienced actor that wants to keep your chops sharp, my customized lesson plan will bring the ...

About Jordan

Hey guys, I'm Jordan B., and I'm a graduate of Musician's Institute in Hollywood with 10+ years of recording, playing, and teaching experience. If you're just getting started playing drums, or if you are an experienced player that wants to develop some serious chops, I've got the perfect lesson plan for you! Each student has a customized curriculum that maximizes their creative potential and develops their true voice on the instrument. Located in Torrance, but willing to commute to the student's home if that is preferable. My curriculum dives into the study of different styles of music (Latin, funk, jazz, rock) as well as foundational techniques. More advanced studies include odd-time signatures, chart reading, and polyrhythmic concepts. I am also an acting coach, and I am ...

Dylan W. Long Beach, CA

I've been acting and teaching for about twenty years. Acting is about getting to the core of a character and I can help you achieve this. Through scene study, monologues, improvisation, and other techniques, I can teach you the art of displaying honesty on the stage or film.

About Dylan

I fell in love with acting in 1994 and have been doing it ever since. I received a Bachelor's Degree in Theater with an emphasis on Performance from California State University Long Beach. After that I've performed with Shakespeare by the Sea, The Long Beach Shakespeare Company, and East L.A. Classic Theater. Also, I have worked with San Dionisio Sa America, which is a Filipino theater company that only performs in old fashioned Tagalog. During college I started script writing and later produced several short films and two television shows. I've worked with several after school programs specializing in education. I was a substitute teacher for several years before becoming a 7th grade English teacher.

Acting With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Acting in Lakewood and nearby areas. Learn how to act by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Lakewood 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 Lakewood 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, student feedback, ...

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