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Popular Acting Teachers Near Playa Vista

Teri D.

Los Angeles, CA
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LeAnna S.

Los Angeles, CA
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Alexandra M.

Santa Monica, CA
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Teri D. Los Angeles, CA

Beginner acting, beg to intermediate -voiceover, voice acting

About Teri

I teach students of all ages in a relaxed, encouraging, and fun way- but with the structure many beginners need to reach their goals and with the background of a professional singer! Students will see themselves making progress and reaching set goals! This encourages them to continue on their musical journey - becoming the very best they can be! We will also learn fun popular songs and look for opportunities to sing them. We will also learn many styles of pop singing as well -- from pop to rock to R&B to country & more! From beginners and just-for-fun singers to singer/songwriters to pros, each student will be able to learn the skills they need to sing from their heart and find their own true voice. Teri has taught voice for over 15 years to all ages and all levels, led and trained ...

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Fay B. August 17, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Teri is a premier vocal coach. When I first came to her, I didn't know what I was doing; I knew I had some talent, but didn't know how to hone it. Teri was just the person I needed. A vocalist herself from the school of hard knocks, Teri's real life artist experiences give her unique insights into what makes a vocalist tick and how to discover and nurture one's artistry. She has an excellent ear and is a phenomenal teacher. Teri has an upbeat style; always positive and encouraging, but also honest and straightforward. Teri tells it like it is out of love for the art form and her students. She's a vocal coach extraordinaire, and I highly recommend her.
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ElizabethW January 27, 2010
When I first started lessons with Teri, I could barely be heard and had absolutely no technical skill, or even really the confidence to sing. I now am able to use the techniques Teri has taught me and have completely completely made over my sound as well as my confidence! I absolutely would recommend Teri as a voice teacher; she has taught me so much and always with stellar enthusiasm and expertise. I look forward to continuing lessons with her in the future!
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MaraB March 1, 2007
Amazing Voice Teacher

Teri is a wonderful teacher. My 6 year old really responds well to her instruction and support. I highly recommend her.
LeAnna S. Los Angeles, CA

Acting for stage or for camera.

About LeAnna

Hello, welcome to my profile and thank you for taking the time to check it out. I am happy to introduce myself to you and share that teaching the performing arts is one of the greatest joys of my life. I am a performing artist and teacher in Los Angeles, teaching a variety of classes from music, dance and theatre. I graduated from San Francisco State University in 2009 where I received a BA in Classical Music, a BA in Dance with a focus in choreography, and a minor in Multi-Cultural Theatre. I have such a strong, well-rounded background in many styles because I value creative exploration. As a vocalist, I studied classical voice since I was 16 years old, trained at SFSU and La Universidad de Catolica in Santiago, Chile and consider that as strong foundation, but always explored ...

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David S. September 21, 2014
I am a composer and LeAnna has performed some of my vocal music. Her last performances of my work was a soprano duet at two very large grand ballroom. Both times people rose to their feet and a number of people were moved to tears. It was a great success!

LeAnna has a very beautiful, pure tone in her singing.
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Shaotian C. July 19, 2013
Broadway Singing
Verified Student
LeAnna is definitely a good teacher to start with!

I have taken singing class with LeAnna for about two months and it was definitely a positive experience. LeAnna is a good teacher to start with and I've learnt lot from her.

LeAnna is a very easy-going and encouraging instructor. She would try to find something good in me every time and appreaciate it. She would also find something I was doing wrong and point it out directly instead of like it vanish in the appreaciation. So I feel energetic and know what to improve at the same time. Moreover, LeAnna's teaching environment is quite comfortable. It is a clean, tidy, and quiet room. I wouldn't feel nervous there. And, there is plenty space where I could move within and sing quite comfortable.

An an instructor, LeAnna has good exercises which would build my technique little by little. She would offer a group of exercises for a specific training area and they are not difficult and seem easy to do. I would not feel practicing those exercises sucking too much of my energy. But, when I came back to sing, I would feel that without noticing, I could done what I couldn't done before, which was pretty amazing.

LeAnna is also reliable and knowledgeable of the industry. She is not only an instructor but also the singer/dancer/actor who do shows. She would tell me how this industry is like, what and how to prepare for the audition, and what details I should focus on (i.e. Don't change schedule after you have been confirmed with the stage manager) and what aspect I don't have to worry (i.e. I could go to another audition if you are wating for another result; just tell them you are waiting.) This helped me a lot to know what the custom is like in this area.
Alexandra M. Santa Monica, CA

I've taught introduction to acting for teens, intermediate and advanced for adults, and all levels for Seniors. Extensive background in Improvisation for the Theater and Method, Sense-Memory training. Techniques for stage, TV, commercial work.

About Alexandra

I have a BA in Humanities, with a specialty in Drama, and a MFA in Professional Writing, both from USC. I am a credentialed teacher currently working in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. I have a passion for the English language and can help you sharpen and expand your skills, whether you're a beginner, English is your second language, or you're preparing for college entrance exams. Professional actor. Worked in NYC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Honolulu. Have taught private acting classes in LA. Can help with any kind of scene study or monologue, gain confidence in expressing yourself. I am smart and funny and very patient. I've tutored second graders and adults, taught acting classes in Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Honolulu, and have had my own writing work published ...

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Morgan I. October 29, 2014
Speaking Voice · In studio
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher! I've had a rough time with my voice in many aspects of my life, including teaching yoga, and Alexandra helps me so much! She will actually get up and do yoga to ensure that I am communicating effectively, in a timely matter, and that my pronunciation is spot on. She has so many ideas and exercises and is very passionate about what she does and helping others!!

Tanya A.

Los Angeles, CA
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Lindsey A.

Santa Monica, CA
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Laurel M.

Culver City, CA
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Tanya A. Los Angeles, CA

Beginner-Advanced Acting. Trained in Stella Adler Technique, Meisner Technique, Alexander Technique & Stanislavsky

About Tanya

I have taught all ages, K-12 as well as adults into their 80's.

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Toka M. June 13, 2014
Verified Student
I wish I could've kept going with you but I have money circumstances.
Lindsey A. Santa Monica, CA

I work with students one-on-one to prepare monologues, scenes and sides for auditions and/or performances. I will help you break down the material and make it your own!

About Lindsey

I'm quite happy to work with a broad age range! I just ask that my students bring an open heart and a passion for performing.

Laurel M. Culver City, CA

I am trained in Meisner technique and method acting. I use a lot of theater games and improvisation in my work with students, to keep lessons fun and creatively engaging.

I've taught absolute beginners, who are understandably either terrified or exhilarated or both, by the act of acting.

I've taught actors with some experience that want to take their skills to the next level.

And, finally, I've directed professional actors in dozens of stage plays and films.

About Laurel

Fun, warm, very experienced teacher of film and stage work. For over fifteen years, I've served as a lead teacher for Tony award winning and nationally recognized professional regional theaters. I created the first movie making class for the Seattle Children's Theater, and I've taught acting, writing and improvisation for 'kids' up to aged 80. I have won several awards for my scripts, as well as a short film I wrote and directed, and am a member of the Writer's Guild of America, West, in Los Angeles. I believe the deepest learning happens when students are having fun AND feel challenged. I work to ensure that all of my classes and private lessons are fun and engaging, so that students forget it's a "lesson," and instead, jump in with their full creative self. Street Cred: I ...

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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 Playa Vista 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 ...

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