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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellysa R.

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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Olivia Z.
Very friendly personality. Great energy.
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Cecil C.
Have been learning from Ellysa for for several weeks and look forward to it every time! Proud of myself and can't wait to try the songbooks she recommended!
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Tanya A.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded WINNER - Best Music Video from Hollywood Black Film Festival
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Tanya A.

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About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Premlata
Tanya is a wonderful teacher! She customized her lessons to fit your needs and we’ve made great progress after only three lessons! Looking forward to continuing!
Maria Corrigan
Tanya was so incredible and made me really feel comfortable!
Maria
I've never had a dance lesson before and was pretty nervous about this but Tanya made me feel comfortable and I eventually relaxed and enjoyed myself!

Thanks again!!
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Associates in Arts for Music/Music Education from Miami Dade College
  • Awarded Best Music Video from Madrid International Film Festival
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Michelle G.

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Get ready to book work because after you train with me you'll understand how to break down a scene, develop a character, make interesting and truthful choices, engage your emotional instrument, and truly be Captivating to watch on the big screen. I will prep you for auditions, teach you different camera techniques (close us vs 3/4 shot, vs master shot), and so much more. I have a rich background in various acting techniques as well as great insight from the many directors and coaches I have worked with in my own professional career.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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antonio P.
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
Janai H.
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.
Janai H.
Michelle is awesome!!! She is so sweet and a very good and encouraging instructor. She inspires me to be a better teacher. She helped me with where I was weak and gave me homework. I will definitely be working with her for EVERYTHING that I want to learn.

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Natalie H.

53 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Natalie H.

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Prepare for any presentation with lessons in speaking voice. Learn to control and vary inflections to keep listeners interested in your subject. Included in lessons is how to get over stage fright.

About Natalie

Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, at the age of 9, Natalie knew music was something that was just a part of who she was. Writing songs on the piano before lessons could be scheduled, Natalie found herself immersed in a medium that would bring her joy for the rest of her life. By age

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Jack F.
Natalie, is very caring, understanding as well as patient.
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She is AWESOME! 2 thumbs up
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Adam E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam E.

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I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity; the union of professional stage actors and I hold an MFA in Acting from Cal State Fullerton. Recent stage credits include South Coast Repertory, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, Capital Stage Sacramento, Golden Thread Productions, and The Great River Shakespeare Festival.

I'm particularly adept at working with complicated and classical language, including Shakespeare. I'll help you make sense of the language in a way that is actionable and dynamic to watch. My approach is Stanislavski based, but I tend to incorporate other methods as well.

My goal is always to give my students the tools to empower themselves to create strong choices that are supported by the text. I love working with ...

About Adam

Hello there! I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity;

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Alexandra
Delicate adjustments that empowered me and didn’t freak me out, both gently technical and also getting to the core of the scene at hand. Again, without demoralizing me or freaking me out. Easy to do. Trust me.

So yes! He was great! ALSO the logistical stuff that you don’t want to think about (sound/lights) were magically adjusted to perfection.

Just sayin’. He’s great.
Megan
I had college auditions coming up and needed to get coaching on my classical monologue. Adam's coaching was really helpful. He got me to understand the language and the meaning behind the words and how to use my express myself, physically, through the text. He helped me feel really confident going into my auditions. I can't recommend him enough!!!
Matthew
Patient, understanding and informative!

Nikisha Z.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelor of Science from University of Cincinnati
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nikisha Z.

15 Reviews
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My primary Focus is Monologues and Improv. I assist you with the ablity to retain your script. Adlibing and how to flow in every moment. You'll come to understand that there are no mistakes and every blurp is a stumble into something wonderful. I am genuinely interested in your acting journey and want to see your dream turn to reality.

About Nikisha

With over 15 years of experience Nikisha has spent the last several years grooming and developing models and actors from all across the world ages 5 to 99. She has worked on the set of well known names such as Tyler Perry Studios, with A-list actors, child actors and some of the top celebrity photo

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Adelaide
Nikisha was very professional, patient and nice all at the same time. She went over everything I needed to know and learn slowly and even went over the time limit just to make sure I was ok with the lesson. I’m so glad I found her and would definitely recommend and come again.
Shonda P.
My daughter and I are very happy and pleased with the class my daughter had today with Nikisha. The knowledge and skill that she uses to teach teens how to properly take care of their skin on top of how to properly apply makeup the correct way and not going over the top is wonderful. She helped my daughter feel more confident in her technique when applying makeup. She answered all questions that my daughter asked. Nikisha was very professional and I appreciate her craft and time today just simply amazing!!
Yohance F.
I was very pleased with Nikisha
Very nice,well spoken,informative
Answered all my questions
An absolute pleasure to work with!!!

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"I just had the first session with Eulis for voice acting today! He taught me in really fun and exciting way! He kept encourged me even though I made many mistakes. Also he taught me lost of good techniques to do voice acting! I'm looking forward to have next class with him!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Eulis K.
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"I just finished my first magic lesson with Dan. He is an extremely talented magician and provided some excellent insight into some of the foundational concepts and principles for success. I am looking forward to continuing my magic educational journey with Dan!"
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"Great start to this experience! Looking forward to continuing!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Michelle A.
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"Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied."
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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Took Modeling lessons from Tamika T.
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"The sweetest. She makes you feel so comfortable. This was my first time acting and she totally squashed all of my nerves the minute it started!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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