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Bryan L.

3 Reviews
Thousand Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • M.M. Vocal Performance from University of California Santa Barbara
  • Teaches students Male: 15 and up; Female: 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Bryan L.

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About Bryan

Hello! I'm a singer and multi-instrumentalist with professional experience in opera, choral, and studio recording. Originally from Thousand Oaks California, I grew up with a love of the theater and of music. I have completed two advanced degrees in music, graduating from the University of Californi

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Chuck R.
Brian was awesome from the start...the fact that he actually had be singing out loud in front of someone was a major accomplishment in itself! He carefully took me through some warmup exercises, then on to harmonizing with a keys, and then on to lyrics. I'm looking forward to coming back and building my confidence even more!
Gray Hacking
I am finding new ways to sing opera more easily. He has opened up my voice incredibly and I previously had some of the world's best singing teachers in London! Bravo Bryan - thanks so much
Chuck K.
Very Professional yet warm and engaging. I plan to use his services for all my singing growth.

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Stephen G.

4 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $67
  • Drama from NYU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Stephen G.

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Stephen enjoys helping actors go from average to engaging, with the experience to prepare an actor for a casting director's office or a TV or movie set.

About Stephen

I have been a Screen Actor's Guild and AFTRA member since the 1980's and have real experience as a working actor. I have had a contract roles on soap operas, recurred 18 times as Dr. Beresford on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and have had numerous episodic TV roles. I usually coach actors f

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Matthew
Steven really helped my get my work to "industry-level". My callback ratio is thru the roof, and I got signed with an agency after only a few months of working with him.
David
While he isn't available very much, I always try to coach with Stephen for challenging projects. He always has good ideas for how to make my scenes more interesting or funny.
Allison
Stephen is the best! He was able to turn sides I had for a short four line audition for an episodic into a taped audition that booked me the job. I try to book him for every important audition I have.
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Toni K.

13 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Toni K.

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I have a side specialty in accent reduction for both actors and singers who need to minimize their accents quickly.

About Toni

Two of my students are currently on tour with Sting! 2020 is certainly starting out with a bang. The Signal published an article on Oct.26, 2018: "Local musician Liza Donihue Signs Development Deal". Liza started studying with me through Takelessons in 2016. Just a couple of seasons ago one of my

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Nia S.
Tony is spectacular! She empowers me each time we work together!
Michele
Toni has been one of the most important people in my life. She taught me not only how to sing, but also how to perform and be a real musician. She makes the lessons incredibly fun and helpful. I wouldn't be the musician I am today without her.
Judith
I've had a few singing teachers before and let me just say it was always mediocre. It was all fundamentals and straight to techniques. With toni it was so much fun and very simple. She makes sure that I don't feel like I'm being tested or points out my flaws but rather my strength which makes me feel even more motivated to sing. She's an amazing instructor I recommend her to anyone who wants to have fun learning rather than feeling like they're in a class. She's passionate, kind and she is an amazing teacher. Take her

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Michael R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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Michael R.

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Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Haley W.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 3 to 18; Female: 3 and up
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Haley W.

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I have 7 years of experience teaching dance to a variety of ages - school age through adult. I've done a wide variety of dance styles, but I love teaching contemporary, ballet, jazz, improv, and dancer strength & conditioning classes. I believe that taking a dance class is such a good way to workout, learn something new, and build your confidence. I would love to work with you from the comfort of your own home!

About Haley

Hi! I have been dancing for 20 years and teaching for 7 years to both kids and adults. I am currently a part of a local dance company called EncounteredHeart Ministries. I absolutely love dancing, and I'm passionate about other people learning how to dance and move their bodies as well. My favorite

Corliss P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Supporting Actress/Rose in DANCING AT LUGHNASA from Arizoni - Arizona theatre awards
  • MA in Performance from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol England
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Corliss P.

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I have been in the acting profession for 35 years - primarily Classical Stage and Voice-Over acting. I have taught on many levels and for different ages including workshops for high school students and university level conservatory programs. I have also taught adults in both Shakespeare and group Voice-over classes (at a Professional Studio). I love what I do and love teaching it to others.

At present, I create, preformed and produced my own audio work and have found that it is incredibly beneficial to learn something new or invest time in a subject or skill that you are interested in.

About Corliss

I am an actress that has performed and taught for over 35 years. I love it! I can help you prepare for auditions, study structure, develop skills, get over fears of speaking in public or simply reach a deeper understanding of your favorite texts. As for teaching voice-acting for voice-overs, I

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Cathy
I initially had Corliss as a voice over teacher in a class, then decided to further my work with her as a coach and producer to create my voiceover demos. We covered all aspects of voiceover, including the physical: posture, microphone placement, etc., which I believe really enhanced my understanding of how physicality comes across via the voice. With her classical acting background, she was able to help me improve my overall speaking technique and provided me with vocal exercises to help minimize my regionalisms.

She was diligent in reviewing competitive demos to guide me to a variety of written copy and voice/energy levels that will help my demos stand up to those with more experience. She provided valuable advice regarding selection and use of materials for the demo and beyond as well as insights on the voiceover business.

I’m very pleased with the results of the two demos and expect to continue to take advantage of her coaching services as I grow in my new career.
Jenny
Corliss is a master at her craft! She makes you feel comfortable from the moment you meet her and has a genuine interest in your goals. Corliss tailored lessons to my learning style which was very encouraging for someone with my level of experience. She has a lovely personality and her enthusiasm is infectious. I would highly recommend taking lessons from Corliss!
Steve
I took a five-session Beginning Voice Acting class with Corliss in a professional recording studio. The critiques she gave me after every recording I made helped me to speak more clearly, and to increase the energy I was able to put into my recorded presentations. Without the critiques of my recordings, I would not have been able to improve my speaking ability. During the class, she made sure everyone in the class was made to feel welcome, and important. When I take the next level of the Voice Acting class series, I will be looking forward her critiques of my recorded presentations.

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"Michael is very friendly and makes learning easy. He is very practical in his materials and subject. He is not a sales man that is trying to make you buy subscriptions or materials. I would recommend Michal if you are interested in improving your speaking voice."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Michael L.
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"Really Great teacher, patient, knowlegable and listens. Highly recommend."
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Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Very good at explaining concepts in a second, or sometimes third, way so that her student can make an inner connection. I also admire the way she organizes her lessons so we refresh and enhance the previous session and then move on to new technique. Appreciate the professional way she communicates as necessary outside class, too."
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Took Spoken Word lessons from Eulis K.
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"I was one of Jeremy's acting students at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute last year, and i can say honestly he was and still remains my favorite acting teachers i have ever had. He is so incredibly talented himself and passionate about acting and it makes the student even more passionate. He took time to personally help each student and didn't just address us as a whole. His class is fun and very very helpful! He also teaches you about some of the business and tips for auditioning, its not just acting, he is amazing and i miss his class always:)!He also took headshots for my class which I've gotten parts with!:) Everyone take his class!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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Took Dance lessons from Patricia A.
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"I was honored to have been guided by Kent J. during a historic presentation in honor of Malcolm X in Las Vegas. His patient and motivating spirit makes him an excellent teacher and mentor. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him and look forward to the opportunity to be under his leadership once again. Because of Mr. J, I have decided to seek additional acting training for my own career."
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Took Stage Performance lessons from Kent J.
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"Julia was AWESOME! My daughter learned so much and we highly recommend taking lessons from Julia!"
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