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Samantha T.

San Pedro, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Stars of Tomorrow Best Actress from Kings and Clowns
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Samantha T.

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I have worked in the acting field for 12+ years both on and off the stage. I have directed 8 plays total and taught one on one acting for 3 years now. I have worked in many children's acting boot camps.

About Saveria

Hey, my name is Samantha but I go by Saveria. I absolutely LOVE acting, it is my greatest passion in this world and teaching is definitely my second. I think acting is such a vital tool that everyone should know how to do because it helps you create empathy for others and find an understanding with

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Tanner M.
Wouldn't change her as my instructor for anything or anyone
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Jace T.

2 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA in Acting for the Stage & Screen from Azusa Pacific University
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Jace T.

2 Reviews
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I not only am seen as a teacher, but as a mentor as well. The one-on-one relationship that is built between my students and I is priority. I want my students to know that it is 100% okay to try something new and play with it, therefore, I provide a safe and encouraging environment.

It is important to me that my students get the most out of their training. I am a trained and working actor with a BFA in acting for both stage and screen. So whichever you are looking to train in, I can coach you in one or both areas.

Experience: I have directed and stage managed plays and musicals, have had previous experience teaching acting classes, and have been a camp counselor for youth acting camps.

I promise we will have a fun time while working hard!

About Jace

I am a working actor and musician in the LA area. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with my BFA in acting for the stage and screen. My background is in musical theater and stage acting. I recently have started film acting the last couple of years and have been in short films since. I have

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Ann
My daughter took lessons from her a while back. She was simply wonderful. My daughter could not stop talking about how much fun she had working with Jace. She knows lots about who to go to for headshots and how to build a resume as well. I’m so grateful she was able to help my daughter pursue what she loves.
Clara
Having graduated in rigorous BFA acting for stage and screen program , and working in Los Angeles as an actor Jace has a wealth of knowledge about acting as well as the film industry. With her being a working actor she offered me so much insight about what you need to do for an audition as well as how to tweak my monologue to give it more layers. She goes with you step by step and makes you feel confident and safe. She works with you at your level and she made me feel confident going into my audition and self tapes. Seriously, she is so great!
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Milton J.

39 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Milton J.

39 Reviews
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I've been teaching Theatre Acting for over five years. I specialize in Cold-Reading Techniques, Stage Vocal Exercises and Preparation, and Stage Presence Cultivation. My methods will help you tap into your inner stage actor and realize your potential!

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton J. and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in orde

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Tyler
Very patient:-)
Lyger
Milton is a wonderful teacher. Highly knowledgeable, extremely easy to work with, patient, understanding. Highly recommended for anyone looking to extend their vocal abilities
Ivan C.
Very professional, upbeat, and everything he teaches is helpful

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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
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Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, and Meisner Acting Technique for Theatre is taught in private and group classes. All students are exposed to each technique and Rachel sees which technique each student responds to the most. Once the student and Rachel are able to identify the technique, Rachel continues to use the terminology of that technique for the remainder of the time the student is in lessons. Students eventually are able to play roles truthfully and realistically, even if the roles are opposite of the student's own personality.

About Rachel

Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-sufficient artist. Professional training and customized programs in singing and acting technique. All learnin

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.

Amy C.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Singer of the Year from Backstage Magazine
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Amy C.

20 Reviews
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I have been a professional actress for most of my adult life. I have worked in film and theater and understand the many ways towards developing a fully realized character.

About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Alan L.
A very good first lesson. We went over breathing exercises and scales. Also had time for Amy to critique my speaking style through a portion of a speech I will be giving in a month. Time well-spent.

She briefly went over the next lesson plan and gave me a little homework to do as well.

I got a lot out of this lesson and I can see how this will help me accomplish my goal of being a better public speaker and having a more controlled and stronger voice.

Looking forward to future lessons.
Kenny T.
Patient. Gifted Teacher!
Winnie C.
Amy is absolutely incredible. She showed keen interest in my concerns and challenges. She listened and knew exactly what I needed to do to get to where I want to be. She makes it easy for me to understand and she is truly a great coach. I can’t wait to see her again.

Christian C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Spanish
  • B.A. in Theater Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
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Christian C.

25 Reviews
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Online Theater Acting Teacher

It takes someone with nerves of steel to perform a monologue or an intense dramatic scene in front a paying audience. You will need to do more than just memorize words on a piece of paper. Learn how to connect your mind and body when it comes to working on a theatrical production. It takes longevity and respect for the craft to go through a full rehearsal process as well as a full run of a show. No one technique is right or wrong which is why we will work on a variety of them to discover what is best for you!

About Christian

I am currently working on my Theatre Education Degree (K-12) from Illinois State University. I have successfully attained 3 comprehensive background checks for my teaching observation hours and soon will be student teaching. I was a working actor in Chicago from 2003-2019 and have been a member of

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Cornelia
WOW! Speechless, he immediately pushed me out of my comfort zone and I am excited about my journey with him!
Jasmine
He gave me a great monologue! We worked on it together and i love it! Whenever I reach out to him to ask a question he always responds right away
june zaporojan
Amazing teacher!!! I have had many acting teachers before and this is the best one I have ever had!! Highly recommend this teacher! Great at teaching me scene study and how to understand the character's situation(:

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in Costa Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Costa Mesa is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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45 min
$63 average
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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"Good class despite technical difficulties."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Shauna gives me her full attention, focus and knowledge when working with me. She is very passionate about her work and has been immensly helpful to me. She asks me to come prepared and ready to work, so if you are looking for a teacher who will let you slack...that is not Shauna! Her instruction has given me greater skills and confidence. And she is immensly enjoyable to work with. I HIGHLY reccomend her."
Christa
Took Theater Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"I have been in several productions with Rebecca and each time she has stretched me as an actor and performer. Rebecca really pulls you into part of the production by being open to your ideas about the character and challenges you to really owen your craft on the stage and your professionalism behind and off the stage. She truly is a developer and loves to see individuals grow. I cannot recommend her enough."
Dennis
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Absolutely wonderful! I have been taking lessons from Sandra for over a year now and always look forward to it. She is very knowledgeable and sets up a comfortable atmosphere. I have learned so much and couldn't thank her enough."
Devan
Took Theater Acting lessons from Sandra H.
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"I met with Nicholas before an audition. He is a wonderful teacher. He helped me already a great deal during that short hour, on how to approach the material, break it down in a way that will help my performance reach its full potential. I was able to deliver a truthful performance. I am looking forward to more sessions. Many thanks."
Inji
Took Theater Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"I think as a student of ms ke'lee I came a long way . I'm very excited to work with her further. I have shown improvement in myself because , of working with ms. Ke'lee."
Chrishariah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"Great class, and instruction."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I think that Mrs.Ke'Lee is a awesome lady. She teaches awesome things, and she is a respectful lady. My comfort zone has increased."
Zykiriah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"Ms. Heather tells you everything what you did well or where to improve. Also her instruction is really clear and simple to understand. My first language is not even English then I can understand her well.
A great teacher you deserve to have :D!!"
Samantha
Took Theater Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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