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Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Awarded Director's Award for Band from Chamberlain High School
  • Teaching since 2014
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Liz J.

12 Reviews
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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!

Chris C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Chris C.

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With over 20 years of acting experience on film, television, and theater. My credits include HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, The Wolf of Wall Street, Tyler Perry’s The Haves and Have Nots, ABC’s Castle, and many more. My lessons are in-depth, whether studying acting technique, scene study, character breakdown, or getting ready for an audition. The audition process can be daunting, but I like to look at it as a way to ply our craft and learn. Casting directors respect preparedness, so make sure you are prepared before you go in on your next one. Let’s get started!

About Chris

I began my own acting studies in NYC at The Gene Frankel Theatre. I subsequently moved to Los Angeles and quickly began building a body of work in film and TV, while continuing study at Playhouse West under Jeff Goldblum. I later studied under Robert D'Avanzo at The Tamarind Theater specializing in

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Cara Isadora M.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German, Latin, Hebrew, Czech
  • Awarded First Place Winning Vocalist from NATS Houston Greater Chapter
  • Teaching since 2001
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Cara Isadora M.

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I’m an experienced stage actor, singer, director, and teacher. Let’s have some fun!!!

About Cara Isadora

Hi there! My name is Cara. I am an award winning vocalist and experienced performer who loves to teach singing. My goal is to demystify vocal technique for students and help them “find their voice" pretty quickly with patience and care in a safe and friendly environment. In a relaxed, positive, and

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Becca
She's a wonderful teacher! Very caring and patient but to the point. She knows her stuff!
Fran S.
Great beginning! Professional and friendly. Can't wait until next lesson!
Wesley
Today was my first lesson, it amazed me how knowledgeable, talented, and patient she was. She was also very encouraging and made me feel comfortable every stepofthe way. Yep I'll be continuing my lessons!

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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

Recent Reviews
Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Mandi K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Drama/Acting from Meisner Acting School
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Mandi K.

5 Reviews
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In my class we will dig deep into the audition process. Auditioning is a craft in itself, it's not just about reading words off of a paper. Auditioning is about confidence and personality.

We will start with some acting/improv exercises, followed by script read throughs and then character development. We will dig deep into each scene.

We will then go into scenes and treat this like a real audition. After following audition protocol (which I will teach), I will give notes/feedback and we will work the scene one last time. We will end with a Q&A session where the students can ask questions about anything related to the business. Some examples might be: working on set, headshots, agents, etc.

I will send over age appropriate sides/scenes to each student in advance, if you have your own scene or monologue we can work that instead.

This class is going to be a BLAST and I can't wait to work with you all!

About Mandi

Acting Resume: I was an actor for over 10 years in Los Angeles before I began to teach. I was on TV shows like Criminal Minds, CSI: NY and Modern Family to name a few, and a handful of films like "Funny People" with Adam Sandler. I have been in a handful of commercials including one for Nikon

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Nichole
Mandi taught my daughter and her friend a couple of cheers as I wanted to see if they would be interested in trying out for their school squad soon. They loved their session so much they asked to take more lessons with Mandi and said they were excited to try out for thier squad!
Veronica
I worked with Mandi on a few scenes I had to prepare for an audition. She helped me see things in the character and writing that I would have never noticed. Our session was fun and I felt more than ready for my audition by the end of class. I will be contacting Mandi again soon so I can stay on top of my craft!
Caitlin
Mandi helped my daughter with her cheer and dance routine for her school try outs. My daughter had a ton of fun working with Mandi and learned a lot from her. Mandi helped her perfect her routines and gave her major pointers on her cheer and my daughter MADE THE TEAM! Thanks Mandi!

Michael O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Sigh language
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael O.

3 Reviews
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My fellow thespians,

You will be mentored by an Emmy Nominated actor and award winning Playwright. I have studied with legends such as Stella Adler and Larry Moss. My lessons are built on the Meisner technique. I have the solid foundation as a working actor and writer for thirty years.

I'm a highly sought after speaker and have taught my seminars at universities around the country. One of my goals is to transition the college acting student to a working actor. My students have built careers as a result of my coaching and mentoring. My all encompassing approach will cover everything from how to give an amazing audition to fast tracking you to obtaining an agent.

Compare my credentials of all your prospective teachers. I'm confident that my approach to presentation, proper breathing, voice, making a lasting first impression, how to dress, building your career, how to get an agent is unique and helps me stand apart from my competition.

Lastly, I really care. I am ...

About Michael

Hi friends, It is nice to meet you! I am an 'Emmy Nominated' actor and twenty five year veteran actor on the longest running show in broadcast history 'The Guiding Light.' I was fortunate to study acting from the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and Larry Moss. I'm also a student and perf

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Walter G.
This was a gift for my husband Michael came early. He talked about his credentials. Explored my husbands desires and goals. Then gave him over an hour. He was extremely encouraging and very professional. My husband is very intersted in exploring t
Mychal
I loved working with Michael. I am learning a lot and will resume lessons after the holidays. He was a really great coach , answered all questions honestly and encouraged me as well as guided.
Thanks so much Michael, see you in Jan 2020
Mychal
so patient and fun

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in El Cerrito, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in El Cerrito is $74. 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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$61 average
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$74 average

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"Jazz is wonderful!! She is easy to talk to and gives me good learning strategies. Our sessions are fun and positive. I look forward to my lessons!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jazz S.
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"Couldn't have asked for a better first session! Honestly, wasn't expecting someone as insightful and informative as David was to a beginner like myself."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Jason made me feel comfortable and gave great direction.......I don't know what I am doing and he is a good teacher !"
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Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Kelsey was easy to work with on scheduling and setting up our sessions. Home is easy to find and her studio (office) is setup nice and comfortable. She tries to make everything fun. She makes an effort to use techniques for teenagers to get them to open up and feel comfortable. Enjoy the sessions."
Jada
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David is so helpful and really solidifies your preparation and approach. He’s able to tell you where you can improve and how you can get there. Plus, he’s very encouraging and will be more than happy to highlight what you are effectively doing in your acting. You get quality training from a fun and smart instructor! Thank you for the stellar coaching!"
Cameron
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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Rylee
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"I am glad I found Gabriel. I feel like every session I learn something new and I am learning techniques that will be helpful in everything I do. Gabriel is a patient and kind teacher and makes sure I am learning before moving on to the next lesson."
Terry
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel B.
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