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Amy H.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ballet from University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amy H.

2 Reviews
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Hi there! I am an experienced teacher for 10 years, with a BFA from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Ballet and teaching. I work with people of all ages and levels - yes, even adults who have never taken a class before and want to try it out!

About Amy

Hi there! My name is Amy and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students achieve their health goals, improve their technique, or become professional dancers. I went to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and earned a deg

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Sheryl
My daughter started taking virtual classes with Amy a few months ago, and she loves it. Amy always comes in very prepared and helps my daughter improve her technique. My daughter is 9 years old and always looks forward to class. She wants to be a professional dancer when she's older, and Amy is helping her improve her strength and technique, while also keeping it fun and interesting.
Catherine
I love my classes with Amy! I was nervous to try ballet, because I'm an adult who has never tried dance before...but she made me feel so comfortable and I'm achieving my health goals. I take class with her once a week virtually and it's the best workout, and also so fun. Would recommend to anyone!
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Donnabella M.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 2006
  • B.S. Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology from Seattle Universtiy
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Donnabella M.

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Career guidance, acting technique, audition prep... After a decade in Hollywood, I know a thing or two about the CRAFT and BUSINESS of acting! I've booked over a DOZEN speaking roles on TV and Film including How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, and Jane the Virgin, I appear on national commercials yearly, and I've played voices in award-winning audiobooks. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

A decade ago, I wish I had had someone to help me fill in the missing pieces. What more can I do? What should I do differently?

We will work on material you have, or I'll send you a scene(s) from TV/FILM weekly!

We can cover Comedy, Drama, Improv, Commercials, and even the business side of things like resumes, headshots, website profiles, and representation.

Whether you're an EXPERIENCED actor looking for a refresh, or BRAND NEW; and whether you're interested in just FUN or real CAREER moves, I've got knowledge from real experience to share.

About Donnabella

Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with dozens of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have

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Warren
Donnabella is amazing ! I started fresh with no acting experience and from the start she was very encouraging. I feel that my confidence increases after each session with her :) . She also has really cool and useful insight on the industry from all her experience with auditions.

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Crystal S.

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With a BA from London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal has appeared in over 50 plays. She teaches the technical and creative skills necessary for acting on the stage.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.

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Diana G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Italian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diana G.

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I founded my own theater company 21 years ago and have been teaching and directing actors from ages 6-80 over more than 65 productions. I am an engaging and deeply knowledgeable theater professional who will guide you to get the most out of every speech you want to speak or role you want to play. I can work with you on audition pieces for schools, college or Broadway, as well as just help round out your scene work when you're already in the middle of a rehearsal process. I have quick tips and fixes for any scenario and my approach is personal, and centered on what you want to get out of your experience and what you are bringing to the table in terms of creating a character. My specialty is Shakespeare and I can help you unravel all those imbedded text clues. Let's get started!

About Diana

I am a director, actor, producer and playwright who founded my own company 21 years ago. I have personally directed over 65 plays by Shakespeare, Moliere, Stoppard, Shaw and others, and have produced over 95. I LOVE theater! It's everything that I think is great about the world - sharing stories to

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Annmarie
Diana is a skilled and knowledgeable acting teacher. She helped my shy son find his voice and become the confident young man he is today. Personally, Diana helped me as an adult to overcome stage fright. Once I told Diana of my issue, she encouraged me to join one of her productions, and she nurtured me through the whole experience. Her skillful techniques and her caring, nurturing nature is a perfect combination for an amazing acting coach.
Carol
My daughter has worked with Diana in CST for 8 years. It is truly remarkable what she does for these kids, and what she gets out of them. By providing a safe space where they can learn, question, and have fun with the material, they become comfortable performing, and sharing their gifts with the public. Not only that, but they are learning Shakespeare, which has huge effect on their understanding of literature and global history. Diana makes all this FUN for the kids. They are there because they want to be, and from the youngest to the oldest they put their all into their performances while always supporting each other.
Olga
Diana’s teaching style must be a lot of fun, because my son has been studying acting with her for more than 3 years! He is always looking forward to the next learning / practice session!
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Jimi Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jimi Z.

9 Reviews
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McClosky Speech Technique used to improve projection, diction articulation, flow and delivery.

About Jimi

BIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL OVERVIEW With a nationally known reputation as a Pop Music Producer, Voice and Piano Teacher, Voice Therapist and Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist and Woodwind expert with over 30 years of Teaching Experience, Jimi Z. will connect with you or your child's needs at their very

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Huy B.
Jimi was a great instructor because he was nice, encouraging, and patient when help was needed.
Jackie
Jimi is knowledgeable and explained everything about the saxaphone very well. I was happy with my first lesson.
Irene K.
He is very nice and he is awesome at teaching my daughter.
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Anne L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music, Concentration in Vocal Performance from Montclair State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Anne L.

3 Reviews
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I have a lot of experience helping students work through their monologues and dialogue, helping them not only in their performance, but in how to go about getting the monologue or dialogue learned in the first place!
I help students begin to understand who the character is, why the saying what they are saying, and how to approach the character in a way that is honest.

About Anne

I am a graduate of Montclair State University with a degree in Vocal Performance. Since then, I have performed with many opera companies in Southern California, with roles such as Sesto in "Guilio Cesare", Serpina in "La Serva Padrona" and Frasquita in "Carmen." I love opera and musical theater, a

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Scott
Anne is an experienced vocalist and an incredible coach. She can address technique issues quickly and provides effective correction so you can sound your best!
Christina
I've been taking lessons with Anne for years. She's accomodating and versatile. The last voice lesson I had with her helped me nail my audition and clean up all the rough edges on the piece I had learned. Needless to say, I got the part!
What I love most about Anne's lessons is her patience when working through something to prefect it. She wants you to perform to the best of your ability. Just as she challenges herself, she challenges you. HIGHLY suggest.
Molly
Anne is knowledgeable, passionate, and deeply devoted to her students. She has a clarity about the way she explains vocal concepts that makes it very accessible. She also had a beautiful voice and is an excellent musician and performer.

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"Kristina really listens to what you need and clearly takes a personal/individualized approach"
Steve
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kristina B.
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"Warm welcome led into warm lesson. Already have 3 key things to work on!"
Anne Marie
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Julia V.
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"Keith is a great acting coach. My daughter feels that she has been able to learn and grow in just a couple of months. She says that she is able to articulate exactly what she needs to do and how she should approach her assignments clearly, and that his assignments are well conceived and valuable. We highly recommend Keith!"
Karen
Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Great start to our sessions together. Looking forward to continuing to grow and learn from David's tutelage."
Richard
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"I have such a good time learning from Jordan. She has a great warmup and stretch and we always do a super fun routine. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to dance."
Jessica
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Great first lesson with Gina!

I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!"
Jeanine
Took Ballet lessons from Gina B.
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"I had a lot of fun with Sara! Thank you!"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Very attentive! Many of her personal experiences made us feel so at ease
Simply can’t wait for my next session"
Gabrielle
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!"
Wallita
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Melissa was very personable and led us thru the lessons at our pace. We had a great time on our first lesson and are looking forward to the next one."
Larry & Victoria
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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