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Amy H.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Ballet from University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
  • Awarded Kelliher Award from Seattle University
  • 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) 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.

I ...

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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Mila
Donnabella is great! I really love her teaching style, she keeps her lessons fun and engaging. I highly recommend her to anyone.
Elvin T.
I had so much fun. And I learned so much from the first lesson! I totally would recommend her! It was so fun!
Juliana F.

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Acting from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
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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
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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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
  • Teaching since 1981
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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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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.
Ariel A.
Jimi is a great instructor, very patient and teaches by encouraging his students to do better...I really enjoy seeing the progress of how my son is doing and I can't wait for his next phase...
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Anne L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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"Kelsey did a great job of making my 13 year old daughter comfortable during her first lesson. She balanced praise and constructive feedback very effectively. Looking forward to more classes!"
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"Nicholas knows Shakespeare and classical work. He really works with the text and helps an actor really understand the emotions in the scene, through the text. I've gotten so much out of his teaching and so have many of my friends. If you have an audition or play coming up, he's the one to get you ready for it! My friend nailed his audition, got the gig, all through his work with Nicholas. I've learned so much as an actor from Nicholas."
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