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Ashley L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 8 to 20
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Ashley L.

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Hello all! Acting is a passion of mine and in my teaching lessons I would like to have many facets to enable each actor to become more confident, skilled, and comfortable in their acting. Each lesson will be tailored to each specific student, but what my goals are is to introduce stage acting , film acting, audition tips, cold reading, acting while singing, adding material to your notebook for last minute auditions, and just to enhance your ability to live a life on stage or on film as it if it were reality. Thank you for your interest and I hope to work with you!
Sincerely,
Ashley L

About Ashley

Hello! My name is Ashley, and I am a singer, actor, and dancer living in Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Southern Wesleyan University in 2017. I teach, but I also still study myself! My belief is that a good teacher never stops learning. I study opera

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Melanie
Ashley is a caring, competent instructor with real-life, current stage experience. As as a singer, dancer, and actor herself, she knows what she is talking about, because she is an excellent performer in her own right, and she knows what it takes. She truly cares about each student and wants a great experience for each of them. I highly recommend her!
Timothy
Ashley is knowledgeable, personable, kind, and a consummate professional. I absolutely love working with her.
Jayme
Ashley has been amazing! She is easy to work with. My daughter has learned so much in a short time. She has been able to give helpful tips to increase her range while sounding effortless. I can definitely hear the growth and change in her voice. Ashley has taken her natural talent and grown it. I know it will get better each week. Ashley knows exactly what to work on to bring out the qualities of her voice. So thankful for her knowledge and guidance.
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Bill P.

91 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL VOICE-OVER from ADVERTISING ON HOLD
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Bill P.

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"UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR ACTING VOICE" As an aspiring actor, you want to look...and SOUND like a STAR! That means improving your speech and voice projection, resonance, pitch, tone and overall presentation techniques. All are covered extensively in my personal voice makeover lessons.

When you speak, are you unhappy with the sound of your voice? Is it washed out, nasal, weak, muddy, and generally in need of help? Do you drop consonants, mumble, or not properly open your jaw to make proper sounds or fear performing in public? My proven, live, teaching techniques will train your voice to sound richer, fuller, and more audience-friendly in just a few lessons. I will give you the confidence to overcome your stage fright fears. We will also work hard to improve specific voice, speech problems you may be encountering in your auditions and live work.

Study is easy. I will forward to you, in advance, your lesson via email that we will work on for each session. Then, we'll ...

About Bill

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years. Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cru

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Jake
This is my first time taking online classes, and Bill has made it a fantastic experience. He is clear and concise in his lessons and provides homework to practice on one's own, in addition to practice during class time. In the short time I've been taking lessons, I've become much more comfortable and confident with my voice, have been able to learn about the voice acting industry as a whole, and take steps working towards my desired career. Bill is a great instructor, and I look forward to continuing my classes with him.
Sam
I found my lessons with Bill to be very helpful. Bill recognized my needs and formulated lessons accordingly. I highly recommend him to anyone who wishes to improvise on their vocal skills especially those who are multilingual. Thank you Bill for all that you do. Much appreciated.
Jessica webb
Amazing instructor! I would recommend this instructor to anyone looking to level up their skill or to begin a new adventure into the world of voice acting.
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Anita H.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Awarded Sigma Cum Laude from The University of Tulsa
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Anita H.

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Learn Character Development, Auditioning Techniques, Differences between Stage and On Camera Acting, Acting Terms so your Director will feel confident in your knowledge, and much more.

About Anita

Hello! I am excited to help you achieve your goals! Let me tell you a little bit about me. I have a BA in Theatre from the University of Tulsa. I am a Certified Teacher with over 30 years experience in several fields some of which are: Stand Up Comedy, Acting, Competitive Speech, Creative Writ

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Loni K.
My son loves working with Anita. She is knowledgeable and makes learning fun. Anita is always responsive and prompt. Anita is always upbeat, friendly and positive. Couldn’t ask for a better teacher! 😁
Tiffany
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These days it's rare to find someone who is as dedicated to their students as they are to there work. I was blessed to have Anita as an instructor. Not only is she knowledgeable and passionate about her craft she is also an active practitioner. Anita brough current and relevant experience to her classes and uses her talent to bring true value to the live of those she teaches. I can tell she was attentive to, and invested in my understanding and success. This is the one, you wont find one better.
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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching acting since 2013 and use a combination of tools and techniques from many of the well known acting theories. Through exploration, you will learn how to use the "acting fundamentals" (given circumstances, personalization, actions/tactics) to discover an honest connection to the script.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whet

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Ashtan P.
So far my 8 year old son is living his singing lesson experience.
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.
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Desiree S.

35 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Desiree S.

35 Reviews
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Performance technique

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I'm excited to be a TakeLessons instructor and to be able to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have been a singer and performer for over 20 years and have taught voice and beginning piano for over 12 years. I received a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Cin

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She is great! Were excited to see how it goes!
Matt K.
I can't say enough about how awesome it has been with the lessons. Desiree is a fantastic, teacher and person both. Immediately felt comfortable from day one. I look forward to the hour every week and it seems like I'm getting better at singing!
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Rebecca L.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 80; Female: 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca L.

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This class is for teen-adult beginning/intermediate acting. I pioneered 2 private Arts Academies in drama and film for 6 years, and am now teaching acting and directing full time with private lessons and gigs. My goal is to help students become well-rounded in all the areas that are needed to truly become a working actor. These areas include: auditioning, theater, film, and improvisation.

Being a repertory performer for Silver Star Playhouse (musical theater parodies), and having lots of experience and training in improv and interactive dinner theaters really trains you in comedy.
My husband also owns Soundwaves Productions (technological advanced studio in Gilbert)- so completing remote voiceover work for a reel is not out of the question.

I also encourage students to pair in duos for effective scene work and more in-depth technique training (this will also split your lesson cost in half).

About Rebecca

Greetings! I am super excited to be building a private and small group lesson platform at our home studio and to meet your personal acting and performing needs! I recently stepped down from 2 years of full-time drama and visual art at Lumos Arts Academy- a private school I played a role in pionee

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Delanie
Rebecca is so great- I was worried about being able to learn improv online, but Rebecca seems to know it so well and can adjust for anyone it seems. I am grateful for all the social skill development it has given me! I never knew I could be funny! :O
Mike
she is very good
Jakob
The class was super good and super informational, according to Jakob, the student (11 yrs).

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Fountain Valley is $75. 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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"Shirley was an exceptional instructor that gave in-depth feedback and coaching to help elevate my performance as an actor. She worked tirelessly to help elevate my performance as well as other cast mates. I look forward to working with her again."
Patrick
Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"James is a great teacher. He showed me a lot on my first day"
Sarah
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"My daughter just got done with her first lesson with David and the excitement she has is off-the-charts! She was naturally extremely nervous before the lesson, but I was not as David took the time to have a lengthy call with me a few days prior. He provided so much information, answered all of my questions, and provided the calm I needed with starting a new online program for my 15 yo daughter. She’s already preparing for her next lesson."
Alyssa
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very knowledgable teacher! Christian is patient with me as a beginner and has a great teaching method whereby he never tells you exactly how to perform a piece, as that is not what acting is about."
Amy
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"My 11 yr old daughter is loving her acting lessons....good choice for us!"
Amber
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Aubrey is the best! My performances are starting to come alive because of her expertise."
Bridget
Took Acting lessons from Aubrey W.
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"My son enjoys his acting lessons immensely. Jeremy always makes him feel comfortable and at ease. His method is fantastic."
cindy
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"David's awesome! He is very encouraging about your work and he tailors his teaching to what you need as an actor. He has a plethora of knowledge in the industry and is a phenomenal teacher!!"
Weston
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I am as beginner as they come, and right away David made me feel comfortable. He's very good at bringing you into this world where things seem to be a reality because we base them on reality. He's outstanding and we've seen progress already!"
Trevv
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Andrew is an exceptional teacher and acting coach. His years of experience working in all forms of acting, across different genres, allow him to adapt his approach to teach any new student."
Kelly
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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