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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Michelle G.

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Private lessons will tackle character development, scene analysis and breakdown, beats, creating strong choices, as well as camera technique for film/tv and/or stage blocking if the scene is for a theater audition or performance. Classes will always be tailored to the student's needs and goals.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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Irene
Michelle is great! I have been hesitant about doing online lessons, but she makes them feel natural. I can hear and feel the difference in my voice after only a few meetings, and I always look forward to the next.
Matt A.
Great first lesson. Very knowledgeable and focuses on fundamentals and making sure you understand the actual inner workings of your voice, throat, and diaphragm.
antonio P.
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!

Jan L.

39 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination from The Grammy's
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jan L.

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Jan has acted in several films and TV shows and commercials. She teaches Improv, the Meiser Technique, Jan has written a book about acting and singing called "Once More With Feeling"
Jan teaches all levels of acting.

About Jan

Take charge of Your Career as a Singer or Songwriter Who's guiding you in writing, producing & performing your songs? “Jan is one of the music industry’s best-kept secrets. She has an uncanny ability to put her finger on exactly what the issue is that keeps good artists from being great, and

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Catherine
Very professional, welcoming yet strict
Darla
Jan is a sweetheart and very knowledgeable, with real experience in the industry. I really enjoy my sessions with her and have seen measurable improvement in my ability to get through a song. She was flexible with what I wanted and didn't try to force me through a predetermined process.
Paula D.
My 17 yr Grandson is taking Singing lessons from Jan and absolutely Loves her!! He is so very inspired and motivated to practice continuously! Thank you Jan....you are the Best!
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Jordan W.

55 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jordan W.

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Gain confidence as you refine your acting presence. Learn to analyze your audience, find your voice and project, develop your character, memorize and retain lines, understand beats and rhythm, incorporate body movement, and more.

About Jordan

***AVAILABLE ALL MONTH FOR ONLINE LESSONS!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I

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Molly
Jordan is awesome! Very personalized experience -- I definitely recommend working with her.
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Sophia
Jordan is a great instructor. My daughter has enjoyed her private lessons.

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Mary P.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • MFA from New York University
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mary P.

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Mary Bracken P. is a Tony nominated writer, actress, and teacher whose Broadway credits include Martha Jefferson in "1776" and Grace Farrell in "Annie". Off Broadway credits include her own musical, “Cradle Song” and the “The Perfect Party” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Charles Fuller. Former Head of Drama at the Wooster School in Danbury CT, she studied acting with Sanford Meisner in NYC, the Rheinhardt Seminar in Vienna, Austria and has been teaching and directing young and adult actors for over fifteen years. As a monologue and audition coach, she has successfully coached students into NYU, Emerson, Carnegie Mellon, Elon, American Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Muhlenburg, Suny Purchase and more. Former students have appeared on “Thirty Rock”, “Gilmore Girls”, “Law and Order”, "CSI" and others. She has a BA in theatre from the University of Kansas where she serves on the Advisory Board For the Department of Theatre and Film and has an MFA from the Graduate ...

About Mary

Mary is a Tony nominated writer, actress, and teacher whose Broadway credits include Martha Jefferson in "1776" and Grace Farrell in "Annie". She was a starring soloist In Leonard Bernstein's "Mass" at the Kennedy Center and the Metropolitan Opera and toured as featured vocal with Michel LeGand i

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Amy
Mary is a lively, voluble person with enormous experience particularly in musical theater who enjoys working with students.
Initially and as the student moves along, Mary assesses talent and abilities and then continues to periodically reassess the learning in a manner that never ceases to amaze me. I have been working with Mary for six months and found her evaluations of my strengths and what I need to work on to be spot on every time.
What I esteem most is Mary's technical acumen, the techniques she learned from her teachers and mentors and her experience as a performer. Her keen ear and eye immediately pick out every nuance being sung that needs work. She answers questions about where "to go" in throat, mouth, tongue, torso, etc., demonstrating how to correctly produce the sounds, tones, and supported breathing in question. Voice teachers, of course, are supposed to do this. Mary does this superbly.
If you are seeking a teacher who knows her technique, especially in musical theater, I highly recommend Mary.
Jason
Hi Mary,
In my opinion, our session last night wasn't productive. My opinion is, you weren't really interested in teaching me. Out of the 60 minute session. I only did about 3 to 5 minutes of exercises. You spent 55 minutes talking about your past and present students, professional actors you know, show business, acting techniques and your accomplishments. You did talk about about the script that i would read and the emotion behind it, but that lead into more about your students and professional actors you know. it took you 30 minutes in your office to find that script, (which should have been done a head of time) then we went downstairs and another 25 minutes of talking before i could read it to you.

Towards the end when i finally spoke up about so much time being passed and nothing being done. You said you needed to see my personality so you can know where to start with me. That made no sense to me, how are you seeing my personality if you are the one mostly talking about your accomplishments and who you know and what you've done?
Why not pick a point and start there and see what my weak and strong points are? You also asked me the same questions you asked me on the phone, have you ever taken lessons before, why do you want to act, what do you do for work which to me just consumed more time.

What i found surprising and discouraging was when you asked me why would I take acting classes up here when there are some of the best acting schools in the world just an hour away in New York City? I wish you had said that to me over the phone before our meeting, I would reconsider taking lessons from you and just spend the extra money and go down to the city. If i were an instructor i would be grateful for anyone who sacrificed their time and money to come see me, and never ask why they chose me when there is better not that far away. With that said I have decided to cancel my remaining lessons with you please do not bill me any further.

Jason

PS Telling a person of color that they are a weird fit as a real estate agent in Croton N.Y, and would be a better fit in Brooklyn N.Y was discriminatory and offensive to me.
Griffin Scott
I found Mary on my search for an acting coach pertaining mostly to my upcoming drama school auditions. Her vast knowledge of this business is evident as well as her ability to help ground and craft your work. Each and every lesson was applicable towards my artistic pursuit. I consistently recommend her as a leading instructor in this field!
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Kelsey J.

93 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Female - Lead from MSSU
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Kelsey J.

93 Reviews
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These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and a understanding on theatre. Students will learn the fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We work on sense journal, variety of monologues, scene work, character development, advance acting terms and skills, and so much more!

About Kelsey

I love acting so much and I LOVE sharing with all my students everything that I know! I graduated from Missouri Southern State University and received my Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Then received my Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Lindenwood University. I have always been

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Candace
Kelsey set a great tone straight away very encouraging and I am excited to learn new skills. In just one night I could see improvement in my narrating and I'm looking forward to learning more.
Amy
Very encouraging and someone who makes you feel comfortable!
Ella L.
Kelsey is great! Engaging and fun!

Carolyn G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $62
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Carolyn G.

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I am a professional performer, director, and acting coach with over 35 years of experience, and I love leading you to your best work! I can prepare you for a specific audition ( with monologue, sides, or song), or I can provide material so that we can work on a broad set of acting skills and techniques. I will provide guidance, feedback, training, and industry tools, all to have you feeling great about your newly-refined work on stage. My teaching style is energetic and encouraging, and layered with the insights I have gathered from my work as a producer, director, playwright, and performer in all stage genres ....Drama, Improv Comedy, Musical Theater, Comedies, Farce, Commedia dell'Arte. Let's work!

About Carolyn

Carolyn has been a theater professional for over 35 years, having worked as performer, director, producer, playwright, composer, improvisation artist, teaching artist, and corporate trainer. Since 2000 she has been the Producing Artistic Director of Theater Craft Inc which specializes in small-ca

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Lynn Laughlin
Carolyn German has been absolutely wonderful to work with. She's a great combination of friendly, yet professional, and brings many years of varied experience to her craft into the teaching experience. She's very easy to work with, I never felt self-conscious about any of what I consider to be my flaws, and she has truly helped me to develop more well-rounded characters, as well as some very much needed self-confidence.

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Granada Hills 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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"First acting teacher that got me able to sound realistic when acting and not so scripted. Great teacher"
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"I came to acting with no experience, but knowing it was something I wanted to get into. I found Nicholas to be encouraging and helpful, and felt myself improving and through his lessons quickly felt confident both in our sessions and outside of them. I am now a working actor myself. Highly recommend Nicholas for actors with or without experience, I still use him today!"
Charlie
Took Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"David was authentic and fun in every acting session! I was new to the game and he knew exactly where to start me and how hard to push me. As long as he's teaching in LA I'll be taking his classes!"
Derek
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Hunter is so down to earth! She is generous and kind and somehow manages to keep things light and fun while really lasering in on the work at hand. she is truly and “actors’ actor” - really wants you to succeed!! And I like that she is an actual working actor not just teaching. She really gets it which I feel is a huge plus in learning what it really takes to be good at what you do and succeed in this crazy business. So grateful to have found her! :)"
Kayla
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"My son had a great first session with April today. Thank you!"
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Took Acting lessons from April S.
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"When I first started working with Ms. Toya, i was very apprehensive towards acting. However, she has inspired me to keep working towards my goals and instilled in me a confidence i had never known."
Kathryn
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Kelsey is such an amazing teacher! She makes each lesson fun, she's encouraging, and she has such a passion for what she does that it's contagious!"
Erica
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I've been going to Toya for awhile she very nice. She knows exactly what she is doing. She helps me understand everything
I do. I would recommend her for anyone who is serious about acting."
Shera
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Awesome experience. Learned a lot about the industry. Enjoyed great improv games and practices."
Murat
Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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"Carissa does an AMAZING job! My daughter loves her classes!!"
Lilly
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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