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Arthur O.

8 Reviews
Orange, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English/ Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Arthur O.

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I've been teaching acting for 10 years and my students have gone on to enter OCSA, APPA, and Universities such as Cal State Fullerton, Chapman. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to go from your beginning goal and as time goes on you'll be able to achieve your intermediate goal. I specialize in broadway style, typically use free style and improve. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you

About Arthur

I am a graduate of Azusa Pacific University with a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education. For the past four years I have been the Vocal Director for all the major musical productions for Arts and Learning Conservatory at Vanguard University. I am also the Vocal Director at Music

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Bob N.
I wrote a 5-star review for Art after I had only one or two lessons. After having taken 3 or 4 more, I felt the need to write another one. In his profile, he said his students advance quickly, and he backs that up ten-fold. If you are serious about learning or improving your voice, and you follow his directions, you will advance quickly and you won't even realize it is happening until you are alone and you belt something out that you didn't know you could do. When you are stuck, he knows just what to do. Bottom-line, he gets fast results! As a business executive and a veteran, that is the strongest compliment I can give.
Bob N.
I highly recommend Art. He is very good at getting you right where you want to be, and he does it seamlessly. He will raise your game!!
Seth S.
Arthur is a really nice guy and a great piano teacher. Very patient!
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Jace T.

2 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 8 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jace T.

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I not only am seen as a teacher, but as a mentor as well. The one-on-one relationship that is built between my students and I is priority. I want my students to know that it is 100% okay to try something new and play with it, therefore, I provide a safe and encouraging environment.

It is important to me that my students get the most out of their training. I am a trained and working actor with a BFA in acting for both stage and screen. So whichever you are looking to train in, I can coach you in one or both areas.

Experience: I have directed and stage managed plays and musicals, have had previous experience teaching acting classes, and have been a camp counselor for youth acting camps.

I promise we will have a fun time while working hard!

About Jace

I am a working actor and musician in the LA area. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with my BFA in acting for the stage and screen. My background is in musical theater and stage acting. I recently have started film acting the last couple of years and have been in short films since. I have

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Ann
My daughter took lessons from her a while back. She was simply wonderful. My daughter could not stop talking about how much fun she had working with Jace. She knows lots about who to go to for headshots and how to build a resume as well. I’m so grateful she was able to help my daughter pursue what she loves.
Clara
Having graduated in rigorous BFA acting for stage and screen program , and working in Los Angeles as an actor Jace has a wealth of knowledge about acting as well as the film industry. With her being a working actor she offered me so much insight about what you need to do for an audition as well as how to tweak my monologue to give it more layers. She goes with you step by step and makes you feel confident and safe. She works with you at your level and she made me feel confident going into my audition and self tapes. Seriously, she is so great!
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Debbie F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Masters in Education from Claremont Graduate University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Debbie F.

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For over 10 years I've taught high school drama and directed plays. My individual acting classes focus on monologues, scene study, and characterization. Do you need to prepare a monologue for an audition? Great! Let's work together to create your best performance.

About Debbie

HI! Are you looking for a teacher who can help you write and speak English better? Do you need an acting coach? Great! I've been doing all that for students for over 20 years. I have a California teaching credential and experience in public and private schools. I know how to communicate so you can

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Karissa
Debbie has been a great tutor and a good friend. Both my mother and I took tutoring classes from her. She is very professional and always has interesting activities for students that suit all ages and all levels. She made her class very interesting, and we learned a lot about culture, idioms, and books. Definitely recommend her.
Martha
Ms. Debbie Foulkes was the fondest memory of school for me. She was patient,kind, optimistic.I remember her being so fun as well. We all have that one teacher from school that we never forget , she was mine. I would recommend her to anyone.
Janice
I hired Debbie in 2014 to tutor my son in English and History (8th grade). Then in 2017-2019 she was tutoring my daughter in English and composition. Debbie is an excellent tutor in English, composition, reading, writing, grammar and anything that’s related to English and history. She’s creative with her lessons plans. Not only can tailor her time to help with completing homework assignments and projects due, she can also come up with lesson plans for individual needs.

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Kim C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Emmy Nominee from NATAS
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Kim C.

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Trained in London and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude from Catholic University's famed Speech and Drama Dept., she is a member of Actor's Equity Association (1983) and SAG/AFTRA (1976).

Kim is proud to be a lifelong working, professional actor - 'an athlete of the heart.' She is married to America's premier cat painter, artist Drew Strouble aka CatmanDrew of "Must Love Cats" Animal Planet fame.

About Kim

Kim C. enjoys a busy career as a working professional actress/writer/director voice over artist in theatre, broadcast, industrial, educational, film, radio and TV commercials, e-learning and web site development. She received an Emmy nomination in 2010 for her voice over characterizations and produ

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Jessika C.
Kim is the absolute best! She's incredibly helpful, understanding and enthusiastic. I highly recommend her to anyone!
Marissa L.
Wonderful instructor. She is able to give a beginning actor tips/suggestions while keeping the session positive and upbeat. The amount of knowledge she has to share is amazing. She is a gem! Glad we found her.
Jonathan
Kim is fantastic! Terrific lesson.

Kathleen B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 16 to 70
  • Teaching since 1980
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Kathleen B.

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I teach and coach acting for musical theater and opera singing, as well as dialogue and accent coaching.

About Kathleen

I am a classically-trained opera singer. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy (teaching), and have sung professionally in the U.S. and Europe. I have sung Opera, Operetta, Musical Theater and Concerts, as well as choral and cantorial singing. I have been a final

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Elizabeth (Betsy)
I took away a whole array of new strategies and techniques to help preserve my voice and to increase my range. What a surprise- I had no idea I could sing so high!! Kathleen is a wonderful teacher and a really super lady. I'll be back for more lessons in the fall.
Nadia N.
My daughter is really enjoying her voice lessons. Kathleen is a talented, caring teacher and knows how to make the process effective and fun for my daughter. My daughter loves being able to choose the songs she wants to learn, and this collaborative process keeps her quite interested and inspired.
Leah Y. L.
Excellent Voice Teacher

Mrs. B is a wonderful and dedicated teacher who focuses diligently during class sessions. She thoroughly explains terms and technique and is friendly and sociable. Her extensive knowledge of languages comes extremely useful in Italian arias and other folk songs as to explain the meanings of words and to convey motion. Her classes are enjoyable and fun, while still being comprehensively academic.
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Parisa B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Farsi
  • MFA Acting/ Directing from Regent University
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Parisa B.

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I enjoy teaching acting as much as performing on the stage. Being a teacher was one of my sweetest dreams since childhood, which has now come true, and no occupation in my life is more joyful for me than teaching acting. I have 3 years of experience in acting instructorship in different levels, however mainly for adults. Through these years, the most encouraging feedback I have been receiving from my students is that, they enjoy my style of instructorship which eases learning deep and complex concepts in an easy and fun way, so that everyone understands them and enjoys. I have taught several methods and techniques of acting, such as Stanislavsky, Meisner and also monologue preparation for acting auditions. Moreover, I have helped students in learning how to have a professional presentation of themselves when applying to available acting positions (for instance teaching them how to make an appropriate headshot or resume for taking professional roles in the industry). Last but not ...

About Parisa

I am an Iranian actor, director, and playwright. I started my acting career from the Samandarian acting school in Tehran/Iran. After my immigration to the US in 2008, I started my academic curriculum in acting at Santa Monica College of Los Angles, after which she transferred to the University of M

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Irvine, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Irvine is $71. 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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"Nick is an excellent teacher. He has already improved my creativity and communication skills so much in the few sessions I've had with him. I've been able to step outside of my comfort zone and am a better actor for it. Thank you Nick for such encouraging words and your kind spirit. I can't wait to work together again very soon."
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Took Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"Kelsey, Mrs. Jimenez, has made a great first impression on me. She is very encouaging, and her enthusiasm about teaching is very welcoming."
Faith
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"loved the first lesson.. She is so good"
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Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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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!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I’m so glad that I found Kristin. She provided a ton of info for my first lesson, and I’m looking forward to continue learning from her."
Gerie
Took Acting lessons from Kristin H.
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"Helpful, with passion, excellent teacher"
Katarzyna
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Extremely personable, calm and right intended. She listened closely and provided useful instructive feedback for improvement and introduced new areas to explore. Eagerly looking forward to my next class."
Bruce
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"Professional, and pleasant. Made me feel at ease."
Anthony
Took Acting lessons from Mallory B.
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"Emma is a great and patient acting teacher. While my other teachers rarely dived into my characters' objectives, Emma never fails to work with me on character development, script analysis, projection, breathing, and stage presence. I learned so much from her, I recommend her for everyone."
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Took Acting lessons from Emma C.
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"Bridget is knowledgeable, efficient, and kind, and she helped me make specific choices in my acting that made my performance richer. She’s also the queen of dialects. Highly recommend!"
Laura
Took Acting lessons from Bridget H.
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