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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
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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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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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Shirley N.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA, Theatre from University of Southern California
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Shirley N.

17 Reviews
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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in gradua

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Melody M.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Melody M.

41 Reviews
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In our lesson, you will explore movement, vocalization, character development and deepen your skills and delve more thoroughly into character development and script analysis, with emphasis on creating acting objectives and discovering scenes through character relationships.

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the rig

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Tim C.
The best vocal coach hands down!! And one of the singer and performer ever!! And great personality
Tim C.
She is such a "great" vocal coach. She is the best! One of the top singers and performer ever.
Amanda G.
It was a great lesson and I already learned so much. She was a great teacher
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Zach B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zach B.

23 Reviews
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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past few months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, and a role on an upcoming Netflix drama series. This is in addition to working acto

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Cynthia O.
Very personable and wants to help each actor find how THEY fit with their characters in order to portray them honestly! Would definitely recommend
Samantha
Zach has been amazing from day one! I have zero experience, came into classes with basically no knowledge, and Zach has taught me so much already with unfaltering patience. Feeling more and more confident with each session. 10/10 recommend!
Piper B.
Zach was great! Piper very much enjoyed her 1st lesson and looks forward to many more!! Thank you!!
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Jeneal J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jeneal J.

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I have a passion for theatre & hopefully you do too! A packet will be given each week on things to work on & improve along with an assignment. I will require my students to learn a monologue a week excluding other assignments I give because building your repertoire is crucial in this career. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

We will focus on:
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Monologues
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About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal, I'm a musical theatre major, professional actor & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015, I've been a teachers assistant since 2008 & I'm now a theatre teacher at a camp for kids grades 2 through 12. I love helping my students find confidence

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Celeste J.
Ms. Jeneal is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. She helps you understand the theories behind acting and incorporates helpful exercises to nurture cobfidence, better diction, and imagination.
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J W.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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J W.

12 Reviews
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Have you always wanted to be an actor? Want to learn some of the essential acting techniques? Ready to shake off the rust and get back on stage? I will help you to build confidence also help you build a solid foundation of acting methods and techniques all while tailoring them to your personal goals. It is my goal to give you a WOW experience like no other and inspire you to make the next steps within your goals. My acting classes are filled with fun, laughter, excitement and will help motivate you to pursue your dreams in life. Let me help you reach you goals so that you may share your gift with the world. #SupportTheArts

About J

I am a professional actor, writer, director and acting coach. I graduated from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelors of Art, specifically in Theatre. I am also a graduate of Savannah College of Arts & Design with a Masters of Fine Arts, with a focus on performing arts. Acting students

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Jessica
Acting class was so much fun! I wanted to try something different to challenge myself & my friends recommended I try an acting class because I’m so “extra” as they put it. Well I finally got up the nerve to try a class & J was so helpful & worked with me to feel comfortable. He never made me feel like I couldn’t do it, plus it was so fun that I can’t wait to try another class. If you are a beginner like myself than he is the perfect instructor for you.
Tim Jones
I thoroughly enjoyed my class with J. I didn’t know what to expect and was a little apprehensive at first but by the time I finished the session I was at ease. He broke things down to where I could understand being a novice, and made me feel like I belonged! I highly recommend J to anyone who wants to really learn about the true art of Acting!!
Ryan W.
Has great energy love definitely seeing myself getting better with him

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in La Mesa is $73. 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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Georgia
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Sarah customized the lessons to meet my goals. Can’t wait for next lesson."
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Took Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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"I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin."
John G
Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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"thank you ms.kelsey I really enjoyed my time with you thx"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Continues to be amazing at every lesson!"
Michele
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"My child absolutely loves taking acting lessons with Susan. She has been incredibly helpful in furthering his acting techniques, skills and talents for school theater roles and potentially a future career in this field. Since lesson 1, he was hooked! We could not be happier with our experience with Susan!"
Cathy
Took Acting lessons from Susan S.
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"Toya Nash helped me tremendously. The first time i saw her I immediately knew that this is the acting coach that i have been waiting for. She teaches you the necessary fundamentals to become a successful actor or actress and provides you with so much prep that it will be impossible to not do well once you start auditioning. She has made a change in my acting career that allows me to take it to the next level."
Kuran
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my class with J. I didn’t know what to expect and was a little apprehensive at first but by the time I finished the session I was at ease. He broke things down to where I could understand being a novice, and made me feel like I belonged! I highly recommend J to anyone who wants to really learn about the true art of Acting!!"
Tim Jones
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"Very informative, looking forward to the next class"
Dane
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"He works very well with my child and goes into detail in all aspects."
Elizabeth
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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