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Olga C.

22 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 6 to 55
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Olga C.

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I specialize in Singing stage performance.
Being able to sing well is not enough to perform well.
Student needs to bring to stage at least 85% of what he is able to do in the classroom. Better - 150%.
In my class students meet in small groups, perorm in front of each other, and then we exchange notes. We do 2-3 rounds of performing and discussing to make sure it all works.
In my classroom student learns how get rid of stage fright, how to make stressful situation to work for his advantage, not to stand in a way of best performance.
I also use Stanislavsky acting method for singing performance.

About Olga

Latest news: 2/05/30 Congratulations to Avantika on Winning 1st place and to David on winning 3rd place in Voce competition. 1/19/20 Congratulations to Avantika on winning 1st place in Youth Classical division at Cal Western regional Auditions NATS! 1/10/18 I just have to share this: My 1

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antonio
Awesome first day!
Irene -.
She was really very good but Irene could not understand her. Irene is from Greece and Olga is from somewhere else. Just not the right fit.
Shannon
Did not have session
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Ellen R.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1971
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Jefferson Award from Jefferson Award Committee
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Ellen R.

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Learn how to read choral music, harmonize, sing in tune and how to practice your part.

About Ellen

My musical journey has led me through many genres: Folk, Rock, Blue grass, Musical Theater, Cabaret, a Cappella and Jazz. I have helped take many a vocalist from the level of simply wanting to sing to the stage. I am notable for arranging and guiding vocalists toward mastery of nearly any genre of

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Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $60
Currently offering online lessons only

Learn to dance for your wedding, social dancing, or just for a fun way to stay active! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.

My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: You might think a partner dance would be hard to learn online; to learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, you can still learn a lot online. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own ...

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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Becky
So far she is amazing and we look forward to our future lessons. She’s helpful, informative, and makes us very comfortable!
Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.

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Crystal B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Crystal B.

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I've worked as a professional actress and singer for 20 + years and have directing and casting experience as well. I have studied at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and teach general acting skills as well as scene analysis.

About Crystal

Hi Future Students! I am a performing artist and teacher with 20+ years performance experience and 13 years teaching experience. I have a B.A in Music and M.A in Music Theater from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Currently, I work mostly as a children's musical theater director, but m

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Katherine W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Katherine W.

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I am an experienced and versatile actor, with over a decade of professional experience- both stage and screen! I enjoy working with students of all levels, and want to help you become the best actor you can be!

About Katherine

I am a professional actor, singer and dancer who has been working in the business for almost 15 years! I have a BFA in Musical Theater, and am a proud member of Actors Equity Association, the union for professional actors and stage managers. I am also the Co-Artistic Director of a small professio

Chrystie S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, SIGN LANGUAGE
  • Awarded STUDENT SERVICES AWARD from PERFORMING ARTS SOCIETY AT CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrystie S.

10 Reviews
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Come take a body positive, fun, and eclectic dance class. Every shape and size welcome. Classes are tailored specifically for each student's individual wants and needs. This is a beginning or intermediate level class. no experience needed in beginner class. Just come and dance it out. Do you have a specific style or technique you'd like to learn? Do you have a favorite song you'd like to learn a dance to? Lets Dance.

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I grew up in

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Mark
Chrystie is an amazing instructor! She is very enthusiastic, encouraging, and worked with my daughter's energy level. She used music appropriate to my daughter, and built up a routine over several weeks so my daughter could learn the parts. She made effective and efficient use of every minute of every lesson and appropriately pushed my daughter to learn, even though it was her first time taking tap lessons. I highly and ecstatically recommend Chrystie really to anyone because I am sure that fun, bubbly, energetic personality, combined with a high skill level, and excellent instructional strategies, can really help any student. Thank you again Christie!
vickie
great 1st class, i think i will enjoy this a lot.
Qingyang Zhou
I have learned how to do a single Pirouette today with Chrystie. She is patient and kind, a good teacher to follow along!

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"J's assisted me with my public speaking tremendously. I am not an actor at all but I struggle with speaking on camera and in front of people and J used strategies from stage performance principles and applied them. I went from stuttering and stumbling over words to speaking with clarity and confidence. I look forward to continuously work with him."
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Took Voice Acting lessons from J W.
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Miriam Rose is very professional and has a high degree of knowledge."
Annie
Took Ballet lessons from Miriam-Rose L.
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"Lindsay is the best teacher ever! She is very skilled in ballet and exercise. She is also an excellent teacher. I feel guided by her and always encouraged. She is very patient Lindsay is open to any question I might have. The class is enjoyable. Lindsay also stretches my boundaries in having me try new movements. Thank you Lindsay!"
Diane
Took Ballet lessons from Lindsay B.
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"Warm welcome led into warm lesson. Already have 3 key things to work on!"
Anne Marie
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Julia V.
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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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"Jessie..is very sweet and wonderful with children. I would highly recommend her!"
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Took Child Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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