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Jonathan D.

Venice, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Film from CCNY
  • Teaching since 2017
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Jonathan D.

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I am a director who has made more than 700 television commercials, including three spots for the Superbowl I have won numerous award at Cannes, Clios, and AICP Awards. My skills are in acting for TV commercials, and preparing for auditions. A commercial script is not very obvious. I can help an actor to reveal wha is in the script and how to prepare the role for an audition. After twenty-five years makin ads, I can also offer advice about how to handle an audition, and the protocols for the director and ad agency once in the room. Defining what is essential for a audition for tv commercials--creating a character, varying interpretations, and the understanding of what is expected from the actor are all things I can help you with.

About Jonathan

My pride is directing performance-based drama worked out in hundreds of commercials I’ve directed for leading agencies in North America and abroad. Starting with the BBC for eight years as a documentary filmmaker, I favor careful observational, casting, and performance to mine the subtleties of hum

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Teri D.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Teri D.

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Coach all levels of speakers as well as voice over artists. Enunciation, breath control, getting more tone and resonance, projection, volume, and control.

About Teri

I love to sing (yay!) and am a professional singer/songwriter and a vocal coach & have been for many years. Named a top vocal coach in Backstage Magazine, I have coached beginners to pros, children to adult, whether they want to perform, record, just enjoy/fun or eventually pursue a serious singing

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Nicole S.
Promising first lesson, very encouraging.
Jason H.
Teri was extremely helpful in teaching my 10 year old son vocal development. She is an enthusiastic teacher and I highly recommend her to people looking to improve their singing.
Paula A.
Teri is very enthusiastic and encouraging in her lessons.
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Mel S.

Stanton, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Mel S.

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I am a fun and versatile teacher bringing my classical training and extensive experience to create a bespoke experience in a current world. Offering extensive knowledge of all main dance genres and able to bridge many of them together through up and coming classes and workshops designed to express an individual’s creative nature while instilling a strong foundation in technique and etiquette.

About Mel

I am native from New Hampshire and have been dancing for 18 years. My training and experience has included Alvin Ailey Summer intensive, Joffrey Ballet School, and consistent training at The Jeannette Neill Dance Studio in Boston, MA. I have also been a part of professional groups such as Boston Co

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Francesca V.

101 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM, Vocal Performance from CSULA
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Francesca V.

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With a strong background in Bel Canto technique and Alexander technique Francesca is perfectly suited for teaching speech.

About Francesca

Alumnae of CSULAs music department with an emphasis in classical voice and guitar, Francesca's skills cover a vast ocean of information. With a background and formal education in opera and "the classics", Francesca is equally comfortable on stage at The House of Blues as she is at Disney Hall.

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Nicole M.
Francesca is the best singing teacher I've ever had, she's incredibly kind, patient, energetic, and understanding.
Sarah
She gave me good feedback and is helping me prepare for a singing competition
Mary
Francesca is a great teacher!
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Geri-Nikole L.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Geri-Nikole L.

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Over 15 years of experience as a Professional Actor in both NYC and LA. I received my BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. My teaching style is supportive and thorough. I want you to feel confident not only in your auditions, self-tapes, and industry interviews, but also gain perspective as an artist and how you approach your craft.

I am a co-founder of The Movement Theatre Company in NY and have performed in various plays in New York City; 'Carlisle: a different Three Sisters' (La Mama), 'Black Boy & the War' (Harlem School of the Arts) and am a proud SAG-AFTRA member. Reyna in 'Wicked Mom's Club' and Danielle in 'Left for Dead' on Lifetime Movie Network and I have starred in multiple Independent Features ('Downshift'), New Media; ('Livin' The Dream') and have been featured on Network TV (Westworld, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Lethal Weapon).

About Geri-Nikole

I am a Professional Actor in Los Angeles with over 15 years of experience in both NYC and LA. I received my BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. I provide week to week training on acting for Film & TV, script analysis, Audition Prep (in person), and Self Tape coaching and Reader services. If

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Lindsay B.

26 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Lindsay B.

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My goals are to work on your coordination and flexibility along with proper ballet technique. All classes will be tailored to each student accordingly.

About Lindsay

In home and in studio classes are a 1 hour minimum. Online lessons are also available at 30 and 45 minute durations please call takelessons to book. Hey there! My name is Lindsay. I truly enjoy teaching everything in the realm of physical activity. I grew up dancing at Mark Spivaks Institute

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Emma
My daughter has only had her first lesson with Lindsay but we were both impressed with her. She is friendly and was able to make the exercises very tailored to her specific needs and goals. We are looking forward to continuing to work with her.
Rojean
Lindsay has been an amazing yoga/ballet instructor for me. I started taking beginners ballet lessons with her in June of 2019 and she was so patient with me. I later on decided to take yoga with her a couple months later and she is just nothing short of awesome! She is very well spoken during yoga and really knows what she’s doing. She always accommodates with my needs and makes sure I’m comfortable with whatever we’re practicing for that day. For example she’ll ask how I’m doing that day and if I say I’m feeling anxious, we’ll do a relaxing and calming session, or we might do something more physical and energetic if I need to get hyper and start my day energized. She has obviously had a lot of experience in this field and it really does show. I’m super glad I chose lindsay to be my instructor and would never consider going with anyone else.
Maureen L.
I love taking my online classes with Lindsay! Having a really busy schedule, I thought at first this was an indulgence to have a class in the comfort of my own home, however I've rethought that since I've started. These are necessary to keeping, not just my physique in shape, but my ballet up to par, as well as my mental state of being calm, focused & happy. Lindsay is very skilled at shifting each class to what is best for me that day. She's skilled & knowledgeable, proficient, professional, friendly, fun & gives me a thorough workout! Thank you Lindsay!

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"Not only is Kelsey proficient and very knowledgeable, she also has so much enthusiasm and an obvious love for teaching. She put me at ease right away and from the very beginning showed such excitement to be working with me. She comes prepared, takes the session very seriously, but also has fun with it so time flies by. I'm honored to be her student and pupil, and look forward to many more acting lessons, as she imparts her wealth of knowledge of Shakespeare and acting technique."
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Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"Warm welcome led into warm lesson. Already have 3 key things to work on!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Julia V.
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"Shauna Kanter is a master acting teacher for the beginner, intermediate, or seasoned pro. You have to put in the work, but she will guide you to discover the tools you have to be a truthful actor. She is intuitive, liberating, honest, tough, and compassionate. I wholeheartedly recommend Shauna to anyone looking grow as an actor."
Megan
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"As a new dancer I was nervous, self conscious, and overthinkinh everything. Rachel was able to break down all of that apprehension and show me how fun dancing was! I would 100% reccomend Rachel as a teacher."
Mike
Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Rachel C.
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"After my first film audition, in as many years, it was quite evident I needed an acting instructor. For months, I looked high and low to find the right one. I wanted an instructor who could challenge me, yet in a nurturing manner. An instructor who can speak confidently about the craft. Above all, an instructor you look forward to seeing every session. Jeremy Kruse is all that and then some.

Within weeks of pairing up, my acting style/delivery is far more conversational. Plus, I’m more at ease when working to find the true essence of a character to develop and make my own.

I always walk away from Jeremy’s sessions learning something new. Jeremy’s constant encouragement has propelled my confidence, as an actor, to another level.

Initially, I wasn’t really into the idea of taking acting classes via FaceTime. The idea sounded so impersonal and potentially distracting, not with Jeremy. It's as if he's working with you, face-to-face, in a studio.

In addition to acting, Jeremy has been so supportive with my first attempt in writing a screenplay. He's such a creative influence.

The secret is out, Jeremy Kruse is the "Best Instructor Ever"! Working with him makes my dreams of becoming an accomplished actor a reality. Thanks Jeremy!"
Nadia
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"It was a good first lesson, we focused on my goals and talk about next steps to reach them."
Roberto
Took Spoken Word lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"Great first lesson! Teresa is very pleasant to work with and extremely knowledgeable. Looking forward to many more lessons to come!"
Faith
Took Ballet lessons from Teresa V.
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Took Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"As a 70 year old professor/author I have always wanted to learn a magic trick to entertain because I've so enjoyed the wonderful illusions and slight-of-hand magic of performers like Daniel Chan. I never knew it would be so affordable to have someone with his level of professionalism actually teach me. I just had my first lesson and can honestly say I can't wait for the second one. His devotion to theory and is ability to make it practical are remarkable."
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Took Magic lessons from Daniel C.
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