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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Los Altos, CA

Frank F.

3 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • High School Diploma from Independence High School
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Frank F.

3 Reviews
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Learn the Basics to Advanced flipping/tumbling! From ground flips to wall flips!

About Frank

Hi There, My Name is Frank, Co-Founder & Instructor at San Jose's Sessions: Academy of Movement. I have been teaching Parkour and Free Running of all ages & skill levels since 2009. I first started training Parkour in 2003. Ever since then it changed my life & so became my passion. After years of

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Mason L.
I got a great vibe in his initial emails, so when we first met it was a though I knew Frank.
My kid loved his workout. Frank challenged my kid...kept him busy and he didn’t get hurt. My kid was dead tired after his lesson and that’s a good thing.
We will be back!
Leslie G.
Frank was amazing with my 9 year old. Very professional and fun, with an emphasis on safe technique.
Julian N.
When I spoke with Frank on the phone, he was apologetic that there will be construction going on during the private parkour lesson in the facility. I told him I did not mind as long as his instruction was great. Well, the lesson with Frank proved to be outstanding. He had a positive energy, was very encouraging and patient, and he knew how to observe, break things down to manageable pieces, and build on student's success. My 13 year old son was also impressed with Frank and really liked the way he taught.
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Nicholas M.

18 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $45
  • AA Degree in Music from West Valley College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Nicholas M.

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Learn to project your voice comfortably and confidently in various character styles and songs. Expand your range and understanding of the mechanics of the voice. Learn to take cues from the music and other performing roles.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc. As a private instructor, Nicholas

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Keith J.
Great first lesson.
Sempi
He is friendly, knowledgeable about music, and my son says he is good with kids.
Guan Q.
experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.

Olga C.

22 Reviews
San Carlos, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded 3rd Place from Opera Index Competition
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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: 07/28/20 It was a very different school year, and we had to do online not only lessons but also State Voce Competition and Certificate of merit evaluations. But we made it! Avantica received 3rd place in State Voce competition, and 8 sthdents passed the tests in levels 2-5, most wi

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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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Nina T.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Billboard World Songwriting Award - R&B Category from Billboard
  • Teaching since 2006
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Nina T.

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"My main goal for you is to help you strengthen and protect your voice while giving you the confidence to take your singing to the next level - and from there? - consistently progress. I will help you achieve control and artistry and give you the tools to reach your particular vocal goals.

I can help you with all your vocal and music needs, from beginner through professional levels and cover a wide range of technique and performance coaching :

vocal technique, performance coaching, warm-ups, sight-reading, solfege, ear training,
music theory, pitch control, breath control, phrasing, dynamics, active listening,
diaphragm support, tone creation, sound placement, blending registers, break elimination,
song interpretation, vocal performance, repertoire, medleys & mash-ups, harmonizing,
back-up singing, improv & scat, scales & runs, falsetto & head voice, range expansion,
stamina & agility, stage presence, vocal health, acting for singers, songwriting, arranging,
...

About Nina

An Associate Coach & protégé of legendary multi-Grammy & Tony winners’ vocal coach, Katie Agresta, Nina holds a BFA in Jazz & Contemporary Music & Voice from The New School University. Nina studied Opera with Prof. Kathleen Blix and Jazz with Dr. Dave LaLama at Hofstra University as well as all

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Carly
Nina has been a really great influence on me creatively and has work with me on my specific voice type. She knows how to provide vocal exercises that will help me broaden my vocal range and strengthen my versatility, as well as gives me creative suggestions for ways to improve my cover songs and make them unique. She also is great with helping me work through my original songs and can pinpoint Artists to study in order to help me learn new skills. She’s positive and encouraging, and I always look forward to our lessons together.
Kim
I highly recommend Nina for so many reasons. Nina is AMAZING!!! I was really nervous about singing and had some bad experiences in the past but Nina completely righted the wrongs of my past singing experiences in such an encouraging, compassionate and professional way with her teaching. She can teach & sing ANYTHING! I'm so glad I'm working with her. Choose Nina, you will not be disappointed!
Johnell Clay
Nina is so helpful and she has made this experience enjoyable and refreshing. She is fun, welcoming, encouraging and most importantly, flexible. I would highly recommend someone to take her classes in a heartbeat!
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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
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Acting lessons usally begin with physical, emotional & verbal exercises, but I also like to teach character work, IPA, Alexander Technique as well as comedic, dramatic & musical theatre acting. I've also done some film acting work and love to guide beginner students with film acting.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Dennis J.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

For Voice Acting, we'll cover the various elements including: pitch; loudness; speed; rhythm; tone; prosody; variables and variations; character elements; use of dramatic and comedic pauses; emotion; enunciation; emphasis; pace; intervals; nasal continuents; u-glide; musicality; timing, and more.

We'll study mic technique, what to do and what to avoid. We'll study how to prepare your script, including identifying and using key words, and script shorthand. We'll explore what to expect in the studio, how to work with a producer, how to work with a sound engineer, and how to work with other voice actors.

We'll apply the elements of Voice Acting to the study of voice artistry, video game voiceovers, commercial ...

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.

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"Daughter loved her first lesson and will be continuing the lesson plan. Thanks Molly!"
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"She was very in depth, knowledgeable, and also very friendly! I’m excited to continue my lessons :)"
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Took Acting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"I was really shy before taking Tamika's class, she really taught me how to bring out my inner actor!"
DeMarco Payton
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"Glenn has a lot of very good energy and he is very knowledgeable about acting and that has inspired us to work hard and practice."
Ramsey
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"My 11yr old son had his first lesson with David last night. David was wonderful! My son was extremely nervous but said David did a great job of making him feel comfortable and explaining things to him so he could understand. My son was so so excited after his lesson and wanted to know when his next lesson would be! We are very happy with our decision to take lessons with David!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very informative, looking forward to the next class"
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Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Excellent at teaching acting to new comers young and old. I enjoyed my experience. Yvette is dedicated and sincere."
Katherine
Took Acting lessons from Yvette R.
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"Donnabella helps me tremendously with stage fright and confidence. She's amaze-balls."
Derrick
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Shauna is spectacular! She is a highly experienced acting teacher and super knowledgeable. She creates a safe and comfortable space yet still challenges you to be a great actor. I’ve had many acting teachers and she is at the very top! She helps me with private vocal work and I also take her scene class. Excellent excellent teacher - can’t recommend her highly enough!"
Emily
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Nicholas has a sure approach, at once putting me at ease, while working on the challenges with voice and delivery I wanted to address, but also bringing a wealth of his experience to bear in a way that enabled me to make rapid progress.

Nicholas is unquestionably a master of the art."
John
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Nicholas M.
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