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David T.

115 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,�

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Israel G.
Great connection right off the bat!
Took his time asked the right questions and was good on feedback.
Craig K.
I enjoyed the lesson very much he's very professional as well. As kick back I would definitely recommend this guy.
Denis
David is far beyond exceeding my expectations! He’s been patient and thorough even knowing my lack of experience. He’s made me feel welcome every class so far and I look forward to future ones!
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Aubrey W.

16 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aubrey W.

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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes, both from theatre and film, to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Zak C.
Aubrey is an exceptional teacher who goes above and beyond to bring out the best in your voice.

She also is great at getting you focused not only on how you sound but also on how you move and portray yourself on stage. I have taken lessons with several other teachers on Takelessons, and Aubrey has been the best with helping me perform overall, not just hit the notes.

She's also very flexible with scheduling and was always able to accommodate my busy schedule.
Berne
Great lessons, very helpful!
Jonny
Aubrey is amazing and is helping me shape my voice with control and relaxation. I am grateful and happy with the progress being made. Thank you so much!
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William C.

7 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Creative writing arts from Oswego State University
  • Teaching since 1994
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William C.

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About william

I began teaching and performing improvisational theatre almost 20 years ago in New York City for one of the longest running improv companies in the country, Freestyle Repertory Theatre. I have taught thousands of students from every socio-economic background, age and ability, from CEO's of multibill

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Maria
Will was extremely helpful. He went above and beyond helping me with my routine and suggestions for feeling comfortable and getting ready. I would definitely use him again if needed.
Joachim
Will has a great way of guiding the team to not only work together but dial in what's working and phase out what's not. He's patient, encouraging, and most importantly honest. It's clear he loves the form and working with others to find what works for their team.
Laura
Will and I performed and taught together for years in NYC. He is the best! He really focuses on spontaneity and supporting his partner. When you work with him, you won’t have to worry about being funny or clever. He will help you learn to improvise in your own unique way.
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Geri-Nikole L.

1 Review
Marina del Rey, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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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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Elise H.

6 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elise H.

6 Reviews
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I tell people that I came out of the womb acting, dancing, and singing as these have and still are passions that drive my career as an artist. I went to a Flemish-speaking Kindergarten and Elementary school where we did a musical stage production each year. I am so grateful that my parents and maternal grandmother saw my gifting in the arts and put me in one of the best English-speaking private schools in Belgium that had a renowned arts program from 7-12th grade. I was in plays, musicals, drama classes, drama clubs, international theater festivals, voice lessons, dance lessons, received drama and music awards, and at the end of high school received an International Baccalaureate certificate in Theater. Then I went on to receive a Bachelor of Theater Arts with a concentration on acting and directing. I would love to coach/teach you or your child about acting on stage or for the camera. I can also teach/coach on improv, method, or Shakespearean acting. I am currently living in Los ...

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

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Jeanette Wilks
Elise is an encouraging, enthusiastic and real person with a massive heart for the people she teach. Every time I have been around her I have walked away more empowered and inspired to keep moving forward. I can highly recommend her.
Stephen
Elise is a knowledgeable, professional, ethical, engaged, and helpful tutor. She has been especially helpful in the complexities of learning a new language and made sure I really understood complex grammatical rules and how to apply them. She is also personable, warm, kind, inviting, and really cares about her student's progress.

She was on time, well prepared and engaged in all our meetings. I learned a lot. So far she has been the best German tutor I have had. Cannot recommend Elise enough for language lessons!
Lena
Elise will make sure that you are learning no matter what. She is passionate and authentic. She will finds all kind of ways to keep you entertained while making sure you are achieving your goals. She is Amazing!
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Debbon A.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Advanced
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Debbon A.

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I am a working actor and love the craft of acting. Everything about it. My respect and enthusiasm will be the hallmarks of my lessons. I find acting a deeply gratifying look at authentic behavior of ourselves and the world around us. I teach thru a basic Meisner approach with actual on-set and on-stage experience, all the tips of the trade, for working and booking. Coaching is also available.

About Debbon

I am a working actor, writer, producer in both Los Angeles and New York. In a lesson we will work with both scene study and monologues, of your choice or ones we find together. We will begin by breaking down the scene or monologue and personalizing it so the lines resonate from you experience and au

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Los Angeles is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"Gina is great! My 14 year old daughter loved her. She helped her work on several techniques and scenes in preparation for an audition. I would definitely recommend her for various levels of experience.
She loves the craft and it shows in her teaching. Shes tough but so loving and enthusiastic."
Anaya
Took Acting lessons from Gina B.
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"My son Merak just had his first class with David. At first we had to reschedule due to technical difficulties and David was extremely easy to work with when accommodating a new time. Today during the class David was professional and very knowledgeable. So far he is well worth the investment and I look forward to having him teach my son more."
Merak
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!"
Simmone
Took Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"I learned so much already in the first lesson. I was nervous at first but she put me at ease very quickly. I'm so excited that my cheeks hurt from smiling so much."
Alia
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Keith is very tentative, responsive and flexible. He has deep knowledge in many areas of the performing arts and his approach works for children and adults. He has been very helpful and motivational!"
Nia
Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Fantastic! It was a great first lesson! Thank you!"
Mike
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I was one of Jeremy's acting students at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute last year, and i can say honestly he was and still remains my favorite acting teachers i have ever had. He is so incredibly talented himself and passionate about acting and it makes the student even more passionate. He took time to personally help each student and didn't just address us as a whole. His class is fun and very very helpful! He also teaches you about some of the business and tips for auditioning, its not just acting, he is amazing and i miss his class always:)!He also took headshots for my class which I've gotten parts with!:) Everyone take his class!"
Sarah
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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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!"
Trevv
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter really enjoyed working with David!"
Kyla
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter took the lesson today and she was thrilled! She loved how easy it was to relate to the teacher."
Alyssa
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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