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Toya N.

29 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Toya N.

29 Reviews
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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working actors! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

Currently offering ONLINE LESSONS ONLY due to the pandemic. I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Master from Business School Germany
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mac M.

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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)
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Cherilyn B.

Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $125
  • Awarded Best Musical Actress of the Year, Dallas from Dallas Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1977
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Cherilyn B.

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Cherilyn has had 40+ years experience as a working actor-singer, performing leading and supporting roles Off-Broadway, in regional and local theatre, on national and international tours, TV, concerts, commercials, cabaret and voice-overs as well as internationally with the USO. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. She has appeared with Hollywood and Broadway celebrities Joel Grey, Alexis Smith, Ron Perlman, Kelly Bishop, Randy Graff, John LaMotta, Janna Robbins, J.P. Dougherty, Merlin Olsen and Victoria Principal.

For four years, Cherilyn was a popular radio talk show producer and host, featuring an arts and entertainment show weekly. She is an experienced speechwriter, acting-speaking coach.

Cherilyn developed/produced the Backstage-rated BEST in NYC summer musical theatre program at Circle in the Square Theatre where she assembled a stellar advisory board of Broadway icons: musical director Peter Howard; Theatre Wing President Sean Hartley; composer-lyricist Stephen ...

About Cherilyn

WHY I'M DIFFERENT AND HOW MY STUDIO WORKS Welcome to my voice studio. I’m delighted to get to know you and look forward to connecting soon. After having performed leading roles off-Broadway in NYC, in national and international tours, regional and local theatre since 1970, I've recently retu

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David T.

113 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Teaching since 2005
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David T.

113 Reviews
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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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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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Tracy S.
First lesson was great. I can’t wait until the next one.
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Teresa V.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded 2013 HOLA Award - Contributing Choreography from Hispanic Organization for Latin Actors
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Teresa V.

9 Reviews
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Film Acting technique. Harness means of working with the camera to fully express your character's emotional intention. Script analysis. Audition technique.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Sarah
Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!
Paige L.
Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her.
Alec S.
Teresa is an incredibly knowledgeable and considerate teacher! We took ten Salsa lessons with her, coming in with no dancing experience and leaving feeling comfortable and confident showing off a myriad of awesome moves! We would highly recommend her!
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Donnabella M.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $46
  • Speaks Tagalog, Spanish
  • B.S. Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology from Seattle Universtiy
  • Awarded Kelliher Award from Seattle University
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Donnabella M.

59 Reviews
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Online Film Acting Teacher

Career guidance, acting technique, audition prep... After a decade in Hollywood, I know a thing or two about the CRAFT and BUSINESS of acting! I've booked over a DOZEN speaking roles on TV and Film including How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, and Jane the Virgin, I appear on national commercials yearly, and I've played voices in award-winning audiobooks. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

A decade ago, I wish I had had someone to help me fill in the missing pieces. What more can I do? What should I do differently?

We will work on material you have, or I'll send you a scene(s) from TV/FILM weekly!

We can cover Comedy, Drama, Improv, Commercials, and even the business side of things like resumes, headshots, website profiles, and representation.

Whether you're an EXPERIENCED actor looking for a refresh, or BRAND NEW; and whether you're interested in just FUN or real CAREER moves, I've got knowledge from real experience to share.

About Donnabella

Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, a working actor in TV, FILM, COMMERCIALS, and VOICEOVER, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with 100's of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivatio

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Los Angeles is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jordan Wentz, not only did she help resurrect my acting dreams from the grave, but she as well, with the proper tools given, helped me get all that much closer to the stage, and for that I am forever thankful."
Natalie
Took Film Acting lessons from Jordan W.
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"Just had my first lesson with Kelsey—She's awesome! She made me feel at ease right away. The lesson was extremely comfortable yet informative, and her critique is effective and easy to digest."
Ashley
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"DB helps me remember why I love acting so much. She's so helpful when I have questions that I have no one else to turn to for answers. She's great with coaching acting, and amazing at helping me boost my business."
Amani
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Vanessa is amazing. She is working with my 13-year old son and has him inspired and confident with huge improvements to his acting and singing ability. She has worked around our crazy schedule and seems to truly care about my son's success. We would definitely recommend her to anyone, were very lucky to find her on this site and have no hesitation in continuing lessons with her."
Aiden
Took Film Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
Rabi
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"My son is very difficult to work with. He had never seen any reason to memorize a monologue word for word. Jason had a very difficult job ahead of him, getting my son ready for his auditions for college. Through working with Jason,my son realized the value of memorization, and practicing his monologue enough times to get it down. He is attending AMDA now, and he could have picked from three colleges that he auditioned for.

Jason kept his cool and worked well through all the little shows of emotion and pique that my son put on. Jason really came through for us and we will be using his services again for our daughter. Not only does Jason know his stuff, but he knows how to work with and handle teens."
lara
Took Film Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Mr. Tinker speaks very clearly and is very patient, he makes sure you understand the material, and his positive attitude makes whatever your learning fun."
D.J.
Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
Tara
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Amazing! Best coach I have ever had. Maria has coached me for 8 films and has truly made me a better actor. If you want to nail auditions and be ready for filming get her on retainer."
Anna C.
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"He knows his stuff and is very encouraging!"
Jokasta
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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