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Teri D.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Teri D.

8 Reviews
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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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Briana N.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Briana N.

6 Reviews
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I teach all levels and people with various backgrounds in acting

About Briana

Briana teaches voice to all ages and all levels. She incorporates breathing exercises, vocal warm-ups, and ear training, into all lessons, as well as performance practice of a song from any genre of the student's choosing. Once the student masters the song, he or she also has the unique opportunity

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Deborah P.
Fun, Encouraging and Helpful!

Brianna was fantastic with my fourteen year old! She helped build up confidence, was very encouraging and made lessons fun. She uses a variety of techniques to teach singing skills including speech-level singing by Seth Riggs. I highly recommend her for beginners as well as for people looking to record a demo.
Allison M.
Supportive, fun, and SO knowledgeable

I started taking singing lessons because I wanted to pick up another hobby, and Briana has helped me do just that. She is incredibly knowledgeable, helpful, and supportive regardless of what your goals are. She makes the technical side of signing fun and enjoyable, something other teachers I have worked with have been unsuccessful at. Briana provides a positive and warm space to let loose in, and most importantly has reminded me that I don't always have to take myself so seriously. I highly recommend Briana to anyone who is looking for a teacher they can create a connection with, regardless of skill level because she can handle it all!
Melanie A.
Talented, understanding and fun!

I just wanted to take singing lessons for fun and to build up my confidence singing around others. Briana has taken my needs into account and has done a great job putting together lessons that fit my needs. She offers a very relaxed, soothing atmosphere that gives me the comfort that I need to be able to work on my goals. She is very talented as well, which helps me feel confident in her abilities to teach me what I'm looking to learn. Overall, she is a great singing coach and I would recommend her to anyone! :o)
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Toya N.

26 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
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Toya N.

26 Reviews
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I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working! I have a Masters degree in Acting from the Actors Studio Drama School and I studied and taught at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City, so I am well versed on Method Acting. My main goal is to help you develop and strengthen your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting using method acting techniques, and to help you 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

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 perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los An

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Olivia
Made a huge difference in my daughter’s voice in just an hour. Tangible lessons taught. Definitely doing more lessons with Toya!
Jill
Personable and affirming!
Kathryn
When I first started working with Ms. Toya, i was very apprehensive towards acting. However, she has inspired me to keep working towards my goals and instilled in me a confidence i had never known.

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Malexah M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Malexah M.

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About Malexah

I have 13 years of experience teaching dance and fitness, from toddlers to adults. I teach a variety of dance and fitness classes. I also teach English and Spanish classes to kids and adults.

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Catherine W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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Catherine W.

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Having appeared in plays, musicals, and even operas, Catherine teaches an easy approach to acting and stage performance, based on energy and physicality.

About Catherine

Catherine has been teaching private lessons since 1995 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Catherine has helped students to develop their voices, audition successfully, and perform with confidence on stage and screen. Catherine received her educ

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Bonnie
I was looking for a vibrant, fun piano teacher for my kids as they were not motivated by strict teachers who also taught them boring songs they could not relate to. What a gift of a teacher we found in Catherine. Not only is she warm, kind, caring with an easy rapport for kids and adults alike but she is also an excellent piano and voice instructor. This talented lady is a professional singer too who is well versed in Broadway show tunes and opera too. She also instill her students with a sense of musical rhythm and is holistic in her approach to kids who might need a little physical warm up before class in order to attend better. Catherine’s voice is magnificent and we were fortunate enough to attend a show where she played the lead for The Taming of the Shrew.
She is a professional voice and classical opera teacher too and this complements her piano instruction .. A perk is she can travel to your home or does lesions in her own home . In addition
is a passionate, excellent voice teacher for anyone who is looking to hone their vocal skills and talents. I wholeheartedly recommend Catherine - her lessons are more than just teaching - she is a true mentor and educator in every sense of the word.
Aphrodite
Extremely caring and knowledgeable. My grandchildren loved her while we were taking lessons. We only stopped because they live too far away. I highly recommend Catherine!!

Alexandra W.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexandra W.

56 Reviews
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As a voice and speech instructor, creating character voices is one of my favorite activities! By manipulating points of resonance and breath, the student can learn how to create a wide variety of characters and means of expression.

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Par

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Anne W.
Alexandra is a great teacher! She is both professional and personable. I highly recommend her as a teacher!
Charlene Russo
It was a wonderful experience! I learned so much. Thank you

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Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Christine is funny but takes teaching seriously. She creates a safe environment for her students to experiment. And she has what all good teachers have: flexibility and sharp intuition."
- Allie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Fantastic Teacher. Patient, Non-Judging with a great energy."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I was very pleased that Taylor offered Skype lessons, but I was a bit worried whether I could learn in this format or not. To my surprise, it was exceptionally easy and rewarding! Currently, Taylor and I are working on a piece that I am composing for my short film. Of course, as a newbie, I knew nothing about Apple’s Logic Pro X when I began, but Taylor took her time to explain just how the software worked, as well as the techniques I needed for scoring my film. I highly recommend Taylor and the very convenient Skype format! You won’t be disappointed."
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Took Film Scoring lessons from Taylor A.
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"Great session. His experience as a writer, actor, and director was clear in how he communicated with me. Always looking at the root of the story, and building out from thee. Highly recommend."
- Jonathan
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Zach B.
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"it was good looking for future lessons and getting better"
- Micah
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Bianca T.
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"Great thank-you!"
- Tina
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"First lesson went very well! Can already tell that I'll be making major progress soon. Looking forward to the next lesson."
- Harrison
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Nicholas is a great coach and knows how to push me to get me to where I need to go. Highly recommended as an acting coach!"
- Jaydi
Took Method Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"She's nice, fun and overall pleasant. I can tell she is also quite knowledgable"
- Shelby
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Molly M.
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