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Popular Shakespearean Acting Teachers in Los Angeles, CA

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Crystal S.

7 Reviews
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A graduate of London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal brings the UK's mastery of the skills needed to enact Shakespeare's works.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.

Emily B.

4 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center: New York City
  • Awarded 2010 Star-Making Performance as "The Creature" in Acting: The First Six Lessons from Grigware's Best in LA Theatre, a yearly awards list published by Los Angeles theatre critic, Don Grigware.
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Emily B.

4 Reviews
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With more than two decades of experience working as a professional SAG-AFTRA/AEA actor in Los Angeles, New York, and many places in between, coaching others to build their best auditions and reach their potential as actors and performers has become a passion of mine.

Private Coaching services include, but are not limited to:

* Private Audition Coaching
* College-Specific Audition Coaching and Monologue Selection
* Audition Material Selection Assistance (especially for young women - I have a lot to look through!)
* Work Up a Challenging Role
* Vocal Work and Public Speaking
* Song-As-Monologue Coaching
* "I want to be an actor - where do I start?" Consultation

About Emily

Whether the focus of a session is on building a stellar repertoire of audition pieces, working on a difficult role, getting deeper into the language of Shakespeare, or song-as-monologue work for musical theater actors, my approach to private coaching is centered around meeting the needs of the clie

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Kennedy B.
I had my first lesson with Emily yesterday and I loved it! She was easy to talk to and super nice. She also had great tips to give me and helped me a lot and it has only been one day. I really like the way she teaches and I would highly recommend her.
westin C.
FANTASTIC TEACHER
Rex H.
Emily is professional, fun and engaging. Our daughter looks forward to her time with her each week. We love her!
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Toya N.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Toya N.

27 Reviews
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I've taught vocal training to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2006 and my students are working! My Masters degree training has afforded me the opportunity to be well versed in effective vocal techniques. My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools, and better understand your unique voice. 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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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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Victoria S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Professional Training Program from Dell'arte International School of Physical Theatre
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Victoria S.

3 Reviews
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I am an actor/director with advanced experience in classical acting, physical acting, clown, improvisation and children's theatre. We will focus on character creation, unleashing your imagination, and utilizing your whole instrument (your body) when acting. We will discuss what areas of acting bring you joy and how to bring your unique perspective on the world into your acting. Most importantly, we will have fun!

About Victoria

Hello there! My name is Victoria and I am an actress, singer, yogi, and all around goofball. I have been a teaching artist for over 5 years now in many different environments including children's theaters, high schools, and directing many different productions. I want to bring the joy back into sin

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Kelsey
Victoria is a skilled, playful, encouraging, and organized instructor and playmate. She can curate a nurturing, creative space for any age and skill level! She has a way of teaching that invites the student to learn and ask questions, explore, make mistakes, and try try again. I look forward to working with and learning from Victoria again and seeing what else she has up her sleeve!
Anne
Victoria is bright, energetic and welcoming. As a teacher, she is patient and professional, while taking note of the students' individual needs.
As an artist, she is very skilled and I have benefited greatly from taking class with her. I'd recommend her to any one, especially beginners and kids. She creates instant rapport with children, and makes creative lessons that are really fun for any age.
Aurora
Victoria has an awesome sense of connecting the body and the voice. She’s affable, hard-working, and cares about her students. Victoria’s experience teaching children translated beautifully into adult vocal classes: all of the information was accessible and presented to us in a fun way. One on one, Victoria is both personal and professional. I’ve been taking voice for about 10 years and still managed to feel like I was learning the entire class.
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Stephanie L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2012
  • MFA, Classical Acting from The George Washington University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie L.

2 Reviews
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Acting and Shakespeare for Kids and Teens

As a classically trained actor who spent her undergrad years at NYU studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Stephanie’s particular strength as a teacher lies in her ability to both give her students the tools to meet the demands of classical texts, while also helping them connect their inner truth to the emotional life of the character. Therefore, her work with young actors is based on three principle areas-

• Character- discovering who they are, their specific circumstances, and the students’ own personal connection to the role
• Voice and Text work- giving students the tools to understand and unlock the text, and speak it with confidence and freedom
• Fostering commitment, connection, generosity and specificity, the four basic tenants of the Shakespeare and Company educational curriculum (and all-around great tools for life!)

Coaching Sessions:
• For kids and teens ages 8-18
• High school, college, and professional ...

About Stephanie

Stephanie holds a BFA in drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and her MFA in classical acting from the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University, where she studied with Michael Kahn, Gary Logan (author of The Eloquent Shakespeare) and Elle

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Marcus
Stephanie taught for Everyman Theatre's summer intensive, and she brings a wealth of experience and know-how. The students absolutely loved working with her.
David
Stephanie is kind, firm, and an all-around wonderful educator. Would highly recommend.
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Carlo D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carlo D.

11 Reviews
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Online Shakespearean Acting Teacher

I’ve made a life for myself in the creative fields, and I’d like the opportunity to work with you!
I’m an award-winning actor and have Broadway, off-Broadway, Television, Film credits. I am also a playwright, a Drama Desk Nominated Director, and a Producer. Throughout my career, I have always been a teacher, and have helped develop, and nurture the careers of countless young actors and professionals with practical tools to make them better! As a young actor, I was lucky to be trained by an incredible mentor for many years, he instilled in me a deep respect for the art form, and as it should be I impart that knowledge to everyone I teach. I will teach you to be the best actor you can be, that’s a guarantee.
In Los Angeles I coach professional actors, most recently the female lead In Will Smiths Bad Boys III, as well as one of the male principals in the Mark Walberg Film Patriots Day. My process is simple, and yet through. Script analysis, so you know exactly what the material ...

About Carlo

From television - film, to voice over-work, and solo performance to large ensemble theater productions, both nationally and internationally... I have carved a 30-year career for myself with my acting. And through all of it, I have been a teacher. I LOVE acting, and the theater has taught me so much

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Paige
Carlo is an amazing actor and teacher. He teaches you to commit 1000%, and he is always invested in you as a coach/director. No matter what you’re working on in your acting, he will guide you to push the boundaries of what you think you’re capable of, always with a great sense of humor. I can’t recommend him enough!
Charles Burks
Carlo simplifies and reduces the tools of acting which can be very overwhelming into simple and manageable steps. He has a deep respect for the art form and a practical no-nonsense way to help you find the truth in your acting while finding a way to make it dynamic, and help you stand out. I always recommend him, and will continue to do so! His teaching has employed many actors over the least 10+ years
Benjamin
Carlo is truly WOW! His classes are not only deeply insightful, but pure entertainment. He has become my acting mentor. He has changed the way that I approach acting and I owe much of my success to him.


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Average Cost of Shakespearean Acting Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute shakespearean acting lessons in Los Angeles is $71. 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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"I was always afraid I couldn't learn Shakespeare, but Nicholas explained the intent on the word, the intent on the line. Soon, I was so caught up in the meaning of the lines and the story I was telling in that moment that I was able to engage in the role, smoothly, without worrying that I was performing Shakespeare. He broke it down so I could understand it, and then feel confident doing it. Highly recommend!"
Lance
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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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."
Ry
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Chad provided excellent technique coaching in Shakespearean Acting. I had the opportunity to work with him in one on one sessions and also in a group setting. Both kinds of sessions gave me unique tools like ensable building and utilizing Shakespeare’s text along with all its double meanings. He is easily able to cater to each individual actors needs and really understands how to help break bad habits in order to allow for more growth. Along with text work, Chad provided excellent coaching in creating distinct physical shifts in the body when playing multiple characters in a show. Chad was always willing to answer any kind of questions and continued to surprise me with the ways he could shed some new light on Shakespeare’s work."
Zachary
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Chad B.
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"I had college auditions coming up and needed to get coaching on my classical monologue. Adam's coaching was really helpful. He got me to understand the language and the meaning behind the words and how to use my express myself, physically, through the text. He helped me feel really confident going into my auditions. I can't recommend him enough!!!"
Megan
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Adam E.
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"She is very flexible at schedule and help my daughter with auditions"
LeAnne
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Natalie S.
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"Stephanie taught for Everyman Theatre's summer intensive, and she brings a wealth of experience and know-how. The students absolutely loved working with her."
Marcus
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Stephanie L.
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"I have learned so much with Nicholas. I feel like I'm always walking out of our lessons with my mind blown! We've been working on Shakespearean acting which I am now thoroughly enjoying. I now have a deeper understanding and appreciation for the lines than which I have learned in school. I would highly recommend his coachings to any actor!"
Philip
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Stephanie is kind, firm, and an all-around wonderful educator. Would highly recommend."
David
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Stephanie L.
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"Fantastic experience! We engaged Hunter to help our son prepare for a school presentation and he exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended!"
Jack
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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