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Crystal B.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Crystal B.

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I've worked as a professional actress and singer for 20 + years and have directing and casting experience as well. I have studied at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and teach general acting skills as well as scene analysis.

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Hi Future Students! I am a performing artist and teacher with 20+ years performance experience and 13 years teaching experience. I have a B.A in Music and M.A in Music Theater from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Currently, I work mostly as a children's musical theater director, but m

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Anne L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, Concentration in Vocal Performance from Montclair State University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Anne L.

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I have a lot of experience helping students work through their monologues and dialogue, helping them not only in their performance, but in how to go about getting the monologue or dialogue learned in the first place!
I help students begin to understand who the character is, why the saying what they are saying, and how to approach the character in a way that is honest.

About Anne

I am a graduate of Montclair State University with a degree in Vocal Performance. Since then, I have performed with many opera companies in Southern California, with roles such as Sesto in "Guilio Cesare", Serpina in "La Serva Padrona" and Frasquita in "Carmen." I love opera and musical theater, a

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Scott
Anne is an experienced vocalist and an incredible coach. She can address technique issues quickly and provides effective correction so you can sound your best!
Christina
I've been taking lessons with Anne for years. She's accomodating and versatile. The last voice lesson I had with her helped me nail my audition and clean up all the rough edges on the piece I had learned. Needless to say, I got the part!
What I love most about Anne's lessons is her patience when working through something to prefect it. She wants you to perform to the best of your ability. Just as she challenges herself, she challenges you. HIGHLY suggest.
Molly
Anne is knowledgeable, passionate, and deeply devoted to her students. She has a clarity about the way she explains vocal concepts that makes it very accessible. She also had a beautiful voice and is an excellent musician and performer.

Stephen G.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $67
  • Drama from NYU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Stephen G.

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Stephen enjoys helping actors go from average to engaging, with the experience to prepare an actor for a casting director's office or a TV or movie set.

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I have been a Screen Actor's Guild and AFTRA member since the 1980's and have real experience as a working actor. I have had a contract roles on soap operas, recurred 18 times as Dr. Beresford on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and have had numerous episodic TV roles. I usually coach actors f

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Matthew
Steven really helped my get my work to "industry-level". My callback ratio is thru the roof, and I got signed with an agency after only a few months of working with him.
David
While he isn't available very much, I always try to coach with Stephen for challenging projects. He always has good ideas for how to make my scenes more interesting or funny.
Allison
Stephen is the best! He was able to turn sides I had for a short four line audition for an episodic into a taped audition that booked me the job. I try to book him for every important audition I have.

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Jan L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Bachelor of Music Opera Major, Master's of Music Composition Major from Temple University, Combs College of Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
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Jan L.

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Jan has acted in several films and TV shows and commercials. She teaches Improv, the Meiser Technique, Jan has written a book about acting and singing called "Once More With Feeling"
Jan teaches all levels of acting.

About Jan

Take charge of Your Career as a Singer or Songwriter Who's guiding you in writing, producing & performing your songs? “Jan is one of the music industry’s best-kept secrets. She has an uncanny ability to put her finger on exactly what the issue is that keeps good artists from being great, and

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Catherine
Very professional, welcoming yet strict
Darla
Jan is a sweetheart and very knowledgeable, with real experience in the industry. I really enjoy my sessions with her and have seen measurable improvement in my ability to get through a song. She was flexible with what I wanted and didn't try to force me through a predetermined process.
Paula D.
My 17 yr Grandson is taking Singing lessons from Jan and absolutely Loves her!! He is so very inspired and motivated to practice continuously! Thank you Jan....you are the Best!

Nicole L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocalist from Wichita Jazz Festival
  • Music Education from Langston University
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Nicole L.

6 Reviews
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Within the first few lessons, you'll begin to feel comfortable on stage and in front of a camera and as time goes on you'll be able to use your entire being to bring any script to life! I love working with beginning students of all ages and I can't wait to meet you!

About Nicole

Hi, there! My name is Nicole and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students discover and define their unique style, improve their approach and technique, and create success by their OWN definition in their respective or intended fields

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Destiny
First session was perfect. It can only go up from here
Lorraine
Nicole is a very good tutor. She listens to your requirements and then puts together the right exercises for your lessons. Very enjoyable and informative. Looking forward to my next lesson!
Nathan
Nicole, is very knowledgable and experienced. She is positive and encouraging and at the same time challenging and finds ways to help you perfect your craft. I have only had one session with Nicole, but am looking forward to more to come. Keep up the good work Nicole!
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Blake W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Peoples Choice Award from SF3 Australian Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Blake W.

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Before I begin, you must know that there is no "one way of acting". Each person has their own methods that work for them, and they are discovered along the way. With that being said, one must find the right teacher that is the best fit for them. The Meisner Technique has been taken apart and put back together over the years, I teach it the way that he originally began it... one could also call it The Montes Method. Also, I tap into Strasbourg Technique. As a professional actor and acting coach, you have to keep training to stay on top. To teach acting is not only a pleasure for me, but it's also a must, as acting is my biggest addiction.

About Blake

Today we have access to a mega-powerful tool that can bring our ideas from text to the big screen in a matter of weeks. To go from a photo to a billboard. A group chats to a leading production team. A voice memo to a hit song. Today, everyone can be heard in high definition, seen in 4k, and sha

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Tony Solis
Loved every second in class. In the amount of time given with Blake was not only both inspirational, captivating but also a life learning lesson. Going in with absolutely nothing, I came out with the knowledge and encouragement to my Pursuit of Happiness. Acting.
Hayden R.
Amazing first lesson!!!!!!
Ana
Blake is super informed and very motivated. He motivates you to work more and better. He shares everything he knows and supports you anyway he can...
He learned by him self so much and helps you do the same yourself!
I recommend him for Video Production or Film Production too. Check his work, the man does a lot of different things and all of them very good.
I totally recommend him :)

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"Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on."
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"I just finished my first lesson and I already can't wait for next week! I was pretty nervous but got comfortable as the lesson went on. Kelsey was really great and I feel like I've already learned so much from her. She's very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and I'm excited to learn more from her."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"He's very intuitive. He is good at explaining and teaching in such a detailed, fun way. I learned alot from him and would recommend him to anyone who is looking for an instructor who can teach you the best information and techniques."
Elaine
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Very well spoken, projected competence and was great with the 64 yer old first time acting student."
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"Kelsey is awesome! My 11 year old, has been going to her for about 2 years now. He always has a great time. He is constantly improving. Kelsey is very flexible, and communicates with us efficiently. I highly recommend her!"
Kathy
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"My daughter took 10 acting sessions with Jennie - the first one was in person and the rest were over skype which worked perfectly! Jennie started each session with warm-up activities to 1) break the ice and 2) to learn how to deal with nervousness (breathing/relaxing techniques). Each session consisted of singing and practicing a monologue. Jennie suggested a book on monologues and my daughter chose one she liked. Each session they worked on expressing the emotion that was being expressed in the dialog. They broke down the feelings being portrayed and practiced different ways to express the emotions. Jennie was SO supportive of my daughter. Her lessons are going to be VERY helpful to my daughter when she goes to try out for the spring musical next year. We are planning to sign up for more lessons prior to auditions as a refresher! I highly recommend her."
Susan
Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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"He's a really great guy and he cares a lot about his students. My most favorite thing about him is that he has legitimate acting experience in television and film, and doesn't charge $30-$60 per hour per class. He is a busy man, but he always makes sure that he has time for his students. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to take up acting :)"
Deja
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"I am a beginner and was pretty nervous. Kim is such an incredibly warm & positive person, she put me at ease immediately. We hit it off from the start. She gave me not only instruction on acting, but also information about the industry and how-to's on everything from calming my nerves to staying positive in everyday life. Kim definitely knows what she is doing and I am excited for her to take me on the journey of learning to act. I don't think I could have picked a better instructor!"
Lisa Christy
Took Acting lessons from Kim C.
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"I'm so lucky to have found Kathryn. I was looking for acting classes in my area and found this site and as if it was meant to be. She's an amazing person and coach. I am naturally a very shy person and this was scary for me but after my first session with her i knew this was right for me. Acting is harder than a thought but i am learning and it's getting easier and it's so much fun! She's cares very much for her students and wants them to be successful!! Thank you Kathryn!!!"
Hannah
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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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!"
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Took Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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