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Donnabella M.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Donnabella M.

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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, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with dozens of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have

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Donnabella is amazing ! I started fresh with no acting experience and from the start she was very encouraging. I feel that my confidence increases after each session with her :) . She also has really cool and useful insight on the industry from all her experience with auditions.
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Ryan R.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $67
  • Bachelor of Music from CSU-Northridge
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ryan R.

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About Ryan

Thank you for taking the first step in your musical pursuits. I am a professional music educator and trumpet player with close to 25 years of teaching experience. I graduate Cum Laude from CSU-Northridge with a Bachelor's in Music Education. My focus is first and foremost on building a characteris

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Susan
Ryan is a gem of a teacher. My son has been taking trumpet lessons with Ryan for the past 4 months and I couldn't be happier with the results. His love for music and teaching shines through whether it's an in person or online class. My son now enjoys practicing and looks forward to his lessons with Ryan.
Jade
I have been taking piano/music lessons from Ryan for 8 months now. It has been a great journey with him. As a 40yo student, I always have my ways of learning music (or anything), and Ryan truly customized every lesson to my likings. And these changes based on what was going on in my life at the moment of the lessons, be that a celebration, a loss, a growth and such. So the lessons with him have been healing process to me like a therapy. Now I understand why there is such thing as music therapy. I started lessons with him to play piano, but he had been showering me with lots of music theory which I have been always curious about. It is like learning a whole new language and it opened up my eyes to a world of music. Ryan is kind, friendly and flexible. An hour lesson with him give me happy and positive energy for a week. Why wouldn’t musical conversations give anyone such pleasure? I am committed to continuing my musical journey with Ryan!
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Toya N.

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

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I've taught voice 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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Kathryn K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 17 and up
  • Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music from College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
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Kathryn K.

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About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer actors, performers, writers, engineers, tech executives and speakers private sessions to strengthen and ignite your work. I am a Method Acting Coach - We will address technique for film, stage, on camera work, audition technique, monologue, scene study, script anal

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Deborah D.
Kathryn has helped me build my skills and confidence in presenting and recording myself on video for corporate and sales facing content. No detail too small or not discussed... in a good way... from lighting, to microphone placement, to clothing, to make-up, to how to mentally prepare before hand, to the content and the delivery. This is the beginning of what I hope to be a long term journey to continuously hone my skills. She is down to earth, real, genuine, kind and funny. Money very well invested.
Jamie M.
Loved working with Kathryn this first lesson. She gave me some tools that I can use right away. She is delightful and fun to work with!
Richard H.
She is awesome and obviously great at what she does!

Christiana G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • BA Dramatic Arts from Trevecca Nazarene Univ.
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
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Christiana G.

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I love directing and teaching young actors self esteem so they can shine on stage

About Christiana

I started playing piano when I was about 9yo. I played for vocalists in college too. I play for churches and I love to teach beginners. I love my dogs and am active outside and in the gym. I am a foodie, I love movies and soundtracks, and am an eclectic musical lover.

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Jenny L.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jenny L.

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I teach Ballroom, Latin, Salsa and Argentine Tango, as well as dance choreography. My lessons are fun and easy. I work with all ages and all dance levels.

About Jenny

I am a professional dances and Dance Sport competitor. I started dancing when I was 4 years old, and have no plans to stop. I love what I do. I have extensive performance and competition experience as a professional, amateur and Pro-Am competitor. I understand the requirements of competitive danci

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Guadalupe M.
Jenny was great at guiding us with the basic dance steps and made sure to answer any questions we had.

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"Very talented and crafted lessons for a complete beginner / non-dancer."
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"Carissa is an excellent acting teacher. It being the first class, I wasn't sure what to expect, but right from the start, she put my mind at ease and any nervousness I felt quickly subsided. I highly recommend her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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Took Magic lessons from Edd F.
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"i have worked with shauna kanter as a student in acting and voice categories and have found her to be an exceptionally knowledgeable source of information and skill level. i would not hesitate to repeat my experience."
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Aurora is a super wonderful teacher! So much energy and joy - she's great with kids and adults too :)"
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Took Ballet lessons from Aurora D.
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"Vandi was patient with our teenaged daughter who needed help for a school play audition. Our daughter got the female lead and we don't think she would have without the confidence and skills provided by Vandi. We are signing up for more lessons now that has the part!"
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"He's been great with my son."
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Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Kelsey is an amazing teacher. I am a beginner at acting, but she has really made me grow and learn lots of new things. I have improved so much and my confidence has grown. Kelsey knows how to push me while being fun.
Kelsey knows what she is talking about. I would recommend her to anyone."
Heather
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson."
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Took Acting lessons from Zachary J.
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"Dan is a great teacher. He is patient and explains things clearly. He also encourages you to find your own style of performing. His helpful critique makes you a better performer."
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Took Magic lessons from Daniel C.
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