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Angelica D.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Serbian, Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Angelica D.

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Whether you’re in love with salsa, bachata, cha cha, rumba, tango, swing; waltz or just have an event you need to look good for or you want to make someone happy; I’m here for you! I’m very passionate about teaching and dancing and I make sure that everyone’s dance journey is filled with fun, friendship, understanding.
My students always leave with a smile, saying they feel more motivated and energized after the lesson. I adjust to their learning style, keep instructions clear, simple and do my best to make them feel free to express themselves; to let them know mistakes are part of the learning process and to move towards their specific goals with every session.

About Angelica

I am a dance teacher; performer and choreographer. I started dancing when I was a kid and it always kept me energized; motivated; ready to go an extra mile no matter what I do. I started going to Ballroom school when I was 11 and I loved dancing solo, with a partner or in the group. Dancing, perfo

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Rebecca K.

62 Reviews
Vallejo, CA
Starting at $25
  • Music-Education/Theory from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca K.

62 Reviews
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I have been in choir since I was three years old; I can help you fall in love the same way I did!

About Rebecca

Hello! I am a classically trained vocalist and percussionist, with a BA in Music, specializing in Education and Theory. I have taught band, choir, orchestra and piano in high school and middle school. I have also done Music Directing with kids aged 7-14 for various musicals and have taught elemen

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Olga C.

22 Reviews
San Carlos, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 to 55
  • Awarded 3rd Place from Opera Index Competition
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Olga C.

22 Reviews
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I specialize in Singing stage performance.
Being able to sing well is not enough to perform well.
Student needs to bring to stage at least 85% of what he is able to do in the classroom. Better - 150%.
In my class students meet in small groups, perorm in front of each other, and then we exchange notes. We do 2-3 rounds of performing and discussing to make sure it all works.
In my classroom student learns how get rid of stage fright, how to make stressful situation to work for his advantage, not to stand in a way of best performance.
I also use Stanislavsky acting method for singing performance.

About Olga

Latest news: 07/28/20 It was a very different school year, and we had to do online not only lessons but also State Voce Competition and Certificate of merit evaluations. But we made it! Avantica received 3rd place in State Voce competition, and 8 sthdents passed the tests in levels 2-5, most wi

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Awesome first day!
Irene -.
She was really very good but Irene could not understand her. Irene is from Greece and Olga is from somewhere else. Just not the right fit.
Shannon
Did not have session

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Ellysa R.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $110
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellysa R.

26 Reviews
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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Ellysa is great! She works with your skill level and particular interests and is knowledgable on many instruments, tools, and techniques. She's also very friendly and helpful!
Madeline
She was very in depth, knowledgeable, and also very friendly! I’m excited to continue my lessons :)

Zachary J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

10 Reviews
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Zach has a BA in Acting, and has appeared in over 50 regional productions, including national tours. Monologue work, scene work, camera work experience.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.

Lindsay R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lindsay R.

1 Review
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Do you have dreams of being on Broadway? Need help with an audition? Take it from a working professional with 20 years experience to help you. These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and an understanding of theater. Students will learn fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We will work on a variety of monologues, scene work character development, acting while singing and much more.

About Lindsay

Musical Theater is my passion and I have been fortunate enough to make a career of it from Broadway to TV & Film. Credits: Lindsay just finished her run starring at Tuacahn Amphitheatre as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, Elsa Schrader in The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins in Disney's When You Wish.

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Michael F.
Lindsay is a musical theater pro! She has helped me take my career to the next level and I just booked my first BROADWAY show! Thank you Lindsay!

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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Nicole C.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons online from Jordan for a couple of months now and she is FANTASTIC! We would definitely recommend her!"
Jodi
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"I absolutely adore Chrissy. She has a real skill set. I've learned a lot from Chrissy. She has helped a boatload with my confidence. I'm eager to keep going and learning from her."
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Took Acting lessons from Chrissy S.
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Extremely personable, calm and right intended. She listened closely and provided useful instructive feedback for improvement and introduced new areas to explore. Eagerly looking forward to my next class."
Bruce
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"Rebecca is amazing. I was skeptical that we could do improv work online but she not only made it happen, she made it succeed! She shows up prepared and offers great structure. Her insight and advice are thoughtful and spot on which has helped me improve faster than I would with another instructor. On top of that the lessons are extremely fun! Seriously would recommend her for anything."
Ainsley
Took Improv Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Melissa was very personable and led us thru the lessons at our pace. We had a great time on our first lesson and are looking forward to the next one."
Larry & Victoria
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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"I have worked with Randy directly for over 10 years professionally and there aren't enough good things I can say about him. First I must address our ease of communication. To speak to Randy for 5 minutes is to feel like you've known him your entire life. He instantly puts you at ease by giving off the vibe of your favorite relative. He truly has interest and concern for his students and wants only the best for them.
Speaking to his abilities, he has been a knowledgable member of the creative and musical communities for his entire life. His talents are wide reaching and numerous. He also teaches with worldly experience. Randy gives room for the student to figure things out for themselves while still providing the desired support needed for progress and growth.
Randy is a mentor of mine. After spending only a short amount of time learning from him, I knew that I was not only gaining superior knowledge and training but a lifelong friend.
I was lucky enough to grow up right down the street from his home, but we've also worked in studio and online.
Anyway you slice it:
You hit the jackpot by hiring this guy."
Steve
Took Spoken Word lessons from Randy L.
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Desiree
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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