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Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
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Crystal S.

7 Reviews
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With a BA in Acting from London's Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal has learned to use the nuts and bolts of technique to support freedom in artistic choice. With a focus on stage performance, she works with students to find their own unique approach to acting.

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.
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Jace T.

2 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA in Acting for the Stage & Screen from Azusa Pacific University
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Jace T.

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I not only am seen as a teacher, but as a mentor as well. The one-on-one relationship that is built between my students and I is priority. I want my students to know that it is 100% okay to try something new and play with it, therefore, I provide a safe and encouraging environment.

It is important to me that my students get the most out of their training. I am a trained and working actor with a BFA in acting for both stage and screen. So whichever you are looking to train in, I can coach you in one or both areas.

Experience: I have directed and stage managed plays and musicals, have had previous experience teaching acting classes, and have been a camp counselor for youth acting camps.

I promise we will have a fun time while working hard!

About Jace

I am a working actor and musician in the LA area. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with my BFA in acting for the stage and screen. My background is in musical theater and stage acting. I recently have started film acting the last couple of years and have been in short films since. I have

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Ann
My daughter took lessons from her a while back. She was simply wonderful. My daughter could not stop talking about how much fun she had working with Jace. She knows lots about who to go to for headshots and how to build a resume as well. I’m so grateful she was able to help my daughter pursue what she loves.
Clara
Having graduated in rigorous BFA acting for stage and screen program , and working in Los Angeles as an actor Jace has a wealth of knowledge about acting as well as the film industry. With her being a working actor she offered me so much insight about what you need to do for an audition as well as how to tweak my monologue to give it more layers. She goes with you step by step and makes you feel confident and safe. She works with you at your level and she made me feel confident going into my audition and self tapes. Seriously, she is so great!
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Arthur O.

8 Reviews
Orange, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English/ Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Arthur O.

8 Reviews
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I've been teaching acting for 10 years and my students have gone on to enter OCSA, APPA, and Universities such as Cal State Fullerton, Chapman. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to go from your beginning goal and as time goes on you'll be able to achieve your intermediate goal. I specialize in broadway style, typically use free style and improve. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you

About Arthur

I am a graduate of Azusa Pacific University with a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance and Music Education. For the past four years I have been the Vocal Director for all the major musical productions for Arts and Learning Conservatory at Vanguard University. I am also the Vocal Director at Music

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Bob N.
I wrote a 5-star review for Art after I had only one or two lessons. After having taken 3 or 4 more, I felt the need to write another one. In his profile, he said his students advance quickly, and he backs that up ten-fold. If you are serious about learning or improving your voice, and you follow his directions, you will advance quickly and you won't even realize it is happening until you are alone and you belt something out that you didn't know you could do. When you are stuck, he knows just what to do. Bottom-line, he gets fast results! As a business executive and a veteran, that is the strongest compliment I can give.
Bob N.
I highly recommend Art. He is very good at getting you right where you want to be, and he does it seamlessly. He will raise your game!!
Seth S.
Arthur is a really nice guy and a great piano teacher. Very patient!

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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellysa R.

22 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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Olivia Z.
Very friendly personality. Great energy.
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Cecil C.
Have been learning from Ellysa for for several weeks and look forward to it every time! Proud of myself and can't wait to try the songbooks she recommended!
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Donnabella M.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
  • B.S. Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology from Seattle Universtiy
  • Teaching since 2006
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Donnabella M.

32 Reviews
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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) 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.

I ...

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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Alina L.
Donnabella is a great teacher to have. I started off shy and unsure of what I was doing but I have been slowly gaining confidence because of her positive personality. She educated me a lot from the start and gives good advices to improve on. She's chill and focused on helping me grow. I am able to understand acting more now through her experiences. She knows her stuff!
Yolanda
Donnabella is a great instructor and teacher! She gives practical advice that you can use immediately for an audition. She works with you to refine your skills and work toward your goals. She is very encouraging and I always feel like I have accomplished something at the end of my lesson. She feels like an old friend!
Eric M.
Phenomenal first lesson. Donnabella is very informative and very fun!
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Tristan L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Winner of the NATS Regional Musical Theatre Category from NATS
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tristan L.

4 Reviews
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Learn how to sing AND act through my online lessons!

About Tristan

I'm a NYC based Actor fresh out of Graduate School. As auditions are closed for a while, I'm going to be teaching lessons to help keep my skills AND YOURS sharp for when that audition season rolls up! I graduated in 2018 with two BA's from the Crane School of Music and SUNY Potsdam; One in Music

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Regina
I’m a very shy and timid person when I first meet people and it’s something I’ve always struggled with. From the moment Tristan became my teacher though his warm and friendly demeanor helped me get past this struggle almost immediately. He was always willing to teach at a pace that best suited me but also made sure to push me when I needed it. While the lessons with him only lasted for a short period, the experience was worth it. He helped me tune my singing practice to a higher standard and helped me better express the emotions that were being portrayed in each song. Beyond that, he also found moments of fun where we could goof off and relax, even for just a moment, to help calm my anxieties and get me out of my head when I started getting too frustrated or upset with myself for messing up. Despite being on the younger side, Tristan helped me with not only my singing and acting, but helped me better break out of my shell and have more confidence in myself.
Jonathan Stinson, DMA
Tristan was my voice student for 5 years. He has a extensive knowledge of voice technique. He has a very healthy approach to his own singing and he demands the same of his students!
Kim Marie Lesso
Tristan was employed by my Academy as an Assistant Summer Camp Director. His position required him to teach both acting and singing to our students. He also stepped up and took the Director's position staging and choreographing the skits/extrapolations from Musicals the students performed their last day before an audience.

Tristan has a real great intuition as the to style of learner he works with. He is very quick to taylor his lessons to the needs, performance level and learning style of the student.

I highly recommend Tristan Lesso for your Acting or Vocal lesson needs! He just finished Suma Cum Laude with a Master's Degree in Vocal Performance in Musical Theatre at the Number 1 University for his degree...NYU Steinhardt.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Orange, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Orange 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 $125 per hour.
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$58 average
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"Hi, I am a beginning actor, just learning All of the basics. I decided to reach out to Frank Liotti because I had heard he was an amazing teacher. I met with him and immediately felt comfortable. He was so patient and so informative. I had no background and acting. He taught me so many techniques that help me audition for a number of different roles. I got a huge audition for the show, “Crashing” on HBO. It was for a pretty big part. I was very nervous about it. Once I met with Frank I felt totally confident and I went in and killed the audition. I don’t think I would’ve done that well if I hadn’t met with him and had him teach me. He also recently helped me with an audition that I had for an upcoming Judd Apatow film. The audition went amazing. I cannot say enough about Frank. If you’re looking for an incredible acting coach/teacher, he is the best out there."
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"Kelsey has been working with my nine year old daughter and I cannot say enough great things about her. She is extremely flexible in her hours and has given my daughter so much confidence. She is very easy to work with and has a natural gift to teach others. So glad I signed up with her!"
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"Awesome coach. Ive been with David for the past 3 weeks now, and I have learned so much."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I'm only a few weeks into my acting classes with Kelsey and I've already seen a tremendous amount of improvement in myself. Kelsey is educated in what she teaches. She's so nice and is really good at what she does. I recommend anyone that is new to acting and wants to learn more, to trust Kelsey to be their mentor."
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