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Michelle G.

(16)
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Michelle G.

North Hollywood, CA

(16)

Private lessons will tackle character development, scene analysis and breakdown, beats, creating strong choices, as well as camera technique for film/tv and/or stage blocking if the scene is for a theater audition or performance. Classes will always be tailored to the student's needs and goals.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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March 25, 2018
antonio P.
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
February 19, 2018
Janai H.
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.
January 29, 2018
Janai H.
Michelle is awesome!!! She is so sweet and a very good and encouraging instructor. She inspires me to be a better teacher. She helped me with where I was weak and gave me homework. I will definitely be working with her for EVERYTHING that I want to learn.
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Adam G.

(3)
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Dramatic Writing from NYU
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam G.

Los Angeles, CA

(3)

I'm a professional screenwriter. I've written on both cable and network dramas. And I've sold a feature. I graduated from Film School / Dramatic Writing nine years ago. I'm in the Writers Guild, and have the trifecta of representation. And I've also self-published two collections of one-act plays available on all e-reader platforms.

I'm happy to do consultations on projects you are looking to rewrite or submit to contests. Or if you are just starting out on something new and wants to talk through all the story beats and track it together before you begin a draft.

I can also recommend the best books to read on both the craft and the industry, as well as screenplays and pilots to read (and which ones to avoid).

Learn how to navigate not only the business and landing that first job, but also how to develop a project with a production company, and participate/conduct yourself properly in a TV writer's room.

About Adam

Graduated New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Majored in Dramatic Writing and minored in English

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February 5, 2017
jolie
Adam is a really great listener and excellent source of thought provoking, well timed input that has really helped me develop and improve my story organically without changing its intention with strong suggestions as most people's feedback often attempts to do. If you're looking for a hand in finding your own voice and to strengthen your writing skills or excellent constructive feedback for your story then look no further.
April 5, 2016
David
Adam Gaines is a godsend. I was really lucky to have his guidance over the years which helped my craft and dedication to the art of writing greatly. He is a proven writer with legitimate credits but also, he actually cares. He is always ready to help and takes your material seriously which is most important when you want honest feedback and guidance. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of films, screenwriting, and the industry that is both impressive and beneficial. He is a wonderful friend and mentor who will always have a great recommendation or suggestion ready for your work and/or career. Adam is an extremely open individual with an immense passion for film and the craft of screenwriting which becomes infectious. That trait is crucial since it keeps you driven to keep learning and grow. He is also an excellent conversationalist with his own voice which is truly refreshing. Highly recommend.
April 5, 2016
Shadia
Adam gives you insightful comments on how to make you a better writer. He knows what good dialogue sounds like and with a couple suggestions you instantly know how to re-work your writing to give it a natural flow.
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Jace T.

(2)
La Habra, CA
Starting at $59
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 8 to 30
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Jace T.

La Habra, CA

(2)

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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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June 7, 2019
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.
June 7, 2019
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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Julian W.

(0)
Film and TV Acting
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Theatre from The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hey my name is Julian J. Walker! I’m so excited you’ve decided to stop by. I’m a proud graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi and currently a working acting. I’ve appeared in the 2015 coming of age film “Blackbird”, BET hit series Being Mary Jane & Bounce Networks Saints & Sinners. I get it, the reality of this journey is a tough one and you need positive energy in your corner. In my coaching I believe in leading with love first followed by a respectful space of honestly. I want you to be great because I truly believe in you. So what do you say, let’s create something beautiful!

About Julian

Hey my name is Julian J. Walker! I’m a proud graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi ‘15 (BA Theatre with a minor in Radio & Television Production). I was apart of the 2015 coming of age film Blackbird, BET’s hit series Being Mary Jane & Bounce Networks Saints & Sinners. This journey h

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Lauren T.

(6)
Acting
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Turkish, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Lauren T.

(6)

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Currently the title role of the hit Off-Broadway revival of The Fiddler on the Roof, I love helping high school students with their college auditions! A graduate of Boston University's BFA Acting program, I have a deep understanding of various acting techniques that I bring to our classes. I can help you find the right contemporary and classical monologues and songs for your audition, so that you feel comfortable and confident!

About Lauren

I'm a professional actor/musician in NYC, currently playing the Fiddler in the hit off-Broadway revival of The Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Oscar and Tony award winner Joel Grey (2019 Drama Desk Winner Best Musical Revival). I am available for in-home, online, and in-studio lessons, where I tea

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March 1, 2018
Lisa (Catherine’s mom)
We love Lauren. She is making violin a great experience for our daughter (11 yrs old). She is very thorough and encouraging, and introduces interesting music that is fun and challenging for a beginner student. Our daughter says she can truly feel her own improvement, and is really happy to have additional lessons with Lauren, beyond what she receives in school. Lauren is flexible with scheduling and very reliable, and we intend to stick with her - and with the violin- for the duration!
December 23, 2017
Lauren
Lauren is an awesome violinist. I worked with her in a show and watched her tackle many different styles of music, improvise with other musicians, and collaborate on new material. I would recommend her to anyone!
December 20, 2017
Ruby
Lauren Thomas is an excellent musician with a tremendous amount of patience and a seemingly boundless supply of talents. As a fellow musician who has played professionally alongside Lauren, I have witnessed first hand her skilled mastery of both the flute and the violin -- as intuitive as she is technically proficient. Apart from her musical abilities, she's kind, fun and sensitive and would make for either a great beginner violin teacher or as an instructor for someone with intermediate skills looking to expand their abilities. Cannot recommend her highly enough! Whether you're seeking instruction in the flute or the violin, Lauren's the woman for the job.
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Michael R.

(19)
Speaking Voice
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Background Checked
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

(19)

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About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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October 13, 2019
Pete Verdi
September 27, 2019
Georgia P.
Great connection with my kids!
September 27, 2019
Georgia P.
Great connection with my kids!

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"Hunter is really great at communicating and directing a scene to make it better. It's always an interesting direction and makes the scene more real and fun. His calm attitude and teaching style creates a positive environment to learn and succeed and most importantly have fun."
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Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"Arlys was awesome for our first lesson."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Arlys A.
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"Lindsay is Awesome and very patient with me,I'm a beginner and she made me feel comfortable in what I was doing. I can't wait for our next class,I highly recommend her."
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"Rachel was friendly and very welcoming. She encouraged my daughter to be relaxed and to focus on putting herself in character. My daughter had a great first experience!"
- Jacquelyn
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Rachel M.
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"If you want constructive criticism with the passion from a teacher that is truly invested and the know how from the industry then Tamika is the teacher for you.

She is amazing and knowledgeable."
- Kimberly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"We just had our first session with Arlys and she as awesome! My kids were a little hesitant at first but by the end they couldn’t wait to do another one!"
- Azalea
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"Carolyn is very dedicated and detailed with her teaching and exercises. She cares so much! She is sure to hit every question and concern and skillfully notices areas of improvement. I came out with way more than I expected!"
- Diana
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Nicholas knows Shakespeare and classical work. He really works with the text and helps an actor really understand the emotions in the scene, through the text. I've gotten so much out of his teaching and so have many of my friends. If you have an audition or play coming up, he's the one to get you ready for it! My friend nailed his audition, got the gig, all through his work with Nicholas. I've learned so much as an actor from Nicholas."
- Sondra
Took Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Donnabelle is knowledgeable, flexible, and accommodating. She targets the lessons to the needs of the student to achieve acting goals."
- Mandy
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"I have a lot of experience taking private lessons, and specifically private lessons in other forms of dance. Whenever we do things over and over, we start to realize little nuances that make a big difference when it comes to teaching. To me there are three things that make a phenomenal dance teacher:

One, what you might call their bedside manner, or how they actually treat you, stay calm, their patience level, and their sweetness. I never felt threatened by Tom or or like I was doing something wrong, even if it took me a moment to get a particular move.


Number two of course is their own skill and their ability to translate what they do into words or demonstration so that your body can get it. Tom really has this part down, he such a phenomenal dancer and adds the kind of funk and flavor that I am really a fan of.

Number three, is the experience level of someone who really understands their craft. Someone who sees things with their eyes that no one else can see and who can call you out on them immediately and make changes. They have eagle eyes or in this case Israeli eyes! ;)

I am amazed at what he can see and point out just by watching. Plus he speaks fluent English, and when you were learning a foreign dance this helps immensely.

So I strongly recommend working with him any chance you get, unless it’s on a day that I’m doing a private, and then sorry, you can’t have him! Hah!"
- Tari
Took Dance lessons from Tom L.
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