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Popular Acting Teachers in Palo Alto, CA

Deborah R.

14 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, French
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deborah R.

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Diction, Body Language, Line Delivery, Stage craft, Character creation and realization.

About Deborah

ABOUT ME: Deborah R, is a versatile Mezzo Soprano having studied Opera, Theater, Music and Dance she is known for her exciting, high energy performances and for creating memorable and endearing characters. With a uniquely flexible voice, as comfortable in Verdi as it is in Rossini, she has deli

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Valeria K.
Specific & clear in her instructions, open to feedback, patient and encouraging, courteous and respectful - not to mention a great singer. Looking forward to future lessons with Deborah.
Jeeyun
I was pretty nervous about taking a singing lesson, as it's something I've never done in my life. I'm so thankful I got connected to Deborah. She's a fantastic teacher and taught me so much about how our body works to produce sounds when singing and what I am doing. From the first lesson I was already given helpful tips and ways to practice things on my own! I'm looking forward to more lessons with Deborah.

Dominic S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA from The Boston Conservatory of Music
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Dominic S.

19 Reviews
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Monologue and Scene work

About Dominic

Dominic is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music and The College of Saint Rose. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, Dominic has years of experience teaching people of all ages, and in all styles of music. Professionally, he has performed in National Tours, Off Broadway, an

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Simon
Dominic gave me great advice to start learning how to sing !
Ariel B.
He is great Trumpet teacher. He is professional and friendly. My son enjoyed his first lesson. Thank you
Marla H.
Dominic is fabulous. if you have a chance to work with him, do yourself a favor and do it!
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Maria S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maria S.

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About Maria

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of my studio is to create well-rounded, educated musicians who will always have a lifelong passion for the art no matter their long-term goals. I strive for my students to be: (1) Lifelong learners who develop successful learning habits. (2) Creative and critic

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Laurian C.
Great first lesson!!
Grace W.
My daughter takes guitar from Maria and I didn’t realize how much she’s progressed until we went to a friend’s recital. 8 months with Maria and my child is leaps and bounds ahead of kids who’ve been taking for 2-3 years. It’s really motivating for her to see. Maria has standards which are non-negotiable but she’s patient and truly guides the kids to success. I’m so happy with our choice as her as a teacher.
Carlos V.
Maria has been wonderful with our son. Very motivating and goal based. The recitals blow me away year after year. The progress these kids make with her plus the longevity of her students says a lot.

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Shauna K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1993
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shauna K.

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You will learn how to connect and open up to your emotional life, trust your instincts and gain confidence in performance. You'll learn how to stop your nerves and work with your nerves so they serve you and not strangle your talent. Having coached actors for many years, technique and performance are my specialities. You'll learn detailed exercises that will bring your individuality and passion to any script. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness. You will learn exercises and insights that will increase your ACTOR TOOLBOX so you are equipped to face rehearsals and performances.

I teach many styles of acting and have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the Artistic Director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos at the bottom of my pictures!

In America I have taught acting at; New York ...

About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San Antonio, Texas to London, England to Paris,

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Jon
Easily the best voice teacher I've had. I took a break for a long time from singing, and so it's really been starting from scratch. Shauna is an incredible teacher in her ability to not only explain the mechanics of singing, but also tie in the mental pieces as well. I've been working with her for a few months by now, and very excited to see what kind of progress is made as we keep working together.
Carin
I’ve been working with Shauna for the past 5 months, and in that time my voice has strengthened by leaps and bounds. She is an excellent teacher, and I feel lucky to be learning from her. Shauna is warm, insightful, and she has a wealth of knowledge and strategies that she utilizes to help her students. I highly recommend her.
Catherine
Shauna is great, and I am grateful to have found her. My goal is to find my authentic voice, and her methods and expertise are perfectly suited to this purpose. She helps me understand how sound is made and moves through my body, where it is blocked and how to use it to truly express myself. I have greater awareness of my body, and of how sound connects me to my deepest self. I love my lessons and leave refreshed and energized!

Tokia C.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from Auburn University
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Tokia C.

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PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE PURCHASING A LESSON.

Equipped with a BFA and MFA, it is safe to say I know a little something about acting. I am also in an upcoming musical in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. I can teach you how to:
-Prepare for auditions
-Score/Beat your script
-Understand blocking
- Improv
-Method Acting
-Be confident on stage
-Command the room
And much, much, more!

NOTICE: I am EXTREMELY allergic to pets of any and every kind. If an at home/travel request is your choice please be a pet free home. Vacuuming and removing pets to another room does not make it safe for me. Thank you for understanding my health risks. Remember to please contact me BEFORE purchasing a course.

About Tokia

With over a decade of snatching microphones and captivating audiences, Tokia's (2Deep’s) resume reads like Who’s Who travel guide. From Cornell University to Ottawa University, American University to Penn State, United States to Australia, this German born-Alabama raised entertainer has spoken to c

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Shaquille
I've made huge strides since we've started working together.
Dawn
Very friendly, knowledgeable, and she was able to immediately relate to the goals and vision I have for my lessons. Can't wait to dig my heels in.
Diane
Great first lesson! Looking forward to many more!

Nicolas J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $99999
  • Speaks English, Slang / Urban
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Nicolas J.

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if u wanna be a gangster character in a movie i can give u invaluable tips..

About Nicolas

I am a famous rapper / producer from brooklyn newyork i go by the names ATM aka BOSS MAJOR SALUTE or 26G its better if u call me 26G like (Two Six G) few of my credits are ATM ft Jim Jones - Fast Money ATM ft Nate Dogg - Ya Body Uncle Murda Swizz Beatzz ATM - Burning Up Jim Jones ft Sen City & AT

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Palo Alto, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Palo Alto is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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$59 average
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"My son loves her, after we left I asked him how he thought it was and he said mommy this is the best I know I’m going to have fun... she’s funny."
Mikell
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Great feedback; coaching; positive energy & upbeat."
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"I learned how to improve act. He has great warm up exercises that prepares you for more of his in depth training. It was an enjoyable experience that I would recommend to family and friends"
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Took Acting lessons from Roland G.
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"Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"wow, I'm so excited about this class, I'm loving it!"
Sandra
Took Acting lessons from Tokia C.
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"I learned a lot so far and she is very good at what she does!"
Tiffany
Took Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"Sara was well-prepared and gave me some excellent lessons to complete in preparation for the next class. Very professional."
Denise
Took Acting lessons from Sara J.
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"I know absolutely nothing about acting, but Carissa makes me feel comfortable and calm during class. She creates a process fun and entertaining and this makes you look forward to the next class with anticipation. I'm content with my choice!"
Sophia
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Great teacher and gets straight to the point. I cant wait to see what more i will learn on my dream to becoming an actor"
Carlos
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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