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Donnabella M.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
  • B.S. Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology from Seattle Universtiy
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Donnabella M.

27 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.

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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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Elvin T.
I had so much fun. And I learned so much from the first lesson! I totally would recommend her! It was so fun!
Juliana F.
Caroline
DB, is truly understanding of the individual and knowledgeable of the media acting world. She works with me like my acting partner and mostly jumps straight into scene work, so I really appreciate her friendly and honest teaching-style. She is great for novices, students trying to get back into acting again, and the experienced that want to keep their acting talent up to peak condition. Donnabella is highly recommended!
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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Toya N.

27 Reviews
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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working actors! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. 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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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Awarded Best Music Video from Madrid International Film Festival
  • Associates in Arts for Music/Music Education from Miami Dade College
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
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Get ready to book work because after you train with me you'll understand how to break down a scene, develop a character, make interesting and truthful choices, engage your emotional instrument, and truly be Captivating to watch on the big screen. I will prep you for auditions, teach you different camera techniques (close us vs 3/4 shot, vs master shot), and so much more. I have a rich background in various acting techniques as well as great insight from the many directors and coaches I have worked with in my own professional career.

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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Matt A.
Great first lesson. Very knowledgeable and focuses on fundamentals and making sure you understand the actual inner workings of your voice, throat, and diaphragm.
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!
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.

Meet Online Film Acting Teachers Serving Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

Chris C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Chris C.

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About Chris

I began my own acting studies in NYC at The Gene Frankel Theatre. I subsequently moved to Los Angeles and quickly began building a body of work in film and TV, while continuing study at Playhouse West under Jeff Goldblum. I later studied under Robert D'Avanzo at The Tamarind Theater specializing in

Kelee P.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Vocal Performance from Wright State University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 5 and up
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Kelee P.

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Online Film Acting Teacher

The private acting lesson is designed to teach the student the tools they need to succeed as performers. Learn terminology, skills, and build confidence. Older students will focus on Audition, Scene Study, and Improvisation.

About Kelee

Ke'Lee P. is a licensed Musikgarten Instructor out of Orlando, FL. She studied at Wright State University where she majored in Vocal Performance. Ke'™Lee is certified in Early Childhood Music and Movement and has taught Early Childhood music classes, Vocal Lessons, and Acting at various daycare cen

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Paige
She is so kind and doesn't judge you at all. Best instructor ever
Abby
A great first lesson. We look forward to many more.
madison
Our daughter thoroughly enjoyed her first lesson with Kelee. The instructor made her feel comfortable and was very supportive. Our daughter thought Kelee was super cool and is so excited to attend her next lesson.

Kim C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Awarded Emmy Nominee from NATAS
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Kim C.

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On camera, Kim has been a spokeswoman for clients including AT&T, IBM and DuPont, as well as being a featured on-camera principal commercial performer for OsCal, Nutrasweet, USF&G Insurance and many fine Fortune 500 companies. In film and television she was featured with Richard Harris (The Ravagers), Burt Reynolds (Stroker Ace) and James MacArthur (Superboy) and played Lurleen in Life's a Drag (When You're a Man in a Dress), Claire in Drowning, Susan in the short film, The Couch, and Kim in the soon-to-be-released short Bird-Dog. She recently founded an Advanced Acting for the Camera Master Class, team actor

About Kim

Kim C. enjoys a busy career as a working professional actress/writer/director voice over artist in theatre, broadcast, industrial, educational, film, radio and TV commercials, e-learning and web site development. She received an Emmy nomination in 2010 for her voice over characterizations and produ

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Jessika C.
Kim is the absolute best! She's incredibly helpful, understanding and enthusiastic. I highly recommend her to anyone!
Marissa L.
Wonderful instructor. She is able to give a beginning actor tips/suggestions while keeping the session positive and upbeat. The amount of knowledge she has to share is amazing. She is a gem! Glad we found her.
Jonathan
Kim is fantastic! Terrific lesson.

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Palos Verdes Peninsula 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 $109 per hour.
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$64 average
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"David Tom is a terrific instructor. He helps you understand what your doing and how you do it. He's patient and down-to-earth. He makes acting fun and enjoyable."
Joseph
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
Tara
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Zach is a terrific coach, teacher, and director. Not only does he have excellent skills with the camera and editing software but he allows you to relax and find your groove while you tape in addition to giving you great and thoughtful direction. I would highly recommend him for any and all on-camera needs!"
Catherine
Took Film Acting lessons from Zach B.
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"David is a really nice dude and he helps a lot. I would suggest him."
Finney
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"David Tom is a very professional and an awesome acting coach/teacher. He takes his time to really make you feel comfortable which makes the whole process feel natural and constructive. I would recommend his service and have to other actors I know regardless of their experience I think he has the resume and expertise to help any actor at any level. It is rare to find such a successful actor that is also teaching. His classes have helped me so much in my chosen field. Thanks so much David"
Ben
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I met Alicia through a school for modeling and acting, my daughter had just started classes there, I had previously submit her application for a short film audition, not affiliated with the school. I was nervous when contacted for the audition, knowing she has no experience, I mentioned her audition to Alicia and my fear, she was so excited for my daughter and was willing to work with her as her acting coach, my daughter not only got the part, I was told her audition was awesome. Alicia coached my daughter only twice before her actual location shoot day, I received so many compliments from the film director and camera crew how well my daughter played her role like a pro, thanks to Alicia. I recommend Alicia to a friend of mine in need of an acting coach for her 5yr old son, she is excited so is her son, he enjoys every minute with his coach. Alicia is the best and will bring out the best in her students."
Olivia
Took Film Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"Its good working with Kelsey. I look forward to our lessons together."
Joe
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David is amazing, without a doubt. He's very easy to talk to, experienced and knowledgeable about acting. Whether you're just starting out in the world of acting or a seasoned professional, David is a wonderful tutor who will assist you in your journey. :)"
Evelyn
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kelsey is such a great acting teacher. She's very patient with beginners like myself and also a great communicator. She gave me tips and a knowledge on film acting which I will carry on forever. I recommend very highly to taking her class."
Alexandria
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Mr. Tinker speaks very clearly and is very patient, he makes sure you understand the material, and his positive attitude makes whatever your learning fun."
D.J.
Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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