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Toya N.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
  • 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 2006 and my students are working professionally! I also direct theater productions, and can help raise you to the talent level casting directors expect at auditions. My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools, and 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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David T.

100 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Teaching since 2005
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,”

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KIM
It's been great!
Evelyn H.
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. :)
Jana
David breaks down acting concepts in a way that is relatable and easy to understand. Very personable and professional!
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Becca L.

3 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • BFA Theatre Arts from Boston University
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Becca L.

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My audition coaching centers around personal connection to text. We work on building the given circumstances and imagining the world of the play and character.

About Becca

Becca is an all-around performer who moved to Los Angeles from New York City almost 10 years ago. She is classically trained, but loves to explore her interests in many different genres. She believes in pushing students to break out of their comfort zones while still maintaining a safe and supporti

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August
Incredibly welcoming and understanding of newcomers. Has a wealth of knowledge regarding all things performing. Noticeable improvements each time we met. Highly recommend!
Helena
Becca has helped me develop my mix and belt. She is very good at spotting what is needed for each different voice and has excellent techniques to help you achieve your goals. I've never been as content with a vocal coach.
Sally H.
Wonderful teacher! Fun, caring, and so helpful!

Becca L. is an amazing teacher! I have such a fear of singing in front of people, and she helped me face that fear and get on the road to conquering it. She totally understood where I was coming from and worked with my specific skill level and ability. I always felt comfortable with her and had fun! She knew how to challenge me and push me to meet my goals, and I am so happy that I found her!

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Shirley N.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 45
  • MFA, Acting from University of Southern California
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Shirley N.

8 Reviews
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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Nadia P.
I had such a good time and learned a lot! Looking forward to my other lessons.
Lauren P.
She's really nice!
Cadence D.
I was sort of nervous about how this would go, but I am more than pleased with the first lesson! Shirley is very knowledgeable and she has great energy! My eight year old was engaged the entire session! She also was very inviting towards my participation in the lessons. I would highly recommend!
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Maria S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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.

Dominic S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dominic S.

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Online Theater Acting Teacher

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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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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Pasadena is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $152 per hour.
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"Jessie was a great teacher. She made my daughter feel really comfortable and connected with her very well. She helped my daughter get prepared for an audition which she now has a part in. I would recommend her to others"
Jennifer
Took Theater Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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"Tamika is very knowledgeable and professional. What I like most about her is how honest she is about your work and progress because that is difficult to find in a acting teacher."
Christian
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"Good class despite technical difficulties."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Barry is a gifted and talented individual who urges his students to step out the box. If you ever receive and opportunity to work with Barry understand you'll be put to a challenge and be expected to challenge yourself. I was able to experience and learn many things in Theater acting, Speaking voice, Singing and Music theory and I could never be more grateful for everything he passed on to me as knowledge ."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Barry M.
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"I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Cynthia V.
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"I really enjoyed my time with Kelsey. She seems to have a true love of what she is doing. she made me feel comfortable immediately."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again."
Kelly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Ginni A.
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"Alex is amazing! She has excellent communication skills and always responds to my emails quickly. She is willing to spend the extra time and go the extra mile to ensure you're getting what you need. She's friendly, punctual and easy to talk to. I was lucky to find her!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"My teacher ms.kelee is great. I feel like with her being my teacher my comfort zone of speaking in front of others has risen and grown. Me.kelee made me feel more confidence and hopeful in future things for myself. Trying new things made me realize, something new can have a good impact on the social part of your life."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
Bing
Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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