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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 students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Toya N.

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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! 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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Toni K.

13 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students Male: 14 to 70; Female: 12 to 70
  • Teaching since 2001
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Toni K.

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I have a side specialty in accent reduction for both actors and singers who need to minimize their accents quickly.

About Toni

Two of my students are currently on tour with Sting! 2020 is certainly starting out with a bang. The Signal published an article on Oct.26, 2018: "Local musician Liza Donihue Signs Development Deal". Liza started studying with me through Takelessons in 2016. Just a couple of seasons ago one of my

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Nia S.
Tony is spectacular! She empowers me each time we work together!
Michele
Toni has been one of the most important people in my life. She taught me not only how to sing, but also how to perform and be a real musician. She makes the lessons incredibly fun and helpful. I wouldn't be the musician I am today without her.
Judith
I've had a few singing teachers before and let me just say it was always mediocre. It was all fundamentals and straight to techniques. With toni it was so much fun and very simple. She makes sure that I don't feel like I'm being tested or points out my flaws but rather my strength which makes me feel even more motivated to sing. She's an amazing instructor I recommend her to anyone who wants to have fun learning rather than feeling like they're in a class. She's passionate, kind and she is an amazing teacher. Take her
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David T.

101 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Acting from Ivanna Chubbick Master Class
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
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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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JoAnn R.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English - spoken; German, French, Italian and Spanish - sung
  • Teaches students 9 to 80
  • Awarded Outstanding Singer of the Year from California State University, Los Angeles
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JoAnn R.

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I help students sing on pitch, blend their voices, read music, pronounce English and foreign languages, and sing fast running passages easily and clearly.

I have helped my students prepare for high school choir auditions and continue to help them learn their music, improve their singing skills, and audition and prepare for solo appearances with their choirs and in school productions.

I have been a professional choir section leader and soloist in landmark churches for over 30 years. I have also sung in amateur choirs from 16 members up to 150. Recently I have sung with the University Choir in Sacramento and currently sing with the prestigious Capella Antiqua. I soloed in professional performances of Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation, Mendelsohn's Elijah, Bach's St.Matthew Passion, Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate, Bach's Jauchzet Gott, Brittain's Ceremony of Carols.Saint Saens's Christmas Oratorio

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of mult

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Larry
I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher.
Abigail
She is great! My daughter really enjoys her lessons and we appreciate how thorough JoAnn is.
Angelica
JoAnn is a very patient and kind teacher. In the last few lessons I've had, she has taught me more than Ive learned with my previous teacher of 8 years. She is very understanding and teaches her students everything we need to know to be a good vocalist. I would highly recommend her.
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Cory H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Vocal Music from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Percussion from Varsity Vocals
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Cory H.

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Students can expect to learn proper classical training to help them succeed in a choral setting. This includes breath control, vowel shape, body awareness, sight-reading training, and more!

About Cory

I am a professional singer, beatboxer, audio engineer, and music director who specializes in contemporary a cappella music! I graduated from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts in vocal music. I also am an acting coach; I can help build confidence in your per

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Liam
Cory was kind and outstandingly patient with my 5-year-old son. I love the way he used repetition, provided memory tricks, and encouraged frequent participation to really sink home the lessons. In tandem with beatboxing techniques, Cory also introduced my little guy to percussion instruments and reviewed letters of the alphabet. My son really enjoyed himself, and has been playing with his new beatbox skills all day. A truly first class lesson experience - we can't wait for the next one!
Dawn
Per my son, "Mr. Cory, you're the best teacher ever"
Joshua
Very patient and understanding. I am enjoying working with Cory.
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Teaching since 2001
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
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Rachel M.

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Learn TV and film acting technique that allows you to be truthful every take. Go through different on camera genres (sit-com, commercials, action film, etc.). You'll find your nitche and work on your weaknesses so you can eventually feel comfortable doing many on camera genres.

About Rachel

Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-sufficient artist. Professional training and customized programs in singing and acting technique. All learnin

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.

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"High level of communication and ability to understand needs if the student. Her skill level sets a great example of what can be learned."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Stephen was extremely profesional and totally delivered on his promises. Exceeded my expectations!"
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Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Sara is an great instructor with lots of helpful advice. She is patient but pushes you just enough to keep improving."
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Superb teacher. Communicates and instructs extremely well. My granddaughter has achieved a very polished and professional skill level under her tutelage. This has made such a difference in her ability to perform. Such an outstanding teacher!"
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Took Child Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"Hunter is such a great teacher! She is so patient, provides a lot of information and really wants you to succeed. She's fun and always supportive. The sessions are always informative and there is progress everytime. Looking forward to getting a new career off the ground!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"Eulis is a great teacher.He is able to fix little problems you don't notice that makes a huge difference. I strongly recommend him to anybody that is looking forward to improving their voice ."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Eulis K.
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Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"This was a gift for my husband Michael came early. He talked about his credentials. Explored my husbands desires and goals. Then gave him over an hour. He was extremely encouraging and very professional. My husband is very intersted in exploring t"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Michael O.
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Took Child Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"I think as a student of ms ke'lee I came a long way . I'm very excited to work with her further. I have shown improvement in myself because , of working with ms. Ke'lee."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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