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Erin C.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • M.F.A. Acting from American Repertory Theater Institute at Harvard University
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Erin C.

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I can help with breath support, tone, resonance, and clarity. We will do physical exercises to integrate the voice and body and make sure you are getting the most out of your instrument. We will strengthen your articulators so that you can speak clearly, flexibly, and powerfully.

About Erin

I am an actor, speech & dialect coach, and acting teacher. I had steady freelance teaching and coaching jobs for 3 years in NYC, as well as steady acting work in NYC and Chicago theatre for 5 years total. I moved to LA from Cambridge, MA, where I earned my Master's in Acting from the American Re

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Genevieve
She is great, just great. 1st course yet she immediately helped me understand what were the real issues and how to tackle them. Now I feel confident to pass in front of an audience, because I know I will be heard and I will be understood!
Tyler
I had to learn an Irish dialect for a big audition I was called in for last minute. My friend suggested Erin to help with dialect coaching and audition coaching, and man, I'm so grateful. With Erin's training and expertise, I was able to learn the Irish dialect in an hour and nailed the audition! She has experience with multiple acting and audition techniques...she's able to speak multiple acting "languages". If you're looking for any audition coaching or dialect coaching, I definitely recommend Erin! She knows what she's doing!
Laura
I have worked with Erin on several occasions, because she is so wonderful at her job! She has helped me to prepare for numerous auditions, many of which have gone very well as a result. She is an incredible actor herself, and she uses her talent and expertise to help me be the best actor I can be. Finding my super objective in a monologue or scene, the different tactics, focus, awareness, groundedness... these are all things she has helped me to do to strengthen my own work. She is down to earth and open, which makes working with her really easy and comfortable. Performing my work in front of somebody else can be very difficult, because I often question what the viewer will think of me. Not only does Erin help me fight that fear, she helps me find the gratitude and joy in getting to perform. I highly recommend Erin as an acting coach! She’s fantastic!

Toya N.

26 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
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Toya N.

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I've taught voice to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2006. My Masters degree training has afforded me the opportunity to be well versed in effective vocal techniques. My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools, and better understand your unique voice. 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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Olivia
Made a huge difference in my daughter’s voice in just an hour. Tangible lessons taught. Definitely doing more lessons with Toya!
Jill
Personable and affirming!
Kathryn
When I first started working with Ms. Toya, i was very apprehensive towards acting. However, she has inspired me to keep working towards my goals and instilled in me a confidence i had never known.
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Denise P.

20 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Best Actress from Miami Film Festival
  • Teaching since 2008
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Denise P.

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This will be your FAVORITE class! Learn the right tools to gain confidence and a strong speaking voice, gain experience memorizing, reading and speaking at the same time, delivering a written speech or speaking off the cuff. I will help you become an amazing public speaker! If you want to be more confident when you give a speech, and develop a rich speaking voice, with this class we will make that happen :) I'm a professional award winning actress/host and public speaker with over 25 years of training (yep, since I was a kid!), and I'm here to pass along that training to you. We will first find out what areas are your strengths, and then on eliminating all fears that have held you back from being the best you on stage!

About Denise

Take lessons from an AWARD WINNING WORKING PERFORMER. Denise has over 15 years experience in public speaking, acting, modeling, and dance. Her full-time job is WORKING IN THE INDUSTRY. She will teach you what you REALLY need to know in order to succeed. Denise has been teaching private lesson

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Priscilla R.
Denise is a terrific teacher - after only three classes...very relaxed (!) and personable, too! We have done breathing exercises and articulation, which is very helpful. She is very attentive to breathing patterns and relaxation evidence... Actually, my goal is to do reading out loud well, so this course of work is very suited to me, and I think it's her design!
Cedric C.
Great teacher I had a wonderful time I can't wait to take more lessons.
Mauree
A good lesson devoted to learning to relax, use various reuniting parts of the body, loosening the lips and articulation...

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Jessica A.

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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Elementary, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jessica A.

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We'll have in-depth conversations about getting your child into the school of their teams. We'll talk strategy, when they should visit Colleges /Universities, and how you as a parent actually makes a huge difference in your child college career.
If you're a student , I'll help you navigate the aplication process /when and how many college should you visit. Also, how to budget for college.

About Jessica

Hi! I'm looking forward to helping you grow as a student and as a professional. I'll help you along the way as you study and learn. I'm currently out of college! Which means I have some hours to spare! If you need time accommodations please let me know and I'll be happy to help.

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Dr. Ollie J.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Maryland Theatrical Solo Arist of the Year from Maryland State Art Council
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Dr. Ollie J.

9 Reviews
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As Professor of Communication & Theater, I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays. My mission is to inspire and develop your unique gift. Fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

Just say it! Students share their thoughts while inspiring listeners. An engaging and interactive public speaking session for young gentlemen and ladies to build self-esteem and confidence.

Professor Ollie L. Jefferson teaches Advanced Public Speaking at Howard University.

About Dr. Ollie

Professor of Communication & Theater with incredible experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Publick Playhouse, THEARC Theater, National Children's Museum and over 60 different stages annually. She is th

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Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
Kristyl N.
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.
Leana T.
Great person to work with! Cheerful. Listens to what you have to say. Ready to help you improve.

Nadia O.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Nadia O.

5 Reviews
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I am a National Board Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor through the state of Illinois, and Licensed Educator with an endorsement in school counseling through the Illinois State Board of Education with certification to teach students K-12. I also hold certifications in crisis prevention intervention, reading & literacy instruction, and behavioral analysis. My role as an educator has fluctuated over the years and has left me with a wealth of knowledge and an efficacious ability to help struggling students identify real solutions that produce sustainable results. Although change is a process, I have so appreciated and valued the opportunity to help stimulate that change, allowing students to develop a strong sense of self worth and ultimately achieve the success they are capable of.

About Nadia

Hi! I’m Nadia. I am a licensed educator specializing in executive function and supporting students with diverse learning needs. My approach to teaching is to treat each student as an individual who presents a unique set of needs and strengths. Students describe my style as laid back but effective.

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Shali
Nadia worked with my son as an executive Function coach. She helped him gain insight into strategies that will help him be more organized and prepared. She was engaging and supportive. Her warmth, care and teaching style is so personalized. I am incredibly impressed. I highly recommend giving Nadia a try.
Katherine
My daughter struggles with test taking and had several tests to prepare for. Nadia was able to prepare my daughter successfully as demonstrated by her passing the exams she needed to and increasing her SAT score a significant amount from her initial take. My daughter's review: Nadia is so awesome. I was very overwhelmed and a bit nervous to begin working with a tutor but Nadia was so easy to talk to, work with, and learn from. She actually made sessions fun and I can honestly say that I looked forward to meeting with her. I would highly recommend working with her if you need help with test prep.
Beth
Nadia was able to develop an instant rapport with him as evidenced by how open he has been and how seriously he has taken this. I’m amazed at how intimate and instant of a relationship he was able to find with her through an online forum. I am thankful he had an encouraging voice and a safe adult to guide him through this huge transition and support him in building his executive functioning skills.

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"Colin was flexible with my schedule and was readily available if I had additional questions. He broke subject matter down for me and made sure that I had a good understanding of the topic before moving forward.

Most importantly, Colin never made me feel incapable when it came to doing the work."
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Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"Gerardo is a very smart and patient person. He demonstrated in depth knowledge and proficiency on the GRE quantitative section. Likewise, his passion for math made the subject easily accessible. Our lessons were worth every dollar spent."
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"Ulyana is very nice, and my son really enjoys the lesson."
- Berret
Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"Had our first lesson with Julissa and the experience was painless lol! My daughter was reticent at first but warmed easily. She thought she might not understan Julissa because of her accent but that was not a problem. All in all a great mathematic experience."
- Georgene
Took Math lessons from Julissa F.
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"Jessie is a great math tutor and she made math fun. Going to enjoy working with her this school year!"
- Foard
Took Basic Math lessons from Jessie M.
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"great first lesson"
- Heather
Took Algebra lessons from Matthew H.
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"My daughter has knows Julia for about four years and she never fails to have my daughtet feel uncomfortable for asking questions when she doesn't understand something. She explains information in a way my daughter understands. I defenitly recomened Julia for anyone that is looking for a tutor."
- Natalia
Took Geometry lessons from Julia C.
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"Daniel has tutored me through 2 years of college math including, calculus 2, calculus 3, linear algebra, and differential equations. He helped me on a weekly basis with homework assignments and preparing for tests. The way he taught cleared up all of my questions from lecture and changed my approach to math for the better. Thanks to Daniel's methods and thorough explanations, I earned A's in all my classes. If you seek a solid understanding of math and a professional tutor, I highly recommend Daniel."
- David
Took Calculus lessons from Daniel F.
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