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Deborah R.

14 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Vocal Performance from University of Southern California
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Deborah R.

14 Reviews
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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.
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Lauren T.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Turkish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren T.

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Do you struggle to find monologues that show off your personality? Do you have college auditions coming up, and need help nailing your classical monologue? As a graduate of Boston University's BFA Acting program and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art's Classical Acting program, I have a deep understanding of various acting techniques. I can help you find the right contemporary and classical monologues, so that you feel comfortable and confident!

About Lauren

The whole world has to be indoors for the next few months, so let’s make music together! I'm a professional actor/musician in NYC, and have played such roles as the Fiddler in the hit off-Broadway revival of The Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Oscar and Tony award winner Joel Grey (2019 Drama Des

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Made sure I understood what I was doing and wanted to make sure she is covering all my expectations with class.
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Elise D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elise D.

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Greetings!
My name is Elise Delap, and I am a professional actress with my MFA in Acting from the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance.
Throughout my career thus far, I have worked with young professional artists preparing them for auditions, whether they be professional or educational.
I know firsthand when I was applying for theatre schools straight out of high school, I really needed a mentor to help me find solid audition material, cut the pieces to the audition time requirements, professionalize my resume, and help me work my material so that it was active and confident... Not to mention look for schools that peaked my interest, along with compiling questions to ask programs about their specific training and teachings.
Let me be the one to help you put your best foot forward as a young artist entering the industry!
Sending warmth and health your way!

About Elise

Greetings! My name is Elise Delap. I proudly reign from Louisville, KY! A little about me... In May of 2019, I graduated with my MFA in Acting from the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance. In May of 2016, I received my BS in Theatre Performance/Directing with a Musical Theatr

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Anna
I’ve loved every second of doing these lessons! Just a few lessons and I’ve already seen a difference in the way I act and learn about theatre!
Lisa
I have been involved with Elise and have seen her talent and dedication over many years. She is experienced at her craft and has methods of sharing that experience that are very effective. Any student of her lessons will flourish and grow! Excellence in acting is her foundation! Methods and skills....you can’t beat. Simply the best!

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Kent J.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama) from Howard University
  • Teaching since 1979
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Kent J.

4 Reviews
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My lessons will be a fun, focused exploration of your creative impulses - designed to enhance the range of disciplines related to: stage presence, vocal articulation & projection, character choices & portrayal. In addition; students with more corporate/lifestyle interests will improve their oral presentation skills and confidence, along with gaining useful storytelling techniques that can be applied to their sales and marketing procedures (or to daily communication needs).

About Kent

Kent is a graduate of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts (drama major). As a playwright, director, and actor he has created original productions for national and international youth programs (including the musicals "Triunfar!" (i.e. The Winners!) in Bogota, Colombia and the hip-hop musical "A

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Theodosha H.
Kent Jackman is a very good teacher, I was definitely able to see improvements in myself just after the first few lessons! If you need acting lessons he’s definitely the way to go, I’ve never had lessons before but he was able get more in depth with what I know while also adding on to it. Definitely recommend.
Nino C.
Working with Kent was great!, It was fantastic
my view in acting is pretty much strong now.
Kent help me to be more
confidence in myself I feel like I have tools to Step up.

Thank you kent!
James Jr.
Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one.

Dr. Ollie L. J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded Maryland Theatrical Solo Arist of the Year from Maryland State Art Council
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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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!

About Dr. Ollie L.

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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Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
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.

Chaneé N.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 1997
  • American Sign Language from Philadelphia School For The Deaf
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Chaneé N.

17 Reviews
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I've had many years of Film Acting & Theater experience. I have my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theater Arts and Music. I'm here for your one and one help & audition techniques. Let's book these roles!

About Chaneé

Hey There! I'm Chaneé. I am an American Sign Language tutor and professional Actress. Over the years I have taught ASL to many actors for specific roles and just great students who wanted to learn to communicate with the deaf. If you have friends or family that is deaf or dealing with hearing loss

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Sara
She, from the beginning, has made this comfortable and fun to the point that her and I are in this for the long run. Very outgoing and helpful with ASL since it is one of her passions too.
Nathalee J.
Sara
Omg, I think I just made my new best friend! And she definitely is a Tinashe to me.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Pleasanton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Pleasanton is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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"Kudos to Amanda for making my daughter’s first acting lesson amazing. We couldn’t have had a better instructor/teacher. She’s very skillful. We are eager and excited for the next lesson."
Chloee
Took Acting lessons from Amanda K.
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"My daughter enjoyed the lesson with Kelsey very much, She helped identified the ares that my daughter needs to work on. She is a wonderful teacher."
Vivian
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I always try and surround myself with people who give me confidence and make me better. Kathryn does both of those. She doesn't view you as a dollar sign but as an artist. She's the coach that sends you "Happy Birthday" and "Get Well Soon" texts because she genuinely cares.

I've been with her for over a year already and have no plans of stopping. Thank you so much, Kathryn. :)"
Alex
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Just had my first lesson with David. It was very helpful, he is amazing and I highly recommend him !"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Vandi made Mia feel very comfortable from the get go and Mia had a great experience. I would highly recommend her! She is super sweet and encouraging. Mia cannot wait until her next lesson!"
Mia
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"David is generous, kind and very real. I like that he is a working actor not just a teacher, which I feel is an advantage in learning what it really takes to be a good actor... it's 'real technique' from the 'real deal' ...highly recommend David!!!!!"
Kirk
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Nick is an excellent teacher. He has already improved my creativity and communication skills so much in the few sessions I've had with him. I've been able to step outside of my comfort zone and am a better actor for it. Thank you Nick for such encouraging words and your kind spirit. I can't wait to work together again very soon."
Steve
Took Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"Great person and very knowledeable"
Damarcus
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Its been an awesome time learning with James! its so obvious he loves impacting his knowledge of acting and its industry to his students.. There's never a dull moment playing out characters and plotting story lines. Thanks James!!!"
Georgia
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"I've just had my first lesson with Carissa. She is really nice. She worked with me to help with acting patterns and techniques that I seem to do subconsciously. She is also encouraging when she is helping me achieve my acting goals. I can't wait for the next lesson."
Karlon
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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