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Lynn S.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Best Comedic Actress Nomination from 2016 Sunscreen Film Festival West
  • Teaching since 2012
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Lynn S.

3 Reviews
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I have worked professionally on stage, screen and television and would love to share with you some of the wisdom I have acquired from MY WONDERFUL teachers.

About Lynn

I have been studying voice and piano and performing on stage in various capacities since I was a small child, acting professionally on stage, in films and TV for most of my adult life. I've been blessed to study with countless music luminaries in varying genres, from jazz and classical to rock n'

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Philip
Lynn is a fantastic teacher! She effortlessly bridges genres and styles. She is personable, dedicated and inspiring. We are incredibly fortunate to have found her.
Chris
Lynn is stellar. Her background and training are substantial and impressive. She is prompt, courteous, calm and absolutely wonderful with our daughter (Age 9) who has challenges focusing and staying on task. Lynn is kind, but navigates the lessons confidently, fluidly and with a focused energy. She works with our daughter's playfulness, incorporates humor and positive, encouraging energy into every lesson. Our daughter has shown signs of great improvement with Lynn. Lynn assigns tasks and practicing points each week for our daughter to work on which are balanced and also bring in a component of improvisation, which is SO helpful for kids who have challenges with focusing. Lynn is awesome, highly recommend!
Jessica
Lynn is amazing!! Not only do my children love her as a person (they literally wait at the window on Wednesday nights) but she knows how to keep them engaged and interested in learning throughout their lessons. My son has learned to play actual songs in less than 10 lessons. Can't recommend her enough!
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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellysa R.

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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Madeline
She was very in depth, knowledgeable, and also very friendly! I’m excited to continue my lessons :)
Olivia Z.
Very friendly personality. Great energy.
Briana Z.
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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kimberley E.

15 Reviews
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I have been performing since I was 10 years old and since I started professionally at 14, I've toured in over 15 different countries around the world and done arena tours and festivals. I now have over 150,000 followers online and have performed for millions on TV.

Performance training is extremely important for a singer, even the most experienced artists have coaches their entire lives. I've been teaching young people to sing and perform since 2010 and I'm very keen to continue to see them all grow as artists! My methods vary from person to person as I like to find out their individual goals and go from there, but I usually take the first lesson to get to know them and find out their strengths and weaknesses, and work on a lesson plan that helps them as well as having fun.

I also teach about the business side of performing, how to book gigs and how to build your personal brand. I help students put together shows, with everything from costumes to music to sound systems and ...

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
Sharon *.
Very kind and patient, and inspiring!

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Mallory B.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Mallory B.

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Whether it's acting, singing, dancing, public speaking, or performing your own original piece I love helping my students feel confident onstage and curate electrifying performances that audiences enjoy and remember!

About Mallory

My name is Mallory and I moved to Nashville from Los Angeles . I had a roster there of 55 private students of all ages and levels. I am immediately available and I have extensive experience instructing at summer camps, musical theatre, contemporary vocals, songwriting workshops etc. For Private Les

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Michael
Our first lesson with Mallory was wonderful. We were looking for a music coach for our 11 year old, who has interests in vocals, guitar, and writing pop songs. Mallory has skills in all these areas, and did a fantastic job listening to our son’s goals, dividing the 1st lesson into manageable chunks, and keeping things fun for a tween. And my son was blown away by Mallory’s fluency in pop music!!
Marti
Mallory is great- patient and explains things in a super easy way to understand and process.
Arya P.
She is incredibly passionate and patient with my 6 year old daughter. Wonderful communication skills. Very flexible and understanding with planning. The type of teacher that children really respond to.
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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Madeline
She was very in depth, knowledgeable, and also very friendly! I’m excited to continue my lessons :)
Olivia Z.
Very friendly personality. Great energy.
Briana Z.
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Shaunette F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Shaunette F.

5 Reviews
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Be free, make mistakes, try new things! This is a class about your imagination and I am here to help you hone your skills and gain the confidence you need to get back out there. Let's explore together!

About Shaunette

Hello! I am an actor, screenwriter, director, photographer, cinematographer and producer. I have extensive training from New York in the field of acting which has allowed me to train with teachers such as Tony Danza and Susan Kellermann to name a few. Acting Students can expect to do scene study

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Dania
Would Totally Recommend!!! Super professional, Goes above and beyond. Book her Today!!
Shelly-Ann
Shaunette is truly patient and understanding. Considering I’m not difficult to work with but I certainly am not the easiest person to work with. I always feel very comfortable and confident with Shaunette and I know it can only go up from here.
Chevaughn
Shaunette’s online acting sessions are so detailed and focused. I love how she isn’t afraid to pinpoint my weak areas and challenge me to fine-tune my skills. Her notes and feedback are spot on and I feel like I am making strides towards maximizing my potential. I would definitely recommend her to anyone seeking guidance for acting/drama.

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"I rate Simona very highly, both as a magician and a great teacher. She went out of her way to work with my seven year old son. It was heartening to see her teach and he be totally engrossed into learning the tricks. My son gained a lot of confidence and now goes about showing the tricks to his friends with proficiency. Simona is a quality teacher, disciplined, professional, timely and easy to work with. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn magic be it a child or an adult."
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Took Magic lessons from Simona B.
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"So great, personal, friendly, and motivating!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Francesca V.
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"She is wonderful teacher."
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Took Child Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"James was a wonderful instructor! Not only did he make my son feel confident about taking lessons he offered great advice and guidance about the acting industry. I would definitely recommend him to anyone seriously interested in improving their acting skills. My son is 12 years old."
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"If there were more than 5 stars, I would give them to Christine. She takes you on a journey and makes it fun ride, all the way. Will recommend anymore starting in Improv to learn from her, as I'm sure I will continue to learn from her...

Thanks for being you Christine :)"
Muhammad
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Nicholas M.
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"I have been with Kelsey for over 4 years and she's the best teacher to have for acting. She has boosted my confidence and has helped me become a better performer!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I had my first lesson with Emily yesterday and I loved it! She was easy to talk to and super nice. She also had great tips to give me and helped me a lot and it has only been one day. I really like the way she teaches and I would highly recommend her."
Kennedy
Took Acting lessons from Emily B.
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"Professional, and pleasant. Made me feel at ease."
Anthony
Took Acting lessons from Mallory B.
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