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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in San Diego, CA

Jordan J.

San Diego, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Scholarships from Different Dance Conventions from 24/7, Jump, Adrenaline, NRG, Hollywood Vibe, Monsters of Hip Hop.
  • Teaching since 2012
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Jordan J.

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I have taught and choreographed professionally for almost 8 years, and started dancing 21 years ago. I am passionate about teaching the technique to dancing, but also how to move their body with style. I have trained and worked with some of the top choreographers in LA and have a large amount of experience in the dance industry. I can teach jazz, technique, hip hop, jazz funk, lyrical, and contemporary.With a background in yoga, I ensure you are listening to your body to prevent injuries and having proper form. I love to help kids and adults build their confidence, brand themselves as dancers, and give them top training with the years of knowledge I have.

About Jordan

I was a professional dancer for 5 years in Los Angeles, and recently moved to San Diego to teach dance at the studios down here! I have worked with some of the top choreographers in Los Angeles such as: Travis Wall, Jojo Gomez, Andre Fuentes, Steve Ewing, D-Trix, Megan Batoon, etc. I currently wo

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Stephanie M.

5 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $46
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance from Houston Ballet
  • Teaching since 2006
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Stephanie M.

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I am a current principal ballet dancer with the San Diego Ballet, where I have been dancing for the past 14 years and 9 years as principal dancer. Prior to that I was a member of the Houston Ballet II. My teaching is based on my background of both the Chechetti Method and The French Method. I have the unique ability to be able to share as a professional ballet dancer what it takes to get to the highest level.

I teach all levels, and all ages. I have been teaching in schools all over Southern Calfiornia for the past 14 years, and I am the artistic director of the San Diego Ballet Summer Intensive.

My classes include:
* Barre work,
* Floor barre,
* Stretching/strengething,
* Body conditioning,
* Center work,
* Pointe work,
* Variations.

I make sure in my lessons to share everything I have learned over my 30 years of dancing both in training and professionally. I specialize in finding exactly what each dancer needs to improve. I know that everyone has different needs and I ...

About Stephanie

My name is Stephanie Maiorano and I am a Principle Dancer with the San Diego Ballet, where I have been performing for 14 years. I love to share everything I have learned as a professional to each of my students through personalized private lessons! Every student is different and has unique needs, s

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MJ
Miss Stephanie is approachable and excels at communicating clearly. Her passion and extraordinary skills, love, and respect for her students help improve their musicality and ballet knowledge all while improving strength and technique, Miss Stephanie leads her students with constructive and positive guidance in order to take their skills to the next level. She is a dedicated and patient teacher, who encourages individual achievement for her students as they reach for their full potential. She connects with them and is a genuinely kind person who clearly delights in her students' progress. Miss Stephanie goes above and beyond to make each dancer feel wanted, loved, and encouraged. My kids and I highly recommend Miss Stephanie!
Holly
My daughter completed her first ballet lesson with Stephanie this week and we are so happy we chose her. She was on time, patient and made learning the different positions fun. We're looking forward to our weekly lessons and can't wait to see our daughters love for dance develop even more.
Holly
Miss Stephanie is an incredible ballet teacher. She is a passionate dancer and is kind and caring. My daughter loves taking lessons from Miss Stephanie!

Nikkal F.

2 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Who's who in Music from Who's who
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Nikkal F.

2 Reviews
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Teach you how to choreograph dances for yourself

About Nikkal

Dance & music is my life! My years of education is too long to list here. I have had formal training in Music, many forms of dance, swim and Aerobics certified! Fully insured and background checked through the City of San Jacinto and the park and recreation centers. I am a full time Bellyda

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Maria A.
I really loved my first belly dance class with Nikkal, I know I will learn a lot from her. She is very knowledgeable and explains the steps so you can understand! I am looking forward to more class’s with her! Very delightful person!
Carmen S.
Great first lesson!

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Jessie M.

134 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Music Talent Award from University of Redlands
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Jessie M.

134 Reviews
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Learn how to perform on stage with comfort and defeat stage fright! In your lesson you will learn how to project your voice, move on stage, deal with mics, learn the theater lingo, prepare your material (songs, monologues, etc), develop your character and stage presence, and much more! I teach with patience and fun because I feel that this is the key to achieving goals and inspiring a good habit of practice.

Materials needed:
• I recommend that my students keep a practice journal to record their daily practice sessions.
• Please use a recording device so you can record your lessons. It's a HUGE help to be able to listen back on your lessons and to use them in your daily practice. We can record online lessons through most video platforms, but cellphones also have them if you prefer to record that way.
• I highly recommend and sometimes require buying sheet music for the songs you are singing.
• If you have music you're currently working on, feel free to bring it to our lesson so ...

About Jessie

Thank you for your interest in lessons! I hope to help you achieve your goals and improve your skills, whether you're looking for music lessons, or help in math. Every student is a unique person who deserves a lesson customized to their individual needs. Each of my students prosper in an atmospher

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My 8 year old daughter had her first singing lesson today and said that Jessie is the best and nicest teacher ever!
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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
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Acting lessons usally begin with physical, emotional & verbal exercises, but I also like to teach character work, IPA, Alexander Technique as well as comedic, dramatic & musical theatre acting. I've also done some film acting work and love to guide beginner students with film acting.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!

Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
  • Awarded Ranlet Award First Prize Winner from Rochester Philharmonic Women's Legue
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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
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I got my start in the 80s at Stand Up NY comedy club. Throughout my life as a serious concert pianist, musician, writer and educator, comedy has been a shelter and a lifesaver. I met Woody Allen for conversation and some comparative opinions on his work, our favorite book stores, etc and it sparked a further desire to do some acting in film, writing and improvisation. As an improvisor in my own field of music, improvisation always came naturally to me.

I learned how to deal with stage fright from my professional family of musicians and some of the greatest teachers/performers of the world with whom I studied at Juilliard. Yes, the same place that saw Robin Williams and Kline and others do their thing. I hung out with actors on the third floor when I was not rehearsing music on the 5th. Made friends. Lived in LA. Wrote music and acted for films. Got published. Started a comedy concert tour aboard the historic Delta Queen steamboat line in New Orleans all the way to ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Jull

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.

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"Jared's routines are fun to learn and he's very patient while teaching them. I've been taking lessons with him for the past few months and I couldn't recommend it more!"
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"She has great choreography and knows how to run a fun class. I improved a lot working with her."
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my class with J. I didn’t know what to expect and was a little apprehensive at first but by the time I finished the session I was at ease. He broke things down to where I could understand being a novice, and made me feel like I belonged! I highly recommend J to anyone who wants to really learn about the true art of Acting!!"
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Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"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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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Andrew is an awesome teacher! He wants you to grow, his lessons and activities are always fun, and interesting . He's easy to get a hold of if you ever have any questions. I'm grateful to have the opportunity to work with him."
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Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"I started taking lessons with Kay with no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I am teachable and all it took was a little patience. She came highly recommended from a friend and I am glad I followed through!"
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Kay
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"I had a lesson with Fawn which was fantastic. She helped me a lot with my posture and relaxing when playing. I felt comfortable and I was able to play the piece as I saw it. I had no idea how it was affecting my vocal performance. Next week we start video taping my performances, and then on to endurance training for my shows. Fawn knows what she is doing! She's a true pro. Highly recommend!"
Stacy
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