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Deborah R.

14 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, French
  • Awarded 1st Place from Pacific Musical Society
  • Teaching since 2003
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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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Crystal B.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Crystal B.

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I've worked as a professional actress and singer for 20 + years and have directing and casting experience as well. I have studied at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and teach general acting skills as well as scene analysis.

About Crystal

Hi Future Students! I am a performing artist and teacher with 20+ years performance experience and 13 years teaching experience. I have a B.A in Music and M.A in Music Theater from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Currently, I work mostly as a children's musical theater director, but m

Jan L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination from The Grammy's
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jan L.

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Jan has acted in several films and TV shows and commercials. She teaches Improv, the Meiser Technique, Jan has written a book about acting and singing called "Once More With Feeling"
Jan teaches all levels of acting.

About Jan

Take charge of Your Career as a Singer or Songwriter Who's guiding you in writing, producing & performing your songs? “Jan is one of the music industry’s best-kept secrets. She has an uncanny ability to put her finger on exactly what the issue is that keeps good artists from being great, and

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Catherine
Very professional, welcoming yet strict
Darla
Jan is a sweetheart and very knowledgeable, with real experience in the industry. I really enjoy my sessions with her and have seen measurable improvement in my ability to get through a song. She was flexible with what I wanted and didn't try to force me through a predetermined process.
Paula D.
My 17 yr Grandson is taking Singing lessons from Jan and absolutely Loves her!! He is so very inspired and motivated to practice continuously! Thank you Jan....you are the Best!

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Marjorie K.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marjorie K.

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I teach actors, speakers and singers how to up their performance level by completely wiping out stage fright and performance anxiety. This is a learned skill that is guaranteed to bring your performances to the highest level. I teach audition and performance preparation. What needs to be practiced a head of time before you get to your audition or performance. These preparation skills will give you the confidence to be your absolute best for all of your performances and auditions!

About Marjorie

Marjorie has taught beginners to advanced students of all ages in every vocal style including Opera, Classical, Musical Theatre, Pop, Jazz, Folk, Rock, R&B and Gospel at Hunter College, New York University, La Guardia Community College, The Learning Annex as well as her private vocal studio in NYC

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Cadence W.
Marjorie is a great teacher, my daughter is learning and enjoying going to her lessons.
Ann-Marie G.
Beautiful setting, wonderful teacher. My granddaughters truly enjoyed their lesson and are eagerly awaiting their next.
Madelyn G.
Beautiful setting, wonderful teacher. My granddaughters truly enjoyed their first lesson and are eagerly awaiting their next one

Nikisha Z.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Science from University of Cincinnati
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Nikisha Z.

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My primary Focus is Monologues and Improv. I assist you with the ablity to retain your script. Adlibing and how to flow in every moment. You'll come to understand that there are no mistakes and every blurp is a stumble into something wonderful. I am genuinely interested in your acting journey and want to see your dream turn to reality.

About Nikisha

With over 15 years of experience Nikisha has spent the last several years grooming and developing models and actors from all across the world ages 5 to 99. She has worked on the set of well known names such as Tyler Perry Studios, with A-list actors, child actors and some of the top celebrity photo

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Adelaide
Nikisha was very professional, patient and nice all at the same time. She went over everything I needed to know and learn slowly and even went over the time limit just to make sure I was ok with the lesson. I’m so glad I found her and would definitely recommend and come again.
Shonda P.
My daughter and I are very happy and pleased with the class my daughter had today with Nikisha. The knowledge and skill that she uses to teach teens how to properly take care of their skin on top of how to properly apply makeup the correct way and not going over the top is wonderful. She helped my daughter feel more confident in her technique when applying makeup. She answered all questions that my daughter asked. Nikisha was very professional and I appreciate her craft and time today just simply amazing!!
Yohance F.
I was very pleased with Nikisha
Very nice,well spoken,informative
Answered all my questions
An absolute pleasure to work with!!!
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rachel M.

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Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, and Meisner Acting Technique for Theatre/Camera is taught in private and group classes. All students are exposed to each technique and Rachel sees which technique each student responds to the most. Once the student and Rachel are able to identify the technique, Rachel continues to use the terminology of that technique for the remainder of the time the student is in lessons. Students eventually are able to play roles truthfully and realistically, even if the roles are opposite of the student's own personality.

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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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in San Francisco is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$58 average
60 min
$71 average

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"Donnabelle is knowledgeable, flexible, and accommodating. She targets the lessons to the needs of the student to achieve acting goals."
Mandy
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Jaret is the best! I've booked the last 3 job he has coached me on and helped me with the taped auditions for eco-cast! He's my go to and I highly recommend him to everyone! Thanks Jaret"
Brandon B
Took Acting lessons from Jaret M.
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"Kristin is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in all facets of the performing arts. She is also an excellent instructor: focused, methodical, and insightful. I consider myself fortunate to have found her, and I give her my highest recommendation."
Asher
Took Acting lessons from Kristin H.
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"I absolutely adore Chrissy. She has a real skill set. I've learned a lot from Chrissy. She has helped a boatload with my confidence. I'm eager to keep going and learning from her."
Katie
Took Acting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Christian came to my school to work discuss with students what it takes to be an actor. He shared many insights he has learned along the way, and gave them a ton of information about the pros and cons of the industry. He was an extremely dynamic speaker and the student were highly engaged throughout the lesson. They were able to ask him questions and he answered them in ways they could understand. He was so amazing, I keep asking him to come back!"
Christina
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Super Enjoyed our first online class..even with some technical difficulties due to my antivirus software firewall, or browser or the weak wifi in my place or something...Truly enjoyed it. Jason was very kind and patient, while we tried to fix the technical aspect. Once we got started on the phone because video and voice didn't work; I really learned a lot, and gathered insight into Acting that I couldn't get from a book or other classes that I have taken. I'm truly blessed I get the opportunity to work and learn from Jason. I am super excited and can't wait till our next lesson. I will call technical support at Take Lessons to get technical help to fix the issues, and will buy a portable wifi hotspot if I have to solve the video and sound issue. Jason is patient, kind, very nice, professional, extremely knowledgeable, I can't say enough good things. Thank you very much for all your help and your time. I look forward to the journey ahead... Take care. Aloha. -Bobby"
Bobby
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I studied with Stephen when he taught an On-Camera workshop in Hollywood. He is an incredible teacher and also had great tips about how to succeed in a really tough business."
Parker
Took Acting lessons from Stephen G.
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"Noah enjoyed his class and looks forward to the next class."
Noah
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"I came to acting with no experience, but knowing it was something I wanted to get into. I found Nicholas to be encouraging and helpful, and felt myself improving and through his lessons quickly felt confident both in our sessions and outside of them. I am now a working actor myself. Highly recommend Nicholas for actors with or without experience, I still use him today!"
Charlie
Took Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"With only one lesson my daughter has already shown improvement! Really put her at ease and was very kind and patient. Knows how to bring out best in her student. Very impressive"
Hope
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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