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Dee F.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Dee F.

55 Reviews
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I am currently an actress and extra for Movie Work Now Casting based in Phoenix and have over 10 years acting experience in film and theater. I have been a vocal coach and actress for university and independent theaters in Montana and in Phoenix, Arizona. I also am a film and television composer, and work with publishers, music supervisors and recording engineers within the film and television industry. I can assist you with theater acting, film acting, improvisation, comedy, sound projection, staging, and film scoring. Have fun learning with me!

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin, mandolin for over 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from Univers

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Mike O.
Dee was very informative and answered all my questions. She understands that myself an older student returning to music has a different approach and she is going to work with me. I am looking forward to next week.
Mike O.
Raghav G.
SHe is so AWESOME. SHe helps so much and payed attention to things my past teachers ignored
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Yvette R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • B.F.A. In Theater/Communications. from WSU aka Wayne State University.
  • Teaching since 2005
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Yvette R.

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First of all, let me just say, I love people. What really makes me happy outside of pursuing my dreams as a performer is watching other performers, make their dreams come true. I have a gift for helping others come out of their shells and be the unique individuals that they are met to be.
I specialize in building confidence in order to bring out the best of each student. I base each workshop on the student and his/her level and goals.

I tailor each class according to the strength or weaknesses of the student. I also focus on assisting students who seriously decide to pursue the industry professionally. I don't promise to make you a star but I do coach you to be prepared to become one if that is your goal.

About Yvette

I really love watching performers grow. Some students refer to me as a life coach, because after working with me, they see drastic changes in their personal and professional lives. I am very PATIENT. I believe that all things are possible if you are willing to work hard and not take it all too

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Bridget
Yvette is a wonderful and creatively engaged coach.
She will help you bring your performance work
to a professional level.
As well as providing you with the necessary tools to keep working!
Madisen
Yvette is a wonderful teacher!
Tony Mack
I have worked with Yvette and she is the best in her business.
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Randy S.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Randy S.

25 Reviews
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I have taken numerous studio classes on the particular style of acting required for film and television versus stage work.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Sign Language (Very basic), English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
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Rachel M.

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Learn film acting technique that allows you to be truthful every take. Eventually you'll be able to quickly get into character even if you had little time with the material.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** 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-su

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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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Stephanie B.

256 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Romanian, Italian, Spanish, ASL
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

256 Reviews
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At beginning level the basics of headshots, resumes, reels and creation of reel. Auditions basics.

At Intermediate and advanced see my course for Film and TV acting.

About Stephanie

Although splitting my time between NY and Virginia, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. My accent student will sound cleaner. I have taught Emmy winners, Drama Desk winners and worked with Tony nominees! I will teach you the nuts and bolts of it all and then help you book bi

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Jessica
She is so incredibly kind and understanding and makes this class so fun. She has so much great insight to share and is immensely helpful when it comes to real world auditions. She’s amazing!
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Christopher
Stephanie is wonderful to work with. Knowledgeable and patient. She pushes me to be better, but in a way that is fun and engaging.
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Josh B.

1 Review
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Starting at $63
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh B.

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I am a SAG-AFTRA actor who has worked steadily in Film and TV for twenty-five years. I've acted on shows like "Bloodline," "Mr. Robot," "Hostages," "Mysteries of Laura," Law & Order: SVU," "Party of Five," "Blue Bloods," "The Following" and more - as well as in films like "The Bourne Identity" and in videogames like "Madden 2020." Additionally, I have acted Off-Broadway at New World Stages and in regional productions.

My coaching clients have booked recurring roles, guest stars and co-stars, and I have worked with actors and casting directors as a reader for all of the major networks.

About Josh

I am a New York based SAG-AFTRA actor. I have appeared on TV Shows like ''Bloodline,'' ''Mr. Robot,'' ''Hostages,'' ''Blue Bloods,'' ''Law & Order: SVU,'' ''Mysteries of Laura,'' ''Party of Five'' and more - as well as in films like ''The Bourne Identity,'' ''All Wifed Out'' and ''The Price.'' I hav

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Rachel
Josh's experience really shines through his coaching. He is funny, personable and my auditions are always 100% better after I coach with him. I even booked a movie from one of our session!

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in San Francisco is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $120 per hour.
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"I got the lead role in my school play because of Mr. Tinker's training and mentorship. Thank you Mr. Tinker! I owe you one."
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Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Great with kids! Our 7 year old loves him."
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Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is amazing. His method is very effective and I really enjoyed the classes."
Dimitra
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kathryn is the absolute best! She truly wants what is best for her students; she tries very hard to teach you everything you need to know and moves at a pace that is convenient for the student. She makes lessons fun and is just a genuine and kind-hearted person. I am very happy to have her as an instructor."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"David Tom is a very professional and an awesome acting coach/teacher. He takes his time to really make you feel comfortable which makes the whole process feel natural and constructive. I would recommend his service and have to other actors I know regardless of their experience I think he has the resume and expertise to help any actor at any level. It is rare to find such a successful actor that is also teaching. His classes have helped me so much in my chosen field. Thanks so much David"
Ben
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"She was awesome. She made me feel comfortable and welcomed. She was very patience to help me understand."
Renee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"It went well for my first acting class. I never had experience with this area before. Kelsey is nice and tries to make you feel comfortable . She is very knowledgeable"
iris
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"She took her time teaching me. she is very knowledgeable in techniques!"
Stephan
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"David Tom is a terrific instructor. He helps you understand what your doing and how you do it. He's patient and down-to-earth. He makes acting fun and enjoyable."
Joseph
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"My son really enjoyed his first acting lesson with Kelsey. He learned so much, and can't wait for his next lesson."
Parker
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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