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Shaunette F.

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

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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.

Samantha T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Samantha T.

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I have worked in the acting field for 12+ years both on and off the stage. I have directed 8 plays total and taught one on one acting for 3 years now. I have worked in many children's acting boot camps.

About Samantha

Hey, my name is Samantha but I go by Saveria. I absolutely LOVE acting, it is my greatest passion in this world and teaching is definitely my second. I think acting is such a vital tool that everyone should know how to do because it helps you create empathy for others and find an understanding with

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Toya N.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Toya N.

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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working actors! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los An

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.

Meet Online Film Acting Teachers Serving San Francisco, CA

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Kathryn K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Kathryn K.

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Film!! You want to do it! We will work to make sure you achieve the ability to understand what is needed to work as an actor in this medium. The tools, knowledge and technique, however, is the same no matter what medium one wishes to act for.I coach all levels of actors. I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting. I teach from a method base and will work on monologues and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to understand how we go about doing this thing called acting. One thing you must know about me, I am really nice. I won't crush your dreams. I will, however, make sure you attain them. I can come to you or you can meet me where I teach. I am in SF and Los Angeles. I successfully work virtually with many people. If you want to act, we can make it happen.

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer actors, performers, writers, engineers, tech executives and speakers private sessions to strengthen and ignite your work. I specialize as a Method Acting Coach addressing technique for film, stage, on camera work, audition technique, monologue, scene study, script

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Richard H.
She is awesome and obviously great at what she does!
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Kendra
Kathryn is awesome! She gave me wonderful tools, insights, and suggestions to help me speak confidently in business presentations. I highly recommend her!
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Carlyncia P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Musical Theater from Howard University College of Fine Arts
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Carlyncia P.

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Learn from a professional working actor and casting director with 30+ years experience on stage, on camera and behind the scenes.
As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, Carlyncia believes in lifting as she climbs empowering all ages to realize their full potential from the inside out.
Carlyncia is a cum laude graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts where she concentrated her studies in musical theatre prompting her work as a professional in many facets of the entertainment industry for nearly 35 years. As a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, she’s appeared in several film, television and live stage productions as an accomplished actress, host, model and vocalist. Her expertise has also garnered her such “above the line” positions as ...

About Carlyncia

As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, I believe in lifting as I climb empowering others to realize their full potential from the

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Jeremy K.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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Nadia
After my first film audition, in as many years, it was quite evident I needed an acting instructor. For months, I looked high and low to find the right one. I wanted an instructor who could challenge me, yet in a nurturing manner. An instructor who can speak confidently about the craft. Above all, an instructor you look forward to seeing every session. Jeremy Kruse is all that and then some.

Within weeks of pairing up, my acting style/delivery is far more conversational. Plus, I’m more at ease when working to find the true essence of a character to develop and make my own.

I always walk away from Jeremy’s sessions learning something new. Jeremy’s constant encouragement has propelled my confidence, as an actor, to another level.

Initially, I wasn’t really into the idea of taking acting classes via FaceTime. The idea sounded so impersonal and potentially distracting, not with Jeremy. It's as if he's working with you, face-to-face, in a studio.

In addition to acting, Jeremy has been so supportive with my first attempt in writing a screenplay. He's such a creative influence.

The secret is out, Jeremy Kruse is the "Best Instructor Ever"! Working with him makes my dreams of becoming an accomplished actor a reality. Thanks Jeremy!
Kinzie B.
Jeremy is great! He's super personable and down to earth, and he never makes you feel like you've screwed up. He gives good feedback and is very knowledgeable. He's always open to answer any questions I have, too. Really great guy!
Timothy
I love these lessons! I look forward to them every week. Jeremy is a cool down to earth guy and is easy to talk to which really helps if you're new to this kind of thing. He gives good feedback that really makes you see things from the outside in.

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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 $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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$58 average
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$66 average

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"Zach is a terrific coach, teacher, and director. Not only does he have excellent skills with the camera and editing software but he allows you to relax and find your groove while you tape in addition to giving you great and thoughtful direction. I would highly recommend him for any and all on-camera needs!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Zach B.
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"Haley is absolutely fantastic! I look forward to our each session !"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Haley W.
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
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Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you"
Rabbi W.
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"Kailee enjoyed the lesson w/ Kelsey immensely! She was very inspired and looking forward to the next lesson."
Kailee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"For my first lesson we touched base on the foundations that I knew and gave me great insight."
Mika
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Carissa is great! She is kind, helpful and helps you think in ways that improve your acting and make you understand your character."
Hannah
Took Film Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"She gets right down to it and tailors her lessons to your exact level and needs. She guides you to where you want to be. Just trust in Ollie! :)"
Paige
Took Film Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"DB helps me remember why I love acting so much. She's so helpful when I have questions that I have no one else to turn to for answers. She's great with coaching acting, and amazing at helping me boost my business."
Amani
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Very enjoyable - learned lots and got some great feedback. Looking forward to more classes."
Ciaran
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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