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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

Deborah R.

14 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 1st Place from Pacific Musical Society
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Deborah R.

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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.

Kade B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Kade B.

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I used to have a massive struggle with acting. I started from square one. I was determined to become the best actor I possibly could. When my acting skills finally got to a high enough level, it took me to Musical Theatre, Theatre, Opera and occasionally Film. I have also directed Theatre here and there. I am versatile and knowledgeable and currently performing as an Opera singer. I am excited to work with new students!

About Kade

Hi, my name is Kade Bennett. I am Musical Theatre actor as well as an Opera singer and straight actor. Acting has always been a part of my life and it is the #1 most important thing in performance. I love performing and working with students one on one!

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Anthony T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Bachelors of Science, Urban Arts (Minor in Music) from Coppin State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Anthony T.

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Musical Theater lessons from a skilled theater teacher in Baltimore city school system.

About Anthony

I have been teaching brass-wind and and music theory since 2011 through various non-profit organizations.My goal as a music instructor is to not only to improve your skills on your instrument or designs; but, to also help you become self sufficient in advancing your skills. I currently hold a Bache

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Valeria H.
Mr. Anthony is a really good brass instructor. He has been helping me improve with my lip slurs and has helped my 12 major scales. He also makes learning the trumpet fun. Highly recommend
Carla J.
Anthony is a skilled musician that has wonderful talent in teaching people (of all ages). He is always kind about how he professes but also takes teaching seriously. he has an amazing capacity of patience and is willing to work with a student until they are comfortable and confident in their skill. He has taught me things from bass clef to crochet. His sense of humor makes his lessons light and easy to let the information sink in. This instructor works well with anyone and has passion, pride, and genuinely loves what he does. A++++++++++++++
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Bridget H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Bridget H.

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Experienced Acting and Speech coach with experience from around the world! I have studied speech, dialects and acting at Harvard University as well as abroad at the Moscow Art Theatre School and National Institute for Dramatic Art in Australia. As a recent graduate of an MFA Acting program, I have been educated in the most up to date teaching methods and a wide array of acting and speech techniques. I create lesson plans that are individualized to suit each student’s needs and goals with enjoyment at the top of priority list. I have a lot of experience teaching children as well as adults in both private and group settings. I have a huge interest and experience in voice and speech technique as well. Whether it’s for an upcoming audition or just for fun, I can’t wait to work with you!

About Bridget

I am a professional actor, having performed internationally in the USA, Europe and Australia. I have a BFA from the University of Sydney and and MFA in Acting from Harvard University. I moved to Boston from Sydney, Australia to study at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University. Whils

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Laura
Bridget is knowledgeable, efficient, and kind, and she helped me make specific choices in my acting that made my performance richer. She’s also the queen of dialects. Highly recommend!
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Sarah L.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science, Theatre Arts from Eastern Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Sarah L.

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Hi friends! I'm a professional actor, director, and fight choreographer who has been working since I was ten years old. I left NYC two years ago after accepting a full-ride offer to earn my Master's degree in acting. I have one year left, and while I'm here, I am also teaching undergraduate acting. I'm formally trained in Stanislavski, Stella Adler, and Meisner, with training in many other methods as well, and I am able to work with you on whatever you would like, from basics, memorization, and diction all the way up to Meisner technique.

Because I started working when I was young, I love to teach kids as well. I spent three years on an international tour performing a one-woman show in elementary and middle schools, and I have led many high school workshops, so I love spending time with students of all ages.

Most importantly, if you work online with me, you will get to hang out with Belko, my one-year-old chihuahua. She's a better actor than all of us. I look forward to meeting you!

About Sarah

Hey friends! You're looking for acting lessons! That's amazing because being a professional actor means you are self-employed, and you have to be motivated to find your own work. By looking for a teacher, that's exactly what you're doing right now, meaning you already are living the life of an acto

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Heidi C.
Very fun, had a lot of useful information and ideas. Gave me a lot of homework to continue to improve my skills
Bob
Sarah is extremely helpful. She always took the time to be helpful but honest in her evaluation of what I was doing. Then she would help me find a way to make it better. I know that my skills have improved since working with her!
Elizabeth
I didn't know how she was going to help me online, but she made it fun and I really love the way she helped me understand what it really means to act - "You +" so I don't have to take myself out of it, I just build on top of who I already am. Thank you!!

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in San Francisco is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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$57 average
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$72 average

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"Diana’s teaching style must be a lot of fun, because my son has been studying acting with her for more than 3 years! He is always looking forward to the next learning / practice session!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Diana G.
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"Barry is a gifted and talented individual who urges his students to step out the box. If you ever receive and opportunity to work with Barry understand you'll be put to a challenge and be expected to challenge yourself. I was able to experience and learn many things in Theater acting, Speaking voice, Singing and Music theory and I could never be more grateful for everything he passed on to me as knowledge ."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Barry M.
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"First acting lesson EVER and it was great! He is an amazing teacher."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Dan G.
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"I think that Mrs.Ke'Lee is a awesome lady. She teaches awesome things, and she is a respectful lady. My comfort zone has increased."
Zykiriah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"To be honest I've never acted a day in my life before. Tamika was absolutely wonderful in helping me calm my (obvuously) nervous self, and worked with what I naturally brought to the stage and highlighted my own attributes. By the time I had opening night, I felt more comfortable than presenting to a bunch of investors (which is my day job). Thank you again Tamika, for really helping me develop skills and traits for the acting stage even I didn't know I had in me! I loom forward to working with you again soon!"
Chris
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
Bing
Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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"Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!"
Ryan
Took Theater Acting lessons from Matt P.
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"I was recently in a play titled “Why Does It Hurt So Bad?” with Tamika as an Artist Development teacher. She was extremely helpful when it came to knowing how to project your voice, emoting and becoming the character that you are portraying. Tamika was very professional and she always helped wherever she could. Tamika always gave great advice and how you can improve your craft as an actor. Everyone in the play took note of what Tamika was saying and applied it in the next rehearsal, getting better and better every time. This is the reason why the play was so successful. I will definitely keep in contact with her to keep perfecting my craft and to see if there’s a way that I can take acting lessons from her. Thank you so much Tamika. You’re AWESOME and so TALENTED!"
Kecina
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"Jessie was a great teacher. She made my daughter feel really comfortable and connected with her very well. She helped my daughter get prepared for an audition which she now has a part in. I would recommend her to others"
Jennifer
Took Theater Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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"Good class despite technical difficulties."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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