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Candice S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Digital Media Arts from Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Candice S.

7 Reviews
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Want to take your memorization skills to the next level!? Excited to express yourself in new and creative ways!? Love seeing the looks on people's faces after a great performance!? Or are you looking for a fun hobby that will sky rocket your confidence!? If you answered yes to any of those questions then this is the class for you!

About Candice

Are you ready to take your unique personality to the next level!? Ready to kick start your skills and sky rocket your confidence!? Learn to express yourself like never before! Together we will improve your acting as a team! My name is Ms. Candy! I've been into the world of theater for 1

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Heidi
Candice is full of energy, creative and a great teacher! You or your child will learn so much and have a great time doing it!
Kandace
Ms. Candice is incredibly knowledgeable and experienced in many of the Arts and has a great way of communicating and teaching children! She is kind and fun and makes students feel at ease!
Leona
Candice is a wonderful instructor. She is very passionate about her craft. She is great at encouraging and motivating her students. I would highly recommend anyone who has an interest for acting to enroll in Candice's class.
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Jennifer V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Third Place Performer from Torch Music Fest
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Jennifer V.

19 Reviews
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A lot of acting and learning improv techniques!

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that warm-ups are a big importance when it comes to performing. Technique is something I have been studying for a while, and I am consistently learning what new techniques work for

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Jose Piedra
Great experience, very patient and informative.
Lucretia
I love it
Kamali
I started getting better at math homework

Lynori G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lynori G.

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With 15 years of performance experience, acting is my passion! All ages are accepted, and in fact welcomed. My approach is to customize my lesson to each students needs and goals. Meryl Streep once said, "Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there." That being said, my goal is to always connect what you already know with what you need to know. I specialize in audition preparation and theater. Overall I just want my students to grow in ways they didn't even know they could. Message me and lets get started!!

About Lynori

Greetings! My name is Lynori and I am a professional actor and performer. I've graduated and have my Associate of Arts with a concentration in theater. My students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up ten

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James W.

85 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James W.

85 Reviews
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How to move with confidence and poise, Think on your feet~ unleash a barrage of one liners and "be on a roll". Enjoy your 15 minutes of fame or be a trouper who makes a living at Improv.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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Georgia A.
Its been an awesome time learning with James! its so obvious he loves impacting his knowledge of acting and its industry to his students.. There's never a dull moment playing out characters and plotting story lines. Thanks James!!!
Jeyney
This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too.
Caren
Great approach to teaching beginners.
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Tim K.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Drama, Music from Trinity University
  • Teaching since 1989
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Tim K.

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I was a Theater Arts major at Trinity University where I took part in several productions, including Cabaret, Trojan Women, Chemin de Fer and Die Fledermaus. AT San Antonio Little Theater I performed in No, No, Nanette and Philemon. As a student at UTSA, I performed in Trial by Jury, Boris Godunov, Iolanthe and the Madrigal Christmas Dinners. I was hired by UTSA as a paid performer in the Madrigal Christmas dinners from 1984 to 1989. This job involved a lot of improvisation. From 1989 to 1995 I taught Music and Drama at Converse Elementary. In the 1990's I performed in The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni as part of the San Antonio Festival. I have done freelance work over the years as an improvisational performer for special events. As an elementary music teacher and secondary choir teacher, I have produced and directed numerous programs and musicals. I have taught acting and public speaking to a number of students.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 29 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have perform

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Jill
Tim took the time I needed to understand and explained things so well. Can't wait for my second lesson.
Sandra R.
I have really learned a lot in the 3 lessons I have completed. Look forward in future lessons to come. Keep up the great work.

Jenny G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting Performance from Southern Methodist University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jenny G.

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Experienced acting teacher of 20+ years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced acting student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to meet your individual needs/expectations/goals. Experienced in teaching for film/tv/theatre. Not only will you be working on actual acting scripts that I will provide, but you will be building a strong foundation of technique, voice control, presentation, and more. Whether you are looking to act for fun, build confidence, taking the first step in starting your acting training, or a seasoned professional, I am the teacher for you.
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About Jenny

I am a professional actor that offers acting coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show. I studied acting with noted acting teacher for over 50 years Wynn Handman who has trained many outstanding actors including: Alec Baldwin, Chris Cooper, Michael Douglas, Mia

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in San Jose 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 $127 per hour.
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$42 average
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$53 average
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$71 average

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"Heather M. is one of the best teachers I have ever had"
- Cahli
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Christine is funny but takes teaching seriously. She creates a safe environment for her students to experiment. And she has what all good teachers have: flexibility and sharp intuition."
- Allie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"My 7 year old daughter is having a great time with improv classes with Jessie. We've attended 5 classes so far and Jessie is always professional, always prepared with a fun plan of games and exercises. We highly recommend her!"
- SC
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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"Christine Alexander is an amazing teacher. She is so creative, energized, fun, imaginative and inviting with her students. Christine taught a large workshop with students at my theatre, and they absolutely adored her. I give her the highest recommendation."
- KT
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Christine is amazing! She is one of the best improv people I have ever seen. Her ability to transform the audience to watch her every gesture is magical! She is a gifted instructor with a loving, caring, down to earth attitude. Quite honestly, I cannot get enough of watching her on stage! I wish I could learn all her skills so I could be half as awesome at improv as she is."
- Jean
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"He's kind and understanding and extremely helpful. I can't wait for my next lesson! I wholeheartedly recommend him! I enjoyed the improv games we played. I needed encouragement and Jeremy gave it to me."
- Elaine
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"I don't know how to describe Christine, except amazing! I started taking her classes because I wanted to learn how to take myself/life less seriously and it's working!!! I would recommend Christine to anyone who is serious about improv or who just wants to learn how to really laugh and relax."
- Debbie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"She is very polite and talented!!"
- Sathish
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brenda B.
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"Heather is an excellent teacher. She was always very patient and enthusiastic while teaching. I felt like I learned something or improved after each lesson. She really gets her knowledge through to the student. I enjoyed every minute of the lessons."
- James
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"We just had our first session with Arlys and she as awesome! My kids were a little hesitant at first but by the end they couldn’t wait to do another one!"
- Azalea
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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