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Luca M.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Luca M.

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I LOVE coaching actors, it can make the difference between being good and getting the job. Just recently, my client Eurydice El-Etr booked a recurring role in a tv series with Josh Hartnett. We worked together on her audition AND on her performance that got her ecstatic feedback from the producers and director.

I believe the best teacher is one who is also working in the field.

I have worked consistently as an actor, starring alongside Susan Sarandon in 'Ace the Case", with Billy Zane in the upcoming "Waltzing with Brando", with Ray Liotta in "Syndrome K", or being the voice of all audiobooks from Disney Pixar's "Luca", and booking roles in "Gotham" and "Red Dead Redemption II". I just wrapped shooting a big role in the upcoming "The Gods II- The Dark Side", directed by Mykel Shannon Jenkins.

I was part of the faculty of the Susan Batson Studio in New York for eight years, before moving to Los Angeles. I am an expert in audition and on-camera technique, script analysis and ...

About Luca

Hi! I believe an acting teacher should 1)LOVE doing it, have a sincere passion for helping one actor at a time break through in their own unique way 2)be a working actor, showing that those teachings bring concrete results in the real world I fulfill both of those points, and look forward to c

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Federica
I was looking for a professional support to improve my acting skills and I found in Luca the best coach ever.

Luca has a natural talent to connect with others and feel exactly what you need.
With his great intuition and preparation he was able to help me to reach my goals providing a lot of tips and tricks during the session.
I am grateful I found a wonderful human being and coach like him and I can't wait to work with him again.
Thank you very much coach!
Helena
Luca is an amazing acting coach! I’ve worked with him for years. I highly recommend working with him.
Tina Allen
Luca is an accomplished actor who brings joy, passion and commitment to every role. As a fellow actor I have worked opposite Luca for years and would highly recommend him as an actor and a teacher!
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Vandi E.

85 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Cosmetology & Cosmetology Instructor from Gadsden State Community College
  • Awarded Graduate Student of the Year in Voice from University of Akron
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Vandi E.

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I work as a professional actor, voice over artist, and audiobook narrator. We can work on speech for the actor, dialects, how to make a career in the industry, and more!

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-2020

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Neal P.
Vandi is an excellent teacher. She is patient, very good natured, and fun. I highly recommend Vandi.
Gardner H.
I was pretty nervous at first, more uncomfortable than nervous I suppose, but Vandi was quick to put me at ease and as we started working through different exercises and ideas I became more comfortable and got more out of my time with her. She's super nice and has a natural warmth about her that is welcoming and encouraging. .
Neal P.
Vandi is so warm and real. She is patient and gently corrects my mistakes. I can already hear a difference in the quality of my speech.
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

For Voice Acting, we'll cover the various elements including: pitch; loudness; speed; rhythm; tone; prosody; variables and variations; character elements; use of dramatic and comedic pauses; emotion; enunciation; emphasis; pace; intervals; nasal continuents; u-glide; musicality; timing, and more.

We'll study mic technique, what to do and what to avoid. We'll study how to prepare your script, including identifying and using key words, and script shorthand. We'll explore what to expect in the studio, how to work with a producer, how to work with a sound engineer, and how to work with other voice actors.

We'll apply the elements of Voice Acting to the study of voice artistry, video game voiceovers, commercial ...

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.
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Kelsey J.

114 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Best Female - Lead from MSSU
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Kelsey J.

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These lessons are for students wanting to pursue a voice artist career or for students who are wanting to improve their speaking voice for professional and/or personal goals. I will teach students how to strengthen their speaking voice, improve voice clarity, speaking from the diaphragm, changing tone, building inflections and creativity, and so much more!

About Kelsey

I love acting so much and I LOVE sharing with all my students everything that I know! I graduated from Missouri Southern State University and received my Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Then received my Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Lindenwood University. I have always been a

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Blake J.
Kelsey and I are going to have a ton of fun!
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Shaina
Ms. Kelsey was great and my daughter is looking forward to her future lessons.
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Jason M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason M.

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Prepping an audition for an upcoming show or for admission into an acting program? Want to hone and develop your audition monologues (especially Shakespeare)? Just need a coach to help you take your acting to another level? Then let's get started, online or in person. I can help.

I've been working as a professional actor in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. I've performed with the Shakespeare Theatre in DC, ACT Theatre in Seattle, Book-It Repertory, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz to name a few. I've also been the featured voice in voiceovers for companies like University of Washington Medical, Golden 1 State Credit Union, Microsoft, and Surface Pro 3. On Camera Credits include short films, industrials, and commercials for Taco Time, Tulalip Casino, and Washington Dental Association.

I hold a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting in Washington DC. My ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It Re

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Kareem K.
Great with delivering ideas and concepts
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Patient and understanding
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John E.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Japanese, German, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaching since 2017
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John E.

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John has directed numerous productions in remote-immersive theatre and is the Resident Director of Candle House Collective. At Candle House, John has pioneered directing for the voice, adapting principles of voice acting for live, interactive theatre. He has received international praise for his work including mentions from Broadway World, Vulture, Everything Theatre UK, and No Proscenium. You will receive training in voice acting that involves learning how to create a naturalistic sound, integrating fundamentals of acting into the voice, audition preparation, and self-recording skills. Lessons are tailored to each student's needs!

About John

I have a huge range of interests in the performing arts. At Northwestern, I trained simultaneously in acting, directing, music theatre, legal studies (for fun), and composition/writing. As a director and a coach, I pride myself on creating a positive atmosphere where actors are encouraged to try the

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Dario
John is very experienced and helpful. More importantly, he has a calming and supportive vibe that I find really helps me stay motivated. Highly recommend!
Katy
I have worked with John as both an actor and a writer in a professional capacity. He directed me during my first foray into immersive theatre and was so terrific at breaking down concepts and offering his insight and experience while still treating the process as collaborative. I cannot recommend working with John as a student or a collaborator highly enough. Although I have not worked with him in a musical capacity, the work of his I have had the opportunity to witness is first class as a composer, lyricist, and musician. Most importantly, thanks to John, I have found my own voice as an immersive artist.

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Average Cost of Voice Acting Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute voice acting lessons in San Jose is $85. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $159 per hour.
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"Very good teacher. Explain things clearly"
Tin-Wan
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"Becca has been very instrumental to the enhancement of my voice acting career! She goes above and beyond for you and truly loves and cares about what she's doing!

She really stands out because she is incredibly knowledgeable, resourceful, and has the perfect amount of charisma where she is encouraging and builds your confidence, at the same time is very honest and to the point!

She knows how to delve into your full potential with your voice and I look forward to receiving further lessons as needed!

Every penny and then some, is worth her training!"
Greg
Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Candid has a quick eye and offers a positive critique of my skills and technique. Looking forward to working more with Candid!"
Nancy
Took Voice Acting lessons from Candid L. B.
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"Has great energy, draws on many personal examples and analogies to make her points stick. Understood my core needs from the lessons. Look forward to more!"
Marcus
Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"She'll help you develop

A long-time actor, I have had the pleasure of working with Bren on a variety of projects. Not only is she both an enthusiastic leader and team player, watching her with students, Bren has proven to be a knowledgeble and capable teacher, encouraging students, and bringing out more vocally than most expected of themselves. Bren herself is an experienced singer and v/o artist, well-qualified to help others develop vocally."
maire
Took Voice Acting lessons from Brenda R.
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"Ophelie is great at simultaneously allowing her students to explore their own discoveries, and focusing their energy on the genuine message behind a story. She finds a way of making everything real and relatable, at encourages her students to succeed."
Sarah
Took Voice Acting lessons from Ophelie W.
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"Very comfortable to work with and a great teacher. She really wants you to grow and succeed. I have learned a great deal from her so far and look forward to our classes in the future."
Max
Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"“I cannot recommend Ophelia Wolf any higher as an acting coach and stage director. I worked with her privately on staging all of my audition arias. Her genius is connecting your unique story to the character. She knows intuitively how to break down emotional/body tension to free up performance and discover your truth. She has a flexible formula for analyzing characters and making them immediately personal to you.
As a German native speaker, she prepared me for all of my audition trips to Germany. With her guidance in perfecting diction and conversational style, I gave a confident tour. I also sought out her method when giving a series of masterclasses on how to interpret characters.
We worked together right before my first audition for the Met, and I got the job! You’ll love working with this director who has experience working with the greatest opera houses in the world."
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- Kirsten Chambers - Soprano with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Opera Hong Kong, among others Most Known for her portrayal of Strauss roles, particularly SALOME"
Kirsten
Took Voice Acting lessons from Ophelie W.
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"J is awesome. The class is tailored to the student to help with what student wants to learn. What you get out the class is based on the effort you put in. I started the classes not knowing anything and just wanted to see what I could do if anything and now I am confidently going to each session looking forward to seeing how far I can take it.

Because the class is designed for the individual student, I got to work with a monologue from a video game and learn how to break down the monologue, create character for the monologue (which was a challenge and a half to distant myself from the actual character) and learn to believe that my created character is real and how I can show that with my acting. In doing I decided to use an accent, and J gave me resources and tips to find that voice.

Speaking on my experience, if you are beginning like me this is the perfect man for the job. As long as you put in the work, he will help you, guide you and push you to challenge yourself when it is needed!"
Ricardo
Took Voice Acting lessons from J W.
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"J's assisted me with my public speaking tremendously. I am not an actor at all but I struggle with speaking on camera and in front of people and J used strategies from stage performance principles and applied them. I went from stuttering and stumbling over words to speaking with clarity and confidence. I look forward to continuously work with him."
Shaneece
Took Voice Acting lessons from J W.
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