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Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $60
Currently offering online lessons only

Learn to dance for your wedding, social dancing, or just for a fun way to stay active! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.

My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: You might think a partner dance would be hard to learn online; to learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, you can still learn a lot online. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own ...

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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Becky
So far she is amazing and we look forward to our future lessons. She’s helpful, informative, and makes us very comfortable!
Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Awarded Director's Award for Band from Chamberlain High School
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Liz J.

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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Paige P.

7 Reviews
Richmond, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paige P.

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I teach the voice as a functional tool to be used for self expression and communication with others. If you've ever struggled with projection or vocal fatigue, developing the voice is for you. I believe the voice is best developed through singing, as it works the voice in a way no other medium can.

Whether you are preparing for a presentation, learning lines for a play, or trying to maintain vocal health for everyday speaking tasks, you have a place in my studio.

About Paige

I'm so happy to meet you! My name is Paige, a California transplant from Texas by way of Tennessee. I've taught since 2007 and enjoy teaching singers of all ages and experience levels. I have a Bachelors in Music Education with a K-12 certification in Vocal Education, as well as a Masters in Pe

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Dana
I leave every lesson with some new tidbit as well as confidence that I've learned more about my voice and the song I'm learning.
Olesia
Good knowledge and good exercises! Paige has great experience and ability to connect!
Srinika
Paige is awesome! She helped me find my range and use my voice without straining. I highly recommend Paige Patrick whether you are a professional singer, trying out for a school audition, or just want to feel much more confident in kareoke

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Matthew H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Modern Greek
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew H.

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Looking to start or enhance a career as a voice actor? Just looking for a fun way to become more in tune with your voice and body? I can help guide you to achieve your personal goals.

Using my background in linguistics, singing and acting, I will show you how the human body can produce a wide range of sounds for diverse effects. Voice-over work traditionally centers on animation, but we will discuss different ways of approaching radio, commercial and both child and adult-oriented cartoons for a deeper knowledge and skill set. We will do warm ups that classical singers use as well as analyze other voice artists' work to see what is best for you.

About Matthew

I am a world traveler with over 13 years of tutoring experience. I also have weight trained for about 15 years. Currently working on my PhD in sociolinguistics at the University of Pittsburgh, I received my MA in Spanish from NYU and can help you with many different areas. My experience as an edito

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The first session with Matthew, I can tell things are going to be okay. This makes me feel better; I could say right off the bat; he knows what he is teaching.

Karen L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Korean, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from NashvilleMuse
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Karen L.

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I have worked with students who have vocal disorders (vocal cord paralysis, spasmodic dysphonia, vocal dysphasia and more), with immigrant students who want to speak news-anchor English and with actors, public speakers, and life coaches to speak more dynamically.

About Karen

Have you ever been frustrated by your voice? Do you cringe when you hear your voice--like when you hear a recording of yourself? ‚ÄčThat used to be me years ago. Now, I'm an experienced professional jazz vocalist, actor and voice expert! My passion for singing, and struggle with my own voice, h

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Davo
Within a few months, Karen has helped me become a much better singer than I ever thought I could be. She always seems to have a technique or exercise at hand to help me where I need it. Her instruction has also been very useful to improve and protect my speaking voice, given that I speak for a living. It has been worth every penny.
Rebecca
Karen is a great voice coach! She gives constructive and positive feedback in a caring and understanding way. Take lessons from Karen and you will improve your skills!
Matthew
Did a great job teaching me exercises and lessons in health as well as life.
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Dusko P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dusko P.

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I believe that acting can be used as a mechanism to free people's personalities and souls. I studied acting with the great acting teacher and working actor, Bill Hickey. I was taught to focus on the strengths of each individual. I am not rigid or doctrinaire when it comes to how a scene, monologue, or audition piece needs to be performed. I try to bring out the unique personality of whomever I am teaching so that they carry those lessons with them in whatever they do. The best acting teachers are the ones that encourage actors to bring their whole, individual life experiences to each role they play.

About Dusko

I look forward to working with all of you wonderful actors, whether or not you want to become professionals or you see this as a creative hobby. I want to optimize your potential and encourage you to let your imaginations run wild. I have acted in a wide variety of plays written by some of the worl

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Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"David is amazing! He makes his classes so fun. My daughter looks forward to his classes every week and has already grown so much in her acting. I highly recommend David to anyone wanting to learn how to do film acting."
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Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Carissa is extremely patient with my child, and my daughter responds well to her teaching style. She is also extremely knowledgeable and talented and this shows through in her lessons."
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Took Child Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin."
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Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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"Nicolas is one of the best mentor I have ever came across. He is a passionate about teaching and able to help you draw out the inner you. I was someone who had a great deal of struggle connecting with my emotions and being able to express it in a sensible way. Within few weeks he taught me how to tap into my feelings and express it outwards. Need less to say he is an impressive teacher and if you have the chance, visit him. It will be beneficial for your personal life and career."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Very good teacher. Explain things clearly"
Tin-Wan
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kelsey is amazing. She delivers honest, very helpful feedback and helps you evolve through your lessons. She has a great energy. If you can work with her, I highly recommend it!"
Janice
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on."
Jennie
Took Acting lessons from Dakota W.
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"It was a great working together with Tamika on my baby shower...She had wonderful creative ideas. I enjoyed her organization skills when we both went shopping...I really appreciate how passionate she was about getting tasks done...it was so helpful having her around...it was a lot smoother...."
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Took Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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