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Jennifer W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer W.

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I have experience on 6 Broadway National Tours, and a plethora of regional experience in LA! Please check out my website for a full bio and resume!

About Jennifer

Hi folks! I've been teaching for the last decade and love working with all skills and all ages. I am encouraging, supportive, disciplined, and helpful. I have a Masters in Music Education, and a tremendous amount of regional performance experience, including the last four years during which I par

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Prudence H.

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Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Prudence H.

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Basic acting skills. Prudence has been in 4 Broadway shows and 10 movies, including Sister Act with Whoopi Goldberg. She wrote the book, Monologue Mastery (Applause Books) and knows what it takes to win at auditions.

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching students for over 30 years. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, NYU and The New School . She has given workshops at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, The Neighborhood Playhouse, The Strasberg Institute. She is the author of MONOLOGUE MASTER

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She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Andrew Y.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Andrew Y.

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Focusing on diverse techniques, including types of characters, staging, blocking of scenes, costuming, creating characters, improv and games for each concept.

We are constantly play games to reinforce the techniques presented each week and the students always have fun. They walk away confident and wanting to learn more.

Spend time on costuming and set design, by creating with the materials we find at Goodwill, thrift stores and other retail businesses. We look over the characters descriptions and utilize our creative to flow with costuming and scenery.

In the past years we've done excerpts from The Polar Express, The Wizard of Oz, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and George and the Marvelous Medicine.

This summer of 2014, we're doing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, where we are discussing staging, blocking, creating costumes and props.

About Andrew

I'm an accomplished accompanist and vocalist, with 10 plus years of expertise. Currently, I’m a volunteer worship leader at church, for over 6 years; helping other musicians fulfill their ultimate potential through training and education. Collaborate with other musicians for worship opportunitie

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Gabriel
Great learning process thanks!
Britney Keck
Mr. Andrew is kind, funny and engaging.

My son (6) always has the best time at lesson and wants to know immediately when he gets to go back.

Our son has a lot on his plate and watching him have something that's just his that he is happy to do and enjoys this has been such a bright spot for our whole family.

- and Mr. Andrew is in direct correlation to that.

I recommend Mr. Andrew to anyone who is looking for a teacher who is kind, funny, engaging, and wants to help you succeed and gives you opportunities to use the skills you have learned.
Gloria Siciliano
Fun again,....you make it a lot of fun thank you
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Joshua S.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Joshua S.

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Acting skills can be used in EVERY setting. I have used those abilities extensively in my public speaking career as well as acting performances in television, commercials, and theater.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication an

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Eli
Joshua's great! He's full of knowledge, high energy, and ready to share it with you. I recommend taking one of his sessions to improve your skills, whether it be in chess, poker, public speaking, or any of the other awesome courses he teaches!
Joshua T.
Joshua is wonderful and I recommend you take his lessons!
Michael Cohen
Very knowledgeable. Gave me some good perspectives that I think will help my game significantly.
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Anna A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Music, Commercial Voice from Belmont University
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Anna A.

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I was in musical theater for most of my life and have studied several methods. I've studied the Chekhov Technique specifically and have participated in many monologue workshops over the years. I'm especially good with musical theater, having most of my collegiate studies being in music.

About Anna

My name is Anna Arata and I would love to be your new voice teacher! I have a degree in Commercial Vocal Performance from Belmont University and I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist here in Nashville. I also work at a non-profit music school and teach voice lessons and ensemb

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Christie
Anna did a wonderful job. Louis, my eighteen year old son, learned a great deal of voice basics and really enjoyed the experience. He plans on taking more lessons in the future from Anna. I highly recommend her for any level student who is seeking excellent and personalized voice training.
Lauren
Anna is a wonderful teacher! This is my first experience taking singing lessons, and she has been so patient with me, and I have already learned so much in just two lessons. She is very knowledgeable about the voice and gives clear, easy-to-follow instruction. I'm looking forward to continuing learning from her!
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John G.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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John G.

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I specialize in coaching actors for auditions for film, television, agents, casting directors, theatrical performances or drama schools. Whether you are starting out on your journey as an actor or already have extensive experience, together we will make your audition distinctive. You may need one or two sessions to prepare for a self tape, or to work over an extended time to craft a role for film or theater. I will be there, in your corner, to help you focus your creativity and be successful.

I will help you define the specific situation of your character; and ask you provocative questions to help you journey deeply into the role. We will find the key to tapping into your own life experience to bring the role to life. In addition, I can give you tips on setting up your home studio.

The industry has changed dramatically in the past two years. SELF TAPING your auditions and submitting the digital media to casting directors, agents and film producers has become the new ...

About John

I am a professional New York based actor with 25 years of experience. A graduate of The Actors Studio, New School University, MFA, I have performed Off Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre and Theatre Row. In 2015 I began co-producing and acting in short films with Sideway Bro

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Becca
John is such a great coach and teacher! He coached me for my upcoming play. John created such a safe environment, asked so many thought provoking questions, challenged me, provided innovative ideas, and gave me great insight into my character development. He is extremely professional, always very prepared for our sessions, and gives very helpful feedback. He always goes above and beyond. It is very evident that he is so passionate about our work and about helping me grow. I always feel so comfortable and encouraged in our coachings. I would absolutely recommend John as an acting coach and teacher!
Megan
John recently helped me with a zoom audition. He guided me to choices that were more nuanced and more honest. I got a callback! The director loved the audition and I loved working with John. Very wise and patient.
Devin Doyle
John has been a great mentor and teacher of mine for the last six years! He not only draws on a wealth of experience across theater and film, but was deeply attuned to my personal growth during our time together. Very few acting coaches I've trained with were both expert at their craft and sensitive to the vulnerable experience of learning -- John was both! He commands a depth of canon knowledge and was able to suggest great monologues for me, including several Shakespeare monologues.

Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Santa Ana, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Santa Ana is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"Kimberly was great. Super sweet and my daughter loved every minute she can not wait till her next class"
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"I was in multiple productions with Ms Rebecca and each time she brought me out of my comfort zone. She has made me look at all of my skills and put each of them to the test."
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Just had my first class with David and he is a fantastic instructor. He was very attentive and helped give me pointers on how to dive into a character. I am looking forward to my future classes with him."
Kody
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"David has been my coach for the past 5 yrs. I booked a 5 year recurring on days of our lives through David's coaching along with many other jobs. I feel David's approach to coaching is unique where he really got to know me as an actor and brings the best out in me. He will always be my coach!"
Brendan
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"thank you I had a fun time it was fun see you next time"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Kathryn is great! After just 1lessonI gained the confidence and direction I needed to be a working actor. In fact, I will contact agents this week! Kathryn gave me tools I can use to conquer any monologue or scene. and great intro to method acting. I believe I found a great coach and mentor in Kathryn and look forward to working with her again."
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Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Fantastic! It was a great first lesson! Thank you!"
Mike
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Andrew is an excellent teacher, with a wealth of knowledge. Ive enjoyed the lessons ive taken and have learned a great deal"
Scott
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Just had my first lesson. Excited for the rest!"
Chelsea
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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