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David T.

100 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Acting from Ivanna Chubbick Master Class
  • Teaching since 2005
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,”

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KIM
It's been great!
Evelyn H.
David is amazing, without a doubt. He's very easy to talk to, experienced and knowledgeable about acting. Whether you're just starting out in the world of acting or a seasoned professional, David is a wonderful tutor who will assist you in your journey. :)
Jana
David breaks down acting concepts in a way that is relatable and easy to understand. Very personable and professional!

Jan L.

39 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $70
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination from The Grammy's
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jan L.

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Jan has major credits in Film , Television, Commercials, and Theatre. You may have seen Jan in the movie, "My Sister's Keeper" starring Kathy Bates.
Jan holds a Master's Degree in Theatre Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia.

About Jan

Take charge of Your Career as a Singer or Songwriter Who's guiding you in writing, producing & performing your songs? “Jan is one of the music industry’s best-kept secrets. She has an uncanny ability to put her finger on exactly what the issue is that keeps good artists from being great, and

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Catherine
Very professional, welcoming yet strict
Darla
Jan is a sweetheart and very knowledgeable, with real experience in the industry. I really enjoy my sessions with her and have seen measurable improvement in my ability to get through a song. She was flexible with what I wanted and didn't try to force me through a predetermined process.
Paula D.
My 17 yr Grandson is taking Singing lessons from Jan and absolutely Loves her!! He is so very inspired and motivated to practice continuously! Thank you Jan....you are the Best!
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Jordan W.

55 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jordan W.

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Gain confidence as you refine your acting presence for film. Learn to analyze your audience, find your voice and project, develop your character, memorize and retain lines, understand beats and rhythm, incorporate body movement, and more.

About Jordan

***AVAILABLE ALL MONTH FOR ONLINE LESSONS!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I

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Miri W.
My 11 year old daughter really enjoyed. She picked a song she likes and Jordan created a hip hop dance to go along with it. I highly recommend her!
Xuanting
Jordan is a wonderful teacher and a very nice person. I have enjoyed my ballet classes very much. Jordan is very knowledgable in dancing techniques and has an inspiring passion. Great experience. Would recommend it to anyone looking for dancing classes.
Patrick V.
Jordan is wonderful! Encouraging, talented, and infectiously enthusiastic. I’m amazed how much I learned in only the 1st lesson. I would highly recommend!

Meet Online Film Acting Teachers Serving Santa Monica, CA

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Kathryn K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathryn K.

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Film!! You want to do it! We will work to make sure you achieve the ability to understand what is needed to work as an actor in this medium. The tools, knowledge and technique, however, is the same no matter what medium one wishes to act for.I coach all levels of actors. I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting. I teach from a method base and will work on monologues and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to understand how we go about doing this thing called acting. One thing you must know about me, I am really nice. I won't crush your dreams. I will, however, make sure you attain them. I can come to you or you can meet me where I teach. I am in SF and Los Angeles. I successfully work virtually with many people. If you want to act, we can make it happen.

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer actors, performers, engineers, tech executives and speakers private sessions to strengthen and ignite your work. I specialize as a Method Acting Coach addressing technique for film, stage, on camera work, audition technique, monologue, scene study, script analysis,

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Richard H.
She is awesome and obviously great at what she does!
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Kendra
Kathryn is awesome! She gave me wonderful tools, insights, and suggestions to help me speak confidently in business presentations. I highly recommend her!
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Maria S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maria S.

30 Reviews
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Online Film Acting Teacher
About Maria

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of my studio is to create well-rounded, educated musicians who will always have a lifelong passion for the art no matter their long-term goals. I strive for my students to be: (1) Lifelong learners who develop successful learning habits. (2) Creative and critic

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Laurian C.
Great first lesson!!
Grace W.
My daughter takes guitar from Maria and I didn’t realize how much she’s progressed until we went to a friend’s recital. 8 months with Maria and my child is leaps and bounds ahead of kids who’ve been taking for 2-3 years. It’s really motivating for her to see. Maria has standards which are non-negotiable but she’s patient and truly guides the kids to success. I’m so happy with our choice as her as a teacher.
Carlos V.
Maria has been wonderful with our son. Very motivating and goal based. The recitals blow me away year after year. The progress these kids make with her plus the longevity of her students says a lot.

Michael O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Sigh language
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Awarded 'Best Play' from Manhattan Repertory Theatre
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Michael O.

3 Reviews
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Online Film Acting Teacher

My fellow thespians,

You will be mentored by an Emmy Nominated actor and award winning Playwright. I have studied with legends such as Stella Adler and Larry Moss. My lessons are built on the Meisner technique. I have the solid foundation as a working actor and writer for thirty years.

I'm a highly sought after speaker and have taught my seminars at universities around the country. One of my goals is to transition the college acting student to a working actor. My students have built careers as a result of my coaching and mentoring. My all encompassing approach will cover everything from how to give an amazing audition to fast tracking you to obtaining an agent.

Compare my credentials of all your prospective teachers. I'm confident that my approach to presentation, proper breathing, voice, making a lasting first impression, how to dress, building your career, how to get an agent is unique and helps me stand apart from my competition.

Lastly, I really care. I am ...

About Michael

Hi friends, It is nice to meet you! I am an 'Emmy Nominated' actor and twenty five year veteran actor on the longest running show in broadcast history 'The Guiding Light.' I was fortunate to study acting from the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and Larry Moss. I'm also a student and perf

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Walter G.
This was a gift for my husband Michael came early. He talked about his credentials. Explored my husbands desires and goals. Then gave him over an hour. He was extremely encouraging and very professional. My husband is very intersted in exploring t
Mychal
I loved working with Michael. I am learning a lot and will resume lessons after the holidays. He was a really great coach , answered all questions honestly and encouraged me as well as guided.
Thanks so much Michael, see you in Jan 2020
Mychal
so patient and fun

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Santa Monica 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 $109 per hour.
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$64 average
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$72 average

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"Helps a lot. Takes time with his students and can find where they need improvement."
Tate
Took Film Acting lessons from Gabriel B.
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"David is amazing. His method is very effective and I really enjoyed the classes."
Dimitra
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Jessie is the best!!!

I have had the privilege of taking lessons with Jessie for over a year now. I have to say it has been a wonderful experience. Jessie is always attentive to what my strengths and weaknesses are and is always willing to help in any area necessary. She is always helpful, supportive, willing, and most of all caring. Jessie has a genuine love for teaching that rubs off on a student. I'm very grateful to be a student of Jessie's. thank you Jessie!!!"
Costello
Took Film Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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"Christian is a Great teacher. He has really helped me to understand acting."
Miguel
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
Tara
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"My son really enjoyed his first acting lesson with Kelsey. He learned so much, and can't wait for his next lesson."
Parker
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Donnabella is a great teacher to have. I started off shy and unsure of what I was doing but I have been slowly gaining confidence because of her positive personality. She educated me a lot from the start and gives good advices to improve on. She's chill and focused on helping me grow. I am able to understand acting more now through her experiences. She knows her stuff!"
Alina
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Haley is absolutely fantastic! I look forward to our each session !"
Aksel
Took Film Acting lessons from Haley W.
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"David is amazing, without a doubt. He's very easy to talk to, experienced and knowledgeable about acting. Whether you're just starting out in the world of acting or a seasoned professional, David is a wonderful tutor who will assist you in your journey. :)"
Evelyn
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kathryn is the absolute best! She truly wants what is best for her students; she tries very hard to teach you everything you need to know and moves at a pace that is convenient for the student. She makes lessons fun and is just a genuine and kind-hearted person. I am very happy to have her as an instructor."
Josh
Took Film Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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