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Kimberley E.

16 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Kimberley E.

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I have been performing since I was 10 years old and since I started professionally at 14, I've toured in over 15 different countries around the world and done arena tours and festivals. I now have over 150,000 followers online and have performed for millions on TV.

Performance training is extremely important for a singer, even the most experienced artists have coaches their entire lives. I've been teaching young people to sing and perform since 2010 and I'm very keen to continue to see them all grow as artists! My methods vary from person to person as I like to find out their individual goals and go from there, but I usually take the first lesson to get to know them and find out their strengths and weaknesses, and work on a lesson plan that helps them as well as having fun.

I also teach about the business side of performing, how to book gigs and how to build your personal brand. I help students put together shows, with everything from costumes to music to sound systems and ...

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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Michael B.
SHE"S GREAT !!!!
FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!

Adam G.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dramatic Writing from NYU
  • Teaching since 2004
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Adam G.

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I'm a professional screenwriter. I've written on both cable and network dramas. And I've sold a feature. I graduated from Film School / Dramatic Writing nine years ago. I'm in the Writers Guild, and have the trifecta of representation. And I've also self-published two collections of one-act plays available on all e-reader platforms.

I'm happy to do consultations on projects you are looking to rewrite or submit to contests. Or if you are just starting out on something new and wants to talk through all the story beats and track it together before you begin a draft.

I can also recommend the best books to read on both the craft and the industry, as well as screenplays and pilots to read (and which ones to avoid).

Learn how to navigate not only the business and landing that first job, but also how to develop a project with a production company, and participate/conduct yourself properly in a TV writer's room.

About Adam

Graduated New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Majored in Dramatic Writing and minored in English

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jolie
Adam is a really great listener and excellent source of thought provoking, well timed input that has really helped me develop and improve my story organically without changing its intention with strong suggestions as most people's feedback often attempts to do. If you're looking for a hand in finding your own voice and to strengthen your writing skills or excellent constructive feedback for your story then look no further.
David
Adam Gaines is a godsend. I was really lucky to have his guidance over the years which helped my craft and dedication to the art of writing greatly. He is a proven writer with legitimate credits but also, he actually cares. He is always ready to help and takes your material seriously which is most important when you want honest feedback and guidance. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of films, screenwriting, and the industry that is both impressive and beneficial. He is a wonderful friend and mentor who will always have a great recommendation or suggestion ready for your work and/or career. Adam is an extremely open individual with an immense passion for film and the craft of screenwriting which becomes infectious. That trait is crucial since it keeps you driven to keep learning and grow. He is also an excellent conversationalist with his own voice which is truly refreshing. Highly recommend.
Shadia
Adam gives you insightful comments on how to make you a better writer. He knows what good dialogue sounds like and with a couple suggestions you instantly know how to re-work your writing to give it a natural flow.

Kris F.

3 Reviews
Santa Clarita, CA
Starting at $32
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kris F.

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Build healthy skills for acting, presentations, teaching. Learn to project your voice while caring for it with proper technique. Heal vocal problems.

About Kris

Kris has been a private vocal, flute and piano instructor since 1984, and has been teaching in the Santa Clarita Valley since 1994. Her students have gone on to perform in the Los Angeles Opera Company, and in Regional Theatre and National Touring Companies for Hairspray, The King And I, The Music

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Yuko
She is a very professional and enthusiastic instructor. Every level student can enjoy music with her.
Laura H.
Awesome! I had a great lesson and took home some tools to help me find MY voice. Kris made me feel really comfortable and I'm looking forward to more lessons with her!
Sandra J.
Very satisfied! Everything is great! Definitely recommend!

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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
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Rachel M.

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Learn voice over technique that will allow you to make your voice over demo and know what is needed to eventually become successful in the industry.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-s

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.
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Gabby K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded Best Actress from Accolade Global Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabby K.

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When you schedule a lesson with me, you will immediately see that our lessons will be exciting, liberating, and worthwhile! Acting is such an incredible source of joy, and I am passionate about keeping that joy alive in our lessons. As an award-winning actress, singer, and dancer who received her BFA at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, I know my way around the industry and am excited to share my advice and experience with you. Our lessons will focus on script analysis, acting exercises, and performance techniques. Not only will you gain control over your instrument, you will learn how to act and perform freely! I promise that our lessons will be incredibly fun and rewarding.

About Gabby

Hi! I am a singer, actress, and dancer and have been living in New York City since graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2017. Ever since I was young, I had a passion for singing and acting. I started performing in my local community theatre's musicals when I was 9 years

Nikkal F.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Who's who in Music from Who's who
  • Dance from Msjc
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nikkal F.

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I have over 20 years of experience as a Bellydance Entertainer and teaching experience! I have taken many years of master classes and specialize in dangerous props!

About Nikkal

Dance & music is my life! My years of education is too long to list here. I have had formal training in Music, many forms of dance, swim and Aerobics certified! Fully insured and background checked through the City of San Jacinto and the park and recreation centers. I am a full time Bellyda

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Maria A.
I really loved my first belly dance class with Nikkal, I know I will learn a lot from her. She is very knowledgeable and explains the steps so you can understand! I am looking forward to more class’s with her! Very delightful person!
Carmen S.
Great first lesson!

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"I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!"
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
Sarah
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"Fawn is a fantastic voice coach and singing instructor. She genuinely loves and cares about her students, her work, and teaching. She taught me tricks and tips that drastically changed and strengthened my voice for the better just within the first lesson. And without any pressure. She always makes each lesson fun and meaningful. We always discuss new goals (which Fawn is very easy to talk to) and then Fawn tailors a lesson plan to help me quickly reach them. She is extremely flexible about scheduling and also takes extra time to work on particular issues. And what's nice is that her prices are absolutely affordable (and no where near the same ball park as other vocal coaches with her amount of experience)."
Elizabeth
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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"It was great! We were trained for our first dance on our wedding. We did not expect ourselves to succeed!) She totally made this happen. From my understanding a few of our guests got the lessons as well. Can’t as for more. Thank you one more time!"
Michael
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from E&Adance B.
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"Great class. I loved it."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"This was my first class with Alexandra.
She is wonderful and I’m very excited about our future classes.
I’m thrilled that I found her."
Bryan
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Phenomenal teacher!!! Very patient, kind, and thoughtful...really helped me understand how to become a better dancer. Superb!"
Aaron
Took Swing Dance lessons from Stephanie S.
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"I learned so much about myself and how to build off of my foundation with Hunter! She helped me improve my technique, as well as teach me about what to expect going into this career.
You won't go wrong with learning from her!"
Daniel
Took Voice Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"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."
Derek R. Brigham
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"Sara is an excellent ballet teacher! Very patient, warm and friendly, as well as precise and clear in her teaching. She has helped greatly improve my daughter's ballet skills."
Emma
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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