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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Simi Valley, CA

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Toya N.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
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Toya N.

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I've taught vocal training to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2006 and my students are working! My Masters degree training has afforded me the opportunity to be well versed in effective vocal techniques. My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools, and better understand your unique voice. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los An

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Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.
Olivia
Made a huge difference in my daughter’s voice in just an hour. Tangible lessons taught. Definitely doing more lessons with Toya!
Jill
Personable and affirming!

Kris F.

3 Reviews
Santa Clarita, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University
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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!

Adam G.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 9 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dramatic Writing from NYU
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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.

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Rosita R.

311 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • BA from musicians institute
  • Teaching since 2005
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Rosita R.

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From Shakespeare to modern plays,, I help the actor to channel their connection with the character. As well to help nervousness, remember their lines, blocking ideas, etc...

About Rosita

I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish,

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Isaiah
She is an amazing teacher for Spanish her class is so lovely and can't wait for the next class
Sophia G.
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Anna W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BFA Acting Major from Oklahoma City University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Anna W.

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As an actor, your preparation is your key to success. I want to teach my students how to establish positive habits of practicing and audition preparation, including: how to identify character type, choosing audition songs/monologues, and building an understanding of character development.
I welcome students of all ages, seeking assistance in anything from college audition prep to middle/high school students looking to improve their skills.

About Anna

Anna Wenger is a recent graduate Oklahoma City University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Acting in December of 2019. Additionally, she spent summer 2019 in Los Angeles at the Art of Acting Studio for their 5-week Film and Television Intensive. She has extensive performance experience

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Vandi E.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • 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 have been teaching acting and working with children for several years. Within the first few lessons, your child will be more confident and have a monologue prepared. After more study, your child will be comfortable with a variety of acting techniques.

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: Meisner Training-Phoenix Theater with Bill Simmons 2017-2018 Destr

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Rachel &.
Thank you Vandi for your help with the girls' instruction. Their auditions are in and we are excited to hear back from them.
Many blessings!
Blaine
Vandi has a great way of helping you sing much better! By using certain techniques that she suggested to me, I could tell a noticeable difference in my vocal performance! I would highly recommend her as a vocal instructor.
Scarlett
Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied.

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"Adam was great to work with for my first lesson. He has a lot of experience and gives good tips and advice. I'm looking forward to more lessons with him."
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Took Film Production lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"LK was great. She took me through several exercises, then gave me homework to do for my next class. She made me feel very comfortable. The reason I was wanting to take classes in the first place is because I am always being told that people cannot hear me when I talk. Also I have always wanted to take acting classes. Please let me know if you think this is the best class to take if I try to pursue Theater Acting, or Film Acting in the future.
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Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"I'm so lucky to have found Kathryn. I was looking for acting classes in my area and found this site and as if it was meant to be. She's an amazing person and coach. I am naturally a very shy person and this was scary for me but after my first session with her i knew this was right for me. Acting is harder than a thought but i am learning and it's getting easier and it's so much fun! She's cares very much for her students and wants them to be successful!! Thank you Kathryn!!!"
Hannah
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Shauna is a fabulous teacher she taught me to trust my instincts and have much more confidence in my work as an actor. She is insightful, patient and smart. Her guidance was invaluable to me."
Dailza
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"I loved class. Great pick-up."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"He’s so fun! You can tell he’s passionate about dance And teaching by the way he interacts with us as students but also the HUGE grin on his face. Can’t wait to take another class. Keep up the great work!"
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Took Breakdancing lessons from Jonathan “Nino” B.
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Amelia
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"My daughter took lessons from her a while back. She was simply wonderful. My daughter could not stop talking about how much fun she had working with Jace. She knows lots about who to go to for headshots and how to build a resume as well. I’m so grateful she was able to help my daughter pursue what she loves."
Ann
Took Child Acting lessons from Jace T.
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