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Ryan P.

11 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
  • Teaching since 2010
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching acting since 2013 and use a combination of tools and techniques from many of the well known acting theories. Through exploration, you will learn how to use the "acting fundamentals" (given circumstances, personalization, actions/tactics) to discover an honest connection to the script.

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About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whet

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Kyle C.
My first lesson with Ryan was great! We jumped right in and he quickly identified areas for growth. I already sound better! I'm excited to learn all I can about developing my own healthy, natural voice - and Ryan is the guy to teach me! 10/10 recommend.
Justin
I loved taking voice lessons with Ryan! He taught me so much, and I would recommend him for anyone looking to expand their vocal ability.
Justin
I loved taking lessons with Ryan! He taught me so much in such a short amount of time. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him.
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James W.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American English, Australian English, British English, French - Canadian (Quebec) French, Canadian French
  • Several Schools from Various
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
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James W.

92 Reviews
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If you have a desire to express yourself and have fun and are in Love with Acting and Film and Theatre you have come to the right place. All aspects are covered including how to land a job, an agent and avoid scams in Hollywood.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hale

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Alex
I absolutely loved taking lessons from James. I was just coming off of a long break from acting when I found him, and I’m so thankful that I did. He gave me the confidence boost that I needed to push onward in my training. Since he has experience in the industry, he was able to tell me (truthfully) what I need to expect when my career takes off someday. That aside, we read through screenplays, did some accent work, improved a bit before every class, and talked about the power of positivity/confidence. I learned a little bit of everything from him. If you’re looking to get started on your path to an acting career, James is definitely your guy! He’ll do whatever he can to prepare you for your crazy journey through the industry.
Michael Largent
Where do I start, Mr. Walsh is an amazing coach and even better person. His classes extend beyond what he is teaching you, with life insights and showing you how to free your mind and be more positive on a daily basis.
donaldo
convinced me of the importance of the fundamentals
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Joshua S.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Third Place, World Championship of Public Speaking - Regionals from Toastmasters International
  • 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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Ashley C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Masters of Fine Arts - Acting from New York University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

Safety and respectful collaboration are the foundation of my teaching philosophy. I encourage a passion for play, self-discovery, and a willingness to see yourself as an artist who has the power to affect change in our world. I hold a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University and have worke

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Shannon C.
Ashley is fantastic with my 16 year-old daughter. She is organized, on task, encouraging and motivating. We could not ask for more.
Laura S.
Great lesson!!
Deitra N.
i love playing games and doing lines with ms Ashley its so much fun and i cant wait until Thursday
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Angela H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, French
  • Voice from Cornish College of the arts
  • Teaching since 2011
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Angela H.

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Angela received her bachelors in Vocal Performance with an emphasis on Classical Voice. She then moved to New York and studied under prestigious, broadway coaches at CAP21. She was employed as a part time music teacher at Lakewood Elementary in Sunnyvale, CA where she taught group lessons from grades k-5 along with some special needs classrooms. Since Angela has both a strong background in vocal technique and music theater acting, she offers a unique vocal coaching that integrates storytelling as well as a basic understanding of how to sing. She has many years of experience as an actress on stage and film & TV. Angela worked in a film & TV agency for many years in New York, learning the tips and tricks of what casting is interested in seeing! She looks forward to meeting you!

About Angela

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Angela recently made her debut as a director at the historic Oaks Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA. As a seasoned actress and singer, with over ten years of experience, she completed her undergraduate at Cornish College of the Arts, where Angela completed her classic

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Laura
Angela is such a fun teacher! She also has an amazing voice and can sing/teach all styles. Highly recommended!
Cynthia
Angela has been helping my daughter learn how to sing for a couple of months now. My daughter is only 8 years old, but has been learning how to sing correctly without hurting her voice. Angela is very patient and supportive and my daughter looks forward to class every week! They mostly work on Disney songs, because my daughter loves to sing Frozen! I highly recommend!
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Jamie G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Acting from Millikin University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jamie G.

2 Reviews
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Have an interest in acting? Need help with college prep? Just wanna have some theatrical fun? I'm the coach for you! I always start by asking you about any previous experience you may have with acting, your goals, and what are some ways you learn the best. I make it my goal to make sure you feel safe to learn and that it's a good time! I incorporate a bit of lecture and play into my lessons, but don't worry about taking notes; I make sure to provide a resource folder for my students! I assign homework, but it's nothing too scary. I just want to help you begin your practice of acting. Are you ready to learn and have fun?! Well... WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Schedule a lesson with me today! Begin your acting journey now!

About Jamie

BFA acting major at Millikin University. I’m here to provide affordable acting lessons that will help you build a strong foundation of understanding the art of acting.

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Kenya
Coming from a really bad theatre teacher experience, Jamie was encouraging, reassuring and very knowledgeable of their craft. I learned a lot from Jamie, and found being apart of their class was insightful and fun. I'd heavily recommend Jamie!!
Rebecca
I’ve been in class with Jamie and I’ve seen her perform onstage. Her performances are impeccable! She knows how to access vulnerability in every character, while still delivering with power. I’ve learned a lot from watching her act. I would definitely recommend her as an instructor.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Spring Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Spring Valley is $79. 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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"Very fun and upbeat personality."
William
Took Acting lessons from Monica A.
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"Rebecca was very nice, inviting and patient with my almost 13 year old daughter. This is our first experience with anyone regarding acting and we were so happy with Rebecca."
Autumn
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Great first lesson, looking forward to more."
Su
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Toya Nash helped me tremendously. The first time i saw her I immediately knew that this is the acting coach that i have been waiting for. She teaches you the necessary fundamentals to become a successful actor or actress and provides you with so much prep that it will be impossible to not do well once you start auditioning. She has made a change in my acting career that allows me to take it to the next level."
Kuran
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my class with J. I didn’t know what to expect and was a little apprehensive at first but by the time I finished the session I was at ease. He broke things down to where I could understand being a novice, and made me feel like I belonged! I highly recommend J to anyone who wants to really learn about the true art of Acting!!"
Tim Jones
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"I was very pleased with Nikisha
Very nice,well spoken,informative
Answered all my questions
An absolute pleasure to work with!!!"
Yohance
Took Acting lessons from Nikisha Z.
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"I used to feel really shy about acting, but she has helped me become more comfortable with it."
Jamie
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Jason is a very knowledgeable guy. You can tell he cares about his students because he has no problem going over the scheduled time limit to further explain something."
Joe
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Andrew makes learning so much fun...."
Claude
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"I have been taking acting lessons with Randy for several months. He's a good teacher. I've learned a lot and enjoy the lessons. Thanks Randy."
Debbie
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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