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Seth D.

28 Reviews
Inglewood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Composition from Lamont School Of Music
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Seth D.

28 Reviews
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I will help you be able to speak in front of an audience with ease and confidence!!! As well as help with a speech , enunciation, and breathing correctly!!

I have been teaching over sixteen years.

I tailor each individual lesson to that persons goals, needs, wants, and styles.

About Seth

Seth is available for one on one lessons on Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Vocals and Music Theory. Available to all styles, ages and levels in your home or mine in Los Angeles, CA. Lessons are tailored to the individual styles and goals. Seth has been teaching for over sixteen years primar

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Danielle T.
Great match for my daughter. Seth is very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. He makes you feel comfortable in his home and he shares freely his wealth of knowledge. A pleasant experience.
Kyler L.
Getting connected to the internet was a pain but once that was done the lesson one very well looking forward to more
Bob G.
First lesson. Lots to learn!
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Jordan W.

55 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jordan W.

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I am a teacher of twelve years and I love what I do!

We will focus on the basics of being on stage: projection, angles, stage direction, musicality, choreography, and more, which builds strong and confident performers!

My main goal is that my students have fun in addition to benefitting from our lesson. All my classes are personalized to suit my students' goals, progression, and timeline.

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!

Tanya A.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Honors BA-FPA Theatre from Saint Louis University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Tanya A.

11 Reviews
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20 years of experience

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Premlata
Tanya is a wonderful teacher! She customized her lessons to fit your needs and we’ve made great progress after only three lessons! Looking forward to continuing!
Maria Corrigan
Tanya was so incredible and made me really feel comfortable!
Maria
I've never had a dance lesson before and was pretty nervous about this but Tanya made me feel comfortable and I eventually relaxed and enjoyed myself!

Thanks again!!

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Jennie B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University/ The Shakespeare Theatre of DC
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Jennie B.

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I am a lifelong actor and passionate teacher-- and I would love to take your work to the next level!

As a teaching artist, I have worked with students age 5-88 on audition preparation, role development, and physical and vocal technique. I am a certified Yoga teacher, and I love to draw on principles of mindfulness in performance preparation.

As your coach, we will patiently and persistently discover the methods that enable your absolute best work. From Linklater voice work, to Mask exercises, to silly vocal exercises, we will develop a system that works for you. Best of all: we'll have a blast doing it.

About Jennie

I am a lifelong actor who is passionate about helping clients uncover their natural ability to captivate an audience. I work with both professional performers; and with executives, academics, and anyone seeking to communicate with power, ease, and authenticity. I hold an MFA from the Academy for

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John G
I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin.
James Sclafani S.
My daughter loved the session. Thank you!
Chad S.
A truly gifted instructor. I came to Jennie with zero acting experience. She was able to patiently and carefully guide me to focus on my scene and most importantly how to RELAX and let the scene flow. Her knowledge of acting techniques and tips is unparalleled. She teaches you how to look at the scene as a whole and truly understand what your character is feeling. I highly recommend Jennie to anyone who is interested in learning more about acting.
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Casey E.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Live Sound and Recording Engineering from Tulsa Community College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Young Magician of the Year from World Leader News
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Casey E.

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From magic to music, and from theater to rock and Roll, Casey has done it all. For over 20 years, Casey has traveled the country performing for audiences from 1 to 20,000. He has a life-long history with stage productions, live sound, and stage lighting. He has been an award winning magician since he was the age of 7, and he has taught for over ten years.

Casey has an extensive magic "workshop" from which he teaches. He always keeps up-to-date with the new magic tricks, lectures, and trends. Casey can “perform” many of the current magic tricks on the market or on TV to help the student decide what they should work on.

There are many elements that make a good magician and a memorable magic show. Casey can help find the best ways to achieve the student’s goals in magic, all the way up to full-scale magic shows suitable for thousands.

For beginners, Casey can teach the fundamentals of magic, mentalism, sleight of hand, and any other form of magic, illusions, or trickery.

About Casey

**During the lesson, three HD webcams are used to offer every angle possible. After each lesson, students receive a private link to watch the recorded lesson of the instructor's webcams in 1080p HD, which the student can keep forever.** From magic to music, and from theater to rock and Roll, Ca

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Alison H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Alison H.

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I have danced for 25 years in the disciplines of ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, and en pointe. I have done shows, talent competitions.m, and danced competitively for many years. I even won regional and national competitions. Furthermore I continued my dance training in college and now teach others. I love to make dance fun but also structured. I had a Russian ballet teacher so I know the importance of form and discipline. I work with all ages and skill sets.

About Alison

I have dance and sang since I was very little. I have danced for 25 years including shows, competitions, and college. I teach all ages and skill levels. The same with singing. I have sung in shows, choirs, college, and was on American Idol. I love to work with people and help them find their tr

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"Really enjoyed my first lesson with Mushir, extremely talented, friendly and a great teacher. Looking forward to learning more from him in my next lesson!!!"
Aaron
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"Hunter is a great acting instructor. He is very kind, supportive, and provides honest feedback. I would definetely recommend him to those who wish to improve their acting skills!"
Anaya
Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"Jared is a great instructor!"
Eduardo
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"David is very knowledgeable and gave my daughter such great advice and direction to work with. He broke down each line of her scene and the motivation behind it and took the extra time with her to make sure she understood everything and was delivering it naturally and effectively. He even spent extra time with her and didn’t finish the lesson until she fully got everything down. Very professional, fun, friendly and genuine. We’re so grateful we found him and she and I both look forward to her next lesson with him! We very highly recommend him!!"
Raina
Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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"Had my first acting lesson yesterday with David and I'm super impressed with his coaching! David has exceeded my expectations and I feel way more confident just after one coaching session. If you are looking for a true professional that will take your acting skills to the next level, David will get you to where you need to go! I'm so happy to have David as my coach and I know you will too:)"
Mat
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My son loves her, after we left I asked him how he thought it was and he said mommy this is the best I know I’m going to have fun... she’s funny."
Mikell
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
Keith
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Has great energy, draws on many personal examples and analogies to make her points stick. Understood my core needs from the lessons. Look forward to more!"
Marcus
Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I rate Simona very highly, both as a magician and a great teacher. She went out of her way to work with my seven year old son. It was heartening to see her teach and he be totally engrossed into learning the tricks. My son gained a lot of confidence and now goes about showing the tricks to his friends with proficiency. Simona is a quality teacher, disciplined, professional, timely and easy to work with. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn magic be it a child or an adult."
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Took Magic lessons from Simona B.
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"As an older person who never had ballet lesson, this could have been a very intimidating experience but Teresa was very patient and thoughtful about her instruction. She really wanted to be certain I understood the terms, technique and overall format of ballet. A great experience! I look forward to my next lesson!"
Gail
Took Ballet lessons from Teresa V.
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