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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Thousand Oaks, CA

Tanya A.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Honors BA-FPA Theatre from Saint Louis University
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Tanya A.

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Credits upon request. Acting reel available.

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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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!
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!!

Emily B.

4 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center: New York City
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Emily B.

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With more than two decades of experience working as a professional SAG-AFTRA/AEA actor in Los Angeles, New York, and many places in between, coaching others to build their best auditions and reach their potential as actors and performers has become a passion of mine.

Private Coaching services include, but are not limited to:

* Private Audition Coaching
* College-Specific Audition Coaching and Monologue Selection
* Audition Material Selection Assistance (especially for young women - I have a lot to look through!)
* Work Up a Challenging Role
* Vocal Work and Public Speaking
* Song-As-Monologue Coaching
* "I want to be an actor - where do I start?" Consultation

About Emily

Whether the focus of a session is on building a stellar repertoire of audition pieces, working on a difficult role, getting deeper into the language of Shakespeare, or song-as-monologue work for musical theater actors, my approach to private coaching is centered around meeting the needs of the clie

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Kennedy B.
I had my first lesson with Emily yesterday and I loved it! She was easy to talk to and super nice. She also had great tips to give me and helped me a lot and it has only been one day. I really like the way she teaches and I would highly recommend her.
westin C.
Rex H.
Emily is professional, fun and engaging. Our daughter looks forward to her time with her each week. We love her!

Nadia M.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 21 to 80
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Nadia M.

8 Reviews
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Salsa | Bachata | Social Ballroom | Wedding Dance
If you have never taken any dance lessons before I’ll make sure that your first experience is fun & easy. If you want to take your dancing to the next level I’ll make sure that you see your improvement immediately. I have been teaching for over 10 years and dancing for 20 years. My strength is personalized teaching. I know how to tailor every lesson to each unique student to maximize our lesson time. Try it for yourself!

About Nadia

Hi there, my future student! Did you know that the biggest challenge of partnership dancing is knowing how to lead or follow? With me, your dancing game will skyrocket so everyone would want to dance with you. I know the way and I will guide you through each step of the way. Hop on! It’s gonna be

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My experiences with Nadia have been fantastic. She’s a very skilled teacher that’s able to work very well with beginners like myself and more experienced dancers like my partner. I highly recommend her to anyone interested in wanting to learn (or improve) salsa dancing!
Just finished learning our wedding dance!!!! So excited ! Nadia is amazing-
We did not know how to dance at all and she taught us a beautiful 💃 dance.
Just finished our wedding dance lessons. I can't believe how quick we learned the dance. Nadia is an amazing instructor.

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Johnetta W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Johnetta W.

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I am here to make dancing enjoyable, fun, exciting, comfortable...... I can go on and on, but my goal for all of my students is to gain the confidence that is lacking. Any one can be a dancer and that's what I believe. I understand the awkwardness feeling as a new dancer and it is not fun starting off, but what made me get passed that stage of awkwardness was the amazing teacher that seen potential and helped me take my dancing to the roof. Now, as a dance instructor I thrive and seek to give that same motivation to my students. I don't mind explaining something multiple times or in a different way to make sure you understand it. Trust me, you won't have to deal with an impatient instructor like most would have to. You want to be that awesome dancer? Lets make it happen then!!!!

About Johnetta

I am a professional ballroom instructor as well as a dance choreographer. Dancing has been apart of my life since I was a child. I've been teaching for over 3 years now and I enjoy every minute of it. I became a dance instructor because I want to give the art and passion that I have for dance to ot

Adam Ross G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Jimmy Nederlander Award Nominee from Jimmy Nederlander
  • Teaching since 2008
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Adam Ross G.

3 Reviews
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I am here to help you discover, build, and understand YOUR voice.

Lessons are open to both children and adults and available remotely via skype.

Whether you are pursuing voice training for professional purposes or passion, I am here to help you discover, build, and understand your voice with the goal of using your tool to share songs and stories in your own way.

In addition to voice lessons, I also offer sessions on:

Audition Repetoire, Music Theater

Audition Coaching- Acting Sides, Songs.

Music Theater industry consultations

I work with each client individually and tailor our sessions toward your interests and goals.

My Technique: Through analysis, practice, and exercise, we will develop your voice into an instrument and tool for storytelling. My unique approach guides and teaches you the techniques of breath work, strength, and conditioning. Our lessons will help you build an understanding of how to execute various styles whether your focus is ...

About Adam Ross

Hey Guys!! I am here to help you discover, build, and understand YOUR voice. Lessons are open to both children and adults and available remotely via TakeLessons, and other online outlets. Whether you are pursuing voice training for professional purposes or passion, I am here to help you dis

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INCREDIBLE, HELPFUL, AND ALL AROUND AMAZING TEACHER! Not enough good things to say about Adam. He knows his craft, is extremely talented, and knows how to communicate in a way that makes it easy to understand and improve in just a few short lessons. A very patient and kind person who has helped my singing and stage presence tremendously. Highly recommended!
I highly recommend Adam as a voice teacher.
My 10 year old daughter Spencer has been wanting to take a lesson for so long she's always singing Disney songs around the house, and finally I thought, why not give it a go.
When I first met Adam his smile was infectious, and I could already tell he knew what he was doing, and this was the right choice.
He sat down at the piano we have at home, and began doing scale work, within minutes time, I could already see that Emily was already enjoying the lesson.
They worked learning "For the First Time In Forever" together, and Emily now sings both parts, and very well/on pitch might I add.
Spencer takes lessons from Adam bi weekly, and is always anxious for him to come and share his knowledge with her.
I couldn't recommend him enough!
I had never had a voice lesson before in my life, and wanted to try this out as I have always been interested in singing.
I had one lesson with Adam, and now take lessons with him multiple times a month. He has not only helped me gain confidence in my vocal ability, but continues to provide fantastic training, and I feel my voice getting stronger with each lesson. I had no idea that I had an upper register, nor did I understand what that meant prior to working with Adam.
I can proudly say I am finding my voice more and more everyday.
He has shown me that anyone can truly be a singer.
Thank you Adam for your patience and time with me!

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 2003
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Crystal S.

7 Reviews
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With a BA from London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal has appeared in over 50 plays. She teaches the technical and creative skills necessary for acting on the stage.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.

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"Sara was wonderful. She taught me NVC framework that was very much helpful in sharing my feelings with another person. I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to improve social communication skills. I am going to take her class again once my work has slowed down!"
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Sara Ann B.
"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)."
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Fawn A.
"Very helpful talking through my mindset when speaking and how to focus on more useful things."
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kelsey J.
"Great experience, Keith made me feel at ease from the very first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to every class I have with him."
Victor M.
Took Improv Comedy lessons from Keith K.
"Great 1st lesson! Very excited to have Kim as my instructor!"
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kim C.
"Jordan is an amazing teacher!!! She is so knowledgeable, dedicated, and really cares about her students! She comes up with a personal plan based on exactly what that individual student needs! I’ve improved so much and would definitely recommend her!"
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
"I take speaking voice lessons from Sara Ann to reduce my Russian accent.
I just love our sessions. Sara Ann is a very experienced teacher and defines essential problems right away. I am amazed by her profound knowledge of subject, intelligence, creative teaching approach, charming style and genuine desire to help her students."
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Sara Ann B.
"As a total newbie to acting, Donnabella helped me feel comfortable every lesson. Beyond being a friendly person in general, she is quick to answer questions, provided solid constructive criticism, and obviously well educated in her profession. I look forward to working with her again!"
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
"I took this class to help me professionally with presentation. It was a lot of fun and a lot of brain training. Looking forward to my next session. Hunter is very sweet and professional. I really enjoy her easy going style."
Took Improv Acting lessons from Hunter P.
"Great session. His experience as a writer, actor, and director was clear in how he communicated with me. Always looking at the root of the story, and building out from thee. Highly recommend."
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Zach B.
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