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Jennifer W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Jennifer W.

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I have experience on 6 Broadway National Tours, and a plethora of regional experience in LA! Please check out my website for a full bio and resume!

About Jennifer

Hi folks! I've been teaching for the last decade and love working with all skills and all ages. I am encouraging, supportive, disciplined, and helpful. I have a Masters in Music Education, and a tremendous amount of regional performance experience, including the last four years during which I par

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Aubrey W.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
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Aubrey W.

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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes, both from theatre and film, to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Jen
She taught the first live class I ever attended. She’s super upbeat and encouraging. I was super nervous with it being my first class, but her positive attitude instantly helped me to feel relaxed. Will definitely work with her again in the future!
Tanya K.
She Helps you With singing and acting, She has great presentations prepared for every class and is my favorite teacher for acting and singing!
Hunter
Please disregard my earlier review. I was in Mama Bear mode and after having discussed the matter with Aubrey, I retract my statements. The only suggestion I might make is that she check in with the students about how they felt about their class today? I know time is limited and this would be easy to do in a perfect world. I truly appreciate the way she reached out to me and my child to explain the misunderstanding after the fact.
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Awarded NCA Doctoral Honors Scholar from National Communication Associations
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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As a communication professor, my mission is to inspire and develop students' unique gifts. I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing screen and stage plays. Enjoy fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

About Dr. Ollie L.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D. is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works (TVW). She initiated TVW while serving in production for a nationally syndicated talk show, reality show, and television commercials. She is a native Southern Californian who sta

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Dave G.
She is very nice can’t wait fir next lesson
Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
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NEIL W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • 3 Year Graduate Acting Diploma from Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
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NEIL W.

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As a classically trained British actor and director with decades of experience in all genres of the business, I can help you develop your potential and talent and provide you with the tools and most importantly, the confidence, to take that audition by storm. Whether it be monologue preparation, cold script reading expertise, Shakespearean delivery, acting for camera, mastery of an accent, voice work, breathwork or movement, I will introduce you to acting techniques that will improve you performance and take it to the next level.

Best known in the UK for a starring role in a hospital soap, my career has ranged from straight drama to sit-com, theatrical comedy to Shakespeare and the classics, musical theatre to audiobook narration and voiceover.

I particularly relish helping launch young actors' careers but, whatever your age or ambition, I feel confident I can make a difference in spurring you on to achieve your goals and I promise you, we'll make it fun!

About NEIL

I'm a Brit with a great sense of humour and believe that learning should be fun. It's all very well having the knowledge but it's crucial that I impart it to my students in an encouraging, sensitive and entertaining way. Your success is my success. I remember what it was like starting out in this wo

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Liza M.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
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Liza M.

42 Reviews
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Coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show

About Liza

I have been professionally singing and taking voice lessons since the age of 9! I went through various styles in my love and performance of music, starting with the Beatles, Aretha Franklin and all of Motown, Jazz (Ella Fitzgerald), R&B, and Classical/Opera (starting when I was in high school and a

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Cecily P.
Liza is very good at explaining techniques to help improve tone and sound quality.
Laura
Liza tuned in perfectly to what my daughter needed to work on and her instruction made an immediate difference. The lessons where fun and engaging. We have had many different types of teachers and I can honestly say that Liza is an all around excellent teacher and we will continue with her for sure.
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Nikisha Z.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $200
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Whose Who Among Black Professionals from Cincinnati's Black Professional s Magazine
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Nikisha Z.

22 Reviews
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My Focus is Monologues ONLY. Retaining your script (retention), pronunciation, articulation, volume, speed, poise, posture, presentation and more. Need help writing your script? I can help with that too. Let's begin!

About Nikisha

Her approach to make-up is straightforward, less is more. With over 20 years of teaching experience to men, women and children, Nikisha brings confidence, knowledge and technique to all of her students. Her professional fun charisma assist them in just keeping it simple. Certified & Accredite

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Mayra
Nikisha is a great instructor and knows her stuff when it comes to makeup and skincare. I learned some new tips that I've been putting into practice which has elevated my makeup game! There were some scheduling conflicts which she cleared up quickly and was much appreciated. I definitely recommend reaching out to Nikisha for a makeup lesson if you haven't already!
Aisha
I had a good lesson with Nikisha, she is professional and friendly at the same time. I had most of my questions answered, she provided support before and after the lesson as well.
Kassandra Robinson
Nikisha provided makeup lessons to my 12 year old daughter once a week. She was very loving, kind, and patient with my daughter and flexible with our schedules. What I appreciate most is that she met my daughter on her skill level and then slowly built her up. Not only did she teach my daughter how to apply makeup, but she also taught her the importance of cleaning her face before and after applying makeup. My daughter enjoyed the lessons so much, I signed her up for additional lessons. I highly recommend Nikisha.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Upland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Upland is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Kelsey is a great instructor . She brought out the emotions I thought I didn't have. She made me feel relaxed and I had fun with her teaching style. Thank you Kelsey. You are the best instructor ever"
Mary-Martha
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful."
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"Dax is really kind and reliable and she always makes me laugh- a great coach to work with. She has trained me twice a week for about 1 year now and I am still learning new things in each lesson. I am happy to recommend her to anyone in need of improvement in acting and also auditioning - trust me on this one, dont let this one go, coach with Dax!!!"
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Took Acting lessons from Dax A.
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"He works very well with my child and goes into detail in all aspects."
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Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Exceptional! Toya is a working artist herself, so she is beyond knowledgeable about acting and voice. A lot of my daughter’s lessons ran longer than the time I paid, which is a rare, and very generous thing. Toya makes sure you get what you pay for and more. She’s so passionate about helping talent find their way in the arts. She is equally great at helping parents who know nothing about the arts, like me, learn the best way to support our kids in the arts, which is just incredible. She is beyond talented, very professional, and an absolute inspiration to all those she teaches. My daughter started out with no experience, and learned it all from Toya. She is now working as a professional actor thanks to Toya! My family and I will get to see my daughter in a major film in theatres! By far the best acting/vocal instructor on TakeLessons or anywhere else, hands down."
Patricia
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"My 9 y.o. is taking acting lessons online with Matt and he is AWESOME. Not everyone is gifted in both their craft AND the way they engage with kids, but Matt is, and my daughter already adores him. He is highly skilled, personable, creative in his approach, and fun. Highly recommended, Matt is a delight!"
Liliana
Took Acting lessons from Matt P.
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"Continues to be amazing at every lesson!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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