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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Michelle G.

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Get ready to book work because after you train with me you'll understand how to break down a scene, develop a character, make interesting and truthful choices, engage your emotional instrument, and truly be Captivating to watch on the big screen. I will prep you for auditions, teach you different camera techniques (close us vs 3/4 shot, vs master shot), and so much more. I have a rich background in various acting techniques as well as great insight from the many directors and coaches I have worked with in my own professional career.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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Matt A.
Great first lesson. Very knowledgeable and focuses on fundamentals and making sure you understand the actual inner workings of your voice, throat, and diaphragm.
antonio P.
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
Janai H.
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.

Carol W.

8 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish, Latin
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded 2nd Place Award from NATS
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Carol W.

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How to communicate your song. Audition techniques.

About Carol

I have taught voice and piano for over twenty years. I studied music at University of California, Santa Barbara, where I received my B.A. I currently work as a professional singer for various local opera companies, music theater groups, churches and temples. I am principal soprano for Opera A La Ca

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David N.
Carol is very knowledgeable about performance and acting and gives usable ideas.
Miranda K.
Carol is wonderful with children.
Lana R.
Very kind & patient :)
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Ryan R.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Bachelor of Music from CSU-Northridge
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Ryan R.

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About Ryan

Thank you for taking the first step in your musical pursuits. I am a professional music educator and trumpet player with close to 25 years of teaching experience. I graduate Cum Laude from CSU-Northridge with a Bachelor's in Music Education. My focus is first and foremost on building a characteris

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Susan
Ryan is a gem of a teacher. My son has been taking trumpet lessons with Ryan for the past 4 months and I couldn't be happier with the results. His love for music and teaching shines through whether it's an in person or online class. My son now enjoys practicing and looks forward to his lessons with Ryan.
Jade
I have been taking piano/music lessons from Ryan for 8 months now. It has been a great journey with him. As a 40yo student, I always have my ways of learning music (or anything), and Ryan truly customized every lesson to my likings. And these changes based on what was going on in my life at the moment of the lessons, be that a celebration, a loss, a growth and such. So the lessons with him have been healing process to me like a therapy. Now I understand why there is such thing as music therapy. I started lessons with him to play piano, but he had been showering me with lots of music theory which I have been always curious about. It is like learning a whole new language and it opened up my eyes to a world of music. Ryan is kind, friendly and flexible. An hour lesson with him give me happy and positive energy for a week. Why wouldn’t musical conversations give anyone such pleasure? I am committed to continuing my musical journey with Ryan!

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Marla S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $142
  • Awarded Outer Critic Circle Award from Outer Critics Circle
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Marla S.

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A Tony nominated and award winning actress and graduate of the Juilliard Drama Division, I work with my students on anything from Shakespeare to Musical Theater performance and anything in between. With my 30 years of experience in the professional theater, we will examine and expand your interpretation of the material, make it personal, and learn how to take your material from good to fantastic by the end of a session.

About Marla

Tony Award nominated and Award winning Actress. Graduate of The Juilliard School Drama Division. With 30 years of experience in the theater and twelve years of teaching/coaching I work on anything from Shakespeare to Musical Theater and help you take your performance or interpretation of material f

Ghislain G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ghislain G.

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Dance teacher at the French Conservatory of Los Angeles in ballet, and MFA student in choreography at the University of California Los Angeles. My experience as professional dancer in Europe, as well as my experience as dance teacher in France and in Los Angeles make me feel ready to help you improve your skills.
Private lesson in ballet and contemporary dance can help you to be prepared for an event, a dance competition, or for an audition.

About Ghislain

My name is Ghislain, I was born and raised in Nice and I lived and Study for ten years in Paris, France. I arrived in the US in September to study as a master student, dance composition at the University of Los Angeles California. I am currently choreographer at Le Rapt Invisible in France. Am c

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Amy
My daughter had a really good first lesson with Ghislain. She is having difficulties in her french class at school but Ghislain is very organized and helped her lot. She feels more confident already so we are really happy
Caroline
Ghislain is an awesome teacher ! I wanted a native teacher and I couldn't have asked for better. I'm learning so much and I cant wait for my next lesson !
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Rourou Y.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $134
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Rourou Y.

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As a teacher, I have taught hundreds of students of different levels, in various dance styles, ranging from contemporary, theater, jazz, hip-hop, Chinese, improvisation, and choreography. I am passionate about helping students to achieve their individualized goals through her unique, comprehensive, and supportive teaching style. I am passionate about education and believes in the role art plays in how people learn, grow and connect with each other.

For me, dance class should be playful and stress-free. Getting to know my students is the first and foremost thing I do, because I believe it is the way to build connection and trust between my students and me.

I think the technique is less important than helping my students build their own confidence about their body. I use personalized approach to assist students to be aware of the sensation of their bodies and help them recognize the subtlety of the body movement.

While teaching movement, I explain each movement in a very detailed ...

About Rourou

Rourou is a dance artist whose career spans between China and New York City, incorporating choreographic investigation, theatrical dance content, dance for camera, and student mentorship. She trained rigorously in Chinese dance in a conservatory setting for over 10 years, followed by studies in Ame

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Sierra
Dancing with Rourou is so much fun and so rewarding! Her extensive background in dance theory and choreography is very apparent while she is teaching but more importantly she is just so much fun to learn from! Her style is very personalized for each student and she is so patient when working with you to make sure you are getting exactly what you are looking for out of the experience. She has wonderful movement and style that translates to a great carefree class where you feel great at the end of every class. I just love Rourou's classes and you will too!

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"Very positive and professional. She breaks down choreography perfectly to the song that I chose."
Sunny
Took Contemporary Dance lessons from Dwan M.
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"LaMarcus is not only a great actor but a wonderful coach. He listens. And that's one of the most important things an actor/actress can do. To listen and to react. He's one of the best there is at being natural, a quality lost on a lot of people these days. Trust in him and know that you are being coached by one of the BEST."
William
Took Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Fawn has been a great coach for me. I didn't know what I was doing and wanted to get into voice-over work and commercials. She knew just what to do and got me organized. After about 6 months I had a great demo ready and booked my first job! Fawn is amazing and I recommend her to anyone wanting to get into the biz."
Dianna
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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"BEST. COACH. EVER!!! I am an actor who worked with Adam the first time a few years ago. I needed help with a monologue and contacted him to help. After just a few sessions Adam helped me to have an AMAZING audition that got me the part! His brilliant ideas, thoughts, and suggestions were invaluable and I still hire him from time to time to work on material with me. Do yourself a favor and hire him!!!"
Jordan
Took Acting lessons from Adam E.
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
Bing
Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is really the best acting teacher ever! Very patient, always makes sure you’re comfortable with the material and also he always knows what to do to help you improve :)"
Greta
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Alex is the best acting coach I've ever had! She worked with me before a major audition and was incredibly insightful. She helped me get to the truth of the pieces I had chosen and instilled confidence in me. The audition was a success! Couldn't have done it without her."
Adrienne
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"It's an amazing feeling when you find someone who is a master at the craft and can teach it too!

Shauna's previous extensive theatre training and instruction is UNDENIABLE. Because of this, she brings much more to the table than the average acting coach.

She made me realize there's SO much more than just breaking down a scene and creating a character. She made me think about where the character is going physically as well as emotionally, and why. I continue to grow and improve with each lesson with her. I'm so lucky to have found Shauna, and strongly recommend her to all actors."
River
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"David Tom is a very professional and an awesome acting coach/teacher. He takes his time to really make you feel comfortable which makes the whole process feel natural and constructive. I would recommend his service and have to other actors I know regardless of their experience I think he has the resume and expertise to help any actor at any level. It is rare to find such a successful actor that is also teaching. His classes have helped me so much in my chosen field. Thanks so much David"
Ben
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter really enjoys Adam's energy, integrity and no fluff attitude. His advice and coaching are spot on and in a few sessions, she has really opened up to what needs to be worked on and where her strengths are."
Alaina
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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