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Toya N.

29 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Toya N.

29 Reviews
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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working actors! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

Currently offering ONLINE LESSONS ONLY due to the pandemic. I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • BA Acting from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Teaching since 2003
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Crystal S.

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With a BA in Acting from London's Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal has learned to use the nuts and bolts of technique to support freedom in artistic choice. With a focus on stage performance, she works with students to find their own unique approach to acting.

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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Nick M.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BFA in Musical Theatre from University of Miami
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Nick M.

2 Reviews
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I specialize in voice and acting training that encourages and teaches you to utilize your whole body to fuel not only your vocal choices, but your physical as well. I have taught kids, teens, and adults alike over the past 5 years and I will help you find your voice though connecting your breath to your motivation and your voice to your intention. Whether you need a tutor to give you lessons on building a solid foundation of technique, a coach to prepare you for an audition or performance, or a teacher to continue your vocal journey with, I am here for you and I cannot wait to help you grow and succeed. Please do not hesitate to reach out!

About Nick

I am a professional actor, singer, and dancer who has worked in Seattle, Miami and New York City. I received my BFA in Musical Theatre form the University of Miami and have taught those skills to people of all ages and skill levels for over 5 years. I recently moved from New York to Los Angeles wit

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Noah
Nick is an amazing voice teacher and a highly skilled singer himself. His lessons are very thorough, but also fun! While Nick gives you corrections, he also emphasizes the things that you are also doing well on. You will leave his lessons feeling confident and energized!
Emma
I have had the privilege of working alongside Nick, learning from him, and watching him grow as a performer and as a teacher. I have seen him instruct and collaborate with peers and adults, as well as kids ranging from 8 to 18. The way in which he is able to articulate and pinpoint areas where improvement is available, while simultaneously keeping things fun and positive, is a true accomplishment. He cares so deeply about the work, as well as people. If you are looking for someone for your kids or for yourself, Nick comes with a plethora of knowledge and a humble, jovial demeanor. It will be a judgement free zone, so you can come as you are, wherever you are with your singing journey. Be prepared to work hard, connect to your body, and have a great time. I personally still look to him for audition advice, style tips, and reminders of technique. I could not recommend Nick enough.

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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
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I am well known for my Choral Directing. I can help your group or Choir sound their best. I can help your group of many sound like one. Whether you are a Director looking for instructions on how to keep you choir excellent or just have a quartet who is interested in learning to harmonize effectively and beautifully, I can certainly help with that!

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
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Emily P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Emily P.

2 Reviews
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With over ten years of educational experience, specializing in contemporary, modern, ballet, jazz, tap & musical theater, my lessons are designed for each individual student. As a professional dancer, my performance and creative endeavors are integral to my teaching style, rooted in classical techniques while encouraging individuality, exploration, and freedom of movement. I’ve worked with students from age 5-75, and varying dance backgrounds. No matter what your dance goals are, I’m here to help you achieve them! Let’s dance!

About Emily

Hi, I’m Emily! I’m a certified yoga teacher and dance educator. I’ve danced professionally all over the country, and it’s this experience that has lead me to yoga. My yogic studies have brought me to a deep level of understanding about the body and it’s connection to the mind. As a yoga teacher, I

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Gavin
Emily is such a great yoga teacher. Her flow is awesome, and I always feel energized, relaxed and more joyful after her classes!! I would keep taking her classes as long as she offers them!
Gavin
Emily is such a wonderful teacher! She brings her joy and passion into every class. Her courses are feel-good, inclusive and challenging! I feel like I move a little smarter after every class with Emily. She can do it all.
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Shirley N.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA, Theatre from University of Southern California
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Shirley N.

14 Reviews
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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Jaida B.
She’s very kind and informative
Zen S.
When my 12 year old son says he would like to continue I am happy with that!
Angel
Ms. Norman was very professional and very informative. I love that the knowledge she has given me has a beginner has built up my confidence for my 1st audience roll.
Ms. Norman is a great listener as well as teacher. She also challenged me which I needed and I felt very comfortable with Ms. Norman.

Very satisfied and we’re just getting started!

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"Had multiple classes with Kenneth now and I'm very pleased with the results and service. Looking forward to more training!"
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"Sasha was very easy to work with and picked a just right starting point for me! I look forward to good things to come!"
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Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"I love her! She’s an amazing dancer and teacher. She gives great advice to help you during your time of learning and is very patient. My first session with her was great and would love to do it again."
Larissa
Took Jazz Dancing lessons from Crystal J.
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"Very knowledgable and patient."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Laurelanne D.
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"Cyndi has been extremely patient and supportive during class. I signed up my young daughter and this was her first experience with singing. I truly appreciate the help that she's gotten on her musical journey. :-)"
Jen Fulton
Took Choir lessons from Cyndi E.
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"I loved my 1st lesson with Elena. She’s so fun to learn from! She’s kind and patient and knowledgeable!"
Jessica
Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Sapphire- Elena A.
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Sara is so calm and patient
Looking fwd for future lessons with her"
Sara
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Hunter you’re fantastic! Great personality, informative and business savvy. You  put a person at ease and comfortable. Thank you!"
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Took Modeling lessons from Hunter P.
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"Good class despite technical difficulties."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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