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Jan L.

39 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination from The Grammy's
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Jan L.

39 Reviews
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Jan has major credits in Film , Television, Commercials, and Theatre. You may have seen Jan in the movie, "My Sister's Keeper" starring Kathy Bates.
Jan holds a Master's Degree in Theatre Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia.

About Jan

Take charge of Your Career as a Singer or Songwriter Who's guiding you in writing, producing & performing your songs? “Jan is one of the music industry’s best-kept secrets. She has an uncanny ability to put her finger on exactly what the issue is that keeps good artists from being great, and

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Catherine
Very professional, welcoming yet strict
Darla
Jan is a sweetheart and very knowledgeable, with real experience in the industry. I really enjoy my sessions with her and have seen measurable improvement in my ability to get through a song. She was flexible with what I wanted and didn't try to force me through a predetermined process.
Paula D.
My 17 yr Grandson is taking Singing lessons from Jan and absolutely Loves her!! He is so very inspired and motivated to practice continuously! Thank you Jan....you are the Best!

Stephen G.

4 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Drama from NYU
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Stephen G.

4 Reviews
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Stephen enjoys helping actors go from average to engaging, with the experience to prepare an actor for a casting director's office or a TV or movie set.

About Stephen

I have been a Screen Actor's Guild and AFTRA member since the 1980's and have real experience as a working actor. I have had a contract roles on soap operas, recurred 18 times as Dr. Beresford on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and have had numerous episodic TV roles. I usually coach actors f

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Matthew
Steven really helped my get my work to "industry-level". My callback ratio is thru the roof, and I got signed with an agency after only a few months of working with him.
David
While he isn't available very much, I always try to coach with Stephen for challenging projects. He always has good ideas for how to make my scenes more interesting or funny.
Allison
Stephen is the best! He was able to turn sides I had for a short four line audition for an episodic into a taped audition that booked me the job. I try to book him for every important audition I have.

Emily B.

4 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 2010 Star-Making Performance as "The Creature" in Acting: The First Six Lessons from Grigware's Best in LA Theatre, a yearly awards list published by Los Angeles theatre critic, Don Grigware.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center: New York City
  • Teaching since 2008
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Emily B.

4 Reviews
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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.
FANTASTIC TEACHER
Rex H.
Emily is professional, fun and engaging. Our daughter looks forward to her time with her each week. We love her!

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Jeff G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA Musical Theatre from Point Park University
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Jeff G.

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My class gives you a 'toolbox' of techniques opposed to just teaching one acting technique. I have extensive experience teaching scene study and monologue coaching. Our classes will go from working on audition material to performance based work.
I also have my own electronic library of plays to give to my students for takeaways. I also have a large virtual library of sheet music for students that take my acting while singing class.

About Jeff

Acting Recent: 2020 Helen Hayes Nominee for his portrayal of Paul San Marco in A Chorus Line at Signature Theatre. I have been fortunate enough to work in New York alongside amazing artists while still in school, such as; Stafford Arima, Tituss Burgess, Spencer Liff, Matt Lenz, Otis Sallid, Ann

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Adam E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • MFA - Acting from California State University-Fullerton
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam E.

4 Reviews
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Hello there!

I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity; the union of professional stage actors and I hold an MFA in Acting from Cal State Fullerton. Recent stage credits include South Coast Repertory, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, Capital Stage Sacramento, Golden Thread Productions, and The Great River Shakespeare Festival.

I'm particularly adept at working with complicated and classical language, including Shakespeare. I'll help you make sense of the language in a way that is actionable and dynamic to watch. My approach is Stanislavski based, but I tend to incorporate other methods as well.

My goal is always to give my students the tools to empower themselves to create strong choices that are supported by the text. I love working with ...

About Adam

Hello there! I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity;

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Alexandra
Delicate adjustments that empowered me and didn’t freak me out, both gently technical and also getting to the core of the scene at hand. Again, without demoralizing me or freaking me out. Easy to do. Trust me.

So yes! He was great! ALSO the logistical stuff that you don’t want to think about (sound/lights) were magically adjusted to perfection.

Just sayin’. He’s great.
Megan
I had college auditions coming up and needed to get coaching on my classical monologue. Adam's coaching was really helpful. He got me to understand the language and the meaning behind the words and how to use my express myself, physically, through the text. He helped me feel really confident going into my auditions. I can't recommend him enough!!!
Matthew
Patient, understanding and informative!
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Teresa V.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Teresa V.

6 Reviews
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Online Film Acting Teacher

Film Acting technique. Harness means of working with the camera to fully express your character's emotional intention. Script analysis. Audition technique.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Faith
Great first lesson! Teresa is very pleasant to work with and extremely knowledgeable. Looking forward to many more lessons to come!
Kiri
Teresa was awesome! She worked with me and my limited flexibility and really set me up for success with exercises to integrate into my routine. She was also very cognizant of a prior injury and presented long term alternate solutions to tissue regrowth. I really look forward to working with her again!
Brittany
She was really great, we have only had one lesson so far but she made me feel very comfortable and I feel like she will be perfect for me helping me get over my stage fright. She came up with quite a few ideas up front and can tell she is taking it seriously, which makes me even more confident in her because it is such a serious issue for me. I am looking forward to working with her.

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Van Nuys is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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$64 average
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"Kelsey is great! Engaging and fun!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Very encouraging and someone who makes you feel comfortable!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Haley is absolutely fantastic! I look forward to our each session !"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Haley W.
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"Very enjoyable - learned lots and got some great feedback. Looking forward to more classes."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"David is amazing, without a doubt. He's very easy to talk to, experienced and knowledgeable about acting. Whether you're just starting out in the world of acting or a seasoned professional, David is a wonderful tutor who will assist you in your journey. :)"
Evelyn
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you"
Rabbi W.
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"She was awesome. She made me feel comfortable and welcomed. She was very patience to help me understand."
Renee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"DB helps me remember why I love acting so much. She's so helpful when I have questions that I have no one else to turn to for answers. She's great with coaching acting, and amazing at helping me boost my business."
Amani
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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