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Tanya A.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Awarded WINNER - Best Music Video from Hollywood Black Film Festival
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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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Premlata
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!
Maria
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!!
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Mark C.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $52
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark C.

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Would you like to learn how to set up your audio perfectly for recording your new podcast concept? Let's do it! I'll guide you through the ways to make everything sound professional, so you can be confident in your product.

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .

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.
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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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Melissa C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Master of Arts in Teaching from Texas Women's University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Melissa C.

25 Reviews
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I can help you find and polish audition monologues that are right for YOU!

About Melissa

Hello! Melissa C. here and I can't wait to meet you! Here's a bit about me. I have a BFA in Musical Theater with a minor in piano from the University of Oklahoma. I also became a certified Montessori preschool teacher while living in NYC. I have performed in some great places such as Hers

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Brynn C.
Melissa is a great teacher for kids starting out in piano.
Thu T.
Though this is only the first piano teacher we've ever worked with, Melissa has set a very high bar. Her passion for music really shines through during her lessons. She adapts her lesson plans to my 7 year old daughter and moving at a pace that keeps her engaged. She even helps her learn some songs outside the lessons that my daughter started learning on her own! If there are any scheduling conflicts, she keeps the line of communication open and we are always able to figure it out together. We couldn't be happier. If you read through her positive reviews...they're all true! It's only been a month, but we look forward to having her around for a long time.
Vi T.
We love her passion for music and teaching. She came well prepare. Melissa started my daughter off on a lesson that was fun and challenging. We are excited for the next one!
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Dwan M.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • College Prep Magnet School from Charleston County School of The ARts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dwan M.

28 Reviews
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Contemporary....One of my Favorite styles of dance. Contemporary Dance involves emotion/expression, releasing yourself with the movement, and flowing with song. It has an element of ballet technique and jazz/modern looseness...(fun word, lol). Whichever level chosen brings an edge of endurance and drive.

About Dwan

Hiii... I'm Dwan and I'm so excited to meet with you and have a blast learning with each other. I've been teaching private lessons since 2000 and I have loved the growth that I have seen in my clients; gained skills in multiple dance styles, grasping the understanding of musicality & coordination,

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Denise
Dwan is a terrific teacher- very knowledgeable, kind and encouraging.
Ashtyn
Ashtyn had a blast her first lesson in already she is dancing none stop around the house. Instructor has great energy and you can feel the passion for dance she has thru her teaching . The option to record is GENIUS and my daughter watched back to just see what she could improve on. We are looking forward to many more dance lessons with D!!
Gilli
Dwan is fun, so nice to work with, and the routines and songs she picks are perfect for the occasion.
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Natalie S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2017 Nomination for Best Actress in a Play (Resident Non-Equity) from BroadwayWorld Chicago
  • Teaching since 2013
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Natalie S.

8 Reviews
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Let's work a new monologue, prepare for an audition or scan some Shakespeare!

About Natalie

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to check out my teaching profile! **Due to COVID-19, my studio is unavailable for lessons and I am social distancing, but I am more than happy to work with you online! Note: I work as the program director for a park district in south Evanston and am req

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Popi
Natalie has been an awesome teacher for my voice lessons. She is very patient and customize the lessons to meet the need of her student. I would highly recommend Natalie.
Amanda
Natalie is awesome! She has been working with my daughter for several months, during which my daughter has grown in skill level, confidence, and passion for acting. Natalie is extremely knowledgeable, talented, articulate, and caring. We just love her and look forward to Continuing lessons with her!
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Natalie was such a wonderful help in preparing monologues for my college auditions! I didn’t have much experience in auditioning but she helped me gain confidence in the audition room. She even came to my Chicago audition to cheer me on! Thanks to her I got in to my top choice theater school!

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"We (my grand daughter and I ) did not know what to expect. I did try to prepare by having the room and computer ready and by making notes about what G needed to review. Sara is an excellent teacher and started with a warm up that included feet. G is a full time gymnast and her Achilles had been tight and sore and this was very beneficial. Sara had G doing basic barre work, then she worked on her musicality, progressions and turns. It provided G with the correction and attention that she cannot receive in her regular ballet class and best of all we were able to stay home. It is great for my grand daughter's situation because she does not have to commute one more time in the week. Visually Sara made corrections as G was doing her movement, that is a testament to Sara's professionalism, expertise and training. It also shows that even a technology deficient grandmother can make this work."
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kim C.
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Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"I learned so much already in the first lesson. I was nervous at first but she put me at ease very quickly. I'm so excited that my cheeks hurt from smiling so much."
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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."
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Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"Vanessa is dedicated to teaching. Knowledgeable, experienced and thorough, she helps one get enthusiastic about being ‘heard.’ I am looking forward to the next lesson!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa P.
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