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Krista C.

3 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Krista C.

3 Reviews
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I have taught acting, directing and audition skills for over 20 years to actors of all ages. I can offer a group class if you have friends with whom you would like to work with, or I can offer one-on-one coaching for your next audition or your next role. I can also coach you on on how to direct a play, or give you pointers on how to start your career. Ask me questions if you would like to learn more.

About Krista

I have an M.F.A. in Theater Directing from U.C.I. and over twenty years of experience acting, directing, private coaching and teaching in private and public schools across the U.S. I have worked as an actor, director, stage manager and managing director in small professional theaters, as well

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Jasmine H.
She is the most profissional, and great personality.
I loved her style of teaching
Joseph H.
I enjoy my lessons with Krista she is the best. I'm grateful for having her as my teacher.
Keri S.
My daughter had a great time at her lessons. She is really excited to go every week. Krista is helping her come out of shell.
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Gabriel B.

54 Reviews
La Crescenta, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Gabriel B.

54 Reviews
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I am an Two-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor that has performed starring roles on Broadway and International stages around the world. I have appeared as a recurring guest star on FX’s hit show “You’re The Worst” as Dan Parnell. Other TV appearances include ABC’s “Switched at Birth”, CBS’s “Criminal Minds”, Nickelodeon and many other Principle leading roles on Film and Television. With over 20 years of Acting and Teaching experience, I will provide you with specific tools and techniques that will give you the confidence you need to OWN your auditions and make a lasting impression to Casting Directors, Producers and Agents. LEARN FROM A TEACHER WHO'S BEEN THERE!

About Gabriel

Two-Time-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor/Singer Gabriel Burrafato has performed starring roles on Broadway, Las Vegas and International stages around the world. Known as the "Trilingual, Triple Threat", Gabriel has appeared in recurring roles on "Young and the Restless" and FX's hit show "You're

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Sandy J.
Loved my first lesson. So excited to get started again after 40 years.
Micah
Gabriel is a very helpful teacher that will help you go deeper into what you are saying and doing and he really helped me understand how to find layers and everything that a real believable human being would say and do when you are portraying a different character
Juliana C.
First lesson was very informative and he gave great instructions on exercises for improvement. We wil be continuing.

Emily B.

4 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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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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Gabriel B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BA Fine Arts from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
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Gabriel B.

54 Reviews
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I am an Two-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor that has performed starring roles on Broadway and International stages around the world. I have appeared as a recurring guest star on FX’s hit show “You’re The Worst” as Dan Parnell. Other TV appearances include ABC’s “Switched at Birth”, CBS’s “Criminal Minds”, Nickelodeon and many other Principle leading roles on Film and Television. With over 20 years of Acting and Teaching experience, I will provide you with specific tools and techniques that will give you the confidence you need to OWN your auditions and make a lasting impression to Casting Directors, Producers and Agents. LEARN FROM A TEACHER WHO'S BEEN THERE!

About Gabriel

Two-Time-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor/Singer Gabriel Burrafato has performed starring roles on Broadway, Las Vegas and International stages around the world. Known as the "Trilingual, Triple Threat", Gabriel has appeared in recurring roles on "Young and the Restless" and FX's hit show "You're

Recent Reviews
Sandy J.
Loved my first lesson. So excited to get started again after 40 years.
Micah
Gabriel is a very helpful teacher that will help you go deeper into what you are saying and doing and he really helped me understand how to find layers and everything that a real believable human being would say and do when you are portraying a different character
Juliana C.
First lesson was very informative and he gave great instructions on exercises for improvement. We wil be continuing.
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Kelsey J.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Best Female - Lead from MSSU
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kelsey J.

90 Reviews
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These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and a understanding on theatre. Students will learn the fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We work on sense journal, variety of monologues, scene work, character development, advance acting terms and skills, and so much more!

About Kelsey

I love acting so much and I LOVE sharing with all my students everything that I know! I graduated from Missouri Southern State University and received my Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Then received my Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Lindenwood University. I have always been

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I felt very comfortable and at ease with Kelsey. I know this is only our first lesson, but I’m looking forward to more with her and hope to keep working on this skill.

Jan L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Bachelor of Music Opera Major, Master's of Music Composition Major from Temple University, Combs College of Music
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jan L.

39 Reviews
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Jan has acted in several films and TV shows and commercials. She teaches Improv, the Meiser Technique, Jan has written a book about acting and singing called "Once More With Feeling"
Jan teaches all levels of acting.

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!

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"Kelsey has been working with my nine year old daughter and I cannot say enough great things about her. She is extremely flexible in her hours and has given my daughter so much confidence. She is very easy to work with and has a natural gift to teach others. So glad I signed up with her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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