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Aubrey W.

13 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
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Aubrey W.

13 Reviews
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If you do the work, you will see results! Together we will study the art of acting for Film and I will give you the tools to create believable onscreen performances that will take your acting to the next level. Through script analysis, character work, observational exercises, scene study, physicality lessons, and more, you will find your confidence in front of a camera like you have never known before! So let's start acting together today!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Jen
She taught the first live class I ever attended. She’s super upbeat and encouraging. I was super nervous with it being my first class, but her positive attitude instantly helped me to feel relaxed. Will definitely work with her again in the future!
Tanya &/or Nikhil K.
She Helps you With singing and acting, She has great presentations prepared for every class and is my favorite teacher for acting and singing!
Hunter
Please disregard my earlier review. I was in Mama Bear mode and after having discussed the matter with Aubrey, I retract my statements. The only suggestion I might make is that she check in with the students about how they felt about their class today? I know time is limited and this would be easy to do in a perfect world. I truly appreciate the way she reached out to me and my child to explain the misunderstanding after the fact.
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David T.

114 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Awarded Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,�

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Craig K.
I enjoyed the lesson very much he's very professional as well. As kick back I would definitely recommend this guy.
Denis
David is far beyond exceeding my expectations! He’s been patient and thorough even knowing my lack of experience. He’s made me feel welcome every class so far and I look forward to future ones!
Terrence M.
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Jennifer W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Azusa Pacific University
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Jennifer W.

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I have performed on 6 Broadway National Tours and have a Masters in Music Education! Please check out my website jenniferwilcove.weebly.com for a full bio and resume!

About Jennifer

Hi folks! I've been teaching for the last decade and love working with all skills and all ages. I am encouraging, supportive, disciplined, and helpful. I have a Masters in Music Education, and a tremendous amount of regional performance experience, including the last four years during which I par

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Zach B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Zach B.

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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past few months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, and a role on an upcoming Netflix drama series. This is in addition to working acto

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Cynthia O.
Very personable and wants to help each actor find how THEY fit with their characters in order to portray them honestly! Would definitely recommend
Samantha
Zach has been amazing from day one! I have zero experience, came into classes with basically no knowledge, and Zach has taught me so much already with unfaltering patience. Feeling more and more confident with each session. 10/10 recommend!
Piper B.
Zach was great! Piper very much enjoyed her 1st lesson and looks forward to many more!! Thank you!!
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Jeremy K.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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R J.
I have always had a whimsical imagination along with a tendency to "think funny". As a younger man I have experimented with stand up comedy. The writing process I really enjoyed. The performance part always felt dreadful. The main problem, I think, was my proclivity towards over analyzing. I was comfortable "up in my head" and usually avoided living "in the moment". For me "flowing" was a private matter, not social.

My ultimate "dream come true" would be to have the opportunity to be part of a comedic writer's group. Imagine being part of Sid Caesar's writing sessions with Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner et al! How I would have loved to be part of that community!

Now I live in an "active retirement community". None of those comedy dreams have come to pass.

One night (after watching a marathon portion of The Kaminsky Method on Netflix) I felt ready to explore my own creative potential for the theater community. I found "Take Lessons" online, and saw that Jeremy had devoted years accumulating both academic and practical experience in the world of performing arts.

My own private hope was that if I could somehow connect the art with the craft, and thereby discover ways to both overcome what blocked me and at the same time have fun, then I might open the possibility of unlocking a medium of expression for my own imagination, and thereby find some means of participating with other kindred spirits in theatrical projects.


Jeremy agreed to meet me where I was at. He was willing to custom tailor his lessons to my own idiosyncratic needs. We agreed to one class a week with a ten week commitment. After every one hour class I have a whole week to process what we have opened up in the previous session.


After my third lesson I find that Jeremy's flexibility and personal attention has provided me with the freedom to participate in structuring my own advanced learning experience. I have already, with just two private lessons, produced two short scripts by transcribing our recorded online improvisations. I don't know yet how others will respond to these skits. I think they are both funny.

Perhaps one of the amateur theater groups here in the retirement community will be interested in producing my skits as a montage. Then I can observe how my words come across to an audience. Believe me when I say I appreciate how rare and valuable such an experience is. As any mature artist will tell you, our culture is sorely lacking in places to try things out, especially when your creations are likely to bomb.

Honestly, I don't know anywhere else I could have found such a unique opportunity. Jeremy is knowledgeable, understanding and supportive. I highly recommend him as a teacher for any kind of performing art.
Tristan C.
meets me exactly where I’m and keeps it dynamic for growth. outstanding teacher.
Peter
Jeremy does a great job with our 11yo son, who was furious when he found out I’d booked him acting lessons to help him with a drama he is currently involved in. Today he was smiling and grinning and trying out different voices for fun! Thank you, Jeremy!
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Sign Language (Very basic), English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
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Learn film acting technique that allows you to be truthful every take. Eventually you'll be able to quickly get into character even if you had little time with the material.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.

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The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Whittier is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $120 per hour.
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"He is exactly what I was looking for. We are very close in personality so it was extremely easy to open up and understand what I was learning. I am more than excited to continue"
Emily
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is a really nice dude and he helps a lot. I would suggest him."
Finney
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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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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"Amy was excellent at drawing the requested responses out of my 5 year old and directing her to make adjustments. It was our first lesson and a very positive experience. Can't wait to see how the progress together as teacher and student."
Cheryl Brubaker
Took Film Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Just had my first lesson with Kelsey—She's awesome! She made me feel at ease right away. The lesson was extremely comfortable yet informative, and her critique is effective and easy to digest."
Ashley
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Andrew really took the time to figure out my personal skill sets and goals! He is incredibly knowledgable about whats going on in the current industry and gave me current audition sides to work on. He is equipped with top of the line camera equipment with which we filmed the prepared sides; he worked the scenes and edited the final result so now I have a reel."
Emma
Took Film Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Can 6 stars be an option? Wow! I love her already. Kelsey is great. She's very informative and knowledgable on the subject. Our first session went really well. Kelsey gave me some good pointers and advice. I can't wait for our second lesson!"
Cassidy
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"My first time with him was great"
Shavon
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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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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"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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