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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $45
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellysa R.

22 Reviews
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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Olivia Z.
Very friendly personality. Great energy.
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Cecil C.
Have been learning from Ellysa for for several weeks and look forward to it every time! Proud of myself and can't wait to try the songbooks she recommended!

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Advanced
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Crystal S.

7 Reviews
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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.

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.
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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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Lilla H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Hungarian, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Latin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lilla H.

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Step-by-step guidance towards developing authentic acting technique for improv & interpretation of dramatic script. Let's help you unleash the inner actor within!

Hi! My name is Lilla, I'm a Juilliard graduate (BM & MM) who specializes with all levels, ages and styles! I've performed at places like Carnegie Hall and have been featured in The New York Times, Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, and Seen & Heard International.

My unique approach to vocal arts learning is designed to help you overcome your individual obstacles and leverage YOUR unique strengths! Together we'll work towards developing healthy vocal technique and learn how to:

- Discover Your Strengths for Maximization
- Learn About Text Analysis & Dramatic Impulse
- Learn Healthy Vocal Projection & Technique
- Learn Self-Awareness Techniques
- Write Your Own Monologue!
- Learn About Proper Breath Support
- Learn About Improv Acting
- Learn About Staging Using Props
- ...

About Lilla

Lilla's been featured in Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, Seen & Heard International, and has won critical and international acclaim for her "appealing sound, agile coloratura and oversize wit." - The New York Times Lilla holds her Master's and Bachelor's degrees f

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Jinhua G.
It was very good experience to helping me understand singing. Thank you Lilla.❤️
Alexander
Lilla is a fabulous teacher. Very knowledgeable, but more importantly is able to convey that knowledge in an accessible way to a beginning student. Highly recommend!

Glenda J.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • ,Music Education, French, Drama from Wayne State University
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Glenda J.

26 Reviews
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About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to

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Dontae W.
She is a awesome teacher very patient
Curley
First lesson was a student/teacher familiarization. Glenda is very friendly and is very knowledgeable concerning music. I look forward to future lessons with her!
Pallavi D.
Glenda is an amazing teacher she explains everything very patiently .
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Tristan L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Winner of the NATS Regional Musical Theatre Category from NATS
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BA in Music from Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
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Tristan L.

4 Reviews
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Learn how to sing AND act through my online lessons!

About Tristan

I'm a NYC based Actor fresh out of Graduate School. As auditions are closed for a while, I'm going to be teaching lessons to help keep my skills AND YOURS sharp for when that audition season rolls up! I graduated in 2018 with two BA's from the Crane School of Music and SUNY Potsdam; One in Music

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Regina
I’m a very shy and timid person when I first meet people and it’s something I’ve always struggled with. From the moment Tristan became my teacher though his warm and friendly demeanor helped me get past this struggle almost immediately. He was always willing to teach at a pace that best suited me but also made sure to push me when I needed it. While the lessons with him only lasted for a short period, the experience was worth it. He helped me tune my singing practice to a higher standard and helped me better express the emotions that were being portrayed in each song. Beyond that, he also found moments of fun where we could goof off and relax, even for just a moment, to help calm my anxieties and get me out of my head when I started getting too frustrated or upset with myself for messing up. Despite being on the younger side, Tristan helped me with not only my singing and acting, but helped me better break out of my shell and have more confidence in myself.
Jonathan Stinson, DMA
Tristan was my voice student for 5 years. He has a extensive knowledge of voice technique. He has a very healthy approach to his own singing and he demands the same of his students!
Kim Marie Lesso
Tristan was employed by my Academy as an Assistant Summer Camp Director. His position required him to teach both acting and singing to our students. He also stepped up and took the Director's position staging and choreographing the skits/extrapolations from Musicals the students performed their last day before an audience.

Tristan has a real great intuition as the to style of learner he works with. He is very quick to taylor his lessons to the needs, performance level and learning style of the student.

I highly recommend Tristan Lesso for your Acting or Vocal lesson needs! He just finished Suma Cum Laude with a Master's Degree in Vocal Performance in Musical Theatre at the Number 1 University for his degree...NYU Steinhardt.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Woodland Hills, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Woodland Hills is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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$58 average
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$71 average

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"David's awesome! He is very encouraging about your work and he tailors his teaching to what you need as an actor. He has a plethora of knowledge in the industry and is a phenomenal teacher!!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"She is very educated in the acting field and I know I will learn a lot from her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Susan S.
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"Tina is an excellent teacher and my son is enjoying his lessons very much"
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Took Acting lessons from Tina B.
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"My daughter is 8.5 yrs old. She loves the time spent with Kelsey. Kelsey treats her as an individual and I can tell my daughter is gaining a sense of maturity as she discovers different emotions during her acting lessons. We always wish the class was longer and my daughter always skips away on a cloud when class is over."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Molly is truly passionate about her craft and it shows in her ability to connect with her students. She spends the lesson time giving quality material while showcasing different techniques. I would absolutely recommend her!"
AJ
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Kathryn is the best teacher I ever had! She is an award winning artist and knows the industry inside out. She really cares about your progress and wants to help you! I highly recommend her!"
Wendy
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Very nice and informative. Enjoyed the lesson."
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Took Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"I have been taking acting lessons with Randy for several months. He's a good teacher. I've learned a lot and enjoy the lessons. Thanks Randy."
Debbie
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied."
Scarlett
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"She really works well with kids."
Monica
Took Acting lessons from Mallory B.
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