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Adam G.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Dramatic Writing from NYU
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 9 to 80
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Adam G.

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I'm a professional screenwriter. I've written on both cable and network dramas. And I've sold a feature. I graduated from Film School / Dramatic Writing nine years ago. I'm in the Writers Guild, and have the trifecta of representation. And I've also self-published two collections of one-act plays available on all e-reader platforms.

I'm happy to do consultations on projects you are looking to rewrite or submit to contests. Or if you are just starting out on something new and wants to talk through all the story beats and track it together before you begin a draft.

I can also recommend the best books to read on both the craft and the industry, as well as screenplays and pilots to read (and which ones to avoid).

Learn how to navigate not only the business and landing that first job, but also how to develop a project with a production company, and participate/conduct yourself properly in a TV writer's room.

About Adam

Graduated New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Majored in Dramatic Writing and minored in English

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jolie
Adam is a really great listener and excellent source of thought provoking, well timed input that has really helped me develop and improve my story organically without changing its intention with strong suggestions as most people's feedback often attempts to do. If you're looking for a hand in finding your own voice and to strengthen your writing skills or excellent constructive feedback for your story then look no further.
David
Adam Gaines is a godsend. I was really lucky to have his guidance over the years which helped my craft and dedication to the art of writing greatly. He is a proven writer with legitimate credits but also, he actually cares. He is always ready to help and takes your material seriously which is most important when you want honest feedback and guidance. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of films, screenwriting, and the industry that is both impressive and beneficial. He is a wonderful friend and mentor who will always have a great recommendation or suggestion ready for your work and/or career. Adam is an extremely open individual with an immense passion for film and the craft of screenwriting which becomes infectious. That trait is crucial since it keeps you driven to keep learning and grow. He is also an excellent conversationalist with his own voice which is truly refreshing. Highly recommend.
Shadia
Adam gives you insightful comments on how to make you a better writer. He knows what good dialogue sounds like and with a couple suggestions you instantly know how to re-work your writing to give it a natural flow.

Toya N.

29 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Toya N.

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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children and teens in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working actors! I am able to mix sound technique with super fun exercises that help child and teen actors to develop their own set of tools for achieving success as young actors. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

Currently offering ONLINE LESSONS ONLY due to the pandemic. I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.
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Teri D.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Ed.M Master's of Education from State University of New York at Buffalo
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Teri D.

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Coach all levels of speakers as well as voice over artists. Enunciation, breath control, getting more tone and resonance, projection, volume, and control.

About Teri

I love to sing (yay!) and am a professional singer/songwriter and a vocal coach & have been for many years. Named a top vocal coach in Backstage Magazine, I have coached beginners to pros, children to adult, whether they want to perform, record, just enjoy/fun or eventually pursue a serious singing

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Nicole S.
Promising first lesson, very encouraging.
Jason H.
Teri was extremely helpful in teaching my 10 year old son vocal development. She is an enthusiastic teacher and I highly recommend her to people looking to improve their singing.
Paula A.
Teri is very enthusiastic and encouraging in her lessons.

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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
  • Teaching since 1981
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Farobag C.

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An emphasis on diction and vocal production to help create the desired effect.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
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Learn Meisner based exercises to get out of your head and just be in the moment. Learn technique that will eventually allow you to give a believable performance every time.

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-s

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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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Elisabetta M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elisabetta M.

2 Reviews
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Experienced teacher of 20 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advance dance student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be dancing combos in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of technique, ballet, turns, jumps, posture, balance and more. Let's get started!

About Elisabetta

Originally from Rome, Italy, Elisabetta is a dancer, choreographer, dance teacher , and GYROTONIC ® and GYROKINESIS® trainer with over 20 years experience working between Europe and the USA. Elisabetta has been associate artistic director of Botega Dance Company (2014 ) Vivo Ballet Dance Compa

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Alessandra
Elisabetta offers so many dynamic challenges within her choreography that encourage the artist to dive deep into their physicality and musicality. She is a true artist and offers her unique style in the form a class combination
Agustina
Elisabetta’s classes are the best! I'm lucky to was able to take in person and online classes, she is a profesional and kind teacher! I am always thankful to have known her ❤️

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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."
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"As a total newbie to acting, Donnabella helped me feel comfortable every lesson. Beyond being a friendly person in general, she is quick to answer questions, provided solid constructive criticism, and obviously well educated in her profession. I look forward to working with her again!"
Taylor
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"She is amazing at acting she pushes you if you need to be pushed. I’m glad to say she was my first acting teacher!😁"
Lauren
Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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Tina
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"professional, articulate and great at explaining and correcting form and positions"
Catie
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"DB, is truly understanding of the individual and knowledgeable of the media acting world. She works with me like my acting partner and mostly jumps straight into scene work, so I really appreciate her friendly and honest teaching-style. She is great for novices, students trying to get back into acting again, and the experienced that want to keep their acting talent up to peak condition. Donnabella is highly recommended!"
Caroline
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Sara was amazing, absolutely love her for my daughter aged 10. She is kind, nurturing, focus and great with children. I'm considering using her for myself too."
Amina
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"I used to be terrified of crowds and speaking on front of large groups. I now have more self-confidence and poise when I give presentations after working with Margo. I am grateful to have finally overcome this fear."
James
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Margo L.
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