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Dee F.

53 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR from Marquis Edition, Who's Who of American Women, 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Dee F.

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I have over 20 years experience as a composer and currently score music for film and television. I have released 6 studio albums of original music and have scored for orchestra, strings, and vocal music. I have a catalog of music some works of which are written for film and television and are in the library of Wild Whirled Music, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona, a company which distributes music for film and television and other media.

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin for 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from University of Phoenix

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Stephanie
Dee is patient, encouraging and has been invaluable in helping me learn my way around the mandolin!
Raghav G.
She explained everything so great and took the time to needle out my mistakes
Kabura
really helpful, works with you to become great
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Olivia H.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MA Theatre Arts from UNLV
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Olivia H.

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Musical Theatre!

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I'm full of life, excited and passionate about making YOU feel comfortable learning Spanish in an open, trustworthy environment. I believe in teaching through conversation, no pressures, just having fun while talking in Spanish. I want to talk about the things that YOU are passionate about. That

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Jennifer S.
Great teacher, great experience! My shy 10 year olds were comfortable with Olivia right away. She tailored the class to their current interests. When the hour was up, both girls were glowing with pride and excitement!
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Olivia is an excellent and competent instructor. She is a native Spanish speaker with a complete understanding of grammar. I would recommend Olivia to anyone looking to learn or improve their Spanish.
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Kristen J.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Tap Dance from Cherry Creek Dance
  • Teaching since 2015
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Kristen J.

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I’m available to teach private lessons for teens and adults interested in learning ballet for the first time, or who want to improve their skills. My strengths are patience, enthusiasm, and an unusual way of approaching dance. I’m not famous or particularly interested in becoming famous, so if that’s your goal, I’m not the right teacher for you. I strongly believe everyone can dance, and should. All bodies can learn to dance and enjoy themselves. Dance should be joyful, about self-expression, and a way of learning about your body and your spirit. Finally, I believe it’s never too late to start learning something new, and your bucket list should not wait until you retire.

About Kristen

I started dance later in life -- tap at 19 and ballet at 31 -- because I was so tall and awkward as a child. It never occurred to me that people my size could be dancers. I fell in love with dance as an escape from a stressful job teaching high school history. I saw such changes in myself the more

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More than incredible first experience, no question I will return and invest more time with her. She is extremely warm, personable and really knows her stuff. So happy to have found her!
Miranda
Kristen is a human that makes her students feel immediately at ease. She is kind, quirky, and hilarious, but more importantly, she is patient and meets students where they are to ultimately fulfill their potential and their goals. I first started taking tap classes from Kristen a few years ago as a nervous adult (25 yo) seeking a bare bones beginner tap class. Since then, having incorporated exercises, games, and routines to awesome music, I have come leaps and bounds, built up my courage and confidence, and am proud to officially feel part of the tap community. If you’re looking for an excellent teacher, regardless of experience level, look no further!

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Kevan D.

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Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Irene Ryan Semi-Finalist from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
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Kevan D.

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Improv dosn't need to be scary! I'll work with you on the basics of improv (yes and..., blocking, etc.) and then move forward based on your individual needs and goals.
Improvisational acting is more than just what you may have seen on Whose Line is it Anyway, it's a valuable tool for actors, and we can work together to unlock its full potential.

Whether you want to explore improv for fun, broaden your horizons as an actor, or use it as a tool to become a more effective public speaker, let's dig in and play!

As my student, you can expect a highly personalized experience. Whatever your experience, skill, or comfort level with performing is, I will work with you to make you a more present, spontaneous, and relaxed performer. Maybe you're just starting out as an actor and what some extra coaching. Maybe you've never acted before but want to give it a try. Or maybe you aren't interested in being on stage but want some advice on becoming an effective public speaker. I'm available for ...

About Kevan

Hi! I'm an actor, director, and playwright who loves sharing my passion for theatre with people of all ages. I have had the opportunity to train from some of the country's most exceptional theatre artists, and bring a wide array of tools to my work as an acting coach. I have a BFA and an MFA in The

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David T.

113 Reviews
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  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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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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Sacha S.

23 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sacha S.

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In my class the focus will be to tailor the movement to your specific needs whilst sharing with you all my knowledge to help you grow and achieve your goals.
We will work on your technique as well as your artistry.
A beautiful dancer doesn't only have a strong technique but the ability to embody a character and convey a story through movements.
All my classes are open to all levels, if you are a beginner dancer we will take the time to go in details through every moves, if you are more advanced I will challenge your technique and artistry but most importantly we will have fun sharing our common passion for dance.
I teach all my classes at my home dance studio with high speed internet and with a professional mic for you to be able to hear me clearly over the music.

About Sacha

Hello dancers. I am overly excited to be part of your journey through dance. I started myself when I was 5 years old in France and I had the opportunity to travel the world thanks to my passion. I have performed for Cirque du Soleil, The Voice, Disney, Victoria's secret fashion show, Ricky

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Gwendolyn Ruiz
Sacha is an amazing teacher! She helped my daughter to learn how to connect her emotions to convey a story through her dance movements, something my daughter was lacking at first but after a couple of sessions with Sacha, my daughter became a better at it. Although my daughter has great technique, it’s important to tell a story through your movements and Sacha helped her with that. My daughter has already been to 2 different dance competitions and has won first in her category and overall. Her other teachers, friends and family were amazed when my daughter danced on stage and they noticed the change in her when she performed. She had so many compliments. I will definitely recommend Sacha and will definitely be using her again for my daughter. Thank you Sacha!
Tyler & Faith
Sacha was AMAZING! My fiancé (now husband) got us dance lessons with Sacha for Christmas, our wedding was just a couple months away and we wanted to work on our dance moves. Sacha was phenomenal and made us the perfect first dance for our big day. My husband does not know how to clap and sing, but Sacha was so good at breaking things down and explaining it, we were very blessed. We certainly felt out of her league as she is a beautiful and talented dancer, but she never made us feel that way. She was patient and cared a lot for our success! What a wonderful experience, we 10/10 recommend Sacha for any of your dance needs (and any level).
Acacia A.
Ms. Sacha is a wonderful dance teacher. She is patient kind and very skilled. I would recommend her to anyone with young dancers.

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"Had my first acting lesson yesterday with David and I'm super impressed with his coaching! David has exceeded my expectations and I feel way more confident just after one coaching session. If you are looking for a true professional that will take your acting skills to the next level, David will get you to where you need to go! I'm so happy to have David as my coach and I know you will too:)"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Amazing instructor! Ray really takes the time to go over steps and make sure you actually learn the moves and perfect them. He’s very knowledgeable and attentive and friendly! Provides a great learning atmosphere."
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Took Breakdancing lessons from Raquan R.
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"Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis."
Christine
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"Great instruction, clear and concise! Absolutely easy to work with!"
Christine
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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"She is an amazing teacher. Dax really helps you understand you character and scrip."
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Took Acting lessons from Dax A.
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"My son's first lesson with David was incredible. David is easy to follow and has my son excited to study acting & learn more from him."
Luke
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very patient and willing to help students/dancers excel if given the chance. His choreography is really slick and fluid and will really bring out your joy of dance. I would definitely learn/dance with Kenneth again just to experience his choreography and teaching style."
Linh
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Best instructor ever!"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Very friendly personality. Great energy."
Olivia
Took Acting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Elodie is so easy to work with. I just finished my first lesson and she was patient and made me feel very comfortable and confident. I really like her approach: No judgement, focus on deliberate movements and is very methodical. I was not looking for anything quick and dirty, but I definitely wanted to make sure that I learned. And, I did. Posture, arm movements, transitions. I am so excited and am very happy to have made the package purchase."
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Took Belly Dancing lessons from Elodie S.
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