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A F.

Tustin, CA

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A delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 8+

Teaching since:
September 2009

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Experience

Casting Associate
Jan 2013 - Present
The Casting Offices of JS Snyder and Associates

Los Angeles based Casting Office working with Union and Non Union projects.

Private Vocal Coach
Sep 2009 - Present
Private Studio

Ranked One of the Top 5 Vocal Coaches in Orange County and Los Angeles by the Leading Industry Magazine, BACKSTAGE.

Member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

Tour Guide
Oct 2011 - Nov 2015
The Walt Disney Company

Guest Relations Host and Tour Guide for the Disneyland Resort.

Education

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Equivalent in Acting
Mar 2014 - Jul 2015
The Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Acting
Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
University of California Irvine

Certifications

Certified Vocal Coach
Dec 2013
National Association of Teachers of Singing

Awards

Top 5 Vocal Coaches in Orange County and Los Angeles
Jul 2014
BACKSTAGE Magazine

Affiliations

Voice and Speech Trainers Association
Mar 2017

VASTA is an international organization whose mission is to advance the art, research, and visibility of the voice and speech profession. Goals: SERVE the needs of voice and speech specialists, teachers, and students in training and in practice. ADVOCATE for those who work and study in the field. PROMOTE the vital role of voice and speech specialists for all professional voice users. BROADEN public understanding of the nature and importance of voice and speech use and training. CREATE opportunities for ongoing education, and the exchange of knowledge and information among professionals in the field. CULTIVATE diversity within our membership, and encourage a liveliness of thought and opinion. UPHOLD and advance excellence in voice and speech.

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Actors' Equity Association
Jul 2015

Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Jul 2014

An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

National Association of Teachers of Singing
Dec 2013

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

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Jan B. Dec 30, 2014
Singing · In studio

Anthony created such an inviting, safe atmosphere that being coached on my audition material and taping my audition for this New York based tour was actually a blast! Because I was so relaxed and in such safe professional hands I was able to do my very best! Every step was attended to with such care and detail! He is amazing!

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Amanda M. Mar 4, 2014
Broadway Singing ·

The Best of the Best!

"Anthony is wise beyond his years and working with him is like working with a music veteran. He knows exactly how to help his students work through trouble areas and does so with ease. He communicates in a way that helps students reach their immediate goal and apply this knowledge to all of his/her future work. His love of music and theatre, professionalism, and passion for teaching complete the package of this truly inspiring individual."

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Gary B. Mar 4, 2014
Singing ·

An Excellent Vocal Coach

"Over the years that I have known him, Anthony has developed into a fine vocal coach and teacher. He has proven to be able to apply the information that he has learned from his own studies to help his students grow as stronger performers."

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Kevin Y. Mar 4, 2014
Musical Theater ·

Learned a lot in my first lesson!

"Anthony's instruction has helped me to experience more vocal freedom because of his emphasis on using the natural use of the breath in singing and has helped me through the story telling of the song as well. I no longer feel the need to rely on musculature to hit a note nor do I feel self-conscious about the quality of my voice. I have enjoyed a great deal of success through his teachings."

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Michelle F. Mar 4, 2014
Broadway Singing ·

The Mark of Quality Training

“Anthony Fontana is a very talented and very professional instructor. After just a few voice lessons I have seen significant improvements in myself and gotten tangible results in performances and auditions. This is the mark of quality training."

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Sonya C. Mar 4, 2014
Musical Theater ·

A Superb Colleague!

"Anthony is a fantastic colleague of mine and has a deep passion and desire for teaching - it is very exciting to see how dedicated he is. I am always amazed at his insatiable curiosity and thirst to understand the voice. He is a force to be reckoned with! He is a fantastic colleague of mine and any student that is seeking to train with him is in great hands!"

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