Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, a working actor in TV, FILM, COMMERCIALS, and VOICEOVER, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with 100's of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have fun every step of the way! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! - I work with brand new actors to series regulars on TV. I can also help improve an AMERICAN ACCENT :) ***My Acting Background*** I'm a working actor. I've been in over a dozen TV SHOWS (How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, Jane the Virgin, & more!), several FILMS (Savages, Ulterior Motives, & more!), numerous NATIONAL COMMERCIALS (McDonald's, ATT, Pizza Hut, & more!), and I record audiobooks regularly. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader! ***The ACTING Lesson*** Every lesson will be focused on your goals. Usually we'll work on a scene or 2 (I send real scenes from TV/Film!), and use different methods to get you Audition-Ready. We'll work on improving memory. We can also spend time on reviewing marketing materials like headshots and resumes, and other more specific techniques like improv or emotional accessibility. Areas of focus: Comedy - Sitcom and Single-Cam, Drama, Scene Study, Character Development, Improv, Commercials, Emotional Accessibility, Cold Reading Skills, Audition Technique, On-Camera Work, Physicality --------------------------------------------------- Need help with CHEERLEADING? I was the captain of my cheer squads in high school through college. I continued on to dance for the NBA! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! I can help with arm placement, kicks, proper stunting and jumping form, and improve memory by teaching actual cheers or routines. I can also help improve the use of voice. ***My Cheerleading Background*** Captain- Seattle Preparatory High School Cheer Squad Captain- Seattle University Cheer squad Team Member- NBA Seattle SuperSonics Dance Team --------------------------------------------------- Need help with HOMEWORK? I started peer tutoring in middle school and have continued to teach ever since! I can help you excel in your academic endeavors. I have worked with dozens of students one on one, as well as in group settings. I break concepts down in different ways until you have a confident grasp. I am patient and encouraging, because I believe in my students :) ***Formal Education*** Summa Cum Laude 3.94 GPA B.S. Criminal Justice -Forensic Psychology B.A. Humanities- English, Philosophy, & History
Teaches all skill levels
Teaching since 2006
B.A. Humanities- English, Philosophy, and History
Teaches ages 8+
Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
Has background check
Donnabella is an amazing teacher. Her wisdom and experience make learning so enjoyable and special. Every lesson leaves me feeling better than the last because she gradually makes me feel more and more comfortable in my own skin. She really is so so helpful!
Donnabella has taught me so much about how to act and how to get into the industry. She’s so nice and fun. I can’t wait to do more lessons with her. (:
thank you Donnabella!