Kathryn Keats

Kathryn K.

San Rafael, CA

About Kathryn K.

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Kathryn teaches: Ages 13 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: February 1993
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

Actors and Singers
I am so excited to be offering private acting coaching and singing performance sessions to teens and adults. My students book agents, films and commercials, industrials, and print work and more, they learn their craft. Work one on one in person or virtually and grow your craft.
I am very supportive, confidential and knowledgeable about the business, and connected in the industry. We will work in audition techniques, prepare monologues, do scene work, as well study all aspects of acting and performance in order to prepare you for where you want to be in the business.
My studio is close to San Francisco and there is plenty of parking. I also work Online. I'm in Los Angeles for artists who are on set. After school, evening and weekend hours are available. Oh and I am really nice. I'm not going to destroy you're dreams.
Okay, kiddos! Let's work.
About Kathryn
Kathryn is a member of the Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association and is a Critics Circle Award Winner and has been coaching actors, singers, speakers and those interested in expanding their lives through creativity since 1993. Her students work extensively in television, film, commercials, plays and musicals. A list is available upon request.
Kathryn is involved in all aspects of the film and commercial industry and shares her expertise with her students.
As a young teen Kathryn worked with such legends as Tennessee Ernie Ford, Ben Vereen, Word Baker, who directed the first a one-act version of “The Fantastics” and then the historic two-act show, Sandy Duncan, Loretta Lynn, Flip Wilson. She initially studied at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and HB Studio in New York City. Her studio work has included soundtracks and recordings for notable producers including Grammy and Emmy award winning producer, Narada Michael Walden. Walden says, “Kat is bringing the message of hope, light, love and faith to people’s lives.” Walden says. “I am proud of her and her divine mission.” Kathryn works tirelessly to pass the torch to artists and feels art is a key to finding happiness and can be useful, for many, in healing wounds.
Process
We will work on monologues, scenes, cold readings, audition technique. For music artists: music performance, audition technique, set creation and songwriting and performance.

For Parents of Minors:
I'm available to help you understand this somewhat confusing industry.
My background in acting and singing performance comes from the Method though I believe there are many ways an actor can achieve artistic success and I have studied them.
Musicians, Bring or have (online) your instrument.
Recording Studio Vocal Coaching Available - Vocal Coaching
Music Performance - Technique and Performance coaching
Roland Digital Stage Piano, Baby Grand, Acoustic Guitars, Uke Cello

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Experience

Acting Coach/Singing Coach Audition/ Academic Interview Coach
Jan 1993 - Present
K. Publishing

Kathryn K. has been coaching actors and singers in all aspects of the entertainment industry since 1993 in San Francisco, Los Angeles and virtually. She works with students who are auditioning for theatre, film, television, agents, universities, and conservatories to help students with college admittance, auditions, interviews as well as executives and attorneys.
Kathryn K. individualizes sessions based on the needs of each student or professional and works with them to reach their highest goal. She has been working in show business since she was a child and is an award-winning musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and keynote speaker. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild/AFTRA, and Actors Equity Association.

Education

Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music
Jan 1980 - Present
College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

SAG-Aftra
Jan 1987
Sag-Aftra Actors Equity Association

Unions which rep professional actors and performers

Paralegal
May 1985
Merritt College

Performs various legal tasks under the supervision of attorneys, including conducting legal research and drafting legal documents.

Awards

Critics Circle Award
Jan 1900
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award

Affiliations

Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Jan 1987

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

Actors' Equity Association
Jan 1980

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.

13 Reviews on Kathryn K.

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Caroline S. Dec 12, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · Online
Very knowledgeable, friendly, and goes out of her way to help. Understands music and character and critiques in a way to get you were you want to go! Great instructor!
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Danielle Y. Aug 26, 2016
Verified Student · Acting · In home
Kathryn was great!! My daughter was very nervous before the lesson but when she was done she came out smiling and very happy. Thank you.
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Dawn N. Aug 17, 2016
Verified Student · Audition Prep · Online
Kathryn was awesome! The lesson was very informative, and we had a lot of fun! I look forward to our next lesson :-)
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Kayla Moore Jul 28, 2016
Verified Student · Acting · Online
What an amazing coach and all around person!! Kathryn has helped me build confidence in myself as well as build my technique as an actress. I am beyond grateful for her knowledge, patience and kindness. I highly recommend her expertise.
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Jessica U. May 22, 2016
Verified Student · Acting · Online
Profession, super smart and to the point! Highly recommend, she helped my daughter prepare for an audition and book the job! We will be back!
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Dylan A. Aug 10, 2015
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Kathryn was a tremendous teacher! I not only progressed in my singing technique but Kathryn helped be grow my confidence as a performer and a composer! Kathryn also has an amazing personality on top of everything which I believe makes her a great person to learn from.
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Tomi H. Jun 6, 2015
Verified Student · Acting · In studio
Her method for method acting rocks.
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Josh F. Jun 6, 2015
Verified Student · Film Acting · Online
Kathryn is the absolute best! She truly wants what is best for her students; she tries very hard to teach you everything you need to know and moves at a pace that is convenient for the student. She makes lessons fun and is just a genuine and kind-hearted person. I am very happy to have her as an instructor.
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Alison S. Feb 16, 2015
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
It really was such a treat to work with her!

My work with Katherine has been nothing but amazing. She surpasses the label as teacher by all accounts and is a true mentor.
Whether I was feeling low that day as an artist or on my game, she inspired my best work and I walked out of her studio every time feeling fulfilled and grateful.
Thanks to Kathryn, my voice and acting chops have excelled and I have gained callbacks knowing full well it was due to the work I prepared with her for the auditions!
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