- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am currently a Drama student at the University of California, Irvine with a concentration in Directing. I bring 7 years of experience in directing, acting, and leadership. Lessons are customized depending on the student's needs, whether that is acting, creative thinking, leadership in the arts, or even public speaking. On the side, I can also assist in working on vocal technique, singing or not. I will take notes during each lesson and focus on sustaining the strengths and crafting the weaknesses. I believe with my work ethic and drive, I can help turn goals into achievements.
- Teaches students:
- Ages 14 to 30
- Teaching since:
Hello! I'm Matthew Gottlieb and I am a Drama student at the University of California, Irvine. I have been part of the theatre community since elementary school, and every day the passion for the arts becomes stronger and stronger. I have worn multiple hats in the artistic arena; some examples include acting, directing, dramaturgy, sound design, and playwriting.
Besides doing theatre, I love playing the piano and coming up with different compositions and figures. I am a self-taught piano player that sometimes plays by ear (since reading sheet music is difficult at times). Additionally, I try to be as acting outside as possible. Bike riding, walking, paddle-boarding, and sometimes hiking.
Something that I always remind students is that we are all learning. Nobody knows everything but we try to understand our craft and capabilities as much as possible. I always want to make sure that students take time out of their day to try and recognize what their strengths are and what can be done to turn those weaknesses into creative tools.
I hope I get the opportunity to work with you in the future! Thank you for taking the time to read this profile. Have a wonderful day.