Ryan Pest
San Diego, CA
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Ryan Pest

Ryan P.

San Diego, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have been teaching voice for 10 years and spent years training in Classical Voice (BA Classical Vocal Performance). The goal is, by focusing on proper breath support, ear training, and the exploration of your own voice, to produce a HEALTHY, rich, vibrant sound that will sustain you through a long, rewarding career.

About Ryan P.

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whether it be learning the basics of your craft, fine-tuning years of hard work, or just helping prepare for your next big audition, we will work together to develop a curriculum that will guide you to becoming the best artist you can be.

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Justin D.
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Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.

Posted Jul 16, 2016
Gloria
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First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.

Posted Jun 14, 2016
Jami A.
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Ryan is a wonderful teacher. Love that he first starts in the fundamentals and is able to slowly pave the way for you to achieve your own personal goals.

Posted Jan 21, 2016
Cyndi
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Ryan is AWESOME. He is knowledgeable, patient, and thorough. He ensures the concepts are understood and is very energetic. Highly recommend!!!

Posted Jan 20, 2016
Lilyana
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I took voice lessons with Ryan and he's one of the best voice teacher's I've ever had. He makes sure that you understand the basics of how your voice works before you continue and is extremely patient and so helpful with any questions that you have. After working with him for a few months my voice improved IMMENSELY. Wonderful teacher and would recommend 100%

Posted Sep 7, 2015
Rocio

By far the BEST acting instructor and most caring human being, I've known and worked with.

Posted Aug 6, 2015
Johnny
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I took Ryan's TA 141-143 acting series at CSULA last year and I gotta say, not only did I have fun, but I loved the challenge and I learned a lot! Ryan wants you to succeed and he'll gladly help you grow as an actor. You won't regret taking him for acting!

Posted Aug 5, 2015
Whitney

Ryan is a fantastic voice instructor! He's the best.

Posted Aug 5, 2015

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Experience

Actor / Company Member
May 2013 - Present

The Circle Squared Collective

Theatre Program Music Director
Oct 2019 - May 2020

Champaign Central High School

Teacher
Oct 2019 - Mar 2020

CLASS ACT Performing Arts Studio, Champaign

Singer / Music Director
Dec 2013 - Feb 2019

LA Follies

Voice Instructor
Jan 2016 - Sep 2017

School of Rock - Huntington Beach

Private Voice Instructor
Mar 2016 - Mar 2017

Music and Arts - Anaheim

Professor: Undergraduate Acting Studio
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015

California State University, Los Angeles

Private Voice Instructor
Jan 2010 - May 2012

Colors Fine Arts Studio

Education

MFA Television, Film, and Theatre Performance
Sep 2012 - Jun 2015

California State University, Los Angeles

BA Music-Classical Vocal Performance w/ Theatre Arts Minor
Sep 2004 - Dec 2009

University of Alabama in Huntsville

BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete)
Sep 2003 - May 2004

University of Mississippi

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

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