- Levels Taught:
- Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
- Teaches students:
- Ages 11 to 65
- Teaching since:
- June 2004
*** My availability fluctuates periodically so please reach out to me via the Ask-a-Question tool to confirm day and time before signing up for lessons.***
Tamika T was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is an 2004 alum from The School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) with a dual diploma in Creative Writing and Drama. Likewise, she is the youngest of three, and a first generation college graduate in her family from The Ohio State University. She received her B.A. in Communication Analysis and Practices and a double minor in Theater and Fashion Retail. As a Theater minor she was a part of the following productions: Wine in the Wilderness and A Song for Coretta. She joined the Cincinnati Black Theater Company family in October 2012 and has had the privilege to be in Black Nativity, The Delaney Sisters and Shakin da Mess Outta Misery. Currently, she is working on a project that she hopes to be released by the beginning of 2016. Also, she is a member of many arts organization in Cincinnati such as Elementz Youth Hip Hop Center, Bad Girl Ventures women entrepreneurship, Dress for Success and AmeriCorps to name a few.
I coach children and young adults on acting for the camera and on stage. Likewise, I help develop the students confidence so they can also be comfortable with speaking in public in front of people and walking on the runway.
This certificate was granted to me upon graduation from high school in 2004. It is a scholarship that allowed me to go to college tuition and room board free for the four and a half years that I attended from January 2004- June 2010.
To invest in our communities, as well as ourselves, through: Volunteer service;
Advocacy and accountability; Leadership development and succession planning; Unity and collaboration; Engagement and empowerment; and Social responsibility and sisterly concern.
AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.
AmeriCorps programs do more than move communities forward; they serve their members by creating jobs and providing pathways to opportunity for young people entering the workforce. AmeriCorps places thousands of young adults into intensive service positions where they learn valuable work skills, earn money for education, and develop an appreciation for citizenship.
To be honest I've never acted a day in my life before. Tamika was absolutely wonderful in helping me calm my (obvuously) nervous self, and worked with what I naturally brought to the stage and highlighted my own attributes. By the time I had opening night, I felt more comfortable than presenting to a bunch of investors (which is my day job). Thank you again Tamika, for really helping me develop skills and traits for the acting stage even I didn't know I had in me! I loom forward to working with you again soon!+ Read More
I was recently in a play titled “Why Does It Hurt So Bad?” with Tamika as an Artist Development teacher. She was extremely helpful when it came to knowing how to project your voice, emoting and becoming the character that you are portraying. Tamika was very professional and she always helped wherever she could. Tamika always gave great advice and how you can improve your craft as an actor. Everyone in the play took note of what Tamika was saying and applied it in the next rehearsal, getting better and better every time. This is the reason why the play was so successful. I will definitely keep in contact with her to keep perfecting my craft and to see if there’s a way that I can take acting lessons from her. Thank you so much Tamika. You’re AWESOME and so TALENTED!+ Read More
Tamika is very knowledgeable and professional. What I like most about her is how honest she is about your work and progress because that is difficult to find in a acting teacher.
I worked with Tamika to get help with improving my voice and presence. She is very professional and fun to work with. She listens to what you need help with and finds different ways to bring out the best in you. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher.+ Read More
Tamika is such a great instructor. She helped me break out of my comfort zone and worked with me to schedule lessons around my work schedule. I only got to be her student for a short period of time because school started back up, however, I would DEFINITELY recommend her to anyone who is interested in taking lessons with her. She will bring out the actress/actor in you you never knew was there!+ Read More
A great instructor, that is very thorough. She is friendly, easy to get along with and creates an excellent learning environment. She prepares you well to be able to perform at your highest capacity. I would strongly recommend her to others.
I was really shy before taking Tamika's class, she really taught me how to bring out my inner actor!
Ms. Tamika is AWESOME. She always gives me feedback and helps me with ways I can improve. She is really fun and I enjoy every class I have with her.
Very talented, skilled and effective instructor. Taught through demonstration and coaching. Very effective.
Very talented, knowledgeable and experienced, She taught through demonstration and coaching. Very effective.
Tamika is awesome. It was her first time teaching and we really seemed to connect on all things acting and improv related. Can't wait for my second class with her!