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Toya N.
Dallas, Texas
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've taught singing to children, teens, and adults since 2006. My Masters degree training has afforded me the opportunity to be well versed in effective vocal techniques that will help you succeed. My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools, and better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!
About Toya N.

Currently offering ONLINE LESSONS ONLY due to the pandemic. I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los Angeles, where I studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, to Europe, Mexico, South America; then back to New York City, where I earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting from the prestigious Actors Studio Drama School. I currently work professionally as an actor, singer, and TV and radio host. I've been fortunate enough to work in film, TV, theater, musical theater, hosting, commercials, improv, and voice-overs. I am also a vocally trained mezzo-soprano. Because I am still a working artist, I can not only teach you craft, but can assist you in making the right choices to navigate your own way in the business. I offer private coaching to actors in theater and film, and singers in the US and abroad. I would love to share my knowledge and experience with you. *** Lesson Details *** I offer private coaching to children, teens, adults who have an interest in acting or singing performance, and for those who simply have an interest in performing or speaking in front of others. In addition to coaching those who wish to better their skills in acting, voice and speech, and singing, I also offer coaching for non-actors; i.e., attorneys, business professionals, teachers, politicians, pageant participants, and other creatives, who want to improve their public speaking and communication skills. *** Studio Equipment *** High definition, quality camera for video and stills High quality lighting equipment and MAC monitor Ideal for video auditions and on-camera classes *** Specialties *** Acting for film, TV, theater, and commercials Audition Etiquette and Technique Light Career Coaching Agent Ready Coaching Voice and Speech Public Speaking Pageant Prep Neutral American Speech Singing; including Musical Theater

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She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.

Posted Jun 25, 2020
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Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!

Posted Jun 20, 2020
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My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.

Posted Mar 21, 2020
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Education
Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting
Jan 2007 - Apr 2010
Actors Studio Drama School
Acting
Jan 2002 - Dec 2003
The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
Languages
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Affiliations
BMI
Jan 2013
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.
Actors Studio
May 2006
The Actors Studio was formed in 1947 in New York City to provide a place where professional actors could work together between jobs, or during long runs to continue to develop their craft and to experiment with new forms in creative theatre work. In 1967 the Actors Studio opened its only branch in West Hollywood, California. Membership provides a place for theatre artists to advance their craft and talents. For more than sixty years The Actors Studio has lived a very rich artistic existence and will endure as long as talent needs a home.
Actors' Equity Association
Jan 2004
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.
Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Jan 1999
An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

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