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Mark G. Sacramento, CA

Act naturally. It's easier said than done. To be real on stage or screen is an adventure but requires an introspective and willingness to go beyond.

About Mark

I experienced life in Hollywood attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and it shook my world in not only the craft of acting but also that passion is key in pursuing this field. Because when success in roles doesn't come your way, you are still satisfied with your choice of occupation. Personal Experience in Theater: Several roles played at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2003 Performed in two local improv groups 2003-2005 MP role in "The House of Blue Leaves" in 2005 Manolo Costazeula in "The Odd Couple- Female Version" in 2010 Lenny Ganz in "Rumors" in 2012 *** Lesson Details *** Through experience in drama school and additional time spent learning the craft, I believe I have learned what it takes to teach the craft with passion. With emphasis on ...

Peter B. Sacramento, CA

About Peter

I've done a variety of education as well as musical tutoring/teaching for over 5 years. I've worked as a substitute teacher, and private educator in the public sector and I love working with kids.Contact TakeLessons now to get started.

Vince C. Rio Linda, CA

About Vince

My name is Vince and I am a multi-gifted creative artist. My gifts are not out of my own ego, so I don’t boast, but from God. My artistic expressions and awards include jewelry design and creation, musical theatre, acting for film,television,stage, and voice work. I have written, directed, edited, lit, produced sound, and edited short dramas for churches across the country.

Andrew L. Sacramento, CA

For beginners, we can start with basic improv games and acting exercises to help you get into the right space; for more intermediate: we can do various scene work to help hone your craft.

About Andrew

Hi, my name is Andy, and I am a Music/Composition major currently at American River College, where I have studied with jazz pianist Joe Gilman for 2 years. I have also tutored the Basic Musicianship class there for 3 semesters, where they like to call me resident "music theory nerd". I also studied Creative Writing for 2 years, and won the 2008 Newsom Prize for Poetry, and have been published several times in the Poet's Corner of the Sacramento News & Review. In addition, I am a seasoned actor in live and musical theatre. Previous roles include Beadle Bamford in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, Ezra Chater in Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, and most recently the Blind Hermit in Young Frankenstein. My teaching style is friendly and sympathetic; my passion is to help students feel free and able to ...

Sara M. West Sacramento, CA

I like to give my students the tools and skills to which they can learn to direct themselves and to continue to grow as an actor. I've been mentoring actors for 3 years in both stage and voice acting. I always like to start out by talking about your personal goals and what you're looking for in a lesson. Whether you just need another pair of eyes for an audition monologue or you want advice on getting started in voice over, whatever it is, I want to help you pursue your dreams no matter how small or big.

About Sara

Hello, My name is Sara and my mother is Japanese from Kobe, Japan and my father is Caucasian American. I grew up speaking both Japanese and English and I now work as a bilingual, full-time actor in beautiful Northern California. I'm looking forward to working with you on reaching your goals for 2015! Whether you want to study acting or Japanese, I'd like to talk about what you wish to accomplish with our time together. Your goals are important to me and I wish to help support you on your journey towards achieving them. I've been mentoring actors for the past four years and have have been teaching Japanese and English for 3 years. A friend suggested I start teaching online after I told him about my desire to offer affordable acting lessons to anyone who was passionate about it, ...

Caryn S. Woodland, CA

I have been teaching musical theater and actor's training courses for over 5 years and some students are still with me from the beginning. It is amazing to see how they have grown, not only in ability to act, but in ability to interact with other actors. To begin I will help you achieve improvement in characterization, diction, voice, movement and projection.

About Caryn

I am a stay-at-home mom and have home schooled my four children. During this time, I have tutored many students and groups in Mathematics and Theater. I love teaching children and love mentoring teenagers. I'm currently working on two projects: a musical theater production for young people and our 3rd annual Shakespeare production in Woodland, CA for teens.

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Performing a monologue is much different from acting as part of an ensemble! Make sure you're ahead of the pack with these tips from New York City actor and teaching artist Jasmine B...   We all want to be that actor that everyone wants to work with. I’ve been in quite a few ensembles (one I’ve had the pleasure of being in for four years!) and have found some keys to working well with others and producing quality work. Here are a few simple ways to improve your ensemble acting and … Read More
Embodying the Ensemble Energy | Tips for Ensemble Acting
Performing a monologue is much different from acting as part of an ensemble! Make sure you're ahead of the pack with these tips from New York City actor and teaching artist Jasmine B...   We all want to be that actor that everyone wants to work with. I’ve been in quite a few ensembles (one I’ve had the pleasure of being in for four years!) and have found some keys to working well with others and producing quality work. Here are a few simple ways to improve your ensemble acting and
How to Have Stage Presence | 4 Areas to Improve Your Voice
Actors, your voice is one of the most powerful tools you have to make a character come to life. Next time you're getting into a character, use these tips from Baltimore, MD acting teacher Larry P. for improving your stage presence...   Remember when your mother used to remind you to “use your indoor voice”? You have all sorts of indoor voices, and in order to best portray any character and improve your stage presence, be it in an audition, a rehearsal, or a production, you have to
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The best actors know that part of the process involves truly understanding your character's motivation and inner thoughts. Find out how to get started in this guest post by teacher Timothy S...   One of the most effective ways to learn acting is knowing never to accept just the facts when it comes to relationships. The ability to tap into the emotions of your character is the foundation of great acting. That foundation is, in turn, constructed upon the bedrock of understanding your ch
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How important is it for aspiring actors to hire an acting coach? Find out in this guest post by New York, NY acting teacher Stephanie B... So let's assume you are an actor in NYC or LA - running around auditioning like mad, but not really getting too many call-backs. And not really getting cast, either! You think, maybe I should try working with an acting coach like some others do. But what can an acting coach do for me? Why give someone money to do---what? What does an acting coach do to
5 Good Audition Songs for Musicals by Voice Type
Ready for your big break on stage? With these ideas for good audition songs for musicals, compiled by teacher Molly R., you have some fantastic options to choose from:   Musical theatre auditions! They can be daunting, can’t they? Especially when they’re only asking for 16-32 bars of a song. What can you possibly show off in THAT short amount of time? No matter if you’re asked to prepare a cut or if you’re lucky enough to sing your whole song, it’s super important that you find

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