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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

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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 objectives, improv, and being in the moment, certain techniques will be employed to enhance believability.

There is no one true path to learning the craft. Every teacher is different as well as any student. And every teacher that doesn't learn from their students are well. just teachers. As any craft/skill-based action, people are all always learning regardless of your position. There is no right way or wrong way of teaching but only a deeper understanding of what is possible.

As actors, we hope to dig down deeper. To open ourselves wider. It's like a muscle. Keep exercising it and we find "muscles" we never knew we had.

There are a variety of techniques that I have been taught. These are the basics of the craft of acting.

These are not film-based nor theater-based acting. It is understanding how to respond and learning how to be in the moment.
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Mark G.

Mark G.

Sacramento, CA 95820
starting at
$30 / 60-min
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Tina L.

Carmichael, CA

Overall basics of performing. Students will learn about finding objectives, proper breathing and movement techniques, non verbal communication, character analysis, scene and monologue work.

About Tina

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from the University of Southern California and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Theatre from the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. I worked as a classroom teacher for four years and have directed over 17 theatrical productions. I have also worked in various capacities on a number of other theatre endeavors. I worked closely with the American River College Theatre Department and am currently working on starting my own theatre troupe.

I work with my students on creating the best learning experience possible. I
tailor all of my lessons to the needs of my students. Using various techniques and activities, my goal for my students is to learn to treasure performing and build confidence and truthfulness on stage.

My ultimate goal for my students is to get them in productions. I will work to make every lesson rich and help the actor prepare to become a star.

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Character Development
Classical Styles of Acting
Devising and Creating Theatre
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Lauren H. June 4, 2015
Improv Acting · In home
Verified Student
Helped me get the character. Great personality, look forward to more lessons
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Tina L.

Tina L.

Carmichael, CA 95608
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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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 have a B.A. in Theater Arts from Earlham College, and have been working professionally for over 4 years. I've been mentoring actors for 3 years in both stage and voice acting and have conducted workshops locally in 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 be
en 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, but had no resources. So here I am and I'm also offering Japanese lessons since I know it can be hard to find a Japanese teacher/tutor as well.

I have a B.A. in Theatre Arts and a minor in Education from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and have a certificate of completion from the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco for completing their Classical Acting Intensive course. In addition to my western training I was an apprentice at Theatre of Yugen where I studied the dramatic art of Noh and Kyogen theatre for 3 years.

I've also taught Japanese 101 during college as part of my course work for Teaching Japanese as a Second Language as well as beginner Japanese to 5-7 graders at a local elementary.

And I also was an assistant English teacher for 2 years in Japan teaching Junior High School and working as a primary visiting teacher for over 40 elementary schools. Although my work was to teach English, because of my Japanese ability, I often worked as a substitute teacher and also translated documents for the local City Hall.

I can't wait to meet you and to work with you on pursuing your 2015 aspirations!
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Mesayla W. July 24, 2015
Japanese · In studio
Verified Student
Ms. Sara is a wonderful instructor. She's very encouraging, friendly and I really appreciate how understanding she is, too. The pacing of my lessons is just quick enough that I'm comfortable learning new things and I never feel forced to learn harder things sooner than I need. I really enjoy having her as my sensei and I hope that I can continue learning under her more in the future.
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Sara M.

West Sacramento, CA 95691
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starting at
$15 / 30-min
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Alexander L.

Lincoln, CA

Improvisation

About Alexander

I'm a teacher of 13 years primarily in 4-6 grades.
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Alexander L.

Alexander L.

Lincoln, CA 95648
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$90 / 60-min
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Jareb C.

Galt, CA

I have performed for stage, screen, and improvisational audiences for more than a decade. Want to improve your performance, confidence, and poise? Whether your a novice or a seasoned pro, the secret to acting is to always be a student. Learn how to use observation and real-life lessons to make you shine!

About Jareb

Hello! My name is Jareb, and I have been in the education field for almost 10 years. I offer services in writing, study skills. test preparation, speech prep/presentation, theater arts, and religious studies. I hold a Masters Degree from Liberty University, and I LOVE helping others learn and develop new skills. I look forward to working with you!
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Jareb C.

Jareb C.

Galt, CA 95632
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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