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Tiffini L.

Escondido, CA

I've been teaching acting for more than 20 years and my students (and I) have gone on to work in theater, film, TV, commercials, modeling, voice overs, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll you'll learn acting basics and start creating and acting as different characters. I have a large library of acting materials as well as acting literature. Acting techniques may include: The Meisner technique, method acting, classical language interpretation, improv, and acting for the stage, and more! I love working with students of all experience levels to learn how to "professionally pretend."

About Tiffini

I offer a fun, interactive teaching style that encompasses more than 20 years of performing and 15 years of teaching experience. As a performer I have worked as a professional singer, actor, musician, and dancer. I have always had a passion for teaching, directing, and composing. While my love for performing has lessened over the years, I have found my true calling: teaching, directing, and helping others to find their passion for music and the performing arts.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a special emphasis in music, theatre, dance, and psychology. I am
a graduate candidate working on completing my thesis as my final requirement for a Masters of Arts degree in Music at San Diego State University.
Member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), California Association of Professional Music Teachers (CAPMT), and Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).

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Good technique, styling, and musicianship are VERY important but you have got to have FUN learning and performing! I channel and encourage each student'€™s creativity while helping them to learn to use their gifts as expertly as possible. My students can be seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, on television, in commercials, in the movies, and in professional regional theatre throughout the United States. I have proudly seen many of my students go on to pursue higher education and careers in music, theatre, and dance.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio/Office: desk, piano, mirrors, sound system, chairs, extensive collection of sheet music and arts related books.

Parents can sit in on lessons.

*** Specialties ***

Voice: Speech Level Singing, Broadway music, Popular music, Classical, Speaking
Piano: Classical, Improv, Harmonization, Songwritting
Acting: Theatrical acting, Acting for the camera, Voice over, Comedy, Improvisation
Other: Conducting, Ear Training, Performance Coaching, Audition Coaching, Music Theory
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Cailean August 26, 2015
Acting · Online
Verified Student
Tiffani was interested in the knowing what I wanted to learn about. I am looking forward to more lessons!
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Taylor August 25, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Great first lesson with Tiffini!
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Taylor August 25, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Great first lesson with Tiffini!
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Tiffini L.

Tiffini L.

Escondido, CA 92025
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$34 / 30-min
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Katie B.

San Marcos, CA

At my lessons, we begin by warming up the voice and body focusing on relaxation and preparing for our dramatic work. Then, I work with my students on monologues, scenes, or technical work, such as breathing techniques. I am happy to assist with audition prep, character work to for a performance, and overall development as an actor!

About Katie

Recently, I graduated from New York University with my masters in Educational Theatre and Teaching Certification in English and theatre. Before that, I received my bachelor’s in Theatre Arts from Concordia University Irvine. I have performed throughout Southern California and in New York City in musicals, plays, and improv shows. I discovered my love for teaching when assistant directing youth theatre my freshman year or college. Since then, I have worked with students in classrooms, productions, and private settings to help them develop as artists. I am excited to work with all levels o
f actors to help with audition prep, character development, and overall growth in the craft.
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Katie B.

Katie B.

San Marcos, CA 92069
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Joe P.

Escondido, CA

My instruction in acting encompasses all levels from beginning to advanced using a strong base in Stanislavski while blending it with many other theories in order to take students to the deepest levels of characterization and realization – finding the truth in the moment and in the story. The goal of this eclectic approach is to be able to extract something useful from each theory, something that works best for the individual actor thus aiding them in creating their own essential actor’s tool box - a box which holds the keys and secrets to their soul’s inner workings and the mechanisms used to retrieve them.

Long standing memeber: Screen Actor's Guild and Actors Equity Association

About Joe

Will teach age 12 and up.
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Joe P.

Joe P.

Escondido, CA 92025
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Sharon L.

Oceanside, CA

Acting is all about having fun. My lesson plan can adapt with whatever you may want to learn. You can bring a friend and do a skit/dialogue or come by yourself and we can pick out a monologue for you to study.

About Sharon

Classical Music Major providing young students the training they need to begin a pursuit in music or the arts. Main focus is voice however, other theatrical and visual arts training is available.

Take advantage of what I've learned and save by using a College Student /Teacher as your Instructor.

Weekly, and bi-weekly lessons available.

I look forward to meeting you or your child and imparting a passion and joy for learning the arts.
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Alec A. July 10, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Started out great and she's really nice!
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Alec A. July 10, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
1st Day and a wonderful start
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Cory D. October 29, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Verified Student
Sharon is an excellent instructor that can effectively take someone with absolutely zero formal knowledge of music or singing and make a things understandable. I never thought I would be able to read sheet music and now I actually understand what i'm looking at. It's a much broader learning experience than I imagined which is a very good thing. Sharon teaches you the little parts that eventually come together to become a big part of your vocal ability. I'm glad I was able to find someone with this level of in-depth knowledge of music and vocals, it's making for a great learning experience.
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Sharon L.

Oceanside, CA 92057
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$20 / 45-min
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Ke S.

Oceanside, CA

HI! I worked as a stage actor in the Bay Area, and a voice actor in the LA Area. Let's see if I can help you achieve those dramatic breakthroughs you are looking for!

About Ke

HI. My name is Ké and I come from an extremely eclectic learning background that will probably benefit you in many different ways since I have a lot of training and experience in a variety of subjects!

I currently work as an illustrator and can help you with various artistic challenges you might have. I know that digital artwork is taught in schools and some people are just having problems understanding some of the complex computer programs out there. Believe me, I know! I've been in that same boat, too, and I'm here to help you understand and achieve those goals.

I also worked as a sta
ge actor for some time. If you're an acting student I can probably help you get those break throughs you might need to really shine!

Lets see if I can help you out. I've been privately teaching since the late 1990's. I bet we can make something positive happen with your learning goals!
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Marsi September 23, 2015
Adobe Photoshop · In home
Ke has extensive knowledge of photoshop and a friendly, professional teaching style. I was never afraid to ask a question. He made what initially seemed like such an extreme learning curve fun and attainable.
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Patrice Bayer September 23, 2015
Health Coaching · In studio
Ke was my Sensei in Kyokushin Karate when I lived in Oceanside area. I can definitely affirm that he is detail oriented, patient and a great teacher. He loves his work in both Art and the Martial Arts, and his passion to help others is very apparent.
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Ke S.

Oceanside, CA 92054
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$30 / 30-min

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