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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 ...

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Jill B. March 19, 2015
Acting · Online
Verified Student
I thought Tiffini was amazing. She made me feel so comfortable and she knew exactly what type of training would benefit me most for my goals. I look forward to my future lessons with her!
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Ann B. February 20, 2015
Singing · Online
Verified Student
I couldn't have asked for a better instructor because I was primarily looking for patience. I have a long time fear of singing and singing in front of people, Tiffini is very patient and easy to work with.
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Marco G. September 19, 2014
Speaking Voice · Online
Verified Student
I would like to start off with by saying that Tiffini is an amazing teacher. I have been taking lessons with her for the last year and a half through Skype and each lesson in that time with her has been an enjoyable experience. I started taking speaking voice lessons with her then switched to singing lessons. She was able to help me immensely on both my speaking voice and singing; getting rid of my mumbling for former and helping me to regain confidence in the latter. With both types of lessons she was knowledgeable, encouraging, kind, patient, and a fun teacher to have. I could go on for at least a few pages about Tiffini, but bottom line is that she is a great teacher and I would highly recommend her to anyone who wanted to start taking lessons through takelessons.com.
Laurel B. Oceanside, CA

About Laurel

I have been a teaching artist and director in San Diego for the past 5 years, working in the Oceanside Unified School District as well as with several professional theaters. While I have taught very basic acting classes, my passion is for teaching young adults who have made the decision to be actors. Middle school - college students will benefit most from my training. My private monologue and song coaching is perfect before a big audition, but I also offer educational courses covering multiple topics and techniques, with assigned material. I have been classically trained and am well versed in the works of William Shakespeare. Students wanting to improve classical techniques, and work with heightened language would be a good fit. I provide classes in text analysis, voice and ...

Samuel W. San Diego, CA

I teach everything from the basic require skills for booking commercial, television and film acting roles. Every area for on camera work from how to prepare for the audition to delivering an effective performance is dealt with - all on camera....video taped and played back. I even cover how to walk and talk in a scene or host a show...Improvisational skills are also covered . I use both the Sanford Meisner and Michael Shurtleff Methods. No stone is left uncovered. The point of this class is to learn the skills to book work while having fun... Some of my students are working currently in the business. I am BBB member and have been in good standings!

About Samuel

C.S.A Casting Director Samuel W. has been casting famous and established talent for over 30 years. George Clooney was casted by Mr. W. in one of his first feature films along with many other known talent. Currently, he is a working casting director who also teaches kids, teens and adults how to booked speaking roles in feature films, television series work, international and national commercials. Every student in the private session works on-camera and is able to review their work immediately within that same session. Samuel's program is to teach each person how to audition for the different styles of On-Camera Acting, commercially and for television /film roles. All styles are covered including the comic and dramatic skills required for working in Hollywood or internationally! Plus, ...

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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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.
Ryan-Alekzandra O. San Diego, CA

I will teach you the following:
Monolouges
Finding your character
Analyzing the role
Delivering lines
Memorization
Theater terms
Blocking/ body movement
Projection/ articulation

About Ryan-Alekzandra

Hi :) My name is Ryan-Alekzandra and I have been acting since I was 7 years old. I graduated from Mount Carmel High School and was in 9 full stage performances. These performances included; Alice in Wonderland and Legally Blonde. I also won Best Actress in a Featured Role for Almost, Maine in 2014. I have done scenes from plays, such as; Macbeth and Our Town. It is my passion and I want to continue to do it for the rest of my life. If you share this passion , then I'm the teacher for you. I love teaching people and sharing my knowledge of the acting world. Acting also involves forms of meditation. I know how to control breathing and lots of ways to help people let go of worries and stress. I have a down-to-earth personality and I'm a very easy person to talk to. I would love to ...

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 stage 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

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