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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).

*** Lesson Details ***
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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Lynne G. July 21, 2015
Piano · Online
Verified Student
Tiffini is an exceptional teacher and makes learning piano really enjoyable for our 14 year old daughter. We are amazed how far our daughter has come in such a short time, this is thanks to Tiffini's teaching methods and patience. Would highly recommend her for lessons.
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Ashley M. July 11, 2015
Acting · In studio
Verified Student
I had Tiffini for both Acting and Piano lessons and she was amazing! She was very supportive and patient which is very important in my opinion. She always makes sure you are learning at your pace and catering to your individual learning style! I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Jon July 11, 2015
Broadway Singing · Online
I was having trouble finding an appropriate song for an audition and Tiffini used her expertise to help guide me toward a few appropriate selections. We worked on each song and now I have some solid additions to my audition repertoire. Thank you Tiffini! I really enjoy working with you and appreciate all your knowledge and creative input in developing my vocal style and range. When I auditioned, I got the part! I would definitely recommend Tiffini for lessons.
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Tiffini L.

Tiffini L.

Escondido, CA 92025
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starting at
$29 / 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.

Sharon L.

Oceanside, CA 92057
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starting at
$20 / 45-min
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Tyler S.

Temecula, CA

I have been a performing artist since the age of 7. Over the years, I have worked under dozens of production companies for film and stage. As world-renowned author, Malcolm Gladwell, states in his book: "Outliers," it takes 10,000 hours of experience to master any field. After hitting that mark around Christmas 2012, I began to write a curriculum and had my first student a few weeks later. To give a piece of my general class structure, it's a balance of:

Craft Foundation,
Personal Study,
Performance Development,
Business Analysis,
Art Exercise,
and Method Discovery

I pull from a wide array of past learning experiences, (from the academy, to the set/stage, to my personal library), to produce the best exercise technique for each individual student's uniquely-structured learning path in the art of Acting.

We will study personal development, (how to prepare your slate for each new story), practice character and script analysis, (breaking down each new ...

About Tyler

As Co-Founder and President of Shadle Entertainment LLC, Founder and CEO of 10|01 Studios Inc., New York Film Academy alum, and Rehearsal Room Acting School alum, Tyler has been teaching the craft of Acting under the Method Center Acting School and as an independent coach for almost 3 years. Please visit Tyler's Backstage profile for a full industry background through the link below:

https://www.backstage.com/tylershadle

Tyler is also an advisory board member of the Rose Again Foundation, member of SAFE Families CA, counselor at Royal Family Kids, volunteer at The Boys and Girls Club, an
d Co-Founder of Ministry 23 San Diego.
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Alicia July 28, 2015
Stand Up Comedy · Online
I was looking into comedy training for a while. I live in the Riverside area, so I was too far to commute to LA or train with Tyler in Temecula. I didn't realize when I purchased my first lesson that each subject would be included in his Acing class. I had the option of choosing stand-up as a concentration and it went really well.

Great first experience with a coach who laid a great foundation for me. Since, I have found a coach near me, but I am very happy with my whole experience with Tyler.
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Jesse July 28, 2015
Child Acting · In home
I have been taking lessons from Tyler for a little over two yrs now, on and off. I have seen students come and go, mostly because they moved away. He's such a grounded, inspired and forward coach. Since I began lessons with him, I have worked in San Diego and LA film/theatre many times. I just turned 18 and am moving to Valencia, CA in September to attend CalArts on a partial scholarship. He has walked me through the ins and outs, around every corner of this business and craft. I've trained with a few other coaches in the LA area, and would still recommend Tyler the highest. Awesome person, incredible teacher.
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James July 28, 2015
Film Acting · In home
There. Is. NO. ONE. More. Passionate... This guy is a freaking genius! My son and I both take lessons from him. I feel bad that I hadn't posted a review earlier. Tyler's education history is extensive and so much fun to hear about. He was taught by Academy Award Winners, International Experts, and students of the Acting Masters: Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner, and even Lee Strasberg! I am so stoked to continue working with him, and I would recommend him to any one looking for a talented, passionate, knowledgeable, dedicated, patient and driven teacher. Because he is all of those things and much more.

The best part, (aside from the art)? His PRICES. I randomly asked him one day why he charged to little, especially because his agent takes a good chunk of it and he has an assistant to pay. He told me something alongg the lines of: "If I could afford to teach for free, I would. Seeing the development in the ability and heart of each student is is pay enough. I just gotta pay the bills so I can continue to even do this." Like, okay... He lives and breathes this. On average, he told me, he spends about 3-6 hours a day, just studying. He also performs and teaches on a regular basis. Like, how... Anyway, I am beyond blessed to have the chance to work with this kid. He's a great person with a huge heart and a very open mind. Anything you want to improve on as an artist, he'll make it happen!
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Tyler S.

Temecula, CA 92592
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$19.99 / 30-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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Ke S.

Ke S.

Oceanside, CA 92054
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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