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Liza M.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
  • Awarded Dean's Scholar from New York University
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Liza M.

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Coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show

About Liza

I have been professionally singing and taking voice lessons since the age of 9! I went through various styles in my love and performance of music, starting with the Beatles, Aretha Franklin and all of Motown, Jazz (Ella Fitzgerald), R&B, and Classical/Opera (starting when I was in high school and a

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Eric S.
Liza is amazing! I am an adult who had never taken a singing lesson before so I was nervous to get started, but Liza totally made me feel at ease throughout. She is very warm and encouraging, and will also give direction to improve with every lesson. I’ve seen a drastic improvement since I’ve been working with her, and my friends and family have commented on my improvement as well. Definitely go with her if you can - she is the best.
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Cecily P.
Liza is very good at explaining techniques to help improve tone and sound quality.
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Natalie O.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Natalie O.

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Ready to reach your 2021 New Years resolutions? My classes are designed to challenge you so you can improve your skills, while having fun and taping into the power of your imagination! My private online classes are customizable based on your needs, whether that's preparing for your next big audition, honing your craft, or developing confidence in a brand new hobby. We'll explore Viewpoints, The Stanislavski System, improvisation, and other acting methods so that you can build your own unique tool-kit that works for you! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! All levels welcomed.

About Natalie

Hello friends! I'm so excited to be a part of your journey as a theatre creator. Now that we can finally see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, there's never been a better time to hone your skills or learn some new ones, and finally reach for your dreams. I'm a working professional actor a

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Natalie is an excellent teacher! Lots of wonderful positive energy!
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Monica A.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Monica A.

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We will find repertoire and work on diving into material, making it personal so the words flow naturally, and really breaking it down and finding the reason the author chose each word. Can also work on audition material.

About Monica

If you want to learn to LOVE performing, get in touch with me! I'm a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (Vocal Major), as well as the Hartt School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where I got my BFA in Musical Theatre, and performing is truly in my blood! I believe that more t

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Mercedes V.
Monica is a treasure! My 10 year old son and I think she is fun and she helps him understand how to execute his lines. I love her upbeat attitude and her knowledge of the acting industry. She puts her all in her time with my kiddo and cares about making sure he succeeds. I am so glad we found her.
Nathania
She was very nice and encouraging. She made me feel more confident in my voice and helped me project my voice better. I will definitely take more lessons with her!
Jessica
My 11 yr old daughter has absolutely loved working with Monica and has shown tremendous improvement over the last few months. If you aren't sure what teacher to choose, give her a try. I think you'll like her too!
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Luciana L.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Luciana L.

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In my classes, we explore acting through character building, sense memory, and story telling. We practice body and voice exercises, break down scripts, analyze characters, role play with improvisation, and perfect scenes and monologues. We also talk about the business side of acting, including audition preparation and backstage/set etiquette.

About Luciana

I am an award-winning, multi-lingual SAG-AFTRA Actor. I am always seeking to make the world a better place through art and entertainment. Method acting, Stanislavsky trained. I teach children and adults how to perform and appreciate their hidden talents. I have been in theater and movies for more t

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Vandi E.

90 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Vandi E.

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I've been teaching acting for several years and my students have gone on to pursue film, perform in community and school productions, gotten into college programs, and pursue careers in acting. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to perform a monologue and as time goes on you'll have a full repertoire of monologues and skills ready to go! I love working with students of all ages and experience levels, and I can't wait to meet you!

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-2020

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She is fun and enjoyable. She is also understanding. I love her lessons!
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.

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"David Tom is a very forthcoming teacher and a pleasure to learn from. He is very clear, descriptive and concise. He has alot of patience and conveys great clarity. He is an excellent choice for a teacher!"
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"Amazing teacher!!! I have had many acting teachers before and this is the best one I have ever had!! Highly recommend this teacher! Great at teaching me scene study and how to understand the character's situation(:"
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"I used to feel really shy about acting, but she has helped me become more comfortable with it."
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"Alex was my Movement and Voice/Speech instructor in my graduate programme. I had done my undergrad in acting overseas and then moved to LA to complete my MFA in Acting. In my undergrad programme, I absolutely detested every Tuesday and Friday when we had Movement and Voice...but all that changed when Alex became my teacher for these subjects. Suddenly these were my favourite subjects. She made me actually look forward to going to class at 9am. I looked forward to what I was going to learn next from her.

She was so attentive to ALL her students, no matter your level. She always found time to work with you in whatever you were struggling with. She really truly cared about us. It was unlike anything I'd experienced with any other teacher I'd have ever. At one point, I was victim to some intimidation from another student in my class. Alex was the first person I confided in and she guided me through what I should do and how I should handle it, she was completely there for me, even allowing me to call her past 10pm to calm me down after one particularly bad encounter with said student.

Her lessons are prepared, structured and completely engaging. Somehow she is able to detect exactly what you personally need to work on and makes sure you are offered the most appropriate advice that best suits your personal needs. I can't even quite express how much I have learnt from her in the short four months that she was my teacher. She has exposed me to so many different techniques and exercises which, through her guidance, afforded me the opportunity to choose what worked for me.

If there is one thing that you cannot deny about Alex, she genuinely cares about her students, sometime to the detriment of her own life. She is an extraordinary teacher and an even more exceptional woman.

As cliche as this is, she inspires me to not only be a better actor, but to just be a better person."
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Great acting coach! She is a great listener and easy to talk too, she helps you understand your character and how too bring it to life, always look forward to her classes!"
Yaritza
Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"I love taking classes with Emily. She really makes me feel comfortable and is committed to help me improve. Her classes are challenging but also fun. Definitely recommend!"
Cristina
Took Acting lessons from Emily M.
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"Amazing teacher, quite possible the best you could ask for! Very prepared and works well with his students. Just an outstanding person to be around. Very glad I was able to meet him."
Rebecca
Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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"SO helpful! I just had my first lesson, and now have a much better understanding of what I've *been doing with a particular monologue, versus what I *could be doing. I have way more peace than anxiety now. Shauna's voice is also so soothing."
Phenice
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Perfect! Great energy and shared great information. Looking forward to lesson #2!"
Mason
Took Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Cara is very professional, efficient, gives a lot of information and tips, encouraging. I feel that I got a lot done just in 30 min"
Anastasiya
Took Acting lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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