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David G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Music Merit Scholarship from Redlands High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David G.

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I believe that music can truly heal the soul. Growing up I come from a family that loves music, and I embraced it cherish it as a pure element. A Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.), I have a background in teaching and coaching sports, as well as giving music lessons. I am fingerprinted backgrounded checked to educate pre-school age and K-12 children and have a long history doing so. I have worked professionally with children in every age group including age 2, and adults of elderly age. I also have worked with those with ADHD, post-stroke, type 1 diabetes, etc.; I am very comfortable and sympathetic to adjustments whenever necessary. I'm a yoga instructor, and have a very easy-going vibe, though I am surprisingly organized and believe in always finding creative techniques to surpass our goals sooner than thought possible. I know whatever your goals are we can work to get you there, and I will always be here for support during and after private lessons with me.

About David

Hello, I'm Dr. David G. Ph.D. In medical school, I studied western medicine while combining my love for holistic healing through eastern studies. I'm a loving and caring ERYT 500 Yoga Instructor, Yoga Teacher Trainer, Massage Spa Owner and Licensed Therapist trained by NSEW and instructing at Tranqu

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Great first lesson, Davis is very knowledgeable and was able to answer all my questions.
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David was AMAZING! And our team thoroughly enjoyed the session. I understand that I was charged incorrectly so he was not paid right for this service. I hope that you do take care of him since I did ask to verify if the price was correct when I initially requested the service.
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Vandi E.

90 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Awarded Graduate Student of the Year in Voice from University of Akron
  • Cosmetology & Cosmetology Instructor from Gadsden State Community College
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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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My daughter loves it
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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
  • Awarded One Voice Awards from Gravy for the Brain
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
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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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Monica A.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • BFA Musical Theatre from University of Hartford
  • Teaching since 2017
  • 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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Tess P.

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Starting at $125
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BFA Drama from Carnegie Mellon University
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Tess P.

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Tess is a Broadway actress based in New York City. She has taught for Broadway Classroom, Masters of Broadway, Camp Broadway, and is the co-founder of the educational learning platform Broadway From Home. She coaches students in audition prep, scene study, monologue technique, and acting a song. Her students have been accepted at some of the top conservatories in the country.

Tess has performed on Broadway, off-broadway, and in the top regional theatres across the country. She also works in commercials, voice over, and audiobooks.

She looks forward to meeting you!

About Tess

Tess has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in some of the top regional theatres in America. She also works in commercials, voice over, and audiobooks. Her private acting students have been accepted to some of the top conservatories in the country.

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Rachel M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
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Rachel M.

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Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, and Meisner Acting Technique for Theatre/Camera is taught in private and group classes. All students are exposed to each technique and Rachel sees which technique each student responds to the most. Once the student and Rachel are able to identify the technique, Rachel continues to use the terminology of that technique for the remainder of the time the student is in lessons. Students eventually are able to play roles truthfully and realistically, even if the roles are opposite of the student's own personality.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Christopher B.
Wonderful. I was rather nervous about my first lesson and she worked with me through it. Good guidance, good feedback. I'm looking forward to more lessons.
Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!

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"I love working with Tim! He consistently guides me to do my best possible work, and I always walk away feeling confident that I crushed the audition, whatever it is. And booking several jobs after getting coached by him certainly doesn't hurt!"
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Took Acting lessons from Tim T.
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"My daughter took guitar lessons with Dennis through middle and high school. Additionally, during this time, she attended acting workshops with Dennis. As a rather shy girl, the guitar and performance skills she learned with Dennis really helped her develop performance confidence. Dennis is a talented and passionate teacher. Outstanding."
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Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"Vandi was amazing! So patient with my nine year old budding actress!"
Toni
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Great instructor. Very passionate about acting and it shows. We did a lot of scene work to help me really connect with the scene. Definitely recommend if you’re looking for a fun and knowledgeable coach."
Garrett
Took Acting lessons from Marquis E.
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"Vanessa is an AMAZING acting teacher/coach! She's very personable, motivating, knowledgeable, encouraging and professional. I'm so excited about what I've learned thus far and ecstatic about the level of acting I'll achieve once my lessons are complete."
Shanel
Took Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"She was very good for my first class. I believe it will be a great journey with her."
Ladarian
Took Acting lessons from Yiqing Z.
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"From the very start I felt comfortable and at ease. I’m so excited to see where the next lesson will take me. Very happy working with Molly."
Sarah
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Jason is an excellent acting coach!"
Alexa
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"My 10 year old daughter is learning so much from Molly. Her upbeat attitude really makes her feel comfortable and at ease. A blessing to find Molly!"
Danette Sheppard-Vaughn
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Mr. Andrew is kind, funny and engaging.

My son (6) always has the best time at lesson and wants to know immediately when he gets to go back.

Our son has a lot on his plate and watching him have something that's just his that he is happy to do and enjoys this has been such a bright spot for our whole family.

- and Mr. Andrew is in direct correlation to that.

I recommend Mr. Andrew to anyone who is looking for a teacher who is kind, funny, engaging, and wants to help you succeed and gives you opportunities to use the skills you have learned."
Britney Keck
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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