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Angel Diva Music and Acting
4.7
from 52 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
Michael P.
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Hired her for acting lessons, great to work with and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend, looking forward to our future lessons!

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Kenshaka Ali
5.0
from 43 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashlyn E.
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Kenshaka gave me acting lessons via video chat which is already a difficult task, but he was a great guide and mentor regardless of those obstacles. He is also very flexible and willing to be available for help outside of the scheduled lesson times. Excellent teacher and I would recommend him to others!

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carol L.
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We highly recommend Lois For tutoring. She is well known in Honolulu and has years of experience. She tutored our granddaughter when she needed to take the entrance exams into private schools. Lois has great knowledge of children and skill in getting them to do their work. Her lessons were challenging and fun. Our grandaughter could hardly wait to return to her next session. We wish Lois was here to tutor our grandaughter in her college SATS. Carol Lehman

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The Performing Arts Coach
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cassie W.
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Joanne is a very intuitive coach. As a beginner adult, I was nervous and unsure of my abilities. Joanne took the time to assess my skill level and created a curriculum and acting exercises tailored to fit me! I've learned it's okay to be nervous, it's okay to let go and have fun. I am actually having fun taking Skype lessons and I am learning how to be authentic and real. Joanne keeps in touch between lessons to send me articles to read that will help me as well as answering questions. I couldn't be happier with my choice to hire Joanne. I'm very grateful.

  • 29 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Gibran E.
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During the time of operation of Let The Kids Grow Los Angeles, California 2013-2014. I had the privilege of working with and managing Mrs. Tracy Pfau, she was our head Acting instructor. She had the tasks and duties of working with underprivileged children of the community to help them stay off the streets and into the classrooms. She was able to work with children that possessed some knowledge of acting to complete beginners. She was professional and always uplifting to the children and respected them in a professional and caring manner as if they were her own. She not only taught them the basics fundamentals of acting but she showed them the professionalism and seriousness of the business surrounding a acting career. The ages of the children ranged from 4-17. As this was a after school program she would always be ready with a lesson plan and would not mind helping after hours if needed. I have learned that to be a great instructor you need to first have a great heart and a seriousness to the profession, and Mrs. Pfau is the total package as she is a great instructor and a great mentor and even after the program finished she was still willing to work with the children on a personal basis to really help these children accomplish their goals in the acting profession. I would be more than happy to recommend Mrs. Pfau in any future projects as I do not recommend people unless I really believe in them.

Sean Whalen - Acting Coach
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Erin S.
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I can't even put into words how amazing a teacher Sean is. The best way to explain it is to tell about my recent experience in a student film and the results I see from his coaching. It's easy to say you are learning from someone but a completely different thing to be able to put those skills into practice and see the results. So many of the things I accomplished that day on set would not have been possible without the skills Sean taught me. Before “action” on one scene, I caught myself questioning my character's actions and motives and heard Sean's voice in my head reminding me to not judge the character. This bit of remembered wisdom reminded me to focus on empathizing with and being the character rather than judging her. It helped me to become the character rather than just myself portraying the character. There were multiple shots in this film where I had to cry, something I was extremely nervous about and had never been able to do on camera before. But I did as Sean taught me, and the tears came naturally. Without Sean's coaching, my emotions and the tears would not have felt or looked authentic. Sean's acting lessons have helped me immensely, and I am so thankful for everything I have learned from him. I would recommend Sean as a teacher for anyone who is serious about being an actor.

Bonnie E. Hart Voice Studio
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Akira N.
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Bonnie is fantastic! Really understands the male voice. Looking forward to continuing to work with her.

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Brad W.
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Working with Mary is always a positive experience for me. I've been acting for many years but I learned so much from Mary about how to develop my character and how to make the audience see and feel what I'm trying to say, not only with my words, but with my actions. This has helped me allot in several roles I've had since working with her. Thanks Mary!! You've made me a better and more confident actor!

Fabiana Medici
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 19 years in business
Rachel B.
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Working with Fabiana Medici was an experience I will always cherish. We taught an acting class together and I saw first hand how she is able to engage actors with her creativity, warmth and knowledge. She is wonderful working with children. She is kind, supportive and extremely professional. Her extensive experience, understanding of acting and passion for the craft (and life) leave a lasting impression on anyone fortunate enough to study with her.

LA Acting Studios
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jay B.
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David Rountree from LA Acting Studios is the best teacher in Los Angeles-- hands down! I am amazed of his knowledge and the experience he shares from his time so far in the Industry. I love learning from him! He is definitely not to be missed if you're serious about Acting or would just like to raise your confidence level. He has a way of connecting to you that is very heartfelt and sincere.

  • 5 years in business
Sarah J.
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I have known Mr. Pestle for several years. He is extremely passionate about teaching, theater, acting, and writing—this shows in every aspect of his work, especially his theater productions and English classes. His encouragement, enthusiasm, and humor make him an excellent mentor. I have enjoyed learning from Mr. Pestle through discussion of literature and art! He is honest, and very easy to talk to. Mr. Pestle is awesome. I would absolutely recommend him.

Entertainers Life Boot Camp
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Peyton W.
Verified review

Working with Monique was the best. She's extremely encouraging, while not shying away from giving constructive feedback to help me grow as a voice actor. She is very thorough, not only with teaching acting skills, but also with going over how the business works. This included what do to during auditions, how video resumes should look, creating a vision for the future, and owning your talent! I've put off becoming a voice actor for years, not even getting into a class. But Monique taught me that I can do anything I put my mind to, and if I believe that I can make a career out of voice acting, then it'll happen. 10 out of 10, would recommend.

The Kid (F)Actor
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Laura K.
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Rakefet coached my son for both commercial and theatrical roles. His acting skills improved a lot and he's been booking jobs regularly. She was willing to coach him last minute for a part on a pilot despite some personal troubles. Sometimes, I email her suggestions about what my son would like to work on and she incorporates those into the sessions. She's very thoughtful and genuinely cares about my son's progress. She did occasionally cancel a session because of an audition but we did the same to her so we're even. Overall, I can't imagine a better coach for my son. She's been great.

Voice & Music
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Alicia D.
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I started with Brenda's group lessons as a bucket list item. I'd always wanted to sing onstage but never really knew how to go about being trained. I very much enjoy my time with Brenda and the other students. I've made new friends and brought another friend in to join us. I've been involved in several showcases now, as we do one at the end of each session. I have also started going regularly to local open mike shows where I sing in front of an audience. I have much more confidence in my singing and am willing to try things out in front of friends and strangers without too much anxiety. Even if I flop, and that has happened, I go back, work it out and try it again. I would never have dared to do something like that before I started with Brenda.

Cherie M.
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Natasha provided exceptional professional service that added great value to our company She was consistently responsive and a joy to work with

Cody's Studio
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
Miriam J.
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Cody is amazing! He tutored my son in math and science and did an excellent job. He constantly brought unique projects and was patient and friendly. My son progressed quickly. Thank you Cody!

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gabriella G.
Verified review

Michael is an extremely talented, knowledgeable, and understanding teacher. He will make you a better actor period. He helped me think about my character and the text in more nuanced ways and always gets a great performance out of me!!

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Hollywood Dreams Entertainment is a low-cost multi-service and digital production company that offers low-cost services for newcomers who need acting and career coaching, headshots, acting resume, or acting demo DVD. Our company is great for newcomers who don't have a lot of money to spend and want to get into showbiz without breaking the bank and who want to make connections by networking. We also cater newly discovered talent to talent agencies.

About

I have been trained in acting coaching and directing by some of the leading action, comedic and dramatic filmmakers. I have a ton of personal experience and I just want to help share the wealth of information and help my students unlock and discover their inherent full potential. I have been told by stars that I am uniquely qualified and gifted in this area and they use me and save themselves the high prices of the famous acting coaches. I am here to help. I am here to serve.

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I truly want the kids I work with to feel good about themselves and their possible performance. Acting gives one confidence and a great work ethic. I'm still young and connect with kids on both a friendly and maternal level.

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I'm now based in LA after living/performing in NYC for 5 years and being taught by many Broadway professionals. Since I moved, I've been looking to share my knowledge with aspiring young artists!

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