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PrinceSF Productions
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Adam P.
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I can't say enough about my experience with Ken. He is very intuitive. His lessons are balence between exercises and therory. I have alway found myself mentally stimulated, with plenty of work for my fingers. He is very energetic and reaches out between lessons to give you more music to play with. His warm and friendly personality make the lessons fly by. He also willing to work through tought topics without cutting the lesson short (schedule permitting ). I really appreciate his effort into his students. He has also been pretty flexible with my shedule. As an adult these are not the piano lessons I hated as a child. Lol

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Liz Hodge Voice Studio
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Avantika C.
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I'm having a lot of fun! The hour just slips by and my monologue improves tremendously from the start of the lesson. It's also one-on-one so I get all the attention I need.

  • 15 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Kim K.
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I've been a piano student of Anne Delaney for 4 months. I am very pleased with her style of teaching. She incorporates much more into the lessons besides the basics of reading and playing music. Anne really works on technique, dynamics, tempo, mood and imagery, and the historical background behind the music I am learning. She is patient and warm, and I always enjoy our lessons.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Tré N.
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Ben's a great, knowledgable and fun vocal coach that really caters to your needs, and then broadens your potential to things you never thought you could do. As a 21 year old male trying to be a pop/rock singer, in just a few short lessons he helped my range, breath support and overall tone improve drastically. Highly recommended if you're looking for good results quickly in improving your singing voice.

Ashten Smith
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Evan T.
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I used to play in band as a kid, but I never explored singing very much. I wanted to try something new and was curious to know if I was any good. Ashten has started from the very beginning with me. I never knew how much went into singing before I took lessons with her. And she's been patient teaching me all of the concepts and works at my pace. I am really enjoying studying the voice and never knew how possible it is to become a better singer if you use the right tools. I'm definitely seeing and hearing very positive results.

Music Lab
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki K.
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Loving my lessons with Ethan. I'm new to guitar, and he's great at starting at the very beginning. He's patient and has a great laugh.

Leah Diamond Private Coach
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kate P.
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Leah Diamond is a loving and dedicated mentor. Her lessons are highly personalized and leave me with no doubts that she is giving me her full attention. I always feel safe to be emotionally vulnerable, a feeling that I have come to learn is a key part of growing as an actor. Although she focuses a lot on the more abstract concepts of becoming a good actor, Leah is also very knowledgeable when it comes to the concrete aspects of the business. She aided me in building a better resume and helped me connect to networks where I can market myself in order to work and gain experience. She is extremely adept at fostering growth through personal exploration, creativity, and imagination. I am a better and more confident performer thanks to Leah!

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We offer award-winning modeling, acting, photography, public speaking and on-camera coaching for kids, teens and adults.

  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We are Sonia and Melissa, co-founders of the Oakland based theater company, The Bonfire Makers. We hold B.F.A.s, in acting and theater arts respectively, from Boston University. We specialize in college audition prep but also coach everyone from professional actors to folks wanting to learn a little more about acting for fun! We are passionate about acting and we believe in the transformative power of storytelling. We will help you broaden your acting tool kit. We will utilize techniques such as Grotovsky based physical theatre technique, Linklater vocal technique, Alexander technique, and many others to help you deepen your work as an actor, get the role, get into the school of your dreams, or whatever your goal as a performer may be. We are excited to work with you!

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The Film & TV Academy is San Francisco's leading full-service acting, modeling, dancing, and singing academy for children, teens and parents. We specialize in acting, modeling, and signing with top talent agencies for the following: * TVs * Movies * Commercials * Modeling * Voice-overs You can see our talented kids in movies and TV with Disney, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, MTV, FOX, ABC Family, among many other Hollywood movie and TV studios that we work with.

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Working with Francesca is fun and easy. She has worked with her clients as a photographer and photography tutor for headshots, senior pictures, and family photo shoots. In the past she has been a photography and administrative assistant for Shutter Stars in the East Bay Area. Customers from L.A. to Seattle admire her patience and persistence. Her undergraduate degree from a small private college in California is in both fine arts (specifically digital media) and performing arts. So if you need a personalized graphic design (company logo, poster, or invitation/card) or acting coaching for film/theatre, Francesca is your go-to gal! Follow her acting or her photography and graphic design at her websites. If you have any questions about her creative tutoring and services, please send her an email.

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Meredith is a private acting coach, managing artistic director, and founder of Dragon Productions Theatre Company in Palo Alto. Meredith has over 20 years of experience as a professional actor, director, and teacher. Coaching and career counseling are available to all levels.

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I will take you through your pieces and show you how to make them pop. If you have a monologue you've been working on and it just doesn't seem to be getting to that next step, let's take a look together. Perhaps, with a second pair of eyes (mine), we can take it to that next step. Same goes for any piece you're working on. Give me a call and let's talk.

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Ty's Theater & Acting Training comes from years of experience combined with professional instruction to create the most trustworthy instruction for any aspiring actor.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I work with hundreds of actors and professionals who have a lot of experience to little getting on their feet and speaking or performing. I've found that my experience and building trust with clients quickly has enabled them to truly shine in one session with me. As both a professional actor and casting director I have coached actors and real people for live and on-camera high performance communication. Whether you are an actor or public speaker seeking more confidence, ease, and feel more grounded in your performance contact me for a quote.

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Because not only have I been in the music business my whole life, but I am also a Medical Assistant. This gives me an advantage over most of my competition. I am not only teaching from a classical technique, but I am teaching my students from the inside out, helping them to understand their instrument fully.

  • 12 years in business
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LDC works with kids ages 3 and up encouraging young dancers in a positive environment to discover their freedom to dance in all styles. We offer full-hour classes in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, tumbling and lyrical. We even offer a musical theatre class teaching singing, acting and stage movements, and we have a XMAS class which is a fusion of dance and martial arts. LDC also offers many performance opportunities with an elite and competition team for more serious dancers, and we have a big end-of-the-year production in June.

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I love singing because it allows me to express myself in all the genres of music out there. I'll help you find your voice in the genre that fits you best.

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We have intervals in our lives and intervals of music. With each step, be patient with yourself. Each person has his/her own gifts yet to be discovered. You may begin with piano and find, with much excitement, you can write songs, or would you love to sing in musicals, opera, or choral groups or sing leads in theatre productions? Perhaps playing the violin in an orchestra will pluck your heart strings? How about guitar, strumming in a band, singing and accompanying for a church choir or just want to play great songs. Whatever the instrument or style (classical, sacred, jazz, musical theatre and popular), let us explore together what your talents can add to your life and those around your world. At Interval, our professional coach has an extensive background in music and drama. A member of the Music Teacher Association of California, National Association of Composers USA, Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA), our intuitive, talented coach is a published songwriter and a recording artist. She will guide you along your new adventure, help unfold your goals, and make your hopes a reality -- one interval at a time. Our music and drama school is a peaceful environment, where you can focus, be listened to, embraced and accepted for wherever you are along your journey. You are welcome to make your next step into "Interval!"

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Melissa Kaitlyn Carter is a professional actress and theatre artist based in Berkeley, CA. She is also a founding member of the up-and-coming theatre company, The Bonfire Makers. Melissa has been teaching students for the past 5 years and has worked with many reputable companies across the US such as Z Space, The Playwrights Foundation, The New Repertory Theatre and Boston University Summer Theatre Institute. Melissa holds her BFA in Acting from Boston University and has trained at the Accademia dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy. She specializes in high school and college audition coaching and tailors each session to each individual student!

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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My expertise lies in theatrical production and performance; however, I am a certificated secondary English, speech and debate teacher here in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. I have worked in professional movies, theater, and television. I am currently employed full-time as a high school teacher. I wish to tutor and teach part-time on weekends and after school. I train the young and old at acting, basic singing, and language arts including all phases of English; writing, reading and comprehension, testing skills, speech/debate, and oral interpretation. I can also teach other high school level classes as needed, excluding high level mathematics.

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Need an Acting Instructor for an Inexperienced Adult

Fremont, CA

  • Acting type
    Film/TV
  • Student age
    18 or older
  • Current skill level
    No experience
  • $70
    Average price
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