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Angel Diva Music and Acting
4.7
from 52 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 172 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 48 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 55 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
  • 32 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
  • 36 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
  • 4 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.

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

Kandice Stroh
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Shi Ne N.
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Kandice has changed my work completely! Coming straight out of "acting school", I ended up with a lot of "stagey" bad habits that were very ingrained. Kandice not only spotted them almost immediately, she has an awesome way of being able to work with you on something without making you feel dumb or embarrassed. She took my work from "good enough for school" to booking actual jobs in the real world for film/tv. After coaching with her I feel more confident than ever and am actually excited to audition now, where previously I was kind of a nervous wreck. She's taught me how to be confident in the work I'm doing and how to have fun acting again. Highest possible recommendation to anyone looking for a legit, no fluff, awesome acting coach.

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.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
RJ P.
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I have attended classes by Sam for both dance and workouts. She is energetic, fun, engaging and enthusiastic with lessons. She genuinely enjoys what she is doing and teaching it to others. She works with you to answer any questions and find ways to make work-arounds if needed. I highly recommend her classes.

The Hackett Miller Company
4.2
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda B.
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Funny! He did a great job with making it personal and getting the birthday man involved.

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

  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ellie E.
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Session with Alexander are extremely organized and productive. The greatest point that stood out to me, apart from his educational background was his emphasis on the importance of "movement, VOICE and text analysis".  I highly recommended Alex, and I have! We've used specific technique to break physical tension, find MY voice and use my voice effectively based on character/situation. Yes, we also work on posture and movement as it happens to contribute to natural delivery of the text. Only 3 months into our lessons, I've seen so many improvements in my auditioning. Better posture and better vocal resonance is a marker in my everyday life and not only an acting technique. I continue to work with Alex and really am grateful to have found the perfect coach for me.

Ethan Henry
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ray G.
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Ethan is very thorough and knowledgeable. Aside from being a very talented actor, he has the natural ability to teach complex concepts with ease, making Ethan the perfect teacher for any student regardless of his/her acting background. I would highly recommend Ethan Henry to anyone who wants to master the craft of acting.

Jessica Payne
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Nancy F.
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Jessica Payne is an extraordinary talented teacher and coach.Specially she helped me with my acting and singing.I was a little bit nervous going into the lesson, but she did a great job of making me feel relaxed and setting up a safe and friendly atmosphere.She knew what she walking about.We spent time working on technical aspects of singing and acting(breath support, resonance, intention given, given circumstances,etc.). Then we talked a little bit about the artistic aspects of performance.Near the end we chatted about wardrobe choices and common mistakes that people make in auditions and on set.It was an extraordinary helpful lesson and now I use what I learned all the time. I highly recommend Jess to other performers, and I will use her again. Thanks for listening!!

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!

About

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 am an energetic, detail-oriented acting coach who has strong theatrical education experience with elementary, middle school, and high school students. I specialize in coaching young actors, but also work with adults. I received my B.F.A. from NYU and have been teaching theatre and coaching actors for over 13 years. I also have an M.FA. in creative writing. My passion for theatre education and coaching actors reaches far beyond what I can communicate "on paper" but I would take pleasure in the opportunity to speak with you about coaching you (or your child) for whatever your particular needs are. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Best, Sean R.

About

I am a lifetime member of the prestigious Actors Studio. I have coached actors of all levels for twenty years. I am also a working pro. I have been in over 50 feature films. Both my brother and uncle are movie directors so the business is really in my family. I have a lot of showbusiness know how I coach monologues, auditions, scenes and and general dialogue coaching.. I have taught at The National Theatre of the Deaf, The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in NYC, privately over 25 students I will get you the callback! I have been trained by the best. The Neighborhood Playhouse Grad, HB Studios in New York, Sally Kirkland, Geraldine Page, Martin Landau , Mark Rydell, Sandy Dennis and many others have all called me a big talent! Check me out on IMDB.

About

Brian Cutler's Acting Studio in Burbank, CA, under the direction of Brian Cutler, provides a disciplined and creative environment where actors develop the necessary skills to handle the business of acting. Through exercises in on-camera scene study, cold reading, and character development, actors hone the skills necessary to tackle any audition. Brian Cutler's direction and criticism guide and encourage the actor to peel back the layers of inhibition to produce honest, intense, and authentic performances.

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Need an Acting Instructor

Burbank, CA

  • Acting type
    Film/TV
  • Student age
    14-17
  • Current skill level
    Intermediate
  • $169
    Average price

Need Acting Lessons

Los Angeles, CA

  • Acting type
    I'm not sure
  • Student age
    18 or older
  • Current skill level
    Intermediate
  • $182.8
    Average price

Need an Acting Instructor for a Beginner ASAP

Long Beach, CA

  • Acting type
    Film/TV
  • Student age
    18 or older
  • Current skill level
    Beginner
  • Details
    Currently doing commercial acting
  • $105
    Average price
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