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Alice Shikina Acting Lessons

Alice Shikina Acting Lessons

5.0 (6)
I have over 20 years of theatre experience. I have a B.F.A. in acting and worked on an M.F.A. for directing. I am also a producer and playwright.  I produced the Bay One-Acts Festival for 3 years in San Francisco. My play, Okinawa 1945, was produced in San Francisco, Hawaii and went to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Among the dozens of shows I directed, a few of my favorites include Equus, Dragonwings and History of Stone. ... View Profile
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Full Spectrum Improvisation Workshops

Full Spectrum Improvisation Workshops

5.0 (4)
FULL SPECTRUM IMPROVISATION is a unique approach that releases powerful creative energy, imagination and natural spontaneity. Beyond comedy "improv" this training activates full emotional and physical range to create improvisational theatre of authenticity and substance. Includes expressive movement and voice, storytelling and acting technique. Joya Cory is the author of TWO WORLDS At The SAME TIME: Full Spectrum Improvisation for The Theatre and Life. She has  taught acting, movement and improvistion for 40 years. www.joyacory.com ... View Profile
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Children's Acting Lessons

Children's Acting Lessons

4.8 (4)
I am a graduate of NYU Tisch's Stella Adler Studio of Acting (MFA Program), and an after-school Drama instructor at the New School of San Francisco. I am also a working actor, having performed in multiple productions in New York City and San Francisco (The Gallery Players, Puppet Shakespeare, and Awesome Theatre Company). I have been acting since childhood and have a passion for mentoring and tutoring young artists. I strive to help my students reach their creative goals and deepen their understanding of the craft. ... View Profile
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Acting Technique With Bill Parfitt

Acting Technique With Bill Parfitt

5.0 (4)
I was professionally trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London (RADA). There I studied the Meisner Technique, Stanislaviskian Naturalism, Shakespearean Acting, Method Acting, Scene Study, Vocal Technique, Singing, Restoration Theatre, Greek Theatre, Fight Choreography, Movement, Improvisation, Directing for Stage and much more. I was taught by John Beschizza, one of the best living acting teachers in the world and from the direct teaching lineage of Meisner and Stanislavski. I am a working professional actor, and have performed on London’s West End. I have additionally been involved in award-winning films and one Super Bowl ... View Profile
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Juicy D. Light Acting And Burlesque

Juicy D. Light Acting And Burlesque

5.0 (2)
With more than 25 years of experience burlesque dancing and acting, I am able to work with beginners and assist seasoned professionals in shining brighter. I work with individuals and troupes. 
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Climate Narwhal

Climate Narwhal

5.0 (1)
I have been a professional artist and athlete performing internationally since the age of 14 in the forms of Meisner acting, stand-up comedy, writing, ballet, flamenco, spanish dance, modern dance, hip hop, gymnatsics, salsa, belly dance, singing, choreographing, directing. I perform in shows/films/projects and teach regularly. I teach all of these genres as well as personal training and barre/hiit/cardio classes. More information at caroleacuna.com ... View Profile
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Tina's Music Lessons

Tina's Music Lessons

I was raised in a musical household, started playing piano at the age of four, and began teaching classical piano when I was 16. Though I have been formally teaching off-and-on since then, I've found it incredibly rewarding and have always been happy to teach any friends or family who showed an interest in learning. I have taken voice lessons from Broadway, Classical, and Gospel instructors and, as a theatre performer, have also studied voice as an actor. Having spent two years as the Soprano section leader for a local choir, I use and teach methods that both strengthen the voice as well as get performers in touch with their natural voice ... View Profile
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Spindrift School Of Performing Arts

Spindrift School Of Performing Arts

We are a non-profit children's Performing Arts School. We offer classes and private lessons and summer camps. We do have adults in our private studios and a dance class or two. Established in 1994, we operate in Pacifica primarily but have outreach in schools and preschools as far as San Francisco.  We offer session based training in music, dance, theatre, improvisation and musical theatre. We offer private lessons in piano, voice, cello, violin and guitar. We have a Dance Company for ages 7 to 19 with 4 levels offered and produce a dance concert yearly. Our dance classes have recitals at the end of each session. We offer 18 performing a ... View Profile
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Kids On Camera TV/Film Acting School

Kids On Camera TV/Film Acting School

Award winning Kids on Camera TV/Film Acting School, established in 1981, for ages 4-18, improves audition skills for stage, TV, and film. Expand creativity thru improvisation and build confidence. Learn physical comedy and work with scripts. Video feedback makes learning fun. Student success stories include speech contest winners; Ethan DiSalvio on Nickelodeon's, HENRY DANGER, Bridgit Mendler on Disney’s GOOD LUCK CHARLIE. www.kids-on-camera.com email [email protected]    ... View Profile
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Cindy Heen Dance Lessons

Cindy Heen Dance Lessons

www.cindyheen.com   Cindy Heen has been dancing since the early age of 2. Currently she is a professional dancer, choreographer, educator, and working on her MFA in Dance at Mills College in California. During the fall of 2017, she will be teaching a Jazz Class at Mill’s as a graduate student. With her studies, she is becoming a dance scholar. She has her Florida Department of Education Certificate to teach dance in public schools for grades K-12. She has a strong background in Vaganova Method Ballet and teaches ballet from this base. Recently she worked for American Ballet Theatre as a mentor to their preprofession ... View Profile
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Nicole Apostol Bruno, Teaching Artist

Nicole Apostol Bruno, Teaching Artist

I am a classically trained, working theatre actor with experience in Shakespeare, contemporary works, mime, and mask work. After graduating with my BFA from Southern Oregon University, I have worked consistently in various regional theatres on the West Coast. While I of course will discuss with you what you would like to achieve, my aim is to teach my students how to approach any text or piece fearlessly and with freedom. Whether this be a hobby, an aspiration, or simply a way to break out of your shell, I strive to help you live presently and completely in your body, to follow your impulses, and to find your own method of creating. ... View Profile
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Sara Judge, Teacher

Sara Judge, Teacher

Hi! My name is Sara Judge. I have been performing and playing guitar for over 20 years. I am a guitar teacher that focuses on a combination of technique, learning to read music, and most importantly harnessing your creativity. I find out what my students are passionate about and tailor lessons to fit their needs and help them fulfill their goals. I am an accomplished songwriter and can help students interested in songwriting get started, develop their techniques, learn how to arrange their song, and perfect their own style. I first started teaching acting to teens at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. I am trained as an actress and ... View Profile
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Acting Lessons

Acting Lessons

Laura is an actor/producer/worker bee living in the Bay Area. She is known for her powerful, raw performances-- abusive drunk moms, silent suffering political wives, and stern judges with hearts of gold. Trained in Meisner technique at Waterfront Conservatory in Berkeley, CA, Laura's artistic foundation includes tremendous respect and compassion for her characters' struggles and vulnerabilities. "We are all these people and these people are us." For booking and other inquiries, contact Laura. ... View Profile
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Beverly Hills Playhouse

Beverly Hills Playhouse

One of the best acting classes in Los Angeles expanded north In September 2009, when the Beverly Hills Playhouse opened the BHP San Francisco Acting School, under the leadership of longtime industry and BHP veteran, Robert Zimmerman. Since then, Robert has led the charge each Monday and Wednesday night in the clean theatre at 414 Mason Street, #502, San Francisco, CA 94102.  The class now regularly numbers over 20 students who have developed an uncommon camaraderie and enthusiasm for their studies. The BHP San Francisco Acting School has close administrative and emotional ties to the famed Los Angeles acting classes, and is currently one ... View Profile
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Voices, Inc

Voices, Inc

Award winning actor and voice over talent Teacher for twenty years of speech diction audio book narration, (four Audie awards) how to  create characters for multi media, toys, games   And animation Have starred in five animated series including the voice of Firestar in Marvel's Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends As well as on camera as "Cissy" in the classic iconic tv series Family Affair Join me for a successful path to a voice over career and/or adjunct to your acting career! Check out my imdb Wikipedia and Facebook all under the moniker of Kathy Garver. www.kathygarver.com ... View Profile
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ACTING For EVERYONE

ACTING For EVERYONE

I'm one of the most confident and encouraging acting instructors ever.   Coaching young actors and actresses has always been my specialty--my niche--because they have less "baggage" than adult actors.  They're fast learners and express themselves truthfully.  I work one-on-one and with small groups, whenever possible.  Large classes are a thing of the past, unfortunately, due to everyone’s busy schedules, and the logistics of location.  I’ve gotten very positive results working with people individually. Theatre training in New York City with a great acting teacher at Carnegie Hall.  Currently, I'm a w ... View Profile
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Black Box (Theatre)

Black Box (Theatre)

We're a creative powerhouse. 2 artists, 1 Brand. Peter is the winner of the 2013 SF Weekly Best Classical Theater Mentor of the Bay Area, veteran award-winning actor and director L. Peter Callender brings to coaching his 35 years of theater experience.  He has taught acting Shakespeare for CalShakes and San Francisco School for the Arts.  He has been private Shakespeare coach to Erica Gimpel, Michelle Pfeiffer and professional actors throughout the Bay Area. Mr Callender's theater credits span coast to coast including: Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater, New York Shakespeare Festival, African-American Shakespeare Com ... View Profile
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InVariant Productions

InVariant Productions

With over 20 years of acting experience for stage and film, Chadrick has been a constant presence in both Los Angeles and San Francisco.  Now working mostly as a producer and acting on the side, he is teaching acting to help others learn the advanced techniques that have worked for him for so many years. 
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Cat Brooks Consulting

Cat Brooks Consulting

I have over 30 years of classical theatrical experience.  I specialize in helping new people to the field develop the discipline of the craft and veterans to maintain it.  I received my degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and studied at the Royal National Theater Studio of London.  I have performed all over the world including Lady MacBeth at the Edinburgh Fringe Feativa and I was recently nominated for a Bay Area Theater Critics Award for my role as Yolanda in Robin Bradfords "Low Hanging Fruit". ... View Profile
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Steven Allen Reaves Tutoring

Steven Allen Reaves Tutoring

I have a passion for educating all students. I first get to know the student's strengths and learning preferences. I assess students in reading, writing, and math, in order to understand how to address the learning needs in each of the areas. Furthermore, I assist students with developing management and organizational skills, which are essential in achieving any academic goals. 
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Joshua Marx Acting Lessons

Joshua Marx Acting Lessons

I am an award winning professional Actor, Director, and Teacher of Thatre with over 16 years experience in the industry. I hold an MFA in Acting from Rutgers University, am a Professor of Theatre Arts at San Jose State University, and have worked in some of the most prestigious theatres across the country.  Having recently moved from New York City to the Bay Area, I have extensive experience teaching students of ages ranging from absolute beginners to seasoned professionals, from students in grade school to University level, to adult and senior classes.  I specialize in working in the Meisner Acting Technique. I am available for sce ... View Profile
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SF Actors Workshop

SF Actors Workshop

Sfactorsworkshop.com founder Giovannie Espiritu was nominated alongside Academy Award Nominees Alfre Woodard and Amy Irving for Best Supporting Actress at MethodFest for the Mynah Films feature film Fiona’s Script. Her primetime credits include a recurring role on ER (NBC), Bones (FOX), Gilmore Girls (ABC), and Trauma (NBC). She has voiced characters in international video games and cartoons, directed several theater productions at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, and produced several short films. She has booked national campaigns for American Express, Toyota, Lowes, and Stationmaster Carpets. She can currently be seen as the s ... View Profile
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Coaching With Miia

Coaching With Miia

Welcome! A session with me is exactly what you need to get to the next level. With my training in The Method, Linklater, Stella Adler, and Meisner Technique, I will help you develop your character from the tips of their toes all the way to the crown of their heads. We will develop an authentic character that stems solely from you: your life, your experiences, your truth. Often actors look from without to try and "find" their characters. I believe we should turn inward on that journey. ... View Profile
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Alison Whismore

Alison Whismore

800x600 I am a veteran teaching artist and actress - having worked for over 27 years.  I've co-developed and led communications workshops and drama workshops in several countries, working with clients' personal and professional development. Please check out my website at www.alisonwhismore.com for more information on my work and passion as a Teaching Artist as well as demo videos! Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ... View Profile
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Maryssa Wanlass Acting

Maryssa Wanlass Acting

I am the Artistic Director of Utopia Theatre Project, as well as an equity actor and teacher. With over fifteen years professional experience, I have performed on stages all over the Bay Area, and have done film and commercial work. I teach all kinds of acting, including Shakespeare and Improv, to all age groups. I especially love to coach for auditions! I studied at Mills College and the Moscow Art Theatre. My style is very supportive and technique-based. I look forward to helping you achieve your acting goals.  ... View Profile
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Studio 1010

Studio 1010

Hi! Welcome to the core of acting, the fine art of creating illusion with the essential you. [Please Note: My classes, group or private, are for ages 19 and up.] To begin, many acting teachers or coaches will want to give you technical pointers and some sort of "template" of what they may say acting is. To be clear, this is not my focus in teaching-- or mainly guiding as it might be called. Yes, I can very well give methods and "tricks of the trade", coming from my 20 year professional acting experience in film, theater (also directing) and some television. But I've retained certain basic principals from my experience with teacher Harry Mastr ... View Profile
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Wiley Entertainment

Wiley Entertainment

I have studied with the best. I teach the best practices in the field.  And I customize that training to match the interest, willingness to learn, and personality of each student.  Every student that studied with me has left with a personal sense of achievement, whether they studied one-on-one of in a group setting.
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Pro Audio Voices

Pro Audio Voices

I love helping great stories come alive, and acting is one of the primary tools to make this happen. I have a lot of experience working with students of all ages and love helping each individual find the keys to their own acting success. I got my MFA in Acting in 1981 and have been acting professionally since then, teaching and coaching off and on. I run my own very successful audiobook production company, Pro Audio Voices. You can see more about my theatre work here https://proaudiovoices.com/theatre/ and my audition coaching here: https://monologuecoaching.com. You can also find me on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. ... View Profile
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Kemi $Joey

Kemi $Joey

Our background as a crative mind from childhood has been a wonderful tools that has made us  develop  tremendous  amount of knowledge in the theater  world generally as na actor, singer and dancer and a director of note. We have thought lots of student in some other part of the world and they are grateful to the great knowledge imparted on them.  Our background in theatre for over 20years has made us outstanding and the friendly nature of teaching even the most difficult kids and those who are stage fright is an outstanding g achievement for us. ... View Profile
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Voices Inc

Voices Inc

As a professional actor/teacher with many years to my credit starting with the movie The Ten Commandments to the classic TV series Family Affair where I played the role of Cissy to 2018 where I just finished a pilot for a TV series.  I have taught at Voice One Studio in SF for 20 years and  have a masters degree in Theatre Arts from UCLA. I love to help new students get started in the business. Please check out my IMDB and Wikipedia pages under Kathy Garver ... View Profile
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