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Valerie H.

Creative Writing, Literature/Languages, Performance/Arts

Los Angeles, CA (90036)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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I am an interpersonal, active, engaging, and modern-thinking teacher who is passionate about the intersection of the arts and humanities. I come from a background that is highly interdisciplinary, which means that I am very adaptable to new personalities and individual needs, and I am constantly seeking alternative ways to change our processes of learning. I think that any "lesson plan" needs to be based on what the student is interested in, and my priority is to identify the strengths and talents of each student and to further them to their maximum ability.

I myself am an experimental/interdisciplinary artist working across genres as: a working, published writer (poetry, comedy, comic strip, playwriting, screenwriting), a classically trained musician/vocalist (folk, jazz, rock, blues, even pop!), and performer (modern stage, film, ballet, African dance, Groundlings improv, Shakespeare).

What I have to offer you, and/or your child, is boundless energy, a great depth of knowledge in each field that I specialize in, and genuine passion for nurturing creativity and originality. I bring to the table complete non-judgement, an open heart and mind, but also an understanding of the need for focus, discipline, and organization.

I graduated from Brown University last Spring with a degree in Literary Arts, concentrating in poetry and French translation. Prior to this, I spent years studying acting with famous "Method"/Stanislavski teachers such as Geoffrey Horne (The Bridge on the River Kwai) and Judith Butler (who worked with Elia Kazan). At Brown, I was part of the professional Malian-based Mande dance company, New Works/World Traditions, which choreographs and produces its own full-length operas, and, as a child up until college, I was on the pathway to becoming a ballerina.

I am fully-equipped to help you with your studies of English language and literature, comparative literature, creative writing, and theater and film (acting, voice, and movement technique and history). I look forward to working with you!

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Valerie’s subjects

English:
English, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Music:
Songwriting, Voice (Music)
Art:
Art History, Film, Theatre
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
Public Speaking

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Education

Brown University

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Valerie will travel within 5 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90036.

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