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Paul F.

Portland, OR

$40/hour

Experienced Acting and Theater Coach

In-person lessons

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University of the Pacific
Theater Arts
University of California, Davis
Master's

Education

University of the Pacific (Theater Arts)

University of California, Davis (Master's)

About Paul

Acting is my passion. Is it yours, too? I have over 20 years of experience in inspiring people like you to explore their talents and improve their self-confidence with acting. The theater is the place where we tell our stories. Strong, communicative actors are needed to tell those stories. My aim as a theater teacher has always been to encourage talent and develop physical and mental skills to serve the storytelling process. I can help you do just that, whether that story comes from a school play, a film role or a commercial gig.

As head of the youth company at the late Tygre's Heart Shakespeare Company, I taught scansion, voice and movement. I have directed and coached theater at Montessori schools in Portland, as well. I am an original co-founder and former artistic director of Portland's long running Theatre Vertigo, where I wore many hats, including actor, director and designer. Also, I have acted at Portland Center Stage, Stark Raving Theater, CoHo Productions and done dialect coaching for Artists Repertory Theater. I received an MFA in Acting from University of California, Davis where I studied under Eli Simon, who currently heads the acclaimed acting program at University of California, Irvine.

The opportunity to help you shine as an actor and communicate to an audience is one I cherish and I look forward to working with you. Let's get to work!
Acting is my passion. Is it yours, too? I have over 20 years of experience in inspiring people like you to explore their talents and improve their self-confidence with acting. The theater is the place where we tell our stories. Strong, communicative actors are needed to tell those stories. My aim as a theater teacher has always been to encourage Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Portland, OR 97202
In-person lessons
Art:
Theatre

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University of the Pacific
Theater Arts
University of California, Davis
Master's

Education

University of the Pacific (Theater Arts)

University of California, Davis (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paul will travel within 20 miles of Portland, OR 97202.