Julie Valentine Studio of the Performing Arts

Since 1979, the Julie Valentine Studio has been offering the finest in
professional quality performing arts training in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Julie Valentine has been a recognized and respected artist and teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 43 years. She has performed professionally as a singer, dancer and actress in all types of venues from theatre to cabaret. Her work as a theatrical director, choreographer and musical director has been seen throughout Northern California. Ms. Valentine has taught master classes, seminars and workshops in both acting and voice. She served on the staff of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, and on the Board of Directors of Palo Alto Players. Ms. Valentine is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and an Associate of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

Some thoughts from Julie on her teaching:

  • "I believe in a positive and supportive approach to teaching. Students learn much better when they feel good about what they're doing."

  • "Because people learn differently, I tailor my lessons to the needs and learning style of each student."

  • "I believe that both singing and acting are deeply personal and expressive art forms. I try to create a casual and relaxed atmosphere that will allow students to feel comfortable exploring this part of themselves."

  • "I work to help each student find and develop their own natural voice - whether for singing or acting. This is always preferable to trying to imitate someone else."

  • "I enjoy working with students of all ages. I love the enthusiasm of children, the heightened emotional investment of teenagers and the sheer delight of an adult learning to free their inner diva!"

  • "I believe that everyone can learn to sing. Not everyone will go to the Met or to Broadway, but everyone can know the joy of singing."

    Member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing
    Associate of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

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Text: 650-269-5486           Email: jv@valentinestudio.com