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Meg S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Nominee: SAG Awards from Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Theatre Arts from Northwestern University
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Meg S.

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Confidence in acting is all about finding your own process, discovering the best things that work for YOU. Whether you have an audition you're working towards, a job you're preparing for, or you want to flex your acting muscle through new material, let's hash it out!

When I was cast as a supporting lead in an HBO show years ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I came from a theatre background and had never been on a set before - I learned by watching and asking the actors around me who had been doing it for years. Now, after nearly a decade in this business, I've found some things that help me that can hopefully help you. This should be fun! Feel free to check out my IMDB page for a more detailed overview.

About Meg

I graduated from Northwestern University where I studied Acting and Music Theatre. I have spent nearly a decade working in theatre, TV, film, and commercials. Credits include: HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Peacock's Mr. Mercedes, NBC's Mysteries of Laura, ABC's Nashville, and FX's American Horror Story.

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Robert R.
Meg is a great coach! She was able to help me when I was nearing a deadline and needed help on a script quickly. She was also able to give me great tips and did so in a nice and fun way.
Brianna
Meg so great! She has real experience in tv and knows what it is actually like in LA.
Gabe
Meg is really smart at this stuff. She helped me tape an audition and I was very proud of the final outcome. She is so good at rooting you in the circumstances of the story, and enriches your performance with basic questions such as "What just happened right before this?", "Is it cold outside?" Sounds simple but makes all the difference, especially to those of us who have done this acting thing for a while. A seasoned actor herself, she has the natural eye of a director. Coach with Meg!!
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Olivia Y.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Olivia Y.

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If you are a student preparing for your school, summer program, or college auditions, a newer actor who is trying to understand and find comfort in your audition process/self-tapes, or overall navigating your career as a new actor, then this is the space for you! I provide coaching on audition prep, self-tapes, strengthening acting techniques through monologues or scene study, and coaching on industry information to progress your career as a beginning actor such as manager/agent info, headshot preparation, self-branding, and character types.

My approach is to A) Help you find a deeper connection to your artistry/artistic spirit, B) Give you techniques to be in the moment at a much higher rate than you began with, C) Grounding techniques to bring yourself to a solid and trusting place with yourself as an actor as you navigate your career/audition.

I stray away from strong textual analysis and instead take an approach involving vivid character visualization, physical technique, and ...

About Olivia

I have a deep love and connection for what I do, and I also love connecting with people, which is why I teach! I have been training and living the active lifestyle of an artist since I was fourteen years old, and I began my first teaching job at sixteen for a theatre summer program. I then spent eve

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Gabi
I really like working with Olivia! As a current professional in the industry, Olivia can give up-to-date advice on what the industry is looking for and doesn't hesitate to share that knowledge with her students. Her classes are very specific, attentive, and you can see she genuinely cares about her students and their success. Olivia helps with whatever material you need for the day, and helps guide you to a performance that feels authentic, connected to you and proud of. Many of the things I've learned in her lessons, I've applied to other auditions and shows as well. 5/5 stars, would work with her again.
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Alexandra W.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Russian, French
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • BA Theatre Arts; minor in Communication within the Entertainment Industry from University of Southern California
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Alexandra W.

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I've been teaching acting for 5 years and my students have gone on to gain acceptance into Harvard University, Yale University and NYU. I specialize in audition technique, cold reading technique, Shakespeare performance, scene study, voice, speech, physical acting, and character creation. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels! I can't wait to meet you!

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Pari

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Bianca
Excellent, very helpful and fun!
Cami
Wonderful tutorial- answered all my questions, went at a great pace, and was very personable and made it easy. I recommend!
Tim B.
Alexandra is soooo knowledgeable and can also explain things so a total beginner like me can understand. I highly recommend her!
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Marisa T.

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  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marisa T.

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I am a recent graduate of the KC Rep/UMKC MFA Acting program, one of the Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 MFA Acting Programs teaching professionally for 15 years. I have performed at the Tony-Award winning Guthrie Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, KC Rep, and other regional theaters across the country. I also have experience in film, television, commercial and voice over work.I have a wide array of techniques and curriculum to assist the growth for children, brand new actors, early career actors, and working actors. I believe that acting should be a joyful experience and will help with positive change in your life. Whether it is audition technique, breath work, scene work, monologue finding/coaching, or helping you connect with your personal instrument, I got you covered! Let's get you booked and have a wonderful time doing it!

About Marisa

Hi friends! I'm a professional actor/musician/director/creator who recently graduated from one of the Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Acting Programs at KC Rep/UMKC. I have experience teaching students in preschool, K-12, college/university, and working professional actors as well. I am formally trained

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Luciana L.

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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luciana L.

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In my classes, we explore acting through character building, sense memory, and story telling. We practice body and voice exercises, break down scripts, analyze characters, role play with improvisation, and perfect scenes and monologues. We also talk about the business side of acting, including audition preparation and backstage/set etiquette.

About Luciana

I am an award-winning, multi-lingual SAG-AFTRA Actor. I am always seeking to make the world a better place through art and entertainment. Method acting, Stanislavsky trained. I teach children and adults how to perform and appreciate their hidden talents. I have been in theater and movies for more t

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Robert E.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robert E.

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I give acting lessons and coaching in all aspects of acting, based in the celebrated Meisner Technique, which I've taught for over 30 years. I teach a full technique program for those who want to study the whole system which includes, improvisation, scene work and character work, cold readings, monologue development and much much more. For those who already have experience or are professional actors I offer high-level coaching, taking your auditions to the next level, and working with you on your current scripts and projects to magnify your focus, intentions and behaviors so that you can sharpen your performances to the highest degree. I am experienced in theater, film, tv and commercial work, and have tailored techniques for all of these areas. I've refined cold reading technique so that you can quickly break down a script into essentials and win roles, or even go in completely cold and work super-effectively directly off the script. Super-sharp script breakdowns for film roles,

About Robert

I have taught acting for over 30 years based in the Meisner Technique, and I write and direct my own plays and films. I have years of experience as an actor, jazz saxophone player, singer and poet, as well as a philosophy degree, which I bring to my understanding of acting. I use this rich backgrou

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Isabella D.
Very knowledgeable & kind. Set good groundwork for my daughter. She really enjoyed it and talked about it all through dinner.
KiKi
Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!
Michael
Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!

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"David speaks very clearly and is very patient, he makes sure you understand the material, and his positive attitude makes whatever your learning fun."
Travis
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"My son is very difficult to work with. He had never seen any reason to memorize a monologue word for word. Jason had a very difficult job ahead of him, getting my son ready for his auditions for college. Through working with Jason,my son realized the value of memorization, and practicing his monologue enough times to get it down. He is attending AMDA now, and he could have picked from three colleges that he auditioned for.

Jason kept his cool and worked well through all the little shows of emotion and pique that my son put on. Jason really came through for us and we will be using his services again for our daughter. Not only does Jason know his stuff, but he knows how to work with and handle teens."
lara
Took Film Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Jennifer is amazing. The best Instructer ever. She has taught me so much and I can see myself being more comfortable when I am acting."
Yarlin
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"First class was excellent. Very down to earth and personable. Can’t wait to do more!"
Dylan
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I learend a lot of lessons during the one hour I spent with James. He is very positive and very wise. He knows the ins and outs of Hollywood and told he told me his experiences of being in Hollywood and meeting famous actors, such as Bruce Willis. Overall, the experience is incredible, and I had fun learning from James."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"My son was interested in acting and wanted to start auditioning for local plays. David helped him prepare to audition, and when he got one of the leads(!), David helped him get ready for the role. He has been very patient with our technology troubles and is a great teacher. The online format has actually worked very well. We highly recommend!"
Natasha
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I've learned so much from Gabriel. As we approach ten lessons together, I have learned many tools and techniques from him that have made me more confident in analyzing comedic and dramatic scripts to present them in realistic and in-depth ways!"
Mikayla
Took Film Acting lessons from Gabriel
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"The sweetest. She makes you feel so comfortable. This was my first time acting and she totally squashed all of my nerves the minute it started!"
Morgan
Took Film Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"He knows his stuff and is very encouraging!"
Jokasta
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"David is amazing! He makes his classes so fun. My daughter looks forward to his classes every week and has already grown so much in her acting. I highly recommend David to anyone wanting to learn how to do film acting."
Jaylin
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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