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Chrystie S.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks SIGN LANGUAGE, FRENCH, SPANISH, ENGLISH
  • BACHELORS DEGREE from CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrystie S.

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This is time to challenge ourselves. Lets learn how our bodies move and how to improvise with our dance. This is a DANCE improv class, not ACTING IMPROV.

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I teach my les

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Mary
Christie was great and the class was so much fun. Putting years of aerobic dance and core training into something pretty! Thanks.
Brenda
Very acommidating. Great instructions
Nancy
Chrystie is an excellent teacher! She is very kind and is able to communicate exactly what she is doing and how to do it. Some dancers can dance but not communicate what they're doing, but Chrystie is so good at that. She is working with me at my level, encouraging and giving me just the right amount of challenge without my feeling like it's impossible for me. I love taking lessons with Chrystie!
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LK F.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University-Bloomington, IN
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude from Duquesne University
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LK F.

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I have spent four seasons training with Second City Improv in Chicago and 20 years training actors in these skills.

About LK

I am a singer-pianist-actor Or a pianist-singer-actor. :-) I have a bachelors degree in voice performance and a minor in piano and theater. I have a masters degree in voice as well as a second masters in piano literature. i have a certificate in comedy improvisation from Second City and am a pr

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ESIBELLA R.
Great teacher, great experience!!!
Lauren
I am so very glad I found LK! She is a great teacher and will get you singing your best.
Stephanie
LK was way more amazing than I even expected. She is a wonderful teacher who definitely knows what she is doing. I can't wait for my next lesson!

I was really scared to take lessons and feel embarrassed but she made me feel so comfortable.
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Molly J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
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Molly J.

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Molly Jackson has started coaching young actors! She has been acting since the age of five, so she has over fourteen years of experience. Molly has over 30 theatrical IMDb credits. Her work includes Netflix, Disney, Fox, Nickelodeon, ABC, NBC, Dreamworks, and feature films. While most of her work is on camera, she has an extensive voiceover resumé as well. You can visit her IMDb for a full list. Molly knows the ins and outs of the industry and wants to share her knowledge and passion with the new generation of young actors. At the moment, she is only doing private sessions for audition preparation.

During a session with Molly, you or your child will be assisted in breaking down a script, and then find ways to tell authentic story through play. Acting should always be fun and that is Molly's goal. She has been in for nearly every casting director in town and she knows what they look for. We can't guarantee a callback or booking, but we do guarantee that you will walk into any room ...

About Molly

Molly Jackson is an actress, musician, and filmmaker. She has over 30 theatrical IMDb credits. Her work includes Netflix, Disney, Fox, Nickelodeon, ABC, NBC, Dreamworks, and feature films. While most of her work is on camera, she has an extensive voiceover resumé as well. You can visit her IMDb for

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Amanda
Molly was so kind and incredibly helpful for my daughter who just started her acting career. Molly was detailed and patient and knew exactly what to work on to help my daughter with her self tape! I would recommend this coach to anyone looking to gain experience with acting or are simply looking to perfect their skills.
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Tim K.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Drama, Music from Trinity University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim K.

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I was a Theater Arts major at Trinity University where I took part in several productions, including Cabaret, Trojan Women, Chemin de Fer and Die Fledermaus. AT San Antonio Little Theater I performed in No, No, Nanette and Philemon. As a student at UTSA, I performed in Trial by Jury, Boris Godunov, Iolanthe and the Madrigal Christmas Dinners. I was hired by UTSA as a paid performer in the Madrigal Christmas dinners from 1984 to 1989. This job involved a lot of improvisation. From 1989 to 1995 I taught Music and Drama at Converse Elementary. In the 1990's I performed in The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni as part of the San Antonio Festival. I have done freelance work over the years as an improvisational performer for special events. As an elementary music teacher and secondary choir teacher, I have produced and directed numerous programs and musicals. I have taught acting and public speaking to a number of students.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 32 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have performe

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Just finished my third lesson. Tim’s doing a great job working with me and providing great lessons.
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Mariana S.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mariana S.

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Learn and improve your acting skills with help from someone with 5+ years of teaching adults and elementary school children and a lifetime of theatre experience. This acting class is geared not only to those who love acting but also to those who want to work on their confidence, public speaking, and social skills. We will work on projecting, taking care of our voice, and improving to prepare us for all situations throw our way. My curriculum works for all ages 4 and up and it is guaranteed to be a fun time with visible growth in acting skills.

About Mariana

Hello! I'm Mariana, My passion for teaching came from a professor of mine that I admired greatly. I was studying at Interlochen Arts Academy when my favorite professor pointed out that I had a great talent for acting but an even greater talent for teaching. At the time I laughed it off until I taugh

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Dennis J.

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  • Speaks American English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

For Improv Acting we'll cover the elements of successful improvisation.

We'll use exercises and games to develop your expression, imagination, spontaneity, creativity, solo work, and work with an ensemble.

We'll create scenes, characters, and scenarios, and develop them into performance pieces.

We'll explore improv as actor training, rehearsal technique, scene study, character development, and professional entertainment, including interactive theatre, immersive theatre, historical improvised theatre. We'll see how to use improvisation in film, television, and onstage.

We'll study verbal improvisation, physical improvisation, improvised pantomime, and the improvised use of props.

And much more. Our improv ...

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.

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"James was a wonderful instructor! Not only did he make my son feel confident about taking lessons he offered great advice and guidance about the acting industry. I would definitely recommend him to anyone seriously interested in improving their acting skills. My son is 12 years old."
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Will is one of the best improvisers I've ever had the chance to work with and learn from! He is super energetic, in-tune with his students, and his work is quite dynamic. I love his kinetic and playful style! Not only will you have fun in his class, but you will certainly get a new perspective, and feel totally supported all the way through."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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"First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!"
Kariem
Took Improv Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"James made my son feel very comfortable for his first session!"
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"He's kind and understanding and extremely helpful. I can't wait for my next lesson! I wholeheartedly recommend him! I enjoyed the improv games we played. I needed encouragement and Jeremy gave it to me."
Elaine
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Rebecca is amazing. I was skeptical that we could do improv work online but she not only made it happen, she made it succeed! She shows up prepared and offers great structure. Her insight and advice are thoughtful and spot on which has helped me improve faster than I would with another instructor. On top of that the lessons are extremely fun! Seriously would recommend her for anything."
Ainsley
Took Improv Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"My daughter is brand new to acting. She was really nervous for her first lesson. Once she got started, all of that nervousness melted away and she had a blast. After her lesson, she just had to tell me all about it and how much fun she had. Heather rocks!"
Cahli
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Arlys is so talented and has so much experience, you can see this in her teaching. Probably one of the nicest people you will ever meet!"
Issabelle
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"Excellent instructor!"
Adam
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Heather is an excellent teacher. She was always very patient and enthusiastic while teaching. I felt like I learned something or improved after each lesson. She really gets her knowledge through to the student. I enjoyed every minute of the lessons."
James
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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