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Benjamin K.

146 Reviews
Brookline, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MasterWorks Festival
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Benjamin K.

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I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am the

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Jaime F.
Great knowledge after 1st lesson. Looking forward to more.
Richard P.
Singing is not easy to teach, but Ben is patient as can be. I've only had two lessons with him but I am excited for many more. Would definitely recommend!
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Bill P.

99 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaching since 1986
  • BA Radio & TV from Butler University--Indianapolis, Indiana
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Bill P.

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"UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR ACTING VOICE" As an aspiring actor, you want to look...and SOUND like a STAR! That means improving your vocal projection, enunciation, resonance, pitch, tone, pace and overall presentation techniques. All are covered extensively in this fun and professional acting course.

When you speak, are you unhappy with the sound of your voice? Is it washed out, nasal, weak, muddy, and generally in need of help? Do you drop consonants, mumble, speak too quickly or not properly open your jaw to make clear sounds? Do you fear performing and auditioning in public? What is your body language? Do you display a confident, friendly, convincing visual and audio presence on camera that will translate into successful bookings? My proven, live, teaching techniques will train your voice to sound richer, fuller, and more audience-friendly in just a few lessons.
I will give you the confidence to overcome your stage fright. We will work hard to improve specific voice or

About Bill

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice talent for more than 25 years. Bill's voice has been heard in thousands of national Radio and TV commercials, infomercials, audiobooks, corporate DVDs, CDs, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S. Army, Delta

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Suzie
Very good, I enjoyed class
Kathleen
Bill has been fantastic to work with. He is a wealth of knowledge in the area of voice acting and voice control in general. He has always been well prepared, exceptionally organized and on-time, and very helpful and thoughtful in his feedback and responses. I’m heading into my 4th class and am very glad I chose Bill to work with; I have already seen improvements in both my tone and voice quality, but perhaps most importantly, I’m gaining in confidence too. Looking forward to more classes! :)
Elizabeth P.
Had my 1st lesson and now have a clear idea of what we will cover and the impact of his coaching. I look forward to making a BIG impact on my delivery of presentations and workshops
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Ashley C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Masters of Fine Arts - Acting from New York University
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

In addition to holding an MFA in Acting from New York University, I have been fortunate to work in theater (Broadway, Off- Broadway), television (Heroes, Everybody Loves Raymond, Supernatural, Grey's Anatomy, Secret Circle, Law and Order, among others), and in film, including Steven Spielberg's Mino

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Hollis
Ashley is by far one of the best acting coaches I have ever worked with. For the past 10 years, since I was a child, she has guided my artistic process with great kindness, attention to detail, and honesty. Her specific feedback has helped me find great authenticity and depth in my work, and she challenges and inspires me in every session. She is an incredible mentor to me as both an artist and person. Without Ashley, I would not have recently graduated with a BFA in Acting from one of the most selective drama schools in the country. She is truly the best.
Maria
My grandson loves his lessons. Ashley is interesting, knowledgeable and professional.
She is supportive and encouraging. She is everything you would want in a teacher.
emerson sims
She has a fantastic attitude all the time that allows me to be myself! It is very fun reading scripts and just playing around! I very much enjoy spending time with her!
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Zach B.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Winner, Grand Jury Prize — Director/Writer from SENE Film Festival
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Zach B.

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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past several months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, roles on two Netflix drama series, and a major guest star on an Amazon original

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Clarynda B.
I just finished my first session with Mr. Zach and it went great ✨
He was very professional, informative and implemented directions well

I'm excited to start my acting journey with him as my coach
Jules
Zach is a fantastic coach! He has great tips, exercises, and is a wealth of information about acting and the industry. He knows what he’s talking about. I highly recommend him!
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Ryan P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching acting since 2013 and use a combination of tools and techniques from many of the well known acting theories. Through exploration, you will learn how to use the "acting fundamentals" (given circumstances, personalization, actions/tactics) to discover an honest connection to the script.

NOTE: All in-person students are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whet

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Joshua J.
This was my first experience having a singing lesson and even with the lesson online it was definitely one of the most informative and exciting lessons. I would definitely recommend having singing lessons with Ryan.
David
Ryan is a true professional. I was delighted by his engagement and skills during my lesson. He guides students through the exciting world of singing. It is a joy to learn from him. He carefully curated every minute of the lesson.
I am looking forward to my upcoming lessons.
Magnus
Ryan is highly professional. I would recommend him to anyone that would like to begin signing.
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Shelley M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian (-International Phonetic Alphabet), German (-International Phonetic Alphabet), French (-International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Shelley M.

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Each Lesson will consist of a check-in on your goals in relation to acting. Feel free to bring in scenes, or monologues you are wanting to work, or we can look for other material as well. Work highly focuses on character circumstances, and developing a journey.

CANCELATION POLICY: Students must communicate any cancellations or adjustments 24 hours in advance to avoid charges. Any cancellations made to lessons within the 24 hour window will be charged if unable to reschedule within the same week.

About Shelley

I'm a professional singer/teacher residing in New York City with degrees from Indiana State University School of Music, and New York University with a specialization in Classical Art Song, Musical Theatre Repertoire, and Vocal Pedagogy. Every lesson is about YOU. So each week we will take a look

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Ryan
As an adult taking vocal lessons for the first time, I was not sure what to expect from an instructor, from myself, or from the type of experience it would be overall.

Shelley was so easy to work with, and quickly put my nerves at ease by working to understand my goals, instilling confidence, and by helping me focus on my style of singing (not just the style of singers i like), and by using music that I was interested in.

Highly Recommend!
Chandra
My daughter absolutely loves her acting lessons with Shelley. We thought we would just start with a few acting classes, but now it has been a few months and the classes are so enjoyable and helpful, and we our watching our daughter grow and shine in the art. Well worth the time and investment and we are so thankful we picked such a fabulous instructor.
Chavi
Shelly is a dream teacher. Everything you could ever want to help you know and develop your own talent. Starting with belief and delight in you as a student, followed by everything you need to discover the truth and beauty about your own voice., from multi dimensional skill sets and tools for you to learn , with not a second wasted and a constant eye on each expression of the development of your voice from moment to moment. Shelly makes every step of progress feel easy and pleasurable …and the results are truly magical

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"David did a great job of explaining everything to me. And he was very good about giving me my first lesson."
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"I thought he was fantastic, absolutely fantastic. He answered a lot of my questions. He had an easy going manner that made me feel comfortable and right at home. He gave me a lot of information I didn't even think to ask. Also told me things that he expects from me that would benefit me."
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Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"First lesson was great. I already feel confident that with his help I can and will accomplish goals. Highly recommended"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kathryn is an amazing teacher! I've been working with her for nearly a year now. At first I was hesitant doing classes online, but I don't regret taking the leap. I've definitely improved my acting skills in the months we've been working together; she gives great feedback and really cares about her students, not ONLY in the way of their acting skills. I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to get into acting. I started out knowing nothing and I can say 100% that what I know now is largely in part of Kathryn!"
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"First acting teacher that got me able to sound realistic when acting and not so scripted. Great teacher"
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"Elise is a fantastic teacher, full of energy and can relate to the student’s individual learning needs. I co-taught lessons with Elise and would definitely work with here again in the future!"
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"Alexandra has been great! She has really taken my skill to the next level. She's very talented and really knows how to break down a scene. She's so passionate about what she does that it makes it fun to learn from her - she is always so patient and takes the time to work through any issue I'm having. I'm already seeing a difference in my auditions! I highly recommend working with her!"
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