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David T.

117 Reviews
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  • Speaks english
  • Acting from Ivanna Chubbick Master Class
  • Teaching since 2005
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,�

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Alex
David did a great job of explaining everything to me. And he was very good about giving me my first lesson.
Gabriella
very inspiring and makes it a comfortable space to be yourself
Israel G.
Great connection right off the bat!
Took his time asked the right questions and was good on feedback.
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Jason M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaching since 1998
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Jason M.

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Prepping an audition for an upcoming show or for admission into an acting program? Want to hone and develop your audition monologues (especially Shakespeare)? Just need a coach to help you take your acting to another level? Then let's get started, online or in person. I can help.

I've been working as a professional actor in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. I've performed with the Shakespeare Theatre in DC, ACT Theatre in Seattle, Book-It Repertory, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz to name a few. I've also been the featured voice in voiceovers for companies like University of Washington Medical, Golden 1 State Credit Union, Microsoft, and Surface Pro 3. On Camera Credits include short films, industrials, and commercials for Taco Time, Tulalip Casino, and Washington Dental Association.

I hold a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting in Washington DC. My ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It Re

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Georg
Jason was an amazing help, preparing me for my AMDA audition. Very professional, intuitive, and I hope to continue working with him in the future!!
Kareem K.
Great with delivering ideas and concepts
Kareem K.
Patient and understanding
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Joseph M.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Improv 101-401 from UCB
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph M.

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I am a trained character performer who studied at a wide variety of performance schools. These include The Second City, SF Comedy College, Upright Citizens Brigade, and Killing My Lobster. I was the youngest student to ever reach the advanced course at The Groundlings School of Sketch Comedy. After studying character comedy I began producing videos. This led to garnering over 750,000 followers on Vine, and over 6 million views on Youtube for my variety of one-of-a-kind characters.

I also have extensive work in television, stage, and immersive theatre. I directed, wrote, and starred in a series called Un Amor along with decorated actors such as Sean Astin, Seth Green, Tara Strong, E.G. Daily, Nyambi Nyambi, and Greg Cipes. I conceived a comedy troupe alongside actor Finn Wolfhard from Netflix’s Stranger Things and It, producing an audio sketch comedy album. I specialize in bringing out the best in each and every person who has a dream of performing.

I believe there is talent ...

About Joseph

I work with actors, improvisers, public speakers, or anyone who wants hone in their craft and blossom as a performer! I am an experienced director, performer, and comedian who’s worked with many decorated actors on a wide variety of projects types. Anywhere from stage to screen to immersive and be

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Aubrey
Joe is a fantastic teacher. I felt instantly comfortable and open when we started working on my character studies. When he started breaking down the nuances and methods to get into character, I honestly felt like I unlocked something special, like a secret acting vault. I left feeling like my acting abilities were taken to the next level. His classes are super personalized and he helped me find my strengths and what makes me unique as a performer. I would totally recommend Joe!
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Randy S.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

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I have taken numerous studio classes on the particular style of acting required for film and television versus stage work. Do you want to get the call-back? How will you stand out from all of those actors in the casting director's waiting room that look just like you? Do you know what success looks like in the early stages of building your career? What should you be doing right now to prepare for your next on-camera audition? Are there exercises that you can do daily that will help you the next time you book an audition? What do the auditor's want; what do they expect? Do you even have an agent yet, because that is the only way you're getting through the casting director's door? Are there any jobs you should not take? The answer will surprise you on more than one of the above to be sure. Whether you are just beginning or have some experience under your belt; I can help. If you were Meryl Streep; I could help, but why would she be contacting me on TakeLessons.com?

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
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!
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Zach B.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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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
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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Teacher Development Scholarship from National Alliance of Acting Teachers
  • MFA Acting from Northern Illinois University
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Daniil K.

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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor.
Sophia
Daniil worked with me on preparing multiple callback sides, both classical and contemporary. He is the kind of coach that has the specificity and honesty to push you beyond what you thought you were capable of, and to open your eyes to a new way of seeing your work. Daniil was able to connect my early experience with Meisner training to the sides that I had in front of me, in a way that was challenging but not scary. I left the session with a new handful of tools to prepare for the upcoming callbacks, and a new perspective on what it meant to reach honesty and authenticity as an actor.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.

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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
Keith
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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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jordan Wentz, not only did she help resurrect my acting dreams from the grave, but she as well, with the proper tools given, helped me get all that much closer to the stage, and for that I am forever thankful."
Natalie
Took Film Acting lessons from Jordan W.
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"For my first lesson we touched base on the foundations that I knew and gave me great insight."
Mika
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Great with kids! Our 7 year old loves him."
Brody
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is amazing. His method is very effective and I really enjoyed the classes."
Dimitra
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Helps a lot. Takes time with his students and can find where they need improvement."
Tate
Took Film Acting lessons from Gabriel
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"He is exactly what I was looking for. We are very close in personality so it was extremely easy to open up and understand what I was learning. I am more than excited to continue"
Emily
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
Rabi
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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