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Benjamin K.

146 Reviews
Brookline, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelors from Indiana Wesleyan University
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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!
Adam
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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Max Winkler Music Scholarship from Belwin Mills Music Publishing
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Jimi Z.

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All levels taught. Acting lessons focus on Diction, Projection, Inflection and flow of speech. McClosky Technique utilized in Speech.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Rakeen
Some people might fare better with this instructor. More chatting than instructing. Usually telling stories trying to sell himself and talk about how great he is. Delusional ideas about your relationship. Accusatory. Takes things personally. Burns bridges. Claims to be a vocal therapist but doesn't do any vocal therapy. Can provide bad advice and medical information.
Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
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Mia R.

22 Reviews
Norfolk, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mia R.

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Private acting lessons will be primarily focused on coaching audition materials and techniques. Materials include monologues, sides, scenes from plays, etc. Techniques include voice clarity and projection, enunciation, facial expression, emotion, character development, and more.

About Mia

I am a professional singer and actress with opera and musical theater credits. Singing is my passion! I love to sing, and I LOVE to teach others to sing! The human voice is the most natural instrument of all, and helping others to bring out the beauty of the natural instrument that lies within th

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Shawnee
Mia is amazing!! love her
Matthew
Mia’s experience came through right away and I was glad I found her through this site. We started working on a few things to improve technique and Mia pointed out several major foundational concepts to begin thinking about. The lesson was a lot of fun!
Marie mcconkey
Mia is amazing!!

She is a pleasure to learn from and to spend time with!!

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Aaron M.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Acting from Columbia University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Aaron M.

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I am a professional actor that has worked with award winning directors and actors. I have classical theatre training from Columbia University and I can help you become a better actor. Our imagination is like a muscle. Oftentimes as we get older, we forget how to use it. My approach to acting will engage your imagination and help you access the truth of whatever circumstance the scene calls for. If you are a beginner I can give you a great foundation and if you're an experienced actor I can give you additional pointers to make your work more specific. I can help you with text analysis, monologues, scenes, and auditions.

About Aaron

I am a professional actor who has had the opportunity to work with award winning directors and actors. I graduated from Columbia University with a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting and I am in both acting Unions. I've performed in shows on almost every network so I know what it takes to book work. Whet

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Prudence H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Prudence H.

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Basic acting skills. Prudence has been in 4 Broadway shows and 10 movies, including Sister Act with Whoopi Goldberg. She wrote the book, Monologue Mastery (Applause Books) and knows what it takes to win at auditions.

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching students for over 30 years. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, NYU and The New School . She has given workshops at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, The Neighborhood Playhouse, The Strasberg Institute. She is the author of MONOLOGUE MASTER

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Edilberto R.
She is a great teacher. she is patient and supportive. she is great at building confidence and keeping lessons fun and engaging through a variety of activities tat improve conversation and reading skills.
Yun
She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Tanya A.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Honors BA-FPA Theatre from Saint Louis University
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tanya A.

21 Reviews
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Beginner-Advanced Acting. Trained in Stella Adler Technique, Meisner Technique, Alexander Technique & Stanislavsky

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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I am a music teacher and I am very picky about who my son takes lessons with because I can tell right away if someone knows what they are doing. I could tell from the first lesson that Tanya was knowledgeable and she cared about giving good instruction. Tanya does not dumb down the material; she makes the student work. Nevertheless, my son is very happy with his lessons and tells all his friends how much fun he is having! The balance between discipline and fun is difficult to achieve but Tanya does it effortlessly. Kudos!

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"Great acting coach! She is a great listener and easy to talk too, she helps you understand your character and how too bring it to life, always look forward to her classes!"
Yaritza
Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"Jeremy does a great job with our 11yo son, who was furious when he found out I’d booked him acting lessons to help him with a drama he is currently involved in. Today he was smiling and grinning and trying out different voices for fun! Thank you, Jeremy!"
Peter
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Profession, super smart and to the point! Highly recommend, she helped my daughter prepare for an audition and book the job! We will be back!"
Jessica
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Very nice and amazing coach. Love working with him."
Erin
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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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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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"With only one lesson my daughter has already shown improvement! Really put her at ease and was very kind and patient. Knows how to bring out best in her student. Very impressive"
Hope
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Helpful, with passion, excellent teacher"
Katarzyna
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!"
PaulA
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Best acting coach I've ever used. Helped me land a supporting role in an upcoming movie taping here in Atlanta. I would highly recommend her to anyone."
Jasmine
Took Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"I’m so glad that I found Kristin. She provided a ton of info for my first lesson, and I’m looking forward to continue learning from her."
Gerie
Took Acting lessons from Kristin H.
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