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Shana M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
  • AA in Music from Neosho County Community College
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Shana M.

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Improv acting is one of the most important skills any actor can have, no matter what show their in. Being able to think on your feet and be prepared will make you a vital asset to any production. Let's have fun while building your skills!

About Shana

I have been teaching children since I was 16 years old at my church and fell in love with it! I have a vast knowledge in music, theatre, and voice. I am also strong believer in teaching to one's learning styles and like to come along side of my students and discover what tools works best for that sp

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Renee B.
She is very nice
Mario Z.
i learned how to play happy birthday!!!!
Philip B.
Shana is great with our six year old daughter.
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 1968
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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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Molly J.

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

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Training Program from Dell'arte International School of Physical Theatre
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Victoria S.

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I am an actor/director with advanced experience in classical acting, physical acting, clown, improvisation and children's theatre. We will focus on character creation, unleashing your imagination, and utilizing your whole instrument (your body) when acting. We will discuss what areas of acting bring you joy and how to bring your unique perspective on the world into your acting. Most importantly, we will have fun!

About Victoria

Hello there! My name is Victoria and I am an actress, singer, yogi, and all around goofball. I have been a teaching artist for over 5 years now in many different environments including children's theaters, high schools, and directing many different productions. Additionally, I have been a student of

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Had a blast!
Edward
I was looking for an instructor who had a balance of fun and professionalism. Being new to yoga, it was a bit intimidating at first but Victoria really gave off a welcoming/energetic vibe from the get-go. She takes the time to answer questions and demonstrate in detail. Great pace, very informative, and overall a great session!
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J W.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA, Theatre from North Carolina Central University
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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J W.

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Have you always wanted to be an actor? Want to learn some of the essential acting techniques? Ready to shake off the rust and get back on stage? I will help you to build confidence also help you build a solid foundation of acting methods and techniques all while tailoring them to your personal goals. It is my goal to give you a WOW experience like no other and inspire you to make the next steps within your goals. My acting classes are filled with fun, laughter, excitement and will help motivate you to pursue your dreams in life. Let me help you reach you goals so that you may share your gift with the world. #SupportTheArts

About J

I am a professional actor, writer, director and acting coach. I graduated from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelors of Art, specifically in Theatre. I am also a graduate of Savannah College of Arts & Design with a Masters of Fine Arts, with a focus on performing arts. Acting student

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Kimberlee
He is the best acting coach. This has been an amazing experience for my daughter. My 13 year old has been taking acting lessons with him for a few months now. I’ve seen tremendous progress with her. He motivates her and pushes her to her full potential. I️ recommend anyone that has any interest in acting, please sign up. You will not regret it!!!!!!
Isaac Cotto
An amazing acting coach! Makes me feel motivated and excited to learn something new every class and always has a positive attitude!
Nicholas
Truly one of the most fun experiences I’ve had learning acting! Such an enjoyable and comforting environment to be in. I’ve learned so much as a beginning actor and would absolutely recommend anyone to him. You will for sure get your money’s worth!!
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Joseph M.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

22 Reviews
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Private Improv Acting Teacher

25+ yrs teaching experience

Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Rafael
This guy's the real deal man. You just gotta come prepared, take it seriously, and he will take you seriously and put you on the right track.
Micalyne D.
Our First Lesson and we are Pleased.
Looking forward to weekly sessions.
Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!

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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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"Rebecca is so great- I was worried about being able to learn improv online, but Rebecca seems to know it so well and can adjust for anyone it seems. I am grateful for all the social skill development it has given me! I never knew I could be funny! :O"
Delanie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"David is working on Improv with my daughter. He is positive and fun and full of knowledge. She is soaking up everything David has to teach her and help her with her Improv."
Cathy
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"LK is very knowledgeable and helpful. She didn't mind that I had no experience at all!"
Heather
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"VERY GOOD INSTRUCTOR, CREATIVE, SPONTANEOUS, SMART."
Sam
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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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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"Victoria is a skilled, playful, encouraging, and organized instructor and playmate. She can curate a nurturing, creative space for any age and skill level! She has a way of teaching that invites the student to learn and ask questions, explore, make mistakes, and try try again. I look forward to working with and learning from Victoria again and seeing what else she has up her sleeve!"
Kelsey
Took Improv Acting lessons from Victoria S.
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"She is so kind and doesn't judge you at all. Best instructor ever"
Paige
Took Improv Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"Wonderful, great first session. Felt comfortable right away. Targeted a few specific points directly through exercises and discussed some general psychological insights. All helpful. Also recieved great tips on how I can practice solo between sessions. Looking forward to the next one!"
Nathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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