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Cynthia V.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cynthia V.

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Learn to act from a Magna Cum Laude’ graduate with two communications degree. In addition, she studied for two years under a renowned playwright. she has over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. . She has written, produced and directed community and church productions. Her first professional stage play, debuted August of 2017 to a sold out audience.

She displayed her acting talents in an Evening in Elegance at the Los Angeles Theatre and at Georgia State University’s production of “She”. She headlined in the poetic, dramatic presentation of "Visions Through Me". Dancers, actors, singers and poets accompanied her. In addition to stage plays she has appeared on “The Resident”, “Lodge 49”, “Star”, “Greenleaf” and other television shows.

She is the author of two poetic and dramatic reading books, She has two novels, and is currently working on the third instalment of the four-part series. To her credit are two poetic, spoken word albums.

About Cynthia

Cynthia is the owner and CEO of Destiny Publishings LLC. She graduated Magna Cum Laude’ from Georgia State University with two degrees, Journalism and Professional Writing , Journalism with a concentration on Broadcast, and she minored in speech. In addition, she studied for two years under renow

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Queen G.
Very good with children, very professional. First session went great 😃
Mikayla
Cynthia was absolutely amazing! My niece loves working with her. Her acting skills and presence have tremendously improved because of Cynthia.
Prophet
I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her.
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John G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • MFA Drama from The Actors Studio Drama Program at The New School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John G.

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I specialize in coaching actors for auditions for film, television, agents, casting directors, theatrical performances or drama schools. Whether you are starting out on your journey as an actor or already have extensive experience, together we will make your audition distinctive. You may need one or two sessions to prepare for a self tape, or to work over an extended time to craft a role for film or theater. I will be there, in your corner, to help you focus your creativity and be successful.

I will help you define the specific situation of your character; and ask you provocative questions to help you journey deeply into the role. We will find the key to tapping into your own life experience to bring the role to life. In addition, I can give you tips on setting up your home studio.

The industry has changed dramatically in the past two years. SELF TAPING your auditions and submitting the digital media to casting directors, agents and film producers has become the new ...

About John

I am a professional New York based actor with 25 years of experience. A graduate of The Actors Studio, New School University, MFA, I have performed Off Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre and Theatre Row. In 2015 I began co-producing and acting in short films with Sideway Bro

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Don
I do Stand-Up Comedy in midtown Manhattan and elsewhere. John has been a tremendous help to me as a coach. I continually schedule sessions with him, especially when I am developing a new routine or bringing back an older routine.
We work on two areas: Delivery and substance.
I find John’s experience as an actor invaluable in helping me develop the delivery of my routine. He advises me on pacing and on attitude – crucial in Stand-Up.
I also ask John for his opinions regarding the substance of my routines - structure and contents. It’s very important in Stand-Up to have drama and clear organization. John’s comments are always on-target and have helped me greatly.
John has provided me with a safe forum where I can present my material to him in rehearsal mode. He asks thoughtful questions which lead me to improve my routines so they will have a greater impact on the imaginations of the members of my audience.
It is a pleasure to recommend John. I recommend him highly.
Raissa
John is fantastic to work with! He gets you to ask the right questions to get to the heart of a scene and of your character. He is incredibly intuitive and drawing from his experience as an actor and a director he creates a collaborative atmosphere that helps your creativity flourish!
Becca
John is such a great coach and teacher! He coached me for my upcoming play. John created such a safe environment, asked so many thought provoking questions, challenged me, provided innovative ideas, and gave me great insight into my character development. He is extremely professional, always very prepared for our sessions, and gives very helpful feedback. He always goes above and beyond. It is very evident that he is so passionate about our work and about helping me grow. I always feel so comfortable and encouraged in our coachings. I would absolutely recommend John as an acting coach and teacher!
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Luciana L.

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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luciana L.

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In my classes, we explore acting through character building, sense memory, and story telling. We practice body and voice exercises, break down scripts, analyze characters, role play with improvisation, and perfect scenes and monologues. We also talk about the business side of acting, including audition preparation and backstage/set etiquette.

About Luciana

I am an award-winning, multi-lingual SAG-AFTRA Actor. I am always seeking to make the world a better place through art and entertainment. Method acting, Stanislavsky trained. I teach children and adults how to perform and appreciate their hidden talents. I have been in theater and movies for more t

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Dax L.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 88
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Dax L.

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Hello! I'm Dax L., As a coach, my approach is kind, down to earth, and non-judgemental, but I make sure to give constructive criticism because without it, you cannot and will not improve. I have studied with a wide array of different acting coaches. I am also a producer, director, and screenwriter. Now having finally had the privilege of being the casting director for the film I produced, I have invaluable knowledge to share with you on what to do and what not to do when auditioning (both self-tapes and in person) if you choose to make one of our lessons an industry coaching lesson. For acting coaching, I have helped actors have that "WOW it finally makes sense" moment, where they understand what they had been lacking all along.. unpredictability! In my opinion, the things an actor needs to do to stand out in an audition is be unpredictable, believable, and fully focused. I am super excited to team up with TakeLessons and I hope to be your new coach!

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About Dax

Dax L. is available for online lessons in the categories of teaching acting to beginners, teaching acting specifically for the camera, teaching actor’s and performers how to stand out on social media as well as organically grow their social media presence. Dax has been acting for over 19 years and

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Leah
When I first started out, I was so nervous. But Dax is so patient with me, I enjoy taking lessons from her. She makes learning something new so much fun. I really see improvements from where I first started and I appreciate her always encouraging me. She’s a great coach and now a friend.
Yaritza
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!
Colin
Great teacher! Has been extremely helpful preparing me for my roles!
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Amy G.

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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Acting from Boston University
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Amy G.

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Amy provides private audition and performance coaching. As a coach, Amy believes in helping each actor create a developed character based on script analysis and personalized choices that combine the given and imagined circumstances with the actors’ unique voice, heart and point of view. Acting is not a one size fits all art form as each artist has a singular instrument and each actor works differently from the next. In working with Amy, she will help guide you to think beyond the page and to do the most specific, personal and fully realized work that you can do. Amy creates a supportive and encouraging environment to help her clients make something they are proud of.

About Amy

I’ve been working as an actor for many, many years and something I’ve found fascinating about the craft of acting is that there is always something to learn and that no matter how much experience you have, you are never finished. In my journey as an actor, I found that in the beginning, not a l

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Sharon W.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Theater from Adelphi University School of Performing Arts/Brooklyn College
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Sharon W.

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I have a lifetime of experience in the performing arts as I started singing and acting professionally at the ripe old age of 6! In the past 15 years, I brought my unique knowledge of acting, theater arts and music to many students who are pursuing the performing arts at all levels. I have taught in the private, public and workshop settings…and now, online. I specialize in exploring who you are as a performing artist; audition preparation (students and professionals); acting skills; improvisation and theater games; monologue choice; and character/historical analysis. Best of all, one-on-one coaching works great for students/actors/public speaking in the digital world!

About Sharon

Sharon knew at a very young age that the arts were her life and doesn't remember a time when she wasn't singing, dancing and acting. She began her professional singing and acting career at the age of six years old and has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She plays the piano and is a v

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Virginia
Sharon is an incredible piano teacher. She is enthusiastic, joyful, funny, supportive and has an immense depth of knowledge when it comes to the piano. You can tell she loves what she does which means every lesson is a pleasure. I couldn't have picked a better teacher. I would and I do recommend her to anyone interested in learning to play the Piano
Mariana F.
Sharon is friendly, supportive and super encouraging. She moves at the student’s pace, and keeps a good handle on the progression of the lesson, so that you get a good chunk of instruction/learning while not being overwhelmed. I’m a newbie at music instruction, and Sharon was wonderful in every aspect for someone starting like me. I’m sure she’d be just as fabulous for a more experienced piano player.
Deborah Danielsen
Fantastic first lesson. Sharon is great to work with. She explains the process and then we get right into the music and vocals. She's very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.

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"Andrew is an awesome teacher! He wants you to grow, his lessons and activities are always fun, and interesting . He's easy to get a hold of if you ever have any questions. I'm grateful to have the opportunity to work with him."
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"David is a very passionate, professional, intelligent and talented teacher. I initially chose him for his experience and five minutes into our first lesson I knew I had made the right choice. I honestly cant wait till our next session. Not before I finish my homework though!"
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Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"The best instructor ever. She helps on how to be a better actor And is Really Really good at it. U should really Book a class with her."
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Took Acting lessons from Dakota W.
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"Patient and knowledgeable. Great teacher!"
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Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"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!"
Aubrey
Took Acting lessons from Joseph M.
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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!"
Bridgette
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I love these lessons! I look forward to them every week. Jeremy is a cool down to earth guy and is easy to talk to which really helps if you're new to this kind of thing. He gives good feedback that really makes you see things from the outside in."
Timothy
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"I met Love in class and from the beginning her talent was outstanding, she would be my favorite person in class to rehearse and run lines with. Coaching with her for my auditions and have her been my reader def made my tape so much more rich, with arch’s, clear character thoughts and strong POV . Thank you Love! You’re amazing!"
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