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Sara J.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in Theatre from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 2013
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Sara J.

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Are you interested in auditioning for plays? Are you a singer who wants to improve your characterization during songs? Or, maybe you just want to try some acting lessons for fun or to build confidence? Let's work together! We will choose monologues, work on speech patterns, and learn how to create a character. We can also prep for auditions, learn improv, or prepare for public speaking opportunities!

About Sara

Hello, and welcome to my profile! My name is Sara, and I am a certified yoga instructor and vocalist located in the Charlotte Metro area. I have formal training in classical, jazz, blues, and musical theatre singing. I also enjoy acting and writing, and I offer lessons in those subjects as well.

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I love taking writing lesson with Sara as she does give me great ideas for how to start writing a historical essay
James S.
Really terrific. Sara is patient and makes the lessons fun and engaging. . She is a very talented teacher.
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John G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA Drama from The Actors Studio Drama Program at The New School
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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Victoria S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Professional Training Program from Dell'arte International School of Physical Theatre
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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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Ashley C.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Masters of Fine Arts - Acting from New York University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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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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Fendi I.

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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Engineering School from Ourside of the US
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Fendi I.

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Acting is a skill , however to find out if you have it or not, you will need to use acting techniques and identify the technique suitable for you!

About Fendi

I am looking forward to teaching. I am very passionate about teaching and my experience would allow me to utilize different teaching techniques.

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Ryan P.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • 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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"Dan was respectful while consistently pushing us to challenge ourselves and find more in each moment. He was very open to ideas and was a team player. Overall, i’d Definitely recommend him to anyone."
Alyssa
Took Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson"
Eden
Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"It's an amazing feeling when you find someone who is a master at the craft and can teach it too!

Shauna's previous extensive theatre training and instruction is UNDENIABLE. Because of this, she brings much more to the table than the average acting coach.

She made me realize there's SO much more than just breaking down a scene and creating a character. She made me think about where the character is going physically as well as emotionally, and why. I continue to grow and improve with each lesson with her. I'm so lucky to have found Shauna, and strongly recommend her to all actors."
River
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Jason was a great instructor. It was my 12 year old daughter's first exploration into acting. Jason was clear and concise with instruction and spent quite a bit of time outside the 1 hour home instruction class to find suitable monologues. If acting is something my daughter wants to explore further, we will definitely be going back to Jason."
Melissa
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Darius is a great teacher. Not only does he care about his students, but his attention to every detail is spot on. A true theatre artist in every respect of the term, Darius is just as talented as a performer and playwright. Take class from him before he becomes the next Lee Strasberg and the waiting list is eons long"
April
Took Acting lessons from Darius J.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my class with J. I didn’t know what to expect and was a little apprehensive at first but by the time I finished the session I was at ease. He broke things down to where I could understand being a novice, and made me feel like I belonged! I highly recommend J to anyone who wants to really learn about the true art of Acting!!"
Tim Jones
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"Andrew makes learning so much fun...."
Claude
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"I am glad I found Gabriel. I feel like every session I learn something new and I am learning techniques that will be helpful in everything I do. Gabriel is a patient and kind teacher and makes sure I am learning before moving on to the next lesson."
Terry
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel
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"I've tried a couple of acting experience & Mia was very amazing. I cant wait for my next lesson."
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Took Acting lessons from Mia R.
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"Very Passionate about his work!"
Kareem
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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