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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jimi Z.

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

About Jimi

*****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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David G.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Music Merit Scholarship from Redlands High School
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David G.

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I believe that music can truly heal the soul. Growing up I come from a family that loves music, and I embraced it cherish it as a pure element. A Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.), I have a background in teaching and coaching sports, as well as giving music lessons. I am fingerprinted backgrounded checked to educate pre-school age and K-12 children and have a long history doing so. I have worked professionally with children in every age group including age 2, and adults of elderly age. I also have worked with those with ADHD, post-stroke, type 1 diabetes, etc.; I am very comfortable and sympathetic to adjustments whenever necessary. I'm a yoga instructor, and have a very easy-going vibe, though I am surprisingly organized and believe in always finding creative techniques to surpass our goals sooner than thought possible. I know whatever your goals are we can work to get you there, and I will always be here for support during and after private lessons with me.

About David

Hello, I'm Dr. David G. Ph.D. In medical school, I studied western medicine while combining my love for holistic healing through eastern studies. I'm a loving and caring ERYT 500 Yoga Instructor, Yoga Teacher Trainer, Massage Spa Owner and Licensed Therapist trained by NSEW and instructing at Tranqu

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Ken C.
Great first lesson, Davis is very knowledgeable and was able to answer all my questions.
Toni
David was AMAZING! And our team thoroughly enjoyed the session. I understand that I was charged incorrectly so he was not paid right for this service. I hope that you do take care of him since I did ask to verify if the price was correct when I initially requested the service.
Thanks!
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Dakota W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 7 to 72
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Dakota W.

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I trained at the same school as Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ray Fischer (Justice League), Tyne Daly (look her up, you won't be sorry) and Jason Derulo. I am well versed in dialects, American Standard, stage combat (armed and unarmed), film acting, acting for stage, classical, acting and more! Even if you just want to work on a monologue. Im happy to help! I've been a working actor both on stage and screen for almost three years now, but let's be real. We all need a side hustle. I can even help you with learning how to self-produce/promote on a budget.

About Dakota

Hello! I am a classically trained, working actor with years of real world experience. If you are seeking lessons for a child, you should know that I worked in childcare for over a decade, am an expert in child development, and have a child of my own! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns

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Olivia
great lesson!
toni
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.
june zaporojan
iv only had one lesson with her so far. but shes really nice.
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Kelsey J.

124 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Theatre from Missouri Southern State University
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Kelsey J.

124 Reviews
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These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and a understanding on theatre. Students will learn the fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We work on sense journal, variety of monologues, scene work, character development, advance acting terms and skills, and so much more!

About Kelsey

I love acting so much and I LOVE sharing with all my students everything that I know! I graduated from Missouri Southern State University and received my Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Then received my Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Lindenwood University. I have always been a

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Mylee
My daughter LOVED her lesson with Kelsey. Said she was so nice and helped her with alot of her questions and concerns. She said she learned so much in her 45 min class and can't wait until the next one!
Adrianna F.
Thanks Kelsey! Awesome Instructor
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Nancy R.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded First Place, Serge Koussevitsky Prize from The Koussevitsky Foundation
  • Masters in Music Performance from Manhattan School of Music
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Nancy R.

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I have extensive experience as a stage actor and teach actors of all ages. I use a natural, holistic approach and am proud to say that my students are almost always the best actors in their performances!

About Nancy

I believe in the extraordinary power of music to communicate, to inspire and, often, to heal. That belief underlies all my work. I teach a classical technique that allows for natural, easy and flowing vocal production founded on relaxed, energized breath that allows your voice to soar naturally and

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Hope L.
Nancy is kind and caring. She really takes the time to get to know you and your voice in order to craft a method that works best for you. I started out with no real experience and a bunch of bad habits, and she has been able to effortlessly work with that. I look forward to my lesson with her every week. I knew the moment I saw her profile that she stood out from the rest. Don't hesitate to give her a try!
Neena
She is honest and super helpful
Kimberly
Nancy is the best instructor i could have hoped for! I was very shy and insecure about my voice. She knew exactly how to work with me to sing confidently.
After a month of working with Nancy, i realized that with practice, i too can become a good singer. My goal is to have a mini concert for friends this summer. I’m confident that my lessons with Nancy will get me there
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Isaac W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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Acting is a natural form of exploration we see in children around the world. Imagination, pretending, imitation, mimicry, and character-play extending into the real world can create safety for expression and experimentation.

My playful approach to acting is based on 30 years of experience, a degree from Seattle’s premier BFA program, and five years’ studying playful human interaction with their environment. Applying it to scripts and performance is my particular delight.

Together we work to embody characters, enjoy making messes, and elevate human expression to its most entertaining form. We’ll borrow from improvisation and a variety of artistic disciplines. We’ll create something memorable, profound, and delightful together.

All ages and experience levels.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Ansley
Isaac helped to distinguish the difference between creating art and copying which tapped a different side of drawing for me. Had a good session on training on seeing the tones of shades.
Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.

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"Ms. Desiree is a very nice teacher. My daughter likes her very much! Thanks a lot !"
Ranny
Took Acting lessons from Desiree S.
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"Addison is a great coach. My son enjoyed working with him during his time as a child actor. Addison has lots of experience and has a solid understanding of how things work in this business which is essential to go along with teaching/coaching."
Deanna Lueckenotte
Took Acting lessons from Addison W.
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"Shauna is an amazing, transformational teacher. She has knowledge of a range of performance genres, styles and techniques, and is an extremely supportive teacher. I have been learning from Shauna for several years now and plan to continue learning from her--I would highly recommend!"
Jordana
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson"
Eden
Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"Marquis was great in giving me the confidence I needed. He's really passionate and the best teacher I ever had."
Stephan
Took Acting lessons from Marquis E.
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"My daughter had a wonderful experience working with Liza. At 10 years old, with no prior acting experience, Liza helped her prepare for a monologue for a school audition. She was patient and fun and exposed her to a variety of great monologue options. Liza has a really sweet way of making kids feel special and proud and I would highly recommend her as an acting/singing coach!"
Emily
Took Acting lessons from Liza M.
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"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."
Sophia
Took Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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"Shauna Kanter is a master acting teacher for the beginner, intermediate, or seasoned pro. You have to put in the work, but she will guide you to discover the tools you have to be a truthful actor. She is intuitive, liberating, honest, tough, and compassionate. I wholeheartedly recommend Shauna to anyone looking grow as an actor."
Megan
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Elise is an encouraging, enthusiastic and real person with a massive heart for the people she teach. Every time I have been around her I have walked away more empowered and inspired to keep moving forward. I can highly recommend her."
Jeanette Wilks
Took Acting lessons from Elise H.
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"I have worked with Erin on several occasions, because she is so wonderful at her job! She has helped me to prepare for numerous auditions, many of which have gone very well as a result. She is an incredible actor herself, and she uses her talent and expertise to help me be the best actor I can be. Finding my super objective in a monologue or scene, the different tactics, focus, awareness, groundedness... these are all things she has helped me to do to strengthen my own work. She is down to earth and open, which makes working with her really easy and comfortable. Performing my work in front of somebody else can be very difficult, because I often question what the viewer will think of me. Not only does Erin help me fight that fear, she helps me find the gratitude and joy in getting to perform. I highly recommend Erin as an acting coach! She’s fantastic!"
Laura
Took Acting lessons from Erin C.
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