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Stephanie B.

270 Reviews
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Starting at $57
  • Speaks ASL, Spanish, Italian, Romanian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Stephanie B.

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Have been training actors in NYC for 15 years and many have gone on to films, TV, getting agents, winning awards. Have been a director and casting director in both NY and LA and know what auditions entail and what they want to see in order to cast you!

About Stephanie

Although splitting my time between NY and Virginia, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. My accent student will sound cleaner. I have taught Emmy winners, Drama Desk winners and worked with Golden Globe and Tony nominees! You can check out my content on Takelessons too in their

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Wow! Amazing instructor! Gave me great advice that instantly improved the way I did my current scripts. Also, gave me a lot of industry advice on how to make a good demo reel.
Kayla D.
I've been with Stephanie for a few months now and she has helped me so much! I remember being so nervous before our first class, but she is very patient and one of the least intimidating people I've ever met. You'll learn from the very best if you take lessons from her, and she'll get you on the right track to start landing auditions!
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Julia O.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Drama from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Presidential Scholar in The Arts from Presidential Scholar in The Arts Program
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Julia O.

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I empower my students by giving them the tools to be able to do their best work and also have a great time. Having studied at The Juilliard School and The Maggie Flanagan Studio, I have created a fun yet rigorous way to prepare for auditions that are professional or for performing arts schools.

About Julia

Hi! My name is Julia and I am a teacher and coach who graduated from The Juilliard School as well as The Maggie Flanagan Studio. I have taught at Rutgers University, The University of Hawaii as well as coached students in NYC and all around the country via online. I have been teaching since 2003 and

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Vengan *.
Awesome so far! Really helpful
Amy
Julia is WONDERFUL coach. She helped me find fantastic monologues that were perfect for me. She guided me in a way that really showcased and reached the depths of my talents!! It made me stand out. She is very inspiring.
Linda
Julia is great! She is very sweet, nice and is a wonderful coach. Highly recommend!
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Emma P.

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  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 70
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Emma P.

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Looking to strengthen your skills for live theatre? Whether you're an experienced actor or just beginning to dip your toes in, together we will build up your repertoire and dive into a wide array of characters! I'll be using a variety of acting, movement, and vocal techniques to get you out of your head and into your body. We'll tackle classical and contemporary plays, working on analysis and learning how to break down any text.

Looking for audition prep? I'm happy to assist with specific material for upcoming auditions. Together we'll work through the text and find the moments that really make you shine!

About Emma

Hi! I'm an actor and physical theatre artist. In addition to receiving my bachelor's from Fordham University's Theatre program, I also completed the One Year Physical Theatre program at Accademia dell'Arte in Tuscany. My passion for both theatre, dance and ensemble performance has led me to pursue

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David G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Music Merit Scholarship from Redlands High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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Shirley N.

19 Reviews
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  • MFA, Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shirley N.

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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in gradua

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Christina
So far I've had 2 lessons with Shirley and absolutely loved them. Due to family medical emergencies I had to take a 3 year hiatus from film and theater. Shirley has been very knowledgeable and energetic, and all around an incredible teacher. I am so excited to purchase more lessons.
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Molly J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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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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"Fantastic teacher who really connects with and validates students."
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"I had my first lesson with david last night. I am just starting out but david had made me feel like it's possible to finally work torwards living out a dream of mine. He is very funny, personable and I didnt ever feel uncomfortable with him. Hes a chill guy who genuinely cares to help. He even gave our session extra time which is very much appreciated. I look forward to my future lessons with him"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very nice and friendly first impression"
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Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Dax was an amazing instructor. I've trained for a couple of years and I have already learned so much with the first session. I look forward to our next session."
James
Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"Shirley was an exceptional instructor that gave in-depth feedback and coaching to help elevate my performance as an actor. She worked tirelessly to help elevate my performance as well as other cast mates. I look forward to working with her again."
Patrick
Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"Shauna is wonderful and I can't say enough good things about her. She is the kind of teacher that is encouraging and patient. Who takes the time to help you discover your weaknesses so you can build and strengthen them. I can feel the difference her teaching has made for me each time I perform. I've learned being an actor isn't about being pretty or safe. It's about being open and free to let the material take you to places you could only imagine. Shauna teaches you to unlock those parts of yourself and explore the possibilities."
Jamie
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"My husband signed me up for these acting with the intent of improving my public speaking. I had no idea what to expect.
I must admit, I’m enjoying the classes while learning new basic tools or technics for which I’m able to apply in different project. Jason is a good teacher; he’s patient, respectful, and knowledgeable. I appreciate the trainning and feel them a good investment. Thank you."
Emma
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"David is generous and knowledgeable teacher."
Rebecca
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Loved my first lesson. So excited to get started again after 40 years."
Sandy
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel
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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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