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Robert E.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • BA in Philosophy from Hampshire College
  • Teaching since 1982
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Robert E.

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I give acting lessons and coaching in all aspects of acting, based in the celebrated Meisner Technique, which I've taught for over 30 years. I teach a full technique program for those who want to study the whole system which includes, improvisation, scene work and character work, cold readings, monologue development and much much more. For those who already have experience or are professional actors I offer high-level coaching, taking your auditions to the next level, and working with you on your current scripts and projects to magnify your focus, intentions and behaviors so that you can sharpen your performances to the highest degree. I am experienced in theater, film, tv and commercial work, and have tailored techniques for all of these areas. I've refined cold reading technique so that you can quickly break down a script into essentials and win roles, or even go in completely cold and work super-effectively directly off the script. Super-sharp script breakdowns for film roles,

About Robert

I have taught acting for over 30 years based in the Meisner Technique, and I write and direct my own plays and films. I have years of experience as an actor, jazz saxophone player, singer and poet, as well as a philosophy degree, which I bring to my understanding of acting. I use this rich backgrou

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Isabella D.
Very knowledgeable & kind. Set good groundwork for my daughter. She really enjoyed it and talked about it all through dinner.
KiKi
Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!
Michael
Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!
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Alexandra W.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Russian, French
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Alexandra W.

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I've been teaching acting for 5 years and my students have gone on to gain acceptance into Harvard University, Yale University and NYU. I specialize in audition technique, cold reading technique, Shakespeare performance, scene study, voice, speech, physical acting, and character creation. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels! I can't wait to meet you!

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Pari

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Bianca
Excellent, very helpful and fun!
Cami
Wonderful tutorial- answered all my questions, went at a great pace, and was very personable and made it easy. I recommend!
Tim B.
Alexandra is soooo knowledgeable and can also explain things so a total beginner like me can understand. I highly recommend her!
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Kathryn K.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award Kathryn K from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Kathryn K.

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Working with actors for film and television is my specialty. I coach for auditions, self tapes and for productions in development and on sets making sure they are prepared and doing their best work.
If you’ve never been on set we will work to make sure you achieve the ability to understand what is needed to work as an actor in this medium. I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting. I teach from a method base and will work on monologues and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to understand how we go about doing this thing called acting. One thing you must know about me, I am really nice. I won't crush your dreams. I will, however, make sure you attain them. I can come to you or you can meet me where I teach. I have been teaching virtually for 10 years. If you want to act, we can make it happen.

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am a teaching artist and offer committed actors and music performers private sessions to strengthen and ignite work, specialize in acting for film, television and theatre in the method technique. I am a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. We address technique for film, stage, self tape and

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Deborah D.
Kathryn has helped me build my skills and confidence in presenting and recording myself on video for corporate and sales facing content. No detail too small or not discussed... in a good way... from lighting, to microphone placement, to clothing, to make-up, to how to mentally prepare before hand, to the content and the delivery. This is the beginning of what I hope to be a long term journey to continuously hone my skills. She is down to earth, real, genuine, kind and funny. Money very well invested.
Jamie M.
Loved working with Kathryn this first lesson. She gave me some tools that I can use right away. She is delightful and fun to work with!
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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MFA Acting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniil K.

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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor.
Sophia
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.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.
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Julia S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Theater, Acting from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julia S.

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I coach students on their monologues so they can improve their auditions and self-tapes. I help them with monologue selection if needed, monologue breakdown, character breakdown, performance techniques, exercises, and much more. My students leave with not only an incredible monologue for auditions, but also a more in-depth understanding of acting and character work.

The theater techniques I use to teach acting and coach monologues include: Stanislavski, Meisner, Uta Hagen, and Michael Chekhov. I promote a positive and safe environment for actors to explore their character and creativity.

About Julia

Welcome! My name is Julia, and I'm an actor, director, and teaching artist from Philadelphia, PA. I hold a degree in theatre and acting from Temple University, where I was trained by professional actors in the industry such as Amina Robinson (Precious, 2009) and Cheryl Williams (Silver Linings Pl

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Carley
I’ve only have had one lesson so far, but I loved it!
Sangee V.
Julia has been teaching me for quite a while now and she has been the greatest teacher I have had. She has taught me so much in such a little amount of time. She makes me feel comfortable while acting, which I find is an amazing quality for a teacher. She also acknowledges how I feel on certain scenes and takes. She is definitely a great teacher.
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Christian C.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $16
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christian C.

31 Reviews
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For theater students or new acting students that are looking to build experience and confidence in front of the camera. Take on acting scenes from film and break them down so that you can ultimately live realistically in the given circumstances. If you are preparing for an upcoming audition, please bring that in and let's solidify the scene and let's work on getting you that job!

About Christian

I am currently working on my Theatre Education Degree (K-12) from Illinois State University. I have successfully attained 3 comprehensive background checks for my teaching observation hours and soon will be student teaching in the Spring of 2022. I was a working actor in Chicago from 2003-2019 and h

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Michele
Christian is absolutely phenomenal. I am making great progress and leaning so much with his guidance.
Michele
Continues to be amazing at every lesson!
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"For my first lesson we touched base on the foundations that I knew and gave me great insight."
Mika
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"My son was interested in acting and wanted to start auditioning for local plays. David helped him prepare to audition, and when he got one of the leads(!), David helped him get ready for the role. He has been very patient with our technology troubles and is a great teacher. The online format has actually worked very well. We highly recommend!"
Natasha
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Vanessa is amazing. She is working with my 13-year old son and has him inspired and confident with huge improvements to his acting and singing ability. She has worked around our crazy schedule and seems to truly care about my son's success. We would definitely recommend her to anyone, were very lucky to find her on this site and have no hesitation in continuing lessons with her."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
Sarah
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"Great with kids! Our 7 year old loves him."
Brody
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"First class was excellent. Very down to earth and personable. Can’t wait to do more!"
Dylan
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I learend a lot of lessons during the one hour I spent with James. He is very positive and very wise. He knows the ins and outs of Hollywood and told he told me his experiences of being in Hollywood and meeting famous actors, such as Bruce Willis. Overall, the experience is incredible, and I had fun learning from James."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"She took her time teaching me. she is very knowledgeable in techniques!"
Stephan
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"I've learned so much from Gabriel. As we approach ten lessons together, I have learned many tools and techniques from him that have made me more confident in analyzing comedic and dramatic scripts to present them in realistic and in-depth ways!"
Mikayla
Took Film Acting lessons from Gabriel
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"David Tom is a terrific instructor. He helps you understand what your doing and how you do it. He's patient and down-to-earth. He makes acting fun and enjoyable."
Joseph
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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