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Robert E.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Philosophy from Hampshire College
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Robert E.

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I have taught and directed for 30 years in NY and DC. From lesson 1, students engage with a dynamic approach to acting through Meisner-based improv. During the 1st 12 weeks, we go from basic truthful acting to dynamic scene work, followed by 12 weeks of in-depth scene study, then extensive character training and in-depth film and audition technique. My students are successful in film, theater, commercials and TV in DC, NY and LA.

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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Isaac W.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Jennifer W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music from Azusa Pacific University
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Jennifer W.

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I have experience on 6 Broadway National Tours, and a plethora of regional experience in LA! Please check out my website for a full bio and resume!

About Jennifer

Hi folks! I've been teaching for the last decade and love working with all skills and all ages. I am encouraging, supportive, disciplined, and helpful. I have a Masters in Music Education, and a tremendous amount of regional performance experience, including the last four years during which I par

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Amanda K.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • BA in Musical Theater from Huntingdon College
  • Awarded Best Actress in a Musical Nominee from The Metro Atlanta Theater Awards
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Amanda K.

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Acting Technique, Comedic and Dramatic Monologue Studies.

About Amanda

Ages taught: Male: 5 to 15; Female: 5 to 15 I have been a professional performance coach for the last 15 years. I have trained students ages 3-16 to find their true vocal, acting, and musical potential. I provide a very personalized lesson plan for each student, with appropriate warm-ups, expert

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After one lesson, we've experienced Amanda to be professional, passionate, confident, flexible, and consultative. We even committed to 20 sessions and look forward to the future!
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Zach B.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner, Grand Jury Prize — Director/Writer from SENE Film Festival
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Zach B.

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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past several months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, roles on two Netflix drama series, and a major guest star on an Amazon original

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Clarynda B.
I just finished my first session with Mr. Zach and it went great ✨
He was very professional, informative and implemented directions well

I'm excited to start my acting journey with him as my coach
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Stephanie B.

270 Reviews
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Starting at $57
  • Speaks ASL, Spanish, Italian, Romanian
  • Teaching since 2000
  • BFA- Theater, Minor in world dialects from California Institute of the Arts
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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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Kristina
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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"I took Ryan's TA 141-143 acting series at CSULA last year and I gotta say, not only did I have fun, but I loved the challenge and I learned a lot! Ryan wants you to succeed and he'll gladly help you grow as an actor. You won't regret taking him for acting!"
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"Very Passionate about his work!"
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"My 9 year old is beginning his acting training and is working well with Robert. Robert had been helpful with guiding us on what is needed to prepare him for auditions and improve his abilities. We are very pleased so far!"
James
Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"Alex was my Movement and Voice/Speech instructor in my graduate programme. I had done my undergrad in acting overseas and then moved to LA to complete my MFA in Acting. In my undergrad programme, I absolutely detested every Tuesday and Friday when we had Movement and Voice...but all that changed when Alex became my teacher for these subjects. Suddenly these were my favourite subjects. She made me actually look forward to going to class at 9am. I looked forward to what I was going to learn next from her.

She was so attentive to ALL her students, no matter your level. She always found time to work with you in whatever you were struggling with. She really truly cared about us. It was unlike anything I'd experienced with any other teacher I'd have ever. At one point, I was victim to some intimidation from another student in my class. Alex was the first person I confided in and she guided me through what I should do and how I should handle it, she was completely there for me, even allowing me to call her past 10pm to calm me down after one particularly bad encounter with said student.

Her lessons are prepared, structured and completely engaging. Somehow she is able to detect exactly what you personally need to work on and makes sure you are offered the most appropriate advice that best suits your personal needs. I can't even quite express how much I have learnt from her in the short four months that she was my teacher. She has exposed me to so many different techniques and exercises which, through her guidance, afforded me the opportunity to choose what worked for me.

If there is one thing that you cannot deny about Alex, she genuinely cares about her students, sometime to the detriment of her own life. She is an extraordinary teacher and an even more exceptional woman.

As cliche as this is, she inspires me to not only be a better actor, but to just be a better person."
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Christian is absolutely phenomenal. I am making great progress and leaning so much with his guidance."
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Jeremy helped my child prepare for an audition. She walked in feeling prepared and relaxed. We couldn't ask for more."
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Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson."
Eric
Took Acting lessons from Zachary J.
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"Awesome day 1!! Very excited for the future"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I really enjoyed the acting class I took with Daniil. He's a pretty laid back guy, but he can find what you need to work on to help you improve the most and then give you tools to work on it."
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Took Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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"He's very intuitive. He is good at explaining and teaching in such a detailed, fun way. I learned alot from him and would recommend him to anyone who is looking for an instructor who can teach you the best information and techniques"
Elaine S.
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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