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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
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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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Meg S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Nominee: SAG Awards from Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Meg S.

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Confidence in acting is all about finding your own process, discovering the best things that work for YOU. Whether you have an audition you're working towards, a job you're preparing for, or you want to flex your acting muscle through new material, let's hash it out!

When I was cast as a supporting lead in an HBO show years ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I came from a theatre background and had never been on a set before - I learned by watching and asking the actors around me who had been doing it for years. Now, after nearly a decade in this business, I've found some things that help me that can hopefully help you. This should be fun! Feel free to check out my IMDB page for a more detailed overview.

About Meg

I graduated from Northwestern University where I studied Acting and Music Theatre. I have spent nearly a decade working in theatre, TV, film, and commercials. Credits include: HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Peacock's Mr. Mercedes, NBC's Mysteries of Laura, ABC's Nashville, and FX's American Horror Story.

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Brianna
Meg so great! She has real experience in tv and knows what it is actually like in LA.
Gabe
Meg is really smart at this stuff. She helped me tape an audition and I was very proud of the final outcome. She is so good at rooting you in the circumstances of the story, and enriches your performance with basic questions such as "What just happened right before this?", "Is it cold outside?" Sounds simple but makes all the difference, especially to those of us who have done this acting thing for a while. A seasoned actor herself, she has the natural eye of a director. Coach with Meg!!
Sarah
I was prepping an audition with Meg - she really gets what a scene needs and knows how to help you tap into that within yourself. I kept reading the scene one way and she helped me see how the scene functioned as a part of the episode (it was for a guest star) and required a slight emotional tweak ... her work with me landed me a callback. I am so grateful for her insight and for making every minute fun.
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Kristin H.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Kristin H.

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Learn how to audition, market yourself, character analysis, as well as monologue prep, choice, and editing for film and television.

About Kristin

I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inter

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Joseph
So far I've had one lesson with Kristin and it was magnificent. Very thorough and helpful. I very much look forward to the next class
Joseph
So far I've had one lesson with Kristin and it was magnificent. Very thorough and helpful. I very much look forward to the next class
Jason S.
Very helpful, and beyond detail focused to get the most success out of someone.
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Marquis E.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Performing Arts from American Academy of Dramatic Arts
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Marquis E.

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With nearly 20 years of experience in the industry, I will teach you everything you need to know on how to become a competitive and successful working actor. Each lesson is tailored to your specific goal. We will go over character development, scene breakdown, vocal technique, audition prep, creating reels and self tapes etc. Acting is about having fun and putting your whole heart into the work, which is what we will do.

About Marquis

Acting has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I started out like everyone else, participating in school plays. I then branched out to community theater. Performing had always been my escape. A chance to live another life even if only for a brief moment. My childhood and teen years consisted o

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Zach
I wanted to get into film acting after doing a lot of theater. I’m learning so much about how different the two are from each other. Definitely will continue lessons
Laurissa
I’m new to acting and was looking for a teacher to help me get started. Marquis is so friendly and fun to work with. He has a lot of information about techniques, acting exercises, websites for scripts and monologues etc. I’ve learned so much and feel like I’ve come so far within the few weeks that I’ve worked with Marquis. He is so patient and thorough with me. I am absolutely going to continue lessons with him. If you’re looking to get into acting or even just get better, I would 100% recommend Marquis! Thank you so much for building my confidence!!
Garrett
Great instructor. Very passionate about acting and it shows. We did a lot of scene work to help me really connect with the scene. Definitely recommend if you’re looking for a fun and knowledgeable coach.
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Jordan W.

83 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jordan W.

83 Reviews
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Gain confidence as you refine your acting presence for film. Learn to analyze your audience, find your voice and project, develop your character, memorize and retain lines, understand beats and rhythm, incorporate body movement, and more.

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educa

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Jordan is very kind, and gives wonderful advice.
Pedro
Always wanted to learn how to dance tap. Found Jordan and it has been fun learning via online! Great lessons all around, can't wait to continue my lessons with her.
Marwan
She is so easy to work with
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Aubrey W.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Aubrey W.

18 Reviews
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If you do the work, you will see results! Together we will study the art of acting for Film and I will give you the tools to create believable onscreen performances that will take your acting to the next level. Through script analysis, character work, observational exercises, scene study, physicality lessons, and more, you will find your confidence in front of a camera like you have never known before! So let's start acting together today!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Izzy
Aubrey is an amazing teacher, I highly recommend her! She makes you feel comfortable and is very patient. Shes also been very helpful on giving tips to help improve your singing voice
Zak C.
Aubrey is an exceptional teacher who goes above and beyond to bring out the best in your voice.

She also is great at getting you focused not only on how you sound but also on how you move and portray yourself on stage. I have taken lessons with several other teachers on Takelessons, and Aubrey has been the best with helping me perform overall, not just hit the notes.

She's also very flexible with scheduling and was always able to accommodate my busy schedule.
Berne
Great lessons, very helpful!

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"Helps a lot. Takes time with his students and can find where they need improvement."
Tate
Took Film Acting lessons from Gabriel
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"David is amazing. His method is very effective and I really enjoyed the classes."
Dimitra
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
Keith
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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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."
Aiden
Took Film Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"He knows his stuff and is very encouraging!"
Jokasta
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Amazing! Best coach I have ever had. Maria has coached me for 8 films and has truly made me a better actor. If you want to nail auditions and be ready for filming get her on retainer."
Anna C.
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jordan Wentz, not only did she help resurrect my acting dreams from the grave, but she as well, with the proper tools given, helped me get all that much closer to the stage, and for that I am forever thankful."
Natalie
Took Film Acting lessons from Jordan W.
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"David is amazing! He makes his classes so fun. My daughter looks forward to his classes every week and has already grown so much in her acting. I highly recommend David to anyone wanting to learn how to do film acting."
Jaylin
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Jennifer is amazing. The best Instructer ever. She has taught me so much and I can see myself being more comfortable when I am acting."
Yarlin
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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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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