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Ashley C.

19 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

In addition to holding an MFA in Acting from New York University, I have been fortunate to work in theater (Broadway, Off- Broadway), television (Heroes, Everybody Loves Raymond, Supernatural, Grey's Anatomy, Secret Circle, Law and Order, among others), and in film, including Steven Spielberg's Mino

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I've been fortunate enough to have been taught by Ashley, coached by Ashley, directed by Ashley and have also been lucky enough to work along side her.
Ashley is one of the most experienced, insightful, and perceptive coaches I've ever worked with, and she then wraps that all up in her signature compassion and generosity. She gives you the tools to get the job done, but she also gives you the confidence to believe that you CAN get the job done! I can't speak highly enough of Ashley!!
Hannah
Ashley’s coaching is truly special. She is compassionate, honest and encourages students to make daring discoveries.

From audition prep to personal exploration, the tools Ashley has provided me with have helped me grow as an artist and an individual.
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Carolyn M.

55 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Carolyn M.

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Carolyn is a true triple threat teacher. She began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. She is currently in the hit Off-Broadway shows “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” and “My Big Gay Italian Funeral”. In her spare time, Carolyn has always loved working with people who have a passion for the arts. Whether it’s in a classroom, at a dance studio, or sitting at the piano, Carolyn has worn the many hats of acting coach, voice teacher, dance instructor, music theory tutor, piano teacher, and college audition coach to name a few. Her masterclasses have been given throughout Long Island and New York City, with students ranging in age from 5-55! Winning first place in national dance competitions, receiving perfect scores ...

About Carolyn

Ages taught: 8 and up Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of

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Brad Wise
My lesson with Carolyn was excellent. Great tips that immediately made an impact. Facetime worked great and she made it FUN!
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Rowan
Carolyn is so awesome! I approached lessons as a complete beginner and I'm now starting to find my footing more and more with each lesson. I feel like everything I learn is immediately applicable, too. Carolyn is great about breaking down what works for my voice and helping me find the strength (and courage!) to wield it. I couldn't be happier!
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Aubrey W.

32 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Aubrey W.

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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

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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Mert
I'm feeling very lucky that I found you! Thank you for getting me ready for my song in a very short time. Can't wait to work with you on a regular basis to train my vocals!
Maddison
Aubrey is an absolute star! Extremely helpful and wants you to succeed. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Matthew
Aubrey is very patient and encouraging. My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Aubrey. I definitely recommend.
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Rachel M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
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Rachel M.

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Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, and Meisner Acting Technique for Theatre is taught in private and group classes. All students are exposed to each technique and Rachel sees which technique each student responds to the most. Once the student and Rachel are able to identify the technique, Rachel continues to use the terminology of that technique for the remainder of the time the student is in lessons. Students eventually are able to play roles truthfully and realistically, even if the roles are opposite of the student's own personality.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Islam A.
I learned a lot from it, it was a great experience
Beth
Rachel is a truly caring person and a dedicated knowledgeable teacher. I am 77 and chronically ill, and she's trying to work with me to see if we can't help me sing despite my disabilities. I appreciate her.
Christopher B.
Wonderful. I was rather nervous about my first lesson and she worked with me through it. Good guidance, good feedback. I'm looking forward to more lessons.
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Ginni A.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, German
  • Bachelor of Arts Art & Design, minor in Psychology, music classes from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ginni A.

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I've been teaching drama and singing for 27 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of music, theater, sing and act professionally and and become music and theater teachers! Within the first few lessons, you'll start singing/speaking with more confidence and as time goes by, you'll be performing like a pro! I specialize in Broadway, classical, pop and jazz, can play your songs for you and have the following tools available for your lessons: YouTube, piano and an extensive music book library. I love working with students of all experience levels!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for

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Yvonne
I am mature and was super nervous to take lessons again. Ginny put me at ease and easily met me at my level. Thank you!!!
Sonia
Ms. Ginni has beautiful energy and inspires a love for reading with my daughter. She's been great!
Vishnu
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Sandra H.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $31
  • Speaks German, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Mario Lanza Award from Mario Lanza Foundation
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Sandra H.

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Acting lessons consist of working with a monologue or soliloquy. Students learn valuable skills such as characterization, relationships, motivation, and much more. Source materials include Uta Hagens's "Respect For Acting," and Michael Shurtleff's "Audition."

About Sandra

Sandra began her training at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. She is a two time recipient of the Mario Lanza Award, and holds a B.M. degree in opera from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts. She studied acting at both the Wilma and Walnut Theaters in Philadelphia. In New York,

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Juliet T.
Sandra is an extraordinary coach and instructor. She is helping me prepare for an important new career role and has given me so many new tools, skills and insights. I am very grateful for her expertise and help, and she's also an inspiring and encouraging teacher! Thank you Sandra!
Devan
Absolutely wonderful! I have been taking lessons from Sandra for over a year now and always look forward to it. She is very knowledgeable and sets up a comfortable atmosphere. I have learned so much and couldn't thank her enough.
Rivkah
I've been seeing Sandra for 7 years and I consistently look forward to my lesson every week. I have seen myself improve tremendously in my singing, acting, and sight-reading. Sandra provides an atmosphere of serious learning in which I have been taught how to control by voice, but she is also very personable and always up for a fun chat. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!

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Average Cost of Online Theater Acting Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute online theater acting lessons is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $150 per hour.
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"Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again."
Kelly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Ginni A.
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"Our daughter is very excited every week!"
Samantha
Took Theater Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Thorough, fun and knowledgable!"
Christy
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rosita R.
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"My daughter is 14 years old and we needed some help with an acting role for her school musical. Sandra was wonderful, in a brief time she was able to help her understand that it is important to own the role. I feel as though my daughter came a long way. My daughter did get the role that she auditioned for in her High School play and she is only a freshman. Thanks very much Sandra!"
Sarah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Sandra H.
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"I have been in several productions with Rebecca and each time she has stretched me as an actor and performer. Rebecca really pulls you into part of the production by being open to your ideas about the character and challenges you to really owen your craft on the stage and your professionalism behind and off the stage. She truly is a developer and loves to see individuals grow. I cannot recommend her enough."
Dennis
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"First off all I have to say is the when I started the lessons I though that I wouldn't like it but Mrs. KeLee I knew instantly that I would like it just because of her. As the months go by she helped me with a lot. Like my stage fright, and speaking out. And just for what she has done for me I'm am totally grateful to her for believing in me and helping me succeed. She is a great person and teacher and I hope others think so as well."
Chantel
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"I think as a student of ms ke'lee I came a long way . I'm very excited to work with her further. I have shown improvement in myself because , of working with ms. Ke'lee."
Chrishariah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"I have had the privaledge of being around the most iconic talents ever in show biz because of my father Harvey Korman.So having heard Aubrey Sing it harkens me back fo my favorite singers Joanne Gleason Bernadette Peters and Eydie Gormes,Karen Carpenters.The best compliment I can give Aubrey is that she is a songstress.Thats a artists who can sing and tell a story with inflection in all the right places while she expresses her humanity through song.Like her idol Barbara Streisand she is just one exuisite artists that lives and breaths and embodies every song she sings.You would be hard pressed to study with anyone as polished and dedicated as Aubrey.I don't have a daughter but if I did I hope she ends up like Aubrey then I know what it is to have created a masterpiece.She is a second generation artists her father is also a very sublimely gifted artists Glenn Williams here in Vegas."
Christopher
Took Theater Acting lessons from Aubrey W.
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"I enjoyed my first class so much! was a little nervous but Rosita made me feel really comfortable. excited for my future classes"
Roz
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rosita R.
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"I was honored to be a part of multiple theater Productions directed by Rebecca. She is definitely skilled and pushing the actor passes his or her comfort zone while giving them the tools to push past their personal limitations and is constantly encouraging and upbeat. First as a director, then teacher, then cast member she is a tireless asset and teacher."
Mia
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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