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Emily M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Duckett Award for Artistic and Academic Excellence from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily M.

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I am a professional actress and proud member of the Actor's Equity Association. I am experienced in many styles, having trained and performed genres ranging from Musical Theater to Shakespeare and everything in between. I've spent many years studying the various acting methods and teach in a way that utilizes different elements from each method. Acting lessons with me will be fun, positive and focussed.

About Emily

Emily M. is a professional actor, singer and dancer and experienced teacher available for online lessons worldwide teaching subjects ranging from voice to yoga and many other fitness and arts classes. Emily has been in the performing arts for over 15 years and teaching for the last 6 years. Exten

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Naveen
Well organized yoga and conditioning lessons. Very patient with new students and strives to bring out the best from them.

Would not hesitate to recommend Emily.
Lisa
Emily's background in musical theater is perfect for teaching our 10-year-old daughter! We signed her up for jazz to help her with choreography. We love that Emily teaches routines with Broadway music. She has also been very responsive by email, and Emily tailored our lessons to best fit our daughter.
Claudia
Emily is a wonderful yoga teacher and I look forward to every class! She is motivating, kind, patient and fun!
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.
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Jason M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason M.

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For me as an actor, the benefit of a great coach or director has always been that they've helped me reach places in my work I couldn't have achieved on my own. As a coach myself, I'm most thrilled by those small (or monumental!) breakthroughs that my students and I discover together during the coaching process. The cool thing is that I've found the progress my students make in their craft will often inspire me to new heights in my own. (A bonus to already enriching work)!

If you want to develop new material for upcoming auditions, hone and refresh (or completely change) your monologues, or simply work on the craft of acting, I can help. I work to gear your coaching sessions to the goals you need to achieve, offering an experience created around what you need to work on and want to learn.

With a BFA in Acting and Directing, an MFA in Classical Acting, and over 20 years of professional acting experience in the theatre and on-camera, I can offer tools for your tool belt ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It Re

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Georg
Jason was an amazing help, preparing me for my AMDA audition. Very professional, intuitive, and I hope to continue working with him in the future!!
Kareem K.
Great with delivering ideas and concepts
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Patient and understanding
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Larry P.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Larry P.

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I have a Master's Degree in Education, and teach all levels of acting and directing for the stage and/or screen. Whether you need a video presentation for your boss or you want to try your hand at live theatre, from the community stage all the way to that professional audition, I can help.

Please Note: This course is designed to be for teens and adults, 16 and up.

About Larry

***My Takelessons Blog Posts:*** http://takelessons.com/blog/acting-in-famous-Shakespeare-plays http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-have-stage-presence My name is Larry, and I was born and raised in Chicago and now call the Phoenix, AZ metro area home. I have two Master's Degrees in Education

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Rachel M.

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

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Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, and Meisner Acting Technique for Theatre/Camera 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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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.
Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
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Chaneé N.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chaneé N.

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I've had many years of Film Acting & Theater experience. I have my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theater Arts and Music. I'm here for your one and one help & audition techniques. Let's book these roles!

About Chaneé

Hey There! I'm Chaneé. I am an American Sign Language tutor and professional Actress. Over the years I have taught ASL to many actors for specific roles and just great students who wanted to learn to communicate with the deaf. If you have friends or family that is deaf or dealing with hearing loss

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Erin
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Christian came to my school to work discuss with students what it takes to be an actor. He shared many insights he has learned along the way, and gave them a ton of information about the pros and cons of the industry. He was an extremely dynamic speaker and the student were highly engaged throughout the lesson. They were able to ask him questions and he answered them in ways they could understand. He was so amazing, I keep asking him to come back!"
Christina
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"He's a really great guy and he cares a lot about his students. My most favorite thing about him is that he has legitimate acting experience in television and film, and doesn't charge $30-$60 per hour per class. He is a busy man, but he always makes sure that he has time for his students. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to take up acting :)"
Deja
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Liza was really nice."
Gabriella
Took Acting lessons from Liza M.
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"JW goes to great lengths to get Bella to come up with the answers herself. We applaud his efforts and look forward to continuing success and partnership. Thank you"
Dan
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson and already learned so much. She’s excited for the next!"
Emma
Took Acting lessons from Shelley M.
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"Helpful, with passion, excellent teacher"
Katarzyna
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her first acting lesson with heather and is looking forward to the next lesson."
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Took Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"It was a great working together with Tamika on my baby shower...She had wonderful creative ideas. I enjoyed her organization skills when we both went shopping...I really appreciate how passionate she was about getting tasks done...it was so helpful having her around...it was a lot smoother...."
Joy W.
Took Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"He is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated! No at all intimidating. I am just excited to have something fun in my life."
Jennifer
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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