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Lauren V.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Vocal Perforamce from McNally Smith College of Music
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Lauren V.

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We begin with interactive warm ups, and progress to use of the self and monologue practice as best fits the individual's goals.

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren

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Daniel G.
Lauren has all of the qualities you could ever want in a singing teacher. I highly recommend going with her if you’re looking for a patient, kind, talented, adaptable teacher, who takes pride in making a significant impact on maximizing your development and confidence as a singer.
Mary M.
Lauren is the perfect teacher for me - patient and knowledgeable. She knows how to break it down for me. I feel so lucky to have found her.
Janelle
Lauren is great at explaining concepts!! She was super sweet and made lessons fun. I feel much more confident in my singing abilities after my lessons with her! No more strain in my voice!
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Kathryn K.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music from College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award Kathryn K from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
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Kathryn K.

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Working with Actors for film is my specialty. I work with actors on an ongoing basis who are auditioning, are in preproduction or production, to make sure they are prepared and doing their best work. If you’ve never done a film or show, we will work to make sure you achieve the ability to understand what is needed to work as an actor in this medium. We work on auditions and self tapes and how to do them. I’ll work with you to discover the way only you create. I will give you the technique to discover your uniqueness and uncanny veracity for your craft and how to maintain emotional equilibrium and to have the ability to practice discipline and a work ethic. It’s also my job, as your coach, to look out for you. 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, scenes, and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to

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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Randy S.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Randy S.

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Classes will be tailored to the student's level of expertise. In general, the student will decide on the direction the classes. Do you want to work on dialects, stage voice, method acting, on-camera techniques, monologues, audition techniques et.al? There are many directions these classes can move, so when I express a "tailored" approach, you can rely on gaining the specific knowledge and skills you seek.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Geri-Nikole L.

1 Review
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Geri-Nikole L.

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Over 15 years of experience as a Professional Actor in both NYC and LA. I received my BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. My teaching style is supportive and thorough. I want you to feel confident not only in your auditions, self-tapes, and industry interviews, but also gain perspective as an artist and how you approach your craft.

I am a co-founder of The Movement Theatre Company in NY and have performed in various plays in New York City; 'Carlisle: a different Three Sisters' (La Mama), 'Black Boy & the War' (Harlem School of the Arts) and am a proud SAG-AFTRA member. Reyna in 'Wicked Mom's Club' and Danielle in 'Left for Dead' on Lifetime Movie Network and I have starred in multiple Independent Features ('Downshift'), New Media; ('Livin' The Dream') and have been featured on Network TV (Westworld, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Lethal Weapon).

About Geri-Nikole

I am a Professional Actor in Los Angeles with over 15 years of experience in both NYC and LA. I received my BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. I provide week to week training on acting for Film & TV, script analysis, Audition Prep (in person), and Self Tape coaching and Reader services. If

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Cara Isadora M.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Czech, Hebrew, Latin, German, French, Italian, English
  • Awarded First Place Winning Vocalist from NATS Houston Greater Chapter
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cara Isadora M.

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I've been performing professionally for 30+ years and my students have gone on to win competitions, leading roles, attend prestigious schools, and received many scholarships. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to learn to speak and move correctly on stage and film and as time goes on you'll be able to perform monologues and scenes. I specialize in an interdisciplinary style, typically using a wide range of sources and techniques. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! I’m an experienced stage actor, singer, director, and teacher. Let’s have some fun!!!

About Cara Isadora

Hi there! My name is Cara. I am an award winning vocalist and experienced performer who loves to teach singing. My goal is to demystify vocal technique for students and help them “find their voice" pretty quickly with patience and care in a safe and friendly environment. In a relaxed, positive, an

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Nicole
Awesome teacher! I am an adult with no singing experience, I chose her because it appeared she had a lot of experience in teaching beginners. She was extremely informational and did so in a way that I could understand and follow.
Shoshana priel
After just one lesson my 8 year old daughter announced that she feels like "a key has unlocked something in her, like a treasure chest." Looking forward to booking additional lessons with Cara.
Katherine
Cara is a fantastic teacher. She brings a great deal of knowledge and expertise to the table, and her lessons are well organized. She's great at giving you the tools you need to figure out how to change your voice (for the better!)
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Jeneal J.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jeneal J.

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I have a passion for theatre & hopefully you do too! A packet will be given each week on things to work on & improve along with an assignment. I will require my students to learn a monologue a week excluding other assignments I give because building your repertoire is crucial in this career. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

We will focus on:
Scene study
Character development
Improv
Monologues
Audition Technique
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About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal, I'm a musical theatre major, professional actor & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015, I've been a teachers assistant since 2008 & I'm now a theatre teacher at a camp for kids grades 2 through 12. I love helping my students find confidence

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Celeste J.
Ms. Jeneal is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. She helps you understand the theories behind acting and incorporates helpful exercises to nurture cobfidence, better diction, and imagination.

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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...."
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"Super fun!! Tess makes you so comfortable and relaxed.
She has an engaging personality. So easier to work with
If you’re going to take acting lessons, DO NOT look anywhere, use Tess. She’s amazing! I hope you enjoy your lessons w her as much as I do! I’m sure you will"
Rocco
Took Acting lessons from Tess P.
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"Amazing teacher, quite possible the best you could ask for! Very prepared and works well with his students. Just an outstanding person to be around. Very glad I was able to meet him."
Rebecca
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"Darius really gets it. After 3 years working with him, he still manages to know exactly what I need as an actor for every audition and for every role I land. He’s my coach for life."
Alex
Took Acting lessons from Darius J.
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"Vandi is very nice, kind and thoughtful. My Son enjoyed Vandi’s instruction - such as improv which requires a lot imagination. Thank you Vandi."
Luther
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"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!!"
Georg
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"She is such a "great" vocal coach. She is the best! One of the top singers and performer ever."
Tim
Took Acting lessons from Melody M.
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"Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!"
PaulA
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Great instructor, motivating, with passion , having a good influence. I would recommend Jason for everyone who would like to increase their acting passion . Kasia"
Katarzyna
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Upon my first time working with Erin it was extremely obvious how technically proficient she is, although it should be no surprise, since she has a Masters in Acting from a top graduate program. Not only was I able to place complete and utter trust in her extensive knowledge of the craft, but her nurturing energy and humorous demeanor create such a positive environment to take risks and be exploratory in my work. I couldn’t ask for anything more in an acting instructor. She’s truly awesome."
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Took Acting lessons from Erin C.
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