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Marisa T.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marisa T.

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I am a recent graduate of the KC Rep/UMKC MFA Acting program, one of the Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 MFA Acting Programs teaching professionally for 15 years. I have performed at the Tony-Award winning Guthrie Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, KC Rep, and other regional theaters across the country. I also have experience in film, television, commercial and voice over work.I have a wide array of techniques and curriculum to assist the growth for children, brand new actors, early career actors, and working actors. I believe that acting should be a joyful experience and will help with positive change in your life. Whether it is audition technique, breath work, scene work, monologue finding/coaching, or helping you connect with your personal instrument, I got you covered! Let's get you booked and have a wonderful time doing it!

About Marisa

Hi friends! I'm a professional actor/musician/director/creator who recently graduated from one of the Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Acting Programs at KC Rep/UMKC. I have experience teaching students in preschool, K-12, college/university, and working professional actors as well. I am formally trained

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Larry P.

43 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree in Education (MAEd) from Ashford University
  • Awarded Dean's List from Ashford University
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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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Isaac W.

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Starting at $70
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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.

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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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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks American English
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
  • Awarded One Voice Awards from Gravy for the Brain
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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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Luca M.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Luca M.

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I LOVE coaching actors, it can make the difference between being good and getting the job. Just recently, my client Eurydice El-Etr booked a recurring role in a tv series with Josh Hartnett. We worked together on her audition AND on her performance that got her ecstatic feedback from the producers and director.

I believe the best teacher is one who is also working in the field.

I have worked consistently as an actor, starring alongside Susan Sarandon in 'Ace the Case", with Billy Zane in the upcoming "Waltzing with Brando", with Ray Liotta in "Syndrome K", or being the voice of all audiobooks from Disney Pixar's "Luca", and booking roles in "Gotham" and "Red Dead Redemption II". I just wrapped shooting a big role in the upcoming "The Gods II- The Dark Side", directed by Mykel Shannon Jenkins.

I was part of the faculty of the Susan Batson Studio in New York for eight years, before moving to Los Angeles. I am an expert in audition and on-camera technique, script analysis and ...

About Luca

Hi! I believe an acting teacher should 1)LOVE doing it, have a sincere passion for helping one actor at a time break through in their own unique way 2)be a working actor, showing that those teachings bring concrete results in the real world I fulfill both of those points, and look forward to c

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Venus
Luca is very genuine and sincerely wants his students to succeed. His vast knowledge and experience come in to play an integral role when he is teaching. I was really appreciative of his sharing of his own know-hows that may help catapult my audition process.
Eurydice
Luca is one of the greatest coaches I’ve worked with. His insights are penetrating, he definitely knows how to read and breakdown a scene or a script, and he uses both instinct and intelligence, logic and sensory to immerse you into a situation and guide you towards a character. I've prepared various auditions and a part for a British series with him, and I couldn't recommend you enough to work with this great coach, who is also a beautiful and immensely generous person.
Federica
I was looking for a professional support to improve my acting skills and I found in Luca the best coach ever.

Luca has a natural talent to connect with others and feel exactly what you need.
With his great intuition and preparation he was able to help me to reach my goals providing a lot of tips and tricks during the session.
I am grateful I found a wonderful human being and coach like him and I can't wait to work with him again.
Thank you very much coach!
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Jennifer V.

26 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer V.

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I have been a Musical Theatre performer for years. I put a lot of importance to voice training, technique and acting warm-ups.

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that learning new and different techniques including warm-ups are of importance when it comes to the art of performing. I teach singing, acting and other subjects too, check them ou

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James
I am now more outspoken and less anxious at my job from studying improv!
Boris
I learned how to sing so much better!
Marcia
I am learning to speak Spanish with Jennifer. She’s so patient and very thorough. She ensures understanding of the material before moving on. Even her tests are fun. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she’s very caring and kind. I look forward to my classes. 100% recommend!

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"I have taken other classes, but always felt they were unhelpful and redundant. I have been taking classes with Coach Weeks for a few weeks now and I can already see Im improving with my speech, comfortability and confidence. I am looking forward to my later classes."
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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."
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"Excellent introductory lesson. Established a good relationship with the Triplets. Made everything fun and friendly."
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"I took my first lesson with David today. He is very nice and funny, and makes you think about the main things in the acting and dialogue. I suggest young actors to hire David as their acting teacher!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Absolutely loved it and feel he is the best teacher to get my goals accomplished!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Dan helped me work on Meisner repetition and draw from direct emotional experience. This helped me make myself more vulnerable and move past my tics and defense mechanisms, allowing me to be more truthful and emotionally available onstage. He also helped me find monologues that fit my type and gave me great resources for marketing myself. In the words of the master himself, you gotta want it! And if you do, Dan is a great resource and mentor for all things acting."
Justin
Took Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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"Very nice and friendly first impression"
Alexandra
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"First lesson was great. I can’t wait until the next one."
Tracy
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is an incredible teacher, he makes sure you’re comfortable and always makes sure you’re following his instructions and tips!"
Greta
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Adam is a great teacher. What I like most about him is he does not beat around the bush and he will tell you the truth. He's easy to work with and he has helped me to understand the art of acting better. He's easy to get along with and he is very knowledgable about various topics. I am even considering signing my younger sibling up to take lessons with him as well. Choosing Adam as my teacher was my first step towards succes!"
Rebekah
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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