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James W.

92 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Canadian French, French - Canadian (Quebec) French, Australian English, American English, British English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James W.

92 Reviews
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If you have a desire to express yourself and have fun and are in Love with Acting and Film and Theatre you have come to the right place. All aspects are covered including how to land a job, an agent and avoid scams in Hollywood.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hale

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Alex
I absolutely loved taking lessons from James. I was just coming off of a long break from acting when I found him, and I’m so thankful that I did. He gave me the confidence boost that I needed to push onward in my training. Since he has experience in the industry, he was able to tell me (truthfully) what I need to expect when my career takes off someday. That aside, we read through screenplays, did some accent work, improved a bit before every class, and talked about the power of positivity/confidence. I learned a little bit of everything from him. If you’re looking to get started on your path to an acting career, James is definitely your guy! He’ll do whatever he can to prepare you for your crazy journey through the industry.
Michael Largent
Where do I start, Mr. Walsh is an amazing coach and even better person. His classes extend beyond what he is teaching you, with life insights and showing you how to free your mind and be more positive on a daily basis.
donaldo
convinced me of the importance of the fundamentals
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John G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA Drama from The Actors Studio Drama Program at The New School
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John G.

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I specialize in coaching actors for auditions for film, television, agents, casting directors, theatrical performances or drama schools. Whether you are starting out on your journey as an actor or already have extensive experience, together we will make your audition distinctive. You may need one or two sessions to prepare for a self tape, or to work over an extended time to craft a role for film or theater. I will be there, in your corner, to help you focus your creativity and be successful.

I will help you define the specific situation of your character; and ask you provocative questions to help you journey deeply into the role. We will find the key to tapping into your own life experience to bring the role to life. In addition, I can give you tips on setting up your home studio.

The industry has changed dramatically in the past two years. SELF TAPING your auditions and submitting the digital media to casting directors, agents and film producers has become the new ...

About John

I am a professional New York based actor with 25 years of experience. A graduate of The Actors Studio, New School University, MFA, I have performed Off Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre and Theatre Row. In 2015 I began co-producing and acting in short films with Sideway Bro

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Don
I do Stand-Up Comedy in midtown Manhattan and elsewhere. John has been a tremendous help to me as a coach. I continually schedule sessions with him, especially when I am developing a new routine or bringing back an older routine.
We work on two areas: Delivery and substance.
I find John’s experience as an actor invaluable in helping me develop the delivery of my routine. He advises me on pacing and on attitude – crucial in Stand-Up.
I also ask John for his opinions regarding the substance of my routines - structure and contents. It’s very important in Stand-Up to have drama and clear organization. John’s comments are always on-target and have helped me greatly.
John has provided me with a safe forum where I can present my material to him in rehearsal mode. He asks thoughtful questions which lead me to improve my routines so they will have a greater impact on the imaginations of the members of my audience.
It is a pleasure to recommend John. I recommend him highly.
Raissa
John is fantastic to work with! He gets you to ask the right questions to get to the heart of a scene and of your character. He is incredibly intuitive and drawing from his experience as an actor and a director he creates a collaborative atmosphere that helps your creativity flourish!
Becca
John is such a great coach and teacher! He coached me for my upcoming play. John created such a safe environment, asked so many thought provoking questions, challenged me, provided innovative ideas, and gave me great insight into my character development. He is extremely professional, always very prepared for our sessions, and gives very helpful feedback. He always goes above and beyond. It is very evident that he is so passionate about our work and about helping me grow. I always feel so comfortable and encouraged in our coachings. I would absolutely recommend John as an acting coach and teacher!
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Jessica B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Awarded Finalist from The American Prize
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Jessica B.

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The acting methods I use are geared towards acting for singing. In these lessons we will coach through a piece of music by exploring the character or poet's intentions.

My approach to teaching voice is grounded in the breath, body awareness, and psychological well being. One must be continuously mastering the air as the body may feel different from day to day or week to week. The journey in an instrument, as personal as the voice, is never easy. Therefore, I encourage positive self-talk in and outside of lessons. I will always ask students how the exercises feel, but also what they're thinking about when executing them. In addition, I listen for any physical tensions a student may display. My goal in teaching is to help the student rid the body and throat of any extra tension, so they can produce the freest and healthiest sounds possible. I consider my job well-done, if a student no longer needs me regularly and can become their own teacher. For younger students, a big part of my ...

About Jessica

A prolific teacher of all ages and abilities, I strive to give my students the foundation they need to grow as a musician. My teaching philosophy for whomever wants to learn, is to give them the healthiest and most efficient way of using their voice. No matter the style, singing is always about voca

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Michelle F.
she is amazing she helps me out
Michelle F.
she is amazing
Michelle F.
yay best class ever
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Lillian F.

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  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Lillian F.

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As a student and actor, teaching acting and being able to impart my knowledge is one of my favorite things to do. I have many tools in my arsenal as I have been trained as an actor for over 10 years, participating in film, live theater, muscial theater, and am getting my BA degree in acting. I also have two years of experience training kids myself. I have experience practicing warmups, rehearsing monologues, working on partner scenes. My goal is not only to improve your acting skills, but your confidence as well.

About Lillian

I am currently a fourth year student studying theatre and acting at San Francisco State University. I am 21 years old and first taught acting as a volunteer at a preschool. I have experience doing background work for film, tons of experience with live theatre as well as musical theatre, improv, and

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Shelby D.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • B.A. Musical Theatre from Saint Michael's College
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Shelby D.

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Looking for help selecting that perfect monologue for your audition? Need help polishing a piece? I'm here to help! I specialize in selecting and coaching material for auditions and performances as well as providing comprehensive acting training. I also assist in filming and editing reels and audition material.

About Shelby

Hi! My my name is Shelby and I can't wait to work with you! I graduated from Saint Michael's College in Vermont with my Bachelor's in Musical Theatre and am now pursuing my Master's Degree in Drama Therapy with Lesley University. I have worked with companies including Saint Michael's Playhouse,

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Kiera
My daughter absolutely loved her and was easily able to apply the corrections and coaching to her songs. She is looking forward to their next lesson together.
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Kelee P.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Vocal Performance from Wright State University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelee P.

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The private acting lesson is designed to teach the student the tools they need to succeed as performers. Learn terminology, skills, and build confidence. Older students will focus on Audition, Scene Study, and Improvisation.

About Kelee

Ke'Lee P. is a licensed Musikgarten Instructor out of Orlando, FL. She studied at Wright State University where she majored in Vocal Performance. Ke'™Lee is certified in Early Childhood Music and Movement and has taught Early Childhood music classes, Vocal Lessons, and Acti

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She is sweet and very kind. She makes you feel you can do anything.

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"SO helpful! I just had my first lesson, and now have a much better understanding of what I've *been doing with a particular monologue, versus what I *could be doing. I have way more peace than anxiety now. Shauna's voice is also so soothing."
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"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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Took Acting lessons from Jeneal J.
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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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"This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor."
Jared
Took Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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"Very knowledgeable and professional, would highly recommend"
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Took Acting lessons from Cory H.
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"Very good with children, very professional. First session went great 😃"
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Took Acting lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Great teacher! Has been extremely helpful preparing me for my roles!"
Colin
Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"Mr. Andrew is kind, funny and engaging.

My son (6) always has the best time at lesson and wants to know immediately when he gets to go back.

Our son has a lot on his plate and watching him have something that's just his that he is happy to do and enjoys this has been such a bright spot for our whole family.

- and Mr. Andrew is in direct correlation to that.

I recommend Mr. Andrew to anyone who is looking for a teacher who is kind, funny, engaging, and wants to help you succeed and gives you opportunities to use the skills you have learned."
Britney Keck
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"He understood the requirement and jumped in with practical solutions , tools and approach . Looking forward to the rest of the classes."
Afhwin
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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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!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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