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Shana M.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA in Music from Neosho County Community College
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
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Shana M.

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Improv acting is one of the most important skills any actor can have, no matter what show their in. Being able to think on your feet and be prepared will make you a vital asset to any production. Let's have fun while building your skills!

About Shana

I have been teaching children since I was 16 years old at my church and fell in love with it! I have a vast knowledge in music, theatre, and voice. I am also strong believer in teaching to one's learning styles and like to come along side of my students and discover what tools works best for that sp

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Renee B.
She is very nice
Mario Z.
i learned how to play happy birthday!!!!
Philip B.
Shana is great with our six year old daughter.
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LK F.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University-Bloomington, IN
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LK F.

31 Reviews
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I have spent four seasons training with Second City Improv in Chicago and 20 years training actors in these skills.

About LK

I am a singer-pianist-actor Or a pianist-singer-actor. :-) I have a bachelors degree in voice performance and a minor in piano and theater. I have a masters degree in voice as well as a second masters in piano literature. i have a certificate in comedy improvisation from Second City and am a pr

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ESIBELLA R.
Great teacher, great experience!!!
Lauren
I am so very glad I found LK! She is a great teacher and will get you singing your best.
Stephanie
LK was way more amazing than I even expected. She is a wonderful teacher who definitely knows what she is doing. I can't wait for my next lesson!

I was really scared to take lessons and feel embarrassed but she made me feel so comfortable.
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Dan S.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • PhD Transpersonal Psychology from Sofia University
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Dan S.

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I've trained at Michael Howard Studios in New York City with Michael Howard and Mimi Turque of The Actors Studio. I am an alum of Broadway Theatre Project and have performed across the world in a variety of theatrical productions.

About Dan

Dan is an accomplished, multi-disciplinary performer (singer, actor, dancer, pianist) and is Founder & CEO of Multiviewing, LLC. (a life-coaching company providing clients a unique, structured, 5-month platform for personal and professional development). Dr. Seda has his PhD in Transpersonal Psy

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Cornelia
Dan is a wonderful piano teacher. We are so grateful that he is teaching our 7 year old daughter. After 4 month she is already playing a couple of songs. She feels encouraged to practice and has always a fun time with Dan.
We give the highest ratings and our best recommendations.
Matisse B.
Dan arrived 15 minutes early - good sign for the 1st practice !
Matisse (8yrs old) says "he is super good because he explains the notes in a way that I will remember".
I thought Piano lesson would be a drag for Matisse but he is really excited :) Happy Mom !!!
Lena H.
Terrific job connecting with my 14 year olds!
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Kelee P.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Vocal Performance from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 18; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelee P.

17 Reviews
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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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Andrew Y.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Wichta State University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew Y.

55 Reviews
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When it comes to Improv Acting, students will play tons of games to help develop the ability to improv quickly. We spend the majority of the time working on ways that students will be put into a scenario: stunt doubles, super hero's, occupations, family dynamics, animals, food, famous media and literature characters. We will focus on the extremes of these characters in the scenes. Students love to improv, as a way to develop confidence, stage presence, which will help with any type of acting. Improv is one of my many favorites with acting students. Always help students feel successful. Consider acting lessons and specifically improv acting as an option.

About Andrew

I'm an accomplished accompanist and vocalist, with 10 plus years of expertise. Currently, I’m a volunteer worship leader at church, for over 6 years; helping other musicians fulfill their ultimate potential through training and education. Collaborate with other musicians for worship opportunitie

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Gabriel
Great learning process thanks!
Britney Keck
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.
Gloria Siciliano
Fun again,....you make it a lot of fun thank you
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Natalie O.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Awarded Elizabeth Callahan Holzwarth Memorial Scholarship for Writing from Joseph A Foran High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natalie O.

32 Reviews
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Are you ready to get started on your new goals for a new year? As a certified Immersive and Interactive Theatre performer, I can teach you not only the fundamentals of improvisation, but how to create your own unique characters! We'll experiment with how to work without a script and how to incorporate the audience into your scenes. Most importantly, we'll have fun exploring one of the oldest known theatrical art forms!

About Natalie

Hello friends! I'm so excited to be a part of your journey as a theatre creator. Now that we can finally see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, there's never been a better time to hone your skills or learn some new ones, and finally reach for your dreams. I'm a working professional actor a

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Scott C.
Natalie is an excellent teacher! Lots of wonderful positive energy!
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"Arlys listened well and focused on what my goals are, where I wanted to go with these lessons. I really enjoyed it, she made it fun."
Dean
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"Will has a great way of guiding the team to not only work together but dial in what's working and phase out what's not. He's patient, encouraging, and most importantly honest. It's clear he loves the form and working with others to find what works for their team."
Joachim
Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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"Jason is a wonderful coach. Robbie really liked him because she felt so comfortable with him and worked one on one with him. He is very flexible and helps her to prepare for audition. I highly recommend him."
Cherry
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I have always had a whimsical imagination along with a tendency to "think funny". As a younger man I have experimented with stand up comedy. The writing process I really enjoyed. The performance part always felt dreadful. The main problem, I think, was my proclivity towards over analyzing. I was comfortable "up in my head" and usually avoided living "in the moment". For me "flowing" was a private matter, not social.

My ultimate "dream come true" would be to have the opportunity to be part of a comedic writer's group. Imagine being part of Sid Caesar's writing sessions with Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner et al! How I would have loved to be part of that community!

Now I live in an "active retirement community". None of those comedy dreams have come to pass.

One night (after watching a marathon portion of The Kaminsky Method on Netflix) I felt ready to explore my own creative potential for the theater community. I found "Take Lessons" online, and saw that Jeremy had devoted years accumulating both academic and practical experience in the world of performing arts.

My own private hope was that if I could somehow connect the art with the craft, and thereby discover ways to both overcome what blocked me and at the same time have fun, then I might open the possibility of unlocking a medium of expression for my own imagination, and thereby find some means of participating with other kindred spirits in theatrical projects.


Jeremy agreed to meet me where I was at. He was willing to custom tailor his lessons to my own idiosyncratic needs. We agreed to one class a week with a ten week commitment. After every one hour class I have a whole week to process what we have opened up in the previous session.


After my third lesson I find that Jeremy's flexibility and personal attention has provided me with the freedom to participate in structuring my own advanced learning experience. I have already, with just two private lessons, produced two short scripts by transcribing our recorded online improvisations. I don't know yet how others will respond to these skits. I think they are both funny.

Perhaps one of the amateur theater groups here in the retirement community will be interested in producing my skits as a montage. Then I can observe how my words come across to an audience. Believe me when I say I appreciate how rare and valuable such an experience is. As any mature artist will tell you, our culture is sorely lacking in places to try things out, especially when your creations are likely to bomb.

Honestly, I don't know anywhere else I could have found such a unique opportunity. Jeremy is knowledgeable, understanding and supportive. I highly recommend him as a teacher for any kind of performing art."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Will is one of the most creative quick thinking people I know. I consider myself a comic who missed a calling and now that I've been trying to regain a piece of myself back in middle life I am happy to have Will around. He challenges you to be your best and is the kind of person you could also come in front of. This for can read people and knows how to make your skill work for you. If he tried to make be like fun we'd both be starving artists (que gong)!

Seriously get to know this dude!"
Anthony
Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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"He's kind and understanding and extremely helpful. I can't wait for my next lesson! I wholeheartedly recommend him! I enjoyed the improv games we played. I needed encouragement and Jeremy gave it to me."
Elaine
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Wonderful, great first session. Felt comfortable right away. Targeted a few specific points directly through exercises and discussed some general psychological insights. All helpful. Also recieved great tips on how I can practice solo between sessions. Looking forward to the next one!"
Nathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"It was super fun to work with Heather. She is delightful and a great teacher that can get your creative juices flowing!"
Ludwika
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Will was an outstanding member of our NYC company. His imagination, vibrancy, generosity and goofy sense of humor make him fantastic to work with. Will also taught with us in public schools, where his thoughtful feedback and unfailing support made him one of our best teachers. He has our highest recommendation."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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"LK was great. She took me through several exercises, then gave me homework to do for my next class. She made me feel very comfortable. The reason I was wanting to take classes in the first place is because I am always being told that people cannot hear me when I talk. Also I have always wanted to take acting classes. Please let me know if you think this is the best class to take if I try to pursue Theater Acting, or Film Acting in the future.
Thank You, Laura Boys RPH"
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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