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Ashley E.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Theatre Performance from Fordham University Lincoln Center
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Ashley E.

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Hey, there! My name is Ashley, and I am an actor/musician/comedian based in New York City. I am an alumna of the prestigious Fordham University Theatre Program, consistently ranked as one of the top acting programs in the country. I can help you prepare auditions, workshop monologues, memorize lines, perfect your scene-study, create a resume, deepen your understanding of your character, and more! Acting is a holistic craft, and I look forward to deepening your work together!

About Ashley

Hey, there! My name is Ashley, and I am a musician, comedian, actor, and French tutor based in New York City. I am a proud graduate of Fordham University at Lincoln Center. My style of teaching is very goal-driven, so that I can cater my skill set to my student's to engender a positive, stimulating

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Dalton M.
Ashley helped me pass my high school French midterms! She made the material super easy to understand (even the impossibly difficult conjugations), and gave me a ton of confidence in myself.
Laurie
Ashley was such a great help to me in my pursuit of acting! Her thoughtful yet kind approach made me feel at ease, and she taught me many helpful tools to improve my performance. I highly recommend you study with Ashley!
Cody R.
I have been thrilled with my lessons with Ashley! She is exceptionally skilled and makes me feel comfortable and encouraged. Acting can make one feel very vulnerable, so I appreciate that studying with Ashley has given me a safe space to grow and experiment with my craft.
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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Teacher Development Scholarship from National Alliance of Acting Teachers
  • MFA Acting from Northern Illinois University
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Daniil K.

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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
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.
Sophia
Daniil worked with me on preparing multiple callback sides, both classical and contemporary. He is the kind of coach that has the specificity and honesty to push you beyond what you thought you were capable of, and to open your eyes to a new way of seeing your work. Daniil was able to connect my early experience with Meisner training to the sides that I had in front of me, in a way that was challenging but not scary. I left the session with a new handful of tools to prepare for the upcoming callbacks, and a new perspective on what it meant to reach honesty and authenticity as an actor.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.
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Aubrey W.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Aubrey W.

18 Reviews
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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes, both from theatre and film, to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Izzy
Aubrey is an amazing teacher, I highly recommend her! She makes you feel comfortable and is very patient. Shes also been very helpful on giving tips to help improve your singing voice
Zak C.
Aubrey is an exceptional teacher who goes above and beyond to bring out the best in your voice.

She also is great at getting you focused not only on how you sound but also on how you move and portray yourself on stage. I have taken lessons with several other teachers on Takelessons, and Aubrey has been the best with helping me perform overall, not just hit the notes.

She's also very flexible with scheduling and was always able to accommodate my busy schedule.
Berne
Great lessons, very helpful!
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Maria S.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maria S.

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About Maria

Maria S’s love of the arts, innate gifts, and years of training have led her to perform leading and supporting roles in dozens of musicals and operas over the past 20 years. Some of those include: Meet Me In St. Louis, Guys and Dolls, The Last Five Years, Les Misérables, South Pacific, The King

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Suzie P.
I had so much fun and I’m so excited for more lessons! Maria is awesome.
Isabella
Awesome instructor. My daughter was very happy, even to have homework
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Emma P.

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  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 70
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Emma P.

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Looking to strengthen your skills for live theatre? Whether you're an experienced actor or just beginning to dip your toes in, together we will build up your repertoire and dive into a wide array of characters! I'll be using a variety of acting, movement, and vocal techniques to get you out of your head and into your body. We'll tackle classical and contemporary plays, working on analysis and learning how to break down any text.

Looking for audition prep? I'm happy to assist with specific material for upcoming auditions. Together we'll work through the text and find the moments that really make you shine!

About Emma

Hi! I'm an actor and physical theatre artist. In addition to receiving my bachelor's from Fordham University's Theatre program, I also completed the One Year Physical Theatre program at Accademia dell'Arte in Tuscany. My passion for both theatre, dance and ensemble performance has led me to pursue

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Kathryn K.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award Kathryn K from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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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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"He is the best acting coach. This has been an amazing experience for my daughter. My 13 year old has been taking acting lessons with him for a few months now. I’ve seen tremendous progress with her. He motivates her and pushes her to her full potential. I️ recommend anyone that has any interest in acting, please sign up. You will not regret it!!!!!!"
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"Elise was great in her creativity, ease of connecting with each participant in the group and bright personality. It was a delight to learn from her and I would recommend her to others!"
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"I've been working with David as a coach on both auditions and jobs for years. He has a great understanding, not only of the craft, but also how to work with actors of any level. Whether you're brand new or have been doing it for years, David is a fantastic resource when it comes to analyzing the script, finding the most honest choices, and arcing scenes. No tricks or gimmicks here. If you're looking for someone to help you be the real deal, look no further."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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