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Popular Theater Acting Teachers Near Dearborn

Heidi W.

Portage, MI
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Sara L.

Lapeer, MI
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Todd M.

Royal Oak, MI
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Heidi W. Portage, MI

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Acrobatics, Acting, Audio Engineering, Ballet, Breakdancing, Choreography, Contemporary Dance, Creative Writing, Dance, Dance Choreography, Dance Fitness, Guitar, Hip Hop Dance, Improv Acting, Jazz Dancing, Modern Dance, Musical Theater, Photography, Piano, Singing, Songwriting, Stage Performance, Stretching, Tap Dance, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance, Writing

About Me

I grew up in a musical family, where everyone played a variety of instruments, and there was equal variety in musical tastes: heavy metal, bluegrass, rock n roll, hip hop, pop, country, inspirational, classical, Celtic, etc. I started learning to play the piano at the age of 5, long before I could reach the foot pedals, and learned to play by ear before I started taking lessons at the age of 10. I started playing guitar in 7th grade. I played keyboard, guitar, and sang in an in-house band, all throughout junior high and high school, took music theory classes in college, and I continue to write, produce , edit, and teach music to this day.
I began dancing at the age of 10, and choreographed my first hip hop dance when I was 12. I was a dance minor at Western Michigan University. I have 10 years of professional experience as a teacher and choreographer, with many dances receiving 1st place national champion awards, and several of my pieces have been nominated for best choreography at national competitions. Currently, I continue to further my professional career as a choreographer and performer, attending workshops and classes from the best in the business several times a year.

*** Lesson Details ***
First, I want to find out what your goals are, what you aim to achieve in this field, what your ultimate goals are as an artist. Then, we set a plan of action, and we go as fast or as slow as you want to go. Not everyone learns in the same way, so we can approach the material in a variety of ways, it's up to you and what your goals are. I'm prepared to help you reach those goals, by any means :)

*** Studio Equipment ***
Keyboard, amplifier, electric guitar

*** Travel Equipment ***
MP3 input or applicable speakers

*** Specialties ***
Dance: Hip Hop(all styles including popping, locking, and breakdance/bboying), Acro, Modern fusion, Tap, Jazz
Music: chording, harmonizing, editing, beat-making, writing

Sara L. Lapeer, MI

Subjects Taught

Acting, Ballet, Dance, Elementary Math, Film Acting, History, Improv Acting, Jazz Dancing, Reading, Songwriting, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance

About Me

Sara L. began her dance training in Flint, Michigan, at the Flint Institute of Music where she also studied percussion and piano. Starting as a scholarship student trained in the Vagonova ballet technique, modern dance, and jazz under the direction of Karen Mills-Jennings. As a member of the Flint Youth Ballet, Sara attended conferences such as the Regional Midwest performing Marius Petipa's Raymonda and student choreography. Sara then became a member of The Company, an inner city company directed by Joanna Paraschos where she worked with Flint School Systems performing lecture demonstrations. Fostering hopes of International study, Sara spent two summers touring Europe with the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp where she trained and studied with Jefferson Baum, Duncan Noble, Amanda Mckerrow ( ABT Principles) and various International teachers. In 2003, Sara began her educational process by receiving her High School Diploma as a scholarship student from the Walnut Hill School in Natick, Massachusetts. She received her BFA in 2007 at The Boston Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts where she focused on varies styles of dance including African, Ballet and Modern performing works from Jose Limon's The Winged reconstructed by Jennifer Scanlon, and Martha Graham's Primitive Mysteries, which traveled to Hunter College in 2004, and Night Journey reconstructed by Yuriko. Sara also has worked with the Ballet Rox Urban Nutcracker, Peninsula Ballet Theater Sleeping Beauty’s Wedding, and Oakland Ballet The Nutcracker where she has achieved acclaimed performances. Other performances included Black box work, Choreography Conferences, musicals.

Currently Sara is connecting with local artist in the professional the Michigan area. Working in Film, Fashion, and Dance Sara is really enjoying staying active in the fields to become a better teacher.

*** Lesson Details ***
As a general overview, as a tutor I believe each student is a universe waiting to be explored so to have a set way of teaching is very limited. I like to take time a develop trust, and respect. This can take as long as a few seconds to a month, but once established it can lead to wonderful things.

Arts:
As a teacher of the arts, I enjoy working with the students and developing their skills in the craft of pre-professional dance, acting, or singing. It is truly amazing to watch the strong transformation and the increasing security within the students. As young performers, they ideally will look at our interactions as a positive period in their lives. I aspire to better understand how to teach and explain the fundamentals of the field and quickly adapt to developing world of technology. My goal is to blend science, math and traditional theory with the creativity and freedom of art to create a mature environment. I want to facilitate smart, out of the box answers to life choices that will help the student regardless of artistic aspirations.

What I can offer:
I can work with families of students in whatever way you need. For example if you are a student trying to apply for Fine Art summer programs, charter schools, private colleges. I can help from the application process, audition, to post acceptance.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I currently work at Dance Street Studio in Lapeer MI. We can schedule for private lessons there, or at your home , or at a local studio of your choice.

*** Travel Equipment ***
My Trusty Bravada!
you'll learn to love her.

*** Specialties ***
Performing Arts Beginning -Advanced

College or Private School Placement ( scouting schools thru audition)
Summer Program Help
Reading
Song Writing
Poetry
Acting
Film
Modeling
Personnel Training, Diet
College Prep
Weddings
Parties

Todd M. Royal Oak, MI

Subjects Taught

Acting, Child Acting, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Improv Acting, Shakespearean Acting, Stage Performance, Theater Acting

About Me

Hello Actors

My Name is Todd and I have been Acting, Directing, Producing, and Coaching for over ten years. I have studied at Eastern Michigan University and Jeff Daniel's Purple Rose Theatre. I have acted in television, film, theatre, and commercials. I can help you become an actor too. The need to pretend is in all of us. We might just need some coaching to be great at it.

I can coach individuals as well as teach a group. Ask about a group rate.

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