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Popular Acting Teachers Near Minneapolis

Melody M.

Minneapolis, MN
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Andra S.

Minneapolis, MN
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Rhett R.

Minneapolis, MN
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Melody M. Minneapolis, MN

In our lesson, you will explore movement, vocalization, character development and deepen your skills and delve more thoroughly into character development and script analysis, with emphasis on creating acting objectives and discovering scenes through character relationships.

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the right place! My lessons provide students with an opportunity to deeply explore the voice, build confidence, and to develop healthy and effective singing practices, which can be applied to any style of musical singing and playing. A well-rounded music education is very important and I have fun and educational resources for learning vocal technique, ear training, harmony, pitch matching and music theory. I am very fortunate to have performed and studied Classical and Opera, musical theater


Karen D. December 10, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Melody is professional and makes me feel at ease. Each session is packed with knowledge and related goals to focus on for the next time. I enjoy my time with her!
Lee E. November 29, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Melody is so much fun. She is easy to connect with and discovers the strengths of the student. She then balances that out with finding what needs work and go from there...very individualized and full of passion!
Dan B. June 9, 2014
Singing · In studio
Melody is a delight! Her knowledge, understanding and passion for music and teaching is evident in one lesson. She is supporting and understanding of your goals and will do everything in her power to help you reach them. Melody an effective communicator, knowing just what you need delivered in a nurturing way. You will not be dissappointed
Andra S. Minneapolis, MN

About Andra

Raised on a beef and wheat farm in North Dakota by folk musicians, Andra began touring and performing at festivals at a young age. Classically trained and a veteran of musical theater, the guitar-playing singer moved to Minneapolis in 1996, where she has gone on to make a name for herself as one of the finest vocalists around. A regular performer on the national radio show A Prairie Home Companion, Andra has performed around the world, singing with such artists as Brad Paisley, Mindy Smith, Emmylou Harris, Chris Thile and soprano Renee Fleming. She has recorded with a wide range of indie, rock, blues and folk acts, including The Honeydogs, Jonny Lang, Peter Ostroushko and Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner. Although mainly known as a vocalist, Andra has been quietly honing her songwriting craft,

Rhett R. Minneapolis, MN

I've taught kids of all ages acting, from 4-24! We focus on being prepared, getting the audition, what to do onset/onstage, and how to keep your head above water in the industry.

I use improv games and techniques to keep the mind sharp and the classes fun!

About Rhett

I started teaching Acting in 2006 and quickly moved to Ballroom Dance, Montessori Preschool and Swim Lessons! I love teaching and I was born to do it! Shoot me a message for more information

Emily B.

Saint Paul, MN
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Tegan C.

Saint Paul, MN
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Edward E.

Minneapolis, MN
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Emily B. Saint Paul, MN

With more than two decades of experience working as a professional SAG-AFTRA/AEA actor in Los Angeles, New York, and many places in between, coaching others to build their best auditions and reach their potential as actors and performers has become a passion of mine.

Private Coaching services include, but are not limited to:

* Private Audition Coaching
* College-Specific Audition Coaching and Monologue Selection
* Audition Material Selection Assistance (especially for young women - I have a lot to look through!)
* Work Up a Challenging Role
* Vocal Work and Public Speaking
* Song-As-Monologue Coaching
* "I want to be an actor - where do I start?" Consultation

About Emily

Whether the focus of a session is on building a stellar repertoire of audition pieces, working on a difficult role, getting deeper into the language of Shakespeare, or song-as-monologue work for musical theatre actors, my approach to private coaching is centered around meeting the needs of the client. My goal is to help you reach yours through the development of technique, confidence, and helpful tools you can use to further cultivate your talent outside of our sessions. Read my post for the Take Lessons blog here: http://takelessons.com/blog/the-actors-life

Tegan C. Saint Paul, MN

With more than 10 years in the performing arts, I have an excellent command of theatrical space. There is a huge difference between what feels normal for people and what looks natural to an audience. It takes a lot of practice and is at time uncomfortable, but once you master it you acquire stage presence and that is what makes a memorable performer.

About Tegan

Hi there! I am really looking forward tutoring you or your child! As, you can see on my profile, I have several subjects listed and I am 100% confident in each and everyone! I have a very eclectic background and a whole lot of varied experience. Let me tell you a little about myself and my experience: I offer group and private lessons in various forms of belly dance, salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, club/social dancing, dance fitness, and world dance fusion. Belly dance: I was trained in belly dancing through Jawaahir, an internationally renowned dance company and the only school in all the midwest that teaches Middle Eastern dance in it's entirety. Latin dances: I learned the Latin dance forms listed above while living in Central America. I continued to research various styles


Amanda F. November 13, 2014
Dance Fitness · In studio
I took Zumba classes with Tegan...and she was awesome! She does a wonderful job of breaking steps down for beginners, and creates fun and challenging choreography. I highly recommend this teacher!
Edward E. Minneapolis, MN

I have been teaching acting for 4 years and my students have gone on to competitive college and conservatory programs. I believe in honing the craft of "play" while working. The work is hard but we should feel revitalized and alive after our work. I love working on both voice and body techniques with students of all ages and skill levels!

About Edward

I am a graduate from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities with a Bachelor of the Arts in Theatre Arts. I am a Jerome Grant recipient and when I am not working I am a practicing artist/craftsman. I have previously worked as a high school debate and speech coach at Thomas Edison High School and De La Salle High School, both located in Minneapolis, MN. I am a VIRTUS child-safety trained teacher. In my theatre/speech teaching I believe that being playful is step #1 and not as easy as one might think! I like to get up on our feet and doing, doing, doing. I believe we need to use and hone all our instruments as performers, body, mind, voice. I have studied several acting methods e.g. Stanislavski, Lecoq, Margolis. I have also been trained in Patsy Rodenburg's voice technique ...

Acting With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Acting in Minneapolis and nearby areas. Learn how to act by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Minneapolis Acting teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Acting lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Acting student, intermediate Acting student, or advanced Acting student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Acting skills. Your choices for a Minneapolis Acting instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Acting instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, background, photos, student ...

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