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I've been a working actor and educator for over 10 years. I have had success both as an actor and an educator using elements of Practical Aesthetics and Viola Spolin's theater games to prepare for and understand script, character work and physical awareness. I work with children and adults to develop greater agility and have more fun on stage!
I'm a working artist with a Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Arts. I have extensive professional experience as singer and multi-disciplinary performer and have worked as a teaching artist both in and out of classroom settings. *** Lesson Details *** I enjoy meeting one-on-one with students to set goals in their creative work, and to build fun and effective structures to meet those goals together. I enjoy working with beginners in voice, guitar and ukulele, and am happy to take students as young as age 6. Find your genius! *** Studio Equipment *** piano, guitars, ukulele *** Travel Equipment *** I expect all students to have a notebook and pencil, and for voice students to wear comfortable clothes to move in. Ukulele students should provide their own instruments for ...
Acting students will receive instruction customized for their individual needs and skill level, drawing on a variety of techniques, including Linklater (physical and vocal work), Stanislavski, Meisner, and Grotowski, Shurtleff, among others. Students can work privately on audition skills, including monologues and cold reading, as well as scene work, character building and basic principles of acting. The first step to great acting is a free body and voice, allowing full expression of of emotional life of the character!
I am a professional singer, songwriter and actor working in the Chicago area for many years. I have a B.F.A. in Theater/Voice from The University of Kansas and an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College Chicago. I've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003: I host the Singer's Salon in Chicago, a unique and supportive venue for singer's to become more comfortable performing before an audience. I also instruct workshops for vocal technique and performance. For the past 10 years I was the lead singer for The Red Apples, an acoustic roots band that performs an eclectic mix of rock, swing, blues, country and jazz. I also have a cabaret/art song project consisting or original material with composer Jaroslaw Golembiowski. As a singer and actress I have performed with ...
I am happy to take any student at any interest level.
I request an open indoor space for physical movement and play.
I specialize in movement for the actor, and draw from the Alexander Technique, Viewpoints, Yoga, and Rudolph Laban's effort action
I am also classically trained within the grand tradition of Constantin Stanislavski and have spent much of my professional career working with Shakespeare.
In addition, I work commercially and can offer students coaching within that context, particularly within the realm of on camera comedy.
I will tailor the work to the needs and interests of the student.
I specialize in movement for the actor, and draw from the Alexander Technique, Viewpoints, Yoga, and Rudolph Laban's effort action work. I am also classically trained within the grand tradition of Constantin Stanislavski and have spent much of my professional career working with Shakespeare. In addition, I work commercially and can offer students coaching within that context. I am happy to take any student at any interest level. I request an open indoor space for physical movement and play.
I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.
My expansive breadth of interests has led me through years of experience in the arts and natural sciences. I'm a voice instructor, math tutor, and biology teacher. Now, I'm pursuing a career in opera and vocal performance. I have extensively studied vocal performance and opera for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have been in many operas and musical theater productions. I am currently performing in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat at the Booth Tarkington Theatre. I was a finalist in the MasterWorks Festival concerto competition. I have studied other vocal genres, such as jazz and pop. I have administered vocal lessons to every voice type at all different levels. I use the appoggio technique of breathing and believe all singing should be produced in a ...
I have worked with children and adults at all levels! From beginner to advanced, my approach does not change! It is all about finding out what you want in the scene or monologue and then incorporating different techniques based on your level to help you achieve that goal.
Hello! My name is Ashley W and I am an acting teacher and coach! To give you a bit of background about myself, I have recently moved to Chicago from New York where I spent the last three years working on my careers both as an actor and teaching artist. Teaching has become such a passion of mine and I am extremely invested in making it a parallel career for myself. I hold a MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory Theatre and a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Evansville. I have worked with children for over 15 years as a childcare provider, camp counselor and mentor. Working with children is truly a passion of mine, alongside acting, and I love integrating both of these aspects of my life by being a teaching artist. I have also coached adults working on ...
I've been teaching acting for over 25 yrs with students that have gone on to being working actors on the stage in mjaor feature films and commercials and also television. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to strip yourself of your fears and self-doubt and as time goes on you'll be able to be ready with my guidance to registering with a mjaor casting agent. Be ready learn: Scene Study, Character Development, Voice & Diction, Cold Readings, Monologues, Improv, Auditioning, Marketing & more
Finally you will have the option to super kick start your career with producing a 2-3 minute Actor's Slate Video clip and an Actor's Demo Reel (video) that I can professional put together for you complete with taping, directing and packaging.along with the option of a slick dynamic professional website, all through thisTakelessons site.
Started as a musician and lead vocalist in my 12pc high energy, world touring concert act for artists like, Donna Summers, Oak Ridge Boys, Jacksons etc. Extensive training & experience as an actor in statge screen & television. Trained at Ted Liss Drama School, & the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in UK & more. Won a Telly & a Silver Hugo Award. With the unique personal style I have developed, I am very passionate about my students achieving their dream. My greatest reward is when a student makes a major breakthrough. Take a solid hold of your career and empower yourself with the combination of my background in "The Method," Stanislavsky, Meisner, Michael Shurtleff , my extensive experience, coupled with a true caring and compassionate style, that I have developed, will set you ...
"Steven is very professional and extremely helpful. He always has a smile on and is serious about helping you phrase the music. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
"It's been really exciting so far! Jordan has been so helpful, so knowledgeable. I could not have found a better instructor and I'm getting better and better every day."
"My daughter's wedding was weeks away and I had never been able to dance a step. With Jenny's help, I came further than ever before in such short time in any subject."