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Popular Online Dance Teachers

Michelle A.

New York, NY
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Serena P.

Chicago, IL
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Nicole W.

Los Angeles, CA
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Michelle A. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Ballet, Dance, Dance Choreography, Jazz Dancing, Modern Dance, Stretching, Theatrical Dance, Yoga

About Me

Hello Students!
My name is Michelle and I have been dancing since I was seven years old! I was one of two graduates to earn my Bachelor of Fine Art in Dance/Dance Pedagogy from Columbia College Chicago in 2011. I have since moved back to New York City where I dance for a professional modern dance company in downtown Manhattan. When I am not teaching class, I am busy being a student of my own all over New York City at prestigious studios such as Steps on Broadway, Gibney Dance Center and Broadway Dance Center. It is here where I take daily classes with the country's greatest dance teachers/choreographers to continue my never ending training in dance techniques and developments.

As a working professional dancer, I understand the rigor that it takes to achieve your goals and I work with my students one on one to achieve them! I have had the honor of training with the greatest dancers in the business to help me achieve my goals such as David Dorfman, Joe Goode, Alexandra Beller, Kendra Portier, and Oliver Steele.

Dancing and teaching dance are my greatest passions in life and I want to share them with students of all ages from 18 months to 100 years old!

Thank you for visiting my profile and I hope to teach you soon!
Michelle

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Whether you are stepping into a dance studio for the first time or preparing for a stressful audition I will help you achieve those goals and with a smile the entire time!

I believe it is important to build a relationship between teacher and student or parent, teacher and student to develop a curriculum that best benefits you or your child. Each lesson is specially designed to achieve your personal goals in whatever style of dance you decide!

Come dance with me and we can fulfill those life long dreams of learning to dance and work towards a healthy and happy life!

*** Studio Equipment ***
I am happy to rent a professional studio space for you to enhance your private dance lesson. A studio space will provide us with ample room and proper flooring that is designed to dance on as well as mirrors to help you learn. These professional studios are scarce and must be booked well in advance. There also will be an increase in lesson price for these lessons to cover cost of the studio.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I come fully equipped with portable, wireless speakers and an iPod. I'm also happy to take music request or happy to use your iPod/iPhone as well!

*** Specialties ***
Modern, Jazz, Ballet

Serena P. Chicago, IL

Subjects Taught

Acting, Broadway Singing, Dance, Piano, Singing

About Me

Now teaching singing and acting lessons online as well to anyone in the country!

Serena is originally from the New York City area and has been acting, singing, dancing, and playing piano since she was young. As a teenager, she attended the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan and went on to receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. While she was there, she realized her love of teaching when she tutored struggling piano and music theory students.

In Chicago, her credits include: The Comedy of Errors, Macbeth, Jersey Shore: The Musical, Jack and the Beanstalk, Theatre of Women 6, Pirates of Penzance, Change the Night Owl, and her own solo cabaret "Should I Be Sweet?"

Other notable credits include Tony N' Tina's Wedding, The Taming of the Shrew, Bat Boy, Les Miserables, Major Barbara, as well as various cabarets at Don't Tell Mama and the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Serena also has performed alongside James Taylor and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Serena loves working with people who particularly share her love of Musical Theater and Shakespeare, but she finds all ages and levels exciting and fulfilling.

Serena also specializes in coaching high school students for their auditions for BFA or BA Acting or Musical Theater programs. She is completely informed about the audition process for each individual school and is able to help select repertoire to fit your needs.

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I have a very good balance in my lessons of nurturing the student, but also pushing the student to his or her highest potential. I always remain encouraging and supportive. I spend about a third of the lesson on technique work and I always encourage students to bring in their own material that we can work on as well. You will get excellent vocal and piano technique from me, but you will also learn to have fun and appreciate the ease and relaxation of singing and playing piano.

*** Studio Equipment ***
F/w keyboard, seating for parents - main room

*** Travel Equipment ***
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*** Specialties ***
I specialize in musical theater singing, especially preparation for any auditions (singing or acting) for shows, college auditions, etc. Musical theater is my main passion, but I also focus a lot on pop music. I am especially experienced in introducing newbies to singing or piano.

Nicole W. Los Angeles, CA

Subjects Taught

ACT, ACT English, Acting, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ACT Test Prep, Algebra, American Literature, Anatomy, AP English, AP English Literature, Basic Math, Choreography, College Admissions, Contemporary Dance, Creative Writing, Dance, Dance Choreography, Elementary Math, English, English Literature, Essay Writing, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Filmmaking, Film Production, Film Studies, Flexibility Training, Literature, Meditation, Modern Dance, Pilates, Poetry, Reading, SAT, Screenwriting, Spelling, Study Skills, Test Prep, Vocabulary, Writing

About Me

Academic Background:

I am an experienced Tutor, having taught professionally in SAT, ACT and general Academic studies. I graduated with honors in 2010 from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Cinematic Arts. I love helping my students to improve their academic results & specialize in teaching online classes!

Film & Performing Arts Background:

I graduated in 2010 from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Cinematic Arts. I have experience working at top production companies in L.A., including Fox 2000 Pictures, Scott Free Productions (Ridley Scott) & Overbrook Entertainment (Will Smith). I am currently launching my own production company and producing my first feature film that I am writing, directing and acting in. I love helping others to unlock their creative potential!

Health & Wellness Background:

I am a Stott Pilates Certified instructor in Matwork & Reformer. I have also trained in and performed various forms of dance throughout my teenage years and young adult life. I developed an unshakable passion for the art of Modern Dance when training in the Modern Dance department of the University of Southern California while earning a B.A. in Cinematic Arts. Afterward, I danced with, taught, and choreographed professionally in Modern dance with a New York City dance company. I then moved on to study a more classical approach to Pilates as well as dance cardio and barre method. I have taught Pilates professionally in a variety of settings including private studios and gyms like L.A. Fitness, where I currently teach Mat Pilates. My passion is sharing this love for movement with you!

*** Lesson Details ***
In our lessons, we will focus specifically on the areas that you are wishing to improve.

Each individual I work with will receive a tailored plan to push their success to new heights!

*** Studio Equipment ***
I love teaching online sessions! I can use whatever software works best for you - Skype is my favorite.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I primarily teach online classes and am open to local travel in Los Angeles, CA within the surrounding area of zip code 90026.

*** Specialties ***
SAT/ACT, Writing/Directing/Acting/Producing for Film, Pilates/Dance

Sarah C.

New York, NY
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Denise C.

New York, NY
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Tanya A.

Los Angeles, CA
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Sarah C. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Acting, Dance, Ear Training, Piano, Singing, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance

About Me

Sarah C. is a Music Educator, Vocalist, and Choral Conductor dedicated to sharing the gift of music through creative education and innovative performance. As the Founder and Artistic Director of Sirens of Gotham, Sarah leads a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit music organization and performance ensemble for women in Manhattan. As a private voice teacher, Sarah works with students of all ages, promotes a sound method of vocal technique, prepares students for performances and auditions, and helps students to explore a wide variety of musical genres. As a Music Teacher, Sarah draws from an extensive background in Early Childhood Education (92nd Street Y, TLB Music, Gymboree Play and Music, PLaY! Music and Art, and Miss LaLa's Treehouse) to introduce young peoples to music through guided exploration and performance.

Raised a Georgia Peach, Sarah moved to the Big Apple in 2011 to pursue higher education and performance experience. She has since received a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance with a concentration in Music Theatre from New York University and has performed in various productions throughout Manhattan including NYU's production of The Most Happy Fella, an original NYU production titled 4@15: Special Breakfast, and a self directed Sirens of Gotham variety show titled Gotham Follies. Sarah has also been a vocalist for various performance ensembles including The Yuletide Carolers NYC and David Byrne's THE FORREST.

Prior to residing in NYC, Sarah performed at The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. She also appeared in various Opera and Music Theatre productions including Le nozze di Figaro as Susanna, Gallantry as Lola Markham, and The Sound of Music as Liesl. In addition to her performance experience, Sarah received a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education with a concentration in Choral Music from Georgia Southern University, she led various church and community choirs, and she developed various music camps and workshops for children and teens.

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Sarah creatively provides artistic guidance and vocal instruction to a variety of students within an expressive environment. With a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from New York University, A Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and an extensive performance background, she encourages self confidence through innovative performance, demonstrates a sound method of healthy vocal technique, and explores a wide variety of musical genres including music theatre, classical art song, opera, pop, vocal jazz, ensemble singing, and more. Whether preparing for your next big audition or simply looking to improve your voice, Sarah C. is the voice teacher for you.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano with access to various instruments including guitar

Recording equipment available as well

*** Specialties ***
Audition/Performance Coaching and Preparation - Classical, Music Theatre, Pop/Rock, Choral, & A cappella

Vocal Technique and Instruction

Music Theory

Sight Singing and Ear Training

Acting & Stage Presence

Song Writing and Composition

Ensemble Coaching such as Quartets and Choruses

Denise C. New York, NY

Subjects Taught

Ballet, Dance, Dance Choreography, Flexibility Training, Jazz Dancing, Tap Dance, Theatrical Dance

About Me

My name is Denise and I have been a successful presence in the dance industry for a long time. I am looking to work with students privately to help them achieve new levels in their technique and performance. Contact me for more resume details!

Tanya A. Los Angeles, CA

Subjects Taught

Acting, African Dance, Burlesque, Cheerleading, Child Acting, Choreography, Dance, Dance Choreography, Djembe, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Fitness, Flexibility Training, Hip Hop Dance, Improv Acting, Jazz Dancing, Meditation, Modeling, Modern Dance, Salsa Dancing, Shakespearean Acting, Speaking Voice, Spoken Word, Stage Performance, Strength and Conditioning, Stretching, Tap Dance, Theater Acting, Theatrical Dance, Voice Acting

About Me

I have taught all ages, K-12 as well as adults into their 80's.

About Dance

Dancing is popular across the world. Ballroom dance, for example is defined as a social dance that follows a regular pattern of steps and encompasses many categories of dance. Form many it is a tradition to celebrate happy times and events through ballroom. In fact, this applies not only to ballroom dance but dance in general. Throughout the world there are a variety of dance forms that have made people move to the music. There is hip-hop dance, salsa, waltz, tango, merengue, fox-trot, mambo, bolero, rumba, cotillion, and more! If you are looking to become the best possible dancer you can be they you should consider taking dance lessons under the supervision of a professional dance teacher. When searching for a dance instructor ensure they can give you a background in all the types of ...

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