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Popular Acting Teachers Near Pittsburgh

Erin A.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Desiree S.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Kim S.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Erin A. Pittsburgh, PA

Erin runs successful acting lessons in Pittsburgh, PA. She has appeared on stage locally at The Theatre Factory, Split Stage Productions, and The Pittsburgh New Works Festival, and at Idlewild. Erin has also performed with Texas Family Musicals and RWS & Associates.

About Erin

Born in Queens and raised in Tokyo, Japan, I started performing at the age of nine. I made my stage debut in the ensemble of Tokyo Theatre for Children’s production of Cinderella where my mother played the Stepmother and my father was also in the ensemble. Upon moving back to the U.S. in the eighth grade, I started performing in my school’s shows in Northport, NY. By the end of my junior year, I made the decision that I wanted to pursue a degree in theatre. After my freshman year in The Ohio State University’s Bachelor of Arts program, I decided she wanted to dive deeper and transferred to The University of Arizona where I graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre in December 2011. At the U of A, I had the privilege of playing my dream role of Anne Frank ...

Desiree S. Pittsburgh, PA

About Desiree

I'™m excited to be a TakeLessons instructor and to be able to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have been a singer and performer for over 20 years and have taught voice and beginning piano for six years.

I received a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. I continued my studies in New York City in voice, acting and diction.

I continue to be an active performer specializing in musical theater, opera and concert. I began my professional career as an apprentice with the Portland Opera in Oregon. Since then, I have appeared with opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States and abroad and am a frequent guest vocalist and ...

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Barry H. July 1, 2014
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She has helped me tremendously! We have a good time learning and laughing during my lessons with her. She had also helped me to stop listening to what others think about my voice and focus on believing in myself as I learn and progress. Risks l thanks
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Michelle R. March 11, 2014
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Desiree puts the fun in fundamentals!

I decided to take voice lessons for pleasure as a hobby to keep my mind off of the stresses of daily life. I had a lot of confidence issues to get over when I started taking lessons with Desiree; mainly because I didn't want to embarrass myself like those people I make fun of on American Idol. Her non-threatening teaching style has been the perfect fit for me...although she does raise her voice at me when I judge myself too harshly, but I won't count against her ;) My confidence has soared and I feel that I'm a much bolder and more comfortable singer. I’m enjoying every minute of discovering my voice with Desiree. I've still got some work to do but I'm confident she'll help me reach my goals.
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Lauralee M. March 6, 2014
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Voices are a Gift

Desiree has helped my sister and I develop our vocal skills and work to our full potential. She has also helped us realize that our voices are a gift and we need to treasure them. Desiree has strengthened our confidence in signing in front of people as well as signing in general. She is more than just a teacher she is a role model and a person we feel we can count on.
Kim S. Pittsburgh, PA

Kim has been teaching acting since 1999. She uses a combination of Meisner, Esper, Grotowski,Yakim, Linklater, Adler, Hagen, and Bruce Miller to help grow work which is organic, focused, compelling, real, connected, original, and fun, and which serves the performance, the actor, and the script. She works at bringing scenes and monologues to their highest potential, as well teaching a process that actors can apply to future works. Kim nourishes a deep understanding of character and scene.

About Kim

Kim is a warm, sincere, positive person with an extensive professional background in writing, acting, and directing. She has been teaching since 1999, and her work experience includes long runs with Boston TheatreWorks of Harvard's American Rep and being published at age twelve, as well as a Moss Hart Award for Theatre and a Lois Mackey Prize For Fiction (chosen by National Book Award Winner Bob Shacochis.) She has studied at a competitive performing arts boarding school under the renowned instructor Bruce Miller, received a B.A. in Creative Writing on scholarship from Beloit College (where she studied under Pulitzer nominee Clint McCown), and has trained in the Meisner Technique under Boston Conservatory's Andrea Southwick. Recently, she has written a one-woman show, which she ...

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TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Acting in Pittsburgh and nearby areas. Learn how to act by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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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