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Acting, Algebra, Basic Math, Elementary Math, Improv Acting, Pre Algebra
I experienced life in Hollywood attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and it shook my world in not only the craft of acting but also that passion is key in pursuing this field. Because when success in roles doesn't come your way, you are still satisfied with your choice of occupation.
Personal Experience in Theater:
Several roles played at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2003
Performed in two local improv groups 2003-2005
MP role in "The House of Blue Leaves" in 2005
Manolo Costazeula in "The Odd Couple- Female Version" in 2010
Lenny Ganz in "Rumors" in 2012
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Through experience in drama school and additional time spent learning the craft, I believe I have learned what it takes to teach the craft with passion. With emphasis on objectives, improv, and being in the moment, certain techniques will be employed to enhance believability.
There is no one true path to learning the craft. Every teacher is different as well as any student. And every teacher that doesn't learn from their students are well. just teachers. As any craft/skill-based action, people are all always learning regardless of your position. There is no right way or wrong way of teaching but only a deeper understanding of what is possible.
As actors, we hope to dig down deeper. To open ourselves wider. It's like a muscle. Keep exercising it and we find "muscles" we never knew we had.
There are a variety of techniques that I have been taught. These are the basics of the craft of acting.
These are not film-based nor theater-based acting. It is understanding how to respond and learning how to be in the moment.
Acting, Algebra, Alternative Medicine, American Literature, AP English, Arithmetic, Art History, Basic Math, Broadway Singing, Child Acting, Country Singing, Creative Writing, Drivers Education, Elementary Math, Essay Writing, Film Acting, Film Studies, Grammar, Humanities, Jazz Voice, Life Coaching, Literature, Math, Meditation, Microsoft Office, Nutrition, Poetry, Pre Algebra, Public Speaking, Reading, Singing, Social Studies, Speech, Spelling, Study Skills, Video Production, Vocal Training, Writing
Hi, I taught Acting for 2 years as part of my Graduate degree. I have also been a Guest Lecturer on Acting on Film at Columbia College in Chicago, IL for Directing I students. I am also a Writer - I have won an Excellence Award for my poetry from the City of Portland (1 of 150 people out of 8,000), and my plays have been performed as staged readings with Theatre Companies in Chicago and Portland, Oregon. I am an Academic Writer as well - I wrote a 30 page thesis for my Graduate degree, about Shakespeare and satire. My specialities are coaching in the Performing Arts (Acting/Voice/Dance), and helping with Creative writing and Academic writing, as well as Essay writing. I can also help with K-6 English, Reading, and Math, as well as High School or Jr. High English, Essay writing, and Literature. Please contact me with any questions about my experience. Thanks! :)- Rebecca
Acting, Alexander Technique, Asian Cooking, Cooking, Essay Writing, Indian Cooking, Italian Cooking, Knife Skills, Life Coaching, Meisner Technique, Pasta Making, Public Speaking, Shakespearean Acting, Speaking Voice, Speech, Spoken Word, Theater Acting, Vocabulary, Writing
I have been a University and college professor on and off over 17 years. I left the academy to do professional theatre work at the rank of associate professor. I am going back to teaching in Fall 2015, but in the interim, thought independent teaching might be interesting. I am a proficient teacher in all of the areas I have listed. As with most theatre professionals (especially actors) My experience with cooking is practical- I learned from industry people.
"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."