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Toya N.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Toya N.

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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working actors! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los An

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.
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Adam R.

83 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Music from Westminster Choir College
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
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Adam R.

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I coach monologues, scenes, and commercials. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Deta

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Sergio
He pinpoints a lot of small things, that overall help tremendously. He has a great ear and picks up on little subtleties in your voice that you can improve, and this causes you to hold yourself accountable to the same standards as a result. Overall, after just one lesson, i have learned a lot and am eager to continue learning with Adam.
Justin
Adam was great to work with for my first lesson. He has a lot of experience and gives good tips and advice. I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.
Kay K.
Adam is a very experienced instructor and helped my son preparing him for his theater arts class.
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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MFA Directing from Yale School of Drama, Yale University
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Jackson G.

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I'm a freelance theater director currently working in NYC and throughout the country. I'm an acting coach, teach directing for the stage and dramaturgy/text analysis for actors, directors, and designers. I have over 15 years of teaching experience at such institutions as Williams, Yale, New School, Columbia, Fordham, and Primary Stages ESPA.

I will focus my classes on auditioning, callbacks, cold reading audition skills, grad school auditions, and text analysis and dramaturgy. I'm also available to coach and consult with aspiring theater directors and public speaking clients. I would be happy to customize my classes to each student's individual needs and goals.

I received my MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama and my BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts.

About Jackson

As an established theater director and teacher, I am very fortunate to be working continuously in New York and across the country from New York to California and in between. Actors are a part of my daily life as I audition and collaborate with them for a living. I often have new directors as assis

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Leah Nicole Raymond
Jackson is a great director/coach. When you are working you can trust that Jackson is fully listening to you as you the actor and you the character. She knows how to push in a way that works for you and will get you where you need to be. I trust Jackson and highly recommend working with her.
Kevin
I had the privilege of studying stage directing with Jackson Gay at Yale. Jackson has a remarkable way of bringing out students' individual artistic and creative sensibilities. In scene workshops, she gives highly practical advice for working with actors to shape an overall dramatic vision. She also reinforces this instruction by relating her own professional experiences, highlighting what has been effective. Her guidance in script analysis is very clear, and showed me how to fully understand characters' dramatic objectives before going into rehearsals with actors.

As well, Jackson incorporated invaluable practical career advice into the class, which is often hard to find. One of her exercises for this was to pair us with another student and have a mock "writer-director" meeting, where the writer was considering hiring the director. This was a really helpful window into the professional process, which has given me an important springboard to communicate my own ideas in the production of new work.

Jackson Gay’s teaching applies across theater disciplines — for instance, my work in theater is primarily as a composer and lyricist. She showed me how to look at the big picture of a play or musical, giving me the insight to write in a way that is dramatically cogent, engaging, and entertaining.
Sheila-Joon
Jackson Gay is masterful at guiding the actor to find their own authentic voice. She has a laser sharp focus imbued with empathy, that simultaneously put me at ease and helped me find my edge, in a way no other director has. More than anything, she helped empower me to make my own bold choices within a vast array of styles, so that my work was informed from a deep and genuine place (rather than an impersonation or a desire to please). I always feel safe to explore my edge with Jackson, but never humored if something isn't working. She's honest. It's rare to find guidance both so kind and so sharp. Jackson Gay understands and loves actors, and that love comes through in her work.

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Elizabeth T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • BA in Psychology and French from ETSU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth T.

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Acting is all about experiencing what life has to offer. With decades of experience acting in professional and informal roles, I have so much experience to draw upon to help you find what works for you and your dreams of acting. Each of us has different talents, strengths and weaknesses, and all of our qualities can be utilized to explore the multifaceted art of acting. I can help you see and better understand what you bring to the table so that we can hone your skills, focus your attention and intention, and even figure out how to turn any weaknesses into powerful crafting tools.

My background in Psychology gives me excellent insight into the rich playground of character development and the ability to help you find the characters within you, even the ones you never would have imagined you could be. I have the gift for making the path of learning to act a seriously playful journey that can help you reach your goal, whether they are to entertain, inform, enrich, or just
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About Elizabeth

I have been a performer my entire life. From any early age, I was blessed with a love for the triple threat -singing, acting, and dance. Luckily, I am pretty good at all of them, too! I have been blessed with the gumption and many opportunities to continue enjoying performing for decades. It is

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Alex B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Renaissance Award from TSU- Theatre Department
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Alex B.

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Hello there! My name is Alex Boyt and I am a professional theatre artist welcoming students of all ages and experience levels students to join my studio. I hold a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre, a minor in Music education, and focuses in stage management, directing, and costumes. I have been teaching for 9 years working in children's community theaters, professional theaters, and opera companies. I've taught students as young as 4 years old up to college aged and professional artists as well. I can also offer training in theatrical stage management, script analysis, and musical theatre/opera acting. In my studies and career so far I have been trained in the following: Shakespeare/classical literature performance, musical theatre performance, stanislavski's method, meisner's technique, Lessac kinesensics, body NRGs, viewpoints technique, and more. I myself have also acted in opera, theater (classical, contemporary, and musical theater), and have performed in/directed a collegiate show ...

About Alex

Hello! My name is Alex Boyt and I am an energetic, enthusiastic, and sassy theatre artist looking for students seeking a challenging and rewarding experience in artistic growth. If that sounds like you I would love to have you join my studio! I also teach beginning German if that is something that

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Rachel
I was fortunate enough to work with Alex at an academic summer camp. I observed him instructing and leading students on many occasions and in a variety of tasks including performance. Alex is patient, thoughtful, and knowledgeable. His fantastic communications skills and fun yet professional demeanor make him an ideal instructor!
Rachel
I have worked with Alex as a performer, stage manager, and co-teacher and have found him to be exceptionally intuitive in all three roles. Alex has an amazing ability to nurture talent in others through genuine interest in their goals as well as the knowledge and patience to help reach them.

You will not find a more supportive, enthusiastic, or caring educator than Alex.
Rowan
Alex is an incredible teacher, supporter and friend. He always puts 10000000% into making sure that his students have a great experience. He is passionate about theatre and the world around him and will show these passions through teaching. I always looked forward to classes I took with him and anyone who has him as a teacher is incredibly fortunate.
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Myan Disnie S.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Myan Disnie S.

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I want my students to feel comfortable and have fun. Be free and express themselves artistically.

About Myan Disnie

Hello everyone! I’m Disnie and I’m very excited to read with you! I’m an artist with a BFA in Multimedia Performing Arts. I have also trained with Tony Award winner, Trazana Beverley and many others. My recent acting credits includes Google, MTV, Condé Nast and the National Black Theatre. Art tru

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Nicole
Disnie is so awesome! Great teacher. We worked on rehearsing for an audition and I feel so much more confident now.

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Collinsville, AL

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Collinsville is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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"I have been coached by acting instructors since I was a little kid and I've never worked with someone who had more understanding of the acting craft than David Tom. I've never seen an acting coach simplistically break down technique for me to understand the way David did. I am so greatful he has shared his knowledge that must have taken years to master with me."
Philip
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I look forward to every lesson. He is really good at breaking down characters and analyzing a script. He really cares. He is awesome!"
Gary
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I absolutely love Kim's acting coaching!

I have been in financial business for many years. Recently, I took a project and need to adapt quickly to play a role in a film within very short time period. I am very lucky to find Kim:

(1) She is well prepared for each lesson. She understood clearly about my objectives;
(2) She gives me lots of valuable tips to improve my acting skills;
(3) She is very quick to grasp the film writer and director's intention for the role;
(4) She pays great attention to every detail of the script to help me to maximize my potential in the role;
(5) She goes above and beyond: she reviews my recording and gives me great feedback after the lesson; she went through multiple scripts within very short time period on her own time;
(6) She is extremely fun to work with;

I just finished my second lesson with Kim. She is not only a great acting coach, but a great actor! She is definitely a go to person in my future film venture!!!"
Jessica Zhao
Took Film Acting lessons from Kim C.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"I met Alicia through a school for modeling and acting, my daughter had just started classes there, I had previously submit her application for a short film audition, not affiliated with the school. I was nervous when contacted for the audition, knowing she has no experience, I mentioned her audition to Alicia and my fear, she was so excited for my daughter and was willing to work with her as her acting coach, my daughter not only got the part, I was told her audition was awesome. Alicia coached my daughter only twice before her actual location shoot day, I received so many compliments from the film director and camera crew how well my daughter played her role like a pro, thanks to Alicia. I recommend Alicia to a friend of mine in need of an acting coach for her 5yr old son, she is excited so is her son, he enjoys every minute with his coach. Alicia is the best and will bring out the best in her students."
Olivia
Took Film Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"Mr. Tinker speaks very clearly and is very patient, he makes sure you understand the material, and his positive attitude makes whatever your learning fun."
D.J.
Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"My first time with him was great"
Shavon
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"David is a really nice dude and he helps a lot. I would suggest him."
Finney
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you"
Rabbi W.
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"David is amazing. His method is very effective and I really enjoyed the classes."
Dimitra
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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