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Susan S.

Owings Mills, MD

Maybe you're curious about acting. Maybe you're serious about it. Maybe you just need to come out of your shell a little bit. I've taught 'em all, with great success. I look forward to meeting you.

About Susan

Acting – I have taught all kinds of acting, including Audition Skills, Shakespeare, Stage, Film & TV, Dramatic, Comedic, whatever. I also have quite a bit of experience performing in all those arenas.

Voice – Anyone can sing. I you want to and have always thought you couldn't, you will be delighted when I prove you wrong. If you're a serious singer, no matter what kind of singing you want to do, you should train classically. It's just the best way to train those delicate muscles.
I am an excellent coach, at any level. I will teach you how to OWN the song. That's what keeps people coming b
ack. However, as an instructor, I am better with beginners.

Speaking – Ever lost your voice because you were talking too much? Every professional speaker I know of has. YOU DON'T HAVE TO. It's simply a matter of knowing the correct way to produce the sound. That's easy for me to teach.

Writing – I have been a professional writer and editor for over eight years; I have books, articles, posts, newsletters, etc. published. The point of grammar is to facilitate communication, NOT to be right. I can teach you practical grammar, not just correct grammar. I can show you how to make your words flow and be easily read. If there are typos in here, please understand you should never proofread your own work.

Nutrition/Alternative Medicine – I have been in this field for over 25 years. I am certified as a Sports Massage Therapist and most of my experience is in that area, but over the years, I have garnered quite a bit of usable knowledge.

Meditation – There is no one right way to meditate. You don't even have to be still to meditate, although it's a good place to start. We'll find a way(s) that's right for you.
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Alex S. December 10, 2015
Film and TV Acting · In home
Verified Student
I loved how she taught me so much in just one session. She gave me more confidence but she was still a reality check for me.
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Laura McManus November 7, 2015
Film and TV Acting · In studio
Verified Student
My son has done very well in his lessons with Susan. She's easy to work to, varies the content to keep it interesting, and overall a wonderful teacher.
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Olivia P. September 18, 2015
Essay Writing · In studio
Verified Student
I really like it. She is very easy to talk to. She is very practical and flexible with schedule.
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Susan S.

Susan S.

Owings Mills, MD 21117
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Ollie L. J.

Upper Marlboro, MD

Over 20 years experience acting, writing, directing, and producing films and theatrical stage plays. My mission is to inspire and develop your unique gift. Fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

About Ollie L.

Professor of Communication & Theater with incredible experiences performing/producing/directing/writing stage plays performed at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, Publick Playhouse, THEARC Theater, National Children's Museum and over 60 different stages annually. Owner/Founder of the inspirational film, theater, and publishing company - Timeless Visual Works, LLC. Extensive knowledge and experience training aspiring and professional performers.
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Kristyl N. March 3, 2016
Acting · In studio
Verified Student
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.
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Leana T. January 13, 2016
Film and TV Acting · Online
Verified Student
Great person to work with! Cheerful. Listens to what you have to say. Ready to help you improve.
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Alicia December 6, 2015
Child Acting · In studio
Ms. Jefferson was an outstanding instructor for my 5 year old son. He attended in the evening at her home and she knew exactly how to got him engaged after a long day of school. After a few session I realized that my son needed to mature a little in order to get all that he could out of the program so we stopped. We will definitely be coming back again soon.
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Ollie L. J.

Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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Kate W.

Baltimore, MD

We'll work together to devise a plan based on your personal goals and areas of interest or challenge! Through explorations of different techniques connected to movement, voice, and script analysis, I'll help you discover fuller, more rich and intuitive ways of accessing character from an organic, personal perspective.

About Kate

Hey ya'll! My name is Kate, and I can't wait to work with you! I'm a classically trained actor, and received my BFA from The Theatre School at DePaul University (in Chicago) in 2007. I've also studied and performed Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London, and long-form improv comedy at places like i.O and Second City in Chicago, as well as the Magnet and the PIT in NYC.

I think the bottom line of this work is discovery and expansion as a performer and as a human being; it's also having as much fun as possible while doing so. I think every student who has the desi
re and the passion to do so has the ability to grow and develop their skills in incredible ways, and I consider it a huge honor to help you you become a stronger, more confident and self-aware performer, mover, and human being.
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Kate W.

Kate W.

Baltimore, MD 21211
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$50 / 30-min
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Jeneal J.

Baltimore, MD

I have a passion for theatre & hopefully you do too! I will help my students become strong in improv, monologue & scene work. A packet will be given each week on things to work on & improve along with an assignment. I will require my students to learn a monologue a week excluding other assignments I give because building your repertoire is crucial in this career. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015 & I've been a teaching assistant since 2008 & have loved helping my students find confidence & relate theatre to life. I've been training in theatre since I was 7 years old even getting accepted into the prestigious TWIGS program at Baltimore School for the Arts. I've trained with the Arena Players & at the performing Arts camp YATTAS. I am currently in school to get my BA in Musical Theatre. I'm a fun & outgoing person and my teaching style is unique, fun, & challenging. I love to understand who m
y students are & what they are trying to gain from their lessons.I believe in building stamina & being in as many programs you can use to perfect your craft. Based on what you're looking for we will do monologue/scene work, voice and diction, & improvisation. I will offer a group session in order to learn about working with an ensemble we will meet once a week. I look forward to working with you.
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Jeneal J.

Jeneal J.

Baltimore, MD 21239
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$40 / 30-min
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Megan R.

Towson, MD

I offering two types of theatre classes/acting sessions for children. Young Artists for ages 8-12 years old. This acting course is for all experience levels, which focuses on the actor’s ability to use their imagination and vision. The actors will use games, improvisation exercises and fun scripted and non-scripted reenactments. Teen Artists course will be for ages 13-17 years old. This course will focus on monologue mastery and script writing.

About Megan

Hello my name is Megan. I have been a stage actress for 10 years and have been featured on stage as well as Television. I also have worked as a teacher in both private and home school settings. I additionally have experience working with children as well as adults with intellectual disabilities. I truly enjoy helping people improving their acting skills or just increasing their confidence. I hold both a BA and MS degree.
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Megan R.

Megan R.

Towson, MD 21286
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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