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Hunter P.

47 Reviews
Beverly Hills, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Greek, French, English
  • Awarded Best Socially Conscious Screenplay from Hollywood Film Awards
  • Dramatic Arts from Ryerson University
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Hunter P.

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Improv and comedy are a couple of my BIG favs! Improv is so freeing and is essential for helping the new actor grow. For experienced actors, it can bring your performance to life like never before and really help you break out of patterns that are holding you back. Together we'll play with some of the best improv techniques and I'll give you "home play", games and exercises you can practice with friends.

About Hunter

I love to help new performers and people looking to break into the biz, as well as seasoned actors who want to up-level their career or deepen their craft. I have been coaching actors since 2008 and have a unique combination of experience and training to help you launch your career and create work

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Ashley H.
Just had my first lesson with Hunter and I really enjoyed it. Although I was nervous trying out acting for the first time, she made me feel comfortable. We did some script reading and warming up word exercises that helped. I look forward to my next lesson with her.
Karla Jasin
Hunter is the best! She’s so meticulous. She catches every little nuance in your voice and has a really good ear for languages. She’s always patient and supportive but also honest with you about where the problems are and what needs work. I always feel comfortable and she gives me great solutions and exercises. Have been doing lessons for a few months now and really love it! Trust me you won’t regret it!
Trent Thomas
Always great to work with Hunter! She really is a fantastic coach. Has a lot of good insight about the biz and really patient. Makes you feel comfortable every time.

Christiana G.

Glendale, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christiana G.

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I can teach you basic East coast swing and/or how to jitterbug just so you can go have fun practicing with your friends.

About Christiana

I started playing piano when I was about 9yo. I played for vocalists in college too. I play for churches and I love to teach beginners. I love my dogs and am active outside and in the gym. I am a foodie, I love movies and soundtracks, and am an eclectic musical lover.

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Aurora D.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Saxophone from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Aurora D.

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I LOVE ballet. I practically live in my pointe shoes. [I remember when I first got them, I wanted to sleep in them the first night, I was so in love.]

I’m so excited to teach you all the basics/foundation/terminology you need!

About Aurora

I want to be here for whatever *your* goals are! Just picking up a hobby? Okie doke. Wanna be a pro? We’ll work on it. I want to be a helper in your journey. I’m happy to push you as far as you want to be pushed, and make you the best you can be - while having an amazing time at the same time! Mus

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Gregory J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Gregory J.

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Do you ever feel like there’s so much untapped potential within you, just waiting to come out?

Do you have acting or public speaking skills that are just sitting there?

Or maybe you just want to become a pro at acting or speaking publicly, but don’t know where to start…

Well, it’s my job to guide you through this!

I have built a new coaching method, rejecting typical cookie-cutter teaching techniques that anyone can apply by reading a manual and instead developed a brand new strategy.

My acting classes take place with compassion, listening, and understanding at their basis: everyone likes to talk, but nobody is ever there to listen.

During my coaching sessions, you will have my full attention: I’ll hear you and mirror what I see with kind and thoughtful words.

Together, we’ll eliminate the roadblocks that are stopping you from succeeding.

I’ve been acting, directing, and producing for 20 years, and I’ve even performed for the Royal Family.

I also can assist

About Gregory

“Thanks, coach,” he said, eyes shining with gratefulness. 🙏💖 Only two words, but powerful enough to change someone’s life. Because, you see, they made me realize . . . I was made for this. 🎯 With my skills, I can help anyone step more fully into themselves. I have listened to them,

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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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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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Shelley M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, French (Diction-International Phonetic Alphabet), German (Diction-International Phonetic Alphabet), Italian (Diction-International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Indiana State University
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Shelley M.

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Each Lesson will consist of a check-in on your goals in relation to acting. Feel free to bring in scenes, or monologues you are wanting to work, or we can look for other material as well. Work highly focuses on character circumstances, and developing a journey.

CANCELATION POLICY: Students must communicate any cancellations or adjustments 24 hours in advance to avoid charges. Any cancellations made to lessons within the 24 hour window will be charged if unable to reschedule within the same week.

About Shelley

I'm a professional singer/teacher residing in New York City with degrees from Indiana State University, and New York University with a specialization in Classical Art Song, Musical Theatre Repertoire, and Vocal Pedagogy. Every lesson is about YOU. So each week we will take a look at your goals

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Kendall Hamid
Olivia
Shelley is a fantastic teacher that I highly recommend!! I have been working with her for almost a year and I always look forward to lessons with her. Prior to Shelley I never really had proper training and was scared to go about the first lesson but she makes you feel extremely comfortable and is super encouraging. about wanting to help achieve your goals. She really takes the time to know you as a student and gears each lesson and exercise to what works best for you and your voice. Being a dancer she relates the exercises into a dance perspective so that I can best understand what she wants me to achieve. As an aspiring professional performer we work on the things one needs in order to prepare for auditions including creating an audition book, resume/headshots, and learning music theory. I definitely recommend her for anyone really wanting to find and use their voice properly!!!
Sophia
Shelley is an amazing teacher! She is always so positive and supportive, and the exercises and songs she has provided have really helped me develop as a singer and musician. As someone who picked up singing after playing a wind instrument for years, I really appreciate how she's able to explain the purpose of each exercise and what aspect of my singing it is working to improve.

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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Nicholas M.
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"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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Took Acting lessons from Abraham S.
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"BEST. COACH. EVER!!! I am an actor who worked with Adam the first time a few years ago. I needed help with a monologue and contacted him to help. After just a few sessions Adam helped me to have an AMAZING audition that got me the part! His brilliant ideas, thoughts, and suggestions were invaluable and I still hire him from time to time to work on material with me. Do yourself a favor and hire him!!!"
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Took Acting lessons from Adam E.
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"Did not know what to expect for my first lesson. Sasha was both patient and fun. I had a blast!"
Conni
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Nicholas is a fantastic and patient teacher who is skilled at helping actors with nonverbal communication. He helped me organize my monologues into beats and we worked on transitions and changes of intention. After classes with Nicholas, I confidently made my debut on stage."
Affea
Took Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Very uplifting first class. Thank you Randy."
Jessica
Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Oh my gosh! I am so in love with Hunter I would recommend her to everyone! I’m just trying to get into voiceovers and she has been so helpful and encouraging. She’s also really honest in helping you find your strengths and your weaknesses but is totally easy going about it, never pushy, just really wants you to succeed. I’m working on my skills a lot but also where is going to be the best place for me to find work. Super excited to keep going with this and maybe even a new career!"
Stephanie
Took Voice Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"Has great energy, draws on many personal examples and analogies to make her points stick. Understood my core needs from the lessons. Look forward to more!"
Marcus
Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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