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Crystal B.

2 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA Music Theater, Distinction from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
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Crystal B.

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I've worked as a professional actress and singer for 20 + years and have directing and casting experience as well. I have studied at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and teach general acting skills as well as scene analysis.

About Crystal

Hi Future Students, it’s a pleasure to meet you digitally! Whether with acting or singing, I am eager to help my students develop both sound techniques and confidence in their abilities. I use a whole bodied approach to teaching, helping students understand the mind-body connection of performanc

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Ms. Brown is the real deal!!!!
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Ellysa R.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $190
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellysa R.

33 Reviews
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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conser

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Storm S.
I have only had one lesson with her but she is amazing. She has already gotten me exploring and learning new things that I haven’t even learned while trying to obtain my degree. Ellysa has a lot of insight about the industry that I appreciate and I am very excited to continue working on my artistry with her.
Rachel T.
knowledgable and encouraging!
Ash Harper
Fun times- I've only had my first lesson so it's hard to review Ellysa accurately but I'm looking forward to learning from her.
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Tim T.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • MFA in Acting from Alabama Shakespeare festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim T.

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I've been a professional actor for over 30 years. My work has ranged from classical theatre, world premiere plays, to guest starring roles in television and film including Modern Family, Scandal, CSI Los Angeles and many more.

I co founded an award winning regional theatre in the Northwest that is still running strong. Last year, the film I directed, Here Awhile starring Anna Camp, and Joe Lo Truglio, was released to wide acclaim.

Throughout my career as an actor who has performed with 6 Academy Award winners, I have remained committed to sharing my knowledge and experience with other actors.

I received my BFA at Southern Oregon University where I worked at the famed Oregon Shakespeare festival. My MFA comes form the Alabama Shakespeare festival. I taught acting at Cornell University and Willamette University as well as teaching privately for the last 20 years.

The industry is growing and changing all the time, and what makes working with me particularly special is that I'm ...

About Tim

I’ve been a professional actor for 30 years with strong roots in the theatre, performing in seasons with The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Utah Shakespearean Festival, Portland Center Stage, The Intiman, and many many others. I co-founded the award-winning and wildl

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Finley
Tim's class is a great resource for anyone looking to improve their acting skills, audition technique, or general understanding of the industry. He does a wonderful job of translating his extensive experience into practical advice for other actors. Every week, he provides individualized feedback to each workshop participant on every aspect of their submission. I've learned so much about specific techniques for television and film acting, the practical and technical considerations when putting together a self-tape, as well as just general professionalism and industry standards. Thanks to this workshop, I feel much more confident and prepared for what a career in acting entails.
Liz
This is a very useful class. I've learned a lot about making self tapes that I didn't know before - from technical considerations to acting skills. The class is friendly, supportive, and useful.
Lauren
I love working with Tim! He consistently guides me to do my best possible work, and I always walk away feeling confident that I crushed the audition, whatever it is. And booking several jobs after getting coached by him certainly doesn't hurt!
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Amir K.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA with Merit from Middlesex University
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Amir K.

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My work with intermediate and advanced actors involves putting previously acquired skills and techniques, as well as the fundamentals, under sharper focus in order to render their craft more vibrant, effective and engaging. Over thirty years of experience teaching at Drama School, Conservatory and University level has enabled me to develop teaching methods that are personalized, efficient and rooted in the convictions of the best of classical as well as cutting edge actor training.

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Amir Korangy is a seasoned actor, director and educator with thirty years experience in US and UK. He has produced and directed over a hundred plays ranging from classics to contemporary in UK and US. In addition to his extensive stage work his acting credits include the lead in Breath of Life whi

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Aryanna Belen Hernandez
As an actor, I think it's in everyone's best interest to train with Amir. He is one of the kindest and hard working acting teachers there is. I learned so much during my time as his student bust the most important lesson he taught me was to trust myself and go into every audition/job with confidence and grace. He was able to get me out of comfort zones I didn't even know I had and to me that is a great coach...someone who is willing to get to know your strengths and weaknesses and mold them into the best tools you can use as an actor.
Katherine
Amir’s an amazing teacher and actor, and a true blue great bloke. I’m so grateful for his understanding and gentle approach to drawing out my strengths and giving me safe space to explore my weaknesses. Amir isn’t one to coddle though, and he will give very honest feedback, will get to the nuances and details of your work and knows when to push when you need it - just what I needed from my acting coach! Under his instruction I was able to find freedom in my acting, and this brought me to a whole new level.
I highly recommend Amir for anyone, beginner or seasoned actor!
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Serena P.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Awarded Promising Young Artist Award from University of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Serena P.

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Whether it's working on a new monologue, understanding the structures/rules of drama, or finding a new character, I can help you!

About Serena

**In-person students must be vaccinated. Teaching singing, acting, and piano in-person in Oak Park, IL to any fully vaccinated student, as well as teaching singing and acting online all over the country!** Serena has been teaching online for over ten years and has tons of experience making online

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Colt
My son‘s first acting lesson went really well. The guidance she is giving him is exactly what I was looking for and I’m really pleased.
Sophia
My daughter feels very comfortable with Serena and is learning so much. This has been a great experience so far and we are very excited to continue on.
Camille P.
Serena isn't only a talented pianist, she's a skilled instructor as well. She teaches everything you need to understand piano theory, improve finger strength and agility and acquire the best hand posture.

Serena tailors her lessons towards her student. Depending on my weekly progress, she recommended a detailed routine to consolidate my weaknesses and push me to improve.

Finally, Serena is eloquent and friendly. She explains things in a simple manner and does her best to understand you, your lifestyle and your objectives, all to provide the best experience . And she totally nails it.

Thank you Serena! :D
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Gina B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
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Gina B.

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Boleslavsky and Strasburg techniques combined with British Classical School. -as the result of my own training. We begin with training of the body for the ability to be relaxed and ready for anything, working in a chair in the Lee Strasburg system, releasing tensions and assessing the difference and working week by week on the sense memory exercises to build up the strength of imagination and elemental response and creativity. We also work with theatre games as well as analytical techniques.

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and ca

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Jeanine
Cristina R.
Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Belinda and Daniella
Very good first lesson. It was a sound, thorough evaluation, along with a positive, encouraging exchange of ideas and detailed technique work between my child and Ms Gina. Ms Gina gets down to work quickly and kindly. Her depth of knowledge is impressive and refreshing. Amazing lady! Thank you!

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"David is very patient and sensitive to his clients... I love his creative ideas, he has help me immensely...:)"
Nicholle
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very fun, gives you the tools you need to do better."
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Great teacher! Has been extremely helpful preparing me for my roles!"
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Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"My daughter enjoyed the lesson with Kelsey very much, She helped identified the ares that my daughter needs to work on. She is a wonderful teacher."
Vivian
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Jeremy helped my child prepare for an audition. She walked in feeling prepared and relaxed. We couldn't ask for more."
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Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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Took Acting lessons from April S.
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"I enjoy every class. Andrew is alot of fun, very creative and a great instructor. I always look forward to every class session."
Davon
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Marquis was great in giving me the confidence I needed. He's really passionate and the best teacher I ever had."
Stephan
Took Acting lessons from Marquis E.
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"I used to feel really shy about acting, but she has helped me become more comfortable with it."
Jamie
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Christian is absolutely phenomenal. I am making great progress and leaning so much with his guidance."
Michele
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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