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Geri-Nikole L.

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Marina del Rey, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Geri-Nikole L.

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Over 15 years of experience as a Professional Actor in both NYC and LA. I received my BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. My teaching style is supportive and thorough. I want you to feel confident not only in your auditions, self-tapes, and industry interviews, but also gain perspective as an artist and how you approach your craft.

I am a co-founder of The Movement Theatre Company in NY and have performed in various plays in New York City; 'Carlisle: a different Three Sisters' (La Mama), 'Black Boy & the War' (Harlem School of the Arts) and am a proud SAG-AFTRA member. Reyna in 'Wicked Mom's Club' and Danielle in 'Left for Dead' on Lifetime Movie Network and I have starred in multiple Independent Features ('Downshift'), New Media; ('Livin' The Dream') and have been featured on Network TV (Westworld, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Lethal Weapon).

About Geri-Nikole

I am a Professional Actor in Los Angeles with over 15 years of experience in both NYC and LA. I received my BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. I provide week to week training on acting for Film & TV, script analysis, Audition Prep (in person), and Self Tape coaching and Reader services. If

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Marissa M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, Russian, English, Czech
  • Awarded Mary Baker Russell Music Scholar from Pacific Lutheran University
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Marissa M.

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Hello fellow storytellers! As an active performing artist and alumna of The New School in NYC and Pacific Lutheran University, I have a vast range of theater and acting experience. Additionally, besides personal and professional experience, I have worked with some of the best acting coaches and stage directors in New York City. Whether you need help finding and working on a monologue or preparing for an audition, I cannot wait to help you reach your goals!

About Marissa

*Will be able to travel for in-home/apartment lessons in the NYC metro area beginning in mid-July for vaccinated students!* Singing is my passion and I absolutely love teaching all ages and all styles of singing. No matter what your goals are, I would love to help you in your journey! I've worke

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Marissa is an excellent teacher. She has been teaching my eleven-year-old who is just starting out with voice (and was feeling very nervous). Marissa did a great job of helping her feel at ease, and working with her. She says that Marissa is always kind and friendly and she's learning a lot.
Pilar V.
She's very friendly and a very good teacher. What else you can ask for?
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Shelley M.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French (-International Phonetic Alphabet), English, Italian (-International Phonetic Alphabet), German (-International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded First Year- TEACHER OF THE YEAR from Washington Township School Corp.
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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 School of Music, 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

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Marya
Over the years, I've attempted voice lessons a few times and always walked away after a lesson or two. Not this time! Shelley has done the near impossible task of making me feel safe and at ease during our lessons. She is incredibly patient, supportive, warm, and hilarious, too! In addition to helping me with breathing and vocal techniques (which I desperately need, as I'm a beginner!) she also takes the time to nurture my emotional needs as well, as singing has always felt very vulnerable for me. She offers me mantras and writing exercises and is such a great listener. I highly recommend Shelley for any and all students!!
Micah P.
Shelley is a positive, professional, and effective teacher. My lessons with her were outstanding!

Every single lesson was tailored to my voice and my skill level. As I progressed, so did the lessons. Shelley prepared every lesson and conducted them all professionally. Over the course of a couple months, I went from not being able to carry a tune at all to singing comfortably and confidently in different genres.

She was excellent at teaching all aspects of voice including the anatomical structures involved and techniques to use the voice effectively.

She made difficult concepts easy to understand and used simple training tools very effectively. When I struggled in certain areas, she understood what my problem was even if I couldn't explain it well and helped me correct it.

In addition to her effectiveness as a coach, she is just a wonderful person and joy to work with. I plan on taking more lessons from her and I strongly recommend her to anyone!
Micah
My experience with Shelley was amazing!

I took weekly lessons with her for a few months and it was a great investment of time and money. I progressed from not being able to carry a tune at all to comfortably and confidently singing a variety of music.

She tailored every lesson to me so the lessons progressed as I did, which meant that my vocal skills and capabilities were continually growing.

Shelley's lessons were well structured and professional. They carried me through effective warmup exercises into singing that helped me continue to expand my range, delivery, and tone. I learned effective breathing techniques and proper shaping to get the clarity and tone that I wanted. I still implement her training on a daily basis and am now comfortable performing and recording a variety of musical styles and genres.

Her feedback and guidance was clear and easy to understand. Whenever there was concept I didn't understand, she knew how to explain it in a way that made it clear or use visual aids and basic tools to clarify.

Shelley helped me achieve a level of vocal control and confidence I didn't think would be possible for me.

Shelley is an outstanding teacher and I will take more lessons from her in the future!
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John G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • MFA Drama from The Actors Studio Drama Program at The New School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John G.

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I specialize in coaching actors for auditions for film, television, agents, casting directors, theatrical performances or drama schools. Whether you are starting out on your journey as an actor or already have extensive experience, together we will make your audition distinctive. You may need one or two sessions to prepare for a self tape, or to work over an extended time to craft a role for film or theater. I will be there, in your corner, to help you focus your creativity and be successful.

I will help you define the specific situation of your character; and ask you provocative questions to help you journey deeply into the role. We will find the key to tapping into your own life experience to bring the role to life. In addition, I can give you tips on setting up your home studio.

The industry has changed dramatically in the past two years. SELF TAPING your auditions and submitting the digital media to casting directors, agents and film producers has become the new ...

About John

I am a professional New York based actor with 25 years of experience. A graduate of The Actors Studio, New School University, MFA, I have performed Off Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre and Theatre Row. In 2015 I began co-producing and acting in short films with Sideway Bro

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Raissa
John is fantastic to work with! He gets you to ask the right questions to get to the heart of a scene and of your character. He is incredibly intuitive and drawing from his experience as an actor and a director he creates a collaborative atmosphere that helps your creativity flourish!
Becca
John is such a great coach and teacher! He coached me for my upcoming play. John created such a safe environment, asked so many thought provoking questions, challenged me, provided innovative ideas, and gave me great insight into my character development. He is extremely professional, always very prepared for our sessions, and gives very helpful feedback. He always goes above and beyond. It is very evident that he is so passionate about our work and about helping me grow. I always feel so comfortable and encouraged in our coachings. I would absolutely recommend John as an acting coach and teacher!
Megan
John recently helped me with a zoom audition. He guided me to choices that were more nuanced and more honest. I got a callback! The director loved the audition and I loved working with John. Very wise and patient.
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Dakota W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Certificate in Studio Acting from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
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Dakota W.

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I trained at the same school as Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ray Fischer (Justice League), Tyne Daly (look her up, you won't be sorry) and Jason Derulo. I am well versed in dialects, American Standard, stage combat (armed and unarmed), film acting, acting for stage, classical, acting and more! Even if you just want to work on a monologue. Im happy to help! I've been a working actor both on stage and screen for almost three years now, but let's be real. We all need a side hustle. I can even help you with learning how to self-produce/promote on a budget.

About Dakota

Hello! I am a classically trained, working actor with years of real world experience. If you are seeking lessons for a child, you should know that I worked in childcare for over a decade, am an expert in child development, and have a child of my own! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns

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toni
The best instructor ever. She helps on how to be a better actor And is Really Really good at it. U should really Book a class with her.
june zaporojan
iv only had one lesson with her so far. but shes really nice.
Jennie
Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on.
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Tim K.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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Tim K.

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I was a Theater Arts major at Trinity University where I took part in several productions, including Cabaret, Trojan Women, Chemin de Fer and Die Fledermaus. AT San Antonio Little Theater I performed in No, No, Nanette and Philemon. As a student at UTSA, I performed in Trial by Jury, Boris Godunov, Iolanthe and the Madrigal Christmas Dinners. I was hired by UTSA as a paid performer in the Madrigal Christmas dinners from 1984 to 1989. From 1989 to 1995 I taught Music and Drama at Converse Elementary. In the 1990's I performed in The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni as part of the San Antonio Festival. I have done freelance work over the years as a performer for special events. As an elementary music teacher and secondary choir teacher, I have produced and directed numerous programs and musicals. I have taught acting and public speaking to a number of students.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 32 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have performe

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Dave
Just finished my third lesson. Tim’s doing a great job working with me and providing great lessons.
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"This guy really knows what he is doing. And I can't believe his price! David, you should really be charging more. A friend of mine just booked a job after using him and he was the one who hooked me up with this guys info. I have gone to many different coaches but never really hit it off with them but david made it super easy. I mean the man has won a damn emmy! He let me take some pictures with it. I now walk into casting rooms more confedent and for the very first time ended up testing for not one but two different pilots that he has coached me on. Can not recommend this man enough!"
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"David is a very passionate, professional, intelligent and talented teacher. I initially chose him for his experience and five minutes into our first lesson I knew I had made the right choice. I honestly cant wait till our next session. Not before I finish my homework though!"
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"Very comfortable atmosphere. Rebecca is very personable and I want to bring my other daughter for lessons."
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"She was very good for my first class. I believe it will be a great journey with her."
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