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Crystal B.

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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.

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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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Melissa G.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MFA Drama from The Juilliard School
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Melissa G.

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I am an acting teacher passionate about helping the soul of the actor shine through. Whether you are studying a scene, need help memorizing lines, or working through Shakespeare, I can assist you in doing so efficiently and personably. I have BFA from the University of Michigan and an MFA from the Juilliard School in Drama and am excited to work with you in whatever capacity you need!

About Melissa

Greetings! I'm grateful you've come to my profile! I am a Juilliard trained, acting and voice tutor who can assist you in scene study, script analysis, Shakespeare, character development, memorization, audition prep, whatever part of the process you're on! I will ensure you will walk away feeling co

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Dax L.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Deans List from William Paterson University
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Dax L.

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Hello! I'm Dax L., As a coach, my approach is kind, down to earth, and non-judgemental, but I make sure to give constructive criticism because without it, you cannot and will not improve. I have studied with a wide array of different acting coaches. I am also a producer, director, and screenwriter. Now having finally had the privilege of being the casting director for the film I produced, I have invaluable knowledge to share with you on what to do and what not to do when auditioning (both self-tapes and in person) if you choose to make one of our lessons an industry coaching lesson. For acting coaching, I have helped actors have that "WOW it finally makes sense" moment, where they understand what they had been lacking all along.. unpredictability! In my opinion, the things an actor needs to do to stand out in an audition is be unpredictable, believable, and fully focused. I am super excited to team up with TakeLessons and I hope to be your new coach!

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About Dax

Dax Lily is available for online lessons in the categories of teaching acting to beginners, teaching acting specifically for the camera, teaching actor’s and performers how to stand out on social media as well as organically grow their social media presence. Dax has been acting for over 19 years a

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Yaritza
Great acting coach! She is a great listener and easy to talk too, she helps you understand your character and how too bring it to life, always look forward to her classes!
Colin
Great teacher! Has been extremely helpful preparing me for my roles!
James B.
Dax was an amazing instructor. I've trained for a couple of years and I have already learned so much with the first session. I look forward to our next session.
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Debbon A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Debbon A.

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I am a working actor and love the craft of acting. Everything about it. My respect and enthusiasm will be the hallmarks of my lessons. I find acting a deeply gratifying look at authentic behavior of ourselves and the world around us. I teach thru a basic Meisner approach with actual on-set and on-stage experience, all the tips of the trade, for working and booking. Coaching is also available.

About Debbon

I am a working actor, writer, producer in both Los Angeles and New York. In a lesson we will work with both scene study and monologues, of your choice or ones we find together. We will begin by breaking down the scene or monologue and personalizing it so the lines resonate from you experience and au

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Shelby D.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Richard Maltby Jr. Award for Musical Theatre Excellence from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
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Shelby D.

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Looking for help selecting that perfect monologue for your audition? Need help polishing a piece? I'm here to help! I specialize in selecting and coaching material for auditions and performances as well as providing comprehensive acting training. I also assist in filming and editing reels and audition material.

About Shelby

Hi! My my name is Shelby and I can't wait to work with you! I graduated from Saint Michael's College in Vermont with my Bachelor's in Musical Theatre and am now pursuing my Master's Degree in Drama Therapy with Lesley University. I have worked with companies including Saint Michael's Playhouse,

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She worked on breathing exercises and helped me with practicing sirens! VERYYY FUN CLASS.
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Rebecca L.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Theater from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Awarded Superior Rank Monologue Performances (2) from Arizona International Thespian Society
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Rebecca L.

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This class is for teen-adult beginning/intermediate acting. I pioneered 2 private Arts Academies in drama and film for 6 years, and am now teaching acting and directing full time with private lessons and gigs. My goal is to help students become well-rounded in all the areas that are needed to truly become a working actor. These areas include: auditioning, theater, film, and improvisation.

Being a repertory performer for Silver Star Playhouse (musical theater parodies), and having lots of experience and training in improv and interactive dinner theaters really trains you in comedy.
My husband also owns Soundwaves Productions (technological advanced studio in Gilbert)- so completing remote voiceover work for a reel is not out of the question.

I also encourage students to pair in duos for effective scene work and more in-depth technique training (this will also split your lesson cost in half).

About Rebecca

Greetings! I am super excited to be building a private and small group lesson platform at our home studio and to meet your personal acting and performing needs! I recently stepped down from 2 years of full-time drama and visual art at Lumos Arts Academy- a private school I played a role in pionee

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Delanie
Rebecca is so great- I was worried about being able to learn improv online, but Rebecca seems to know it so well and can adjust for anyone it seems. I am grateful for all the social skill development it has given me! I never knew I could be funny! :O
Mike
she is very good
Jakob
The class was super good and super informational, according to Jakob, the student (11 yrs).

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"The real deal. I have been acting all my life. Additionally, I have worked in Europe, the UK and the USA. When I moved to LA, I had the chance to study with Addison and it was absolutely worth it. Not only does he know how the industry really works but also, he has a deep understanding of character and script analysis. Addison is going to help you to discover the different layers that each role has. When it comes to auditions, working with Addison makes a difference. Believe me, you will be " ready to be ready" and focused. Finally, there is no doubt in my mind that Addison will help you to become the best actor you could possibly be and most importantly: to book acting jobs.

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Took Acting lessons from Addison W.
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"Profession, super smart and to the point! Highly recommend, she helped my daughter prepare for an audition and book the job! We will be back!"
Jessica
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"I have been with Kelsey for over 4 years and she's the best teacher to have for acting. She has boosted my confidence and has helped me become a better performer!"
Janey
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Dennis is an excellent teacher and all-around nice person. Very professional and knowledgeable in his craft. My daughter has progressed exponentially and continues to learn. He is teaching her to be a well-rounded actor/voice actor and is personally committed to seeing her succeed. Highly recommended!"
Anthony Gondella
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"I took my first lesson with David today. He is very nice and funny, and makes you think about the main things in the acting and dialogue. I suggest young actors to hire David as their acting teacher!"
Robert
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Andrew is an excellent teacher, with a wealth of knowledge. Ive enjoyed the lessons ive taken and have learned a great deal"
Scott
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Best acting coach I've ever used. Helped me land a supporting role in an upcoming movie taping here in Atlanta. I would highly recommend her to anyone."
Jasmine
Took Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Milton J. was on time and a complete professional.

For someone reentering the field of Acting and Musical Theater, Milton J was a perfect choice. He has range in his skill set to address any kind of Music and Theater genres.
I was so impressed, once we really had started on the lesson of what he has in his lesson. Quite a lot to do, that is deep behind the scenes and pre-performance set-up for the student to preset for a chararacter to come out of us. This, I remember from my Professional Acting for Television and Film days was what is called Actors Homework...in LA you are 2 scenes in before my former LA Teacher began to explain the pre-set tech that Milton J came with, right from the start.
Awsome teacher!"
Karen (Kari)
Took Acting lessons from Milton J.
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"Jason made me feel comfortable and gave great direction.......I don't know what I am doing and he is a good teacher !"
londun
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Molly was great. She jumped right in getting my daughter out of her shell. It was awesome."
Rylee
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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