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Crystal B.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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! I am a performing artist and teacher with 20+ years performance experience and 13 years teaching experience. I have a B.A in Music and M.A in Music Theater from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Currently, I work mostly as a children's musical theater director, but m

Michael O.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Sigh language
  • BA Communications from Cal State Fullerton University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Michael O.

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My fellow thespians,

You will be mentored by an Emmy Nominated actor and award winning Playwright. I have studied with legends such as Stella Adler and Larry Moss. My lessons are built on the Meisner technique. I have the solid foundation as a working actor and writer for thirty years.

I'm a highly sought after speaker and have taught my seminars at universities around the country. One of my goals is to transition the college acting student to a working actor. My students have built careers as a result of my coaching and mentoring. My all encompassing approach will cover everything from how to give an amazing audition to fast tracking you to obtaining an agent.

Compare my credentials of all your prospective teachers. I'm confident that my approach to presentation, proper breathing, voice, making a lasting first impression, how to dress, building your career, how to get an agent is unique and helps me stand apart from my competition.

Lastly, I really care. I am ...

About Michael

Hi friends, It is nice to meet you! I am an 'Emmy Nominated' actor and twenty five year veteran actor on the longest running show in broadcast history 'The Guiding Light.' I was fortunate to study acting from the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and Larry Moss. I'm also a student and perf

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Walter G.
This was a gift for my husband Michael came early. He talked about his credentials. Explored my husbands desires and goals. Then gave him over an hour. He was extremely encouraging and very professional. My husband is very intersted in exploring t
Mychal
I loved working with Michael. I am learning a lot and will resume lessons after the holidays. He was a really great coach , answered all questions honestly and encouraged me as well as guided.
Thanks so much Michael, see you in Jan 2020
Mychal
so patient and fun

Shannon S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shannon S.

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I have a degree from AMDA. After my training I have been in many productions in new York regionally and locally. I have been on stage since I was 8. I think I have a fresh outlook and will help you grasp and understand the character your portraying and personal connections to them. I have experiences helping beginners to advance actors.

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Hello I'm Mrs. Shannon! I am a graduate from AMDA new york. I have been professionally singing since I was 10. Now with my Musical theatre degree I have been doing shows all over. I am looking to settle down with family and really dive into teaching. I have experience teaching from beginner to adva

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Glenda J.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 55; Female: 5 to 75
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Glenda J.

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After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to

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Bridget G.
Glenda is a wonderful teacher for my almost 6 year old daughter. Ellen is learning and having lots of fun. Glenda is encouraging and kind and able to keep my daughter's attention and interest even in a virtual setting. Thank you, Glenda!
Randy J.
Great experience....awesome teacher, highly recommended
Dontae W.
She is a awesome teacher very patient
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Matt P.

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Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BFA Acting from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matt P.

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Fun, spontaneity and practicality are the key to Matt's approach! We'll find the humor and excitement in whatever you're working on, with intelligent analysis and more than a little silliness. Matt is experienced in working with all age groups, from 3 1/2 years old to adults.

About Matt

I am a professional director, producer, and teaching artist. I graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting. In the last five years, I have taught acting, drama, creative writing, comedy writing and improv to thousands of students of all ages in the greater NYC area. I've brought my fun-focus

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Ryan H.
Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!
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Jeremy K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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Nadia
After my first film audition, in as many years, it was quite evident I needed an acting instructor. For months, I looked high and low to find the right one. I wanted an instructor who could challenge me, yet in a nurturing manner. An instructor who can speak confidently about the craft. Above all, an instructor you look forward to seeing every session. Jeremy Kruse is all that and then some.

Within weeks of pairing up, my acting style/delivery is far more conversational. Plus, I’m more at ease when working to find the true essence of a character to develop and make my own.

I always walk away from Jeremy’s sessions learning something new. Jeremy’s constant encouragement has propelled my confidence, as an actor, to another level.

Initially, I wasn’t really into the idea of taking acting classes via FaceTime. The idea sounded so impersonal and potentially distracting, not with Jeremy. It's as if he's working with you, face-to-face, in a studio.

In addition to acting, Jeremy has been so supportive with my first attempt in writing a screenplay. He's such a creative influence.

The secret is out, Jeremy Kruse is the "Best Instructor Ever"! Working with him makes my dreams of becoming an accomplished actor a reality. Thanks Jeremy!
Kinzie B.
Jeremy is great! He's super personable and down to earth, and he never makes you feel like you've screwed up. He gives good feedback and is very knowledgeable. He's always open to answer any questions I have, too. Really great guy!
Timothy
I love these lessons! I look forward to them every week. Jeremy is a cool down to earth guy and is easy to talk to which really helps if you're new to this kind of thing. He gives good feedback that really makes you see things from the outside in.

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"I have studied with a dozen acting teachers over the years. Darren Dowler is not only the most knowledgeable acting coach I’ve ever had, but he has a talent for teaching. And he’s not just a coach. He’s a full-time performer, director and filmmaker out in the field doing it, booking the roles, and acting. He has so much real world experience to draw from it’s obvious why he’s one of the most sought after coaches in the business. You’ll learn more than one lesson from him then a whole summer with another coach. I just saw him in the movie Palau in which he plays the Reverend Billy Graham. He was amazing.

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Took Acting lessons from Darren D.
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"Christian was without a doubt amazing and I cannot wait till are next lesson"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Jazz is wonderful!! She is easy to talk to and gives me good learning strategies. Our sessions are fun and positive. I look forward to my lessons!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jazz S.
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"Very good! Stephen creates a very comfortable setting to try your best in."
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Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Helpful, with passion, excellent teacher"
Katarzyna
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Kelsey is awesome! My 11 year old, has been going to her for about 2 years now. He always has a great time. He is constantly improving. Kelsey is very flexible, and communicates with us efficiently. I highly recommend her!"
Kathy
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"The experience was amazing and a lot of fun I can't wait for my next class!"
Mathew
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Toya is an amazing acting coach!! She makes you feel very comfortable and teaches you to be confident, trust your instinct and not overthink. She teaches you different ways to approach a scene or monologue and helps you find what tools work for you. I’m able to laugh at myself and not feel as nervous anymore thanks to her!"
Laci
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Constructs a safe, experimental, artistic environment where she nurtures and pushes you when needed. She is an excellent instructor in meisner repetition; being able to help the student access vulnerability in places they've never experienced. Knows and practices a copious amount of acting styles and techniques. From my experience working with her as a director/acting advisor, she is keen and eager to work on the human connection between actors, accessing emotions through extreme physicalization and stepping out of comfort zones, and experimenting with a variety of text to express various stories."
Matthew
Took Acting lessons from Julieanna S.
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"Amazing teacher!!! I have had many acting teachers before and this is the best one I have ever had!! Highly recommend this teacher! Great at teaching me scene study and how to understand the character's situation(:"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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