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Shauna K.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shauna K.

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ACTORS will learn how to connect and open up to their emotional life, trust their instincts and gain confidence in performance. You will learn emotional memory, Stanislavski's basic acting tools and how to apply The Method to any script using your life experiences to make the script live.

Having coached actors for many years, audition preparation and performance are two of my specialities. You'll learn detailed exercises that you can use in any situation. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness. You will learn exercises and insights that will increase your ACTOR TOOLBOX so you are equipped to face rehearsals and performances.

I have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the artistic director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos!

In America I have taught acting at; New York University, Stella ...

About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San Antonio, Texas to London, England to Paris,

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Mia
I am about to enter high school and I wanted to improve my acting skills in preparation for my goal to perform in school plays. I came to Shauna to learn acting techniques and skills to improve my acting abilities. I learned so much from Shauna. I looked forward to my weekly acting lessons and the preparation that went into each lesson. Shauna helped me feel at ease, even when doing something new and challenging. She encouraged me to reach outside my comfort zone and the exercises helped me really understand acting. This has been a great experience and I look forward to working with Shauna in the future!
Jon
Easily the best voice teacher I've had. I took a break for a long time from singing, and so it's really been starting from scratch. Shauna is an incredible teacher in her ability to not only explain the mechanics of singing, but also tie in the mental pieces as well. I've been working with her for a few months by now, and very excited to see what kind of progress is made as we keep working together.
Carin
I’ve been working with Shauna for the past 5 months, and in that time my voice has strengthened by leaps and bounds. She is an excellent teacher, and I feel lucky to be learning from her. Shauna is warm, insightful, and she has a wealth of knowledge and strategies that she utilizes to help her students. I highly recommend her.
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Darren D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Awarded Best Screenplay from AOF International Film Festival
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Darren D.

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Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Darren D has won multiple awards in entertainment. An actor trained in New York, he's also an L.A. film school graduate. Darren has appeared in film, television and on Broadway. Teaching for over 27 years, Darren owned THE ACTOR SHOP, an acting school first in Orlando then in Los Angeles. He is writing a book on acting, entitled THE ACTOR INSIDE YOU.

Also a director of multiple films, he has a unique perspective from both sides of the camera and stage. Studying multiple disciplines, he has developed tools to help actors of all levels reach their full potential.

"An actor must never stop training, growing and bettering their craft. As a person learns till they're last moments of life, so must the actor, lest he grow sedentary and wither. An actor like a muscle, must stay worked to remain strong and competitive."

Also an international recording artist, Darren also teaches Voice. He's performed with legends such as Bill Medley of the Righteous ...

About Darren

I'm not just an acting coach, I am a full time working performer with multiple awards in entertainment. I am an actor, singer, screenwriter and director with extensive experience in television, film and on Broadway. I've acted in, directed and cast multiple feature films and am currently producing

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Dianne
Darren is an incredible acting Coach. I couldn’t recommend him higher. He goes so above and beyond with his time, his care and investment in you as an actor, his amazing guidance and how to truly delve deep into a character and a scene. Before I started taking with him, I was ok as an actor. Once I started working with him, I started getting callbacks and booking jobs and really started to grow and reach my full potential as an actor and I began to feel very confident about my abilities. If you take lessons with him, you will be so happy you did!!
jb
It was such a pleasure to have my daughter working with Darren. He instilled confidence in her, taught her how to prepare herself to be an actor, and provided her with opportunities to show off her craft. THANK YOU! Darren for your time, help and support of our budding angel!! You are The Best.
Steven
I initially started with Darren in Orlando in 1990. Being a talent manager I wanted to understand acting better to better help my clients needs. After a few lessons I had learned so much that I required my entire client stable of about 25 people to take his class. He had to add an additional night to handle my people. In a couple weeks I saw incredible growth. In a few months I had the best acting stable in Orlando. My people were working.

Darren is one of the most talented actors and teachers I’ve ever come across. But he’s not the coach for someone who takes it lightly. He’ll work your butt off.
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Shirine B.

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Starting at $34
  • BFA Musical Theatre from SUNY FRedonia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Shirine B.

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Thank you for clicking on my profile. I am a classically trained professional actress who have performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV. Most recently I was in the original broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Some of my TV work include Marvel's Iron Fist , Blue Bloods and Madam Secretary. I am also an Adjunct Professor at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. I hope to take my 20 plus years of experience and help you find your truth in storytelling and changing lives through words.

About Shirine

I am a classically trained actress with a MA in Acting from East 15 conservatory in London and a MFA from the The Old Globe PTAP in San Diego. I also have a BFA in musical Theatre, so I have experience in working on musical text. I've been fortunate to be in this industry for more than 25 years wit

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Jeffrey L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BA Theatre (Musical Theatre Concentration) from DeSales University
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeffrey L.

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I have been working for 10 years in the field of acting and theatre in general. I have performed and directed in many different states. I am a full time theatre teacher at the high school level and also a summer theatre instructor at a theatre camp. I have also directed many youth theatre productions throughout PA and NJ. I have been nominated for two consecutive Broadway World Awards. I specialize in voice work, diction, character building and delivery. I also work to help you feel more comfortable speaking in public. I look forward to working with you soon.

About Jeffrey

As a director I have worked with numerous companies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I had the honor of directing the world premier of The Patriarch written by my former college roommate John Reshetar at The Theatre of The Seventh Sister in Lancaster Pennsylvania. I have also been the assistant dire

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Nicholas M.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tulane University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nicholas M.

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Based on the teachings of Constantin Stanislavski, I teach technique. Focusing on 'Moment to Moment' work, and sense memory. Giving you tools to be more self reliant as an artist.
This is an ideal opportunity to really clarify your 'responsibilities' as an actor and to take on, with confidence, role as an artist.

About Nicholas

I have been an actor for more the 40 years having worked Off-Broadway and Regionally. I've taught acting for 25 years privately as well as at Brooklyn College, St Frances College, Marymount Manhattan College, and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. "Nicholas is patie

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Evan P.
Very helpful instructor. Worked with me on moot court preperation for law school. Focusing on highlighting the operative words in phrases and lists. Would reccomend to anyone who really wants to better themselves as a public speaker and orator!
Niamh
Nicholas was an absolutely amazing instructor. He was extremely patient and understanding with my schedule. He helped me go over a few monolgues for several weeks, break them down, and really dissect them to best fit my technique. Working with him really changed my approach, as well as motivation with acting in general, highly reccomend him as a private instructor!
Inji G.
I met with Nicholas before an audition. He is a wonderful teacher. He helped me already a great deal during that short hour, on how to approach the material, break it down in a way that will help my performance reach its full potential. I was able to deliver a truthful performance. I am looking forward to more sessions. Many thanks.
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Lettie D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MA theatre from The University of Texas at El Paso
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Lettie D.

4 Reviews
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Online Method Acting Teacher

I've been working with students ages 3-18 for 20 plus years. Acting is a great tool to help us all be comfortable in our own skin. Whether you want to work on a monologue for your next audition or start from the beginning I can tailor my lessons to fit your needs. I have a Masters in Theatre with an emphasis in Directing.

About Lettie

Hi, my name is Lettie (pronounced Le T). I love acting and teaching acting is my favorite thing to do. I am fortunate enough be do what I love and make a living doing it. I have a Masters in Theatre and have been teaching acting for about 20 years. I love to work with students to help them unde

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Melba
Lettie is a dedicated professional with many years of experience in her field. Her teaching style easily adapted to the level of the student and made them feel empowered and enthusiastic about their learning and capacity.

Lettie's creativity invites the student to "play" and truly discover their inner artist, and provides them with proven tools to continue their artistic growth on their own as well.

I really recommend Lettie's work.
Matt
Lettie is extremely professional and has scores of education and performance experience. Highly recommend!
Deborah
Lettie is gifted, professional and respectful. Working with her on Improv, both at practice and in performance is an enriching experience. Her knowledge and skills are exemplary. Lettie knows how to collaborate with other performers and bring out the best in everyone she works with. I have learned from her just by working side by side with her.

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The average cost of 60-minute method acting lessons in San Diego is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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"Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:)."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Omar J.
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"James Walsh has helped me in more ways than can I could even imagine in the past 6 months I have trained with him. His challenges and ideas lit a creative spark in my mind, helping me express myself through playing the role of a character nicely (absolutely loving the accent practice i am being taught in). He has also provided a very therapeutic healing for my mental health, helping me to be more spontaneous and witty, instead of the wooden and mechanical person I once was.

James has a ridiculous amount of connections, resources and ideas at his hands, and gladly offers him to me to help me in my Method Acting. For those looking for a career in Acting, Comedy, or Film, James is definitely your man for opening several doors.

Throughout the months, he has been very supportive and encouraging, oftentimes doing welfare checkups on me throughout the week and showing me new ideas and techniques in film, acting and spontaneity. He demonstrates patience with learning curves, and gives good assignments to work on through the week for the next time you meet up. He also is understanding if you cannot make an appointment.

In terms of the actual classes, they are phenomenal. Many classes, when deliberately practicing, feel more like an actual In-the-moment conversation rather than a mechanical " Do this than that" layout. He gives a lot of good and fair feedback for improvement at the end of the class, and following the advice never failed to be right. Be prepared for time to fly, though, as 45 minutes will feel like 10, especially if you are REALLY in character and going back and forth with him on random topics, which almost make you feel like you have a hidden persona lol.

All in all, James is very experienced and skilled in teaching students of all walks of life, from aspiring actors/actresses to would be filmmakers to people simply looking to learn life skills that are invaluable to life, career, relationships and even mental health! There is something for all in this coach's teachings, provided you are wiling to put in the work. Phenomenal teacher and an all around great person!"
Nicholas
Took Method Acting lessons from James W.
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"Nicolas is one of the best mentor I have ever came across. He is passionate about teaching and able to help you draw out the inner you. I was someone who had a great deal of struggle connecting with my emotions and being able to express it in a sensible way. Within few weeks he taught me how to tap into my feelings and express it outwards. Needless to say he is an impressive teacher and if you have the chance, visit him. It will be beneficial for your personal life and career."
masrur
Took Method Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"James gave me some very important information about how to act well. He suggested I audition for a play, which I am planning to do, and he gave me some good professional and vocational tips, James is also very compassionate and funny. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Method Acting lessons from James W.
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"Kathryn is so very easy to work with. Very knowledgable about her work."
Monica
Took Method Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"He's been very helpful, patient and good tough love/accountability. I'm very happy to be working with Randy."
Michael
Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!"
Craig
Took Method Acting lessons from Omar J.
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"Nicholas is a great coach and knows how to push me to get me to where I need to go. Highly recommended as an acting coach!"
Jaydi
Took Method Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Great instructor and great listener. Jeremy will be a supporting and friendly coach while helping you to achieve your goals as an actor."
Alex
Took Method Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Nicolas is one of the best mentor I have ever came across. He is a passionate about teaching and able to help you draw out the inner you. I was someone who had a great deal of struggle connecting with my emotions and being able to express it in a sensible way. Within few weeks he taught me how to tap into my feelings and express it outwards. Need less to say he is an impressive teacher and if you have the chance, visit him. It will be beneficial for your personal life and career."
masrur
Took Method Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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