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Glenn W.

75 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associate of Arts/ Marketing from Cuyahoga Community College/ Akron University
  • Teaching since 2005
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Glenn W.

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Having spent a lifetime on the stage in many roles, many capacities, I have accumulated a vast amount of knowledge pertaining to all facets of performing; be it theater, television, film. While not subscribing to one particular "method", I stress "reacting, not acting", and believability of performance. All ages and experience levels have benefited from my approach. Whether a student is an aspiring actor, or a working actor sharpening their skills or prepping for an audition, I provide a solid foundation and practical, applicable knowledge and guidance.

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the h

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Keith Z.
Has a good insight in today’s vocal music!
Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
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Morgan R.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan R.

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Going to an audition but can't find an acting monologue that shows off your skill? I am here to help! I have been coaching monologues for 5 years in Chicago and NYC, and in that time I have collected a monologue database of hundreds of quality monologues from plays. Together, we will find and perfect material that you love.

I create an individualized program based on your needs as an actor. Want help finding a monologue but don’t need coaching? Have a monologue you love and want one coaching session to clean it up? Want ten coaching sessions to prepare for a special audition? Let's talk and make the best program for you!

About Morgan

I am a monologue coach from NYC. I have worked as a director and in casting in Chicago and New York, where I have sat in on hundreds of hours of auditions. Additionally, I taught a Monologue Tutorials class at Northwestern University, where I coached students for various agent showcases. Throughout

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Daria
Morgan is such an amazing teacher and does a great job making you feel comfortable and finding exercises and approaches that will work for you specifically no matter what your goals are. She's helpful, flexible, knowledgable, and so nice. Cannot recommend her enough!
Sean
Caring, Observant, and always supportive. Morgan is possessed with an incredible desire to draw out an actor's best instincts while also offering them new ways of approaching text when an actor might be stuck. My experiences with her are both highly productive and easy going.
Henry
Unlike many acting coaches Morgan actually knows what she’s doing. She brings great energy and can figure out what a monologue/scene needs to bring it to the next level. After being burned by so many acting coaches in my life I’m so relieved to have found someone like Morgan. Gets to the point, clearly talented, no funny business — she’s the real deal.
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Anna A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 20; Female: 8 to 60
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Anna A.

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I was in musical theater for most of my life and have studied several methods. I've studied the Chekhov Technique specifically and have participated in many monologue workshops over the years. I'm especially good with musical theater, having most of my collegiate studies being in music.

About Anna

My name is Anna Arata and I would love to be your new voice teacher! I have a degree in Commercial Vocal Performance from Belmont University and I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist here in Nashville. I also work at a non-profit music school and teach voice lessons and ensem

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Christie
Anna did a wonderful job. Louis, my eighteen year old son, learned a great deal of voice basics and really enjoyed the experience. He plans on taking more lessons in the future from Anna. I highly recommend her for any level student who is seeking excellent and personalized voice training.
Lauren
Anna is a wonderful teacher! This is my first experience taking singing lessons, and she has been so patient with me, and I have already learned so much in just two lessons. She is very knowledgeable about the voice and gives clear, easy-to-follow instruction. I'm looking forward to continuing learning from her!

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Ashley L.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 to 20
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Southern Wesleyan University
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Ashley L.

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Hello all! Acting is a passion of mine and in my teaching lessons I would like to have many facets to enable each actor to become more confident, skilled, and comfortable in their acting. Each lesson will be tailored to each specific student, but what my goals are is to introduce stage acting , film acting, audition tips, cold reading, acting while singing, adding material to your notebook for last minute auditions, and just to enhance your ability to live a life on stage or on film as it if it were reality. Thank you for your interest and I hope to work with you!
Sincerely,
Ashley Lamos

About Ashley

Hello! My name is Ashley, and I am a singer, actor, and dancer living in Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Southern Wesleyan University in 2017. I teach, but I also still study myself! My belief is that a good teacher never stops learning. I study oper

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Melanie
Ashley is a caring, competent instructor with real-life, current stage experience. As as a singer, dancer, and actor herself, she knows what she is talking about, because she is an excellent performer in her own right, and she knows what it takes. She truly cares about each student and wants a great experience for each of them. I highly recommend her!
Timothy
Ashley is knowledgeable, personable, kind, and a consummate professional. I absolutely love working with her.
Jayme
Ashley has been amazing! She is easy to work with. My daughter has learned so much in a short time. She has been able to give helpful tips to increase her range while sounding effortless. I can definitely hear the growth and change in her voice. Ashley has taken her natural talent and grown it. I know it will get better each week. Ashley knows exactly what to work on to bring out the qualities of her voice. So thankful for her knowledge and guidance.
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Casaundra F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.A., M.A. - Anthropology from Wayne State University
  • Awarded Best Lead Actress in a Play from Wilde Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Casaundra F.

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Want to learn ACTING? Want to prepare for that audition? Well you have come to the right person! With 25 years of award winning expertise behind me, you can learn it all from performance to production, stage work to voiceovers as well as the business of acting. Learn the technique or refine your craft to take your acting skills to the next level. Every lesson is tailored to your specific goals! Book a session with me now to revive a dormant interest, learn the craft, or embark on a new career! You'll be glad you did.

About Casaundra

Hi there! I'm a professional Communications Specialist and Actor. For over 25 years I have gained experience in both areas and I look forward to being able to share what I've learned over my long career with you! If you are looking to learn ENGLISH as a second language, you can feel assured that I

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Guilherme O.
What an amazing class. So many challenging ahead. Can't wait for the next class.
Kumara
EXCELLENT TUTOR!! WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Michael
Casaundra is a gifted, master teacher.

I have directly seen her skill at teaching and mentoring other actors in becoming excellent patient simulators.

Through her work as a simulated patient, her portrayal of patients and. patient's family members has helped several hundred if not, over a thousand physicians and physicians-in-training become better communicators.

She has my highest recommendation as a teacher.

Claire B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Irish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Claire B.

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Whatever the level, classes are tailored to the individual's needs and goals. Be it a foundation course and introduction into the world of acting, development of technique, audition preparation, character work or on-camera skills, we will work together to create a session that is right for you while equipping you with a creative tool kit.

About Claire

I am a professional singer, actress, writer and producer hailing originally from the emerald isle of Ireland. I have performed internationally on various musical tours and shows (Grease, West Side Story, Chicago, Mario Lanza Anniversary Concerts, Normandy Nights, High School Musical, A Star is Born

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Kelly S.
I think Claire is a great fit for me. I’m very happy she is my tutor, I’m learning new things already!
Manon
Love Claire! I am a dancer by profession but was looking to learn to sing on the side. Claire has been wonderful! I have really enjoyed all of my lessons with her & am looking forward to continuing with singing! I would highly recommend. :)
Debbie
Claire's the best! She's always upbeat and encouraging. She's great at explaining things and is super patient with a beginner like myself. You couldn't ask for a better teacher. Our sessions are always so fun and I'm sad when they end.

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in San Francisco is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful."
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"She’s an amazing instructor! She covers so much ground in one lesson, yet always makes sure you understand the material. Would highly recommend her!"
Marina
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Christian came to my school to work discuss with students what it takes to be an actor. He shared many insights he has learned along the way, and gave them a ton of information about the pros and cons of the industry. He was an extremely dynamic speaker and the student were highly engaged throughout the lesson. They were able to ask him questions and he answered them in ways they could understand. He was so amazing, I keep asking him to come back!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"David is generous, kind and very real. I like that he is a working actor not just a teacher, which I feel is an advantage in learning what it really takes to be a good actor... it's 'real technique' from the 'real deal' ...highly recommend David!!!!!"
Kirk
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Donnabella is a fantastic teacher! I was really having trouble with being confident when acting as well as not sure where or how to start to learn. Donnabella made it super easy, teaching several approaches and techniques that now use when looking at a script. I also feel a lot more confident not just with acting but overall.

She's made it easy to be confident but still challenging myself with every lesson to put farther out of my comfort zone and grow!"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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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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"David is awesome!! So happy I have the honor to learn from him! When I make it in movies he will recieve high regards from me for Everything he is teaching me! Humble beginnings!"
Nathaniel
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"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."
Timothy
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Kelsey is a great teacher and is wonderful at adapting the class to my needs. I highly recommend her."
Steve
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"He gave me a great monologue. We worked on it together and i LOVE how it turned out!! Whenever I text him to ask a question about something he always responds right away!"
Victoria
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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