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David T.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,”

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Dylan M.
First class was excellent. Very down to earth and personable. Can’t wait to do more!
Emily Utter
Great first impression! Relaxed and relatable, made everyone feel comfortable in the first lesson. Very personable and my son is looking forward to the additonal lessons.
Cade
It was my first lesson with David and I really liked that he had me jump right into trying out some voice acting. I had fun and I'm excited to learn some more
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Andrea G.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Andrea G.

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Andrea Galatà is an Italian internationally awarded Actor, Director, Acting Coach based in New York.
As a film actor, the President of the Italian Republic honored him with the Golden Star for Civil Merits in Arts for his lead role in the feature film "Un Uomo Nuovo - A New Man".
He has been teaching for 15 years and currently coaches some Italian Stars, among many other professionals.
Beginners are very welcome too!

About Andrea

Andrea Galatà is an Italian internationally awarded Actor, Director, Acting Coach, based in New York. He's been teaching for 15 years and currently coaches some Italian Stars among many others professionals. On stage, he plaid several iconic lead roles, such as Romeo, Mercutio, Prometheus, working

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Chiara
Andrea is amazing! He's helped me so much getting 'out of my head' with his unique combination of different techniques! Also, he's great at preparing his students with special attention to whether it is theater of film acting. 5 stars!
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Natalie O.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Elizabeth Callahan Holzwarth Memorial Scholarship for Writing from Joseph A Foran High School
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Natalie O.

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As a certified Immersive and Interactive Theatre performer, I can teach you not only the fundamentals of improvisation, but how to create your own unique characters! We'll experiment with how to work without a script and how to incorporate the audience into your scenes. Most importantly, we'll have fun exploring one of the oldest known theatrical art forms!

About Natalie

Hello friends! I'm so excited to be a part of your journey as a theatre creator. I'm a working professional actor and playwright based out of NYC . I've been a member of the Dramatists Guild of America for over five years. I have over ten years of experience in tutoring and childcare with students

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Jim B.
She is so nice and caring.
Thomas H.
Natalie is an amazing teacher. She is both caring and funny. She teaches in a way where it makes the learning fun but also improves your theatre skills.
Tess
Natalie is fantastic! Helpful, thorough, responsive and patient with our budding young prospective actor.

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Rebecca L.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Superior Rank Monologue Performances (2) from Arizona International Thespian Society
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Theater from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca L.

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I pioneered a private Arts Academy drama school for 4 years, and am now teaching acting and directing at a middle and high school. 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 Sound waves 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 pione

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Autumn K.
Rebecca was very nice, inviting and patient with my almost 13 year old daughter. This is our first experience with anyone regarding acting and we were so happy with Rebecca.
Ainsley A.
Rebecca is amazing. I was skeptical that we could do improv work online but she not only made it happen, she made it succeed! She shows up prepared and offers great structure. Her insight and advice are thoughtful and spot on which has helped me improve faster than I would with another instructor. On top of that the lessons are extremely fun! Seriously would recommend her for anything.

Christine A.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks MimeLanguage.com
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Best Local Actress from Creative Loafing
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Christine A.

36 Reviews
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Improv is a great learning tool for team building, spontaneity, listening, being present, speaking to groups, communicating one on one, saying yes and so much more. It helps that each game played builds upon the next to reinforce the learning.

Improvisers fail forward. We embrace "failure." We have to fail in order to succeed. If we aren't failing, we aren't trying.

What you get:
Team Building / Laughter Workshop
Bring the team together in an interactive environment that fosters positive thinking and collaboration.

Improv Troupe Direction - for improv troupes who need an outside eye for notes, direction and ideas for marketing your troupe. At the end of the session, you will have new games and ideas to move your troupe forward.

Christine will help each student become more present, less self-conscious and will get them excited about failing.

Expect to leave this class feeling more confident and empowered.

Christine is committed to providing a safe and courageous ...

About Christine

About Improv: Improv is a form of theater where everything is made up on the spot. Nothing is scripted, everything is made up in the moment using random suggestions. Improv allows every person & idea to have value. I use the principles of improvisational theater to create better humans! I'm commit

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Muhammad M.
If there were more than 5 stars, I would give them to Christine. She takes you on a journey and makes it fun ride, all the way. Will recommend anymore starting in Improv to learn from her, as I'm sure I will continue to learn from her...

Thanks for being you Christine :)
Debbie K.
I don't know how to describe Christine, except amazing! I started taking her classes because I wanted to learn how to take myself/life less seriously and it's working!!! I would recommend Christine to anyone who is serious about improv or who just wants to learn how to really laugh and relax.
Francisco
Great improv games to use in everyday life !
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Morgan R.

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

3 Reviews
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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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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.
Amy
Morgan is an extremely knowledgable and patient coach. She has so much material at her finger tips, and knew exactly how to instruct me. She took time to get to know me and made me feel confident in myself. Morgan is awesome and I highly recommend working with her!

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The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in San Francisco is $68. 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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"Excellent instructor!"
Adam
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"James is a very caring teacher who took the time to get to know my strengths and weaknesses. He has many years of experience in this field and it shows in his lessons.

Thank you James for the training, I grew as a improv student from the time I worked with you. I utilized this class as a test for my profession (business) and am grateful that I selected you as a mentor/teacher. I am happy with the results and may be knocking on your door again down the road. Stay tuned."
Cory
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Great first session. Skype is nutz, sometimes, but we kept going. David Tom is a great listener and has every intention of getting the student to their next goal."
Jennifer
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"James was a wonderful instructor! Not only did he make my son feel confident about taking lessons he offered great advice and guidance about the acting industry. I would definitely recommend him to anyone seriously interested in improving their acting skills. My son is 12 years old."
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Love the lessons! Heather is such a fun and helpful teacher. She makes it easy to jump right in and try improv. I have a great time going thru the exercises with her. Highly recommend."
Kate Walser
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Arlys is so talented and has so much experience, you can see this in her teaching. Probably one of the nicest people you will ever meet!"
Issabelle
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"Victoria is a skilled, playful, encouraging, and organized instructor and playmate. She can curate a nurturing, creative space for any age and skill level! She has a way of teaching that invites the student to learn and ask questions, explore, make mistakes, and try try again. I look forward to working with and learning from Victoria again and seeing what else she has up her sleeve!"
Kelsey
Took Improv Acting lessons from Victoria S.
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"David is such a supportive, knowledgeable, and fun teacher! His improv lessons are enriching my life and career in major ways by helping me access my power and leave my petty worries and self-consciousness behind. I highly recommended him!"
Heather
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Arlys listened well and focused on what my goals are, where I wanted to go with these lessons. I really enjoyed it, she made it fun."
Dean
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"Christine is simply amazing!"
Loren
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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