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Alexandra W.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Russian
  • Awarded Best Actress from University of Southern California
  • BA Theatre Arts; minor in Communication within the Entertainment Industry from University of Southern California
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Alexandra W.

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I studied at the Moscow Art Theater school, the birthplace of Stanislavki's System. I've been teaching acting for 5 years and my students have gone on to gain acceptance into Harvard University, Yale University and NYU. I specialize in audition technique, cold reading technique, Shakespeare performance, scene study, voice, speech, physical acting, and character creation. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels! I can't wait to meet you!

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Par

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Amazing teacher of the makeup arts! First lesson was for a six year old and she had so much fun! Alexandra is definitely knowledgeable well above the skills needed for a six year old but her teaching ability is what was really impressive.
Samantha Soltesz
Very friendly, learned great tips! Would love to do another session to learn more
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Alyssa W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students Male: 16 to 60; Female: 16 to 70
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Winner Best Lead Actress in a Play from Theatre Washington
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Alyssa W.

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Having earned Masters Degrees from The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University, Alyssa was named as two of "DC's 12 Stage Dynamos."

Alyssa should be familiar to most Washington theatre-goers, having recently appeared in Ford's Theatre's production of the Tony-nominated Broadway hit, Come From Away. That same year, she received the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actress in a Play, for her portrayal of the iconic Maggie the Cat, in Round House Theatre's production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In 2017/18, Alyssa will appear in The Kennedy Center's World Premiere production of Digging Up Dessa, as well as the US Premiere of Botticelli In the Fire, at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

Most widely known for his portrayal of Ensign Baker in AMC's revolutionary war drama, TURN: Washington's Spies (available on Netflix), Thomas has been seen on HBO's VEEP, as well as CBS's Madam Secretary and Elementary. In the DC area, Thomas has recently ...

About Alyssa

I have been a professional actor since 2003 and have been working and living in the DC area for the last 7 years. I recently moved back to the NY area and am excited to continue building my career here. I have been a proud member of Actors Equity Association since 2009. I have coached privately f

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Alyssa is the best. I had a little less than a month to pick two contrasting monologues for an audition. Alyssa sent me a monologue that’s was absolutely amazing. Alyssa is patient, knowledgeable, and a ton of fun. Completely down to earth. (Judgment free zone). I would refer Alyssa to any and everybody. Amazing experience.
Salien H.
First session was basically a meet and greet, and I must say, she's got a pretty awesome personality as well as a very open and free flow vibe.
Nicholas
Alyssa is great. She has an in-depth knowledge of multiple teaching techniques that will help you improve as an actor. She is also extremely flexible and will tailor lessons to focus on what aspects of acting you wish to improve and what teaching methods help the most.
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Andrea G.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Randy S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Randy S.

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My Acting degree was based almost entirely on Stanislavsky's "method."

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.
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Kathryn K.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
  • Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music from College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC
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Kathryn K.

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If you want to study method acting ...for real...come in...I coach all levels of actors with the intention of my actors getting work. And they do. I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting. I teach from a method base and will work on monologues, scenes, and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to understand how we go about doing this thing called acting. I can work virtually. One thing you must know about me, I am nice. I won't crush your dreams. I will, however, make sure you attain them. I can come to you or you can meet me where I teach. I am in SF and Los Angeles. I successfully work virtually with actors, too. I look forward to meeting you.
I coach all levels of actors. I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting. I teach from a method base and will work ...

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer actors, performers, writers, engineers, tech executives and speakers private sessions to strengthen and ignite your work. I am a Method Acting Coach - We will address technique for film, stage, on camera work, audition technique, monologue, scene study, script anal

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Richard H.
She is awesome and obviously great at what she does!
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Kendra
Kathryn is awesome! She gave me wonderful tools, insights, and suggestions to help me speak confidently in business presentations. I highly recommend her!
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Vandi E.

65 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Vandi E.

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I have studied and performed extensively. I studied method acting in multiple classes during my undergraduate studies and have continued to study and perform using this method since then, completing a full 2 year Meisner training class as well as attending workshops in other methods.

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Meisner Training-Phoenix Theater with Bill Simmons 2017-2018 Destr

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Rachel &.
Thank you Vandi for your help with the girls' instruction. Their auditions are in and we are excited to hear back from them.
Many blessings!
Blaine
Vandi has a great way of helping you sing much better! By using certain techniques that she suggested to me, I could tell a noticeable difference in my vocal performance! I would highly recommend her as a vocal instructor.
Scarlett
Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied.

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The average cost of 60-minute method acting lessons in San Francisco is $65. 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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"Very uplifting first class. Thank you Randy."
Jessica
Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Excellent in everyway

Jan was able to coach me both strategically as well as on every level of detail. I would recommend her to anyone."
DJ
Took Method Acting lessons from Jan L.
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"Kathryn was everything I was looking for. Knowledgable, funny, supportive and down to earth. I feel like I’m on the correct path to start getting more and better parts. I’m excited and looking forward to the next lesson!"
Danny
Took Method Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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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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"She is a great teacher with in-depth knowledge about acting and a great experience to back that up. She will help you reach your goals faster whatever your goals are when it comes to acting."
Sathish
Took Method Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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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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"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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"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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"Very helpful! Highly recommended!"
Jessica
Took Method Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Randy does an amazing job. I am beginning in acting and trying to discover myself in the acting career. Randy does an amazing job and really helped me set my expectations and eased me into the next lesson. If you want to discover the world of acting you should give Randy a shot, you will not be disappointed with the valuable information he has to offer."
sebastian
Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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