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Jessica Z. Davidson, NC

Experienced acting teacher of 6 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of performance skills. I specialize in script-based work, and typically use a variety of modern and classical texts. I also use video to aid in student progress .

About Jessica

Jessica has been teaching performance since 2008 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home or online. Jessica has helped students become more comfortable onstage, land the role, expand their creative thinking, and become better artists!. Jessica received studied at UNC Charlotte in 2011 where she received a degree in Theatre. As an expert in her field, Jessica looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Jessica's teaching style is fun, personal, and collaborative!

Jenny W. Charlotte, NC

Meryl Streep said, “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” Acting is an honest exploration of self. Beyond memorizing lines and finding your place on set or stage, acting IS honesty. Your private lessons with me will allow you the freedom and trust to find yourself in the role you seek. These lessons will bring you closer to yourself and therefore closer to being the actor you wish to be.

About Jenny

Jenny Lee is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons for a variety of creative explorations. Jenny has been teaching students of all ages how to inhabit their creative selves through theatrical performance, acting and comedy for over a decade! She teaches experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced in a variety of subjects. She has been performing improv, comedy, theatre as well as writing, storytelling and exploring creative topics her entire life. Jenny has always had a passion for uninhibited creativity that uses a solid foundation in theory and practice. Using a practical approach to right brain activities, Jenny is able to merge creative desires and it's practical applications in an effective and fun space that students love to explore! Students ...

jason S. Lincolnton, NC

I've acted for 4 years, and I've directed play and been in them, and it so fun to be someone else, i enjoy finding a hard role the difficult to get at first. i enjoy challenge. MY goals in teaching acting to get you to understand your no longer you, your the character. which is just so fun to act.

About jason

I have had over 7 years experience performing on stage. I have been teaching dance for 5 years. I have been granted the title of Grand National Champion. And gain several overall high scoring performances. With my jazz lyrical hip hop contemporary routines. I have wrote very very many songs. And have given them to up and coming artist. I have DJ numerous clubs and wedding reception and parties. I have done photographie for family portraits and weddings. I've acted in plays and directed plays. I had myself was going to be an All American high school football player. But I blew out both my shoulders and had to have surgery on them both. I was a top rated player and I still know all the in's and outs and the best training methods. Everything I do I love with a burning passion. I will explode

Monthisa A. Charlotte, NC

Training Actor Methodology.

About Monthisa

I have a rewarding history in Early Childhood Development for approximately five years. I am a soon to be junior at Academy of Arts University as a online student of Fashion Journalism and Art Education with an emphasis on Advertisement and Web Design. I am a three year yogi and a lover of art, sociology, culture and world history.

Joanna B. Cornelius, NC

I have been working in this field for 25 years. I have worked in theater, commercials, voice over work, movies and television.

About Joanna

I had the starched, classic, traditional life once. And a successful business that made good money. On the outside it looked good. On the inside it felt like shallow routine. I wasn’t doing anything that mattered longterm, and eventually it shook me hard and swiftly to make sweeping changes in my life. ENTER LOVE + GRATITUDE I decided to get serious about designing my ideal life. I decided to take the leap to do something I absolutely loved: helping others pursue their passions in life. And it was the best decision of my life to date. Well, maybe the second best {my children will read this}. But you get the point. All things said, since entering the world of entrepreneurship more than fifteen years ago, the business of people has become a passion of mine. ENTER DESIGN + ...

Michael J. Matthews, NC

I've been teaching acting, in one form or another, since 1980 - almost as long as I've been acting. During that time I've learned that simpler one acts, the more dynamic one is as an actor, and the less they have to "act." So my goal for my students is to be as dynamic as possible while going for their goal and be as simple, and clear, and concise as they possible can. Mind you, those qualities aren''t easy to achieve, but when they are, magic happens.

Join me in discovering that magic.

About Michael

Michael Jerome Johnson - Actor, Director, Fight Director, Teacher and Writer - made his career in his hometown, Washington, DC. He worked at the vast majority of the professional theatres there, including Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth (original company member), Ford’s Theater, Folger Theatre, Studio Theatre and The Kennedy Center. Regional theatre companies include Delaware Theatre Company, Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, FL and Off Square Theatre Company (company member) in Jackson, WY. Michael holds the rank of Fight Director with the Society of American Fight Directors and Master Instructor with Dueling Arts International. Hie recently published his first novel - "The Sage Chronicles: Family Matters, Book 1" - an urban fantasy series, on Kindle and Nook. The

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