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Teresa V.

9 Reviews
Westminster, CO
Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 2013 HOLA Award - Contributing Choreography from Hispanic Organization for Latin Actors
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Teresa V.

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Dive into detailed acting technique. Drama to Comedy. Harness means of character and emotional delivery, and find your versatility as a stage performer.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Sarah
Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!
Paige L.
Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her.
Alec S.
Teresa is an incredibly knowledgeable and considerate teacher! We took ten Salsa lessons with her, coming in with no dancing experience and leaving feeling comfortable and confident showing off a myriad of awesome moves! We would highly recommend her!
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Amber J.

44 Reviews
Englewood, CO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amber J.

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I have a enjoyed Acting since preparing and performing many roles in high school and college. As I prepared for my Masters Degree performance and then opening in Berlin Germany I learned many acting skills that helped me reach my goals.
I have many students that study acting to help them express emotion in their everyday life.

About Amber

Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role. Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Ren

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Great teacher. Gets you started from the first lesson!
Andrew
Amber is simply the best. She has a knack for determining my level and knows how far to push me in practices and recommending homework. Her experience serves her well. She is inspiring, motivating and blunt which goes a long way because she is very directed at her constructive criticism and points that need to be improved.
Aadhav
Amber is an amazing teacher who is kind and appreciates the student. She teaches with great passion and makes the student feel the music. I could see my son progressing already and his confidence level has gone up. He shows great interest and practices more than before!
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Jeremy K.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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Peter
Jeremy does a great job with our 11yo son, who was furious when he found out I’d booked him acting lessons to help him with a drama he is currently involved in. Today he was smiling and grinning and trying out different voices for fun! Thank you, Jeremy!
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Jennifer DePardo
Jeremy has gone above and beyond to get to know who my son is as a person in order to direct his instruction. Jeremy took the time to research my son's potential high school so as to prepare for the interview and audition process. Most importantly Jeremy has approached his lessons as an opportunity for my son to explore what creative talents he may have as well as giving him a chance to do the things he enjoys most. AND Jeremy gives parents feedback! Real, honest, actionable feedback. I have been very impressed.

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Lauren T.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Turkish, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren T.

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Do you struggle to find monologues that show off your personality? Do you have college auditions coming up, and need help nailing your classical monologue? As a graduate of Boston University's BFA Acting program and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art's Classical Acting program, I have a deep understanding of various acting techniques. I can help you find the right contemporary and classical monologues, so that you feel comfortable and confident!

About Lauren

I'm a Broadway performer in NYC, and have played such roles as the Fiddler in the hit off-Broadway revival of The Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Oscar and Tony award winner Joel Grey (2019 Drama Desk Winner Best Musical Revival) and Reza in the national tour of Once (Tony winner best musical). I

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Morgan R.

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

Claire B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Irish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Drama & Theatre Studies from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
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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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"Dawnnie is an INCREDIBLE instructor, coach, and most importantly, a great person! She has helped me improve immensely, not only in acting and monologue work, but in the audition process in film and in theater. Her wide range of talents and knowledge is a huge benefit to helping me through my auditon pieces, etc."
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Took Acting lessons from Dawnnie M.
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"Awesome experience. Learned a lot about the industry. Enjoyed great improv games and practices."
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Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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"Toya Nash helped me tremendously. The first time i saw her I immediately knew that this is the acting coach that i have been waiting for. She teaches you the necessary fundamentals to become a successful actor or actress and provides you with so much prep that it will be impossible to not do well once you start auditioning. She has made a change in my acting career that allows me to take it to the next level."
Kuran
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson and already learned so much. She’s excited for the next!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shelley M.
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"This guy really knows what he is doing. And I can't believe his price! David, you should really be charging more. A friend of mine just booked a job after using him and he was the one who hooked me up with this guys info. I have gone to many different coaches but never really hit it off with them but david made it super easy. I mean the man has won a damn emmy! He let me take some pictures with it. I now walk into casting rooms more confedent and for the very first time ended up testing for not one but two different pilots that he has coached me on. Can not recommend this man enough!"
Aaron
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Donnabelle is awesome! She teaches from years of experience on set and booking jobs herself. She gives good feedback and pushes me to be my best. Definitely a five star coach!"
Christina
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"I can't really put into words how great (and funny) Samara is. I wasn't sure if learning how to act online was going to work for me, but I can safely say after 5 Skype sessions with Samara, they have been totally worth it and more! In our lessons, I have learned about how to approach and analyze a script, what to do in cold-readings, handling nerves, how to give a memorable audition, really nifty relaxation and concentration techniques, and so much more. I always value Samara's insights not only into the craft of acting but the business aspect of it as well. Basically, she's a rockstar and I just feel lucky I stumbled upon her lesson page. Without which, I don't know if I'd have the confidence to pursue my dream of becoming a professional actor!! Thanks a billion, Samara!"
Brock
Took Acting lessons from Samara K.
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"Kathryn is great! After just 1lessonI gained the confidence and direction I needed to be a working actor. In fact, I will contact agents this week! Kathryn gave me tools I can use to conquer any monologue or scene. and great intro to method acting. I believe I found a great coach and mentor in Kathryn and look forward to working with her again."
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Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"great advice and an even better actress in general. she’s always lenient and looks for the best in her students. out of all the teachers i had, she helped out the most."
Andrea
Took Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"Cynthia was absolutely amazing! My niece loves working with her. Her acting skills and presence have tremendously improved because of Cynthia."
Mikayla
Took Acting lessons from Cynthia V.
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