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Kat A.

Falls Church, VA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 2017 World Professional Bachata Team Champions from World Latin Dance Cup
  • Teaching since 2010
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Kat A.

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Kat Arias is a Venezuelan born dancer who is currently the Owner and Managing Director of the Ferocity Dance Company. Ferocity houses multiple bachata focused competitive and performing teams, and has won various accolades throughout the years. Her vision was to have a company where anyone who wanted to be family, could be.

She is a Bachata Fusion dancer with specializations in Fusion, Modern and Sensual Bachata and is available for private lessons and coaching for everyone from the social and wedding dance student to aspiring competitors and performers.

About Kat

Kat Arias is a Venezuelan born dancer who came to the United States at the age of six. At the age of 22, she found the world of Latin dancing, and she started training in Ballroom under the direction of Genya Bartashevich. At the age of 25 she became one of the Owners of the Élan DanceSport Center,

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Melody M.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Bachelor of Music from Michigan State University
  • Teaching since 1999
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Melody M.

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Find out how your entire life has prepared you to act and
overcome stage fright!

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the ri

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Yulissa S.
Melody is amazing. Not only does she focus on progressing my vocals, but she cares about your life as well.
Michelle P.
Very engaging, enthusiastic teacher.
I would recommend her.
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Jakeem P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 18 to 80
  • MFA Acting from Yale School of Drama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jakeem P.

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I am an actor currently based in Los Angeles and I also work in New York. I am a recent graduate from the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in Acting. Before Yale, I attended Southern Methodist University where I received my BFA in acting with a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship. I have experience in creating curriculums for introduction to acting, scene study, self-tape and advanced acting technique. I also coach students on monologues, audition technique, and scene work for the stage. I work with students of all ages and experience levels. In the classroom I use a combination of different teaching methodologies from Stanislavsky to Uta Hagen, in addition to my own acting principles. I like to pride myself on exploring how acting pedagogy can change in the future. The culture around BIPOC representation in film, television and theatre should also be reflected in how acting is taught in the classroom. I think both white and BIPOC students can benefit from an exploration of the work that ...

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Hello! My name is Jakeem! I'm an actor, writer, and overall lover of life! I feel like acting should be fun because I always have fun doing it! I'm a really good listener and I try to cater my lessons to the person that is in front of me. I think that representation is SO IMPORTANT and acting clas

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Jasmine
Jakeem teaches with satisfying precision, deep insight, patience, and a great sense of humor. Attending his self-tape workshop really helped change the way I approach my process and gave me so much useful information / perspective on what it means to tell a story. Definitely book a lesson with him!! Not all artists can teach their art - that's just facts - but Jakeem can and does it supremely well.

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Emily M.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Duckett Award for Artistic and Academic Excellence from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of Cincinnati- College Conservatory of Music
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Emily M.

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Learn how to fine tune your stage performance with a professional actor and experienced acting and vocal coach!

About Emily

Emily M. is a professional actor, singer and dancer and experienced teacher available for online lessons worldwide teaching subjects ranging from voice to yoga and many other fitness and arts classes. Emily has been in the performing arts for over 15 years and teaching for the last 6 years. Exte

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Adriana S.
Emily was a great instructor. She is very personal, makes you feel comfortable, and has great knowledge of the subject. The class is flexible enough so that we can do different types of dance. Will definitely keep taking classes with her.
Erin
Emily was AMAZING!! So sweet and wonderful!! My daughter is already so psyched for next week!!
Makayla B.
Great experience, exited to work more with Emily:)
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Rachel C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Political Science and Government from Texas A&M University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Rachel C.

6 Reviews
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Dance is music made visible.

My teaching is around dancing and musicality rather than particular dance styles although I can cater to the needs of the customer.

I have a broad experience on varied dances. I have trained in Los Angeles and San Francisco and I have attended numerous festivals. I have always focused on free style dancing and connecting with the music. Later on, I trained for salsa, bachata, hip hop and heels.

About Rachel

I have a broad experience on varied dances. I have trained in Los Angeles and San Francisco and I have attended numerous festivals. I have always focused on free style dancing and connecting with the music. Later on, I trained for salsa, bachata, hip hop and heels.

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David
Rachel is extremely knowledgeable about dance fundamentals. I am new to dancing and Rachel was already able to help me feel comfortable with freestyling and self expression in our first session. I look forward to our future lessons together!
Hugo
She is really talented and passionate about dancing. She has a very hands on approach to dancing from the first minute. I really enjoyed her style, enthusiasm and caring about my dance learning.
Mike
As a new dancer I was nervous, self conscious, and overthinkinh everything. Rachel was able to break down all of that apprehension and show me how fun dancing was! I would 100% reccomend Rachel as a teacher.

Melissa Rose S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Melissa Rose S.

7 Reviews
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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $75
Currently offering online lessons only

Learn to dance for your wedding, social dancing, or just for a fun way to stay active! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.

My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: You might think a partner dance would be hard to learn online; to learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, you can still learn a lot online. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own ...

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Melissa is currently only offering online lessons, in-person lessons are discontinued until further notice. Styles include: Argentine T

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Allyse ..
Malissa was extremely knowledgeable and made tango easy to understand and do! My husband and I can’t wait for our next class!
Becky
So far she is amazing and we look forward to our future lessons. She’s helpful, informative, and makes us very comfortable!
Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.

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Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"She is very patient and has I encouraged my daughter to do her best. I also feel she has became a better singer in a short amount of time and more comfortable singing to others."
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Took Acting lessons from Shelley M.
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"Andrew is truly a professional!
My husband and I are both novice dancers and Andrew has made each lesson fun yet very informative. He is very easy to work with, has lots of patience and has a firm understanding of all types of dance that he teaches. I never thought my husband or I would be able to dance and use real dance moves but with Andrews help we are learning a lot and having a blast doing it. We are learning specific moves and techniques all thanks to our great instructor. I would recommend Andrew in a heartbeat."
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Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Andrew H.
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"Hunter is an exubrant, involved coach that knows how to get the best out of his students. His fun, out-of-the-box approach to acting is grounded in classical methods. His guidance is practical, understandable and useful."
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Took Stage Performance lessons from Hunter S.
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"Very knowledgeable and helpful for my 12-year-old daughter, and she makes learning fun!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra R.
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"My daughter had only three online lessons with Jennifer so far, but she's really enjoying her lessons and looking forward to each next lesson."
Nikki
Took Ballet lessons from Jennifer H.
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"Very good! Stephen creates a very comfortable setting to try your best in."
Loren
Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"I don't know about you (yes you, the one reading this), but I've been secretly wanting to act my whole life and am a full of life personality with hidden insecurities. Even though I have never really acted professionally, I have been theatrical and playing all sorts of characters, speaking in accents and dancing to everything in front of the mirror, in comfortable social gatherings and have even put on shows for my pets and husband! Last time I acted "professionally" was in a high school play. And even then, I mostly helped make the props!

I tell you this, because, with that kind of a background, nervous and yet SO excited to JUST TRY, I chose Christian as my teacher- my professor of Acting!

I am 3 classes in and Christian is very supportive, non-judgemental and extremely easy to learn with. I am impressed with his skills, his ability to immediately decipher something I'm trying to explain, and then how easy he makes it for me to put his constructive feedback into practice. The practice is not easy... because that stuff always takes hard work, but he explains it all so easily so I can start practicing and exploring the acting world. He is honest about the acting world, the people in it and the various steps it takes to get to wherever you are trying to get! So be honest with yourself and let this be an authentic and fun experience! Plus, it's so nice to talk to someone that actually gets what it's like to be dreaming!

Thanks Christian!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"I met Alicia through a school for modeling and acting, my daughter had just started classes there, I had previously submit her application for a short film audition, not affiliated with the school. I was nervous when contacted for the audition, knowing she has no experience, I mentioned her audition to Alicia and my fear, she was so excited for my daughter and was willing to work with her as her acting coach, my daughter not only got the part, I was told her audition was awesome. Alicia coached my daughter only twice before her actual location shoot day, I received so many compliments from the film director and camera crew how well my daughter played her role like a pro, thanks to Alicia. I recommend Alicia to a friend of mine in need of an acting coach for her 5yr old son, she is excited so is her son, he enjoys every minute with his coach. Alicia is the best and will bring out the best in her students."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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