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Robert E.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Robert E.

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I have taught and directed for 30 years in NY and DC. From lesson 1, students engage with a dynamic approach to acting through Meisner-based improv. During the 1st 12 weeks, we go from basic truthful acting to dynamic scene work, followed by 12 weeks of in-depth scene study, then extensive character training and in-depth film and audition technique. My students are successful in film, theater, commercials and TV in DC, NY and LA.

About Robert

I have taught acting for over 30 years based in the Meisner Technique, and I write and direct my own plays and films. I have years of experience as an actor, jazz saxophone player, singer and poet, as well as a philosophy degree, which I bring to my understanding of acting. I use this rich backgro

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Isabella D.
Very knowledgeable & kind. Set good groundwork for my daughter. She really enjoyed it and talked about it all through dinner.
KiKi
Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!
Michael
Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!

Katelyn J.

7 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from The University of North texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Katelyn J.

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About Katelyn

How I Can Help You: I have worked one on one with music students for 10 years. I have extensive experience in teaching classical, musical theater, and pop styles of singing, as well as acting for the stage and beginning piano. Whether you are a beginner, or a veteran musician, I can help you

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Soha
Our first lesson today went extremely well. My 7 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself and seemed to get along very well with Ms. Kate!
Elise K.
She is a great teacher and is very positive. She has a great style of teaching and makes everything you do a lot of fun!
Courtney C.
My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Katelyn! I would recommend her to anyone!!!
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Carlyncia P.

Hyattsville, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Musical Theater from Howard University College of Fine Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carlyncia P.

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Learn from a professional working actor and casting director with 30+ years experience on stage, on camera and behind the scenes.
As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, Carlyncia believes in lifting as she climbs empowering all ages to realize their full potential from the inside out.
Carlyncia is a cum laude graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts where she concentrated her studies in musical theatre prompting her work as a professional in many facets of the entertainment industry for nearly 35 years. As a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, she’s appeared in several film, television and live stage productions as an accomplished actress, host, model and vocalist. Her expertise has also garnered her such “above the line” positions as ...

About Carlyncia

As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, I believe in lifting as I climb empowering others to realize their full potential from the

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Lindsay R.

1 Review
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Lindsay R.

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Do you have dreams of being on Broadway? Need help with an audition? Take it from a working professional with 20 years experience to help you. These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and an understanding of theater. Students will learn fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We will work on a variety of monologues, scene work character development, acting while singing and much more.

About Lindsay

Musical Theater is my passion and I have been fortunate enough to make a career of it from Broadway to TV & Film. Credits: Lindsay just finished her run starring at Tuacahn Amphitheatre as Ursula in The Little Mermaid, Elsa Schrader in The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins in Disney's When You Wish.

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Michael F.
Lindsay is a musical theater pro! She has helped me take my career to the next level and I just booked my first BROADWAY show! Thank you Lindsay!
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Helen B.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, Italian, Russian
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Bachelor of Science in Art and Music from Case Western Reserve University
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Helen B.

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Helping actors learn how to bring a character in a play to life in a way that is convincing and believable is at the heart of what I teach. As the founder and director of The Academie des Beaux-Arts, a performing arts school, and The Actors Alliance Theatre, a professional theatre company, I have had the opportunity to work with actors of all ages and all skill levels helping them learn how to be more natural on stage. When you go deep into your own experience to powerfully portray a character a connection is made with the audience that makes a performance memorable. You cannot imitate other actors, no matter how great they may be, You have to find your own voice and make your own choices that help you build a character that is real. The real art for any actors is always the ability to be different. Good directors know how to help actors explore their choices for the roles that they create. If you are currently preparing for an audition, I will help you explore different ways of ...

About Helen

If you like to sing and want to learn how to be a better singer, you don't have to have any previous experience or training. I specialize in teaching beginning singers of any age how to sing using the classic technique that is the foundation for singing any genre or style of music from Bach to Broa

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She is like a third grandmother to me!!!!!
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Very patient and well educated on this subject.

Natalie S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Natalie S.

8 Reviews
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Let's work a new monologue, prepare for an audition or scan some Shakespeare!

About Natalie

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to check out my teaching profile! **Due to COVID-19, my studio is unavailable for lessons and I am social distancing, but I am more than happy to work with you online! Note: I work as the program director for a park district in south Evanston and am req

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Popi
Natalie has been an awesome teacher for my voice lessons. She is very patient and customize the lessons to meet the need of her student. I would highly recommend Natalie.
Amanda
Natalie is awesome! She has been working with my daughter for several months, during which my daughter has grown in skill level, confidence, and passion for acting. Natalie is extremely knowledgeable, talented, articulate, and caring. We just love her and look forward to Continuing lessons with her!
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Natalie was such a wonderful help in preparing monologues for my college auditions! I didn’t have much experience in auditioning but she helped me gain confidence in the audition room. She even came to my Chicago audition to cheer me on! Thanks to her I got in to my top choice theater school!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Washington is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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$58 average
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"Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one."
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"Just had my first lesson. Excited for the rest!"
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"Carissa is one of the best teachers i ever had!"
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"I’m really excited to be working with Robert & it’s only been 1 day!! I can’t wait to see what’s next"
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"David was very personable and really helped get my child to open up and she enjoyed her first lesson more than words can describe. I had reservations about the online platform for teaching, but I was very wrong! I highly recommend David as an acting teacher and I am looking forward to watching my daughter grow!"
Dianna
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Learning so much working with Jason, would highly highly recommend!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I've just had one acting class with Jimi and I think he's great! He's very helpful, very straightforward and tells you exactly what you need to work on and very down to Earth!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jimi Z.
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"We have only had our first acting lesson and my daughter is 3. I can definitely say from the first interaction I had with Tokia by e-mail up to the end of the first lesson, I couldn't ask for anything more! My daughter has no previous experience in acting and is very shy. Tokia was able to capture moments of engagement with my daughter and got her to act out a few scenes!! I love Tokia so far and look forward to continue to work with her!!!"
Ariannah
Took Acting lessons from Tokia C.
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"I have had the opportunity to learn acting with Gina and it has been great so far. When I signed up for the lessons, I signed up with Gina because of her credentials as I never had an encounter with her. From my first class itself she has taught me a lot about acting specially stage acting and that too with great enthusiasm. I now feel like pursuing it further. She is quite knowledgeable specially in her field and every moment that you are in the class with her, you are learning something new. I would highly recommend her, doesn't matter if you are just getting into the field or trying to set your advanced level stage, her talents will teach you something new that would take you to the next level. I hope you can take advantage of learning from a Great Artist like Gina.
P.S. She is a great Dancer and a great Musician.

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Mitul
Took Acting lessons from Gina B.
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