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Laurelanne D.

31 Reviews
Roswell, GA
Starting at $33
  • BA Music Education from Georgia College and State University
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laurelanne D.

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Not everyone wants to learn how to sing, speaking and voice projection are valuable tools for actors, television personalities, lecturers, and professors. Speaking is a lot like singing and I use some of the same exercises to help teach proper support to avoid vocal damage and tiring the voice.

About Laurelanne

I graduated from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA with a BA in Music Education, voice principal. During my years in public schools I taught a variety of age ranges and subjects including kindergarten general music, beginning band, high school chorus, and remedial middle sch

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Brilyn
Very patient and helpful teacher. Excited to learn and grow with her.
Anthony V.
Very knowledgable and patient.
Lori
I was made to feel comfortable. Laurelanne. Tought me some stretching and beeathing excersises. We did some excersised to see where I am at and ahe gave me a few rhings to work on at home.

Karlene P.

Alpharetta, GA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Karlene P.

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I have been dancing since the age of 3 and I have been teaching dance and choreography since the age of 9. I am trained in all genres including ballet, modern, jazz, Caribbean, contemporary, and hip hop. I was a professional dancer for the NBA Pacers dance team and a professional cheerleader for the NFL Colts. I also love Latin culture and I am proficient in salsa, merengue, and bachata dance styles. If you love to dance, no matter the level, I can help you improve and connect with your audience. I can provide coaching on how to make the squad for local dance groups all the way to the NFL and NBA dance/cheerleading teams. Dancing is fun....dancing is life!

About Karlene

If you are looking for an experienced teacher and you are passionate about dance, I can help you no matter the level. I’m trained in modern, jazz, Afro-Caribbean, ballet, and more. I’ve danced professionally and toured the world as a result. I’ve danced with the NBA and the NFL. I’m passionate abou

J W.

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Atlanta, GA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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J W.

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Have you always wanted to be an actor? Want to learn some of the essential acting techniques? Ready to shake off the rust and get back on stage? I will help you to build confidence also help you build a solid foundation of acting methods and techniques all while tailoring them to your personal goals. It is my goal to give you a WOW experience like no other and inspire you to make the next steps within your goals. My acting classes are filled with fun, laughter, excitement and will help motivate you to pursue your dreams in life. Let me help you reach you goals so that you may share your gift with the world. #SupportTheArts

About J

I am a professional actor, writer, director and acting coach. I graduated from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelors of Art, specifically in Theatre. I am also a graduate of Savannah College of Arts & Design with a Masters of Fine Arts, with a focus on performing arts. Acting students

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Ricardo B.
J is awesome. The class is tailored to the student to help with what student wants to learn. What you get out the class is based on the effort you put in. I started the classes not knowing anything and just wanted to see what I could do if anything and now I am confidently going to each session looking forward to seeing how far I can take it.

Because the class is designed for the individual student, I got to work with a monologue from a video game and learn how to break down the monologue, create character for the monologue (which was a challenge and a half to distant myself from the actual character) and learn to believe that my created character is real and how I can show that with my acting. In doing I decided to use an accent, and J gave me resources and tips to find that voice.

Speaking on my experience, if you are beginning like me this is the perfect man for the job. As long as you put in the work, he will help you, guide you and push you to challenge yourself when it is needed!
Kenya ..
JW was an excellent acting coach. He has great knowledge of improv techiniques.

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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jackson G.

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I'm a freelance theater director currently working in NYC and throughout the country. I'm an acting coach, teach directing for the stage and dramaturgy/text analysis for actors, directors, and designers. I have over 15 years of teaching experience at such institutions as Williams, Yale, New School, Columbia, Fordham, and Primary Stages ESPA.

I will focus my classes on auditioning, callbacks, cold reading audition skills, grad school auditions, and text analysis and dramaturgy. I'm also available to coach and consult with aspiring theater directors and public speaking clients. I would be happy to customize my classes to each student's individual needs and goals.

I received my MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama and my BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts.

About Jackson

As an established theater director and teacher, I am very fortunate to be working continuously in New York and across the country from New York to California and in between. Actors are a part of my daily life as I audition and collaborate with them for a living. I often have new directors as assis

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Leah Nicole Raymond
Jackson is a great director/coach. When you are working you can trust that Jackson is fully listening to you as you the actor and you the character. She knows how to push in a way that works for you and will get you where you need to be. I trust Jackson and highly recommend working with her.
Kevin
I had the privilege of studying stage directing with Jackson Gay at Yale. Jackson has a remarkable way of bringing out students' individual artistic and creative sensibilities. In scene workshops, she gives highly practical advice for working with actors to shape an overall dramatic vision. She also reinforces this instruction by relating her own professional experiences, highlighting what has been effective. Her guidance in script analysis is very clear, and showed me how to fully understand characters' dramatic objectives before going into rehearsals with actors.

As well, Jackson incorporated invaluable practical career advice into the class, which is often hard to find. One of her exercises for this was to pair us with another student and have a mock "writer-director" meeting, where the writer was considering hiring the director. This was a really helpful window into the professional process, which has given me an important springboard to communicate my own ideas in the production of new work.

Jackson Gay’s teaching applies across theater disciplines — for instance, my work in theater is primarily as a composer and lyricist. She showed me how to look at the big picture of a play or musical, giving me the insight to write in a way that is dramatically cogent, engaging, and entertaining.
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Jackson Gay is masterful at guiding the actor to find their own authentic voice. She has a laser sharp focus imbued with empathy, that simultaneously put me at ease and helped me find my edge, in a way no other director has. More than anything, she helped empower me to make my own bold choices within a vast array of styles, so that my work was informed from a deep and genuine place (rather than an impersonation or a desire to please). I always feel safe to explore my edge with Jackson, but never humored if something isn't working. She's honest. It's rare to find guidance both so kind and so sharp. Jackson Gay understands and loves actors, and that love comes through in her work.
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Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $60
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. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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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.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.

Kimmi J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BFA Acting from Elon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Performance from Silver Palm Awards
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Kimmi J.

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Whether you are working on a monologue, preparing for college auditions, individual event competitions, or an individual project, we will focus on finding the truth in every moment.

About Kimmi

I am a professional actor, choreographer, and educator living in South Florida with a passion for educating young artists like you! I earned a BFA in Acting from Elon University, and upon graduating, completed a nine-month Acting and Education Internship at Orlando Shakespeare Theater. There, along

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"My daughter is 14 years old and we needed some help with an acting role for her school musical. Sandra was wonderful, in a brief time she was able to help her understand that it is important to own the role. I feel as though my daughter came a long way. My daughter did get the role that she auditioned for in her High School play and she is only a freshman. Thanks very much Sandra!"
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"Michaela is a natural teacher. She quickly assessed my abilities, and tailored the lesson to match my body type and sense of rhythm. I highly recommend her!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Michaela P.
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"LK is very knowledgeable and helpful. She didn't mind that I had no experience at all!"
Heather
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"I worked with Randy on my speaking voice. In just 5 weeks my voice for videos and presentations was much better and I had a plan for further improvements. He's easy to talk to, non-judgemental and provides sage advice. Randy was good at prioritizing things for me to work on, which made it easy to make progress quickly. He split tasks into those that required class time and those that I could teach myself. I'm leaving with specific exercises and books to read for self-improvement."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"Robert hired me while I was in college and I worked for him for three summers in a row. Not only did I get to watch him teach and inspire a wide age range of students day after day, but I got to learn from him myself. Robert has the kind of passion for theater that carries into whatever he's doing. You can see it in his teaching, you see it in his mentoring, and you see it when he watches his students perform. Robert knows exactly how to talk to a student, in a way that is both compassionate and honest. He has an incredible talent for getting the people around him to be excited about their craft and driven to work hard. One of the things I most enjoyed about learning from him, is that he doesn't sugar coat things. He tells you exactly what it is you need to work on but he does it from the perspective of someone who supports you and believes in you fully. I'm grateful for the theater experience he gave me years ago and I credit him for much of my success today."
Stephanie
Took Stage Performance lessons from Robert L.
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"Jason previously worked with my teenage daughter and they made vast improvements in her acting skills and college audition. She was accepted into AMDA. Now he is working with my older daughter to help her get ready to audition at UW and get a working reel together. He is fantastic and really good with any learning differences or styles that might come up."
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Amy is absolutely incredible. She showed keen interest in my concerns and challenges. She listened and knew exactly what I needed to do to get to where I want to be. She makes it easy for me to understand and she is truly a great coach. I can’t wait to see her again."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Amy C.
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"Great experience, Keith made me feel at ease from the very first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to every class I have with him."
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Took Improv Comedy lessons from Keith K.
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"I have already taken a lot of dance classes including Salsa, but only attending irregular group classes it was hard to retain the basics and my dancing got a little sloppy. Andrew got me up to date with basic fundamentals, all through this online course. I didn't have a lot of faith in the online format at first, but Andrew quickly gave me confidence he could teach me. He carefully observed each of my movements and was patient in helping me improve little by little. My girlfriend (who has a lot of salsa background and was embarrassed to dance with me prior to my classes with Andrew) noticed a huge improvement after I took just a few classes from Andrew. Thanks so much!"
Ryan
Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Andrew H.
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