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Chelsea V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Theatre from Wagner College
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Chelsea V.

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I have been working professionally in the industry from a very young age, and as a current working actor, I know what is happening in the audition rooms, and how to help guide & teach young actors so they can grow and be confident. Not only have I taught for over 5+ years, but I have performed with actors of varying ages, which has helped me to really connect and make sure I can help students find age appropriate material that they can identify with & enjoy working on while they navigate what it means to be an actor.

About Chelsea

Hi there! Looking to work on new audition material, prepare for a callback, improve your cold-reading skills, and more? I'm eager to work with you! I'm a professional working actor/singer who has been in the business since I was a child, and after years of working both in Los Angeles & New York

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Kelee P.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 5 and up
  • Vocal Performance from Wright State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelee P.

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The private acting lesson is designed to teach the student the tools they need to succeed as performers. Learn terminology, skills, and build confidence. Older students will focus on Audition, Scene Study, and Improvisation.

About Kelee

Ke'Lee P. is a licensed Musikgarten Instructor out of Orlando, FL. She studied at Wright State University where she majored in Vocal Performance. Ke'¬ôLee is certified in Early Childhood Music and Movement and has taught Early Childhood music classes, Vocal Lessons, and Acting at various daycare cen

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Our daughter thoroughly enjoyed her first lesson with Kelee. The instructor made her feel comfortable and was very supportive. Our daughter thought Kelee was super cool and is so excited to attend her next lesson.
Tiffany B.
I learned a lot so far and she is very good at what she does!
Teeryana
She was so nice and just really easy to follow and understand.
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Maria S.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maria S.

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About Maria

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of my studio is to create well-rounded, educated musicians who will always have a lifelong passion for the art no matter their long-term goals. I strive for my students to be: (1) Lifelong learners who develop successful learning habits. (2) Creative and critic

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Laurian C.
Great first lesson!!
Grace W.
My daughter takes guitar from Maria and I didn’t realize how much she’s progressed until we went to a friend’s recital. 8 months with Maria and my child is leaps and bounds ahead of kids who’ve been taking for 2-3 years. It’s really motivating for her to see. Maria has standards which are non-negotiable but she’s patient and truly guides the kids to success. I’m so happy with our choice as her as a teacher.
Carlos V.
Maria has been wonderful with our son. Very motivating and goal based. The recitals blow me away year after year. The progress these kids make with her plus the longevity of her students says a lot.

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John M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
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John M.

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I teach some techniques you don't necessarily learn in acting school which are practical and immediately usable.
ACTING
What do you do when you get the script?
Using subtext to bring realism to your performance.
Line delivery: tricks of the trade.
AUDITION
Do you have the right monologue to fit the parts you can play?
Suggestions for a monologue(s) to fit your persona. You need more than one to fit the different genres of the play or film you are auditioning for.
How to break it down, the importance of changes.
Tactics for attacking the cold read: what to do while you're waiting in the lobby after they just handed you your "sides."
Also, refer to ACTING (above).
DIALECT
Double your chances to be cast by having a variety in your bag-o-tricks.
British Receive Pronunciation: consider the number of plays written by Brits, and then listen all the Americans doing RP in films. Other: Irish, Scots, Cockney, and Romance languages.
PRACTICAL SHAKESPEARE
How to scan so that it helps your ...

About John

My Credentials: MFA Carnegie Mellon. MA San Francisco State, BS Penn State HB Studio NYC Instructor at City College of San Francisco, Carnegie Mellon University; private group classes San Francisco and New Orleans. Theatre Critic for 5 years in San Francisco (For my reviews, go to BerkeleyDailyPl

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Corliss P.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • MA in Performance from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol England
  • Awarded Best Supporting Actress/Rose in DANCING AT LUGHNASA from Arizoni - Arizona theatre awards
  • Teaching since 1986
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Corliss P.

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I have been in this profession for 35 years. I have taught on many levels and for different ages including workshops for high school students and university level conservatory programs.

I believe that the theatre is an arena where we learn about who we are. Acting is being present in the moment and we learn how to live our lives more fully through this study. Each actor has his own unique voice and relationship to the material. It is my job to help each student find their own path.

About Corliss

I am an actress that has performed and taught for over 35 years. I love it! I can help you prepare for auditions, study structure, develop skills, get over fears of speaking in public or simply reach a deeper understanding of your favorite texts. As for teaching voice-acting for voice-overs, I

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Cathy
I initially had Corliss as a voice over teacher in a class, then decided to further my work with her as a coach and producer to create my voiceover demos. We covered all aspects of voiceover, including the physical: posture, microphone placement, etc., which I believe really enhanced my understanding of how physicality comes across via the voice. With her classical acting background, she was able to help me improve my overall speaking technique and provided me with vocal exercises to help minimize my regionalisms.

She was diligent in reviewing competitive demos to guide me to a variety of written copy and voice/energy levels that will help my demos stand up to those with more experience. She provided valuable advice regarding selection and use of materials for the demo and beyond as well as insights on the voiceover business.

I’m very pleased with the results of the two demos and expect to continue to take advantage of her coaching services as I grow in my new career.
Jenny
Corliss is a master at her craft! She makes you feel comfortable from the moment you meet her and has a genuine interest in your goals. Corliss tailored lessons to my learning style which was very encouraging for someone with my level of experience. She has a lovely personality and her enthusiasm is infectious. I would highly recommend taking lessons from Corliss!
Steve
I took a five-session Beginning Voice Acting class with Corliss in a professional recording studio. The critiques she gave me after every recording I made helped me to speak more clearly, and to increase the energy I was able to put into my recorded presentations. Without the critiques of my recordings, I would not have been able to improve my speaking ability. During the class, she made sure everyone in the class was made to feel welcome, and important. When I take the next level of the Voice Acting class series, I will be looking forward her critiques of my recorded presentations.
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Dennis J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $117
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. Johnson has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. Johnson studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Joh

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Holy Cross, IA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Holy Cross is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $277 per hour.
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$47 average
45 min
$62 average
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$80 average

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"We love Anthony! He has worked with my oldest and youngest kids and his talent and patience with the kids is top notch! He truly puts his whole heart and soul into working with them and you can see it in the final results!"
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"Carissa is an excellent acting teacher. It being the first class, I wasn't sure what to expect, but right from the start, she put my mind at ease and any nervousness I felt quickly subsided. I highly recommend her!"
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"My daughter took 10 acting sessions with Jennie - the first one was in person and the rest were over skype which worked perfectly! Jennie started each session with warm-up activities to 1) break the ice and 2) to learn how to deal with nervousness (breathing/relaxing techniques). Each session consisted of singing and practicing a monologue. Jennie suggested a book on monologues and my daughter chose one she liked. Each session they worked on expressing the emotion that was being expressed in the dialog. They broke down the feelings being portrayed and practiced different ways to express the emotions. Jennie was SO supportive of my daughter. Her lessons are going to be VERY helpful to my daughter when she goes to try out for the spring musical next year. We are planning to sign up for more lessons prior to auditions as a refresher! I highly recommend her."
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Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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"Candice is a really fun and outgoing instructor that knows how to bring a play to life with her knowledge of acting. The performances she’s taught are always enjoyable and entertaining. She mentored me so well that I’ve even won an award thanks to her. I highly recommend her!"
- Katelyn
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"Mrs. Jan is sweet, fun & knowledgable. She makes Gian feels very comfortable and bring out the best of him. In one class he learn a lot of specific things to work on and improve."
- Gianfranco
Took Acting lessons from Jan L.
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"Had my first acting lesson yesterday with David and I'm super impressed with his coaching! David has exceeded my expectations and I feel way more confident just after one coaching session. If you are looking for a true professional that will take your acting skills to the next level, David will get you to where you need to go! I'm so happy to have David as my coach and I know you will too:)"
- Mat
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Zach is a great instructor! He’s very encouraging & gave me great advice/direction as I begin film school. Would definitely recommend!"
- Ryan
Took Acting lessons from Zach B.
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"She is the most profissional, and great personality.
I loved her style of teaching"
- Jasmine
Took Acting lessons from Krista C.
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"Susan is awesome!!"
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Took Acting lessons from Susan S.
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"Kelsey is such an amazing teacher! She makes each lesson fun, she's encouraging, and she has such a passion for what she does that it's contagious!"
- Erica
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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