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Jason M.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Jason M.

26 Reviews
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Prepping an audition for an upcoming show or for admission into an acting program? Want to hone and develop your audition monologues (especially Shakespeare)? Just need a coach to help you take your acting to another level? Then let's get started, online or in person. I can help.

I've been working as a professional actor in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. I've performed with the Shakespeare Theatre in DC, ACT Theatre in Seattle, Book-It Repertory, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz to name a few. I've also been the featured voice in voiceovers for companies like University of Washington Medical, Golden 1 State Credit Union, Microsoft, and Surface Pro 3. On Camera Credits include short films, industrials, and commercials for Taco Time, Tulalip Casino, and Washington Dental Association.

I hold a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting in Washington DC. My ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It R

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Deeya P.
Jason was passionate, engaged, and very support of our 11 year old daughter who was trying out for an audition at her school. I would strongly recommend him
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Helpful, with passion, excellent teacher
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Tim K.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Drama, Music from Trinity University
  • Teaching since 1989
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Tim K.

36 Reviews
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I was a Theater Arts major at Trinity University where I took part in several productions, including Cabaret, Trojan Women, Chemin de Fer and Die Fledermaus. AT San Antonio Little Theater I performed in No, No, Nanette and Philemon. As a student at UTSA, I performed in Trial by Jury, Boris Godunov, Iolanthe and the Madrigal Christmas Dinners. I was hired by UTSA as a paid performer in the Madrigal Christmas dinners from 1984 to 1989. This job involved a lot of improvisation. From 1989 to 1995 I taught Music and Drama at Converse Elementary. In the 1990's I performed in The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni as part of the San Antonio Festival. I have done freelance work over the years as an improvisational performer for special events. As an elementary music teacher and secondary choir teacher, I have produced and directed numerous programs and musicals. I have taught acting and public speaking to a number of students.

About Tim (William)

My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 29 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have perform

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Jill
Tim took the time I needed to understand and explained things so well. Can't wait for my second lesson.
Sandra R.
I have really learned a lot in the 3 lessons I have completed. Look forward in future lessons to come. Keep up the great work.

Christine A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks MimeLanguage.com
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Best Local Actress from Creative Loafing
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Christine A.

35 Reviews
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Improv is a great learning tool for team building, spontaneity, listening, being present, speaking to groups, communicating one on one, saying yes and so much more. It helps that each game played builds upon the next to reinforce the learning.

Improvisers fail forward. We embrace "failure." We have to fail in order to succeed. If we aren't failing, we aren't trying.

What you get:
Team Building / Laughter Workshop
Bring the team together in an interactive environment that fosters positive thinking and collaboration.

Improv Troupe Direction - for improv troupes who need an outside eye for notes, direction and ideas for marketing your troupe. At the end of the session, you will have new games and ideas to move your troupe forward.

Christine will help each student become more present, less self-conscious and will get them excited about failing.

Expect to leave this class feeling more confident and empowered.

Christine is committed to providing a safe and courageous ...

About Christine

About Improv: Improv is a form of theater where everything is made up on the spot. Nothing is scripted, everything is made up in the moment using random suggestions. Improv allows every person & idea to have value. I use the principles of improvisational theater to create better humans! I'm commit

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Debbie K.
I don't know how to describe Christine, except amazing! I started taking her classes because I wanted to learn how to take myself/life less seriously and it's working!!! I would recommend Christine to anyone who is serious about improv or who just wants to learn how to really laugh and relax.
Francisco
Great improv games to use in everyday life !
Vedina S.
Working with Christine has been nothing short of an amazing experience. I have learned so much about the industry and have received so much insight on what it takes to be a great actress/comedian/etc. When I first started out, I had no idea what direction I wanted to take or where to start. Christine was extremely patient and came equipped with a roadmap to getting started. She takes every lesson at the pace that works best for me. She has helped me to set and define clear goals of what I want to accomplish and has made excellent use of our time together. I chose Christine because of previous reviews and she has lived up to every word of what others have said. It's been a blast and I plan to continue developing my skill set with her help!

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Hunter P.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Greek, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Hunter P.

27 Reviews
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Improv and comedy are a couple of my BIG favs! Improv is so freeing and is essential for helping the new actor grow. For experienced actors, it can bring your performance to life like never before and really help you break out of patterns that are holding you back. Together we'll play with some of the best improv techniques and I'll give you "home play", games and exercises you can practice with friends.

About Hunter

I love to help new performers and people looking to break into the biz, as well as seasoned actors who want to up-level their career or deepen their craft. I have been coaching actors since 2008 and have a unique combination of experience and training to help you launch your career and create work

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Brittanie
LOVE LOVE LOVE HUNTER!! She won't let you get away with missing anything in the script! Also, booked my first on-camera gig a couple days ago thanks to her amazing help! Working with her is my new favourite thing!
Brittanie
I'm so excited that I finally got a chance to rehearse with Hunter! And she was absolutely AMAZING! Completely opened me up to the vulnerability in the scene. Can't wait to work with her again in the future!
Pedro
Hunter shared masterful insights and asked intriguing questions that set me up for a one-of-a-kind self-tape, all while being gentle and supportive. Will definitely book again!

Michael O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Sigh language
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • BA Communications from Cal State Fullerton University
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Michael O.

3 Reviews
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My fellow thespians,

You will be mentored by an Emmy Nominated actor and award winning Playwright. I have studied with legends such as Stella Adler and Larry Moss. My lessons are built on the Meisner technique. I have the solid foundation as a working actor and writer for thirty years.

I'm a highly sought after speaker and have taught my seminars at universities around the country. One of my goals is to transition the college acting student to a working actor. My students have built careers as a result of my coaching and mentoring. My all encompassing approach will cover everything from how to give an amazing audition to fast tracking you to obtaining an agent.

Compare my credentials of all your prospective teachers. I'm confident that my approach to presentation, proper breathing, voice, making a lasting first impression, how to dress, building your career, how to get an agent is unique and helps me stand apart from my competition.

Lastly, I really care. I am invested in

About Michael

Hi friends, It is nice to meet you! I am an 'Emmy Nominated' actor and twenty five year veteran actor on the longest running show in broadcast history 'The Guiding Light.' I was fortunate to study acting from the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and Larry Moss. I'm also a student and perf

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Walter G.
This was a gift for my husband Michael came early. He talked about his credentials. Explored my husbands desires and goals. Then gave him over an hour. He was extremely encouraging and very professional. My husband is very intersted in exploring t
Mychal
I loved working with Michael. I am learning a lot and will resume lessons after the holidays. He was a really great coach , answered all questions honestly and encouraged me as well as guided.
Thanks so much Michael, see you in Jan 2020
Mychal
so patient and fun

Christine A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks MimeLanguage.com
  • Awarded Best Local Actress from Creative Loafing
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christine A.

35 Reviews
Book Now
Online Improv Acting Teacher

Improv is a great learning tool for team building, spontaneity, listening, being present, speaking to groups, communicating one on one, saying yes and so much more. It helps that each game played builds upon the next to reinforce the learning.

Improvisers fail forward. We embrace "failure." We have to fail in order to succeed. If we aren't failing, we aren't trying.

What you get:
Team Building / Laughter Workshop
Bring the team together in an interactive environment that fosters positive thinking and collaboration.

Improv Troupe Direction - for improv troupes who need an outside eye for notes, direction and ideas for marketing your troupe. At the end of the session, you will have new games and ideas to move your troupe forward.

Christine will help each student become more present, less self-conscious and will get them excited about failing.

Expect to leave this class feeling more confident and empowered.

Christine is committed to providing a safe and courageous ...

About Christine

About Improv: Improv is a form of theater where everything is made up on the spot. Nothing is scripted, everything is made up in the moment using random suggestions. Improv allows every person & idea to have value. I use the principles of improvisational theater to create better humans! I'm commit

Recent Reviews
Debbie K.
I don't know how to describe Christine, except amazing! I started taking her classes because I wanted to learn how to take myself/life less seriously and it's working!!! I would recommend Christine to anyone who is serious about improv or who just wants to learn how to really laugh and relax.
Francisco
Great improv games to use in everyday life !
Vedina S.
Working with Christine has been nothing short of an amazing experience. I have learned so much about the industry and have received so much insight on what it takes to be a great actress/comedian/etc. When I first started out, I had no idea what direction I wanted to take or where to start. Christine was extremely patient and came equipped with a roadmap to getting started. She takes every lesson at the pace that works best for me. She has helped me to set and define clear goals of what I want to accomplish and has made excellent use of our time together. I chose Christine because of previous reviews and she has lived up to every word of what others have said. It's been a blast and I plan to continue developing my skill set with her help!

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in Holy Cross, IA

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in Holy Cross is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $127 per hour.
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"My 7 year old daughter is having a great time with improv classes with Jessie. We've attended 5 classes so far and Jessie is always professional, always prepared with a fun plan of games and exercises. We highly recommend her!"
- SC
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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"Christine pays attention to the needs and level of understanding of each student. The ways she has taken time to instruct me, have not only taken me to another level, but then she'll turn around and explain it to the class, taking us all to another level as a group. She does in one class what some instructors I've had in NYC couldn't do in a month. She's patient and a great listener, which helps make her instruction so clear and incredibly effective. Including classes I've taken in LA, NYC, Indiana and Florida, Christine Alexander is easily the best Improv instructor I've ever had."
- Alexandra
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Christine, is not only an amazing person but her ability to teach the skills necessary in improv are first rate. As an instructor she is able to give hands on advice, and challenges her students to take chances!! I looked forward to every class without hesitation !"
- Marie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"High level of communication and ability to understand needs if the student. Her skill level sets a great example of what can be learned."
- Gif
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Great improv games to use in everyday life !"
- Francisco
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Christine is simply amazing!"
- Loren
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"She is very polite and talented!!"
- Sathish
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brenda B.
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"D is skilled at opening you up. From the warm welcome, opening exercise to her easy-going nature and intentional way of being. She's intuitive and an expert in her craft."
- Mawulom
Took Improv Acting lessons from Detrece L.
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"Christine is amazing! She is one of the best improv people I have ever seen. Her ability to transform the audience to watch her every gesture is magical! She is a gifted instructor with a loving, caring, down to earth attitude. Quite honestly, I cannot get enough of watching her on stage! I wish I could learn all her skills so I could be half as awesome at improv as she is."
- Jean
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Brad is a FANTASTIC teacher! He has taught many classes with Christian Youth Theater (CYT) and is our Improv coach in McHenry county. Our kids and parents absolutely adore him!!! He works so well with the kids that at our annual overnight camp this summer, one of his students was able to lead an improv game in front of 120 people. Our kids have grown enormously through Brad’s teaching and they just love being around him."
- Gina Beck, Class Coordinator for CYT Chicago
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brad W.
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