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Jazz S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Thai, English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jazz S.

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Acting is being! Easy to say, but trust me it's very hard to do. The way you are is the way you act. My class is dedicated to helping students understand who you are which is the basic skills required in order to develop the art of being through monologues or scenes from plays or movies. A lot of acting exercises will help develop your acting skills as well as help you find the motivation for every action you take, even breathing.

About Jazz

Jazz Sunpanich was born in Bangkok, Thailand and was raised in Nonthaburi. She grew up watching a lot of musicals with her father and was surrounded by her father’s community theatre group, Bhuddasil, where she first started developing her acting and singing skills. She performed in a number of Tha

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Veronica R.
Jazz, will break down line by line of scene or monogulation. She is best and awesome instructor.
Veronica R.
Jazz is best and awesome teacher. She will break down of character in your monologues , co-readers, and will show you put different emotions to the scenes. Thank you Jazz and Take lessons are super.
Amanda
Jazz is wonderful!! She is easy to talk to and gives me good learning strategies. Our sessions are fun and positive. I look forward to my lessons!
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Angela H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Voice from Cornish College of the arts
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Angela H.

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Angela received her bachelors in Vocal Performance with an emphasis on Classical Voice. She then moved to New York and studied under prestigious, broadway coaches at CAP21. She was employed as a part time music teacher at Lakewood Elementary in Sunnyvale, CA where she taught group lessons from grades k-5 along with some special needs classrooms. Since Angela has both a strong background in vocal technique and music theater acting, she offers a unique vocal coaching that integrates storytelling as well as a basic understanding of how to sing. She has many years of experience as an actress on stage and film & TV. Angela worked in a film & TV agency for many years in New York, learning the tips and tricks of what casting is interested in seeing! She looks forward to meeting you!

About Angela

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Angela recently made her debut as a director at the historic Oaks Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA. As a seasoned actress and singer, with over ten years of experience, she completed her undergraduate at Cornish College of the Arts, where Angela completed her classi

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Laura
Angela is such a fun teacher! She also has an amazing voice and can sing/teach all styles. Highly recommended!
Cynthia
Angela has been helping my daughter learn how to sing for a couple of months now. My daughter is only 8 years old, but has been learning how to sing correctly without hurting her voice. Angela is very patient and supportive and my daughter looks forward to class every week! They mostly work on Disney songs, because my daughter loves to sing Frozen! I highly recommend!
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Lauren V.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA in Vocal Perforamce from McNally Smith College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren V.

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We begin with interactive warm ups, and progress to use of the self and monologue practice as best fits the individual's goals.

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren

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Janelle
Lauren is great at explaining concepts!! She was super sweet and made lessons fun. I feel much more confident in my singing abilities after my lessons with her! No more strain in my voice!
Eden K.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson
Adrian L.
Very interesting first lesson. I feel she is going to be a great teacher for Adrian.

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Teresa V.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded 2013 HOLA Award - Contributing Choreography from Hispanic Organization for Latin Actors
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Teresa V.

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Dive into detailed acting technique. Drama to Comedy. Harness means of character and emotional delivery, and find your versatility as a stage performer.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Raymond
Teresa really helped me understand a deeper part of telling a story through a character. She is awesome!
Sarah
Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!
Paige L.
Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her.
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Fiona M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BFA Musical Theatre from Montclair State University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fiona M.

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In my acting lessons, I love catering lesson plans to each student's goals and abilities. We will learn how to break down a scene by beats, explore a character's desires and tactics, and bring aspects of students' own personalities and experiences to their characters. I love helping students prepare for auditions, film self-tapes (I can act as a reader and double-check your technical elements, too!), and choose sides and monologues for a reel. In my work as a Casting Associate, I know how to make an audition stand out and the tools needed to walk into an audition room (virtual or in-person) with confidence.

About Fiona

I'm a Casting Associate with a background as a working Actors Equity Association actor. I graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University and have extensive training in voice, acting and dance. I've spent the past ten years performing on stages in NYC and across the United S

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Jacob
For insightful feedback, I always connect with Fiona. Her years of experience as a child performer who went through the rigorous application process for post-secondary education, followed by her own inspiring career as a performer, and now as someone who sits on many audition panels, she offers an informed perspective that is useful for performers of any level. The love she has for musical theatre radiates through all of her work and she brings an incredible generosity to her teaching. She is someone you can count on!!
Catherine Daly
Fiona is an exceptional teacher! She has worked with some of my younger students and not only has the knowledge of the art, but the patience and kindness to communicate it in an engaging manner. I highly recommend any class she is offering.
Samuel
While only in her 20s, Fiona is already a seasoned entertainment professional. Her career has ranged from teaching, to performing, to now sitting on the other side of the table as a casting associate, Fiona has a wide range of industry knowledge. Her passion for art gives her a keen eye to zero in on even the smallest of details. She’s helped me prep for theatre, film, television, and commercial auditions. Fiona’s direct but kind approach allowed me to feel so comfortable in the studio so I could easily discover knew choices. I can’t recommend her enough!
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
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Chrissy S.

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Learn how to act on stage and in front off the camera! No age limits!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
Paula D.
Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Kelley, IA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Kelley is $87. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I really did learn so much in every single one of my lessons with Samara! From Acting Technique to character work, to scene study, to how to nail comedy and drama, to classical text, and not to mention the helpful breath work and insanely fun exercises and warm-ups. Samara is the the absolute kindest, most compassionate, informative, hilarious, and most importantly - talented- not only acting coach, but teacher in general that I have ever spent time with. One of her talents is for creating a safe environment to work and grow in, something that I have found to be very rare amongst acting classes in general. I was excited literally everyday for my lessons, especially because I recognized how much hard work and dedication she put into it them herself.

Samara is the absolute best acting teacher I have had, and I’m so happy and thankful to have had the pleasure of being her student!"
Doug
Took Acting lessons from Samara K.
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"It was a great first lesson. My 13 year old daughter and I were a little anxious that it would feel weird and awkward, but Kimberly is so down to earth and positive. She also had great suggestions to getting started. We're excited to go back next week!"
Megan
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful."
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"Amy was wonderful! She made me feel so comfortable and gave me many points to help me be successful in my new career!"
Jennie
Took Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Mr. Andrew is kind, funny and engaging.

My son (6) always has the best time at lesson and wants to know immediately when he gets to go back.

Our son has a lot on his plate and watching him have something that's just his that he is happy to do and enjoys this has been such a bright spot for our whole family.

- and Mr. Andrew is in direct correlation to that.

I recommend Mr. Andrew to anyone who is looking for a teacher who is kind, funny, engaging, and wants to help you succeed and gives you opportunities to use the skills you have learned."
Britney Keck
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Positive, pleasant & friendly"
Kelvin
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Classes have been really good she is pushing me so I can get stronger."
Lauren
Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"thank you mrs.kelsey you inspire me to be the best I can at voice acting"
Catalina
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I am ultimately new and have a ways to go with this, but for someone who has just entered and is exploring acting, her advice is just plain excellent!"
Adam
Took Acting lessons from LK F.
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"My daughter, Ava enrolled in Sarah's classes and she loves it so far! She has only done two classes and, she's learned so much. Ava said that the exercises were interesting but very fun and helpful. The both of us would definitely recommend hiring Sarah as a coach!"
Amy
Took Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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