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Sydney F.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded High School Voices Studio from Houston Grand Opera
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Sydney F.

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I want my students to develop a reliable technique so that they can accomplish anything that they would want to perform. Whether it be a monologue for a class or structuring a charter, I cannot wait to work with you!‚Äč

About Sydney

I am currently working on my undergraduate at Palm Beach Atlantic University for Vocal Performance--specializing in opera. I started performing and studying musical theatre when I was five years old, and in High School, I was a member of the Houston Grand Opera High School Voices Studio. I have bee

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Amazing,my child loved her and she is very good with kids.

Jordan M.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Honorary Emmy Award winner from Academy of Arts and sciences
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Jordan M.

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I'm going to tell you the SECRET to being the quality of actor or actress that makes millions of people flock to theaters and gather in front of television sets in order to experience your work. Teachers and coaches all over the world have developed techniques and styles to give actors their best chance at being cast by directors and producers and to help them achieve their best work. What they FAIL to teach actors ( its not their fault! they were failed by their teachers before them!) IS... Well, that's where you and I come in. I PROMISE you. If you make a commitment of one month, and at least one class a week... you will learn this secret. It is not actually a secret because all the most talented actors know it. They wouldn't be able to move you the way they do if they didn't. From Tom Cruise to Meryl Streep. to Denzel Washington and Brad Pitt. They share THIS knowledge and they have built their careers and become famous stars for the way in which it allows them to shine. I spent

About Jordan

I teach from experience! I am a veteran actor of the stage, film, and television. I studied drama at the London Academy of Dramatic Art and was a nominee of the Presidential Scholar in the Arts Award. I have over 50 television credits and have been in two Broadway shows, and two Academy award-win

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Mark C.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $52
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Short Film - "Grand Scheme" from Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
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Mark C.

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Would you like to learn how to set up your audio perfectly for recording your new podcast concept? Let's do it! I'll guide you through the ways to make everything sound professional, so you can be confident in your product.

About Mark

Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 50 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 61 years old. While still living in Ohi

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Mark is a patient, friendly, experience and pleasant teacher. I enjoyed working with him very much. I learned a lot of new things during his classes. I need to practice all. I am very happy to recommend him to anyone else who is looking for a great teacher .

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Cathy R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, French and Spanish, as well as Italian diction
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Cathy R.

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About Cathy

 Vocal and Piano Teacher A proven leader in teaching and motivational development with years of experience and expertise; a self-directed, creative individual who possesses superior skills in interpersonal development and great interpersonal care helping individuals and groups Key Areas of St

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Tom
Cathy is a great and caring teacher who helped me correct the vocal problem I was having. I highly recommend her and hope to work with her again in the future.
Javan
Cathy is patience and methodically, intuitively Planning lessons that are specific to my personal goals.
Sydney W.
Cathy was terrific! My daughter had one week to prepare for a very important10 minute presentation and Cathy gave great advice and was truly invested in helping her be her best self with poise and confidence. Definitely recommend her!
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Molly M.

247 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Molly M.

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Acting basics, suited for film and/or TV . These basics are more "nuanced" than theater. We always laugh as we learn. Let's find material that shows YOU off!

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a si

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Luke
Molly has helped me with 2 different musical theatre auditions now, and her instruction has been invaluable! I feel much more prepared and confident now than before. She has been encouraging, but also pushes me to do my best.
Adriana
Awesome! Awesome! Immediately was able to understand how to improve my voice! Great energy! Can't wait for the next one!
Debra
Molly is a wonderful teacher. She is very sweet, funny and knowledgeable. This was my first ever singing lesson but she was very encouraging.

Christina A.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Award for Best Musical Director from Inland Theater League
  • Teaching since 2002
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Christina A.

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Students should expect to learn how to manipulate their voices to create various moods, sounds, and expressions. Voice Acting is a true art and can be a lot of fun if you really try!

About Christina

My studio is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting those needs. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry! With over 14 years of teaching experience in both the classroom a

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Jay C.
She is terrific!!
Vihaan B.
Christina was wonderful. She made my son comfortable and tried to know about his likings in order to charter a course to suit his aptitude.
Prathik T.
She was like dby our kids and highly recommend her.

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"Normally, I don't write reviews for teachers until a couple of months have passed, but I acquiesce as TakeLessons keep on spamming me to write a review. Unlike other reviews, I'm not going to act as an echo chamber for five-star reviews. This review is based on two months with her after ten one hour online lessons through Skype.

Let's start with the positives. Denise puts in a good amount of effort in teaching you. She's flexible with accommodating your schedule, and she tailors her lessons based on what your goals are. This is evident from her referring to her notes when beginning her lessons with me. She also isn't a clock watcher who makes sure your lesson ends straight on the minute unlike some other teachers.

Is she effective as a speaking voice teacher? So far, yes there has been some progress made. Her methodology might be a bit more different than other speaking voice teachers I studied under. Other teachers focus more on the phonetic sounds, while Denise linger more toward stretches probably due to her dancing background. If you don't like Yoga type of stretches, you may be in for a bad time.

Keep in mind that due to my focus on developing a voice for acting, I'm also not having a pure speaking voice lesson as my lessons are intertwined with monologue work too. If you wish to take speaking voice lessons for public speaking, your mileage may vary.

So why a one-star deduction? Denise at the start can be pushy with trying to sell you more lessons. I mean it goes without saying that of course you'll see improvements faster if you can devote more time to any class, but time and money are factors that everyone should always consider. Let's be frank, private lessons on TakeLessons aren't cheap (unless you're rich of course). I was annoyed when she repeated her tactic three times, enough that it affected my decision to nearly not renew my monthly lessons with her.

She did cease when it seem like I wouldn't budge. Nevertheless, the pushiness did leave my experience a bit tainted, which made me question her sincereness with her excitement and positive reinforcement at times. I continue to give her a chance though because I do feel there's an ongoing improvement with my speech and line delivery. Also because we get along despite being complete opposites in some ways (which seem to frustrate and intrigue her). Despite being my teacher, I see her as a peer in a way because of how close in age we are, but I digress as this review is about her effectiveness as a teacher.

I would recommend giving Denise a try if you’re an actor seeking a speaking voice teacher. In person lessons are still best, but she has proven to be effective as an online teacher despite being a tad pushy with having you buy more lessons from her."
- Lenny
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Denise P.
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"David is a really nice dude and he helps a lot. I would suggest him."
- Finney
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Jennifer is amazing! I went into my first lesson really nervous, but she assured me everything would be fine, and helped me push through the nerves. She truly wants to know what interests you, and incorporates it. Would recomend 100 %!"
- Stefanie
Took Method Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"James was a wonderful instructor! Not only did he make my son feel confident about taking lessons he offered great advice and guidance about the acting industry. I would definitely recommend him to anyone seriously interested in improving their acting skills. My son is 12 years old."
- Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Rachel is an amazing teacher! She helped me with a self tape and was so amazing! She not only coached me on the acting of the scene, but also in how to make sure the technical side of the self tape was as effective as possible. I highly recommend her!"
- Janice
Took Acting lessons from Rachel J.
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"Mr. Patti was a wonderful instructor. I loved how he went beyond the course to provide life lessons and career advise.

During our sessions, he had me practicing on a professional-style microphone, recorded me performing commercials from scripts, and provided feedback and constructive criticism that helped me to grow as a communications student.

I would highly recommend Mr. Patti to any student looking to improve their voice, their stage-presence, presentations, or public-speaking skills."
- Mary Lou
Took Voice Acting lessons from Bill P.
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"This was my first class with Alexandra.
She is wonderful and I’m very excited about our future classes.
I’m thrilled that I found her."
- Bryan
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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"DB helps me remember why I love acting so much. She's so helpful when I have questions that I have no one else to turn to for answers. She's great with coaching acting, and amazing at helping me boost my business."
- Amani
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Warm, intuitive and overall a very thoughtful instructor."
- Rito
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Awesome coach. Ive been with David for the past 3 weeks now, and I have learned so much."
- Jamie
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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