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Wendy P.

38 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks For purposes of singing: French, Italian, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Wendy P.

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Acting students will receive instruction customized for their individual needs and skill level, drawing on a variety of techniques, including Linklater (physical and vocal work), Stanislavski, Meisner, and Grotowski, Shurtleff, among others. Students can work privately on audition skills, including monologues and cold reading, as well as scene work, character building and basic principles of acting. The first step to great acting is a free body and voice, allowing full expression of of emotional life of the character!

About Wendy

I've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003, and opened my own studio in 2008. I love helping people find their true, authentic voice, which I feel is essential not only for singers but many other people as well! Singing is a great joy, and the voice is one of our primary modes of expre

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Nelson G.
I couldn’t recommend Wendy enough. No matter what walk of life you come from, she’ll find a way to connect with you and help you reach your goal. I’m already seeing improvements and can’t wait to go back every week.
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Blake C.
Very helpful and focused on what needed to be worked on. Will definitely be looking forward to working with her again!
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Monica S.

12 Reviews
Harwood Heights, IL
Starting at $30
  • Musical Theatre from North Central College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Monica S.

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I am a professional actor that has been performing all over the US for almost 20 years. I can help you with everything from audition technique, to monologue prep, to college admissions - etc. Drama? Comedy? You name it - no problem.

About Monica

I have been a professional Singer, Actor and occasional Dancer for the past 16 years with a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre. I love teaching just as much as I love performing. I have at least a little experience in everything performance related. You name it - chances are I've done it! The

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Julie Fisher
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A MUSIC TEACHER- just take the dive and book with Monica!!! She is the absolute best. I am so self-conscious about my singing voice and Monica put me at ease immediately. She is so approachable and friendly. I've been in lessons for a few months and have already learned to so much that I can hear it in my voice. She is the absolute best.
Tara
I just had my first lesson with an acting teacher besides a high school theatre teacher. I didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I decided to try. I’m excited to see where I can go from here.
Christopher M.
It was very fun and good and even tho it has only been 1 class. I have already learned so much

Serena P.

21 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Promising Young Artist Award from University of the Arts
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Serena P.

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Whether it's working on a new monologue, understanding the structures/rules of drama, or finding a new character, I can help you!

About Serena

Now teaching in-person singing, acting, and piano lessons in Ravenswood in Chicago, as well as online to anyone in the country! Serena is originally from the New York City area and has been acting, singing, dancing, and playing piano since she was young. As a teenager, she attended the prestigio

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Camille P.
Serena isn't only a talented pianist, she's a skilled instructor as well. She teaches everything you need to understand piano theory, improve finger strength and agility and acquire the best hand posture.

Serena tailors her lessons towards her student. Depending on my weekly progress, she recommended a detailed routine to consolidate my weaknesses and push me to improve.

Finally, Serena is eloquent and friendly. She explains things in a simple manner and does her best to understand you, your lifestyle and your objectives, all to provide the best experience . And she totally nails it.

Thank you Serena! :D
Alexandria Franklin
Serena is great. She is patient but pushes you just enough to see results. She helps you with singing technique as well as with techniques to make the song more genuine and authentic.
Jackie J.
She is a great teacher. She gave me several tips and exercises that were very helpful. She was very understanding when I had some computer glitches. Very friendly also. Highly recommend!

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Carlo D.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Carlo D.

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I’ve made a life for myself in the creative fields, and I’d like the opportunity to work with you!
I’m an award-winning actor and have Broadway, off-Broadway, Television, Film credits. I am also a playwright, a Drama Desk Nominated Director, and a Producer. Throughout my career, I have always been a teacher, and have helped develop, and nurture the careers of countless young actors and professionals with practical tools to make them better! As a young actor, I was lucky to be trained by an incredible mentor for many years, he instilled in me a deep respect for the art form, and as it should be I impart that knowledge to everyone I teach. I will teach you to be the best actor you can be, that’s a guarantee.
In Los Angeles I coach professional actors, most recently the female lead In Will Smiths Bad Boys III, as well as one of the male principals in the Mark Walberg Film Patriots Day. My process is simple, and yet through. Script analysis, so you know exactly what the material ...

About Carlo

From television - film, to voice over-work, and solo performance to large ensemble theater productions, both nationally and internationally... I have carved a 30-year career for myself with my acting. And through all of it, I have been a teacher. I LOVE acting, and the theater has taught me so much

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Paige
Carlo is an amazing actor and teacher. He teaches you to commit 1000%, and he is always invested in you as a coach/director. No matter what you’re working on in your acting, he will guide you to push the boundaries of what you think you’re capable of, always with a great sense of humor. I can’t recommend him enough!
Charles Burks
Carlo simplifies and reduces the tools of acting which can be very overwhelming into simple and manageable steps. He has a deep respect for the art form and a practical no-nonsense way to help you find the truth in your acting while finding a way to make it dynamic, and help you stand out. I always recommend him, and will continue to do so! His teaching has employed many actors over the least 10+ years
Benjamin
Carlo is truly WOW! His classes are not only deeply insightful, but pure entertainment. He has become my acting mentor. He has changed the way that I approach acting and I owe much of my success to him.


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Jeannie M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA - Theatre + Cinematic Arts from Brigham Young University
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Jeannie M.

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Working with me, gives you the experience of both an actor and a director. I see from inside your character and from your audience. I have worked with actors from first-time neophytes to professionals and styles from method to experimental styles of the 60s to improv and back to Shakespeare. I taught theatre in High School and College as well as community classes for children. I have acted and directed for many years.

About Jeannie

I have been in theatre since I was a child. My first love was acting until I was bitten by the directing bug when I realized I could watch my baby be born as the play came to life. To support myself while going through my theatre degrees, I worked with computer and became certified with Microsoft a

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Michael K.
I found Jeannie to be very informative and professional. She brought out things in me I was surprised about. I can't til the next session.
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Maria S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Jacob Gould
My wife and I have only good things to say about Maria. She’s just fantastic. This is the first teacher we’ve had where I can say it feels like a true investment for our kids.
Penny Zachariah
I truly appreciate everything you do for our family. You are such a blessing and you have been one of the best investments into our children’s education we have made. The world could use more people like you.
Laurian C.
Great first lesson!!

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"Kelsey did a great job of making my 13 year old daughter comfortable during her first lesson. She balanced praise and constructive feedback very effectively. Looking forward to more classes!"
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"Amazing instructor! Very easy-going and makes you feel comfortable so you're able to perform at your very best. Has strong visions for what will help her students flourish as artists. HIGHLY recommended for novice and intermediate actors!"
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"Eulis is personable, highly intuitive, and not only knows his craft, but can teach it well. Highly recommend!"
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Took Acting lessons from Eulis K.
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"First lesson and my son can’t wait for the next! He said she is very expressive and animated and gave amazing coaching advice on the first session. We are so excited to have found her!"
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"Very knowledgeable and professional, would highly recommend"
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Took Acting lessons from Cory H.
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"Christian came to my school to work discuss with students what it takes to be an actor. He shared many insights he has learned along the way, and gave them a ton of information about the pros and cons of the industry. He was an extremely dynamic speaker and the student were highly engaged throughout the lesson. They were able to ask him questions and he answered them in ways they could understand. He was so amazing, I keep asking him to come back!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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