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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
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Omar J.

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The thing that separates me from the rest of the guides you will find on this subject is that my knowledge and experience comes from the Private Security field...specializing in "Undercover/plain clothed" investigations, leading to professional level proficiency in Human Behavior and Psychology.

In my brief existence on earth, somehow, all of my interests, flaws, and experiences fit together like a puzzle and have lead me to the point where I can understand Human Behavior and Psychology fluently....raising me to a life of leadership.

How did I end up directing Actors?  I was searching for a more positive expression for my knowledge while still supporting peoples life goals.  This search dropped me down a rabbit hole of research including method actors, and eventually Stanislavski's system, and the great Uta Hagen which shocked me.... until that very moment my life experiences resembled many aspects of these systems without even knowing they existed.

Since then, I have chosen ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!
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Farobag C.

40 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 90; Female: 2 to 92
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Farobag C.

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A greater emphasis placed on breath control, diction, and vocal production with regards to choral performance.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Anginetta
Very good instructor
Ellen
Learned a lot, very pleased with my first session.
Dot K.
Truly loves to teach. Kind , patient. Loves children and it shows. Remarkable how Mr. Cooper can bring out the best in his students.
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Jeff F.

10 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Deans List of Academic Distinction from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Jeff F.

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About Jeff

I have been working as a freelance musician and private instructor in Chicago for fifteen years. During this time I have been hired to perform Jazz, Rock, R/B, and world music. As an instructor I have maintained a studio of five to twenty students on a weekly basis. I hold a Bachelor of Music de

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Dan Carmona
Jeff is very good and thorough. Works hard with you to do the excercises right. Definitely would recommend him
Matt
Jeff provided a great overview for my daughter. Wonderful first lesson.
RIo
Jeff has been great with my 7 year old son learning Djembe and Bongos. Jeff gives clear concise instructions and practices the skills with him to work on during the week. My son is easily distracted and Jeff is very flexible and listens to what he has to say, using is as a way to teach and redirects. My son can't wait to go to class every week!

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Jose R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 60; Female: 10 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jose R.

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There are multiple approaches to studying Flamenco guitar, depending on the ultimate goal. In the simplest you just learn some techniques and scales to begin or complement your playing. In the more advanced you learn all the intricacies, the details and rules including the structures, "compas", techniques and most advanced "falsetas" or musical segments. Whichever interests you, I would strive to provide you with an understanding and a real foundation. The lessons I offer include some of my own transcriptions of most of the material I teach, including compositions by Paco de Lucia and Sabicas. Flamenco playing will enhance any other forms of guitar playing you may already possess, and will inspire you to reach higher levels.

About Jose

I started learning Flamenco guitar as a teenager, and this allowed me to experience what is necessary for a young mind to learn and grow in this beautiful art form. Its sounds and techniques captivated me and it is that very beauty what will surely keep you learning, regardless of your musical goa

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Cathy R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
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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With decades of experience writing and performing the spoken word from monologues to speeches of every kind, lessons will include: every tool the student needs to prepare written speeches; find monologues from Shakespeare to contemporary; breathing exercises to build the power and control of the voice; practice for safe projection; exercises for maintaining and strengthening the health of the voice; and movement as well as techniques for developing and maintaining eye-contact, audience interaction, and overall command of your performance.

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!

Nicholas M.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2013
  • AA Degree in Music from West Valley College
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Nicholas M.

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Learn to project your voice comfortably and confidently in various character styles, poems and songs. Expand your range and understanding of the mechanics of the voice. Learn to take cues from the music and other rhythmic devices.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc. As a private instructor, Nicholas

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Guan Q.
experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.
Ashok
Nicholas has been teaching my daughter vocal lessons for about 11 months and he’s fantastic!

She’s improved so much in 10 months! He’s awesome and delivers results! My daughter enjoys her lessons with him and she’s just 9 years old and has developed so much due to his mentor ship. My daughter also has an aptitude for singing and tends to catch on to his instructions quickly.
ZHIBO Z.
Nicholas is a really patient teacher in the first class.

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"Fawn is a great person and a superb musical coach. The musicality and structure she helped me develop led to my acceptance to one of the top music schools in the country, multiple awards and a full-time career as a music industry professional. You'd be nuts to pass over Fawn."
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"Its so rare to find a person who is both extremely talented as well as an amazing teacher. I can’t express how much my daughter has learned from Miss Aqeela. Apart from learning a wide variety of dance styles she teaches kids to believe in themselves. We have watched our girl transition from being shy and restrained onstage to one who is confident and captivating to watch. The level of dedication Miss Aqeela shows to every student cannot be overstated!"
Tara
Took Dance lessons from Aqeela A.
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"Great instructor, motivating, with passion , having a good influence. I would recommend Jason for everyone who would like to increase their acting passion . Kasia"
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Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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