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Jordan W.

69 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
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Jordan W.

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Gain confidence as you refine your theatrical acting presence. Learn to analyze your audience, find your voice and project, develop your character, memorize and retain lines, understand beats and rhythm, incorporate body movement, and more.

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educ

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Lettie D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lettie D.

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I've been working with students ages 3-18 for 20 plus years. Acting is a great tool to help us all be comfortable in our own skin. Whether you want to work on a monologue for your next audition or start from the beginning I can tailor my lessons to fit your needs. I have a Masters in Theatre with an emphasis in Directing.

About Lettie

Hi, my name is Lettie (pronounced Le T). I love acting and teaching acting is my favorite thing to do. I am fortunate enough be do what I love and make a living doing it. I have a Masters in Theatre and have been teaching acting for about 20 years. I love to work with students to help them unde

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Melba
Lettie is a dedicated professional with many years of experience in her field. Her teaching style easily adapted to the level of the student and made them feel empowered and enthusiastic about their learning and capacity.

Lettie's creativity invites the student to "play" and truly discover their inner artist, and provides them with proven tools to continue their artistic growth on their own as well.

I really recommend Lettie's work.
Matt
Lettie is extremely professional and has scores of education and performance experience. Highly recommend!
Deborah
Lettie is gifted, professional and respectful. Working with her on Improv, both at practice and in performance is an enriching experience. Her knowledge and skills are exemplary. Lettie knows how to collaborate with other performers and bring out the best in everyone she works with. I have learned from her just by working side by side with her.
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Vandi E.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Graduate Student of the Year in Voice from University of Akron
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Vandi E.

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I have extensive training and performance experience with onstage theater acting. I have a theater performance degree as well as a music performance degree. I will work with you to develop a personal connection to your characters and to physically portray the character's tactics.

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-2020

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Tajah F.
Amazziinngg Teacher!!! Very Educated Into The Business and Is Dedicated To Getting You To Where You Want and Need To Be. She Has Such A Warming Personality, Very Funny and She Always Has Such A Big Smile. I Was Very Nervous About Starting These Courses Because I’m A Very Shy Person But She Makes You Feel Very Comfortable and Makes The Class Really Fun.
Matilda W.
My daughter is really enjoying her acting classes . She looks forward to her next class every week !! Vandi is an excellent teacher !!
Janeth
She is very charismatic. I felt very comfortable with her. She is very friendly and knowledegable.

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Lilla H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Hungarian, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Latin
  • Awarded Recognition of Excellence from Tri-M Music Honors Society
  • Masters of Music from Juilliard School
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Lilla H.

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Step-by-step guidance towards developing authentic acting technique for improv & interpretation of dramatic script. Let's help you unleash the inner actor within!

Hi! My name is Lilla, I'm a Juilliard graduate (BM & MM) who specializes with all levels, ages and styles! I've performed at places like Carnegie Hall and have been featured in The New York Times, Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, and Seen & Heard International.

My unique approach to performing arts learning is designed to help you overcome your individual obstacles and leverage YOUR unique strengths! Together we'll work towards developing healthy vocal technique and learn how to:

- Discover Your Strengths for Maximization
- Learn About Text Analysis & Dramatic Impulse
- Learn Healthy Vocal Projection & Technique
- Learn Self-Awareness Techniques
- Write Your Own Monologue!
- Learn About Proper Breath Support
- Learn About Improv Acting
- Learn About Staging Using Props

About Lilla

Fun and Quality Music Lessons for All Ages, Levels and Styles! Juilliard Trained Lessons in Somerset, NJ Ms. Lilla holds her Master's and Bachelor's degrees from The Juilliard School with honors, and studied under Marlena Malas, vocal coach and mentor of Pavarotti. She believes that learning mus

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Dan C.
She made it very easy and fun to learn. I felt very comfortable
Jinhua G.
It was very good experience to helping me understand singing. Thank you Lilla.❤️
Alexander
Lilla is a fabulous teacher. Very knowledgeable, but more importantly is able to convey that knowledge in an accessible way to a beginning student. Highly recommend!
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Jason M.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason M.

32 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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Very knowledgeable, and you can tell he enjoys teaching his students because he's not afraid to go over the time limit to explain more.
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Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaches students 10 to 95
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alyssa C.

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Alyssa has been performing since 2003. She has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University (2016) and is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee (2018).

Skills taught include: vocal technique, audition preparation, role preparation, movement, preparation, and presentation.

Alyssa's most recent operatic roles include: Parpignol (La Femme Boheme), Anna Reich (Die listigen Weiber von Windsor), Lucinda (Dark Sisters), and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Alyssa also performs regularly in private concert events.

Alyssa's most recent musical theatre roles include: Lois Lane/Bianca (Kiss Me, Kate!), Mrs. Segstrom (A Little Night Music), and in scenes as Roxie Hart (Chicago), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors), and Mayzie (Seussical the Musical).

About Alyssa

Hailed for her "exquisite coloratura" (South Florida Classical Review), Ms. Alyssa Click was most recently seen as Johanna in Sweeney Todd with Lowell House Opera. This summer, she was contracted with Charlottesville Opera as an Apprentice Artist to sing Silly Girl and understudy Madame in Beaut

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Tobin G.
Alyssa is a wonderful teacher This was my first voice lesson ever. She was understanding, enthusiastic and very helpful in getting me started
Susan.
Alyssa is an upbeat, encouraging, and patient teacher. Her own singing voice is beautiful, and she sings very professionally in a wide range of genres. She is reliable, pleasant, sincere, and capable. She gives each student her full attention and tailors her lessons to each one's particular talent (as well as where they're in need of improvement). I recommend Alyssa very highly... She's delightful!
Craig J.
I have known Alyssa now for about a year and she is a true master of her art form. She is knowledgeable and genuine in her teaching and performing, and always seeks the best for her students. I highly recommend her as your teacher.

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Chicago is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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"Great class. I loved it."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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"Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again."
Kelly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Ginni A.
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"I was honored to be a part of multiple theater Productions directed by Rebecca. She is definitely skilled and pushing the actor passes his or her comfort zone while giving them the tools to push past their personal limitations and is constantly encouraging and upbeat. First as a director, then teacher, then cast member she is a tireless asset and teacher."
Mia
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Alex is amazing! She has excellent communication skills and always responds to my emails quickly. She is willing to spend the extra time and go the extra mile to ensure you're getting what you need. She's friendly, punctual and easy to talk to. I was lucky to find her!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Our daughter is very excited every week!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Great class, and instruction."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I met with Nicholas before an audition. He is a wonderful teacher. He helped me already a great deal during that short hour, on how to approach the material, break it down in a way that will help my performance reach its full potential. I was able to deliver a truthful performance. I am looking forward to more sessions. Many thanks."
Inji
Took Theater Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"We love how attentive and intentional each lesson is! Thank you!"
Sarah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Ms. Heather tells you everything what you did well or where to improve. Also her instruction is really clear and simple to understand. My first language is not even English then I can understand her well.
A great teacher you deserve to have :D!!"
Samantha
Took Theater Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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