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Derrall M.

(7)
Sugar Grove, IL
Starting at $15
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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I have been dancing for the past 10 years, self taught. My dance style is Krump/Pop. Excelling at "hitting" "isolation" "and "ticking". Very few classes under my belt, ballet for 2 months, swing and salsa classes here and there.
Not really looking to make a lot of money, I genuinely like dancing and love teaching and being taught.

About Derrall

I like to dance and play with computers. I do workout/dance at the gym 3-4 nights a week, and go out dancing every weekend. I am very active and would love to teach any individuals anything that I've learned along the way. I can help with most computer problems, from software to hardware and

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January 31, 2018
Susie
What a super teacher! We stayed on task and worked hard which is how I used to teach. I am ready for the next lesson, he really is a great teacher, he made it fun but still a workout, I learned so much!
August 4, 2016
Catherine E.
He is sure to make the experience helpful and fun. He made me feel at ease and he was super patient and encouraging.
August 4, 2016
Catherine E.
He is sure to make the experience helpful and fun. He made me feel at ease and he was super patient and encouraging.
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Molly M.

(235)
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $47
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Molly M.

Schaumburg, IL

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All ages. I have taught drama/musical theatre in groups as well as coached individuals.

About Molly

I’ve had the chance to learn from some of the greatest, and I am STILL learning from ‘em! I think anyone can and should sing. Why? Simple. Singing is FUN . Singing is FREEING. You’ve got a voice- why not use it, and as often as possible? Your voice is unique and capable of soooo many cool thi

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November 7, 2019
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October 25, 2019
Ray
She makes you feel comfortable, an abundance of information to help you get out of your shell. It's great to see someone genuinely passionate of what they do. If you are a beginner don't hesitate and book a lesson, you are in good hands. Learned so much this first lesson and can't wait to learn some more!
October 15, 2019
Darnell P.
My daughter learned so many tips in one lesson with Molly! She did not want the lesson to end! I loved her feedback and think a lot of the information will stick with my little girl during her upcoming audition!
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Brad W.

(11)
Elgin, IL
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Improv Training from The Second City
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Brad W.

Elgin, IL

(11)

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In this lesson I’ll help you make character choices for any upcoming show or audition. Have an audition coming up? Bring your monologue or song you’re using and let’s find the best way to make the directors feel what you’d like them to so that you can get that role! Just starting out? Let’s work on the basics so that you feel confident enough to go and audition for your first show!

About Brad

Brad is a professional improviser who trained and worked with “The Second City” for 3 years. Now He does musical theater along with stand up comedy and teaching improv to kids with CYT (Christian Youth Theater). He’s been doing improv comedy for 8 years and musical theater for 13 years! He’s playe

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November 1, 2019
Sarah
Brad's improv is top-notch, and he's helped me develop and round off the rough edges in my own routines. Highly recommended.
November 1, 2019
Drew
Brad helped me get into the correct mind set of auditioning, character building, voice control and projection, ect. Very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Highly Recommended!
October 25, 2019
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Randy L.

(90)
Spoken Word
Starting at $40
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1971
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Randy L.

(90)

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Have you ever thought you would like to do voice-overs? Read commercials? Read audio books? Speak publicly? Lose a bad habit, change an accent or just refine your speaking voice?

Over the years I have produced hundreds of hours of spoken word recordings getting the very best performances out of many people. Let me know if you have a spoken word goal.

Let us add theater to the above. Breathing is always an item to be addressed.

About Randy

RANDY L. Teacher / Musician / Producer Are you an adult who always wished you could play or sing? Or a homeschooler who wishes you had music for your child? Do you wish you or your child could just sit down and play the music you feel? Is fear or uncertainty stopping you from playing i

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July 11, 2019
Geoff K.
Very comfortable and helpful. Looking forward to the next one.
July 11, 2019
Pam H.
Randy has been incredibly helpful with teaching me to have a better on camera experience. I read scripts while he records them, then we work on improving them. I would recommend Randy to anyone looking to improve their speaking voice
July 4, 2019
BarBara M.
It was a good lesson.
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Hallie T.

(2)
Film and TV Acting
Starting at $60
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Hallie T.

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I can't wait to work with you!

About Hallie

Hallie Todd, an actress for over 30 years, is especially well known to audiences for her role as Jo McGuire, Lizzie's mom on the hit series "Lizzie McGuire", and in "The Lizzie McGuire Movie". ("Top Ten TV Moms" - CNN Entertainment) In addition to acting in films and television series, Hallie

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December 14, 2015
Caro
Hallie Todd is amazing. Hallie first worked with my daughter Lizzy Kay when we lived in Perth in 2013 and she would skype with Lizzy every saturday morning for over a year. We worked that way for well over a year before moving to the US. Hallie helped Lizzy with Film and Television audition prep as well as scene study. Most of Lizzy's auditions were taped so it was critical that Hallie help Lizzy prepare for her performance on camera. Hallie would assess the sides with Lizzy and break down the scenes, the relationships and the central dramatic conflict that needed to be demonstated. In particular Hallie understands that the taped session is the best opportunity to help get callbacks. Hallie in particular assisted Lizzy with her audition prep for management representation. Lizzy was signed up by Luber Roklin Entertainment as a result of her work with Hallie. Now in LA Lizzy is auditioning in the room with Casting Directors and all the hard work that Hallie put in has paid off. To-date Lizzy has had several call backs including Director Sessions. Lizzy also recently won an Award of Excellence for her lead role in a Short Film which recently screened in St Tropez and Cannes Film Festivals.
December 11, 2015
Erin
Hallie has been my teacher and coach for six years now, and there is no one I would rather learn from. She has an incredible gift for working with actors: finding the most interesting take on a scene, teaching and utilizing various techniques to strengthen and widen an actor's toolbox. After all my time studying with Hallie I never feel at a loss when I'm handed a scene, no matter what that may be - comedic, dramatic, action-filled or technical. Her teaching is precise and astute, and I honestly cannot recommend her highly enough. As a student in her class, I was lucky enough to be cast in "The Mooring", a film Hallie produced, starred in and co-wrote which was picked up by Lionsgate - my first professional film job and one of the most remarkable experiences of my career. As a teacher, collaborator, and mentor, Hallie is amazing and inspiring and has made an enormous impact on both my career and my life.
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Teresa V.

(6)
Choreography
Starting at $90
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 2013 HOLA Award - Contributing Choreography from Hispanic Organization for Latin Actors
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Highly experienced Choreographer of Classical and Contemporary Ballet; Argentine Tango, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Modern dance, as well as directing Actors for Stage movement. Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) Detailed resume available upon request. Teresa has also created and taught an extensive 30+ program on the Art and Craft of Stage Choreography for intermediate/advanced and pre-professional dancers.

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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November 12, 2017
Faith
Great first lesson! Teresa is very pleasant to work with and extremely knowledgeable. Looking forward to many more lessons to come!
October 30, 2017
Kiri
Teresa was awesome! She worked with me and my limited flexibility and really set me up for success with exercises to integrate into my routine. She was also very cognizant of a prior injury and presented long term alternate solutions to tissue regrowth. I really look forward to working with her again!
June 20, 2017
Brittany
She was really great, we have only had one lesson so far but she made me feel very comfortable and I feel like she will be perfect for me helping me get over my stage fright. She came up with quite a few ideas up front and can tell she is taking it seriously, which makes me even more confident in her because it is such a serious issue for me. I am looking forward to working with her.

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"Amelia is terrific, easy to work with, patient and encouraging. She has really improved my VO work, by helping me to articulate clearer and bring physicality to my readings. I originally signed up for 5 classes, just to see how adding acting to VO acting could improve my performances. And after the first 4 classes, I was so impressed that I signed up for more. John A."
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"Very good! Stephen creates a very comfortable setting to try your best in."
- Loren
Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Very positive and professional. She breaks down choreography perfectly to the song that I chose."
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Took Contemporary Dance lessons from Dwan M.
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"I was one of Jeremy's acting students at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute last year, and i can say honestly he was and still remains my favorite acting teachers i have ever had. He is so incredibly talented himself and passionate about acting and it makes the student even more passionate. He took time to personally help each student and didn't just address us as a whole. His class is fun and very very helpful! He also teaches you about some of the business and tips for auditioning, its not just acting, he is amazing and i miss his class always:)!He also took headshots for my class which I've gotten parts with!:) Everyone take his class!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"she was fun and she let try she also gave great advice"
- Charles and Rebecca
Took Film Acting lessons from Ali R.
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"Kyle truly cares about helping his students achieve their personal best and strive for excellence. He is knowledgable in his field and gives practical applications that help make concepts more clear to the actor. Working with him helped me to gain confidence in my acting as well as push me to work towards bettering my craft."
- Kendall
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Kyle .
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"Ian has been A++ in helping me prepare for my acting final! We worked on motivations and playing to a theme and refining some of my blocking. Would def recommend!"
- Rebecca W.
Took Acting lessons from Ian T.
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