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Margo L.

37 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Artist of the Month from Smooth 87.7 (Popular National Radio Station)
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Margo L.

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I help clients develop a unique stage presence that enables them to feel comfortable in front of any audience. I cover several elements of stage performance including public speaking, theatrical drama, classical singing and all other forms of singing as well.

About Margo

Are you ready to fall in love with your voice? Are you ready for something different? If your voice isn’t becoming to you, YOU should be coming to ME! I know what it's like to be frustrated with boring exercises and processes that seem to take a lot of time but yield no results. That's why I d

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Jaelyn W.
Margo is amazingly gifted!!
Kelsey F.
My daughter said she has a beautiful voice and very patient and encouraging instructor.
Tina S.
Margo is so talented, she is knowledgeable in techniques and has a special ability to know exactly
how to taylor your needs.
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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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Learn how to make a movie—how to shoot and direct a film and edit your footage with software like Sony Pro and After Effects
Filmmaking lesson introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera. Targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting better video, this course covers cinematography basics, DSLR pitfalls, important gear, and postproduction workflow. Along the way, discover how to choose lenses, record audio, and make shots more professional.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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My son is enjoying working with Kelvin
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Omar J.

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Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Connor C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Irish Gaelic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Piano Performance and Music Theory/Composition from Appalachian State University
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Connor C.

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Film scoring has been my ultimate passion since I was 9 years old. I have an MFA in film scoring from Columbia College Chicago. I am currently scoring a few films and teaching lessons on the side. I love teaching! I have many scenes to share with students for them to score. I would talk with students about the scene they're scoring, share tips and focus on style, technique, and emotional content of the scene. I have lots of technology experience, so I can help students learn how to actually turn the music in their heads into a physical recording. I specialize in Logic, ProTools ,and DigitalPerformer but can work with students in Garageband as well.

About Connor

I'm a film composer by trade, but I love teaching as well. I love sharing my passion for music with others. I have a BM from Appalachian State University in piano performance and music theory/composition. I also have an MFA in music composition for the screen from Columbia College Chicago. I st

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Mary Ellen
Great first lesson! Connor was helpful with the basics and we already started with a song! I am excited to be playing already and look forward to more lessons. She is a great listener and instructor! I am sharing my experience with my sister to sign her up for lessons as well!
Kathryn
Connor is so patient and positive. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to learn the mandolin or any instrument.
Eugene
Excellent lessons!
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Elizabeth B.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elizabeth B.

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Screenwriting and Creative Writing lessons/coaching/consulting-all genres and levels. Learn from a published writer/screenwriter who has a literary agent, an MFA in Creative Writing, and who is a college writing professor. Learn all about crafting your book or screenplay with focused coaching and lessons on all the elements of the craft: character, plot, structure, dialogue, point-of-view, setting, theme, and more. We will work on developing your writing through exercises, readings, and writing and revising. You will write and learn at the same time, in a supportive online classroom. Classes are tailored for your needs. I do manuscript and screenplay critiques as well.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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Clare O.
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Chuck M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Chuck M.

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Emphasis on breath control with opportunities for recording your voice.

About Chuck

Chuck moved to Portland, Oregon from Gainesville, Florida, where he was a prominent member of the music teaching and performing community for more than 25 years. Originally from Chicago, Chuck completed his BA in Music History and Masters of Music (MM) at the University of Florida. Chuck became ob

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David
Excellent experience! Patient, Knowledgeable, tailors the session to exactly what I need; also good at not losing sight of what I need to work on and what is to come.
Chris P.
Great first lesson!
Brian K.
Excellent teacher that crafts lessons to interests.

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"Cyndi was absolutely great. She really works with a person to try to bring out the best in them. I'm very fortunate to have picked her for my lessons,"
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Took Ballet lessons from Carissa M.
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"I've learned so much from Gabriel. As we approach ten lessons together, I have learned many tools and techniques from him that have made me more confident in analyzing comedic and dramatic scripts to present them in realistic and in-depth ways!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Gabriel B.
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"With a background as an actor, writer, and director, Zach brings so much to the table. He truly understands the actor's process, offering invaluable guidance and insight, and knows how to bring out an actor's most genuine, connected, and truthful work. His approach is broadened and strengthened by the fact that he deeply understands the anatomy of a script, and can break down the beats of a scene like no one else. I cannot recommend Zach highly enough."
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Zach B.
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"Nino is an awesome dance instructor! He is very friendly and engaging which immediately puts you at ease. He's great at teaching each student according to their ability. As an older student I need a little more time to catch on, but Nino is great at working with all skill levels. Not only is he an awesome instructor, he's an excellent dancer. If learning to dance is what you want and you want you have fun while learning, then Nino is your guy!"
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Took Breakdancing lessons from Jonathan “Nino” B.
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"She is a great teacher with in-depth knowledge about acting and a great experience to back that up. She will help you reach your goals faster whatever your goals are when it comes to acting."
Sathish
Took Method Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"I learend a lot of lessons during the one hour I spent with James. He is very positive and very wise. He knows the ins and outs of Hollywood and told he told me his experiences of being in Hollywood and meeting famous actors, such as Bruce Willis. Overall, the experience is incredible, and I had fun learning from James."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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