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Ny Y.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Spanish, Patois
  • Teaches students Male: 21 and up; Female: 20 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Ny Y.

3 Reviews
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About Ny

Hello ♥ My name is Ny! Here to help you grow on your life's journey! My experience includes 15+ years in professional and community theatre projects. Also, I'm a professionally trained gospel, contemporary, and classical singer for over 20 years. Educational Background: B.A in Psychology,

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Devan
Ny is such a great teacher/healer. Ny takes a holistic approach to her lessons. She not only helps you with your vocal technique, she also helps you connect with the emotion of the music. She's a wonderful teacher!
Armayia ..
It’s very comfortable talking with and learning from her!
Madison J.
Ny is kind, firm and encouraging! I'm really enjoying our lessons so far.

Jaret M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jaret M.

3 Reviews
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I'm an Actor/Director/Producer that is on hiatus after working on hundreds of Productions in the past ten years. An Acting Coach can make or break you. I believe in helping an Actor find the strength of their voice, trusting their heart and honoring their spirit. I'm also a certified Reiki Master and incorporate Intuitive messages that can help advance their personal belief systems which will naturally enhance their performance.

I own a production company which is an original content and third party production company, designed for the 21st century's changed media landscape.

Focused on raising awareness for subjects deserving attention. With a focus on women's empowerment, diversity and inclusion and LGBTQIA messages.

Specializes in the development, production, marketing and distribution of talent-driven films, television, and digital media content. Jaret's award winning films have been seen throughout the world in festivals and streaming platforms.
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About Jaret

Greetings! i'm Jaret and I've been a working Actor since age six. I also own my Productions, Distribution and Film Festival company. Over the past ten years I've had the pleasure of living in Los Angeles and grateful to share I've worked on hundreds of sets. Right now I'm on hiatus and celebrat

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Brandon B
Jaret is the best! I've booked the last 3 job he has coached me on and helped me with the taped auditions for eco-cast! He's my go to and I highly recommend him to everyone! Thanks Jaret
Dylan
My representation was thrilled when I started coaching with Jaret as he helped build my confidence. I've now booked leads roles in Film and series regular and guest stars roles on TV! I literally went years working in Construction to now being a full time working Actor. Thanks man!
Novia
I booked the my very first audition after working with Jaret and Booked Off Tape!
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Hunter P.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Greek, French, English
  • Dramatic Arts from Ryerson University
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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Hunter P.

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I've been fortunate enough to study with some of the top acting coaches and teachers around the world! This has given me a unique arsenal of “actor’s tools” that I’m happy to share with you. I love helping actors get extreme clarity on a scene and their character in record time. I also give you fun, fast, tips and tricks on character discovery, memorization, on-camera techniques and audition mastery that you can use for a lifetime. Whether it’s for an audition, agent or manager reading or casting director meet and greet, I love helping actors bring scenes to life in ways they hadn’t thought of before!

About Hunter

I love to help new performers and people looking to break into the biz, as well as seasoned actors who want to up-level their career or deepen their craft. I have been coaching actors since 2008 and have a unique combination of experience and training to help you launch your career and create work

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Adam Thomas
Very patient with me (total noob) and always had good ideas on how to advance through the session. Hunter was always on time and prepared to lead. Great personality and every session was very fun. I was intimidated initially, but Hunter made the whole experience very enjoyable.
Melyssa
Hunter is fantastic! Have been working with her on and off for the last couple of years now. She's really helped my career and helped me stay focused and positive, especially now! Great coach and knows a lot about the business. Trust me you'll love her!
Cherie
Hunter is ALWAYS fabulous!!! I always feel so much more grounded in a scene after working with her. My go-to audition coach every time!

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James W.

87 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Several Schools from Various
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James W.

87 Reviews
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Film requires a different method from Theatre Acting. Having worked on many films in Hollywood and "Learning By Doing" and study at the Actors Studio and from Experts at Disney I will teach you all you need to be prepared to land that first gig in Film.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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Norman
Very knowledgeable guy. Wealth of info.
Rabi
James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you.
Georgia A.
Its been an awesome time learning with James! its so obvious he loves impacting his knowledge of acting and its industry to his students.. There's never a dull moment playing out characters and plotting story lines. Thanks James!!!

Alyssa W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BFA Theater from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches students Male: 16 to 60; Female: 16 to 70
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Winner Best Lead Actress in a Play from Theatre Washington
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Alyssa W.

7 Reviews
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Having earned Masters Degrees from The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University, Alyssa was named as two of "DC's 12 Stage Dynamos."

Alyssa should be familiar to most Washington theatre-goers, having recently appeared in Ford's Theatre's production of the Tony-nominated Broadway hit, Come From Away. That same year, she received the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actress in a Play, for her portrayal of the iconic Maggie the Cat, in Round House Theatre's production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In 2017/18, Alyssa will appear in The Kennedy Center's World Premiere production of Digging Up Dessa, as well as the US Premiere of Botticelli In the Fire, at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

Most widely known for his portrayal of Ensign Baker in AMC's revolutionary war drama, TURN: Washington's Spies (available on Netflix), Thomas has been seen on HBO's VEEP, as well as CBS's Madam Secretary and Elementary. In the DC area, Thomas has recently ...

About Alyssa

I have been a professional actor since 2003 and have been working and living in the DC area for the last 7 years. I recently moved back to the NY area and am excited to continue building my career here. I have been a proud member of Actors Equity Association since 2009. I have coached privately f

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Matt
Alyssa is the best. I had a little less than a month to pick two contrasting monologues for an audition. Alyssa sent me a monologue that’s was absolutely amazing. Alyssa is patient, knowledgeable, and a ton of fun. Completely down to earth. (Judgment free zone). I would refer Alyssa to any and everybody. Amazing experience.
Salien H.
First session was basically a meet and greet, and I must say, she's got a pretty awesome personality as well as a very open and free flow vibe.
Nicholas
Alyssa is great. She has an in-depth knowledge of multiple teaching techniques that will help you improve as an actor. She is also extremely flexible and will tailor lessons to focus on what aspects of acting you wish to improve and what teaching methods help the most.
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LaMarcus T.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • English from University Of Arlington
  • Teaching since 2010
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LaMarcus T.

32 Reviews
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I've been teaching Acting for 8 years professionally and my students have gone on to be lead roles in feature films, supporting roles in feature films, and cast in stage plays. I am a very hands on teacher. I like to get into the character with the actor. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to dissect and embody a character and as time goes on you'll be able to perform two one-minute monologues for a TV/Film agent. If you already have an agent you will be coached for auditions. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About LaMarcus

LaMarcus has been teaching private lessons since 2010 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his home, and online. LaMarcus has helped students learn skills in film/tv acting, Producing there own films & directing movies. He is best known for his roles as teenage football star

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Lawrence Taylor
Mr. Tinker was incredible. My son loved his ability to break things down in such away that it took the pressure out the equation and it felt like he was talking to a genuine friend. Mr. Tinker is extremely knowledgeable and very gifted in what he does. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for not only a teacher but a friend and mentor for this industry.
Ashlee G.
Total joke, bad communication! He forgot about our first lesson and then "went out of town" for a month the day before our second. I was so excited to work with him but he does not value his students time. Would not recommend
Ashlee G.
Didn't show up for the first lesson and took a day to get back to me. Then when I rescheduled he cancelled the next 3 lessons. I saved money for the lessons and was very excited to work with him.

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Des Plaines is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $143 per hour.
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
Sarah
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"I love the energy Dana brings to the lessons, it helps me open up more when acting."
Grace
Took Film Acting lessons from Dana G.
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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
Tara
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Kailee enjoyed the lesson w/ Kelsey immensely! She was very inspired and looking forward to the next lesson."
Kailee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David is knowledgeable and fun! He answered all of our questions and took extra time to go to know us!"
Alexis
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Amy was excellent at drawing the requested responses out of my 5 year old and directing her to make adjustments. It was our first lesson and a very positive experience. Can't wait to see how the progress together as teacher and student."
Cheryl Brubaker
Took Film Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Zach is a terrific coach, teacher, and director. Not only does he have excellent skills with the camera and editing software but he allows you to relax and find your groove while you tape in addition to giving you great and thoughtful direction. I would highly recommend him for any and all on-camera needs!"
Catherine
Took Film Acting lessons from Zach B.
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"Amazing! Best coach I have ever had. Maria has coached me for 8 films and has truly made me a better actor. If you want to nail auditions and be ready for filming get her on retainer."
Anna C.
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Jennifer is amazing. The best Instructer ever. She has taught me so much and I can see myself being more comfortable when I am acting."
Yarlin
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"I've worked with DB on numerous projects. She definitely knows her stuff, and I'd recommend her for audition prep, career guidance, and even some much needed inspiration!"
Derrick
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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