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Ny Y.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, Patois
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ny Y.

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Improv Acting using the HA method-combination of Holistic and faith-based techniques!

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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!
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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.
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Brad W.

16 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brad W.

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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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He laid th foundation for a great learning experience. Looking forward for the rest of the lessons
Sam E.
I love this man's lessons so much! They're educational and an all around good time.
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Cynthia V.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cynthia V.

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Learn to act from a Magna Cum Laude’ graduate with two communications degree. In addition, she studied for two years under a renowned playwright. she has over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. . She has written, produced and directed community and church productions. Her first professional stage play, debuted August of 2017 to a sold out audience.

She displayed her acting talents in an Evening in Elegance at the Los Angeles Theatre and at Georgia State University’s production of “She”. She headlined in the poetic, dramatic presentation of "Visions Through Me". Dancers, actors, singers and poets accompanied her. In addition to stage plays she has appeared on “The Resident”, “Lodge 49”, “Star”, “Greenleaf” and other television shows.

She is the author of two poetic and dramatic reading books, She has two novels, and is currently working on the third instalment of the four-part series. To her credit are two poetic, spoken word albums.

About Cynthia

Hello I am the owner and CEO of my own publishing and entertainment company .I graduated Magna Cum Laude’ from Georgia State University with a communications degree. In addition, I studied for two years under a renowned playwright. I have over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. A

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Prophet
I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her.

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Jason M.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Jason M.

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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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Bobby K.
Super Enjoyed our first online class..even with some technical difficulties due to my antivirus software firewall, or browser or the weak wifi in my place or something...Truly enjoyed it. Jason was very kind and patient, while we tried to fix the technical aspect. Once we got started on the phone because video and voice didn't work; I really learned a lot, and gathered insight into Acting that I couldn't get from a book or other classes that I have taken. I'm truly blessed I get the opportunity to work and learn from Jason. I am super excited and can't wait till our next lesson. I will call technical support at Take Lessons to get technical help to fix the issues, and will buy a portable wifi hotspot if I have to solve the video and sound issue. Jason is patient, kind, very nice, professional, extremely knowledgeable, I can't say enough good things. Thank you very much for all your help and your time. I look forward to the journey ahead... Take care. Aloha. -Bobby
Katarzyna S.
Great instructor, motivating, with passion , having a good influence. I would recommend Jason for everyone who would like to increase their acting passion . Kasia
Deeya P.
Jason was passionate, engaged, and very support of our 11 year old daughter who was trying out for an audition at her school. I would strongly recommend him
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Carolyn M.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carolyn M.

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Improve your improv! Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. She is currently in the hit Off-Broadway shows “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” and “My Big Gay Italian Funeral”.

About Carolyn

Born and raised on Long Island, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where

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Excellent!
Amy G.
Carolyn is an incredible teacher and a fantastic role model. Her encouragement, patience, skill and attention to detail has resulted in my daughter having learned (and continuing to learn) more than we could have ever imagined musically (voice/piano), and about performing on stage. Being Carolyn's student has also resulted in our daughter having more self confidence and higher self esteem. Carolyn brings out the best in her students and the dedication that she has for them is unparalleled. It has been a joy to watch our daughter grow as a musician under Carolyn's instruction.
Nika and Dasha F.
Today what's the first lesson for my two girls with Carolyn. All I can say but the lesson was absolutely amazing my girls came out extremely inspired with lots of exciting homework to do they couldn't wait to show me what they've learned and couldn't wait to start practicing Carolyn was everything we were hoping for and a lot more. I have no doubts that would have made the best choice who could possibly make. My girls can't wait for their next lesson.👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👏👏👏👏
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Natalie O.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natalie O.

7 Reviews
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As a certified Immersive and Interactive Theatre performer, I can teach you not only the fundamentals of improvisation, but how to create your own unique characters! We'll experiment with how to work without a script and how to incorporate the audience into your scenes. Most importantly, we'll have fun exploring one of the oldest known theatrical art forms!

About Natalie

Hello friends! I'm so excited to be a part of your journey as a theatre creator. I'm a working professional actor and playwright based out of NYC . I've been a member of the Dramatists Guild of America for over five years. I have over ten years of experience in tutoring and childcare with students

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Joseph
Natalie is an excellent actor.
Antonio
Outstanding teacher! And such great work ethic!
Alex
She has the patience of a saint and the passion of a generation. She’s also AMAZING WITH PUBLICITY!!! A real treasure, I’ve learned so much from her already. You have a dumb idea and have no idea how to turn it into a play? She is your gal!!

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The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in Des Plaines is $63. 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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"She listens and is always positive."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Heather M. is one of the best teachers I have ever had"
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"I just started taking acting lessons with Nicholas. It's been huge for me in my role at work. I am required to do so much public speaking and I heard that improv lessons would help me improve. I can already feel a difference with my clients. I'm starting to live the "yes and" mindset. Thanks Nick!!"
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"I think I would like to change to Theater Acting."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"Great first session. Skype is nutz, sometimes, but we kept going. David Tom is a great listener and has every intention of getting the student to their next goal."
Jennifer
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Where do I even begin? I really cannot recommend Nicholas enough whether you’re somewhat of a professional or just starting out. I’ve always wanted to take Improv classes in a safe and exciting environment. Nicholas is a really talented, thoughtful instructor, and he not only makes you feel extremely comfortable with yourself but he pulls you own of your comfort zone at the same time to challenge yourself. I am so thrilled I started classes. I’ve learnt so many lessons that I can even apply to my daily life. I feel more confident. I’ve learnt to trust my own instincts more. I look forward to working with Nicholas always. It’s always such a great experience that the rest of the day just falls away every single time we have a lesson. It’s amazing to see the difference from when I started out. I highly recommend this instructor!"
Jamie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"My daughter had a great experience with Alicia."
Chris
Took Improv Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"It was super fun to work with Heather. She is delightful and a great teacher that can get your creative juices flowing!"
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Now bad for my first time."
James
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Heather was great! She is very encouraging and clearly knowledgeable about assessing a student's needs and skill level to help them improve. It was a pleasure learning from her!"
Jonathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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