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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Elgin, IL

Ny Y.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, Patois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Ny Y.

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All levels welcome to these theatre classes!

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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LaTonia Love
Very patient with me, great energy, and I’m excited about my next lesson.
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!
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Brad W.

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

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I’m a professional improviser! Was trained and worked with “The Second City” and teach improv classes to kids! I still do multiple improv shows a week and still write sketch comedy! In my lessons you’ll learn the basics such as “yes, and”, playing games with partners, showing locations and relationships, as well as object work and comedic timing! For more advanced improvisers, we’ll learn about how to affect your partners with your emotions, giving and taking focus, and dive into musical improv!

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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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
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Tiffini L.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tiffini L.

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For more than 20 years as an actor and teacher, I've enjoyed Improv Acting, a free thinking art form. Students learn to use their imagination, become many different characters, and truly 'think outside the box.' Improv is loads of fun! "The actor's playground!"

About Tiffini

I offer a fun, interactive teaching style that encompasses more than 20 years of performing and 15 years of teaching experience. As a performer I have worked as a professional singer, actor, musician, and dancer. I have always had a passion for teaching, directing, and composing. While my love for

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Ella F.
Tiffini is a great fir for my daughter!
Reagan M.
Very knowledgeable and great with kids
Adriana M.
Tiffini is an amazing teacher she is super nice but yet doesn't sugarcoat what you need this is my first time taking singing lessons i am 27 years old and im very excited to learn and having her as a teacher makes things easier ..
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Laura Love Q.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Summer Intensive Scholarship from Carolina Ballet
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura Love Q.

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Ballet is one of my passions. From a young age I had lots of wiggles. I wanted to dance to music! My mom home schooled me all the way till I graduated giving me more opportunity to pursue my dancing career. On breaks you would find that I was dancing in my room during the day or in some other part of the house. I believe you can dance anywhere. I want to help others learn to captivate their unique abilities and develop them into beautiful ballet dancers right in their home.

My experience in ballet includes scholarships to the Orlando Ballet and Pittsburgh Ballet Theater. I have danced with The Florida Ballet as a company member and taught ballet in Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, and Orlando. I have had the opportunity to teach Ballet technique to dancers who work for dance companies all over the world. I've trained professional dancers in Ballet from theme parks like Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios. I teach a wide variety of ages, starting as early as age 5 and all the way

About Laura Love

From the age of one, Laura, followed her big sister’s lead by imitating her every movement as they danced around the house. Laura’s passion for ballet continued to flourish at East Coast Ballet, The Florida Ballet, and Jacksonville Ballet Theatre. Consistently training for nine years under Dulce An

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Shelley
Laura is an adept teacher. She shows kindness to all her students and seeks to help them improve from where they are at in the current moment. She has professional training and uses it well, noticing small things to help her students. She always has a great attitude and I've always had fun taking her classes!
Abby
Laura is an excellent teacher! She is very skilled, knowledgeable, friendly and will teach you proper ballet technique. She has helped me improve so much and I always enjoy my time with her too. I highly recommend her!!
Morgan
Ms. Love has been one of my favorite ballet teachers to this day! I worked with her both privately and in group class settings, and both experiences helped me grow technically and artistically. She really connects with each and every one of her students, and her corrections are creative and effective.
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Antonio G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Antonio G.

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Learn the proper flamenco style for the Spanish guitar as well as classical posture and technique.

About Antonio

SPANISH GUITAR: Flamenco & Classical I give you the resources so you can play ANY genre on the classical/flamenco guitar: *Method combines the discipline of the classical guitar with fundamental flamenco basic technique. *Emphasis on building repertoire with the music you love and a bit

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Brian S.
I’ve only done one lesson but the attention to detail and his music philosophy are exactly what I need right now. Its an incredible style to be learning from an amazing instructor.
Cierra Herring
Love Antonio's Spanish guitar, he is the only flamenco guitarist I have seen perform in the area! He makes his guitar sing:)
Daniel Oliveira
Had the opportunity of listening to Antonio at the Latino Festival in Provo. Brilliant technique and wonderful refreshing music, one of a kind in Utah

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"Can 6 stars be an option? Wow! I love her already. Kelsey is great. She's very informative and knowledgable on the subject. Our first session went really well. Kelsey gave me some good pointers and advice. I can't wait for our second lesson!"
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"Thank you, Vanessa Pace!

THANK YOU, VANESSA!

A year ago when I was shopping for a voice teacher, Take Lessons provided a wide selection of viable options. As a senior adult, I was feeling a need to clarify my "Call" in life, and to return to some of the personal strengths that I hope to continue using in the last 1/3 of my life. In my profile I indicted I was looking to maintain the voice that has been a part of every aspect of my life from theatre to singing, to preaching, to creating radio spots. When I mentioned that goal to Vanessa in our first meeting she countered: “We won’t just maintain it, we’ll restore it!” What a confidence booster that was!

Although my life work mostly involves speaking, I also have a love of singing—something I have participated in one way or another for the last 50 years. I wanted to overcome the “old lady” vibrato syndrome if possible and to be able to sing without concern that those within earshot would shudder.

In addition, I was looking for certain attributes in a teacher:
• A person who is at my stage of life or beyond.
• A person who is knowledgeable in both singing and speech.
• A person with a personal teaching style that is positive and encouraging.

ENTER VANESSA PACE!

Vanessa is confident and knowledgeable. In addition, she has customized my learning program to suit my current objectives, which have changed from one week to the next depending upon my professional assignments from work and my personal creative pursuits.

In this year Vanessa brought me to a point of “breaking through” inhibitions and moving beyond what I thought I’d be able to do. Her constant use of cues to put me on track with the use of my voice has been invaluable! She compared letting sound pass through the vocal cords (without strain) in the same way breath becomes music through a clarinet. Using words like “Pull up your spine—you’re two inches taller!”; and reminders to draw on the strength of (underused) larger muscles to support the efforts of diaphragm have been helpful in numerous practical matters of everyday life.

Vanessa is inspiring in that she is a life-long learner and passionate about things to the degree that she invests in them with intelligent research, attention to science, and a spiritual passion that drives her to draw out the best in her students in similar fashion.

If you are looking for a voice teacher, Vanessa will work with you where you are--and help you move toward the goal of where you are hoping to be.

I am thanking God this Thanksgiving Season for Vanessa Pace.

~ Ann Thomas"
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"My daughter has been taking lessons online from Jordan for a couple of months now and she is FANTASTIC! We would definitely recommend her!"
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