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Chrissy S.

(45)
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $45
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  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I'll show you how to develop a character or read a scene with another scene partner and I'll make the training fun! I'll help you choose good monologues and show you how to "cold read" a dialogue at an audition. Based on my education at Columbia I have lots of techniques to offer! If you want to you can bring a scene partner, otherwise I'll read the scenes with you.

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in

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November 15, 2019
Chava Bahle
Chrissy is an excellent teacher! She is patient, flexible, kind, encouraging and FUN. I'm so glad to have found Take lessons and Chrissy 😊
October 19, 2019
Dustin M.
Having a great time learning from Chrissy.
August 12, 2019
Gokul R.
I am continuing my class with Chrissy! She is a wonderful teacher and very understanding of her student needs!
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Jacqueline H.

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Oak Forest, IL
Starting at $17
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  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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I am a choreographer of 5 years and the dance coach of the undefeated Hip-Hop and Lyrical competition team Momentum Dance Force in Oak Forest,IL.

I also teach classes to children and adults such as: heels(adults only), hiphop, majorette, contemporary, and jazz. I also perform with up and coming artist in the Chicago land area with my dance crew D.R.E.A.M. I have been trained by infamous choreographers in the industry like: WildaBeast Adams, Yanis Marshall, Aliya Janell, Kiira Harper, KK Harris, Ysabelle Capitule, and Phil Wright.

I offer one on one privates for people of all ages. I have taught kids as young as 6 years old(I require a guardian to be present if they are under aged) to adults that are 50 years old. I always make sure I have an understanding of what the students goals and expectations are so we can have a successful lesson. You do not need to be an experienced dancer to take my classes. I have taught people who have never danced a day in their lives how to stay on ...

About Jacqueline

I am a Hiphop and Lyrical choreographer for the undefeated dance competition team Momentum Dance Force. I have been choreographing and teaching for about 5 years now. I have been trained by the infamous: Aliya Janell, WildaBeast Adams, Ysabelle Captule, KK Harris, Kiira Harper , Yanis Marshall, Ko

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Megan L.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $39
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
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Megan L.

Chicago, IL

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Dance culture has a tendency to be exclusive. But why? Everyone can dance, and everyone can learn to dance - we just need to know how our bodies are meant to move and what they are capable of doing! Dance is an art form whose pedagogy is passed down from teacher to teacher. As studies of biomechanics and kinesiology evolve, so should the approach to teaching dance. We know that not every “body” looks, moves or is built the same. With new developments in science, we can now teach dance with a more biomechanically safe method that allows the art form to be more accessible to all bodies. Not only will this allow accessibility to all dancers but also provides longevity to dancers.

I offer lessons that are designed to be achievable by any and every body - from non-dancers, to advanced dancers. The lessons are taught through a biomechanical approach that allows for accommodations and safe execution for all bodies and structural limitations while still staying true to the aesthetic of the ...

About Megan

I am a dancer, educator, and choreographer from the Chicagoland area. I have received a Bachelors of Art in Dance with a focus on pedagogy from Columbia College Chicago and have been teaching in all types of settings since 2014. I have taught for companies such as Joel Hall Dancers & Center, Danc

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Kara S.

(4)
Voice Acting
Starting at $35
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded Promising Artist Scholarship from University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I will help you get ready for auditions and help you express yourself!

About Kara

I am a vocal and piano instructor based in Doylestown, PA! I also teach essay writing. I went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where I obtained a masters and bachelor's in voice. I have been teaching voice and piano for 8 years. I am upbeat and excited about sharing my passion for musi

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August 25, 2017
Ben Goldstein
My teenager son loves his singing lessons with Kara. He has been going for a couple months and I have noticed a rapid improvement in his singing. I highly recommend Kara she is a great teacher and very friendly. My son is always looking forward to his next lesson, it is the highlight of his week. Thank you so much Kara for the great work you do!
May 31, 2017
Jade
I am a college level jazz musician.
My primary instruments are jazz guitar and upright bass.
Growing up I have always wanted to sing but never could find a qualified teacher.

Luckily, after extensive research online for vocal teachers I discovered Kara.
I have been taking lessons with her for a while now and she's wonderful.
I always have many questions for her in my lessons and she always has a knowledgable response.

I feel like I'm progressing and finally learning how to sing properly with someone who knows their stuff.

I would highly recommend studying with her.
May 31, 2017
Les
I enjoyed our first voice lesson last week. Kara is a gifted music professional with great teaching ability. She has the ability to pick up on things that help facilitate the learning process. Great job!
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Kristin H.

(24)
Film Acting
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Learn how to audition, market yourself, character analysis, as well as monologue prep, choice, and editing for film and television.

About Kristin

I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inte

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August 9, 2019
Rachel D.
My daughter started a series of lessons with Kristen in preparation of her high school play audition. It was very clear that Kristen is extremely knowledgeable of all technical aspects of singing & able to clearly communicate. My daughter really enjoyed her initial lesson w/ Kristen & is confident that she will be well prepared for her school’s play auditions.
September 7, 2018
Gerie
I’m so glad that I found Kristin. She provided a ton of info for my first lesson, and I’m looking forward to continue learning from her.
June 10, 2018
Josephine
Super fun experience with these lessons! Every lesson is comfortable and i’m Seeing positive changes in my voice
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Jonathan E.

(18)
Speaking Voice
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Toronto
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Do you want to improve your projection? Do you often feel raspy or tired after a long day teaching or giving a presentation? Do you struggle with speaking in English and want to improve your diction? I'm here to help!

About Jonathan

Ready to try something new or build on your skills? My lessons are fun, engaging and productive! We will work on: *breathing for singers *vocal range *pitch *jaw, neck, shoulder and/or tongue tension *dynamic range *confidence *musicality...and so much more! As a graduate of the Juillia

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June 8, 2019
Gabriel N.
Jonathan is a fantastic teacher! Having little prior singing experience, he made me feel at ease and comfortable starting out. He also really listened to my specific goals and what I was looking to achieve with these lessons and tailored the lesson to my individual needs. I would easily recommend Jonathan to anyone looking to work on their singing technique and confidence!
January 17, 2018
Sophia S.
Lessons are fun and interesting with John! I have learned so many useful tips with John. He is the best and beyond. Take lessons with him!
January 16, 2018
Rob G.
Jonathan is a fantastic voice teacher. Not only can he sing incredibly well but he can teach incredibly well too. He has a very strong background in vocal technique with an Undergrad and Masters degree in voice. Can't wait to continue to progress with Jonathan's help.

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"Kyla shows a great understanding for TV acting and has been a great assistance in helping me grow as a vocal performer."
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"I enjoyed every minute of our 3 classes together. Roman helped me become more comfortable with basic dance movements, which was my goal. He is personable, thoughtful and a great dancer."
- Patty
Took Dance lessons from Roman M.
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"Gina is amazingly dedicated, both to the material she teaches and to her students. She's knowledgeable and encouraging. I engaged her to teach ballet to me and a friend who was trying to use dance to work through some body issues. Gina navigated a tricky situation - two students at different levels, one with psychological barriers - beautifully, and we both learned loads. Definitely get her to teach you things!"
- Miya
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"She is helping me prepare for an audition and her tips for the character I want to get have been very helpful."
- Emma
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Christine is the best. She always reminds us that we are in a safe place. We can be ourselves and let our inner child run loose and we will be accepted. She is funny while still managing to get her points across. I have learned so much from her about character development and setting a scene. And she reminds us at the beginning of a performance to just have fun and that is what it is all about."
- Faith
Took Improv Comedy lessons from Christine A.
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"Carolyn is very dedicated and detailed with her teaching and exercises. She cares so much! She is sure to hit every question and concern and skillfully notices areas of improvement. I came out with way more than I expected!"
- Diana
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Jeremy was great with my 7 year old daughter. He was patient and helpful at giving her pointers. I felt comfortable not being present during the classes. I would recommend Jeremy for anyone looking to get their child more experience with auditions."
- Ieasha (Anna)
Took Child Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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