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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
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Daniel K.

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Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
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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Edd F.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Edd F.

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I am a full time professional magician with over 30 years of experience and over 15 years working as a full time pro. I will walk you through each and every step making sure that you not only understand how to perform a specific sleight or magic trick but WHY you do the particular moves or scripting when you do. I have a BFA in Theater Arts and use my training to help you understand the performance element of magic. Even if you are only performing for one friend, a well performed trick is better than and poorly performed one.

About Edd

I am a full time professional magician who has been working many different kinds of events since 2002. I have performed close up card magic, mentalism, children's parties, University and College events, and everything in between. In order to make a living as a full time pro, I have to have a workin

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Cormac wishes we could give 5.5 stars out of 5. He's really enjoying it!

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Alyssa R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theatre from Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Alyssa R.

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When I began directing I found that my favorite part was taking the time to coach the actors and finding what techniques worked best for them to get them to where they needed to be in their performances. Often my rehearsals are a series of exercises and coaching techniques to help the actors grow into their performances, which lead me to want to teach acting more regularly.

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa and I have been been acting for nearly 15 years. I began by doing school and community shows when I was in elementary school and went on to study acting and directing at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Proffessionaly I have worked in theatre, film,improv, TV, & commer

Tomecia M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Luther Rice University
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Tomecia M.

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Dance is an amazing gift used to express how we feel and what we believe. It tells a story, oftentimes our own. I believe in teaching the art of how to freely express yourself through telling a story with every move. Whether you are a trained dancer or a beginner, you have the right to express yourself through creative movement and I can help you with that.

About Tomecia

I am a lover of dance. I believe dance builds confidence, strength, courage and discipline. I have danced all my life and for the past 18 years have had the privilege of leading two dance ministries. One for 7 years and the other for the past 11 years. I believe dance is one of our greatest forms

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Tiffany
I have been impacted by Minister Tomecia in such a little time. New to the dance ministry as a whole she introduced flags to me and I have since been invited to minister at several different events and Engagements paid and unpaid and for that I am truly grateful. Not to mention time I call with questions and she gives me unbiased answers to help me grow along the way. Definitely a jewel in my eyes. I call her my dance mom honestly­čśü
Monjay
No matter what the form she is an amazing passionate teacher who pushes you past your comfort zone. Dance with her warrants a forever change that you will not regret!
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Jessica C.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Jessica C.

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I have been teaching for over 7 years, here in the US and in Europe (I also speak fluent French but I’m American). I concentrate on accent reduction and pronunciation along with general conversation. I will show you how to speak with more resonance and authority!
I make every class specific to each student. Every curriculum is created for that particular student to match with their interests.
I also like for students to have fun and enjoy my classes so we will laugh a lot!
Whether you want to improve your English for fun, school, or work or to pass a test or simply because you’ve just moved here - I will work with you to give you exactly what you want!
Contact me and tell me what you’re looking for, I’m looking forward to meeting you!

About Jessica

I specialize in accent reduction for adults. Would you like to speak English more smoothly? Let me help you be more clearly understood! I'm an experienced and patient tutor in English as a Second Language. I have been working with students for over 15 years, both here in the US and in Europe (I

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"Couldn't have asked for a better first session! Honestly, wasn't expecting someone as insightful and informative as David was to a beginner like myself."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Wendy is well connected to the theater in scene in Chicago. She currently helping my son prepare for college theater programs. Her knowledge, experience and flexibility are very helpful."
Ron
Took Acting lessons from Wendy P.
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"I’m really excited to be working with Robert & it’s only been 1 day!! I can’t wait to see what’s next"
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"Very thoughtful and willing to work with me on all of my ideas to build a lesson plan that will work best for me"
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Miriam arrived right on time, prepared and ready to go. She worked with the space I had, and was very patient. As an adult beginner, learning something new can be intimidating, but she made the lesson very enjoyable. I'm looking forward to next week!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Miriam-Rose L.
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"Cecilia is a fantastic teacher. I took ballet with her after a long break. She made me feel very comfortable and confident. I thoroughly enjoyed studying with her."
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Took Ballet lessons from Cecilia S.
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"I just finished my first magic lesson with Dan. He is an extremely talented magician and provided some excellent insight into some of the foundational concepts and principles for success. I am looking forward to continuing my magic educational journey with Dan!"
Nick
Took Magic lessons from Daniel C.
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"Wonderful instructor. I recommend Eulis for anyone and everyone. God bless you Eulis!"
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Took Spoken Word lessons from Eulis K.
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"Mr. Tinker has been a true inspiration to me. He worked with me on coming out of my shell. He taught me how to give my character a back story beyond what the script describes. He taught me acting is not a hobby, it's a lifestyle. With this understanding and with the wealth of knowledge I learned during our session, I know I have a bright future in acting."
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Took Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one."
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Took Acting lessons from Kent J.
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