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Benjamin K.

126 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Benjamin K.

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I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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Kai L.
Excellent teacher with a strong focus on technique and using your voice properly. I am a beginner so he is very patient and encouraging. He's also personable and nice.
Kyle J.
He is very knowledgeable and is also super nice. He thoroughly explains stuff you’re learning and makes sure you understand it.
Gabriel T.
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Monica S.

12 Reviews
Harwood Heights, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded National Chorale Award from Ridgewood High School
  • Musical Theatre from North Central College
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Monica S.

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I am a professional actor that has been performing all over the US for almost 20 years. I can help you with everything from audition technique, to monologue prep, to college admissions - etc. Drama? Comedy? You name it - no problem.

About Monica

I have been a professional Singer, Actor and occasional Dancer for the past 16 years with a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre. I love teaching just as much as I love performing. I have at least a little experience in everything performance related. You name it - chances are I've done it! The

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Julie Fisher
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A MUSIC TEACHER- just take the dive and book with Monica!!! She is the absolute best. I am so self-conscious about my singing voice and Monica put me at ease immediately. She is so approachable and friendly. I've been in lessons for a few months and have already learned to so much that I can hear it in my voice. She is the absolute best.
Tara
I just had my first lesson with an acting teacher besides a high school theatre teacher. I didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I decided to try. I’m excited to see where I can go from here.
Christopher M.
It was very fun and good and even tho it has only been 1 class. I have already learned so much
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
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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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Carol W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish, Latin
  • Awarded 2nd Place Award from NATS
  • B.A. in Music from University of CA, Santa Barbara
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Carol W.

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Stage techniques - how to project your voice, how to move on stage.

About Carol

I have taught voice and piano for over twenty years. I studied music at University of California, Santa Barbara, where I received my B.A. I currently work as a professional singer for various local opera companies, music theater groups, churches and temples. I am principal soprano for Opera A La Ca

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David N.
Carol is very knowledgeable about performance and acting and gives usable ideas.
Miranda K.
Carol is wonderful with children.
Lana R.
Very kind & patient :)
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Chris K.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Awarded Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Chris K.

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Learn how to master an audience with grace, charisma, and individuality. Become your most extraverted self!

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Fresh out Berklee College of Music with a degree in composition, business, performance, and songwriting, 4 years private teaching experience, 20 years live performance experience, 25 years poetry writing experience, 12 years songwriting, composition, and high level music theory experience, This mul

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Bridget H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Masters of Fine Arts: Acting from Harvard University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Bridget H.

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Experienced Acting and Speech coach with experience from around the world! I have studied speech, dialects and acting at Harvard University as well as abroad at the Moscow Art Theatre School and National Institute for Dramatic Art in Australia. As a recent graduate of an MFA Acting program, I have been educated in the most up to date teaching methods and a wide array of acting and speech techniques. I create lesson plans that are individualized to suit each student’s needs and goals with enjoyment at the top of priority list. I have a lot of experience teaching children as well as adults in both private and group settings. I have a huge interest and experience in voice and speech technique as well. Whether it’s for an upcoming audition or just for fun, I can’t wait to work with you!

About Bridget

I am a professional actor, having performed internationally in the USA, Europe and Australia. I have a BFA from the University of Sydney and and MFA in Acting from Harvard University. I moved to Boston from Sydney, Australia to study at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University. Whils

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Laura
Bridget is knowledgeable, efficient, and kind, and she helped me make specific choices in my acting that made my performance richer. She’s also the queen of dialects. Highly recommend!

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"I love working with Carissa! She is very sweet as well as encouraging. She is also fun to work with. At first, I felt nervous, but after a few lessons, I'm feeling more confident in my acting abilities. I'm glad I chose her as my acting instructor."
Karlon
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Michele is funny, kind, patient, and professional. She breaks down highly technical knowledge into understandable, bite sized pieces. I've learned a great amount in a short period of time and I can feel my voice opening up and sounding more rounded and full."
Alex
Took Stage Performance lessons from Michele M.
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"My 11yr old son had his first lesson with David last night. David was wonderful! My son was extremely nervous but said David did a great job of making him feel comfortable and explaining things to him so he could understand. My son was so so excited after his lesson and wanted to know when his next lesson would be! We are very happy with our decision to take lessons with David!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My son is asperger, they got along great , he loves it"
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Working with Kelly has been a lot of fun. She listens well and tailors her instructions very well. When I have needed additional review she is very patient and supportive. She is a positive person which is a good thing when you are trying to learn new things. I recommend her highly."
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Took Dance lessons from Kelly G.
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"Melissa was very personable and led us thru the lessons at our pace. We had a great time on our first lesson and are looking forward to the next one."
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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"Very specific and guided to your particular needs."
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Took Stage Performance lessons from Michelle A.
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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Love the passion! and flexible teaching style"
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"I loved class. Great pick-up."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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