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Ryan P.

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Urbana, IL
Starting at $30
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
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Ryan P.

Urbana, IL

(8)

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I have been teaching acting since 2013 and use a combination of tools and techniques from many of the well known acting theories. Through exploration, you will learn how to use the "acting fundamentals" (given circumstances, personalization, actions/tactics) to discover an honest connection to the script.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whe

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July 16, 2016
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
June 14, 2016
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.
January 21, 2016
Jami A.
Ryan is a wonderful teacher. Love that he first starts in the fundamentals and is able to slowly pave the way for you to achieve your own personal goals.
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Paige L.

(1)
Tap Dance
Starting at $42
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Musical Theatre from The University of Tampa
  • Teaches Advanced
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I was originally trained in ballet and I have since then trained in ballet pointe, jazz, tap, contemporary, and hip hop. I’m also a BFA Musical Theatre Major where I have continued to train in all areas of dance. I’m also a dance teacher at a company called Show on the Road. And I’d love to expand my knowledge and experience with more students.

About Paige

Hi guys! I’m super excited to teach on take lessons! I am currently 2 years through receiving my BFA in Musical Theatre at The University of Tampa. I’ve been performing and training for about 15 years and I have been teaching for the last 2 years.

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June 5, 2019
Payton
Paige Lewandrowski is a fantastic teacher and person. She has done many amazing things in her lifetime, and I personally would hire her in an instant.
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Nicholas M.

(15)
Spoken Word
Starting at $45
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Learn to project your voice comfortably and confidently in various character styles, poems and songs. Expand your range and understanding of the mechanics of the voice. Learn to take cues from the music and other rhythmic devices.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice A recorded copy of the lesson to review and practice with. As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks

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October 21, 2019
Ashok
Nicholas has been teaching my daughter vocal lessons for about 11 months and he’s fantastic!

She’s improved so much in 10 months! He’s awesome and delivers results! My daughter enjoys her lessons with him and she’s just 9 years old and has developed so much due to his mentor ship. My daughter also has an aptitude for singing and tends to catch on to his instructions quickly.
April 26, 2019
ZHIBO Z.
Nicholas is a really patient teacher in the first class.
January 19, 2019
Sheri S
Nick coached my daughter, Ann, through her South Bay Teen Idol Competition, in which she was a finalist. Ann was competing against singers with more years of experience, but the superior quality of Nick's instruction enabled her to be competitive.

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Rachael R.

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Ballroom Dance
Starting at $75
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Whethr you are preparing for a wedding, desire to compete, or just want to be a well rounded social dancer, I can make your dreams come true!

About Rachael

I come from a family of ballroom dancers, and grew up watching my mother compete ever since I was little. I first started learning ballroom when i was 14. I am sufficient in teaching American Smooth and Rhythm, as well as International Latin and Standard. The first step is trying a lesson out and s

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Christiana C.

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Ballet
Starting at $125
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  • Awarded Miss Teen Broward County from Miss America Organization
  • Dance from BCC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Certified with the Royal Academy of Dance London and taught by the biggest and most acknowledged ballet dancers of our time, I have acquired a specific set of techniques in ballet. I have been dancing for 21 years. I have traveled all over the world dancing, appeared in hundreds of productions, and taken master classes with those in lineage of the creators of ballet. My techniques I teach are classic and the most beneficial to a dancers career.

About Christiana

Hello! Thank you so much for your interest in learning ballet with me. If you have mastered ballet, you can master ALL styles of dance. Ballet is the most important foundation to a prosperous dance career. Ballet will teach you discipline that you won’t get anywhere else. To this very day, out in t

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Jordan W.

(45)
Tap Dance
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jordan W.

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I am a teacher of 13 years and I love what I do!

Tap is a fun style of dance that combines percussive footwork and rhythmic choreography for a great workout. My tap lessons include a warm up, technical training, across the floor, choreography, and improvisation. We begin with the basics while focusing on correct technique to build a solid foundation and style. From there we continue to build skills by adding more advanced patterns, intricate footwork, challenging techniques, and choreography. From classical roots to more contemporary adaptations, tap offers exciting dance training to people of every age and skill level.

Book Tap lessons if you're looking to:
-Strengthen and tone your legs, core, backside, and more
-Increase stamina and endurance
-Improve balance
-Understand how to count music and find a beat
-Improve coordination
-Understand musicality, tempo, and timing
-Find and maintain rhythm with and without music
-Improve your dancing to music
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About Jordan

Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educator, choreographer, and professional d

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December 2, 2019
Michael
I came to Jordan needing help with extreme deadlines. I was auditioning for a musical theater degree with a large number of colleges and while I had a good amount of experience singing and acting, I was practically new to dance. Online, she was able to help me prepare for audition pre-screens, learn dance basics rapidly, and feel less anxiety about dance auditions. As a result, I was able to receive many MT acceptances and get into my dream school. Thank you Jordan for being patient with me and helping me learn at my own pace while moving fast enough to meet my goals. You’re the best!
November 5, 2019
Robert
She’s awesome! I’ve learned a lot in a short period of time already
October 24, 2019
Della
My daughter enjoys her lessons with miss Jordan- they are a great extension of what she is learning in class and a way to improve in areas she struggles. Thanks Jordan!

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"Sara is friendly and warm. It was a great joyful class!"
- Rui
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Since I worked on my speaking voice with Randy, my phone’s voice recognition actually works. It is wonderful, now it understands me!"
- Camille
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"I worked with Randy on my speaking voice. In just 5 weeks my voice for videos and presentations was much better and I had a plan for further improvements. He's easy to talk to, non-judgemental and provides sage advice. Randy was good at prioritizing things for me to work on, which made it easy to make progress quickly. He split tasks into those that required class time and those that I could teach myself. I'm leaving with specific exercises and books to read for self-improvement."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"I am in awe that such a talented, flexible and organized teacher is available to work with my 11yo daughter. Bill has extensive professional experience in acting and auditions. He is very organized with helpful homework sent out in advance of class.

My child is just getting into acting but I strongly believe his coaching on voice will help her for many years. In fact I’m tempted to sign up more family members for Bill’s instruction."
- Rachel
Took Acting lessons from Bill P.
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"Alex is amazing! She has excellent communication skills and always responds to my emails quickly. She is willing to spend the extra time and go the extra mile to ensure you're getting what you need. She's friendly, punctual and easy to talk to. I was lucky to find her!"
- Scarlett DuBois
Took Theater Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Tyler is the first teacher to ever actually give every minute you pay for. Even if I was a few minutes late, he would stay late to cover the lost time. And when I decided to quit training with him to pursue studio work in my area, he supported me completely. He genuinely only wants what is best for his students. Thanks for all of the awesome work, coach! Hugs from Missouri..."
- Zack
Took Voice Acting lessons from Tyler S.
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"I feel like I am a baby bird being encouraged to fly. Its so challenging yet so rewarding at the same time! I'm learning so much while having fun. Love it!"
- Keona
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"Toya was very helpful and knowledgeable. She answered all my questions and set me up with a plan for success. Thanks toya"
- Jeanine
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Julia is WONDERFUL coach. She helped me find fantastic monologues that were perfect for me. She guided me in a way that really showcased and reached the depths of my talents!! It made me stand out. She is very inspiring."
- Amy
Took Theater Acting lessons from Julia O.
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- Amie
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Steven R.
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