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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Harvard, IL

Emily W.

Marengo, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Calvin College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily W.

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Freya is not only a skilled dancer, she is also an inspiring dance instructor. Her classes are fun, challenging, and empowering. She is especially skilled at giving each student individual attention to make sure they are able to do the movements correctly. Freya inspires her students to become their best selves, full of confidence, strength, & grace.

About Emily

Some of you know me by my stage name- Freya, others of you know me as Emily. For the past 20+ years I've lived a double life...by day I was the Curator & Director of Atlas Galleries, a major fine art gallery in Chicago, by night I was a bellydancer & artist. I worked very hard to keep those two liv

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Brooklyn W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Brooklyn W.

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I am classically trained in styles such as contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, and classical ballet, however, I only teach hip hop. My credentials include: Showtime At The Apollo, Apple Inc, Microsoft Inc, America's Got Talent, and more. I intend to make others grow, I hope to encourage with my unique teaching styles, tough love, and motivation. I have been teaching for 8+ years, including beginners, intermediate, and advanced/industry level dancers. I have been dancing for more than half of my life, I now want to spread the love of dance around the world.

About Brooklyn

Hi!! My name is Brooklyn, I am a dancer of 10+ years, and I love to teach others how to dance, I love communicating with others through movement. My credentials include, Apple Inc, Microsoft Inc, Showtime At The Apollo, America's Got Talent, Chris Brown, & many more! I teach all ages, I love childr

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Myjah
Brooklyn has been teaching me for a few weeks now, and I’m finally ready to take my first public dance class. She’s taught me how to do every move I struggled with, improved my coordination, and boosted my confidence! And she’s cute! FIVE STARS!

Connie L.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Best Actress 2013 from Hot Media International Film Festival
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Connie L.

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After twenty years of teaching all ages, from the shy to the outgoing, I can teach students how to discover themselves and their full potential. We'll do this through theatre games, improvisation, confidence building exercises, scene study, monologue study, audition techniques, characterization and so much more. I'll provide a positive and encouraging environment in which real techniques can be applied.

About Connie

SPECIALIZING IN CHILDREN AND TEENS! Although I will work with anyone who has the desire to learn, I am a passionate award-winning film producer and actress seeking students who love the stage and/or the camera! With many years in the industry and in the DMV area, I am well established and exper

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Anne Z.
Great experience. Connie is very good! I thoroughly enjoyed the class.
Julia D.
Connie was fabulous, so much fun! My daughter really loved her!
Jane
Connie knows how to put a student immediately at ease. Lessons are fun, interesting, and informative. The depth of her knowledge and experience is amazing! I'm so happy I found her!

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Liz T.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Certificate in Arts Administration from NYU
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Liz T.

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I help students develop their acting skills using proper vocal technique, whether on stage, or for recording, or voiceovers.

About Liz

Liz T is an accomplished performer, writer and educator who has captivated audiences and students across the globe! EDUCATION: M.M and B.M from BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC (Vocal Performance) Current Doctoral Candidate (Ed.D) at St. Thomas University Trained in Classical, Jazz and Musica

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Great first class.
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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • 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!

Jordan M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Place in Art Song Division from Performing Arts Festival Eastside
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Jordan M.

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Speaking well all starts with proper breath coordination. As a voice major I understand the inner workings of how the voice works, and the proper way in which to speak without strain. Often people speak on a "vocal fry" this is the gargly sound that is very low in the speaking register, not only is this bad for your voice it also doesn't make a good impression to employers or during an interview process or public speaking event. I encourage even my voice students to recognize that habit and break it in order for their singing voices to grow.

If you are interested in improving your public speaking skills, or feel strain when you speak for extended periods of time, it is worth considering taking vocal lessons because without this proper technique severe damage can occur to your voice.

About Jordan

Lesson Details/Services: Singing/Audition and Resume Coach: Lessons begin with stretching, vocal warm ups, scales, and extensive breath work, as well as resolving any tensions that may be hindering your vocal production. I then through collaboration with the student, work on beginning repert

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Melanie
Jordan is very experienced and knowledgeable, I watched as she worked with me. She has an amazing ear. she hears nuances of differences in the slightest tone difference and can tell just what to do to help you sound wonderful. Looking forward to going back.
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Doon
My daughter had a fantastic first lesson and is looking forward to the next!
Evelyn H.
My name is Evelyn and I'm 33 yo. I'm also transgender MTF and have always wanted to sing with my new voice. Jordan is incredibly patient and shows a lot of care for what I have tried to accomplish. Without her I would have been too afraid the let my singing voice be heard. I'm so lucky to have found a professional like her to help me find my singing voice during the journey of my transition. I highly recommend her to anyone who is new to singing or wants to improve their existing voice. She's worth every minute.

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"Amazing instructor! So encouraging and helpful. I feel comfortable expressing my concerns and she has helped me to see my potential."
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Bernadette S.
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"Great with our 6 year old. A lot of energy and compassion for teaching."
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Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is knowledgeable and fun! He answered all of our questions and took extra time to go to know us!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Cat is truly a genius teacher who took me from no experience to doing a performance in a real show in LA in 8 weeks with such warmth, grace and fun . She has broken down the art of burlesque into principles that anyone can apply, yet she guides you to express your unique fabulousness so that every performer and act stands out. She is truly channeling the burlesque muses! One of the best things I've ever done for myself."
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Took Burlesque lessons from Cat L.
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"I was very hesitant about online class but I found this website and the profile of Michelle facilitated my decision to go ahead and give it a try. My first lesson with my professor was efficient, focused on the issues I wanted to address and I feel very lucky to work with such a generous professional. I am very happy about the class and I am already seeing progress. Thank you for all Michelle and I can't wait to continue improving with your coaching."
Leila
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Michelle A.
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"Christian came to my school to work discuss with students what it takes to be an actor. He shared many insights he has learned along the way, and gave them a ton of information about the pros and cons of the industry. He was an extremely dynamic speaker and the student were highly engaged throughout the lesson. They were able to ask him questions and he answered them in ways they could understand. He was so amazing, I keep asking him to come back!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Molly M.
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"Where do I even begin? I really cannot recommend Nicholas enough whether you’re somewhat of a professional or just starting out. I’ve always wanted to take Improv classes in a safe and exciting environment. Nicholas is a really talented, thoughtful instructor, and he not only makes you feel extremely comfortable with yourself but he pulls you own of your comfort zone at the same time to challenge yourself. I am so thrilled I started classes. I’ve learnt so many lessons that I can even apply to my daily life. I feel more confident. I’ve learnt to trust my own instincts more. I look forward to working with Nicholas always. It’s always such a great experience that the rest of the day just falls away every single time we have a lesson. It’s amazing to see the difference from when I started out. I highly recommend this instructor!"
Jamie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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"Sara Ann is an amazing teacher. She is very knowledgeable and pinpointed on what I have to work on right away. I am very blessed I met her to help me out with my speaking voice."
Dana
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Sara Ann B.
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"My son Merak just had his first class with David. At first we had to reschedule due to technical difficulties and David was extremely easy to work with when accommodating a new time. Today during the class David was professional and very knowledgeable. So far he is well worth the investment and I look forward to having him teach my son more."
Merak
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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