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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Theatre Arts and Psychology (triple major) from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
  • Teaching since 2001
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Zachary J.

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Zach has a BA in Acting, and has appeared in over 50 regional productions, including national tours. Monologue work, scene work, camera work experience.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspirationa

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Chance S.
Chance really enjoyed her lesson. She said Zachary was encouraging, engaging, super nice and knowledgeable. She is looking forward to next week.
Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
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Jennifer V.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Third Place Performer from Torch Music Fest
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Jennifer V.

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I have been a Musical Theatre performer for years. I put a lot of importance to voice training, technique and acting warm-ups.

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that learning new and different techniques including warm-ups are of importance when it comes to the art of performing. I teach singing, acting and other subjects too, check them ou

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Marcia
I am learning to speak Spanish with Jennifer. She’s so patient and very thorough. She ensures understanding of the material before moving on. Even her tests are fun. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she’s very caring and kind. I look forward to my classes. 100% recommend!
Ànya-Rose H.
She made our 1st experience amazing! We will sign up with Jennifer again. She is very talented, takes her time with our daughter. We couldn’t have asked for a better voice coach and actor.
Jose Piedra
Great experience, very patient and informative.
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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As a communication professor, my mission is to inspire and develop students' unique gifts. I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing screen and stage plays. Enjoy fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

About Dr. Ollie L.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D. is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works (TVW). She initiated TVW while serving in production for a nationally syndicated talk show, reality show, and television commercials. She is a native Southern Californian who sta

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Dave G.
She is very nice can’t wait fir next lesson
Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
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Topher K.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Grammy Award for Music Educator of the Year (Quarterfinalist) from Recording Academy GRAMMY Awards
  • Teaching since 2006
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Topher K.

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As a professional actor, director, and coach with more than a decade of experience in the acting world I'd love to help you bring your skills to the next level, nail your next audition, and bring your favorite roles to life on stage and on screen. I'm an acting coach in Phoenix and I’ve worked with actors and singers of all ages for many years. I currently direct musicals and plays throughout the valley along with regularly coaching actors and singers. I've been featured on MTV and worked in a variety of live theater and film/TV/podcast projects. Recently I was a Quarter-Finalist for the Grammy Award for Educator of the Year.

Whether you want to work on monologues, scene work, prepare for auditions, develop your voice, improve facial/hand/physical gestures, or all of the above, I'd be happy to work with you to develop your passion for acting.

About Topher

Hi! I'm Topher K, a speaker, author, coach, educator, musician, and mentor working to help the young (and young at heart) to build self-confidence and express themselves through vocal music. I also specialize in tutoring math, and have many students that take both singing lessons and math tutoring i

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Linda
Topher was a great coach for my child. He always had fun at lessons and his voice got so much better, his confidence also greatly improved. He's started auditioning for musicals at his school and just got his first lead role!
Jen
Topher is a wonderful teacher with a real gift for helping singers. I felt so much more confident in my voice after just one lesson.
Meghan
Stella loves lessons with Mr. Topher. I wasn't sure if online lessons would be the right fit for us but now that school is shut down it's ended up being a blessing! She sang for her school talent show this year and sounded so beautiful, thanks Mr Topher!
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Prudence H.

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Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
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Prudence H.

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Basic acting skills. Prudence has been in 4 Broadway shows and 10 movies, including Sister Act with Whoopi Goldberg. She wrote the book, Monologue Mastery (Applause Books) and knows what it takes to win at auditions.

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching students for over 30 years. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University, NYU and The New School . She has given workshops at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, The Neighborhood Playhouse, The Strasberg Institute. She is the author of MONOLOGUE MASTER

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She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Megan B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, German
  • Awarded Anna Sosenko Assist Trust Grant from Anna Sosenko Foundation
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Voice from Louisiana State University
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Megan B.

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I have been teaching this subject in combination with singing. Many students forget what they are singing about because there is such an emphasis on technique. However, our ultimate goal as performers is to tell a story. One must react to the music or text as they are portraying a character in a story.

About Megan

Cuban-Puerto Rican soprano Megan Barrera is a native of Miami Florida, and is an active performer of both opera and concert repertoire. In 2019, Ms. Barrera was the second prizewinner of the Gabriela Beňačková International Vocal Competition in the Czech Republic. In 2018, Ms. Barrera was the fir

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andrea M.
Megan is awesome! She is patient and very knowledgeable. I'd recommed her to anyone.
Dale W.
Great sessions very informative and helpful Megan is a great instructor
Patrick E.
Highly recommended! She is very talented!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Hillsdale, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Hillsdale is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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"David has really helped my auditions. I have booked two jobs since coaching with him. He takes me back to the basics, forces me to let go of my ego, and doesn't allow me to use any of my actor "tricks." Consequently my auditions are resonating in a new and effective way. As of right now, he is absolutely essential when I have an appointment. I emphatically recommend him for coaching."
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"I'm so lucky to have found Kathryn. I was looking for acting classes in my area and found this site and as if it was meant to be. She's an amazing person and coach. I am naturally a very shy person and this was scary for me but after my first session with her i knew this was right for me. Acting is harder than a thought but i am learning and it's getting easier and it's so much fun! She's cares very much for her students and wants them to be successful!! Thank you Kathryn!!!"
Hannah
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!"
KiKi
Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"It has been a great pleasure working with Andrew! He creates a warm and welcoming environment and takes the time to pursue your goals and wishes."
Dora
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Vandi is very nice, kind and thoughtful. My Son enjoyed Vandi’s instruction - such as improv which requires a lot imagination. Thank you Vandi."
Luther
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Working with Adam has been great so far. He is a great teacher who understands the craft very well. He has taught me certain techniques of the craft that have helped me to begin to get a feel for what acting is all about. I would recommend Adam to anyone interested in acting."
Keith
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Toya Nash helped me tremendously. The first time i saw her I immediately knew that this is the acting coach that i have been waiting for. She teaches you the necessary fundamentals to become a successful actor or actress and provides you with so much prep that it will be impossible to not do well once you start auditioning. She has made a change in my acting career that allows me to take it to the next level."
Kuran
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Easy to talk to and understand what sh wants!"
Matthew
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I have been taking acting lessons with Randy for several months. He's a good teacher. I've learned a lot and enjoy the lessons. Thanks Randy."
Debbie
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"David is an incredible teacher, he makes sure you’re comfortable and always makes sure you’re following his instructions and tips!"
Greta
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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