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Elizabeth B.

53 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elizabeth B.

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Screenwriting and Creative Writing lessons/coaching/consulting-all genres and levels. Learn from a published writer/screenwriter who has a literary agent, an MFA in Creative Writing, and who is a college writing professor. Learn all about crafting your book or screenplay with focused coaching and lessons on all the elements of the craft: character, plot, structure, dialogue, point-of-view, setting, theme, and more. We will work on developing your writing through exercises, readings, and writing and revising. You will write and learn at the same time, in a supportive online classroom. Classes are tailored for your needs. I do manuscript and screenplay critiques as well.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth.
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Edd F.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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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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Cormack M.
Cormac wishes we could give 5.5 stars out of 5. He's really enjoying it!
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Jeff F.

10 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Deans List of Academic Distinction from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jeff F.

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I have been working as a freelance musician and private instructor in Chicago for fifteen years. During this time I have been hired to perform Jazz, Rock, R/B, and world music. As an instructor I have maintained a studio of five to twenty students on a weekly basis. I hold a Bachelor of Music de

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Dan Carmona
Jeff is very good and thorough. Works hard with you to do the excercises right. Definitely would recommend him
Matt
Jeff provided a great overview for my daughter. Wonderful first lesson.
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Jeff has been great with my 7 year old son learning Djembe and Bongos. Jeff gives clear concise instructions and practices the skills with him to work on during the week. My son is easily distracted and Jeff is very flexible and listens to what he has to say, using is as a way to teach and redirects. My son can't wait to go to class every week!

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Kane Kong M.

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Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kane Kong M.

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We are a Traveling Studio

For over 10 years we have proudly served thousands of happy customers who enjoy dancing and want to learn more. Not only do we hold classes at our home location, we also travel to host events! People love to dance and learn new things and we bring the entertainment!

We specialize in Latin Dance
Salsa On 1 Partner Work/Combinations, Footwork, Styling, Shines and more..
Bachata Partner Work/Combinations, Footwork, Styling and more..

About Kane Kong

My classes are a lot of fun. I enjoy meeting new people from all over the world. I will have assistant instructors with the majority of my partner work classes so you will have an opportunity to meet other dancers and local students as well. Get ready to learn a lot, have some laughs, and a good ti

Jose R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS - Biology from Yale University
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Jose R.

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There are multiple approaches to studying Flamenco guitar, depending on the ultimate goal. In the simplest you just learn some techniques and scales to begin or complement your playing. In the more advanced you learn all the intricacies, the details and rules including the structures, "compas", techniques and most advanced "falsetas" or musical segments. Whichever interests you, I would strive to provide you with an understanding and a real foundation. The lessons I offer include some of my own transcriptions of most of the material I teach, including compositions by Paco de Lucia and Sabicas. Flamenco playing will enhance any other forms of guitar playing you may already possess, and will inspire you to reach higher levels.

About Jose

I started learning Flamenco guitar as a teenager, and this allowed me to experience what is necessary for a young mind to learn and grow in this beautiful art form. Its sounds and techniques captivated me and it is that very beauty what will surely keep you learning, regardless of your musical goa

Ashley C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Masters of Fine Arts - Acting from New York University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

Safety and respectful collaboration are the foundation of my teaching philosophy. I encourage a passion for play, self-discovery, and a willingness to see yourself as an artist who has the power to affect change in our world. My acting life began when I was ten, participating in community theater a

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Deitra N.
i love playing games and doing lines with ms Ashley its so much fun and i cant wait until Thursday
Deitra N.
Ashley is the best instructor ever. She is really fun and funny we play fun games and acting with her is fun!
Peyton N.
Ashley is amazing. My nine year old daughter absolutely loves working with Ashley and is excited for every lesson.

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"I felt very comfortable and at ease with Kelsey. I know this is only our first lesson, but I’m looking forward to more with her and hope to keep working on this skill."
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Dr. Jeanne made me feel more than comfortable on my initial visit. I literally felt right at home. She has opened my eyes to a whole new world and way of thinking when it comes to speech. I went in thinking I was only going to go for a few sessions but after today I am definitely extending my time to utilize her talents. I am confident she will guide me where I need to be for my business endeavors."
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"Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied."
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
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"Ferlyn has excellent skills in teaching dance. My daughter has improved her dance techniques in 3 classes. We highly recommend her to everyone that needs dance instructor."
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