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Wendy P.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks For purposes of singing: French, Italian, German
  • Awarded Jeff Award for Ensemble, Threepenny Opera from Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee
  • Teaching since 2001
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Acting students will receive instruction customized for their individual needs and skill level, drawing on a variety of techniques, including Linklater (physical and vocal work), Stanislavski, Meisner, and Grotowski, Shurtleff, among others. Students can work privately on audition skills, including monologues and cold reading, as well as scene work, character building and basic principles of acting. The first step to great acting is a free body and voice, allowing full expression of of emotional life of the character!

About Wendy

I am a professional singer, songwriter and actor working in the Chicago area for many years. I have a B.F.A. in Theater/Voice from The University of Kansas and an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College Chicago. I've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003: I host the Singer

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October 17, 2019
Nelson G.
I couldn’t recommend Wendy enough. No matter what walk of life you come from, she’ll find a way to connect with you and help you reach your goal. I’m already seeing improvements and can’t wait to go back every week.
September 5, 2019
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March 17, 2019
Blake C.
Very helpful and focused on what needed to be worked on. Will definitely be looking forward to working with her again!
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Dominic R.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $84
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Hello! I'm Dominic R. (though I'm commonly known as "that guy" to very close friends) and I'm an artist. I'm an actor, teacher, singer, comedian, writer, graphic designer, and a really, horribly novice ukulele player.

I. LOVE. ACTING. And I love sharing my passion for that with other people, actors and non-actors alike.

In my acting coachings, I utilize many different exercises to make sure that each student has the knowledge and techniques required for them to feel completely, fearlessly themself. Every artist approaches their craft differently, but in acting, honesty is everything. Together, we'll discover what that means for you and how to make you shine your brightest light on stage or on camera.

Topics Include:
On-Camera Acting
On-Stage Acting
Musical Theatre Coachings
Audition Prep
Comedic Writing and Performance
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About Dominic

Hello! I'm Dominic R. (though I'm commonly known as "that guy" to very close friends) and I'm an artist. I'm an actor, teacher, singer, comedian, writer, graphic designer, and a really, horribly novice ukulele player. People ask how long I have been an actor for and generally don't believe me when

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November 1, 2019
Poonam S.
Dominic is such a great instructor!! Super professional, extremely attentive and friendly!! Would HIGHLY recommend!
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Victor M.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Masters Degree Acting from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
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Victor M.

Chicago, IL

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I was born and raised in Mexico City where I performed several times at the National Theatre in Mexico and won awards for Best Actor from institutions such as the National Autonomous University.

I was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and by Actor´s Studio Member and Benicio del Toro´s coach René Pereyra.

I moved to Chicago 3 years ago to continue my acting career and have worked in theatre at the Goodman Theatre, Victory Gardens, Theatre Wit, Athenaeum, among others; I´ve done Netflix episodics and Voice Overs for Paw Patrol, Illinois Lottery, Sloan as well as commercials for TV. Currently, I am rehearsing a show for Teatro Vista, one of Chicago´s most renowned theatre companies.

I am proudly represented by Gray Talent Group and have been passionate about training actors for 10 years!

I own the Performing Arts Studio in Chicago which is equipped with a professional Taping Room and a Voice Over booth for actors in need of practicing with ...

About Victor

I have been extremely passionate about teaching Acting and Spanish for over 10 years (and have been an English as a Second Language student for 30!!) I am a native of Mexico City but made Chicago my home three years ago when I decided to continue my acting career in such a lovely city. (Acting

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Brad W.

(11)
Improv Comedy
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Improv Training from The Second City
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Brad W.

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I’m a professional improviser! Was trained and worked with “The Second City” and teach improv classes to kids! I still do multiple improv shows a week and still write sketch comedy! In my lessons you’ll learn the basics such as “yes, and”, playing games with partners, showing locations and relationships, as well as object work and comedic timing! For more advanced improvisers, we’ll learn about how to affect your partners with your emotions, giving and taking focus, and dive into musical improv!

About Brad

Brad is a professional improviser who trained and worked with “The Second City” for 3 years. Now He does musical theater along with stand up comedy and teaching improv to kids with CYT (Christian Youth Theater). He’s been doing improv comedy for 8 years and musical theater for 13 years! He’s playe

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November 1, 2019
Sarah
Brad's improv is top-notch, and he's helped me develop and round off the rough edges in my own routines. Highly recommended.
November 1, 2019
Drew
Brad helped me get into the correct mind set of auditioning, character building, voice control and projection, ect. Very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Highly Recommended!
October 25, 2019
Cristina M.
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Amy C.

(20)
Improv Acting
Starting at $40
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  • Speaks Italian
  • BA from SUNY at Purchase
  • Awarded Singer of the Year from Backstage Magazine
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About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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September 19, 2019
Alan L.
A very good first lesson. We went over breathing exercises and scales. Also had time for Amy to critique my speaking style through a portion of a speech I will be giving in a month. Time well-spent.

She briefly went over the next lesson plan and gave me a little homework to do as well.

I got a lot out of this lesson and I can see how this will help me accomplish my goal of being a better public speaker and having a more controlled and stronger voice.

Looking forward to future lessons.
September 9, 2019
Kenny T.
Patient. Gifted Teacher!
June 23, 2019
Winnie C.
Amy is absolutely incredible. She showed keen interest in my concerns and challenges. She listened and knew exactly what I needed to do to get to where I want to be. She makes it easy for me to understand and she is truly a great coach. I can’t wait to see her again.
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Shamarion N.

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Tap Dance
Starting at $42
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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dance Theatre from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
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I have been dancing for 10 plus years. I am trained in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, tap, and musical theatre. I went to college at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy where I studied Dance theatre in NYC. I also have a blog where I talk about dance and tips on how to improve. Whether you are looking for a dance class or a one on one consultation or choreography I would love to help with it all.

About Shamarion

Hi I'm Shamarion I have been dancing for 10 plus years. I am trained in Ballet, Moder, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, and musical theatre. I recently graduated from AMDA where I studied Dance Theatre in NYC and auditioned for many shows there. I run a blog called dancertodancer.com where I talk about how

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