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Christian C.

(17)
Bloomington, IL
Starting at $16
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • B.A. in Theater Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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It takes someone with nerves of steel to perform a monologue or an intense dramatic scene in front a paying audience. You will need to do more than just memorize words on a piece of paper. Learn how to connect your mind and body when it comes to working on a theatrical production. It takes longevity and respect for the craft to go through a full rehearsal process as well as a full run of a show. No one technique is right or wrong which is why we will work on a variety of them to discover what is best for you!

About Christian

I am a working actor from Chicago as well as a member of SAG/AFTRA since 2009. Since graduating from Illinois State University in 2003, I hit the ground running and worked with Chicago Dance Crash for 3 years as a company member. I solidified my theater acting muscles for 4 years before moving to L

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October 20, 2019
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August 27, 2017
Michael
I enjoyed my session with Christian. He is fair and knowledgeable
August 20, 2017
Amy
Very knowledgable teacher! Christian is patient with me as a beginner and has a great teaching method whereby he never tells you exactly how to perform a piece, as that is not what acting is about.
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Shanee J.

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Voice Acting
Starting at $25
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  • Associates from American Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Your craft is your difference, and I am here to help you supply your craft with the tools necessary to make your difference shine.
I am a graduate from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and currently pursue professional jobs to keep my craft fluid and stay up-to-date on current events. I specialize in warm ups, physical acting, audition training, monologues, improv, Meisner Technique, and Stanislavski’s System. I have 6+ years of experience in the professional acting industry and hope to bring you into the world of endless imagination!

About Shanee

Hey! Nice to meet you! First off, I would love to thank you for your interest in my professional acting training. I am a fun, vibrant and grounded professional actor desired to help you reach your goals in the performing arts industry. I am a graduate of the well-known American Academy of Dramatic

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August 17, 2017
eliza goombs
She an amazing teacher. Ive gained so much knowlege and confidence with my lessons! Id reccomend to anyone!
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Kimberley E.

(15)
Stage Performance
Starting at $60
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I have been performing since I was 10 years old and since I started professionally at 14, I've toured in over 15 different countries around the world and done arena tours and festivals. I now have over 150,000 followers online and have performed for millions on TV.

Performance training is extremely important for a singer, even the most experienced artists have coaches their entire lives. I've been teaching young people to sing and perform since 2010 and I'm very keen to continue to see them all grow as artists! My methods vary from person to person as I like to find out their individual goals and go from there, but I usually take the first lesson to get to know them and find out their strengths and weaknesses, and work on a lesson plan that helps them as well as having fun.

I also teach about the business side of performing, how to book gigs and how to build your personal brand. I help students put together shows, with everything from costumes to music to sound systems and ...

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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July 15, 2019
FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
April 29, 2019
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
April 11, 2019
Sharon *.
Very kind and patient, and inspiring!

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Jenny G.

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Voice Acting
Starting at $35
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  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting Performance from Southern Methodist University
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Experienced acting teacher of 20+ years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced acting student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to meet your individual needs/expectations/goals. Experienced in teaching for film/tv/theatre. Not only will you be working on actual acting scripts that I will provide, but you will be building a strong foundation of technique, voice control, presentation, and more. Whether you are looking to act for fun, build confidence, taking the first step in starting your acting training, or a seasoned professional, I am the teacher for you.
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About Jenny

I am a professional actor that offers acting coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show. I studied acting with noted acting teacher for over 50 years Wynn Handman who has trained many outstanding actors including: Alec Baldwin, Chris Cooper, Michael Douglas, Mia

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Deja C.

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Hip Hop Dance
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • High-School from San Francisco School of The Arts
  • Teaching since 2010
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Deja C.

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My name is Deja!

Do you want to build your confidence? Command the attention on any dance floor? Prepare for an audition? Or simply brush up on some dance moves? I am the girl for you.

I have over 10 years of dancing under my belt, six of those years I've spent being a professional dancer. You may see me in: Apple's iPad 2 Commercial, So You Think You Can Dance Season 14, ShowTime at The Apollo, Volkswagen Car Show, America's Got Talent, Chris Brown Brown's "Party Video", etc.

I previously taught a class every Friday at City Dance in San Francisco. There is nothing more rewarding than witnessing a student thrive & knowing that I contributed to their growth in skill, confidence & overall presence when you walk into a room brings me so much joy & I can't wait to work with you!

About Deja

What's up? I bet your probably a little flustered trying to decide who you want to learn Hip-Hop from, trust me I get it. Hopefully, I can make your job a little easier. My name is Deja I have been a professional dancer for 6 years. I attended the "San Francisco School of The Arts" where I

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March 24, 2019
Stephanie
February 20, 2019
Lily P.
Deja had her first lesson with my daughter today. Deja was great. Right on time; worked with my daughter literally through the last minute of her lesson. I could hear Deja giving direction and instruction, and she was very encouraging and supportive. My daughter really liked her, and is excited about the process. (whew!). Great job!
December 11, 2018
Myjah
I learned from Deja! 10 out of 10! She helped me become sharp in some movements and more feminine in others, the perfect blend! I witnessed her work with children too, she is great with people of all ages! Even when she couldn't do them all, she still helped me learn how to land my tricks! I love her! Thank you Deja!
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Orla C.

(20)
Stage Performance
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Orla Conway is a stunningly experienced Vocal Coach in the greater Washington D.C. area. She trains students of all experience levels in a vast amount of genres, performance, and artistic styles. Orla uses contemporary and progressive training methods to give new life to traditional, tried-and-true vocal techniques.

"I am absolutely certain that any singer of any age or ability can come to me with their audition, performance, and vocal technique goals, and together we will achieve those goals and more!
I love bringing the joy and beauty of performing to others and I can guarantee you'll leave our lessons with results beyond what you had thought possible."

-Genres:
Theater, Musical Theater, Performance Art, Movement, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Classical, Pop, Rock, Gospel, Country, Alternative, Electronic

-Student Accomplishments under Orla's training:
*Admission into: Berklee College of Music in Boston, Southern Virginia University and their Belle Vocce Women's Choir
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About Orla

Hi there! My name is Orla Conway and I can’t wait to sing with you!! -The biggest difference between my teaching style and any other local voice coach is: my Relaxation First method. This wholistic, centering, and therapeutic technique uses guided relaxation to insure that students not on

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May 13, 2019
Debbi V.
she's great!!
November 5, 2018
Nicole C.
My 12 year old daughter took multiple lessons from Orla and she was fantastic! Orla taught in a way my daughter easily understood and could relate to- making the learning fun and progress at a fast pace. Orla is an amazing vocalist herself- professional and a wonderful teaching style.
October 17, 2018
Kazumi
Awesome first class. Felt more comfortable with meditation :)

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"For the past 4 years, my husband and I have had the pleasure of dancing with Mr. Eugene and Ms. Ania. They have been an asset in our new experience of ballroom dance. As we have grown in dance, we have found Mr. Eugene and Ms. Ania to be extraordinary. My husband has some health issues (Stage 2 Alzheimer’s) and they designed a plan to help him achieve success. I had confidence issues and once again, they gave me the courage to perform. We have found the love of dance! Through their guidance, wisdom and knowledge of dance, we can honestly say...”We can dance”!"
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"My 16yr old daughter loves it! She loves Jared, learns a lot in 30 minutes and lesson is tailored to what she wants to learn. The 1 on 1 attention makes all the difference. Reasonably priced as well. Highly recommended!"
- STEWART
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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