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Jeremy K.

21 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $60
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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R J.
I have always had a whimsical imagination along with a tendency to "think funny". As a younger man I have experimented with stand up comedy. The writing process I really enjoyed. The performance part always felt dreadful. The main problem, I think, was my proclivity towards over analyzing. I was comfortable "up in my head" and usually avoided living "in the moment". For me "flowing" was a private matter, not social.

My ultimate "dream come true" would be to have the opportunity to be part of a comedic writer's group. Imagine being part of Sid Caesar's writing sessions with Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner et al! How I would have loved to be part of that community!

Now I live in an "active retirement community". None of those comedy dreams have come to pass.

One night (after watching a marathon portion of The Kaminsky Method on Netflix) I felt ready to explore my own creative potential for the theater community. I found "Take Lessons" online, and saw that Jeremy had devoted years accumulating both academic and practical experience in the world of performing arts.

My own private hope was that if I could somehow connect the art with the craft, and thereby discover ways to both overcome what blocked me and at the same time have fun, then I might open the possibility of unlocking a medium of expression for my own imagination, and thereby find some means of participating with other kindred spirits in theatrical projects.


Jeremy agreed to meet me where I was at. He was willing to custom tailor his lessons to my own idiosyncratic needs. We agreed to one class a week with a ten week commitment. After every one hour class I have a whole week to process what we have opened up in the previous session.


After my third lesson I find that Jeremy's flexibility and personal attention has provided me with the freedom to participate in structuring my own advanced learning experience. I have already, with just two private lessons, produced two short scripts by transcribing our recorded online improvisations. I don't know yet how others will respond to these skits. I think they are both funny.

Perhaps one of the amateur theater groups here in the retirement community will be interested in producing my skits as a montage. Then I can observe how my words come across to an audience. Believe me when I say I appreciate how rare and valuable such an experience is. As any mature artist will tell you, our culture is sorely lacking in places to try things out, especially when your creations are likely to bomb.

Honestly, I don't know anywhere else I could have found such a unique opportunity. Jeremy is knowledgeable, understanding and supportive. I highly recommend him as a teacher for any kind of performing art.
Tristan C.
meets me exactly where I’m and keeps it dynamic for growth. outstanding teacher.
Peter
Jeremy does a great job with our 11yo son, who was furious when he found out I’d booked him acting lessons to help him with a drama he is currently involved in. Today he was smiling and grinning and trying out different voices for fun! Thank you, Jeremy!
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Jordan W.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jordan W.

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Gain confidence as you refine your acting presence for film. Learn to analyze your audience, find your voice and project, develop your character, memorize and retain lines, understand beats and rhythm, incorporate body movement, and more.

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educa

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Nicole M.
Awesome teacher and so much fun
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Our company Alignment Healthcare has been taking advantage of Take Lesson's dance classes for several months now, instructed virtually by Jordan Wentz. We have tried various types (burlesque, wedding dance, hip hop and more) and Jordan has done a terrific job with all of them! Our employees including myself have provided positive feedback all around and look forward to her lessons after the long work days, it has served as a perfect way to have active fun while learning new skills. Definitely recommend as the pace can be suitable and adjusted for different experience levels! We plan to continue with Jordan as our instructor with different courses each time.
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Jeneal J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jeneal J.

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Scene study
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About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal, I'm a musical theatre major, professional actor & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015, I've been a teachers assistant since 2008 & I'm now a theatre teacher at a camp for kids grades 2 through 12. I love helping my students find confidence

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Celeste J.
Ms. Jeneal is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. She helps you understand the theories behind acting and incorporates helpful exercises to nurture cobfidence, better diction, and imagination.
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Zach B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Theatre from Northwestern University
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Zach B.

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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past few months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, and a role on an upcoming Netflix drama series. This is in addition to working acto

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Cynthia O.
Very personable and wants to help each actor find how THEY fit with their characters in order to portray them honestly! Would definitely recommend
Samantha
Zach has been amazing from day one! I have zero experience, came into classes with basically no knowledge, and Zach has taught me so much already with unfaltering patience. Feeling more and more confident with each session. 10/10 recommend!
Piper B.
Zach was great! Piper very much enjoyed her 1st lesson and looks forward to many more!! Thank you!!
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Sign Language (Very basic), English
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rachel M.

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Learn film acting technique that allows you to be truthful every take. Eventually you'll be able to quickly get into character even if you had little time with the material.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.
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Josh B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $63
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Josh B.

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I am a SAG-AFTRA actor who has worked steadily in Film and TV for twenty-five years. I've acted on shows like "Bloodline," "Mr. Robot," "Hostages," "Mysteries of Laura," Law & Order: SVU," "Party of Five," "Blue Bloods," "The Following" and more - as well as in films like "The Bourne Identity" and in videogames like "Madden 2020." Additionally, I have acted Off-Broadway at New World Stages and in regional productions.

My coaching clients have booked recurring roles, guest stars and co-stars, and I have worked with actors and casting directors as a reader for all of the major networks.

About Josh

I am a New York based SAG-AFTRA actor. I have appeared on TV Shows like ''Bloodline,'' ''Mr. Robot,'' ''Hostages,'' ''Blue Bloods,'' ''Law & Order: SVU,'' ''Mysteries of Laura,'' ''Party of Five'' and more - as well as in films like ''The Bourne Identity,'' ''All Wifed Out'' and ''The Price.'' I hav

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Rachel
Josh's experience really shines through his coaching. He is funny, personable and my auditions are always 100% better after I coach with him. I even booked a movie from one of our session!

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Mundelein, IL

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Mundelein is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $120 per hour.
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"I look forward to every lesson. He is really good at breaking down characters and analyzing a script. He really cares. He is awesome!"
Gary
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Taking lessons with Rachel has been one the best decisions I've ever made. She not only has helped me with acting but has helped me become a better person. I've grown to understand myself and I've learned and done things I would never have done. And would never have been able to do. Her lessons will not only help you perform, they will help you in your everyday life."
Glenn
Took Film Acting lessons from Rachel M.
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"David Tom is a terrific instructor. He helps you understand what your doing and how you do it. He's patient and down-to-earth. He makes acting fun and enjoyable."
Joseph
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kelsey is such a great acting teacher. She's very patient with beginners like myself and also a great communicator. She gave me tips and a knowledge on film acting which I will carry on forever. I recommend very highly to taking her class."
Alexandria
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Kailee enjoyed the lesson w/ Kelsey immensely! She was very inspired and looking forward to the next lesson."
Kailee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David is amazing, without a doubt. He's very easy to talk to, experienced and knowledgeable about acting. Whether you're just starting out in the world of acting or a seasoned professional, David is a wonderful tutor who will assist you in your journey. :)"
Evelyn
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Its good working with Kelsey. I look forward to our lessons together."
Joe
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Mr. Tinker is an incredible instructor. He not only provided me insight on different techniques but he gave me confidence to believe in myself. I highly recommend you work with Mr. Tinker."
Leslie Jones
Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Andrew really took the time to figure out my personal skill sets and goals! He is incredibly knowledgable about whats going on in the current industry and gave me current audition sides to work on. He is equipped with top of the line camera equipment with which we filmed the prepared sides; he worked the scenes and edited the final result so now I have a reel."
Emma
Took Film Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
Sarah
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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