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Jeremy K.

33 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
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Jeremy K.

33 Reviews
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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

In addition to working professionally an as actor for over 25 years, I graduated from the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where I majored in drama. Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to act

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Jasmine
I have never taken acting classes before, & Jeremy has made my first experience extremely helpful. He goes into detail with every exercise & is not afraid to let you know how to improve. I have taken his recommendations & advice to heart & am very hopeful to how my skills develop alongside his coaching.
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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 2 to 65
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kelly G.

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With a wide variety of techniques, I try to help the actor develop themselves as an artist. Meisner, Stanislavski, Chekhov, Strasberg and other techniques will be studied and applied to help the actor find the right techniques that work for them.
I create safe supportive environments, with the accent on individuality and personal attention. My lessons are designed around the individual’s needs, desires, goals and personality so no two lessons are the same. Sessions are designed specifically to allow you to grow at your own pace; I am here to help you along on that wonderful and exciting journey towards being a master of your craft.
Whether it is improv, film, on camera, commercial or musical theater work I feel it is my job to provide you with the tools for developing your skills and get you well on your way to acquiring the knowledge you need to tap into your special talents and improve your self-confidence and stage presence.

About Kelly

First Opera instructor to Laura Bretan, America's Got Talent 2016 GOLDEN Buzzer winner and youngest Opera Star. I feel there is a great deal of talent in the youth of today, and that it is my job to provide a knowledge and understanding of how to best use that talent. I try my best to provide a

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Alexis W.
Great. Very personable and easy to relax with. Great exercises and homework I feel is doable as my first ever vocal lesson. Can't wait for my next session :)
Junie
My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher.
Tracey
I was very lucky to have found Kelly. I had always dreamed of having artistic talent but I am not a naturally good singer. Within two years, I have gone from singing in the shower to having developed to stage performance. Kelly has taught me so much from the artistic expression of singing to the mechanics of turning my voice into an instrument. She has an incredible ability to listen to my voice and pinpoint the exact adjustment I need to make it sound great. She's such a fun person to be around that I always look forward to my next lesson. Her positive attitude and approach is also a testament to her high level of professionalism. She provides feedback that is positive. but also helps me improve She is the perfect combination of teacher and coach and I would highly recommend her for anyone interested in singing.
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Molly M.

274 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MIllikin University
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Molly M.

274 Reviews
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All ages, beginners welcome! I am a drama teacher as well as voice instructor. Musical theatre my specialty. Improv comedy experience.

About Molly

WHO ARE YOU? You are the future star of a Lin-Manuel Miranda show, if he would just write about your life for a change! You are a business owner whose voice is tired at the end of the day (*cough* singing lessons strengthen speaking *cough*) You're a player who's on the way to becoming a sin

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Jenny K.
Molly is so amazing! She's such a positive, friendly, and encouraging teacher. She really aims to try and make it as fun and with as much ease for the student as possible. She's very hands on, and teaches by example and exercises, and makes it very easy for beginner students to jump right in. Of course she could easily help advanced students with all her expertise, but she is so easy to sing in front of, even when it's a very personal and new thing! Highly recommended. A fun, positive teacher, wonderful person!
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
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Chrissy S.

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Learn how to act on stage and in front off the camera! No age limits!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Aubrey W.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Aubrey W.

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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes, both from theatre and film, to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Izzy
Aubrey is an amazing teacher, I highly recommend her! She makes you feel comfortable and is very patient. Shes also been very helpful on giving tips to help improve your singing voice
Zak C.
Aubrey is an exceptional teacher who goes above and beyond to bring out the best in your voice.

She also is great at getting you focused not only on how you sound but also on how you move and portray yourself on stage. I have taken lessons with several other teachers on Takelessons, and Aubrey has been the best with helping me perform overall, not just hit the notes.

She's also very flexible with scheduling and was always able to accommodate my busy schedule.
Berne
Great lessons, very helpful!
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Nicole C.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded Talent Based Scholarship from University of Colorado, Boulder
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Nicole C.

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Using short scenes and monologues, I help students work on character development and with speaking their lines. I also help them to think about intention.

About Nicole

As a voice teacher and voice coach, I strive to help the student get to where they want to be vocally. For me, singing is something that brings me joy and I hope to be able to share that with you. It took me a while to realize how much music and singing means to me. While studying something ent

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London T.
Nicole was very patient with my daughter and I like the structure she brought to the training. I look forward to seeing my daughter’s progress under Nicole’s training and guidance.
Mya T.
Nicole is an awesome teacher who displays a tremendous amount of skill. She is really able to connect with the student which is a really important quality for any teacher to have! She also has a lot of patience and goes above and beyond during every lesson. She is a great acting teacher and I feel very lucky to have her teaching my daughter!!
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"He is the best acting coach. This has been an amazing experience for my daughter. My 13 year old has been taking acting lessons with him for a few months now. I’ve seen tremendous progress with her. He motivates her and pushes her to her full potential. I️ recommend anyone that has any interest in acting, please sign up. You will not regret it!!!!!!"
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"Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!"
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"Perfect! Great energy and shared great information. Looking forward to lesson #2!"
Mason
Took Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Great person and very knowledeable"
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Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Jason was spectacular!"
Jacob
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I’m so glad that I found Kristin. She provided a ton of info for my first lesson, and I’m looking forward to continue learning from her."
Gerie
Took Acting lessons from Kristin H.
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"I've been gearing toward getting back out to professional auditions, and working with Shauna in her online class for several months has helped walk me closer to that end. I'd very highly recommend Shauna -particularly if you want to experience how a professional Director/Teacher really works and creates/collaborates with actors. It's clear she has worked with actors at the top of their fields, so I feel I can really trust her eye for what works and what doesn't. On top of all that, I feel her collaborative feedback and direction is full of insights, highly relevant, relatable, respectful, professional, actor-friendly, truthful, gentle, and inspiringly and humanly artistic!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Rebecca is very well rounded, any question I threw at her she answered perfectly with examples to back it up. All our lessons felt very nonjudgmental which made it easy for me to push my limits and focus on acting itself. She is also really flexible on times and your focus during the lessons. Overall, Rebecca was a great teacher who really helped me get improve and get comfortable with my acting"
Makayla
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Shauna is an amazing, transformational teacher. She has knowledge of a range of performance genres, styles and techniques, and is an extremely supportive teacher. I have been learning from Shauna for several years now and plan to continue learning from her--I would highly recommend!"
Jordana
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Working with Adam has been great. I have had one lesson so far and I already feel like I learned a lot."
Keith
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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