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Wendy P.

38 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks For purposes of singing: French, Italian, German
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theater/Voice from University of Kansas
  • Teaching since 2003
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Wendy P.

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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've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003, and opened my own studio in 2008. I love helping people find their true, authentic voice, which I feel is essential not only for singers but many other people as well! Singing is a great joy, and the voice is one of our primary modes of expre

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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.
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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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Farobag C.

40 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
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Farobag C.

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A greater emphasis placed on breath control, diction, and vocal production with regards to choral performance.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
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Very good instructor
Ellen
Learned a lot, very pleased with my first session.
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Benjamin K.

126 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MasterWorks Festival
  • Teaching since 2013
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Benjamin K.

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I teach singers of all genres (country, classical, jazz, pop, bluegrass, rock…) to sing with confidence and freedom!

I have a M.M. in vocal performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and have extensive vocal training. I teach an open throat technique (appoggio) that allows the singer to sing with freedom, and access their entire range evenly. I also work with students to develop style, interpretation, languages, and acting ability. I have extensive stage experience and teach my students how to have confidence while portraying a character on stage.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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Kai L.
Excellent teacher with a strong focus on technique and using your voice properly. I am a beginner so he is very patient and encouraging. He's also personable and nice.
Kyle J.
He is very knowledgeable and is also super nice. He thoroughly explains stuff you’re learning and makes sure you understand it.
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Brandyn B.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded 2018 Gilda Award Recipient from Kresge Arts Detroit in collaboration with The Kresge Foundation
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance Theatre Performance & Business) from Marygrove College
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Brandyn B.

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Everyone is uniquely different with special goals, ways of learning, and ideas in mind. I find pride in quickly learning what each of my students are looking for and leading the way to their own personal victories, no matter how big or small! I teach a number of styles including, but not limited to, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Hip Hop/Street Jazz/Jazz Funk, Turns, Leaps & Jumps and more. Although I possess over 10 years of teaching experience, I find myself learning something new with nearly every student I encounter. Every student is a new opportunity for me to inspire AND be inspired.

The general structure of my classes are similar. Thorough warm up, which would include exercises, drills and foundational practices from the Ballet, Modern and Jazz genres, stretching, strengthening and conditioning sequences and finally execution of concepts directly related to the style I might be teaching sum them up well. In the end, my goal is for my students to leave feeling ...

About Brandyn

I am a Multi-Award Winning Dancer, Teacher & Choreographer with a passion for advancing the dance art form as a whole!!! I perform, teach and choreograph numerous styles and subjects in dance including, but not limited to, - Ballet (Vaganova) - Hip Hop/Street Jazz/ Jazz Funk - Jazz - Mod

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Maddy K. (DOS)
Mr. Branddddddddoooonnnnnnn 😁😊😍

I love your choreo so much! You bring out the best in everyone especially ME πŸ˜‰. Your turns, leaps and jumps are sooo beautiful. I always look forward to you coming to do new pieces or master classes at my studio. Hope to see you soon
Olivia B.
Mr. Brandyn is the ABSOLUTE BEST!!!! He is an amazing dancer and pushes all of his students to be the best we can be. He's hard on us yet he understands each of our differences and encourages us to embrace them. When I take class with him, I mentally prepare myself to push my limits and seek results because I know that if I dont, I would be doing myself a disservice and futhermore, HE WILL lol. Mr. B has inspired me to become a professional dancer because I've never seen someone love anything as much as he loves dance. I want to experience a love that great. His passion for the art form oozes from him and I feel lucky to have him as a teacher!!!!

Love you Mr. B πŸ’žπŸ’–πŸ’—

Khuloud A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 18 to 50
  • Teaching since 2018
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Khuloud A.

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If you are a serious actor and wants to know how to let casting directors, producers, show-runners etc know you exist?!
Then it’s your time to learn about the business of acting with me.

I’ll help you:
- Set clear goals for yourself
- Find the right Agent or Manager for you
- How to get connected with people in the film industry

Always remember: “Preparation is the key to success”.

About Khuloud

Hi πŸ‘‹ My name is Khuloud and I will be your Mentor. I started acting in 2010 as a theater actor🎭, then switched to Film & TV in 2016. I booked big commercials and worked on Feature films, short films, independent films, and the list goes on. I was a struggling actor as well I didn’t know anyone i

Charisma G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts- Dance from Purchase Conservatory of Dance
  • Teaching since 2012
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Charisma G.

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Inspirations from my training in Horton, Graham, & Contemporary Modern Techniques

About Charisma

How are you! Some of you may have seen me on the Netflix show Russian Doll! Well when I’m not acting, I’m dancing and teaching ! I’d love to share my knowledge with you :). I trained at Alvin Ailey, Professional Performing Arts high school in Times Square, and graduated with my BFA from Purchase Co

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"Robert was awesome to work with. His home studio is spacious, comfortable and well lit. He also had the video and playback equipment to effectively tape and review all of our work together. He gave great direction, was extremely patient, knowledgable and fun. I highly recommend Robert for any of your tv/film acting needs."
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"Jason was a great instructor. It was my 12 year old daughter's first exploration into acting. Jason was clear and concise with instruction and spent quite a bit of time outside the 1 hour home instruction class to find suitable monologues. If acting is something my daughter wants to explore further, we will definitely be going back to Jason."
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"I am a dentist and my wonderful assistant was having trouble communicating with patients. Her voice was flat and monotone and she would freeze up when asked a question. Outside of work her voice and personality was completely different, and I wanted to see it come out when she worked with our patients. She did 5 online lessons with Eulis using Skype. I noticed a difference immediately, she was more confident and her personality began to show in her voice. I am very happy with the results and my assistant has stated that this has helped her in both her personal and professional life. She is no longer freezing up when asked a difficult question and is speaking in a more direct and purposeful way. Thank you Eulis!"
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"Only a couple lessons thus far and fabulous!! Looking forward to witnessing his gift and potential to help my duaghter shine."
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"Donnabella is a fantastic teacher! I was really having trouble with being confident when acting as well as not sure where or how to start to learn. Donnabella made it super easy, teaching several approaches and techniques that now use when looking at a script. I also feel a lot more confident not just with acting but overall.

She's made it easy to be confident but still challenging myself with every lesson to put farther out of my comfort zone and grow!"
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"Christian's disciplined practice in rehearsing and auditioning is one of the many useful tools he has to offer in his teaching. Whether a person is looking for guidance in auditioning or mastering an existing role, Christian can give them techniques based on their strengths and weaknesses. His methods of running lines, analyzing a character, and etiquette for an audition are invaluable assets for any student."
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one."
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