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Jeremy K.

19 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $40
  • 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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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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Molly M.

270 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MIllikin University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Molly M.

270 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 si

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Patrick
Molly is an amazing teacher, overflowing with enthusiasm and encouragement. I'm an amateur singer, and just wanted to take lessons to improve my singing a little bit so I could be better at musical improv. She helped reconnect me with my love of singing, and now I want more.
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John C.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Illinois-Urbana
  • Teaching since 2000
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John C.

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School of Steppenwolf Theater (actor's fellowship),
Midwest Industry Professional at International Performing Arts Academy, Johnj Robert Powers School, John Casablancas School and Arlene Wilson Talent Agency

About John

"Personal Attention You Need & Deserve!" With over 20 years of television, voice-over, film, stage, runway, voice, musical theater, modeling and 'live' hosting in the U.S. and Canada. John achieved success in Los Angeles landing roles on: Days Of Our Lives, General Hospital, Young & The Restles

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Melanie P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Masters of Music in Musical Theatre from Boston Conservatory
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Melanie P.

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I am a voice and acting teacher specializing in musical theater and pop rock and other commercial forms of singing. I have training in all different acting techniques and I focus on audition and competition prep. I help performers fuse their acting and singing but can also focus on one aspect if the student so chooses. I work with many students on college auditions and thespian competitions as well. I teach all ages up to adults since I am also an adjunct faculty and have experience in teaching at the university level.

About Melanie

I am a voice and acting teacher specializing in musical theatre, pop-rock, and other commercial forms of singing. I teach all ages from kids to adults since I am also adjunct faculty at Nova Southeastern University. I attended University of Pennsylvania for my undergrad and received my Masters in

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Anamarie W.
My daughter loved Melanie!
Sarah
Melanie is an absolutely incredible vocal teacher/coach. I noticed a change in my voice after just the first lesson. Her vast knowledge of the anatomy used to create vocal sounds combined with the techniques she teaches has definitely improved my voice. She taught me how to belt and showed me the difference between my belt and my mix, which was beyond helpful. She also taught me how to sing in my head voice in a healthier and more effective way. And on top of that, she has a mental library full of great song recommendations for my individual voice. Can't wait until our next lesson!
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.

Tanya A.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Awarded WINNER - Best Music Video from Hollywood Black Film Festival
  • Honors BA-FPA Theatre from Saint Louis University
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Tanya A.

18 Reviews
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Beginner-Advanced Acting. Trained in Stella Adler Technique, Meisner Technique, Alexander Technique & Stanislavsky

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Oak Park, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Oak Park is $87. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Very comfortable atmosphere. Rebecca is very personable and I want to bring my other daughter for lessons."
Coral
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Donnabella is great! I really love her teaching style, she keeps her lessons fun and engaging. I highly recommend her to anyone."
Mila
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"The class was awesome!!
Catherine gave my daughter good acting lessons and gave a positive energy and courage as well.
My daughter had fun and she is already looking forward to the next lesson."
Eunran
Took Acting lessons from Catherine W.
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"What ill say first and foremost about Andrew is his insane passion for the craft. He has a fantastic ability to dig further into a character and most importantly know WHICH questions to ask that will help you make new discoveries along the way. An intelligent teacher and performer who not only has a deep understanding of textwork but also embraces and encourages spontaneity and instinct and genuinely gets excited at the prospect of a new path discovered for a character. All this and i havent even gotten into his insane ability to help his students master classical work and make it accessible, fresh, and completely unique. Working with him is just pure fun. Something that I believe can be forgotten in the work. Your passion will be reignited if its been dimmed and if not youll fall in love all over again with our craft working with Andrew. Highly recommend. Its ridiculously fun."
Josh G.
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Daughter loved her first lesson and will be continuing the lesson plan. Thanks Molly!"
Jaden
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"David was perfect, very patient and encouraging! He truly has the gift of being able to teach it shines through with out a doubt. According to my son he was a "funny teacher" the two were working together very hard and cracking jokes like old friends how can anyone top that. I have a feeling we gained not only a teacher but a great new friend!!!"
Thomas
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"He gave me a great monologue. We worked on it together and i LOVE how it turned out!! Whenever I text him to ask a question about something he always responds right away!"
Victoria
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Positive, pleasant & friendly"
Kelvin
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Donnabella helped me take my career to the next level. I was really afraid to truly commit and make acting my priority. I've finally stopped making excuses, and I've taken back control over my self-sabotaging habits!"
Linda
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"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!!"
Mya
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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