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Prudence H.

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Starting at $75
  • Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Prudence H.

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About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

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She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Katherine E.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded MONC North Carolina District winner from the Metropolitan Opera
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Katherine E.

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Hello and welcome! In addition to recently completing a Master's degree in Opera Performance from the Boston Conservatory, I have also been awarded as a District Winner with the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. I have extensive experience working in masterclass and workshop environments, and love to work with young actors beginning their journey in theater and the arts! I teach in a person-first style, emphasizing taking care of the individual first and foremost to foster a healthy foundation of self-esteem. I love to work within the LGBTQ+ community and offer a safe space to explore for any and every kind of student. In my studio, we celebrate diversity and what makes you unique!

About Katherine

Hello! I'm Katherine, and I'm so excited to help you start your journey into performance! Fostering a warm, intentional, and safe environment is the backbone of my teaching style, I'm here to help you grow in the way that works best for you! I hold a Master's degree in Opera Performance from the Bo

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Jackson Schroeder
Kate is one of my favorite people to work with! Her teaching is nurturing and supportive. She is honest and has a lot of experience when it comes to acting/singing. I can't think of a better acting coach/colleague.
Jayden
Kate is such a great teacher and role model! She is kind, extremely intelligent, and always has deeply thoughtful comments and ideas to share. I’ve learned so much from her!

Jazz S.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Thai, English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jazz S.

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Acting is being! Easy to say, but trust me it's very hard to do. The way you are is the way you act. My class is dedicated to helping students understand who you are which is the basic skills required in order to develop the art of being through monologues or scenes from plays or movies. A lot of acting exercises will help develop your acting skills as well as help you find the motivation for every action you take, even breathing.

About Jazz

Jazz Sunpanich was born in Bangkok, Thailand and was raised in Nonthaburi. She grew up watching a lot of musicals with her father and was surrounded by her father’s community theatre group, Bhuddasil, where she first started developing her acting and singing skills. She performed in a number of Tha

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Veronica R.
Jazz, will break down line by line of scene or monogulation. She is best and awesome instructor.
Veronica R.
Jazz is best and awesome teacher. She will break down of character in your monologues , co-readers, and will show you put different emotions to the scenes. Thank you Jazz and Take lessons are super.
Amanda
Jazz is wonderful!! She is easy to talk to and gives me good learning strategies. Our sessions are fun and positive. I look forward to my lessons!

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Kathleen B.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 16 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathleen B.

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I teach and coach acting for theater, musical theater and opera singing, as well as dialogue and accent coaching.

About Kathleen

I am a classically-trained opera singer. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy (teaching), and have sung professionally in the U.S. and Europe. I have sung Opera, Operetta, Musical Theater and Concerts, as well as choral and cantorial singing. I have been a final

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Elizabeth (Betsy)
I took away a whole array of new strategies and techniques to help preserve my voice and to increase my range. What a surprise- I had no idea I could sing so high!! Kathleen is a wonderful teacher and a really super lady. I'll be back for more lessons in the fall.
Nadia N.
My daughter is really enjoying her voice lessons. Kathleen is a talented, caring teacher and knows how to make the process effective and fun for my daughter. My daughter loves being able to choose the songs she wants to learn, and this collaborative process keeps her quite interested and inspired.
Leah Y. L.
Excellent Voice Teacher

Mrs. B is a wonderful and dedicated teacher who focuses diligently during class sessions. She thoroughly explains terms and technique and is friendly and sociable. Her extensive knowledge of languages comes extremely useful in Italian arias and other folk songs as to explain the meanings of words and to convey motion. Her classes are enjoyable and fun, while still being comprehensively academic.
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Jennie B.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University/ The Shakespeare Theatre of DC
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennie B.

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I am a lifelong actor and passionate teacher-- and I would love to take your work to the next level!

As a teaching artist, I have worked with students age 5-88 on audition preparation, role development, and physical and vocal technique. I am a certified Yoga teacher, and I love to draw on principles of mindfulness in performance preparation.

As your coach, we will patiently and persistently discover the methods that enable your absolute best work. From Linklater voice work, to Mask exercises, to silly vocal exercises, we will develop a system that works for you. Best of all: we'll have a blast doing it.

About Jennie

I am a lifelong actor who is passionate about helping clients uncover their natural ability to captivate an audience. I work with both professional performers; and with executives, academics, and anyone seeking to communicate with power, ease, and authenticity. I hold an MFA from the Academy for

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John G
I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin.
James Sclafani S.
My daughter loved the session. Thank you!
Chad S.
A truly gifted instructor. I came to Jennie with zero acting experience. She was able to patiently and carefully guide me to focus on my scene and most importantly how to RELAX and let the scene flow. Her knowledge of acting techniques and tips is unparalleled. She teaches you how to look at the scene as a whole and truly understand what your character is feeling. I highly recommend Jennie to anyone who is interested in learning more about acting.
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Gabby K.

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  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabby K.

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When you schedule a lesson with me, you will immediately see that our lessons will be exciting, liberating, and worthwhile! Acting is such an incredible source of joy, and I am passionate about keeping that joy alive in our lessons. As an award-winning actress, singer, and dancer who received her BFA at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, I know my way around the industry and am excited to share my advice and experience with you. Our lessons will focus on script analysis, acting exercises, and performance techniques. Not only will you gain control over your instrument, you will learn how to act and perform freely! I promise that our lessons will be incredibly fun and rewarding.

About Gabby

Hi! I am a singer, actress, and dancer and have been living in New York City since graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2017. Ever since I was young, I had a passion for singing and acting. I started performing in my local community theatre's musicals when I was 9 years

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"Great first lesson! Teresa is very pleasant to work with and extremely knowledgeable. Looking forward to many more lessons to come!"
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Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Gina is extremely knowledgeable in her craft. I took a wide variety of acting classes taught by her over the span of three years when I was in college, and they are among the most beneficial classes I've had the opportunity to take. She is very clear in her teaching, focusing not only on acting technique, but going through all the survival skills she has accumulated throughout her years working in the industry. By the time I finished the last class I took with her, I felt well-equipped to handle the acting industry! I would recommend Gina to anyone wanting to learn about acting and working in the film industry."
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Took Acting lessons from Gina F.
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"David is just amazing! Our daughter learn a lot in her first lesson and we will continue to work with him for a long time! We highly recommend David!"
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Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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"Ray is very patient when teaching . He helps you with your weak points and listens to your concerns and makes you feel welcomed like family 😁 thanks ray now I have a new brother lol I’ll recommend him to everyone"
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