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Edd F.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Edd F.

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I am a full time professional magician with over 30 years of experience and over 15 years working as a full time pro. I will walk you through each and every step making sure that you not only understand how to perform a specific sleight or magic trick but WHY you do the particular moves or scripting when you do. I have a BFA in Theater Arts and use my training to help you understand the performance element of magic. Even if you are only performing for one friend, a well performed trick is better than and poorly performed one.

About Edd

I am a full time professional magician who has been working many different kinds of events since 2002. I have performed close up card magic, mentalism, children's parties, University and College events, and everything in between. In order to make a living as a full time pro, I have to have a workin

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Cormac wishes we could give 5.5 stars out of 5. He's really enjoying it!
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Benjamin K.

126 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors from Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MasterWorks Festival
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Benjamin K.

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I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.

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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Omar J.

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Schiller Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Omar J.

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The thing that separates me from the rest of the guides you will find on this subject is that my knowledge and experience comes from the Private Security field...specializing in "Undercover/plain clothed" investigations, leading to professional level proficiency in Human Behavior and Psychology.

In my brief existence on earth, somehow, all of my interests, flaws, and experiences fit together like a puzzle and have lead me to the point where I can understand Human Behavior and Psychology fluently....raising me to a life of leadership.

How did I end up directing Actors?  I was searching for a more positive expression for my knowledge while still supporting peoples life goals.  This search dropped me down a rabbit hole of research including method actors, and eventually Stanislavski's system, and the great Uta Hagen which shocked me.... until that very moment my life experiences resembled many aspects of these systems without even knowing they existed.

Since then, I have chosen ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

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Chrystie S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, SIGN LANGUAGE
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BACHELORS DEGREE from CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
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Chrystie S.

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Basic beginning/ intermediate body positive ballet class! Always wanted to learn? Now is your chance. In this beginning or intermediate ballet class we will work on positions, alignment, stretching, combinations. Everyone can dance ballet!

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I grew up in

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Rianshi B.
She is absolutely fab.
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Glenn W.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Teacher on the Planet from My students
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Glenn W.

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Having spent a lifetime on the stage in many roles, many capacities, I have accumulated a vast amount of knowledge pertaining to all facets of performing; be it theater, television, film. While not subscribing to one particular "method", I stress "reacting, not acting", and believability of performance. All ages and experience levels have benefited from my approach. Whether a student is an aspiring actor, or a working actor sharpening their skills or prepping for an audition, I provide a solid foundation and practical knowledge and guidance.

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the h

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Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
Blaine
Glenn is amazing! He listened to me sing a few songs and gave me two tips that completely improved my vocal performance! Highly, highly recommended if you want to sing and perform better, and if you truly want to profoundly impact the listener to a higher degree !
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Jeneal J.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jeneal J.

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I have a passion for theatre & hopefully you do too! A packet will be given each week on things to work on & improve along with an assignment. I will require my students to learn a monologue a week excluding other assignments I give because building your repertoire is crucial in this career. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

We will focus on:
Scene study
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Monologues
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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 confidenc

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I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!"
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Took Acting lessons from Mallory B.
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"Miri is an amazing teacher. She breaks the steps down, repeats it as often as I needed and is very patient. I can't wait for my next classes."
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