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Jeremy K.

33 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
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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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Molly M.

274 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Kelly G.

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

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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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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Liza M.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.M.- Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from New York University
  • Awarded Dean's Scholar from New York University
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Liza M.

43 Reviews
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Coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show

About Liza

I have been professionally singing and taking voice lessons since the age of 9! I went through various styles in my love and performance of music, starting with the Beatles, Aretha Franklin and all of Motown, Jazz (Ella Fitzgerald), R&B, and Classical/Opera (starting when I was in high school and a

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Eric S.
Liza is amazing! I am an adult who had never taken a singing lesson before so I was nervous to get started, but Liza totally made me feel at ease throughout. She is very warm and encouraging, and will also give direction to improve with every lesson. I’ve seen a drastic improvement since I’ve been working with her, and my friends and family have commented on my improvement as well. Definitely go with her if you can - she is the best.
Sydney
Cecily P.
Liza is very good at explaining techniques to help improve tone and sound quality.
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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
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Have experience teaching beginning to intermediate actors and actresses

About Danielle

I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I studied the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my life was filled with music. I completed my first demo at the age of 13 and starte

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Samantha
My daughter had a lot of fun with her lessons and has her homework to do. Thank you for your help and patience!
Jerel F.
Danielle is personable, listens well, and has great ideas - I can't wait for our next lesson!
KIMESHA C.
Having an amazing time and learning to love my voice

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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David was great during his lesson with my son Kage. He helped Kage to open up and have fun. He gave great advice to both of us for moving forward, and Kage is still talking about his fun lesson. We look forward to many more!"
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"James took the time to make me feel comfortable in my skin which is my biggest flaw. He is amazing and I look forward moving forward"
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Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Daughter loved her first lesson and will be continuing the lesson plan. Thanks Molly!"
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Anna did a wonderful job. Louis, my eighteen year old son, learned a great deal of voice basics and really enjoyed the experience. He plans on taking more lessons in the future from Anna. I highly recommend her for any level student who is seeking excellent and personalized voice training."
Christie
Took Acting lessons from Anna A.
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"Toya Nash helped me tremendously. The first time i saw her I immediately knew that this is the acting coach that i have been waiting for. She teaches you the necessary fundamentals to become a successful actor or actress and provides you with so much prep that it will be impossible to not do well once you start auditioning. She has made a change in my acting career that allows me to take it to the next level."
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Kelsey is such an amazing teacher! She makes each lesson fun, she's encouraging, and she has such a passion for what she does that it's contagious!"
Erica
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Keith is very tentative, responsive and flexible. He has deep knowledge in many areas of the performing arts and his approach works for children and adults. He has been very helpful and motivational!"
Nia
Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Marquis is very patient! He takes the time to truly develop your needs that will make you a better actor! He’s accommodating, social, and truly cares about your success. 100% recommend!"
Gage
Took Acting lessons from Marquis E.
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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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