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Kelly G.

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

33 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 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
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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

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
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MIllikin University
  • Teaching since 2002
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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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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chrissy S.

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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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Maria S.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Maria S.

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About Maria

Maria S’s love of the arts, innate gifts, and years of training have led her to perform leading and supporting roles in dozens of musicals and operas over the past 20 years. Some of those include: Meet Me In St. Louis, Guys and Dolls, The Last Five Years, Les Misérables, South Pacific, The King

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sara
My son lost all interest in guitar
Suzie P.
I had so much fun and I’m so excited for more lessons! Maria is awesome.
Isabella
Awesome instructor. My daughter was very happy, even to have homework
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Mariana S.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mariana S.

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Learn and improve your acting skills with help from someone with 5+ years of teaching adults and elementary school children and a lifetime of theatre experience. This acting class is geared not only to those who love acting but also to those who want to work on their confidence, public speaking, and social skills. We will work on projecting, taking care of our voice, and improving to prepare us for all situations throw our way. My curriculum works for all ages 4 and up and it is guaranteed to be a fun time with visible growth in acting skills.

About Mariana

Hello! I'm Mariana, My passion for teaching came from a professor of mine that I admired greatly. I was studying at Interlochen Arts Academy when my favorite professor pointed out that I had a great talent for acting but an even greater talent for teaching. At the time I laughed it off until I taugh

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"First class went well! I’m excited to continue working with David!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kimberly is amazing! She is so supportive, positive, and encouragaing. She is very helpful and just fantastic. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kimberly C.
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"David is a very passionate, professional, intelligent and talented teacher. I initially chose him for his experience and five minutes into our first lesson I knew I had made the right choice. I honestly cant wait till our next session. Not before I finish my homework though!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable."
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Adam is a very experienced instructor and helped my son preparing him for his theater arts class."
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Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Very knowledgeable, and you can tell he enjoys teaching his students because he's not afraid to go over the time limit to explain more."
Joe
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"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."
Derek
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"Molly was great. She jumped right in getting my daughter out of her shell. It was awesome."
Rylee
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"I've been going to Toya for awhile she very nice. She knows exactly what she is doing. She helps me understand everything
I do. I would recommend her for anyone who is serious about acting."
Shera
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Very nice and informative. Enjoyed the lesson."
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Took Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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