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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 2 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Molly M.

271 Reviews
Schaumburg, IL
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian
  • Bachelor of Music- Vocal Performance from Millikin University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Molly M.

271 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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Awesome as always!
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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Jeremy K.

26 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jeremy K.

26 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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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
Saint Charles, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Daniil K.

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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor.
Sophia
Daniil worked with me on preparing multiple callback sides, both classical and contemporary. He is the kind of coach that has the specificity and honesty to push you beyond what you thought you were capable of, and to open your eyes to a new way of seeing your work. Daniil was able to connect my early experience with Meisner training to the sides that I had in front of me, in a way that was challenging but not scary. I left the session with a new handful of tools to prepare for the upcoming callbacks, and a new perspective on what it meant to reach honesty and authenticity as an actor.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.
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Roberta D.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Roberta D.

18 Reviews
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Voice students receive coaching in acting and staging for performances and auditions. We also work on monologues as needed.

About Roberta

DURING COVID 19 ALL LESSONS ARE OFFERED ONLINE ONLY UNTIL FURTHUR NOTICE. STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY. Do you want to improve your voice? Do you want to sing for fun? Do you want coaching to sing in a band or record? Do you want to audition for plays and musicals, Regionals, or music school? Have yo

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Cecilia Fichtner
I’ve been taking online singing lessons with Roberta since the beginning of COVID. She’s an excellent teacher and is very patient and kind. I highly recommend her!
Colleen B.
I love Roberta. She is so knowledgeable, professional and friendly...a wonderful combination to have in a teacher. She is patient and thorough. I would highly recommend her.
Beverly
Roberta is everything you would want in a teacher. She is exceptionally talented herself and knows how to share her knowledge with others. She is especially very kind and nurturing in an environment which could be quite intimidating for a beginner like me. You can tell she truly enjoys teaching and gets excited to see her pupil learn. I have learned so much in a short time.
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Kristin H.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • BAC Theater Arts from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Kristin H.

27 Reviews
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I have a Masters Degree in theater arts. I have been a director and acting coach for over 10 years in two countries and in four different states. I have studied all methods and can teach multiple styles of acting to all levels.

About Kristin

I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inter

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Jason S.
Very helpful, and beyond detail focused to get the most success out of someone.
John
Just wanted to update my review after taking a few lessons with Kristin. In addition to providing great yoga instruction, she's also been sharing these incredible explanations of how my body works (or isn't working right) that clearly come from a deep understanding of science and the structure of the human body. It is amazing to be able to both connect with the body and to understand how it works physiologically at the same time!
John
Kristin is incredibly skilled at Yoga - helping my form and deepening my understanding fo Yoga. I'm recommending her to everyone!

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Riverside is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"My daughter had a wonderful experience working with Liza. At 10 years old, with no prior acting experience, Liza helped her prepare for a monologue for a school audition. She was patient and fun and exposed her to a variety of great monologue options. Liza has a really sweet way of making kids feel special and proud and I would highly recommend her as an acting/singing coach!"
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"First acting teacher that got me able to sound realistic when acting and not so scripted. Great teacher"
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"My son is asperger, they got along great , he loves it"
Logan
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"I m really happy to have discovered David. He s really positive and intuitive: without asking too much questions, he brought me what I needed.
I advice David definitely.
Thanks a lot"
Jolen
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie."
Linda
Took Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"He's very intuitive. He is good at explaining and teaching in such a detailed, fun way. I learned alot from him and would recommend him to anyone who is looking for an instructor who can teach you the best information and techniques"
Elaine S.
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Gabriel is awesome! I had absolutely zero acting experience before him. He taught me the basics of acting as well as tips to get into the industry. I am now working on video reels and perfecting monologues. I highly recommend Gabriel for any experience level. I am now much more confident in my abilities and am very excited to continue learning from him."
Emily
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel
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"David is very patient and sensitive to his clients... I love his creative ideas, he has help me immensely...:)"
Nicholle
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Working with Kent was great!, It was fantastic
my view in acting is pretty much strong now.
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confidence in myself I feel like I have tools to Step up.

Thank you kent!"
Nino
Took Acting lessons from Kent J.
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"Molly did a great job working with me in preparing for a role. I'm learning a great deal about acting AND the lessons are fun. I plan on taking more lessons. Thank you, Molly!"
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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