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Jeremy K.

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Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $60
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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R J.
I have always had a whimsical imagination along with a tendency to "think funny". As a younger man I have experimented with stand up comedy. The writing process I really enjoyed. The performance part always felt dreadful. The main problem, I think, was my proclivity towards over analyzing. I was comfortable "up in my head" and usually avoided living "in the moment". For me "flowing" was a private matter, not social.

My ultimate "dream come true" would be to have the opportunity to be part of a comedic writer's group. Imagine being part of Sid Caesar's writing sessions with Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner et al! How I would have loved to be part of that community!

Now I live in an "active retirement community". None of those comedy dreams have come to pass.

One night (after watching a marathon portion of The Kaminsky Method on Netflix) I felt ready to explore my own creative potential for the theater community. I found "Take Lessons" online, and saw that Jeremy had devoted years accumulating both academic and practical experience in the world of performing arts.

My own private hope was that if I could somehow connect the art with the craft, and thereby discover ways to both overcome what blocked me and at the same time have fun, then I might open the possibility of unlocking a medium of expression for my own imagination, and thereby find some means of participating with other kindred spirits in theatrical projects.


Jeremy agreed to meet me where I was at. He was willing to custom tailor his lessons to my own idiosyncratic needs. We agreed to one class a week with a ten week commitment. After every one hour class I have a whole week to process what we have opened up in the previous session.


After my third lesson I find that Jeremy's flexibility and personal attention has provided me with the freedom to participate in structuring my own advanced learning experience. I have already, with just two private lessons, produced two short scripts by transcribing our recorded online improvisations. I don't know yet how others will respond to these skits. I think they are both funny.

Perhaps one of the amateur theater groups here in the retirement community will be interested in producing my skits as a montage. Then I can observe how my words come across to an audience. Believe me when I say I appreciate how rare and valuable such an experience is. As any mature artist will tell you, our culture is sorely lacking in places to try things out, especially when your creations are likely to bomb.

Honestly, I don't know anywhere else I could have found such a unique opportunity. Jeremy is knowledgeable, understanding and supportive. I highly recommend him as a teacher for any kind of performing art.
Tristan C.
meets me exactly where I’m and keeps it dynamic for growth. outstanding teacher.
Peter
Jeremy does a great job with our 11yo son, who was furious when he found out I’d booked him acting lessons to help him with a drama he is currently involved in. Today he was smiling and grinning and trying out different voices for fun! Thank you, Jeremy!
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Dakota W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Certificate in Studio Acting from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
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Dakota W.

3 Reviews
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I trained at the same school as Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ray Fischer (Justice League), Tyne Daly (look her up, you won't be sorry) and Jason Derulo. I am well versed in dialects, American Standard, stage combat (armed and unarmed), film acting, acting for stage, classical, acting and more! Even if you just want to work on a monologue. Im happy to help! I've been a working actor both on stage and screen for almost three years now, but let's be real. We all need a side hustle. I can even help you with learning how to self-produce/promote on a budget.

About Dakota

Hello! I am a classically trained, working actor with years of real world experience. If you are seeking lessons for a child, you should know that I worked in childcare for over a decade, am an expert in child development, and have a child of my own! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns

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toni
The best instructor ever. She helps on how to be a better actor And is Really Really good at it. U should really Book a class with her.
june zaporojan
iv only had one lesson with her so far. but shes really nice.
Jennie
Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on.
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
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I coach monologues, scenes, and commercials. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Kellyanne B.
Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Matt P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BFA Acting from Ithaca College
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Matt P.

3 Reviews
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Fun, spontaneity and practicality are the key to Matt's approach! We'll find the humor and excitement in whatever you're working on, with intelligent analysis and more than a little silliness. Matt is experienced in working with all age groups, from 3 1/2 years old to adults.

About Matt

I am a professional director, producer, and teaching artist. I graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting. In the last five years, I have taught acting, drama, creative writing, comedy writing and improv to thousands of students of all ages in the greater NYC area. I've brought my fun-focuse

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Liliana N.
My 9 y.o. is taking acting lessons online with Matt and he is AWESOME. Not everyone is gifted in both their craft AND the way they engage with kids, but Matt is, and my daughter already adores him. He is highly skilled, personable, creative in his approach, and fun. Highly recommended, Matt is a delight!
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Ryan H.
Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
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.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.
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Josh B.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $63
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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh B.

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I am a SAG-AFTRA actor who has worked steadily in Film and TV for twenty-five years. I've acted on shows like "Bloodline," "Mr. Robot," "Hostages," "Mysteries of Laura," Law & Order: SVU," "Party of Five," "Blue Bloods," "The Following" and more - as well as in films like "The Bourne Identity" and in videogames like "Madden 2020." Additionally, I have acted Off-Broadway at New World Stages and in regional productions.

My coaching clients have booked recurring roles, guest stars and co-stars, and I have worked with actors and casting directors as a reader for all of the major networks.

About Josh

I am a New York based SAG-AFTRA actor. I have appeared on TV Shows like ''Bloodline,'' ''Mr. Robot,'' ''Hostages,'' ''Blue Bloods,'' ''Law & Order: SVU,'' ''Mysteries of Laura,'' ''Party of Five'' and more - as well as in films like ''The Bourne Identity,'' ''All Wifed Out'' and ''The Price.'' I hav

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Rachel
Josh's experience really shines through his coaching. He is funny, personable and my auditions are always 100% better after I coach with him. I even booked a movie from one of our session!

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The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Round Lake is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $120 per hour.
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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
Keith
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Kelsey is great! Engaging and fun!"
Ella
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I learend a lot of lessons during the one hour I spent with James. He is very positive and very wise. He knows the ins and outs of Hollywood and told he told me his experiences of being in Hollywood and meeting famous actors, such as Bruce Willis. Overall, the experience is incredible, and I had fun learning from James."
Rabi Warda
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"I have been coached by acting instructors since I was a little kid and I've never worked with someone who had more understanding of the acting craft than David Tom. I've never seen an acting coach simplistically break down technique for me to understand the way David did. I am so greatful he has shared his knowledge that must have taken years to master with me."
Philip
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Taking lessons with Rachel has been one the best decisions I've ever made. She not only has helped me with acting but has helped me become a better person. I've grown to understand myself and I've learned and done things I would never have done. And would never have been able to do. Her lessons will not only help you perform, they will help you in your everyday life."
Glenn
Took Film Acting lessons from Rachel M.
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"Amy was excellent at drawing the requested responses out of my 5 year old and directing her to make adjustments. It was our first lesson and a very positive experience. Can't wait to see how the progress together as teacher and student."
Cheryl Brubaker
Took Film Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"She was awesome. She made me feel comfortable and welcomed. She was very patience to help me understand."
Renee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Amazing! Best coach I have ever had. Maria has coached me for 8 films and has truly made me a better actor. If you want to nail auditions and be ready for filming get her on retainer."
Anna C.
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Mr. Tinker speaks very clearly and is very patient, he makes sure you understand the material, and his positive attitude makes whatever your learning fun."
D.J.
Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Kelsey is such a great acting teacher. She's very patient with beginners like myself and also a great communicator. She gave me tips and a knowledge on film acting which I will carry on forever. I recommend very highly to taking her class."
Alexandria
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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