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Christian C.

18 Reviews
Bloomington, IL
Starting at $16
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. in Theater Acting from Illinois State University
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Christian C.

18 Reviews
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I am ready to meet with actors of all ages and experience levels. This business is fast moving and can be vague at times leaving you wondering what could you have done differently if you didn't book the job. I want you to succeed, but first you need the proper tools to get to that next level of your career. From my experience of working in LA and Chicago as well as drawing from previous instructors, you will learn more than just basic acting exercises. Gain an upper hand on your contemporaries!

About Christian

I am a working actor from Chicago as well as a member of SAG/AFTRA since 2009. Since graduating from Illinois State University in 2003, I hit the ground running and worked with Chicago Dance Crash for 3 years as a company member. I solidified my theater acting muscles for 4 years before moving to L

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Wallita B.
I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!
Cornelia
From 0 to 100! Thanks so much, for pushing me over the edge and breaking everything down :) Bis bald
Cornelia
WOW! Speechless, he immediately pushed me out of my comfort zone and I am excited about my journey with him!

Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaches students 10 to 95
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alyssa C.

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Alyssa has been performing since 2003. She has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University (2016) and is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee (2018).

Skills taught include: vocal technique, audition preparation, role preparation, movement, preparation, and presentation.

Alyssa's most recent operatic roles include: Parpignol (La Femme Boheme), Anna Reich (Die listigen Weiber von Windsor), Lucinda (Dark Sisters), and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Alyssa also performs regularly in private concert events.

Alyssa's most recent musical theatre roles include: Lois Lane/Bianca (Kiss Me, Kate!), Mrs. Segstrom (A Little Night Music), and in scenes as Roxie Hart (Chicago), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors), and Mayzie (Seussical the Musical).

About Alyssa

Alyssa, soprano, performs regularly in the Boston area, most recently with MassOpera and Boston Conservatory Opera. She will be returning to Miami Music Festival as an Apprentice Artist this July, reprising her role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. This past spring, she was the music dire

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Tobin G.
Alyssa is a wonderful teacher This was my first voice lesson ever. She was understanding, enthusiastic and very helpful in getting me started
Susan.
Alyssa is an upbeat, encouraging, and patient teacher. Her own singing voice is beautiful, and she sings very professionally in a wide range of genres. She is reliable, pleasant, sincere, and capable. She gives each student her full attention and tailors her lessons to each one's particular talent (as well as where they're in need of improvement). I recommend Alyssa very highly... She's delightful!
Craig J.
I have known Alyssa now for about a year and she is a true master of her art form. She is knowledgeable and genuine in her teaching and performing, and always seeks the best for her students. I highly recommend her as your teacher.
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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
Olena
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Chris P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Musical Theatre from University of Michigan
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Chris P.

4 Reviews
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Monologue and scene coaching tailored to the students needs!

About Chris

Hi! Welcome to Take Lessons! Let me start off by saying that I love to teach singing and acting!! I specialize in teaching students from teens to adults but love teaching younger children as well. There is no better feeling than to see a student grow and better themselves artistically and persona

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Hanrong L.
Chris is very friendly and helpful.
Mary K.
Excellent first lesson
Mike O.
Chris was very patient and provided great advice, examples and coaching. This is my first voice lesson and I am 54 years old and I was very nervous and unsure, but Chris made me feel comfortable and relaxed. I am looking forward to the next lesson and I am already practicing. My goal is to improve my singing and perhaps one day be on a local stage playing a small part, something that has been in my system for many years! I believe Chris will provide me with the training that may one day assist me in achieving my goal.
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Carolyn M.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carolyn M.

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Need a choreographer for an upcoming event? Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. As an award winning choreographer, her pieces have been recognized nationally at dance competitions across the country.

About Carolyn

Born and raised on Long Island, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where

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Chip Gale
Awesome.
Michelle
After 3 years of a extremely bad brake up with musical theatre. It was really nice to be back at it and Carolyn made me feel comfortable enough to actually take my first dance lesson in 4 years.
Paul H.
i have been working with Carolyn for the past couple of years and she is excellent. Clearly very skilled and a very experienced teacher. Very patient as well, especially when I have not had much time to practice. She totally understands I have work commitments that take priority.
I enjoy every lesson and I am so pleased that I can pick up music scores and play with confidence. I thoroughly enjoy each class.
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Jennifer H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Dance Pedagogy from Butler University
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Jennifer H.

7 Reviews
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In tap, we will start off simply with shuffles, flaps, ball changes and work our way up to more advanced moves that combine rhythm and coordination. It will be fun combinations set to clean music that is popular today!

(class pricing reflects a studio rental fee)

About Jennifer

I am a professional dancer with a Manhattan-based company that tours the United States. I have been teaching ballet and tap for ten years, and graduated Cum Laude from Butler Universsity with a BA in Dance Pedagogy. It is important in my class that students not only develop their technique, but e

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Nikki L.
My daughter had only three online lessons with Jennifer so far, but she's really enjoying her lessons and looking forward to each next lesson.
Antoinette
Jennifer has such wonderful warmth, dance expertise and positive presence. Love her!
Kyla
Jennifer is an amazing teacher! She provides amazing feedback and clearly knows her stuff. She is energetic and helps to bring a deep understanding of movement. I highly suggest Jennifer for privates!

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"Jared was very friendly, patient, and skilled! Nephew loved it!"
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"So I work in graphic arts, and I thought it'd be cool to expand beyond my boundaries and try something new...maybe impress my bosses at work, maybe the ladies... ;) . Daniel was very professional and the lessons are very fun. I cant recommend him enough. Book him, and have fun!

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Took Magic lessons from Daniel P.
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"Hunter is so down to earth! She is generous and kind and somehow manages to keep things light and fun while really lasering in on the work at hand. she is truly and “actors’ actor” - really wants you to succeed!! And I like that she is an actual working actor not just teaching. She really gets it which I feel is a huge plus in learning what it really takes to be good at what you do and succeed in this crazy business. So grateful to have found her! :)"
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Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"I'm really pleased with the work that Madeline is doing with my daughter."
Eric Holmes
Took Choir lessons from Madeline H.
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"Easy to talk to and understand what sh wants!"
Matthew
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Very comfortable to work with and a great teacher. She really wants you to grow and succeed. I have learned a great deal from her so far and look forward to our classes in the future."
Max
Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Marjorie is warm and welcoming, with a wealth of knowledge about all aspects of performance. She has the ability to coax her students out of their comfort zones, while minimizing their fear and maximizing their thrill of accomplishment, in doing something new and challenging."
Yvette
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Marjorie K.
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"Toya is great! Exactly what I was looking for in a voice coach. She identified my areas for improvement, recommended exercises, and outlined a plan. She has excellent teaching skills and a delightful personality. I am very pleased."
Hal
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Toya N.
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"Sasha is a wonderful teacher who is very good at breaking down each dance so that even a very inexperienced student can learn and feel confident."
Ann
Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"He gave me a great monologue! We worked on it together and i love it! Whenever I reach out to him to ask a question he always responds right away"
Jasmine
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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