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Jeremy K.

16 Reviews
Lake Forest, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
  • 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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Jennifer DePardo
Jeremy has gone above and beyond to get to know who my son is as a person in order to direct his instruction. Jeremy took the time to research my son's potential high school so as to prepare for the interview and audition process. Most importantly Jeremy has approached his lessons as an opportunity for my son to explore what creative talents he may have as well as giving him a chance to do the things he enjoys most. AND Jeremy gives parents feedback! Real, honest, actionable feedback. I have been very impressed.
Vina Chalice
Great creative writing intro class if you're curious to character development and comedy! Great explanation/examples, encouraging, and includes practical exercises you can use immediately. Thanks Jeremy.
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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • 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

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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.

Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University
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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

Hailed for her "exquisite coloratura" (South Florida Classical Review), Ms. Alyssa Click was most recently seen as Johanna in Sweeney Todd with Lowell House Opera. This summer, she was contracted with Charlottesville Opera as an Apprentice Artist to sing Silly Girl and understudy Madame in Beaut

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JOHN
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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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Liz Fanora J.

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Acting lessons usally begin with physical, emotional & verbal exercises, but I also like to teach character work, IPA, Alexander Technique as well as comedic, dramatic & musical theatre acting. I've also done some film acting work and love to guide beginner students with film acting.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Amber M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Musical Theater from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Amber M.

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Experienced acting teacher of over 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of skills. I help each student find their own personal moments to use in their work.

About Amber

I am a actor/ singer/ dancer producer/ director all around entertainment. Facebook.com/valentinamerchant

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Becca M.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • BFA in Drama: Acting from The University of Oklahoma
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Becca M.

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I’m a professional actress from Dallas, Texas who has taught for 10+ years, in 4 different states, with 6 different companies. My specialty is creating curriculum perfectly matched to each student’s goals and needs. I love seeing my students grow and develop a passion for the arts.

Every student has potential, but every student is unique and has a different instrument. As performers, our body is our instrument but no two instruments sound, look, or work exactly alike - and that’s what makes them special. I love getting to know my students and discovering the most efficient, powerful, and specific ways to communicate with them to help them understand, enjoy, and thrive during our time together.

I teach Shakespeare, as well as contemporary and musical-theatre style acting. I have extensive experience working in Shakespeare and verse, and even wrote my senior thesis in college on Shakespeare education. I love finding the perfect material for each student and helping young artists ...

About Becca

Hi! I'm a professional performer and teacher from Dallas, Texas. I performed in my first musical in 5th grade, and I was hooked! I attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a degree in drama. I have consistently worked at theatres all over the country. Most recently, I performed as Fi

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Skokie, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Skokie is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"I've just had my first lesson with Carissa. She is really nice. She worked with me to help with acting patterns and techniques that I seem to do subconsciously. She is also encouraging when she is helping me achieve my acting goals. I can't wait for the next lesson."
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"He's been great with my son."
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Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Keith is a great acting coach. My daughter feels that she has been able to learn and grow in just a couple of months. She says that she is able to articulate exactly what she needs to do and how she should approach her assignments clearly, and that his assignments are well conceived and valuable. We highly recommend Keith!"
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Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Great teacher, really makes me love acting!"
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"Although I only had 1 lesson with him so far, I can say he's a very good teacher and I had fun."
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"Vandi made Mia feel very comfortable from the get go and Mia had a great experience. I would highly recommend her! She is super sweet and encouraging. Mia cannot wait until her next lesson!"
Mia
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Jason made me feel comfortable and gave great direction.......I don't know what I am doing and he is a good teacher !"
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"Very friendly personality. Great energy."
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Took Acting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Christian was without a doubt amazing and I cannot wait till are next lesson"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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