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Tim M.

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Villa Park, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Tim M.

Villa Park, IL

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Tim started his West Coast Swing journey 3 Years ago at Chicago’s West Coast Wednesday. Since then he has traveled the country attending events and soaking up the knowledge of the best WCS Instructors in the world. He has worked his way through the WCS ranks to an advanced level with hopes to become an All Star in the coming years. His teaching method is centered around having fun but also working hard in order to maximize the potential of each and every one of his students.

About Tim

Tim started his West Coast Swing journey 3 Years ago at Chicago’s West Coast Wednesday. Since then he has traveled the country attending events and soaking up the knowledge of the best WCS Instructors in the world. He has worked his way through the WCS ranks to an advanced level with hopes to beco

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October 22, 2019
Meg
Tim has definitely exceeded expectations. Once I started working with him I finally started seeing improvement in my dance after 3 years of struggle.
October 21, 2019
Brad W
Tim is a fantastic swing teacher. Whether you’re dancing for competition or just for hobby, Tim cares about your growth and will be dedicated to helping you achieve your dancing goals!
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Randy S.

(23)
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

Mount Prospect, IL

(23)

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I have completed the Players Workshop of Second City six part course twice and performed in their graduation show twice as well. I write comedy for my own purposes and study comedy almost constantly. However improv. for the actor can be an entirely different process and is based mainly on finding your character via various exercises. Open mid required!

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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September 16, 2019
kobe W.
August 15, 2019
Sampath
July 2, 2019
Enrique
Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.
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Brad W.

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Elgin, IL
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Improv Training from The Second City
  • Teaching since 2016
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Brad W.

Elgin, IL

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In this lesson I’ll help you make character choices for any upcoming show or audition. Have an audition coming up? Bring your monologue or song you’re using and let’s find the best way to make the directors feel what you’d like them to so that you can get that role! Just starting out? Let’s work on the basics so that you feel confident enough to go and audition for your first show!

About Brad

Brad is a professional improviser who trained and worked with “The Second City” for 3 years. Now He does musical theater along with stand up comedy and teaching improv to kids with CYT (Christian Youth Theater). He’s been doing improv comedy for 8 years and musical theater for 13 years! He’s playe

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November 1, 2019
Sarah
Brad's improv is top-notch, and he's helped me develop and round off the rough edges in my own routines. Highly recommended.
November 1, 2019
Drew
Brad helped me get into the correct mind set of auditioning, character building, voice control and projection, ect. Very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Highly Recommended!
October 25, 2019
Cristina M.

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Mahlon B.

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Film Scoring
Starting at $40
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  • Master of Composition in Composition for Screen from Royal College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mahlon B.

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The magic of the movies lies in the teams that make them possible. All kinds of influences converge to create a piece of music, and in film one of the most important is the relationship between the director and the composer. This relationship is what inspired Justin Hurwitz to create 1900 piano demos for La La Land. It's what sparked the idea behind John Williams' Iconic theme for Star Wars. We will delve deeper into character and story, and learn ways to compose music that truly enhances the picture. We will study how to create music with an arc, and that tells its own story. We will also hone technical skills in orchestration and in the latest software. We will learn about thematic development and constructing leitmotifs by studying scores such as The Godfather and The Lord of the Rings.

About Mahlon

I am a dedicated teacher, pianist, composer and conductor. I love working with students and am happy to find the right method for each person. I graduated from the Royal College of Music in London and the Jacobs School of Music. My experience covers a wide range of musical styles and genres. I woul

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June 19, 2017
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March 28, 2017
Benjamin
Incredibly prepared and helpful during the lesson, sent very detailed advice after lesson for review. Awesome teacher.
March 4, 2017
Izumi
He is great pianist and his technique is amazing!!!
I really wanna be like him and he made me feel so strongly each time . He teaches me very kindly and he is also a composer so he is totally different from just a instructor of piano. I'm so luckey to meet him in my life.
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Randy S.

(23)
Improv Comedy
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

(23)

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I have completed two years of sessions at the Players Workshop of the Second City in Chicago in addition to university training both for my Bachelors and my Masters.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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September 16, 2019
kobe W.
August 15, 2019
Sampath
July 2, 2019
Enrique
Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.
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Michael O.

(1)
Voice Acting
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Sigh language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 'Best Play' from Manhattan Repertory Theatre
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My fellow thespians,

You will be mentored by an Emmy Nominated actor and award winning Playwright. I have studied with legends such as Stella Adler and Larry Moss. My lessons are built on the Meisner technique. I have the solid foundation as a working actor and writer for thirty years.

I'm a highly sought after speaker and have taught my seminars at universities around the country. One of my goals is to transition the college acting student to a working actor. My students have built careers as a result of my coaching and mentoring. My all encompassing approach will cover everything from how to give an amazing audition to fast tracking you to obtaining an agent.

Compare my credentials of all your prospective teachers. I'm confident that my approach to presentation, proper breathing, voice, making a lasting first impression, how to dress, building your career, how to get an agent is unique and helps me stand apart from my competition.

Lastly, I really care. I am invested in

About Michael

Hi friends, It is nice to meet you! I am an 'Emmy Nominated' actor and twenty five year veteran actor on the longest running show in broadcast history 'The Guiding Light.' I was fortunate to study acting from the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and Larry Moss. I'm also a student and perf

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November 2, 2019
Mychal
so patient and fun

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"Emma is a great and patient acting teacher. While my other teachers rarely dived into my characters' objectives, Emma never fails to work with me on character development, script analysis, projection, breathing, and stage presence. I learned so much from her, I recommend her for everyone."
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"Fun and engaging teacher! She was clear and did a great job explaining everything. She was helpful and made my (beginner) dance experience enjoyable. Would recommend her for sure!"
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"I worked with Randy on my speaking voice. In just 5 weeks my voice for videos and presentations was much better and I had a plan for further improvements. He's easy to talk to, non-judgemental and provides sage advice. Randy was good at prioritizing things for me to work on, which made it easy to make progress quickly. He split tasks into those that required class time and those that I could teach myself. I'm leaving with specific exercises and books to read for self-improvement."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"I have always wanted to impress my friends at parties with amazing slight-of-hand magic, and Sean is a MASTER!!! Not only did he teach me ACTUAL MAGIC, but I’m actually BETTER than him now! That’s how great a teacher he is."
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Took Magic lessons from Sean M.
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"Great first lesson, easy to let loose and fall into the "subtext" (you'll get it after the first lesson.)"
- Walter
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I absolutely loved Kelsey's teaching. I was initially nervous as it was my first class but she made me feel really comfortable. She makes the class so much fun by mentioning what went well and what can be improved. Looking forward to my next class with Kelsey."
- Gaana
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Traci is the best! She is so kind and yet provides such a great workout. I'm a total beginner in dance but she makes me feel comfortable and each week my body is getting more tone and stronger. I really do enjoy her classes and I highly recommend her as an instructor."
- Yvette
Took Ballet lessons from Traci F.
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"Jason is a wonderful coach. Robbie really liked him because she felt so comfortable with him and worked one on one with him. He is very flexible and helps her to prepare for audition. I highly recommend him."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Jason M.
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