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Ryan P.

(8)
Urbana, IL
Starting at $30
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ryan P.

Urbana, IL

(8)

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I have been teaching acting since 2013 and use a combination of tools and techniques from many of the well known acting theories. Through exploration, you will learn how to use the "acting fundamentals" (given circumstances, personalization, actions/tactics) to discover an honest connection to the script.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whe

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July 16, 2016
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
June 14, 2016
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.
January 21, 2016
Jami A.
Ryan is a wonderful teacher. Love that he first starts in the fundamentals and is able to slowly pave the way for you to achieve your own personal goals.
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Liz J.

(12)
Acting
Starting at $60
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  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz

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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October 15, 2018
Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
September 21, 2018
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
September 27, 2016
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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Jennifer G.

(7)
Tap Dance
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Before beginning the lesson, I ask the student what he or she wants. What does he or she specifically want to learn or gain from dance lessons? My lessons are completely tailored around my student's wants and needs. Dance is supposed to be a fun, relaxing form of expression, so I like to help my students express themselves through movement in a way that is comfortable and fun for them.

About Jennifer

I have been dancing in some form or fashion since the age of 3. I did ballet and tap recitals in preschool, took recreational gymnastics and cheerleading classes in elementary school, and did allstar dance and allstar cheerleading in middle school and high school. When I went away to college, I c

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July 16, 2018
Nelle
Great to work with!
May 28, 2018
Nelle
Great!
May 14, 2018
Nelle
very good

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Denise P.

(20)
Stage Performance
Starting at $20
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Denise P.

(20)

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Be the most authentic magnetic you on stage! If you get nervous in front of a crowd or want to appear more natural when public speaking this class is for you 100% You will learn techniques to get out of your head and become confident in you, as well as train your voice to fill a room and command attention! Come with a goal so we can achieve it :)

About Denise

Take lessons from an AWARD WINNING WORKING PERFORMER. Denise has over 15 years experience in public speaking, acting, modeling, and dance. Her full-time job is WORKING IN THE INDUSTRY. She will teach you what you REALLY need to know in order to succeed. Denise has been teaching private lesson

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November 18, 2019
Priscilla R.
Denise is a terrific teacher - after only three classes...very relaxed (!) and personable, too! We have done breathing exercises and articulation, which is very helpful. She is very attentive to breathing patterns and relaxation evidence... Actually, my goal is to do reading out loud well, so this course of work is very suited to me, and I think it's her design!
July 19, 2019
Cedric C.
Great teacher I had a wonderful time I can't wait to take more lessons.
March 4, 2019
Mauree
A good lesson devoted to learning to relax, use various reuniting parts of the body, loosening the lips and articulation...
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Jonathan S.

(6)
Film Scoring
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks English, Music
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner
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I have been playing and writing music for the past 9 years, and in that time have experimented with scoring for dances, musicals, and other performing arts mediums. Film scoring is a challenging but rewarding endeavor, and can make the difference between a good film and a breathtaking one.

We will work on creating a large arsenal of sound palettes that you will use to create and color various scenes. I'll assist you in how to breakdown a story into parts in order to develop themes, and repeating motifs that will create familiarity for the audience. In addition, we will study and analyze the music from some of your favorite films and by your favorite composers in order to understand how to weave music in and out of a film.

About Jonathan

Hi! I'm Dr. Jonathan Saraga; professional musician and educator living in New York City. I have been working as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and studio musician for almost 2 decades and have been teaching full-time for the past 7, which includes nearly 3 at the University level. I have nearly 1

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May 25, 2016
Les S.
I would highly recommend Jonathan as a music teacher. Jonathan is absolutely passionate about music, which is evident by his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is very patient with my five year old and encourages her to get her very best effort. Jonathan customizes the music and lessons for my daughter’s skill level while at the same time provides challenges to keep the learning process interesting. In a short period of time, my daughter's keyboard playing abilities have dramatically increased. I am very grateful to Jonathan for making learning fun for my daughter, who always looks forward to her lessons!
May 13, 2016
Joanie
Jonathan has made a great impression with my son. He displays a great combination of patience and encouragement with Nick. I have seen an improvement in his trumpet skills as well as his confidence.
February 25, 2016
Sonia R.
NICE, HELPFUL AND PATIENT.

THANK YOU.
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Jordan W.

(45)
Improv Comedy
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jordan W.

(45)

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Learn to analyze your audience, use your body, find your voice, project, build character, work with lines, understand beats and rhythm, build confidence, project, and more....

About Jordan

Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educator, choreographer, and professional d

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December 2, 2019
Michael
I came to Jordan needing help with extreme deadlines. I was auditioning for a musical theater degree with a large number of colleges and while I had a good amount of experience singing and acting, I was practically new to dance. Online, she was able to help me prepare for audition pre-screens, learn dance basics rapidly, and feel less anxiety about dance auditions. As a result, I was able to receive many MT acceptances and get into my dream school. Thank you Jordan for being patient with me and helping me learn at my own pace while moving fast enough to meet my goals. You’re the best!
November 5, 2019
Robert
She’s awesome! I’ve learned a lot in a short period of time already
October 24, 2019
Della
My daughter enjoys her lessons with miss Jordan- they are a great extension of what she is learning in class and a way to improve in areas she struggles. Thanks Jordan!

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