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Serena P.

21 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Awarded Promising Young Artist Award from University of the Arts
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Serena P.

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Whether it's working on a new monologue, understanding the structures/rules of drama, or finding a new character, I can help you!

About Serena

Now teaching in-person singing, acting, and piano lessons in Ravenswood in Chicago, as well as online to anyone in the country! Serena is originally from the New York City area and has been acting, singing, dancing, and playing piano since she was young. As a teenager, she attended the prestigio

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Camille P.
Serena isn't only a talented pianist, she's a skilled instructor as well. She teaches everything you need to understand piano theory, improve finger strength and agility and acquire the best hand posture.

Serena tailors her lessons towards her student. Depending on my weekly progress, she recommended a detailed routine to consolidate my weaknesses and push me to improve.

Finally, Serena is eloquent and friendly. She explains things in a simple manner and does her best to understand you, your lifestyle and your objectives, all to provide the best experience . And she totally nails it.

Thank you Serena! :D
Alexandria Franklin
Serena is great. She is patient but pushes you just enough to see results. She helps you with singing technique as well as with techniques to make the song more genuine and authentic.
Jackie J.
She is a great teacher. She gave me several tips and exercises that were very helpful. She was very understanding when I had some computer glitches. Very friendly also. Highly recommend!
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Edd F.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
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Edd F.

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I am a full time professional magician with over 30 years of experience and over 15 years working as a full time pro. I will walk you through each and every step making sure that you not only understand how to perform a specific sleight or magic trick but WHY you do the particular moves or scripting when you do. I have a BFA in Theater Arts and use my training to help you understand the performance element of magic. Even if you are only performing for one friend, a well performed trick is better than and poorly performed one.

About Edd

I am a full time professional magician who has been working many different kinds of events since 2002. I have performed close up card magic, mentalism, children's parties, University and College events, and everything in between. In order to make a living as a full time pro, I have to have a workin

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Cormack M.
Cormac wishes we could give 5.5 stars out of 5. He's really enjoying it!
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Elizabeth B.

49 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
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Elizabeth B.

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Screenwriting and Creative Writing lessons/coaching/consulting-all genres and levels. Learn from a published writer/screenwriter who has a literary agent, an MFA in Creative Writing, and who is a college writing professor. Learn all about crafting your book or screenplay with focused coaching and lessons on all the elements of the craft: character, plot, structure, dialogue, point-of-view, setting, theme, and more. We will work on developing your writing through exercises, readings, and writing and revising. You will write and learn at the same time, in a supportive online classroom. Classes are tailored for your needs. I do manuscript and screenplay critiques as well.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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Arlys A.

85 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Associate of Music from Santa Monica College
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Arlys A.

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I help speakers develop powerful, authentic voices by combining knowledge of their instrument, vocal health practices and helping them develop the technique to easily sustain their sound. Together, we'll create your personalized 'toolkit' of exercises designed to promote proper posture, ease of breath support and help your voice attain the best speaking resonance.

We will learn how to add musicality to the voice, how to control dynamics and best practices for using intonation to tell the story, or give a presentation.

For 20 years I've assisted in developing singers, public speakers and voice over artists to access their authentic voice with more ease, accompanied by a personal resume spanning a lifetime of performing. My training includes 12 years of one-on-one training in apprenticeship for the field.

[Letters of recommendation from my professors & voice teachers available upon request.]

About Arlys

Are you a singer or speaker who would like a more powerful, authentic voice? My focus is to assist you in finding an easier way to sustain your best posture, breath support, resonance and pitch control by bringing awareness to existing vocal habits while providing a hands-on experience adjusting th

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Lucy
Arlys was friendly, encouraging, and offered a lot of great information. My daughter is excited for her next lesson!
Bill
Arlys is great. She's obviously very experienced and a good instructor. I've never taken singing lessons before, so I don't know what to expect, but I felt relaxed and comfortable with her.
Anne R.
Very helpful!
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Gabriel B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • BA Fine Arts from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Gabriel B.

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I am an Two-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor that has performed starring roles on Broadway and International stages around the world. I have appeared as a recurring guest star on FX’s hit show “You’re The Worst” as Dan Parnell. Other TV appearances include ABC’s “Switched at Birth”, CBS’s “Criminal Minds”, Nickelodeon and many other Principle leading roles on Film and Television. With over 20 years of Acting and Teaching experience, I will provide you with specific tools and techniques that will give you the confidence you need to OWN your auditions and make a lasting impression to Casting Directors, Producers and Agents. LEARN FROM A TEACHER WHO'S BEEN THERE!

About Gabriel

Two-Time-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor/Singer Gabriel Burrafato has performed starring roles on Broadway, Las Vegas and International stages around the world. Known as the "Trilingual, Triple Threat", Gabriel has appeared in recurring roles on "Young and the Restless" and FX's hit show "You're

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Sandy J.
Loved my first lesson. So excited to get started again after 40 years.
Micah
Gabriel is a very helpful teacher that will help you go deeper into what you are saying and doing and he really helped me understand how to find layers and everything that a real believable human being would say and do when you are portraying a different character

Kade B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kade B.

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I used to have a massive struggle with acting. I started from square one. I was determined to become the best actor I possibly could. When my acting skills finally got to a high enough level, it took me to Musical Theatre, Theatre, Opera and occasionally Film. I have also directed Theatre here and there. I am versatile and knowledgeable and currently performing as an Opera singer. I am excited to work with new students!

About Kade

Hi, my name is Kade Bennett. I am Musical Theatre actor as well as an Opera singer and straight actor. Acting has always been a part of my life and it is the #1 most important thing in performance. I love performing and working with students one on one!

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"I booked the my very first audition after working with Jaret and Booked Off Tape!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jaret M.
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"Andrea is one of the finest actors and acting coaches I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. She has this amazing ability to get people from ‘acting’ to ‘being.’ She has elicited some of my most breakthrough acting moments with her incredible presence, razor sharp specificity, and in depth script analysis."
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Took Acting lessons from Andrea S.
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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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"I rate Simona very highly, both as a magician and a great teacher. She went out of her way to work with my seven year old son. It was heartening to see her teach and he be totally engrossed into learning the tricks. My son gained a lot of confidence and now goes about showing the tricks to his friends with proficiency. Simona is a quality teacher, disciplined, professional, timely and easy to work with. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn magic be it a child or an adult."
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Took Magic lessons from Simona B.
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"I really loved my first belly dance class with Nikkal, I know I will learn a lot from her. She is very knowledgeable and explains the steps so you can understand! I am looking forward to more class’s with her! Very delightful person!"
Maria
Took Belly Dancing lessons from Nikkal F.
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"Simply one of the best coaches in Los Angeles! (really) This woman is a genius! I just started working with Hunter this year and she always brings my auditions to life. My booking rate has gone up and so has my confidence. She is so fun and supportive and really keeps me motivated and inspired to do even better work. She’s really knowledgeable about the business too. Love this lady and hope to keep working with her for years to come!"
Shakti
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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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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"I started taking lessons with Kay with no idea what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I am teachable and all it took was a little patience. She came highly recommended from a friend and I am glad I followed through!"
Ruh.
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Kay
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"She is awesome. Patient and thorough"
Cara
Took Tap Dance lessons from Carissa M.
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"I just had my first lesson with her and I loved it! I came out of it with so much insight. Donnabella challenges you and gives feedback. She is very informative about the industry and how it works and will help you gain so much knowledge and understanding about the craft and business."
Grace
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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