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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
Saint Charles, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor.
Sophia
Daniil worked with me on preparing multiple callback sides, both classical and contemporary. He is the kind of coach that has the specificity and honesty to push you beyond what you thought you were capable of, and to open your eyes to a new way of seeing your work. Daniil was able to connect my early experience with Meisner training to the sides that I had in front of me, in a way that was challenging but not scary. I left the session with a new handful of tools to prepare for the upcoming callbacks, and a new perspective on what it meant to reach honesty and authenticity as an actor.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.
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Casaundra F.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Best Lead Actress in a Play from Wilde Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Casaundra F.

7 Reviews
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Want to learn ACTING? Want to prepare for that audition? Well you have come to the right person! With 25 years of award winning expertise behind me, you can learn it all from performance to production, stage work to voiceovers as well as the business of acting. Learn the technique or refine your craft to take your acting skills to the next level. Every lesson is tailored to your specific goals! Book a session with me now to revive a dormant interest, learn the craft, or embark on a new career! You'll be glad you did.

About Casaundra

Hi there! I'm a professional Communications Specialist and Actor. For over 25 years I have gained experience in both areas and I look forward to being able to share what I've learned over my long career with you! If you are looking to learn ENGLISH as a second language, you can feel assured that I

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Brian *.
Awesome teacher!! She is very knowledgeable about the theory and the actual practice. I learned a lot from her that I can take into my day-to-day life
Guilherme O.
What an amazing class. So many challenging ahead. Can't wait for the next class.
Kumara
EXCELLENT TUTOR!! WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
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John E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Japanese, German, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaching since 2017
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John E.

3 Reviews
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John works with students to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of and build good foundations for acting. No matter your skill level, John will use his experience as a director and a coach to work with actors towards their goals whether they be to improve craft, build repertoire, or prepare for auditions. John works within a modified form of Viewpoints Method (as well as derivative forms of Stanislavsky and Meisner) and lessons involve movement-based warm-ups, grounding exercises, work through improv, and text work/character building. Lessons with more experienced actors or actors looking to improve rep or prepare for auditions will also involve scenework.

About John

I have a huge range of interests in the performing arts. At Northwestern, I trained simultaneously in acting, directing, music theatre, legal studies (for fun), and composition/writing. As a director and a coach, I pride myself on creating a positive atmosphere where actors are encouraged to try the

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Dario
John is very experienced and helpful. More importantly, he has a calming and supportive vibe that I find really helps me stay motivated. Highly recommend!
Katy
I have worked with John as both an actor and a writer in a professional capacity. He directed me during my first foray into immersive theatre and was so terrific at breaking down concepts and offering his insight and experience while still treating the process as collaborative. I cannot recommend working with John as a student or a collaborator highly enough. Although I have not worked with him in a musical capacity, the work of his I have had the opportunity to witness is first class as a composer, lyricist, and musician. Most importantly, thanks to John, I have found my own voice as an immersive artist.
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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
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Have experience teaching beginning to intermediate actors and actresses

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my li

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Samantha
My daughter had a lot of fun with her lessons and has her homework to do. Thank you for your help and patience!
Jerel F.
Danielle is personable, listens well, and has great ideas - I can't wait for our next lesson!
KIMESHA C.
Having an amazing time and learning to love my voice
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Zach B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zach B.

23 Reviews
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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past few months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, and a role on an upcoming Netflix drama series. This is in addition to working acto

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Cynthia O.
Very personable and wants to help each actor find how THEY fit with their characters in order to portray them honestly! Would definitely recommend
Samantha
Zach has been amazing from day one! I have zero experience, came into classes with basically no knowledge, and Zach has taught me so much already with unfaltering patience. Feeling more and more confident with each session. 10/10 recommend!
Piper B.
Zach was great! Piper very much enjoyed her 1st lesson and looks forward to many more!! Thank you!!
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Heather M. L.

135 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Westminster Choir College of Rider University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Heather M. L.

135 Reviews
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I believe, wholeheartedly, that with the right teaching and encouragement, anyone can learn to become an actor. Both children and adult beginners will have a great time playing acting "games", (i.e. exercises) that encourage creativity and freedom of artistic expression.

About Heather M.

More important than my conservatory education and my experience as an educator and a performer is my passion for teaching music and acting and my undying belief that anyone can learn to be a musician and an actor. I'm currently available to teach lessons in my own St. Augustine home studio and

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Michael B.
She is very knowledgeable about music. My grandson is taking lessons with her and looks forward to his lesson.
Clarissa
great first lesson--thank you!
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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Yorkville, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Yorkville is $83. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach."
Emily
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"Really patient and kind - if you're inexperienced as many of us are - he starts you off with great foundations to work with."
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Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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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"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Andrea is amazing! She is my first choice anytime I have an audition. You will walk into your audition ready, and focused on the work. Love her!!"
Viv
Took Acting lessons from Andrea S.
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Took Acting lessons from Dakota W.
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"There aren’t enough good words to say about acting coach, Dennis Johnson, of Rollicking Productions. Personally, I have had the pleasure of working with Dennis for 5 years and his commitment, knowledge and ability to guide his students to top performance levels in the acting world is unbelievable. With Dennis’ help I was able to win for the State of NH two years in a row for the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competition, land several lead roles in community theater, gain my own teaching experience in his acting workshops, etc., but more importantly I gained a whole new level of confidence that I didn’t have before. Working with Dennis was one of the best decisions I've made and the skills that I learned from him still compliment everything I do today."
Laura M.
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"A few months ago, I was applying to colleges and wanted to work on my acting skills. I thankfully found Shauna. She has been such an incredible, supportive teacher. She knows how to get you into your body and character, even over Zoom, and I have seen a lot of improvement in my acting skills from only a couple months of lessons. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for acting lessons!"
Emma
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Very attentive and intuitive teacher"
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"Kelsey has been working with my nine year old daughter and I cannot say enough great things about her. She is extremely flexible in her hours and has given my daughter so much confidence. She is very easy to work with and has a natural gift to teach others. So glad I signed up with her!"
Amanda
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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