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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • MFA Directing from Yale School of Drama, Yale University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jackson G.

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I'm a freelance theater director currently working in NYC and throughout the country. I'm an acting coach, teach directing for the stage and dramaturgy/text analysis for actors, directors, and designers. I have over 15 years of teaching experience at such institutions as Williams, Yale, New School, Columbia, Fordham, and Primary Stages ESPA.

I will focus my classes on auditioning, callbacks, cold reading audition skills, grad school auditions, and text analysis and dramaturgy. I'm also available to coach and consult with aspiring theater directors and public speaking clients. I would be happy to customize my classes to each student's individual needs and goals.

I received my MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama and my BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts.

About Jackson

As an established theater director and teacher, I am very fortunate to be working continuously in New York and across the country from New York to California and in between. Actors are a part of my daily life as I audition and collaborate with them for a living. I often have new directors as assis

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Leah Nicole Raymond
Jackson is a great director/coach. When you are working you can trust that Jackson is fully listening to you as you the actor and you the character. She knows how to push in a way that works for you and will get you where you need to be. I trust Jackson and highly recommend working with her.
Kevin
I had the privilege of studying stage directing with Jackson Gay at Yale. Jackson has a remarkable way of bringing out students' individual artistic and creative sensibilities. In scene workshops, she gives highly practical advice for working with actors to shape an overall dramatic vision. She also reinforces this instruction by relating her own professional experiences, highlighting what has been effective. Her guidance in script analysis is very clear, and showed me how to fully understand characters' dramatic objectives before going into rehearsals with actors.

As well, Jackson incorporated invaluable practical career advice into the class, which is often hard to find. One of her exercises for this was to pair us with another student and have a mock "writer-director" meeting, where the writer was considering hiring the director. This was a really helpful window into the professional process, which has given me an important springboard to communicate my own ideas in the production of new work.

Jackson Gay’s teaching applies across theater disciplines — for instance, my work in theater is primarily as a composer and lyricist. She showed me how to look at the big picture of a play or musical, giving me the insight to write in a way that is dramatically cogent, engaging, and entertaining.
Sheila-Joon
Jackson Gay is masterful at guiding the actor to find their own authentic voice. She has a laser sharp focus imbued with empathy, that simultaneously put me at ease and helped me find my edge, in a way no other director has. More than anything, she helped empower me to make my own bold choices within a vast array of styles, so that my work was informed from a deep and genuine place (rather than an impersonation or a desire to please). I always feel safe to explore my edge with Jackson, but never humored if something isn't working. She's honest. It's rare to find guidance both so kind and so sharp. Jackson Gay understands and loves actors, and that love comes through in her work.

Bernadette S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Nominee - Best Actress from Filmily Fest Film Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bernadette S.

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Hello, my name is Bernadette and I am recently graduated from a very rigorous 3 year Master of Fine Arts in Acting program. I specialize in Film Acting, however, I have worked as a Producer, Casting Director, Director and Camera Operator so I am familiar with what goes on behind the camera as well.

I have extensive knowledge in resume formatting, head shot formatting, demo reel formatting, how to properly audition for both film and theatre, how to properly self-tape from home, tricks for memorization, monologue preparation, character analyzation, etc.

I personally enjoy deriving my technique with a mixture of improvisation and Uta Hagen's theories on acting. I was also trained in Meisner and if a student requests it we can certainly work on some of his exercises as well.

Everything I have learned has been through my masters program, reading and researching for years, self-educating, attending numerous industry events, conferences, and I am a working actress so whenever I'm

About Bernadette

Hello! My name is Bernadette! I recently graduated from Regent University with my Master of Fine Arts in Acting with a Concentration in Directing. I received my B.A. in Psychology from George Mason University which I have found has been a very complimentary degree with acting. In 2012, I taught

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Emma
Bernadette made my daughter's first class comfortable, fun and informative. She explained the exercises clearly before jumping in and seemed to enjoy her time with my daughter as much as my daughter enjoyed her. She was the perfect choice as instructor for a young first-time student.
Patrick
Very kind. Does a good job of explaining things. Very patient. Good at teaching concepts and ideas.
Cori
Amazing instructor! So encouraging and helpful. I feel comfortable expressing my concerns and she has helped me to see my potential.

Michael O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Sigh language
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael O.

3 Reviews
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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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Walter G.
This was a gift for my husband Michael came early. He talked about his credentials. Explored my husbands desires and goals. Then gave him over an hour. He was extremely encouraging and very professional. My husband is very intersted in exploring t
Mychal
I loved working with Michael. I am learning a lot and will resume lessons after the holidays. He was a really great coach , answered all questions honestly and encouraged me as well as guided.
Thanks so much Michael, see you in Jan 2020
Mychal
so patient and fun

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Kathryn K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music from College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathryn K.

29 Reviews
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Film!! You want to do it! We will work to make sure you achieve the ability to understand what is needed to work as an actor in this medium. The tools, knowledge and technique, however, is the same no matter what medium one wishes to act for.I coach all levels of actors. I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting. I teach from a method base and will work on monologues and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to understand how we go about doing this thing called acting. One thing you must know about me, I am really nice. I won't crush your dreams. I will, however, make sure you attain them. I can come to you or you can meet me where I teach. I am in SF and Los Angeles. I successfully work virtually with many people. If you want to act, we can make it happen.

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer actors, performers, singers and speakers private sessions to strengthen and ignite your work. Actors - I am a Method Acting Coach - We will address technique for film, stage, on camera work, audition technique, monologue, scene study, script analysis, self tapes an

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Kendra
Kathryn is awesome! She gave me wonderful tools, insights, and suggestions to help me speak confidently in business presentations. I highly recommend her!
Rick
Kathryn has applied her knowledge to my storytelling efforts, and I've found her coaching and encouragement to be invaluable. After only a few lessons my stage presence and delivery have improved, and we've just begun!
Anne G.
AMAZING! Kathryn is a star and an excellent mentor!
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Jace T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BFA in Acting for the Stage & Screen from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jace T.

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I not only am seen as a teacher, but as a mentor as well. The one-on-one relationship that is built between my students and I is priority. I want my students to know that it is 100% okay to try something new and play with it, therefore, I provide a safe and encouraging environment.

It is important to me that my students get the most out of their training. I am a trained and working actor with a BFA in acting for both stage and screen. So whichever you are looking to train in, I can coach you in one or both areas.

Experience: I have directed and stage managed plays and musicals, have had previous experience teaching acting classes, and have been a camp counselor for youth acting camps.

I promise we will have a fun time while working hard!

About Jace

I am a working actor and musician in the LA area. I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with my BFA in acting for the stage and screen. My background is in musical theater and stage acting. I recently have started film acting the last couple of years and have been in short films since. I have

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Ann
My daughter took lessons from her a while back. She was simply wonderful. My daughter could not stop talking about how much fun she had working with Jace. She knows lots about who to go to for headshots and how to build a resume as well. I’m so grateful she was able to help my daughter pursue what she loves.
Clara
Having graduated in rigorous BFA acting for stage and screen program , and working in Los Angeles as an actor Jace has a wealth of knowledge about acting as well as the film industry. With her being a working actor she offered me so much insight about what you need to do for an audition as well as how to tweak my monologue to give it more layers. She goes with you step by step and makes you feel confident and safe. She works with you at your level and she made me feel confident going into my audition and self tapes. Seriously, she is so great!
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Dax L.

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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Marketing from William Paterson University
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Dax L.

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I provide a very custom approach to the individual. I first learn about them as an actor. Have they any training? Do they need help with projecting? Do they need help with speaking lower? Do they need help interpreting scripts? I will use my mini interview on our first lesson to decide what we need to work on and then provide them with the appropriate monologue or scene to prepare for our next lesson. I will then help them truly find themselves in the character using different acting methods I’ve learned. I will give them constructive feedback on their performance and have them practice it at home before their next lesson. Aside from the structure of my lessons, I’m really bubbly and friendly and I think I will make actors feel they are in a safe space to truly express themselves!

About Dax

Hi! My name is Dax! A little about me: I am an actress and acting coach trained by some of the best acting teachers on the east coast! I have acted in plays as well as multiple feature length films. I have a love for helping people just starting out their acting career because I know what it’s like

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Swayzee, IN

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Swayzee is $86. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $277 per hour.
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you"
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"She gets right down to it and tailors her lessons to your exact level and needs. She guides you to where you want to be. Just trust in Ollie! :)"
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"She took her time teaching me. she is very knowledgeable in techniques!"
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"Was very nice and patient with me, can't wait for next lesson!"
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"I learend a lot of lessons during the one hour I spent with James. He is very positive and very wise. He knows the ins and outs of Hollywood and told he told me his experiences of being in Hollywood and meeting famous actors, such as Bruce Willis. Overall, the experience is incredible, and I had fun learning from James."
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"Zach is a terrific coach, teacher, and director. Not only does he have excellent skills with the camera and editing software but he allows you to relax and find your groove while you tape in addition to giving you great and thoughtful direction. I would highly recommend him for any and all on-camera needs!"
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"This is an update since my last review. Just came back from filming. I want thank Kim for her guidance, her support to make my first acting successful! She is a very knowledgeable acting coach. The important part is that she puts her heart and mind on her student. I highly recommend you take her lessons!"
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