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Darren D.

4 Reviews
Kansas City, MO
Starting at $40
  • Acting, theater, television, film - NYC various teachers from NYC
  • Awarded Best Screenplay from AOF International Film Festival
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Darren D.

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Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Darren Dowler has won multiple awards in entertainment. An actor trained in New York, he's also an L.A. film school graduate. Darren has appeared in film, television and on Broadway. Teaching for over 27 years, Darren owned THE ACTOR SHOP, an acting school first in Orlando then in Los Angeles. He is writing a book on acting, entitled THE ACTOR INSIDE YOU.

Also a director of multiple films, he has a unique perspective from both sides of the camera and stage. Studying multiple disciplines, he has developed tools to help actors of all levels reach their full potential.

"An actor must never stop training, growing and bettering their craft. As a person learns till they're last moments of life, so must the actor, lest he grow sedentary and wither. An actor like a muscle, must stay worked to remain strong and competitive."

Also an international recording artist, Darren also teaches Voice. He's performed with legends such as Bill Medley of the ...

About Darren

I'm not just an acting coach, I am a full time working performer with multiple awards in entertainment. I am an actor, singer, screenwriter and director with extensive experience in television, film and on Broadway. I've acted in, directed and cast multiple feature films and am currently producing

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Dianne
Darren is an incredible acting Coach. I couldn’t recommend him higher. He goes so above and beyond with his time, his care and investment in you as an actor, his amazing guidance and how to truly delve deep into a character and a scene. Before I started taking with him, I was ok as an actor. Once I started working with him, I started getting callbacks and booking jobs and really started to grow and reach my full potential as an actor and I began to feel very confident about my abilities. If you take lessons with him, you will be so happy you did!!
jb
It was such a pleasure to have my daughter working with Darren. He instilled confidence in her, taught her how to prepare herself to be an actor, and provided her with opportunities to show off her craft. THANK YOU! Darren for your time, help and support of our budding angel!! You are The Best.
Steven
I initially started with Darren in Orlando in 1990. Being a talent manager I wanted to understand acting better to better help my clients needs. After a few lessons I had learned so much that I required my entire client stable of about 25 people to take his class. He had to add an additional night to handle my people. In a couple weeks I saw incredible growth. In a few months I had the best acting stable in Orlando. My people were working.

Darren is one of the most talented actors and teachers I’ve ever come across. But he’s not the coach for someone who takes it lightly. He’ll work your butt off.

Mark F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Education from University of New Mexico
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark F.

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I am a lifelong lover of music and education. I will use my 41years of performance experience to show students how to play guitar, bass, or sing, but more importantly, how to enjoy those things! I believe music is, first and foremost a source of joy, and my lessons are designed to bring that abo

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Joe G.
Mark was very informative can't wait to get going.got homework to practice should be fun
Eric S.
Mark teaches from different perspectives, excellent first lesson and I'm looking forward to being his student for future lessons!
Emily F.
Unfortunately, yesterday was my last lesson with Mark, as I am moving to Guam. I would definitely not be giving up my weekly lesson with him if that weren't the case! I've learned so much in the short couple months taking lessons from him. I would recommend him to anyone of any skill level. Very helpful and kind. :)

Anastassia A.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Russian, English, Dance
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Anastassia A.

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I'm a professional ballroom dancer and highly ranked female dance instructor. I have over 15 years of experience instructing social dancers and choreographing routines for Pro-Am ballroom dancesport competitions. My studio offers unique dancing experiences blending fun fitness techniques for all ages with quality and personalized dance instruction.

About Anastassia

I'm an accomplished professional ballroom dancer, dancesport competitor, choreographer and dance instructor with over 20 years experience. In 2014 I opened my Central Florida dance studio - Anastassia Ballroom & Dance - to share the joy of ballroom dancing with others. For me, dancing is an unique

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Donna
Anastassia is a great teacher of dance! She listens and genuinely cares about all her dance students. She has opened my eyes to how dance is not only enjoyable, but can increase your confidence in all aspects of ones life. Going into her studio is feeling like you are part of her family. I moved to Florida six months ago & started taking her classes with my brother ... so happy we found this dance studio!
p.s. I really enjoy dancing & spinning around the floor with Dennis ... Anastassia's other dance teacher too!!!
Vladimir
The best studio in town!!!

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Sol K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sol K.

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Want to learn to dance flamenco, sing or play palmas?
Experienced teacher and performer of 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate and advance flamenco students. All ages welcome
Interested in learning to do your own solo? I will help you build a solid foundation and technique while tailoring to your personal tastes and goals.
I had studied in spain and learned how to teach authentic flamenco without having to be from spain to understand it. I make the learning experience fun, and exciting. I also sing flamenco witch it is very important element, so I teach how the dance and the song go hand in hand with each other.

About Sol

Hola! My name is Sol. I am a dancer and educator. I specialize in teaching conversational Spanish and Flamenco. I am a native Spanish speaker. Originally from Argentina I moved to New York City in 2000. I now work for several dance companies/organizations, perform, and teach dance and spanish

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Betts
Sol is a VERY gifted teacher—I have studied with her for years and feel so fortunate to have had her expert instruction. She pays attention to every aspect of the dance and makes sure you get the basics while pushing you to do more. I love her choreography. She is also an extremely talented dancer.
Irene
Sol is such an amazing teacher, her classes are passionate, fun and of course educational. She also gives students the opportunity to perform with live musicians and even if you are a beginner, you feel like you are already a flamenco dancer. She is the best teacher in New York.
Patricia
Sol is a fabulous, top-notch instructor. She is very passionate about the dance and has the ability to make one feel as if they must start taking classes once they see her perform.

Kay B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Kay B.

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I have been teaching Piano for 20 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major, you

Patrice R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Jamaican Patois, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patrice R.

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Are you looking for a new hobby? Do want to go out dancing on date nights? Are you getting married? Are you attending a wedding or dance? Do you want to exercise and stay fit in a fun way? If one or more of the above applies to you, then ballroom dancing is perfect for you!

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Fun, energetic, hardworking, empathetic, and humble!

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"I would describe this instructor as polite, courteous, relaxed, punctual, calm, non-judgmental, competent, and prepared. The session began promptly at the appointed time. The video and audio connections worked flawlessly with no lag time. The video began with the casually dressed instructor seated in her residence. After brief introductions, the instructor asked what I wanted to get out of these lessons. I explained that I wanted to learn how to slow down my speaking voice and to lower the pitch of my voice to come across as more authoritative. The instructor then explained that my goals were common and that she believed she could help me. At that point, the instructor began discussing psychological and emotional issues, which caught me by surprise. After a brief discussion, the instructor then told me her thoughts and opinions, which were based on psychological and emotional issues rather than what I considered to be voice or speech issues. The instructor thoroughly explained the correlation between the two in a way that I understood. Finally, the instructor proposed a lesson plan and sent me a few resources to review before the next session. I went into the first session open minded without any concrete expectations and was pleasantly surprised. There were no mind games, gimmicks, or tricks. The instructor was pleasant and seemed genuinely interested in my case. I did not hesitate scheduling the next session."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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In addition to hip hop, Briana has also stepped in to sub for a beg./int. ballet and jazz class and the students absolutely loved her. She is versatile, friendly, relates well with students, and is highly recommended by District Dance Arts!"
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