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Hunter P.

73 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Greek, French, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hunter P.

73 Reviews
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Whether you have a big audition, a class or meeting with a casting director, there are multiple layers to an audition or self-tape that go way beyond knowing your lines, eye-lines and camera angles. I can help you prepare and perform like a seasoned pro.

In very quick bursts we dive into the character and merge that with technical expertise so your audition is always in your body and never in your head. This leaves you free to play! Coaching with me is always fun and we maintain that sense of play and enthusiasm that makes you magnetic in your auditions.

*18 years and older only

ADDITIONAL COACHING TOPICS

1. Where To Start: How to Become a Professional Actor in Film & Television
2. Know Your Type
3. Prep Headshots that Get You Noticed
4. Learn How To Audition
5. Resumes and Reels: Plan, Practice, Review
6. Creating Perfect Profiles: Online Casting Set-up & Review
7. Get Repped! Sign with Your Ideal Agent or Manager
8. The Ultimate Audition Prep

About Hunter

I love to help new performers and people looking to break into the biz, as well as seasoned actors who want to up-level their career or deepen their craft. I have been coaching actors since 2008 and have a unique combination of experience and training to help you launch your career and create work

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Stella
Hunter has been an amazing teacher. I was completely new to the acting world, so not only did she have to teach me acting but she also had to teach me about the business. I started off learning a little bit of everything, from scene study to improv to voiceovers, and now I am focusing on commercials. She has been great at helping me set attainable goals, introducing me to acting resources, and coming up with creative ways to draw out the actress in me when I am struggling with a line. I also appreciate her honesty and how prepared she is for each lesson.
Jazlyn
i am so thankful i found hunter! as a beginning actor, it has been hard to find the guidance and knowledge of the business aspect of the industry and how and where to best market yourself. hunter's mastery of this information has already answered so many of my questions that i've been desperately searching for. she is the sweetest and has already boosted my confidence and hopes of propelling my career forward.
Nikki J.

Catherine W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, English
  • Awarded National Finalist from Metropolitan Opera National Council Awards
  • Teaches Beginner
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Catherine W.

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Having appeared in plays, musicals, and even operas, Catherine teaches an easy approach to acting and stage performance, based on energy and physicality.

About Catherine

Catherine has been teaching private lessons since 1995 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Catherine has helped students to develop their voices, audition successfully, and perform with confidence on stage and screen. Catherine received her educ

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Bonnie
I was looking for a vibrant, fun piano teacher for my kids as they were not motivated by strict teachers who also taught them boring songs they could not relate to. What a gift of a teacher we found in Catherine. Not only is she warm, kind, caring with an easy rapport for kids and adults alike but she is also an excellent piano and voice instructor. This talented lady is a professional singer too who is well versed in Broadway show tunes and opera too. She also instill her students with a sense of musical rhythm and is holistic in her approach to kids who might need a little physical warm up before class in order to attend better. Catherine’s voice is magnificent and we were fortunate enough to attend a show where she played the lead for The Taming of the Shrew.
She is a professional voice and classical opera teacher too and this complements her piano instruction .. A perk is she can travel to your home or does lesions in her own home . In addition
is a passionate, excellent voice teacher for anyone who is looking to hone their vocal skills and talents. I wholeheartedly recommend Catherine - her lessons are more than just teaching - she is a true mentor and educator in every sense of the word.
Aphrodite
Extremely caring and knowledgeable. My grandchildren loved her while we were taking lessons. We only stopped because they live too far away. I highly recommend Catherine!!
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Shirley N.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 45
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Shirley N.

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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Zen S.
When my 12 year old son says he would like to continue I am happy with that!
Angel
Ms. Norman was very professional and very informative. I love that the knowledge she has given me has a beginner has built up my confidence for my 1st audience roll.
Ms. Norman is a great listener as well as teacher. She also challenged me which I needed and I felt very comfortable with Ms. Norman.

Very satisfied and we’re just getting started!
Kay K.
Shirley is the greatest instructor! She is patient, creative, insightful, and open minded. Actors of all skill levels would be lucky to take lessons from her!

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Liza M.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Liza M.

40 Reviews
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Coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show

About Liza

I have been professionally singing and taking voice lessons since the age of 9! I went through various styles in my love and performance of music, starting with the Beatles, Aretha Franklin and all of Motown, Jazz (Ella Fitzgerald), R&B, and Classical/Opera (starting when I was in high school and

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Laura
Liza tuned in perfectly to what my daughter needed to work on and her instruction made an immediate difference. The lessons where fun and engaging. We have had many different types of teachers and I can honestly say that Liza is an all around excellent teacher and we will continue with her for sure.
Ian
I really like the class but in person it would be better
Ian
its been easy for covid but need in person its been good I can take it if I need to
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Jason M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Jason M.

37 Reviews
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For me as an actor, the benefit of a great coach or director has always been that they've helped me reach places in my work I couldn't have achieved on my own. As a coach myself, I'm most thrilled by those small (or monumental!) breakthroughs that my students and I discover together during the coaching process. The cool thing is that I've found the progress my students make in their craft will often inspire me to new heights in my own. (A bonus to already enriching work)!

If you want to develop new material for upcoming auditions, hone and refresh (or completely change) your monologues, or simply work on the craft of acting, I can help. I work to gear your coaching sessions to the goals you need to achieve, offering an experience created around what you need to work on and want to learn.

With a BFA in Acting and Directing, an MFA in Classical Acting, and over 20 years of professional acting experience in the theatre and on-camera, I can offer tools for your tool belt ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It R

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Kareem K.
Great with delivering ideas and concepts
Kareem K.
Patient and understanding
Kareem K.
Great session
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Sara J.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in Theatre from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Sara J.

43 Reviews
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Are you interested in auditioning for plays? Are you a singer who wants to improve your characterization during songs? Or, maybe you just want to try some acting lessons for fun or to build confidence? Let's work together! We will choose monologues, work on speech patterns, and learn how to create a character. We can also prep for auditions, learn improv, or prepare for public speaking opportunities!

About Sara

Hello, and welcome to my profile! My name is Sara, and I am a certified yoga instructor and classically trained vocalist working toward my doctorate in music at the University of South Carolina. I also enjoy acting and writing, and I offer lessons in those subjects as well. My teaching philosop

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Denee
Absolutely perfect! Exactly what I needed!
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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Boston is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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$56 average
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"I've been working with David as a coach on both auditions and jobs for years. He has a great understanding, not only of the craft, but also how to work with actors of any level. Whether you're brand new or have been doing it for years, David is a fantastic resource when it comes to analyzing the script, finding the most honest choices, and arcing scenes. No tricks or gimmicks here. If you're looking for someone to help you be the real deal, look no further."
Zach
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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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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"I worked with Samara on monologues for college auditions and for my showcase, we worked together for a little under (I think) three months. She's such a great teacher, definitely no complaints. I really loved working with her and she totally helped build my confidence when it came to performing in front of others—I'm (or was) ironically shy/weird about performing monologues and pieces in front of people and have been since I started doing theatre (10 years ago). Nonetheless, I got over that after Samara helped me with my acting and I don't get pre-performance anxiety/nerves anymore. I don't think I would've been able to pull off any of my monologues had it not been for her lessons, she actually helped me choose one of the audition monologues because I couldn't find a second one. In the whole monologue/character-building process, she took notes and asked me questions that really made me think about my character and their motives and actions and whatnot. She's also very encouraging and would commend me on anything I did well or improved on. Point is, Samara is a superb teacher and human!! I'd confidently recommend her classes to anyone who needs help with their acting. Five stars because she definitely was the best instructor ever!!"
Savannah
Took Acting lessons from Samara K.
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"My 11yr old son had his first lesson with David last night. David was wonderful! My son was extremely nervous but said David did a great job of making him feel comfortable and explaining things to him so he could understand. My son was so so excited after his lesson and wanted to know when his next lesson would be! We are very happy with our decision to take lessons with David!"
Tyler
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Shauna is an amazing, transformational teacher. She has knowledge of a range of performance genres, styles and techniques, and is an extremely supportive teacher. I have been learning from Shauna for several years now and plan to continue learning from her--I would highly recommend!"
Jordana
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Really great! Amber was so fun and easy to work with. She was able to bring out the best in me and help me feel confident going into my audition. I hope to work with her again soon."
Maeve
Took Acting lessons from Amber J.
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"I've had 4 lessons with Kelsey so far and feel like I've already learned SO MUCH. I have never had a lesson in my life before I started with her, which could be intimidating but she makes you feel very comfortable.
Kelsey is awesome and really good at explaining techniques and also making sure you understand them. She's patient and encouraging. I know I still have so much left to learn and I'm really looking forward to it! She's very knowledgeable and you can tell she has a true passion for acting."
Tiffany
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I am a beginner and was pretty nervous. Kim is such an incredibly warm & positive person, she put me at ease immediately. We hit it off from the start. She gave me not only instruction on acting, but also information about the industry and how-to's on everything from calming my nerves to staying positive in everyday life. Kim definitely knows what she is doing and I am excited for her to take me on the journey of learning to act. I don't think I could have picked a better instructor!"
Lisa Christy
Took Acting lessons from Kim C.
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"Eulis is personable, highly intuitive, and not only knows his craft, but can teach it well. Highly recommend!"
Mary
Took Acting lessons from Eulis K.
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"Very thoughtful and willing to work with me on all of my ideas to build a lesson plan that will work best for me"
Cole
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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