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Mia R.

22 Reviews
Norfolk, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mia R.

22 Reviews
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Private acting lessons will be primarily focused on coaching audition materials and techniques. Materials include monologues, sides, scenes from plays, etc. Techniques include voice clarity and projection, enunciation, facial expression, emotion, character development, and more.

About Mia

I am a professional singer and actress with opera and musical theater credits. Singing is my passion! I love to sing, and I LOVE to teach others to sing! The human voice is the most natural instrument of all, and helping others to bring out the beauty of the natural instrument that lies within t

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Shawnee
Mia is amazing!! love her
Matthew
Mia’s experience came through right away and I was glad I found her through this site. We started working on a few things to improve technique and Mia pointed out several major foundational concepts to begin thinking about. The lesson was a lot of fun!
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Mia is amazing!!

She is a pleasure to learn from and to spend time with!!

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Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaches students 10 to 95
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alyssa C.

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Alyssa has been performing since 2003. She has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University (2016) and is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee (2018).

Skills taught include: vocal technique, audition preparation, role preparation, movement, preparation, and presentation.

Alyssa's most recent operatic roles include: Parpignol (La Femme Boheme), Anna Reich (Die listigen Weiber von Windsor), Lucinda (Dark Sisters), and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Alyssa also performs regularly in private concert events.

Alyssa's most recent musical theatre roles include: Lois Lane/Bianca (Kiss Me, Kate!), Mrs. Segstrom (A Little Night Music), and in scenes as Roxie Hart (Chicago), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors), and Mayzie (Seussical the Musical).

About Alyssa

Alyssa, soprano, performs regularly in the Boston area, most recently with MassOpera and Boston Conservatory Opera. She will be returning to Miami Music Festival as an Apprentice Artist this July, reprising her role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. This past spring, she was the music dire

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Tobin G.
Alyssa is a wonderful teacher This was my first voice lesson ever. She was understanding, enthusiastic and very helpful in getting me started
Susan.
Alyssa is an upbeat, encouraging, and patient teacher. Her own singing voice is beautiful, and she sings very professionally in a wide range of genres. She is reliable, pleasant, sincere, and capable. She gives each student her full attention and tailors her lessons to each one's particular talent (as well as where they're in need of improvement). I recommend Alyssa very highly... She's delightful!
Craig J.
I have known Alyssa now for about a year and she is a true master of her art form. She is knowledgeable and genuine in her teaching and performing, and always seeks the best for her students. I highly recommend her as your teacher.
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Penny S.

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Beverly, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University
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Penny S.

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Penny’s sound background in Stanislavski’s teachings, coupled with years of experience on stage as an actor and behind the table as a director has helped to mold her into a passionate, dedicated, and energetic educator and performer. Her instruction focuses not just on the student’s technique, but developing the student as a whole - working with posture, confidence, interpretation and artistry. She also incorporates the use of yoga and movement as tools to free the actor in mind and body. In addition to private acting, she teaches voice and voice/piano combo lessons. Penny has been a private instructor for over 18 years and works with students of all ages and levels. Formerly the Coordinator of Theater at Endicott College, she has ten years of experience teaching and directing at the collegiate level. A native of the Chicagoland area, Penny is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University (BM, Vocal Performance) and the Boston Conservatory (MM Opera Performance).

About Penny

Come sing, play and act by the sea in beautiful Beverly! Penny’s sound background in classical study coupled with a lifelong love of musical theatre has helped to mold her into the passionate, dedicated, and energetic educator and performer that she is today. Her instruction focuses not just on the

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I started working with Penny when I was 11 years old and she has done wonders to my voice. When I first started singing, I had no training and had a very little range. Thanks to Penny, I have grown not only as a singer, but I am a stronger performer as well. She helped me with everything: from building my repertoire, to audition prep, and through the college application process. I am now studying at Dean College and getting my BA in Musical Theatre, and I still see Penny for lessons when I am home. I owe all of my success to Penny’s training!!

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Michael L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dramatic Literature from George Washington University
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Michael L.

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I have been acting and teaching professionally for over 15 years. Onstage I have had the pleasure of working at many of the most respected theaters in the country. It is my passion to help each and every student improve their acting technique and learn about their own abilities as a performer. Each student will receive one on one instruction, helping them achieve their performance goals regardless of their performance level. My approach is multidisciplinary and incorporates the tools of Stanislavsky, Meisner, Viewpoints, and Laban.

About Michael

Michael L has been a working actor in Theatre, Film and Television since 1998. Since graduating cum laude from George Washington University he has dedicated himself to teaching and practicing the craft of acting. Michael was a classical acting fellow at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington

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Breathing, Voice, Acting, the whole thing.

Michael will give you exercises, tips, tricks and ideas to excel to the next level with your voice.

Jenny G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting Performance from Southern Methodist University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jenny G.

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Experienced acting teacher of 20+ years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced acting student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to meet your individual needs/expectations/goals. Experienced in teaching for film/tv/theatre. Not only will you be working on actual acting scripts that I will provide, but you will be building a strong foundation of technique, voice control, presentation, and more. Whether you are looking to act for fun, build confidence, taking the first step in starting your acting training, or a seasoned professional, I am the teacher for you.
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About Jenny

I am a professional actor that offers acting coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show. I studied acting with noted acting teacher for over 50 years Wynn Handman who has trained many outstanding actors including: Alec Baldwin, Chris Cooper, Michael Douglas, Mia

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Chad B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chad B.

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I believe the development and training of an artist is a special, sacred, and important act.

If you would like to find more truth, more humor, and more joy in your work as an actor or performing artist, then I would be privileged to help you along that journey!

As a teacher I have taught around the country at universities as a guest artist and faculty member, as well as with performing arts centers from coast to coast. As a practicing artist, I am continually researching new and updated methods and find this passion translates into my lessons with my students.

I believe in positive reinforcement and building upon a student's current skill set, rather than tearing an actor to pieces, in order to bring about the most effective results, all the while finding JOY in the work!

I have performed as an actor, singer, and musician Off-Broadway in New York, on many National tours, and at regional theatres all across the United States. I find this varied experience allows me to

About Chad

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Chad is a director, actor, and composer based out of New York City. Chad is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and has had the privilege to work all across the country. Chad is currently the Associate Artistic Director for Shake on the Lake Shakespeare in

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Noelle
One of the best teachers I have ever had! Chad creates an environment that makes you feel really comfortable with exploring yourself as an actor. Not to mention that fact that he is so kind and genuine. I know I will be forever grateful that our paths crossed!
Claudia
I have worked with probably 4 dozen acting instructors, coaches, directors in my life, and Chad is the BEST OF THE BEST.
Through several years of working with him, I can vouch that with him you always know what you get: 100% quality, all of the time. He is fully present, meets you on eye level, is kind and understanding, and encourages/motivates you to go beyond what you thought was possible.
Whether it is audition prep, Shakespeare scene work, or general acting skills, there is nobody I would trust more than Chad to help me be the best actor I can possibly be.
Most importantly, with Chad I have always felt completely safe to explore characters, inner movements, and feelings in the process.
The only bad thing I can say about Chad is that he will absolutely ruin you for the next coach or director that comes along, since no one can come even close to his quality.
Katie
Chad is incredible at making you feel very comfortable while also challenging you to go beyond what you believe you can do. In every environment that I have worked with him, he has been kind, generous and inspiring. I would recommend him to anyone (young, old, beginner, advanced) in a heart beat. It has changed my life and my career to have learned from him.

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Boston is $81. 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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"I have been in several productions with Rebecca and each time she has stretched me as an actor and performer. Rebecca really pulls you into part of the production by being open to your ideas about the character and challenges you to really owen your craft on the stage and your professionalism behind and off the stage. She truly is a developer and loves to see individuals grow. I cannot recommend her enough."
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"I think as a student of ms ke'lee I came a long way . I'm very excited to work with her further. I have shown improvement in myself because , of working with ms. Ke'lee."
- Chrishariah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I was recently in a play titled “Why Does It Hurt So Bad?” with Tamika as an Artist Development teacher. She was extremely helpful when it came to knowing how to project your voice, emoting and becoming the character that you are portraying. Tamika was very professional and she always helped wherever she could. Tamika always gave great advice and how you can improve your craft as an actor. Everyone in the play took note of what Tamika was saying and applied it in the next rehearsal, getting better and better every time. This is the reason why the play was so successful. I will definitely keep in contact with her to keep perfecting my craft and to see if there’s a way that I can take acting lessons from her. Thank you so much Tamika. You’re AWESOME and so TALENTED!"
- Kecina
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"Great session. Challenging. I learned a lot."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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