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Junior C.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 18 to 45
  • Theatre Arts & Dance from University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Junior C.

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With my Dance Choreography lessons, we will focus on building awareness of the body, understanding musicality, style/swag and control. Although we will work on choreo retention (picking up and remembering steps), the main focus of each lesson will be on movement quality: speed variation, attention to detail and execution of the texture(s) of each movement. Lastly, in my lessons, we will learn how to FEEL and CONNECT to the artist/music. I believe that if you feel good, you'll look good!

Not convince? Book a 30min session with me for Free and I'll prove that you can become awesome dancer, while having a great time!

About Junior

Junior Cius is a professional dancer/choreographer residing in Cambridge, MA. He began teaching in 2013 and now teaches all over Boston. He also leads his own dance crew, named CrewNex, established in 2015. Crewnex holds weekly classes. In 2016, he graduated with a bachelors degree in Theatre Arts

Ana E.

6 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Professional Dancer and Teacher from Cuban National Ballet
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ana E.

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Experienced former professional ballet dancer, and specializing in the beginner/intermediate ballet classes. Everyone is welcome from kids to adults.
Lessons are customized to the needs/goals of the students.

I can teach beginners, starting from the basics to help you build a strong foundation of theory and technique.
For advanced levels we would work on your technique, posture, and artistic expression. We can work on some dances/variations if you are preparing for a competition or a performance.

Send me a message to see if we are a good match!

About Ana

Hello, My name is Ana. Let me tell you briefly about myself. I began studying ballet full time at the age of 10 at the Cuban National Ballet School. After numerous years of classes and exams I became a professional ballet dancer with the Cuban Ballet. I toured around the world dancing different

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Alex
We just had our first lesson with Ana. She got on great with our kids, and seems really to know what she's doing.
Tucker
Ana is just a really great teacher. First, she’s a really nice person. She’s also highly competent, patient, flexible, and obviously a wonderful dancer herself. She makes things fun, and yet still teaches in a classical way, which is great. Yay Ana!
Katie
10/10 would dance again. Very kind and informative teacher.
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Benjamin K.

135 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MasterWorks Festival
  • Teaching since 2013
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Benjamin K.

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I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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David W.
Professional and to the point! Very knowledgable of his instrument
Britny
He did a great job explaining how the vocal cords work and helping me adjust bad habits hindering my voice.
Wichie A.
Due to lack of technique, It has tended to hurt after I sing. But after even just 1 lesson with Ben, I IMMEDIATELY felt a difference. Not only did I not feel any pain, I also felt like my throat and jaw was more open and relaxed than I've ever felt.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this instructor.

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Adam E.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • MFA - Acting from California State University-Fullerton
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Adam E.

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I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity; the union of professional stage actors and I hold an MFA in Acting from Cal State Fullerton. Recent stage credits include South Coast Repertory, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, Capital Stage Sacramento, Golden Thread Productions, and The Great River Shakespeare Festival.

I'm particularly adept at working with complicated and classical language, including Shakespeare. I'll help you make sense of the language in a way that is actionable and dynamic to watch. My approach is Stanislavski based, but I tend to incorporate other methods as well.

My goal is always to give my students the tools to empower themselves to create strong choices that are supported by the text. I love working with ...

About Adam

Hello there! I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity;

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Alexandra
Delicate adjustments that empowered me and didn’t freak me out, both gently technical and also getting to the core of the scene at hand. Again, without demoralizing me or freaking me out. Easy to do. Trust me.

So yes! He was great! ALSO the logistical stuff that you don’t want to think about (sound/lights) were magically adjusted to perfection.

Just sayin’. He’s great.
Megan
I had college auditions coming up and needed to get coaching on my classical monologue. Adam's coaching was really helpful. He got me to understand the language and the meaning behind the words and how to use my express myself, physically, through the text. He helped me feel really confident going into my auditions. I can't recommend him enough!!!
Matthew
Patient, understanding and informative!
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Joe M.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from California State University of Long Beach
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Joe M.

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Samba is iconic of Brazil's music and culture.
If you've ever had an inclination to learn to participate in that musical vein now's your chance!

About Joe

I am a professional percussionist and drum instructor based out of the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. I teach both studio and outcall lessons to all ages, covering drumset, steel pan, hand drumming, orchestral percussion, music theory, and piano. Additionally, I am a leader in the samba

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Calla
Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons
Riley
My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher.
Olin
My son loves his drum lessons. Being eight, he naturally has an excess amount of energy and a tendency to chat but Joe has a way of engaging him and keeps him learning. Very positive and supportive as well.
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Alex M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Alex M.

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I have been working as a professional film composer since 2011, working on everything from 15-second commercials to feature-length pieces, ranging from rock to solo piano to full orchestral compositions. In our discussions, we will cover instrumentation, composing for video without pre-existing music, working with temp. tracks, co-creating with vision from the director, recording & syncing up your score to the multimedia at hand. The end goal is to sufficiently serve what's on the screen & support that through music, rather than detracting from the overall feel of the piece. This will be a quintessential cornerstone of our lessons. There are many ways to approach film scoring, being a very personally-invested medium, & my duty is to open as many doors & pathways to finding your unique voice as an aspiring film composer.

About Alex

My name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude" in

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Ron P.
Alex was awesome- I really enjoyed the time and learned a lot Alex has a great skill of being able to connect with people.
Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.

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"For all my life I have been extremely soft-spoken and have been constantly reminded to speak up in social situations. This has negatively impacted my self confidence and fed into a cycle that made me even quieter and more reserved. I tried to self-treat by browsing through countless YouTube videos and hundreds of Reddit pages but found that my practice at home did not translate into me being a louder speaker in public. Finally I decided I had nothing to lose and everything to gain from seeing a trained professional. That's when I met Fawn. She immediately dissected my problem into aspects I could tackle individually. She dispelled some previously crippling fears and notions that held me back but I could never manage to express with anyone. She gave me breathing and projection exercises and the immediate feedback that I definitely needed. She even diagnosed a specific lisp that I would never have thought possible to change. We eventually got rid of it and the confidence I have gained in my speech is overwhelming. I came in quiet and seeking answers. I left confident, with a sense of direction, and a new mentor and friend. Fawn is effective, charming, and hilarious. I would recommend her to anyone who is seeking answers and needs a coach for improvement, no matter the area."
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