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Glenn W.

75 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Glenn W.

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Having spent a lifetime on the stage in many roles, many capacities, I have accumulated a vast amount of knowledge pertaining to all facets of performing; be it theater, television, film. While not subscribing to one particular "method", I stress "reacting, not acting", and believability of performance. All ages and experience levels have benefited from my approach. Whether a student is an aspiring actor, or a working actor sharpening their skills or prepping for an audition, I provide a solid foundation and practical, applicable knowledge and guidance.

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the ho

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Keith Z.
Has a good insight in today’s vocal music!
Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
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Larry P.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Dean's List from Ashford University
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Larry P.

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I have a Master's Degree in Education, and teach all levels of acting and directing for the stage and/or screen. Whether you need a video presentation for your boss or you want to try your hand at live theatre, from the community stage all the way to that professional audition, I can help.

Please Note: This course is designed to be for teens and adults, 16 and up.

About Larry

***My Takelessons Blog Posts:*** http://takelessons.com/blog/acting-in-famous-Shakespeare-plays http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-have-stage-presence My name is Larry, and I was born and raised in Chicago and now call the Phoenix, AZ metro area home. I have two Master's Degrees in Education

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I am having a lot of fun with this class and never fail to learn something important from Larry each time we meet.
Keith B.
I am challenged every week in a very understandable and helpful way. The program continues to flow nicely from one session to another.
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Charles P.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Teaching since 2020
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Charles P.

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Boleslavski is quoted saying,… “the day the Actor stops learning is the day he starts dying “.
My philosophy is simple, I enjoy helping my fellow Creatives get to where they want to go. Over the past 30 years as a working Actor/Voice actor, I have been blessed to work and learn from some of the most creative award winning individuals in the industry. Whether it is learning to find that right monologue, deconstructing your script for scene study or breaking down and rehearsing your script for an upcoming audition, at the end of our session you will have a better understanding of what is required from you in an audition and how to approach that scene with creativity, honesty and confidence, I am patient and constantly looking for ways to be a better teacher. I take my craft seriously, I always have. In short, I enjoy the work, I enjoy the process and I enjoy helping those understand their own journey along the way. I look forward to working with you soon.

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About Charles Edwin

Originally from Texas and more than 30 years of professional experience in film, television and radio, my family and I currently reside in New York. During that time, my acting career has taken me across the globe working in France, Spain, New Zealand, Switzerland, Canada, and the tropical Islands o

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Isaac W.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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Acting is a natural form of exploration we see in children around the world. Imagination, pretending, imitation, mimicry, and character-play extending into the real world can create safety for expression and experimentation.

My playful approach to acting is based on 30 years of experience, a degree from Seattle’s premier BFA program, and five years’ studying playful human interaction with their environment. Applying it to scripts and performance is my particular delight.

Together we work to embody characters, enjoy making messes, and elevate human expression to its most entertaining form. We’ll borrow from improvisation and a variety of artistic disciplines. We’ll create something memorable, profound, and delightful together.

All ages and experience levels.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Megan B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, German
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Megan B.

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I have been teaching this subject in combination with singing. Many students forget what they are singing about because there is such an emphasis on technique. However, our ultimate goal as performers is to tell a story. One must react to the music or text as they are portraying a character in a story.

About Megan

Cuban-Puerto Rican soprano Megan Barrera is a native of Miami Florida, and is an active performer of both opera and concert repertoire. In 2019, Ms. Barrera was the second prizewinner of the Gabriela Beňačková International Vocal Competition in the Czech Republic. In 2018, Ms. Barrera was the fir

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andrea M.
Megan is awesome! She is patient and very knowledgeable. I'd recommed her to anyone.
Dale W.
Great sessions very informative and helpful Megan is a great instructor
Patrick E.
Highly recommended! She is very talented!
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Serena P.

21 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Serena P.

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Whether it's working on a new monologue, understanding the structures/rules of drama, or finding a new character, I can help you!

About Serena

**In-person students must be vaccinated. Teaching singing, acting, and piano in-person in Oak Park, IL to any fully vaccinated student, as well as teaching singing and acting online all over the country!** Serena has been teaching online for over ten years and has tons of experience making online

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Camille P.
Serena isn't only a talented pianist, she's a skilled instructor as well. She teaches everything you need to understand piano theory, improve finger strength and agility and acquire the best hand posture.

Serena tailors her lessons towards her student. Depending on my weekly progress, she recommended a detailed routine to consolidate my weaknesses and push me to improve.

Finally, Serena is eloquent and friendly. She explains things in a simple manner and does her best to understand you, your lifestyle and your objectives, all to provide the best experience . And she totally nails it.

Thank you Serena! :D
Alexandria Franklin
Serena is great. She is patient but pushes you just enough to see results. She helps you with singing technique as well as with techniques to make the song more genuine and authentic.
Jackie J.
She is a great teacher. She gave me several tips and exercises that were very helpful. She was very understanding when I had some computer glitches. Very friendly also. Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Bethesda, MD

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Bethesda is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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45 min
$57 average
60 min
$73 average

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"I enjoy my class every time I go. Rebecca is a fun teacher, even though she keeps me focused. We are always thinking outside the box on how to make class better for me personally. I like that she is flexible and cares about how I learn. One of the things I appreciate most is that she points out what I do well and what I should improve in, whereas some of my teachers in the past only focus on one or the other."
Emma Atkins
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"The breadth of Shauna's experience reaches out and informs her students, professionals and newbies like me. I have benefitted enormously and would emphasize the tools to step through and use my fear and insecurity to blossom as a student of acting/performing. Her support has and continues to nurture and bring out my best!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Very good information and first session. Thanks so much!"
Alexa
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Jeremy helped my child prepare for an audition. She walked in feeling prepared and relaxed. We couldn't ask for more."
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Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Alexandra is a very bright and personable teacher. She's very patient and works great with students of all ages."
Ian
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Excellent instructor so far! :)"
Daltha
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"David is informative, engaging and approached my lesson with great input on technique. He helped me go beyond the lines I needed to read, to a better understanding of the character.
He's fun, thoughtful and kept the lesson moving.
I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Erin
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter enjoyed the lesson with Kelsey very much, She helped identified the ares that my daughter needs to work on. She is a wonderful teacher."
Vivian
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"It was a great lesson and I already learned so much. She was a great teacher"
Amanda
Took Acting lessons from Melody M.
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"Excellent at teaching acting to new comers young and old. I enjoyed my experience. Yvette is dedicated and sincere."
Katherine
Took Acting lessons from Yvette R.
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