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Jennie B.

8 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $30
  • MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University/ The Shakespeare Theatre of DC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jennie B.

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I am a lifelong actor and passionate teacher-- and I would love to take your work to the next level!

As a teaching artist, I have worked with students age 5-88 on audition preparation, role development, and physical and vocal technique. I am a certified Yoga teacher, and I love to draw on principles of mindfulness in performance preparation.

As your coach, we will patiently and persistently discover the methods that enable your absolute best work. From Linklater voice work, to Mask exercises, to silly vocal exercises, we will develop a system that works for you. Best of all: we'll have a blast doing it.

About Jennie

I am a lifelong actor who is passionate about helping clients uncover their natural ability to captivate an audience. I work with both professional performers; and with executives, academics, and anyone seeking to communicate with power, ease, and authenticity. I hold an MFA from the Academy for

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Chad S.
A truly gifted instructor. I came to Jennie with zero acting experience. She was able to patiently and carefully guide me to focus on my scene and most importantly how to RELAX and let the scene flow. Her knowledge of acting techniques and tips is unparalleled. She teaches you how to look at the scene as a whole and truly understand what your character is feeling. I highly recommend Jennie to anyone who is interested in learning more about acting.
Madeline
My daughter was so happy to start a acting lesson. jennie did great she was so sweet and kind and know just how to get her comfortable with learning acting we cant wait to do so many more lessons with jennie
Madeline
My daughter was so happy to start a acting lesson. jennie did great she was so sweet and kind and know just how to get her comfortable with learning acting we cant wait to do so many more lessons with jennie
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Susan S.

15 Reviews
Owings Mills, MD
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Susan S.

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Also known as voice-over. Any time you hear the voice, but do not see the face connected to it. The unseen announcer, animations, supplying the voice for another actor.

So much of communication on stage, or in TV or film is done with body language, facial expressions, movements, actions, and voice to tell the story. A voice-over artist has to do it all with just her voice.

About Susan

Acting – I have taught all kinds of acting, including Audition Skills, Shakespeare, Stage, Film & TV, Dramatic, Comedic, whatever. I also have quite a bit of experience performing in all those arenas. I have a relationship with one of the best management agencies in the area, so my students get fas

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I've been taking lessons with Susan Scher for about two months now. I can easily say I've been impressed at how much I've improved. I look forward to lessons every week. I feel that soon enough I'll be able to audition for roles in film and television. If you live in the Baltimore area and are interested in voice acting or any acting in general. Contact her and go, you won't be disappointed.
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I did not know what to expect when I signed up to take classes with Susan. I decided to take classes with her for two reasons: Her studio is not far from me and 2, the good reviews left by her clients. All I wanted was to learn the fundamentals and techniques about acting. Susan was excellent and very patient. She offered water in each lesson, which is also very kind. Her interpersonal connection brings a sense of comfort. Her studio is very neat and welcoming. I do not have regrets in my selections and I know you won't be disappointed too.
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Meagan D.

3 Reviews
Bethesda, MD
Starting at $80
  • Bachelor's of Science-Mathematics Education and Elementary Education from Grand Valley State University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2012
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Meagan D.

3 Reviews
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I teach dance after school, and I teach basic ballet.

About Meagan

Hello, my name is Meagan D., and I have been living in the DC area for about 5 years. I attended Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. I have my Bachelor's of Science Degree, a Michigan's Provisional Teacher's Certificate, and a Maryland Teacher's Certificate. My major was Mathematics

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Charley
Meagan is very flexible and is a great teacher. She doesn't make the student feel self-conscious about answering wrong, She gently asks the student to explain how they came up with the answer and allows them to correct themselves. If the student doesn't realize their error during the explanation, she explains to the student wherein the equation they made an error. She also repeats the problem areas with the student until they have a full understanding of the process.

I sought Meagan out after my daughter came home with a failing grade in Algebra I. I am very happy with my selection, she is the perfect fit for my daughter. She is very flexible and I appreciate that she doesn't make my daughter feel like her lack of understanding of the subject matter makes her inadequate. I am going to continue hiring Meagan for the duration of the school year, my daughter really likes her and is learning far more than she is from her regular classroom environment.
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Katelyn J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from The University of North texas
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Katelyn J.

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About Katelyn

How I Can Help You: I have worked one on one with music students for 10 years. I have extensive experience in teaching classical, musical theater, and pop styles of singing, as well as acting for the stage and beginning piano. Whether you are a beginner, or a veteran musician, I can help you

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Soha
Our first lesson today went extremely well. My 7 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself and seemed to get along very well with Ms. Kate!
Elise K.
She is a great teacher and is very positive. She has a great style of teaching and makes everything you do a lot of fun!
Courtney C.
My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Katelyn! I would recommend her to anyone!!!

Morgan A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Morgan A.

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Do you want to learn how to write both immersive and compelling stories? Look no further! Together, we can create amazing stories for both the film and stage. I have taken multiple college courses centered around writing. I have also written multiple plays, and short films. I know we can create something truly inspirational together.

About Morgan

How's it going? My name is Morgan Anderson, and I am a recent college graduate with experience in marketing, B2C sales, advertising, film writing, and acting. I have also been teaching marketing courses for almost a year now. I am all about using my skills, or gifts, to teach others. We are not

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Lance R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lance R.

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My strong background in Vocal Pedagogy includes a working knowledge of the anatomy of the vocal mechanism and the acoustical physics of sound production. These fundamentals can be applied for significant and often immediate improvement in sound quality both in sing and in spoken word. Targeted diagnosis of the issues and clear remedies are the name of the game. These lessons are for those that are looking to gain confidence and stamina for presentations at work, or for those looking to overcome speech difficulties.

About Lance

Ever been told that you’re "a little pitchy," or that you “just need to give it more support?” Tips like these often leave people frustrated because they don’t actually give anyone a plan for improvement. In my lessons we will focus on real, specific issues, and make sure you have a great plan for

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Abraham -.
Lance really opens your eyes to different techniques that you would’ve never thought of that make a HUGE difference. Lesson was amazing and I can’t wait to continue working with him. Very comfortable atmosphere also. Loved it!
Gigi
Lance has been teaching my 8 year old piano for the last few months, and we love having him in our home. He has a wonderful personality, is punctual, communicative, & great with kids. My daughter told me recently that she wanted to be a music teacher- it’s obvious what a positive impact he’s made with her in such a short amount of time. We are all a big fan and I highly recommend his lessons!
Mihir P.
Lance is a remarkably effective teacher. I am a beginner at singing and found lessons with him to be very valuable. He does a great job of intently listening to your current abilities and knowing exactly what drills and exercises will be most helpful to you in order to improve quickly. He is very invested in you meeting your goals. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Lance!

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"Amy was wonderful! She made me feel so comfortable and gave me many points to help me be successful in my new career!"
- Jennie
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"My son loved his first lesson and is looking forward to his next!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I am compelled to write a raving review about Haley Shea. I am 55 years old and started working with her one-year ago to nail down punctuation and grammar in order to write a blog about nutrition and resistance exercise. Haley is patient and has a pleasant demeanor that strongly motivated me to want to learn the material. Currently, I look forward to each and every lesson.

Around December of last year, I discovered that my heart was not into blog writing. I sent Haley an email and explained my feelings and that I was actually passionate about screenwriting. She wrote back and I discovered this was right (or write) up her alley. Truth be told, as a nine year-old I used to write and direct 8 mm movies with my neighborhood friends as actors and dreamed one day of becoming a writer, producer and director. But like all other dreams this one was derailed.

Haley had me write a couple scene samples. She sent them back to me and was quite pleased with my neophyte attempt. I told her about a sci-fi television project that I wast interested in and after many months of her encouragement and my persistence I finished the first draft.

After some revisions, I watched her perform a table read by Skype utilizing the skills of her improvisation students. I loved watching their reaction as they each read their part. It is very gratifying watching some one become the character you created. It was intended to be funny and campy. There were times the actors seemed to have trouble containing their laughter. Overall their reaction was positive.

At this juncture, Haley is helping me with query letters and obtaining input from other professionals in her inner circle. She is also seeking input from other writers.

The most important thing is I enjoy screenwriting no matter what happens. Haley has helped me love what I'm doing and it is not chore but sweet ride.

I'm greatful for her guidance,
Paul Skinner"
- Paul
Took Screenwriting lessons from Haley Shea B.
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"I am a dentist and my wonderful assistant was having trouble communicating with patients. Her voice was flat and monotone and she would freeze up when asked a question. Outside of work her voice and personality was completely different, and I wanted to see it come out when she worked with our patients. She did 5 online lessons with Eulis using Skype. I noticed a difference immediately, she was more confident and her personality began to show in her voice. I am very happy with the results and my assistant has stated that this has helped her in both her personal and professional life. She is no longer freezing up when asked a difficult question and is speaking in a more direct and purposeful way. Thank you Eulis!"
- Nathan Saydyk
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Eulis K.
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"Great class. I loved it."
- Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Kelsey is an amazing teacher. I am a beginner at acting, but she has really made me grow and learn lots of new things. I have improved so much and my confidence has grown. Kelsey knows how to push me while being fun.
Kelsey knows what she is talking about. I would recommend her to anyone."
- Heather
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Great lesson- far exceeded my expectations!"
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Took Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
- Sarah
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"My son's first lesson with David was incredible. David is easy to follow and has my son excited to study acting & learn more from him."
- Luke
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Such a sweetie! Definitely knows ballet and knows how to teach it too, with patience, encouragement and smiles!"
- Malki
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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