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Carlyncia P.

Hyattsville, MD
Starting at $67
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Musical Theater from Howard University College of Fine Arts
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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Carlyncia P.

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Learn from a professional working actor and casting director with 30+ years experience on stage, on camera and behind the scenes.
As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, Carlyncia believes in lifting as she climbs empowering all ages to realize their full potential from the inside out.
Carlyncia is a cum laude graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts where she concentrated her studies in musical theatre prompting her work as a professional in many facets of the entertainment industry for nearly 35 years. As a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, she’s appeared in several film, television and live stage productions as an accomplished actress, host, model and vocalist. Her expertise has also garnered her such “above the line” positions as ...

About Carlyncia

As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, I believe in lifting as I climb empowering others to realize their full potential from the

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Robert E.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Philosophy from Hampshire College
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Robert E.

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I have taught and directed for 30 years in NY and DC. From lesson 1, students engage with a dynamic approach to acting through Meisner-based improv. During the 1st 12 weeks, we go from basic truthful acting to dynamic scene work, followed by 12 weeks of in-depth scene study, then extensive character training and in-depth film and audition technique. My students are successful in film, theater, commercials and TV in DC, NY and LA.

About Robert

I have taught acting for over 30 years based in the Meisner Technique, and I write and direct my own plays and films. I have years of experience as an actor, jazz saxophone player, singer and poet, as well as a philosophy degree, which I bring to my understanding of acting. I use this rich backgro

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Isabella D.
Very knowledgeable & kind. Set good groundwork for my daughter. She really enjoyed it and talked about it all through dinner.
KiKi
Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!
Michael
Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!

Jennie B.

9 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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My daughter loved the session. Thank you!
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

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Deshik V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Gujarati, Hindi, English
  • Teaches students 15 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deshik V.

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I offer the unique combination of the magical memory of our body and the imagination of our sub-conscious.
Our imagination must enliven the world from the page. The mere ink must be transformed into living, breathing life; through our imagination. Not in an ordinary way, but from the depth of our sub-conscious that brings the world so true to life that our five senses respond to it as if it’s real.
And our incredible body.
Our body that remembers everything. Every joy and every trauma, from before the time we understood consciousness or developed memory. our body remembers so much that it is an endless supply for our art. Any part you come across, any scene, any moment ... your body has known that. It has been there. We don’t remember, but our bodies do.
I offer the unique combination of the two !

About Deshik

I love teaching. It is one of the most rewarding and satisfying jobs. And I love actors. Breakthroughs and discoveries is what I am constantly after. There is nothing better than opening up a block, resolving a long time habit or moving things forward from an age ole stuck place. I have been

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Zach B.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Awarded Winner, Grand Jury Prize — Director/Writer from SENE Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zach B.

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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past few months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, and a role on an upcoming Netflix drama series. This is in addition to working act

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Jonevere L.
He was great. Very patient and listen to every word you say. Pays very close attention and very encouraging.
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Zach is a fantastic instructor. He is a true coach, and has an insight into script analysis without all the bull, being able to help you pull the truth out of a scene whilst keeping it simple. Highly recommended.
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Kimberly S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. from Temple University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kimberly S.

25 Reviews
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I tailor each lesson to the actor. I create a safe space to play and learn. I empower and uplift each student so they approach the work with excitement instead of fear. Together, we create realistic goals for the actor's career. We may work on auditions, self tapes, scenes, anything and everything the actor is struggling with.

I help each student analyze the script so they can make strong choices that are unique to their acting talents.

About Kimberly

**Tuesday is the best day to schedule lessons with me. However, I'm happy to work with your schedule! Just contact me and we'll get something scheduled! I am a trained actress in my late 20's. I have experience coaching many professional working actors. I have worked on audition sides for TV (La

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Anna
Great lesson with Kim. She made my daughter very comfortable and is enthusiastic and encouraging.
Chloe
5 stars!
Venessa
you are very nice and you have patience which is good!!!!😊

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Ellicott City, MD

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Ellicott City 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 $143 per hour.
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Took Acting lessons from Mallory B.
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"David is a very passionate, professional, intelligent and talented teacher. I initially chose him for his experience and five minutes into our first lesson I knew I had made the right choice. I honestly cant wait till our next session. Not before I finish my homework though!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Eulis is personable, highly intuitive, and not only knows his craft, but can teach it well. Highly recommend!"
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Took Acting lessons from Eulis K.
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"Gabriel is an amazing coach. He takes the time to explain in detail how to discover a character in an easy to understand way. As a beginner he has really helped me learn to break down a script and understand what is going on. He teaches you how to set yourself apart from the crowd in an audition. I highly recommend Gabriel to anyone seeking to better their craft or begin acting!"
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Took Acting lessons from Gabriel B.
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"Emily is professional, fun and engaging. Our daughter looks forward to her time with her each week. We love her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Emily B.
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"Kelsey was easy to work with on scheduling and setting up our sessions. Home is easy to find and her studio (office) is setup nice and comfortable. She tries to make everything fun. She makes an effort to use techniques for teenagers to get them to open up and feel comfortable. Enjoy the sessions."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Kelsey was great. Very helpful and fun. Really excited to be taking lessons from Kelsey. She is a perfect instructor to get me prepared for my performance."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I am ultimately new and have a ways to go with this, but for someone who has just entered and is exploring acting, her advice is just plain excellent!"
Adam
Took Acting lessons from LK F.
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"Alexandra was a God-send for me. She was able to give me the instruction I needed to fine tune my audition pieces for my USC MFA in a matter of 3 sessions. She is very passionate about the craft and is a genuine person. She knows how to work with each actors' strengths to bring out their best performances. She works with you on getting of rid of habits that hinder your true potential. I am so blessed to have worked with her. I auditioned for the USC program after coaching with her and I feel confident about my chances. I highly recommend her."
Dyanna
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Kathryn is the best teacher I ever had! She is an award winning artist and knows the industry inside out. She really cares about your progress and wants to help you! I highly recommend her!"
Wendy
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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