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Raquan R.

4 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 77; Female: 6 to 70
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Raquan R.

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I teach how to have the correct form and break down the move piece by piece, in order for it to be understood as well as open up the creativity in your mind to make more moves of your own, I as well teach my philosophy on breaking, give exercises as well as encouragement.

About Raquan

Hi my name is Ray I have been teaching breaking (breakdancing) since early 2019, I've taught a class at MICA recently and have done performances there as well, I also have competed in many competitions around the DMV and have done a lot of performances. I practice at places such as JHU, UMBC and WB

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Swaraj
Ray has been an excellent teacher to me and has taught me how to elevate my footwork and top rocks beyond what they previously were.
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Susan S.

17 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Communications from College of William and Mary
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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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Jason G.
Great teacher, really makes me love acting!
Jennie W.
I have had the best time learning how to sing with Susan! She is so patient and kind, and has such a great way of helping me actually visualize how I can make corrections in my singing. It has been such a pleasure and is a real highlight of my week. And--bonus--I have really progressed!
Jesse W.
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Bridget D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Music Technology from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Bridget D.

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15 years of experience and competition at the renowned Griffith Academy in Connecticut.

About Bridget

Bridget is a Portland, OR based folk-pop songwriter, music teacher and registered yoga teacher. Bridget graduated from Berklee College of Music and Emerson College in 2017 with degrees in music technology and acting. She spent much of her undergraduate time working in venues and theaters, writ

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Amy
Bridget is a very sincere and encouraging teacher with a lot to offer her students. She tries to help each student learn, even within a group setting. She always stops before going on to the next exercise by asking if there are any questions on anything.
Amy
Bridget is a very enthusiastic teacher with lots of good ideas and tips to share. I'd highly recommend her for lessons.
Amy
Bridget is a fantastic teacher. She is easy to understand and very patient. She goes a little to fast so I think she could slow down a bit but otherwise she is a great teacher.

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Melanie P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Melanie P.

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I am a voice and acting teacher specializing in musical theater and pop rock and other commercial forms of singing. I have training in all different acting techniques and I focus on audition and competition prep. I help performers fuse their acting and singing but can also focus on one aspect if the student so chooses. I work with many students on college auditions and thespian competitions as well. I teach all ages up to adults since I am also an adjunct faculty and have experience in teaching at the university level.

About Melanie

I am a voice and acting teacher specializing in musical theatre, pop-rock, and other commercial forms of singing. I teach all ages from kids to adults since I am also adjunct faculty at Nova Southeastern University. I attended University of Pennsylvania for my undergrad and received my Masters in

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Anamarie W.
My daughter loved Melanie!
Sarah
Melanie is an absolutely incredible vocal teacher/coach. I noticed a change in my voice after just the first lesson. Her vast knowledge of the anatomy used to create vocal sounds combined with the techniques she teaches has definitely improved my voice. She taught me how to belt and showed me the difference between my belt and my mix, which was beyond helpful. She also taught me how to sing in my head voice in a healthier and more effective way. And on top of that, she has a mental library full of great song recommendations for my individual voice. Can't wait until our next lesson!
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Dax A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 8 to 88
  • Bachelor's Degree from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dax A.

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Hello! I'm Dax L., As a coach, my approach is kind, down to earth, and non-judgemental, but I make sure to give constructive criticism because without it, you cannot and will not improve. I have studied with a wide array of different acting coaches. I am also a producer, director, and screenwriter. Now having finally had the privilege of being the casting director for the film I produced, I have invaluable knowledge to share with you on what to do and what not to do when auditioning (both self-tapes and in person) if you choose to make one of our lessons an industry coaching lesson. For acting coaching, I have helped actors have that "WOW it finally makes sense" moment, where they understand what they had been lacking all along.. unpredictability! In my opinion, the things an actor needs to do to stand out in an audition is be unpredictable, believable, and fully focused. I am super excited to team up with TakeLessons and I hope to be your new coach!

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About Dax

Dax Lily is available for in-studio, in your own home, and online lessons in the categories of teaching acting to beginners, teaching acting specifically for the camera, teaching actor’s and performers how to stand out on social media as well as organically grow their social media presence. Dax has

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Heart B.
She is an amazing teacher. Dax really helps you understand you character and scrip.
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Natalia N.
Dax was my first acting coach. Her experience and approach to our work were amazing. She showed me many skills that helped with developing my character. All of her advice was really beneficial in understanding my part as well as gave me an in-depth insight into acting. I cannot wait to continue our work! I can recommend Dax's coaching to everyone on may different levels!
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Erin C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • M.F.A. Acting from American Repertory Theater Institute at Harvard University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Erin C.

7 Reviews
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Shakespeare wrote some of the best roles for actors, and his work is just packed with tools you can use to get the juiciest possible performances. I can help you find and use those tools, whether you’re highly experienced or you’ve never acted before.

I learned the basics of acting through doing Shakespeare, and I’ve introduced many young performers to acting the same way. (FYI it’s totally normal if you hated reading it in school!)

About Erin

I am an actor, speech & dialect coach, and acting teacher. I had steady freelance teaching and coaching jobs for 3 years in NYC, as well as steady acting work in NYC and Chicago theatre for 5 years total. I moved to LA from Cambridge, MA, where I earned my Master's in Acting from the American Re

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Xolani K.
Excellent introductory session with solid explanations of work ahead and strategy for improvement.
Sasha A.
Erin is an excellent instructor. She is very knowledgeable, very generous with that knowledge, very attentive, and encouraging. She is not only good at what she does but she is also very good at teaching. If you're unsure when picking an instructor here, you couldn't go wrong with Erin.
Genevieve
She is great, just great. 1st course yet she immediately helped me understand what were the real issues and how to tackle them. Now I feel confident to pass in front of an audience, because I know I will be heard and I will be understood!

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"Sophie is the absolute best teacher!!! She went at a pace that was perfect for us, she was punctual, and she knows how to teach dance! Can't wait for our next lesson."
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Sophie C.
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"I took this class to help me professionally with presentation. It was a lot of fun and a lot of brain training. Looking forward to my next session. Hunter is very sweet and professional. I really enjoy her easy going style."
Melissa
Took Improv Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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Took 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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"Jordan is a great instructor. My daughter has enjoyed her private lessons."
Sophia
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Mushir is a excellent teacher! He makes learning magic fun. His teaching techniques is outstandingly successful. He is the best magician I have ever seen."
Kim
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"Kudos to Amanda for making my daughter’s first acting lesson amazing. We couldn’t have had a better instructor/teacher. She’s very skillful. We are eager and excited for the next lesson."
Chloee
Took Acting lessons from Amanda K.
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"Andrea is amazing! She is my first choice anytime I have an audition. You will walk into your audition ready, and focused on the work. Love her!!"
Viv
Took Acting lessons from Andrea S.
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"Donnabella has been great in helping me work on different areas I wanted to strengthen. I always walk away with a more fleshed out scene after coaching with her!"
Molly
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Toya is experienced and extremely motivating to work with."
Priyanka
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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