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Aleksis B.

41 Reviews
Germantown, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Aleksis B.

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Learn how to develop strength in your voice and understand phrasing through rhythm training

About Aleksis

My name is Aleksis B., but many of my students know me as Mr. B. I am a professional instructor and performing musician who combines a love of music with a desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. I try to make that passion show in everything I do. My educatio

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Elisa C.
Aleksis is a very patient and enthusiastic teacher!
Sommer F.
My 14 year old daughter enjoyed Aleksis’ laid back but knowledgeable style. Highly recommended for teenagers.
Sophie B.
Aleksis taught three consecutive lessons to our 9, 11, and 14 year old - two piano and one guitar. He was professional, patient, and fun. Kids enjoyed having him so off to a good start.

Dr. Ollie J.

9 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Awarded Maryland Theatrical Solo Arist of the Year from Maryland State Art Council
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dr. Ollie J.

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As Professor of Communication & Theater, I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays. My mission is to inspire and develop your unique gift. Fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

About Dr. Ollie

Professor of Communication & Theater with incredible experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Publick Playhouse, THEARC Theater, National Children's Museum and over 60 different stages annually. She is th

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Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
Kristyl N.
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.
Leana T.
Great person to work with! Cheerful. Listens to what you have to say. Ready to help you improve.
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Meagan D.

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

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I have been teaching dance for about 4 years now. I have taught ages 3 to 20 years old. I have danced since I was 4. I also did gymnastics. I do not have a dance room in my house, and my classroom is occupied, so for dance, it would have to be at another location. I teach different styles. I prefer to teach elementary/middle school students. I do enjoy young children. It is hard for them to focus. My goal is for the dance student to feel confident while dancing, and learn dance technique.

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.
Claire G.
She's great!
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Rourou Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $134
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rourou Y.

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As a teacher, I have taught hundreds of students of different levels, in various dance styles, ranging from contemporary, theater, jazz, hip-hop, Chinese, improvisation, and choreography. I am passionate about helping students to achieve their individualized goals through her unique, comprehensive, and supportive teaching style. I am passionate about education and believes in the role art plays in how people learn, grow and connect with each other.

For me, dance class should be playful and stress-free. Getting to know my students is the first and foremost thing I do, because I believe it is the way to build connection and trust between my students and me.

I think the technique is less important than helping my students build their own confidence about their body. I use personalized approach to assist students to be aware of the sensation of their bodies and help them recognize the subtlety of the body movement.

While teaching movement, I explain each movement in a very detailed ...

About Rourou

Rourou is a dance artist whose career spans between China and New York City, incorporating choreographic investigation, theatrical dance content, dance for camera, and student mentorship. She trained rigorously in Chinese dance in a conservatory setting for over 10 years, followed by studies in Ame

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Elizabeth D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elizabeth D.

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I have taken advanced screenwriting classes and would be happy to tutor or provide feedback on the subject.

About Elizabeth

My work has been published by print and online anthologies and magazines since I was seventeen years old. I was a freelance writer for years before deciding to go to college for it. I am now a senior in college, a tutor at my university's writing center, the editor-in-chief of my university's lite

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Courtney S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Music Education w/ Voice Emphasis from Hartt School of Music at the U. of Hartford
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Courtney S.

3 Reviews
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Choirs are a major part of why I am a music teacher today!

If you would like help preparing for an audition or extra help practicing the music I am happy to work with students of any age!

About Courtney

Hello, I am Courtney! I works with beginners of all ages and start piano as early as preschool! I love that I can start day playing piano games with a preschooler and end it with a software engineer picking up ukulele as hobby. My approach is to create well-rounded musicians that can go on to

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Mira and Sachin S.
Courtney is great with connecting with the kids and making the lesson fun but informative. She was patient and seemed to know her stuff. Looking forward to having her back.
Axel
Courtney is patient and knowledgable. My 5 year old just had his first trombone lesson and Courtney modified the instruction for his needs and interests. We look forward to learning more!
Wynnette
Looking forward to working with her again! A gentle demeanor and a great teacher :)

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"As part of a summer training program, Sophia coached me on two Shakespeare monologues, and I absolutely loved working with her! She shared lots of valuable insight with me that helped me really dig into the text, personalize it, and connect with the characters on a deeper level. Her guidance helped me make lots of great discoveries in our sessions together, and I've been able to apply that guidance to lots of other pieces as well. I would work with her again in a heartbeat, and highly recommend her to anyone looking for a monologue coach!"
- Joan
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Sophia B.
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"Kelsey is passionately enthusiastic and supportive."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I’ve been taking one-on-one sessions with Franklyn Wepner and sessions with 2+ people. Both were very helpful, opened different sides of me as an actor.
Franklyn gave me many techniques (how to work with the text, how to project my voice, how to focus on stage, working with the partner lead and be led and feel the partner) he helped my creativity overall and helped me be more present and aware and use it in my work. I give my best review to Franklyn Wepner."
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Took Acting lessons from Franklyn W.
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"Sofia says, "Miss Sara, I love your classes! They're really fun!""
- Karen
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Douglas is a very highly trained professional. I highly recommend him as an acting instructor for all ages."
- Kathy
Took Acting lessons from Douglas R.
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"Thank you so much for an amazing session. You got down to the core issues with my communication so quickly and providing me with tangible feedback on what I should be doing.

I look forward to working with you over the next few weeks."
- Prashant
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Simply amazing! Good energy and knows what she’s doing :)"
- Mareli
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"Great first lesson! Teresa is very pleasant to work with and extremely knowledgeable. Looking forward to many more lessons to come!"
- Faith
Took Ballet lessons from Teresa V.
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"James is a great teacher. He showed me a lot on my first day"
- Sarah
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Bernadette is a fantastic coach. You will learn all the ins and outs of acting and how to kill it in style at auditions."
- Alfredo
Took Film Acting lessons from Bernadette S.
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