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Dr. Ollie J.

9 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Ollie J.

9 Reviews
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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!

Personal attention in screenwriting, visualization, and developing the narrative. The pre-production training guides independent filmmakers and screenwriters in the concept and script development phase.

Professor Ollie has over 20 years experience in the film and theatre industry.

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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Jeneal J.

Baltimore, MD
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeneal J.

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I have a passion for theatre & hopefully you do too! I will help my students become strong in improv, monologue & scene work. A packet will be given each week on things to work on & improve along with an assignment. I will require my students to learn a monologue a week excluding other assignments I give because building your repertoire is crucial in this career. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal, I'm a musical theatre major, professional actor & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015, I've been a teachers assistant since 2008 & I'm now a theatre teacher at a camp for kids grades 2 through 12. I love helping my students find confidenc

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Patrick A.

2 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Patrick A.

2 Reviews
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I am a British musician with 5 years experience teaching singing, music theory, choir and conducting. All ages welcome. Lessons are customised to the needs of each student. I'm a patient teacher who can help you achieve your musical potential. Do get in touch with any questions you have - I'd be delighted to hear from you!

About Patrick

Important note: please message me directly before booking lessons so I can see I think I'll be able to help you! I am professional singer and conductor, with music degrees from King's College London and Cambridge University. I like to encourage my singing students to develop a healthy vocal t

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Jennifer
I’m just a beginner. I appreciate how patient and merciful Patrick as I try to work my way past mistakes and he’s encouraging. He explains things clearly and thanks to his lessons and guidance I’m already making a little progress.
Abdulaziz S.
Capable, courteous, and very well versed in his field. Patrick's flexible schedule made it possible for us to cram for an upcoming test, on short notice.
Conveniently, he's preparing to teach a university cpurse on the same subject matter.

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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
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Get ready to book work because after you train with me you'll understand how to break down a scene, develop a character, make interesting and truthful choices, engage your emotional instrument, and truly be Captivating to watch on the big screen. I will prep you for auditions, teach you different camera techniques (close us vs 3/4 shot, vs master shot), and so much more. I have a rich background in various acting techniques as well as great insight from the many directors and coaches I have worked with in my own professional career.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
Janai H.
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.
Janai H.
Michelle is awesome!!! She is so sweet and a very good and encouraging instructor. She inspires me to be a better teacher. She helped me with where I was weak and gave me homework. I will definitely be working with her for EVERYTHING that I want to learn.
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Athan G.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Reno Jazz Festival Outstanding Musician Award from Peter Epstein
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Athan G.

56 Reviews
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Having worked on multiple movies, as well as collaborations with Emmy nominated film composers and orchestrators, I can guarantee that I will take your film music scoring to the next level! Using modern music writing techniques, as well as looking back to the film scoring greats that came before, we will develop a personal curriculum to help you reach your film scoring goals.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Dymond
Athan is the best! So patient and so helpful!
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Andrew V.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate of Arts in Guitar and Performance—with Honors from Musicians Institute
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Andrew V.

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About Andrew

If you want to learn what they teach in the guitar program (GIT) at Musicians Institute here in Hollywood, but don't want to spend $30k on tuition and living expenses to do it... Or, if you are planning to attend GIT yourself and want to get way ahead of the curve early, so you too can graduate wit

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Robert B.

Andrew wan an excellent teacher. He was very talented and easy to get along with. I would definitely recommend him.

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"Thank you, Vanessa Pace!

THANK YOU, VANESSA!

A year ago when I was shopping for a voice teacher, Take Lessons provided a wide selection of viable options. As a senior adult, I was feeling a need to clarify my "Call" in life, and to return to some of the personal strengths that I hope to continue using in the last 1/3 of my life. In my profile I indicted I was looking to maintain the voice that has been a part of every aspect of my life from theatre to singing, to preaching, to creating radio spots. When I mentioned that goal to Vanessa in our first meeting she countered: “We won’t just maintain it, we’ll restore it!” What a confidence booster that was!

Although my life work mostly involves speaking, I also have a love of singing—something I have participated in one way or another for the last 50 years. I wanted to overcome the “old lady” vibrato syndrome if possible and to be able to sing without concern that those within earshot would shudder.

In addition, I was looking for certain attributes in a teacher:
• A person who is at my stage of life or beyond.
• A person who is knowledgeable in both singing and speech.
• A person with a personal teaching style that is positive and encouraging.

ENTER VANESSA PACE!

Vanessa is confident and knowledgeable. In addition, she has customized my learning program to suit my current objectives, which have changed from one week to the next depending upon my professional assignments from work and my personal creative pursuits.

In this year Vanessa brought me to a point of “breaking through” inhibitions and moving beyond what I thought I’d be able to do. Her constant use of cues to put me on track with the use of my voice has been invaluable! She compared letting sound pass through the vocal cords (without strain) in the same way breath becomes music through a clarinet. Using words like “Pull up your spine—you’re two inches taller!”; and reminders to draw on the strength of (underused) larger muscles to support the efforts of diaphragm have been helpful in numerous practical matters of everyday life.

Vanessa is inspiring in that she is a life-long learner and passionate about things to the degree that she invests in them with intelligent research, attention to science, and a spiritual passion that drives her to draw out the best in her students in similar fashion.

If you are looking for a voice teacher, Vanessa will work with you where you are--and help you move toward the goal of where you are hoping to be.

I am thanking God this Thanksgiving Season for Vanessa Pace.

~ Ann Thomas"
- Ann
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa P.
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"I was honored to be a part of multiple theater Productions directed by Rebecca. She is definitely skilled and pushing the actor passes his or her comfort zone while giving them the tools to push past their personal limitations and is constantly encouraging and upbeat. First as a director, then teacher, then cast member she is a tireless asset and teacher."
- Mia
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Christine is simply amazing!"
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"Michaela is a natural teacher. She quickly assessed my abilities, and tailored the lesson to match my body type and sense of rhythm. I highly recommend her!"
- Michael
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