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Jennie B.

9 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jennie B.

9 Reviews
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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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John G
I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin.
James Sclafani S.
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.
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Susan S.

15 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • BA Communications from College of William and Mary
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Susan S.

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Maybe you're curious about acting. Maybe you're very good and very serious. Maybe you just need to come out of your shell a little bit. I've taught 'em all, with great success. I look forward to meeting you.

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.
Imuetinyan Ugiagbe
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.

Joe R.

11 Reviews
Glen Rock, PA
Starting at $25
  • Music Education/ Vocal Performance from Millersville University
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joe R.

11 Reviews
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I've taken several acting courses both at Millersville University and at local theatres. I've also been on stage at several local venues for many shows

Grease
The Wizard of Oz
You Can't Take it With You
Assassins
Bizet's Carmen
Blood Brothers
RENT
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Guys and Dolls
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

About Joe

Hello! I've been singing since before I can remember and playing instruments for almost as long. I have a passion for music. Whether it's being onstage at York Little Theatre, directing the church choir in Red Lion, or paying with one of several local and regional bands, I love music and performing

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Angelus P.
Joe is amazing when he gives vocal lessons. His examples are spot on. His ability to read into your strengths and weaknesses helps you to customise your lesson and focus on those aspects that'll give you quick and sustainable results. Thank you Joe.
Katelyn B.
So far my daughter is pleased and is looking forward to working with Joe. She has only had 1 lesson so far but it was smooth sailing and all went well.
Kyle A.
As someone who was nervous and horrible at singing Joe made me feel comfortable and confident.

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Morgan R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan R.

3 Reviews
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Going to an audition but can't find an acting monologue that shows off your skill? I am here to help! I have been coaching monologues for 5 years in Chicago and NYC, and in that time I have collected a monologue database of hundreds of quality monologues from plays. Together, we will find and perfect material that you love.

I create an individualized program based on your needs as an actor. Want help finding a monologue but don’t need coaching? Have a monologue you love and want one coaching session to clean it up? Want ten coaching sessions to prepare for a special audition? Let's talk and make the best program for you!

About Morgan

I am a monologue coach from NYC. I have worked as a director and in casting in Chicago and New York, where I have sat in on hundreds of hours of auditions. Additionally, I taught a Monologue Tutorials class at Northwestern University, where I coached students for various agent showcases. Throughout

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Sean
Caring, Observant, and always supportive. Morgan is possessed with an incredible desire to draw out an actor's best instincts while also offering them new ways of approaching text when an actor might be stuck. My experiences with her are both highly productive and easy going.
Henry
Unlike many acting coaches Morgan actually knows what she’s doing. She brings great energy and can figure out what a monologue/scene needs to bring it to the next level. After being burned by so many acting coaches in my life I’m so relieved to have found someone like Morgan. Gets to the point, clearly talented, no funny business — she’s the real deal.
Amy
Morgan is an extremely knowledgable and patient coach. She has so much material at her finger tips, and knew exactly how to instruct me. She took time to get to know me and made me feel confident in myself. Morgan is awesome and I highly recommend working with her!
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Jessica B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessica B.

3 Reviews
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The acting methods I use are geared towards acting for singing. In these lessons we will coach through a piece of music by exploring the character or poet's intentions.

About Jessica

Praised for her "beautiful upper range" and "sparkling tone", soprano Jessica was recently named a semi-finalist for the 2019-2020 American Prize in Art Song/Oratorio for the Women's Collegiate level, a semi-finalist for The Orpheus Competition 2020, and a finalist at the 2019 Great Italian Songs C

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Laura
I worked with Jessica for roughly two years. During that time we worked on different vocal techniques and explored many different music styles such as classical and Broadway. Jessica helped me find confidence in myself and my voice. Because of my work with Jessica, I auditioned for and earned a spot in an audition-only choir, something I never could have done without everything I learned from Jessica.

In addition to singing techniques, I learned important things about the voice and how to keep it healthy.

Jessica is an exceptional voice teacher and I learned so much from her.
Cheryl
My 12 year old daughter was thrilled to resume voice lessons with Miss Jessica using Zoom. My daughter started with Jessica at the age of 10. Jessica is a gifted singer and teacher. Singing is one of my autistic daughter’s strengths and I feel so fortunate to have Jessica helping her develop her vocal talents. I highly recommend Jessica.
Erin
Jessica is awesome! I've been taking lessons with her for a few months now. She's super nice, and is great at teaching how to improve all aspects of my singing. Highly recommend taking lessons from her!

Brianne L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. Theater Arts from University of Redlands
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brianne L.

5 Reviews
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Online Acting Teacher

Hello and Welcome! My name is Brianne. I have 7 years teaching experience with multiple levels. I am excited to share my knowledge and philosophies with any willing artist!

What makes my lessons unique??

INTERACTIVE LEARNING

While I have a prepared set of lesson plans, I believe in catering the direction of my classes to the students needs and goals.

Preparing for a specific performance? We will focus on making opening night your best night!

Need help with audition prepration? Let’s build your confidence and showcase what you’re capable of!

Looking to learn fundamental skills? Back to the beginning we go!

During our first lesson, we will talk all about you! I will listen to your aspirations, goals, concerns, fears, worries, and desires. And we will determine together what direction to take in your lessons.

About Brianne

Welcome! My name is Brianne. I have been teaching theater to various grade levels for about 5 years. I have my BA in Theater Arts, and was the first student to direct a full-scale production at my university. I am heavily involved with my local community theater directing, stage managing, and perfo

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Ron
I’ve had the pleasure of working with Brianne on multiple theatrical productions for the last ten years, both under her direction and as a colleague. Her depth of insight and wealth of knowledge into character development is highly advanced. She has a deep understanding of how to cater to the skill levels of individuals, and is successful in bringing out the best in the performers that she works with. She is incredibly organized, and creates an environment that is both inviting and fun. Highly recommend learning from her.
Josh
I had a very big self tape due so I called on Brianne for coaching as well as to be my scene partner for the tape. We rehearsed the scene over and over until it felt right. She helped me work out all of the kinks and nuances of the piece. We were so prepared that when it came down to filming we did it one take. Brianne is an excellent acting teacher/coach and anyone would be lucky to have her guidance and leadership.
Gabrielle
Brianne Lopez was an amazing instructor. She really helped me break out of my shell and gain the confidence I needed to make my debut on stage. She is extremely knowledgeable about all things theater and is eager to share all she knows!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Parkville, MD

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Parkville is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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"Awesome day 1!! Very excited for the future"
Taryn
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Donnabella is a fantastic teacher! I was really having trouble with being confident when acting as well as not sure where or how to start to learn. Donnabella made it super easy, teaching several approaches and techniques that now use when looking at a script. I also feel a lot more confident not just with acting but overall.

She's made it easy to be confident but still challenging myself with every lesson to put farther out of my comfort zone and grow!"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"I worked with Haley multiple times as I was preparing a role and the insight she offered me really helped take my preparation to the next level. She worked with me until I felt completely confident and the work we did definitely paid off. I got great reviews and my director and other actors even commented on how advanced my work had become."
Nicholas
Took Acting lessons from Haley W.
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"David is so helpful and really solidifies your preparation and approach. He’s able to tell you where you can improve and how you can get there. Plus, he’s very encouraging and will be more than happy to highlight what you are effectively doing in your acting. You get quality training from a fun and smart instructor! Thank you for the stellar coaching!"
Cameron
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"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."
Linda
Took Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"Really great! Amber was so fun and easy to work with. She was able to bring out the best in me and help me feel confident going into my audition. I hope to work with her again soon."
Maeve
Took Acting lessons from Amber J.
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"David was perfect, very patient and encouraging! He truly has the gift of being able to teach it shines through with out a doubt. According to my son he was a "funny teacher" the two were working together very hard and cracking jokes like old friends how can anyone top that. I have a feeling we gained not only a teacher but a great new friend!!!"
Thomas
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Working with Adam has been great so far. He is a great teacher who understands the craft very well. He has taught me certain techniques of the craft that have helped me to begin to get a feel for what acting is all about. I would recommend Adam to anyone interested in acting."
Keith
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Great first lesson, easy to let loose and fall into the "subtext" (you'll get it after the first lesson.)"
Walter
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Ms. Desiree is a very nice teacher. My daughter likes her very much! Thanks a lot !"
Ranny
Took Acting lessons from Desiree S.
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