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Robert E.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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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.

8 Reviews
Baltimore, MD
Starting at $30
  • MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University/ The Shakespeare Theatre of DC
  • 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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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
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

Dr. Ollie J.

9 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Master of Arts from American University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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!

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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Natalya Z.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $135
  • Speaks Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree of Applied Design and MultiMedia Production from Lake Washington Institute of Technology
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Natalya Z.

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Natalya is one of the youngest Professional Latin dancers in the United States DanceSport industry, and a well-known instructor and choreographer in Washington's dance community. With almost a decade of experience, she believes that anyone can dance if they put in the effort, and is excited to be a part of your journey!

Her devoted participation in competitions and passionate performances in shows around the area with her partner and a wide variety of students shows dedication and passion towards the craft.

Aside from working her way up to training with the top Ballroom and Latin coaches in the world, Natalya has explored the worlds of hip-hop, jazz, salsa, and contemporary dance in order to diversify her training and artistry. She has been a member of the Seattle dance companies "Breed Seattle", "Westsiders", and "Black Floor Collective" parallel to competing at a national level with her partner. She now dedicates her time to mentoring and directing multiple diverse ...

About Natalya

Natalya is one of the youngest Professional Latin dancers in the United States DanceSport industry, and a well-known instructor and choreographer in Washington's dance community. Born in Russia - but raised in Seattle, she has become well known through her devoted participation in competitions and

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Justin and Abbie L.
Natalya is an excellent instructor and very fun to work with. She's very in tune with our bodies and able to push us further than we initially thought possible. She's firm but fair and offers a very nicely balanced teaching dynamic.
Charles K.
Instructor was great! The web site link did not work with an apple mac book pro using safari, it only worked with Chrome thanks to Natasha's help, so please add that important memo for mac users! regards--charles
Olena
Natalya is a great instructor, very professional, inspiring and encouraging! She is also demanding, which means she really cares about your progress.

Michael B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Michael B.

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I have been teaching hip hop dance for all ages for ten years.

About Michael

I have been teaching and performing for several years. I understand the science of what I do very well. You will not only just learn but you’ll be able to teach after we are done.

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Valyncia V.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor's/M.Div. from American University/Capital Bible Seminary
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Valyncia V.

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About Valyncia

I believe everyone has the ability to sing … some better than others, of course, -- but regardless, I believe every voice can make a beautiful sound. I believe learning to sing requires team work: with the proper instruction and learning tools from me, the instructor, and with the dedication (pra

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George M.
My lesson went extreemly well. The instructions and exercises were appropriate to my level of experience, and I think this is exactly what I need to move forward as rappidly as possible to becone a good vocalist.
Whitney S.
Ms. Valyncia was an amazing coach. She was very patient , very honest and very professional. She pushed me beyond my comfort zone and I was able to improve my breathing, improve my range and put some personality into my performance. That was a long time ago but I plan on booking her again as my coach. I highly recommend her ! You will definitely become a better singer / performer when working with her , as long as you put the work in.
Jhenelle
Get instructor. Listens and teaches great fundamentals. Learned a lot of the basics and helped me develop in several areas. Her in home music studio was well equipped and a great learning place.

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Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Kelsey is so engaging and my daugthter loves learning from her. She is very flexible and her lessons are taught in a very convenient location."
- Trisha
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Lindsay is Awesome and very patient with me,I'm a beginner and she made me feel comfortable in what I was doing. I can't wait for our next class,I highly recommend her."
- Crystal
Took Dance lessons from Lindsay B.
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"Its good working with Kelsey. I look forward to our lessons together."
- Joe
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Elena is a superb acting teacher! She is very practical and straight to the point. She makes you go through deep emotions, so be prepared to be tough to confront your fears and blocks with the rewards of a very meaningful opportunity to grow!"
- Giorgio
Took Acting lessons from Elena V.
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"Has great energy, draws on many personal examples and analogies to make her points stick. Understood my core needs from the lessons. Look forward to more!"
- Marcus
Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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