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Marissa Joyce S.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Minor in Business Entertainment, Media, and Technology from New York University - Steinhardt
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marissa Joyce S.

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Hi! I'm Marissa and I'm a professional NYC-based actor, writer, and director. BFA: NYU. / We'll work as a team to reach your performance goals, whether that be for an audition, for a show, or for just for yourself. We'll call attention to breath, vocal technique, physicality and movement, and intention and script/monologue analysis. However, lessons will be catered to your unique self.

My approach to teaching my students is not a "one-size-fits-all" approach. Rather, I carefully examine each students' strengths and interests, and create lesson plans that combine those to address areas of improvement and holistic growth. A student knows themself best; my mission is to assist them on their journey towards bringing their gifts and talents to the forefront.

As a professional actor, writer for the stage and film/tv, and director, my lessons come with a unique perspective that holistically elevates your acting.

About Marissa Joyce

Hi there! My name is Marissa (she/her/hers) and I'm a Haitian-American NYC-based actor, writer, and director whose mission is to create vortexes that center, celebrate and amplify marginalized narratives. In addition to being an artist, I have experience working in educational and educational a

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Maria
Marissa is one of the best people to help with essay writing. She really helps me think critically about what I am writing and is a great editor! Marissa has helped me perfect research papers, creative writing pieces, and even short essays.
Rachel
Marissa is a brilliant acting coach! She truly takes the time to help her students understand the art of acting and prepare their scenes. 10/10 would recommend!
Kat Luciano
Marissa is super attentive to detail, especially because she vocalizes the questions that should be asked when breaking down the writing process. She thinks critically about how every part of the piece is suppose to connect with and progress the story/thesis forward. Because she has also been exposed to different kinds of writing styles and formats (playwright, screenplay structures, essays, etc.), she is well versed in the distinct criteria it takes to complete each. Also, it helps that she is a total sweetheart :)
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Dax A.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Awarded Deans List from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 88
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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!

Dawnnie M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Master of Fine Arts in Acting from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dawnnie M.

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Hi Everyone.

I'm an acting coach. I have a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

Over the last 25 years I've coached many students for major network auditions via manager of agent referrals. What makes my lessons unique is that I also created original theatre with kids through improvisation. That fun approach is the core of everything I do.

I believe that if you start with who "you" truly are, with what makes you unique, you'll always be able to find your truth in any character or role. That's what will make your audition stand out. That's what will make you grow as an actor.

For those just interested in learning because you've never done this before and always wanted to... my lessons would be perfect! My youngest LA clients were 5 years old. For online lessons students must be at least an early reading level.

Auditioning for your local theatre or school play and need to learn a monologue or scene? I'm happy to

About Dawnnie

Hi everyone. I haven't logged in here for a while. You can check out what I've been up to just by looking up #dawnniemercado or #tadaactingstudio I own and run TADA Acting Studio. I'll update my availability again soon to teach through takelessons for summer. In the meantime rememb

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Donovan
Dawnie is an extraordinary teacher. I recommend her to anyone looking for an acting coach.
Jenna
Dawnnie is an INCREDIBLE instructor, coach, and most importantly, a great person! She has helped me improve immensely, not only in acting and monologue work, but in the audition process in film and in theater. Her wide range of talents and knowledge is a huge benefit to helping me through my auditon pieces, etc.
Christine
Dawnnie is a wonderful coach and teacher who is highly skilled and passionate in her craft. Her extensive knowledge of acting, both in TV as well as theatre, shines through in her work with others. A wonderful mentor, and encouraging teacher, I highly recommend her services to anyone who is interested in furthering their acting repertoire.

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Yiqing Z.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Yiqing Z.

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A working actor graduated from Stella Adler Studio of Acting. I worked both on stage and on camera, in English and Mandarin, with award-winning directors and actors from China and Europe.

About Yiqing

Native mandarin speaker. Great with children. Experience in public speaking, debating, hosting and acting. I will have customized study plans for you, boost your confidence, and help you add personality to your words!

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She is amazing.
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Amber J.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Amber J.

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I have a enjoyed Acting since preparing and performing many roles in high school and college. As I prepared for my Masters Degree performance and then opening in Berlin Germany I learned many acting skills that helped me reach my goals.
I have many students that study acting to help them express emotion in their everyday life.

About Amber

Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role. Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Ren

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Deenya ..
Not a good experience. First day we were set up for lessons she canceled and asked for a different time/day. When that lesson came time she was late and couldn't accommodate the lesson but never contacted to reschedule. A week later for the 2nd lesson, I purchased she sends a text a few hours before the appointment claiming that she talked to another teacher about my grandson and felt she couldn't help him. Way too inconsistent to be offering any lessons. What an awful experience. Time to move on (eye-roll).
Cecilia ..
Great teacher. Gets you started from the first lesson!
Andrew
Amber is simply the best. She has a knack for determining my level and knows how far to push me in practices and recommending homework. Her experience serves her well. She is inspiring, motivating and blunt which goes a long way because she is very directed at her constructive criticism and points that need to be improved.

Cynthia V.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Cynthia V.

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Learn to act from a Magna Cum Laude’ graduate with two communications degree. In addition, she studied for two years under a renowned playwright. she has over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. . She has written, produced and directed community and church productions. Her first professional stage play, debuted August of 2017 to a sold out audience.

She displayed her acting talents in an Evening in Elegance at the Los Angeles Theatre and at Georgia State University’s production of “She”. She headlined in the poetic, dramatic presentation of "Visions Through Me". Dancers, actors, singers and poets accompanied her. In addition to stage plays she has appeared on “The Resident”, “Lodge 49”, “Star”, “Greenleaf” and other television shows.

She is the author of two poetic and dramatic reading books, She has two novels, and is currently working on the third instalment of the four-part series. To her credit are two poetic, spoken word albums.

About Cynthia

Hello I am the owner and CEO of my own publishing and entertainment company .I graduated Magna Cum Laude’ from Georgia State University with a communications degree. In addition, I studied for two years under a renowned playwright. I have over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. A

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Queen G.
Very good with children, very professional. First session went great 😃
Mikayla
Cynthia was absolutely amazing! My niece loves working with her. Her acting skills and presence have tremendously improved because of Cynthia.
Prophet
I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Upper Marlboro, MD

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Upper Marlboro is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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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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"My daughter took 10 acting sessions with Jennie - the first one was in person and the rest were over skype which worked perfectly! Jennie started each session with warm-up activities to 1) break the ice and 2) to learn how to deal with nervousness (breathing/relaxing techniques). Each session consisted of singing and practicing a monologue. Jennie suggested a book on monologues and my daughter chose one she liked. Each session they worked on expressing the emotion that was being expressed in the dialog. They broke down the feelings being portrayed and practiced different ways to express the emotions. Jennie was SO supportive of my daughter. Her lessons are going to be VERY helpful to my daughter when she goes to try out for the spring musical next year. We are planning to sign up for more lessons prior to auditions as a refresher! I highly recommend her."
Susan
Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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"My son loves her, after we left I asked him how he thought it was and he said mommy this is the best I know I’m going to have fun... she’s funny."
Mikell
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"working with Andrew is a lot of fun"
David
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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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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"I’m so glad that I found Kristin. She provided a ton of info for my first lesson, and I’m looking forward to continue learning from her."
Gerie
Took Acting lessons from Kristin H.
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"FIRST TIMe doing an online acting class and was a great experience. My daughter loved it."
Natalia
Took Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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"Shauna is a great human being and a teacher learned so much from her ... highly recommend her."
Robert
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"DB, is truly understanding of the individual and knowledgeable of the media acting world. She works with me like my acting partner and mostly jumps straight into scene work, so I really appreciate her friendly and honest teaching-style. She is great for novices, students trying to get back into acting again, and the experienced that want to keep their acting talent up to peak condition. Donnabella is highly recommended!"
Caroline
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Molly is absolutely fantastic and I would recommend her to anyone who wants to add to their acting portfolio."
Kevin
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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