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Carlyncia P.

Hyattsville, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Musical Theater from Howard University College of Fine Arts
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Carlyncia P.

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Learn from a professional working actor and casting director with 30+ years experience on stage, on camera and behind the scenes.
As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, Carlyncia believes in lifting as she climbs empowering all ages to realize their full potential from the inside out.
Carlyncia is a cum laude graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts where she concentrated her studies in musical theatre prompting her work as a professional in many facets of the entertainment industry for nearly 35 years. As a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, she’s appeared in several film, television and live stage productions as an accomplished actress, host, model and vocalist. Her expertise has also garnered her such “above the line” positions as ...

About Carlyncia

As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, I believe in lifting as I climb empowering others to realize their full potential from the

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Robert E.

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Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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!
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Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
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Raycurt J.

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Basic of centering the body for performance of various music cultues.
There's a dance for every motif of music or a gesture of emotion.

About Raycurt

Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance Multi-talent native of Washington, D.C. began playing music at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in local church choirs with family members and participating with the D.C. Youth Chorale. Began instruction on the Viola in the D.C

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Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!

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Brooklyn W.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Brooklyn W.

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I am classically trained in styles such as contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, and classical ballet, however, I only teach hip hop. My credentials include: Showtime At The Apollo, Apple Inc, Microsoft Inc, America's Got Talent, and more. I intend to make others grow, I hope to encourage with my unique teaching styles, tough love, and motivation. I have been teaching for 8+ years, including beginners, intermediate, and advanced/industry level dancers. I have been dancing for more than half of my life, I now want to spread the love of dance around the world.

About Brooklyn

Hi!! My name is Brooklyn, I am a dancer of 10+ years, and I love to teach others how to dance, I love communicating with others through movement. My credentials include, Apple Inc, Microsoft Inc, Showtime At The Apollo, America's Got Talent, Chris Brown, & many more! I teach all ages, I love childr

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Myjah
Brooklyn has been teaching me for a few weeks now, and I’m finally ready to take my first public dance class. She’s taught me how to do every move I struggled with, improved my coordination, and boosted my confidence! And she’s cute! FIVE STARS!
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Wendy P.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks For purposes of singing: French, Italian, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Jeff Award for Ensemble, Threepenny Opera from Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee
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Wendy P.

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Acting students will receive instruction customized for their individual needs and skill level, drawing on a variety of techniques, including Linklater (physical and vocal work), Stanislavski, Meisner, and Grotowski, Shurtleff, among others. Students can work privately on audition skills, including monologues and cold reading, as well as scene work, character building and basic principles of acting. The first step to great acting is a free body and voice, allowing full expression of of emotional life of the character!

About Wendy

I've been teaching private vocal instruction since 2003, and opened my own studio in 2008. I love helping people find their true, authentic voice, which I feel is essential not only for singers but many other people as well! Singing is a great joy, and the voice is one of our primary modes of expre

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Nelson G.
I couldn’t recommend Wendy enough. No matter what walk of life you come from, she’ll find a way to connect with you and help you reach your goal. I’m already seeing improvements and can’t wait to go back every week.
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Blake C.
Very helpful and focused on what needed to be worked on. Will definitely be looking forward to working with her again!
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Cristina D.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Cristina D.

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I hold an MFA in Theatre and have been teaching acting, scene study, Shakespeare and audition techniques for 20+ years. I have taught theatre and performance studies at Stella Adler, AMDA, Hunter College and Brooklyn College.

About Cristina

I have 21 years of professional teaching experience in the classroom and private tutoring. I have taught 8 years in college and 13 years in high school. I hold a current NY State Certification in English- Grades 7-12. Education: MFA- Brooklyn College MA- Hunter College BA- Bard College I am

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Tim
I think she is a great teacher. I have learned a lot in her class. She delivers the information well and is understanding of student needs. I think she makes acting an enjoyable process. There will be decent amount of work in her class but work that makes sense to shape your future in the field. I highly recommend her.
Johenfy
Professor Duarte is amazing at her craft. She has years of experience and will help you find and develop your own craft. Her courses are a must for both beginners and advanced users.
Jesse
I had Cristina for a fifteen-week-long Auditions Technique class and I learned so much from her. I'm a fairly confident actor but for most of my life I've been terrible at auditions and after taking this class I've improved tenfold. We are going through unprecedented times right now and Cristina made our class's transition from in person to online completely seamless, which I appreciate and commend her for.

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"Very comfortable atmosphere. Rebecca is very personable and I want to bring my other daughter for lessons."
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Nicholas teaches from the heart with clarity and expert knowledge. After working with him I felt so prepared and confident. Would highly recommend!"
Natalie
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Nicholas R.
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Robert Melendez
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Hunter was the perfect coach to have! She was so friendly, patient and quick to absorb the sides. I was actually surprised at how fast she understood the nuances of the script. She gave insight on the scene and characters that I didn't catch which helps a lot. I will absolutely book her again! Thanks so much Hunter!"
Amy
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"A great way to gain confidence and sharpen your physical theatre skills!

Monica creates a safe, inviting space that allows participants to keep an open heart and take risks! Monica gave me a better understanding of Grotowski methods and the purpose of the tools we learned. I loved the way she incorporated viewpoints into the workshop. I gained a better understanding of how I can use my body as a means to communicate story and emotion. The class was physically challenging in the best way possible. I learned some great vocal warm-ups and even some great forward and side rolls (which I never thought I could do!) I left feeling revitalized and inspired to create new work and breathe some life into my current work."
Ana
Took Acting lessons from Monica H.
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"Bridget is an incredible teacher. Very patient and she has a great way of explaining things to make them easily understandable and achievable. I would definitely recommend Bridget as a teacher."
Carolina
Took Acting lessons from Bridget D.
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"David is informative, engaging and approached my lesson with great input on technique. He helped me go beyond the lines I needed to read, to a better understanding of the character.
He's fun, thoughtful and kept the lesson moving.
I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Erin
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"She's very nice, friendly and definitely know how to dance salsa. I like Elena, I feel like we are friends because she's a very warm hearted person, I'm like that as well."
Jacy
Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Elena T.
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"Had a very good experience with Vanessa. Friendly and easy to get along with. Gave me some good exercises to build up voice strength. Would definitely recommend!"
Dennis
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Awesome instructor! LaMarcus took the time to explain acting skills and techniques to my daughter. She is looking forward to her next lesson."
Geneva
Took Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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