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Nicole C.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, German
  • Awarded Talent Based Scholarship from University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Bachelor's of Arts from University of Maryland
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Nicole C.

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Using short scenes and monologues, I help students work on character development and with speaking their lines. I also help them to think about intention.

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As a voice teacher and voice coach, I strive to help the student get to where they want to be vocally. For me, singing is something that brings me joy and I hope to be able to share that with you. It took me a while to realize how much music and singing means to me. While studying something ent

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London T.
Nicole was very patient with my daughter and I like the structure she brought to the training. I look forward to seeing my daughter’s progress under Nicole’s training and guidance.
Mya T.
Nicole is an awesome teacher who displays a tremendous amount of skill. She is really able to connect with the student which is a really important quality for any teacher to have! She also has a lot of patience and goes above and beyond during every lesson. She is a great acting teacher and I feel very lucky to have her teaching my daughter!!
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Ashley L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Southern Wesleyan University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ashley L.

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Hello all! Acting is a passion of mine and in my teaching lessons I would like to have many facets to enable each actor to become more confident, skilled, and comfortable in their acting. Each lesson will be tailored to each specific student, but what my goals are is to introduce stage acting , film acting, audition tips, cold reading, acting while singing, adding material to your notebook for last minute auditions, and just to enhance your ability to live a life on stage or on film as it if it were reality. Thank you for your interest and I hope to work with you!
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Ashley L

About Ashley

Hello! My name is Ashley, and I am a singer, actor, and dancer living in Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from Southern Wesleyan University in 2017. I teach, but I also still study myself! My belief is that a good teacher never stops learning. I study opera

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Melanie
Ashley is a caring, competent instructor with real-life, current stage experience. As as a singer, dancer, and actor herself, she knows what she is talking about, because she is an excellent performer in her own right, and she knows what it takes. She truly cares about each student and wants a great experience for each of them. I highly recommend her!
Timothy
Ashley is knowledgeable, personable, kind, and a consummate professional. I absolutely love working with her.
Jayme
Ashley has been amazing! She is easy to work with. My daughter has learned so much in a short time. She has been able to give helpful tips to increase her range while sounding effortless. I can definitely hear the growth and change in her voice. Ashley has taken her natural talent and grown it. I know it will get better each week. Ashley knows exactly what to work on to bring out the qualities of her voice. So thankful for her knowledge and guidance.
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks American English
  • Awarded One Voice Awards from Gravy for the Brain
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.
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John E.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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John E.

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John works with students to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of and build good foundations for acting. No matter your skill level, John will use his experience as a director and a coach to work with actors towards their goals whether they be to improve craft, build repertoire, or prepare for auditions. John works within a modified form of Viewpoints Method (as well as derivative forms of Stanislavsky and Meisner) and lessons involve movement-based warm-ups, grounding exercises, work through improv, and text work/character building. Lessons with more experienced actors or actors looking to improve rep or prepare for auditions will also involve scenework.

About John

I have a huge range of interests in the performing arts. At Northwestern, I trained simultaneously in acting, directing, music theatre, legal studies (for fun), and composition/writing. As a director and a coach, I pride myself on creating a positive atmosphere where actors are encouraged to try the

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Dario
John is very experienced and helpful. More importantly, he has a calming and supportive vibe that I find really helps me stay motivated. Highly recommend!
Katy
I have worked with John as both an actor and a writer in a professional capacity. He directed me during my first foray into immersive theatre and was so terrific at breaking down concepts and offering his insight and experience while still treating the process as collaborative. I cannot recommend working with John as a student or a collaborator highly enough. Although I have not worked with him in a musical capacity, the work of his I have had the opportunity to witness is first class as a composer, lyricist, and musician. Most importantly, thanks to John, I have found my own voice as an immersive artist.
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Shauna K.

55 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shauna K.

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You will learn how to connect and open up to your emotional life, trust your instincts and gain confidence in performance. You'll learn how to stop your nerves and work with your nerves so they serve you and not strangle your talent. Having coached actors for many years, technique and performance are my specialities. You'll learn detailed exercises that will bring your individuality and passion to any script. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness. You will learn exercises and insights that will increase your ACTOR TOOLBOX so you are equipped to face rehearsals and performances.

I teach many styles of acting and have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the Artistic Director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos at the bottom of my pictures!

In America I have taught acting at; New York ...

About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She is currently teaching at BARD LLI. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San

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kimberly gueldner
Shauna is an excellent, super knowledgeable instructor. I immediately felt relaxed and comfortable in my lesson.
Jack
I've never acted before, and Shauna was warm, welcoming, and instantly made me feel comfortable. She creates a space that is open and relaxing. I am really looking forward to our work together.
Carol D.
I love her manner and kind spirit. I look forward to each week. She is showing me how to slow down and FEEL myself. I am one that feels others more often. She is fantastic in reading people and knowing what they need in particular to reach their goal.
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Monica A.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • BFA Musical Theatre from University of Hartford
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Monica A.

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We will find repertoire and work on diving into material, making it personal so the words flow naturally, and really breaking it down and finding the reason the author chose each word. Can also work on audition material.

About Monica

If you want to learn to LOVE performing, get in touch with me! I'm a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (Vocal Major), as well as the Hartt School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where I got my BFA in Musical Theatre, and performing is truly in my blood! I believe that more t

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Jessica
My 11 yr old daughter has absolutely loved working with Monica and has shown tremendous improvement over the last few months. If you aren't sure what teacher to choose, give her a try. I think you'll like her too!
Albert F.
Monica has been a wonderful teacher. I appreciate that the experience has been very collaborative. She will teach a technique and ask if it feels right or sounds right to you and to test it out for a week and if that's not working for you well try a different approach, So it's more trial and error than there is one way to sing. And I think having some control and agency over your vocal journey leads to a more confident and positive experience. Lessons with Monica have been very open and fun. I feel like I have progressed at a faster rate in the past 3 months working with her than the past 5 years I have been trying to improve my voice. And I am very curious and excited about how much further I'll grow in the future with Monica's assistance.
Kit
Monica is wonderful!

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Ionia is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"She is great! Very patient, easy to get along with and really knows her stuff."
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"Kathryn was great!! My daughter was very nervous before the lesson but when she was done she came out smiling and very happy. Thank you."
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"I enjoyed my lessons with Robert. He helped me develop and strengthen 2 monologues that I will be performing for grad school. I highly recommend!"
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