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Lauren V.

14 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren V.

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We begin with interactive warm ups, and progress to use of the self and monologue practice as best fits the individual's goals.

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren

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Adrian L.
Very interesting first lesson. I feel she is going to be a great teacher for Adrian.
Ki
Kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
Lisa
My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful.

Sarah B.

Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $60
  • Theater from Stephens College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah B.

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Sarah has been a professional actor in the Twin Cities since moving back from LA, where she worked as an actor and Commercial Casting Director for almost a decade. Sarah has taught acting classes for both on-stage and on-camera work to children and adults. Sarah is also a director and playwright mentor for the Chicago Avenue Project at the Pillsbury House Theater. She is also a crisis intervention trainer with the Department of Justice, where she trains officers in de-escalation techniques through high stakes improv scenarios. Sarah is a certified Mental Health First Aid instructor.

About Sarah

***Sarah is now teaching On-Line classes only*** Sarah has been a professional actor in the Twin Cities since moving back from LA, where she worked as an actor and Commercial Casting Director for almost a decade. Sarah has taught acting classes for both on-stage and on-camera work to children and a

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Zachary J.

9 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

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Zach has a BA in Acting, and has appeared in over 50 regional productions, including national tours. Monologue work, scene work, camera work experience.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.
Aubrey C.
Great with kids!

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Toya N.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
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Toya N.

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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los An

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Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.
Olivia
Made a huge difference in my daughter’s voice in just an hour. Tangible lessons taught. Definitely doing more lessons with Toya!
Jill
Personable and affirming!
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Megan B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Anna Sosenko Assist Trust Grant from Anna Sosenko Foundation
  • Teaching since 2007
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Megan B.

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I have been teaching this subject in combination with singing. Many students forget what they are singing about because there is such an emphasis on technique. However, our ultimate goal as performers is to tell a story. One must react to the music or text as they are portraying a character in a story.

About Megan

Cuban-Puerto Rican soprano Megan Barrera is a native of Miami Florida, and is an active performer of both opera and concert repertoire. In 2019, Ms. Barrera was the second prizewinner of the Gabriela Beňačková International Vocal Competition in the Czech Republic. In 2018, Ms. Barrera was the first

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andrea M.
Megan is awesome! She is patient and very knowledgeable. I'd recommed her to anyone.
Dale W.
Great sessions very informative and helpful Megan is a great instructor
Patrick E.
Highly recommended! She is very talented!

Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University
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Alyssa C.

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Alyssa has been performing since 2003. She has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University (2016) and is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee (2018).

Skills taught include: vocal technique, audition preparation, role preparation, movement, preparation, and presentation.

Alyssa's most recent operatic roles include: Parpignol (La Femme Boheme), Anna Reich (Die listigen Weiber von Windsor), Lucinda (Dark Sisters), and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Alyssa also performs regularly in private concert events.

Alyssa's most recent musical theatre roles include: Lois Lane/Bianca (Kiss Me, Kate!), Mrs. Segstrom (A Little Night Music), and in scenes as Roxie Hart (Chicago), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors), and Mayzie (Seussical the Musical).

About Alyssa

Alyssa, soprano, performs regularly in the Boston area, most recently with MassOpera and Boston Conservatory Opera. She will be returning to Miami Music Festival as an Apprentice Artist this July, reprising her role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. This past spring, she was the music dire

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Tobin G.
Alyssa is a wonderful teacher This was my first voice lesson ever. She was understanding, enthusiastic and very helpful in getting me started
Susan.
Alyssa is an upbeat, encouraging, and patient teacher. Her own singing voice is beautiful, and she sings very professionally in a wide range of genres. She is reliable, pleasant, sincere, and capable. She gives each student her full attention and tailors her lessons to each one's particular talent (as well as where they're in need of improvement). I recommend Alyssa very highly... She's delightful!
Craig J.
I have known Alyssa now for about a year and she is a true master of her art form. She is knowledgeable and genuine in her teaching and performing, and always seeks the best for her students. I highly recommend her as your teacher.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Cottage Grove, MN

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Cottage Grove is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $143 per hour.
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"Kudos to Amanda for making my daughter’s first acting lesson amazing. We couldn’t have had a better instructor/teacher. She’s very skillful. We are eager and excited for the next lesson."
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"Christian was without a doubt amazing and I cannot wait till are next lesson"
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"Great feedback; coaching; positive energy & upbeat."
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"I have been with Kelsey for over 4 years and she's the best teacher to have for acting. She has boosted my confidence and has helped me become a better performer!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Christian's disciplined practice in rehearsing and auditioning is one of the many useful tools he has to offer in his teaching. Whether a person is looking for guidance in auditioning or mastering an existing role, Christian can give them techniques based on their strengths and weaknesses. His methods of running lines, analyzing a character, and etiquette for an audition are invaluable assets for any student."
Mary
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Stella is fantastic! She helped me prepare for an important audition and thanks to the hard work and expertise she brought to our session I got the part! Couldn’t recommend working with her enough."
Bart
Took Acting lessons from Stella K.
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"Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied."
Scarlett
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Very fun, gives you the tools you need to do better."
Lynnisa
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Kathryn is an amazing teacher! I've been working with her for nearly a year now. At first I was hesitant doing classes online, but I don't regret taking the leap. I've definitely improved my acting skills in the months we've been working together; she gives great feedback and really cares about her students, not ONLY in the way of their acting skills. I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to get into acting. I started out knowing nothing and I can say 100% that what I know now is largely in part of Kathryn!"
Brianna
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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