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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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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 inspirationa

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Chance S.
Chance really enjoyed her lesson. She said Zachary was encouraging, engaging, super nice and knowledgeable. She is looking forward to next week.
Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
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.
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Anita H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Anita H.

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Learn Character Development, Auditioning Techniques, Differences between Stage and On Camera Acting, Acting Terms so your Director will feel confident in your knowledge, and much more.

About Anita

Hello! I am excited to help you achieve your goals! Let me tell you a little bit about me. I have a BA in Theatre from the University of Tulsa. I am a Certified Teacher with over 30 years experience in several fields some of which are: Stand Up Comedy, Acting, Competitive Speech, Creative Writ

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Loni K.
My son loves working with Anita. She is knowledgeable and makes learning fun. Anita is always responsive and prompt. Anita is always upbeat, friendly and positive. Couldn’t ask for a better teacher! 😁
Tiffany
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David T.

117 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Acting from Ivanna Chubbick Master Class
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,�

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Alex
David did a great job of explaining everything to me. And he was very good about giving me my first lesson.
Gabriella
very inspiring and makes it a comfortable space to be yourself
Israel G.
Great connection right off the bat!
Took his time asked the right questions and was good on feedback.
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Dee F.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR from Marquis Edition, Who's Who of American Women, 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Dee F.

59 Reviews
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I have 10 years experience as an actor in college theater performances, film and television, musical theater performances, and private city theaters. I can help coach and help prepare students to develop their vocal projection, intonation, voice inflection, memorization, and overall acting abilities. I have acted for professional companies and have appeared in films and many well known plays across the U.S. I have served as a piano and guitar accompanist in numerous college theater and city theater performances. I have coached actors professionally. You will have fun and progress quickly in lessons with me!

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin, mandolin for over 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from Univers

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Reesa
I have been taking lessons for over a year with Dee. I started with mandolin and then switched to piano. Dee is very knowledgeable about both instruments and is an extremely patient and approachable teacher. I’m an older student so I really appreciate her patience and ability to challenge me at the right level. I’ve tried other teachers that were either too rigid or too unstructured and Dee is neither. I highly recommend Dee as a music instructor, she clearly has a lot of experience and knowledge about how to teach.
Mike O.
Very patient and understanding person. At my age of 62 and trying to learn the bass along with the challenges of issues brought by life, these sessions have become therapeutic in nature....
Mike O.
Dee was very informative and answered all my questions. She understands that myself an older student returning to music has a different approach and she is going to work with me. I am looking forward to next week.
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Mia R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
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Mia R.

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Private acting lessons will be primarily focused on coaching audition materials and techniques. Materials include monologues, sides, scenes from plays, etc. Techniques include voice clarity and projection, enunciation, facial expression, emotion, character development, and more.

About Mia

I am a professional singer and actress with opera and musical theater credits. Singing is my passion! I love to sing, and I LOVE to teach others to sing! The human voice is the most natural instrument of all, and helping others to bring out the beauty of the natural instrument that lies within th

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Shawnee
Mia is amazing!! love her
Matthew
Mia’s experience came through right away and I was glad I found her through this site. We started working on a few things to improve technique and Mia pointed out several major foundational concepts to begin thinking about. The lesson was a lot of fun!
Marie mcconkey
Mia is amazing!!

She is a pleasure to learn from and to spend time with!!

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Tamika T.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts: Communication Analysis and Practices from The Ohio State University (OSU)
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Tamika T.

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I specialize in coaching acting for all levels for the stage and on camera for leisure and business purposes.

About Tamika

Tamika was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a 2004 alum from The School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) with a dual diploma in Creative Writing and Drama. Likewise, she is the youngest of three, and a first generation college graduate in her family from The Ohio State Universi

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Jaimele
If you are looking for someone to help you get a freash START. Tamika is the one who will get the job done. I hate shopping and I suffered from separation disorder when it came too my clothes.( Which over had for over 20yrs). I'm also very cheap. I had a budget n an idea about change but no direction. TAMIKA helped me to figure out why I couldn't get rid of things, how to prepare for new things, how too get results within your budget. She was very patient with me. Even though I had too practically try on all my clothes n think of reasons too keep them. One thing people are shy about is asking questions, and how people see them. Welcome to the No Judgement zone. I was very comfortable working with Tamika. I've gained not only a new look ,but I gained a sense of self love n worth.
Joy W.
It was a great working together with Tamika on my baby shower...She had wonderful creative ideas. I enjoyed her organization skills when we both went shopping...I really appreciate how passionate she was about getting tasks done...it was so helpful having her around...it was a lot smoother....
Tierra
This was my first time modeling in a show, and my overall experience was great. Tamika provided great feedback regarding walking, using modeling stance, posing, and how to have fun and interact with the audience. She chose awesome people to walk for her in the show, and we all got along really well. Tamika communicated professionally and respectfully to her models. She also provided all of the clothing for the show which was great because I did not have to come out of pocket to get additional clothing. I would suggest that she get an assistant to help her on the day of the show.

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"Alexandra has been great! She has really taken my skill to the next level. She's very talented and really knows how to break down a scene. She's so passionate about what she does that it makes it fun to learn from her - she is always so patient and takes the time to work through any issue I'm having. I'm already seeing a difference in my auditions! I highly recommend working with her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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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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"I m really happy to have discovered David. He s really positive and intuitive: without asking too much questions, he brought me what I needed.
I advice David definitely.
Thanks a lot"
Jolen
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I had the opportunity to be one of the first people to participate when the classes were first launched. I was blown away by the the passion, techniques, and the overall flow of the class. I had no idea what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised by how it went! I highly recommend J The Actor to anyone wanting to learn more about the actual craft of Acting! You won’t regret it!"
Tim
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"Very friendly personality. Great energy."
Olivia
Took Acting lessons from Ellysa R.
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"great teacher; very professional. great approach."
vivek
Took Acting lessons from Jordan W.
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"We had a great first lesson! I really think working with Nicole will build Olivia's confidence."
Olivia
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"She is amazing at acting she pushes you if you need to be pushed. I’m glad to say she was my first acting teacher!😁"
Lauren
Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"I always trust my instincts :) Yep, Great time with a wonderful instructor. Thank you!"
Georgia
Took Acting lessons from James W.
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"Michael is smart, fun, encouraging! I can’t wait for my next lesson 😀"
Teresa
Took Acting lessons from Michael R.
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