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Heather M. L.

134 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner
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Heather M. L.

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Basic movement, voice projection, audition preparation, improvisation, scene analysis and character development will be practiced in our lessons, with a focus on building a confident demeanor in every performance. Dance will not be covered.

About Heather M.

More important than my conservatory education and my experience as an educator and a performer is my passion for teaching music and acting and my undying belief that anyone can learn to be a musician and an actor. I'm currently available to teach lessons in my own St. Augustine home studio and

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great first lesson--thank you!
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Himani
My daughter really enjoyed her first acting lesson with heather and is looking forward to the next lesson.
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Amber J.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Awarded Most Popular Teacher for Beginning Music Students from Colorado Free University- John Hand
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Amber J.

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Professionals often need help with their speaking voices; they are either "low talkers" or speak with loud monotones and bore their audiences.

Let me help you learn to modulate your speaking voice to advance your career or to help you with a speech problem.

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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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.
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Elizabeth B.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College
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Elizabeth B.

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Screenwriting and Creative Writing lessons/coaching/consulting-all genres and levels. Learn from a published writer/screenwriter who has a literary agent, an MFA in Creative Writing, and who is a college writing professor. Learn all about crafting your book or screenplay with focused coaching and lessons on all the elements of the craft: character, plot, structure, dialogue, point-of-view, setting, theme, and more. We will work on developing your writing through exercises, readings, and writing and revising. You will write and learn at the same time, in a supportive online classroom. Classes are tailored for your needs. I do manuscript and screenplay critiques as well.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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Mark S.
This was my fist class, Elizabeth was very professional and her lesson was very informative. I look forward to my violin journey with her guidance.
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Nicholas M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicholas M.

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Learn to project your voice comfortably and confidently in various accents and character styles. Expand your range and understanding of the mechanics of the voice.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc. As a private instructor, Nicholas

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Keith J.
Great first lesson.
Sempi
He is friendly, knowledgeable about music, and my son says he is good with kids.
Guan Q.
experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.
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Sharon W.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sharon W.

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Hello! I am an actress, vocalist, pianist, director and teacher. I have a lifetime of experience in the performing arts (I started performing at 6 years of age) and many years teaching theater arts and music! I have taught many students of all ages and levels in private, public and workshop environments. What are you looking for? If one of the answers to this question is a teacher who truly understands how to communicate in a fun and understanding way - then let my years of experience help you to achieve your goals!! I specialize in exploring who you are as a performing artist; audition preparation; and acting skills including improvisation, theater games, monologue choice and character analysis. I am proud to announce that one of my recent students just got into Emerson's acting program! So if you are interested in seeing if acting is for you, continuing your studies or are preparing for that important audition...you've come to the right place! A winning part for you!!!

About Sharon

Sharon knew at a very young age that the arts were her life and doesn't remember a time when she wasn't singing, dancing and acting. She began her professional singing and acting career at the age of six years old and has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She plays the piano and is a

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Virginia
Sharon is an incredible piano teacher. She is enthusiastic, joyful, funny, supportive and has an immense depth of knowledge when it comes to the piano. You can tell she loves what she does which means every lesson is a pleasure. I couldn't have picked a better teacher. I would and I do recommend her to anyone interested in learning to play the Piano
Mariana F.
Sharon is friendly, supportive and super encouraging. She moves at the student’s pace, and keeps a good handle on the progression of the lesson, so that you get a good chunk of instruction/learning while not being overwhelmed. I’m a newbie at music instruction, and Sharon was wonderful in every aspect for someone starting like me. I’m sure she’d be just as fabulous for a more experienced piano player.
Deborah Danielsen
Fantastic first lesson. Sharon is great to work with. She explains the process and then we get right into the music and vocals. She's very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.

Stephen H.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelor's of Music and Theatre from University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 55
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Stephen H.

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Curious about Acting?
I'll guide you every step of the way!

Explore theatrical monologues, Commercials, Voice-over, TV/Film scenes and more!
Quickly learn all the tricks of the trade (flowing emotional connection, script analysis, characterization, etc.) and master how to craft your story.

About Stephen

If I can do it, you can too! Hi, I'm Stephen. I have been fortunate to perform on Broadway, National Tour, can be seen on Netflix, played lead roles in 3 SAG-AFTRA short films, and currently I am an ASCAP recording artist working with a Multi-platinum producer and worldwide team on my first

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Josana
Best instructor!!!!!! Stephen is knowledgeable, understanding, kind, professional, down to earth and extremely patient. I look forward to my future lessons with him.
Bryan M.
He help and I enjoy having lessons with him
Noel
Stephen is an amazing teacher. He has been super patient, thorough, and clear as I have just recently picked up a guitar for the first time. He does a great job and covering music theory as well as chords, strumming, scales, and more. His musical background is very well rounded and he uses great teaching techniques to get all parts of the brain involved. Highly recommend!

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"Wonderful, great first session. Felt comfortable right away. Targeted a few specific points directly through exercises and discussed some general psychological insights. All helpful. Also recieved great tips on how I can practice solo between sessions. Looking forward to the next one!"
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"Mr. T. helped me find my voice beyond the page. The way he broke down the script writing process was impeccable. I highly recommend him as a teacher. I’ll be back."
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Took Screenwriting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"I've just had one acting class with Jimi and I think he's great! He's very helpful, very straightforward and tells you exactly what you need to work on and very down to Earth!"
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"DAN'S THE MAN,, U CAN'T FINISH A LESSON WITH HIM WITHOUT FEELING LIKE YOU'RE READY FOR PRIMETIME, HE'S THAT EXCITING ,, KEEPS U ON YOUR TOES, EVEN WHEN YOU'RE SITTING"
Jesus
Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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"Just had my first lesson with Kelsey—She's awesome! She made me feel at ease right away. The lesson was extremely comfortable yet informative, and her critique is effective and easy to digest."
Ashley
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"He is a great choreographer with a unique dance style that appeals to any individual! I love how he incorporates different styles into his pieces and invites everyone to learn his choreography. He is a great, fun instructor to be around with!"
Jose
Took Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Great experience, Keith made me feel at ease from the very first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to every class I have with him."
Victor M.
Took Improv Comedy lessons from Keith K.
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"D is skilled at opening you up. From the warm welcome, opening exercise to her easy-going nature and intentional way of being. She's intuitive and an expert in her craft."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from DeTrece L.
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