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Darren D.

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Kansas City, MO
Starting at $40
  • Acting, theater, television, film - NYC various teachers from NYC
  • Awarded Best Screenplay from AOF International Film Festival
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Darren D.

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Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Darren Dowler has won multiple awards in entertainment. An actor trained in New York, he's also an L.A. film school graduate. Darren has appeared in film, television and on Broadway. Teaching for over 27 years, Darren owned THE ACTOR SHOP, an acting school first in Orlando then in Los Angeles. He is writing a book on acting, entitled THE ACTOR INSIDE YOU.

Also a director of multiple films, he has a unique perspective from both sides of the camera and stage. Studying multiple disciplines, he has developed tools to help actors of all levels reach their full potential.

"An actor must never stop training, growing and bettering their craft. As a person learns till they're last moments of life, so must the actor, lest he grow sedentary and wither. An actor like a muscle, must stay worked to remain strong and competitive."

Also an international recording artist, Darren also teaches Voice. He's performed with legends such as Bill Medley of the ...

About Darren

I'm not just an acting coach, I am a full time working performer with multiple awards in entertainment. I am an actor, singer, screenwriter and director with extensive experience in television, film and on Broadway. I've acted in, directed and cast multiple feature films and am currently producing

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Dianne
Darren is an incredible acting Coach. I couldn’t recommend him higher. He goes so above and beyond with his time, his care and investment in you as an actor, his amazing guidance and how to truly delve deep into a character and a scene. Before I started taking with him, I was ok as an actor. Once I started working with him, I started getting callbacks and booking jobs and really started to grow and reach my full potential as an actor and I began to feel very confident about my abilities. If you take lessons with him, you will be so happy you did!!
jb
It was such a pleasure to have my daughter working with Darren. He instilled confidence in her, taught her how to prepare herself to be an actor, and provided her with opportunities to show off her craft. THANK YOU! Darren for your time, help and support of our budding angel!! You are The Best.
Steven
I initially started with Darren in Orlando in 1990. Being a talent manager I wanted to understand acting better to better help my clients needs. After a few lessons I had learned so much that I required my entire client stable of about 25 people to take his class. He had to add an additional night to handle my people. In a couple weeks I saw incredible growth. In a few months I had the best acting stable in Orlando. My people were working.

Darren is one of the most talented actors and teachers I’ve ever come across. But he’s not the coach for someone who takes it lightly. He’ll work your butt off.
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Rourou Y.

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Starting at $134
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Rourou Y.

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As a teacher, I have taught hundreds of students of different levels, in various dance styles, ranging from contemporary, theater, jazz, hip-hop, Chinese, improvisation, and choreography. I am passionate about helping students to achieve their individualized goals through her unique, comprehensive, and supportive teaching style. I am passionate about education and believes in the role art plays in how people learn, grow and connect with each other.

For me, dance class should be playful and stress-free. Getting to know my students is the first and foremost thing I do, because I believe it is the way to build connection and trust between my students and me.

I think the technique is less important than helping my students build their own confidence about their body. I use personalized approach to assist students to be aware of the sensation of their bodies and help them recognize the subtlety of the body movement.

While teaching movement, I explain each movement in a very detailed ...

About Rourou

Rourou is a dance artist whose career spans between China and New York City, incorporating choreographic investigation, theatrical dance content, dance for camera, and student mentorship. She trained rigorously in Chinese dance in a conservatory setting for over 10 years, followed by studies in Ame

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Catherine W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from Boston University
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Catherine W.

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Having appeared in plays, musicals, and even operas, Catherine teaches an easy approach to acting and stage performance, based on energy and physicality.

About Catherine

Catherine has been teaching private lessons since 1995 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Catherine has helped students to develop their voices, audition successfully, and perform with confidence on stage and screen. Catherine received her educ

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Bonnie
I was looking for a vibrant, fun piano teacher for my kids as they were not motivated by strict teachers who also taught them boring songs they could not relate to. What a gift of a teacher we found in Catherine. Not only is she warm, kind, caring with an easy rapport for kids and adults alike but she is also an excellent piano and voice instructor. This talented lady is a professional singer too who is well versed in Broadway show tunes and opera too. She also instill her students with a sense of musical rhythm and is holistic in her approach to kids who might need a little physical warm up before class in order to attend better. Catherine’s voice is magnificent and we were fortunate enough to attend a show where she played the lead for The Taming of the Shrew.
She is a professional voice and classical opera teacher too and this complements her piano instruction .. A perk is she can travel to your home or does lesions in her own home . In addition
is a passionate, excellent voice teacher for anyone who is looking to hone their vocal skills and talents. I wholeheartedly recommend Catherine - her lessons are more than just teaching - she is a true mentor and educator in every sense of the word.
Aphrodite
Extremely caring and knowledgeable. My grandchildren loved her while we were taking lessons. We only stopped because they live too far away. I highly recommend Catherine!!

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Valyncia V.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor's/M.Div. from American University/Capital Bible Seminary
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Valyncia V.

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I believe everyone has the ability to sing … some better than others, of course, -- but regardless, I believe every voice can make a beautiful sound. I believe learning to sing requires team work: with the proper instruction and learning tools from me, the instructor, and with the dedication (pra

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George M.
My lesson went extreemly well. The instructions and exercises were appropriate to my level of experience, and I think this is exactly what I need to move forward as rappidly as possible to becone a good vocalist.
Whitney S.
Ms. Valyncia was an amazing coach. She was very patient , very honest and very professional. She pushed me beyond my comfort zone and I was able to improve my breathing, improve my range and put some personality into my performance. That was a long time ago but I plan on booking her again as my coach. I highly recommend her ! You will definitely become a better singer / performer when working with her , as long as you put the work in.
Jhenelle
Get instructor. Listens and teaches great fundamentals. Learned a lot of the basics and helped me develop in several areas. Her in home music studio was well equipped and a great learning place.

Evelyn D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Evelyn D.

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Specializing in the beginner, intermediate and advanced level training. I love acting, performing, directing and teaching and have been involved with the acting world since age 6! Studied theater in high school and at NTSU, have a B.A. Speech/Communications and Spolin Improv technique with Nancy Fine of Second City.
I believe basic acting skills help you in every day life to be more poised, confident and help hone listening skills. It is a true delight for me to see the "light-bulb" go off when a student fully grasps a new concept or idea.
I customize sessions based on the individual.

About Evelyn

Evelyn has been involved with theater/acting since age 6. Studied theater in high school and at NTSU. B.A. Speech/Communications - NTSU Is a local Actor, Director and performs Improv. Studied Improv with Nancy Fine of Second City. Multiple theater best actor and director awards.

Jonathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Bachelor of Music from SUNY Purchase
  • Awarded 1st Place/Winner: International Trumpet Guild Jazz Solo Competition from International Trumpet Guild
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Jonathan S.

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I have been playing and writing at a professional level since 2005, and have received 10 international awards for my music writing and arranging abilities. In that time, I have experimented with scoring for dances, musicals, and other performing arts mediums. Film scoring is a challenging but rewarding endeavor, and can make the difference between a good film and a breathtaking one.

We will work on creating a large arsenal of sound palettes that you will use to create and color various scenes. I'll assist you in how to breakdown a story into parts in order to develop themes, and repeating motifs that will create familiarity for the audience. In addition, we will study and analyze the music from some of your favorite films and by your favorite composers in order to understand how to weave music in and out of a film.

I have helped and continue to help individuals and groups of all ages discover their skills as composers, and have 10 years experience working with people of all ...

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Hi! I'm Dr. Jonathan Saraga; professional musician and educator living in New York City. I have been working as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and studio musician for almost 2 decades and have been teaching full-time for the past 7, which includes nearly 3 at the University level. I have nearly 1

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Les S.
I would highly recommend Jonathan as a music teacher. Jonathan is absolutely passionate about music, which is evident by his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is very patient with my five year old and encourages her to get her very best effort. Jonathan customizes the music and lessons for my daughter’s skill level while at the same time provides challenges to keep the learning process interesting. In a short period of time, my daughter's keyboard playing abilities have dramatically increased. I am very grateful to Jonathan for making learning fun for my daughter, who always looks forward to her lessons!
Joanie
Jonathan has made a great impression with my son. He displays a great combination of patience and encouragement with Nick. I have seen an improvement in his trumpet skills as well as his confidence.
Sonia R.
NICE, HELPFUL AND PATIENT.

THANK YOU.

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Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Christine is one of the most well-versed improvisers I have had the honor of working with. She makes classes informative but most of all FUN! She creates a safe environment where we can really try things outside of our comforts and just explore as artists and play around. I would take another class with her in an instant!"
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Took Improv Comedy lessons from Christine A.
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"Christine is funny but takes teaching seriously. She creates a safe environment for her students to experiment. And she has what all good teachers have: flexibility and sharp intuition."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Dana is great! She has established great rapport with my daughter and provides insight and advice while also coaching her with her acting skills. She is also helpful to us in acquiring what we need to pursue things on our agenda."
Ellie
Took Acting lessons from Dana G.
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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."
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Took Acting lessons from Stella K.
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"We were a bundle of nerves as we approached the entrance. Sasha met us at the door, and immediately we felt welcomed and ready to learn some new steps.
She was friendly, encouraging, patient, and professional. She is a good fit for us.
We went home happy, with 2, 3, 4, and 1 on my minds."
Tom
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Very knowledgeable! I loved how she tailored my lesson to meet me exactly where I am."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa P.
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"Christine does an amazing job teaching comedy and makes it an enjoyable experience the whole time. She is smart and attentive and makes sure everyone in the class is getting the material. Great teacher!"
Ken
Took Improv Comedy lessons from Christine A.
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