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Darren D.

4 Reviews
Kansas City, MO
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Acting, theater, television, film - NYC various teachers from NYC
  • Teaching since 1990
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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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Bill P.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Awarded EXCELLENCE IN PROFESSIONAL VOICE-OVER from ADVERTISING ON HOLD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill P.

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"UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR ACTING VOICE"! As an aspiring actor, you want to look...and SOUND like a STAR! That means improving your speech and voice projection, resonance, pitch, tone and overall presentation techniques.. All are covered extensively in my personal voice makeover lessons.

When you speak, are you unhappy with the sound of your voice? Is it washed out, nasal, weak, muddy, and generally in need of help? Do you drop consonants, mumble, or not properly open your jaw to make correct sounds? Do you fear performing in front of a large audience? My proven, live, teaching techniques will train your voice to sound richer, fuller, and more audience friendly in just a few lessons. I will give you the confidence to overcome your stage fright fears. We will also work hard to improve specific voice, speech problems you may be encountering in your auditions and live work.

Study is easy. I will forward to you, in advance, each lesson via email that we will work on for ...

About Bill

Award winning national Radio/TV personality and voice over talent for more than 25 years. Voice heard in thousands of national Radio/TV commercials, infomercials, corporate DVDs, CD Roms, & videos for The Golf Channel, Disney, Universal Studios, Sea World, U.S.Army, Delta Airlines, Windjammer Cr

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Timothy H.
Great intro to learning about my voice and how to project, through posture, breathing, phrase and word selection, etc...Very helpful.
Nia S.
Bill is very knowledgable, organized to perfection and has an efficient approach to delivering value. I enjoy learning from him and I look forward with excitement to each lesson!
Alper
Today I finished 50 lessons with Bill -one year-.

He taught me how to use my mouth, how to pronounce the letters, how to pronounce the words and many other things.

Before starting the lessons, I wasn't aware that people didn't understand what I said. People are polite, they rarely asked me to repeat. I found out that they hardly understood what I was saying.

After taking the lessons from Bill, I am confident that my counterparts are understanding what I say. I have proof :)

I am very happy that I invested the time for 50 Lessons with Bill and improved my accent.

Thank you Bill.
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Rachel L.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Rachel L.

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ONLINE LESSONS ARE 35% OFF!
TO APPLY THE DISCOUNT:
Under "Reserve your spot with Rachel" > Edit > Select "Singing" in the dropdown
(Online Discount will not apply unless the subject "Singing" is used on signup)

For in person lessons, click any other subject when signing up.

Hi! I'm Rachel! Teaching people how to sing with ease is my passion. I teach in Orange County, Los Angeles, and online.

In year 2008 I became the single youngest person to be accepted into the world renowned Speech Level Singing International teacher training and certification program. I took vocal master classes and was trained and certified as a vocal coach directly by Seth Riggs, the international authority on vocal instruction who trained artists like Michael Jackson, Josh Groban, Stevie Wonder and hundreds of other Grammy Award winning singers.

I work with all styles. My goal with my voice students is to teach them how to use their voice in a healthy and natural way while maintaining the ...

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ONLINE LESSONS ARE 35% OFF! TO APPLY THE DISCOUNT: Under "Reserve your spot with Rachel" > Edit > Select "Singing" in the dropdown (Online Discount will not apply unless the subject "Singing" is used on signup) For in person lessons, click any other subject when signing up. Hi! I'm

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Gabby M.
My daughter can't wait for her next class! Very happy with her!!!
Natalie C.
Very good. She explained things very well
Jennifer
Great teacher, flexible with your schedule, highly recommended!

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Chrissy S.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
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Chrissy S.

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This one's only for adults!!! 21 and up! I'll show you how to develop a character or read a scene with another scene partner and I'll make the training fun! I'll help you choose good monologues and show you how to "cold read" a dialogue at an audition. Based on my education at Columbia I have lots of techniques to offer! If you want to you can bring a scene partner, otherwise I'll read the scenes with you.

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in

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Erin
We adore Chrissy. She is a delight to be around, is very welcoming, patient, and encouraging. Her talent is very apparent and she extends that to her students with each lesson. My daughter has displayed noticeable improvement each week and looks forward to seeing Chrissy and practicing. Incorporating students' personal music likes is also very motivating- starting with scales and basic lessons and ending with a personal challenge has been very motivating to my daughter. I cannot recommend Chrissy enough. She is a great teacher!
Gokul R.
Chrissy has been a fantastic teacher for me .She is patient, understanding, competent and above all a wonderful human being. I highly recommend people to try her classes.
Tyler J.
She is wonderful. She listens to suggestions and is very caring that it is not too much for my 7 year old!!!!! Love her!!! Very professional!!!
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Fawn A.

381 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Speaks Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish, French, Chineese, Italian, Yiddish, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Of Music from Berklee College Of Music
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Fawn A.

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All things pertaining to acting voice, including stage performance, breathing, endurance training and more

About Fawn

"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn is not your typical music coach. As a recent Billboard hit recording artist & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whether you're beginner, adv

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Kathie
Fawn has worked with the best in the industry. I have been learning all the styles I need, which many I didn't even know existed! Fawn is solid, professional, funny, talented, a gifted musician and teacher and worth EVERY PENNY!!!!
The Johanson Family
My 14 year-old daughter has been taking voice lessons with Fawn for a little over a year. She adores Fawn, and loves her private lessons each week. My daughter has learned so much since studying with Fawn. Fawn teaches techniques that help to build a strong voice, and help her students to understand proper placement and breath support. My daughters pitch and singing have improved so much this past year, and we are so grateful to Fawn for helping her pursue her passion, knowing she isn't damaging her vocal chords any longer. Thank you Fawn!.
Peter
Fawn is a gifted teacher who is very considerate and cares about you as an artist and as a person. Whenever I have had to cancel last minute, she has been diligent about adding on extra time to my other lessons, to make up for it and so I don't lose out. I've never had a teacher do that for me before, I've always in the past just lost the lesson! I truly appreciate her for being so thoughtful and giving. Plus, I have been improving after every single lesson, which I can not say has ever happened before with other vocal, songwriting or piano teachers. Thanks Fawn! Look forward to more incredible growth under your direction!

Jennie B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • MFA in Classical Acting from George Washington University/ The Shakespeare Theatre of DC
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennie B.

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I am a lifelong actor and passionate teacher-- and I would love to take your work to the next level!

As a teaching artist, I have worked with students age 5-88 on audition preparation, role development, and physical and vocal technique. I am a certified Yoga teacher, and I love to draw on principles of mindfulness in performance preparation.

As your coach, we will patiently and persistently discover the methods that enable your absolute best work. From Linklater voice work, to Mask exercises, to silly vocal exercises, we will develop a system that works for you. Best of all: we'll have a blast doing it.

About Jennie

I am a lifelong actor who is passionate about helping clients uncover their natural ability to captivate an audience. I work with both professional performers; and with executives, academics, and anyone seeking to communicate with power, ease, and authenticity. I hold an MFA from the Academy for

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Chad S.
A truly gifted instructor. I came to Jennie with zero acting experience. She was able to patiently and carefully guide me to focus on my scene and most importantly how to RELAX and let the scene flow. Her knowledge of acting techniques and tips is unparalleled. She teaches you how to look at the scene as a whole and truly understand what your character is feeling. I highly recommend Jennie to anyone who is interested in learning more about acting.
Madeline
My daughter was so happy to start a acting lesson. jennie did great she was so sweet and kind and know just how to get her comfortable with learning acting we cant wait to do so many more lessons with jennie
Madeline
My daughter was so happy to start a acting lesson. jennie did great she was so sweet and kind and know just how to get her comfortable with learning acting we cant wait to do so many more lessons with jennie

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"She is a great teacher and knows how to introduce new topics well, and is a great help. You learn something new every lesson."
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"Cesar is very easy going and took the time to listen to what my concerns were with my auditioning process and reading lines. You can see his passion for acting when he speaks to you and is extremely knowledgeable about the whole process, from breaking down a script to reassuring yourself after you walk out the audition room. I would highly recommend him whether you're a beginner or been acting for a while. Thanks, C!"
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Took Acting lessons from Cesar H.
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"This was my first lesson, and Kelsey taught me so much that I felt as though I had a light bulb over my head the entire time. Great insight!"
Kim
Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Sasha is a wonderful teacher who is very good at breaking down each dance so that even a very inexperienced student can learn and feel confident."
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Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Isabelle was so patient with me and really broke down the steps. She also helped me understand which muscles to strengthen (and how) so I feel like I can understand how to get to where I want to be. Highly recommend!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Isabelle S.
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"Barry is a gifted and talented individual who urges his students to step out the box. If you ever receive and opportunity to work with Barry understand you'll be put to a challenge and be expected to challenge yourself. I was able to experience and learn many things in Theater acting, Speaking voice, Singing and Music theory and I could never be more grateful for everything he passed on to me as knowledge ."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Barry M.
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"Jared was super friendly and very approachable. In addition to being an excellent dancer himself, he is also a very patient and detailed teacher. I especially appreciate the way he breaks down movements for you to understand the mechanics behind it !i would totally recommend him !"
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