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Michael N.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Film and Theater from University of Southern California
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Michael N.

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I've been in LA over 20 years. I graduated with a BA in Theater and Film from University of Southern California. I'm a member of SAG; having appeared across countless television series as co-star, guest-star, recurring, and series regular. I'm an award-winning actor and producer. I've had films at Sundance, Tribeca, Seattle Film Festival and many others. I starred in and produced CIRCLE, a film I sold to Netflix. Most recently, my series DARK/WEB premiered on Amazon Prime. We were also invited by San Diego Comic-Con to present an official panel to fans last summer. I have worked with most of the reputable acting coaches here in Los Angeles and have accumulated the styles and techniques I like best from each to synthesize my own approach. I am a graduate of the Groundlings School of Improv and Comedy.

About Michael

Hi there, everyone! I've lived in Los Angeles over twenty years now. Graduate of University of Southern California with a BA in Theater and Film. I've appeared in over 30 different film/tv productions including REVENGE, CSI:NY, THE PEOPLE VERSUS OJ SIMPSON, HART OF DIXIE. I'm also a 3 time Emmy-nom

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Jeremy R.
As someone who has no experience in acting, Michael made learning the basics feel easy & intuitive. I learned so much in just a short amount of time thanks to Michael's guidance.
Abigail M.
Hi my name is Abby. I started taking classes because I want to make my own movie and star in it. I know for me to get to that goal I need to acquire the knowledge and skills of acting. Mr. Nardelli is teaching me the fundamentals of acting. To date, my range has thoroughly improved since day one. I can’t even believe my own progress. He pulls emotions from me and shows me how to use them through my acting which is amazing. Mr. Nardelli works with me for things that I need to improve and extracts things out of me that I didn’t even know I had. I truly enjoy the classes and wish I would have done them sooner.
Amy K.
I've always wanted to explore acting, but I honestly didn't know where to start! I wasn't looking to start a career as an actor, I just wanted to learn the basics. I had absolutely no experience whatsoever but I reached out to Michael and asked if he could teach me 'acting 101'. My experience working with Michael was absolutely amazing... he walked me through the beginner's steps and worked alongside me so I would be comfortable. He was very patient and used layman's terms to explain things for me to understand. I know Michael is an established actor and has been for a long time so, his meeting me at my level was so helpful and appreciated. I feel.... from working with him, I am ready to take my acting to the next level and for the first time in my life, I actually entertain the thought of it being a career choice for me.

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Darren D.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Best Screenplay from AOF International Film Festival
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Darren D.

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Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Darren D 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 Righteous ...

About Darren

"Dreams aren't realized by wishing. They're realized by doing!" Darren Dowler. Acting for film, television and stage are very specialized crafts. And the competition for every role is almost a mathematical impossibility. 50,000 actors trying to get 1500 mainstream roles. Can you compete? I'm

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Jhohan
Darren is a great teacher. I enjoyed the class.
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.
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Victoria S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Victoria S.

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I am an actor/director with advanced experience in classical acting, physical acting, clown, improvisation and children's theatre. We will focus on character creation, unleashing your imagination, and utilizing your whole instrument (your body) when acting. We will discuss what areas of acting bring you joy and how to bring your unique perspective on the world into your acting. Most importantly, we will have fun!

About Victoria

Hello there! My name is Victoria and I am an actress, singer, yogi, and all around goofball. I have been a teaching artist for over 5 years now in many different environments including children's theaters, high schools, and directing many different productions. Additionally, I have been a student o

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Mikelle
Had a blast!
Edward
I was looking for an instructor who had a balance of fun and professionalism. Being new to yoga, it was a bit intimidating at first but Victoria really gave off a welcoming/energetic vibe from the get-go. She takes the time to answer questions and demonstrate in detail. Great pace, very informative, and overall a great session!
John
Victoria is a great Yoga instructor - she even helped me figure out how to stretch some really tight muscles which has reduced my back pain a bunch!

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Sarah Z.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Integrated English Language Arts Education, Theatre Arts from Miami University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Sarah Z.

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I love helping students realize their dreams. Whether their goal is professional acting or simply being more comfortable speaking in front of a crowd, I am comfortable teaching any age or skill level.

About Sarah

Hello! My name is Sarah, and I have been performing since I was only three years old! I’ve acted professionally for about five years now, and have been teaching acting, dance, and voice lessons for about four years. I have a degree in Education and work with all ages and skill levels. I am energeti

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Barb
Sarah does a great job in getting someone ready to audition!
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Chrystie S.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, SIGN LANGUAGE
  • Awarded STUDENT SERVICES AWARD from PERFORMING ARTS SOCIETY AT CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrystie S.

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This is time to challenge ourselves. Lets learn how our bodies move and how to improvise with our dance.

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I grew up in

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Smitha Mathew
Christie is fabulous, sincere and truly enjoys teaching.
Rianshi B.
She is absolutely fab.
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Natalie O.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Awarded Elizabeth Callahan Holzwarth Memorial Scholarship for Writing from Joseph A Foran High School
  • Drama and Anthropology from Bennington College
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Natalie O.

24 Reviews
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Are you ready to get started on your new goals for a new year? As a certified Immersive and Interactive Theatre performer, I can teach you not only the fundamentals of improvisation, but how to create your own unique characters! We'll experiment with how to work without a script and how to incorporate the audience into your scenes. Most importantly, we'll have fun exploring one of the oldest known theatrical art forms!

About Natalie

Hello friends! I'm so excited to be a part of your journey as a theatre creator. I'm a working professional actor and playwright based out of NYC . I've been a member of the Dramatists Guild of America for over five years. I have over ten years of experience in tutoring and childcare with students

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Brooke
She went over a scene with me to prepare for an audition and gave me great pointers. Felt really at ease!
allyson
Natalie has help my parents bring laughter and light hearted ness into their home as these two learn improv techniques from her each week. Highly recommend

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in Ellisville, MS

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in Ellisville is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"I think I would like to change to Theater Acting."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!"
Kariem
Took Improv Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Rebecca is wonderful at helping my daughter learn better public speaking skills."
Sheri
Took Improv Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Took the time to find more out about me as Sam individual so that she could meet me where I am. Very encouraging."
Michele
Took Improv Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"James is a very caring teacher who took the time to get to know my strengths and weaknesses. He has many years of experience in this field and it shows in his lessons.

Thank you James for the training, I grew as a improv student from the time I worked with you. I utilized this class as a test for my profession (business) and am grateful that I selected you as a mentor/teacher. I am happy with the results and may be knocking on your door again down the road. Stay tuned."
Cory
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Excellent instructor!"
Adam
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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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!"
Nathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"David is working on Improv with my daughter. He is positive and fun and full of knowledge. She is soaking up everything David has to teach her and help her with her Improv."
Cathy
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Brad was really well prepared for the lesson. He took the time to understand the goals and gave helpful feedback afterwards."
JC
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brad W.
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"I took this class to help me professionally with presentation. It was a lot of fun and a lot of brain training. Looking forward to my next session. Hunter is very sweet and professional. I really enjoy her easy going style."
Melissa
Took Improv Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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