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About Amy C.

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Weehawken, NJ
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About Amy
I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavsky scholar Sonia Moore and Master acting teacher of the Strasberg Method, Marcia Haufrecht. I received a B.A. For comparative literature and creative writing at the State University of New York at Purchase and have recently completed my Master's degree in social work at Walden University.
I believe, within all of us, Is the ability to express something distinctive and original. I work to help students discover their unique voice, whether it be through singing, acting, or writing. I share with my students an array of tools to gain the ability
and confidence to achieve their goals. I empathize deeply with the challenges students may face when pursuing a life in the creative and performing arts, having worked professionally in those areas for most of my adult life. I believe it is the teacher's job to respect each student's individual process of learning.
My students have gone on to become recording artists, Broadway performers, movie actors, Blues and cabaret artists, and published writers.

*** Lesson Details ***
Voice
I am an empathetic teacher, sensitive to the student's individual process of learning. My singing lessons usually start with breathing and relaxation exercises. Vocal technique exercises come next. When the student is fully warmed up, we will begin to work on songs. It is important that students be a part of the process of picking material since the more personally they respond to the material the more apt they are to become engaged in their lessons. After three to six months beginning students will have gained an understanding of the fundamentals of breathing, relaxation, and basic performance skills. With more advanced students the focus will be on range extension and the on-going development of vocal style through song interpretation and performance related exercises.
Acting
As an acting teacher and coach, I tailor my classes to the needs of each student. I utilize improvisatory and sensory techniques to help unleash spontaneity. I also encourage the students to use their personal experiences as a way to access a full range of emotions. I enjoy working with the student on script analysis, so as to discover the underlying motivations of the character the student is working on.
Creative and Lyric Writing
I use prompts as a way to get the student writing. Often, I will ask the student to write for stretches of time without editing themselves. It is important to unleash imagination before beginning the process of editing. Many times it is the unexpected that is the most compelling.

*** Studio Equipment ***
home- 10 minutes away from Manhattan with piano, seating for parents
-practice studio seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide a piano, cd/mp3 player and an large library of songbooks to work from. The student should bring sheet music of songs they want to work on and a recording device.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching how to sing rock, pop, musical theater, jazz, cabaret, and blues without hurting the voice as well as method acting instruction.
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Winnie C. June 23, 2019
· Speaking Voice · In home
Amy is absolutely incredible. She showed keen interest in my concerns and challenges. She listened and knew exactly what I needed to do to get to where I want to be. She makes it easy for me to understand and she is truly a great coach. I can’t wait to see her again.
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Jessica E. February 15, 2019
· Method Acting · In studio
Very helpful! Highly recommended!
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Cheryl Brubaker July 22, 2018
· Film Acting · Online
Amy was excellent at drawing the requested responses out of my 5 year old and directing her to make adjustments. It was our first lesson and a very positive experience. Can't wait to see how the progress together as teacher and student.
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Amy C.

Weehawken, NJ 07086
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$40 / 30-min

About Ryo T.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Ryo
I graduated from Berklee with a Bachelor of music, Summa Cum Laude, this. I released 5 CDs from a major label with my ex-band. I also have experienced to teach lots of students from kids to 60s. I make your own curriculum which considers what you want to improve. Please feel free to contact me. I ale offs online lessons. Please refer this link. https://ryosdrumlesson.vhx.tv/ Thank you.

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I make your own curriculum which is based on what you want to learn. From beginner to experienced drummer.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Drum kit, Acoustic piano, Guitar amp, Bass amp, PA, AC

*** Travel Equipment ***
Just a practice pad and sticks. Using your kit is the best and practical way to improve your skill.

*** Specialties ***
Rock and Pop drummers are strongly welcome even any style drummers are welcome.
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Jessica B. March 21, 2017
· Japanese · In studio
Very patient and very dedicaticated to teach and encourage his students to grow.
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Ryo T.

Brooklyn, NY 11231
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$30 / 30-min

About Luis F.

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Watchung, NJ
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About Luis
I train individuals in meeting their academic and career goals by providing a teaching environment through the highest quality of elementary, theoretical, practical, and professional instruction. Supporting academic organizations in maintaining a successful, efficient, and ethical operation within the community.

I am a Rutgers University graduate who provides individualized instruction to university or professional communities. I am a proficient academic writer who enjoys giving feedback to other writers, especially on wide issues such as formulating an argument and organizing ideas. I contribute to student's academic experience in substantial and meaningful ways. I can guide students in refining reasoning skills and writing skills.
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Luis F.

Watchung, NJ 07069
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$80 / 60-min

About Francesca S.

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Levittown, NY
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About Francesca
I was born and raised in Vicenza, an hour west from Venice. My husband is American, we met in Italy and after living together there for 15 years, we decided to move back to the US last Summer. We have two kids, 7 and 4, who are perfectly bilingual.
I have always enjoyed teaching English to little kids and adult friends in Italy, so I can only enjoy teaching Italian even more. Although I'm enjoying this adventure in the US, I miss my country tremendously and teaching and speaking my own language is one of the things that excites me the most. I have also travelled Italy and most of Europe extensively, and I love discussing about all the different cultural environments that I've experienced.
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Elly Kakacek June 8, 2019
· Italian · Online
Francesca is lovely and kind- very fun to chat with! I learned a lot in my first session and can’t wait to continue.
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Rosanna T. March 9, 2019
· Italian · Online
Very sweet and kind and able to adjust the learning to the appropriate level!
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Vincent February 8, 2019
· Italian · In studio
Francesca is patient understanding and very informative. I’ve only taken two lessons and have already begun to express myself in Italian. In short I have one word for Francesca. Bravo!!!
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Francesca S.

Levittown, NY 11756
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$50 / 60-min

About Nanette M.

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New York, NY
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About Nanette
I enjoy people! I come from South Africa where I taught English and Speech & Drama - high school level and produced plays and shows for schools and dramatic societies for several years. I started and ran a photographic club at school. My passion and ability for photography landed me a job at a large Performing Arts Council where I covered dance of all kinds, drama, opera and music and beyond! Since working in the US. as a photographer and videographer, I have among my clients The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center, The New York Times, Carnegie Hall and many more... I have traveled all over the world and have a deep appreciation of and interest in the culture of all peoples.
I love spontaneity and open to different ways of learning.
My work has been widely published in books and other - and online.
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Nanette M.

New York, NY 10025
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$67 / 60-min
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About Victoria E.

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Jersey City, NJ
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About Victoria
Hi :), My name is Victoria. I'm a Preschool teacher who enjoys teaching in a fun manner. Spanish is my first language and I like to expose my students to real learning experiences where they can have unforgettable experiences. Also, I love to teach adults and help them to learn different types of subjects in Spanish such as Business Spanish Vocabulary, how to manage professional phone calls in Spanish, or any subject of my students could be interested. I hold I 117 college credits in Sociology from New Jersey City University. I can wait to meet you and start our learning journey.
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Victoria E.

Jersey City, NJ 07304
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$37 / 30-min

About Mariana T.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Mariana
Ciao!

Benvenuto to my Italian world.

I once felt just like you. I wanted to understand and speak Italian so badly that it was killing me inside. I studied at 3 different schools in NYC, (4 times a week) over a 2 year period. Then I flew to Perugia and lived with an Italian family that spoke no English while taking an intensive course. And my last stint was another intensive program in Firenze, when I finally decided to move there indefinitely. I became fluent and started living the dolce vita for 15 years.

I've taught children as young as 5 years old to adults. I enjoy all ages and love the conversational side because I know too well how scary that feels. It made me feel so self conscious about speaking in public so I want to help you overcome that feeling too.

I wish to help you get that same feeling when you can finally sa
y to yourself, ho capito tutto. When you finally understand, it feels exhilarating!

Vi aspetto,
Ciao ciao
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Mariana T.

Brooklyn, NY 11211
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$42 / 45-min

About Dioukouna D.

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New York, NY
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About Dioukouna
French as first language
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Dioukouna D.

New York, NY 10018
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$42 / 30-min

About Stephanie C.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Stephanie
I grew up in China. I have lived, traveled and worked throughout. I have experience in tutoring Chinese, translating Chinese, and subtitling for TEDTalks. I can work with people of all levels. (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking) I’m here to share my knowledge and passion. Learning is a long and elegant journey,
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Stephanie C.

Brooklyn, NY 11205
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$42 / 30-min

About Kelove Z.

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Brooklyn, NY
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About Kelove
I am a communications designer, I graduated with a bachelors from Pratt Institute 2019. I went to the HighSchool of Fashion Industries 2010 - 2014 with a design garment shown on WWD Magazine my senior year. I have always been interested in different art forms, like Drawing, painting, sewing, music, movies and videos, designing logos and posters, clothing. I especially love the process of designing because of where you start and where you end. The future can be quite exciting. Learning shouldn’t be a chore, it should be fun and exciting in creative ways.
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Kelove Z.

Brooklyn, NY 11207
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$42 / 60-min

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