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Lilla H.

3 Reviews
Somerset, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Hungarian, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Latin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lilla H.

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Step-by-step guidance towards developing authentic acting technique for improv & interpretation of dramatic script. Let's help you unleash the inner actor within!

Hi! My name is Lilla, I'm a Juilliard graduate (BM & MM) who specializes with all levels, ages and styles! I've performed at places like Carnegie Hall and have been featured in The New York Times, Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, and Seen & Heard International.

My unique approach to performing arts learning is designed to help you overcome your individual obstacles and leverage YOUR unique strengths! Together we'll work towards developing healthy vocal technique and learn how to:

- Discover Your Strengths for Maximization
- Learn About Text Analysis & Dramatic Impulse
- Learn Healthy Vocal Projection & Technique
- Learn Self-Awareness Techniques
- Write Your Own Monologue!
- Learn About Proper Breath Support
- Learn About Improv Acting
- Learn About Staging Using Props

About Lilla

Fun and Quality Music Lessons for All Ages, Levels and Styles! Juilliard Trained Lessons in Somerset, NJ Ms. Lilla holds her Master's and Bachelor's degrees from The Juilliard School with honors, and studied under Marlena Malas, vocal coach and mentor of Pavarotti. She believes that learning mus

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Dan C.
She made it very easy and fun to learn. I felt very comfortable
Jinhua G.
It was very good experience to helping me understand singing. Thank you Lilla.❤️
Alexander
Lilla is a fabulous teacher. Very knowledgeable, but more importantly is able to convey that knowledge in an accessible way to a beginning student. Highly recommend!
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Dax A.

3 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Awarded Deans List from William Paterson University
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 8 to 88
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Dax A.

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Hello! I'm Dax L., As a coach, my approach is kind, down to earth, and non-judgemental, but I make sure to give constructive criticism because without it, you cannot and will not improve. I have studied with a wide array of different acting coaches. I am also a producer, director, and screenwriter. Now having finally had the privilege of being the casting director for the film I produced, I have invaluable knowledge to share with you on what to do and what not to do when auditioning (both self-tapes and in person) if you choose to make one of our lessons an industry coaching lesson. For acting coaching, I have helped actors have that "WOW it finally makes sense" moment, where they understand what they had been lacking all along.. unpredictability! In my opinion, the things an actor needs to do to stand out in an audition is be unpredictable, believable, and fully focused. I am super excited to team up with TakeLessons and I hope to be your new coach!

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About Dax

Dax Lily is available for in-studio, in your own home, and online lessons in the categories of teaching acting to beginners, teaching acting specifically for the camera, teaching actor’s and performers how to stand out on social media as well as organically grow their social media presence. Dax has

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Natalia N.
Dax was my first acting coach. Her experience and approach to our work were amazing. She showed me many skills that helped with developing my character. All of her advice was really beneficial in understanding my part as well as gave me an in-depth insight into acting. I cannot wait to continue our work! I can recommend Dax's coaching to everyone on may different levels!
Danny
Best instructor ever. She is really down to earth and has helped me understand scripts better and I can honestly say without her coaching, I don’t think I would’ve booked the indie film I just got cast in! I can’t wait to continue lessons with Dax! A+ coach highly recommend her.
Lidia
Dax is really kind and reliable and she always makes me laugh- a great coach to work with. She has trained me twice a week for about 1 year now and I am still learning new things in each lesson. I am happy to recommend her to anyone in need of improvement in acting and also auditioning - trust me on this one, dont let this one go, coach with Dax!!!
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Adam R.

85 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from Westminster Choir College
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Adam R.

85 Reviews
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I coach monologues, scenes and commercials. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Deta

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Konrad R.
I enjoyed working with Adam on reducing my accent. He has an uncanny talent to pick up subtleties in my pronunciation to identify where my accent becomes apparent. He worked iteratively with me to find words, syllable, vowels or consonants that I mispronounce. What makes him a great teacher is that he approaches the pronunciation from many different angles. It's not easy to work on your own accent which is why his witty teachings helps a lot to make every session very enjoyable.
Sergio
He pinpoints a lot of small things, that overall help tremendously. He has a great ear and picks up on little subtleties in your voice that you can improve, and this causes you to hold yourself accountable to the same standards as a result. Overall, after just one lesson, i have learned a lot and am eager to continue learning with Adam.
Justin
Adam was great to work with for my first lesson. He has a lot of experience and gives good tips and advice. I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.

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Melody M.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Michigan State University
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Melody M.

36 Reviews
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In our lesson, you will explore movement, vocalization, character development and deepen your skills and delve more thoroughly into character development and script analysis, with emphasis on creating acting objectives and discovering scenes through character relationships.

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the ri

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Yulissa S.
Melody is amazing. Not only does she focus on progressing my vocals, but she cares about your life as well.
Michelle P.
Very engaging, enthusiastic teacher.
I would recommend her.
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Joseph M.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

17 Reviews
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Method, Technical, Stanislavsky, Korsinovsky.

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of succes

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Tyler G.
Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons
Adeline
We went with online piano lessons at the moment due to COVID, but I was nervous about the format as the lessons are for my five-year-old daughter, so I was concerned the additional technology would be an impediment. Dr. Merkel was wonderful. He was friendly and encouraging to my daughter, ensuring she knew she could ask any questions she might have at any point. He absolutely made the technology work for us, and my daughter learned more than I would have thought possible in 30 minutes. She is counting down to her next lesson!
Ashna S.
Very knowledgeable. My daughter enjoy learning from him.
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Gabby K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded Best Actress from Accolade Global Film Festival
  • Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
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Gabby K.

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When you schedule a lesson with me, you will immediately see that our lessons will be exciting, liberating, and worthwhile! Acting is such an incredible source of joy, and I am passionate about keeping that joy alive in our lessons. As an award-winning actress, singer, and dancer who received her BFA at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, I know my way around the industry and am excited to share my advice and experience with you. Our lessons will focus on script analysis, acting exercises, and performance techniques. Not only will you gain control over your instrument, you will learn how to act and perform freely! I promise that our lessons will be incredibly fun and rewarding.

About Gabby

Hi! I am a singer, actress, and dancer and have been living in New York City since graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2017. Ever since I was young, I had a passion for singing and acting. I started performing in my local community theatre's musicals when I was 9 years

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Hillside, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Hillside is $76. 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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"Hunter was the perfect coach to have! She was so friendly, patient and quick to absorb the sides. I was actually surprised at how fast she understood the nuances of the script. She gave insight on the scene and characters that I didn't catch which helps a lot. I will absolutely book her again! Thanks so much Hunter!"
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Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"My daughter absolutely loved Carissa and can't wait for her acting lesson again next week! Carissa made it so fun and comfortable for her and my daughter said that she feels like she is going to learn a lot in the weeks ahead."
Erin Bozan
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"DB, is truly understanding of the individual and knowledgeable of the media acting world. She works with me like my acting partner and mostly jumps straight into scene work, so I really appreciate her friendly and honest teaching-style. She is great for novices, students trying to get back into acting again, and the experienced that want to keep their acting talent up to peak condition. Donnabella is highly recommended!"
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Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"My son Merak just had his first class with David. At first we had to reschedule due to technical difficulties and David was extremely easy to work with when accommodating a new time. Today during the class David was professional and very knowledgeable. So far he is well worth the investment and I look forward to having him teach my son more."
Merak
Took Acting lessons from David 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!"
Georgia
Took Acting lessons from Jimi Z.
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"Hunter is a great acting instructor. He is very kind, supportive, and provides honest feedback. I would definetely recommend him to those who wish to improve their acting skills!"
Anaya
Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"Had a good first lesson! excited for the next"
Ashley
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"First lesson was great. I already feel confident that with his help I can and will accomplish goals. Highly recommended"
Darius
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Hunter is an amazing teacher! She is so much fun to work with and always positive and encouraging, but she also really cuts to the chase. You absolutely get results fast! You can tell she has years of experience and really loves acting. Love working with her. She is my go to “acting guru” :)"
Isabella
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"Kathryn was great!! My daughter was very nervous before the lesson but when she was done she came out smiling and very happy. Thank you."
Danielle
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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