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Franklyn W.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $67
  • Speaks english, hebrew, french
  • b.a. chemistry from cornell u.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Franklyn W.

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For 43 years, since 1975, I have pioneered the use of Gestalt Techniques of awareness training, dream work and work on personal relationships as a tool to supplement traditional methods of teaching performers: actors, singers, dancers. this approach interlocks especially well with the Michael Chekhov and Brechtian styles of performing.

As a performer you cannot express well actions which you cannot deal with in your own life, so filling these holes in your own functioning is half the job of releasing your artistic creativity. In this way you do not need to resort to cliches and gimmicks to fool your audience. all of you is there for real, authentic. Your search for truth is also your goal as an artist.

About Franklyn

I am a med school dropout who decided one day not to keep fighting his creativity demon. Next came 6 years of Musical Theater training at Julliard (2 years), Columbia (2years, ma degree), Indiana school of music (2 years), and one year of social work training at Pittsburgh, 1970-1980 I spent 10 yea

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Lorraine
I worked with Franklyn from 1975-76. His Gestalt Theater workshop helped me to learn about myself, gain self-confidence, work with others, and discover and sharpen my skills.
David
Working with Franklyn is being with a true master of a field. Not only was the process well organized, done pragmatically, and attention paid to the details, but also Franklyn taught his trade as he took you along his particular Gestalt influenced method. He is well versed and highly skilled in helping actors and people reach their potential. I recommend him for his vast knowledge, dedication, and hard work in making a final product, the product is a better you! Thank you Franklyn!
Eugene
I am an introvert by nature . It is hard for me some times to express my feelings openly . Franklyn helped me to open up , to trust my self more ! He showed me the way to express my self , he showed me some actin techniques , we did some weird staff like expressive body movement and other ,weird for the guy who never took acting before , but i had a great joy , and learned some wisdom from this knowledgeable and passionate Teacher ! Thank you Franklyn !
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Cândida L. B.

58 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Bachelor in Composition from UFRJ - National School of Music - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Teaching since 1997
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Cândida L. B.

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Having an international career of 20 years crossing different genres, I coach artists to start and develop a career and musicianship.
I have a mentoring program structured that combines with specific demands for the artists. The program includes vocal coach, composition, reading, acting, and more. I am based on the Linklater Technique, combined with vocal techniques and body exercises to make your voice and communication free

In English, Español ou Português! Classes are a very fun and practical way to learn and create your songs, as well being inspired by other tunes! It can be based on playing by ear or writing scores and chords. Also, includes training on technique, creativity and composing, to start putting your ideas together to create your own songs or your own arrangement for composers you like! Write your own music and tell your stories!

* Classes in studio in NYC and online too. Please ask for it by message!

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• Language Development and Emergent ...

About Cândida L.

International Artist, Expert and Scholar in Music Education, with proper and modern methodologies to teach music (performance and creation) - in person in New York and online! TOP artistic training and experience, in high-quality studios in Times Square area, top equipment in class or online,

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Amazing - thanks very much!
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Great teacher - very knowledgeable and inspirational! Thanks very much!
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Claire F.

New York, NY
Starting at $117
  • BA Drama from Kenyon College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Claire F.

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I have over 20 years of experience as a professional actor in thearte, tv and film.
I am currently working as an off-Broadway actor, writer/director and producer of a web-series I also star in.
I have 10 years of experience teaching high-school drama, undergrad acting, private coaching, undergrad and grad acting coaching, auditions for tv, and theatre.
I truly love teaching and bring my 1st hand experience and love of the craft to every lesson.
My teachers have been my biggest champions and I truly value each student, and champion their work with humor, kindness and instilling the values of hard-work and empathy.

About Claire

Born in Wilmington, NC, Claire is the daughter of a poet, and dancer. Acting credits include: New York: The Making of King Kong (Target Margin Theatre) A Christmas Carol (Blessed Unrest), NY Classical Theatre (Macbeth), NYTW, The Fire This Time Festival, New Victory LabWorks, New Dramatists, Queens

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Christine A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks MimeLanguage.com
  • Awarded Best Local Actress from Creative Loafing
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christine A.

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Improv is a great learning tool for team building, spontaneity, listening, being present, speaking to groups, communicating one on one, saying yes and so much more. It helps that each game played builds upon the next to reinforce the learning.

Improvisers fail forward. We embrace "failure." We have to fail in order to succeed. If we aren't failing, we aren't trying.

What you get:
Team Building / Laughter Workshop
Bring the team together in an interactive environment that fosters positive thinking and collaboration.

Improv Troupe Direction - for improv troupes who need an outside eye for notes, direction and ideas for marketing your troupe. At the end of the session, you will have new games and ideas to move your troupe forward.

Christine will help each student become more present, less self-conscious and will get them excited about failing.

Expect to leave this class feeling more confident and empowered.

Christine is committed to providing a safe and courageous ...

About Christine

About Improv: Improv is a form of theater where everything is made up on the spot. Nothing is scripted, everything is made up in the moment using random suggestions. Improv allows every person & idea to have value. I use the principles of improvisational theater to create better humans! I'm commit

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Debbie K.
I don't know how to describe Christine, except amazing! I started taking her classes because I wanted to learn how to take myself/life less seriously and it's working!!! I would recommend Christine to anyone who is serious about improv or who just wants to learn how to really laugh and relax.
Francisco
Great improv games to use in everyday life !
Vedina S.
Working with Christine has been nothing short of an amazing experience. I have learned so much about the industry and have received so much insight on what it takes to be a great actress/comedian/etc. When I first started out, I had no idea what direction I wanted to take or where to start. Christine was extremely patient and came equipped with a roadmap to getting started. She takes every lesson at the pace that works best for me. She has helped me to set and define clear goals of what I want to accomplish and has made excellent use of our time together. I chose Christine because of previous reviews and she has lived up to every word of what others have said. It's been a blast and I plan to continue developing my skill set with her help!
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Kathryn K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music from College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Awarded Critics Circle Award from San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award
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Kathryn K.

29 Reviews
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I want you to explore what it's like to experience the unbelievable amount of satisfaction you can have by allowing yourself to study acting and music. I teach from a method base and will work on monologues, scenes and audition materials, collaborating with you on what it is you need to understand how we go about doing this thing called acting. I can work virtually. One thing you must know about me, I am really nice. I won't crush your dreams. I will, however, help you attain them. I can come to you or you can meet me where I teach. I am in SF and Los Angeles. I successfully work virtually with many people. If you want to act, we can make it happen.

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer actors, performers, singers and speakers private sessions to strengthen and ignite your work. Actors - I am a Method Acting Coach - We will address technique for film, stage, on camera work, audition technique, monologue, scene study, script analysis, self tapes an

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Kendra
Kathryn is awesome! She gave me wonderful tools, insights, and suggestions to help me speak confidently in business presentations. I highly recommend her!
Rick
Kathryn has applied her knowledge to my storytelling efforts, and I've found her coaching and encouragement to be invaluable. After only a few lessons my stage presence and delivery have improved, and we've just begun!
Anne G.
AMAZING! Kathryn is a star and an excellent mentor!

Stephen G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Stephen G.

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Stephen enjoys helping actors go from average to engaging, with the experience to prepare an actor for a casting director's office or a TV or movie set.

About Stephen

I have been a Screen Actor's Guild and AFTRA member since the 1980's and have real experience as a working actor. I have had a contract roles on soap operas, recurred 18 times as Dr. Beresford on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and have had numerous episodic TV roles. I usually coach actors f

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Matthew
Steven really helped my get my work to "industry-level". My callback ratio is thru the roof, and I got signed with an agency after only a few months of working with him.
David
While he isn't available very much, I always try to coach with Stephen for challenging projects. He always has good ideas for how to make my scenes more interesting or funny.
Allison
Stephen is the best! He was able to turn sides I had for a short four line audition for an episodic into a taped audition that booked me the job. I try to book him for every important audition I have.

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Stephanie is a very talented teacher. I made lots of progress in just my first few lessons in confidence and my voice. She has specific techniques that you can use right away and gives homework to do each week. I like how she has lots of exercises in her repetoire and keeps on top of her e-mails and messages. Highly recommend."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Stephanie R.
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"Great direction and understanding of the text!"
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Took Acting lessons from Diana G.
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"a little trouble connecting in the beginning but once reolved no further problems"
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Took Dance lessons from Carissa M.
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"My grand daughter was very excited and had so much fun..thank you so much Vanessa!!!"
Jaylen
Took Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"I feel like I am a baby bird being encouraged to fly. Its so challenging yet so rewarding at the same time! I'm learning so much while having fun. Love it!"
Keona
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"Just had my first class with David and he is a fantastic instructor. He was very attentive and helped give me pointers on how to dive into a character. I am looking forward to my future classes with him."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Fantastic great lesson. Pointed out very quickly what I needed to work on in my speaking"
Edward
Took Podcasting lessons from Bill P.
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"I am in awe that such a talented, flexible and organized teacher is available to work with my 11yo daughter. Bill has extensive professional experience in acting and auditions. He is very organized with helpful homework sent out in advance of class.

My child is just getting into acting but I strongly believe his coaching on voice will help her for many years. In fact I’m tempted to sign up more family members for Bill’s instruction."
Rachel
Took Acting lessons from Bill P.
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"I have learned so much with Nicholas. I feel like I'm always walking out of our lessons with my mind blown! We've been working on Shakespearean acting which I am now thoroughly enjoying. I now have a deeper understanding and appreciation for the lines than which I have learned in school. I would highly recommend his coachings to any actor!"
Philip
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Excellent instructor!"
Adam
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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