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Kent J.

3 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Awarded Golden Eagle Award from CINE (Performed the title role in "Jack and the Dentist's Daughter")
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Kent J.

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My professional background and experience includes acting (stage & screen), directing, and playwriting. As a result, I often include aspects of each discipline in my work with Actors (including teacher development training sessions).
I present students of all ages with creative challenges within the scope of select (Spolin/Stanislavski-based) theater exercises and games, later providing them with more advanced opportunities to incorporate the related skills into their scene-study work.

About Kent

Kent is a graduate of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts (drama major). As a playwright, director, and actor he has created original productions for national and international youth programs (including the musicals "Triunfar!" (i.e. The Winners!) in Bogota, Colombia and the hip-hop musical "A

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Nino C.
Working with Kent was great!, It was fantastic
my view in acting is pretty much strong now.
Kent help me to be more
confidence in myself I feel like I have tools to Step up.

Thank you kent!
James Jr.
Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one.
SOLID T.
I was honored to have been guided by Kent J. during a historic presentation in honor of Malcolm X in Las Vegas. His patient and motivating spirit makes him an excellent teacher and mentor. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him and look forward to the opportunity to be under his leadership once again. Because of Mr. J, I have decided to seek additional acting training for my own career.
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Bridget H.

1 Review
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Fine Arts: Acting from Harvard University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Bridget H.

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Experienced Acting and Speech coach with experience from around the world! I have studied speech, dialects and acting at Harvard University as well as abroad at the Moscow Art Theatre School and National Institute for Dramatic Art in Australia. As a recent graduate of an MFA Acting program, I have been educated in the most up to date teaching methods and a wide array of acting and speech techniques. I create lesson plans that are individualized to suit each student’s needs and goals with enjoyment at the top of priority list. I have a lot of experience teaching children as well as adults in both private and group settings. I have a huge interest and experience in voice and speech technique as well. Whether it’s for an upcoming audition or just for fun, I can’t wait to work with you!

About Bridget

I am a professional actor, having performed internationally in the USA, Europe and Australia. I have a BFA from the University of Sydney and and MFA in Acting from Harvard University. I moved to Boston from Sydney, Australia to study at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University. Whils

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Laura
Bridget is knowledgeable, efficient, and kind, and she helped me make specific choices in my acting that made my performance richer. She’s also the queen of dialects. Highly recommend!
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Montvale, NJ
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rachel M.

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Learn new method technique to achieve a full understanding of your character so you van feel confident that when you start performing, you will be your character from start to finish.

About Rachel

Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-sufficient artist. Professional training and customized programs in singing and acting technique. All learnin

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.

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Mandi K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 7 to 25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Drama/Acting from Meisner Acting School
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Mandi K.

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In my class we will dig deep into the audition process. Auditioning is a craft in itself, it's not just about reading words off of a paper. Auditioning is about confidence and personality.

We will start with some acting/improv exercises, followed by script read throughs and then character development. We will dig deep into each scene.

We will then go into scenes and treat this like a real audition. After following audition protocol (which I will teach), I will give notes/feedback and we will work the scene one last time. We will end with a Q&A session where the students can ask questions about anything related to the business. Some examples might be: working on set, headshots, agents, etc.

I will send over age appropriate sides/scenes to each student in advance, if you have your own scene or monologue we can work that instead.

This class is going to be a BLAST and I can't wait to work with you all!

About Mandi

Acting Resume: I was an actor for over 10 years in Los Angeles before I began to teach. I was on TV shows like Criminal Minds, CSI: NY and Modern Family to name a few, and a handful of films like "Funny People" with Adam Sandler. I have been in a handful of commercials including one for Nikon

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Nichole
Mandi taught my daughter and her friend a couple of cheers as I wanted to see if they would be interested in trying out for their school squad soon. They loved their session so much they asked to take more lessons with Mandi and said they were excited to try out for thier squad!
Veronica
I worked with Mandi on a few scenes I had to prepare for an audition. She helped me see things in the character and writing that I would have never noticed. Our session was fun and I felt more than ready for my audition by the end of class. I will be contacting Mandi again soon so I can stay on top of my craft!
Caitlin
Mandi helped my daughter with her cheer and dance routine for her school try outs. My daughter had a ton of fun working with Mandi and learned a lot from her. Mandi helped her perfect her routines and gave her major pointers on her cheer and my daughter MADE THE TEAM! Thanks Mandi!
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Morgan R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Morgan R.

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Going to an audition but can't find an acting monologue that shows off your skill? I am here to help! I have been coaching monologues for 5 years in Chicago and NYC, and in that time I have collected a monologue database of hundreds of quality monologues from plays. Together, we will find and perfect material that you love.

I create an individualized program based on your needs as an actor. Want help finding a monologue but don’t need coaching? Have a monologue you love and want one coaching session to clean it up? Want ten coaching sessions to prepare for a special audition? Let's talk and make the best program for you!

About Morgan

I am a monologue coach from NYC. I have worked as a director and in casting in Chicago and New York, where I have sat in on hundreds of hours of auditions. Additionally, I taught a Monologue Tutorials class at Northwestern University, where I coached students for various agent showcases. Throughout

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Sean
Caring, Observant, and always supportive. Morgan is possessed with an incredible desire to draw out an actor's best instincts while also offering them new ways of approaching text when an actor might be stuck. My experiences with her are both highly productive and easy going.
Henry
Unlike many acting coaches Morgan actually knows what she’s doing. She brings great energy and can figure out what a monologue/scene needs to bring it to the next level. After being burned by so many acting coaches in my life I’m so relieved to have found someone like Morgan. Gets to the point, clearly talented, no funny business — she’s the real deal.
Amy
Morgan is an extremely knowledgable and patient coach. She has so much material at her finger tips, and knew exactly how to instruct me. She took time to get to know me and made me feel confident in myself. Morgan is awesome and I highly recommend working with her!
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Vandi E.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Vandi E.

67 Reviews
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I have studied and performed extensively. I studied method acting in multiple classes during my undergraduate studies and have continued to study and perform using this method since then, completing a full 2 year Meisner training class as well as attending workshops in other methods.

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Meisner Training-Phoenix Theater with Bill Simmons 2017-2018 Destr

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Janeth
She is very charismatic. I felt very comfortable with her. She is very friendly and knowledegable.
Mailani F.
She is great and has a great energy!!

One day we love to meet her and see her live!!
Rachel &.
Thank you Vandi for your help with the girls' instruction. Their auditions are in and we are excited to hear back from them.
Many blessings!

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The average cost of 60-minute method acting lessons in Montvale is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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"James Walsh has helped me in more ways than can I could even imagine in the past 6 months I have trained with him. His challenges and ideas lit a creative spark in my mind, helping me express myself through playing the role of a character nicely (absolutely loving the accent practice i am being taught in). He has also provided a very therapeutic healing for my mental health, helping me to be more spontaneous and witty, instead of the wooden and mechanical person I once was.

James has a ridiculous amount of connections, resources and ideas at his hands, and gladly offers him to me to help me in my Method Acting. For those looking for a career in Acting, Comedy, or Film, James is definitely your man for opening several doors.

Throughout the months, he has been very supportive and encouraging, oftentimes doing welfare checkups on me throughout the week and showing me new ideas and techniques in film, acting and spontaneity. He demonstrates patience with learning curves, and gives good assignments to work on through the week for the next time you meet up. He also is understanding if you cannot make an appointment.

In terms of the actual classes, they are phenomenal. Many classes, when deliberately practicing, feel more like an actual In-the-moment conversation rather than a mechanical " Do this than that" layout. He gives a lot of good and fair feedback for improvement at the end of the class, and following the advice never failed to be right. Be prepared for time to fly, though, as 45 minutes will feel like 10, especially if you are REALLY in character and going back and forth with him on random topics, which almost make you feel like you have a hidden persona lol.

All in all, James is very experienced and skilled in teaching students of all walks of life, from aspiring actors/actresses to would be filmmakers to people simply looking to learn life skills that are invaluable to life, career, relationships and even mental health! There is something for all in this coach's teachings, provided you are wiling to put in the work. Phenomenal teacher and an all around great person!"
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Took Method Acting lessons from James W.
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"Kathryn was everything I was looking for. Knowledgable, funny, supportive and down to earth. I feel like I’m on the correct path to start getting more and better parts. I’m excited and looking forward to the next lesson!"
Danny
Took Method Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!"
Craig
Took Method Acting lessons from Omar J.
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"James gave me some very important information about how to act well. He suggested I audition for a play, which I am planning to do, and he gave me some good professional and vocational tips, James is also very compassionate and funny. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Method Acting lessons from James W.
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"Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:)."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Omar J.
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"Nicolas is one of the best mentor I have ever came across. He is a passionate about teaching and able to help you draw out the inner you. I was someone who had a great deal of struggle connecting with my emotions and being able to express it in a sensible way. Within few weeks he taught me how to tap into my feelings and express it outwards. Need less to say he is an impressive teacher and if you have the chance, visit him. It will be beneficial for your personal life and career."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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Took Method Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Randy does an amazing job. I am beginning in acting and trying to discover myself in the acting career. Randy does an amazing job and really helped me set my expectations and eased me into the next lesson. If you want to discover the world of acting you should give Randy a shot, you will not be disappointed with the valuable information he has to offer."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Great instructor and great listener. Jeremy will be a supporting and friendly coach while helping you to achieve your goals as an actor."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"He's been very helpful, patient and good tough love/accountability. I'm very happy to be working with Randy."
Michael
Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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