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Liz M.

2 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $150
  • Teaching since 2004
  • CorePower Vinyasa yoga teaching certification 200 hour from Corepower Yoga
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Liz M.

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You'll start with a forward roll and move through tumbling and other acrobatic techniques. This can be offered as a solo or duet practice depending on your wants and needs.

About Liz

Liz is an Aerial Acrobatics coach specializing in Lyra, Sling, Silks and Bungee. She holds multiple certifications in Yoga, Dance, Circus and Acrobatics. With 15 years teaching experience Liz runs a performance company and competition team for ages 5 and up. Toddler classes, Mommy and Me, and o

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Kailyn S.
Hi, I was wondering how old I have to be to take Aerial Tissue Skills or Aerial Hoop Lessons . I am 13 and in the 8th grade. If you do not teach people who are my age, could you please direct me to someone / some place who will. Thank You very much. :)
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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • MFA Directing from Yale School of Drama, Yale University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jackson G.

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I'm a freelance theater director currently working in NYC and throughout the country. I'm an acting coach, teach directing for the stage and dramaturgy/text analysis for actors, directors, and designers. I have over 15 years of teaching experience at such institutions as Williams, Yale, New School, Columbia, Fordham, and Primary Stages ESPA.

I will focus my classes on auditioning, callbacks, cold reading audition skills, grad school auditions, and text analysis and dramaturgy. I'm also available to coach and consult with aspiring theater directors and public speaking clients. I would be happy to customize my classes to each student's individual needs and goals.

I received my MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama and my BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts.

About Jackson

As an established theater director and teacher, I am very fortunate to be working continuously in New York and across the country from New York to California and in between. Actors are a part of my daily life as I audition and collaborate with them for a living. I often have new directors as assis

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Leah Nicole Raymond
Jackson is a great director/coach. When you are working you can trust that Jackson is fully listening to you as you the actor and you the character. She knows how to push in a way that works for you and will get you where you need to be. I trust Jackson and highly recommend working with her.
Kevin
I had the privilege of studying stage directing with Jackson Gay at Yale. Jackson has a remarkable way of bringing out students' individual artistic and creative sensibilities. In scene workshops, she gives highly practical advice for working with actors to shape an overall dramatic vision. She also reinforces this instruction by relating her own professional experiences, highlighting what has been effective. Her guidance in script analysis is very clear, and showed me how to fully understand characters' dramatic objectives before going into rehearsals with actors.

As well, Jackson incorporated invaluable practical career advice into the class, which is often hard to find. One of her exercises for this was to pair us with another student and have a mock "writer-director" meeting, where the writer was considering hiring the director. This was a really helpful window into the professional process, which has given me an important springboard to communicate my own ideas in the production of new work.

Jackson Gay’s teaching applies across theater disciplines — for instance, my work in theater is primarily as a composer and lyricist. She showed me how to look at the big picture of a play or musical, giving me the insight to write in a way that is dramatically cogent, engaging, and entertaining.
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Jackson Gay is masterful at guiding the actor to find their own authentic voice. She has a laser sharp focus imbued with empathy, that simultaneously put me at ease and helped me find my edge, in a way no other director has. More than anything, she helped empower me to make my own bold choices within a vast array of styles, so that my work was informed from a deep and genuine place (rather than an impersonation or a desire to please). I always feel safe to explore my edge with Jackson, but never humored if something isn't working. She's honest. It's rare to find guidance both so kind and so sharp. Jackson Gay understands and loves actors, and that love comes through in her work.

Amy C.

20 Reviews
Weehawken, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • BA from SUNY at Purchase
  • Teaching since 1987
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Amy C.

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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 Stanislavs

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Alan L.
A very good first lesson. We went over breathing exercises and scales. Also had time for Amy to critique my speaking style through a portion of a speech I will be giving in a month. Time well-spent.

She briefly went over the next lesson plan and gave me a little homework to do as well.

I got a lot out of this lesson and I can see how this will help me accomplish my goal of being a better public speaker and having a more controlled and stronger voice.

Looking forward to future lessons.
Kenny T.
Patient. Gifted Teacher!
Winnie C.
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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Maria P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BS in Dietetics from University of Florida
  • Teaching since 2005
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Maria P.

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Learn how to dance different styles while having fun.

About Maria

With a BS in nutrition and many years of experience as a nutritionist, Spanish tutor and yoga instructor I can help learn new skills and be healthier! I always like to adapt the lessons to reach each person's goals.

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Melody Bromma
Terrific! Very helpful.
Melody
A wonderful chef, very informative, organized and professional. Great recipe and Maria adapted everything to suit my smallish kitchen and not too equipped cupboard. Very knowledgeable. Super delicious. Highly recommended!!

Emma S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Dance and Psychology Major from Hope College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Emma S.

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I have a passion for ballet, modern, and contemporary dance. I have been fortunate enough to have had many diverse class and choreographic experiences in these styles. I have been able to experience Cecchetti and Vaganova ballet techniques and Graham, Horton, Limon, and Cunningham modern techniques. I have 18 years of dance training in Ballet, Jazz (both vernacular and competition), Modern, and Contemporary. I have 4 years of teaching experience, teaching all the styles listed above to students ranging from 2-16 years old. My college dance experience also instilled in me a love of dance history, which I hope to pass along to my students, as I feel as this brings not only appreciation but a foundation for artistry to blossom.

About Emma

My name is Emma Speers. I am a dancer, choreographer, and a human who loves art. I began dancing at the age of 5 and have been able to fully experience life because of the place it has in my life. I. attended both Interlochen Center for the Arts in the summer of 2014 and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in

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Sasha C.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English, French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded 3rd Place Professional Rhythm from Fred Astair
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Sasha C.

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I have been teaching dance for over 10 years. In that time I have found that, regardless of what style you are learning, everything is made of a few fundamental principals and components specific to that style. There are only so many ways you can move your feet and body. By understanding these principals & components, you can then put them together in any order with different style to create different dances. By laying the proper foundation, students have an easier time following choreography, learning to apply their own style, and even keeping up with a class. Once a dancer has a foundation to work up on, I introduce new concepts in layers to help dances feel better and develop a nicer aesthetic.

About Sasha

Hey, Sasha speaking! I would be thrilled to share my passion for dance with you. I am trained in various styles including ballroom, ballet, bellydance, hip hop and aerial arts (aerial silk, hoop and pole). I have been teaching different subjects for 6 years with a focus in instructing ballroom for

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Carla B.
Great class! Very engaging and fun! Learned lots of moves!
Star P.
Sasha was wonderful to work with!
Darlene W.
Sasha was very easy to work with and picked a just right starting point for me! I look forward to good things to come!

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"It was my first lesson with David and I really liked that he had me jump right into trying out some voice acting. I had fun and I'm excited to learn some more
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Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"Michael was very supportive and had specific pointers to improve my presentation including increasing my confidence level that is now reflected in my voice."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Michael C.
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"Working with Randy has built up my son's confidence, and had helped him hone his skills a lot! We're grateful for all the insight Randy shares and how he is able to get through the autism block that is ever-present. At first I had to convince my son to participate. Now if I'm late logging in he's on top of it! Thank you, Randy!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"My first spoken voice lesson was great! It was like getting a glimpse on a set of new and totally unknown tools that I could eventually find out how to use them for my expression. Though it was only a short lesson, it felt intense and concentrated and after the first excercises we did, I already felt that my throat had opened up a bit and that everything felt more clear and more connected. In a situation where I had to suddenly speak publicly right after the session, I remembered that I could reach a slightly deeper pitch after the excercises. It helped me relax my voice right in the situation. It's really great working with you, Karmyn! I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
Nora
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Karmyn T.
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"My daughter was so happy to start a acting lesson. jennie did great she was so sweet and kind and know just how to get her comfortable with learning acting we cant wait to do so many more lessons with jennie"
Madeline
Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Toya is an amazing acting coach!! She makes you feel very comfortable and teaches you to be confident, trust your instinct and not overthink. She teaches you different ways to approach a scene or monologue and helps you find what tools work for you. I’m able to laugh at myself and not feel as nervous anymore thanks to her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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Sathish
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brenda B.
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"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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Took Film Acting lessons from Amy C.
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Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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