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Shirine B.

Woodside, NY
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Helen Hayes nomination from Helen Hayes
  • Teaches students 15 to 23
  • BFA Musical Theatre from SUNY FRedonia
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Shirine B.

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Thank you for clicking on my profile. I am a classically trained professional actress who have performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV. Most recently I was in the original broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Some of my TV work include Marvel's Iron Fist , Blue Bloods and Madam Secretary. I am also an Adjunct Professor at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. I hope to take my 20 plus years of experience and help you find your truth in storytelling and changing lives through words.

About Shirine

I am a classically trained actress with a MA in Acting from East 15 conservatory in London and a MFA from the The Old Globe PTAP in San Diego. I also have a BFA in musical Theatre, so I have experience in working on musical text. I've been fortunate to be in this industry for more than 25 years wit

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Jeremy K.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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Vina Chalice
Great creative writing intro class if you're curious to character development and comedy! Great explanation/examples, encouraging, and includes practical exercises you can use immediately. Thanks Jeremy.
Nadia
After my first film audition, in as many years, it was quite evident I needed an acting instructor. For months, I looked high and low to find the right one. I wanted an instructor who could challenge me, yet in a nurturing manner. An instructor who can speak confidently about the craft. Above all, an instructor you look forward to seeing every session. Jeremy Kruse is all that and then some.

Within weeks of pairing up, my acting style/delivery is far more conversational. Plus, I’m more at ease when working to find the true essence of a character to develop and make my own.

I always walk away from Jeremy’s sessions learning something new. Jeremy’s constant encouragement has propelled my confidence, as an actor, to another level.

Initially, I wasn’t really into the idea of taking acting classes via FaceTime. The idea sounded so impersonal and potentially distracting, not with Jeremy. It's as if he's working with you, face-to-face, in a studio.

In addition to acting, Jeremy has been so supportive with my first attempt in writing a screenplay. He's such a creative influence.

The secret is out, Jeremy Kruse is the "Best Instructor Ever"! Working with him makes my dreams of becoming an accomplished actor a reality. Thanks Jeremy!
Kinzie B.
Jeremy is great! He's super personable and down to earth, and he never makes you feel like you've screwed up. He gives good feedback and is very knowledgeable. He's always open to answer any questions I have, too. Really great guy!

Amy C.

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Weehawken, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Awarded Singer of the Year from Backstage Magazine
  • Teaching since 1987
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Amy C.

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I have been a professional actress for most of my adult life. I have worked in film and theater and understand the many ways towards developing a fully realized character.

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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Michael N.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Film and Theater from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael N.

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I've been in LA over 20 years. I graduated with a BA in Theater and Film from University of Southern California. I'm a member of SAG; having appeared across countless television series as co-star, guest-star, recurring, and series regular. I'm an award-winning actor and producer. I've had films at Sundance, Tribeca, Seattle Film Festival and many others. I starred in and produced CIRCLE, a film I sold to Netflix. Most recently, my series DARK/WEB premiered on Amazon Prime. We were also invited by San Diego Comic-Con to present an official panel to fans last summer. I have worked with most of the reputable acting coaches here in Los Angeles and have accumulated the styles and techniques I like best from each to synthesize my own approach. I am a graduate of the Groundlings School of Improv and Comedy.

About Michael

Hi there, everyone! I've lived in Los Angeles over twenty years now. Graduate of University of Southern California with a BA in Theater and Film. I've appeared in over 30 different film/tv productions including REVENGE, CSI:NY, THE PEOPLE VERSUS OJ SIMPSON, HART OF DIXIE. I'm also a 3 time Emmy-nom

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Amy K.
I've always wanted to explore acting, but I honestly didn't know where to start! I wasn't looking to start a career as an actor, I just wanted to learn the basics. I had absolutely no experience whatsoever but I reached out to Michael and asked if he could teach me 'acting 101'. My experience working with Michael was absolutely amazing... he walked me through the beginner's steps and worked alongside me so I would be comfortable. He was very patient and used layman's terms to explain things for me to understand. I know Michael is an established actor and has been for a long time so, his meeting me at my level was so helpful and appreciated. I feel.... from working with him, I am ready to take my acting to the next level and for the first time in my life, I actually entertain the thought of it being a career choice for me.

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Hunter S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting with Theater Studies from Meadows School of the Arts at SMU
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hunter S.

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I love sharing the techniques I've honed working with Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakespeare and other Tony award winning theaters. We will work on techniques to "own the space", be heard, quickly drop into a character, raise the stakes, and make choices to create an exhilarating performance.

About Hunter

From numerous TV shows like Superstore, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Fresh Off The Boat, E.R., The Thundermans, Lady Dynamite, Happy Endings and Henry Danger, to theater at The Tony Award winning Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago Shakespeare, National Playwrights Conference and numerous others, my 20 year actin

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Michael
I booked Hunter last-minute for help with a big audition, and I'm so glad I did. He was able to hone in on my strengths and give clarity to the script. While I didn't book the part, I did get a call-back, which was a pretty big deal for me. Totally recommend him if you want to up your game.
Kenya
he's nice fun and very good at teaching acting and doing acting.
Timothy Robinson
Patient, kind and talented . Highly recommended !
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Keith K.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Theater and Performance Studies from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keith K.

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I have my masters in Theater performance. I have a love for live theater! I truly enjoy both drama and comedy equally. I have a passion for working with all levels, from beginners to highly skilled actors. Everyone can learn and be even more specific with every choice they make! Lets have fun!!

About Keith

I have been a professional performance coach and actor in Hollywood for the past 11 years. I coach and inspire the next generation of performers for stage and screen. My company is a performance arts company dedicated to educating and inspiring performers of all ages, including adults. Our lessons

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Karen
Keith is a great acting coach. My daughter feels that she has been able to learn and grow in just a couple of months. She says that she is able to articulate exactly what she needs to do and how she should approach her assignments clearly, and that his assignments are well conceived and valuable. We highly recommend Keith!
Victor M.
Great experience, Keith made me feel at ease from the very first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to every class I have with him.
Armando
Awesome overall. Very enthusiastic and extremely helpful to our son. Highly recommended.

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The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Ridgewood is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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"Ms. Heather tells you everything what you did well or where to improve. Also her instruction is really clear and simple to understand. My first language is not even English then I can understand her well.
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"Shauna gives me her full attention, focus and knowledge when working with me. She is very passionate about her work and has been immensly helpful to me. She asks me to come prepared and ready to work, so if you are looking for a teacher who will let you slack...that is not Shauna! Her instruction has given me greater skills and confidence. And she is immensly enjoyable to work with. I HIGHLY reccomend her."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"I loved class. Great pick-up."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Matt P.
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"I absolutely love Becca! She is so encouraging and knowledgeable. I recently got cast in a musical and I was pretty nervous. I found Rebecca and after our first lesson I knew it was a great fit. She made me feel so comfortable and I think, we accomplished a lot in just the first lesson! I strongly recommend her to anyone who is either starting out or has some experience."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Ginni A.
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"Great class, and instruction."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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