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Topher M.

New York, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Topher M.

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Character acting is, at least in my eyes, the greatest thrill of the performing arts. Being able to embody the complexities of a person or thing that seems completely different from that of yourself is the ultimate mark of a master of the craft of acting. Join me as we explore the various ranges of the human heart and mind. Create a skill set that will make you a director’s favorite actor. Learn techniques that will not only give you range, but keep you healthy and effective in whatever role you may portray.

I like to teach first from an analytical approach, but then evolve into a point where you can learn to feel in the moment as a character requires. Using proven techniques learned over the 17 years I’ve spent in the business we will prepare you to be able to handle a variety of different roles through technique practices and emotional exercises. Look no further, your path to excellence in character acting starts here!

About Topher

Originally from North Carolina, I moved to NYC in 2011 to pursue a career in the arts. I was trained by Broadway actor Hal Davis and several local (but brilliant) directors and performers from the North Carolina area. I have worked in every department of the theatre and several departments in the

Prudence H.

New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Prudence H.

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learn improv techniques from a Broadway actor.

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

Nicholas R.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Englsih
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nicholas R.

6 Reviews
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Hello,

My name is Nichoals Richardson and I am a working professinal actor from England with a passion for teaching, wich I have cultivated over the years. My approach is friendly and detailed and based on my experiecne in the industry and what works today. Part of our work together will be focussing on improving your skills tehcniquly, as well as building your confidence and exploring potential. I bleive acting training can be extremly improtant whether your goals are to become a proffesional acotor or build communication skills, public speaking, or general confidence.

I have a BA in Televison, Film and Theater theory from Bristol Univeristy in England, and an MA in Acting from The Guidlhall School of Music and Drama (alumni includes Daniel Craig, Orlando Bloom, Lilly James) which is a classical training.

I have worked preofessionaly in television, film and theater (with networks such as Hulu, Fox Searlight and Comedy central TV) and have an extensive background in ...

About Nicholas

Hello, My name is Nicholas Richardson and I am a working professional actor from England with a passion for teaching, which I have cultivated over the years. My approach is friendly and detailed and based on my experience in the industry and with what works today. Part of our work together wi

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Natalie
Nicholas teaches from the heart with clarity and expert knowledge. After working with him I felt so prepared and confident. Would highly recommend!
Steve
Nick is an excellent teacher. He has already improved my creativity and communication skills so much in the few sessions I've had with him. I've been able to step outside of my comfort zone and am a better actor for it. Thank you Nick for such encouraging words and your kind spirit. I can't wait to work together again very soon.
Stella
Nicholas is fantastic! He is encouraging and knows exactly where to push to get that bit extra out of you.

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Christine A.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks MimeLanguage.com
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Christine A.

36 Reviews
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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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Muhammad M.
If there were more than 5 stars, I would give them to Christine. She takes you on a journey and makes it fun ride, all the way. Will recommend anymore starting in Improv to learn from her, as I'm sure I will continue to learn from her...

Thanks for being you Christine :)
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 !
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Rebecca L.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Theater from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca L.

30 Reviews
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I pioneered a private Arts Academy drama school for 4 years, and am now teaching acting and directing at a middle and high school. My goal is to help students become well-rounded in all the areas that are needed to truly become a working actor. These areas include: auditioning, theater, film, and improvisation.

Being a repertory performer for Silver Star Playhouse (musical theater parodies), and having lots of experience and training in improv and interactive dinner theaters really trains you in comedy.
My husband also owns Sound waves Productions (technological advanced studio in Gilbert)- so completing remote voiceover work for a reel is not out of the question.

I also encourage students to pair in duos for effective scene work and more in-depth technique training (this will also split your lesson cost in half).

About Rebecca

Greetings! I am super excited to be building a private and small group lesson platform at our home studio and to meet your personal acting and performing needs! I recently stepped down from 2 years of full-time drama and visual art at Lumos Arts Academy- a private school I played a role in pione

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Mike
she is very good
Jakob
The class was super good and super informational, according to Jakob, the student (11 yrs).
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Mark S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Music Theatre from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Teaching since 2017
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Mark S.

6 Reviews
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One on one Acting Lessons and coaching on Monologues and Scenes. Acting Exercises for stage/vocal presence, Breath support and diction. character building and expression.
Mr. Mark S. is an a experienced performer with credits in Theatre Music and Opera. He Holds a BFA In Music Theatre from
the American Musical and Dramatic Academy Hollywood/ Los Angeles

About Mark

Mr. Sepulveda is an Actor/Singer with credits in Theatre, Musical Theatre and Opera. He Holds a BFA In Music Theatre from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy Hollywood/Los Angeles And a Graduate Certificate/Performers Certificate from The University of Missouri Kansas City Where he studie

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Matthew B.
Mark knows what’s what and can adjust to fit your acting or vocal needs. He’s also willing to work around many schedules which is very convenient.
Jacob C.
Mark is a very knowledgeable voice acting coach. He is patient and provides exercises to focus on your strengths and weaknesses in areas for improvement. I highly recommend Mark.
James
Mark is charismatic, entertaining, knowledgeable, and a great teacher! You will certainly have your eyes opened when you work with him, and his voice is amazing!

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in Scotch Plains, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in Scotch Plains is $67. 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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"Love the lessons! Heather is such a fun and helpful teacher. She makes it easy to jump right in and try improv. I have a great time going thru the exercises with her. Highly recommend."
Kate Walser
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Jason is a wonderful coach. Robbie really liked him because she felt so comfortable with him and worked one on one with him. He is very flexible and helps her to prepare for audition. I highly recommend him."
Cherry
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!"
Kariem
Took Improv Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"LK was great. She took me through several exercises, then gave me homework to do for my next class. She made me feel very comfortable. The reason I was wanting to take classes in the first place is because I am always being told that people cannot hear me when I talk. Also I have always wanted to take acting classes. Please let me know if you think this is the best class to take if I try to pursue Theater Acting, or Film Acting in the future.
Thank You, Laura Boys RPH"
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"I think I would like to change to Theater Acting."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"James made my son feel very comfortable for his first session!"
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Heather was great! She is very encouraging and clearly knowledgeable about assessing a student's needs and skill level to help them improve. It was a pleasure learning from her!"
Jonathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Brad was really well prepared for the lesson. He took the time to understand the goals and gave helpful feedback afterwards."
JC
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brad W.
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"Very fun and very helpful."
Adam Thomas
Took Improv Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"She is so kind and doesn't judge you at all. Best instructor ever"
Paige
Took Improv Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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