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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Adam R.

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I coach monologues, scenes and commercials. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Yiqing Z.

13 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master's in Pubic Health from Johns Hopkins University
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Yiqing Z.

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A working actor graduated from Stella Adler Studio of Acting. I worked both on stage and on camera, in English and Mandarin, with award-winning directors and actors from China and Europe.

About Yiqing

Native mandarin speaker. Great with children. Experience in public speaking, debating, hosting and acting. I will have customized study plans for you, boost your confidence, and help you add personality to your words!

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Great class. My 14 year old is new to Mandarin and really enjoyed this experience.
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Benjamin K.

146 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Finalist from MasterWorks Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin K.

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I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.

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I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am the

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Jaime F.
Great knowledge after 1st lesson. Looking forward to more.
Richard P.
Singing is not easy to teach, but Ben is patient as can be. I've only had two lessons with him but I am excited for many more. Would definitely recommend!
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Shauna K.

57 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
  • Teaching since 1988
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Shauna K.

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You will learn how to connect and open up to your emotional life, trust your instincts and gain confidence in your performance. You'll learn how to work with your nerves so they serve you and not strangle your talent. Having coached actors for many years, technique and performance are my specialities. You'll learn detailed exercises that will bring your individuality and passion to any script. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness. You will learn how to open up your individual creativity to inform any role. You will learn exercises and insights that will increase your ACTOR TOOLBOX so you are equipped to face rehearsals and performances.

I teach many styles of acting and have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the Artistic Director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos at the bottom of my pictures!

About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She is currently teaching at BARD LLI. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San

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Jamie
Shauna is wonderful and I can't say enough good things about her. She is the kind of teacher that is encouraging and patient. Who takes the time to help you discover your weaknesses so you can build and strengthen them. I can feel the difference her teaching has made for me each time I perform. I've learned being an actor isn't about being pretty or safe. It's about being open and free to let the material take you to places you could only imagine. Shauna teaches you to unlock those parts of yourself and explore the possibilities.
Andrew
Excellent, professional instruction. She has helped me make significant progress.
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Shauna is an excellent, super knowledgeable instructor. I immediately felt relaxed and comfortable in my lesson.
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John E.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Japanese, German, English
  • Bachelor of Arts of Communication (Theatre and Legal Studies) from Northwestern University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John E.

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John works with students to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of and build good foundations for acting. No matter your skill level, John will use his experience as a director and a coach to work with actors towards their goals whether they be to improve craft, build repertoire, or prepare for auditions. John works within a modified form of Viewpoints Method (as well as derivative forms of Stanislavsky and Meisner) and lessons involve movement-based warm-ups, grounding exercises, work through improv, and text work/character building. Lessons with more experienced actors or actors looking to improve rep or prepare for auditions will also involve scenework.

About John

I have a huge range of interests in the performing arts. At Northwestern, I trained simultaneously in acting, directing, music theatre, legal studies (for fun), and composition/writing. As a director and a coach, I pride myself on creating a positive atmosphere where actors are encouraged to try the

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Dario
John is very experienced and helpful. More importantly, he has a calming and supportive vibe that I find really helps me stay motivated. Highly recommend!
Katy
I have worked with John as both an actor and a writer in a professional capacity. He directed me during my first foray into immersive theatre and was so terrific at breaking down concepts and offering his insight and experience while still treating the process as collaborative. I cannot recommend working with John as a student or a collaborator highly enough. Although I have not worked with him in a musical capacity, the work of his I have had the opportunity to witness is first class as a composer, lyricist, and musician. Most importantly, thanks to John, I have found my own voice as an immersive artist.
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Tess P.

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New York, NY
Starting at $125
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tess P.

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Tess is a Broadway actress based in New York City. She has taught for Broadway Classroom, Masters of Broadway, Camp Broadway, and is the co-founder of the educational learning platform Broadway From Home. She coaches students in audition prep, scene study, monologue technique, and acting a song. Her students have been accepted at some of the top conservatories in the country.

Tess has performed on Broadway, off-broadway, and in the top regional theatres across the country. She also works in commercials, voice over, and audiobooks.

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About Tess

Tess has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in some of the top regional theatres in America. She also works in commercials, voice over, and audiobooks. Her private acting students have been accepted to some of the top conservatories in the country.

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"I am as beginner as they come, and right away David made me feel comfortable. He's very good at bringing you into this world where things seem to be a reality because we base them on reality. He's outstanding and we've seen progress already!"
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"My 9 year old is beginning his acting training and is working well with Robert. Robert had been helpful with guiding us on what is needed to prepare him for auditions and improve his abilities. We are very pleased so far!"
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"Great first lesson! Got to get some nerves out."
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"I love taking classes with Emily. She really makes me feel comfortable and is committed to help me improve. Her classes are challenging but also fun. Definitely recommend!"
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"The breadth of Shauna's experience reaches out and informs her students, professionals and newbies like me. I have benefitted enormously and would emphasize the tools to step through and use my fear and insecurity to blossom as a student of acting/performing. Her support has and continues to nurture and bring out my best!"
Carol
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Kathryn is great! After just 1lessonI gained the confidence and direction I needed to be a working actor. In fact, I will contact agents this week! Kathryn gave me tools I can use to conquer any monologue or scene. and great intro to method acting. I believe I found a great coach and mentor in Kathryn and look forward to working with her again."
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Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Dax is really kind and reliable and she always makes me laugh- a great coach to work with. She has trained me twice a week for about 1 year now and I am still learning new things in each lesson. I am happy to recommend her to anyone in need of improvement in acting and also auditioning - trust me on this one, dont let this one go, coach with Dax!!!"
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