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Diana G.

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Nyack, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Diana G.

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I founded my own theater company 21 years ago and have been teaching and directing actors from ages 6-80 over more than 65 productions. I am an engaging and deeply knowledgeable theater professional who will guide you to get the most out of every speech you want to speak or role you want to play. I can work with you on audition pieces for schools, college or Broadway, as well as just help round out your scene work when you're already in the middle of a rehearsal process. I have quick tips and fixes for any scenario and my approach is personal, and centered on what you want to get out of your experience and what you are bringing to the table in terms of creating a character. My specialty is Shakespeare and I can help you unravel all those imbedded text clues. Let's get started!

About Diana

I am a director, actor, producer and playwright who founded my own company 21 years ago. I have personally directed over 65 plays by Shakespeare, Moliere, Stoppard, Shaw and others, and have produced over 95. I LOVE theater! It's everything that I think is great about the world - sharing stories to

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Annmarie
Diana is a skilled and knowledgeable acting teacher. She helped my shy son find his voice and become the confident young man he is today. Personally, Diana helped me as an adult to overcome stage fright. Once I told Diana of my issue, she encouraged me to join one of her productions, and she nurtured me through the whole experience. Her skillful techniques and her caring, nurturing nature is a perfect combination for an amazing acting coach.
Carol
My daughter has worked with Diana in CST for 8 years. It is truly remarkable what she does for these kids, and what she gets out of them. By providing a safe space where they can learn, question, and have fun with the material, they become comfortable performing, and sharing their gifts with the public. Not only that, but they are learning Shakespeare, which has huge effect on their understanding of literature and global history. Diana makes all this FUN for the kids. They are there because they want to be, and from the youngest to the oldest they put their all into their performances while always supporting each other.
Olga
Diana’s teaching style must be a lot of fun, because my son has been studying acting with her for more than 3 years! He is always looking forward to the next learning / practice session!
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Shirine B.

Woodside, NY
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Helen Hayes nomination from Helen Hayes
  • Teaches students 15 to 23
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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Claire F.

New York, NY
Starting at $117
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Drama from Kenyon College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Claire F.

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I have over 20 years of experience as a professional actor in thearte, tv and film.
I am currently working as an off-Broadway actor, writer/director and producer of a web-series I also star in.
I have 10 years of experience teaching high-school drama, undergrad acting, private coaching, undergrad and grad acting coaching, auditions for tv, and theatre.
I truly love teaching and bring my 1st hand experience and love of the craft to every lesson.
My teachers have been my biggest champions and I truly value each student, and champion their work with humor, kindness and instilling the values of hard-work and empathy.

About Claire

Born in Wilmington, NC, Claire is the daughter of a poet, and dancer. Acting credits include: New York: The Making of King Kong (Target Margin Theatre) A Christmas Carol (Blessed Unrest), NY Classical Theatre (Macbeth), NYTW, The Fire This Time Festival, New Victory LabWorks, New Dramatists, Queens

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Jeannie M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeannie M.

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Working with me, gives you the experience of both an actor and a director. I see from inside your character and from your audience. I have worked with actors from first-time neophytes to professionals and styles from method to experimental styles of the 60s to improv and back to Shakespeare. I taught theatre in High School and College as well as community classes for children. I have acted and directed for many years.

About Jeannie

I have been in theatre since I was a child. My first love was acting until I was bitten by the directing bug when I realized I could watch my baby be born as the play came to life. To support myself while going through my theatre degrees, I worked with computer and became certified with Microsoft a

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Michael K.
I found Jeannie to be very informative and professional. She brought out things in me I was surprised about. I can't til the next session.

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Crystal S.

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A graduate of London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal brings the UK's mastery of the skills needed to enact Shakespeare's works.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.
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Erin C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • M.F.A. Acting from American Repertory Theater Institute at Harvard University
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Erin C.

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Shakespeare wrote some of the best roles for actors, and his work is just packed with tools you can use to get the juiciest possible performances. I can help you find and use those tools, whether you’re highly experienced or you’ve never acted before.

I learned the basics of acting through doing Shakespeare, and I’ve introduced many young performers to acting the same way. (FYI it’s totally normal if you hated reading it in school!)

About Erin

I am an actor, speech & dialect coach, and acting teacher. I had steady freelance teaching and coaching jobs for 3 years in NYC, as well as steady acting work in NYC and Chicago theatre for 5 years total. I moved to LA from Cambridge, MA, where I earned my Master's in Acting from the American Re

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Genevieve
She is great, just great. 1st course yet she immediately helped me understand what were the real issues and how to tackle them. Now I feel confident to pass in front of an audience, because I know I will be heard and I will be understood!
Tyler
I had to learn an Irish dialect for a big audition I was called in for last minute. My friend suggested Erin to help with dialect coaching and audition coaching, and man, I'm so grateful. With Erin's training and expertise, I was able to learn the Irish dialect in an hour and nailed the audition! She has experience with multiple acting and audition techniques...she's able to speak multiple acting "languages". If you're looking for any audition coaching or dialect coaching, I definitely recommend Erin! She knows what she's doing!
Laura
I have worked with Erin on several occasions, because she is so wonderful at her job! She has helped me to prepare for numerous auditions, many of which have gone very well as a result. She is an incredible actor herself, and she uses her talent and expertise to help me be the best actor I can be. Finding my super objective in a monologue or scene, the different tactics, focus, awareness, groundedness... these are all things she has helped me to do to strengthen my own work. She is down to earth and open, which makes working with her really easy and comfortable. Performing my work in front of somebody else can be very difficult, because I often question what the viewer will think of me. Not only does Erin help me fight that fear, she helps me find the gratitude and joy in getting to perform. I highly recommend Erin as an acting coach! She’s fantastic!

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Average Cost of Shakespearean Acting Lessons in Westwood, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute shakespearean acting lessons in Westwood is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"Chad provided excellent technique coaching in Shakespearean Acting. I had the opportunity to work with him in one on one sessions and also in a group setting. Both kinds of sessions gave me unique tools like ensable building and utilizing Shakespeare’s text along with all its double meanings. He is easily able to cater to each individual actors needs and really understands how to help break bad habits in order to allow for more growth. Along with text work, Chad provided excellent coaching in creating distinct physical shifts in the body when playing multiple characters in a show. Chad was always willing to answer any kind of questions and continued to surprise me with the ways he could shed some new light on Shakespeare’s work."
Zachary
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Chad B.
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"Fantastic experience! We engaged Hunter to help our son prepare for a school presentation and he exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended!"
Jack
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"I was always afraid I couldn't learn Shakespeare, but Nicholas explained the intent on the word, the intent on the line. Soon, I was so caught up in the meaning of the lines and the story I was telling in that moment that I was able to engage in the role, smoothly, without worrying that I was performing Shakespeare. He broke it down so I could understand it, and then feel confident doing it. Highly recommend!"
Lance
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"I have learned so much with Nicholas. I feel like I'm always walking out of our lessons with my mind blown! We've been working on Shakespearean acting which I am now thoroughly enjoying. I now have a deeper understanding and appreciation for the lines than which I have learned in school. I would highly recommend his coachings to any actor!"
Philip
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"I had college auditions coming up and needed to get coaching on my classical monologue. Adam's coaching was really helpful. He got me to understand the language and the meaning behind the words and how to use my express myself, physically, through the text. He helped me feel really confident going into my auditions. I can't recommend him enough!!!"
Megan
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Adam E.
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"Stephanie taught for Everyman Theatre's summer intensive, and she brings a wealth of experience and know-how. The students absolutely loved working with her."
Marcus
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Stephanie L.
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"She is very flexible at schedule and help my daughter with auditions"
LeAnne
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Natalie S.
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"I`ve been taking Shakespearean acting lesson with Michael for a month now and I am very satisfied with him and his method.
Although, I have much of prior acting experience, I was quite unfamiliar with Shakespeare´s plays, lofty language and his metaphors, Michael helped me get to the essence of it very quickly.

He´s a very reliable and effective acting teacher. He`s also punctual, always arrives on time with a plan of what we are hoping to achieve in each lesson. His clear and structured method of teaching enables steady progression.
I definitely recommend him."
Oliver
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Michael L.
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"Stephanie is kind, firm, and an all-around wonderful educator. Would highly recommend."
David
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Stephanie L.
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"Not only is Kelsey proficient and very knowledgeable, she also has so much enthusiasm and an obvious love for teaching. She put me at ease right away and from the very beginning showed such excitement to be working with me. She comes prepared, takes the session very seriously, but also has fun with it so time flies by. I'm honored to be her student and pupil, and look forward to many more acting lessons, as she imparts her wealth of knowledge of Shakespeare and acting technique."
Ry
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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