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Shauna K.

56 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded People's Choice Award - Best Director - Women's Minyan from Jet Theater - West Bloomfield, MI
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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 performance. You'll learn how to stop your nerves and 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 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!

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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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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.
Jack
I've never acted before, and Shauna was warm, welcoming, and instantly made me feel comfortable. She creates a space that is open and relaxing. I am really looking forward to our work together.
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Benjamin K.

145 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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.

About Benjamin

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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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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Nathan
Benjamin helped me a lot! I enjoyed the lessons, and he had a great understanding of the voice and how to explain it all.
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Marissa M.

34 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, Czech, German, English, Italian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal Performance, Bachelor of Music from Pacific Lutheran University
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Marissa M.

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Hello fellow storytellers! As an active performing artist and alumna of The New School in NYC and Pacific Lutheran University, I have a vast range of theater and acting experience. Additionally, besides personal and professional experience, I have worked with some of the best acting coaches and stage directors in New York City. Whether you need help finding and working on a monologue or preparing for an audition, I cannot wait to help you reach your goals!

About Marissa

Singing is my passion and I absolutely love teaching all ages and all styles of singing. No matter what your goals are, I would love to help you in your journey! I've worked with complete beginners to working professionals, and I strive to create a welcoming and nurturing learning environment where

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Reina C.
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Marissa is an excellent teacher. She has been teaching my eleven-year-old who is just starting out with voice (and was feeling very nervous). Marissa did a great job of helping her feel at ease, and working with her. She says that Marissa is always kind and friendly and she's learning a lot.
Pilar V.
She's very friendly and a very good teacher. What else you can ask for?
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Yiqing Z.

12 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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Riley W.
Great class. My 14 year old is new to Mandarin and really enjoyed this experience.
Jerilyn R.
thank you for an amazing lesson :)
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John E.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Japanese, German, English
  • Awarded Best Shows and Experiences 2019 from No Proscenium
  • 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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Sarah Z.

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New York, NY
Starting at $52
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 65
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Sarah Z.

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I love helping students realize their dreams. Whether their goal is professional acting or simply being more comfortable speaking in front of a crowd, I am comfortable teaching any age or skill level.

About Sarah

Hello! My name is Sarah, and I have been performing since I was only three years old! I’ve acted professionally for over six years now, and have been teaching acting, dance, and voice lessons for about five years. I have a degree in Education, I am positive, encouraging, and patient, & I work with

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Barb
Sarah does a great job in getting someone ready to audition!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Astoria, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Astoria is $81. 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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"My daughter raves about her lessons with Rebecca. She gets in the car and is always so excited to tell me what she did or learned, and when she practices I can see things click and improve. It’s so refreshing to see her passion and satisfaction in the learning process. Clearly she has a gift for teaching and inspiring teenagers, because I never see Anna work this hard. Thank you for all you do!"
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Kelsey was great. Very helpful and fun. Really excited to be taking lessons from Kelsey. She is a perfect instructor to get me prepared for my performance."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"My daughter is really enjoying her acting classes . She looks forward to her next class every week !! Vandi is an excellent teacher !!"
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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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!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"The wife is training me but she is good and have time to teach me the right thing to do. so far am happy am getting good than not training. They are good people and l love them!!!"
Sylvia
Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Kelsey is a great teacher!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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