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Danielle L.

33 Reviews
Central Islip, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Danielle L.

33 Reviews
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Have experience teaching beginning to intermediate actors and actresses

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my l

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Amanda C.
My daughter loved her first session and is excited for more!
Maya Y.
Danielle was encouraging and warm as an instructor for my nine year old daughter;immediately made her feel at ease. Danielle’s also very knowledgeable and experienced in her piano expertise .
Marilyn D.
Excellent teaching.
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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
Huntington Station, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
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Method, Technical, Stanislavsky, Korsinovsky.

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of succes

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Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
Tyler G.
Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons
Adeline
We went with online piano lessons at the moment due to COVID, but I was nervous about the format as the lessons are for my five-year-old daughter, so I was concerned the additional technology would be an impediment. Dr. Merkel was wonderful. He was friendly and encouraging to my daughter, ensuring she knew she could ask any questions she might have at any point. He absolutely made the technology work for us, and my daughter learned more than I would have thought possible in 30 minutes. She is counting down to her next lesson!
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded NCA Doctoral Honors Scholar from National Communication Associations
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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As a communication professor, my mission is to inspire and develop students' unique gifts. I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing screen and stage plays. Enjoy fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

About Dr. Ollie L.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D. is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works (TVW). She initiated TVW while serving in production for a nationally syndicated talk show, reality show, and television commercials. She is a native Southern Californian who st

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Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
Kristyl N.
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.

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Meg S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Nominee: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series from SAG Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Meg S.

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Confidence in acting is all about finding your own process, discovering the best things that work for YOU. Whether you have an audition you're working towards, a job you're preparing for, or you want to flex your acting muscle through new material, let's hash it out!

When I was cast as a supporting lead in an HBO show years ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I came from a theatre background and had never been on a set before - I learned by watching and asking the actors around me who had been doing it for years. Now, after nearly a decade in this business, I've found some things that help me that can hopefully help you. This should be fun! Feel free to check out my IMDB page for a more detailed overview.

About Meg

I graduated from Northwestern University where I studied Acting and Music Theatre. I have spent nearly a decade working in theatre, TV, film, and commercials. Credits include: HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Peacock's Mr. Mercedes, NBC's Mysteries of Laura, ABC's Nashville, and FX's American Horror Story.

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Zach B.
It honestly does not get better than Meg when it comes to acting coaches. She is a powerhouse in her own professional career and she brings all that experience to your work. She is kind, fun, encouraging, and genuinely interested in who you are as an actor/what you want out of your career. You cannot get more of an expert than Meg.
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Kelsey J.

109 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Best Female - Lead from MSSU
  • Bachelor of Theatre from Missouri Southern State University
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Kelsey J.

109 Reviews
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These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and a understanding on theatre. Students will learn the fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We work on sense journal, variety of monologues, scene work, character development, advance acting terms and skills, and so much more!

About Kelsey

I love acting so much and I LOVE sharing with all my students everything that I know! I graduated from Missouri Southern State University and received my Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Then received my Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Lindenwood University. I have always been

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Amy R.
Really makes you feel comfortable when first starting
Catalina B.
I promise ill work more on additions thank you for helping
Catalina B.
thank you for letting me share the shelf of wonders it was really fun with you im going to keep doing this class forever you need a back up support im here from:nathaniel to:mrs Kelsey
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Jeneal J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jeneal J.

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I have a passion for theatre & hopefully you do too! A packet will be given each week on things to work on & improve along with an assignment. I will require my students to learn a monologue a week excluding other assignments I give because building your repertoire is crucial in this career. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

We will focus on:
Scene study
Character development
Improv
Monologues
Audition Technique
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About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal, I'm a musical theatre major, professional actor & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015, I've been a teachers assistant since 2008 & I'm now a theatre teacher at a camp for kids grades 2 through 12. I love helping my students find confidenc

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Celeste J.
Ms. Jeneal is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. She helps you understand the theories behind acting and incorporates helpful exercises to nurture cobfidence, better diction, and imagination.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Bay Shore, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Bay Shore is $75. 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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$56 average
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"I absolutely love Toya!. She pushed me out of my comfort zone which has greatly helped me as an actor. I’m more confident and relaxed."
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Nicholas knows Shakespeare and classical work. He really works with the text and helps an actor really understand the emotions in the scene, through the text. I've gotten so much out of his teaching and so have many of my friends. If you have an audition or play coming up, he's the one to get you ready for it! My friend nailed his audition, got the gig, all through his work with Nicholas. I've learned so much as an actor from Nicholas."
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Took Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"David is an incredible teacher, he makes sure you’re comfortable and always makes sure you’re following his instructions and tips!"
Greta
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My 11yr old son had his first lesson with David last night. David was wonderful! My son was extremely nervous but said David did a great job of making him feel comfortable and explaining things to him so he could understand. My son was so so excited after his lesson and wanted to know when his next lesson would be! We are very happy with our decision to take lessons with David!"
Tyler
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"David has helped me grow not only as an actor. But as a performer. I have seen marked improvement in all of my work from my stage monologues, to my acting scenes. I feel much more connected to the material and being alive within the moment"
Jeff
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her first acting lesson with heather and is looking forward to the next lesson."
Himani
Took Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Easy to talk to and understand what sh wants!"
Matthew
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Really great! Amber was so fun and easy to work with. She was able to bring out the best in me and help me feel confident going into my audition. I hope to work with her again soon."
Maeve
Took Acting lessons from Amber J.
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"Kelsey is an excellent instructor whose passion and care for my daughter was evident from her very first lesson. My daughter is extremely shy and Kelsey was able to connect with her and get her to open up. She is getting more and more comfortable with Kelsey with each lesson and I am already seeing the personal growth in her. I am very impressed with Kelsey and highly recommend her."
Beth
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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