Acting Lessons in Briarcliff Manor. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable acting lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice acting.”

Popular Acting Teachers in Briarcliff Manor, NY

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Nicola R.

21 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Nicola R.

21 Reviews
Book Now
Private Acting Teacher

I am a professional director who's been coaching acting students of all ages since 2015. I love working with actors of all levels and all ages (both children and adults). Whether we’re working on a monologue, a scene, audition prep or something else entirely, I will work with you one-on-one to help bring your characters to life!

About Nicola

Hi everyone! I'm Nicola, and I teach both French and acting. I've been teaching French since 2011 and acting since 2013. I have my bachelor's degree in French from Columbia University and my master's degree in the history of theatre from the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University in France. I teach a few d

Recent Reviews
Laurel
I have been working with Nicola for the past 4 months and I would highly recommend her for anyone that is completely new to the French language. She is very flexible and willing to design the lesson to meet your goals. Nicola has a way of making learning a new language interesting, fun and non-intimidating. I have done both in-person and online lessons with Nicola and I find that both are equally as effective. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking for a French tutor.
Angela
Nicola has been tutoring my daughter in 7th grade French. She’s wonderful, speaks like a native, and is very reliable. My daughter’s French grade has improved dramatically! We are very happy with her, and highly recommend her to all.
Cipriana C.
We've only had one lesson but Nicola is smart and great at explaining as she goes. I'm an adult and love her teaching style, and I could also see her being great with kids!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Shauna K.

55 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
  • Teaches students 14 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Shauna K.

55 Reviews
Book Now
Private Acting Teacher

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!

In America I have taught acting at; New York ...

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

Recent Reviews
kimberly gueldner
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.
Carol D.
I love her manner and kind spirit. I look forward to each week. She is showing me how to slow down and FEEL myself. I am one that feels others more often. She is fantastic in reading people and knowing what they need in particular to reach their goal.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John E.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Japanese
  • Awarded Best Shows and Experiences 2019 from No Proscenium
  • Teaching since 2017
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John E.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Acting Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Tess P.

New York, NY
Starting at $125
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BFA Drama from Carnegie Mellon University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Tess P.

Book Now
Private Acting Teacher

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.

She looks forward to meeting you!

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.

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

LaMarcus T.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

LaMarcus T.

36 Reviews
Book Now
Private Acting Teacher

I've been teaching Acting for 8 years professionally and my students have gone on to be lead roles in feature films, supporting roles in feature films, and cast in stage plays. I am a very hands on teacher. I like to get into the character with the actor. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to dissect and embody a character and as time goes on you'll be able to perform two one-minute monologues for a TV/Film agent. If you already have an agent you will be coached for auditions. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About LaMarcus

LaMarcus has been teaching private lessons since 2010 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his home, and online. LaMarcus has helped students learn skills in film/tv acting, Producing there own films & directing movies. He is best known for his roles as teenage football star

Recent Reviews
Robert Thompson
Mr. T. walked me through a step by step process of creating and producing a film. He did a deep dive into not only each stage but the physiological aspect of the filmmaking process. I highly recommended.
Leslie Jones
Mr. Tinker is an incredible instructor. He not only provided me insight on different techniques but he gave me confidence to believe in myself. I highly recommend you work with Mr. Tinker.
Emily
DON’T EVER loan LaMarcus Tinker money or invest in his productions as you will never get it back. I loaned him money to put in escrow for a named actor for a film he was producing. Mr. Tinker not only didn’t pay the money back per our contract, he used some of the money for “other things” even though the loan was specifically and only for escrow. Mr. Tinker never communicated to me that the money would be used for something other than what was agreed and never informed me I would not be paid back as per the contract. It wasn’t until I kept pushing him for the money that he admitted he didn’t have it. Several people invested in this production and not one investor has been paid back nor has he informed the investors that he is no longer producing the film. In fact, as of Feb, 2021 he advised some investors that things were proceeding as planned and he was trying to secure actors. This is a complete lie!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Elise H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Elise H.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Acting Teacher

I tell people that I came out of the womb acting, dancing, and singing as these have and still are passions that drive my career as an artist. I went to a Flemish-speaking Kindergarten and Elementary school where we did a musical stage production each year. I am so grateful that my parents and maternal grandmother saw my gifting in the arts and put me in one of the best English-speaking private schools in Belgium that had a renowned arts program from 7-12th grade. I was in plays, musicals, drama classes, drama clubs, international theater festivals, voice lessons, dance lessons, received drama and music awards, and at the end of high school received an International Baccalaureate certificate in Theater. Then I went on to receive a Bachelor of Theater Arts with a concentration on acting and directing. I would love to coach/teach you or your child about acting on stage or for the camera. I can also teach/coach on improv, method, or Shakespearean acting. I am currently living in Los ...

About Elise

Hello! My name is Elise. I was born in Belgium, raised by an American mother and a Swiss father. For twenty years, I have been teaching children to adults of various ages. I have a Master's degree in Intercultural Studies, which makes me an expert at understanding and connecting with people from any

Recent Reviews
BD
Elise is a fantastic teacher, full of energy and can relate to the student’s individual learning needs. I co-taught lessons with Elise and would definitely work with here again in the future!

Looking for an online Acting teacher in Briarcliff Manor, NY?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing acting teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream acting teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Briarcliff Manor, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Briarcliff Manor is $79. 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.
30 min
$46 average
45 min
$62 average
60 min
$79 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect acting teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each acting lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Acting Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_189620_pi_david%20tom
"David is fun and informative with great rapport."
Zoe
Took Acting lessons from David T.
Profile_251287_pi_6b4be9e14dd37dcee31cefa650f62d8a51be15f2
"A few months ago, I was applying to colleges and wanted to work on my acting skills. I thankfully found Shauna. She has been such an incredible, supportive teacher. She knows how to get you into your body and character, even over Zoom, and I have seen a lot of improvement in my acting skills from only a couple months of lessons. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for acting lessons!"
Emma
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
Profile_248041_pi_6f8ed7e291adb9bbcb57ca1452dba8dff6043365
"Andrew is knowledgeable and relaxing. There's no pressure, only teaching."
john
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
Profile_253412_pi_fd4afe8490d6f327f2d2863fe5fb77b56954c06e
"Molly has been a wonderful teacher/coach for our 13 year old daughter. She is inspirational and has helped our daughter navigate and prepare for an audition for a selective high school in Chicago. Thank you, Molly!"
Brooke
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
Profile_80083_pi_IMG_6443
"Amazing teacher!!! I have had many acting teachers before and this is the best one I have ever had!! Highly recommend this teacher! Great at teaching me scene study and how to understand the character's situation(:"
june zaporojan
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
Profile_71731_pi_Rob
"Very attentive and intuitive teacher"
Drake
Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
Profile_73123_pi_jeremy%20FLTC%20117
"I love these lessons! I look forward to them every week. Jeremy is a cool down to earth guy and is easy to talk to which really helps if you're new to this kind of thing. He gives good feedback that really makes you see things from the outside in."
Timothy
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
Profile_132113_174195_1239655930
"Made me feel comfortable. Very knowledgeable and funny."
Randi
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
Profile_244861_pi_74ab697ebb6a20644388760a1235a36dafd460f0
"She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable."
Jae
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
Profile_208063_pi_8x10%20Becca%20close%20-up
"Rebecca Linton brought focus and a determined professionalism to my acting. In the shows we shared she challenged me to ask the difficult questions about my characters, pushing me to the next level as an actor. Her structured classes meet you where you are, challenging you to climb higher as you reason about the stories we strive to tell as actors"
Ben
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
View More
View Less

Popular Acting Articles from our Blog

Top 5 Wildest Method Acting Techniques in Hollywood History

If you've ever watched an actor disappear into their role, shedding genuine tears or adopting mannerisms that aren't their own, then you've seen method acting techniques in action. Most people think of this approach as "becoming a character," and some actors do take that literally, pretending to actually be the person they're playing.  Method acting is taught everywhere from Hollywood to Broadway. But a few notable actors are well-known for taking it to award-winning extremes, making enormous …

By Megan L.

How to Prepare for a Cold-Reading Audition in 4 Easy Steps

Vying for your dream role on stage or on screen? Any audition can be scary, but especially so if it calls for reading a script without ever seeing it before. Here are some helpful audition tips from Huntington Beach, CA teacher Natalie E. to help you prepare with confidence...   Preparing for a cold reading audition can seem like a daunting task. How can I make strong choices if I'm still on book? How can I truly capture the life of the character if I’m only reading a couple of l …

By Suzy S.

4 Drama Techniques to Always Remember

Stars like Meryl Streep and Al Pacino make it look easy, but if you want to become a professional actor, don't expect to rely on talent alone. Even if you're a natural performer who can cry on command and memorize lines, you'll need to learn the following fundamental drama techniques to really master the art of acting. 1. Vocal Dynamics Your lines are just words until you deliver them, but unless your voice is well-trained, they'll still fall flat or sound forced. In order to accurately port …

By Suzy S.