Performing Arts Lessons in Brooklyn, NY. It's your time.

In person or online. We've got everything you need to get started and stay motivated!

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

Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Brooklyn, NY

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

Vincent C.

14 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Ph.D M.A M.S. from Staten Island Collge, Capella University,Marylebone 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.

Vincent C.

14 Reviews
Book Now
About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to

Recent Reviews
Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
Frankiegny
I find Vincent to be a very good and patient teacher. He has a nice easy way of teaching.
nataliya
My daughter loves the lessons. Dr Vincent is great teacher
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Matt P.

3 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BFA Acting from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Matt P.

3 Reviews
Book Now

Fun, spontaneity and practicality are the key to Matt's approach! We'll find the humor and excitement in whatever you're working on, with intelligent analysis and more than a little silliness. Matt is experienced in working with all age groups, from 3 1/2 years old to adults.

About Matt

I am a professional director, producer, and teaching artist. I graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting. In the last five years, I have taught acting, drama, creative writing, comedy writing and improv to thousands of students of all ages in the greater NYC area. I've brought my fun-focus

Recent Reviews
Liliana N.
My 9 y.o. is taking acting lessons online with Matt and he is AWESOME. Not everyone is gifted in both their craft AND the way they engage with kids, but Matt is, and my daughter already adores him. He is highly skilled, personable, creative in his approach, and fun. Highly recommended, Matt is a delight!
Brenna N.
Ryan H.
Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!

Stephen H.

4 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Stephen H.

4 Reviews
Book Now

students can either choose from the russian or italian style of ballet and will learn basic positions and placements of the body, demi barre, adagio, petit allegro, waltz, grand jete, and reverence. students will also learn terminology and work on flexibility, strength, and muscle control.

About Stephen

A native of New York City, my studies in dance include Jazz , Hip Hop, ballet, modern dance, and movement for theater. I have studied dance at various schools and studios including Ailey, Dance Theater of Harlem, The College of Staten Island as well as Barry University, and frequents Gibney, Peri

Recent Reviews
Aisha
Stephen's a great instructor that makes you instantly feel at ease. Dance class was fun!
George T.
Stephen is Great. My kids had a blast.
Barbara M.
Stephen has been giving our teenager daughter weekly lessons in "J-pop" dancing. Even though his background does not include this particular style, he has done a great job of staying ahead of our daughter, and-even more importantly-encouraging and motivating her to keep at it. (Since dancing is one of the few exercises she will do willingly, this is key!) She looks forward to the weekly lesson and so do we.

Meet Online Performing Arts Teachers Serving Brooklyn, NY

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

Cody W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelors of Arts Music Composition and Music Technology from California State University, San Bernardino
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaching since 2012
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.

Cody W.

5 Reviews
Book Now

If you want to learn to write cinematic music for film, I have over 5 years experience in composing music for independent films. I have many scoring tips and tricks I can present to you to make your music shine.

About Cody

With my two Bachelor's degrees in Music Composition and Technology, I began tutoring students in piano, voice, and composition as it was part of my training. I also have experience writing and editing essays, books, and more for several independent clients. I have experience writing my own books as

Recent Reviews
Chaerin
Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. Cody is good communicating with my son who has autism
Chaerin
Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. He’s great with kids
Quinn
Best vocal teacher ever! Learned alot from him!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Valerie O.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Tufts University
  • Teaching since 2012
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.

Valerie O.

2 Reviews
Book Now

Experienced teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all ages! Beginner and intermediate podcasters welcomed! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of production, editing, curating, storytelling and interviewing skills.

About Valerie

I am a professional singer, songwriter, music and podcast producer, recording and performing artist. I was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist in a touring band in San Francisco and NYC. Over the past 10 years, I've recorded and released 3 albums, 2 EPs, and more than a dozen singles. I co-p

Recent Reviews
Annemarie O
Valerie brings an incredible amount of passion, experience, and understanding to her online teaching. With over 15 years experience as a songwriter and music producer, she is able to break down the concepts in a way that is clear and comprehensible. Students leave her class feeling successful and wanting more.
Michael
Valerie is a Great teacher!! We have co-taught songwriting and music production classes together and she is a joy to work with. She helps students learn key concepts of songwriting and music production while making it fun. If you are looking to develop your talent, definitely choose Valerie as a teacher, you'll be glad you did!

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Book Now
About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

Recent Reviews
Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing performing arts 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 performing arts 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!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect 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 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 Students

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

Profile_242389_pi_e32fb489319ee72e7555719ab550e47989491fef
"Jason is a very knowledgeable guy. You can tell he cares about his students because he has no problem going over the scheduled time limit to further explain something."
Joe
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
Profile_189620_pi_david%20tom
"Had my first acting lesson yesterday with David and I'm super impressed with his coaching! David has exceeded my expectations and I feel way more confident just after one coaching session. If you are looking for a true professional that will take your acting skills to the next level, David will get you to where you need to go! I'm so happy to have David as my coach and I know you will too:)"
Mat
Took Acting lessons from David T.
Profile_243715_pi_2dd109fbfcd9f1321794b8a774b4ef08695abaa1
"Off to a great start! My first lesson and I already have homework! Yipee! Kelsey is great."
Katherine
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kelsey J.
Profile_73123_pi_jeremy%20FLTC%20117
"Jeremy Kruse is a working actor and an excellent coach who showed me how fun and rewarding a career in film and television could be. Being a student of Jeremy's for almost two whole years, I looked to him as both a mentor and a friend. He taught everything from breaking down a script to being typecast for a role; even going as far to recreate the physical conditions of an audition space. Since departing from the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, he's been supportive of my own endeavors as a rising actor, both putting me in touch with a voiceover coach and encouraging me to take up improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade. I began working with Jeremy my first year of highschool and have witnessed firsthand how well his contagious enthusiasm and cultivated professionalism influences his pupils, no matter their age or level of experience. Now four years later, I can say with confidence that were it not for Jeremy Kruse and my class with him every Saturday for 80 weeks, I wouldn't be as devoted as I am today to pursuing acting as a career."
Adriano
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
Profile_250151_pi_769527a2b655a11370a3db16aabb7c1f34ae3f6d
"Made me feel comfortable. Very knowledgeable and funny."
Ivan
Took Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
Profile_240328_pi_143c746c3e2bbe5e98b679748c5781f0560694e9
"Best instructor ever"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
282926_x6mg7lnr3n2x7ng5bpyk
"Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽"
Cristina
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
Profile_250493_pi_e9574943593de043a2db10412f0544c509ea6903
"Gina is an outstanding instructor. She brings her extensive experience in Hollywood to the classroom in a manner that is accessible, informative and rigorous. She demonstrated in a wide variety of acting courses an approachability, a genuineness and a care for our university students that was truly remarkable.

Our acting program was new, and her duties included developing new curriculum, curricular materials and assessment tools for several classes. She did this splendidly well, taking her vast experience and creating courses that were described as among the best that students had ever taken.

Indeed, her student course evaluations were consistently very high, among the best at our university. She was the epitome of a professional, who brought her deep experience to students with a real-world sensibility as well as a commitment to the highest ethical standards."
Dr. James Monaghan
Took Acting lessons from Gina F.
Profile_88306_pi_Fitness%20shot
"Tanya is really creative with her dance moves and makes my lessons lots of fun. She is awesome. I am always excited when it's time for my dance lesson. She is AMAZING with what she does! She is funny, creative and smart. I thoroughly enjoy myself in class and more importantly, I love the progress and growth I see in my dance skill/ability."
Babe
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Tanya A.
Profile_154774_pi_Kenneth1
"Kenneth has an amazing imagination and very intricate moves that make you want to jump on your feet immediately and see if you can mimic it. Extremely patient and dedicated. I've had dance instructors teach me and I'm more of a visual person so when I ask for a run down of the moves again, they seem bothered and Ken isn't like that at all. Ken works with you through every step of the way without hesitation. I love working with Ken and he's so much fun to be around with and still can be very profesional. Truly a very dedicated man to his work."
Nancy
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
View More
View Less

Popular Performing Arts Articles from our Blog

How to Find Scholarships for the Best Acting Schools

Becoming an actor takes hard work, dedication, passion, and drive. For high school students thinking seriously about a career in acting, now is the time to prepare for the training you will need to help you succeed. After all, high school is a time when you have opportunities that may be harder to find or simply will not exist later on. Most of the actors you see on television, film, and even the stage have gone through years of education and training, and getting into one of the best acting s …

By Suzy S.

How to Handle Rejection as an Actor

One of my college acting professors told us, “if you can’t handle rejection, find another major. Actors are rejected more than they’re cast. You will have to deal with rejection every day; and if you let it get to you, you won’t last long”. Those words stuck with me all these years: not only for their brutal honesty, but also because I wish I had asked her: how do we deal with all this rejection? Fortunately, there are many A-list stars who can tell you stories of how they experie …

By Laura Rebecca

What Can I Expect to Pay for Dance Costumes?

If your kids are begging you for dance classes or lessons, one thing you'll need to budget for is dance costumes. Your child will need appropriate attire to wear to class, as well as special costumes for dance recitals. This article will discuss the dance costumes that your child will need, how much they typically cost, and ways that you can budget and save money for this expense. Class Attire While what your child is required to wear to class can vary between dance studios, the guidelines l …

By Suzy S.

Student Groups