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Dax A.

3 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree from William Paterson University
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Dax A.

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Hello! I'm Dax Lily, As a coach, my approach is kind, down to earth, and non-judgemental, but I make sure to give constructive criticism because without it, you cannot and will not improve. I have studied with a wide array of different acting coaches. I am also a producer, director, and screenwriter (check out my new film Limits of Therapy on IMDb). Now having finally had the privilege of being the casting director for the film I produced, I have invaluable knowledge to share with you on what to do and what not to do when auditioning (both self-tapes and in person) if you choose to make one of our lessons an industry coaching lesson. For acting coaching, I have helped actors have that "WOW it finally makes sense" moment, where they understand what they had been lacking all along.. unpredictability! In my opinion, the things an actor needs to do to stand out in an audition is be unpredictable, believable, and fully focused. I am super excited to team up with TakeLessons and I hope to ...

About Dax

Dax Lily is available for in-studio, in your own home, and online lessons in the categories of teaching acting to beginners, teaching acting specifically for the camera, teaching actor’s and performers how to stand out on social media as well as organically grow their social media presence. Dax has

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Danny
Best instructor ever. She is really down to earth and has helped me understand scripts better and I can honestly say without her coaching, I don’t think I would’ve booked the indie film I just got cast in! I can’t wait to continue lessons with Dax! A+ coach highly recommend her.
Lidia
Dax is really kind and reliable and she always makes me laugh- a great coach to work with. She has trained me twice a week for about 1 year now and I am still learning new things in each lesson. I am happy to recommend her to anyone in need of improvement in acting and also auditioning - trust me on this one, dont let this one go, coach with Dax!!!
Janice
As an experienced actress with a marketing degree, Dax is a great communicator and coach. She helped me with my monologue and her coaching helped bring my ability to the next level. She has also helped me with self-taping auditions. Highly recommend.

Anthony Michael M.

5 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • B.A. Theatre & Mass Media Studies from Florida State University
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Anthony Michael M.

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I help actors personalize their characters by utilizing textual clues and establishing trust in their natural impulses.

Through a variety of acting techniques and exercises, you'll create a dynamic performance which illuminates the playwright's vision and also brings your unique gifts to the forefront.

Acting involves an incredible balance of specificity and spontaneity. In order to achieve that balance, we must prepare and conquer the many technical (physical and vocal) as well as personal (emotional and intellectual) demands we face in our careers and lives.

About Anthony Michael

I am a professional actor with credits Off-Broadway, regionally, and abroad. I received an MFA in Acting from the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University, and a BA in Theatre from Florida State University. My goal is to inspire students to

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Sevans
Anthony Michael is very skilled and adept at working with Shakespeare. He is patient and focused, and allowed me to find the sense of the piece together. I would highly recommend him!
Janira campos Puleo
My experience with Anthony has helped me to push myself to limits that I could have never imagined, He has given me monologues that i would never have had the courage to even attempt. From our first meeting he fully immersed himself into getting to know me as a person finding out my strength and weakness as an artiste.
He has shown me how very important it is to have technical training, that it can only enhance the natural talents that I have. He is caring, stern in the fact that he makes you work the full time you are with him. He is an incredible support system a great encourager, I'm looking forward to what the future holds for my acting career now!!
Adam K.
I have had the unique experience of working with Anthony Michael Martinez as both a teacher/coach and fellow teacher. He has coached me in private sessions on multiple Shakespeare monologues and contemporary pieces. He had an incredible ability to explain various acting adjustments and helps to bring the best out of the performances and performers. I always feel confident after working with Anthony, and he makes each session fun and full of energy. Similarly, as a fellow teacher, Anthony can adapt to any situation, student or class size. He is energetic, articulate, and has an incredible sense of humor with students and teachers. He is an ideal fellow teacher.

Amy C.

24 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Amy C.

24 Reviews
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I am a professional actress/ singer/ songwriter and directer. I employ my many years of experience as a performing artist, to help my students develop what is unique and compelling with in them. I believe that everyone has something of value to express. The key is finding creative ways to unleash it.

About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Sarah K.
Wow! Amy is incredible! I felt super comfortable around her and feel I can learn so much from her. We started off finding a monologue for me to read. I read it and now plan on reading the entire script so we can continue to working on it together... I can’t wait for my next lesson!
Grace N.
Coach Amy REALLY gets it. She will put you at ease, and if you put in the work you will advance quickly. Totally worth her rates, I can't say enough about the quality training she has provided me.
Timothy B.
Very kind and knowledgeable:)

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Randy S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

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Classes will be tailored to the student's level of expertise. In general, the student will decide on the direction the classes. Do you want to work on dialects, stage voice, method acting, on-camera techniques, monologues, audition techniques et.al? There are many directions these classes can move, so when I express a "tailored" approach, you can rely on gaining the specific knowledge and skills you seek.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Roberta D.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Roberta D.

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Voice students receive coaching in acting and staging for performances and auditions. We also work on monologues as needed.

About Roberta

DURING COVID 19 ALL LESSONS ARE OFFERED ONLINE ONLY UNTIL FURTHUR NOTICE. STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY. Do you want to improve your voice? Do you want to sing for fun? Do you want coaching to sing in a band or record? Do you want to audition for plays and musicals, Regionals, or music school? Have y

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Cecilia Fichtner
I’ve been taking online singing lessons with Roberta since the beginning of COVID. She’s an excellent teacher and is very patient and kind. I highly recommend her!
Colleen B.
I love Roberta. She is so knowledgeable, professional and friendly...a wonderful combination to have in a teacher. She is patient and thorough. I would highly recommend her.
Beverly
Roberta is everything you would want in a teacher. She is exceptionally talented herself and knows how to share her knowledge with others. She is especially very kind and nurturing in an environment which could be quite intimidating for a beginner like me. You can tell she truly enjoys teaching and gets excited to see her pupil learn. I have learned so much in a short time.

Kristin H.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BAC Theater Arts from Bowling Green State University
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Kristin H.

27 Reviews
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I have a Masters Degree in theater arts. I have been a director and acting coach for over 10 years in two countries and in four different states. I have studied all methods and can teach multiple styles of acting to all levels.

About Kristin

I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inte

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Jason S.
Very helpful, and beyond detail focused to get the most success out of someone.
John
Just wanted to update my review after taking a few lessons with Kristin. In addition to providing great yoga instruction, she's also been sharing these incredible explanations of how my body works (or isn't working right) that clearly come from a deep understanding of science and the structure of the human body. It is amazing to be able to both connect with the body and to understand how it works physiologically at the same time!
John
Kristin is incredibly skilled at Yoga - helping my form and deepening my understanding fo Yoga. I'm recommending her to everyone!

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"David is fun and informative with great rapport."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"I love working with Carissa! She is very sweet as well as encouraging. She is also fun to work with. At first, I felt nervous, but after a few lessons, I'm feeling more confident in my acting abilities. I'm glad I chose her as my acting instructor."
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Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Hunter is an amazing teacher! She is so much fun to work with and always positive and encouraging, but she also really cuts to the chase. You absolutely get results fast! You can tell she has years of experience and really loves acting. Love working with her. She is my go to “acting guru” :)"
Isabella
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"I learned so much already in the first lesson. I was nervous at first but she put me at ease very quickly. I'm so excited that my cheeks hurt from smiling so much."
Alia
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"loved the first lesson.. She is so good"
Sage
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"If you want to work with a professional who knows exactly what she’s doing and knows exactly how to get you where you wanna go, then Toya Nash is the person for you."
Nicholas
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Vandi was amazing! So patient with my nine year old budding actress!"
Toni
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Samara is a wonderful, dynamic and skilled acting teacher. She worked with my daughter on line and my daughter booked 2 films in Miami!"
Monica
Took Acting lessons from Samara K.
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"He gave me a great monologue. We worked on it together and i LOVE how it turned out!! Whenever I text him to ask a question about something he always responds right away!"
Victoria
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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