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Marie-France M.

65 Reviews
Waldwick, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1966
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Marie-France M.

65 Reviews
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Born and raised on New York Theatre, well studied in both Method and Technique. Have acted and directed in multiple medias. Was head director of two drama troupes. Have taught countless workshops to groups and have over thirty years experience as a private drama coach.

About Marie-France

I have taught piano and voice most of my adult life. After working with hundreds of students, I realized that I needed to adapt my teaching style to the uniqueness of each student, especially those whose perceptions differ widely from the general populace. I love what I do, helping each student dis

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Jason
I enjoyed my 2 sessions with Marie, at the end of my second lesson she offered to email me a list of acting/improv classes in NYC because everyone she knows was in NYC.
This was contradictory because initially she told me she just moved here and doesn't know anyone up north. And besides that, I expressed how happy i was with her classes which was down the road 35 minutes and not commuting to NYC which is over a couple hours.
Anyway, I am glad that I actually learned something and got to do exercises and not leave with the feeling that i wasted my money and most importantly my time like other acting coaches on here.
Hannah
Great teacher. Very encouraging and patient which is what an adult learner needs. She supports her students and gives them interesting contemporary pieces to learn (that is the genre we picked so we stay interested in practicing!). Thanks Marie France!
Jason
I enjoyed my 2 sessions with Marie, and from work she was a 35 min commute vs 90 mins to NYC.
With her I felt engaged, she was prepared, professional, stayed on topic and gave relevant critiques and feedback.
At the end of my second lesson she offered to email me a list of acting/improv classes in NYC which she did.
Anyway, I am glad that I actually learned something and got to do exercises and not leave with the feeling that i wasted my money and most importantly my time.

Chelsea V.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Chelsea V.

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I have been working professionally in the industry from a very young age, and as a current working actor, I know what is happening in the audition rooms, and how to help guide & teach young actors so they can grow and be confident. Not only have I taught for over 5+ years, but I have performed with actors of varying ages, which has helped me to really connect and make sure I can help students find age appropriate material that they can identify with & enjoy working on while they navigate what it means to be an actor.

About Chelsea

Hi there! Looking to work on new audition material, prepare for a callback, improve your cold-reading skills, and more? I'm eager to work with you! I'm a professional working actor/singer who has been in the business since I was a child, and after years of working both in Los Angeles & New York

Anthony Michael M.

5 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 15 to 40
  • Teaching since 2008
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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.

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Shirley N.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 12 to 45
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Shirley N.

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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Lauren P.
She is amazing at acting she pushes you if you need to be pushed. I’m glad to say she was my first acting teacher!😁
Lauren P.
Classes have been really good she is pushing me so I can get stronger.
Nadia P.
I had such a good time and learned a lot! Looking forward to my other lessons.

Chaneé N.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Chaneé N.

18 Reviews
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I've had many years of Film Acting & Theater experience. I have my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theater Arts and Music. I'm here for your one and one help & audition techniques. Let's book these roles!

About Chaneé

Hey There! I'm Chaneé. I am an American Sign Language tutor and professional Actress. Over the years I have taught ASL to many actors for specific roles and just great students who wanted to learn to communicate with the deaf. If you have friends or family that is deaf or dealing with hearing loss

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Georgia Mann
so so so kind and flexible!! She is easy to work with, and a very good teacher.
Sara
She, from the beginning, has made this comfortable and fun to the point that her and I are in this for the long run. Very outgoing and helpful with ASL since it is one of her passions too.
Nathalee J.
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Jordan O.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jordan O.

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My technique for teaching acting focuses on script and a character analysis to help the student better embody the character by understanding their motives, psychology, and worldview.

Professionally, acting has taken a backseat to my music work, but I've studied the craft extensively and enjoy imparting the knowledge. I would recommend my instruction in this area for someone who is approaching the craft for the first time.

About Jordan

Thank you for taking the time to view my profile- I look forward to helping you achieve your musical goals. I'm excited to announce that I'm now available to teach via Online if you're outside of my teaching radius or are seeking a more convenient alternative. I'm a professional guitarist with

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David D.
Good guy. Knows his stuff.
Paul M.
Jordan is very knowledgeable and a good teacher. You can find good guitar players that will show you how to play guitar, but Jordan is much more than that and can instruct even veteran players on how to improve their play.
Jerry E.
Great Instruction for all levels

I am in my mid-thirties and have never had any formal musical instruction until I started taking lessons with Jordan a few months ago. I was a little nervous about starting the lessons, but Jordan made me very comfortable right away. You definitely can tell he knows music inside and out. He is also very helpful about incorporating just enough music theory into each lesson, so I can expand my knowledge of theory, but not so much that I get overwhelmed. I would definitely recommend Jordan to anyone looking for a great vocal or guitar instructor.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Forest Hills, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Forest Hills is $72. 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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45 min
$55 average
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$72 average

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"My son has been working with Kelly for over a year. Kelly is an awesome teacher. She is always trying to come up with something new to keep my son engaged. This is not an easy task as my son has ADHD and can become easily distracted. She has given my son increased confidence and improved his acting chops. Sometimes he has off days due to his anxiety. If he is having an off day when he visits Kelly, she always manages to lift his spirits. He comes out of his lessons excited, happy, and full of life. Kelly has also made some great videos for us to share with family and friends. I simply cannot say enough wonderful things about Kelly! We are lucky to have found her."
Diane
Took Acting lessons from Kelly G.
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"Hunter is really great at communicating and directing a scene to make it better. It's always an interesting direction and makes the scene more real and fun. His calm attitude and teaching style creates a positive environment to learn and succeed and most importantly have fun."
Holly Constant
Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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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."
Osungu
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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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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"My grand daughter was very excited and had so much fun..thank you so much Vanessa!!!"
Jaylen
Took Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"loved the first lesson.. She is so good"
Sage
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"Just took first lesson, super excited to work with Jan! She’s very encouraging and gave me some great critiques. I felt like we got off to a great start. I am looking forward to future lessons and seeing what’s in store!"
Georgette
Took Acting lessons from Jan N.
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"Sarah is a very experienced instructor with a variety of creative methods to get you into the flow of learning, and there is ALOT to be learned. Expect novelty in each and every session. Mind you, she is about her business, but it's definitely a good experience overall."
Rito
Took Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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"Jeremy helped my child prepare for an audition. She walked in feeling prepared and relaxed. We couldn't ask for more."
J
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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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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