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Kevan D.

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Improv Acting
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Irene Ryan Semi-Finalist from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
  • BFA, Acting from University of Central Oklahoma
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Improv dosn't need to be scary! I'll work with you on the basics of improv (yes and..., blocking, etc.) and then move forward based on your individual needs and goals.
Improvisational acting is more than just what you may have seen on Whose Line is it Anyway, it's a valuable tool for actors, and we can work together to unlock its full potential.

About Kevan

Hi! I'm an actor, director, and playwright who loves sharing my passion for theatre with people of all ages. I am primarily an acting teacher specializing in the Meisner technique. I am a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a BFA in Acting and Texas Tech University with an MFA in Th

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David T.

(90)
Improv Acting
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks english
  • Acting from Ivanna Chubbick Master Class
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David T.

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Private Improv Acting Teacher

Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,”

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November 19, 2019
Nash
David is so knowledgeable and has great insight into his students. He immediately put my son at ease but also challenged him to try harder.
October 16, 2019
Raina D.
David is very knowledgeable and gave my daughter such great advice and direction to work with. He broke down each line of her scene and the motivation behind it and took the extra time with her to make sure she understood everything and was delivering it naturally and effectively. He even spent extra time with her and didn’t finish the lesson until she fully got everything down. Very professional, fun, friendly and genuine. We’re so grateful we found him and she and I both look forward to her next lesson with him! We very highly recommend him!!
July 16, 2019
Cathy
David is working on Improv with my daughter. He is positive and fun and full of knowledge. She is soaking up everything David has to teach her and help her with her Improv.
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Randy S.

(23)
Improv Acting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Randy S.

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I have completed the Players Workshop of Second City six part course twice and performed in their graduation show twice as well. I write comedy for my own purposes and study comedy almost constantly. However improv. for the actor can be an entirely different process and is based mainly on finding your character via various exercises. Open mid required!

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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September 16, 2019
kobe W.
August 15, 2019
Sampath
July 2, 2019
Enrique
Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.

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Hunter S.

(23)
Improv Acting
Starting at $60
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting with Theater Studies from Meadows School of the Arts at SMU
  • Teaching since 2006
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Hi! I play Marty on the Golden Globe winning show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. I am a graduate of The Upright Citizens Brigade and have been teaching improv for 5 years. Improv is an incredible tool for freeing us to build and find exciting choices in all our work. Whether you're looking to strengthen your commercial, television, film, theater or public speaking techniques, you'll soon love leaping "without a net".

About Hunter

From the hit TV comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to drama at The Tony Award winning Steppenwolf Theater, my 20 year acting career has taught me many lessons to share. As a working writer/director this has only grown. I love teaching. There are few things as rewarding as being a part of a students deve

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August 28, 2018
Kenya
he's nice fun and very good at teaching acting and doing acting.
July 14, 2018
Timothy Robinson
Patient, kind and talented . Highly recommended !
October 10, 2017
Kenya
nice and fun
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Christine A.

(34)
Improv Acting
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
Home Home

  • Speaks MimeLanguage.com
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Online Improv Acting Teacher

Improv is a great learning tool for team building, spontaneity, listening, being present, speaking to groups, communicating one on one, saying yes and so much more. It helps that each game played builds upon the next to reinforce the learning.

Improvisers fail forward. We embrace "failure." We have to fail in order to succeed. If we aren't failing, we aren't trying.

What you get:
Team Building / Laughter Workshop
Bring the team together in an interactive environment that fosters positive thinking and collaboration.

Improv Troupe Direction - for improv troupes who need an outside eye for notes, direction and ideas for marketing your troupe. At the end of the session, you will have new games and ideas to move your troupe forward.

Christine will help each student become more present, less self-conscious and will get them excited about failing.

Expect to leave this class feeling more confident and empowered.

Christine is committed to providing a safe and courageous ...

About Christine

About Improv: Improv is a form of theater where everything is made up on the spot. Nothing is scripted, everything is made up in the moment using random suggestions. Improv allows every person & idea to have value. I use the principles of improvisational theater to create better humans! I'm commit

Reviews
May 29, 2018
Francisco
Great improv games to use in everyday life !
September 14, 2017
Vedina S.
Working with Christine has been nothing short of an amazing experience. I have learned so much about the industry and have received so much insight on what it takes to be a great actress/comedian/etc. When I first started out, I had no idea what direction I wanted to take or where to start. Christine was extremely patient and came equipped with a roadmap to getting started. She takes every lesson at the pace that works best for me. She has helped me to set and define clear goals of what I want to accomplish and has made excellent use of our time together. I chose Christine because of previous reviews and she has lived up to every word of what others have said. It's been a blast and I plan to continue developing my skill set with her help!
August 24, 2017
Adam
Christine is the BEST!
As a beginner improver, I am so lucky I found Christine! She has taught me so many valuable tools that have improved my scene work and my decision making. In addition, she always addresses my specific issues during each lesson and even emails me with advice and fun GIFS! (no, not "gifts", but graphic interchange formats! :D Every class is fun and lighthearted and I look forward to it each week.

My lessons are virtual, but she is still very effective at participating in scenes and even encouraged my fellow classmate to join me during our lessons. We can't say enough great things about each class!!
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Tyler S.

(41)
Improv Acting
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks American English
  • Awarded The Screwball Award from Christian Youth Theater
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Tyler S.

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Online Improv Acting Teacher

All proceeds to the art of Acting.

I have been a performing artist since the age of 9. Over the years, I have worked under dozens of production companies for film and stage. As world-renowned author, Malcolm Gladwell, states in his book "Outliers," it takes 10,000 hours of experience to be considered an expert in any field. After hitting that mark around Christmas 2012, I began to write a curriculum and had my first student a few weeks later.

We will study personal development, (how to prepare your “slate” for each new story), practice character and script analysis, (breaking down each new story to its fundamental core), invest in an understanding for set/stage/studio performances and the histories behind them, in addition to building a skill set in monetizing your growth in the entertainment industry. Lesson basics will include improv, cold reading, monologues and more.

I pull from a wide array of past learning experiences, (from the academy to the set/stage/studio, to my ...

About Tyler

All proceeds to the Art of Acting. Tyler is an award-winning acting coach and entertainment producer with credits in both Los Angeles and San Diego. He currently works in large-scale venue and event management, and oversees the production of entertainment for up to 10k audience members. Tyler's bac

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June 20, 2017
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March 21, 2016
Zachary H.
My 11 year old son is already a working actor, but we needed someone to iron out the "rough spots" and give him some extra coaching. Since we don't live near LA, we first started working with Tyler because he was local. He is fantastic! My son just loves him, and they connect really well. When he had an audition for a lead part in a movie, Tyler took the time outside of our normal schedule for some one on one time at the last minute. He is always friendly, professional, and always flexible with our schedule. My son did not get that part, but he auditioned for a tv pilot a few weeks later. He didn't get the part he auditioned for, but he made such an impression on the director, they actually created a special rolel for just for him. We owe some of this to Tyler, he really knows how to bring out the best in your kid. Also, his fees are reasonable. You won't be disappointed!
February 22, 2016
Javon S.
The first lesson was a great experience!!! 👍👍

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in Hamden, NY

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in Hamden is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $150 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
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"I think I would like to change to Theater Acting."
- Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"High level of communication and ability to understand needs if the student. Her skill level sets a great example of what can be learned."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Christine, is not only an amazing person but her ability to teach the skills necessary in improv are first rate. As an instructor she is able to give hands on advice, and challenges her students to take chances!! I looked forward to every class without hesitation !"
- Marie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Now bad for my first time."
- James
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Christine communicates a well as anyone I've ever worked with. Great sense of humor, knows her stuff, and knows how to get it across to her students. She involves herself constantly in continuing education, so that she always represents a work in constant progress, rather than resting on her laurels and remaining static.
I recommend her highly to anyone looking for a great teacher and coach.

She's the best."
- John
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Hey the truth is I'm a stand up comic and have been for a while. My first Improv was in Bay Side comedy Club in the late 70s before I became a stand comic .
I just recently took Christine Alexander's improv class to help me improve and sharppen my mind body connection and my improvisational skills and creative instincts. - Christine has brought improv to another level for me. Thank You Russgerardlive.com"
- Russ
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Great first session. Skype is nutz, sometimes, but we kept going. David Tom is a great listener and has every intention of getting the student to their next goal."
- Jennifer
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"She is very polite and talented!!"
- Sathish
Took Improv Acting lessons from Brenda B.
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"Tamika is awesome. It was her first time teaching and we really seemed to connect on all things acting and improv related. Can't wait for my second class with her!"
- Patrick
Took Improv Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"Heather is an excellent teacher. She was always very patient and enthusiastic while teaching. I felt like I learned something or improved after each lesson. She really gets her knowledge through to the student. I enjoyed every minute of the lessons."
- James
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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