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Catherine W.

2 Reviews
Englewood, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, English
  • Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from Boston University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Catherine W.

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Having appeared in plays, musicals, and even operas, Catherine teaches an easy approach to acting and stage performance, based on energy and physicality.

About Catherine

Catherine has been teaching private lessons since 1995 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Catherine has helped students to develop their voices, audition successfully, and perform with confidence on stage and screen. Catherine received her educ

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Bonnie
I was looking for a vibrant, fun piano teacher for my kids as they were not motivated by strict teachers who also taught them boring songs they could not relate to. What a gift of a teacher we found in Catherine. Not only is she warm, kind, caring with an easy rapport for kids and adults alike but she is also an excellent piano and voice instructor. This talented lady is a professional singer too who is well versed in Broadway show tunes and opera too. She also instill her students with a sense of musical rhythm and is holistic in her approach to kids who might need a little physical warm up before class in order to attend better. Catherine’s voice is magnificent and we were fortunate enough to attend a show where she played the lead for The Taming of the Shrew.
She is a professional voice and classical opera teacher too and this complements her piano instruction .. A perk is she can travel to your home or does lesions in her own home . In addition
is a passionate, excellent voice teacher for anyone who is looking to hone their vocal skills and talents. I wholeheartedly recommend Catherine - her lessons are more than just teaching - she is a true mentor and educator in every sense of the word.
Aphrodite
Extremely caring and knowledgeable. My grandchildren loved her while we were taking lessons. We only stopped because they live too far away. I highly recommend Catherine!!
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Hope R.

New York, NY
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • BFA in Dance & Dance Education from Taipei National University of the Arts
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 70; Female: 8 to 70
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Hope R.

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Professional Ballerina and over 20 years of experience teaching classical ballet to children to adults.

My approach is to understand your needs and goals so I can develop a lesson plan that’s appropriate for your level and ambitions. I working closely with each of my students, helping them to better understand ballet steps and technique from the inside out. Dancers will build confidence through each lesson by learning how to properly use their body to build an solid foundation, so that the ballet technique becomes effortless enjoyment rather than a never-ending struggle.

About Hope

Hope is a ballet dancer, instructor and choreographer. Born in Taiwan, she studied with Chiou-O Chiang and completed summer intensives with Ballet West, Martha Graham School, and Royal Danish Ballet. She graduated from Taipei National University of the Arts with a Fine Arts degree in Dance and Danc

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Dax A.

3 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Awarded Deans List from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
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Dax A.

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Hello! I'm Dax L., 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. 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 be your new coach!

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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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Natalia N.
Dax was my first acting coach. Her experience and approach to our work were amazing. She showed me many skills that helped with developing my character. All of her advice was really beneficial in understanding my part as well as gave me an in-depth insight into acting. I cannot wait to continue our work! I can recommend Dax's coaching to everyone on may different levels!
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!!!

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Zachary W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Zachary W.

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Hello and welcome! According to their interests, my students will learn to score for film, how to create their own personalized sound libraries, music notation, how to work with synthesizers, the business of being a successful composer, and much more. Often the most challenging part of becoming a composer is developing your own work-flow that can bring out ideas in a fast and efficient way. Once these ideas are recorded, whether through traditional notation methods or using a DAW or audio recording device, the job of the composer is to develop these ideas in a unique and captivating way. My motto is that being a great composer is not necessarily having the best ideas, but rather that the development of those ideas is where the art of composition occurs.

About Zachary

As a professional composer, producer, sound designer, and trombonist based out of Atlanta, GA I love to teach. I received my Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Trombone Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music in Cleveland, Ohio and have taught for the past 10 years. Currently, I am wo

Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca L.

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Acting is such a broad term! What are your goals? Do you want to be in films? Do you want to do Shakespeare? Do you want to be in a sit com? Depending upon what your interests are and where you want to go, we will build a plan together. My philosophy on acting techniques is that they are tools to help you, not tests you pass if you're a good actor and fail if you're a bad one. Different techniques work for different people and it is our job to find out what inspires you.

I've worked as a professional actor for many years, performed on Broadway, have my MFA in Performing Arts, and my BA in Arts and Education. I was an assistant director to Tony-winner Sharon Ott and have written and produced my own work. I have experience in both stage and camera acting, which have specific technical differences, but are both a lot of fun once you get used to the medium. Audition technique, preparing monologues, and creating promotional materials are also things I can help with. Anyone who wants to ...

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My approach is both supportive and pragmatic, based on where each individual's skill set is right now and what your specific goals are. I've had the benefit of both formal instruction as well as a decade in the "school of hard knocks." Climbing up the ladder to earn my Equity Card on a Production C

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Sheila
A-mazing! She’s an awesome mentor! Her approach to singing is brilliant in the sense that she helps you explore yourself, your strengths and areas you could work on to improve. She helps you find and utilize your voice in a way that makes a unique artist. She digs in right to the foundation of singing (vocals) and performing. I am glad to have found her! And to add up, I never had a dull moment with her with her sense of humor and caring approach!
Sheri
Rebecca is wonderful at helping my daughter learn better public speaking skills.
Savannah R.
Rebecca immediately made my granddaughter comfortable. Rebecca is a sweet, charming woman who, I can see, works very well with both children and adults. She is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to make people feel good about themselves.
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Jakeem P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • MFA Acting from Yale School of Drama
  • Teaches students 18 to 80
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jakeem P.

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I am an actor currently based in Los Angeles and I also work in New York. I am a recent graduate from the Yale School of Drama with an MFA in Acting. Before Yale, I attended Southern Methodist University where I received my BFA in acting with a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship. I have experience in creating curriculums for introduction to acting, scene study, self-tape and advanced acting technique. I also coach students on monologues, audition technique, and scene work for the stage. I work with students of all ages and experience levels. In the classroom I use a combination of different teaching methodologies from Stanislavsky to Uta Hagen, in addition to my own acting principles. I like to pride myself on exploring how acting pedagogy can change in the future. The culture around BIPOC representation in film, television and theatre should also be reflected in how acting is taught in the classroom. I think both white and BIPOC students can benefit from an exploration of the work that ...

About Jakeem

Hello! My name is Jakeem! I'm an actor, writer, and overall lover of life! I feel like acting should be fun because I always have fun doing it! I'm a really good listener and I try to cater my lessons to the person that is in front of me. I think that representation is SO IMPORTANT and acting clas

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Jasmine
Jakeem teaches with satisfying precision, deep insight, patience, and a great sense of humor. Attending his self-tape workshop really helped change the way I approach my process and gave me so much useful information / perspective on what it means to tell a story. Definitely book a lesson with him!! Not all artists can teach their art - that's just facts - but Jakeem can and does it supremely well.

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"Glenn is a fantastic instructor. I was a beginner to acting, but I've really wanted to learn more about the craft for a long time. Glenn broke down the fundamentals of reading, character development, and script analysis to help make a more believable performance. Now we're getting into blocking and developing the physical aspects of a character. I'm learning a great deal and Glenn's patience and encouragement make him the ideal instructor to learn and grow. Highly recommend!"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Great instructor. Professional, knowledgeable and friendly. She helped my 11 year old daughter who lived the online lessons"
Caroline
Took Ballet lessons from Carissa M.
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"She is very educated in the acting field and I know I will learn a lot from her!"
Patricia
Took Acting lessons from Susan S.
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"I've been doing classes with Hunter for a month now, I have to say he's awesome. He definitely makes sure you are comfortable and he helps you with positive feedback. He's really good at helping you improve in your weak points as well!"
Carolina
Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"Thank you Joe, for having such a HUGE role in my 7 year old daughter's winning 1st place for her two person scene 2 years in a row and for adding 1st place for her commercial and for her placing for best monologue to the list of successes. I see your instruction all over her phenomenal job and it is no wonder the casting director that judged her 2 person scene immediately impromptu auditioned her for a lead role in a movie! YOU ROCK JOE! You take acting and your instruction so seriously! AMAZED and THANKFUL that you're her coach!!"
Rachel
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Joseph M.
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"Hunter was the perfect coach to have! She was so friendly, patient and quick to absorb the sides. I was actually surprised at how fast she understood the nuances of the script. She gave insight on the scene and characters that I didn't catch which helps a lot. I will absolutely book her again! Thanks so much Hunter!"
Amy
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"Christian was without a doubt amazing and I cannot wait till are next lesson"
Jonathan
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"nice Ballet tutor with nice smile~~~very patient"
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"I'm only a few weeks into my acting classes with Kelsey and I've already seen a tremendous amount of improvement in myself. Kelsey is educated in what she teaches. She's so nice and is really good at what she does. I recommend anyone that is new to acting and wants to learn more, to trust Kelsey to be their mentor."
Austin
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Best lesson I've ever had. Highly recommend her!"
Julie
Took Theatrical Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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