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Kimberly S.

25 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2015
  • B.A. from Temple University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kimberly S.

25 Reviews
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I tailor each lesson to the actor. I create a safe space to play and learn. I empower and uplift each student so they approach the work with excitement instead of fear. Together, we create realistic goals for the actor's career. We may work on auditions, self tapes, scenes, anything and everything the actor is struggling with.

I help each student analyze the script so they can make strong choices that are unique to their acting talents.

About Kimberly

**Tuesdays is the best day to schedule lessons with me. However, I'm happy to work with your schedule, especially if Tuesdays do not work for you or for last minute auditions! Just contact me and we'll get something scheduled! I am a trained actress in my late 20's. I have experience coaching ma

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Terrianne
Kimberly was great. Super sweet and my daughter loved every minute she can not wait till her next class
Anna
Great lesson with Kim. She made my daughter very comfortable and is enthusiastic and encouraging.
Chloe
5 stars!

Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Baldwin, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design
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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 ...

About Rebecca

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.

Franklyn W.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $67
  • Speaks english, hebrew, french
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • b.a. chemistry from cornell u.
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Franklyn W.

8 Reviews
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For 43 years, since 1975, I have pioneered the use of Gestalt Techniques of awareness training, dream work and work on personal relationships as a tool to supplement traditional methods of teaching performers: actors, singers, dancers. this approach interlocks especially well with the Michael Chekhov and Brechtian styles of performing.

As a performer you cannot express well actions which you cannot deal with in your own life, so filling these holes in your own functioning is half the job of releasing your artistic creativity. In this way you do not need to resort to cliches and gimmicks to fool your audience. all of you is there for real, authentic. Your search for truth is also your goal as an artist.

About Franklyn

I am a med school dropout who decided one day not to keep fighting his creativity demon. Next came 6 years of Musical Theater training at Julliard (2 years), Columbia (2years, ma degree), Indiana school of music (2 years), and one year of social work training at Pittsburgh, 1970-1980 I spent 10 yea

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Lorraine
I worked with Franklyn from 1975-76. His Gestalt Theater workshop helped me to learn about myself, gain self-confidence, work with others, and discover and sharpen my skills.
David
Working with Franklyn is being with a true master of a field. Not only was the process well organized, done pragmatically, and attention paid to the details, but also Franklyn taught his trade as he took you along his particular Gestalt influenced method. He is well versed and highly skilled in helping actors and people reach their potential. I recommend him for his vast knowledge, dedication, and hard work in making a final product, the product is a better you! Thank you Franklyn!
Eugene
I am an introvert by nature . It is hard for me some times to express my feelings openly . Franklyn helped me to open up , to trust my self more ! He showed me the way to express my self , he showed me some actin techniques , we did some weird staff like expressive body movement and other ,weird for the guy who never took acting before , but i had a great joy , and learned some wisdom from this knowledgeable and passionate Teacher ! Thank you Franklyn !

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Parisa B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Engilish / Farsi, Farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Parisa B.

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I enjoy teaching acting as much as performing on the stage. Being a teacher was one of my sweetest dreams since childhood, which has now come true, and no occupation in my life is more joyful for me than teaching acting. I have 3 years of experience in acting instructorship in different levels, however mainly for adults. Through these years, the most encouraging feedback I have been receiving from my students is that, they enjoy my style of instructorship which eases learning deep and complex concepts in an easy and fun way, so that everyone understands them and enjoys. I have taught several methods and techniques of acting, such as Stanislavsky, Meisner and also monologue preparation for acting auditions. Moreover, I have helped students in learning how to have a professional presentation of themselves when applying to available acting positions (for instance teaching them how to make an appropriate headshot or resume for taking professional roles in the industry). Last but not ...

About Parisa

I am an Iranian actor, director, and playwright. I started my acting career from the Samandarian acting school in Tehran/Iran. After my immigration to the US in 2008, I started my academic curriculum in acting at Santa Monica College of Los Angles, after which she transferred to the University of M

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Jeremy K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded "Director's Choice" award from San Francisco International Festival of Short Films
  • BFA in Drama from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts
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Jeremy K.

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I have been teaching and coaching actors for over 20 years. My students work professionally on stage, TV and film. Within the first few lessons, you will understand how to create a character. Soon, you will have the skills to book a role. I specialize in method acting, but draw upon my experience at The Second City (improvisation) in Chicago and other training I have had. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels; I can't wait to meet you!

About Jeremy

Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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Vina Chalice
Great creative writing intro class if you're curious to character development and comedy! Great explanation/examples, encouraging, and includes practical exercises you can use immediately. Thanks Jeremy.
Nadia
After my first film audition, in as many years, it was quite evident I needed an acting instructor. For months, I looked high and low to find the right one. I wanted an instructor who could challenge me, yet in a nurturing manner. An instructor who can speak confidently about the craft. Above all, an instructor you look forward to seeing every session. Jeremy Kruse is all that and then some.

Within weeks of pairing up, my acting style/delivery is far more conversational. Plus, I’m more at ease when working to find the true essence of a character to develop and make my own.

I always walk away from Jeremy’s sessions learning something new. Jeremy’s constant encouragement has propelled my confidence, as an actor, to another level.

Initially, I wasn’t really into the idea of taking acting classes via FaceTime. The idea sounded so impersonal and potentially distracting, not with Jeremy. It's as if he's working with you, face-to-face, in a studio.

In addition to acting, Jeremy has been so supportive with my first attempt in writing a screenplay. He's such a creative influence.

The secret is out, Jeremy Kruse is the "Best Instructor Ever"! Working with him makes my dreams of becoming an accomplished actor a reality. Thanks Jeremy!
Kinzie B.
Jeremy is great! He's super personable and down to earth, and he never makes you feel like you've screwed up. He gives good feedback and is very knowledgeable. He's always open to answer any questions I have, too. Really great guy!

Barry M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Jazz Voice from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Barry M.

18 Reviews
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About Barry

Hello! A little about me... I have a Bachelors Degree in Music, 15 years of performing experience, and 10 years of teaching experience. I would love to share what I've learned to help you find your authentic sound. I try to approach each student individually vs treating everyone the same, cater

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Annette
Barry is the greatest!
Annette
It was a great lesson. Barry made me feel comfortable singing. I look forward to seeing how much progress I can make!
Torri W.
Very helpful and informative vocal coaching.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Long Island City, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Long Island City is $73. 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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$56 average
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"I just had my first lesson with an acting teacher besides a high school theatre teacher. I didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I decided to try. I’m excited to see where I can go from here."
Tara
Took Acting lessons from Monica S.
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"you are very nice and you have patience which is good!!!!😊"
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Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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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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"My daughter was super nervous to start but Kimberly was fantastic! She immediately put her mind at ease and dove right in! Highly recommend Kimberly!!"
Kenzie
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"Great instructor. He really wants to help!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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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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"Emily is professional, fun and engaging. Our daughter looks forward to her time with her each week. We love her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Emily B.
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"Classes have been really good she is pushing me so I can get stronger."
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Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"Kimberly is amazing! She is so supportive, positive, and encouragaing. She is very helpful and just fantastic. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kimberly C.
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"Kimberly was great. Super sweet and my daughter loved every minute she can not wait till her next class"
Terrianne
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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