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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Long Island City, NY

Chad B.

7 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • BA - Major: Theatre; Minor: Music from University of Central Arkansas
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Chad B.

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I believe the development and training of an artist is a special, sacred, and important act.

If you would like to find more truth, more humor, and more joy in your work as an actor or performing artist, then I would be privileged to help you along that journey!

As a teacher I have taught around the country at universities as a guest artist and faculty member, as well as with performing arts centers from coast to coast. As a practicing artist, I am continually researching new and updated methods and find this passion translates into my lessons with my students.

I believe in positive reinforcement and building upon a student's current skill set, rather than tearing an actor to pieces, in order to bring about the most effective results, all the while finding JOY in the work!

I have performed as an actor, singer, and musician Off-Broadway in New York, on many National tours, and at regional theatres all across the United States. I find this varied experience allows me to

About Chad

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Chad is a director, actor, and composer based out of New York City. Chad is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and has had the privilege to work all across the country. Chad is currently the Associate Artistic Director for Shake on the Lake Shakespeare in

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Noelle
One of the best teachers I have ever had! Chad creates an environment that makes you feel really comfortable with exploring yourself as an actor. Not to mention that fact that he is so kind and genuine. I know I will be forever grateful that our paths crossed!
Claudia
I have worked with probably 4 dozen acting instructors, coaches, directors in my life, and Chad is the BEST OF THE BEST.
Through several years of working with him, I can vouch that with him you always know what you get: 100% quality, all of the time. He is fully present, meets you on eye level, is kind and understanding, and encourages/motivates you to go beyond what you thought was possible.
Whether it is audition prep, Shakespeare scene work, or general acting skills, there is nobody I would trust more than Chad to help me be the best actor I can possibly be.
Most importantly, with Chad I have always felt completely safe to explore characters, inner movements, and feelings in the process.
The only bad thing I can say about Chad is that he will absolutely ruin you for the next coach or director that comes along, since no one can come even close to his quality.
Katie
Chad is incredible at making you feel very comfortable while also challenging you to go beyond what you believe you can do. In every environment that I have worked with him, he has been kind, generous and inspiring. I would recommend him to anyone (young, old, beginner, advanced) in a heart beat. It has changed my life and my career to have learned from him.
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Shirine B.

Woodside, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • BFA Musical Theatre from SUNY FRedonia
  • Awarded Helen Hayes nomination from Helen Hayes
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Shirine B.

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Thank you for clicking on my profile. I am a classically trained professional actress who have performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV. Most recently I was in the original broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Some of my TV work include Marvel's Iron Fist , Blue Bloods and Madam Secretary. I am also an Adjunct Professor at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. I hope to take my 20 plus years of experience and help you find your truth in storytelling and changing lives through words.

About Shirine

I am a classically trained actress with a MA in Acting from East 15 conservatory in London and a MFA from the The Old Globe PTAP in San Diego. I also have a BFA in musical Theatre, so I have experience in working on musical text. I've been fortunate to be in this industry for more than 25 years wit

Sandra K.

New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Music Omi Fellowship from Art Omi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandra K.

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My specialty is teaching tap as a musical instrument. For me, the movement serves the sound rather than a visual effect. No matter if you're a beginning, intermediate or advanced student, you will discover the potential of the human body to help internalize musical concepts such as phrasing, form, improvisation, and self-expression, as well as gain organic access to complex musical structures. Whether your focus is on building tap dance skills, seeking to connect body and mind in a profound and musical way, or are a musician who wants to become more connected and physically involved with the groove within - you are in the right place! The tap steps are merely tools to access your unique voice. My tap lessons combine technique, improvisation, and combinations with mindfulness, breathing, and body awareness exercises. Find the groove that is within you!

About Sandra

Hi! My name is Sandra, and I'm an internationally performing and teaching tap dance artist/tap percussionist. I have performed in notable events and venues such as Thomas Marek's show NOLA, the Tap Dance Days festival, Swiss Tap Days, Düsseldorf Photo Weekend, Symphony Space, LaGuardia PAC, Ju

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Mushir A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $130
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mushir A.

6 Reviews
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*Experience in magic more than 25 years.
*Guinness World Record holder for magic performance.
*Worked for cruise lines ,International hotel chains,Fairs and festivals.
*All age groups are welcome.
*I will teach you sleight of hands,card tricks,coin tricks,mind reading, misdirection,maths magic,To appear and dissappear different objects,optical illusion and puzzles.
*All the tricks taught can be performed right after by the students.

About Mushir

I started doing magic at age 7.I have been doing magic for over 25 years. I did magic teaching seminars onboard Carnival Cruise Line Cruise Ships during 2009 to 2015 continuously for more than 3000 guests every cruise as a Corporate Magician. I am a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Holder for magic performa

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Shehbaz
I seen his most tricks 6 yrs back. It’s so amazing how he does. Can’t wait to see him again
Aaron H.
AWSOME!!! i loved learning these impressive shocking mathematical tricks with Mushir, who did a great job of helping me learn them!
Aaron H.
Really enjoyed my first lesson with Mushir, extremely talented, friendly and a great teacher. Looking forward to learning more from him in my next lesson!!!
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Briana N.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Briana N.

6 Reviews
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I teach all levels and people with various backgrounds in acting

About Briana

Briana teaches voice to all ages and all levels. She incorporates breathing exercises, vocal warm-ups, and ear training, into all lessons, as well as performance practice of a song from any genre of the student's choosing. Once the student masters the song, he or she also has the unique opportunity

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Deborah P.
Fun, Encouraging and Helpful!

Brianna was fantastic with my fourteen year old! She helped build up confidence, was very encouraging and made lessons fun. She uses a variety of techniques to teach singing skills including speech-level singing by Seth Riggs. I highly recommend her for beginners as well as for people looking to record a demo.
Allison M.
Supportive, fun, and SO knowledgeable

I started taking singing lessons because I wanted to pick up another hobby, and Briana has helped me do just that. She is incredibly knowledgeable, helpful, and supportive regardless of what your goals are. She makes the technical side of signing fun and enjoyable, something other teachers I have worked with have been unsuccessful at. Briana provides a positive and warm space to let loose in, and most importantly has reminded me that I don't always have to take myself so seriously. I highly recommend Briana to anyone who is looking for a teacher they can create a connection with, regardless of skill level because she can handle it all!
Melanie A.
Talented, understanding and fun!

I just wanted to take singing lessons for fun and to build up my confidence singing around others. Briana has taken my needs into account and has done a great job putting together lessons that fit my needs. She offers a very relaxed, soothing atmosphere that gives me the comfort that I need to be able to work on my goals. She is very talented as well, which helps me feel confident in her abilities to teach me what I'm looking to learn. Overall, she is a great singing coach and I would recommend her to anyone! :o)
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Jameson J.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded Southwest Regional Finalist from Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jameson J.

29 Reviews
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Learn to use your voice with ease with the Alexander Technique.

About Jameson

If you are a seasoned performer, I will guide you in developing agility, musicality, range, dynamics, and phrase shape. If you are a first-time vocal student, I will provide an engaging, supportive environment to find your voice. My instruction is based on professionalism, experience and range

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Matthew
I have had 2 voice lessons with Jameson, and I really like him and his approach. He has simple techniques that help me sing better: expand my range and vocal quality. I think in a short time I will have significant improvement.
Abbas
Mr. Jameson was very patient & gave clear instructions. Looking forward to continuing lesdons with him!
Grant P.
My son learned a lot, came away excited and already looking forward to the next lesson.

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"David has been my coach for the past 5 yrs. I booked a 5 year recurring on days of our lives through David's coaching along with many other jobs. I feel David's approach to coaching is unique where he really got to know me as an actor and brings the best out in me. He will always be my coach!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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Took Choir lessons from Ashleigh S.
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"She's great. She's calm and professional. My 10 years old son was glad to dance with her. We're looking forward next lesson."
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Christine is one of the most well-versed improvisers I have had the honor of working with. She makes classes informative but most of all FUN! She creates a safe environment where we can really try things outside of our comforts and just explore as artists and play around. I would take another class with her in an instant!"
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Took Improv Comedy lessons from Christine A.
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"My daughter started taking virtual classes with Amy a few months ago, and she loves it. Amy always comes in very prepared and helps my daughter improve her technique. My daughter is 9 years old and always looks forward to class. She wants to be a professional dancer when she's older, and Amy is helping her improve her strength and technique, while also keeping it fun and interesting."
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Took Ballet lessons from Amy H.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson with Mushir, extremely talented, friendly and a great teacher. Looking forward to learning more from him in my next lesson!!!"
Aaron
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"I really enjoyed my time with Kelsey. She seems to have a true love of what she is doing. she made me feel comfortable immediately."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"My 12 y.o. daughter has been taking private lessons with Briana. My daughter has no prior experience but would like to join a group class some day and Briana has been great coming up with an appropriate lesson plan and providing a foundation to start with so she will be comfortable joining a group class as well. Briana is very enthusiastic and my daughter has really enjoyed the classes. I can tell she has learned a lot & will benefit a great deal from these lessons. We definitely plan to continue the lessons and I highly recommend Briana to anyone seeking dance lessons."
Maria
Took Dance lessons from Briana S.
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"Dan is a great guy. His impersations are impeccable. We were reading scripts and spoke a lot about the business."
David Rossi
Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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