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Shauna K.

54 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
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Shauna K.

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You will learn how to connect and open up to your emotional life, trust your instincts and gain confidence in performance. You'll learn how to stop your nerves and work with your nerves so they serve you and not strangle your talent. Having coached actors for many years, technique and performance are my specialities. You'll learn detailed exercises that will bring your individuality and passion to any script. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness. You will learn exercises and insights that will increase your ACTOR TOOLBOX so you are equipped to face rehearsals and performances.

I teach many styles of acting and have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the Artistic Director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos at the bottom of my pictures!

In America I have taught acting at; New York ...

About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She is currently teaching at BARD LLI. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San

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Jack
I've never acted before, and Shauna was warm, welcoming, and instantly made me feel comfortable. She creates a space that is open and relaxing. I am really looking forward to our work together.
Carol D.
I love her manner and kind spirit. I look forward to each week. She is showing me how to slow down and FEEL myself. I am one that feels others more often. She is fantastic in reading people and knowing what they need in particular to reach their goal.
Shvia
Shauna has been great! Patient with beginners, and even in the short time I have been working with her, I've noticed the improvements.
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Matt P.

3 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $41
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • BFA Acting from Ithaca College
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Matt P.

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Fun, spontaneity and practicality are the key to Matt's approach! We'll find the humor and excitement in whatever you're working on, with intelligent analysis and more than a little silliness. Matt is experienced in working with all age groups, from 3 1/2 years old to adults.

About Matt

I am a professional director, producer, and teaching artist. I graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting. In the last five years, I have taught acting, drama, creative writing, comedy writing and improv to thousands of students of all ages in the greater NYC area. I've brought my fun-focuse

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Liliana N.
My 9 y.o. is taking acting lessons online with Matt and he is AWESOME. Not everyone is gifted in both their craft AND the way they engage with kids, but Matt is, and my daughter already adores him. He is highly skilled, personable, creative in his approach, and fun. Highly recommended, Matt is a delight!
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Ryan H.
Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!
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Yiqing Z.

12 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master's in Pubic Health from Johns Hopkins University
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Yiqing Z.

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A working actor graduated from Stella Adler Studio of Acting. I worked both on stage and on camera, in English and Mandarin, with award-winning directors and actors from China and Europe.

About Yiqing

Native mandarin speaker. Great with children. Experience in public speaking, debating, hosting and acting. I will have customized study plans for you, boost your confidence, and help you add personality to your words!

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Riley W.
Great class. My 14 year old is new to Mandarin and really enjoyed this experience.
Jerilyn R.
thank you for an amazing lesson :)
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Joseph M.

19 Reviews
Bethpage, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

19 Reviews
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Method, Technical, Stanislavsky, Korsinovsky.

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
Tyler G.
Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons
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John E.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, German, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Shows and Experiences 2019 from No Proscenium
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John E.

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John works with students to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of and build good foundations for acting. No matter your skill level, John will use his experience as a director and a coach to work with actors towards their goals whether they be to improve craft, build repertoire, or prepare for auditions. John works within a modified form of Viewpoints Method (as well as derivative forms of Stanislavsky and Meisner) and lessons involve movement-based warm-ups, grounding exercises, work through improv, and text work/character building. Lessons with more experienced actors or actors looking to improve rep or prepare for auditions will also involve scenework.

About John

I have a huge range of interests in the performing arts. At Northwestern, I trained simultaneously in acting, directing, music theatre, legal studies (for fun), and composition/writing. As a director and a coach, I pride myself on creating a positive atmosphere where actors are encouraged to try the

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Dario
John is very experienced and helpful. More importantly, he has a calming and supportive vibe that I find really helps me stay motivated. Highly recommend!
Katy
I have worked with John as both an actor and a writer in a professional capacity. He directed me during my first foray into immersive theatre and was so terrific at breaking down concepts and offering his insight and experience while still treating the process as collaborative. I cannot recommend working with John as a student or a collaborator highly enough. Although I have not worked with him in a musical capacity, the work of his I have had the opportunity to witness is first class as a composer, lyricist, and musician. Most importantly, thanks to John, I have found my own voice as an immersive artist.
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Andrew R.

24 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded Adelyne Roth Levine Memorial Award for Best Actor from Carnegie Mellon University
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Andrew R.

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Award-winning Actor & Educator from the U.K with over a decade of classical training and ongoing professional experience. While actively filming as leading roles on film and television (see trailers below), I continue to conduct masterclasses, workshops and private coaching for actors of all levels.

Whether you're needing an audition coach, wanting to build confidence and learn the basics, learn screen-play text analysis or seek industry guidance, I will provide a customized syllabus that helps you track progress and achieve your goals. I am genuinely passionate about sharing the same experience and training that allows me to work as a full time actor with my students. My approach is friendly and detailed with the priority of creating a safe, encouraging and structured learning environment to help achieve your goals.

We always begin with a free consultation to assess experience level and what you hope to achieve. More importantly, this gives you a chance to decide whether I’m the ...

About Andrew

In addition to holding a B.F.A from Carnegie Mellon and over a decade of classical training, I continue to work as a professional actor year round (see trailers below). I am genuinely passionate about sharing the same training that allows me to work as a full time performing artist with my students.

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Ademide
Highly recommend. This guy knows his stuff.
Jeffrey
Andrew is a fine actor whose work is both subtle and bold. He is an excellent collaborator and has a great talent for communicating with other actors to help them make their strongest choice.
Lindy
Great teacher and great class!
Looking forward to the next one.

Nice approach, working with different techniques, great feedback. In one class you have one big learning curve.

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Manhasset 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 $125 per hour.
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"I enjoy every class. Andrew is alot of fun, very creative and a great instructor. I always look forward to every class session."
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Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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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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"I've just had one acting class with Jimi and I think he's great! He's very helpful, very straightforward and tells you exactly what you need to work on and very down to Earth!"
Georgia
Took Acting lessons from Jimi Z.
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"She's very friendly and a very good teacher. What else you can ask for?"
Pilar
Took Acting lessons from Marissa M.
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"Stephen was extremely profesional and totally delivered on his promises. Exceeded my expectations!"
Roberto
Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"My daughter loves Debbie. She makes it fun, so my daughter wants to learn more."
Angela
Took Acting lessons from Debbie K.
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"Amanda is an inspiring teacher who infuses confidence into her students helping them to believe that they can do it. She approaches all performances with creativity and originality. All the productions I have seen her direct have her distinct stamp. Not only is she a talented actress and singer in her own right but she is able to bring out the best in her students. I recommend her whole heartedly."
Gail
Took Acting lessons from Amanda K.
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"Very nice and friendly first impression"
Alexandra
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Yvette is a wonderful instructor who takes time to work with your individual needs to set you up for success. She is incredibly friendly, knowledgeable, and personable. I’ve worked with her before and will continue in the future."
Dejuan
Took Acting lessons from Yvette R.
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