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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
Bethpage, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

18 Reviews
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25+ yrs teaching experience

Fun mixed with work

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 succes

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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
Adeline
We went with online piano lessons at the moment due to COVID, but I was nervous about the format as the lessons are for my five-year-old daughter, so I was concerned the additional technology would be an impediment. Dr. Merkel was wonderful. He was friendly and encouraging to my daughter, ensuring she knew she could ask any questions she might have at any point. He absolutely made the technology work for us, and my daughter learned more than I would have thought possible in 30 minutes. She is counting down to her next lesson!
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Matt P.

3 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • BFA Acting from Ithaca College
  • Teaching since 2013
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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-focus

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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!
Brenna N.
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!

Kent J.

4 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Awarded Golden Eagle Award from CINE (Performed the title role in "Jack and the Dentist's Daughter")
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Kent J.

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Explore exercises and innovative, fun theatre games designed to free your creative imagination for application to monologues, scenes, character development, and audition technique. My Stanislavski/Spolin based format will be tailored to your unique personality and interests

About Kent

Kent is a graduate of Howard University’s College of Fine Arts (drama major). As a playwright, director, and actor he has created original productions for national and international youth programs (including the musicals "Triunfar!" (i.e. The Winners!) in Bogota, Colombia and the hip-hop musical "A

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Theodosha H.
Kent Jackman is a very good teacher, I was definitely able to see improvements in myself just after the first few lessons! If you need acting lessons he’s definitely the way to go, I’ve never had lessons before but he was able get more in depth with what I know while also adding on to it. Definitely recommend.
Nino C.
Working with Kent was great!, It was fantastic
my view in acting is pretty much strong now.
Kent help me to be more
confidence in myself I feel like I have tools to Step up.

Thank you kent!
James Jr.
Kent has the ability to do or teach drama, comedy and improvisation. He has wisdom, talent, intelligence and integrity. I know of his abilities to teach, direct and to create a performance of the highest level. He's one of the best, as I know from having been taught by him. Try him out and judge for yourself. You'll be better for it in more ways than one.

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Michael N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael N.

3 Reviews
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I've been in LA over 20 years. I graduated with a BA in Theater and Film from University of Southern California. I'm a member of SAG; having appeared across countless television series as co-star, guest-star, recurring, and series regular. I'm an award-winning actor and producer. I've had films at Sundance, Tribeca, Seattle Film Festival and many others. I starred in and produced CIRCLE, a film I sold to Netflix. Most recently, my series DARK/WEB premiered on Amazon Prime. We were also invited by San Diego Comic-Con to present an official panel to fans last summer. I have worked with most of the reputable acting coaches here in Los Angeles and have accumulated the styles and techniques I like best from each to synthesize my own approach. I am a graduate of the Groundlings School of Improv and Comedy.

About Michael

Hi there, everyone! I've lived in Los Angeles over twenty years now. Graduate of University of Southern California with a BA in Theater and Film. I've appeared in over 30 different film/tv productions including REVENGE, CSI:NY, THE PEOPLE VERSUS OJ SIMPSON, HART OF DIXIE. I'm also a 3 time Emmy-nom

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Jeremy R.
As someone who has no experience in acting, Michael made learning the basics feel easy & intuitive. I learned so much in just a short amount of time thanks to Michael's guidance.
Abigail M.
Hi my name is Abby. I started taking classes because I want to make my own movie and star in it. I know for me to get to that goal I need to acquire the knowledge and skills of acting. Mr. Nardelli is teaching me the fundamentals of acting. To date, my range has thoroughly improved since day one. I can’t even believe my own progress. He pulls emotions from me and shows me how to use them through my acting which is amazing. Mr. Nardelli works with me for things that I need to improve and extracts things out of me that I didn’t even know I had. I truly enjoy the classes and wish I would have done them sooner.
Amy K.
I've always wanted to explore acting, but I honestly didn't know where to start! I wasn't looking to start a career as an actor, I just wanted to learn the basics. I had absolutely no experience whatsoever but I reached out to Michael and asked if he could teach me 'acting 101'. My experience working with Michael was absolutely amazing... he walked me through the beginner's steps and worked alongside me so I would be comfortable. He was very patient and used layman's terms to explain things for me to understand. I know Michael is an established actor and has been for a long time so, his meeting me at my level was so helpful and appreciated. I feel.... from working with him, I am ready to take my acting to the next level and for the first time in my life, I actually entertain the thought of it being a career choice for me.

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Rebecca L.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Superior Rank Monologue Performances (2) from Arizona International Thespian Society
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Theater from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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Rebecca L.

30 Reviews
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I pioneered a private Arts Academy drama school for 4 years, and am now teaching acting and directing at a middle and high school. My goal is to help students become well-rounded in all the areas that are needed to truly become a working actor. These areas include: auditioning, theater, film, and improvisation.

Being a repertory performer for Silver Star Playhouse (musical theater parodies), and having lots of experience and training in improv and interactive dinner theaters really trains you in comedy.
My husband also owns Sound waves Productions (technological advanced studio in Gilbert)- so completing remote voiceover work for a reel is not out of the question.

I also encourage students to pair in duos for effective scene work and more in-depth technique training (this will also split your lesson cost in half).

About Rebecca

Greetings! I am super excited to be building a private and small group lesson platform at our home studio and to meet your personal acting and performing needs! I recently stepped down from 2 years of full-time drama and visual art at Lumos Arts Academy- a private school I played a role in pione

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Mike
she is very good
Jakob
The class was super good and super informational, according to Jakob, the student (11 yrs).
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Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship for Vocal Performance from Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2002
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Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
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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.

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in Mount Vernon, NY

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in Mount Vernon is $79. 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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"Now bad for my first time."
James
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"LK is very knowledgeable and helpful. She didn't mind that I had no experience at all!"
Heather
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"D is skilled at opening you up. From the warm welcome, opening exercise to her easy-going nature and intentional way of being. She's intuitive and an expert in her craft."
Mawulom
Took Improv Acting lessons from DeTrece L.
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"Arlys listened well and focused on what my goals are, where I wanted to go with these lessons. I really enjoyed it, she made it fun."
Dean
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!"
Kariem
Took Improv Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Took the time to find more out about me as Sam individual so that she could meet me where I am. Very encouraging."
Michele
Took Improv Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Savannah was very happy with her session. She feels it will help her with her confidence."
Savananh
Took Improv Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"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."
Cathy
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"JW was an excellent acting coach. He has great knowledge of improv techiniques."
Kenya
Took Improv Acting lessons from J W.
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"Heather was great! She is very encouraging and clearly knowledgeable about assessing a student's needs and skill level to help them improve. It was a pleasure learning from her!"
Jonathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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