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Frank L.

7 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Frank L.

7 Reviews
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My job is to get you out of your own way. When I teach you to fiercely pursue your actions, the honest expression of your emotional life will be released. As a graduate of Yale School of Drama (MFA), as well as SUNY Purchase (BFA), I have been lucky enough to study such a wide range of techniques. Meisner, Strasberg, Hagen, Royal Shakespeare Company, and many more. Together, we can discover what blocks may be holding you back, so that you can truly discover your greatest potential as an actor. Working in all three mediums of television and film has taught me the simple adjustments for each, and I will share these with you. I am a working actor and stand up comedian, and look forward to working with you, at whatever level you may be at.

About Frank

Hello! My name is Frank, and I am a working actor, Stand Up Comedian and coach based in New York City. I’m a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, MFA, as well as SUNY Purchase, BFA. I have portrayed criminals and addicts on HBO’s High Maintenance, Fox-TV’s Gotham, Blue Bloods, multiple episodes

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Alex
Frank is a very patient and skilled instructor. He has a vast knowledge of various acting methods and is able to tailor each session to fit the needs of the student. I would highly recommend if you are in need of a great acting coach.
Brian
I loved working with Frank on my audition for Ray Donovan. Frank is smart, funny and very concise, and a pleasure to work with! He was able to help me distill what the scenes were really about, and helped find comedy in a scene that I hadn’t yet discovered. Highly recommended! Did I mention I booked the job! Thanks Frank!
Emma
Frank is an amazing teacher - can’t recommend highly enough!

Curran C.

New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Curran C.

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I received a BFA in Acting from The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, and I've been working as an actor for the past ten years. I know how challenging it can be to prepare an audition, especially if you're doing it by yourself. As your coach, I want to work WITH you to build the confidence you need to make bold, positive choices that excite and energize your performance. After all, an audition is an opportunity to act, and an opportunity to show them what you can do.

About Curran

Hi, I'm Curran. I've been a working actor for the past ten years, and I know how daunting it can be to prepare an audition, especially if you're doing it by yourself. As your coach, I want to work WITH you to build the confidence you need to make bold, positive choices that excite and energize yo

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Alyssa W.

7 Reviews
Union City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 16 to 60; Female: 16 to 70
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Winner Best Lead Actress in a Play from Theatre Washington
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Alyssa W.

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Having earned Masters Degrees from The Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting at George Washington University, Alyssa was named as two of "DC's 12 Stage Dynamos."

Alyssa should be familiar to most Washington theatre-goers, having recently appeared in Ford's Theatre's production of the Tony-nominated Broadway hit, Come From Away. That same year, she received the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actress in a Play, for her portrayal of the iconic Maggie the Cat, in Round House Theatre's production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In 2017/18, Alyssa will appear in The Kennedy Center's World Premiere production of Digging Up Dessa, as well as the US Premiere of Botticelli In the Fire, at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

Most widely known for his portrayal of Ensign Baker in AMC's revolutionary war drama, TURN: Washington's Spies (available on Netflix), Thomas has been seen on HBO's VEEP, as well as CBS's Madam Secretary and Elementary. In the DC area, Thomas has recently ...

About Alyssa

I have been a professional actor since 2003 and have been working and living in the DC area for the last 7 years. I recently moved back to the NY area and am excited to continue building my career here. I have been a proud member of Actors Equity Association since 2009. I have coached privately f

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Matt
Alyssa is the best. I had a little less than a month to pick two contrasting monologues for an audition. Alyssa sent me a monologue that’s was absolutely amazing. Alyssa is patient, knowledgeable, and a ton of fun. Completely down to earth. (Judgment free zone). I would refer Alyssa to any and everybody. Amazing experience.
Salien H.
First session was basically a meet and greet, and I must say, she's got a pretty awesome personality as well as a very open and free flow vibe.
Nicholas
Alyssa is great. She has an in-depth knowledge of multiple teaching techniques that will help you improve as an actor. She is also extremely flexible and will tailor lessons to focus on what aspects of acting you wish to improve and what teaching methods help the most.

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Benjamin K.

133 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Bachelors from Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin K.

133 Reviews
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I have been involved in several productions, and have extensive acting experience. I am able to help my students study their characters, and realize a wide range of acting choices.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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Kai L.
Excellent teacher with a strong focus on technique and using your voice properly. I am a beginner so he is very patient and encouraging. He's also personable and nice.
Kyle J.
He is very knowledgeable and is also super nice. He thoroughly explains stuff you’re learning and makes sure you understand it.
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Kristin H.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaching since 2007
  • BAC Theater Arts from Bowling Green State University
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Kristin H.

26 Reviews
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I have a Masters Degree in theater arts. I have been a director and acting coach for over 10 years in two countries and in four different states. I have studied all methods and can teach multiple styles of acting to all levels.

About Kristin

I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inte

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John
Just wanted to update my review after taking a few lessons with Kristin. In addition to providing great yoga instruction, she's also been sharing these incredible explanations of how my body works (or isn't working right) that clearly come from a deep understanding of science and the structure of the human body. It is amazing to be able to both connect with the body and to understand how it works physiologically at the same time!
John
Kristin is incredibly skilled at Yoga - helping my form and deepening my understanding fo Yoga. I'm recommending her to everyone!
Rachel D.
My daughter started a series of lessons with Kristen in preparation of her high school play audition. It was very clear that Kristen is extremely knowledgeable of all technical aspects of singing & able to clearly communicate. My daughter really enjoyed her initial lesson w/ Kristen & is confident that she will be well prepared for her school’s play auditions.

Bryanna F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 to 17
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Bryanna F.

3 Reviews
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I am from Miami, FL and I have had a passion for acting since I participated in my first show at 10 years old in a local theatre camp. Ever since then, I studied musical theatre in middle and high school. I took rigorous classes in acting, ballet, jazz, improv, movement, scene study etc. while starring in multiple musicals and plays such as Our Town, Anything Goes, Sweet Charity, Hamletmachine, In The Heights, and more.

I had fallen in love with acting so much so that I returned to that local theatre, where my passion first sparked, to be a counselor this summer in hopes of encouraging the younger generation to dive in and explore the beautiful adventure of becoming an artist -of becoming an ACTOR!

Now that summer is coming to an end and Fall is approaching, I am humbled to share that I will be attending Carnegie Mellon University for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting.

About Bryanna

I am from Miami, FL and I have had a passion for acting since I participated in my first show at 10 years old in a local theatre camp. Ever since then, I studied musical theatre in middle school and a conservatory based high school, New World School of the Arts. I took rigorous classes in acting, b

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Bryn
Another great lesson. My daughter's confidence is growing and she looks forward to her lessons every week. Bryanna is so great and I feel so lucky we found her. A true gem.
Bryn B.
We have been so pleased with the lessons my
daughter has taken with Bryanna. My daughter is very shy and had not found her “thing.” Through these classes she has gained confidence and is motivated and excited to practice and improve. Bryanna is a fantastic and patient teacher and I look forward to many more lessons.
Jeannie
My daughter is really trying to improve her acting skills and she came away from the first lesson excited and hopeful. She said that she loved her instructor!!!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in New York is $74. 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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"Just had my first lesson with David. It was very helpful, he is amazing and I highly recommend him !"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My 10 year old daughter is learning so much from Molly. Her upbeat attitude really makes her feel comfortable and at ease. A blessing to find Molly!"
Danette Sheppard-Vaughn
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Brad helped me get into the correct mind set of auditioning, character building, voice control and projection, ect. Very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Highly Recommended!"
Drew
Took Acting lessons from Brad W.
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"Made me feel comfortable. Very knowledgeable and funny."
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Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Vandi is great she is very kind, helpful and caring. My daughter and I are very satisfied."
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"DB, is truly understanding of the individual and knowledgeable of the media acting world. She works with me like my acting partner and mostly jumps straight into scene work, so I really appreciate her friendly and honest teaching-style. She is great for novices, students trying to get back into acting again, and the experienced that want to keep their acting talent up to peak condition. Donnabella is highly recommended!"
Caroline
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Molly was great. She jumped right in getting my daughter out of her shell. It was awesome."
Rylee
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Very patient and understanding! Looking forward to future lessons..."
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Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Very good information and first session. Thanks so much!"
Alexa
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"you are very nice and you have patience which is good!!!!😊"
Venessa
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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