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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Montvale, NJ
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rachel M.

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Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-sufficient artist. Professional training and customized programs in singing and acting technique. All learnin

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.
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Claire F.

New York, NY
Starting at $117
  • Awarded Breezewood from short film
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Claire F.

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I have over 20 years of experience as a professional actor in thearte, tv and film.
I am currently working as an off-Broadway actor, writer/director and producer of a web-series I also star in.
I have 10 years of experience teaching high-school drama, undergrad acting, private coaching, undergrad and grad acting coaching, auditions for tv, and theatre.
I truly love teaching and bring my 1st hand experience and love of the craft to every lesson.
My teachers have been my biggest champions and I truly value each student, and champion their work with humor, kindness and instilling the values of hard-work and empathy.

About Claire

Born in Wilmington, NC, Claire is the daughter of a poet, and dancer. Acting credits include: New York: The Making of King Kong (Target Margin Theatre) A Christmas Carol (Blessed Unrest), NY Classical Theatre (Macbeth), NYTW, The Fire This Time Festival, New Victory LabWorks, New Dramatists, Queens

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Rebecca L.

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

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Tanya A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Honors BA-FPA Theatre from Saint Louis University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Tanya A.

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Online Improv Acting Teacher

Comedy, sketch

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Premlata
Tanya is a wonderful teacher! She customized her lessons to fit your needs and we’ve made great progress after only three lessons! Looking forward to continuing!
Maria Corrigan
Tanya was so incredible and made me really feel comfortable!
Maria
I've never had a dance lesson before and was pretty nervous about this but Tanya made me feel comfortable and I eventually relaxed and enjoyed myself!

Thanks again!!

J W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • BA, Theatre from North Carolina Central University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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J W.

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Have you always wanted to be an actor? Want to learn some of the essential acting techniques? Ready to shake off the rust and get back on stage? I will help you to build confidence also help you build a solid foundation of acting methods and techniques all while tailoring them to your personal goals. It is my goal to give you a WOW experience like no other and inspire you to make the next steps within your goals. My acting classes are filled with fun, laughter, excitement and will help motivate you to pursue your dreams in life. Let me help you reach you goals so that you may share your gift with the world. #SupportTheArts

About J

I am a professional actor, writer, director and acting coach. I graduated from North Carolina Central University with a Bachelors of Art, specifically in Theatre. I am also a graduate of Savannah College of Arts & Design with a Masters of Fine Arts, with a focus on performing arts. Acting students

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Josh
J Weeks is a very gifted individual. You can immediately tell that he was born to do this. From his ability to get you out of your comfort zone all while elevating your skillset, you can see the passion and determination that he puts into every session. He takes the time to educate you and his approach is new and refreshing.
Isabella T.
Very easy to work with. Makes me more confident
Shaneece
J's assisted me with my public speaking tremendously. I am not an actor at all but I struggle with speaking on camera and in front of people and J used strategies from stage performance principles and applied them. I went from stuttering and stumbling over words to speaking with clarity and confidence. I look forward to continuously work with him.
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Myan Disnie S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $16
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Multimedia Performing Arts from Lehman College
  • Awarded Outstanding Academic Achievement from Lehman College
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Myan Disnie S.

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I want my students to feel comfortable and have fun. Be free and express themselves artistically.

About Myan Disnie

Hello everyone! I’m Disnie and I’m very excited to read with you! I’m an artist with a BFA in Multimedia Performing Arts. I have also trained with Tony Award winner, Trazana Beverley and many others. My recent acting credits includes Google, MTV, Condé Nast and the National Black Theatre. Art tru

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Nicole
Disnie is so awesome! Great teacher. We worked on rehearsing for an audition and I feel so much more confident now.

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Average Cost of Improv Acting Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute improv acting lessons in New York is $68. 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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"I don't know how to describe Christine, except amazing! I started taking her classes because I wanted to learn how to take myself/life less seriously and it's working!!! I would recommend Christine to anyone who is serious about improv or who just wants to learn how to really laugh and relax."
Debbie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Rebecca is amazing. I was skeptical that we could do improv work online but she not only made it happen, she made it succeed! She shows up prepared and offers great structure. Her insight and advice are thoughtful and spot on which has helped me improve faster than I would with another instructor. On top of that the lessons are extremely fun! Seriously would recommend her for anything."
Ainsley
Took Improv Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Christine communicates a well as anyone I've ever worked with. Great sense of humor, knows her stuff, and knows how to get it across to her students. She involves herself constantly in continuing education, so that she always represents a work in constant progress, rather than resting on her laurels and remaining static.
I recommend her highly to anyone looking for a great teacher and coach.

She's the best."
John
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"I took this class to help me professionally with presentation. It was a lot of fun and a lot of brain training. Looking forward to my next session. Hunter is very sweet and professional. I really enjoy her easy going style."
Melissa
Took Improv Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"James made my son feel very comfortable for his first session!"
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Christine is funny but takes teaching seriously. She creates a safe environment for her students to experiment. And she has what all good teachers have: flexibility and sharp intuition."
Allie
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"VERY GOOD INSTRUCTOR, CREATIVE, SPONTANEOUS, SMART."
Sam
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Great instructor, made me feel very comfortable. Had a lot of fun and learned some valuable things!"
Brittany
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"We just had our first session with Arlys and she as awesome! My kids were a little hesitant at first but by the end they couldn’t wait to do another one!"
Azalea
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"Participated in an improv class with Christine a few years ago. Not only was it great fun but made me feel as though I actually had a tiny bit of a goft for it which has proved useful to me when I give talks in the area. As a journalist and author I do a lot of talks and that improv class has proved very valuable and it was educational too."
Kim
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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