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Kent J.

3 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drama) from Howard University
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • 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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My lessons will be a fun, focused exploration of your creative impulses - designed to enhance the range of disciplines related to: stage presence, vocal articulation & projection, and script interpretation. Students with corporate &/or lifestyle interests will improve their oral presentation skills and confidence, along with gaining useful storytelling techniques that can be applied to their sales and marketing procedures (or to daily communication needs).

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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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.
SOLID T.
I was honored to have been guided by Kent J. during a historic presentation in honor of Malcolm X in Las Vegas. His patient and motivating spirit makes him an excellent teacher and mentor. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him and look forward to the opportunity to be under his leadership once again. Because of Mr. J, I have decided to seek additional acting training for my own career.
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Yiqing Z.

4 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Alyssa W.

7 Reviews
Union City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • BFA Theater from Western Michigan University
  • Awarded Helen Hayes Award Winner Best Lead Actress in a Play from Theatre Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Barry M.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Jazz Voice from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Barry M.

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About Barry

Hello! A little about me... I have a Bachelors Degree in Music, 15 years of performing experience, and 10 years of teaching experience. I would love to share what I've learned to help you find your authentic sound. I try to approach each student individually vs treating everyone the same, cater

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Torri W.
Very helpful and informative vocal coaching.
Torri W.
Awesome lesson with great vocal strengthening exercises!!! Thanks so much!
Esosa
Great first class
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Claire F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $117
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Breezewood from short film
  • BA Drama from Kenyon College
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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

Katelyn J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katelyn J.

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About Katelyn

How I Can Help You: I have worked one on one with music students for 10 years. I have extensive experience in teaching classical, musical theater, and pop styles of singing, as well as acting for the stage and beginning piano. Whether you are a beginner, or a veteran musician, I can help you

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Soha
Our first lesson today went extremely well. My 7 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself and seemed to get along very well with Ms. Kate!
Elise K.
She is a great teacher and is very positive. She has a great style of teaching and makes everything you do a lot of fun!
Courtney C.
My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Katelyn! I would recommend her to anyone!!!

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"James gave me some very important information about how to act well. He suggested I audition for a play, which I am planning to do, and he gave me some good professional and vocational tips, James is also very compassionate and funny. Definitely several points above average!"
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Took Method Acting lessons from James W.
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"Rebecca is very well rounded, any question I threw at her she answered perfectly with examples to back it up. All our lessons felt very nonjudgmental which made it easy for me to push my limits and focus on acting itself. She is also really flexible on times and your focus during the lessons. Overall, Rebecca was a great teacher who really helped me get improve and get comfortable with my acting"
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Molly M.
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