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Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Baldwin, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design
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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 ...

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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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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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Shirine B.

Woodside, NY
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Helen Hayes nomination from Helen Hayes
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Shirine B.

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Thank you for clicking on my profile. I am a classically trained professional actress who have performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway and TV. Most recently I was in the original broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Some of my TV work include Marvel's Iron Fist , Blue Bloods and Madam Secretary. I am also an Adjunct Professor at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. I hope to take my 20 plus years of experience and help you find your truth in storytelling and changing lives through words.

About Shirine

I am a classically trained actress with a MA in Acting from East 15 conservatory in London and a MFA from the The Old Globe PTAP in San Diego. I also have a BFA in musical Theatre, so I have experience in working on musical text. I've been fortunate to be in this industry for more than 25 years wit

Anthony Michael M.

5 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • B.A. Theatre & Mass Media Studies from Florida State University
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Anthony Michael M.

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We will explore Shakespeare's plays technically and contextually to help inspire and bring to light your character’s motives and intentions.

In order to communicate Shakespeare's ideas with clarity and a specific point of view, we'll utilize the Bard's rhetorical devices found in both verse and prose:

(Antithesis/Paradox, Alliteration/Assonance, Imagery/Metaphor, Wordplay/Pun, Rhythm/Rhyme & Tempo, Irony, Iambic Pentameter/Prose, etc)

The ultimate goal is to create a fun and new experience which inspires you to feel confident in understanding and speaking Shakespearean text!

About Anthony Michael

I am a professional actor with credits Off-Broadway, regionally, and abroad. I received an MFA in Acting from the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University, and a BA in Theatre from Florida State University. My goal is to inspire students to

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Anthony Michael is very skilled and adept at working with Shakespeare. He is patient and focused, and allowed me to find the sense of the piece together. I would highly recommend him!
Janira campos Puleo
My experience with Anthony has helped me to push myself to limits that I could have never imagined, He has given me monologues that i would never have had the courage to even attempt. From our first meeting he fully immersed himself into getting to know me as a person finding out my strength and weakness as an artiste.
He has shown me how very important it is to have technical training, that it can only enhance the natural talents that I have. He is caring, stern in the fact that he makes you work the full time you are with him. He is an incredible support system a great encourager, I'm looking forward to what the future holds for my acting career now!!
Adam K.
I have had the unique experience of working with Anthony Michael Martinez as both a teacher/coach and fellow teacher. He has coached me in private sessions on multiple Shakespeare monologues and contemporary pieces. He had an incredible ability to explain various acting adjustments and helps to bring the best out of the performances and performers. I always feel confident after working with Anthony, and he makes each session fun and full of energy. Similarly, as a fellow teacher, Anthony can adapt to any situation, student or class size. He is energetic, articulate, and has an incredible sense of humor with students and teachers. He is an ideal fellow teacher.

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Laura M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Laura M.

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I'm a working actor with experience in stage, musicals, Shakespeare, commercial, student film, and children's theatre. The majority of my training is in method acting. I have been teaching drama to children ages 3-14 for over 10 years. I am available to help you prepare monologues and songs, prepare for auditions, perfect your resume, and help you navigate the world of acting for fun or acting as a career.

About Laura

Hello! So you wanna take an acting class. Or maybe a class about theatre. A class with me can be whatever you need it to be. Do you need to prep auditions? Do you need to find new material? Do you want to learn more about the craft and its history but don't have the time or funds to take a full cou

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Randy S.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Randy S.

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How to reach a modern audience. Scansion, the vital importance of this tedious exercise and how it can literally reveal deeper meaning. If your out there auditioning, you need at least two classical monologues of varying lengths, Shakespeare is what is usually expected and is still considered the pinnacle regarding the former and scenes as well. If you prefer a less practical approach, we can certainly attack the subject academically in the main, though academics are naturally included necessarily in the practical work as well. The bottom line is your lessons will depend on your experience, goals and abilities.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, w

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Randy is a first rate coach. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and with an easy going natural style. Was very adaptable to my level of experience and was patient - no question was too dumb. I highly recommend him without any reservation. I have already booked my next session.
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Jason M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaching since 1998
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Jason M.

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Prepping an audition for an upcoming show or for admission into an acting program? Want to hone and develop your audition monologues (especially Shakespeare)? Just need a coach to help you take your acting to another level? Then let's get started, online or in person. I can help.

I've been working as a professional actor in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. I've performed with the Shakespeare Theatre in DC, ACT Theatre in Seattle, Book-It Repertory, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz to name a few. I've also been the featured voice in voiceovers for companies like University of Washington Medical, Golden 1 State Credit Union, Microsoft, and Surface Pro 3. On Camera Credits include short films, industrials, and commercials for Taco Time, Tulalip Casino, and Washington Dental Association.

I hold a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting in Washington DC. My ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It R

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Bobby K.
Super Enjoyed our first online class..even with some technical difficulties due to my antivirus software firewall, or browser or the weak wifi in my place or something...Truly enjoyed it. Jason was very kind and patient, while we tried to fix the technical aspect. Once we got started on the phone because video and voice didn't work; I really learned a lot, and gathered insight into Acting that I couldn't get from a book or other classes that I have taken. I'm truly blessed I get the opportunity to work and learn from Jason. I am super excited and can't wait till our next lesson. I will call technical support at Take Lessons to get technical help to fix the issues, and will buy a portable wifi hotspot if I have to solve the video and sound issue. Jason is patient, kind, very nice, professional, extremely knowledgeable, I can't say enough good things. Thank you very much for all your help and your time. I look forward to the journey ahead... Take care. Aloha. -Bobby
Katarzyna S.
Great instructor, motivating, with passion , having a good influence. I would recommend Jason for everyone who would like to increase their acting passion . Kasia
Deeya P.
Jason was passionate, engaged, and very support of our 11 year old daughter who was trying out for an audition at her school. I would strongly recommend him

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Average Cost of Shakespearean Acting Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute shakespearean 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 $159 per hour.
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"She is very flexible at schedule and help my daughter with auditions"
LeAnne
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Natalie S.
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"Michael is a fantastic teacher! He helped me work on my Cleopatra among other great characters. He is focused, knowledgeable, passionate and has a profound manner in making the text accessible-current and personal. I used to have difficulty relating to a piece, the language intimidated me. Michael helped me to make the text my own, coming from my own heart. It changed how I worked on everything, both classical and modern."
Diana
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Anthony Michael M.
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"Stephanie is kind, firm, and an all-around wonderful educator. Would highly recommend."
David
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Stephanie L.
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"I was always afraid I couldn't learn Shakespeare, but Nicholas explained the intent on the word, the intent on the line. Soon, I was so caught up in the meaning of the lines and the story I was telling in that moment that I was able to engage in the role, smoothly, without worrying that I was performing Shakespeare. He broke it down so I could understand it, and then feel confident doing it. Highly recommend!"
Lance
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Not only is Kelsey proficient and very knowledgeable, she also has so much enthusiasm and an obvious love for teaching. She put me at ease right away and from the very beginning showed such excitement to be working with me. She comes prepared, takes the session very seriously, but also has fun with it so time flies by. I'm honored to be her student and pupil, and look forward to many more acting lessons, as she imparts her wealth of knowledge of Shakespeare and acting technique."
Ry
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I've had the pleasure of working with Anthony for almost a year now and it has been the best decision I've ever made. Anthony is the type of teacher that knows your potential and will do everything he can to push your skills to the next level. He challenged me on my diction, reading lines out-loud, and taught me techniques on how to understand the character I was playing in ways I never would have thought. I can't say enough amazing things about him!"
Ryan
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Anthony Michael M.
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"Stephanie taught for Everyman Theatre's summer intensive, and she brings a wealth of experience and know-how. The students absolutely loved working with her."
Marcus
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Stephanie L.
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"Chad provided excellent technique coaching in Shakespearean Acting. I had the opportunity to work with him in one on one sessions and also in a group setting. Both kinds of sessions gave me unique tools like ensable building and utilizing Shakespeare’s text along with all its double meanings. He is easily able to cater to each individual actors needs and really understands how to help break bad habits in order to allow for more growth. Along with text work, Chad provided excellent coaching in creating distinct physical shifts in the body when playing multiple characters in a show. Chad was always willing to answer any kind of questions and continued to surprise me with the ways he could shed some new light on Shakespeare’s work."
Zachary
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Chad B.
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"Anthony Michael is very skilled and adept at working with Shakespeare. He is patient and focused, and allowed me to find the sense of the piece together. I would highly recommend him!"
Sevans
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Anthony Michael M.
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"I`ve been taking Shakespearean acting lesson with Michael for a month now and I am very satisfied with him and his method.
Although, I have much of prior acting experience, I was quite unfamiliar with Shakespeare´s plays, lofty language and his metaphors, Michael helped me get to the essence of it very quickly.

He´s a very reliable and effective acting teacher. He`s also punctual, always arrives on time with a plan of what we are hoping to achieve in each lesson. His clear and structured method of teaching enables steady progression.
I definitely recommend him."
Oliver
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Michael L.
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