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Kent J.

4 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Awarded Golden Eagle Award from CINE (Performed the title role in "Jack and the Dentist's Daughter")
  • Teaching since 1979
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Kent J.

4 Reviews
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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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Matt P.

3 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matt P.

3 Reviews
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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!
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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!

Amy C.

24 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Awarded Singer of the Year from Backstage Magazine
  • BA from SUNY at Purchase
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Amy C.

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I have been a professional actress for most of my adult life. I have worked in film and theater and understand the many ways towards developing a fully realized character.

About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Sarah K.
Wow! Amy is incredible! I felt super comfortable around her and feel I can learn so much from her. We started off finding a monologue for me to read. I read it and now plan on reading the entire script so we can continue to working on it together... I can’t wait for my next lesson!
Grace N.
Coach Amy REALLY gets it. She will put you at ease, and if you put in the work you will advance quickly. Totally worth her rates, I can't say enough about the quality training she has provided me.
Timothy B.
Very kind and knowledgeable:)

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Ginni A.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French, Italian, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ginni A.

83 Reviews
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I've been teaching drama and singing for 26 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of music, theater, sing and act professionally and and become music and theater teachers! Within the first few lessons, you'll start singing/speaking with more confidence and as time goes by, you'll be performing like a pro! I specialize in Broadway, classical, pop and jazz, can play your songs for you and have the following tools available for your lessons: YouTube, piano and an extensive music book library. I love working with students of all experience levels!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching fo

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David C.
Second lesson with Ginni and our 9yr old daughter. It's going great so far!
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Katherine E.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MM Opera from the Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2017
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Katherine E.

2 Reviews
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Hello and welcome! In addition to recently completing a Master's degree in Opera Performance from the Boston Conservatory, I have also been awarded as a District Winner with the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. I have extensive experience working in masterclass and workshop environments, and love to work with young actors beginning their journey in theater and the arts! I teach in a person-first style, emphasizing taking care of the individual first and foremost to foster a healthy foundation of self-esteem. I love to work within the LGBTQ+ community and offer a safe space to explore for any and every kind of student. In my studio, we celebrate diversity and what makes you unique!

About Katherine

Hello! I'm Katherine, and I'm so excited to help you start your journey into performance! Fostering a warm, intentional, and safe environment is the backbone of my teaching style, I'm here to help you grow in the way that works best for you! I hold a Master's degree in Opera Performance from the Bo

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Jackson Schroeder
Kate is one of my favorite people to work with! Her teaching is nurturing and supportive. She is honest and has a lot of experience when it comes to acting/singing. I can't think of a better acting coach/colleague.
Jayden
Kate is such a great teacher and role model! She is kind, extremely intelligent, and always has deeply thoughtful comments and ideas to share. I’ve learned so much from her!

Dawnnie M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Master of Fine Arts in Acting from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dawnnie M.

3 Reviews
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Online Theater Acting Teacher

Hi Everyone.

I'm an acting coach. I have a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

Over the last 25 years I've coached many students for major network auditions via manager of agent referrals. What makes my lessons unique is that I also created original theatre with kids through improvisation. That fun approach is the core of everything I do.

I believe that if you start with who "you" truly are, with what makes you unique, you'll always be able to find your truth in any character or role. That's what will make your audition stand out. That's what will make you grow as an actor.

For those just interested in learning because you've never done this before and always wanted to... my lessons would be perfect! My youngest LA clients were 5 years old. For online lessons students must be at least an early reading level.

Auditioning for your local theatre or school play and need to learn a monologue or scene? I'm happy to

About Dawnnie

I own and run TADA Acting Studio. I'll update my availability again soon to teach through TakeLessons for summer. In the meantime remember to do something creative every day. Tehachapi Academy of Dramatic Arts (TADA Acting Studio) MISSION: We’ve seen firsthand how dramatic and creative

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Donovan
Dawnie is an extraordinary teacher. I recommend her to anyone looking for an acting coach.
Jenna
Dawnnie is an INCREDIBLE instructor, coach, and most importantly, a great person! She has helped me improve immensely, not only in acting and monologue work, but in the audition process in film and in theater. Her wide range of talents and knowledge is a huge benefit to helping me through my auditon pieces, etc.
Christine
Dawnnie is a wonderful coach and teacher who is highly skilled and passionate in her craft. Her extensive knowledge of acting, both in TV as well as theatre, shines through in her work with others. A wonderful mentor, and encouraging teacher, I highly recommend her services to anyone who is interested in furthering their acting repertoire.

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in New York is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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"My teacher ms.kelee is great. I feel like with her being my teacher my comfort zone of speaking in front of others has risen and grown. Me.kelee made me feel more confidence and hopeful in future things for myself. Trying new things made me realize, something new can have a good impact on the social part of your life."
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"Rosita is awesome! She made me feel comfortable and guided me without judgment or criticism. I liked her approach especially for a total rookie like me. It’s my first lesson, l need to do some work as well to improve my ability to evoke emotions."
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"I have had the privaledge of being around the most iconic talents ever in show biz because of my father Harvey Korman.So having heard Aubrey Sing it harkens me back fo my favorite singers Joanne Gleason Bernadette Peters and Eydie Gormes,Karen Carpenters.The best compliment I can give Aubrey is that she is a songstress.Thats a artists who can sing and tell a story with inflection in all the right places while she expresses her humanity through song.Like her idol Barbara Streisand she is just one exuisite artists that lives and breaths and embodies every song she sings.You would be hard pressed to study with anyone as polished and dedicated as Aubrey.I don't have a daughter but if I did I hope she ends up like Aubrey then I know what it is to have created a masterpiece.She is a second generation artists her father is also a very sublimely gifted artists Glenn Williams here in Vegas."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Aubrey W.
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"Absolutely wonderful! I have been taking lessons from Sandra for over a year now and always look forward to it. She is very knowledgeable and sets up a comfortable atmosphere. I have learned so much and couldn't thank her enough."
Devan
Took Theater Acting lessons from Sandra H.
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"I absolutely love Becca! She is so encouraging and knowledgeable. I recently got cast in a musical and I was pretty nervous. I found Rebecca and after our first lesson I knew it was a great fit. She made me feel so comfortable and I think, we accomplished a lot in just the first lesson! I strongly recommend her to anyone who is either starting out or has some experience."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"I really enjoyed my time with Kelsey. She seems to have a true love of what she is doing. she made me feel comfortable immediately."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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