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Chad B.

7 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Chad B.

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I believe the development and training of an artist is a special, sacred, and important act.

If you would like to find more truth, more humor, and more joy in your work as an actor or performing artist, then I would be privileged to help you along that journey!

As a teacher I have taught around the country at universities as a guest artist and faculty member, as well as with performing arts centers from coast to coast. As a practicing artist, I am continually researching new and updated methods and find this passion translates into my lessons with my students.

I believe in positive reinforcement and building upon a student's current skill set, rather than tearing an actor to pieces, in order to bring about the most effective results, all the while finding JOY in the work!

I have performed as an actor, singer, and musician Off-Broadway in New York, on many National tours, and at regional theatres all across the United States. I find this varied experience allows me to

About Chad

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Chad is a director, actor, and composer based out of New York City. Chad is a member of Actor’s Equity Association and has had the privilege to work all across the country. Chad is currently the Associate Artistic Director for Shake on the Lake Shakespeare in

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Noelle
One of the best teachers I have ever had! Chad creates an environment that makes you feel really comfortable with exploring yourself as an actor. Not to mention that fact that he is so kind and genuine. I know I will be forever grateful that our paths crossed!
Claudia
I have worked with probably 4 dozen acting instructors, coaches, directors in my life, and Chad is the BEST OF THE BEST.
Through several years of working with him, I can vouch that with him you always know what you get: 100% quality, all of the time. He is fully present, meets you on eye level, is kind and understanding, and encourages/motivates you to go beyond what you thought was possible.
Whether it is audition prep, Shakespeare scene work, or general acting skills, there is nobody I would trust more than Chad to help me be the best actor I can possibly be.
Most importantly, with Chad I have always felt completely safe to explore characters, inner movements, and feelings in the process.
The only bad thing I can say about Chad is that he will absolutely ruin you for the next coach or director that comes along, since no one can come even close to his quality.
Katie
Chad is incredible at making you feel very comfortable while also challenging you to go beyond what you believe you can do. In every environment that I have worked with him, he has been kind, generous and inspiring. I would recommend him to anyone (young, old, beginner, advanced) in a heart beat. It has changed my life and my career to have learned from him.

Saran E.

4 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Saran E.

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.• 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience.
• Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects / areas. Select graduate course assistance offered as well.
• Tutoring for GRE/GMAT and SAT/ACT offered with individualized gameplan/schedule.
• Help with high school and middle school curriculum in math, quantitative sciences, social sciences, writing. Help with IB & AP classes and corresponding exams.
• National Merit Scholar & several (10+) AP Tests in High School.
• Will give personal scores upon request.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience. • Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects /

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.
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Rachel H.

2 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Fluent English, German, French, Italian Dialects
  • Awarded Soloist Award Winner from VSA of NJ
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel H.

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As a professional actor on stage and screen, I can help you prepare for auditions. We will go over sides or monologues. I'm currently recurring on New Amsterdam on NBC and was a guest star on NCIS: New Orleans. I also write, produce and direct films, my IMDB is under Rachel Alana Handler.

About Rachel

I love performing and teaching! I've performed at multiple venues in New York City, including Carnegie Hall and Off-Broadway. I studied piano, opera performance and musical theater at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and acting at Primary Stages. I'm playing a nurse this season on New Ams

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Eden T.
She was absolutely fantastic with my 5 year old daughters first lesson. She had her smiling the whole time.....we are coming back next week for sure.
Nikki R.
My first vocal teacher and the best!

Ms. Rachel was an amazing vocal teacher! We would always start off with simple and fun warm-ups, breathing techniques, and would practice singing songs from musicals. My first couple lessons she taught me how to sing I Feel Pretty from West Side Story and we both had so much fun with it! After a little while we learned Cups from Pitch Perfect and then we got into the Vaccai book and I learned a couple songs from there. Overall Ms. Rachel was the best! She even offered to Skype a lesson with me since she moved. She cared about me and always helped me improve my voice in every way she could. I love her!

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Madeline H.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Italian, French, English
  • Awarded 1st place Junior Women's Division from Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Madeline H.

32 Reviews
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Are you preparing for an audition for a choir? Are you a choir member in need of supplemental help with repertoire? One-on-one choir coaching might be for you. Choir lessons will cover vocal health and technique, reading your music effectively, and learning to blend in different vocal contexts.

About Madeline

Hello! I'm Madeline, and I'm a vocal instructor, beginner-piano teacher, and music theory tutor. I've been a tutor since Fall 2014, and teaching private voice lessons since January 2015. I love introducing students to new repertoire, showing them a different way of looking at concepts, and helping

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Kue
Madeline is a really kind and enthusiastic instructor. She helped me feel comfortable with my voice and validated my singing, granted I'm not the best singer. I think that's a really great start to singing. I was starting to see some growth in my singing because Madeline helped me become more aware of my body and singing, but I had to discontinue lessons because of certain life circumstances. Would totally recommend.
Austin
Madeline is great! The lessons are easy going and fun. She's a great teacher. I learn something new and leave with something to work on with each lesson. Highly recommended!
Roger
Madeline is always so welcoming and encouraging to our 16 year old daughter.
She is flexible, too, and has been willing to work with our schedule this summer in order to help as much as possible. We also appreciate her willingness to do lessons both in person and online. Our daughter has learned so much and her singing confidence has grown already. We are so grateful!
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Bill H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Portuguese
  • Awarded First Place Prize from CCBB (Centro Cultural do Banco do Brasil)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill H.

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Since I came to New York in 2012, I have worked with lots of different choirs around the city with a vast array of styles from Renaissance to Contemporary choral music. I have worked in choirs since 1994, and I believe choral singing is an important tool for improving music skills.

About Bill

It is time to achieve your goals, and I definitely can help you with that. I dedicated my life to the "Art of Teaching", and I have been helping people to improve their music skills ever since. I LOVE to teach, and because of this passion, I know how to listen to you, design a perfect lesson that w

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Elizabeth
I have worked with Bill as a vocalist for several years, and have always been impressed with his singing voice. Now having studied with him privately, I am even more impressed with his teaching skills—fun, encouraging, and informative, his lessons are not to be missed! Also, very reasonably priced!
Jen A.
I've worked with Bill in multiple capacities since we met. He has an incredible instrument and a fantastic attitude. He is always willing to help you with whatever your particular need may be, and he's a very kind and engaging vocal instructor. He is passionate about what he does, and equally passionate about helping you with what you do!
Mariana B.
Bill is an awesome instructor! He's versatile, so I can go to him for arrangements issues, vocal coaching, choir questions and whenever I need to record an accompaniment for a song. AND he's also fun! I highly recommend!

Erica L.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Erica L.

14 Reviews
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To speak clearly with great diction, to project and be able to adjust to the size of the room and to be speak confidently in any situation !

About Erica

I am a professional singer and stage actress. I am a graduate of Fordham University with a B.F.A in Theater and a B.A. in communications. I have over 20 years of vocal and musical training. I appeared as Golda in Fiddler on the Roof, Dolly in Hello Dolly, Reno in Anything Goes, Velma in Chicag

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Jillian V.
As a performer, you do not find someone more expressive and powerful than Erica--she is absolutely dynamite. Erica is also totally dedicated to her craft, and she passes everything she's learned on to her students. Erica is passionate, personable, warm, open, honest, and so generous. Highly recommended!
Eileen
Erica is so patient and wonderful and has helped me find my voice. After being intimidated about singing for so long, she has given me the confidence I need to experience the joy of song. I love you Erica!!!
Ellen
Erica has been working with my 13 year daughter Stacy for two years now. My daughter loves musical theater but was very shy and not confident. After working with Erica she is front and center on stage and enjoys being in all the school performances. Erica is the best!! She is so supportive and kind and giving of herself and her talent. I couldn't imagine my daughter working with anyone else. My daughter is really growing and enjoying her singing. Brava Erica!

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"Bill is authoritative and has a lot of good information. He listened to what I wanted so he could really "get" me."
- Rachel
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Bill P.
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"Only 10 lessons in - and already I have seen a significant difference in my 'on air' voice - thanks to the direction, tutelage, tools and ultimate care Bill has offered.
Every session has a great flow, offers new ideas and most importantly there's a great level of comfort as venturing into new areas with your voice is not always easy. It is also incredibly useful that Bill sends out the weeks lesson plan/agenda a few days before our lesson so that I can wrap my head around what we will cover. Further on, I have the lesson plan so that I can always revert back to the tools that are taught as a reminder.
Before Bill I had worked with a voice coach that was 4 times the cost, and very generic in the teachings, rather then with Bill who caters the sessions to my needs, and is obviously affordable.
I fully recommend Bill, as you can tell. Very little cost for you to try an introductory 5 lessons - and from there you will certainly learn new ways to increase/sharpen your skill level."
- Ross
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Bill P.
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"Ingrid is an outstanding instructor and is full of energy!! She enjoys what she's doing. I like her style of instruction and look forward to future lessons."
- Jeff S.
Took Voice Acting lessons from Ingrid M.
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"Kenneth is such a great instructor and will have so much patience for his students. He'll definitely be there for you and work with your schedule which is perfect for me since I'm always busy. Kenn knows so many styles from hip hop to krump to contemporary and etc. lol.....plus he works with different levels from beginner to advance and different ages as well. I always have fun dancing with him plus he'll definitely work you out!🤘🏽😁🤘🏽😁👏🏼"
- Lidia
Took Dance Choreography lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Sofia says, "Miss Sara, I love your classes! They're really fun!""
- Karen
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"He found the lesson enjoyable and wanted to continue practicing the drills he learned"
- Ezekiel
Took Child Acting lessons from Annalise S.
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"Truly helps to breakdown the lessons and makes sure you understand what he’s talking about and discussing with you. He’s such a pleasure to talk to and an all around good person. Highly recommend."
- Mitchell
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"Amazing commitment to teaching kids music, performance, movement, dance through fun methods. Fawn is extremely talented and engaging, she keeps my kids in music and they have an incredible time while learning and gaining a solid foundation in music, performance, piano and voice. We love Fawn."
- Janette
Took Stage Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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"Susan is awesome!!"
- Imuetinyan
Took Acting lessons from Susan S.
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"David is informative, engaging and approached my lesson with great input on technique. He helped me go beyond the lines I needed to read, to a better understanding of the character.
He's fun, thoughtful and kept the lesson moving.
I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
- Erin
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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