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Jonathan S.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Bachelor of Music from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan S.

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I have been playing and writing at a professional level since 2005, and have received 10 international awards for my music writing and arranging abilities. In that time, I have experimented with scoring for dances, musicals, and other performing arts mediums. Film scoring is a challenging but rewarding endeavor, and can make the difference between a good film and a breathtaking one.

We will work on creating a large arsenal of sound palettes that you will use to create and color various scenes. I'll assist you in how to breakdown a story into parts in order to develop themes, and repeating motifs that will create familiarity for the audience. In addition, we will study and analyze the music from some of your favorite films and by your favorite composers in order to understand how to weave music in and out of a film.

I have helped and continue to help individuals and groups of all ages discover their skills as composers, and have 10 years experience working with people of all ...

About Jonathan

Hi! I'm Dr. Jonathan Saraga; professional musician and educator living in New York City. I have been working as a trumpeter, composer, arranger, and studio musician for almost 2 decades and have been teaching full-time for the past 7, which includes nearly 3 at the University level. I have nearly 1

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Les S.
I would highly recommend Jonathan as a music teacher. Jonathan is absolutely passionate about music, which is evident by his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is very patient with my five year old and encourages her to get her very best effort. Jonathan customizes the music and lessons for my daughter’s skill level while at the same time provides challenges to keep the learning process interesting. In a short period of time, my daughter's keyboard playing abilities have dramatically increased. I am very grateful to Jonathan for making learning fun for my daughter, who always looks forward to her lessons!
Joanie
Jonathan has made a great impression with my son. He displays a great combination of patience and encouragement with Nick. I have seen an improvement in his trumpet skills as well as his confidence.
Sonia R.
NICE, HELPFUL AND PATIENT.

THANK YOU.
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Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Baldwin, NY
Starting at $34
  • MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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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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.

Chelsea V.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Actress from Inland Theatre League
  • Theatre from Wagner College
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Chelsea V.

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I have been working professionally in the industry from a very young age, and as a current working actor, I know what is happening in the audition rooms, and how to help guide & teach young actors so they can grow and be confident. Not only have I taught for over 5+ years, but I have performed with actors of varying ages, which has helped me to really connect and make sure I can help students find age appropriate material that they can identify with & enjoy working on while they navigate what it means to be an actor.

About Chelsea

Hi there! Looking to work on new audition material, prepare for a callback, improve your cold-reading skills, and more? I'm eager to work with you! I'm a professional working actor/singer who has been in the business since I was a child, and after years of working both in Los Angeles & New York

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Brian M.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Brian M.

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Shakespeare is my absolute favorite area of theatre! I hold both a BFA and MFA in theatre, am on the faculty at Catholic U. of America where I teach acting courses, and have worked at every level of professional theatre from community theatre to Broadway (a Shakespeare production). My resume is primarily classical work, as I have a deep understanding of Shakespearean and classical performance, and love to share my passion with students!

About Brian

I'm a passionate and supportive teacher who loves working with any level of experience on any subject related to theatre and acting! As an Equity actor I've worked for small companies, regional companies, Broadway, Off-Broadway, and everything in between! My background and ongoing professional work

Ian J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Vocal Performance from Aaron Copland School of Music
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Ian J.

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Detailed work in projection, color, and timbre of voice.

About Ian

Hey there, my name is Ian. I'm a musician, performer and teacher from Wisconsin, based in New York, who studied Vocal Performance at Queens College. Have taken coachings for years in voice acting/voice over work. I've studied many different acting and singing styles with a number of notable stag

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Joshua
Great teacher. Easy to work with and personable. Very knowledgeable, in depth, and accommodating. Immediately assesses strengths, weaknesses, and technique for improvement. Would definitely recommend.
James
Very musically insightful, and nice
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Diana G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Italian
  • Journalism from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diana G.

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I founded my own theater company 21 years ago and have been teaching and directing actors from ages 6-80 over more than 65 productions. I am an engaging and deeply knowledgeable theater professional who will guide you to get the most out of every speech you want to speak or role you want to play. I can work with you on audition pieces for schools, college or Broadway, as well as just help round out your scene work when you're already in the middle of a rehearsal process. I have quick tips and fixes for any scenario and my approach is personal, and centered on what you want to get out of your experience and what you are bringing to the table in terms of creating a character. My specialty is Shakespeare and I can help you unravel all those imbedded text clues. Let's get started!

About Diana

I am a director, actor, producer and playwright who founded my own company 21 years ago. I have personally directed over 65 plays by Shakespeare, Moliere, Stoppard, Shaw and others, and have produced over 95. I LOVE theater! It's everything that I think is great about the world - sharing stories to

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Annmarie
Diana is a skilled and knowledgeable acting teacher. She helped my shy son find his voice and become the confident young man he is today. Personally, Diana helped me as an adult to overcome stage fright. Once I told Diana of my issue, she encouraged me to join one of her productions, and she nurtured me through the whole experience. Her skillful techniques and her caring, nurturing nature is a perfect combination for an amazing acting coach.
Carol
My daughter has worked with Diana in CST for 8 years. It is truly remarkable what she does for these kids, and what she gets out of them. By providing a safe space where they can learn, question, and have fun with the material, they become comfortable performing, and sharing their gifts with the public. Not only that, but they are learning Shakespeare, which has huge effect on their understanding of literature and global history. Diana makes all this FUN for the kids. They are there because they want to be, and from the youngest to the oldest they put their all into their performances while always supporting each other.
Olga
Diana’s teaching style must be a lot of fun, because my son has been studying acting with her for more than 3 years! He is always looking forward to the next learning / practice session!

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Took Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"Jared is a great dancer and instructor! I don’t have any prior dance experience. The 1-on-1 sessions have helped me build confidence and foundational skills. He’s incredibly patient. When I can't follow a sequence, he has a way of breaking things down. Jared is always working on new choreography. There's a lot of variety in his style, and it's a ton of fun. Highly recommend!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Donnabelle is awesome! She teaches from years of experience on set and booking jobs herself. She gives good feedback and pushes me to be my best. Definitely a five star coach!"
Christina
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Great instruction, clear and concise! Absolutely easy to work with!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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"Miri is super nice and enthusiastic! I am a super new beginner, so it was comforting to have someone so willing to teach and encourage me to become a better and more confident dancer!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Miri ..
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"Has great energy, draws on many personal examples and analogies to make her points stick. Understood my core needs from the lessons. Look forward to more!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Working with Randy has built up my son's confidence, and had helped him hone his skills a lot! We're grateful for all the insight Randy shares and how he is able to get through the autism block that is ever-present. At first I had to convince my son to participate. Now if I'm late logging in he's on top of it! Thank you, Randy!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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