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Franklyn W.

8 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $67
  • Speaks english, hebrew, french
  • Teaches students 18 to 90
  • Teaching since 1965
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Franklyn W.

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For 43 years, since 1975, I have pioneered the use of Gestalt Techniques of awareness training, dream work and work on personal relationships as a tool to supplement traditional methods of teaching performers: actors, singers, dancers. this approach interlocks especially well with the Michael Chekhov and Brechtian styles of performing.

As a performer you cannot express well actions which you cannot deal with in your own life, so filling these holes in your own functioning is half the job of releasing your artistic creativity. In this way you do not need to resort to cliches and gimmicks to fool your audience. all of you is there for real, authentic. Your search for truth is also your goal as an artist.

About Franklyn

I am a med school dropout who decided one day not to keep fighting his creativity demon. Next came 6 years of Musical Theater training at Julliard (2 years), Columbia (2years, ma degree), Indiana school of music (2 years), and one year of social work training at Pittsburgh, 1970-1980 I spent 10 yea

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Lorraine
I worked with Franklyn from 1975-76. His Gestalt Theater workshop helped me to learn about myself, gain self-confidence, work with others, and discover and sharpen my skills.
David
Working with Franklyn is being with a true master of a field. Not only was the process well organized, done pragmatically, and attention paid to the details, but also Franklyn taught his trade as he took you along his particular Gestalt influenced method. He is well versed and highly skilled in helping actors and people reach their potential. I recommend him for his vast knowledge, dedication, and hard work in making a final product, the product is a better you! Thank you Franklyn!
Eugene
I am an introvert by nature . It is hard for me some times to express my feelings openly . Franklyn helped me to open up , to trust my self more ! He showed me the way to express my self , he showed me some actin techniques , we did some weird staff like expressive body movement and other ,weird for the guy who never took acting before , but i had a great joy , and learned some wisdom from this knowledgeable and passionate Teacher ! Thank you Franklyn !

Nicola R.

21 Reviews
Sunnyside, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Nicola R.

21 Reviews
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I am a professional director who's been coaching acting students of all ages since 2015. I love working with actors of all levels and all ages (both children and adults). Whether we’re working on a monologue, a scene, audition prep or something else entirely, I will work with you one-on-one to help bring your characters to life!

About Nicola

Hi everyone! I'm Nicola, and I teach both French and acting. I've been teaching French since 2011 and acting since 2013. I have my bachelor's degree in French from Columbia University and my master's degree in the history of theatre from the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University in France. I teach a few

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Laurel
I have been working with Nicola for the past 4 months and I would highly recommend her for anyone that is completely new to the French language. She is very flexible and willing to design the lesson to meet your goals. Nicola has a way of making learning a new language interesting, fun and non-intimidating. I have done both in-person and online lessons with Nicola and I find that both are equally as effective. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking for a French tutor.
Angela
Nicola has been tutoring my daughter in 7th grade French. She’s wonderful, speaks like a native, and is very reliable. My daughter’s French grade has improved dramatically! We are very happy with her, and highly recommend her to all.
Cipriana C.
We've only had one lesson but Nicola is smart and great at explaining as she goes. I'm an adult and love her teaching style, and I could also see her being great with kids!

Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Baldwin, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2002
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Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
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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 ...

About Rebecca

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.

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Carolyn M.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Carolyn M.

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Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. She is currently in the hit Off-Broadway shows “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” and “My Big Gay Italian Funeral”. 

About Carolyn

Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Thea

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Chip Gale
Awesome.
Michelle
After 3 years of a extremely bad brake up with musical theatre. It was really nice to be back at it and Carolyn made me feel comfortable enough to actually take my first dance lesson in 4 years.
Paul H.
i have been working with Carolyn for the past couple of years and she is excellent. Clearly very skilled and a very experienced teacher. Very patient as well, especially when I have not had much time to practice. She totally understands I have work commitments that take priority.
I enjoy every lesson and I am so pleased that I can pick up music scores and play with confidence. I thoroughly enjoy each class.
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Christina A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Christina A.

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Acting Lessons will be catered to each individual and their level of knowledge and skill. Be ready to explore your body, mind, and soul! We will have a fun time learning to expresses ourselves and 'naturally' project emotions/feelings/ and our presence.

About Christina

My studio is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting those needs. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry! With over 19 years of teaching experience in both the classroom a

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Jay C.
She is terrific!!
Vihaan B.
Christina was wonderful. She made my son comfortable and tried to know about his likings in order to charter a course to suit his aptitude.
Prathik T.
She was like dby our kids and highly recommend her.
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Yiqing Z.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Master's in Pubic Health from Johns Hopkins University
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Yiqing Z.

5 Reviews
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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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Jerilyn R.
She is the best teacher ever I learn something new every time we meet. I also feel like I'm getting better little by little each day.
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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Staten Island, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Staten Island is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"Alexandra was my primary coach when I was applying to MFA Acting programs last year. She is the best! She was instrumental in my success at every step of the process: helping me to pick material, coaching me on how to highlight my unique skill set, preparing me for what to expect in the room, and even in-home coaching while I filmed a taped audition. She is insightful and clear in her instruction and the breadth of her theatrical training allows her to tailor each session to the specific needs of each client. If she hadn't already helped me get accepted to one of my top schools (where I'll be starting this fall!) I'd absolutely hire her again. I can't recommend her enough!"
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"She is amazing at acting she pushes you if you need to be pushed. I’m glad to say she was my first acting teacher!😁"
Lauren
Took Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"Kristin is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in all facets of the performing arts. She is also an excellent instructor: focused, methodical, and insightful. I consider myself fortunate to have found her, and I give her my highest recommendation."
Asher
Took Acting lessons from Kristin H.
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"I had my first lesson with david last night. I am just starting out but david had made me feel like it's possible to finally work torwards living out a dream of mine. He is very funny, personable and I didnt ever feel uncomfortable with him. Hes a chill guy who genuinely cares to help. He even gave our session extra time which is very much appreciated. I look forward to my future lessons with him"
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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Zev
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Kelsey is a great instructor . She brought out the emotions I thought I didn't have. She made me feel relaxed and I had fun with her teaching style. Thank you Kelsey. You are the best instructor ever"
Mary-Martha
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Great person and very knowledeable"
Damarcus
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"Positive, pleasant & friendly"
Kelvin
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"My daughter took 10 acting sessions with Jennie - the first one was in person and the rest were over skype which worked perfectly! Jennie started each session with warm-up activities to 1) break the ice and 2) to learn how to deal with nervousness (breathing/relaxing techniques). Each session consisted of singing and practicing a monologue. Jennie suggested a book on monologues and my daughter chose one she liked. Each session they worked on expressing the emotion that was being expressed in the dialog. They broke down the feelings being portrayed and practiced different ways to express the emotions. Jennie was SO supportive of my daughter. Her lessons are going to be VERY helpful to my daughter when she goes to try out for the spring musical next year. We are planning to sign up for more lessons prior to auditions as a refresher! I highly recommend her."
Susan
Took Acting lessons from Jennie B.
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"Very comfortable atmosphere. Rebecca is very personable and I want to bring my other daughter for lessons."
Coral
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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