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Popular Performing Arts Teachers in Staten Island, NY

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Martino C.

New Rochelle, NY
Starting at $126
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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 to 17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Does your child want to be an actor or actress, like the kids they see on TV?

Do you want to children to learn the foundations of acting from a NYC actor who has auditioned for and booked roles on major TV shows such as BLUE BLOODS, LAW & ORDER:SVU and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK?

My name is Martino Caputo and I am the owner of GENERATIONAL TALENTS. I have been studying acting and and performing professionally for the past 15 years. Since then the entertainment business has gone through many changes, but the foundations of great acting remain the same.

Allow me to teach your child how to be a great actor or actress, not how to become a celebrity.

Many teachers have helped shape the actor I am and I want to take all those nuggets of knowledge they gave me over the years and share them with your child. As a parent I want to be able to give other parents advice on how to start out in this business. I want to help you spot and avoid the scams (There are so many out there it is sad), ...

About Martino

Does your child want to be an actor or actress, like the kids they see on TV? Do you want to children to learn the foundations of acting from a NYC actor who has auditioned for and booked roles on major TV shows such as BLUE BLOODS, LAW & ORDER:SVU and ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK? My name is Martino

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Lilla H.

Somerset, NJ
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Hungarian, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Latin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Recognition of Excellence from Tri-M Music Honors Society
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Step-by-step guidance towards developing authentic acting technique for improv & interpretation of dramatic script. Let's help you unleash the inner actor within!

Hi! My name is Lilla, I'm a Juilliard graduate (BM & MM) who specializes with all levels, ages and styles! I've performed at places like Carnegie Hall and have been featured in The New York Times, Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, and Seen & Heard International.

My unique approach to vocal arts learning is designed to help you overcome your individual obstacles and leverage YOUR unique strengths! Together we'll work towards developing healthy vocal technique and learn how to:

- Discover Your Strengths for Maximization
- Learn About Text Analysis & Dramatic Impulse
- Learn Healthy Vocal Projection & Technique
- Learn Self-Awareness Techniques
- Write Your Own Monologue!
- Learn About Proper Breath Support
- Learn About Improv Acting
- Learn About Staging Using Props
- ...

About Lilla

Lilla's been featured in Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, Seen & Heard International, and has won critical and international acclaim for her "appealing sound, agile coloratura and oversize wit." - The New York Times Lilla holds her Master's and Bachelor's degrees f

May 3, 2019
Jinhua G.
It was very good experience to helping me understand singing. Thank you Lilla.❤️
April 16, 2019
Lilla is a fabulous teacher. Very knowledgeable, but more importantly is able to convey that knowledge in an accessible way to a beginning student. Highly recommend!
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Mariele D.

New York, NY
Starting at $60
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Italian, French, English
  • Certificate Program from Alvin Ailey American School
  • Teaching since 2013
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Mariele offers a diverse variety of dances at both the social and competitive level. Mariele has been teaching for 9 years and dancing professionally for over 20 years.

She works with complete beginners to experienced performers. As a beginner, you will learn the basics of contemporary.
She will work with you to develop a tailored program that fits your goals. She also offers group classes for children and adults.

The class will have a warm up , stretching, across the floor exercises and a short choreography.

About Mariele

Mariele Di Mauro is a classically trained Italian dancer (Italy, France , NY), teacher and model. Mariele is located in New York City and offers a diverse variety of dances at both the social and competitive level. Mariele has been teaching for 9 years and dancing professionally for over 20 years.

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David L.

Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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For many years I sang in my school Chamber Choir and took voice lessons. The choir performed regularly in pubic and in statewide competitions. I also have years of experience teaching the basics of singing in a low pressure way.
Topics we learn about include breathing and breath control, pitch and intervals, keys and scales and singing harmony. I can accompany a student while they sing, and hopefully teach them the basics of accompanying themselves.

About David

My name is David and I'm a professional musician who just moved to North Austin. I came from Cincinnati, where I went to the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, taught dozens of students at all levels and played regular gigs every weekend. I have been teaching for over fifteen y

October 22, 2019
Tam T.
David is the best and the sweetest piano teacher we have ever have. He is so patient, kind, caring and creative in his teaching method.

My 5 year old has a little autism symptom so she's very easy to get distracted. Yet we have great fun time in every class with him. His class worth 20 min driving there and 20 min driving back, using toll road!
September 7, 2019
David has been so amazing with out 9 year old daughter. We have gone to him for over 2 years and she has come so far with her skills! He has so much patience. He's so kind and wonderful with kids. We were recommended by a friend and now we recommend him! He's high in demand for sure! We are sad we can't use him anymore due to scheduling issues. His prices are better than others too!
July 4, 2019
Quickly contextualized my needs as a student, and got me familiar with components and techniques of composition. The goal was to be able to help me more easily communicate ideas and designs to audio engineers at a company I work at. There has been a very observable benefit to this in the expedience of discussions, and fidelity of concept being engineered.
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Daniel R.

Voice Acting
Starting at $19
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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What's special about film & screen acting, is that it's up to the ACTOR to realize the world he/she 's in, the relationships, and what ACTION he/she is taking toward moving the story forward. Theater is collaborative, performance-wise. It's warm and fuzzy. You may never get that luxury on a TV set.

'Acting for Screen' cultivates your craft, by personal coaching with audition tools.

The challenge in SCREEN ACTING is that you must create worlds amongst extreme odds, such as using camera contraptions, special fx, cameras in your face, dolleys swirling around you, and sometimes, quite literally while standing on one foot.

Listening. Objectives. Relaxation. Specificity. THE AUDITION to book the role. These are tools every actor must wield in this exciting but changing market.

'Acting for Screen' is taught by
award-winning director/actor, (Lionsgate, Project Greenlight, On The Lot, Sony Pictures, USC Theater School) with the goal of getting you paying roles, and growing your

About Daniel

Daniel's unique and powerful style of acting and directing has lead him to receive such attention as USA Film's Top 10 Emerging Artist's at the age of 20, two-time Project Greenlight Best Director Finalist (Ben Affleck/Matt Damon), and student Academy Award State finalist by age 22. His films have

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Mahlon B.

Film Scoring
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Master of Composition in Composition for Screen from Royal College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mahlon B.


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The magic of the movies lies in the teams that make them possible. All kinds of influences converge to create a piece of music, and in film one of the most important is the relationship between the director and the composer. This relationship is what inspired Justin Hurwitz to create 1900 piano demos for La La Land. It's what sparked the idea behind John Williams' Iconic theme for Star Wars. We will delve deeper into character and story, and learn ways to compose music that truly enhances the picture. We will study how to create music with an arc, and that tells its own story. We will also hone technical skills in orchestration and in the latest software. We will learn about thematic development and constructing leitmotifs by studying scores such as The Godfather and The Lord of the Rings.

About Mahlon

I am a dedicated teacher, pianist, composer and conductor. I love working with students and am happy to find the right method for each person. I graduated from the Royal College of Music in London and the Jacobs School of Music. My experience covers a wide range of musical styles and genres. I woul

June 19, 2017
Yanran Z.
March 28, 2017
Incredibly prepared and helpful during the lesson, sent very detailed advice after lesson for review. Awesome teacher.
March 4, 2017
He is great pianist and his technique is amazing!!!
I really wanna be like him and he made me feel so strongly each time . He teaches me very kindly and he is also a composer so he is totally different from just a instructor of piano. I'm so luckey to meet him in my life.

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"A truly talented and amazing teacher!

We learned a wedding dance from Kelly and coming from a guy with two left feet, she did an awesome job guiding us through and teaching us cool choreography to make us look good! Kelly is extremely professional and takes her time understanding what you want to accomplish and teaches at a great pace where you learn while continuing to move forward. Each lesson progressed very nicely while we learned in her home studio. It was a very comfortable space and we nailed down exactly what we were aiming to do. We learned three types of dance: ballroom, tap, and a swing/bollywood hybrid. Kelly guided us through each and made sure we were comfortable and happy in the end. She even cut the three songs together for us! I would highly recommend Kelly as she has a warm heart, great attitude, and is a wonderful teacher!"
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Took Dance lessons from Kelly G.
"She is great with kids. Inspires to be at their best and makes sure they are having fun."
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Sasha C.
"He found the lesson enjoyable and wanted to continue practicing the drills he learned"
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Took Child Acting lessons from Annalise S.
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"I have had the opportunity to teach with Briana on several occasions. Not only is she a joy to be around but she is extremely professional. Briana is classically trained and continues to grow in the arts. I highly recommend Briana for creating choreography and teaching class. I give her two thumbs up!!!"
- Brian
Took Dance Choreography lessons from Briana S.
"Jason is a wonderful coach. Robbie really liked him because she felt so comfortable with him and worked one on one with him. He is very flexible and helps her to prepare for audition. I highly recommend him."
- Cherry
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jason M.
"Jordan was a great instructor and very patient with my 5 year old daughter."
- Brayden
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jordan W.
"My daughter is 15 yrs. old and this is her first time ever taking any acting lessons. She enjoys her lessons & likes how Jan uses real life scenarios so she can relate to them in commercials and she says Jan is easy to work with!"
- Lindie
Took Acting lessons from Jan L.
"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.
"SO GOOD at going through basics and not being condescending. My school doesn’t have a screenwriting program beyond a general film class. I am so glad to have this experience. Thanks again!"
- Kelly
Took Screenwriting lessons from Ian T.
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