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Yiqing Z.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Yiqing Z.

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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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Ladarian T.
She was very good for my first class. I believe it will be a great journey with her.
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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Prudence H.

New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
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Prudence H.

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Basic acting skills

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

Anthony Michael M.

5 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. Theatre & Mass Media Studies from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anthony Michael M.

5 Reviews
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I help actors personalize their characters by utilizing textual clues and establishing trust in their natural impulses.

Through a variety of acting techniques and exercises, you'll create a dynamic performance which illuminates the playwright's vision and also brings your unique gifts to the forefront.

Acting involves an incredible balance of specificity and spontaneity. In order to achieve that balance, we must prepare and conquer the many technical (physical and vocal) as well as personal (emotional and intellectual) demands we face in our careers and lives.

About Anthony Michael

I am a professional actor with credits Off-Broadway, regionally, and abroad. I received an MFA in Acting from the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University, and a BA in Theatre from Florida State University. My goal is to inspire students to

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Sevans
Anthony Michael is very skilled and adept at working with Shakespeare. He is patient and focused, and allowed me to find the sense of the piece together. I would highly recommend him!
Janira campos Puleo
My experience with Anthony has helped me to push myself to limits that I could have never imagined, He has given me monologues that i would never have had the courage to even attempt. From our first meeting he fully immersed himself into getting to know me as a person finding out my strength and weakness as an artiste.
He has shown me how very important it is to have technical training, that it can only enhance the natural talents that I have. He is caring, stern in the fact that he makes you work the full time you are with him. He is an incredible support system a great encourager, I'm looking forward to what the future holds for my acting career now!!
Adam K.
I have had the unique experience of working with Anthony Michael Martinez as both a teacher/coach and fellow teacher. He has coached me in private sessions on multiple Shakespeare monologues and contemporary pieces. He had an incredible ability to explain various acting adjustments and helps to bring the best out of the performances and performers. I always feel confident after working with Anthony, and he makes each session fun and full of energy. Similarly, as a fellow teacher, Anthony can adapt to any situation, student or class size. He is energetic, articulate, and has an incredible sense of humor with students and teachers. He is an ideal fellow teacher.

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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2014
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Liz Fanora J.

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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Sebastian S.

1 Review
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Sebastian S.

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I'm a working Actor from England who moved to Los Angeles. I've worked on large sets and know what it is like to book and be the lead in a movie. I want to help students broaden ideas of what acting is by sharing some of the great actors, directors and films from the past. Share how I do my work. While also talking about what it's actually like to walk on set for the first time and have to carry a film on your shoulders.

For those actors actively pursuing a career we can work on a role or self tape, talk about how to book a job and what to do if you do book one. My last two jobs including driving a car in Downtown LA with a police escort and an Oscar winning DP in the car filming me and the other being flown to Canada to play the lead in a TV Movie that aired in multiple countries around the world. All of this nothing other than I at least can share what things helped me get there and what it's like to be in that situation.

I'm very much looking forward to sharing this with ...

About Sebastian

I've played the lead in multiple projects including full feature films. If you want to get real knowledge of what it's like to be in that situation, how I got there and what my process is in acting. Then let's get to work.

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Jessica
Sebastian was kind, professional, sensitive and an amazing lister. He pointed out multiple subtle changes I could use to make my acting more believable. An observant and empathetic teacher, I would recommend and give him a full 5 stars!
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Anna A.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music, Commercial Voice from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna A.

2 Reviews
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I was in musical theater for most of my life and have studied several methods. I've studied the Chekhov Technique specifically and have participated in many monologue workshops over the years. I'm especially good with musical theater, having most of my collegiate studies being in music.

About Anna

My name is Anna Arata and I would love to be your new voice teacher! I have a degree in Commercial Vocal Performance from Belmont University and I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist here in Nashville. ***SPECIAL NOTE: Due to Covid, I will only be conducting lesson online

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Lauren
Anna is a wonderful teacher! This is my first experience taking singing lessons, and she has been so patient with me, and I have already learned so much in just two lessons. She is very knowledgeable about the voice and gives clear, easy-to-follow instruction. I'm looking forward to continuing learning from her!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Valley Cottage, NY

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Valley Cottage is $76. 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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"I enjoyed my lessons with Robert. He helped me develop and strengthen 2 monologues that I will be performing for grad school. I highly recommend!"
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"David is a very passionate, professional, intelligent and talented teacher. I initially chose him for his experience and five minutes into our first lesson I knew I had made the right choice. I honestly cant wait till our next session. Not before I finish my homework though!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful."
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Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"Professional and organized. Chrissy and me click and both are Columbia College Veterans . Very great to work with you Chrissy. Thanks ! Frankie"
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Took Acting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"My 10 year old daughter is learning so much from Molly. Her upbeat attitude really makes her feel comfortable and at ease. A blessing to find Molly!"
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"I'm only a few weeks into my acting classes with Kelsey and I've already seen a tremendous amount of improvement in myself. Kelsey is educated in what she teaches. She's so nice and is really good at what she does. I recommend anyone that is new to acting and wants to learn more, to trust Kelsey to be their mentor."
Austin
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"It's an amazing feeling when you find someone who is a master at the craft and can teach it too!

Shauna's previous extensive theatre training and instruction is UNDENIABLE. Because of this, she brings much more to the table than the average acting coach.

She made me realize there's SO much more than just breaking down a scene and creating a character. She made me think about where the character is going physically as well as emotionally, and why. I continue to grow and improve with each lesson with her. I'm so lucky to have found Shauna, and strongly recommend her to all actors."
River
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Great first impression! Relaxed and relatable, made everyone feel comfortable in the first lesson. Very personable and my son is looking forward to the additonal lessons."
Emily Utter
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"First acting teacher that got me able to sound realistic when acting and not so scripted. Great teacher"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Kelsey is so engaging and my daugthter loves learning from her. She is very flexible and her lessons are taught in a very convenient location."
Trisha
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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