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Prudence H.

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

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learn techniques for film acting

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

Amy C.

24 Reviews
Weehawken, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA from SUNY at Purchase
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Amy C.

24 Reviews
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Acting for film requires finding simple powerful ways to transmit the emotions and inner world of the character. I work with the student to keep their work simple, yet powerful.

About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Sarah K.
Wow! Amy is incredible! I felt super comfortable around her and feel I can learn so much from her. We started off finding a monologue for me to read. I read it and now plan on reading the entire script so we can continue to working on it together... I can’t wait for my next lesson!
Grace N.
Coach Amy REALLY gets it. She will put you at ease, and if you put in the work you will advance quickly. Totally worth her rates, I can't say enough about the quality training she has provided me.
Timothy B.
Very kind and knowledgeable:)
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Shirley N.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • MFA, Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 12 to 45
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Shirley N.

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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Lauren P.
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 P.
Classes have been really good she is pushing me so I can get stronger.

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Jordan W.

72 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jordan W.

72 Reviews
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Gain confidence as you refine your acting presence for film. Learn to analyze your audience, find your voice and project, develop your character, memorize and retain lines, understand beats and rhythm, incorporate body movement, and more.

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educ

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Stephanie B.

245 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Romanian, ASL, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

245 Reviews
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At beginning level the basics of headshots, resumes, reels and creation of reel. Auditions basics.

At Intermediate and advanced see my course for Film and TV acting.

About Stephanie

Although splitting my time between NY and Virginia, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. My accent student will sound cleaner. I have taught Emmy winners, Drama Desk winners and worked with Tony nominees! I will teach you the nuts and bolts of it all and then help you book b

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2 stars instead of 3 because on this platform 2 means "could have been better" and 3 is "met my expectations".

Although I really liked Stephanie personally, accent reduction lessons weren't really worth it. We didn't get past reading some tongue twisters and some text off the book. Lacked the theory behind sounds formation and personalized approach/solution for a particular accent that I have. There was still value in having someone on the other end listening, but I'd really like to have more structured and targeted approach to eliminating my accent.
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Leslie
Stephanie provided great exercise materials to help with my accent and pronounciation.

Stephen H.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Highest Honors from C.U. Boulder
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor's of Music and Theatre from University of Colorado at Boulder
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Stephen H.

32 Reviews
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Want to be in the movies or act on TV?
I'll guide you every step of the way to brilliantly capture your on-camera performance!

We can work on any on-camera style: Multi-camera (sit coms), single camera comedy ("dramedy"), or naturalistic film, cinematic performances.

About Stephen

If I can do it, you can too! Hi, I'm Stephen. I have been fortunate to perform on Broadway, National Tour, can be seen on Netflix, played lead roles in 3 SAG-AFTRA short films, and currently I am an ASCAP recording artist working with a Multi-platinum producer and worldwide team on my first

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Josana
Best instructor!!!!!! Stephen is knowledgeable, understanding, kind, professional, down to earth and extremely patient. I look forward to my future lessons with him.
Bryan M.
He help and I enjoy having lessons with him
Noel
Stephen is an amazing teacher. He has been super patient, thorough, and clear as I have just recently picked up a guitar for the first time. He does a great job and covering music theory as well as chords, strumming, scales, and more. His musical background is very well rounded and he uses great teaching techniques to get all parts of the brain involved. Highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Valley Cottage, NY

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Valley Cottage is $75. 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.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$75 average

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"Kelsey is very good. she explains in detail."
susan
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
Tara
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Jennifer is amazing. The best Instructer ever. She has taught me so much and I can see myself being more comfortable when I am acting."
Yarlin
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"David Tom is a very professional and an awesome acting coach/teacher. He takes his time to really make you feel comfortable which makes the whole process feel natural and constructive. I would recommend his service and have to other actors I know regardless of their experience I think he has the resume and expertise to help any actor at any level. It is rare to find such a successful actor that is also teaching. His classes have helped me so much in my chosen field. Thanks so much David"
Ben
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is a really nice dude and he helps a lot. I would suggest him."
Finney
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Amazing! Best coach I have ever had. Maria has coached me for 8 films and has truly made me a better actor. If you want to nail auditions and be ready for filming get her on retainer."
Anna C.
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"I have been coached by acting instructors since I was a little kid and I've never worked with someone who had more understanding of the acting craft than David Tom. I've never seen an acting coach simplistically break down technique for me to understand the way David did. I am so greatful he has shared his knowledge that must have taken years to master with me."
Philip
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very encouraging and someone who makes you feel comfortable!"
Amy
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"For my first lesson we touched base on the foundations that I knew and gave me great insight."
Mika
Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Vanessa is amazing. She is working with my 13-year old son and has him inspired and confident with huge improvements to his acting and singing ability. She has worked around our crazy schedule and seems to truly care about my son's success. We would definitely recommend her to anyone, were very lucky to find her on this site and have no hesitation in continuing lessons with her."
Aiden
Took Film Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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