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Joseph M.

21 Reviews
Bethpage, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
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Joseph M.

21 Reviews
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25+ yrs teaching experience

Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Micalyne D.
Our First Lesson and we are Pleased.
Looking forward to weekly sessions.
Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
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Luca M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Luca M.

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I LOVE coaching actors, it can make the difference between being good and getting the job. Just recently, my client Eurydice El-Etr booked a recurring role in a tv series with Josh Hartnett. We worked together on her audition AND on her performance that got her ecstatic feedback from the producers and director.

I believe the best teacher is one who is also working in the field.

I have worked consistently as an actor, starring alongside Susan Sarandon in 'Ace the Case", with Billy Zane in the upcoming "Waltzing with Brando", with Ray Liotta in "Syndrome K", or being the voice of all audiobooks from Disney Pixar's "Luca", and booking roles in "Gotham" and "Red Dead Redemption II". I just wrapped shooting a big role in the upcoming "The Gods II- The Dark Side", directed by Mykel Shannon Jenkins.

I was part of the faculty of the Susan Batson Studio in New York for eight years, before moving to Los Angeles. I am an expert in audition and on-camera technique, script analysis and ...

About Luca

Hi! I believe an acting teacher should 1)LOVE doing it, have a sincere passion for helping one actor at a time break through in their own unique way 2)be a working actor, showing that those teachings bring concrete results in the real world I fulfill both of those points, and look forward to c

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Venus
Luca is very genuine and sincerely wants his students to succeed. His vast knowledge and experience come in to play an integral role when he is teaching. I was really appreciative of his sharing of his own know-hows that may help catapult my audition process.
Eurydice
Luca is one of the greatest coaches I’ve worked with. His insights are penetrating, he definitely knows how to read and breakdown a scene or a script, and he uses both instinct and intelligence, logic and sensory to immerse you into a situation and guide you towards a character. I've prepared various auditions and a part for a British series with him, and I couldn't recommend you enough to work with this great coach, who is also a beautiful and immensely generous person.
Federica
I was looking for a professional support to improve my acting skills and I found in Luca the best coach ever.

Luca has a natural talent to connect with others and feel exactly what you need.
With his great intuition and preparation he was able to help me to reach my goals providing a lot of tips and tricks during the session.
I am grateful I found a wonderful human being and coach like him and I can't wait to work with him again.
Thank you very much coach!
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Mariana S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mariana S.

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Learn and improve your acting skills with help from someone with 5+ years of teaching adults and elementary school children and a lifetime of theatre experience. This acting class is geared not only to those who love acting but also to those who want to work on their confidence, public speaking, and social skills. We will work on projecting, taking care of our voice, and improving to prepare us for all situations throw our way. My curriculum works for all ages 4 and up and it is guaranteed to be a fun time with visible growth in acting skills.

About Mariana

Hello! I'm Mariana, My passion for teaching came from a professor of mine that I admired greatly. I was studying at Interlochen Arts Academy when my favorite professor pointed out that I had a great talent for acting but an even greater talent for teaching. At the time I laughed it off until I taugh

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Claire E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MFA, Acting from California Institute of the Arts
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Claire E.

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Hello, I'm Claire! Nice to meet you. I am an actor and educator with over 15 years experience teaching acting and directing. I received an MFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts in 2015. I have taught programs for young adults at Stanford University, California Institute of the Arts, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, the School for the Creative and Performing Arts, BRIDGE Theater Project, 24th Street Theater and I currently teach in the Upper School Drama Conservatory at Crossroads School for the Arts & Sciences. My students have been accepted to the top colleges and drama conservatories in the US, including NYU TISCH, California Institute of the Arts, North Western, Brown, Boston College, Emerson and more. Whether you are currently applying to a BFA or MFA program or are a working actor seeking to develop and hone your craft, or just want to have someone in your corner when you have an audition, I am confident that our work together will feel supportive, ...

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Claire received an MFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts in 2015 and has over 15 years of teaching experience. Her students have been accepted to some of the top Universities and Drama Conservatories in the country. Claire's approach to teaching is personal and individual. She teaches

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Molly J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Teaching since 2018
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Molly J.

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Molly Jackson has started coaching young actors! She has been acting since the age of five, so she has over fourteen years of experience. Molly has over 30 theatrical IMDb credits. Her work includes Netflix, Disney, Fox, Nickelodeon, ABC, NBC, Dreamworks, and feature films. While most of her work is on camera, she has an extensive voiceover resumé as well. You can visit her IMDb for a full list. Molly knows the ins and outs of the industry and wants to share her knowledge and passion with the new generation of young actors. At the moment, she is only doing private sessions for audition preparation.

During a session with Molly, you or your child will be assisted in breaking down a script, and then find ways to tell authentic story through play. Acting should always be fun and that is Molly's goal. She has been in for nearly every casting director in town and she knows what they look for. We can't guarantee a callback or booking, but we do guarantee that you will walk into any room ...

About Molly

Molly Jackson is an actress, musician, and filmmaker. She has over 30 theatrical IMDb credits. Her work includes Netflix, Disney, Fox, Nickelodeon, ABC, NBC, Dreamworks, and feature films. While most of her work is on camera, she has an extensive voiceover resumé as well. You can visit her IMDb for

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Amanda
Molly was so kind and incredibly helpful for my daughter who just started her acting career. Molly was detailed and patient and knew exactly what to work on to help my daughter with her self tape! I would recommend this coach to anyone looking to gain experience with acting or are simply looking to perfect their skills.
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Dennis J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Awarded One Voice Awards from Gravy for the Brain
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

For Improv Acting we'll cover the elements of successful improvisation.

We'll use exercises and games to develop your expression, imagination, spontaneity, creativity, solo work, and work with an ensemble.

We'll create scenes, characters, and scenarios, and develop them into performance pieces.

We'll explore improv as actor training, rehearsal technique, scene study, character development, and professional entertainment, including interactive theatre, immersive theatre, historical improvised theatre. We'll see how to use improvisation in film, television, and onstage.

We'll study verbal improvisation, physical improvisation, improvised pantomime, and the improvised use of props.

And much more. Our improv ...

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. J. has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. J.studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Johnson, Paul D

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Derek
Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun.
Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.

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Adam
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Love the lessons! Heather is such a fun and helpful teacher. She makes it easy to jump right in and try improv. I have a great time going thru the exercises with her. Highly recommend."
Kate Walser
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Will is one of the best improvisers I've ever had the chance to work with and learn from! He is super energetic, in-tune with his students, and his work is quite dynamic. I love his kinetic and playful style! Not only will you have fun in his class, but you will certainly get a new perspective, and feel totally supported all the way through."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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"It was super fun to work with Heather. She is delightful and a great teacher that can get your creative juices flowing!"
Ludwika
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Victoria is a skilled, playful, encouraging, and organized instructor and playmate. She can curate a nurturing, creative space for any age and skill level! She has a way of teaching that invites the student to learn and ask questions, explore, make mistakes, and try try again. I look forward to working with and learning from Victoria again and seeing what else she has up her sleeve!"
Kelsey
Took Improv Acting lessons from Victoria S.
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"LK is very knowledgeable and helpful. She didn't mind that I had no experience at all!"
Heather
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"Arlys listened well and focused on what my goals are, where I wanted to go with these lessons. I really enjoyed it, she made it fun."
Dean
Took Improv Acting lessons from Arlys A.
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"I think I would like to change to Theater Acting."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from LK F.
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"James made my son feel very comfortable for his first session!"
Erin Virgili
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"Will and I performed and taught together for years in NYC. He is the best! He really focuses on spontaneity and supporting his partner. When you work with him, you won’t have to worry about being funny or clever. He will help you learn to improvise in your own unique way."
Laura
Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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