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Cory H.

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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Percussion from Varsity Vocals
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cory H.

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I am a professional singer, beatboxer, audio engineer, and music director who specializes in contemporary a cappella music! I graduated from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts in vocal music. I also am an acting coach; I can help build confidence in your per

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Gabrielle J.
Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and has a sense of humor.
Devin
Phenomenal teacher and wonderful positive attitude
Bronwyn
Cory is a great teacher! He is very patient, kind and friendly. His lessons are effective, engaging and fun. My son looks forward to seeing Cory once a week. If he had his way, he would have a lesson with Cory every day.
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Donnabella M.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
  • B.S. Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology from Seattle Universtiy
  • Awarded Kelliher Award from Seattle University
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Donnabella M.

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Career guidance, acting technique, audition prep... After a decade in Hollywood, I know a thing or two about the CRAFT and BUSINESS of acting! I've booked over a DOZEN speaking roles on TV and Film including How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, and Jane the Virgin, I appear on national commercials yearly, and I've played voices in award-winning audiobooks. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

A decade ago, I wish I had had someone to help me fill in the missing pieces.

What more can I do? What should I do differently?

We will work on material you have, or I'll send you a scene(s) weekly!
We can cover Comedy, Drama, Improv, Commercials, and even the business side of things like resumes, headshots, website profiles, and representation.

Whether you're an EXPERIENCED actor looking for a refresh, or BRAND NEW; and whether you're interested in just FUN or real CAREER moves, I've got knowledge from real experience to share.

I ...

About Donnabella

Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with dozens of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have

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Carmeniece
Firm and gets me out of my comfort zone in order to push me to do better!
Kiki W.
Donnabella is amazingly patient and professional, she gives such constructive criticism and providing beneficial feedback. I throughly enjoy studying my homework, learning more about the new characters, while also understanding how to have a normal dialogue without forcing my emotions. I cannot wait for my next session with Donnabella. I would highly recommend her solely based on her expertise and kind hearted attitude to new-up-incoming actors. I will forever be appreciative of her time, patience, and amazing acting lessons.
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Rebecca L.

23 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 80; Female: 8 to 80
  • Awarded Superior Rank Monologue Performances (2) from Arizona International Thespian Society
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Rebecca L.

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This class is for teen-adult beginning/intermediate acting. I pioneered 2 private Arts Academies in drama and film for 6 years, and am now teaching acting and directing full time with private lessons and gigs. My goal is to help students become well-rounded in all the areas that are needed to truly become a working actor. These areas include: auditioning, theater, film, and improvisation.

Being a repertory performer for Silver Star Playhouse (musical theater parodies), and having lots of experience and training in improv and interactive dinner theaters really trains you in comedy.
My husband also owns Soundwaves Productions (technological advanced studio in Gilbert)- so completing remote voiceover work for a reel is not out of the question.

I also encourage students to pair in duos for effective scene work and more in-depth technique training (this will also split your lesson cost in half).

About Rebecca

Greetings! I am super excited to be building a private and small group lesson platform at our home studio and to meet your personal acting and performing needs! I recently stepped down from 2 years of full-time drama and visual art at Lumos Arts Academy- a private school I played a role in pione

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Autumn K.
Rebecca was very nice, inviting and patient with my almost 13 year old daughter. This is our first experience with anyone regarding acting and we were so happy with Rebecca.
Ainsley A.
Rebecca is amazing. I was skeptical that we could do improv work online but she not only made it happen, she made it succeed! She shows up prepared and offers great structure. Her insight and advice are thoughtful and spot on which has helped me improve faster than I would with another instructor. On top of that the lessons are extremely fun! Seriously would recommend her for anything.
Memphis
Hi, I want to take lessons. I’m pretty young but my mom would be paying. It’s my birthday May 21st and I wanna start that day are you available, and when do we pay, before or after the lesson?
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Andrew Y.

43 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Wichta State University
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Andrew Y.

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Focusing on diverse techniques, including types of characters, staging, blocking of scenes, costuming, creating characters, improv and games for each concept.

We are constantly play games to reinforce the techniques presented each week and the students always have fun. They walk away confident and wanting to learn more.

Spend time on costuming and set design, by creating with the materials we find at Goodwill, thrift stores and other retail businesses. We look over the characters descriptions and utilize our creative to flow with costuming and scenery.

In the past years we've done excerpts from The Polar Express, The Wizard of Oz, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and George and the Marvelous Medicine.

This summer of 2014, we're doing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, where we are discussing staging, blocking, creating costumes and props.

About Andrew

Obtained an Associates in Arts at Butler County Community College, El Dorado, KS. Obtained a Bachelors in Music Education from Wichita State University, Wichita, KS. I'm an accomplished accompanist and vocalist, with 10 plus years of expertise. Currently, I’m a volunteer worship leader at church

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Bright I.
Mr. Young is truly awesome. He always has a smile on his face and takes your through your lessons in the easy way possible.
Linda G.
First lesson with Andrew was enjoyable, instructive and with Zoom it was a comfortable setting. Almost like having the instructor at your side... looking forward to my next lesson. Thank you Andrew
Jenny
Very enthusiastic, fun and helpful. Looking forward to next lesson.
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Robert E.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • BA in Philosophy from Hampshire College
  • Teaching since 1982
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Robert E.

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I have taught and directed for 30 years in NY and DC. From lesson 1, students engage with a dynamic approach to acting through Meisner-based improv. During the 1st 12 weeks, we go from basic truthful acting to dynamic scene work, followed by 12 weeks of in-depth scene study, then extensive character training and in-depth film and audition technique. My students are successful in film, theater, commercials and TV in DC, NY and LA.

About Robert

I have taught acting for over 30 years based in the Meisner Technique, and I write and direct my own plays and films. I have years of experience as an actor, jazz saxophone player, singer and poet, as well as a philosophy degree, which I bring to my understanding of acting. I use this rich backgro

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Isabella D.
Very knowledgeable & kind. Set good groundwork for my daughter. She really enjoyed it and talked about it all through dinner.
KiKi
Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!
Michael
Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!
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Stephanie B.

191 Reviews
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Starting at $43
  • Speaks Romanian, ASL, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

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Have been training actors in NYC for 15 years and many have gone on to films, TV, getting agents, winning awards. Have been a director and casting director in both NY and LA and know what auditions entail and what they want to see in order to cast you!

About Stephanie

Although splitting my time between NY and Florida, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. I will teach you the nuts and bolts of it all and then help you book bigger and better jobs as we work. You will have some homework as you must work hard to join this industry! Making a reel

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Kendra W.
Stephanie was informative and easy to understand. Awesome teacher from a first time student!
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"I initially started with Darren in Orlando in 1990. Being a talent manager I wanted to understand acting better to better help my clients needs. After a few lessons I had learned so much that I required my entire client stable of about 25 people to take his class. He had to add an additional night to handle my people. In a couple weeks I saw incredible growth. In a few months I had the best acting stable in Orlando. My people were working.

Darren is one of the most talented actors and teachers I’ve ever come across. But he’s not the coach for someone who takes it lightly. He’ll work your butt off."
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"Rebecca makes me feel comfortable when acting and as a shy person that is amazing! She dosent tell u if you are a bad actor or if you are going to make it as an actor she helps you improve and tells you what u are already good at and what we could work on. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to do this!"
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Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Adam was wonderful with my 8 yr old son. He had such patience with him and really knew how to get down to his level. My son really enjoyed his first lesson and we cant wait to see the progress every week!"
James
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Really patient and kind - if you're inexperienced as many of us are - he starts you off with great foundations to work with."
Sasha
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Wow! Hunter really knows her stuff! She know the business inside and out and has a lot of great tips on how to find a character fast! Very insightful coach and easy going. Really make you feel comfortable."
Shannon T.
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"My daughter is 8.5 yrs old. She loves the time spent with Kelsey. Kelsey treats her as an individual and I can tell my daughter is gaining a sense of maturity as she discovers different emotions during her acting lessons. We always wish the class was longer and my daughter always skips away on a cloud when class is over."
Harley
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I just finished my first lesson and I already can't wait for next week! I was pretty nervous but got comfortable as the lesson went on. Kelsey was really great and I feel like I've already learned so much from her. She's very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and I'm excited to learn more from her."
Tiffany
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Constructs a safe, experimental, artistic environment where she nurtures and pushes you when needed. She is an excellent instructor in meisner repetition; being able to help the student access vulnerability in places they've never experienced. Knows and practices a copious amount of acting styles and techniques. From my experience working with her as a director/acting advisor, she is keen and eager to work on the human connection between actors, accessing emotions through extreme physicalization and stepping out of comfort zones, and experimenting with a variety of text to express various stories."
Matthew
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"Kelsey did a great job of making my 13 year old daughter comfortable during her first lesson. She balanced praise and constructive feedback very effectively. Looking forward to more classes!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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