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Ellysa R.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $110
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ellysa R.

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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Ellysa is great! She works with your skill level and particular interests and is knowledgable on many instruments, tools, and techniques. She's also very friendly and helpful!
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Yiqing Z.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Master's in Pubic Health from Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.
David
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Liza M.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
  • Teaching since 2010
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Liza M.

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Coaching: monologues, auditions, scenes, character work for a role in a show

About Liza

I have been professionally singing and taking voice lessons since the age of 9! I went through various styles in my love and performance of music, starting with the Beatles, Aretha Franklin and all of Motown, Jazz (Ella Fitzgerald), R&B, and Classical/Opera (starting when I was in high school and

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best teacher ever
Amelia
Great interaction, patience and feedback. Liza is very good.at being positive while still trying t o push her student out of comfort zone and to self evaluate.
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Jimi Z.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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All levels taught. Acting lessons focus on Diction, Projection, Inflection and flow of speech. McClosky Technique utilized in Speech.

About Jimi

BIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL OVERVIEW With a nationally known reputation as a Pop Music Producer, Voice and Piano Teacher, Voice Therapist and Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist and Woodwind expert with over 30 years of Teaching Experience, Jimi Z. will connect with you or your child's needs at their very

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So much in so little time!
Zalmen
I'm happy to have learned so much from Jimi in my first session.
He takes you very siriuly and is ready to accommodate according to your level.
Marcia E.
Very disappointed! He was more interested in telling me I needed a producer (him) instead of producing my own music. Continued to discuss reasons I should attend college in person and the degree I should attain even though I told him I wanted to stick with the voice lessons. He did not listen to anything and I was very frustrated by the entire process the two weeks I had him. I am hesitant to try someone else but I have been told it will be a better experience!
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Teresa V.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded 2013 HOLA Award - Contributing Choreography from Hispanic Organization for Latin Actors
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Teresa V.

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Dive into detailed acting technique. Drama to Comedy. Harness means of character and emotional delivery, and find your versatility as a stage performer.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Sarah
Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!
Paige L.
Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her.
Alec S.
Teresa is an incredibly knowledgeable and considerate teacher! We took ten Salsa lessons with her, coming in with no dancing experience and leaving feeling comfortable and confident showing off a myriad of awesome moves! We would highly recommend her!
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Carolyn M.

42 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Carolyn M.

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Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. She is currently in the hit Off-Broadway shows “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” and “My Big Gay Italian Funeral”. 

About Carolyn

Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Thea

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William K.
could not have been a better start to my lessons!
Rick R.
My first lesson with Carolyn was very positive. She quickly assessed where I was and started from that point so we didn't waste time. She showed great passion for songwriting and a genuine interest in my development.
Chip Gale
Awesome.

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons 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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"Toya is such an awesome and fun acting coach to work with. She is wonderful to work with and truly would recommend her to anyone who is interested in or needing acting lessons!"
Morgan Lee
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"I am glad I found Gabriel. I feel like every session I learn something new and I am learning techniques that will be helpful in everything I do. Gabriel is a patient and kind teacher and makes sure I am learning before moving on to the next lesson."
Terry
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel B.
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"My instructor Kelsey is awesome! I am seeing things in the world with a fresh outlook an much of that is thanks to Kelsey."
Matthew
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my class with J. I didn’t know what to expect and was a little apprehensive at first but by the time I finished the session I was at ease. He broke things down to where I could understand being a novice, and made me feel like I belonged! I highly recommend J to anyone who wants to really learn about the true art of Acting!!"
Tim Jones
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"David is really the best acting teacher ever! Very patient, always makes sure you’re comfortable with the material and also he always knows what to do to help you improve :)"
Greta
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter just got done with her first lesson with David and the excitement she has is off-the-charts! She was naturally extremely nervous before the lesson, but I was not as David took the time to have a lengthy call with me a few days prior. He provided so much information, answered all of my questions, and provided the calm I needed with starting a new online program for my 15 yo daughter. She’s already preparing for her next lesson."
Alyssa
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Molly was great. She jumped right in getting my daughter out of her shell. It was awesome."
Rylee
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Donnabella is amazing ! I started fresh with no acting experience and from the start she was very encouraging. I feel that my confidence increases after each session with her :) . She also has really cool and useful insight on the industry from all her experience with auditions."
Warren
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"I enjoyed my session with Christian. He is fair and knowledgeable"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"i have worked with shauna kanter as a student in acting and voice categories and have found her to be an exceptionally knowledgeable source of information and skill level. i would not hesitate to repeat my experience."
stephen
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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Online Acting Lessons

If you’ve ever dreamed of performing on stage under the spotlight or taking on the leading role in a film, then you’re likely an actor at heart. Maybe you love the challenge of getting into character, or perhaps you crave the thrill of performing for a crowd. After all, acting is a wonderful art form that gives you the freedom to transform yourself into a character for a play, tv show, movie, or even radio.

No matter if you are a seasoned professional or someone just getting interested in acting, there is always room for growth. For some, that may mean mastering your lines or nailing your audition, and for others, it could merely mean refining your skills. Whether you are focused on improving your improv or expanding your vocal projection, it might be time to turn to online acting classes.

Here at TakeLessons, we offer one-on-one private online acting lessons for budding actors. With our virtual acting lessons, you can take your acting skills to the next level. Follow our guide to see if signing up with an acting coach is the right path for you.

Why Take Acting Lessons?

Signing up for virtual acting lessons is a great way to help you improve your acting. With our lessons, you receive access to a private coach who will work with you one-on-one. Whatever questions you may have or areas you want to focus on, your acting teacher will provide you with the instruction you need. Your coach will assess your current acting level and create a customized lesson plan to ensure you meet your goals. Whether you need tips for surviving the audition waiting room or want to address specific acting techniques, your instructor will be patient and encouraging every step of the way.

The Benefits of Acting Lessons Online

Now more than ever, you’ve probably noticed the increase in online classes. You can find practically any kind of class available online these days, from elementary school studies to college-level courses. Because this kind of learning is becoming so prevalent, students and teachers alike are turning to virtual classrooms.

Here at TakeLessons, we understand the allure of online studies. That’s why we provide acting lessons online. With our virtual lessons, you can log on and meet with your coach wherever and whenever is best for you. As long as you can access the internet, you can sign on using your smartphone, laptop, or computer and web camera. What’s more, you can choose a teacher who has availability during the times that align with your schedule. Whether you want to take online acting lessons on the weekends or weekdays, morning or night, you’ll find a tutor who can accommodate you and your needs.

Sign up For an Online Acting Classes Today

Sign up with TakeLessons and find your ideal teacher today. Browse through each tutor’s profile, read their feedback, and check out their availability. Once you pick your acting instructor, you’ll be well on your way to stardom!

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