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Ashley C.

19 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Masters of Fine Arts - Acting from New York University
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

In addition to holding an MFA in Acting from New York University, I have been fortunate to work in theater (Broadway, Off- Broadway), television (Heroes, Everybody Loves Raymond, Supernatural, Grey's Anatomy, Secret Circle, Law and Order, among others), and in film, including Steven Spielberg's Mino

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I've been fortunate enough to have been taught by Ashley, coached by Ashley, directed by Ashley and have also been lucky enough to work along side her.
Ashley is one of the most experienced, insightful, and perceptive coaches I've ever worked with, and she then wraps that all up in her signature compassion and generosity. She gives you the tools to get the job done, but she also gives you the confidence to believe that you CAN get the job done! I can't speak highly enough of Ashley!!
Hannah
Ashley’s coaching is truly special. She is compassionate, honest and encourages students to make daring discoveries.

From audition prep to personal exploration, the tools Ashley has provided me with have helped me grow as an artist and an individual.
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Carolyn M.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carolyn M.

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Carolyn is a true triple threat teacher. She 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”. In her spare time, Carolyn has always loved working with people who have a passion for the arts. Whether it’s in a classroom, at a dance studio, or sitting at the piano, Carolyn has worn the many hats of acting coach, voice teacher, dance instructor, music theory tutor, piano teacher, and college audition coach to name a few. Her masterclasses have been given throughout Long Island and New York City, with students ranging in age from 5-55! Winning first place in national dance competitions, receiving perfect scores ...

About Carolyn

Ages taught: 8 and up 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

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Brad Wise
My lesson with Carolyn was excellent. Great tips that immediately made an impact. Facetime worked great and she made it FUN!
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Rowan
Carolyn is so awesome! I approached lessons as a complete beginner and I'm now starting to find my footing more and more with each lesson. I feel like everything I learn is immediately applicable, too. Carolyn is great about breaking down what works for my voice and helping me find the strength (and courage!) to wield it. I couldn't be happier!
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Aubrey W.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Aubrey W.

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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic Ar

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Aubrey is very patient and encouraging. My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Aubrey. I definitely recommend.
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Rachel M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
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Rachel M.

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Stella Adler, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, and Meisner Acting Technique for Theatre is taught in private and group classes. All students are exposed to each technique and Rachel sees which technique each student responds to the most. Once the student and Rachel are able to identify the technique, Rachel continues to use the terminology of that technique for the remainder of the time the student is in lessons. Students eventually are able to play roles truthfully and realistically, even if the roles are opposite of the student's own personality.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Beth
Rachel is a truly caring person and a dedicated knowledgeable teacher. I am 77 and chronically ill, and she's trying to work with me to see if we can't help me sing despite my disabilities. I appreciate her.
Christopher B.
Wonderful. I was rather nervous about my first lesson and she worked with me through it. Good guidance, good feedback. I'm looking forward to more lessons.
Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
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Stephanie B.

283 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $57
  • Speaks ASL, Spanish, Italian, Romanian
  • BFA- Theater, Minor in world dialects from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

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14 years experience casting in NYC and 3 years in LA - do you know what stage acting is about? Do you know how to have a memorable audition? All levels taught!

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 Golden Globe and Tony nominees! You can check out my content on Takelessons too in their

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colin
Very knowledgable, extremely helpful preparing me for auditions/performances as well as picking headshots and editing reels.
Erica Petersohn
I loved it! I can't wait for the next session!
Anita J.
wonderful, realistic and knows the industry
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Ginni A.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, German
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ginni A.

98 Reviews
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I've been teaching drama and singing for 27 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of music, theater, sing and act professionally and and become music and theater teachers! Within the first few lessons, you'll start singing/speaking with more confidence and as time goes by, you'll be performing like a pro! I specialize in Broadway, classical, pop and jazz, can play your songs for you and have the following tools available for your lessons: YouTube, piano and an extensive music book library. I love working with students of all experience levels!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for

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Yvonne
I am mature and was super nervous to take lessons again. Ginny put me at ease and easily met me at my level. Thank you!!!
Sonia
Ms. Ginni has beautiful energy and inspires a love for reading with my daughter. She's been great!
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The average cost of 60-minute online theater acting lessons is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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"I was honored to be a part of multiple theater Productions directed by Rebecca. She is definitely skilled and pushing the actor passes his or her comfort zone while giving them the tools to push past their personal limitations and is constantly encouraging and upbeat. First as a director, then teacher, then cast member she is a tireless asset and teacher."
Mia
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Rosita was very helpful preparing my son for upcoming auditions. I appreciated the tips for recording the auditions and helping him practice."
Judy
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rosita R.
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"Thank you!! The lesson was engaging, high energy and already very helpful. Looking forward to more...!"
Matthew
Took Theater Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"We love how attentive and intentional each lesson is! Thank you!"
Sarah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"My teacher ms.kelee is great. I feel like with her being my teacher my comfort zone of speaking in front of others has risen and grown. Me.kelee made me feel more confidence and hopeful in future things for myself. Trying new things made me realize, something new can have a good impact on the social part of your life."
paris
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"Dan is a very in depth acting instructor he really works with you on becoming who your supposed portray down to the actions and gestures that your character. When Dan is instructing you his number one goal is to make sure you leave that session a better actor than you were when you walked in and over time make you a better actor all around."
Alfonso
Took Theater Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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"Ginni is very nice and patient with my 14 year old son. She worked with him for his parts in a play and as soon as he signs up for his next play after COVID-19 quarantine over, I hope she will work with him again."
Kelly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Ginni A.
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"Cara truly understands what singers need to improve. She adapts to the students. She really brought out my real voice by explaining technique but also making me feel comfortable. Fabulous!"
Eva
Took Theater Acting lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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"First acting lesson EVER and it was great! He is an amazing teacher."
Jayme
Took Theater Acting lessons from Dan G.
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"Daniil is a strong listener which makes him an excellent teacher. He really has a gift for intently watching and understanding actors and then giving them knowledge and instruction based on their time with him. I felt like he knew who I was on a deep level after the first lesson which made me just want to keep taking. He is a solid teacher amongst many average ones."
Jordan
Took Theater Acting lessons from Daniil K.
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