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Kristin H.

27 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kristin H.

27 Reviews
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Private Film Acting Teacher

Learn how to audition, market yourself, character analysis, as well as monologue prep, choice, and editing for film and television.

About Kristin

I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inte

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Jason S.
Very helpful, and beyond detail focused to get the most success out of someone.
John
Just wanted to update my review after taking a few lessons with Kristin. In addition to providing great yoga instruction, she's also been sharing these incredible explanations of how my body works (or isn't working right) that clearly come from a deep understanding of science and the structure of the human body. It is amazing to be able to both connect with the body and to understand how it works physiologically at the same time!
John
Kristin is incredibly skilled at Yoga - helping my form and deepening my understanding fo Yoga. I'm recommending her to everyone!
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Jeneal J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jeneal J.

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About Jeneal

Hi, there! My name is Jeneal, I'm a musical theatre major, professional actor & I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching privately since 2015, I've been a teachers assistant since 2008 & I'm now a theatre teacher at a camp for kids grades 2 through 12. I love helping my students find confidenc

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Celeste J.
Ms. Jeneal is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. She helps you understand the theories behind acting and incorporates helpful exercises to nurture cobfidence, better diction, and imagination.
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Prudence H.

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

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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

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Vandi E.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Graduate Student of the Year in Voice from University of Akron
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Vandi E.

80 Reviews
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As a working actor on stage and screen for the majority of my life, with family who worked as professionals in the performing arts arena, and the continuing education and ever-growing contact list to help guide you through the ever-changing landscape of the film industry, I am here to help you! Are you a young person, watching your favorite actors on tv thinking, I bet I could be really good at that! Or someone fresh out of college thinking, now what? (That was me) Maybe you've been working in live theatre and want to transition to film acting? How do you choose what city to live in? When should I get an agent or manager? How do I get an agent or manager? What do agents and managers do? How do agents and managers get paid? Where do I find auditions? How do I negotiate? What is a "package"? I have the answers to all of these questions and more! From putting together your package, to scene analysis, monologue preparation, working off of other characters, understanding the ...

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-202

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Vandi is an outstanding teacher. She is not only extremely talented and knowledgeable, she is the most caring, very clear and thorough, patient, encouraging and motivating, teacher I ever had. I am learning and growing with each power-packed lesson that I look forward to every week. I am so thankful for Vandi and so blessed by her beautiful gift of music and teaching others to be their very best!!!
Ritam R.
Vandi is helping me articulation and pronunciation. She is very helpful and already helping me a lot in just couple of sessions.
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Prudence H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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

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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
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Learn film acting technique that allows you to be truthful every take. Eventually you'll be able to quickly get into character even if you had little time with the material.

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-s

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Portland is $79. 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
$46 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$79 average

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"I met Alicia through a school for modeling and acting, my daughter had just started classes there, I had previously submit her application for a short film audition, not affiliated with the school. I was nervous when contacted for the audition, knowing she has no experience, I mentioned her audition to Alicia and my fear, she was so excited for my daughter and was willing to work with her as her acting coach, my daughter not only got the part, I was told her audition was awesome. Alicia coached my daughter only twice before her actual location shoot day, I received so many compliments from the film director and camera crew how well my daughter played her role like a pro, thanks to Alicia. I recommend Alicia to a friend of mine in need of an acting coach for her 5yr old son, she is excited so is her son, he enjoys every minute with his coach. Alicia is the best and will bring out the best in her students."
Olivia
Took Film Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"Can 6 stars be an option? Wow! I love her already. Kelsey is great. She's very informative and knowledgable on the subject. Our first session went really well. Kelsey gave me some good pointers and advice. I can't wait for our second lesson!"
Cassidy
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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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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"First class was excellent. Very down to earth and personable. Can’t wait to do more!"
Dylan
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"This is an update since my last review. Just came back from filming. I want thank Kim for her guidance, her support to make my first acting successful! She is a very knowledgeable acting coach. The important part is that she puts her heart and mind on her student. I highly recommend you take her lessons!"
Jessica Zhao
Took Film Acting lessons from Kim C.
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"The sweetest. She makes you feel so comfortable. This was my first time acting and she totally squashed all of my nerves the minute it started!"
Morgan
Took Film Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"My son really enjoyed his first acting lesson with Kelsey. He learned so much, and can't wait for his next lesson."
Parker
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I got the lead role in my school play because of Mr. Tinker's training and mentorship. Thank you Mr. Tinker! I owe you one."
Michelle
Took Film Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Kelsey is great! Engaging and fun!"
Ella
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Just had my first lesson with Kelsey—She's awesome! She made me feel at ease right away. The lesson was extremely comfortable yet informative, and her critique is effective and easy to digest."
Ashley
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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