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Kristin H.

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

27 Reviews
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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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Victoria S.

8 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Training Program from Dell'arte International School of Physical Theatre
  • Teaching since 2015
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Victoria S.

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I am an actor/director with advanced experience in classical acting, physical acting, clown, improvisation and children's theatre. We will focus on character creation, unleashing your imagination, and utilizing your whole instrument (your body) when acting. We will discuss what areas of acting bring you joy and how to bring your unique perspective on the world into your acting. Most importantly, we will have fun!

About Victoria

Hello there! My name is Victoria and I am an actress, singer, yogi, and all around goofball. I have been a teaching artist for over 5 years now in many different environments including children's theaters, high schools, and directing many different productions. Additionally, I have been a student o

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Had a blast!
Edward
I was looking for an instructor who had a balance of fun and professionalism. Being new to yoga, it was a bit intimidating at first but Victoria really gave off a welcoming/energetic vibe from the get-go. She takes the time to answer questions and demonstrate in detail. Great pace, very informative, and overall a great session!

Gabriel W.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • BFA Theater Arts from Five Towns College, NY
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Gabriel W.

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Want a rich, clear, authentic, strong and powerful voice? You've already got one! It's just covered with in a bunch of dust and hesitation. I love working with people who are afraid of letting themselves be heard, because I've been there before and I have found some of the best and most convincing points and tools available. I have a passion to get all people I work with to find and keep the great, resonant and unique voice that is simply our birthright. Let's get started!

About Gabriel

Gabriel is a fiery and passionate vocal instructor proficient in the fields of acting, singing and vocal development. A professional singer, actor and teacher with a BFA in Theater Arts. Gabriel doesn't just possess a formal college education, but more importantly a real world education based o

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David
Gabriel is an excellent instructor. He is knowledgable, experienced, thoughtful, patient and engaging. I highly recommend Gabriel to anyone considering a class of his on Taking Lessons. Thanks Gabriel!
Hunter
Gabriel has been my vocal teacher for over a year now. He is great to work with. He is also very kind, patient, and caring.
Karen L.
Gabriel is an excellent teacher. I thought he immediately had insight into how to help improve my singing voice with varies exercises. He acted most professionally. I think I really benefited in only my very first lesson with him.

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Daphne G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Classical Acting from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Daphne G.

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Hello!

Writer / Director
Based in LA/NY
Haitian American
Graduate of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

I love actors and I love stories. I enjoy working in easeful environments so my aim is to create that space for you so you can be free.

Each session will include:
• A read of the scene(s)
• I'll pose questions to you (as the character) in the story
• We'll run through the feelings/emotions of the scene from your character POV
• A Fun-Through

Homework for you:
Daydream about your life as the character in the story

You'll love working with me if quick turn-around self tapes give you anxiety and you want a reader who can calm you down.

The way I like to work on stories is simple. Easeful.

I am trained in Meisner, so I'm happy to play a little here with you.

Looking forward to meeting you.

Daphne

About Daphne

Hi! I'm Daphne G. and I love actors and I love stories. I enjoy working in easeful environments so my aim is to create that space for you so you can be free. Each session will include: • A read of the scene(s) • I'll pose questions to you (as the character) in the story • We'll run thro

Stan M.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stan M.

35 Reviews
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With my extensive background in both musical performance as well as public speaking (I have worked with corporations, large and small in this area) as well as my published books/audiobooks on the subject, I am confident that I can teach you to sharpen your performance skills, enhance your charisma, and rein in any feelings of performance anxiety you may have! In short, I will show you how to speak and/or perform with poise, power, and pizazz in any performance situation!

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation
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Juliet J.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Masters in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Juliet J.

22 Reviews
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About Juliet

I have been a teacher in private practice for 20 years. I have a wide range of experience with singers of all styles and age groups with a variety of goals and skills. I sang with a professional jazz octet for a number of years while maintaining my practice, have taught various master classes, m

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Liz
Juliet is so helpful and kind. She always has the perfect vocal exercise to help me grow and move through challenging things. She provides feedback on a clear, helpful, non-intimidating way. I love working with her.
Denise S.
She's observant and funny and knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I look forward to learning from her!
Miriam S.
Juliet was amazing! Her space was very cool and I loved her technique. I’m so excited!

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"Christian Castro has been hands down the most influential Hispanic actor I've worked with so far! I expect to work again with him and to see his talents shine very soon. His uniqueness in his style and undoubtable passion for the craft truly pays off in his work."
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Took Stage Performance lessons from Christian C.
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"Very patient and willing to help students/dancers excel if given the chance. His choreography is really slick and fluid and will really bring out your joy of dance. I would definitely learn/dance with Kenneth again just to experience his choreography and teaching style."
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Great experience!

Voice lessons are tough. This isn't like a golf swing where someone can show you physically what to do or reach out and position your elbows where they need to be.

This all has to be articulated by a teacher, and is has to be articulated to someone (YOU) who doesn't even know what parts you're trying to move around.

It takes a great teacher. Eulis is a GREAT teacher. He gave me physical descriptions, character descriptions, accent descriptions, … everything I needed to position everything where it needed to be, even when I didn't always know where it was.

A lot of progress and a lot of fun. Thank you, Eulis."
Shay
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Eulis K.
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"From the very start I felt comfortable and at ease. I’m so excited to see where the next lesson will take me. Very happy working with Molly."
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Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Amazing to work with, made sure I was understanding every point as they were presented, super fun to talk to, overall a wonderful experience."
Dan
Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"mrs Kelsey you are AWSOME!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"We love Fawn. She has made simple words become hit songs. My family takes piano, songwriting and voice from her. She is basically the best, EVER."
Lola
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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"Passionate and promising!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"She is so nice. I'm so excited for the next lesson!! Thanks MissG it was a great experience!🤗🤗"
Amelia
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Amazing commitment to teaching kids music, performance, movement, dance through fun methods. Fawn is extremely talented and engaging, she keeps my kids in music and they have an incredible time while learning and gaining a solid foundation in music, performance, piano and voice. We love Fawn."
Janette
Took Stage Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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