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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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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
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Professional Training Program from Dell'arte International School of Physical Theatre
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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
  • BFA Theater Arts from Five Towns College, NY
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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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
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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!
Rosie
Our first lesson was really good!

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"Keith is very tentative, responsive and flexible. He has deep knowledge in many areas of the performing arts and his approach works for children and adults. He has been very helpful and motivational!"
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Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Sol is a fabulous, top-notch instructor. She is very passionate about the dance and has the ability to make one feel as if they must start taking classes once they see her perform."
Patricia
Took Flamenco lessons from Sol K.
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"I consider myself very fortunate that I met Stephanie some years ago. As we started working together my skills started to improve. I have long realized it takes me more time to develop than other students. After working with Stephanie, eventually I was able to start social dancing. Eventually, we also worked together on performance classes with other students. These were all wonderful experiences for me. Stephanie is very dedicated and passionate about dance. She is very attentive to detail. I highly recommend Stephanie!"
Warren
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Stephanie S.
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"I have known Stephanie for a few years now and she is a great teacher and dancer. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, I would really recommend taking lessons with her. She will push you to do your best and make you a great dancer!"
annabelle
Took Swing Dance lessons from Stephanie S.
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"Only a couple lessons thus far and fabulous!! Looking forward to witnessing his gift and potential to help my duaghter shine."
Chianna
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Glenn W.
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"Stephen is a great teacher! He really knows what he’s talking about and he adjusts accordingly to your skill level. I’m by no means a beginner actor so he started our lessons with some intermediate acting skills. I’m really looking forward to working with him more going forward!"
Andrew
Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Understood right away what needed to be worked on. Good connection with student- inspires student to work/practice."
Ella
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Super fun and Tanya was great at breaking everything down for me into super simple steps!"
Desiree
Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Sara was excellent! She helped my son take his basic baton skills to a level that won him the entire school talent show. He met with Sara weekly for over six months and loved it. Sara was patient and encouraging. She made it easy for him to learn at his own speed."
Nicole
Took Baton Twirling lessons from Sara R.
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"I can't recommend Shauna highly enough. She's very knowledgeable, very easy to work with (she's warm and approachable—she'll put you at ease right away), and she's also a lot of fun! She really understands actors, and, it's clear to me, loves working with them. She's also a terrific voice teacher, and a terrific audition coach. Take a lesson with her. You won't regret it."
Jessica
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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