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Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • BA Acting from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Teaching since 2003
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Crystal S.

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With a BA from London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Crystal has appeared in over 50 plays. She teaches the technical and creative skills necessary for acting on the stage.

About Crystal

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.

Melanie P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Melanie P.

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I am a voice and acting teacher specializing in musical theater and pop rock and other commercial forms of singing. I have training in all different acting techniques and I focus on audition and competition prep. I help performers fuse their acting and singing but can also focus on one aspect if the student so chooses. I work with many students on college auditions and thespian competitions as well. I teach all ages up to adults since I am also an adjunct faculty and have experience in teaching at the university level.

About Melanie

I am a voice and acting teacher specializing in musical theatre, pop-rock, and other commercial forms of singing. I teach all ages from kids to adults since I am also adjunct faculty at Nova Southeastern University. I attended University of Pennsylvania for my undergrad and received my Masters in

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Sarah
Melanie is an absolutely incredible vocal teacher/coach. I noticed a change in my voice after just the first lesson. Her vast knowledge of the anatomy used to create vocal sounds combined with the techniques she teaches has definitely improved my voice. She taught me how to belt and showed me the difference between my belt and my mix, which was beyond helpful. She also taught me how to sing in my head voice in a healthier and more effective way. And on top of that, she has a mental library full of great song recommendations for my individual voice. Can't wait until our next lesson!

Danielle L.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Danielle L.

32 Reviews
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Have experience teaching and preparing students for auditions, plays and theatre acting

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my l

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Maya Y.
Danielle was encouraging and warm as an instructor for my nine year old daughter;immediately made her feel at ease. Danielle’s also very knowledgeable and experienced in her piano expertise .
Marilyn D.
Excellent teaching.
Benjamín
Great experience, my son love her...

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Alyssa R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Theatre from Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Alyssa R.

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Online Theater Acting Teacher

When I began directing I found that my favorite part was taking the time to coach the actors and finding what techniques worked best for them to get them to where they needed to be in their performances. Often my rehearsals are a series of exercises and coaching techniques to help the actors grow into their performances, which lead me to want to teach acting more regularly.

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa and I have been been acting for nearly 15 years. I began by doing school and community shows when I was in elementary school and went on to study acting and directing at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Proffessionaly I have worked in theatre, film,improv, TV, & commer

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Shaunette F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Shaunette F.

5 Reviews
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Online Theater Acting Teacher

Be free, make mistakes, try new things! This is a class about your imagination and I am here to help you hone your skills and gain the confidence you need to get back out there. Let's explore together!

About Shaunette

Hello! I am an actor, screenwriter, director, photographer, cinematographer and producer. I have extensive training from New York in the field of acting which has allowed me to train with teachers such as Tony Danza and Susan Kellermann to name a few. Acting Students can expect to do scene study

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Dania
Would Totally Recommend!!! Super professional, Goes above and beyond. Book her Today!!
Shelly-Ann
Shaunette is truly patient and understanding. Considering I’m not difficult to work with but I certainly am not the easiest person to work with. I always feel very comfortable and confident with Shaunette and I know it can only go up from here.
Chevaughn
Shaunette’s online acting sessions are so detailed and focused. I love how she isn’t afraid to pinpoint my weak areas and challenge me to fine-tune my skills. Her notes and feedback are spot on and I feel like I am making strides towards maximizing my potential. I would definitely recommend her to anyone seeking guidance for acting/drama.

Christiana G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2002
  • BA Dramatic Arts from Trevecca Nazarene Univ.
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christiana G.

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Online Theater Acting Teacher

I love directing and teaching young actors self esteem so they can shine on stage

About Christiana

I started playing piano when I was about 9yo. I played for vocalists in college too. I play for churches and I love to teach beginners. I love my dogs and am active outside and in the gym. I am a foodie, I love movies and soundtracks, and am an eclectic musical lover.

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Portland is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $125 per hour.
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$44 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$72 average

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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."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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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."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelee P.
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"If you want constructive criticism with the passion from a teacher that is truly invested and the know how from the industry then Tamika is the teacher for you.

She is amazing and knowledgeable."
Kimberly
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"I really enjoyed my time with Kelsey. She seems to have a true love of what she is doing. she made me feel comfortable immediately."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Natalie is awesome! She has been working with my daughter for several months, during which my daughter has grown in skill level, confidence, and passion for acting. Natalie is extremely knowledgeable, talented, articulate, and caring. We just love her and look forward to Continuing lessons with her!"
Amanda
Took Theater Acting lessons from Natalie S.
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"I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her."
Prophet
Took Theater Acting lessons from Cynthia V.
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"I met with Nicholas before an audition. He is a wonderful teacher. He helped me already a great deal during that short hour, on how to approach the material, break it down in a way that will help my performance reach its full potential. I was able to deliver a truthful performance. I am looking forward to more sessions. Many thanks."
Inji
Took Theater Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Tamika is very knowledgeable and professional. What I like most about her is how honest she is about your work and progress because that is difficult to find in a acting teacher."
Christian
Took Theater Acting lessons from Tamika T.
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"One of the best teachers I have ever had! Chad creates an environment that makes you feel really comfortable with exploring yourself as an actor. Not to mention that fact that he is so kind and genuine. I know I will be forever grateful that our paths crossed!"
Noelle
Took Theater Acting lessons from Chad B.
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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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