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Shelby D.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • B.A. Musical Theatre from Saint Michael's College
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Shelby D.

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Looking for help selecting that perfect monologue for your audition? Need help polishing a piece? I'm here to help! I specialize in selecting and coaching material for auditions and performances as well as providing comprehensive acting training. I also assist in filming and editing reels and audition material.

About Shelby

Hi! My my name is Shelby and I can't wait to work with you! I graduated from Saint Michael's College in Vermont with my Bachelor's in Musical Theatre and am now pursuing my Master's Degree in Drama Therapy with Lesley University. I have worked with companies including Saint Michael's Playhouse

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Very friendly, easy going, talented, and knowledgable. Just finished my second class and she knows how to make the most out of a 45 minute session. I intend to reach my singing goals with her help sooner rather than later!
Madalynn F.
Shelby was great! Learned a lot!

Jennie B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennie B.

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I am a lifelong actor and passionate teacher-- and I would love to take your work to the next level!

As a teaching artist, I have worked with students age 5-88 on audition preparation, role development, and physical and vocal technique. I am a certified Yoga teacher, and I love to draw on principles of mindfulness in performance preparation.

As your coach, we will patiently and persistently discover the methods that enable your absolute best work. From Linklater voice work, to Mask exercises, to silly vocal exercises, we will develop a system that works for you. Best of all: we'll have a blast doing it.

About Jennie

I am a lifelong actor who is passionate about helping clients uncover their natural ability to captivate an audience. I work with both professional performers; and with executives, academics, and anyone seeking to communicate with power, ease, and authenticity. I hold an MFA from the Academy for

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John G
I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin.
James Sclafani S.
My daughter loved the session. Thank you!
Chad S.
A truly gifted instructor. I came to Jennie with zero acting experience. She was able to patiently and carefully guide me to focus on my scene and most importantly how to RELAX and let the scene flow. Her knowledge of acting techniques and tips is unparalleled. She teaches you how to look at the scene as a whole and truly understand what your character is feeling. I highly recommend Jennie to anyone who is interested in learning more about acting.
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Christopher C.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA Acting from Indiana University
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Christopher C.

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I am a young actor in tune with both contemporary and classical texts. I attack acting and performing with a toolbox. There is no one right answer for anything that's done. Examine each text on its own merits and learn how to choose the right tool for the job. I love getting into the nitty gritty of textual and performance analysis as an avenue of bringing vivid action to life.

About Christopher

Christopher is a second year M.F.A. student in acting. Hailing from Swansea, Massachusetts. Christopher has spent most of his theatre career in Providence, Rhode Island while occasionally working on Cape Cod and in Boston, Massachusetts. An actor and director, Christopher solidified his love for

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Stephanie B.

193 Reviews
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Starting at $43
  • Speaks Romanian, ASL, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephanie B.

193 Reviews
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Have been training actors in NYC for 15 years and many have gone on to films, TV, getting agents, winning awards. Have been a director and casting director in both NY and LA and know what auditions entail and what they want to see in order to cast you!

About Stephanie

Although splitting my time between NY and Florida, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. I will teach you the nuts and bolts of it all and then help you book bigger and better jobs as we work. You will have some homework as you must work hard to join this industry! Making a reel

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I Just had my first lesson and I am so pleased that I chose Stephanie as my voice acting coach. She seems focused on your needs and what you want to achieve. She was pleasant and fun. Looking forward to having many more lessons from her.
Asia G.
a wonderful teacher
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Gabriel B.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Fine Arts from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
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Gabriel B.

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I am an Two-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor that has performed starring roles on Broadway and International stages around the world. I have appeared as a recurring guest star on FX’s hit show “You’re The Worst” as Dan Parnell. Other TV appearances include ABC’s “Switched at Birth”, CBS’s “Criminal Minds”, Nickelodeon and many other Principle leading roles on Film and Television. With over 20 years of Acting and Teaching experience, I will provide you with specific tools and techniques that will give you the confidence you need to OWN your auditions and make a lasting impression to Casting Directors, Producers and Agents. LEARN FROM A TEACHER WHO'S BEEN THERE!

About Gabriel

Two-Time-Time Broadway Award Winning Actor/Singer Gabriel Burrafato has performed starring roles on Broadway, Las Vegas and International stages around the world. Known as the "Trilingual, Triple Threat", Gabriel has appeared in recurring roles on "Young and the Restless" and FX's hit show "You're

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Sandy J.
Loved my first lesson. So excited to get started again after 40 years.
Micah
Gabriel is a very helpful teacher that will help you go deeper into what you are saying and doing and he really helped me understand how to find layers and everything that a real believable human being would say and do when you are portraying a different character
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Kerri S.

1 Review
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Advanced
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Kerri S.

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I teach acting through music. I will discuss character, emotions and locations in order to properly express the meaning of the song.

About Kerri

I'm an extremely positive and motivated person who thoroughly enjoys sharing her gift and knowledge with other people. I have a Performer's Certificate, a Masters of Music and a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance and Opera. I have been teaching voice lessons for ten years and currently run a p

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Gina F.
My daughter loves taking lessons from her. Kerri's personality makes the lessons really fun. She teaches my daughter at her level, where she is able to understand things. She's just an awesome teacher!

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"Christian was without a doubt amazing and I cannot wait till are next lesson"
Jonathan
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"She’s an amazing instructor! She covers so much ground in one lesson, yet always makes sure you understand the material. Would highly recommend her!"
Marina
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"We had a great first lesson! I really think working with Nicole will build Olivia's confidence."
Olivia
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"I learned so much already in the first lesson. I was nervous at first but she put me at ease very quickly. I'm so excited that my cheeks hurt from smiling so much."
Alia
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Helpful, with passion, excellent teacher"
Katarzyna
Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Very fun, gives you the tools you need to do better."
Lynnisa
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"As a total newbie to acting, Donnabella helped me feel comfortable every lesson. Beyond being a friendly person in general, she is quick to answer questions, provided solid constructive criticism, and obviously well educated in her profession. I look forward to working with her again!"
Taylor
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"David is a very passionate, professional, intelligent and talented teacher. I initially chose him for his experience and five minutes into our first lesson I knew I had made the right choice. I honestly cant wait till our next session. Not before I finish my homework though!"
Arya
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"This was my first lesson and I have to admit, I was really nervous and I didn't know what to expect. However, it turned out I had nothing to be nervous about! Carissa is so nice and once the lesson started, I felt comfortable talking to her and doing the scene readings with her. I had a lot of fun during my first lesson and I can't wait until the next one :)"
Elizabeth
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Sara was well-prepared and gave me some excellent lessons to complete in preparation for the next class. Very professional."
Denise
Took Acting lessons from Sara J.
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