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Sandra H.

18 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $31
  • Speaks German, German
  • Awarded Mario Lanza Award from Mario Lanza Foundation
  • Bachelor of Music in Opera Singing from Philadelphia College of Performing Arts
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Sandra H.

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Acting lessons consist of learning valuable skills for theater, film, and commercial work. Students will work on monologues and learn through characterization, relationships, motivation, and much more. Source materials include Uta Hagens's "Respect For Acting," and Michael Shurtleff's "Audition."

About Sandra

Sandra began her training at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. She is a two time recipient of the Mario Lanza Award, and holds a B.M. degree in opera from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts. She studied acting at both the Wilma and Walnut Theaters in Philadelphia. In New York,

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Devan
Absolutely wonderful! I have been taking lessons from Sandra for over a year now and always look forward to it. She is very knowledgeable and sets up a comfortable atmosphere. I have learned so much and couldn't thank her enough.
Rivkah
I've been seeing Sandra for 7 years and I consistently look forward to my lesson every week. I have seen myself improve tremendously in my singing, acting, and sight-reading. Sandra provides an atmosphere of serious learning in which I have been taught how to control by voice, but she is also very personable and always up for a fun chat. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!
Linda
Fantastic teacher. I learned so much more in a short time with Sandra than I learned with all the other voice trainers I have had through the years. Her method is rewarding.

Melanie P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music in Musical Theatre from Boston Conservatory
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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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Anamarie W.
My daughter loved Melanie!
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!
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Hunter P.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Greek, French, English
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hunter P.

47 Reviews
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Whether you have a big audition, a class or meeting with a casting director, there are multiple layers to an audition or self-tape that go way beyond knowing your lines, eye-lines and camera angles. I can help you prepare and perform like a seasoned pro.

In very quick bursts we dive into the character and merge that with technical expertise so your audition is always in your body and never in your head. This leaves you free to play! Coaching with me is always fun and we maintain that sense of play and enthusiasm that makes you magnetic in your auditions.

About Hunter

I love to help new performers and people looking to break into the biz, as well as seasoned actors who want to up-level their career or deepen their craft. I have been coaching actors since 2008 and have a unique combination of experience and training to help you launch your career and create work

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Adam Thomas
Very patient with me (total noob) and always had good ideas on how to advance through the session. Hunter was always on time and prepared to lead. Great personality and every session was very fun. I was intimidated initially, but Hunter made the whole experience very enjoyable.
Melyssa
Hunter is fantastic! Have been working with her on and off for the last couple of years now. She's really helped my career and helped me stay focused and positive, especially now! Great coach and knows a lot about the business. Trust me you'll love her!
Cherie
Hunter is ALWAYS fabulous!!! I always feel so much more grounded in a scene after working with her. My go-to audition coach every time!

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Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alyssa C.

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Alyssa has been performing since 2003. She has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University (2016) and is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee (2018).

Skills taught include: vocal technique, audition preparation, role preparation, movement, preparation, and presentation.

Alyssa's most recent operatic roles include: Parpignol (La Femme Boheme), Anna Reich (Die listigen Weiber von Windsor), Lucinda (Dark Sisters), and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Alyssa also performs regularly in private concert events.

Alyssa's most recent musical theatre roles include: Lois Lane/Bianca (Kiss Me, Kate!), Mrs. Segstrom (A Little Night Music), and in scenes as Roxie Hart (Chicago), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors), and Mayzie (Seussical the Musical).

About Alyssa

Alyssa, soprano, performs regularly in the Boston area, most recently with MassOpera and Boston Conservatory Opera. She will be returning to Miami Music Festival as an Apprentice Artist this July, reprising her role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. This past spring, she was the music dire

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Tobin G.
Alyssa is a wonderful teacher This was my first voice lesson ever. She was understanding, enthusiastic and very helpful in getting me started
Susan.
Alyssa is an upbeat, encouraging, and patient teacher. Her own singing voice is beautiful, and she sings very professionally in a wide range of genres. She is reliable, pleasant, sincere, and capable. She gives each student her full attention and tailors her lessons to each one's particular talent (as well as where they're in need of improvement). I recommend Alyssa very highly... She's delightful!
Craig J.
I have known Alyssa now for about a year and she is a true master of her art form. She is knowledgeable and genuine in her teaching and performing, and always seeks the best for her students. I highly recommend her as your teacher.
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Cathy R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, French and Spanish, as well as Italian diction
  • Bachelor of Arts from Georgia State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cathy R.

8 Reviews
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Stage acting with all the trimmings...from articulation and projection, to body awareness and character interpretation. Acting strategies and character preparation make the lesson experience both memorable and practical for daily application.

About Cathy

 Vocal and Piano Teacher A proven leader in teaching and motivational development with years of experience and expertise; a self-directed, creative individual who possesses superior skills in interpersonal development and great interpersonal care helping individuals and groups Key Areas of St

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Tom
Cathy is a great and caring teacher who helped me correct the vocal problem I was having. I highly recommend her and hope to work with her again in the future.
Javan
Cathy is patience and methodically, intuitively Planning lessons that are specific to my personal goals.
Sydney W.
Cathy was terrific! My daughter had one week to prepare for a very important10 minute presentation and Cathy gave great advice and was truly invested in helping her be her best self with poise and confidence. Definitely recommend her!

Nicholas R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Englsih
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Television,Film, Theatre Theory from Bristol University
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Nicholas R.

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My name is Nichoals Richardson and I am a working professinal actor from England with a passion for teaching, wich I have cultivated over the years. My approach is friendly and detailed and based on my experiecne in the industry and what works today. Part of our work together will be focussing on improving your skills tehcniquly, as well as building your confidence and exploring potential. I bleive acting training can be extremly improtant whether your goals are to become a proffesional acotor or build communication skills, public speaking, or general confidence.

I have a BA in Televison, Film and Theater theory from Bristol Univeristy in England, and an MA in Acting from The Guidlhall School of Music and Drama (alumni includes Daniel Craig, Orlando Bloom, Lilly James) which is a classical training.

I have worked preofessionaly in television, film and theater (with networks such as Hulu, Fox Searlight and Comedy central TV) and have an extensive background in ...

About Nicholas

Hello, My name is Nicholas Richardson and I am a working professional actor from England with a passion for teaching, which I have cultivated over the years. My approach is friendly and detailed and based on my experience in the industry and with what works today. Part of our work together wi

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Natalie
Nicholas teaches from the heart with clarity and expert knowledge. After working with him I felt so prepared and confident. Would highly recommend!
Steve
Nick is an excellent teacher. He has already improved my creativity and communication skills so much in the few sessions I've had with him. I've been able to step outside of my comfort zone and am a better actor for it. Thank you Nick for such encouraging words and your kind spirit. I can't wait to work together again very soon.
Stella
Nicholas is fantastic! He is encouraging and knows exactly where to push to get that bit extra out of you.

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Darby is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $143 per hour.
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"I enjoyed my session with Christian. He is fair and knowledgeable"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"What an amazing coach and all around person!! Kathryn has helped me build confidence in myself as well as build my technique as an actress. I am beyond grateful for her knowledge, patience and kindness. I highly recommend her expertise."
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Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Alicia is an awesome coach and motivational speaker. The lessons were very personalized and geared toward my specific Acting goals. She is personable, professional and positive all while helping to advance your craft!"
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Took Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"David has really helped my auditions. I have booked two jobs since coaching with him. He takes me back to the basics, forces me to let go of my ego, and doesn't allow me to use any of my actor "tricks." Consequently my auditions are resonating in a new and effective way. As of right now, he is absolutely essential when I have an appointment. I emphatically recommend him for coaching."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"It was a nice class. Randy gave me some assignment. I am trying to practice those. :)"
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Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Adam is a great teacher. What I like most about him is he does not beat around the bush and he will tell you the truth. He's easy to work with and he has helped me to understand the art of acting better. He's easy to get along with and he is very knowledgable about various topics. I am even considering signing my younger sibling up to take lessons with him as well. Choosing Adam as my teacher was my first step towards succes!"
Rebekah
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"LaMarcus is not only a great actor but a wonderful coach. He listens. And that's one of the most important things an actor/actress can do. To listen and to react. He's one of the best there is at being natural, a quality lost on a lot of people these days. Trust in him and know that you are being coached by one of the BEST."
William
Took Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Absolutely loved it and feel he is the best teacher to get my goals accomplished!"
Neenah
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Julia enjoyed her first lesson with Marie-France. She gained many valuable skills in a short time. She cannot wait to go back for her second lesson."
Julia
Took Acting lessons from Marie-France M.
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"BEST. COACH. EVER!!! I am an actor who worked with Adam the first time a few years ago. I needed help with a monologue and contacted him to help. After just a few sessions Adam helped me to have an AMAZING audition that got me the part! His brilliant ideas, thoughts, and suggestions were invaluable and I still hire him from time to time to work on material with me. Do yourself a favor and hire him!!!"
Jordan
Took Acting lessons from Adam E.
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