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Shirley N.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • MFA, Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Shirley N.

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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in graduat

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Jaida B.
She’s very kind and informative
Zen S.
When my 12 year old son says he would like to continue I am happy with that!
Angel
Ms. Norman was very professional and very informative. I love that the knowledge she has given me has a beginner has built up my confidence for my 1st audience roll.
Ms. Norman is a great listener as well as teacher. She also challenged me which I needed and I felt very comfortable with Ms. Norman.

Very satisfied and we’re just getting started!
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Joshua K.

5 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Joshua K.

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Hi! My name is Josh and I would love to be your acting coach. I am specialized in teaching musical theatre acting but have an extensive knowledge of many acting techniques that I use to help teach students and I even use during my own auditions. I have performed in many different styles of theatre and different stages ranging from a small 30 seat Black-Box theatre all the way to The Royal Opera House in the Palace of Versailles in France. Not only have I worked on stage, but I have also worked behind the table with a major Los Angeles casting director and a prominent talent agency in Los Angeles. I believe that I would be an asset to your training due to the fact that I am still in the musical theatre field and know what major casting directors and other professionals are looking for in performers. Shoot me a message and let's get to work!

About Joshua

Josh received his training at Syracuse University in 2020 where he received a degree in Musical Theatre. As an expert in his field, Josh looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Josh’s teaching style is fun, informative, and easy. He is specialized in musical theatre performance b

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Christian
Josh was a fantastic instructor. The lessons were such fun, and I learned an incredible amount. I saw results fast and would highly recommend him to any and all potential students. Thanks, Josh!
Alexandra
Josh is such a fun and encouraging teacher! He made me feel comfortable and got me out of my shell. I’d highly recommend him to amateurs and pros alike hoping to sharpen their acting skills.
Cindy
Josh is knowledgeable and dedicated, and also a lot of fun!
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Prudence H.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Prudence H.

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About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

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Yun
She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!

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Erin C.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • M.F.A. Acting from American Repertory Theater Institute at Harvard University
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Erin C.

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Shakespeare wrote some of the best roles for actors, and his work is just packed with tools you can use to get the juiciest possible performances. I can help you find and use those tools, whether you’re highly experienced or you’ve never acted before.

I learned the basics of acting through doing Shakespeare, and I’ve introduced many young performers to acting the same way. (FYI it’s totally normal if you hated reading it in school!)

About Erin

I am an actor, speech & dialect coach, and acting teacher. I had steady freelance teaching and coaching jobs for 3 years in NYC, as well as steady acting work in NYC and Chicago theatre for 5 years total. I moved to LA from Cambridge, MA, where I earned my Master's in Acting from the American Re

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Xolani K.
Excellent introductory session with solid explanations of work ahead and strategy for improvement.
Sasha A.
Erin is an excellent instructor. She is very knowledgeable, very generous with that knowledge, very attentive, and encouraging. She is not only good at what she does but she is also very good at teaching. If you're unsure when picking an instructor here, you couldn't go wrong with Erin.
Genevieve
She is great, just great. 1st course yet she immediately helped me understand what were the real issues and how to tackle them. Now I feel confident to pass in front of an audience, because I know I will be heard and I will be understood!
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Gina B.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1975
  • BFA Dance, 1985 from The Juilliard School
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Gina B.

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A classical education makes everything so much easier. There are basic classical rhetorical devices that are easy to use once you understand them and make acting so much more fun and simple. It is 'playing' after all and with these techniques that are just ages old and so ingrained in humanity and nature you will be delighted and challenged.

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and c

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Cristina R.
Gina is so knowledgeable in so many areas of dance- technique, expressiveness, somatics, book recommendations, energy work. She is a rare gem of a teacher. Someone who goes way beyond a typical dance class. She has so much experience to draw from. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
Belinda and Daniella
Very good first lesson. It was a sound, thorough evaluation, along with a positive, encouraging exchange of ideas and detailed technique work between my child and Ms Gina. Ms Gina gets down to work quickly and kindly. Her depth of knowledge is impressive and refreshing. Amazing lady! Thank you!
Tina R.
Gina is a fantastic teacher. She has an eclectic taste in music which I love. She breaks down steps easily and is very encouraging. She also has many creative and expressive ideas like dancing to lines of poetry to get the body moving. Thank you Gina for the great lessons I will certainly be continuing!
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Stephanie B.

254 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Romanian, Italian, ASL, Spanish
  • BFA- Theater, Minor in world dialects from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephanie B.

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Shakespeare is nothing to fear and everything to love. With all kinds of fun exercises we learn all the ways in which you can make Shakespeares work your own!

About Stephanie

Although splitting my time between NY and Virginia, I still promise to my acting students you WILL book work. My accent student will sound cleaner. I have taught Emmy winners, Drama Desk winners and worked with Tony nominees! I will teach you the nuts and bolts of it all and then help you book b

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Alex
Knowledgeable, professional, friendly, knows exactly what you need to improve.. a great teacher!! I Love my lessons and look forward to them every week!!
Nadège
Stephanie is a very competent, supportive and fun teacher. She always strives to adapt to specific student needs.
Terry
My daughter loves taking classes with Stephanie. This pandemic year has been really crazy for her, but she has found joy in learning all about voice acting.

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Average Cost of Shakespearean Acting Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute shakespearean acting lessons in Philadelphia is $104. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I was always afraid I couldn't learn Shakespeare, but Nicholas explained the intent on the word, the intent on the line. Soon, I was so caught up in the meaning of the lines and the story I was telling in that moment that I was able to engage in the role, smoothly, without worrying that I was performing Shakespeare. He broke it down so I could understand it, and then feel confident doing it. Highly recommend!"
Lance
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Not only is Kelsey proficient and very knowledgeable, she also has so much enthusiasm and an obvious love for teaching. She put me at ease right away and from the very beginning showed such excitement to be working with me. She comes prepared, takes the session very seriously, but also has fun with it so time flies by. I'm honored to be her student and pupil, and look forward to many more acting lessons, as she imparts her wealth of knowledge of Shakespeare and acting technique."
Ry
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Andrew was an incredible source of information and passion on King Henry V! He was very personable, didn’t wast any time and was just generally a joy to work with!"
Allic
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"I have learned so much with Nicholas. I feel like I'm always walking out of our lessons with my mind blown! We've been working on Shakespearean acting which I am now thoroughly enjoying. I now have a deeper understanding and appreciation for the lines than which I have learned in school. I would highly recommend his coachings to any actor!"
Philip
Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.