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Vandi E.

78 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Awarded Graduate Student of the Year in Voice from University of Akron
  • Cosmetology & Cosmetology Instructor from Gadsden State Community College
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Vandi E.

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I have extensive training and performance experience with onstage theater acting. I have a theater performance degree as well as a music performance degree. I will work with you to develop a personal connection to your characters and to physically portray the character's tactics.

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-202

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Krystal K.
Vandi is an outstanding teacher. She is not only extremely talented and knowledgeable, she is the most caring, very clear and thorough, patient, encouraging and motivating, teacher I ever had. I am learning and growing with each power-packed lesson that I look forward to every week. I am so thankful for Vandi and so blessed by her beautiful gift of music and teaching others to be their very best!!!
Ritam R.
Vandi is helping me articulation and pronunciation. She is very helpful and already helping me a lot in just couple of sessions.

Crystal S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded The Herb Alpert Award from The Herb Alpert Foundation
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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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.
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Dennis J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $117
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Drama major, music minor, dance minor from San Jose State University
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Dennis J.

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I teach all kinds of acting, and have for over 40 years, but I specialize in stage acting, on-camera acting, acting for the face, voice acting, comedic acting, physical acting, improv, script analysis, monologues, audition prep, audition videos and voice over auditions.

In Theatre Acting, we'll explore acting for the stage, and how best to use the four tools, Voice, Face, Body, and Mind, for performance in front of a live audience.

We'll study gesture, vocal expressiveness, movement, face acting, and physical acting for the stage.

We'll study representational theatre and presentational theatre, how they differ, and how to perform in each.

About Dennis

A professional director, producer, actor, writer, improvisation artist, and musician, Mr. Johnson has headed entertainment production companies as executive director and artistic director, co-creating original interactive events. Mr. Johnson studied dance with Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Carlton Joh

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Elizabeth
Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem.
Christine
Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis.
Laura M.
There aren’t enough good words to say about acting coach, Dennis Johnson, of Rollicking Productions. Personally, I have had the pleasure of working with Dennis for 5 years and his commitment, knowledge and ability to guide his students to top performance levels in the acting world is unbelievable. With Dennis’ help I was able to win for the State of NH two years in a row for the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competition, land several lead roles in community theater, gain my own teaching experience in his acting workshops, etc., but more importantly I gained a whole new level of confidence that I didn’t have before. Working with Dennis was one of the best decisions I've made and the skills that I learned from him still compliment everything I do today.

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Yvette R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 18 to 80
  • Awarded Toastmasters International 1st place winner in 2008 from Toastmasters International.
  • B.F.A. In Theater/Communications. from WSU aka Wayne State University.
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Yvette R.

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First of all, let me just say, I love people. What really makes me happy outside of pursuing my dreams as a performer is watching other performers, make their dreams come true. I have a gift for helping others come out of their shells and be the unique individuals that they are met to be.
I specialize in building confidence in order to bring out the best of each student. I base each workshop on the student and his/her level and goals.

I tailor each class according to the strength or weaknesses of the student. I also focus on assisting students who seriously decide to pursue the industry professionally. I don't promise to make you a star but I do coach you to be prepared to become one if that is your goal.

About Yvette

I really love watching performers grow. Some students refer to me as a life coach, because after working with me, they see drastic changes in their personal and professional lives. I am very PATIENT. I believe that all things are possible if you are willing to work hard and not take it all too

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Tony Mack
I have worked with Yvette and she is the best in her business.
Michelle
I've taken classes with lots of teachers in the LA area throughout the years, and Yvette is one of the best. She has the gift of reading you as an artist and challenging you completely. I feel stronger as an actor after working with her. She is warm yet direct in a way that makes you comfortable, very important in building any artistry. I highly recommend Yvette!
Elizabeth
It is a pleasure for me to share my story regarding my acting experience with Yvette. I met her about four years ago, highly recommended by a friend. Of course, I had no acting experience; just knew that I wanted to pursue this at some point. Considering, my being a senior, I needed lots of help with patience. That I had with Yvette.

She immediately, made me feel very comfortable. She tried me with some roles, calmed my fears, and coached me right into my comfort zone. However, she kept me up-to-date and realizing that I could reach beyond just the comfortable area if I wished. I booked my first two auditions. I started on stage, now I am in her home, and online. She is a great teacher, acting and inspirational coach, with a passion and love to help the student to reach your goal. She has become an endearing friend like a daughter to me.

Wherever you are in your acting world, or just beginning, have faith, and Yvette can help YOU, also!

Crystal S.

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

7 Reviews
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Online Theater Acting Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.
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LK F.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude from Duquesne University
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LK F.

28 Reviews
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Online Theater Acting Teacher

I have been a teacher and college professor for over 20 years. I am also a professional director, playright, critic and actor myself. I know this business very well and more importantly I can help you be known, too. I focus on method acting. Developing and creating a role, communicating verbally and non-verbally with intention and clarity. We utilize lots of improv techniques.

About LK

I am a singer-pianist-actor Or a pianist-singer-actor. :-) I have a bachelors degree in voice performance and a minor in piano and theater. I have a masters degree in voice as well as a second masters in piano literature. i have a certificate in comedy improvisation from Second City and am a p

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Nathanuel
Very kind and positive energy. She meets you were you are and I feel like I can improve as much as I put into it.
Colin F.
LK was great and made me feel comfortable although I knew nothing about Piano.
Maggie
Amazing and straight forward instructor. Passionate about her own work and equally her students.

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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons in Philadelphia 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 $125 per hour.
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"Rosita was very helpful preparing my son for upcoming auditions. I appreciated the tips for recording the auditions and helping him practice."
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"Ms. Heather tells you everything what you did well or where to improve. Also her instruction is really clear and simple to understand. My first language is not even English then I can understand her well.
A great teacher you deserve to have :D!!"
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"I think as a student of ms ke'lee I came a long way . I'm very excited to work with her further. I have shown improvement in myself because , of working with ms. Ke'lee."
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"We love how attentive and intentional each lesson is! Thank you!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"I enjoyed my first class so much! was a little nervous but Rosita made me feel really comfortable. excited for my future classes"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Rosita R.
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"I loved class. Great pick-up."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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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."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Cynthia V.
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"Shauna gives me her full attention, focus and knowledge when working with me. She is very passionate about her work and has been immensly helpful to me. She asks me to come prepared and ready to work, so if you are looking for a teacher who will let you slack...that is not Shauna! Her instruction has given me greater skills and confidence. And she is immensly enjoyable to work with. I HIGHLY reccomend her."
Christa
Took Theater Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Good class despite technical difficulties."
Jane
Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"My daughter is 14 years old and we needed some help with an acting role for her school musical. Sandra was wonderful, in a brief time she was able to help her understand that it is important to own the role. I feel as though my daughter came a long way. My daughter did get the role that she auditioned for in her High School play and she is only a freshman. Thanks very much Sandra!"
Sarah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Sandra H.
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