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Kerri S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • 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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Gabriel W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gabriel W.

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Acting with ease is mostly about really being relaxed and at peace while fulfilling a role. The best acting comes from having passion and confidence in the choices that you have made while you have prepared. The greatest obstacle? The inner critic, the inner skeptic, the inner dragon that works hard to put on the breaks and make us question ourselves and whether it is safe or not to let go. My job is to help you feel safe enough to be able to trust your creative instincts and your natural impulses. I'm more of a kind, compassionate, understanding and forgiving coach who nurtures the talent that is already in there. We all know you've got it -- who are we kidding?

About Gabriel

Gabriel is a fiery and passionate vocal instructor proficient in the fields of acting, singing and vocal development. A professional singer, actor and teacher with a BFA in Theater Arts. Gabriel doesn't just possess a formal college education, but more importantly a real world education based o

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Hunter
Gabriel has been my vocal teacher for over a year now. He is great to work with. He is also very kind, patient, and caring.
Karen L.
Gabriel is an excellent teacher. I thought he immediately had insight into how to help improve my singing voice with varies exercises. He acted most professionally. I think I really benefited in only my very first lesson with him.
John
Gabriel is very patient and understanding, helping to guide you into the areas that you need to work on and improve. He is fantastic at explaining things in ways you can understand them to help you better reach your goals. Additionally, he is all about being yourself and feeling comfortable which makes the experience all the more enriching!
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Hunter P.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Greek, French, English
  • Awarded Best Socially Conscious Screenplay from Hollywood Film Awards
  • Dramatic Arts from Ryerson University
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Hunter P.

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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.

*18 years and older only

ADDITIONAL COACHING TOPICS

1. Where To Start: How to Become a Professional Actor in Film & Television
2. Know Your Type
3. Prep Headshots that Get You Noticed
4. Learn How To Audition
5. Resumes and Reels: Plan, Practice, Review
6. Creating Perfect Profiles: Online Casting Set-up & Review
7. Get Repped! Sign with Your Ideal Agent or Manager
8. The Ultimate Audition Prep

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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Jazlyn
i am so thankful i found hunter! as a beginning actor, it has been hard to find the guidance and knowledge of the business aspect of the industry and how and where to best market yourself. hunter's mastery of this information has already answered so many of my questions that i've been desperately searching for. she is the sweetest and has already boosted my confidence and hopes of propelling my career forward.
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Lilla H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Hungarian, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Latin
  • Masters of Music from Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lilla H.

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Step-by-step guidance towards developing authentic acting technique for improv & interpretation of dramatic script. Let's help you unleash the inner actor within!

Hi! My name is Lilla, I'm a Juilliard graduate (BM & MM) who specializes with all levels, ages and styles! I've performed at places like Carnegie Hall and have been featured in The New York Times, Business Insider, WQXR Radio, truTV, Alive Magazine, Opera Today, and Seen & Heard International.

My unique approach to performing arts learning is designed to help you overcome your individual obstacles and leverage YOUR unique strengths! Together we'll work towards developing healthy vocal technique and learn how to:

- Discover Your Strengths for Maximization
- Learn About Text Analysis & Dramatic Impulse
- Learn Healthy Vocal Projection & Technique
- Learn Self-Awareness Techniques
- Write Your Own Monologue!
- Learn About Proper Breath Support
- Learn About Improv Acting
- Learn About Staging Using Props

About Lilla

Fun and Quality Music Lessons for All Ages, Levels and Styles! Juilliard Trained Lessons in Somerset, NJ Ms. Lilla holds her Master's and Bachelor's degrees from The Juilliard School with honors, and studied under Marlena Malas, vocal coach and mentor of Pavarotti. She believes that learning mus

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Jinhua G.
It was very good experience to helping me understand singing. Thank you Lilla.❤️
Alexander
Lilla is a fabulous teacher. Very knowledgeable, but more importantly is able to convey that knowledge in an accessible way to a beginning student. Highly recommend!
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Monica A.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Monica A.

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We will find repertoire and work on diving into material, making it personal so the words flow naturally, and really breaking it down and finding the reason the author chose each word. Can also work on audition material.

About Monica

If you want to learn to LOVE performing, get in touch with me! I'm a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (Vocal Major), as well as the Hartt School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where I got my BFA in Musical Theatre, and performing is truly in my blood! I believe that more

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Prudence
My daughter said she had a very good lesson. She feels very comfortable and learned lot.
Ellen
Monica offers very insightful coaching for both acting and singing. She gets to the heart of the story and helps me find ways to bring that to life. She is very kind in her coaching and I leave her lesson with more confidence in my ability to portray that character. Great for getting ready for an audition.
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Toya N.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
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Toya N.

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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

*Currently offering ONLINE LESSONS ONLY due to the pandemic. I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Pittsburgh 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 $134 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$72 average

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"Kathryn is the best teacher I ever had! She is an award winning artist and knows the industry inside out. She really cares about your progress and wants to help you! I highly recommend her!"
Wendy
Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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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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"Such a fun and helpful teacher!"
Ali
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Kimberly was great. Super sweet and my daughter loved every minute she can not wait till her next class"
Terrianne
Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"David is very patient and sensitive to his clients... I love his creative ideas, he has help me immensely...:)"
Nicholle
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Great teacher! Amy is very experienced with kids and knows how to interact very well with my five year old. She has control of the lesson and most importantly my daughter loves going to her class."
Emma
Took Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Anthony is a stellar performer and teacher. He teaches from experience and has a vast background of all styles of singing. Anyone who is interested in learning how to sing pop/rock/metal in a healthy and sustainable way should take a lesson!"
MARISSA
Took Acting lessons from Anthony N.
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"I have worked with Erin on several occasions, because she is so wonderful at her job! She has helped me to prepare for numerous auditions, many of which have gone very well as a result. She is an incredible actor herself, and she uses her talent and expertise to help me be the best actor I can be. Finding my super objective in a monologue or scene, the different tactics, focus, awareness, groundedness... these are all things she has helped me to do to strengthen my own work. She is down to earth and open, which makes working with her really easy and comfortable. Performing my work in front of somebody else can be very difficult, because I often question what the viewer will think of me. Not only does Erin help me fight that fear, she helps me find the gratitude and joy in getting to perform. I highly recommend Erin as an acting coach! She’s fantastic!"
Laura
Took Acting lessons from Erin C.
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"Randy is very knowledgeable and patient, as I am a beginner in acting, is teaching me step by step"
Debbie
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Adam was wonderful with my 8 yr old son. He had such patience with him and really knew how to get down to his level. My son really enjoyed his first lesson and we cant wait to see the progress every week!"
James
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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