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Erik F.

13 Reviews
Media, PA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Full Tuition Piano Scholarship from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Erik F.

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Lessons on choir will draw from Erik's vast experience as a choir director, accompanist, performer, and faculty member at New York University. Lessons can focus on a variety of areas including learning choral music, practicing your individual parts, learning new material, preparing for auditions, refining performance, and improving vocal technique.

About Erik

Pianist, music director, and vocal coach, Erik was born and raised in Eastern Washington state. As a solo pianist, he has been heard all across the northwest and beyond, in cities including Seattle, Portland, Tacoma, NYC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia, and internationally in Prague a

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Ernestine
Erik is a teacher, when I say teacher I mean someone who makes up a lesson plan on the spot, so that you'll be prepared for your next session.

Kudos for Erik,
Nathan F.
Erik made an excellent first impression with our beginner level 9-year-old son. Erik’s knowledge and experience, mixed with his teaching style, seem to be a good fit for him.
Olivia F.
Great first lesson. Erik’s knowledge and experience, mixed with his teaching style seems to be a good fit for our kids.

Tamoya T.

Newark, DE
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
  • Teaching since 2007
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Tamoya T.

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I have been teaching professionally for 15 years with a BFA in performance dance with a concentration in modern dance. Not only will dancing with me be filled with tons of technique and physical knowledge but you’ll also get to learn some choreography that encompasses everything we covered during our lesson.

About Tamoya

Hi! My name is Tamoya and I’ve been teaching dance to children and adults of all levels for over a decade. Not only do I specialize in multiple genres of dance but I have won many awards with my choreography at various dance competitions around the country. Let’s have fun!

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Athena P.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 60; Female: 8 to 80
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Athena P.

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I am all about fusion! As a mostly self taught dancer, I pull from multiple influences to create unique movement. My personal style infuses, hip hop, modern, and African elements. I work with all ages because everyone should experience the freedom of movement.

About Athena

As a student at the University of Pennsylvania, I have a lot of opportunity to learn what makes an effective teacher and what kinds of lessons stick with the student. I want to share that with you! When I was just 18, I went to France on my own without a solid plan and within days I had a job as

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Gabriel W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • BFA Theater Arts from Five Towns College, NY
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Gabriel W.

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Want a rich, clear, authentic, strong and powerful voice? You've already got one! It's just covered with in a bunch of dust and hesitation. I love working with people who are afraid of letting themselves be heard, because I've been there before and I have found some of the best and most convincing points and tools available. I have a passion to get all people I work with to find and keep the great, resonant and unique voice that is simply our birthright. Let's get started!

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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Melissa Rose S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa Rose S.

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Learn to dance for your wedding, or just for fun! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.
My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: Connection is a tricky thing to teach online. To learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to, body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, online lessons can be a good place to start. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own pace (or even help sort out your feet!) before jumping into a group lesson. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me!

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.
Debra
Excellent instructor
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Bridget H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Masters of Fine Arts: Acting from Harvard University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Bridget H.

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Experienced Acting and Speech coach with experience from around the world! I have studied speech, dialects and acting at Harvard University as well as abroad at the Moscow Art Theatre School and National Institute for Dramatic Art in Australia. As a recent graduate of an MFA Acting program, I have been educated in the most up to date teaching methods and a wide array of acting and speech techniques. I create lesson plans that are individualized to suit each student’s needs and goals with enjoyment at the top of priority list. I have a lot of experience teaching children as well as adults in both private and group settings. I have a huge interest and experience in voice and speech technique as well. Whether it’s for an upcoming audition or just for fun, I can’t wait to work with you!

About Bridget

I am a professional actor, having performed internationally in the USA, Europe and Australia. I have a BFA from the University of Sydney and and MFA in Acting from Harvard University. I moved to Boston from Sydney, Australia to study at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University. Whilst

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Laura
Bridget is knowledgeable, efficient, and kind, and she helped me make specific choices in my acting that made my performance richer. She’s also the queen of dialects. Highly recommend!

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"When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!"
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Took Method Acting lessons from Omar J.
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"Sasha is a great teacher, friendly. she has been trying to explain to me the logic behind every movement, which was very helpful. looking forward to next lesson."
- Vivian
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Participated in an improv class with Christine a few years ago. Not only was it great fun but made me feel as though I actually had a tiny bit of a goft for it which has proved useful to me when I give talks in the area. As a journalist and author I do a lot of talks and that improv class has proved very valuable and it was educational too."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"Ferlyn was awesome with my daughter who had never taken ballet lessons but is a gymnast......even though my daughter had quite a workout, she was excited for her next lesson.....my daughter is rather shy and I feel made a great connection with her.....Thanks Ferlyn!"
- Sophia
Took Ballet lessons from Ferlyn F.
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"Ra, is not only very patient with her students, but is also interested in making sure your goals are being met. Before we got together for rehearsal she asked me what I wanted to accomplish so we could structure the class around that. She has a great sense of humor so she will make you feel comfortable when taking her class!"
- Maria G
Took Dance lessons from Ra R.
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"Cyndi is an amazing instructor. She can cone down the technique and deliver it in a very practical way. She is also very kind, funny and pleasant to work with. I would definitely recommend Cyndi to others who is trying to find the potential in his/her voice."
- Sally
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Awesome overall. Very enthusiastic and extremely helpful to our son. Highly recommended."
- Armando
Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"Donnabella is a fantastic teacher! I was really having trouble with being confident when acting as well as not sure where or how to start to learn. Donnabella made it super easy, teaching several approaches and techniques that now use when looking at a script. I also feel a lot more confident not just with acting but overall.

She's made it easy to be confident but still challenging myself with every lesson to put farther out of my comfort zone and grow!"
- Michael
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"I could not ask for a better role model for Thomas and Sofia. Carolyn Miller, you are such a special person, and the love you have for these children is so genuine. Your dedication and generosity in sharing your talent and experience with them is boundless. We are so blessed to have you in our lives!"
- Dawn K.
Took Acting lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Just had my first class with David and he is a fantastic instructor. He was very attentive and helped give me pointers on how to dive into a character. I am looking forward to my future classes with him."
- Kody
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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