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Patrick K.

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  • Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama
  • Teaches students 17 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
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Patrick K.

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I'm a career professional actor with many television and Broadway credits. Recurred as "Noel" on FRASIER and "The Blind Guy" on CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM. Master's degree from the YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA. I have taught kids and adults. Teaching credits include Pace University and Buffalo State. Taught in a private studio in LA for years.
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About Patrick

Hi, I studied at the Yale School of Drama and have been a professional actor for over 30 years. I've done a lot of sitcoms (recurring on FRASIER and CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM) and have an extensive theater resume. Most recently I was in a revival of Tom Stoppard's TRAVESTIES on Broadway. I have class

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I highly recommend Patrick! He is extremely knowledgeable in Shakespeare and all things acting. He is patient and supportive. He is helping me prepare for my college auditions. And for this, I am grateful.
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Shaunette F.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Shaunette F.

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Be free, make mistakes, try new things! This is a class about your imagination and I am here to help you hone your skills and gain the confidence you need to get back out there. Let's explore together!

About Shaunette

Hello! I am an actor, screenwriter, director, photographer, cinematographer and producer. I have extensive training from New York in the field of acting which has allowed me to train with teachers such as Tony Danza and Susan Kellermann to name a few. Acting Students can expect to do scene study

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Shaunette is engaging and focused! This has been the best activity for my daughter!
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Would Totally Recommend!!! Super professional, Goes above and beyond. Book her Today!!
Shelly-Ann
Shaunette is truly patient and understanding. Considering I’m not difficult to work with but I certainly am not the easiest person to work with. I always feel very comfortable and confident with Shaunette and I know it can only go up from here.

Topher M.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Topher M.

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Character acting is, at least in my eyes, the greatest thrill of the performing arts. Being able to embody the complexities of a person or thing that seems completely different from that of yourself is the ultimate mark of a master of the craft of acting. Join me as we explore the various ranges of the human heart and mind. Create a skill set that will make you a director’s favorite actor. Learn techniques that will not only give you range, but keep you healthy and effective in whatever role you may portray.

I like to teach first from an analytical approach, but then evolve into a point where you can learn to feel in the moment as a character requires. Using proven techniques learned over the 17 years I’ve spent in the business we will prepare you to be able to handle a variety of different roles through technique practices and emotional exercises. Look no further, your path to excellence in character acting starts here!

About Topher

Originally from North Carolina, I moved to NYC in 2011 to pursue a career in the arts. I was trained by Broadway actor Hal Davis and several local (but brilliant) directors and performers from the North Carolina area. I have worked in every department of the theatre and several departments in the

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Donnabella M.

56 Reviews
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  • Speaks Tagalog, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Donnabella M.

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Career guidance, acting technique, audition prep... After a decade in Hollywood, I know a thing or two about the CRAFT and BUSINESS of acting! I've booked over a DOZEN speaking roles on TV and Film including How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, and Jane the Virgin, I appear on national commercials yearly, and I've played voices in award-winning audiobooks. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

A decade ago, I wish I had had someone to help me fill in the missing pieces. What more can I do? What should I do differently?

We will work on material you have, or I'll send you a scene(s) from TV/FILM weekly!

We can cover Comedy, Drama, Improv, Commercials, and even the business side of things like resumes, headshots, website profiles, and representation.

Whether you're an EXPERIENCED actor looking for a refresh, or BRAND NEW; and whether you're interested in just FUN or real CAREER moves, I've got knowledge from real experience to share.

About Donnabella

Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, a working actor in TV, FILM, COMMERCIALS, and VOICEOVER, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with 100's of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivatio

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Donnabella has taught me so much about how to act and how to get into the industry. She’s so nice and fun. I can’t wait to do more lessons with her. (:
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Jamie G.

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  • Acting from Millikin University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Jamie G.

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Have an interest in acting? Need help with college prep? Just wanna have some theatrical fun? I'm the coach for you! I'm a junior BFA acting major at Millikin University offering really affordable lessons since I'm new to teaching! I'm trained in movement, scene study, monologue work, and some voice work. The craft of acting is a lifelong journey. I'm still learning some things, but I'd love to share what I know if you're wanting to start your journey or want some feedback on a tricky monologue!

About Jamie

Junior BFA acting major at Millikin University. I studied the Margolis Method in Barcelona winter break of 2019. Currently working on achieving my dreams, but I figured helping others along the way would be a fun way to honor the craft of acting. To me, acting is selfless. Acting shouldn't be a van

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Rebecca
I’ve been in class with Jamie and I’ve seen her perform onstage. Her performances are impeccable! She knows how to access vulnerability in every character, while still delivering with power. I’ve learned a lot from watching her act. I would definitely recommend her as an instructor.

Gabriel W.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • BFA Theater Arts from Five Towns College, NY
  • 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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David
Gabriel is an excellent instructor. He is knowledgable, experienced, thoughtful, patient and engaging. I highly recommend Gabriel to anyone considering a class of his on Taking Lessons. Thanks Gabriel!
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.

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"Donnabella is my go-to audition prep gal. She's super flexible and great to work with!"
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"I enjoy every class. Andrew is alot of fun, very creative and a great instructor. I always look forward to every class session."
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"Taking classes with Donnabella is amazing! She is very helpful, and she is great at explaining all the ins and outs of getting started with acting. I am new to acting classes, so I was extremely nervous. Donnabella makes me feel comfortable and gives me great constructive critique to help me progress each week!"
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"Christian came to my school to work discuss with students what it takes to be an actor. He shared many insights he has learned along the way, and gave them a ton of information about the pros and cons of the industry. He was an extremely dynamic speaker and the student were highly engaged throughout the lesson. They were able to ask him questions and he answered them in ways they could understand. He was so amazing, I keep asking him to come back!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"My son loved his first lesson and is looking forward to his next!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"It's an amazing feeling when you find someone who is a master at the craft and can teach it too!

Shauna's previous extensive theatre training and instruction is UNDENIABLE. Because of this, she brings much more to the table than the average acting coach.

She made me realize there's SO much more than just breaking down a scene and creating a character. She made me think about where the character is going physically as well as emotionally, and why. I continue to grow and improve with each lesson with her. I'm so lucky to have found Shauna, and strongly recommend her to all actors."
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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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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"I'm really impressed!!! Carissa met all my expectations and even more. For a very short period of time, she has taught me how to improve my intonation by using positive phrases and believing in them. It really helps, I feel like I got her energy and positiveness. Thanks Carissa! Look forward to the next lesson!"
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Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Dax is really kind and reliable and she always makes me laugh- a great coach to work with. She has trained me twice a week for about 1 year now and I am still learning new things in each lesson. I am happy to recommend her to anyone in need of improvement in acting and also auditioning - trust me on this one, dont let this one go, coach with Dax!!!"
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Took Acting lessons from Dax A.
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"I was a little skeptical about signing up at first because this was the first time I would be doing online acting classes. After the first 5 mins with coach weeks I knew then that I made the right choice. He’s very personable and finds a way to relate the topic or situation directly for you. The one thing I know is that if a person can teach online or a classroom won’t matter and Mr Weeks has what you are looking for. Awesome teacher"
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