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Carole D.

Carole D.

Carole's fifty-year career has spanned all phases of the entertainment industry. She was cast in the role of Velma in the original cast of "West Side Story" on Broadway. She was then chosen to recreate her role in the Academy Award winning film. She also starred in "Gypsy" with the legendary Ethel Merman creating the role of "Dainty June”. Teaching is the natural culmination of her vast collective experience. She works with many Broadway artists in her “singing performance" and "acting" classes at New York's famed "Carnegie Hall" and the "Complex Theatre" in the heart of Film TV Theatre Row in Hollywood. Ms. D'Andrea has helped thousands of professional performers around the world prepare for and land jobs in the industry. She was recently selected as one of the top thirty acting coaches in Los Angeles. She is so delighted this past year to be able to now reach even more students around the globe with her new online coaching. "Whatever you dream you can do; begin it. Boldness has genius power and magic in it." --Goethe
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Jason M.

Jason M.

Prepping an audition for an upcoming show or for admission into an acting program? Want to hone and develop your audition monologues (especially Shakespeare)? Just need a coach to help you take your acting to another level? Then let's get started, online or in person. I can help. I've been working as a professional actor in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. I've performed with the Shakespeare Theatre in DC, ACT Theatre in Seattle, Book-It Repertory, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz to name a few. I've also been the featured voice in voiceovers for companies like University of Washington Medical, Golden 1 State Credit Union, Microsoft, and Surface Pro 3. On Camera Credits include short films, industrials, and commercials for Taco Time, Tulalip Casino, and Washington Dental Association. I hold a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting in Washington DC. My training includes a wealth of acting techniques (Stanislavski, Meisner, etc.), movement, and stage combat, with a focus in particular on voice and text for Shakespeare. I've conducted interactive workshops on Shakespearean Acting (including stage combat!) across the southeast while on tour with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival's Globeworks Program. I've also lead workshops at the West End Studio Theatre in Santa Cruz while performing with Shakespeare Santa Cruz.
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Method Acting Lessons

Method acting has become synonymous with some of the greatest actors in both film and theater over the last century. Method acting techniques have grown from the system developed by Russian actor Konstantin Stanislavski, as well as famous acting coaches such as Stella Adler and Sanford Meisner.

Also known as the Method, method acting is a technique where an actor attempts to “become” the character they are playing on stage, in film, or on a TV show. Typically, the actor dives into the psyche of a character, often not breaking the role even when off-stage or out in public. This is all done in an attempt to completely inhabit the persona of the fictional or historical character they are playing.

For fledgling and experienced actors looking to incorporate the system into their own approach, it might be time to take method acting lessons. The TakeLessons platform provides the best online method acting lessons and in-person sessions that will help you learn the ins and outs of method acting. Sign up today to get started!

Certified Method Acting Teachers

We attribute the success of TakeLessons to having a list of experienced method acting lessons teachers at our disposal. All our teachers are background-checked and bring years of experience with method acting to the table.

With acting, the right teacher can mean everything, from their approach to their background and experience. TakeLessons makes it easy to sort through our teachers and find the one for you. To inform your decision, you can see reviews from former method acting lessons students, compare rates, and read through each teacher’s bio. The average price for a 60-minute lesson is around $83.

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Method Acting Lessons for All Ages

Various ages of learners can benefit from our selection of method acting lessons. Seasoned actors will be able to brush up on their skills and learn a new approach. Parents can get their kids started with learning method acting techniques, building a foundation for their later acting career.

When your child takes our method acting lessons for kids, they will get first-class coaching from tutors with years of experience in teaching acting to the youngest learners. Lessons will help kids inhabit their characters, learning how to express themselves inside of films, theater productions, and much more. We also have the best online method acting lessons (and traditional in-person sessions) for adults looking to explore acting as a hobby or learn a new approach.

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Method Acting Lessons for All Levels

When it comes to acting, your experience can be a big factor. That’s why we provide a wide variety of course levels to choose from, providing the right lesson plan for your particular needs.

Don’t worry about finding the right lessons if you have no acting experience. Our method acting lessons for beginners help you understand the psychological and social dimensions of a character, get comfortable performing, and transform yourself on stage or in front of the camera. Advanced lessons will prepare students for auditions, helping them get a step ahead and land hard-to-get roles.

You won’t regret booking a session with our method acting teachers. We can help level up your acting game with the best online method acting lessons and in-person learning you can find. Sign up now!

Method Acting Lessons Curriculum

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Method Acting Lessons

  • History of the Method
  • Method approaches
  • Building a character
  • Scene study
  • Script Analysis

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Method Acting Lessons

  • Life of the character
  • Character work
  • Creating your own material
  • Stages of rehearsal

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Method Acting Lessons

  • Becoming a character
  • Auditioning
  • Character studies
  • Advanced styles and techniques

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How do you learn method acting?


You can learn method acting by “becoming” the character you’re playing. You find a character by practicing emotional memory to bring out emotions from your past that apply to that character. You can augment this by researching the character as much as possible, finding things you can relate to in their experience, and then embodying that in your acting. Eventually, playing the character will become so natural you won’t have to think about it. A method acting teacher can help guide you through this process and give you critical feedback on your performances.

Where can I learn method acting?


You can learn method acting in many different places. There are famous acting studios that teach the Method, such as The Actors Studio at Pace University in New York, as well as the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. There are many approaches and styles to choose from as well. Another great way is to learn online through private lessons. TakeLessons has experienced teachers who provide the best online acting lessons for your growth as an actor.

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