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Average Cost of Theater Acting Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute theater acting lessons is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $300 per hour.

30-min $15
 
$44 average
$257
45-min $20
 
$59 average
$267
60-min $25
 
$77 average
$300

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute theater acting lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute theater acting lessons are 24% less expensive at $59, and 30-minute lessons cost 43% less at $44.

Curious how much theater acting lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best theater acting teachers .

Theater Acting Lesson Reviews from Students

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Popular Theater Acting teachers

Jan L.

Woodland Hills, CA

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Nicholas M.

New York, NY

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Kim C.

Sarasota, FL

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About Jan L.

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Woodland Hills, CA
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Jan Linder-K. has a degree in Theatre Arts from Combs College of Music in Philadelphia. Jan has many Film and TV credits. Jan teaches a class called "Acting For Singers" which helps bridge the techniques, emotional connection to the lyrics and the physical connection to the music track. Jan wrote a book called "Once More With Feeling" which is about the connection of all three.

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Gianfranco May 15, 2019
· Acting · In home
Mrs. Jan is sweet, fun & knowledgable. She makes Gian feels very comfortable and bring out the best of him. In one class he learn a lot of specific things to work on and improve.
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Isabella R. April 5, 2019
· Singing · In home
Jan was very good. We have had different music teachers in the past and she taught us some new techniques. We are very excited to be working with her.
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jim and leah W. June 21, 2018
· Songwriting · Online
Jan is very professional.

About Nicholas M.

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New York, NY
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***Acting in Performance***

Learn How to Take a Role From The Page to The Stage.

So many acting classes stop short. They only teach a person the skills of an actor. Not how to take these skills and apply them practically in a production.

*This is a couching session for actors who are in rehearsal for a play, or are preparing to go into the rehearsal process.

*This is an opportunity to get couching if you're having difficulty working with a fellow actor or a director.

*To learn how to communicate better with your collaborators, in a open productive way.

*This is a safe environment to discuss sensitive topics. How to deal with actors or directors who cross boundaries

1. Learn what is expected of you in rehearsal.
2. How to work with and independently of your director.
3. Understand your relationship to your fellow actors on stage and off.

**Learn How to Prepare for a Performance.**

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Inji G. June 2, 2019
· Theater Acting · In studio
I met with Nicholas before an audition. He is a wonderful teacher. He helped me already a great deal during that short hour, on how to approach the material, break it down in a way that will help my performance reach its full potential. I was able to deliver a truthful performance. I am looking forward to more sessions. Many thanks.
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Lisa C. May 3, 2019
· Speaking Voice · Online
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Cynthia K. April 30, 2019
· Speaking Voice · In home
Nicholas has been FABULOUS! In a very short time, he's worked on my voice inflection and tones and presentation style. Most importantly, he's given me a framework to think about WHY I'm speaking and has encouraged me every step of the way!

About Kim C.

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Sarasota, FL
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Her professional stage credits span over an impressive thirty-five years, starring in world and regional premieres, classic revivals and active in new play development. In 1979 she pioneered a regional theatre Twickenham Repertory Company in Alabama under a CETA grant. The company is now celebrating its 35th season as Theatre Huntsville.

Kim recently played Susan in Becky Shaw, Greer in 7 Homeless Mammoths Wander New England and Vivian Bearing, Ph.D. in her 5th production of Wit, this time at the Palladium Theatre for American Stage. Other recent roles include Mag in The Beauty Queen of Leenane for Banyan Theatre and Prime Minister Golda Meir to standing ovations in the Atlanta premiere and FST Sarasota productions of the 22 character, one-woman show Golda's Balcony. She starred in two productions of Parallel Lives, The Kathy and Mo Show playing 16 comic characters, as well as directing a production and showcased her classical drama chops as Mrs. Alving in Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts. ...

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David May 21, 2019
· Speaking Voice · In studio
Kim jumped right in and learned everything she could about what I was working on so that she could help me perform at my very best. I can not say enough good things about all that she thought me. I recommend her to everyone I know. Her experience is second to none and her approach is genuine. Thank you for all the help Kim.
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Amy G. May 6, 2019
· Speaking Voice · Online
Excellent teacher!
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Michele G. April 22, 2019
· Acting · In studio
Love working with Kim! Fantastic experience so far!

Mia R.

Norfolk, MA

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David T.

North Hollywood, CA

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Kimberly S.

Astoria, NY

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About Mia R.

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Norfolk, MA

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Private acting lessons will be primarily focused on coaching audition materials and techniques. Materials include monologues, sides, scenes from plays, etc. Techniques include voice clarity and projection, enunciation, facial expression, emotion, character development, and more.

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Neil I. March 13, 2019
· Singing · In studio
My first time it was amazing the way she taught is great and really i encouraged every one specially beginner she is the ideal one to choose.
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Steve April 7, 2018
· Singing · In studio
Outstanding! I feel very lucky to have Mia as a teacher. She cares very much about you as a singer and a person. Mia has a warming personality that makes you feel comfortable during your lessons. She is obviously passionate about singing and passionate about teaching singing. I feel extremely confident I will get to where I want to be as a singer. She has already exceeds my expectations. Amazing!
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Joy February 28, 2018
· Singing · Online
Mia is very kind and helpful. I have not used my voice in a while and she makes the transition very exciting.

About David T.

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North Hollywood, CA

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

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Heather H. June 14, 2019
· Improv Acting · Online
David is such a supportive, knowledgeable, and fun teacher! His improv lessons are enriching my life and career in major ways by helping me access my power and leave my petty worries and self-consciousness behind. I highly recommended him!
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Kirk W. May 13, 2019
· Acting · In studio
David is generous, kind and very real. I like that he is a working actor not just a teacher, which I feel is an advantage in learning what it really takes to be a good actor... it's 'real technique' from the 'real deal' ...highly recommend David!!!!!
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Nicole M. May 1, 2019
· Acting · Online
First class went well! I’m excited to continue working with David!

About Kimberly S.

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Astoria, NY

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Students will learn everything from emotional preparation to what to do if you are emotionally dried up before a big performance! Students will gain foolproof techniques so they will never feel unprepared, whether it is an audition or performance.

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Sam May 16, 2019
· Creative Writing · Online
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Krishnaj G. April 23, 2019
· Creative Writing · Online
YAY!
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omer March 28, 2019
· Writing · In studio
Very good teacher

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