Kelsey Jimenez

Kelsey J.

Saint Charles, MO

About Kelsey J.

Kelsey teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: August 2012
Last sign in: 2 days ago

Overview

Kelsey’s love for acting and the performing arts is awe-inspiring. Kelsey graduated from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin and received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and received her Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting at Lindenwood University.

Kelsey has always been a performer who acts from natural instincts and with passion. She is completely devoted to her craft and could not imagine doing anything else with her life. Her objective is to inspire creativity among all ages and to expand their imagination. She instructs understanding in the craft of acting and learning how to develop an expressive voice and body. In her lessons she will focus on character development, experiment with a variety of scenes and monologues, study the essential elements of acting, and explore the world of performing arts.

Kelsey is available for private acting lessons of all kind, including audition prep. The audition prep is perfect for those students who have an interest in continuing their education in theatre, in the community, or for a school show. Kelsey will assist those students by preparing them for their next audition by studying audition etiquette while expanding their material selection.

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons can be 30-120 min long minutes which include proper stance, vocal warm-up, breathing exercises, evaluating your voice, developing character analysis, objectives, subtext, improv, and so much more! It is advised that each student keep a "Sense Journal" to enhance their senses and help them stay true to their character. Fun and encouraging atmosphere, great with all ages and teach both men and women. Youngest student in 5 years old.

*** Studio Equipment ***
•Performance space
•A large script and screenplay library

*** Travel Equipment ***
A variety of Dramatic and Comedic Scripts and several binders full of audition material and monologues from different genres and subjects.

*** Specialties ***
Kelsey specializes in the Meisner Technique, Uta Hagan "Respect for Acting" Technique, and Jerzy Grotowski technique. She will train performers to use their natural instinct and true emotions on stage. Kelsey will teach them how to analyze their character, discover beat changes, and develop their senses.

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Experience

Actress
Jan 2014 - Present
NOW Talent Management

Fine & Performing Arts Representative
Jun 2014 - Jan 2016
Lindenwood Univeristy

Education

Master of Fine Arts - Acting
Aug 2010 - Dec 2012
Lindenwood University
Bachelor of Theatre
Aug 2006 - Dec 2009
Missouri Southern State University

Certifications

Jerzy Grotowski Technique
Aug 2014
Acting for the Professional

Awards

FEMALE LEAD- The Shape of Things
Dec 2012
Lindenwood University
Best Female - Lead
Nov 2010
MSSU

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Jodi G. Jun 16, 2017
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Ayla Jun 5, 2017
· · Hi my name is Ayla and I'm looking for a girl to help me do acting so I can become an actress look up Hoffman homes and find the phone number and put in the exstention 2341and ask for Ayla and you can tell me all about acting and how you can help
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Matthew Jun 2, 2017
· Acting · Online My instructor Kelsey is awesome! I am seeing things in the world with a fresh outlook an much of that is thanks to Kelsey.
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Maya May 15, 2017
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Mike J. Apr 4, 2017
· Acting · In home Fantastic! It was a great first lesson! Thank you!
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Mary-Martha A. Mar 18, 2017
· Acting · Online Kelsey is a great instructor . She brought out the emotions I thought I didn't have. She made me feel relaxed and I had fun with her teaching style. Thank you Kelsey. You are the best instructor ever
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Susan Mar 13, 2017
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Renee L. Mar 13, 2017
· Film Acting · In home She was awesome. She made me feel comfortable and welcomed. She was very patience to help me understand.
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Walter Feb 23, 2017
· Acting · Online Great first lesson, easy to let loose and fall into the "subtext" (you'll get it after the first lesson.)
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Harley Feb 16, 2017
· Acting · Online My daughter is 8.5 yrs old. She loves the time spent with Kelsey. Kelsey treats her as an individual and I can tell my daughter is gaining a sense of maturity as she discovers different emotions during her acting lessons. We always wish the class was longer and my daughter always skips away on a cloud when class is over.
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