Liz Turner

Liz T.

Brooklyn, NY
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Film Acting

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I help students feel more comfortable in performing and preparing for an acting career on film, and what to expect at auditions, casting directors, and how to find work!
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About

Liz passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Liz delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2004

Liz T is an accomplished Performer, Writer and Educator who has captivated audiences and students across the globe. Having achieved a M.M in Contemporary Performance & Production (Vocal Performance) from the Berklee College of Music's campus in Valencia, Spain and has also obtained a B.M from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA (Vocal Performance).
Trained in Classical, Jazz and Musical Theatre her warm voice, playful attitude, and vibrant inner beauty come alive on the stage and in the classroom. With International and Cabaret influences, she performs and writes deeply from the heart, and is never afraid to pour out heart felt emotions on stage.
She has additionally studied Arts Administration at NYU and has also worked behind the scenes at the professional level in Arts Administration at Berklee College of Music, Radio Disney AM 1260, and the New Victory Theater (Off-Broadway).
World class venues include: Carnegie Hall, The Vatican, Notre Dame Cathedral, Palau de les artes de Regina Sofia, and Symphony Space. Liz has also performed with the Amore Opera, NY Lyric Opera and Regina Opera companies of New York City.
Favorite Theatrical Credits include: The International Tour of Disney Live! (Feld Entertainment), Nickelodeon at Sea (Norwegian Cruise lines), Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC), RWS and Associates, Carnival Cruise lines and legendary summer stock theaters including Ogunquit Playhouse, ME and the Granbury Opera house, TX .
Past NYC Music Venues include (Select): The Metropolitan Room, The Cutting Room, Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, Toshi's Living Room, The Shrine, Silvana, The Bitter End, The Path Cafe.
Past TV/Film Selections Include: Orange is the New Black, Elementary, Law and Order SVU, Mozart in the Jungle, Grown ups 2, Labor Day, The Makeover, Nurse Jackie, The Knick, Blue Bloods, The Following, The Woody Allen Summer Project, Madame Secretary, Mysteries of Laura, Royal Pains, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, The Heat, The Carrie Diaries, Vinyl, Public Morals,The Tap, The Only Boy in New York, Irreplaceable you,The Leftovers, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Bull.
She has a passion for singing jingles, and recording voice overs all around the world for clients in India, New Zealand, France, Israel, Philippines, and Russia to name a few, be on the lookout as you never know where you may hear her Voice!
Her writing has been published by the Vail Jazz Festival, Lessonface, Takelessons, NewMusicalTheatre, Onstageblog, New Victory Theater Blog and with Dance, Laugh, Learn LLC.
She has had the pleasure of Musical Directing with various inner city schools with young, at risk students including Inside Broadway, Brooklyn Arts Council, Mainstages, The Queens Theater, Long Lake Camp for the Arts, Berklee City Music Program, Boston Bridge Charter School, and St. Joseph's Regional Catholic School. Past shows she has musical directed have included Annie, Legally Blonde, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical, Oliver, Shrek, and Chicago. Liz also serves on the Berklee Alumni Audition Committee, and was recently named Berklee Alumni Ambassador of the Year. (2017)
Currently she is working on her original musical Ciao Bambino, which debuted it's first staged reading at the Midtown International Theater Festival in the Fall of 2016! At MITF Ciao Bambino was recognized with an award for Best Staged Reading. "Give me the stage" an original song from the musical also won first place in competitions at the Bunol Symphony Orchestra in Spain and Hampton Beach talent show in New Hampshire. Check out Ciao Bambino the musical to follow the development of this exciting new musical, as it's head Off-Off Broadway in 2018!
Miss. Turner is a member of the following professional organizations: SAG-AFTRA, The Dramatists Guild, BMI, Society of Composers and Lyricists, The Drama League, The Manhattan Association of Cabaret Performers, AFM Local 802, Actor's Equity Membership Candidate, Theater Resources Unlimited, The Off-Broadway Alliance, Women in Music, National Italian American Foundation, National Organization of Italian American Women, International Women's Jazz Association and The League of Independent Theatre.

*** Lesson Details ***
I like to work with students at all levels, whether you sing for your own enjoyment or are serious about pursuing a career in performing, I want to help you be the best performer! Please send me a message before you sign up for lessons so we can coordinate time difference/scheduling, Thank you!

*** Specialties ***
Voice, Piano, Clarinet, Music Theory, Songwriting, College Audition Prep.

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Experience

Musical Theater Instructor
Sep 2017 - Present
Performers Theatre Workshop

Teaching Musical Theater and Vocal Technique to students K-12 in Maplewood, NJ,

Musical Theater Instructor
Sep 2017 - Present
92Y

Musical Theater Visiting artist at PS 23 Brooklyn, 2nd and 5th Grades.

Voice Teacher
Jan 2017 - Present
Acting Out-Brooklyn's Premier Acting School

Voice, Piano and Acting Coach for Adults and Kids!

Musical Director
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
Long Lake Camp of the Performing Arts

Musical Director for Kids Summer Performing Arts Camp in Long Lake, NY directed Seussical, Shrek, Oliver and Chicago!

Musical Director
Jan 2017 - Jul 2017
Main Stages

Musical Director in Long Island, NY for Kids 11-13

Musical Director
Apr 2017 - Jun 2017
The Queens Theatre

Musical Director in Queens, NY for Kids 7-13

Music Teacher
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Boston Bridge Charter School

Summer Music Teacher for Grades K-3 in Boston.

Musical Director
Dec 2014 - Aug 2015
Brooklyn Arts Council

Non-Profit Organization in Brooklyn, NY that teaches after school music, dance, and drama in public schools in the city.

Drama Teacher
Jan 2014 - Aug 2015
Inside Broadway

Non-Profit Organization that puts on Elementary School Musicals to Inner city Kids in Nyc.

Teacher
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
New York Kids Club

For kids 6 months to 10 years, Music, Dance, Theater, Gymnastics in NYC.

Music Teacher
Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
St. Joseph's Regional Catholic School

Music and Drama Teacher for Grades K-8 in Salem, NH.

Education

M.M Vocal Performance/Music Production
Aug 2015 - Present
Berklee College of Music, Valencia Campus
Certificate in Arts Administration
Jan 2012 - Present
NYU
B.M. Vocal Performance
Sep 2006 - May 2010
Berklee College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Italian
Professional Proficiency
Italian
Professional Proficiency
Italian
Professional Proficiency

Awards

1st place in Vocal Competition
Aug 2016
Hampton Beach Talent Show
1st place in Songwriting Competition
May 2016
Valencia, Spain

Affiliations

Society of Composers and Lyricists
Sep 2016

The Society Of Composers & Lyricists is an organization consisting of Hollywood's professional motion picture, Television, and multimedia music composers, songwriters and lyricists, with histories in the art of scoring for motion pictures and television. Many of its members have won or been nominated for Oscars, Emmys and Grammy Awards.

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SAG-AFTRA
Sep 2016

SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.

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American Federation of Musicians
Feb 2015

A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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Photos & Videos

An original and award winning song "Give me the stage"
An original song in Italian "La Mia estate amore"
Liz Turner's official music video to "Lost in Love" and original.
Official Music Video to Liz Turner's Single "Ciao Bambino"
Liz Turner's Original song and music video to "Show Me", Now available on iTunes and Spotify.
Liz performing at The Shrine in Nyc
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8 Reviews

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Devi Dec 3, 2017
Speaking Voice · Online

Great first class.

Kyla Oct 16, 2017
Choir · Online

Were u on

Ciara Sep 19, 2016
Vocal Training · Online

your the best. I'm 10 and must sing in 3 days in a talent show and sure found your help useful.

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Ciara parsons
Bishop, ca.

carol Apr 1, 2016
Italian · Online

Liz could not be nicer and helping me learn my "R"

Daniella Sep 22, 2015
English · Online

I just loved the first lesson!! Liz is very calm and certainly passionate about teaching! Looking forward to the next lesson!

Emmie W. Aug 3, 2015
Italian · Online

Liz is very personable! She is good at explaining and moving at the learner's speed.

John B. Apr 22, 2015
Italian · In home

Very good lesson.

Kelli S. Feb 13, 2015
Music Performance · Online

Liz applies a comprehensive approach to teaching music performance. Liz is especially helpful to anyone preparing for auditions. Great instructor.

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