Rebecca Larkin

Rebecca L.

Baldwin, NY
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've been a professional singer and actress for over twelve years, performing on Broadway in Lincoln Center's Tony-winning Revival of "South Pacific" and touring the county with Rob McClure and Anika Larson in the First National Tour of "Avenue Q." I have an MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design, graduated summa cum laude, and was the only female recipient of the Presidential Scholarship for Vocal Performance. My BA is in Arts and Education from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

I teach all levels of singing and am familiar with different styles, like contemporary musical theatre, legit, belting, and pop/ rock. As an actor who sings I think it's important to connect with the text and let the vocal technique support those choices for the most compelling performance. My passion is creating audition cuts and crafting them into bite-sized yet complete scenes. Audition technique is key if you want to be in shows because someone has to cast you first. Over 95% of my professional jobs have been from open auditions including my Broadway debut.

I've taught for many years and would love to help you be the best you possible!

About Rebecca L.

My approach is both supportive and pragmatic, based on where each individual's skill set is right now and what your specific goals are. I've had the benefit of both formal instruction as well as a decade in the "school of hard knocks." Climbing up the ladder to earn my Equity Card on a Production Contact taught me a lot and I believe gave me a nuanced perspective as a performer.

Over 95% of my career is from attending open calls, including finding representation and my Broadway debut.

I continue to audition for film, television, and theatre, as well as perform in concerts and other venues. I write and produce my own work and am currently signed with Roth and Associates East.

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Sheila
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A-mazing! She’s an awesome mentor! Her approach to singing is brilliant in the sense that she helps you explore yourself, your strengths and areas you could work on to improve. She helps you find and utilize your voice in a way that makes a unique artist. She digs in right to the foundation of singing (vocals) and performing. I am glad to have found her! And to add up, I never had a dull moment with her with her sense of humor and caring approach!

Posted Sep 28, 2019
Sheri
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Rebecca is wonderful at helping my daughter learn better public speaking skills.

Posted Jul 11, 2019
Savannah R.
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Rebecca immediately made my granddaughter comfortable. Rebecca is a sweet, charming woman who, I can see, works very well with both children and adults. She is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to make people feel good about themselves.

Posted Jul 5, 2019
Kevin C.
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I had a great lesson for my first class Rebecca is a great vocal coach can’t wait for the next class can’t wait

Posted Apr 23, 2019
Amanda M.
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AMAZING! Rebecca is so nice and made me feel so relaxed. I was TERRIFIED of singing in front of other people but she didn't care that my voice cracked and that I sung quietly she was so amazing!

Posted Nov 2, 2018
Mikell B.
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My son loves her, after we left I asked him how he thought it was and he said mommy this is the best I know I’m going to have fun... she’s funny.

Posted Sep 17, 2018
Debra R.
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Rebecca was very knowledgeable and helpful for my very first lesson. I believe she can really help me improve my pitch and teach me to become a better singer! She is also a very kind woman and has an overall caring approach.. I’m happy I found her and I’m looking forward to working together!

Posted Jun 21, 2018
Gianna
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My granddaughter was so delighted with the entire process. I feel this will help her vocals and boost her confidence level. When you're 13 it can be a difficult age. My granddaughter felt very very comfortable and at ease..thanks to Rebecca!

Posted Jun 8, 2018
Brandon
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Very attentive, kind and understanding.

Posted May 11, 2018
Greg
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Becca has been very instrumental to the enhancement of my voice acting career! She goes above and beyond for you and truly loves and cares about what she's doing!

She really stands out because she is incredibly knowledgeable, resourceful, and has the perfect amount of charisma where she is encouraging and builds your confidence, at the same time is very honest and to the point!

She knows how to delve into your full potential with your voice and I look forward to receiving further lessons as needed!

Every penny and then some, is worth her training!

Posted Apr 20, 2018
Nikolete
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Rebecca makes me feel comfortable when acting and as a shy person that is amazing! She dosent tell u if you are a bad actor or if you are going to make it as an actor she helps you improve and tells you what u are already good at and what we could work on. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to do this!

Posted Feb 21, 2018
Tina
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Rebecca is amazing! She is super patient, a great listener and an amazing artist. She totally guides the lesson to what you want while focusing on your strengths and showing you how to focus on your best skills. I recommend her wholeheartedly!

Posted Feb 19, 2018
Harper
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I absolutely love Becca! She is so encouraging and knowledgeable. I recently got cast in a musical and I was pretty nervous. I found Rebecca and after our first lesson I knew it was a great fit. She made me feel so comfortable and I think, we accomplished a lot in just the first lesson! I strongly recommend her to anyone who is either starting out or has some experience.

Posted Feb 19, 2018
Phil
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Amazing instructor! Very easy-going and makes you feel comfortable so you're able to perform at your very best. Has strong visions for what will help her students flourish as artists. HIGHLY recommended for novice and intermediate actors!

Posted Oct 25, 2017
Coral
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Very comfortable atmosphere. Rebecca is very personable and I want to bring my other daughter for lessons.

Posted Sep 19, 2017

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Experience

Actor/ Singer
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010

Lincoln Center

"South Pacific" directed by Barlett Sher

Actor/ Singer/ Puppeteer
Sep 2008 - Jun 2009

Broadway Touring Company

"Avenue Q" directed by Jason Moore

Education

MFA in Performing Arts
Sep 2012 - Jun 2014

Savannah College of Art and Design

BA in Arts and Education
Sep 1998 - Jun 2002

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Awards

Top Ten Instructors in my Area
Sep 2017

Lessons.com

Presidential Scholarship for Vocal Performance
Sep 2012

Savannah College of Art and Design

Affiliations

Actors' Equity Association
Sep 2008
Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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