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Bridget D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Technology from Berklee College of Music
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Bridget D.

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BFA Acting Emerson College. Specializing in monologue coaching, musical theatre performance, and scene work. Primary training in Meisner, Alexander, Linklater, and Chekhov.

About Bridget

Bridget is Los Angeles-based, New England-grown folk-pop songwriter, music teacher and registered yoga teacher. Bridget graduated from Berklee College of Music and Emerson College in 2017 with degrees in music technology and acting. She spent much of her undergraduate time working in venues an

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Tamara
Bridget is an amazing piano teacher. My 9 year old daughter loved that she would help her with pop songs as well as the traditional lesson book. She also helped her with voice audition songs for her musical theater group. We highly recommend!
Emma B.
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Pat
Bridget is an incredibly patient, intelligent, and passionate teacher that can take your confidence level from a 6 to a 10 in just one lesson. Taking classes with her will definitely change the way you approach music and allow you to be your best self. 💖
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Awarded Best Music Video from Madrid International Film Festival
  • Associates in Arts for Music/Music Education from Miami Dade College
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Michelle G.

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Private lessons will tackle character development, scene analysis and breakdown, beats, creating strong choices, as well as camera technique for film/tv and/or stage blocking if the scene is for a theater audition or performance. Classes will always be tailored to the student's needs and goals.

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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Meghan
I tried 4 different vocal coaches to fix my vocal cord problem. A combination of anxiety and lack of technical understanding led me to cause tears in my vocal cord without yelling or belting.

My job requires a lot of talking... also I love talking, so I was determined to solve this problem.

After seeing a speech therapist, a clinical laryngologist, and a reiki healing specialist, I found Michelle.

Michele is patient with her approach and helped me learn how to technically and mentally protect my vocal cords from harm.

She is very perceptive: even through video lessons she is able to give me specific exercises to fix problems as they arise, and they are not always the same problem.

I have recommended Michelle to my friends and family and look forward to gifting voice lessons for holidays and birthdays because of the immense value they have added to my life.
Irene
Michelle is great! I have been hesitant about doing online lessons, but she makes them feel natural. I can hear and feel the difference in my voice after only a few meetings, and I always look forward to the next.
Matt A.
Great first lesson. Very knowledgeable and focuses on fundamentals and making sure you understand the actual inner workings of your voice, throat, and diaphragm.
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Annalise S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Streisand Sony Fellowship from Barbra Streisand and Sony Pictures
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Annalise S.

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Acting for stage and screen will focus on choosing appropriate material, audition coaching, developing vocal ease and endurance, speaking with confidence, and textual interpretation.

About Annalise

I am a very positive and patient teacher. I focus 50% of my lessons on physical and vocal warm-ups and 50% on the student's chosen singing and/or acting repertoire. I look forward to working with students of all levels and find joy in helping people find their voice. I earned my bachelor of mus

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Amanda H.
Annalise has a very impressive background in music and education, and it really reflects through her lessons with my daughter. She has instilled a lot of confidence in my daughter, to the point that she tried out for, and made, Advanced Choir at her school. I very highly recommend Annalise!
Ezekiel S.
He found the lesson enjoyable and wanted to continue practicing the drills he learned
Ezekiel S.
He found the lesson enjoyable and wanted to continue practicing the drills he learned

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Emily B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance from Fordham University at Lincoln Center: New York City
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily B.

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With more than two decades of experience working as a professional SAG-AFTRA/AEA actor in Los Angeles, New York, and many places in between, coaching others to build their best auditions and reach their potential as actors and performers has become a passion of mine.

Private Coaching services include, but are not limited to:

* Private Audition Coaching
* College-Specific Audition Coaching and Monologue Selection
* Audition Material Selection Assistance (especially for young women - I have a lot to look through!)
* Work Up a Challenging Role
* Vocal Work and Public Speaking
* Song-As-Monologue Coaching
* "I want to be an actor - where do I start?" Consultation

About Emily

Whether the focus of a session is on building a stellar repertoire of audition pieces, working on a difficult role, getting deeper into the language of Shakespeare, or song-as-monologue work for musical theater actors, my approach to private coaching is centered around meeting the needs of the clie

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Kennedy B.
I had my first lesson with Emily yesterday and I loved it! She was easy to talk to and super nice. She also had great tips to give me and helped me a lot and it has only been one day. I really like the way she teaches and I would highly recommend her.
westin C.
FANTASTIC TEACHER
Rex H.
Emily is professional, fun and engaging. Our daughter looks forward to her time with her each week. We love her!
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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching acting since 2013 and use a combination of tools and techniques from many of the well known acting theories. Through exploration, you will learn how to use the "acting fundamentals" (given circumstances, personalization, actions/tactics) to discover an honest connection to the script.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whe

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Ashtan P.
So far my 8 year old son is living his singing lesson experience.
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.

Dr. Ollie L. J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Master of Arts from American University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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As Professor of Communication & Theater, I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays. My mission is to inspire and develop your unique gift. Fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!

About Dr. Ollie L.

Professor of Communication & Theater with incredible experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Publick Playhouse, THEARC Theater, National Children's Museum and over 60 different stages annually. She is th

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Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
Kristyl N.
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Charleston, SC

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Charleston is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$72 average

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"Vandi made Mia feel very comfortable from the get go and Mia had a great experience. I would highly recommend her! She is super sweet and encouraging. Mia cannot wait until her next lesson!"
Mia
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"David was perfect, very patient and encouraging! He truly has the gift of being able to teach it shines through with out a doubt. According to my son he was a "funny teacher" the two were working together very hard and cracking jokes like old friends how can anyone top that. I have a feeling we gained not only a teacher but a great new friend!!!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Glenn has a lot of very good energy and he is very knowledgeable about acting and that has inspired us to work hard and practice."
Ramsey
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"I am glad I found Gabriel. I feel like every session I learn something new and I am learning techniques that will be helpful in everything I do. Gabriel is a patient and kind teacher and makes sure I am learning before moving on to the next lesson."
Terry
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel B.
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"I was in multiple productions with Ms Rebecca and each time she brought me out of my comfort zone. She has made me look at all of my skills and put each of them to the test."
Lucas
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"She coached me through my first agent meeting. Absolutely fantastic, as normal. I got so much good advice and she had me run through the material as I would in the audition, encouraging me and helping me through everything.

Recommended, 1000%."
Abigail
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Vandi was amazing! So patient with my nine year old budding actress!"
Toni
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"I am about to enter high school and I wanted to improve my acting skills in preparation for my goal to perform in school plays. I came to Shauna to learn acting techniques and skills to improve my acting abilities. I learned so much from Shauna. I looked forward to my weekly acting lessons and the preparation that went into each lesson. Shauna helped me feel at ease, even when doing something new and challenging. She encouraged me to reach outside my comfort zone and the exercises helped me really understand acting. This has been a great experience and I look forward to working with Shauna in the future!"
Mia
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Molly did a great job working with me in preparing for a role. I'm learning a great deal about acting AND the lessons are fun. I plan on taking more lessons. Thank you, Molly!"
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Awesome experience. Learned a lot about the industry. Enjoyed great improv games and practices."
Murat
Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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