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Melissa C.

25 Reviews
Addison, TX
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Melissa C.

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About Melissa

Hello! Melissa C. here and I can't wait to meet you! Here's a bit about me. I have a BFA in Musical Theater with a minor in piano from the University of Oklahoma. I also became a certified Montessori preschool teacher while living in NYC. I have performed in some great places such as Hers

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Brynn C.
Melissa is a great teacher for kids starting out in piano.
Thu T.
Though this is only the first piano teacher we've ever worked with, Melissa has set a very high bar. Her passion for music really shines through during her lessons. She adapts her lesson plans to my 7 year old daughter and moving at a pace that keeps her engaged. She even helps her learn some songs outside the lessons that my daughter started learning on her own! If there are any scheduling conflicts, she keeps the line of communication open and we are always able to figure it out together. We couldn't be happier. If you read through her positive reviews...they're all true! It's only been a month, but we look forward to having her around for a long time.
Vi T.
We love her passion for music and teaching. She came well prepare. Melissa started my daughter off on a lesson that was fun and challenging. We are excited for the next one!
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Toya N.

29 Reviews
Dallas, TX
Starting at $79
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
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Toya N.

29 Reviews
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I have a Masters degree in Acting from the acclaimed Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan, so I am well versed in most every acting technique; including Stanislavski, Strasberg, Meisner, Chekov, Hagen, Stella Adler, and beyond. I've taught acting to children, teens, and adults in the US and abroad since 2005 and my students are working! My main goal is to help you to develop your own set of tools for practicing the craft of acting, and to better understand your unique voice as an artist. Make sure to wear clothing you can move in during our sessions, and, most importantly, explore and just have fun!

About Toya

Currently offering ONLINE LESSONS ONLY due to the pandemic. I have taught acting to small children, teens, and adults in community, private, and collegiate settings. I taught acting at the legendary Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City. My love of the arts has enabled me to study and

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Jae P.
She is truly excellent! Guided me through my audition and her input was very valuable. She is also very personable and reliable.
David
Our first lesson was productive. I'm looking forward to learning!
Todd B.
My background and career have never placed importance on speaking and looking objectively at myself, I wanted to improve that ability. Toya has been very patient and down to earth with me, as raw as I am, in helping me. After a few lessons I already feel confidence growing and enjoy her instruction.

Nicholas R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Englsih
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nicholas R.

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My name is Nichoals Richardson and I am a working professinal actor from England with a passion for teaching, wich I have cultivated over the years. My approach is friendly and detailed and based on my experiecne in the industry and what works today. Part of our work together will be focussing on improving your skills tehcniquly, as well as building your confidence and exploring potential. I bleive acting training can be extremly improtant whether your goals are to become a proffesional acotor or build communication skills, public speaking, or general confidence.

I have a BA in Televison, Film and Theater theory from Bristol Univeristy in England, and an MA in Acting from The Guidlhall School of Music and Drama (alumni includes Daniel Craig, Orlando Bloom, Lilly James) which is a classical training.

I have worked preofessionaly in television, film and theater (with networks such as Hulu, Fox Searlight and Comedy central TV) and have an extensive background in ...

About Nicholas

Hello, My name is Nicholas Richardson and I am a working professional actor from England with a passion for teaching, which I have cultivated over the years. My approach is friendly and detailed and based on my experience in the industry and with what works today. Part of our work together wi

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Natalie
Nicholas teaches from the heart with clarity and expert knowledge. After working with him I felt so prepared and confident. Would highly recommend!
Steve
Nick is an excellent teacher. He has already improved my creativity and communication skills so much in the few sessions I've had with him. I've been able to step outside of my comfort zone and am a better actor for it. Thank you Nick for such encouraging words and your kind spirit. I can't wait to work together again very soon.
Stella
Nicholas is fantastic! He is encouraging and knows exactly where to push to get that bit extra out of you.

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Aubrey W.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • BA Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Aubrey W.

3 Reviews
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Whether you are just starting out in your journey as an actor, or you are interested in refining your skills with relevant and applicable concepts and methods, I will devise a program tailored specifically to your aspirations. Character development, objectives, actions, dialogue interpretation, stage movement: just to name a few of the skills we will be studying and honing. We will work on monologues and scenes, both from theatre and film, to explore a variety of acting styles. And if it's Musical Theater you enjoy, we will unpack the elements in that genre, and prep you for auditions. Always, classes are predicated on fun!

About Aubrey

"Don't just sing, PERFORM!" Aubrey moved to Los Angeles after earning her BA in Theatre Performance and Musical Theatre at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Since moving to Los Angeles, Aubrey has taught as a summer Musical Theatre Director at the prestigious Youth Academy of Dramatic A

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Christopher
I have had the privaledge of being around the most iconic talents ever in show biz because of my father Harvey Korman.So having heard Aubrey Sing it harkens me back fo my favorite singers Joanne Gleason Bernadette Peters and Eydie Gormes,Karen Carpenters.The best compliment I can give Aubrey is that she is a songstress.Thats a artists who can sing and tell a story with inflection in all the right places while she expresses her humanity through song.Like her idol Barbara Streisand she is just one exuisite artists that lives and breaths and embodies every song she sings.You would be hard pressed to study with anyone as polished and dedicated as Aubrey.I don't have a daughter but if I did I hope she ends up like Aubrey then I know what it is to have created a masterpiece.She is a second generation artists her father is also a very sublimely gifted artists Glenn Williams here in Vegas.
Jase
I have been taking lessons from Aubrey since last year and she has been a tremendous teacher! She has an uplifting presence and passionate spirit as well as a wealth of professional experience. Aubrey has a great way of letting me develop my character on my own, while also critiquing and pushing me out of my comfort zone. Become a student of Aubrey Williams and take your passion to the next level!
Glenn W.
My name is Glenn W., and I am an Acting Instructor, Vocal Teacher, and Educator of the Performing Arts at Takelessons.com, since 2005. I have received many awards and accolades during my tenure, (please feel free to peruse my Profile), and, to date, have accumulated over 75 student reviews, ALL 5-Star rated, and none of my reviews are ever solicited. I make mention of my successes as a preface to this review/recommendation because I believe that the young lady who has now made herself available for hire, Aubrey Williams, is on equal par with my abilities. I mentored Ms. Williams for many years here in Las Vegas, observing as she matured as a singer and actress, procuring many prime roles in productions around the Vegas Valley. Always hungry to learn and absorb, she ventured to Broadway and was accepted at the prestigious Marymount-Manhattan College in New York City. (Over a thousand applicants auditioned, less than 50 were chosen). After studying and further honing her craft with the Best of the Best in NYC, she secured her Degree in Musical Theater and returned to Las Vegas to contemplate her next professional move. In the interim, I hired her to teach at my studio, and observed her as she enriched the lives and skills of her students to such a degree as to astonish even ME, an old sage educator... It was her choice then to relocate to Los Angeles in 2019, where she was immediately accepted in the industry, and became gainfully employed as both a performer AND an educator. What is Las Vegas' loss, is now Los Angeles' gain. For any prospective actor OR singer, any age, wishing to begin a new journey in your life, or if you are already working professionally in the industry and desire to sharpen your skills, Ms. Williams would be my OVERWHELMING choice to guide and mentor you. She is passionate about her craft, and her passion is INFECTIOUS. She is currently a working actress and performer, so her skills are contemporary and relevant. She has a knack for providing what it is you require as an individual entity, to enhance your unique talents and presentation. And always, ALWAYS, her sessions are predicated upon having FUN. She is an amazing singer, a brilliant actress, and an accomplished dancer. In our business we refer to such gifted individuals as "Triple Threats"; and due to the fact that she has the extraordinary gift to TEACH these skills in a manner that is massively informative, enthusiastically creative, currently applicable, and passionately enjoyable, in my book makes Aubrey Williams a "Quadruple Threat"... If you are serious about this endeavor to which you are about to embark (and my guess is YOU ARE, or you would not be reading this right now...), look no further than Aubrey Williams to join you in your journey on a Magical Road to unleashing your abilities as an actor and/or a singer. Trust ME. It will the wisest, most satisfying and fulfilling investment you will ever make....
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Sharon W.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Theater from Adelphi University School of Performing Arts/Brooklyn College
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sharon W.

22 Reviews
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Hello! I am an actress, vocalist, pianist, director and teacher. I have a lifetime of experience in the performing arts (I started performing at 6 years of age) and many years teaching theater arts and music! I have taught many students of all ages and levels in private, public and workshop environments. What are you looking for? If one of the answers to this question is a teacher who truly understands how to communicate in a fun and understanding way - then let my years of experience help you to achieve your goals!! I specialize in exploring who you are as a performing artist; audition preparation; and acting skills including improvisation, theater games, monologue choice and character analysis. I am proud to announce that one of my recent students just got into Emerson's acting program! So if you are interested in seeing if acting is for you, continuing your studies or are preparing for that important audition...you've come to the right place! A winning part for you!!!

About Sharon

Sharon knew at a very young age that the arts were her life and doesn't remember a time when she wasn't singing, dancing and acting. She began her professional singing and acting career at the age of six years old and has performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She plays the piano and is a

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Virginia
Sharon is an incredible piano teacher. She is enthusiastic, joyful, funny, supportive and has an immense depth of knowledge when it comes to the piano. You can tell she loves what she does which means every lesson is a pleasure. I couldn't have picked a better teacher. I would and I do recommend her to anyone interested in learning to play the Piano
Mariana F.
Sharon is friendly, supportive and super encouraging. She moves at the student’s pace, and keeps a good handle on the progression of the lesson, so that you get a good chunk of instruction/learning while not being overwhelmed. I’m a newbie at music instruction, and Sharon was wonderful in every aspect for someone starting like me. I’m sure she’d be just as fabulous for a more experienced piano player.
Deborah Danielsen
Fantastic first lesson. Sharon is great to work with. She explains the process and then we get right into the music and vocals. She's very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.

Tanya A.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded WINNER - Best Music Video from Hollywood Black Film Festival
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Tanya A.

15 Reviews
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Beginner-Advanced Acting. Trained in Stella Adler Technique, Meisner Technique, Alexander Technique & Stanislavsky

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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LASONYA ABDALLAH
My first lesson was great! Tanya provided lots of information and techniques excited to learn more.
Rogelyn M.
Desiree
Super fun and Tanya was great at breaking everything down for me into super simple steps!

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Irving, TX

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Irving is $76. 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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"Milton J. was on time and a complete professional.

For someone reentering the field of Acting and Musical Theater, Milton J was a perfect choice. He has range in his skill set to address any kind of Music and Theater genres.
I was so impressed, once we really had started on the lesson of what he has in his lesson. Quite a lot to do, that is deep behind the scenes and pre-performance set-up for the student to preset for a chararacter to come out of us. This, I remember from my Professional Acting for Television and Film days was what is called Actors Homework...in LA you are 2 scenes in before my former LA Teacher began to explain the pre-set tech that Milton J came with, right from the start.
Awsome teacher!"
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Took Acting lessons from Milton J.
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"Joe has coached me on a number of theater and on camera auditions. When working with him I've found that he is able to effectively communicate in a way that produces incredible results immediately in the moment. I've always left a session with bolder choices in the scenes/monologues, and a sense of spontaneity and confidence. AND I've booked two shows from auditions that Joe has helped coach me on in the past year and a half! I recommend him highly to anyone who is looking for an acting coach!"
Paul
Took Acting lessons from Joseph M.
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"I've just had my first lesson with Carissa. She is really nice. She worked with me to help with acting patterns and techniques that I seem to do subconsciously. She is also encouraging when she is helping me achieve my acting goals. I can't wait for the next lesson."
Karlon
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"Randy is very knowledgeable and patient, as I am a beginner in acting, is teaching me step by step"
Debbie
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Vanessa is an AMAZING acting teacher/coach! She's very personable, motivating, knowledgeable, encouraging and professional. I'm so excited about what I've learned thus far and ecstatic about the level of acting I'll achieve once my lessons are complete."
Shanel
Took Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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"My daughter is really enjoying her acting classes . She looks forward to her next class every week !! Vandi is an excellent teacher !!"
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Simply one of the best coaches in Los Angeles! (really) This woman is a genius! I just started working with Hunter this year and she always brings my auditions to life. My booking rate has gone up and so has my confidence. She is so fun and supportive and really keeps me motivated and inspired to do even better work. She’s really knowledgeable about the business too. Love this lady and hope to keep working with her for years to come!"
Shakti
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"She is the Best. Very good in communicating and sharing her experience."
Neil
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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"First class went well! I’m excited to continue working with David!"
Nicole
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter absolutely loved Carissa and can't wait for her acting lesson again next week! Carissa made it so fun and comfortable for her and my daughter said that she feels like she is going to learn a lot in the weeks ahead."
Erin Bozan
Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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