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Desiree S.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Desiree S.

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About Desiree

I'm excited to be a TakeLessons instructor and to be able to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have been a singer and performer for over 20 years and have taught voice and beginning piano for over 12 years. I received a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Cin

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She is great! Were excited to see how it goes!
Matt K.
I can't say enough about how awesome it has been with the lessons. Desiree is a fantastic, teacher and person both. Immediately felt comfortable from day one. I look forward to the hour every week and it seems like I'm getting better at singing!
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Shirley N.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • MFA, Theatre from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 45
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Shirley N.

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My goal is to share my knowledge as a classically trained actor and film director. I will create lesson plans catered to each individual that captures the complex and wonderful world of theatrical and on-camera performance. Students will be exposed to various acting methods created by Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, and others. Students will participate in multiple exercises and performances that will build and strengthen their bodies, voice, mind, and heart.

About Shirley

In 2008, I graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Psychology and went on to receive my Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Southern California in 2012. As a graduate student at USC’s School of Dramatic Arts, I participated in the 3-year repertory acting program. While in gradua

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Christina
So far I've had 2 lessons with Shirley and absolutely loved them. Due to family medical emergencies I had to take a 3 year hiatus from film and theater. Shirley has been very knowledgeable and energetic, and all around an incredible teacher. I am so excited to purchase more lessons.
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Cynthia V.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Journalism and Professional Writing from Georgia Perimeter
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cynthia V.

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Learn to act from a Magna Cum Laude’ graduate with two communications degree. In addition, she studied for two years under a renowned playwright. she has over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. . She has written, produced and directed community and church productions. Her first professional stage play, debuted August of 2017 to a sold out audience.

She displayed her acting talents in an Evening in Elegance at the Los Angeles Theatre and at Georgia State University’s production of “She”. She headlined in the poetic, dramatic presentation of "Visions Through Me". Dancers, actors, singers and poets accompanied her. In addition to stage plays she has appeared on “The Resident”, “Lodge 49”, “Star”, “Greenleaf” and other television shows.

She is the author of two poetic and dramatic reading books, She has two novels, and is currently working on the third instalment of the four-part series. To her credit are two poetic, spoken word albums.

About Cynthia

Cynthia is the owner and CEO of Destiny Publishings LLC. She graduated Magna Cum Laude’ from Georgia State University with two degrees, Journalism and Professional Writing , Journalism with a concentration on Broadcast, and she minored in speech. In addition, she studied for two years under renow

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Queen G.
Very good with children, very professional. First session went great 😃
Mikayla
Cynthia was absolutely amazing! My niece loves working with her. Her acting skills and presence have tremendously improved because of Cynthia.
Prophet
I have had the awesome experience of working with Cynthia Valentine for over 15 years as a Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Recording Artist and she is both Professional and Organized. Recently I did my very first appearance as a theater actor in a stage play and her coaching, directing and production was top notice and working with her allowed me to be free to express my self as an actor. I highly recommend her.
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Rebecca L.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 80; Female: 8 to 80
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Theater from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Awarded Superior Rank Monologue Performances (2) from Arizona International Thespian Society
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Rebecca L.

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This class is for teen-adult beginning/intermediate acting. I pioneered 2 private Arts Academies in drama and film for 6 years, and am now teaching acting and directing full time with private lessons and gigs. My goal is to help students become well-rounded in all the areas that are needed to truly become a working actor. These areas include: auditioning, theater, film, and improvisation.

Being a repertory performer for Silver Star Playhouse (musical theater parodies), and having lots of experience and training in improv and interactive dinner theaters really trains you in comedy.
My husband also owns Soundwaves Productions (technological advanced studio in Gilbert)- so completing remote voiceover work for a reel is not out of the question.

I also encourage students to pair in duos for effective scene work and more in-depth technique training (this will also split your lesson cost in half).

About Rebecca

Greetings! I am super excited to be building a private and small group lesson platform at our home studio and to meet your personal acting and performing needs! I recently stepped down from 2 years of full-time drama and visual art at Lumos Arts Academy- a private school I played a role in pionee

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Delanie
Rebecca is so great- I was worried about being able to learn improv online, but Rebecca seems to know it so well and can adjust for anyone it seems. I am grateful for all the social skill development it has given me! I never knew I could be funny! :O
Mike
she is very good
Jakob
The class was super good and super informational, according to Jakob, the student (11 yrs).
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David T.

117 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,�

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Alex
David did a great job of explaining everything to me. And he was very good about giving me my first lesson.
Gabriella
very inspiring and makes it a comfortable space to be yourself
Israel G.
Great connection right off the bat!
Took his time asked the right questions and was good on feedback.
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Marisa T.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
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Marisa T.

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I am a recent graduate of the KC Rep/UMKC MFA Acting program, one of the Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 MFA Acting Programs teaching professionally for 15 years. I have performed at the Tony-Award winning Guthrie Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, KC Rep, and other regional theaters across the country. I also have experience in film, television, commercial and voice over work.I have a wide array of techniques and curriculum to assist the growth for children, brand new actors, early career actors, and working actors. I believe that acting should be a joyful experience and will help with positive change in your life. Whether it is audition technique, breath work, scene work, monologue finding/coaching, or helping you connect with your personal instrument, I got you covered! Let's get you booked and have a wonderful time doing it!

About Marisa

Hi friends! I'm a professional actor/musician/director/creator who recently graduated from one of the Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Acting Programs at KC Rep/UMKC. I have experience teaching students in preschool, K-12, college/university, and working professional actors as well. I am formally trained

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"It was a nice class. Randy gave me some assignment. I am trying to practice those. :)"
Santanu
Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Very helpful experience! The lessons are wonderful and I'm learning so much!"
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Took Acting lessons from Darius J.
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"Dax was an amazing instructor. I've trained for a couple of years and I have already learned so much with the first session. I look forward to our next session."
James
Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"I was a little skeptical about signing up at first because this was the first time I would be doing online acting classes. After the first 5 mins with coach weeks I knew then that I made the right choice. He’s very personable and finds a way to relate the topic or situation directly for you. The one thing I know is that if a person can teach online or a classroom won’t matter and Mr Weeks has what you are looking for. Awesome teacher"
Justin Ervin
Took Acting lessons from J W.
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"Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun."
Derek
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"My 11yr old son had his first lesson with David last night. David was wonderful! My son was extremely nervous but said David did a great job of making him feel comfortable and explaining things to him so he could understand. My son was so so excited after his lesson and wanted to know when his next lesson would be! We are very happy with our decision to take lessons with David!"
Tyler
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Simply outstanding! Molly made me feel very comfortable and has a great personality! She far exceeded my expectations! Thank you Molly!!!"
Shawn
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"My daughter absolutely loves her acting lessons with Shelley. We thought we would just start with a few acting classes, but now it has been a few months and the classes are so enjoyable and helpful, and we our watching our daughter grow and shine in the art. Well worth the time and investment and we are so thankful we picked such a fabulous instructor."
Chandra
Took Acting lessons from Shelley M.
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"Dan is a great guy. His impersations are impeccable. We were reading scripts and spoke a lot about the business."
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Took Acting lessons from Dan G.
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