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Toya N.

27 Reviews
Dallas, TX
Starting at $79
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Actors Studio Drama School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Toya N.

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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

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 perform in various cities throughout the US; including Los An

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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.
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Melissa C.

25 Reviews
Addison, TX
Starting at $29
  • Master of Arts in Teaching from Texas Women's University
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Melissa C.

25 Reviews
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I can help you find and polish audition monologues that are right for YOU!

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!

Evelyn D.

2 Reviews
Plano, TX
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1995
  • B.A. - Speech Communications from NTSU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Evelyn D.

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Specializing in the beginner, intermediate and advanced level training. I love acting, performing, directing and teaching and have been involved with the acting world since age 6! Studied theater in high school and at NTSU, have a B.A. Speech/Communications and Spolin Improv technique with Nancy Fine of Second City.
I believe basic acting skills help you in every day life to be more poised, confident and help hone listening skills. It is a true delight for me to see the "light-bulb" go off when a student fully grasps a new concept or idea.
I customize sessions based on the individual.

About Evelyn

Evelyn has been involved with theater/acting since age 6. Studied theater in high school and at NTSU. B.A. Speech/Communications - NTSU Is a local Actor, Director and performs Improv. Studied Improv with Nancy Fine of Second City. Multiple theater best actor and director awards.

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Natasha
Evelyn is a wonderful instructor! She is insightful with many years experience under her belt and she is passionate about acting. It’s great to have her support as I go into acting for opera at the collegiate level. I enjoy working with her and I highly recommend her!
Dale
Evelyn is one of the BEST directors I have worked for as an actor. Her level of care for actors was amazing! Throughout the process she helped guide and encourage the actors to bring out the best in themselves. She has a gift for acting and as a director she can relate to actors and understand what they are going through in a production. Thank you for Evelyn for everything!!

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Anita H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language
  • Awarded Sigma Cum Laude from The University of Tulsa
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Anita H.

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Learn Character Development, Auditioning Techniques, Differences between Stage and On Camera Acting, Acting Terms so your Director will feel confident in your knowledge, and much more.

About Anita

Hello! I am excited to help you achieve your goals! Let me tell you a little bit about me. I have a BA in Theatre from the University of Tulsa. I am a Certified Teacher with over 30 years experience in several fields some of which are: Stand Up Comedy, Acting, Competitive Speech, Creative Wri

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These days it's rare to find someone who is as dedicated to their students as they are to there work. I was blessed to have Anita as an instructor. Not only is she knowledgeable and passionate about her craft she is also an active practitioner. Anita brough current and relevant experience to her classes and uses her talent to bring true value to the live of those she teaches. I can tell she was attentive to, and invested in my understanding and success. This is the one, you wont find one better.

Kevan D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BFA, Acting from University of Central Oklahoma
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Irene Ryan Semi-Finalist from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
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Kevan D.

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Maybe you're just starting out as an actor and what some extra coaching. Maybe you've never acted before but want to give it a try. Or maybe you aren't interested in being on stage but want some advice on becoming an effective public speaker. I'm available for monologue advice, audition preparation and coaching, scene work, as well as general acting lessons or help with presentation and public speaking skills.

I believe in using what's unique about you as a person in your performance, so we'll spend time working together on how to bring out the "you" in your acting!

I believe in guiding rather than dictating, so I will always act as the guide to your discoveries rather than dictating what your performance "should" be. My background is primarily in Meisner acting work, so I will work with you to "act truthfully under imaginary circumstances". I also provide speech, voice, and movement work to supplement the acting work we're doing if you'd like.

About Kevan

Hi! I'm an actor, director, and playwright who loves sharing my passion for theatre with people of all ages. I am primarily an acting teacher specializing in the Meisner technique. I am a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a BFA in Acting and Texas Tech University with an MFA in Th

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Phyllis H.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Latin
  • Teaching since 2001
  • MA Music from George Mason University
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Phyllis H.

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Can work on scene study or monologues. Learn how to develop characters and get cast in shows!

About Phyllis

I hold a Masters Degree in Music from George Mason University. A native of the Washington DC Metropolitan area, I have performed with the Washington Opera Company, at the Kennedy Center, and Historic Maryland's Adventure Theatre. New York City credits include performances off-Broadway for the

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Kyle M.
Very personable and unintimidating to a beginner. Easy to follow her teaching.
Seth G.
Solid job
Christie L.
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Phyllis is the best singing teacher I have ever had. She is completely knowledgeable about technique and personalizes each class for her students. Phyllis is so sweet, and believes that there is a singing voice inside of all of us. Since I have started taking lessons with her, my range has expanded and not only that, I have gained new knowledge about sheet music that I had never heard before. I would highly recommend choosing her as your teacher.

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"My son has been working with Kelly for over a year. Kelly is an awesome teacher. She is always trying to come up with something new to keep my son engaged. This is not an easy task as my son has ADHD and can become easily distracted. She has given my son increased confidence and improved his acting chops. Sometimes he has off days due to his anxiety. If he is having an off day when he visits Kelly, she always manages to lift his spirits. He comes out of his lessons excited, happy, and full of life. Kelly has also made some great videos for us to share with family and friends. I simply cannot say enough wonderful things about Kelly! We are lucky to have found her."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelly G.
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"He's very intuitive. He is good at explaining and teaching in such a detailed, fun way. I learned alot from him and would recommend him to anyone who is looking for an instructor who can teach you the best information and techniques."
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Took Acting lessons from James W.
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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!"
Karen (Kari)
Took Acting lessons from Milton J.
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"The lesson was loads of fun. :) I felt a lot more comfortable with it than I thought I would."
Elizabeth
Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"I have taken Jeremy's Acting in Front of the Camera class and have loved every second of it. He is a very experienced and professional coach, but also very fun and easy going, which makes for a great acting coach. He has a lot of insight in the business and taught me all the technical aspects of acting for film and TV, but also focused on the most important part, getting into character and really understanding the scene. Jeremy is a great teacher and I loved being in his class."
Erofili
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"My son had a great first session with April today. Thank you!"
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Took Acting lessons from April S.
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"I've been working with David as a coach on both auditions and jobs for years. He has a great understanding, not only of the craft, but also how to work with actors of any level. Whether you're brand new or have been doing it for years, David is a fantastic resource when it comes to analyzing the script, finding the most honest choices, and arcing scenes. No tricks or gimmicks here. If you're looking for someone to help you be the real deal, look no further."
Zach
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Stephen is a great teacher! He really knows what he’s talking about and he adjusts accordingly to your skill level. I’m by no means a beginner actor so he started our lessons with some intermediate acting skills. I’m really looking forward to working with him more going forward!"
Andrew
Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"It's an amazing feeling when you find someone who is a master at the craft and can teach it too!

Shauna's previous extensive theatre training and instruction is UNDENIABLE. Because of this, she brings much more to the table than the average acting coach.

She made me realize there's SO much more than just breaking down a scene and creating a character. She made me think about where the character is going physically as well as emotionally, and why. I continue to grow and improve with each lesson with her. I'm so lucky to have found Shauna, and strongly recommend her to all actors."
River
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Great!! Very supportive and insightful"
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Took Acting lessons from Carissa M.
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