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Tim K.

38 Reviews
Schertz, TX
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Drama, Music from Trinity University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim K.

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I was a Theater Arts major at Trinity University where I took part in several productions, including Cabaret, Trojan Women, Chemin de Fer and Die Fledermaus. AT San Antonio Little Theater I performed in No, No, Nanette and Philemon. As a student at UTSA, I performed in Trial by Jury, Boris Godunov, Iolanthe and the Madrigal Christmas Dinners. I was hired by UTSA as a paid performer in the Madrigal Christmas dinners from 1984 to 1989. From 1989 to 1995 I taught Music and Drama at Converse Elementary. In the 1990's I performed in The Magic Flute and Don Giovanni as part of the San Antonio Festival. I have done freelance work over the years as a performer for special events. As an elementary music teacher and secondary choir teacher, I have produced and directed numerous programs and musicals. I have taught acting and public speaking to a number of students.

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My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 29 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have perform

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John M.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
  • Teaching since 1986
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John M.

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I teach some techniques you don't necessarily learn in acting school which are practical and immediately usable.
ACTING
What do you do when you get the script?
Using subtext to bring realism to your performance.
Line delivery: tricks of the trade.
AUDITION
Do you have the right monologue to fit the parts you can play?
Suggestions for a monologue(s) to fit your persona. You need more than one to fit the different genres of the play or film you are auditioning for.
How to break it down, the importance of changes.
Tactics for attacking the cold read: what to do while you're waiting in the lobby after they just handed you your "sides."
Also, refer to ACTING (above).
DIALECT
Double your chances to be cast by having a variety in your bag-o-tricks.
British Receive Pronunciation: consider the number of plays written by Brits, and then listen all the Americans doing RP in films. Other: Irish, Scots, Cockney, and Romance languages.
PRACTICAL SHAKESPEARE
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About John

My Credentials: MFA Carnegie Mellon. MA San Francisco State, BS Penn State HB Studio NYC Instructor at City College of San Francisco, Carnegie Mellon University; private group classes San Francisco and New Orleans. Theatre Critic for 5 years in San Francisco (For my reviews, go to BerkeleyDailyPl

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Gina B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Dance, 1985 from The Juilliard School
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Gina B.

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Boleslavsky and Strasburg techniques combined with British Classical School. -as the result of my own training. We begin with training of the body for the ability to be relaxed and ready for anything, working in a chair in the Lee Strasburg system, releasing tensions and assessing the difference and working week by week on the sense memory exercises to build up the strength of imagination and elemental response and creativity. We also work with theatre games as well as analytical techniques.

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and c

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Tina R.
Gina is a fantastic teacher. She has an eclectic taste in music which I love. She breaks down steps easily and is very encouraging. She also has many creative and expressive ideas like dancing to lines of poetry to get the body moving. Thank you Gina for the great lessons I will certainly be continuing!
Tina R.
Gina's a fantastic teacher. She is encouraging and gets the whole body moving. I am really enjoying her lessons so far.
Jeanine
Great first lesson with Gina!

I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!

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Lorenzo J.

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Starting at $50
  • Evening Conservatory from The Stella Adler Studio Of Acting
  • Teaches students 16 to 40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lorenzo J.

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Well you can start by calling me Zo! I've trained for about 10 years in Theatre. My first home of training was at the Stella Adler Studio Of Acting in NYC. At Stella Adler, I've learned the foundation and I am a 2019 graduate of the Juilliard school where I received my BFA wings. I think developing a personal relationship with you or breaking the ice before anything speaks volumes and makes everyone comfortable. We have to be comfortable in order to do the uncomfortable. Safety and confidence is what drives bold choices. Every student has different needs. My goal is to give you different ways of approaching the craft. How is today different from all other days? What do we learn from this scene? The most important thing we can change is how we rehearse. So lets dive into the script, have fun and bring your justified creativity out within the world of the play.

About Lorenzo

Hello! My name is Lorenzo aka Zo! I have been in the craft for about 10 years. I am a Stella Adler, Midsummer in Oxford and Juilliard Grad. Since graduation in 2019, I have made my Off broadway and Broadway Debut. I strive to be optimistic, fun and random! I want to help to bring out the creative

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Melissa C.

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

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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!
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Nick M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Nick M.

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I specialize in voice and acting training that encourages and teaches you to utilize your whole body to fuel not only your vocal choices, but your physical as well. I have taught kids, teens, and adults alike over the past 5 years and I will help you find your voice though connecting your breath to your motivation and your voice to your intention. Whether you need a tutor to give you lessons on building a solid foundation of technique, a coach to prepare you for an audition or performance, or a teacher to continue your vocal journey with, I am here for you and I cannot wait to help you grow and succeed. Please do not hesitate to reach out!

About Nick

I am a professional actor, singer, and dancer who has worked in Seattle, Miami and New York City. I received my BFA in Musical Theatre form the University of Miami and have taught those skills to people of all ages and skill levels for over 5 years. I recently moved from New York to Los Angeles wit

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Noah
Nick is an amazing voice teacher and a highly skilled singer himself. His lessons are very thorough, but also fun! While Nick gives you corrections, he also emphasizes the things that you are also doing well on. You will leave his lessons feeling confident and energized!
Emma
I have had the privilege of working alongside Nick, learning from him, and watching him grow as a performer and as a teacher. I have seen him instruct and collaborate with peers and adults, as well as kids ranging from 8 to 18. The way in which he is able to articulate and pinpoint areas where improvement is available, while simultaneously keeping things fun and positive, is a true accomplishment. He cares so deeply about the work, as well as people. If you are looking for someone for your kids or for yourself, Nick comes with a plethora of knowledge and a humble, jovial demeanor. It will be a judgement free zone, so you can come as you are, wherever you are with your singing journey. Be prepared to work hard, connect to your body, and have a great time. I personally still look to him for audition advice, style tips, and reminders of technique. I could not recommend Nick enough.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in San Antonio, TX

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in San Antonio 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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"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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"Best acting coach I've ever used. Helped me land a supporting role in an upcoming movie taping here in Atlanta. I would highly recommend her to anyone."
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Took Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"I just had my first lesson with an acting teacher besides a high school theatre teacher. I didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I decided to try. I’m excited to see where I can go from here."
Tara
Took Acting lessons from Monica S.
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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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"Awesome coach. Ive been with David for the past 3 weeks now, and I have learned so much."
Jamie
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Hunter is really great at communicating and directing a scene to make it better. It's always an interesting direction and makes the scene more real and fun. His calm attitude and teaching style creates a positive environment to learn and succeed and most importantly have fun."
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Took Acting lessons from Hunter S.
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"Vandi was patient with our teenaged daughter who needed help for a school play audition. Our daughter got the female lead and we don't think she would have without the confidence and skills provided by Vandi. We are signing up for more lessons now that has the part!"
Jennie
Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Alexandra is fantastic! Super personal, gifted and able to teach her acting skills very well and easy to work with!!! We love her!!"
Jennie
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"There was a lot of confusion with the scheduling of my first lesson but she was very good with helping me and it all worked out. She is super nice and funny. She really goes through in detail to help you improve."
Lindsay
Took Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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"Wendy was a wonderful teacher. She is very patient and knowledgeable and really knows what she is doing. She was a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend her to any student for any subject that she teaches"
Lisa
Took Acting lessons from Wendy P.
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