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Carlyncia P.

Hyattsville, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with Concentration in Musical Theater from Howard University College of Fine Arts
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Carlyncia P.

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Learn from a professional working actor and casting director with 30+ years experience on stage, on camera and behind the scenes.
As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, Carlyncia believes in lifting as she climbs empowering all ages to realize their full potential from the inside out.
Carlyncia is a cum laude graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts where she concentrated her studies in musical theatre prompting her work as a professional in many facets of the entertainment industry for nearly 35 years. As a member of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, she’s appeared in several film, television and live stage productions as an accomplished actress, host, model and vocalist. Her expertise has also garnered her such “above the line” positions as ...

About Carlyncia

As Founder and CEO of viaJ entertainment services, llc, a full-service entertainment firm, and Founder and Executive Director of Artistic Empowerment Centers, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts outreach organization, I believe in lifting as I climb empowering others to realize their full potential from the

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Adam E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • MFA - Acting from California State University-Fullerton
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Adam E.

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Hello there!

I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity; the union of professional stage actors and I hold an MFA in Acting from Cal State Fullerton. Recent stage credits include South Coast Repertory, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, Capital Stage Sacramento, Golden Thread Productions, and The Great River Shakespeare Festival.

I'm particularly adept at working with complicated and classical language, including Shakespeare. I'll help you make sense of the language in a way that is actionable and dynamic to watch. My approach is Stanislavski based, but I tend to incorporate other methods as well.

My goal is always to give my students the tools to empower themselves to create strong choices that are supported by the text. I love working with ...

About Adam

Hello there! I am a working actor with over 20 years of professional experience. Prior to moving to LA, I worked in Chicago theaters for 7 years and served as an adjunct faculty member at Cal State Fullerton for another 7 years teaching beginning acting classes. I am a member of Actors' Equity;

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Alexandra
Delicate adjustments that empowered me and didn’t freak me out, both gently technical and also getting to the core of the scene at hand. Again, without demoralizing me or freaking me out. Easy to do. Trust me.

So yes! He was great! ALSO the logistical stuff that you don’t want to think about (sound/lights) were magically adjusted to perfection.

Just sayin’. He’s great.
Megan
I had college auditions coming up and needed to get coaching on my classical monologue. Adam's coaching was really helpful. He got me to understand the language and the meaning behind the words and how to use my express myself, physically, through the text. He helped me feel really confident going into my auditions. I can't recommend him enough!!!
Matthew
Patient, understanding and informative!

Ariel G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Psychology; Theater & Dance from University of California, San Diego
  • Awarded Young Artist Award (2007 Nominee) from Young Artist Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ariel G.

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I began acting at the age of 4 where I worked on high-level projects such as Dark Water, Alien vs. Predator – Requiem, and ABC’s Invasion. While working on these projects, I was able to participate in the film production process and work with distinguished creative professionals. I developed my skills in the performing arts through years of training in audition practices, cold readings, improvisation, and voice-over. I also took acting classes at UCSD renowned Theater & Dance Department where I developed my skills for working in a theatrical setting.

About Ariel

I began acting at the age of 4 where I worked on high-level projects such as Dark Water, Alien vs. Predator – Requiem, and ABC’s Invasion. While working on these projects, I was able to participate in the film production process and work with distinguished creative professionals. I developed my ski

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Dakota W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Dakota W.

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I trained at the same school as Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ray Fischer (Justice League), Tyne Daly (look her up, you won't be sorry) and Jason Derulo. I am well versed in dialects, American Standard, stage combat (armed and unarmed), film acting, acting for stage, classical, acting and more! Even if you just want to work on a monologue. Im happy to help! I've been a working actor both on stage and screen for almost three years now, but let's be real. We all need a side hustle. I can even help you with learning how to self-produce/promote on a budget.

About Dakota

Hello! I am a trained, working actor with real world experience. Anything else you need to know, if you're looking for a lesson for yourself, is in the class description. Thanks! Dear parents: I worked in childcare for over a decade, am an expert in child development, and have a child of my own!

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iv only had one lesson with her so far. but shes really nice.
Jennie
Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on.
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Jason M.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Jason M.

32 Reviews
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Prepping an audition for an upcoming show or for admission into an acting program? Want to hone and develop your audition monologues (especially Shakespeare)? Just need a coach to help you take your acting to another level? Then let's get started, online or in person. I can help.

I've been working as a professional actor in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. I've performed with the Shakespeare Theatre in DC, ACT Theatre in Seattle, Book-It Repertory, Seattle Shakespeare Company, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz to name a few. I've also been the featured voice in voiceovers for companies like University of Washington Medical, Golden 1 State Credit Union, Microsoft, and Surface Pro 3. On Camera Credits include short films, industrials, and commercials for Taco Time, Tulalip Casino, and Washington Dental Association.

I hold a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre's Academy for Classical Acting in Washington DC. My ...

About Jason

I've been performing roles in the theatre and on-camera for over 25 years. My BFA in Acting and Directing and my MFA in Classical Acting have afforded me a wide variety of tools and skills to employ in the craft of acting. Performing with professional repertory companies like ACT Theatre, Book-It R

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Joe T.
Very knowledgeable, and you can tell he enjoys teaching his students because he's not afraid to go over the time limit to explain more.
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Alyssa R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Theatre from Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
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Alyssa R.

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When I began directing I found that my favorite part was taking the time to coach the actors and finding what techniques worked best for them to get them to where they needed to be in their performances. Often my rehearsals are a series of exercises and coaching techniques to help the actors grow into their performances, which lead me to want to teach acting more regularly.

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa and I have been been acting for nearly 15 years. I began by doing school and community shows when I was in elementary school and went on to study acting and directing at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Proffessionaly I have worked in theatre, film,improv, TV, & commer

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Average Cost of Film Acting Lessons in Alexandria, VA

The average cost of 60-minute film acting lessons in Alexandria 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 $109 per hour.
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"Vanessa is amazing. She is working with my 13-year old son and has him inspired and confident with huge improvements to his acting and singing ability. She has worked around our crazy schedule and seems to truly care about my son's success. We would definitely recommend her to anyone, were very lucky to find her on this site and have no hesitation in continuing lessons with her."
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"He is i a great instructor and knows what he's doing, he is very flexible and has taught me a lot and given me many different opportunities, he has a lot of experience in the business and is overall a pretty awesome teacher."
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Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"Its good working with Kelsey. I look forward to our lessons together."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I look forward to every lesson. He is really good at breaking down characters and analyzing a script. He really cares. He is awesome!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"I have been coached by acting instructors since I was a little kid and I've never worked with someone who had more understanding of the acting craft than David Tom. I've never seen an acting coach simplistically break down technique for me to understand the way David did. I am so greatful he has shared his knowledge that must have taken years to master with me."
Philip
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"My son is very difficult to work with. He had never seen any reason to memorize a monologue word for word. Jason had a very difficult job ahead of him, getting my son ready for his auditions for college. Through working with Jason,my son realized the value of memorization, and practicing his monologue enough times to get it down. He is attending AMDA now, and he could have picked from three colleges that he auditioned for.

Jason kept his cool and worked well through all the little shows of emotion and pique that my son put on. Jason really came through for us and we will be using his services again for our daughter. Not only does Jason know his stuff, but he knows how to work with and handle teens."
lara
Took Film Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Donnabella is amazingly patient and professional, she gives such constructive criticism and providing beneficial feedback. I throughly enjoy studying my homework, learning more about the new characters, while also understanding how to have a normal dialogue without forcing my emotions. I cannot wait for my next session with Donnabella. I would highly recommend her solely based on her expertise and kind hearted attitude to new-up-incoming actors. I will forever be appreciative of her time, patience, and amazing acting lessons."
Kiki
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"This was my first ever acting class and Donnabella made this experience feel so comforting and real. She was amazingly energetic, personable, and knowledgable about the information she shared. Donnabella was very open and receptive to providing feedback to my questions and concerns as a new actress. She even provided very helpful tips towards my future goals as well as homework for the next session. I cannot wait until the next session with Donnabella. I cannot wait to improve my acting skills, knowledge of the craft, and personal awareness over these next few weeks."
Kiki
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"He knows his stuff and is very encouraging!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Zach is a fantastic instructor. He is a true coach, and has an insight into script analysis without all the bull, being able to help you pull the truth out of a scene whilst keeping it simple. Highly recommended."
Thomas
Took Film Acting lessons from Zach B.
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