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Meg S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Meg S.

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Confidence in acting is all about finding your own process, discovering the best things that work for YOU. Whether you have an audition you're working towards, a job you're preparing for, or you want to flex your acting muscle through new material, let's hash it out!

When I was cast as a supporting lead in an HBO show years ago, I had no idea what I was doing. I came from a theatre background and had never been on a set before - I learned by watching and asking the actors around me who had been doing it for years. Now, after nearly a decade in this business, I've found some things that help me that can hopefully help you. This should be fun! Feel free to check out my IMDB page for a more detailed overview.

About Meg

I graduated from Northwestern University where I studied Acting and Music Theatre. I have spent nearly a decade working in theatre, TV, film, and commercials. Credits include: HBO's Boardwalk Empire, Peacock's Mr. Mercedes, NBC's Mysteries of Laura, ABC's Nashville, and FX's American Horror Story.

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Brianna
Meg so great! She has real experience in tv and knows what it is actually like in LA.
Gabe
Meg is really smart at this stuff. She helped me tape an audition and I was very proud of the final outcome. She is so good at rooting you in the circumstances of the story, and enriches your performance with basic questions such as "What just happened right before this?", "Is it cold outside?" Sounds simple but makes all the difference, especially to those of us who have done this acting thing for a while. A seasoned actor herself, she has the natural eye of a director. Coach with Meg!!
Sarah
I was prepping an audition with Meg - she really gets what a scene needs and knows how to help you tap into that within yourself. I kept reading the scene one way and she helped me see how the scene functioned as a part of the episode (it was for a guest star) and required a slight emotional tweak ... her work with me landed me a callback. I am so grateful for her insight and for making every minute fun.
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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniil K.

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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor.
Sophia
Daniil worked with me on preparing multiple callback sides, both classical and contemporary. He is the kind of coach that has the specificity and honesty to push you beyond what you thought you were capable of, and to open your eyes to a new way of seeing your work. Daniil was able to connect my early experience with Meisner training to the sides that I had in front of me, in a way that was challenging but not scary. I left the session with a new handful of tools to prepare for the upcoming callbacks, and a new perspective on what it meant to reach honesty and authenticity as an actor.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.
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Jennifer V.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Multimedia Performing Arts BFA from Lehman College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer V.

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I have been a Musical Theatre performer for years and I am still studying singing, acting and dancing. I put a lot of importance to voice training, technique and acting warm-ups.

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that learning new and different techniques including warm-ups are of importance when it comes to the art of performing. I teach singing, acting and other subjects too, check them ou

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James
I am now more outspoken and less anxious at my job from studying improv!
Boris
I learned how to sing so much better!
Marcia
I am learning to speak Spanish with Jennifer. She’s so patient and very thorough. She ensures understanding of the material before moving on. Even her tests are fun. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she’s very caring and kind. I look forward to my classes. 100% recommend!
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Julia S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Awarded Best Actress in short film, Prude from Hang Onto Your Shorts! Film Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Julia S.

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I coach students on their monologues so they can improve their auditions and self-tapes. I help them with monologue selection if needed, monologue breakdown, character breakdown, performance techniques, exercises, and much more. My students leave with not only an incredible monologue for auditions, but also a more in-depth understanding of acting and character work.

The theater techniques I use to teach acting and coach monologues include: Stanislavski, Meisner, Uta Hagen, and Michael Chekhov. I promote a positive and safe environment for actors to explore their character and creativity.

About Julia

Welcome! My name is Julia, and I'm an actor, director, and teaching artist from Philadelphia, PA. I hold a degree in theatre and acting from Temple University, where I was trained by professional actors in the industry such as Amina Robinson (Precious, 2009) and Cheryl Williams (Silver Linings Pl

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Carley
I’ve only have had one lesson so far, but I loved it!
Sangee V.
Julia has been teaching me for quite a while now and she has been the greatest teacher I have had. She has taught me so much in such a little amount of time. She makes me feel comfortable while acting, which I find is an amazing quality for a teacher. She also acknowledges how I feel on certain scenes and takes. She is definitely a great teacher.
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Laurence M.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Drama from LaGuardia H.S. of the performing arts/ SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Laurence M.

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Few film actors were trained for film work, myself included. We had to learn on the job, the set, location or studio. I've always felt this was a great disadvantage in standard training. Over 40 projects on film and TV have given me technical expertise (the hard way). From finding your light, hitting your mark, pickups, sight-lines, and most important pacing your performance for multiple takes and coverage, I will help you master them all so you feel free and confident on your next set, or your 1st one.

About laurence

There are many types of acting teachers and drama coaches out there to choose from. If you'd like to work with someone highly trained, experienced and motivated to get your career started or progressing I'd like to help. I bring over 20 years of principle Film, TV & Stage work with some of the bigge

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EB
Extremely helpful and insightful .
Crystal
Acting is so much more than being a great actor for the role. I was looking for a teacher with a great resume who could also share more about the whole experience. Laurence has been acting for over 25 years has that real experience and longevity in the field. He was warm, encouraging and also challenged me in a great way. I was a bit intimidated at first but he made it fun. Highly recommend!
Tedecia
Laurence is a very insightful, thoughtful and experienced teacher. Having worked in, and studied both film and theatre he has wealth of knowledge to share. Go to him if you have that audition you really want to nail or are feeling like your’ s lost your mojo.
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LK F.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude from Duquesne University
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University-Bloomington, IN
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LK F.

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I have been teaching over 20 years as a coach and as a University professor. I am an Equity actor myself as well as a professional playright, drama critic and director. I know this business and am passionate about helping you succeed.

About LK

I am a singer-pianist-actor Or a pianist-singer-actor. :-) I have a bachelors degree in voice performance and a minor in piano and theater. I have a masters degree in voice as well as a second masters in piano literature. i have a certificate in comedy improvisation from Second City and am a pr

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ESIBELLA R.
Great teacher, great experience!!!
Lauren
I am so very glad I found LK! She is a great teacher and will get you singing your best.
Stephanie
LK was way more amazing than I even expected. She is a wonderful teacher who definitely knows what she is doing. I can't wait for my next lesson!

I was really scared to take lessons and feel embarrassed but she made me feel so comfortable.

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"Kelsey is very good. she explains in detail."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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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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Took Film Acting lessons from Vanessa G.
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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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"Ms. Kelsey was great and my daughter is looking forward to her future lessons."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Jennifer is amazing. The best Instructer ever. She has taught me so much and I can see myself being more comfortable when I am acting."
Yarlin
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"Great with kids! Our 7 year old loves him."
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Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"She gets right down to it and tailors her lessons to your exact level and needs. She guides you to where you want to be. Just trust in Ollie! :)"
Paige
Took Film Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie L. J.
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"David is amazing. His method is very effective and I really enjoyed the classes."
Dimitra
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Kailee enjoyed the lesson w/ Kelsey immensely! She was very inspired and looking forward to the next lesson."
Kailee
Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"She took her time teaching me. she is very knowledgeable in techniques!"
Stephan
Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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