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Carlyncia P.

Hyattsville, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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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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Robert E.

11 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Un petit peu Français.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Robert E.

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I have taught and directed for 30 years in NY and DC. From lesson 1, students engage with a dynamic approach to acting through Meisner-based improv. During the 1st 12 weeks, we go from basic truthful acting to dynamic scene work, followed by 12 weeks of in-depth scene study, then extensive character training and in-depth film and audition technique. My students are successful in film, theater, commercials and TV in DC, NY and LA.

About Robert

I have taught acting for over 30 years based in the Meisner Technique, and I write and direct my own plays and films. I have years of experience as an actor, jazz saxophone player, singer and poet, as well as a philosophy degree, which I bring to my understanding of acting. I use this rich backgro

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Isabella D.
Very knowledgeable & kind. Set good groundwork for my daughter. She really enjoyed it and talked about it all through dinner.
KiKi
Helpful right out of the gate! What a fabulous experience! A true pro and I’m already looking forward to our next session. Excellent!!!
Michael
Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!

Katelyn J.

7 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from The University of North texas
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katelyn J.

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About Katelyn

How I Can Help You: I have worked one on one with music students for 10 years. I have extensive experience in teaching classical, musical theater, and pop styles of singing, as well as acting for the stage and beginning piano. Whether you are a beginner, or a veteran musician, I can help you

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Soha
Our first lesson today went extremely well. My 7 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself and seemed to get along very well with Ms. Kate!
Elise K.
She is a great teacher and is very positive. She has a great style of teaching and makes everything you do a lot of fun!
Courtney C.
My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Katelyn! I would recommend her to anyone!!!

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Liz Fanora J.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Liz Fanora J.

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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jackson G.

7 Reviews
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I'm a freelance theater director currently working in NYC and throughout the country. I'm an acting coach, teach directing for the stage and dramaturgy/text analysis for actors, directors, and designers. I have over 15 years of teaching experience at such institutions as Williams, Yale, New School, Columbia, Fordham, and Primary Stages ESPA.

I will focus my classes on auditioning, callbacks, cold reading audition skills, grad school auditions, and text analysis and dramaturgy. I'm also available to coach and consult with aspiring theater directors and public speaking clients. I would be happy to customize my classes to each student's individual needs and goals.

I received my MFA in Directing from Yale School of Drama and my BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts.

About Jackson

As an established theater director and teacher, I am very fortunate to be working continuously in New York and across the country from New York to California and in between. Actors are a part of my daily life as I audition and collaborate with them for a living. I often have new directors as assis

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Leah Nicole Raymond
Jackson is a great director/coach. When you are working you can trust that Jackson is fully listening to you as you the actor and you the character. She knows how to push in a way that works for you and will get you where you need to be. I trust Jackson and highly recommend working with her.
Kevin
I had the privilege of studying stage directing with Jackson Gay at Yale. Jackson has a remarkable way of bringing out students' individual artistic and creative sensibilities. In scene workshops, she gives highly practical advice for working with actors to shape an overall dramatic vision. She also reinforces this instruction by relating her own professional experiences, highlighting what has been effective. Her guidance in script analysis is very clear, and showed me how to fully understand characters' dramatic objectives before going into rehearsals with actors.

As well, Jackson incorporated invaluable practical career advice into the class, which is often hard to find. One of her exercises for this was to pair us with another student and have a mock "writer-director" meeting, where the writer was considering hiring the director. This was a really helpful window into the professional process, which has given me an important springboard to communicate my own ideas in the production of new work.

Jackson Gay’s teaching applies across theater disciplines — for instance, my work in theater is primarily as a composer and lyricist. She showed me how to look at the big picture of a play or musical, giving me the insight to write in a way that is dramatically cogent, engaging, and entertaining.
Sheila-Joon
Jackson Gay is masterful at guiding the actor to find their own authentic voice. She has a laser sharp focus imbued with empathy, that simultaneously put me at ease and helped me find my edge, in a way no other director has. More than anything, she helped empower me to make my own bold choices within a vast array of styles, so that my work was informed from a deep and genuine place (rather than an impersonation or a desire to please). I always feel safe to explore my edge with Jackson, but never humored if something isn't working. She's honest. It's rare to find guidance both so kind and so sharp. Jackson Gay understands and loves actors, and that love comes through in her work.

Ariel G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Awarded Young Artist Award (2007 Nominee) from Young Artist Academy
  • Teaching since 2017
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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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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Mc Lean, VA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Mc Lean is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $143 per hour.
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"I've just had my first lesson with Carissa. She is really nice. She worked with me to help with acting patterns and techniques that I seem to do subconsciously. She is also encouraging when she is helping me achieve my acting goals. I can't wait for the next lesson."
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"Upon my first time working with Erin it was extremely obvious how technically proficient she is, although it should be no surprise, since she has a Masters in Acting from a top graduate program. Not only was I able to place complete and utter trust in her extensive knowledge of the craft, but her nurturing energy and humorous demeanor create such a positive environment to take risks and be exploratory in my work. I couldn’t ask for anything more in an acting instructor. She’s truly awesome."
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"My son loves her, after we left I asked him how he thought it was and he said mommy this is the best I know I’m going to have fun... she’s funny."
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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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!!"
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I just finished my first lesson and I already can't wait for next week! I was pretty nervous but got comfortable as the lesson went on. Kelsey was really great and I feel like I've already learned so much from her. She's very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and I'm excited to learn more from her."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"I was in multiple productions with Ms Rebecca and each time she brought me out of my comfort zone. She has made me look at all of my skills and put each of them to the test."
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Robert is super easy to talk to and he has great ideas. He leads with passion, curiosity and understanding and opened new worlds to me. Although I was a terrible student, Robert made me realize how much potential I have and now I'm exploring many new things on my own. I'm very tankful!"
Michael
Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"Alicia is so motivating to actors of any level and age.
She brings her real life experience as a professional actor in major markets to her students. With her extensive knowledge of the industry she is able to take her students to the next level! I have loved working with Alicia and look forward to many more lessons!"
Kaitlin
Took Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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