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Prudence H.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Prudence H.

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About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

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She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!
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Matt P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • BFA Acting from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Matt P.

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Fun, spontaneity and practicality are the key to Matt's approach! We'll find the humor and excitement in whatever you're working on, with intelligent analysis and more than a little silliness. Matt is experienced in working with all age groups, from 3 1/2 years old to adults.

About Matt

I am a professional director, producer, and teaching artist. I graduated from Ithaca College with a BFA in Acting. In the last five years, I have taught acting, drama, creative writing, comedy writing and improv to thousands of students of all ages in the greater NYC area. I've brought my fun-focus

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Liliana N.
My 9 y.o. is taking acting lessons online with Matt and he is AWESOME. Not everyone is gifted in both their craft AND the way they engage with kids, but Matt is, and my daughter already adores him. He is highly skilled, personable, creative in his approach, and fun. Highly recommended, Matt is a delight!
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Ryan H.
Matt is absolutely amazing! He is so helpful on how he is able to think outside the box to bring out the potential of your project!

Andrea S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Actress Large Theatre from Elliott Norton Award
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Andrea S.

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I have been teaching and coaching acting students for almost ten years. I am also a working actor myself and graduate of The Juilliard School. My students have gone to some of the top conservatory programs and have booked Broadway shows, Television, Commercials. After working with me, whether it be on an audition or monologue, you will start to learn the skills that will take you to the next step. I am very interested in preparing students for their college auditions!

About Andrea

Hi There! I am an award winning Actor and Acting Teacher and Coach. With credits on Television and Film to New York Theatre and Regional Credits, I have a range of experience and I love sharing what I know with others. I am a graduate of both The Juilliard School and USC. My clients have booked

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Susan H.
Fantastic!
Viv
Andrea is amazing! She is my first choice anytime I have an audition. You will walk into your audition ready, and focused on the work. Love her!!
Helen
Andrea is one of the finest actors and acting coaches I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. She has this amazing ability to get people from ‘acting’ to ‘being.’ She has elicited some of my most breakthrough acting moments with her incredible presence, razor sharp specificity, and in depth script analysis.

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Joshua S.

49 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Awarded Third Place, World Championship of Public Speaking - Regionals from Toastmasters International
  • Teaches students 4 to 94
  • BFA Theatre from University of Southern California
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Joshua S.

49 Reviews
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Acting skills can be used in EVERY setting. I have used those abilities extensively in my public speaking career as well as acting performances in television, commercials, and theater.

About Joshua

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication a

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Michael Cohen
Very knowledgeable. Gave me some good perspectives that I think will help my game significantly.
Johnny
Josh is a professional, well rounded, effective and engaging teacher who is taking my Chess game to the next level!
Rolita
Command of the Art of Speaking. Exactly what I needed for my new role in management.

Thanks Josh!
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Prudence H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaching since 1984
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Prudence H.

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Basic acting skills

About Prudence

PRUDENCE has been coaching actors for over 30 years. Her students have appeared in films, television, on and off-Broadway, regional theatres and commercials. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon Drama Department, NYU Drama Department, The Actor’s Studio at The New School and The American Academy of Dr

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Yun
She is a great teacher. She is attentive, detailed oriented, patient, and provides customized curriculum for my need. Thank you!

Gerri G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1997
  • B.S. Vocal Music/Communications from James Madison University
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
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Gerri G.

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With years of study and performance at Improv schools, The Groundlings and Second City both in New York, I warm up students by playing fun improv games and bringing out their comedy chops! In addition, I work though audition sides as well as monologues with students and focus on finding the truth of the characters so the student can forget about "acting" the scene and instead be real and have fun!

About Gerri

My musical theater career has taken me around the globe from Japan, to the Caribbean as well as numerous cities in the U.S. and Europe! A New York City native, I graduated James Madison University's renowned vocal music program, and began work in theatre, playing such roles as Z.’s Favorite in The

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Vivienne V.
Great instructor

Gerri is a great teacher as she brings out the best efforts in our daughter (who often approaches new ideas/people/activities with trepidation). She helps our daughter understand her lessons in a very clear and absorbable fashion. We highly recommend her.

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Average Cost of Acting Lessons in Sterling, VA

The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Sterling is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$64 average
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"I have been with Kelsey for over 4 years and she's the best teacher to have for acting. She has boosted my confidence and has helped me become a better performer!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Amy is FANTASTIC!!! She genuinely cares about my progress -which has been astounding! - under her tutelage."
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Took Acting lessons from Amy C.
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"Simply one of the best coaches in Los Angeles! (really) This woman is a genius! I just started working with Hunter this year and she always brings my auditions to life. My booking rate has gone up and so has my confidence. She is so fun and supportive and really keeps me motivated and inspired to do even better work. She’s really knowledgeable about the business too. Love this lady and hope to keep working with her for years to come!"
Shakti
Took Acting lessons from Hunter P.
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"Andrew is a highly skilled and patient teacher, who works with you to find the best methods for you as an actor. He himself is a working actor with real industry experience which helps a great deal."
India Thompson
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Kelsey is phenomenal! She tailors every lesson to the student and really encourages Sarah! Sarah has learned a lot and her confidence has soared."
Kim
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Donnabella helped me take my career to the next level. I was really afraid to truly commit and make acting my priority. I've finally stopped making excuses, and I've taken back control over my self-sabotaging habits!"
Linda
Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"My daughter took guitar lessons with Dennis through middle and high school. Additionally, during this time, she attended acting workshops with Dennis. As a rather shy girl, the guitar and performance skills she learned with Dennis really helped her develop performance confidence. Dennis is a talented and passionate teacher. Outstanding."
Katie
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"My current acting coach. She focuses on beautiful techniques that have grown me as an actor. She touches bases on industry standards. She really gets you to a place where you feel comfortable in your own skin and can be truthful. A truthful actor is a precious gift."
Andrew
Took Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"Excellent instructor so far! :)"
Daltha
Took Acting lessons from Glenn W.
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"I worked with Samara on monologues for college auditions and for my showcase, we worked together for a little under (I think) three months. She's such a great teacher, definitely no complaints. I really loved working with her and she totally helped build my confidence when it came to performing in front of others—I'm (or was) ironically shy/weird about performing monologues and pieces in front of people and have been since I started doing theatre (10 years ago). Nonetheless, I got over that after Samara helped me with my acting and I don't get pre-performance anxiety/nerves anymore. I don't think I would've been able to pull off any of my monologues had it not been for her lessons, she actually helped me choose one of the audition monologues because I couldn't find a second one. In the whole monologue/character-building process, she took notes and asked me questions that really made me think about my character and their motives and actions and whatnot. She's also very encouraging and would commend me on anything I did well or improved on. Point is, Samara is a superb teacher and human!! I'd confidently recommend her classes to anyone who needs help with their acting. Five stars because she definitely was the best instructor ever!!"
Savannah
Took Acting lessons from Samara K.
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