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Jason M.

27 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason M.

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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 ...

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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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Bobby K.
Super Enjoyed our first online class..even with some technical difficulties due to my antivirus software firewall, or browser or the weak wifi in my place or something...Truly enjoyed it. Jason was very kind and patient, while we tried to fix the technical aspect. Once we got started on the phone because video and voice didn't work; I really learned a lot, and gathered insight into Acting that I couldn't get from a book or other classes that I have taken. I'm truly blessed I get the opportunity to work and learn from Jason. I am super excited and can't wait till our next lesson. I will call technical support at Take Lessons to get technical help to fix the issues, and will buy a portable wifi hotspot if I have to solve the video and sound issue. Jason is patient, kind, very nice, professional, extremely knowledgeable, I can't say enough good things. Thank you very much for all your help and your time. I look forward to the journey ahead... Take care. Aloha. -Bobby
Katarzyna S.
Great instructor, motivating, with passion , having a good influence. I would recommend Jason for everyone who would like to increase their acting passion . Kasia
Deeya P.
Jason was passionate, engaged, and very support of our 11 year old daughter who was trying out for an audition at her school. I would strongly recommend him
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Natalya Z.

11 Reviews
Kirkland, WA
Starting at $135
  • Speaks Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree of Applied Design and MultiMedia Production from Lake Washington Institute of Technology
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Natalya Z.

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Natalya is one of the youngest Professional Latin dancers in the United States DanceSport industry, and a well-known instructor and choreographer in Washington's dance community. With almost a decade of experience, she believes that anyone can dance if they put in the effort, and is excited to be a part of your journey!

Her devoted participation in competitions and passionate performances in shows around the area with her partner and a wide variety of students shows dedication and passion towards the craft.

Aside from working her way up to training with the top Ballroom and Latin coaches in the world, Natalya has explored the worlds of hip-hop, jazz, salsa, and contemporary dance in order to diversify her training and artistry. She has been a member of the Seattle dance companies "Breed Seattle", "Westsiders", and "Black Floor Collective" parallel to competing at a national level with her partner. She now dedicates her time to mentoring and directing multiple diverse ...

About Natalya

Natalya is one of the youngest Professional Latin dancers in the United States DanceSport industry, and a well-known instructor and choreographer in Washington's dance community. Born in Russia - but raised in Seattle, she has become well known through her devoted participation in competitions and

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Justin and Abbie L.
Natalya is an excellent instructor and very fun to work with. She's very in tune with our bodies and able to push us further than we initially thought possible. She's firm but fair and offers a very nicely balanced teaching dynamic.
Charles K.
Instructor was great! The web site link did not work with an apple mac book pro using safari, it only worked with Chrome thanks to Natasha's help, so please add that important memo for mac users! regards--charles
Olena
Natalya is a great instructor, very professional, inspiring and encouraging! She is also demanding, which means she really cares about your progress.
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Serena E.

15 Reviews
Issaquah, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
  • Awarded NATSAA National Finalist, Burt Coffin Award from National Association of Teachers of Singing
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Serena E.

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How to speak clearly with good vocal technique to keep the speaking voice long lasting and healthy

About Serena

Hello! My name is Serena! Music shapes my life and has made me the person I am today. My experience in training in opera, musical theatre, jazz, and pop has expanded my musical skills and knowledge. Not only have I been trained in performance, but I have also studied music history, music theory

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Lynnette
My daughter and I are very happy with how Serena coached her. Her technical way of teaching has helped Jana , my daughter, understand the mechanics of singing better. We booked the $400/5sessions promo in preparation for my daughter’s competition and we are happy to say that she did very well, thanks to Serena’s coaching.
Serena is very professional, communicates clearly, and is excellent in her craft. It is unfortunate that due to other family affairs, we are unable to continue with her.
Alden
The sessions exceeded my expectations. My anxieties melted away with Serena’s personality, calmness, and thorough teaching style. It’s a real genuine experience. Serena brings innovative and natural techniques that would serve well to anyone who wants to better themselves in singing, artistry, or simply picking up healthier activities to make them more well rounded individuals.
Luba K.
Serena taught my 8 year old son for 9 beginner lessons. The scheduling did not work out for us to continue.

I loved her teaching style! She is calm but also fun for the boy. He loved the warm up exercises. In only 30 minutes of class they were able to play several little pieces. My son could then practice and master them at home. That gave him a sense of accomplishment. This approach is better than working on a hard piece and being frustrated. She focused on sight reading from the start instead of memorizing which is a great habit.

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Nicole K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, English
  • Awarded Superior Ratings in performance and theory from Solo and Ensembles from 1999-2000
  • Bachelors in Studio Music and Jazz Voice from University of Miami
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Nicole K.

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I focus on proper technique using phonation and vocal closure, how to properly project.

About Nicole

My name is Nicole but you can call me Nikki! Here's a little about me and what I've accomplished. My Background: I have been singing since the age of four! I am a native of Miami Beach Florida. I started performing in church and school where my passion for performing were developed. Having com

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Tatty S.
She is very Nice person and easy to understand. I enjoy the time taking the lesson I LOVE IT!!!
Kacy M.
Great first lesson! Really looking forward to more.
Amy J.
patient understanding very relaxed atmosphere

Barry M.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Jazz Voice from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
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Barry M.

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Hello! A little about me... I have a Bachelors Degree in Music, 15 years of performing experience, and 10 years of teaching experience. I would love to share what I've learned to help you find your authentic sound. I try to approach each student individually vs treating everyone the same, cater

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Torri W.
Very helpful and informative vocal coaching.
Torri W.
Awesome lesson with great vocal strengthening exercises!!! Thanks so much!
Esosa
Great first class
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Brian H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from The Instrumentalist
  • Teaching since 2007
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Brian H.

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Have you every wanted to be on stage, in the spotlight, shining for an audience to great applause and acclaim? Study with an experienced performer and teacher to learn greater confidence, stage presence, overcoming stage fright, and how to get your audience to their feet!

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years teaching experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director and performer in central Florida for 6 years. I graduated from the University of Memphis in 2007 wi

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Brandon
Brian is one of the teachers that sticks with you for the rest of your life. He cares about his students and is an excellent teacher. He started me on a journey that had me playing euphonium for years after he moved.
Hunter
Brian is the reason I began to take tuba seriously and I am 100% certain that I wouldn’t be half the musician I am today if it weren’t for him. I took tuba lessons from in high school and he was great at challenging and pushing to get better and better every single lesson we had. I strongly recommend anyone who has the chance to study with him to please take it.
Nick
I took tuba lessons from Brian for a few years, and I highly recommend him. He is an excellent and passionate music educator. He is great at keeping students challenged and motivated, and he has a cheerful and fun personality. Thanks to Brian's help, I made first chair All-State tuba, won a couple of soloist competitions, and was accepted to multiple colleges for music performance. With those kinds of results, I wholeheartedly recommend Brian for private music lessons.

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"She was very informative and very sweet with her honesty. Due to the background she has, her words are extremely dependable."
Shanisa
Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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"He was very patient, good at explaining, took things at my pace, funny, great for people with learning disabilities. WE are looking forward to seeing him next time."
Judith
Took Magic lessons from Daniel P.
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"Brenda has been a great instructor, she is always very understanding when things come up and she definitely knows what she is doing. If you want to get into voice acting she is a wonderful teacher for beginners and she gives sound advice and instruction, will definitely be taking more lessons in the future!"
Evan
Took Voice Acting lessons from Brenda R.
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"We are complete novices for ballroom dancing-- Anna was wonderfully helpful in connecting prior to the lesson and preparing to help us get the most out of the hour that we booked. She is energetic, vivacious and has a highly effective teaching style. she is able to break the dance down with cues and rhythms that are easy to grasp and remember. We will definitely go back to her for another lesson."
Aliceann
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Anna L.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you"
Rabbi W.
Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"Adam is a very experienced instructor and helped my son preparing him for his theater arts class."
Kay
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Mad fierce! Super friendly and welcoming. She makes you feel comfortable no matter what your level of dance is and she loves to encourage her students to embrace their inner sexy. I would take her class any day."
Daphne
Took Burlesque lessons from Dwan M.
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"Alex is the best acting coach I've ever had! She worked with me before a major audition and was incredibly insightful. She helped me get to the truth of the pieces I had chosen and instilled confidence in me. The audition was a success! Couldn't have done it without her."
Adrienne
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Kimberly was an amazing teacher, very fun to work with!! 😊"
Elisha
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"Sara was amazing, absolutely love her for my daughter aged 10. She is kind, nurturing, focus and great with children. I'm considering using her for myself too."
Amina
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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