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Serena E.

17 Reviews
Issaquah, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
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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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Jennifer
Ms Serena is a quality teacher with high expectations and rigid policies. My daughter took lessons for approximately six months. During this time, she learned a great deal regarding vocal technique and the physiology behind quality sound and breath control. Ms Serena also guided my daughter through the creative writing process of composing her own song.
Lana
Serena was so kind, encouraging and helpful in beginning my vocal training. She focused on the fundamentals, explaining and answering every question I had, teaching me about proper technique, vocal health, audition etiquette, and more. She was also always willing to listen to how I was feeling and was very kind and welcoming at all times In a very short amount of time, my vocal technique and quality improved, and I now am a much more confident and healthy singer. Serena is amazing!
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.

Jordan M.

22 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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Jordan M.

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Speaking well all starts with proper breath coordination. As a voice major I understand the inner workings of how the voice works, and the proper way in which to speak without strain. Often people speak on a "vocal fry" this is the gargly sound that is very low in the speaking register, not only is this bad for your voice it also doesn't make a good impression to employers or during an interview process or public speaking event. I encourage even my voice students to recognize that habit and break it in order for their singing voices to grow.

If you are interested in improving your public speaking skills, or feel strain when you speak for extended periods of time, it is worth considering taking vocal lessons because without this proper technique severe damage can occur to your voice.

About Jordan

Lesson Details/Services: Singing/Audition and Resume Coach: Lessons begin with stretching, vocal warm ups, scales, and extensive breath work, as well as resolving any tensions that may be hindering your vocal production. I then through collaboration with the student, work on beginning repert

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Gale Greyson
Jordan is very skilled in Opera, Voice, and Teaching. She at once puts you at ease and quickly empowers you with knowledge and new skills. Although it may feel like baby-steps, you can hear and feel changes in your voice almost immediately . Studying Opera Voice is a long road of very hard work, so much to remember. There is a reason 4 year degrees are offered in it. But it is well worth it for those who have the stamina.
Melanie
Jordan is very experienced and knowledgeable, I watched as she worked with me. She has an amazing ear. she hears nuances of differences in the slightest tone difference and can tell just what to do to help you sound wonderful. Looking forward to going back.
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Doon
My daughter had a fantastic first lesson and is looking forward to the next!
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Jason M.

32 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason M.

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For me as an actor, the benefit of a great coach or director has always been that they've helped me reach places in my work I couldn't have achieved on my own. As a coach myself, I'm most thrilled by those small (or monumental!) breakthroughs that my students and I discover together during the coaching process. The cool thing is that I've found the progress my students make in their craft will often inspire me to new heights in my own. (A bonus to already enriching work)!

If you want to develop new material for upcoming auditions, hone and refresh (or completely change) your monologues, or simply work on the craft of acting, I can help. I work to gear your coaching sessions to the goals you need to achieve, offering an experience created around what you need to work on and want to learn.

With a BFA in Acting and Directing, an MFA in Classical Acting, and over 20 years of professional acting experience in the theatre and on-camera, I can offer tools for your tool belt ...

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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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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Teresa V.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded 2013 HOLA Award - Contributing Choreography from Hispanic Organization for Latin Actors
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Teresa V.

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Film and TV Acting. Learn on-camera techniques. Script analysis.

About Teresa

Teresa Anne V., originally from Boulder, Colorado, has taken her career from coast to coast, and abroad. She began her stage career as a classical ballerina, training and performing with such notable companies as The Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy (D

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Sarah
Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!
Paige L.
Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her.
Alec S.
Teresa is an incredibly knowledgeable and considerate teacher! We took ten Salsa lessons with her, coming in with no dancing experience and leaving feeling comfortable and confident showing off a myriad of awesome moves! We would highly recommend her!
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Kristina M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Kristina M.

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Voice and Speech work can give you confidence when speaking as well as support for long speaking engagements that tire you. We'll work together to get the most out of your voice, strengthen it and prepare you with tools to use throughout your life. Let's release your voice!

About Kristina

My approach to singing is rooted in creating a deep understanding of the body as our instrument. We'll start our vocal practice on yoga mats and open up our bodies before deep breathing pranayama exercises, vocal warm-ups, ear-training, and finally repertoire and artistry. In-person lessons at my s

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Katherine T.
She is a fantastic teacher! She improved my technique and my voice's strength tenfold. My confidence grew with her guidance. I cannot recommend her enough.
Allen R.
Kristina was wonderful.
My grand daughter loved the tine she had there and is excited about returning. She learned so much in a short time.
Stephanie M.
Kristina is very nice! The experience is very unique. I feel like my singing abilities get better every time I go.

Rachel J.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Acting from Millikin University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rachel J.

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I have my BFA in Acting from Millikin University. If you are prepping for college auditions, or just want to expand your skillset as an actor, I have many tools to help you grow! I am experienced in both Stanislavksy and Chehkov techniques, Shakespeare training, as well as a variety of movement and voice techniques. We can work together to figure out what path of study we go on together!

About Rachel

Want to prep for an audition? Or do you just feel stuck as an actor and want new tools? I will work with you to help you develop your process. I will also work with you on warm-ups, audition techniques, finding good material, and many other skills that will set you apart as an actor!

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"Rebecca Linton is an absolutely phenomenal acting teacher. I cannot express how grateful I am for her guidance and instruction. She is the best teacher I have ever had by far. She is incredibly knowledgeable about all things acting. She knows how to push her actors to improve beyond where they thought they could go. She had led me to get multiple Superior ratings at acting competitions. She is familiar with a host of different acting methods including but not limited to those of Uta Hagen, Stanislavsky, and Sanford Meisner. I seriously cannot express how grateful I am for her. She had had a profound impact on my life and taught and cared for me in a way no other acting teacher in the world ever could!"
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"My son's first lesson with David was incredible. David is easy to follow and has my son excited to study acting & learn more from him."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"My daughter loved having Sara as her instructor for her first ballet lesson! Sara is very patient and enthusiastic. My daughter is looking forward to her next lesson!"
Miri
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Jordan was the best!!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Best teacher ever!!! If your thinking about booking her I definitely recommend 100%."
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Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Simply outstanding! Molly made me feel very comfortable and has a great personality! She far exceeded my expectations! Thank you Molly!!!"
Shawn
Took Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"Chrystie is so amazing! She's honest, fun, and dedicated to the kids!"
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Took Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Randy is very knowledgeable and patient, as I am a beginner in acting, is teaching me step by step"
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Took Acting lessons from Randy S.
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