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Jason M.

37 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaching since 1998
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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 Re

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Kareem K.
Great with delivering ideas and concepts
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Patient and understanding
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Isaac W.

Bothell, WA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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Acting is a natural form of exploration we see in children around the world. Imagination, pretending, imitation, mimicry, and character-play extending into the real world can create safety for expression and experimentation.

My playful approach to acting is based on 30 years of experience, a degree from Seattle’s premier BFA program, and five years’ studying playful human interaction with their environment. Applying it to scripts and performance is my particular delight.

Together we work to embody characters, enjoy making messes, and elevate human expression to its most entertaining form. We’ll borrow from improvisation and a variety of artistic disciplines. We’ll create something memorable, profound, and delightful together.

All ages and experience levels.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Anna W.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 13 to 80
  • Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from New York University
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Anna W.

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As a professor of voice at NYU for ten years and the owner of a private studio in NYC for over fifteen years, the students I’ve trained have gone on to Broadway and major musical theater productions throughout the US, to graduate programs in opera at top conservatories, and to successful careers as independent artists in the pop and indie music world. As a vocal technician and a vocal coach I understand that each student and each voice is unique, and I work to uncover your true sound through a solid technical foundation that will free your voice and expressive capabilities. As a composer, songwriter and actor I can incorporate music theory, lyric writing, acting for song as well as monologues or scene work, audition preparation, career coaching and branding into any private lesson setting, depending on the student’s needs and goals.

About Anna

As a professor of voice at New York University for ten years and the owner of a private voice studio in NYC for over fifteen years, the students I’ve trained have gone on to Broadway and major musical theater productions throughout the US, to graduate programs in opera at top conservatories, and t

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Elena
Anna was my voice teacher for 3 years at NYU Steinhardt for music theater/vocal performance. I feel so lucky to have had her as a teacher. When I started, I had never taken any formal training and felt like I had a lot to learn. Anna gave me tools that I still use to this day for my specific voice. She helped develop a language through our lessons that made the concepts easier to comprehend. Anna was not only extremely connected to the technical aspect of singing, but also the artistic side. She always placed an emphasis on telling a story through music, and that was my favorite thing about being a student of hers. As a performer, she was always pushing me to know what I was singing about and why I was singing. I cannot say enough amazing things about her as a teacher and as a human being! Thank you Anna!
Alia
Anna is an incredibly talented and knowledgeable teacher. She helped me to reach all of my singing goals in the time that I worked with her, and the skills and vocal awareness she imparted to me have been incredibly useful in my professional life. She is a wonderful teacher and lovely person!
Madeline Bernstein
Anna was my voice teacher at NYU Steinhardt in the Vocal Performance program. In addition to her warm and welcoming personality, she was a tremendous help in transforming my voice for the better! She is wonderful at helping to visualize different parts of the voice as an instrument, and she not only helped me to expand the flexibility and ease of my head voice, but also helped me explore my lower register, while seamlessly bridging the gap between the two.
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Nicola R.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nicola R.

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I am a professional director who's been coaching acting students of all ages since 2015. I love working with actors of all levels and all ages (both children and adults). Whether we’re working on a monologue, a scene, audition prep or something else entirely, I will work with you one-on-one to help bring your characters to life!

About Nicola

Hi everyone! I'm Nicola, and I teach both French and acting. I've been teaching French since 2011 and acting since 2013. I have my bachelor's degree in French from Columbia University and my master's degree in the history of theatre from the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University in France. I teach a few d

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Laurel
I have been working with Nicola for the past 4 months and I would highly recommend her for anyone that is completely new to the French language. She is very flexible and willing to design the lesson to meet your goals. Nicola has a way of making learning a new language interesting, fun and non-intimidating. I have done both in-person and online lessons with Nicola and I find that both are equally as effective. I would highly recommend her for anyone looking for a French tutor.
Angela
Nicola has been tutoring my daughter in 7th grade French. She’s wonderful, speaks like a native, and is very reliable. My daughter’s French grade has improved dramatically! We are very happy with her, and highly recommend her to all.
Cipriana C.
We've only had one lesson but Nicola is smart and great at explaining as she goes. I'm an adult and love her teaching style, and I could also see her being great with kids!
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Serena P.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of the Arts
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Serena P.

22 Reviews
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Whether it's working on a new monologue, understanding the structures/rules of drama, or finding a new character, I can help you!

About Serena

**In-person students must be vaccinated. Teaching singing, acting, and piano in-person in Oak Park, IL to any fully vaccinated student, as well as teaching singing and acting online all over the country!** Serena has been teaching online for over ten years and has tons of experience making online

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Sophia
My daughter feels very comfortable with Serena and is learning so much. This has been a great experience so far and we are very excited to continue on.
Camille P.
Serena isn't only a talented pianist, she's a skilled instructor as well. She teaches everything you need to understand piano theory, improve finger strength and agility and acquire the best hand posture.

Serena tailors her lessons towards her student. Depending on my weekly progress, she recommended a detailed routine to consolidate my weaknesses and push me to improve.

Finally, Serena is eloquent and friendly. She explains things in a simple manner and does her best to understand you, your lifestyle and your objectives, all to provide the best experience . And she totally nails it.

Thank you Serena! :D
Alexandria Franklin
Serena is great. She is patient but pushes you just enough to see results. She helps you with singing technique as well as with techniques to make the song more genuine and authentic.
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James W.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Canadian French, Australian English, American English, British English, French - Canadian (Quebec) French
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
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James W.

92 Reviews
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If you have a desire to express yourself and have fun and are in Love with Acting and Film and Theatre you have come to the right place. All aspects are covered including how to land a job, an agent and avoid scams in Hollywood.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hale

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Alex
I absolutely loved taking lessons from James. I was just coming off of a long break from acting when I found him, and I’m so thankful that I did. He gave me the confidence boost that I needed to push onward in my training. Since he has experience in the industry, he was able to tell me (truthfully) what I need to expect when my career takes off someday. That aside, we read through screenplays, did some accent work, improved a bit before every class, and talked about the power of positivity/confidence. I learned a little bit of everything from him. If you’re looking to get started on your path to an acting career, James is definitely your guy! He’ll do whatever he can to prepare you for your crazy journey through the industry.
Michael Largent
Where do I start, Mr. Walsh is an amazing coach and even better person. His classes extend beyond what he is teaching you, with life insights and showing you how to free your mind and be more positive on a daily basis.
donaldo
convinced me of the importance of the fundamentals

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The average cost of 60-minute acting lessons in Seattle is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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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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"Dax was my first acting coach. Her experience and approach to our work were amazing. She showed me many skills that helped with developing my character. All of her advice was really beneficial in understanding my part as well as gave me an in-depth insight into acting. I cannot wait to continue our work! I can recommend Dax's coaching to everyone on may different levels!"
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Took Acting lessons from Dax L.
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"I absolutely adore Chrissy. She has a real skill set. I've learned a lot from Chrissy. She has helped a boatload with my confidence. I'm eager to keep going and learning from her."
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Took Acting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"First acting teacher that got me able to sound realistic when acting and not so scripted. Great teacher"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Toya Nash helped me tremendously. The first time i saw her I immediately knew that this is the acting coach that i have been waiting for. She teaches you the necessary fundamentals to become a successful actor or actress and provides you with so much prep that it will be impossible to not do well once you start auditioning. She has made a change in my acting career that allows me to take it to the next level."
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem."
Elizabeth
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"Very knowledgable teacher! Christian is patient with me as a beginner and has a great teaching method whereby he never tells you exactly how to perform a piece, as that is not what acting is about."
Amy
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Really great! Amber was so fun and easy to work with. She was able to bring out the best in me and help me feel confident going into my audition. I hope to work with her again soon."
Maeve
Took Acting lessons from Amber J.
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