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Jason M.

37 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Directing from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • 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 ...

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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Kareem K.
Great with delivering ideas and concepts
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Patient and understanding
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Great session
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David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
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David C.

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I have worked on two Emmy award winning films, and have many Film and TV credits to my name. I have also worked for Disney and Hanna Barberra, creating music for Nintendo video games, as well as much more. Music for Film, Television, Radio, Video Games, Internet, Advertising, Multimedia. Orchestration. Production and Recording.

Learn to take a film from inception to completed score. Working with the director, artistic vision, composition, production, recording, conducting, orchestration, scoring and notation, audio engineering and production for film recording sessions, sampled orchestral orchestration and production, mixing, surround mixing, spotting, synchronization, and much more.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Serena E.

17 Reviews
Issaquah, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
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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.

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Tina B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Associate of Applied Science from Phillips Junior College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tina B.

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So, what is improv? Improvisation, or improv, is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Often improvisers will take a suggestion from the audience, or or draw on some other source of inspiration to get started.

Improvisation, in my opinion, is one of the most important talents that an actor can acquire. I feel that it is essential in method acting and, as a theatre performer who understands that anything can happen on stage in front of a live audience, it is a tool of survival. Improv can also unlock our ability to be natural and, in turn, more believable.

Last but not least, an actor who has mastered the art of improv will be more confident and less nervous on stage.

About Tina

A recent transplant from Los Angeles, California; I have been singing professionally for more than forty years as well as having leading roles in local theatre productions. I have also been assistant director, musical director, choreographer, costumer and writer for many productions from West Side

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Emma
I've taken her class for over a few years now and I can't even describe how much I have grown because of her. I first was very mousy and quiet but I am now achieving and wanting to tackle songs I never thought I could because of her. I recommend her to everyone I know. In all seriousness people around me have noticed a huge change and there may be days where I don't notice it until she asks if I caught that I was able to hit it.
Hannah
I love Miss Tina, She is the best singing instructor ever! She always knew the best songs for me. Hands down the best person and teacher. She has helped me over come so much with her help. She inspired me so much and has helped me evolve with my singing.
Jacqueline E.
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Sableen K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Punjabi
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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Sableen K.

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We will be learning and working on elegant flows, hip isolations, drills, drag and drops, role of arms, looping hips and many more.

About Sableen

Hello everyone! My name's Sableen. I hope you're all staying safe and healthy during this pandemic. Stay masked up! I've been teaching at TakeLessons for seven months now and it has been a pleasure initiating my creative passions on this platform. Dance has always been my passion, but I would a

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Brandan B.
Sableen is a great meditation instructor. Wow I cant begin to describe how much I am learning from her every week we are working together. She is very patient and very relaxed with you, she is very humorous and funny. I always look forward to working with her every week. Her teachings are so inspirational and she makes you see things with meditation that you probably have never seen or experienced before, she believes in helping her students and helping them reach their meditation goals, by tailoring a practice just for the student and their specific goals that they would like to work on during the meditation time. I would totally recommend Sableen for your meditation Practices.
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lora
Sableen is a sensitive and attentive teacher with a very positive approach to her lessons! I am so looking forward to learning from her!
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Sasha C.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 3rd Place Professional Rhythm from Fred Astair
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Sasha C.

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I have been teaching dance for over 10 years. In that time I have found that, regardless of what style you are learning, everything is made of a few fundamental principals and components specific to that style. There are only so many ways you can move your feet and body. By understanding these principals & components, you can then put them together in any order with different style to create different dances. By laying the proper foundation, students have an easier time following choreography, learning to apply their own style, and even keeping up with a class. Once a dancer has a foundation to work up on, I introduce new concepts in layers to help dances feel better and develop a nicer aesthetic.

About Sasha

Hey, Sasha speaking! I would be thrilled to share my passion for dance with you. I am trained in various styles including ballroom, ballet, bellydance, hip hop and aerial arts (aerial silk, hoop and pole). I have been teaching different subjects for 10 years with a focus in instructing ballroom for

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Carla B.
Great class! Very engaging and fun! Learned lots of moves!
Star P.
Sasha was wonderful to work with!
Darlene W.
Sasha was very easy to work with and picked a just right starting point for me! I look forward to good things to come!

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"I've worked with DB on numerous projects. She definitely knows her stuff, and I'd recommend her for audition prep, career guidance, and even some much needed inspiration!"
Derrick
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"A very good first lesson. We went over breathing exercises and scales. Also had time for Amy to critique my speaking style through a portion of a speech I will be giving in a month. Time well-spent.

She briefly went over the next lesson plan and gave me a little homework to do as well.

I got a lot out of this lesson and I can see how this will help me accomplish my goal of being a better public speaker and having a more controlled and stronger voice.

Looking forward to future lessons."
Alan
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Amy C.
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"Very comfortable atmosphere. Rebecca is very personable and I want to bring my other daughter for lessons."
Coral
Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Adam is helping me to develop a perfect speaking voice, intonation and diction. With his great guidance and my dedicated practice the progress is fast. Great teacher! Thank you Adam!"
Beata
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Adam R.
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"Brad was able to help my daughter prepare for lead role in Mary Poppins. It was her first lead role where she was literally on stage from beginning to end. He worked through pauses and reflection on character. She delivered a better performance because of Brad."
Dawn
Took Acting lessons from Brad W.
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"We have been seeing Chau now for about 2 months and I can honestly say she is phenomenal. We can to help with my wife's pronunciation and Chau has done so much more. Chau has helped with diaphragmatic breathing, confidence, pronunciation, speaking coach and many more. Her teaching have really been life changing for us. We are truly blessed to have found her."
Jan
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Chau K.
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"Continues to be amazing at every lesson!"
Michele
Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Rebecca has been monumental in helping me to develop my voice acting skills. She has helped me realize how important understanding/effectively executing traditional acting is to be able to deliver quality voice reels. I’m excited to be able to start constructing my reel at their studio."
Emmett L.
Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Very attentive, kind and understanding."
Brandon
Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Heather was great! She is very encouraging and clearly knowledgeable about assessing a student's needs and skill level to help them improve. It was a pleasure learning from her!"
Jonathan
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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