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Ashley C.

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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

Safety and respectful collaboration are the foundation of my teaching philosophy. I encourage a passion for play, self-discovery, and a willingness to see yourself as an artist who has the power to affect change in our world. I hold a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University and have worke

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Ayana B.
She was very engaging and it’s like we clicked automatically. She made sure I was comfortable and allowed me to be open and honest. I love that she’s very hands on and understanding!
Hannah T.
Because she genuinely cares about YOU as a fellow actor and doesn't have the mindset: "I have to be here, this is my job", Ash is definitely my favorite acting coach I've had. She really wants you to succeed and truly cares about the people she coaches. She's a really kind and supportive person who went above and beyond for me. I am so glad I got to work with her. She gave me confidence in my acting and I am by far a better actor than before. Ash will devote time and energy to help you achieve your goals, and I promise you she will exceed your expectations!!
Shashank G.
Ashley is an absolute sweetheart and a delight to work with. She is very knowledgeable and helped me and my sister understand the basis of our problems and come up with solutions for them. I would highly recommend her!
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Carolyn M.

51 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
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Carolyn M.

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Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. She is currently in the hit Off-Broadway shows “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” and “My Big Gay Italian Funeral”. 

About Carolyn

Born and raised in New York, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Theat

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Michael
Carolyn has and is exactly what I was looking for in a voice coach. Like me, her interests in the performing arts are broad. I felt both excited and comfortable with her. She is professional and easy to talk to. I can sense strongly that Carolyn is full of love and compassion. I am so excited for the next lesson! Here's to the new horizon and everything in between! :) Thank you Carolyn for reassuring me that my decision to switch careers was a wise decision indeed. Dance forward.
William K.
could not have been a better start to my lessons!
Rick R.
My first lesson with Carolyn was very positive. She quickly assessed where I was and started from that point so we didn't waste time. She showed great passion for songwriting and a genuine interest in my development.
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Zach B.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Zach B.

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As an actor for 14 years who became an award-winning director and screenwriter, I have a particularly well-rounded perspective on acting. My belief is that anyone can act, if given the right tools, and I have a proven track record -- actors who work with me are presently booking major roles in film and television. My philosophy is that acting is about exploring yourself -- who you really are as a human being -- and having confidence in that unique individual's perspective on the character. We will also use my expertise on the other side of the camera to explore how to work with directors, as well as the writer's viewpoint on the larger story. I look forward to setting your talents loose on the world!

About Zach

My work as an acting coach speaks for itself. Just in the past several months alone, actors I work with have booked their first jobs as a recurring guest star in a primetime television series, a lead in a Lifetime movie, roles on two Netflix drama series, and a major guest star on an Amazon original

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Great guy. Very informative
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Nancy R.

35 Reviews
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  • Awarded First Place, Serge Koussevitsky Prize from The Koussevitsky Foundation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nancy R.

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I have extensive experience as a stage actor and teach actors of all ages. I use a natural, holistic approach and am proud to say that my students are almost always the best actors in their performances!

About Nancy

I'm a classically trained soprano who has had the great good fortune to sing leading roles in masterpieces with such companies as the Caramoor Music Festival, Glimmerglass Opera and the Aspen Music Festival. I also have undergraduate and master's degrees from Brown University and the Manhattan Scho

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Hope L.
Nancy is kind and caring. She really takes the time to get to know you and your voice in order to craft a method that works best for you. I started out with no real experience and a bunch of bad habits, and she has been able to effortlessly work with that. I look forward to my lesson with her every week. I knew the moment I saw her profile that she stood out from the rest. Don't hesitate to give her a try!
Neena
She is honest and super helpful
Kimberly
Nancy is the best instructor i could have hoped for! I was very shy and insecure about my voice. She knew exactly how to work with me to sing confidently.
After a month of working with Nancy, i realized that with practice, i too can become a good singer. My goal is to have a mini concert for friends this summer. I’m confident that my lessons with Nancy will get me there
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Kelsey J.

116 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelor of Theatre from Missouri Southern State University
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Kelsey J.

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These lessons are for students pursuing theatrical acting and a understanding on theatre. Students will learn the fundamental terminology, a variety of acting techniques, and explore different genres of the stage. We work on sense journal, variety of monologues, scene work, character development, advance acting terms and skills, and so much more!

About Kelsey

I love acting so much and I LOVE sharing with all my students everything that I know! I graduated from Missouri Southern State University and received my Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. Then received my Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting from Lindenwood University. I have always been a

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Mario M.
Absolutely fantastic Voice Acting coach. I just had my very first lesson and already I feel like i have learned so much more than I could have dreamed of. I cant wait to take on more lessons.
Blake J.
Kelsey and I are going to have a ton of fun!
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Ellysa R.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $190
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellysa R.

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As an actress of 19 years, I love teaching my students the art of telling a story. I started my training in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts program, following on to Interlochen Arts Academy and eventually private training in Los Angeles. I have credits in regional theater, television (Netflix's Dear White People, The CW's Worst Birthday Ever, TruTV's Adam Ruins Everything), countless national commercials, and more. Together, we will explore several different methods including Meisner, Stanislavsky, Boleslavsky, imagining, and more, to create your own unique method. I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, we'll assess your goals, learn how to break down a script, and choose an acting method to start with. As we go on, we will build a repetoire of monologues and scenes for you to use, develop career trajectory targets, and develop your own personal approach to the art of storytelling. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conser

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Storm S.
I have only had one lesson with her but she is amazing. She has already gotten me exploring and learning new things that I haven’t even learned while trying to obtain my degree. Ellysa has a lot of insight about the industry that I appreciate and I am very excited to continue working on my artistry with her.
Rachel T.
knowledgable and encouraging!
Ash Harper
Fun times- I've only had my first lesson so it's hard to review Ellysa accurately but I'm looking forward to learning from her.

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The average cost of 60-minute online acting lessons is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $190 per hour.
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"Keith is very tentative, responsive and flexible. He has deep knowledge in many areas of the performing arts and his approach works for children and adults. He has been very helpful and motivational!"
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Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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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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"I have taken Acting with Christian for about a month now. He is truly passionate about what he does and pushed his students forward to succeed. Compare to my first lesson, I felt more confident in myself to get into character and expressing it out. He went above and beyond in explaining every little detail to help in every step of the way. He is one of the best teacher so far that I have taken on TakeLesson. I look forward to every lessons, plus they are quite fun!"
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Molly was the perfect choice for my daughter, who was preparing to audition for an academy of arts high school. Molly was so full of enthusiasm and love for her craft, and her energy is contagious. She was able to put my daughter at ease, assist her in memorization of her monologue, prepare her for improvisation and even have her some rudimentary vocal training. Her ability to encourage my daughters dramatic choices while gently guiding her and putting her completely at ease was magnificent. More importantly, she made everything FUN! Her work with my daughter was successful, and my daughter was able to audition with confidence and poise. Thanks to Molly, my daughter was accepted into the Academy of Arts and is on her way to an exciting high school career. Thanks, Molly!!!!!"
Jenna
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"Alex was my Movement and Voice/Speech instructor in my graduate programme. I had done my undergrad in acting overseas and then moved to LA to complete my MFA in Acting. In my undergrad programme, I absolutely detested every Tuesday and Friday when we had Movement and Voice...but all that changed when Alex became my teacher for these subjects. Suddenly these were my favourite subjects. She made me actually look forward to going to class at 9am. I looked forward to what I was going to learn next from her.

She was so attentive to ALL her students, no matter your level. She always found time to work with you in whatever you were struggling with. She really truly cared about us. It was unlike anything I'd experienced with any other teacher I'd have ever. At one point, I was victim to some intimidation from another student in my class. Alex was the first person I confided in and she guided me through what I should do and how I should handle it, she was completely there for me, even allowing me to call her past 10pm to calm me down after one particularly bad encounter with said student.

Her lessons are prepared, structured and completely engaging. Somehow she is able to detect exactly what you personally need to work on and makes sure you are offered the most appropriate advice that best suits your personal needs. I can't even quite express how much I have learnt from her in the short four months that she was my teacher. She has exposed me to so many different techniques and exercises which, through her guidance, afforded me the opportunity to choose what worked for me.

If there is one thing that you cannot deny about Alex, she genuinely cares about her students, sometime to the detriment of her own life. She is an extraordinary teacher and an even more exceptional woman.

As cliche as this is, she inspires me to not only be a better actor, but to just be a better person."
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"I always spent my time over analyzing everything but after training with LaMarcus, I am developing the creative me. Growing and changing is not always easy but a hands on teacher like, LaMarcus will inspire and guide you to develop your talents. LaMarcus welcomes you in with that contagious smile and laugh."
Mike
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"First lesson was great. I can’t wait until the next one."
Tracy
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"Teresa really helped me understand a deeper part of telling a story through a character. She is awesome!"
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Took Acting lessons from Teresa V.
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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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"Lamarcus did an awesome job. Chikako was very happy with the lesson."
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Online Acting Lessons

If you’ve ever dreamed of performing on stage under the spotlight or taking on the leading role in a film, then you’re likely an actor at heart. Maybe you love the challenge of getting into character, or perhaps you crave the thrill of performing for a crowd. After all, acting is a wonderful art form that gives you the freedom to transform yourself into a character for a play, tv show, movie, or even radio.

No matter if you are a seasoned professional or someone just getting interested in acting, there is always room for growth. For some, that may mean mastering your lines or nailing your audition, and for others, it could merely mean refining your skills. Whether you are focused on improving your improv or expanding your vocal projection, it might be time to turn to online actin

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Here at TakeLessons, we offer one-on-one private online acting lessons for budding actors. With our virtual acting lessons, you can take your acting skills to the next level. Follow our guide to see if signing up with an acting coach is the right path for you.

Why Take Acting Lessons?

Signing up for virtual acting lessons is a great way to help you improve your acting. With our lessons, you receive access to a private coach who will work with you one-on-one. Whatever questions you may have or areas you want to focus on, your acting teacher will provide you with the instruction you need. Your coach will assess your current acting level and create a customized lesson plan to ensure you meet your goals. Whether you need tips for surviving the audition waiting room or want to address specific acting techniques, your instructor will be patient and encouraging every step of the way.

The Benefits of Acting Lessons Online

Now more than ever, you’ve probably noticed the increase in online classes. You can find practically any kind of class available online these days, from elementary school studies to college-level courses. Because this kind of learning is becoming so prevalent, students and teachers alike are turning to virtual classrooms.

Here at TakeLessons, we understand the allure of online studies. That’s why we provide acting lessons online. With our virtual lessons, you can log on and meet with your coach wherever and whenever is best for you. As long as you can access the internet, you can sign on using your smartphone, laptop, or computer and web camera. What’s more, you can choose a teacher who has availability during the times that align with your schedule. Whether you want to take online acting lessons on the weekends or weekdays, morning or night, you’ll find a tutor who can accommodate you and your needs.

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Sign up with TakeLessons and find your ideal teacher today. Browse through each tutor’s profile, read their feedback, and check out their availability. Once you pick your acting instructor, you’ll be well on your way to stardom!

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