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Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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So far we’ve had a handful of singing lessons and my daughter loves the teacher.

Jay K.
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Maggie is an amazing acting coach! She really cares about helping you perfect your craft. The lessons are fun and you come away with invaluable experience! Book a session with Maggie! You won't regret it!

Mary Bracken Phillips
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Alison W.
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My daughter has been taking voice lessons with Mary over Skype for the past six months. She had previously been taking in-person lessons at a local music school but she felt she wasn't improving as much as she wanted to. I was skeptical about how well lessons over Skype would work, but after watching my daughter perform the lead in Bye Bye Birdie a few weeks ago, I am no longer skeptical. The difference in her voice from her last musical was notable. She has always had raw talent and a good voice, but her performance in Bye Bye Birdie was at a different level. The maturity and quality of her voice really set her apart and I am excited to see what she does next. I would never have thought that lessons over Skype could be as effective as (or more effective than!) lessons in person, but Mary has clearly proven that it is the teacher that matters, not the medium. I highly recommend her!

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Piano Lessons
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emil C.
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I only recently finished my first session with Victoria, but I can already tell that these lessons will be very fruitful in my singing development. She was helpful, insightful, and encouraging

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Metropolitan Acting Studios
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carly S.
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I tried acting for the first time with Gregory. I had no experience. Gregory met with me one-on-one to explain the method he teaches. I couldn't wait to start. It's been 10 classes since then, and I'm hooked! Gregory is a fantastic teacher. He is intuitive and knows how to help you reach your potential. He creates a safe space to explore and experience acting. His teachings resonate both in and out of the classroom. He facilitates a professional learning environment that is positive, supportive, and fun!

Casting Solutions Coaching
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Susanne P.
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Ms. Ortiz is extraordinary; her insight and knowledge of the acting and entertainment industry are invaluable. She is generous, nurturing, profoundly perceptive, and very creative in her approach. I have had the great honor of working with Ms. Ortiz as my acting coach/teacher, and have had the opportunity to see her in action as a Casting Director and Producer. I highly recommend her as a coach to actors of all levels, as well as to any companies/individuals looking for a top-notch Casting Director or Producer for their project.

Shannon Marie Sullivan
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Carter G.
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Shannon is a very gifted acting coach. She helped me book and AMC show from a self-tape, an episode of a half-hour comedy on TV Land and to get a call back to a producer session for a guest starring role on CBS. She gives individual attention and has never coached me by rote. She truly works with the actor in front of her. In the many times I’ve gone to her, she’s taken her time, worked with me until I felt comfortable and confident, and by the end, made it all feel so simple and clear that once I walked through the audition room door I was at ease in my talent, my moment-to-moment work, and the story that the writers needed to see to know that I could do the job. She, quite naturally, helped me to get to the point where I could just bring myself without the worry of what to do or not to do. She also served as my vocal coach on the most recent production I directed and was able to guide the cast to decisions and choices that they were struggling with, creating a decisive and clear line of action with each actor. She works well with individuals and groups. I’d gladly recommend her to any actor with a big audition coming up or to any actor just looking to develop their on-camera acting skill. -Carter Gill

Communications Artist
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Nessa A.
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Ann was very friendly and supportive of my desire to seek one-on-one teaching for my acting. I can't wait to get started!

Katie Zaffrann
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lajuan C.
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I have worked with Katie on several occasions as part of a vocal ensemble. She is both incredibly talented as a singer and choral leader. She has impeccable sight-singing skills, and her ability to go from classical to Broadway to pop/rock/folk music is seamless. A real pro!

Chad W.
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Michael was great. Very informative, knowledgeable, and I felt I learned a lot both from his personal experiences and his approach to teaching. Highly recommend.

Lara M.
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I started lessons at Total Theatre Lab with Caroline Thomas a bout a year ago. I knew absolutely nothing about acting aside from taking a class at my local college. This was nothing like it. I first met Caroline for tea so we could discuss my goals and what kind of acting I would like to pursue and a little bit of my background. I was a musician for 16 years and lost most of my hearing playing loud concerts and festival shows before working in loud dog kennels. I wanted to do something different in the performance field and I was very into television drama and dramedy. Within the next few weeks she had picked out the perfect monologue for me to get started on. In time I joined the group class where I learned more about improv, sense memory, movement, scene work, and was able to use a lot of my production skills from both music and working on tv and movie sets to help make our finalized videos look top notch! I'd recommend studying with Caroline to anyone who wants to learn how to act the right way. Her past successes are only a part of the great work she does. She is putting out highly trained professional actors ready for the big screen and theatres!

Danaya Esperanza
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jasmine B.
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Danaya and I taught middle and high schooler's a fifty minute session on the elements of poetry. We focused on methods of self-expression, the importance of imagery and connecting the art of written word to the theater. She is an excellent teacher, and really connects with her students. She gives quality one on one time, and instills hope and the importance of good work ethic in all of her pupils, and I am happy to have worked with her. As a graduate of The Juilliard School, she is well versed and highly trained to accommodate your audition material needs, private coaching, and any advice you may need to further your theatrical education.

  • 19 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Barbara K.
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Beverly makes me feel comfortable about singing again and is helping me replace old, bad habits with new exercises to help rebuild my technique as wells my self- confidence. Singing is FUN again! She is very kind, patient and very knowledgeable! She has helped me tremendously, as well, with my acting and interpretation, as well as my diction and writing out IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet). I highly recommend Ms O'Regan Thiele!! Barbara K

Martha V.
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Wendy worked with my daughter for a year and was phenomenal!!! She taught her how to focus and articulate emotion into her dialogues and so much more. My daughter absorbed everything Wendy taught her and loved implementing it on her auditions. Wendy makes it fun and exciting as well as keeping it stress-free. She is truly an OUTSTANDING & PROFESSIONAL person. Thank you Wendy!!!

Lizzie Lee
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Laura M.
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I love taking voice lessons with Lizzie! She's very personable and accommodates what you want to learn. I'm a pianist and piano teacher, and Lizzie is helping me with proper technique. She selected a variety of fun songs to help me work toward my goals. She gives clear direction to help you sing tough passages with ease. Lizzie has extensive experience in musical theatre and a wide repertoire and has studied with some of today's greatest vocal teachers. She's incredibly talented, and an amazing teacher! I could not recommend her more highly!!

BigStarJosh Productions
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Manu P.
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I studied with Josh a few times to prepare for an audition which consisted in two contrasting monologues. Josh provided very direct feedback which I appreciated. He was also able to help me tweak a few things so I could land more. I highly recommend his valuable help and insightful comments.

Allie Trimm Voice Lessons
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Haley H.
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I've been taking vocal lessons with Allie Trimm for about 10 months now and it has truly made all the difference. Not only has she helped me with my pitch, belting, and mixing, but she has really instilled in me the confidence I need before an audition. Since working with her the number of callbacks and bookings I've gotten have significantly increased. Allie's professionalism, talent, and overall positive energy are everything I was looking for in a vocal coach. I highly recommend!

About

I'm a New York based performer who has been in the business for over 10 years. I love music and acting because it lets you express yourself in ways that other art forms can't. I use my passion to help people get out of their comfort zone and do something different. In my studio, there is a way.

About

I have taught group lessons and coached acting. The method I use as an actor is primarily based on Terry Schreiber's technique. He works with a combination of Meisner and Method acting. I have worked in the profession for over 20 years in all mediums. I love helping younger actors refine their technique in a manner unique to them.

About

Allison Filomeno is an award winning Theatre Teacher and has been involved in Performing Arts for over 15 years. She has performed at the Count Basie Theater, Carnie Hall, and worked on several independent films. She achieved a full academic scholarship to Montclair State University and received her BA in Theatre Studies in 2009. She has helped many performers prepare for college/summer acting programs, community theater auditions, and professional auditions for stage and film.

About

Hey! I'm Kaitlyn Frotton, the co-founder of Tunnel Theatre Company and director of our education department. I offer private and group classes in audition technique, acting through song, singing lessons, and monologue coaching. I'm available for free consultations and a sample coaching to better get to know you and help meet your specific needs!

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Rockville Centre, NY

  • Acting type
    Theater
  • Student age
    6 - 9
  • Current skill level
    Beginner
  • $75
    Average price
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