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Public Speaking and Actor Studio
Public Speaking and Actor Studio

Public Speaking and Actor Studio

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Introduction: I work with youth and adults in developing their acting and speech skills. I specialize in the following: -Public Speaking -Presentations -Cross-Functional Team Communication (managers/team leaders/groups) -Speech Writing -Auditions/Monologue Work -Vocal Coach -Speech Coaching (English dialect work) My clients include students from Amazon Software engineers and managers trying to hone their team communication skills all the way to students who are striving to improve public speaking, audition and acting skills. Whether you are looking for confidence in public speaking or trying to refine your auditions, my ultimate goal is always the same; I want to help you find your authentic voice in your endeavors. As a teacher and coach, I act as a catalyst for my students, so that they may access their own voice and creativity in their work.
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18 years in business

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Julia B.

Public Speaking Lessons

I have been working with Melissa for a month now. I went to her to improve my speaking skills. She has done an amazing job identifying the issues and is helping me to overcome my fears and learn new techniques to overcome them. She makes you feel comfortable.
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Thank you, Julia! You are a pleasure to work with! I love watching you integrate our work and watching you grow both in skill and confidence!
Jun 5, 2021
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Saumil B.

Public Speaking Lessons

Melissa is truly amazing coach. I went to her to improve my speaking skills. Melissa was so good in identifying the issues and taught me great techniques to overcome them. I am working with her since 2 months and can really see some improvements in my communication style.
Public Speaking and Actor Studio's reply
Saumil, Saumil, Thank you for your positive feedback! It is my pleasure to work with you! You integrate new ideas and approaches in your work which translate to increased self confidence and successes at work! So excited for you. Best, Melissa
Dec 9, 2020
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Hande K.

Public Speaking Lessons

I had one session with Melissa and she was very open to tackling whatever I brought up as a challenge. It was a great session which I left feeling very positively. Looking forward to others.
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Dear Hande, Thank you for your kind words! You are a delightful student! I love watching you grow your skills and confidence! Keep up the good work!
Jan 30, 2021
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Sabrina G.

Public Speaking Lessons

I am grateful for Melissa’s help in building my confidence I public speaking and confidence overall. She digs deep to find the source of the problem and started to work from there. I highly recommends her. She’s respectful, professional and competent in delivering her lessons.
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Thank you, Sabrina! It's a pleasure to work with you and watch your skills and confidence grow!
Jan 2, 2018
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Ashley M.

Acting Lessons

Melissa is a gem! She helped me with my ignite and ted talk! The things she taught me will last a laugh time! I am so thankful for her. She also helped me with my anxiety. She’s like an acting coach therapist friend! I highly recommend her!
Public Speaking and Actor Studio's reply
Ashley, Thank you for your kind words. It was a delight to work with you! You readily integrated acting exercises and suggestions for your ignite and ted talk. You did a great job and I was so happy to see you present! It would be my pleasure to work with you again on a future project. Best to you, Melissa
Sep 22, 2020
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