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I am a professional Stage and Film/TV actor with over 15 years of experience. I'm a graduate of The Old Globe/University of San Diego MFA Acting program, a classically based training that brings together voice, body, and imagination in service of any style of acting. My professional work includes on camera, classical and contemporary plays, and musicals. I was a resident company member at Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA, where apart from acting in over 25 plays over the course of three years, I worked as a mentor and teacing artist. I've also worked and studied in New York City, and in regional theatres around the country. Since moving t ... View Profile
As an MFA trained actor, I offer an in-depth approach to the process. From Practical Aesthetics, to psychology of mind and body, you will have the opportunity to acquire new tools as you explore, build, and create your own style of acting. Let me help you find the resources and skills you need to succeed on screen or on stage.
We offer casting director workshop with local casting directors as well as film/tv/commercial ones from NYC and Atlanta. We also offer musicial theater workshops with Broadway stars (like from Hamilton, Pippin and Chicago). Great opportunity to learn your craft with experts in the business. If you are interested in learning or improving your on-camera skills this is the place for you! No need to travel to NYC to attend the same workshop, we bring this amazing opportunity to you. Work with some of the best casting directors in TV and films. Learn how to make the best of your next audition and land tha ... View Profile
I am a working professional who has 15 years of experience as a classical, jazz, and commercial vocalist as well as a stage and film actor. If you are interested in piano, I can teach both classical and jazz/improvisation depending on your preference! I have a passion to teach and look forward to working with you. Feel free to look for me on IMBD for film acting credentials!
I have a Masters in Acting from California Institute of the Arts. I have over 9 years of experience in the professional and academic world of acting. I just moved from Los angeles, and have participated in commercials as well as feature films. My main experience lies in professional, new theatre. I have experience with numerous voice and movement techniques, Linklater, Roy Hart, Fitzmaurice, Grotowski, and Skinner releasing. As someone who has struggled with audition anxiety myself, I am very passionate about breaking through blocks, fear, and anxiety, and finding a technique that works for you! ... View Profile
I've been acting, singing and dancing for over 40 years and still love it. Prior to the pandemic I was performing up to 25 shows per month at various assisted living and memory care facilities throughout the region. I hold a BFA (Bachelors of Fine Arts) in Communications and Theatre from Temple University (1980). I've been in various productions over the years, performed in television, on radio and stage for both large and small audiences. I helped write, edit and modeled dance in a book on the subject called Lance Laguna's Dance Dance Dance. One of my fondest memories was when I was part of a touring road show and have taught acting, singing ... View Profile
Each student that comes for class receives my undivided attention and I am able to bring out the best in a students abilities. Acting can be more challenging than one might imagine. Four instance you may be asked to play some villanous roll and accessing such emotions within yourself could be difficult, even painful. My longtime experience with delving into creating poignant character portrayal is powerful and useful. Every performer has blocks. It could be stage fright or a fear of failure or not be able to access emotions that are the basis of outward expression which is acting. As an acting teacher I will provide techniques to clear ... View Profile
Take private voice and performance from fully certified Somatic Voicework(tm) instructor Maddie Tarbox. Maddie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre from Weber State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Central Florida. She received her certification in Somatic Voicework (tm) - The LoVetri Method from Shenandoah Universtiy in 2013 and has been teaching private voice and performance techniques in varying styles for nearly a decade maintaining a studio of over 30 students ages eight and up. ... View Profile
I offer an in depth, immersive experience wherein the actor learns to fully develop their emotional and spiritual range as an actor, doing techniques that will expand their range and give them the tools to ace any audition to the best of their current abilities. I am also well versed in Shakespeare and other classical works, and can travel either to the client's home or a space they deem more acceptable.
I'm a Aftra -Sag union professional film, television and stage actress. My website is www.Desireemarievelez.com I can be found on IMDB and I am a on camera host for Click on this show on YouTube. I am also a producer on the BNMWEBFEST. A host on blog talk radio THE INDIE FILM SCENE. I have a BA degree from Mary Washington University. I can be found on Instagram under Only1desireemarie and [email protected] These lessons are for the serious ones only and are no less than 50.00 per hour. More if I have to drive to you. I'm available weeknights or anytime on weekends. ... View Profile
I believe that the actor represents the people who can't say what they want so they speak for them, they share a message which will challenge the audience to grow and/or expand their horizons, and hopefully the actor can grow as an artist and human being for the positive. By looking within the story my aim is to collaborate with the Actor to find the truth of the character by looking within the text and character as a whole. I look forward to working with any Actor, no matter the age, culture or belief. I want it to be a safe zone where you have room to take chances and fall on your face with experimenting in your part. Whether its a mo ... View Profile
I am an actor, director, filmmaker, and theater artist, creating work that physically engages, intellectually inspires, and curiously interprets the world in which we live. I've worked as a professional actor in the DC metro area since 2010, and have since begun working professionally as a Director, a Young Company Coordinator, and Assistant Director at many DC-area and MD theaters, including The Kennedy Center, Imagination Stage, Ford's Theatre, Studio Theatre, Synetic Theater, Theatre J, and more. I started coaching acting students in 2014 and my students have gone on to star in shows Off-Broadway, in Regional Theaters including Olney Theat ... View Profile
I believe strongly in setting my students up to succeed. I help students develop clear goals to work towards, offer techniques for accessing difficult material, and set up clear practice guidlines so that their practice is yielding results. My hope is to instill a sense of process in my students and do away with the paralysis that comes from not knowing where to begin when given new material. When we are working I use diverse strategies to help my students find honest connection to the material. There is great joy and freedom in having the opportunity to try and fail and learn together. ... View Profile
With several years of professional acting experience on stages in New York, Washington, and across America, as well as a strong resume in the educational space, I have gathered several techniques and strategies that help students thrive in learning how to become actors. While I am friendly and encouraging in my work, I expect growth from each session and will push you to be your best every time. My students get work at professional theatres--I currently have students working at Arena Stage, Signature Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Studio Theatre, and Theatre J. I also have gathered several resources for young actors that parents and theatre c ... View Profile
The classes are taught by a Director/Screenwriter/Producer/Actor; who has written and directed three feature films. The students (ages 12 and up) are taugt from the many perspectives of filmmaking. The class teaches the students how to interact with a director on set, as well as understand the perspective and intention of the writer. In other words: To be great story-tellers. Multiple Acting techniques such as: Meisner, Adler, Hagen, and Strasberg! These classes also include live set experience, through being cast in a short film. For more information, see our website: www. Break-through-acting.com ... View Profile
Monique Caldwell is a dynamic performer and a highly experienced director of diverse stage plays. As a Certified Drama Instructor, Monique works with youth and adults in the performing arts and the community theatre circuit. Her education includes a BFA in Theatre and a MA in Theatre Education. Monique's passion is to coach individuals and groups with an interest in acting as a hobby as well as pursuing it as a profession. ... View Profile
Hi! Thanks for stopping by, here are my most frequently asked questions... When did you start acting? 1999 (Before then actually, I used to tug my mom's waist and say "Momma I want to memorize!") Where are you from? Dallas, TX. Have you ever lived in Los Angeles or New York? I lived in Los Angeles five and a half years before relocating to the DMV area (3 years ago) Who taught you how to act? Art imitates life so I study those around me a lot, I have also studied acting technique with many studios in Texas, Louisiana, California and Washington,DC. I would like to note Baron Brown Studio in Santa Monica, CA where I studied the Meisner Te ... View Profile