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Alana O.

Astoria, NY

$65/hour

Theatre and Ballet Tutor -- Shakespeare, Pointe, as well as Grammar

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Clark University Worcester, MA
Theatre Arts and English

Education

Clark University Worcester, MA (Theatre Arts and English)

About Alana

I teach Theatre and Movement classes and workshops with students from 5th grade to college. In addition to these subjects I also tutor in writing with a focus on college admissions essays. Please see the below sections for more specifics.

Theatre -- I have a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Clark University and I am currently a professional actor of both film and theatre. Most recently I taught at Trinity Repertory Company's summer program. My classes included Shakespeare, scene study, playwriting and movement. I have been trained in many methods of acting and I enjoy teaching all of them as well as teaching the language of a play--Shakespeare or contemporary.

Ballet -- I was trained in both classical and contemporary ballet. Early in my career I performed with the American Repertory Ballet, and most recently I performed as a soloist in an Alvin Ailey Extension showcase. I teach ballet with an emphasis on performance; whether or not you choose to perform, this training gives a dancer charisma and charm on and off stage. I teach barre, center, and pointe work.

Writing -- I also have a B.A. in English from Clark University. I am very familiar with literature from the 16th Century through contemporary. I teach an approach to writing that is, what I consider, story based. At the most basic you are looking for your college essay, or poem, or analysis to convey a message. My approach to writing asks, do you do so in the most clear and eloquent way possible?
I teach Theatre and Movement classes and workshops with students from 5th grade to college. In addition to these subjects I also tutor in writing with a focus on college Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required

Ballet group - $90/hr Theatre group - $90/hr Writers workshop group - $100/hr

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Astoria, NY 11103
In-person lessons
Art:
Theatre
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Sports/Recreation:
Ballet

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Ballet

I have been studying both classical and contemporary ballet for almost 20 years. In my early career I performed with the American Repertory Ballet, and most recently I was a soloist in a showcase at the Alvin Ailey Extension. I teach both beginners and students who are looking to elevate their technique.

Theatre

I am currently a professional actor in both film and theatre. I have taught acting, Shakespeare, and playwriting classes at Trinity Repertory Company's summer program to children ages 10-19. I have a BA in Theatre Arts from Clark University where I studied multiple methods and techniques.

Clark University Worcester, MA
Theatre Arts and English

Education

Clark University Worcester, MA (Theatre Arts and English)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Ballet group - $90/hr Theatre group - $90/hr Writers workshop group - $100/hr

Travel policy

Alana will travel within 20 miles of Astoria, NY 11103.