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Dartmouth College (French Theatre)
University of California, San Diego (Master's)
I want to assist you in your goal to become more successful in any subject area or testing practice you are encountering. I possess a wide range of skills from my own education, training, public and private teaching and coaching experiences that I bring to our sessions. I am serious about your success and I assure you will be successful as a result of our work together. I emphasize having fun while we work as that will enable you to retain more and progress more rapidly in your area of study.
I have taught French to all age levels for the past fourteen years and I have been trained using the most successful methods for second language acquisition. My acting training and experience enables me to add a dimension to my teaching that sets me apart from other instructors and provides my students with an opportunity to learn on a whole new level.
I have trained, worked and taught extensively as a professional actor/instructor/director. This unique background serves as a foundation for my approach to all topics. I am able to generate energy and enthusiasm in the teaching/learning environment by getting to know my students, their specifics needs and the application that suits them best.
I have been blessed with outstanding educational opportunities as a student and educator through experiences with outstanding instructors and attendance at some of the finest institutions in the world. My extensive travel throughout the US, familiarity with different parts of the country and what they have to offer give me the ability to discuss the goals of each student and how they can attain them by attending the right college or university.
Fitness has always been a top priority for me through participation in individual and team sports coupled with a serious love for the outdoors and proper nutrition. My interests and skills are diverse and allow me to uncover what my pupils and I have in common which makes our time together more enjoyable as we work as a team to achieve the goals we set for our sessions.
The variety of work I have done in theatre, television, film and commercials has taken me to all parts of the country to collaborate with highly skilled practitioners in all these areas. My abilities derive from these experiences coupled with my intrinsic desire to increase my knowledge and improve my own skill level through practical application.
I believe I have been granted the ability to teach and to reach my students on a level they may not have previously experienced. This process makes learning enjoyable and relevant and I urge you to contact me so we can embark on the adventure that is your success and happiness. I want to assist you in your goal to become more successful in any subject area or testing practice you are encountering. I possess a wide range of skills from my own education, training, public and private teaching and coaching experiences that I bring to our sessions. I am serious about your success and I assure you will be successful as a
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I have been involved in athletics my entire life playing numerous sports and excelling in tennis, alpine skiing and soccer. I played high school tennis and soccer and played tennis at Dartmouth College. I maintain a rigorous fitness routine even today using a combination of weights, running, biking, cross country skiing, yoga and stretching. These activities, coupled with an extremely healthy diet, enable me to function at a very high level in a variety of sports and outdoor activities. I am pursuing a certification as a personal trainer in order to share my passion with others. As a substitute teacher in 7 school districts, I am often requested to cover for physical education classes.