Acting Coaches via webcam

Choose from hundreds of hand-selected acting coaches to help with your acting goals. Need to read lines for an upcoming audition? Done. Want to talk someone about your career goals and get some advice? We got you covered. You even get a video of your session afterwards to keep.

Availability

Monday
10:00am - 10:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am - 10:00pm
Tuesday
03:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday
03:00pm - 11:00pm

Summary

  ACCESSIBLE PROFESSIONAL COACHING  

 Movement & Body Language - All Performance & Comedy Development

Nicolina Is one of the few people in the World that has a Masters in Movement Studies. A specialized coaching relating to actors/players. She has a long work history as a coach, world-class artist, singer, performer & production manager. She earned her Masters from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London) in movement directing & pedagogy.  Born and raised in New York City, Nicolina is a graduate of the "Fame School," LaGuardia High School of Music Art And  The Performing Arts. She has performed in such places as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Vegas, Macau China, Off-Broadway, Vegas and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre to name a few.

Nicolina is frequently invited to speak at public events and teaches regularly at Law Schools in the USA. With a focus on showing up as your authentic self-staying true to your personal values. She gives tools for practicing

She focuses on showing up as your authentic self. Whilst staying true to your personal values. She gives tools for practicing empathetic and emotional awareness techniques. These are a key component of her work and entry point into developing characters for performers. 

More info on Nicolina's coaching can be found here.

http://www.nicolinadantemovingarts.com/testimonials.php

 THIS SUMMER (2017)

  • Private Clients: Audition prep & character development,  comedians & body language awareness 
  • Kings County Dept. of Public Defense Workshops for legal case workers/lawyers.
  • Kaufman Astoria Film Studio's Studio A & The Astor Room :   Singer , master of ceremonies & production management.
  • Defenders Academy @ CUNY Law School : Movement & body language coach. Workshops for legal case workers/lawyers.
  • Caroga Arts Collective Movement Coaching for Musicians 
  • The Yoga Room: 200 Hour Yoga Teaching Certification Program *

RECENT ACTIVITY

  • Movement Coach for Actors Comedians Lawyers & MS Clients
  • Buglisi Dance Theatre: Dancer Lincoln Center 9/11 Table of Silence
  • New York Film Academy: Movement Teacher 
  • Merlin Entertainments Group: Movement Choreography & Actor Training 

MOVEMENT & ACTING COACHING

 Nicolina has been teaching body language, movement, youth theatre, and performance for over 10 years internationally. Her coaching is designed for various bodies, skill levels & ages. Classes specialize in freedom of movement, cultivating organic lasting connections while understandings one's personal instrument.

A few Examples of where she has been a Coach

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (UK)

NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY (NYC)

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS GROUP  ( INTERNATIONAL)

ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA  ( UK)

PINEAPPLE STUDIOS  - THE PLACE   -   DANCEWORKS - NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIRUCS ARTS ( UK)

ROSE BRUFORD COLLEGE( UK)

THE DEFENDERS ACADEMY CUNY LAW SCHOOL ( NYC)

 

Note: Research and academic development can also be provided for school modules. Synthesis of varied techniques & recognized performance methodologies will create the pathway to meet the needs of the student, directorial vision for a production or fitness classes. Non- Verbal communication via body language is also a vital component of her work.Nicolina will give personalized 'tools' for interrogation of one's needs & goals. By cultivating safe development, locating physical habits, blocks and postural awareness. Workshops create functional pathways, to tap into and learn more about ones individual power of presence.

 

EDUCATION:

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama     MAMS  Movement Direction and Pedagogy    (2009-2010)
City University of New York  Graduate Center      Bachelor of Science Degree, cum laude  Major: Dance Performance & Technical Theatre   (2005 - 2007)                                                  
State University of New York  New Paltz                Theatrical Performance & Technical Theatre     (2003 - 2005)    

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts     High School Diploma with Honors in  Voice  & Technical Theatre     

*The Yoga Room                                                         200 HourYoga Certification Program                  (2017) *

 

 

PERFORMANCE COACHING   ART  -  PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT 

 

THE DEFENDERS ACADEMY CUNY LAW SCHOOL ( 2015- present) 

Movement  & body language Coach & Artistic Staff

KINGS COUNTY DEPT. OF PUBLIC DEFENSE

Workshop lead in Movement  & body language

THE JIM HENSON COMPANY ( 2017)

Freelance Wig Artist

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS GROUP MADAME TUSSAUDS               

Choreography & Actor Training Ghostbusters Experience (March 2011-2016 / USA )  
Production Artist                                                                                                                                                   
Wig Maker/ FX Arts 

NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY ( 2015)Lecturer in Movement ( Musical Theatre and Film)        https://www.nyfa.edu/

PUPPET HEAP ( 2015) 

The Muppets  Wig Designer  http://www.puppetheap.com 

GIBNEY DANCE( 2015  New York NY)

Freelance Production for Visiting  Dance Companies: 

Production, Stage Management, Lighting, Sound


SQUARE PEG CONTEMPORARY CIRCUS CIRQUIT PRODUCTIONS LIMITED ( NATIONAL THEATER)
Tour Production Manager  (UK 2014 Tour)

Main Responsibilities: Smooth running of all aspects of the production, Schedules for touring technicians, rehearsals & clients. Budgets, tour accommodations. Stage Manager when required, health and safety, children’s workshop bookings and invoicing.

ROSE BRUFORD COLLEGE: Lecturer in Theater & Movement (1st and 3rd year candidates)   2010-14  Sid Cup UK
American Theatre Arts BA (Hons)
BA ( Hons) Actors and Actor Musicians
Movement Director: As It Is In Heaven & Deliver Us from Evil
Movement Director and Choreographer: The Penelopiad, What Didn’t Happen 
Awareness Through Movement ( Fitness)

THE ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA: Lecturer in Movement   (2010-2011 London, UK )  
Gap Year Diploma 
Movement Director: Into The Woods (MA Musical Theatre candidates)
Dance  BA (Hons) Movement (1st - 3rd year candidates)
Musical Theatre Jazz and Contemporary Technique
Assistant Movement Technique BA (Hons) DE/DATE

RENT THE MUSICAL TABARD THEATRE  (2013 London UK)

American Accents And Movement Coach

PINEAPPLE STUDIOS  - THE PLACE   -   DANCEWORKS - NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIRCUS ARTS  (2010-11 London, UK )
Private: Fitness, character work, movement direction, choreography for  developing projects     
      

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ( 2011 Strarford Upon Avon )

Development of the 'Renaissance Body' Court Dance  

Performer &  Assistant to: Lucy Cullingford                                                                             

DANCE NEW AMSTERDAM THEATRE  -  APAP/ NYC CONFERENCE: Freelance Production for Visiting  Dance Companies: ( 2009-2011  New York NY)
Production, Stage Management, Lighting, Sound, Set Building                                   
Worked with: Brian MacDevitt (Five-time Tony Award Winner for Lighting) Cynthia S. Baker (Coordinating Producer of the Juilliard School                            

YOUTH THEATRE  THORNTON - DONOVAN SCHOOL - STUDIO B : Course development Musical Theatre & Dance  & Differently Abled arts ( Summer  2009   New Rochelle & Eastchester  NY)
Dance & Theatre Kids  4-10 yrs 
Awareness Through Movement ( Fitness)
Course development & private  classes for autistic students 
Tap, contemporary, theatre jazz and ballet (Beginner to Intermediate, ages 2-18)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

COMMUNITY YOUTH ART VOLUNTEER  GLOBE AWARE: Director (Summer 2008  Luang Prabang, Laos )
 Volunteer and Coordinator of Educational Affairs(Ages 0-16)  
Art &  Maintenance for Village Orphanage
Movement and Dance with English Language skill sets

THE VENETIAN RESORT SANDS CORP : Production/ Performance Team Leader  (2007-08  Macau, China & Las Vegas, NV )
Awareness Through Movement  
Dance Teacher (Stylized musical theatre and contemporary)                                                                                      

 YOUTH THEATRE  LAGUARDIA HIGH SCHOOL SPRING DRAMA & OPERA FESTIVALS: Course development  ( Spring 2006-07 New York, NY)
 Assistant in Movement and Dance
 Awareness Through Movement ( Fitness) 
Advanced/Beginner jazz and tap ages 14-18    
                                  

CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK (CUNY): Asst Musical Theatre Course development  ( Spring 2005  New York, NY)
BA (Hons) Movement for Musical Theater: Tap & Theatre Jazz                                                                                                             

YOUTH THEATRE TIMES SQUARE GROUP/ STANDING OVATION STUDIOS: Assistant Director ,Course development (Summer 2006 Ridgefield, CT)     
Acting Technique, Choreography (ages 4-16)                  
Movement Director: Big River, Grease, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Three Penny Opera 

YOUTH MUSIC MANHATTAN CONCERT PRODUCTIONS 
Movement and Dance Choreography for Choral Singers ( Spring 2006  New York, NY )                   

SHEN WEI DANCE COMPANY (CITY OPERA) - Set Painter for S.U.N.Y. Purchase Production Crew ( 2005   New York, NY )
Worked with:  Shen Wei                                                                       

YOUTH THEATRE  JUST EAST OF BROADWAY  - Assistant Director, Course development of Educational Programs ( 2004 – 2005   Forest Hills, NY )   
Acting and Dance (ages 3-14 yrs)       
Awareness Through Movement ( Fitness)

 YOUTH THEATRE  BACKSTAGE STUDIO PRODUCTIONS - Course development & DanceTeacher( 2003 – 2004 Kingston, NY )
 Tap, Contemporary, Fosse-style theatre jazz   
 Beginner to intermediate, ages 4-16 yrs     

 YOUTH THEATRE  TRIBECA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (In Phase, Company)   
 Stage Manager and Assistant Director–(Return To You)  Spring 2003 New York, NY                                          
 Worked with:   Amy Combs (Technical Director), Evan Brown and Kathleen Lambert                                            

LINCOLN CENTER / NEW YORK CITY OPERA   Production Apprenticeship  2001- 2003    (New York, NY)            
Worked With Chuck Giles (Technical Director of NYC Opera)