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seidman academy alum have spoken!
peter seidman reviews
1000+ genuine, unsolicited, and unedited scans of letters and emails exactly as received from students & parents continuously from1998 through 2022
"The food was absolutely amazing...I was healthier, I had more energy, and I a happier person."
-Rachel H., 16
"You have provided our children with a unique opportunity to explore their craft in a nurturing, yet challenging environment."
- Mr. and Mrs. Ralph and Lindsay B.
"Yo Pskizzle. I just found out I'm gonna be in the Original Broadway Cast of Billy Elliot. I did it. Thanks for everything."
Broadway's Billy Elliot, Disney's Bunk'd
"I feel so much more alive. I have more energy and better skin complexion than ever before. I've never been able to thank you as much as I think I hsould for everything you've done. You've taught me some of the most meaningful life lessons."
- Ashley S., 16
"The workshop gave me a new me...I will never forget the best 7 days of my life."
-Chelsea P., 15
"Thanks for hosting this workshop. Seriously, it was probably the best thing I've ever done. I loved it."
-Andrea L., 16
"I learned so much in your workshop...I loved all my classes, and learned to express my feeling with the actors I worked with. This was the best experience of my life!"
-Victoria C., 10
"I felt like I was at home...I have matured and grown as an actress and a person. I love the way I feel and look now...I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart! I am now a happier and healthier me!"
-Jessica B., 15
"Stephanie started with your Beginnings when she was six years-old. She changed into a well-developed person. I hope parents realize how valuable your Beginnings is. It is a privilege for a child to have this."
-Mrs. Elisea F.
"I would like to give thanks to you for keeping me aware of what I eat, say, act, but most of all myself and how I feel...I know that my God-given talent is going to get me far as long as I stay true to myself. I thank you so very much."
-Danielle B., 12
"When we saw her walk on stage in New York for her solo performance, we knew that she was a changed person. Afterward, she said through a big smile and tears flowing down her cheek, 'I don't know where to begin to describe my week!'...She now carries herself with more confidence, she believes in herself...It has been truly life changing."
Principal, Gaspereau Valley Elementary School
"You don't understand how much of a good time I had! I love the workshop! I recently received my evaluations and I was very proud of myself that my chaperones and instructors thought so highly of me. The workshop taught me how to believe in myself and take chances...to not be afraid to mess up, just take your error and learn from it. This has been such a blessing and an experience I'll never forget."
-Portia P., 15
"I loved every minute of it. I made so many friends, but the stuff I learned about acting was what really made the workshop so incredible. The acting teachers taught me how to get really in depth in scenes and how to emotionally become that character."
- Anna Maria D., 14
"It was truly unforgettable, unexplainable, and one of the best weeks of my life...From the bottom of my heart, thank you so much."
-Abigail G., 15
"I truly wish to thank you for offering me one of the most educational weeks of my life. At Beginnings i learned more about performing than from years of classroom instruction."
- Roman F., 17
"You always said that success starts with a happy, healthy self...If I had not been exposed to the Beginnings Workshop's attentive approach to well-being, I would not be in the career I am today."
New England Patriots Cheerleader
"I feel so good, I look healthier, and I find it a lot easier to concentrate...you taught me more in 7 days than I have learned anywhere else. You taught me to truly care about myself, and have respect for the person I am."
-Adrienne G., 16
"This was an opportunity of a lifetime, and I feel very blessed that she was able to join you and your staff."
-Mrs. Kim B.
"I have never been away from home, but all the chaperones and teachers made me feel just like I was at home. Thank you for making this a memorable experience."
-Emmi R., 9
"Thank you so so soooo much for the amazing opportunity! I can't even begin to describe what it felt like to be completely immersed in that environment...It was incredible."
-Quinton P., 15
"I felt a significant increase in energy throughout the day, my skin looked clearer, and I have begun to give more consideration to what I'm putting into my body. Not only did I grow as a performer, but also as a person."
-Jenna H., 17
"THANK YOU THANK THANK YOU...I never knew how much I could change in 7 days. The lessons I learned will stay with me for the rest of my life. I'm stronger than I've ever been."
-Jamie R., 15
"This experience changed all of my previous thoughts and feelings about performance...Thank you for changing my life."
-Wren G., 16
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