Billy Calder

Brooklyn, NY

Ivy League trained tutor, actor, and coach in test prep, academics, and college counseling


Billy Calder was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and attended Saint Ann's School. At Saint Ann's, he developed a love for Shakespeare, acting, and the classics. He continued to pursue these interests at Dartmouth College, where he majored in theater and founded an undergraduate Shakespeare company. After Dartmouth, Billy went on to get his MFA in acting from Harvard University and the American Repertory Theater Institute for Advanced Theater Training. Billy has experience working online and in person and is equally comfortable in either medium. He is an inspiring, excited, and engaged tutor who loves working with self-motivated students looking to taking their performance to the next level and students who need an extra bit of inspiration and guidance to get themselves motivated. Billy believes that developing a strong tutor-student relationship based on trust and compatibility is the cornerstone to a fruitful and productive tutoring experience. Billy's hobbies include watching and playing soccer and hockey (LGR!) and binge-watching Seinfeld.



AP English Language And Composition,

AP English Literature And Composition,




SAT Subject Test Literature,

SAT Subject Test US History,



Dartmouth College

Bachelor of Arts,



Harvard University

Master of Fine Arts,



Languages Spoken

French (advanced),

Spanish (advanced)

Type of Tutoring




Small Groups

Tutoring Age Groups

All Ages

Parent Testimonial 1

Billy Calder worked with my son to prep him for is ACT. He was very conscientious and took a great interest in Justin. He got to know him personally, even though their meetings were online. Billy Calder was always professional, prompt and very organized. He helped Justin tremendously in prepping him for his ACT. Justin related to him well and liked working with him. He had excellent follow up and after every session he gave me a thorough and very detailed review of what they went over, where Justin needs work, his progress, and what they will be working towards. Justin did very well on the ACT and even worked with him a second time to improve the already excellent score. He achieved even a higher score on the ACT retake. They were able to reach the goals they set out for Justin. I would definitely use him again for tutoring!

Parent Testimonial 2

I highly recommend Billy. He is an excellent tutor who engages and encourages his students to do their very best. My son really enjoyed working with him and learning about how to improve his SAT scores.

What I'm Reading

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante & Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett