Adult Workshops

In our adult workshops students can expect to receive coaching and feedback to further hone their skills while making industry connections that can help move their careers to the next level. The focus of our adult workshops range from seminars on the business of show business to agent showcases to workshops focused on specific skills like dance or on-camera acting.

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January 2018

Disney Channel Director, Wendy Faraone’s Sitcom Workshops (WALK THE PRANK, LIV AND MADDIE!)

Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street Shetler 1
New York, NY 10019 United States
January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm EST
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One event on January 21, 2018 at 10:00am

$195.00

Ages 7 – Mid 20's! Saturday, Jan. 20 & Sunday, Jan. 21

Learn the art of comedic on-camera acting featured on both The Disney Channel and Nickelodeon TV from one of the industry’s most in-demand professionals, Wendy Faraone! Wendy is a dynamic and influential director. She is currently directing Disney’s WALK THE PRANK and she was also the director of Disney's #1 family sitcom, LIV AND MADDIE. Wendy has worked on-set with actors on BEST FRIENDS WHENEVER, I DIDN’T DO IT, A.N.T. FARM, WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE, SONNY WITH A CHANCE, I’M IN THE BAND, HANNAH MONTANA, as well as many Nickelodeon and Disney Channel pilots! Wendy’s workshops are well known for creating an inviting and energetic environment in which students are given the tools necessary to be successful, working actors in the entertainment industry. Impressively, she has recently coached all of the newly scouted talent for Disney Channel’s latest bootcamp and showcase!

Industry Night: 4 Top Casting Directors!

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
$135.00

Ages 16 & Up! Wednesday Jan. 31!

The casting directors we bring in cast for Broadway shows, TV pilots, series, films, voiceovers and commercials!

Pre-Audition Prep: 6 – 7 p.m.
If you choose, arrive at 6 p.m. and brush up and hone your audition material before performing for the casting directors with ACANY pros!

Casting Director Session: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Perform for 4 amazing casting directors one of the following: a one minute or shorter monologue of your choice, or a 16 bar cut of a musical theatre song! We will provide a music director for singers.

February 2018

Agent Day with 4 Top Agents!

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
$195.00 - $275.00

Ages 7 – Adults! Saturday Feb. 3! Kids and Adult Actors divided into 2 rooms by age! 

Lucky participants have the amazing opportunity to work with 4 Top NYC Talent Agents in an all-day 6.5 hour intensive! We will be bringing in top commercial and legit agents (film, theatre, TV) from some of the best Manhattan agencies! The Agents are always looking for talent and many students have been picked up from classes and are now working! 

NEW HAMPSHIRE: HAMILTON Workshop with HAMILTON Star, Andrew Chappelle

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd
Meredith, NH 03253 United States
February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
$160.00

Ages 7 – Adults! Monday Feb. 19 (Presidents Day, No School)!

Join Broadway Star of HAMILTON, Andrew Chappelle (HAMILTON, MAMMA MIA! PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT) for a one-day musical theatre HAMILTON theme workshop! Andrew will teach lucky participants a song and dance combo from HAMILTON and also host a lively Question and Answer Session about his experience in this historic, revolutionary and inspiring American Tale! Andrew will also be signing autographs and taking pics with students, so bring your playbills!

March 2018

Award-Winning L.A. Casting Director and Producer, Joey Paul Jensen of JP Casting Teaches Audition Intensives

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10019 United States
March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

$195.00

Ages 7 – Adults! Friday Mar. 9, Saturday Mar. 10, & Sunday Mar. 11!

Take one or more on-camera intensives with powerhouse Los Angeles Casting Director, producer and show biz mentor, Joey Paul Jensen of JP Casting.
 
Joey Paul Jensen (CSA) has been a driving force in Hollywood for over 20 years! She co-produced and cast Sony’s SOUL SURFER starring Dennis Quad, Helen Hunt and AnnaSophia Robb and the film debut of Carrie Underwood! Since 1994, Joey has cast live action and animated series for Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Hallmark, FOX, CBS, ABC, NBC and PBS. She has been instrumental in starting the acting careers of Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Alba, Hilary Duff, Jason Earles, Kyle Massey and Naya Rivera among others! Her office, JP Casting is a full service casting company with over 50 feature film credits and more than 500 hours of episodic television. Joey received the prestigious Artios Award for Casting "That's So Raven" along with 12 other nominations.
 
Gain invaluable insight into the audition process from one of the industries most respected in-the-know professionals!

Stamford JCC: HAMILTON Workshop with HAMILTON Star, Andrew Chappelle

Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905 United States
March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
$160.00

Ages 7- Adults! Friday Mar. 26!

Join Broadway Star of HAMILTON, Andrew Chappelle (HAMILTON, MAMMA MIA! PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT) for a one-day musical theatre HAMILTON theme workshop! Andrew will teach lucky participants a song and dance combo from HAMILTON and also host a lively Question and Answer Session about his experience in this historic, revolutionary and inspiring American Tale! Andrew will also be signing autographs and taking pics with students, so bring your playbills!

April 2018

Top L.A. Talent Agent, Mitchell Gossett (Sr. V.P. at CESD Talent Agency) Teaches Monologue Class

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 14 @ 10:00 am - 9:45 pm EDT
$195.00

Ages 7 – Adults! Saturday Apr. 14!

There will be 3 Sessions with Mitchell on Saturday, April 14th. Take 1 or MORE!

Work with L.A. based TALENT AGENT, Mr. Mitchell Gossett of CESD, one of the most respected bi-coastal talent agents in the Industry, on monologues, improvisation, physicality exercises and character development in this one-day workshop!

Mitchell recently returned to CESD Talent Agency as the Senior Vice President of Talent/Motion Picture/Television Agent, where he directs the agency’s Los Angeles and New York Talent Departments for Motion Pictures, Television, and  Theatre. During his tenure at CESD, Mitchell built a renowned scouting operation for young talent and continues to discover the next generation of distinctive artists.

July 2018

L.A. Network TV Casting Director, Ty Harman’s On-Camera Workshops

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 21 @ 10:00 am - July 22 @ 5:00 pm EDT
$195.00

Ages 7 - Adults (sessions split by age)!

Back by Popular Demand! New Material will be Presented for Repeat Students!

For 20 years, Award Winning Casting Director Ty Harman has cast a wide variety of projects, ranging from drama and comedy series and pilots to features and miniseries. Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix), AP Bio (NBC Mid- Season 2018), Generation Kill (HBO) and Warehouse 13 (Syfy) are some of the primetime programming Ty has worked on.  Kids series include K.C. Undercover, Liv & Maddie, Shake It Up, Crash & Bernstein and the Emmy Award Winning School of Rock. 

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