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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Ages 7 – Mid 20s! Monday Jan. 15 (MLK Day, No School)!
Work on musical theatre audition technique with Top NYC Talent Agent, Chris Cooper of FBI Talent Agency! Gain useful feedback and coaching on your presentation, song choice, and interpretation from Chris! Chris is always on the lookout for fresh faces!
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!
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.
Ages 7 – Adults! Saturday Feb. 3! Kid 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!
All Ages Welcome! Saturday Feb. 10!
Parents of child actors and adult actors are welcome to join our Artistic Director, Jessica Rofé and a Top Talent Agent from a Top Bicoastal Agency for a most informative FREE Show Business Seminar! Come prepared to ask us your burning questions about the best way to manage a career in Show Business! The Top Talent Agent is one of the most respected agents in the biz and has been representing actors for over 30 years! She is a wealth of information! Jessica founded ACANY in 2005. Jessica works closely with bicoastal casting directors, agents and managers. She has also worked in casting in both NYC and CA and on the talent agency side as well. Once upon a time, she was also a performer!
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!