Musical Theatre Workshops

Our musical theatre workshops give students the unique opportunity to work on the three essential disciplines that make up musical theatre: singing, dancing and acting. Instructors include prominent Broadway Stars, Casting Directors and Talent Representatives who will provide a superior education in a fun and supportive environment!

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January 2018

WICKED Workshop with a WICKED Star Jenny DiNoia & Audition Technique with a Top NYC Talent Manager in Allentown, PA

JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 North 22nd Street
Allentown, PA 18104 United States
January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

SOLD OUT! Email us at info@aclassactny.com to join the waitlist now!

Ages 7 – 18! Monday Jan. 15 (MLK Day, No School)!

Part 1: Join a Broadway Star of WICKED for a one-day musical theatre WICKED themed workshop! Participants will learn a WICKED song and dance combo from a Broadway Star who will also host a lively Question and Answer Session about their experience in this long-running, beloved musical! The WICKED Star will be signing autographs and taking pics with students, so bring your playbills!

Part 2: Even if you don’t want to go pro, a top NYC talent manager will offer helpful feedback and coaching on mock auditions and will teach participants how to snag a coveted role in a school, community theatre or professional production! The Top NYC Talent Manager is always on the lookout for fresh faces and kids have been picked up from past workshops!

Top NYC Talent Agent, Chris Cooper of FBI Talent Agency, Teaches Audition Technique

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave Studio C
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 15 @ 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm EST

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!

Industry Night: 4 Top Casting Directors!

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

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

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!  

Wayne, NJ – Presidents Day: Wicked Star, Clyde Alves & Top Talent Pro Workshop

Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 7 – 18  |  Monday, Feb. 19 (Presidents Day, No School)!

Learn a WICKED Song and Dance Combo with WICKED Star, Clyde Alves (WICKED, ON THE TOWN, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, ANYTHING GOES, HAIRSPRAY, OKLAHOMA, and MUSIC MAN). Clyde will also treat students to an engaging Q&A and an autograph and photo session! Students will also work with top NYC Talent Manager, Stephanie Artuso of Shirley Grant Management on musical theatre audition technique. Stephanie will conduct mock auditions and offer insightful feedback and coaching. Class concludes with a showbiz Q&A.

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

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

All Skill Levels | Ages 9-20 | Sunday, March 4

Train with DEAR EVAN HANSEN Star, Michael Lee Brown!

Don’t miss a unique opportunity to work with a star from the 9-time Tony Nominated Show, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Michael Lee Brown! Michael has been a part of DEAR EVAN HANSEN from the very beginning and understudies Evan Hansen, Jared Kleinman and Connor Murphy! LEARN MORE

SPONGEBOB Star, Gaelen Gilliland Teaches SPONGEBOB Workshop

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY United States
March 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-adult | Saturday, March 17!

Join Broadway Star of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Gaelen Gilliland (HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, KINKY BOOTS, 9 TO 5, LEGALLY BLONDE and WICKED) for a musical theatre SPONGEBOB themed workshop! Learn a song and dance combo from Broadway’s splashiest new hit, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, participate in a Q&A and an autograph and photo session with Gaelen! LEARN MORE

Musical Theatre Audition Technique with Top Talent Agent, Chris Bott of CESD

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY United States
March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels |  Ages 7-mid-20s | Saturday, March 17

Work on musical theatre audition technique with Top Talent Agent, Chris Bott of CESD! Chris is currently with the Young Talent Development at CESD Talent Agency. As an Agent, Chris books actors for TV, Film, and Theater projects!

Gain useful feedback and coaching on your presentation, song choice and interpretation from Chris and ACANY's Artistic Team!

Chris is always scouting for new faces! LEARN MORE

PENNSYLVANIA: HAMILTON Workshop with HAMILTON Star, Andrew Chappelle

The Pennsylvania Performing Arts Company, 2665 Skippack Pike
Worcester, PA 19490 United States
March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Ages 7-adult  |  All Skill Levels  |   Monday, March 19

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! LEARN MORE

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

Ages 7- Adults | Monday, 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! LEARN MORE

April 2018

Ages 7 – Adults  |  All Skill Levels  |  There will be 3 Sessions (split by age) with Mitchell on Saturday, April 14th. Take 1 or more!

All Sessions Sold Out!
Email us to join the wait list!

Work with powerhouse L.A. based Talent Manager Mr. Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners where will be managing Luke Benward (Life of the Party), Thomasin Mckenzie (Leave No Trace), Danielle Campbell (The Originals), Navia Robinson (Ravens Home), Abigail Pniowsky (Ten Days In The Valley), Anna Pniowsky (Light of My Life), Atticus Shaffer (The Middle), Jessy Schram (Last Resort), Isabella Acres (Hello My Name Is Doris), Elizabeth Ludlow (Godzilla: King Of Monsters), and Diamond White (Boo 2- A Madea Halloween).

Mitchell, the former Senior Vice President of CESD Talent Divisions in Los Angeles and New York, built a renowned scouting operation for young talent and continues to discover the next generation of distinctive artists. His storied success has allowed him to refer talent to agencies in NY, LA and across the USA. LEARN MORE

** Superstar session - credits cannot be applied toward this program.

Agent Night with 4 Top Talent Agents for Adults

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Space is Limited  |  Ages 18 & Up  |  Wednesday, April 18

Work with 4 Top Talent Agents! The impressive lineup of Agents who are actively scouting for theatre, film, TV, commercial and voiceover actors include Julia Watkinson of CESD, Talia Edelhelt of Abrams Artists, Ellery Sandhu of Avalon Artists and Harrison Post of HCKR (Harden-Curtis & Assoc.)!

Perform one of the following pieces for the agents: a 1-minute monologue of your choice OR a 16-bar cut of a musical theatre song. We will provide a music director for singers. LEARN MORE

WEST PALM BEACH, FL: SCHOOL OF ROCK & Audition Workshop with SCHOOL OF ROCK’S Lulu Lloyd

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Ages 7- 24! Thursday, April 26!

Broadway’s smash hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK, has people rockin’ out in their seats! Come join us for an SOR workshop with SCHOOL OF ROCK’s own, Lulu Lloyd! Lulu is not only in SOR, she’s also the dance captain!

A Class Act NY is bringing the power of Rock to West Palm Beach! LEARN MORE

May 2018

HAMILTON Star Workshop Brought to you by ACANY & Kids On Stage LA

St. Augustine’s Pierson Rehearsal Hall, 1227 4th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-adult | All Skill Levels | Saturday, May 5

ACANY in Conjunction with KIDS on Stage LA Presents HAMILTON Workshop with HAMILTON Star, Andrew Chappelle.

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 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! LEARN MORE

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 7-18  |  Limited to 24 Students  | Sunday, May 6 

PART 1: WICKED Workshop
Join Broadway Cast Member of WICKED, Amanda Rose who played Nessarose on the Great White Way for a one-day musical theatre WICKED themed workshop! Participants will learn a WICKED song and dance combo from Broadway Cast Member, Amanda Rose and a professional Music Director. Amanda will also host a lively Question and Answer Session about her experience in this ‘popular’ musical and will be signing autographs and taking pics with students, so bring your playbills!

PART 2: Audition Technique with Amanda Rose
Whether you want to go pro or not, learn how to snag a coveted role in a local or professional production! Broadway Cast Member, Amanda Rose and our wonderful Music Director will offer helpful feedback and coaching on 16 bar cut mock auditions and will teach participants proper audition protocol and technique!  LEARN MORE

Carnahan Casting’s Alexandre Bleau Musical Theatre Audition Technique

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 7-18  |  Sunday, May 6

Work one-on-one with Alexandre Bleau of Carnahan Casting and Roundabout Theatre Company, the casting office behind many beloved kid-heavy Broadway shows!

In addition to singing and getting feedback on your 32-bar cut, Alexandre will also offer his opinion on whether your song is a good choice for you and showcases your talent.

Alexandre Bleau’s impressive list of Broadway credits includes HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, GROUNDHOG DAY, AMELIE, SKYLIGHT, CONSTELLATIONS, and THE RIVER. The upcoming MOULIN ROUGE and many UK, Old Globe, regional and national tour productions! LEARN MORE

3-Time Tony Nominee & Disney Star, Kevin Chamberlin’s Musical Theatre Audition Masterclass

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 8-18  |  Saturday, May 12
1 Spot Left! 

The lovable and beloved Kevin Chamberlin, three-time Tony Nominee and Broadway’s original Horton the Elephant in SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, UNCLE FESTER in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, and upcoming role as the Wizard in WICKED, will be teaching an amazing Audition Masterclass for aspiring actors ages 8 - 18.

Kevin will be working one-on-one with each student! Sing a 32 bar mock audition for Kevin, (otherwise known as Bertram from his days on the Disney hit show, JESSIE) who will offer each student individual guidance and feedback on their audition technique and song interpretation! As if that weren't enough, learn if your song is a good showcase of you and your unique talents!

Class will conclude with a Q&A, and photo session with this three-time Tony Nominee and TV Star! LEARN MORE

June 2018
agent day sunday june 10

Agent Day with 4 Top Talent Agents

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 US
June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

When: Sunday, June 10
Ages: 7 - Adults split up by age (7-11 in one room and 12+ in the other)


Ages 7 - 11
Session 1, 10 AM - 1 PM -
 Sold Out! Join Waitlist Here!
Session 2, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Sold Out! Join Waitlist Here!

Ages 12 - 20's
Session 1, 10 AM - 1 PM  Sold Out! Join Waitlist Here!

Session 2, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM  Sold Out! Join Waitlist Here!

Lucky participants have the amazing opportunity to work with either 2 or 4 Top NYC Talent Agents in either a 1/2 day workshop or a full day 6.5 hour workshop!

We are bringing in Stephanie Corvino (CESD), Alice Skiba (Carson Kolker), Chris Cooper (FBI) and David Gilbert (Zuri Talent Agency)! These agents represent theatre, film, TV, and voice-over!

The Agents are always looking for talent and many students have been picked up from classes and are now working!

LEARN MORE

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