On-Camera Workshops

On-camera workshops give students the unique opportunity to work on scenes and audition sides from television shows, films, and commercials. Each workshop focuses on the different acting techniques needed to excel in that particular art form. Workshops are taught by Television and Film actors, NYC and L.A. Casting Directors and Talent Agents or Managers.

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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


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

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! 

Ages 7 – 11! Saturday Feb. 10!

Receive one-on-one coaching from one of show businesses most respected Talent Managers, Stephanie Artuso of Shirley Grant Management! 

For over 37 years, Shirley Grant has represented and developed talent for work in TV, film, commercials, Broadway, and modeling. SGM is best known for starting the careers of The Jonas Brothers, Christina Ricci, Keshia Knight Pulliam, JD Roth, Danny Flaherty (Skins), Chris O’Neal (How to Rock), Dascha Polanco (Orange is the New Black), Cameron Ocasio (Sam & Cat), Cree Cicchino (Game Shakers), Meg Donnelly (American Housewife), Dante Hoagland (The Last OG), Lovie Simone (Greenleaf) and many more. Commercial acting is harder than it looks and its very different from other genres of acting like stage acting, for example! In this 3.5 hour workshop, kids, ages 7-11, will learn the art of commercial acting with Stephanie! Learn how to analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the copy to make a lasting impression in the audition room!  In addition to learning the art of commercial acting, Stephanie will also conduct mock auditions and offer helpful feedback and coaching to her students and participate in a Q&A that is open to both students and their parents!

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 11, 2018 at 2:00pm


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!

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

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

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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