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July 2018

Senior Pre-Professional Program (July 23 – 27)

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 23 - July 27

Ages 12-19 | Space is limited to 24 Participants | This camp ends in a Final Showcase for family and industry professionals.

July Dates: Monday - Friday, July 23 - July 27, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A Class Act NY’s Pre-Professional Program is for a select group of young artists who are ready for the challenge of growing their theatre performance skills and are looking forward to exploring more advanced work.

Pre-Professional Program faculty include Broadway Theatre Actors and Industry Professionals interested in sharing methods and insights with those seeking to expand their craft and explore creative expression.

The performance is designed to showcase the skills and challenging material students have mastered throughout the week.

Broadway Matinee and talkback: On Wednesday, our PPP participants will be treated to a Broadway Matinee performance of WICKED and a talkback with actors after the show! LEARN MORE

JULY SPECIAL! Headshot Deal with Bitty Broadway Headshots

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT

Stephanie Thomas Hedges is a renowned headshot photographer whose philosophy is to create a relaxed, successful atmosphere that allows her to capture the personality of aspiring young actors!

Outdoor Mini-Sessions for 150.00.

Booking for this special discount is only available through A Class Act NY registration!

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August 2018

L.A. Film & TV Casting Director Robyn Owen’s On-Camera Workshops

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 US
August 11 @ 10:00 am - August 12 @ 5:30 pm EDT

Ages 7 - Adults (Sessions Split By Age) |  All Skill Levels  |  Saturday, Aug. 11 & Sunday, Aug. 12  |  $195.00

Robyn will be teaching 4 sessions, sign up for 1 or more!

Saturday, August 11
Session 1: Ages: 7 – 11, Time: 10 AM – 1:30 PM
Session 2: Ages: 12+, Time: 2 PM– 5:30 PM
Where: Pearl Studios - 500 8th Ave

Sunday, August 12
Session 1: Ages: 7 – 11, Time: 10 AM – 1:30 PM
Session 2: Ages: 12+, Time: 2 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: Pearl Studios - 500 8th Ave

Work one-on-one with Robyn Owen of Robyn Owen Casting, a 20-year veteran of the casting industry!

Robyn casts important big-budget feature films including the highly anticipated Disney film A WRINKLE IN TIME starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon (March 2018 release).

Current projects also include the big-budget film ETHYREA: CODE OF THE BRETHREN, THE ‘57 BUSHVILLE CHAMPS, LOVE IS A HURTIN’ THING and the TV Series SHOTS FIRED.

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ALLENTOWN, PA: Broadway Boot Camp 2018

JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N 22nd St.
Allentown, PA 18104 United States
August 20 @ 9:00 am - August 24 @ 4:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 7-18 (grouped by age)  |  Monday-Friday, Aug. 20-24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | JCC Member: $550.00  JCC Non-Member $650.00

In this comprehensive musical theatre program, campers will work with a Broadway Actor and Professional Music Director on song and dance numbers from different eras in Broadway history, from the old classics to the hits of today!

Campers will take workshops with throughout the week including Broadway Dance, Improvisation and Stage Combat.

Final Showcase: On the final day of camp, campers will perform in a Musical Revue for friends and family!

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Disney and Nickelodeon Director Wendy Faraone’s On-Camera Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 US
August 20 @ 9:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 9 - 18  |  Monday-Friday, Aug. 20 - 24, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m | $945.00

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to work on a real TV series?

Now’s your chance! In our new on-camera summer program, actors will experience every aspect of television acting from the audition to rehearsals to the live taping with WALK THE PRANK and LIV AND MADDIE Disney Director, Wendy Faraone! All of the scenes used for this class will be pulled from actual sitcoms!

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

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September 2018

OPEN CALL AUDITIONS: October 8 Cabaret, Agent & Manager Showcase, & Advanced Programs

A Class Act NY, 200 West 60th Street #28E
New York, NY 10023 United States
September 15 @ 2:00 pm - September 19 @ 1:00 pm EDT

A Class Act NY is holding auditions for our award-winning Cabarets, Advanced Programs and Agent & Manager Showcase!

September 15, 2 - 4 PM | September 16, 1 - 3 PM | September 19, 11 AM - 1 PM

Audition Requirements
Cabarets
October 8th Cabaret
Please sing 32 bars, a cappella, of a musical theatre song that is age appropriate.

Agent & Manager Showcase
Singers & Non-Singers:
One-minute, age-appropriate monologue from a published play. Pieces should be conversational in tone. Monologues MUST be memorized. Bring 2 copies with you! *Monologues are mandatory for the Agent & Manager Showcase audition.

Singers Must Also Prepare:
32 bars of a musical theatre song to be sung a cappella.

Advanced Programs
Junior Scenes Into Song, Senior Musical Theatre Scenes Into Song, Junior Musical Theatre Audition Process A to Z, College & Conservatory Prep
Please sing 32 bars, a cappella, of a musical theatre song that is age appropriate.

Voice-Over, Method & Meisner
Please perform a 1-minute monologue that is age appropriate.

Via Video
Can’t make the open call? Submit a video audition instead! Please click here to read our self-tape guidelines.

For more information please contact us!

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Workshop Production Aladdin Kids

12-Week Workshop Production of ALADDIN KIDS

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 22 @ 11:00 am - December 15 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 5 - 6 & 7 - 11  (2 Separate Sessions)  |  All Skill Levels  |  Saturdays, Sept. 22 - Dec. 15  |  11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  $895.00

Instructor: Broadway’s Lauren Elder (SIDE SHOW, HAIR) and Professional Actor and Singer, Rebecca O’Sullivan (Gilbert and Sullivan Players, The National Chorale at Lincoln Center, Obama Christmas Party)

Over 12 Saturdays, youngsters will learn lines, songs, and of course dance numbers from the Kids version of the beloved Disney musical, ALADDIN! Students will follow Jasmine and Aladdin's magical adventure filled with magic lamps, flying carpets, talking parrots, and more!

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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Drop In: Commercial Acting & Improvisation for the Camera – Fall 2018

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 US
September 22 @ 11:00 am - December 15 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 10+ | All Skill Levels | Saturdays, Sept. 22 - Dec. 15  |  11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  $75 per class

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Pro TBA Soon!

Commercial acting is harder than it looks! You never get the copy in advance so it’s almost always a COLD READ AUDITION! And, oftentimes, the casting director will ask you to IMPROV the material and put it into your own words!

In our drop in class, students will learn how to nail cold read commercial auditions and how to improv for the camera!

Learn how to quickly analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the text to make a lasting impression on both casting directors and on ad agency executives!

Actors will learn to identify clues within the text as well as physical techniques that allow them to deliver material in a way that will set them apart in their auditions.

Final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting industry guests!

Sign up for one class, a few, or all 12! Register as late as the morning of the class!

Register for all 12 before September 22, and SAVE!

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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6-Week Voice-Over Acting

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave., NYC
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 23 @ 11:00 am - October 28 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 10-18 | All Skill Levels | Sundays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 28  |  11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  $635.00

Receive a $60 rebate when you register for 2 6-week classes by Friday, Sept. 21. Call our office at 212.315.3010 to receive your rebate! Offer not valid for siblings.

Instructor: Voice-Over and Broadway Star TBA!

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting. It requires an actor to make bold, gutsy choices that are original and specific, and outside of the box.

Learn the art of voiceover acting in a professional recording studio!

Learn how to create living, breathing animated characters for cartoons and animated feature films. We will also work on naturalistic reads for commercials, and radio spots.

Class culminates with a performance in the studio for a top VO Casting Director and two actively scouting VO Agents!

Receive an MP3 of your work at the end of this 6-week class!

If you are interested in a professional voiceover reel, please contact us at 212.315.3010!

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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Disney and Nickelodeon Sitcom Acting

6-Week Sitcom Acting for Disney & Nickelodeon

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10001 United States
September 23 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 3:00 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels | Sundays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 28  |  1 - 3 PM  |  $675.00

Receive a $60 rebate when you register for 2 6-week classes by Friday, Sept. 21. Call our office at 212.315.3010 to receive your rebate! Offer not valid for siblings.

Instructor: TV, Film and Broadway Actor TBA!

This on-camera class is geared toward actors interested in learning how to bring out the funny in sitcom scenes! We will be using real scripts from Disney & Nickelodeon shows!

Focus of Class:
• Learn to identify comedic clues within the text
• Learn how to use your physicality on camera
• Learn how to land jokes and bring out the funny in the scripts
• Learn proper on-camera sitcom acting and audition technique
• Learn how to stand out from the crowd at auditions

Final Showcase: By the end of the six weeks, actors will present their scene work to loved ones and scouting Agents and Managers.

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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6 or 12-Week Triple Threat Class

Pearl Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10001 United States
September 23 @ 1:00 pm - December 16 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels | Session 1: Sundays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 28  |  Session 2: Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  1 - 2:30 PM  |  $635.00 (6-Week Session)

Receive a $60 rebate when you register for 2 6-week classes by Friday, Sept. 21. Call our office at 212.315.3010 to receive your rebate! Offer not valid for siblings.

Instructor: Broadway Star TBA!

All New Material for Returning Students!

SAVE when you join us for both session 1 and session 2!

Work up close and personal with a Broadway actor and a wonderful music director on song and dance combinations from varying musical theatre eras. In this all skill level enrichment course, students will gain exposure to different musical theatre eras from Rodgers and Hammerstein all the way to hip pop musicals such as Hamilton!

Focus of Class:
• Gain musical theatre history and a great overview of Broadway styles through learning different song and dance combinations from different eras
• Work on honing acting technique through scene-work with fellow actors
• Hone your singing, vocal and dance abilities in a fun, safe and supportive environment

Final Showcase: Each session culminates with a Final Showcase for family, friends as well as Talent Reps in which students have an opportunity to showcase their talent.

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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October 2018

ACANY and JCC of the Lehigh Valley Bring You a Musical Theatre Workshop with a Broadway Performer!

JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N 22nd St
Allentown, PA 18104 United States
October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Ages 8 - 18 | All Skill Levels | Monday, October 8 | 12 PM - 4 PM | JCC Members: $175.00 | JCC Non-Members: $195.00

Join a star from Broadway in a musical theatre workshop on Columbus Day in Allentown, PA!

Focus of Class:
• Students will learn a Broadway song and dance combination with the Broadway star!
• Then, kids and teens can ask questions in a super fun Q&A, take photos and get autographs with the Broadway luminary!
• In the latter part of the workshop, students have the amazing opportunity to sing for the Broadway performer who will offer feedback and coaching on song presentation, audition technique and more!

Learn how to make it on the Great White Way in this one day workshop with a real honest to goodness star from Broadway! 

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November 2018

6-Week Junior Improv for the Camera

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 US
November 4 @ 11:00 am - December 16 @ 12:30 pm EST

Ages 8-11 | All Skill Levels | Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  $635.00

Receive a $60 rebate when you register for 2 6-week classes by Friday, Sept. 21. Call our office at 212.315.3010 to receive your rebate! Offer not valid for siblings.

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Star TBA!

In this 6-week class, students will learn how to use improv both in performance and in auditions!

Not only is improv fun, but it is also a very useful skill! Learn how to quickly recover from mistakes made on stage or in the audition room!

In particular, improvisation plays an extremely important role in on-camera and commercial auditions. Often in commercial auditions, a casting director will ask the actor to improv the material and put it into their own words! Don’t be caught off guard - learn how to think on your feet in any situation!

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to think fast on your feet through various exercises meant to sharpen the young actors mind
• Learn why, how and when to use improv in auditions
• Learn how to recover from mistakes both in performance and in the audition room

Final Showcase: Actors will showcase their individual talents when they perform in a final showcase for loved ones and a few scouting talent representatives.

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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6-Week Born to Entertain: On-Camera Acting For Youngsters Ages 5-6

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 US
November 4 @ 1:00 pm - December 16 @ 2:00 pm EST

Ages 5-6  |  All Skill Levels  |  Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  1 - 2 PM  |  $635.00

Receive a $60 rebate when you register for 2 6-week classes by Friday, Sept. 21. Call our office at 212.315.3010 to receive your rebate! Offer not valid for siblings.

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Star TBA!

Non-readers welcome!

Our youngest performers will learn how to audition for on-camera jobs!

Youngsters will learn acting & audition protocol through a variety of techniques including improvisation and theatre games.

Material and exercises used in real on-camera auditions will be utilized to make your child feel comfortable when they get in the audition room.

Students will learn good acting habits that will stick with them forever!

Focus of Class:
• Mock auditions with youngsters
• Utilize improvisation to help youngsters become more comfortable in front of strangers
• Get used to being filmed on-camera
• Learn interview skills and how to be comfortable around talent reps, casting directors and strangers on set
• Expose your child to the world of acting in a safe and supportive environment!

Final Showcase: Actors will showcase their individual talents when they perform in a final showcase for loved ones and a few scouting talent representatives.

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!

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January 2020

Birthday Parties

January 1, 2020

Make your child a star on their special day in a musical theatre theme party or put them center stage with different improvisational games, scenes and monologues! The Musical Theatre Birthday Party Make your child a star on their special day in a musical theatre theme party! Popular themes include Annie, Wicked, Legally Blonde, Lion King, Glee, and American Idol. Any of our parties can be held in a professional studio space, your home or a designated location in your area. The musical theatre parties are…

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