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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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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 Advanced Senior Musical Theatre Scenes Into Song

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 23 @ 11:00 am - October 28 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12 - 18 | Advanced Skill Levels | Sundays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 28  |  11 AM - 1 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: Broadway Star TBA!

Learn how to transition seamlessly from a scene into a song in this dynamic musical theatre acting class! Learn how to make strong character choices, how to move gracefully on stage, and how to act through song!

Throughout this 6-week musical theatre immersion course, students will work on scenes and numbers from some of Broadway’s biggest hits!

Hone your acting and singing skills to become a more well-rounded actor!

Final Showcase: Actors will showcase their individual talents when they perform their scenes and songs in a final showcase for loved ones and a few agents and managers.

Focus of Class:
• Hone acting and vocal skills
• Perform scenes and songs that you have workshopped throughout the semester in a final showcase
• Perform for industry reps who are actively scouting for new clients

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 Advanced Junior Musical Theatre Audition Process from AtoZ

6-Week Advanced Junior Musical Theatre Audition Process from A to Z

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 23 @ 11:00 am - October 28 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 8 - 11 | Advanced Skill Levels | Sundays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 28  |  11 AM - 1 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: Broadway Star TBA!

Are you getting a callback but not booking a role? Auditioning for a musical is more than just singing 16 or 32 bars. Learn the ins and outs of the full musical theatre audition experience, from the vocal audition to the dance call to chemistry reads, in which actors are paired with potential co-stars.
Learn the techniques that can make or break your musical theatre auditions!

Focus of Class:
• Vocal Audition: How to show your best self in a short amount of time
• Dance Call: We will recreate the dance call audition experience in which kids have to quickly learn a routine and then perform it for the casting director
• Chemistry Reads: How to shine when acting a scene with a potential co-star who may very well be a stranger

Final Showcase: On the last day, actors will perform a variety of the skills they have mastered for family and a few 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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October 2018

8-Week Advanced College & Conservatory Prep for the BFA Drama and BFA Musical Theatre Applicant

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
October 21 @ 11:00 am - December 16 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 15 - 20 | Advanced Skill Levels | Sundays, Oct. 21 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  $895.00

Broadway Star, Lauren ‘Coco’ Cohn and 3 University Admissions Officers from PACE and other U’s TBA soon!

Actors who are interested in auditioning for BFA programs in either musical theatre or straight acting will have the chance to perfect their audition technique with expert, Lauren “Coco” Cohn! Coco is not only a Broadway star but an adjunct professor at Pace University and has coached many of our students to great success!

Students will leave with two audition ready pieces! Either 2 song cuts, 2 monologues, or one of each!

Gear up for your fall conservatory auditions! Gain confidence in the audition room and learn what performing arts institutions are looking for!

Focus of Class:
• Work on college audition technique - we will hone both musical theatre actors and dramatic actors songs and monologues
• Find material that showcases each actors unique personality and talents
• The pre-screen audition - learn how to create a solid pre-screen that sets you apart from other applicants
• Perform your songs and/or monologues for three top admissions officers from top NYC theatre programs
• Receive feedback and coaching from the decision makers themselves, the college admissions officers

Final Showcase: Class will culminate in a chance to perform the material workshopped in class for 3 admin officers from some of the top theatre programs in NYC!

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November 2018

6-Week Advanced Voice-Over

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 4 @ 10:30 am - December 16 @ 12:30 pm EST

Ages 10-18 | Advanced Skill Levels | Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  $675.00

Receive a 60.00 rebate when you register for 2 6-week classes of equal or greater value.

Instructor: Voice-Over & Broadway Star TBA!

Students will be challenged in this advanced placement class!

Learn the in-depth art of voice-over acting in a real recording studio!

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

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to create living, breathing animated characters for cartoons and animated feature films
• Work on naturalistic reads for commercials, and radio spots
• Learn proper mic skills and VO lingo
• Hone VO audition technique

Final Showcase: Class culminates in a performance in the studio for a top VO Casting Director and two actively scouting VO Agents.

Receive an MP3 of your work after class! Keep in mind, it should not be used for professional voiceover reels. If you want a professional voiceover reel, please contact us at 212.315.3010!

Students Are Being Accepted On A Rolling Admissions Basis!

Video Audition Instructions: Please perform a 1 minute monologue that is age appropriate.

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 Advanced Senior Method & Meisner Acting Class

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 4 @ 11:00 am - November 16 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 12 - 18  |  Advanced Skill Levels  |  Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 1 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: Broadway Star TBA!

The class is geared toward actors who are serious about their work. A considerable amount of memorization and homework will be required.

Students Are Being Accepted On A Rolling Admissions Basis!

In this advanced-placement, college-level course, actors will learn the basics of two of the most influential, widely-used acting techniques that renowned stage and screen actors employ to get realistic, emotional, natural performances: Stanislavski’s Method and the Sanford Meisner Approach.

Students will work individually and in pairs on a number of exercises used in the top acting conservatory programs. These exercises are specifically designed to teach the principles of Stanislavski’s Method and the Sanford Meisner Approach.

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 Advanced Junior Scenes Into Song

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 4 @ 11:00 am - December 16 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 8 - 11  |  Advanced Skill Levels  |  Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 1 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: Broadway Star TBA!

The class is geared toward actors who are serious about their work. A considerable amount of memorization and homework will be required.

Students Are Being Accepted On A Rolling Admissions Basis!

Learn how to transition seamlessly from a scene into a song in this dynamic musical theatre acting class! Learn how to make strong character choices, how to move gracefully on stage, and how to act a song for maximum impact!

Throughout this 6-week musical theatre immersion course, students will work on scenes and numbers from some of Broadway’s biggest hits!

Focus of Class:
• Hone acting and vocal skills
• Learn how to connect emotionally to the lyric
• Learn how to be in the moment when working with a scene partner. Work on listening and reacting skills.
• Perform scenes and songs that you have workshopped throughout the semester in a final showcase for family and scouting industry reps

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

LEARN MORE or AUDITION INFORMATION

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