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January 2019

Drop In: Voice-Over Class

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26 @ 11:00 am - May 18 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 10-19 | All Skill Levels | Saturdays, January 26 - May 18 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 89.00 per class or 895.00 for all 13

Instructor: Voice Over & Broadway Actor, Morgan Weed (AXE Commercials, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN) & Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, KINKY BOOTS)

Focus of Class: Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films and work on naturalistic reads for commercials, radio spots, video games, and more.

Final Showcase: The final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting Talent Reps!

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13-Week Workshop Production of SEUSSICAL KIDS!

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26 @ 11:00 am - May 18 @ 12:30 pm EST

Ages 5-6 & 7-11  |  All Skill Levels  |  Saturdays, January 26 - May 18 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM | Cost: 895.00

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

Mini Instructor Ages 5-6: Professional Actor & Voice Teacher Rebecca O'Sullivan (GILBERT & SULLIVAN PLAYERS)

Kids Instructor Ages 7-11: Broadway Actor Lauren Elder (SIDE SHOW, HAIR)

Focus of Class: Over 13 Saturdays, youngsters will learn lines, songs, and of course, dance numbers from the Kids version of the popular Dr. Seuss themed musical, SEUSSICAL!

Final Showcase: Class culminates in a final performance in the studio for loved ones and a few scouting talent reps!

Can’t make all 13 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Advanced Scene Study

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 11:00 am - April 7 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 12-19  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00

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

Instructor: Broadway Actor, Lauren "Coco" Cohn (MAMMA MIA!)

Focus of Class: Students will learn about and utilize techniques developed by masters of acting such as Sanford Meisner, Constantin Stanislavski, Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Viola Spolin, Ann Bogart and more. These are some of the most influential, widely-used acting techniques that renowned stage and screen actors employ to get realistic, emotional and natural performances. Through monologue, scene work and exercises, students will work individually and in pairs. The exercises are specifically designed to teach the core principles of these distinguished instructors. 

Final Showcase: The final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting Talent Reps!

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Advanced Industry Showcase Class with 10 Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 11:00 am - April 7 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 9-11 & 12-19  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7  |  11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00 

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

Instructor: Broadway Actor James Leo Ryan (ANNIE, LES MIS, PETER PAN)

Focus of Class: In this class, our students will work alongside a successful Broadway star and a professional Music Director who will challenge students to take their work to the professional level and get them ready for their final industry showcase that will be attended by 10 scouting talent reps from some of NYC’s best offices! 

Final Showcase: Actors will present a combination of songs, group numbers, scene work and more for loved ones and scouting Talent Reps.

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Advanced Jr. Industry Showcase Class with 10 Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 11:00 am - April 7 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 6-9  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7  |  11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00 

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

Instructor: Broadway Actor Natalie Wisdom (GROUNDHOG DAY, MATILDA, BILLY ELLIOT)

Focus of Class: In this class, our students will work alongside a successful Broadway star and a professional Music Director who will challenge students to take their work to the professional level and get them ready for their final industry showcase that will be attended by 10 scouting talent reps from some of NYC’s best offices! 

Final Showcase: Actors will present a combination of songs, group numbers, scene work and more for loved ones and scouting Talent Reps.

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Junior On-Camera Sketch Comedy

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 1:00 pm - April 7 @ 3:00 pm EST

Ages 7-12 |  All Skill Levels |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7 | 1 - 3 PM | Cost: 895.00

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

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor, Morgan Weed (THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, PERSON OF INTEREST)

Focus of Class: Students will devise their own short comedy sketches with the help of their amazing instructor who has written original content and practices improvisation!  Moreover, we will recreate a “writer’s room” atmosphere in this program. Students will learn how to structure their stories and how to write and land jokes. The students will then perform these sketches on-camera.

Final Showcase: Actors will present their scene work to loved ones and scouting Talent Reps.

Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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February 2019

Film Workshop with Top Indie Feature Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 15 - Adults | Saturday, February 23 | 1PM-4:30PM | Cost: 185.00

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to work with Indie Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting! She’s also worked in television casting too!

Focus of Class: Perform film sides for Adrienne, receive feedback & coaching directly from Adrienne Stern herself, and perform a mock audition for Adrienne Stern

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March 2019

MEAN GIRLS Star, Kate Rockwell (aka Karen Smith) Teaches Audition Technique

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
March 2 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 8-18 | Saturday, March. 2 | 9:45 AM - 1 PM | Cost 195.00

Kate Rockwell, currently starring as Karen Smith in MEAN GIRLS, is teaching a musical theatre audition technique masterclass! Kate can also be recognized from her previous work in BRING IT ON, HAIR, ROCK OF AGES, and LEGALLY BLONDE on Broadway!

Focus of Class: Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar audition cut from Broadway Star, Kate Rockwell

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ACANY is holding auditions for our May Agent & Manager Showcase, Summer Pre-Professional Programs and Advanced Weekly Classes on Saturday, March 2.

All Actors Over The Age Of 7 Must Prepare: One-minute monologue from a published play.
All Actors Under The Age Of 7 Must Prepare: The Band-Aid commercial or the Gap commercial
All Singers Any Age: If you are a singer, please sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song.
• Note: if you are NOT a singer, please disregard this.

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AUDITIONS for World Premiere of ESCAPE! A New Musical by Matt Patrick Walsh

A Class Act NY, 200 West 60th Street #28E
New York, NY 10023 United States
March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Be in the WORLD PREMIERE of a new work!

Learn about the rewards and challenges of creating a character from the ground up, and working with a developing script.

Brief Plot Summary: Loretta Vern is celebrating her 14th birthday at her favorite escape room, “Trapped” on the Mort Weber Highway. She comes with three of her closest friends. She’s been a hundred times. She’s actually a record holder for the room, her picture is on the wall. She has escaped in one minute and thirty five seconds. They greet her with a big smile. They enter the escape room, but something is off. The usual book that is removable that hides the skeleton key is gone. The usual emcee is out and someone else is hosting. Suddenly, they realize they are trapped, and they need to actually escape.

As they make their way through this actual disaster, they face a variety of issues as they are scared completely out of their wits. They realize that the escape room has been taken over by actual villains and the only way out is to outsmart and defeat the villains. The phones lines are dead, cell service is down, doors are locked. How will they get out? Will Loretta ever get her birthday cake?

Staged Performance: The week will culminate in the WORLD PREMIERE of ESCAPE! for an audience filled with family, friends, and industry guests!

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All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up | Sat & Sun, March 23 or 24 | Cost: 205.00

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 SYDNEY TO THE MAX, JUST ROLL WITH IT, WALK THE PRANK, RAVEN'S HOME, KNIGHT SQUAD, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD and she was also the director of Disney’s #1 family sitcom, LIV AND MADDIE.

Focus of Class: Learn what it takes to be a successful actor on the set of a Disney and Nick show and rehearse scenes from hit shows Wendy has worked on. Then receive coaching and feedback from Wendy Faraone

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FROZEN Themed & Audition Workshop with FROZEN Star John Riddle (Hans) in Syracuse NY

Peaceful Schools Training Center, 161 Intrepid Lane
Syracuse, NY 13205 United States
March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-20 | All Skill Levels | Saturday, March 23 | 1:30 - 5:30 PM | Cost: 185.00

Join FROZEN star John Riddle (Prince Hans) for a musical theatre FROZEN themed workshop! Learn a song and dance combo with the star from FROZEN!

After we learn a song and dance combo, participants will sing a 16 bar cut and the actor and music director will conduct mock auditions. Get feedback on your audition tech from John and the music director and learn how to snag a lead role in an amateur or professional production!

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April 2019

MEAN GIRLS Workshop with a MEAN GIRLS Star

New York Studio Location TBD, 500/520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Space Is Limited | Ages 8-Adults | Saturday, April 13 | Cost: 145.00

Join a Broadway Star of MEAN GIRLS for a one-day MEAN GIRLS workshop! Learn a song and dance combo from Broadway’s newest hit!

The MEAN GIRLS actor will also participate in a Q&A and an autograph and photo session!

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Top Scouting Talent Agent Teaches Audition Technique

New York Studio Location TBD, 500/520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 8-20s | Saturday, April 13 | Cost: 145.00

Work on audition technique with a top scouting Talent Agent! This class is for singers and non-singers!

Perform for the Talent Agent who will offer feedback and coaching on your presentation, interpretation and audition technique!

Singers: bring in a 16 bar audition cut
Non Singers: bring in a 1-minute monologue - must be off-book and fully memorized

The Agent is always looking for new faces!

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All Skill Levels | Ages 9 – 18 | Sunday, April 14 | 11AM-2:30PM | Cost: 195.00

Train with a top Casting Director and a top Commercial + Voice-Over Agent!

In the first half of the class, kids and teens will learn how to nail cold read auditions with a top NYC Commercial + VO Casting Director who will show you the ropes!

After learning proper commercial acting technique, the casting director will conduct mock auditions in which they will offer helpful feedback and coaching!

In the latter part of class, take what you’ve learned and perform for a top NYC Agent, who will also conduct mock auditions and offer feedback and coaching!

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Ages 18+ | Tuesday, April 16 6-8:30PM | Cost: 250.00

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

SPACE IS LIMITED! Spots are first come, first serve.

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting industry guests in one evening! 

NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: A One Minute Monologue and a 16 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)

Each actor will get feedback and coaching on their performance at the event!

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May 2019

5-Week Broadway and Beyond

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Focus of class: Learn a variety of Broadway styles from different eras of musical theatre 

5-Week Advanced On-Camera Teen Dramedies

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12-19  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  Cost: 565.00

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

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor, Jared Zirilli (LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLINDSPOT, BLUE BLOODS)

Focus of Class: Teen Dramedy is an on-camera class geared toward actors interested in learning techniques found in popular teen dramedies such as ATYPICAL, RIVERDALE, GILMORE GIRLS, AWKWARD, THE BOLD TYPE, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, GOSSIP GIRL and more!

Final Showcase: Class culminates in a final performance in the studio for loved ones and a few scouting talent reps!

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 5 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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5-Week Broadway & Beyond

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM | Cost: 450.00

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

Instructor: Broadway Actor Sean Patrick Doyle (KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)

Focus of class: Learn a variety of Broadway styles from different eras of musical theatre and rehearse song and dance combinations as well as scene work 

Final Showcase: Session culminates with a Final Showcase for family and friends!

Can’t make all 5 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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May 2019 Agent & Manager Showcase

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 4-20 | There will be 2 private coaching sessions prior to the showcase | Cost (if cast) $385.00

Admissions on a rolling basis. No spots will be held.

This event is by audition or invitation only. If you are interested in participating please submit a video audition. If you have any additional questions please call our office at  212.315.3010 or email info@aclassactny.com.

Audition Guidelines
Prepare: One-minute contemporary age appropriate monologue. Monologues MUST be memorized.
If you are a Singer: Sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song that is age-appropriate.

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