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September 2018
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 Ages 5-6: Professional Actor & Voice Teacher Rebecca O'Sullivan (GILBERT & SULLIVAN PLAYERS)
Instructor Ages 7-11: Broadway & On-Camera Actor Leigh Ann Larkin (GYPSY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC)

Focus of Class: Learn lines, songs, and of course dance numbers from the Kids version of the beloved Disney musical, ALADDIN!

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

You MUST register for this class in advance. Class is capped at 16 students. Sign up for one class or multiple classes! Register as late as the morning of class!

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

Focus of Class: Learn how to nail cold read commercial auditions and how to improv for the camera. Moreover, learn how to quickly analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the text to make a lasting impression in the audition room and how to identify clues within the text as well as physical techniques that allow you to deliver material in a way that will set you apart in auditions.

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

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November 2018

6-Week Advanced Voice-Over

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 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

Instructor: Voice-Over & Broadway Actor Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)

Focus of Class: Learn how to create living, breathing animated characters for cartoons and animated featured films. Also, work on naturalistic reads for commercials and radio spots, as well as proper mic skills and VO lingo. Hone voice-over audition technique.

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

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 10018 United States
November 4 @ 11:00 am - December 16 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels | Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  Cost: 675.00

All New Material For Returning Students!

Instructor: Casting Associate of Donna Grossman Casting, Caitlin Cooke

Focus of Class: Learn to identify comedic clues within the text and how to use your physicality on camera as well as how to land jokes and bring out the funny in the scripts! We will also cover proper on-camera sitcom acting and audition technique! Learn how to stand out from the crowd!

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

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 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

Instructor: Casting Associate of Donna Grossman Casting, Caitlin Cooke

Focus of Class: Students 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!

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

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 College & Conservatory Prep for the BFA Drama and BFA Musical Theatre Applicant

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

Ages 15 - 20 | All Skill Levels | Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  $675.00

Instructor: PACE University Admin officer, Wayne Petro and one week with special guest instructor Broadway's Jared Zirilli (Ithaca College grad) of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL.

Focus of Class: Work on college audition technique, find audition material suitable for each individual, create a solid pre-screen that sets you apart, and receive feedback and coaching from the college admissions officers.

Final Showcase: Class will culminate with a showcase for loved ones and college admin officers from PACE University, Ryder University, and Marymount Manhattan College.

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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 - December 16 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 12 - 18  |  Advanced Skill Levels  |  Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  $675.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

Instructor: Broadway & On-Camera Actor Morgan Weed (AMERICAN PSYCHO, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN)

Focus of Class: In this 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.

Final Showcase: Students will perform what they learned in a final showcase for loved ones and a few scouting Talent Reps.

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

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

Focus of Class: Learn how to make strong character choices, how to move gracefully on stage, and how to act a song for maximum impact.

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

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6-Week Triple Threat Class

Pearl Studios, 500/519 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 4 @ 1:00 pm - December 16 @ 2:30 pm EST

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels | Sundays, Nov. 4 - Dec. 16  |  1 - 2:30 PM  |  $635.00

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

Focus of Class: Gain musical theatre history and a great overview of Broadway styles, work on honing acting technique through scene-work, and hone your singing, vocal and dance abilities.

Final Showcase: 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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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

*Non-readers welcome!*

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Star TBA!

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 industry reps, and expose your child to the world of acting in a safe environment!

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

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 2019

OPEN HOUSE for Ages 5-19

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

All New Students | Ages 5-19 | Sunday, January 6 | 11AM-2PM | Cost: Free

New students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, for a FREE day full of activities! Work with some of our wonderful instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Spend part of the day with us or the full day!

Sample an on-camera class, a musical theatre class, scene study and improv and/or a voice-over program!

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OPEN CALL AUDITIONS January 2019: Advanced Programs, Cabarets and Agent Showcase

A Class Act NY, 200 West 60th Street #28E
New York, NY 10023 United States
January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - January 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm EST

ACANY is holding auditions for our Advanced Weekly Classes, Agent & Manager Showcase, February Cabaret, and our Summer Pre-Professional Program on Saturday, Jan. 12 and Monday, Jan. 21 (No School – MLK Day).

Audition Instructions:
All Actors Must Prepare: One-minute monologue from a published play.
• Note: you do not need to prepare a monologue for the Cabaret audition
Singers: 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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NEWSIES & Audition Workshop with Laurie Veldheer in Syracuse, NY

Peaceful Schools Training Center, 161 Intrepid Lane
Syracuse, NY 13205 United States
January 12, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST

Ages 7-20  |  All Skill Levels  |  Saturday, January 12 | 1:30 - 5:30 PM | Cost: 185.00

Work with Broadway Star, Laurie Veldheer of NEWSIES & MAMMA MIA! and a music director on a NEWSIES song and dance combo from this beloved smash hit and on audition technique!

After we learn a NEWSIES song and dance combo, participants will sing a 16 bar cut and we will conduct mock auditions. Get feedback on your audition tech from Laurie

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Concert Presentation of PSYKIDZ: A New Musical

The Triad, 158 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm EST

Join A Class Act NY for a Concert Presentation of PSYKIDZ: A New Musical by award-winning composer/writer, Bobby Cronin!

An original musical about our hidden abilities and the fears that come with being “different”, PSYKIDZ follows three youngsters from various backgrounds who are chosen by world-renowned psychic-medium Skylar Quinn to get specialized on-site training at a newly discovered site that has sent scientists and archeologists running in fear. As the psychic kids develop their skills and subsequently heal the conflicted relationships with their families, they each become more confident and accepting of their special abilities, ultimately becoming more confident with who they are.

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MEAN GIRLS & Audition Workshop with MEAN GIRLS Actor, Cheech Manohar (Kevin G)

JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N 22nd St.
Allentown, PA 18104 United States
January 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up | Monday, Jan. 21 | 12 - 4 p.m. | Cost: Members 165.00, Non-Members 175.00

Join a Broadway Star of MEAN GIRLS, Cheech Manohar (Kevin G), for a MEAN GIRLS musical theatre workshop! Participants will learn a MEAN GIRLS song and dance combo with Cheech who will also host a lively Q&A about his experience in Broadway’s newest smash hit!

Even if you don’t want to go pro, Cheech Manohar 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!

A fun Q&A session will be held with Cheech Manohar!

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All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up | Monday, Jan. 21 | 1 - 5 p.m. | Cost: Members 175.00, Non-Members 185.00

Join a Broadway Star of MEAN GIRLS, Brendon Stimson (NEWSIES, SOMETHING ROTTEN, WEST SIDE STORY), for a MEAN GIRLS musical theatre workshop! Participants will learn a MEAN GIRLS song and dance combo with Brendon who will also host a lively Q&A about his experience in Broadway’s newest smash hit!

Even if you don’t want to go pro, Brendon 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!

A fun Q&A session will be held with the Broadway Star!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Drop In: Voice-Over Class

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 18, 2019 @ 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)

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, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 11:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EST

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

You can be in this class AND our Off-Broadway Production, THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Call time for THE ADDAMS FAMILY is later in the day.

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 Sr. Industry Showcase Class with 10 Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 10-19  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7  |  11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00 

You can be in this class AND our Off-Broadway Production, THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Call time for THE ADDAMS FAMILY is later in the day.

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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