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September 2018

Disney Star of JESSIE & TV Director, Kevin Chamberlin Teaches Sitcom Workshop

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 9 - 19 (Space Is Limited!) | Advanced Skill Levels | Saturday, Sept. 15  |  9:30 AM - 1 PM |  $225.00

Actors should have some on-camera experience under their belt.

Learn the art of comedic on-camera acting featured on both The Disney Channel and Nickelodeon TV from Disney Star and Television Director, Mr. Kevin Chamberlin (Bertram on JESSIE)!

Kevin is a dynamic and influential stage and on-camera actor as well as theatre and television director!

He is most well known by young audiences for his amazing portrayal of Bertram on JESSIE! Not many people know, but he also directed episodes of the hit series!

Kevin is also one of the few Broadway actors who has been nominated for Tony Awards in three out of four acting categories: Best Actor in a Play (Dirty Blonde), Best Actor in a Musical (Seussical) and Best Featured Actor in a Musical (The Addams Family).

Kevin'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.

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12-week workshop production of 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  |  All Skill Levels  |  Saturdays, Sept. 22 - Dec. 15

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

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!

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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 teen sitcom acting

6-Week Advanced Teen Sitcom Acting

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

Ages 12-19 | Advanced Skill Levels | Sundays, Sept. 23 - Oct. 28

Instructor: TV and 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!

Teen Sitcom Acting is an on-camera class geared toward actors interested in learning techniques found in popular sitcoms starring teens, such as MODERN FAMILY, BLACKISH, SPEECHLESS, THE MIDDLE, AWKWARD, THE REAL O’NEALS, THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, YOUNG & HUNGRY, FRESH OFF THE BOAT, SUBURGATORY and ALEXA AND KATIE!

Comedy is a more difficult art to excel at than drama. In this class, we will learn how to bring out the funny in TV sides (audition scripts) so you can be more successful in the audition room and on set!

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to make quick turns and how to pace and land jokes
• Learn to identify comedic clues within the text as well as physical techniques to deliver the material
• Learn specific blocking technique and overall terminology used on set
• Learn proper audition technique that will set you apart in auditions

Final Showcase: The program culminates with a Showcase for loved ones and scouting talent representatives.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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 the Wayne YMCA Bring You a FROZEN Star & Talent Manager Musical Theatre Workshop

Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Ages 8 - 18 | All Skill Levels | Monday, Oct. 8 | 12 PM - 3:30 PM | YMCA Members: $175.00 | YMCA Non-Members: $185.00

Join a star from Broadway’s newest smash hit, FROZEN and a Talent Manager on Columbus Day in Wayne, NJ!

Focus of Class:
• Students will learn a Broadway song and dance combination w/ a FROZEN 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 a top Manager who will offer feedback and coaching on song presentation, audition technique and more!

The Manager is scouting and past participants have been discovered at these workshops! 

Learn how to make it on the Great White Way in this one day workshop with a FROZEN Star and a top NYC Talent Rep!

LEARN MORE or Contact the Wayne YMCA at 973-595-0100

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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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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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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

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.

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.

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

November 2018 Agent & Industry Pro Showcase

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

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

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. LEARN MORE

December 2019

Student & Group Programs

December 31, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Are you planning on a bringing a group to NYC for a theatre weekend? A Class Act NY offers discounts to student groups! Additionally, we can give you recommendations of wonderful group ticket agents who can help you secure your Broadway theatre tickets! Educational Workshops: All of our workshops are taught by Broadway performers, music directors and/or agents, managers or casting directors. Chaperones are free. All workshops can be tailored to your groups specifications. Workshops can be lengthened or shortened…

Private Acting Lesson

December 31, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 10:59 pm EST
$125.00 - $205.00

Study with bonafide Broadway, On-Camera Actor or Voice-Over Actor! Our coaches work with students to create living, breathing characters in a nurturing and supportive environment. Focus on anything you desire – whether it be stage acting, on-camera acting, audition technique, monologue work, movement and physicality, voice-over work and more! Learn how to make strong, memorable choices that are at once both authentic and truthful! Performers will build technique, repertoire, and confidence as they learn the dynamics of acting from an acting professional!

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