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January 2018

5 or 6 Week Triple Threat Class

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 28 @ 1:00 pm - May 20 @ 2:30 pm EST
$545.00 - $635.00

Ages 7 – 11! 5-Week Session: Sundays, Jan. 28; Feb. 4, 11; Mar. 4, 11! 6-Week Session: Sundays, Apr. 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20!

Work 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! 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. All New Material for Returning Students! Join us for the first 5 weeks, the second 6 weeks or both!

Industry Night: 4 Top Casting Directors!

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Ages 16 & Up! Wednesday Jan. 31!

The casting directors we bring in cast for Broadway shows, TV pilots, series, films, voiceovers and commercials!

Pre-Audition Prep: 6 – 7 p.m.
If you choose, arrive at 6 p.m. and brush up and hone your audition material before performing for the casting directors with ACANY pros!

Casting Director Session: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Perform for 4 amazing casting directors one of the following: a one minute or shorter monologue of your choice, or a 16 bar cut of a musical theatre song! We will provide a music director for singers.

February 2018

Agent Day with 4 Top Agents!

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
$195.00 - $275.00

Ages 7 – Adults! Saturday Feb. 3! Kids and Adult Actors divided into 2 rooms by age! 

Lucky participants have the amazing opportunity to work with 4 Top NYC Talent Agents in an all-day 6.5 hour intensive! We will be bringing in top commercial and legit agents (film, theatre, TV) from some of the best Manhattan agencies! The Agents are always looking for talent and many students have been picked up from classes and are now working! 

Auditions: WORLD PREMIERE of PSYKIDZ: A New Musical!

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 7 @ 1:30 pm - February 10 @ 4:30 pm EST

Ages 11 – 19! Wednesday Feb. 7, Saturday Feb. 10!

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. This will be an intensive rehearsal process, and unlike any camp or production ACANY has done before. 
Audition in person or via video!

Ages 7 – 11! Saturday Feb. 10!

Receive one-on-one coaching from one of show businesses most respected Talent Managers, Stephanie Artuso of Shirley Grant Management! 

For over 37 years, Shirley Grant has represented and developed talent for work in TV, film, commercials, Broadway, and modeling. SGM is best known for starting the careers of The Jonas Brothers, Christina Ricci, Keshia Knight Pulliam, JD Roth, Danny Flaherty (Skins), Chris O’Neal (How to Rock), Dascha Polanco (Orange is the New Black), Cameron Ocasio (Sam & Cat), Cree Cicchino (Game Shakers), Meg Donnelly (American Housewife), Dante Hoagland (The Last OG), Lovie Simone (Greenleaf) and many more. Commercial acting is harder than it looks and its very different from other genres of acting like stage acting, for example! In this 3.5 hour workshop, kids, ages 7-11, will learn the art of commercial acting with Stephanie! Learn how to analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the copy to make a lasting impression in the audition room!  In addition to learning the art of commercial acting, Stephanie will also conduct mock auditions and offer helpful feedback and coaching to her students and participate in a Q&A that is open to both students and their parents!

FREE BIZ SEMINAR with Artistic Director, Jessica Rofe & Top Talent Agent from Top Bicoastal Agency

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

All Ages Welcome! Saturday Feb. 10!

Parents of child actors and adult actors are welcome to join our Artistic Director, Jessica Rofé and a Top Talent Agent from a Top Bicoastal Agency for a most informative FREE Show Business Seminar! Come prepared to ask us your burning questions about the best way to manage a career in Show Business! The Top Talent Agent is one of the most respected agents in the biz and has been representing actors for over 30 years! She is a wealth of information! Jessica founded ACANY in 2005. Jessica works closely with bicoastal casting directors, agents and managers. She has also worked in casting in both NYC and CA and on the talent agency side as well. Once upon a time, she was also a performer!  


The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
$5.00 - $40.00

Ages 7 – Adults!

Hosted by Celebrity Child Performers and directed by Broadway’s Lauren ‘Coco’ Cohn and a professional music director, performers ages 7-20 will have the incredible opportunity to perform individual and group numbers at the historic Triad Theatre in NYC on February 13 in an effort to raise money for The Children’s Heart Foundation. Sing you favorite Love Song (on Valentine’s Eve!) to benefit The Children’s Heart Foundation! Tickets to the performance are $40 (general admission) plus a 2 drink minimum. A portion of the door proceeds will be donated to the The Children’s Heart Foundation who represents approximately two million American children and adults as well as 65 million children and adults worldwide who are afflicted with Congenital Heart Disease.

Wayne, NJ – Presidents Day: Wicked Star, Amanda Rose & Top Talent Pro Workshop

Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0

Ages 7 – 18! Monday Feb. 19 (Presidents Day, No School)! Part 1: WICKED Workshop w/ a WICKED Star! WICKED Song/Dance Combo with a WICKED Star (Amanda Rose, Nessarose on Broadway!) Q&A with Amanda! Individual Pics w/ Amanda and Autographs Part 2: Audition Workshop w/ a Top Talent Pro! Mock auditions with a top scouting Talent Agent or Manager (TBA Soon!) Feedback + coaching from ACANY staff & the pro! Showbiz Q+A When: Monday, Feb. 19– Presidents Day (No School!) Time:…

NEW HAMPSHIRE: HAMILTON Workshop with HAMILTON Star, Andrew Chappelle

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 50 Reservoir Rd
Meredith, NH 03253 United States
February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Ages 7 – Adults! Monday Feb. 19 (Presidents Day, No School)!

Join Broadway Star of HAMILTON, Andrew Chappelle (HAMILTON, MAMMA MIA! PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT) for a one-day musical theatre HAMILTON theme workshop! Andrew will teach lucky participants a song and dance combo from HAMILTON and also host a lively Question and Answer Session about his experience in this historic, revolutionary and inspiring American Tale! Andrew will also be signing autographs and taking pics with students, so bring your playbills!

March 2018

Award-Winning L.A. Casting Director and Producer, Joey Paul Jensen of JP Casting Teaches Audition Intensives

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10019 United States
March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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Ages 7 – Adults! Friday Mar. 9, Saturday Mar. 10, & Sunday Mar. 11!

Take one or more on-camera intensives with powerhouse Los Angeles Casting Director, producer and show biz mentor, Joey Paul Jensen of JP Casting.
Joey Paul Jensen (CSA) has been a driving force in Hollywood for over 20 years! She co-produced and cast Sony’s SOUL SURFER starring Dennis Quad, Helen Hunt and AnnaSophia Robb and the film debut of Carrie Underwood! Since 1994, Joey has cast live action and animated series for Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Discovery Kids, Hallmark, FOX, CBS, ABC, NBC and PBS. She has been instrumental in starting the acting careers of Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Alba, Hilary Duff, Jason Earles, Kyle Massey and Naya Rivera among others! Her office, JP Casting is a full service casting company with over 50 feature film credits and more than 500 hours of episodic television. Joey received the prestigious Artios Award for Casting "That's So Raven" along with 12 other nominations.
Gain invaluable insight into the audition process from one of the industries most respected in-the-know professionals!

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