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November 2018

6-Week Advanced Junior Scenes Into Song

500 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - December 16, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - December 16, 2018 @ 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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Tara Rubin Casting Director Peter Van Dam Teaches Musical Theatre Audition Technique

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 15-adult | Sunday, Nov. 4 | 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  |  Cost 185.00

Work one-on-one with Peter Van Dam, Casting Director at Tara Rubin Casting, the casting office behind Broadway hits such as DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE BAND’S VISIT, ALADDIN, SCHOOL OF ROCK, PHANTOM, SUMMER, and this season’s highly anticipated KING KONG!

Tara Rubin Casting is also responsible for casting national tours of DEAR EVAN HANSEN, A BRONX TALE, FALSETTOS, SMOKEY JOE’s CAFÉ, MISS SAIGON, LES MIS, JERSEY BOYS, ALADDIN, and PHANTOM, just to name a few!

Peter Van Dam began his casting career at Carnahan Casting / Roundabout Theatre Company, where some of his Broadway credits include TOOTSIE, HEAD OVER HEELS, and ANGELS IN AMERICA, as well as THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE (Vineyard Theatre), CHESS (The Kennedy Center), WONDERFUL TOWN (LA Opera), and NICE FISH (A.R.T./St. Ann’s Warehouse/West End).

Sing for top Casting Director, Peter Van Dam and get his expert coaching and feedback on your audition cut!

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FROZEN Star, Robert Creighton’s FROZEN Themed Workshop

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20 | Saturday, Nov. 10 | Cost 165.00

Join Broadway Star of FROZEN, Robert Creighton (Duke of Weselton), for a musical theatre FROZEN themed workshop! Robert is a true Broadway legend having starred in shows such as THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, ANYTHING GOES, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, CHICAGO and more! 

Learn a song and dance combo with Robert, participate in a most riveting Q&A and bring your playbills because everyone will get a pic with Robert and a signed autograph!

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Top Talent Agent David Gilbert of Zuri Model & Talent Agency Teaches Audition Technique

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s | Saturday, Nov 10 | Cost 125.00

Work on audition technique with David Gilbert of Zuri Model & Talent Agency, a bi-coastal firm! 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!

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December 2018

Top L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett Teaches Monologue Masterclass

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
December 1, 2018

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, Dec. 1 | Cost 195.00

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Work with powerhouse L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners in a monologue masterclass! Mitchell's storied success has allowed him to refer talent to agencies in NY, LA and across the USA.

Focus of Class: Learn Mitchell Gossett’s ‘ACTions’ approach to delivering a memorable performance, perform a monologue for Mitchell Gossett, receive insightful coaching and feedback from Mitchell Gossett, perform a mock audition for Mr. Gossett, and walk away with personalized feedback.

Class will conclude with a Q&A and session for parents and students!

Mitchell has repped and developed many noteworthy actors, including Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Miley Cyrus (The Last Song), Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Darren Criss (Glee), Zendaya (The Greatest Showman), and many, many others.

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Tony Award Nominee, Taylor Louderman (MEAN GIRLS, BRING IT ON, PETER PAN LIVE!) Audition Masterclass

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
December 9, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 8-18 | Sunday, Dec. 9 | 9:45 AM - 1 PM | Cost 195.00

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Taylor Louderman, Tony Nominee for her role as Regina George in MEAN GIRLS is teaching a musical theatre audition technique masterclass!

Taylor will be working one-on-one with each student! Sing a 32 bar mock audition for Taylor who will offer each student individual guidance and feedback on their audition technique and song interpretation!

As if that weren't enough, learn if your song is a good showcase of you and your unique talents!

Class will conclude with a Q&A and photo session with this Tony Nominee!

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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 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

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

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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 @ 1:00 pm - January 21 @ 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 @ 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 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm EST

MORE TICKETS RELEASED!

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 @ 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

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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!

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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 9-19 | 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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