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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 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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March 2019

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

3/4 Sessions Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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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April 2019

MEAN GIRLS Workshop with MEAN GIRLS Star Cheech Manohar (Kevin G)

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
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 MEAN GIRLS Star Cheech Manohar (Kevin G) for a one-day MEAN GIRLS workshop! Learn a song and dance combo from Broadway’s newest hit!

Cheech will also participate in a Q&A and an autograph and photo session!

DISCOUNT: Register for the Talent Agent Workshop from 1pm-3:30pm also and receive a $70 rebate!

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Top Scouting Talent Agents from FBI Teach Audition Technique

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
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 top scouting Talent Agents John Shea & Elizabeth Peterson from FBI! This class is for singers and non-singers!

Perform for the Talent Agents 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 Agents are always looking for new faces!

DISCOUNT: Register for the MEAN GIRLS Workshop from 10am-12pm also and receive a $70 rebate!

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

Train with top Casting Director, Rachel Reiss, Senior Casting Director of Liz Lewis Casting Partners and Stephanie Corvino of CESD who reps kids and teens for commercials, voice-over, and commercial print!

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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Adult Agent & Manager Showcase

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

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

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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!

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

5-Week Advanced Commercial Acting & Audition Technique Class

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

Ages 7-11 | Advanced  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 1PM PM | Cost: 565.00

NOTE: In order to enroll in this class, you must have previous acting experience.

Commercial acting is harder than it looks! You never get the copy in advance so it’s almost always a COLD READ AUDITION!

Young actors will learn how to nail cold read commercial auditions. Budding thespians will 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!

Final Showcase: The 5-week program culminates with a Final Showcase for friends, family as well as Talent Reps in which students have an opportunity to showcase their talent.

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May 2019 Agent & Manager Showcase

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 4 - early 20s | 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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WAITRESS & Audition Workshop with an Actor from Broadway’s WAITRESS in Syracuse NY

Peaceful Schools Training Center, 161 Intrepid Lane
Syracuse, NY 13205 United States
May 11 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 14 - Adults | Saturday, May 11 | 1:30-5:30PM | Cost: 185.00

Join a Broadway performer of WAITRESS for a musical theatre WAITRESS & audition tech workshop!

First, learn a song from WAITRESS alongside a star from the production!

After we learn a song and work on acting through song and song interpretation, participants will sing a 16 bar mock audition cut for the actor and music director who willl conduct mock auditions.

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All Skill Levels | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, May 18 | Cost 205.00

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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June 2019

“We Will Rock You” Cabaret!

The Triad, 158 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Performers ages 7-20 will have the amazing opportunity to perform solos or duets and 2 full cast group numbers at the historic Triad Theatre in NYC on Monday, June 3.

Sing your favorite contemporary musical theatre pop/rock song, your favorite pop song, or your favorite rock song!

Video Audition Instructions: Sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre, pop, or rock song. 

LEARN MORE or SUBMIT AN AUDITION

Disney and Nickelodeon Director Wendy Faraone’s On-Camera Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 24 - June 28

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 9 - 18  |  Monday-Friday, June 24 - 28 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m | Cost: 1050.00

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to work on a real TV series?

In our exciting on-camera summer program, actors will experience every aspect of television acting from the audition to rehearsals to the live studio audience taping with the SYDNEY TO THE MAX, RAVEN’S HOME, LIV AND MADDIE, JUST ROLL WITH IT, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD, WALK THE PRANK, KNIGHT SQUAD Disney Director, Wendy Faraone! All of the scenes used for this class will be pulled from actual sitcoms!

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