Dramatic Arts Classes | Advanced

ACANY’s Advanced Dramatic Arts programs expose students to a variety of acting techniques that will hone actors’ creativity and give them the tools necessary to succeed on stage. These are intensive programs that prepare students for professional acting careers. At the conclusion of their training, individuals are prepared to work on a wide range of material and in a variety of venues

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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

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist! We may be opening more spots!

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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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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9-Week Advanced Jr. 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 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!

LEARN MORE or REGISTER NOW

May 2019

5-Week Advanced On-Camera Teen Dramedies

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 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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