Dramatic Arts

A Class Act NY’s Online Dramatic Arts weekly classes expose students to a variety of acting techniques and give actors the tools necessary to succeed on stage, on-camera or in the voice-over studio.

Instructors are prominent Broadway, On-Camera and Voice-Over Actors and Industry Pros from NYC and LA who are all working in the field today!

Payment plans are available, please contact us for more information!

For In-Studio NYC Programs: in accordance with New York City mandates, students and instructors, ages 5 – up, must be vaccinated to enter the classroom and theatrical venues. The most current masking guidelines will be followed.

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January 2022

No Audition Required | 2 Sessions Split by Age: Ages 7-11 & 12-20s | Sundays, January 23 - April 3 | 11 AM -1 PM | Cost: 895.00

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

Junior Session Instructor Ages 7-11: On-Camera Actor, Ashley Kate Adams (THE UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, ROYAL PAINS, PITCHING TENTS)

Senior Session Instructor Ages 12-20s: TV/Film Actor, Arielle Goldman (THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, THE DAILY REALNESS, THE KNICK)

In this comprehensive course, learn about 2 major types of on-camera acting that include a fair amount of improvisation: Commercials & Sitcoms!

Focus of Class:
• Explore improvisation skills through games and exercises
• Get tips on how to pick up a piece of copy and put it into your own words
• Learn how to show up for yourself in a cold read audition, which 99% of commercial auditions are
• Learn how to bring out the funny in sitcom scenes by cultivating and connecting to your personal joy and opening your comic receptors
• Work on physical comedy skills and movement
• Use a camera and monitor to master your on-camera acting technique
• Learn the tricks of the trade and professional hacks to help you nail your next audition
• Perform for 10 industry reps who are actively scouting for new clients

Final Industry Showcase:
Perform material you have workshopped for 10 scouting agents and managers and loved ones in a final showcase.

Already have rep? No worries! You can still take this class for its educational value!


February 2022

3-Week Virtual TV/Film Casting Director Class w/ 3 Casting Pros

Online Event, United States
February 2 @ 6:00 pm - February 16 @ 8:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 10 - 20s (Scenes Split By Age) | Wed, February 2, 9 & 16 | 6-8 PM ET | Cost 435.00

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

Improve your on-camera acting and audition skills with 3 Top Casting Directors!

February 2nd Instructor: TV/Film Casting Director, David O’Hara (LOGAN, BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99, THE GET DOWN)

February 9th Instructor: TV/Film Casting Director, Mia Cusumano (Golden Globe-Winning RAMY, HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS, Amy Schumer’s I FEEL PRETTY)

February 16th Instructor: TV/Film Casting Director, Lisa Kitay Shipper (NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, BLINDSPOT, DECEPTION, GOD FRIENDED ME)

Each week, a different casting pro will work with students on TV and Film scenes. Learn how to give a natural, nuanced and subtle performance by working on active listening skills and identifying intentions. The Casting Directors will teach you the skills you need to stand out in TV & Film auditions and offer tips on how to create a beautiful and professional self-tape from home.

Focus of Class:
• Script Analysis & Character Development
• Understanding Intentions
• Active Listening Skills
• On-Camera Audition Technique
• Tips on How to Self-Tape from Home


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