In-Studio Summer Camps

Our award-winning in-studio summer programs are instructed by highly skilled Broadway actors and Industry Pros who will provide a superior education in a fun, safe, and supportive environment. We offer advanced and all skill level camps that focus on Musical Theatre, Dramatic Arts, Voice-Over and On-Camera Acting!

Find out why CBS News named us BEST ACTING CAMP!

Join us for multiple weeks throughout the summer! We never cover the same material twice!

In-Studio Summer Camp 2022 Cancellation Policy
We’re so excited to be back in the studio this summer for in-person programming! Please click here to read our policies before registering.

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May 2022

FREE Virtual Summer Open House

Online Event, United States
May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-20s | Wednesday, May 25 | 7:30-9:30 PM ET | For Parents & Prospective Students | Free

Join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Summer 2022 Programs will look like!

We’ll be offering both In-Studio and Virtual Musical Theatre, On-Camera, Voice-Over and Dramatic Arts Programs taught by amazing Broadway Veterans, and L.A. and NYC Industry Pros including TV/Film Directors, Casting Directors and Agents & Managers!

Join us for some, or all of the sessions, and feel free to Zoom in and out as you wish!

The session will include:
• A quick introduction to our programs
• A demo of how select summer programs will be run featuring ACANY students and members of our faculty
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer your questions

These sessions will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the Summer!

Schedule of Open House Events:
7:30-7:40 PM ET: Dance with Broadway Actress, Whitney Sprayberry (SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, JAGGED LITTLE PILL)

7:40-8:00 PM ET: Voice-Over Acting with Voice-Over Artist, Amy Marcs (Commercial Radio Spots for JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, MASTERCARD, IBM, and KMART)

8:00-8:15 PM ET: Song Interpretation with Broadway Star, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FUN HOME, FOUND)

8:15-8:50 PM ET: Sitcom Acting with On-Camera Actor, Morgan Weed (THE GOOD FIGHT, ELEMENTARY, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN)

8:55-9:30 PM ET: Q&A with ACANY’s Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and ACANY’s Administrative Staff

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

June 2022

In-Studio Broadway Boot Camp

June 27 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost: 850.00

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

Hone your musical theatre chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment!

Campers build their skills through rehearsing iconic musical theatre numbers, and participating in educational workshops with visiting guest Broadway actors!

Workshops with Broadway Actors
Take specialized workshops with various Broadway guest artists throughout the week!

Final Showcase
On Friday, campers perform in a Musical Revue for family and friends in a  professional Broadway studio space in the heart of NYC!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

No Audition Required | Ages 7-20s (Grouped by Age) | Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1050.00

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

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to work on a TV series? Now’s your chance! In our exciting on-camera summer program, actors experience every aspect of television acting from the audition to rehearsals to the live studio audience taping with RAVEN’S HOME, BUNK’D, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD, and THE VILLAINS OF VALLEY VIEW Director, On-Set Acting Coach, Writer & Performer, Monica Marie Contreras! All of the scenes used for this class will be pulled from actual sitcoms!

Monica is also a renowned on-set acting coach and writer! She coached on the set of JESSIE and RICHIE RICH! Her writing credits include the hit series, BUNK’D!

Work with prolific Disney & Nickelodeon Director & famous On-Set Acting Coach, Monica Marie Contreras!

Your Week at a Glance:
• Day One: The Basics, the Breakdown, and the Audition
• Day Two: Welcome to the Show
• Day Three: Rehearsal Day
• Day Four: Block and Shoot Day
• Day Five: The Live Audience Shoot

Workshops with Guest Instructors:
Guest instructors teach improv for the camera, scene study and other on-camera skills throughout the week.

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

July 2022

No Audition Required | Recommended Ages: 10-19 (Grouped by age) | Tuesday, July 5 - Friday, July 8  | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost: 675.00

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

Hone your acting chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment with an amazing faculty of professional actors and a scouting Talent Rep!

Campers strengthen their skills in these different acting mediums
• Voice-Over Acting with a Professional Voice-Over Actor
• Sitcom Acting with an On-Camera Actor
• Dramatic On-Camera Acting with an On-Camera Actor
• Monologue Work and Audition Technique with a Scouting Talent Rep

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

In-Studio July Camp ACANY

July 11 @ 9:30 am - July 15 @ 4:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15 | 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 975.00

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

ACANY campers learn numbers from beloved Broadway musicals, take a variety of workshops with visiting guest Broadway artists, attend a Broadway Matinee and talk-back, and make their Off-Broadway Debut at a professional NYC Theatre!

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's MRS. DOUBTFIRE and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut
At the end of the week, campers make their Off-Broadway Debut in a musical revue at a professional NYC Theatre for family and friends!

JOIN US FOR MULTIPLE SESSIONS OF CAMP ACANY! NEW MATERIAL COVERED WEEKLY!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

No Audition Required | Ages 9-20s (Grouped by Age) | Monday, July 11 - Friday, July 15 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1050.00

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

Back by Popular Demand!

Performers have the unique opportunity to work with Award-Winning L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London on on-camera acting and auditioning skills.

It’s no secret that the past few years have been challenging for the industry, but Lisa and her office, London/Stroud Casting have remained busy including casting 7 films in 2020. Recent 2021 projects include: NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE which filmed in Knoxville, Tennessee, STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS which filmed in Los Angeles, and they are consulting for a film company, PARADOX PICTURES.

The film, OLD HENRY starring Timothy Blake Nelson which was cast in 2020, premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2021 and has been getting amazing reviews, even Cher tweeted about the film. CANYON DEL MUERTO starring Tom Felton, Abigail Lawrie, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd and Abigail Breslin filmed in New Mexico and BASEMENT which filmed in NYC are both getting released in 2022.

Lisa and her partner, Catherine Stroud cast actors from all over the USA, and even the world for these different movies.

Currently she has over 15 projects in pre- and post production.

Focus of Lisa’s On-Camera Camp:
• Perform a mock audition for Lisa and learn how to prepare for auditions
• Actors are paired up with “co-stars” and will dissect and analyze their scenes
• Gain invaluable feedback and training from Lisa London throughout the week
• Lisa directs all actors’ scenes

Lisa also uses improvisation, an important skill to have both on-set and in auditions. She will run fun exercises that keep actors’ minds sharp, focused and keep the creative juices flowing.

To round out our students’ education, campers also work with one of ACANY’s Teaching Artists, a bonafide on-camera actor, taking specialized workshops!

Workshops may include:
• Scene and Script Analysis
• Voice-Over Technique
• Commercial Acting and Audition Technique
• Improvisation
• Self-Tape and Marketing Reels

Final Showcase
Students present material they have rehearsed for family and friends!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22 | 9 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 995.00

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

Audition Instructions
Perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song, a cappella, and email it to auditions@aclassactny.com. More audition instructions below.

A Class Act NY’s Pre-Professional Program is for advanced actors who are ready for the challenge of honing their singing, dancing, & acting skills through exploring more advanced work.

Already on ACANY’s Advanced Student List? Request your invitation now!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up
Begin each day with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director and Music Director.

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

Private Lessons, Group Instruction and Advanced Masterclasses
A combination of private and group instruction will provide participants with a unique week-long experience. Participants will also take a series of advanced masterclasses with visiting Broadway guest artists designed to challenge and elevate our actors' skill set.

Industry Showcase w/ Scouting Talent Reps
On Thursday evening, perform in an invited dress rehearsal for 5 or more scouting talent reps! Many of our past participants have been discovered at this very program. For a list of recent student achievements, click here.

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut
The Pre-Professional Program culminates in a final showcase at an off-Broadway Theatre for loved ones!

LEARN MORE or AUDITION INFO

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, July 25 - Friday, July 29 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 850.00

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

Build a strong acting foundation in our 5-day in person dramatic arts camp!

Hone your acting chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment in Character Camp, an acting program with amazing On-Camera, Voice-Over and Broadway faculty!

Explore four different areas of performance: stage acting, film, television and voice-over. Learn how to make bold and interesting character choices and deepen performance skills through a series of workshops and rehearsals. Campers will learn to use their physicality and intellect to create compelling characters!

Add new skills to your actor’s toolbox!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

August 2022

In-Studio August Camp ACANY

August 1 @ 9:30 am - August 5 @ 4:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5 | 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 975.00

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

ACANY campers learn numbers from beloved Broadway musicals, take a variety of workshops with visiting guest Broadway artists, attend a Broadway Matinee and talk-back, and make their Off-Broadway Debut at a professional NYC Theatre!

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back 
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's MJ and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut
At the end of the week, campers make their Off-Broadway Debut in a musical revue at a professional NYC Theatre for family and friends!

JOIN US FOR MULTIPLE SESSIONS OF CAMP ACANY! NEW MATERIAL COVERED WEEKLY!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

In-Studio Broadway Bound Camp

August 8 @ 9:30 am - August 12 @ 4:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12 | 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 925.00

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

In our musical theatre Broadway Bound intensive, campers work with a veteran of the Broadway stage and a professional music director all week long!

Campers build their skills through rehearsing iconic musical theatre numbers, and participating in educational workshops with visiting guest Broadway actors!

Moreover, throughout the week, campers will work on their improvisation skills with instructors!

Workshops with Broadway Actors
Broadway Bound campers will also take workshops with various visiting Broadway guest artists throughout the week!

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's HADESTOWN and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

Final Showcase
On Friday, campers perform in a Musical Revue for family and friends in a  professional Broadway studio space in the heart of NYC!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19 | 9 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 995.00

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

Audition Instructions
Perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song, a cappella, and email it to auditions@aclassactny.com. More audition instructions below.

A Class Act NY’s Pre-Professional Program is for advanced actors who are ready for the challenge of honing their singing, dancing, & acting skills through exploring more advanced work.

Already on ACANY’s Advanced Student List? Request your invitation now!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up 
Begin each day with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director and Music Director.

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's SIX and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

Private Lessons, Group Instruction and Advanced Masterclasses

A combination of private and group instruction will provide participants with a unique week-long experience. Participants will also take a series of advanced masterclasses with visiting Broadway guest artists designed to challenge and elevate our actors' skill set.

Industry Showcase w/ Scouting Talent Reps

On Thursday evening, perform in an invited dress rehearsal for 5 or more scouting talent reps! Many of our past participants have been discovered at this very program. For a list of recent student achievements, click here.

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut

The Pre-Professional Program culminates in a final showcase at an off-Broadway venue for loved ones!

LEARN MORE or AUDITION INFO

No Audition Required | Ages 7-20s (Grouped by Age) | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1050.00

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

All of the scenes used for this class will be pulled from actual TV shows Jon has directed!

Jon Rosenbaum is BACK!

Live out your dreams of starring on a hit TV series with Emmy Nominated TV/Film Director & Producer, Jon Rosenbaum! Jon is by far the most experienced director to teach at ACANY, and has worked for every major network including: NETFLIX, AMAZON, DISNEY, NICKELODEON, NBC/UNIVERSAL, FOX, SYFY, LIFETIME, and the CARTOON NETWORK.

Jon’s credits include this mind blowing number of projects from SYDNEY TO THE MAX (ACANY alumni Ruth Righi plays Sydney!), GABBY DURAN AND THE UNSITTABLES, FRAGGLE ROCK, STUCK IN THE MIDDLE, RAVEN’S HOME, JUST ROLL WITH IT, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD, PRINCE OF PEORIA, JUST ADD MAGIC, KC UNDERCOVER, BIZAARDVARK, BUNK’D, GAMER’S GUIDE, PROJECT MC2, BEST FRIENDS WHENEVER, GIRL MEETS WORLD, JESSIE, AUSTIN AND ALLY, A.N.T. FARM, R.L. STINE’S THE HAUNTING HOUR (EMMY Nomination!), SUPAH NINJAS, and so many more!

Your Week at a Glance:
• Day One: The Basics, the Breakdown, and the Audition
• Day Two: Welcome to the Show
• Day Three: Rehearsal Day
• Day Four: Block and Shoot Day
• Day Five: The Live Audience Shoot

Workshops with Guest Instructors:
In addition to working with Jon, guest instructors will teach improv for the camera, scene study and other on-camera skills throughout the week.

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

By Audition Only | Ages 9-20s | Submit a video audition ASAP! | Program Dates: Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 from 9 AM - 5 PM | Cost (if cast): 1050.00 

Payment Plans & Hotel Deals Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to inquire about a payment plan and hotel deal today!

Be in the WORLD PREMIERE of a brand new work written by an EMMY® Award-winning composer!

Learn about the rewards and challenges of creating a character from the ground up and working with a developing script.

Staged Performance in NYC:
The program will culminate in the WORLD PREMIERE of WRITTEN IN TIME for an audience filled with family, friends, and industry guests!

This is the 6th Original work produced by A Class Act NY! Past Productions Include: FOUND. by Lauren “Coco” Cohn and Stacia Fernandez, MAJOR & MINOR ADJUSTMENTS (IN THE KEY OF QUARANTINE) and THE ROAD TO SOC-CON by Sean P. Pallatroni, ESCAPE! by Matt Patrick Walsh, and PSYKIDZ by Bobby Cronin! All of these works are still being developed today!

Submit a video audition ASAP!

Prepare: Please prepare one monologue and one song from the Dropbox, here and email it to auditions@aclassactny.com. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

LEARN MORE or SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION HERE

Long Island Camp ACANY

Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr.
East Hills, NY 11548 United States
August 22 @ 9:30 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | 9:30 AM- 5 PM | Cost for JCC Members 795.00 | Cost for Non-Members 825.00

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

In this comprehensive 5-day program, campers will hone all 3 major components of Musical Theatre performance: singing, dancing and acting.

Throughout the week, campers will learn numbers from beloved Broadway musicals, take a variety of workshops with visiting guest Broadway artists, see a Broadway Matinee, and perform in a final showcase at JCC's state-of-the-art 200 seat theatre!

Workshops with Broadway and Industry Guest Artists Include:
• Improvisation & Theatre Games: Learn how to think on your feet while having fun!
• Broadway Dance: Learn a dance combo from one of Broadway’s current hits!
• Stage Combat: Learn how to throw a punch that will only look like it hurt!
• Stage Makeup: Learn how to apply professional stage makeup!

Broadway Matinee 
On Wednesday, ACANY campers are bused to and from NYC and treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's MRS. DOUBTFIRE!

The Final Showcase: At the end of the week, campers perform in a musical revue at the JCC's state-of-the-art 200 seat theatre for family and friends!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

FROZEN KIDS Workshop Production

August 22 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Elementary School Age Children | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | Time: 10AM - 4PM | Cost: 850.00

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

Our youngest performers will be introduced to the beloved story of FROZEN in this one-week musical theatre summer camp!

Campers rehearse songs, dance numbers and scenes from Disney’s FROZEN, learn proper singing technique and expand their theatrical knowledge under the guidance of a Professional Actor/Singer and Teaching Artist!

Campers also get to craft props and set pieces that will be incorporated into the final performance!

Bring a pillow and blanket for a short nap time!

Final Showcase:
On Friday afternoon, our performers present a workshop performance of FROZEN KIDS for family and friends at the studio!

Focus of Camp:
• Learn fun song-and-dance numbers from FROZEN KIDS
• Make your own props and set pieces
• Perform in a final showcase for family and friends

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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