Adult Masterclasses

In our Adult Masterclasses, you can expect to receive individual coaching and feedback from industry professionals to further hone your skill set while making invaluable connections that can help you propel your career to the next level. The focus of our adult workshops range from agent and manager showcases to workshops with Broadway stars and NYC/L.A. casting directors focused on specific skills like on-camera acting and audition technique.

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May 2024

All Ages | Saturday, May 11 | Cost 175.00 | Tribeca, NYC

Stephanie Hedges is a renowned headshot photographer whose philosophy is to create a relaxed, successful atmosphere that allows her to capture the personality of aspiring actors!

Booking for this special discount is only available through A Class Act NY registration!

Outdoor Session Includes:
• 30 min. photoshoot
• Online watermarked low-res gallery within 3 to 5 business days
• 2 High-Resolution retouched images within 5 to 7 business days

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All Skill Levels | Ages 10-Adults (email for age exception) | Saturday, May 11 | Cost to Perform: 205.00 | Cost to Observe: 75.00

PERFORMANCE SPOTS SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST TO PERFORM or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET!

Alex is a 2x Tony nominated actor! He was nominated for a Tony in 2019 for his portrayal of Beetlejuice in BEETLEJUICE, and in 2016 he was nominated for his lovable portrayal of Dewey Finn in the beloved musical, SCHOOL OF ROCK! He recently appeared on Broadway in SPAMALOT and THE SHARK IS BROKEN! Other Broadway credits include BIG FISH, MATILDA, GLORY DAYS, and WICKED!

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No Audition Required | Ages 10-Adults (email for age exception) | Saturday, May 11 | Cost to Perform: 205.00 | Cost to Observe: 75.00

ONLY 3 PERFORMANCE SPOTS LEFT!

Ethan is a Tony nominated actor and a Drama Desk Winner! Ethan received a Tony nom in 2018 for his lovable portrayal of SPONGEBOB in SPONGEBOB: THE MUSICAL! This season, you may have caught him back on Broadway in the hilarious revival of SPAMALOT! And the highly anticipated movie we have all been waiting for, WICKED, will be coming to theatres in November 2024! Ethan plays the lead role of Boq opposite Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo!

Focus of Class:
Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from Tony Nominee & Film Star, Ethan Slater
Learn if your song is a good choice for you and if it showcases your unique personality and vocal range
Learn how to interpret a song and break it down into acting beats
Class will conclude with an informative Q&A, if time permits

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BEETLEJUICE & GREY HOUSE Star, Sophia Anne Caruso’s In-Studio Masterclass

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 9 & Up | Saturday, May 18 | Cost to Perform: 195.00 | Cost to Observe: 75.00

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Sophia is best known for originating the role of Lydia Deetz in Broadway’s BEETLEJUICE but most recently you may have seen her on Broadway in the haunting play, GREY HOUSE! Sophia Anne also starred in BLACKBIRD on Broadway alongside Jeff Daniels, and as Brigitta von Trapp in NBC’S THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar audition cut from Broadway Star, Sophia Anne Caruso
• Learn if your song is a good choice for you and if it showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality
• Learn how to break down a song into acting beats
• Class concludes with informative Q&A; photo & autograph session if time permits

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 - 20s (scenes split by age) | Monday, May 20 | Cost to Participate 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

Work via Zoom, with Top Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick of DPD Casting, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick of DPD Casting, a 19-year veteran of the casting industry!

Danielle worked as a Casting Director at NICKELODEON for over 14 years, where she tapped into her love of developing young talent.  

Some highlights from her NICKELODEON years include BLUES CLUES, THE ASTRONAUTS, THE BARBARIAN AND THE TROLL, BUBBLE GUPPIES, DRAMA CLUB, DORA THE EXPLORER, WELCOME TO THE WAYNE and more!

Since her departure from Nickelodeon to open her own casting office in April 2022, she has cast AMERICAN GIRL: CORINNE TAN, the first American Girl of the Year film, which tells the story of the first Chinese American Girl, for HBOMax and Marvista Entertainment, LAST WEEK TONIGHT with John Oliver, TINY TIME TRAVEL, for PBS, SUPERKITTIES for Disney Jr., and worked as the kids casting director/consultant on several films including YOU ARE SO NOT INVITED TO MY BAT MITZVAH and BIRTH/REBIRTH.

Danielle also serves as the Co-VP of Advocacy for the Casting Society of America.

Focus of Class:
• Perform Film & TV Sides for Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick
• Learn Proper On-Camera Acting and Audition Technique with a special focus on how to have an awesome Zoom Audition
• Learn how to give a nuanced and authentic performance for the Camera
• Receive Feedback and Coaching from Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick
• Informative Q&A for Students and Parents of Minors

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July 2024

Teens & Adults: On-Camera Intensive with L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018
July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Teens & Adults | Wednesday, July 31 | 6-9 PM | Cost 195.00

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

Notable recent projects include: THE POISON ROSE starring Morgan Freeman, Brendan Fraser and John Travolta, Adam Sandler’s NETFLIX Film,  SANDY WEXLER, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES starring Angela Kinsey of THE OFFICE, FREAKS starring Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern, THE MOSTLY GHOSTLY franchise starring BELLA THORNE and SUGAR AND TOYS for FUSE TV.

You might also be familiar with Lisa’s work on HANNAH MONTANA, SUPAH NINJAS, SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY and HOUSE BUNNY starring Emma Stone!

Lisa London cast huge stars early in their careers including Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Mark Ruffalo, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez & Yari Shahidi to name a few!

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

Focus of Class:
The class will cover what casting directors are looking for in auditions, and why some people get callbacks while others do not and why it’s imperative to research a role
Proper on-camera audition technique
Perform scenes for Lisa London and receive one-on-one coaching and feedback. Sides will be sent a few days in advance, emulating a real audition
Showbiz Q&A

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