Online Workshops

Be anywhere in the world and take an award-winning workshop, private lesson or weekly class from the comfort of your own home utilizing the video conferencing app ZOOM!

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June 2020

Private Skype Coaching in Acting, Voice and Audition Prep

Online Event, United States
June 28, 2020 - November 12, 2022

No Audition Required | Flexible Scheduling | Starting at $65/30 mins and $130/hr

Great news! You can continue to grow and build your skill set from the comfort of your own home! ACANY has been offering Private Skype Lessons for years and it's been an excellent educational tool for our students!

Take a private Skype lesson in almost anything your heart desires including:
• Voice Lessons
• Commercial Acting & Audition Technique
• Scenes & Monologues from Plays, TV Shows & Films
• Voice-Over Acting
• Audition Prep

We schedule lessons during business hours, Monday-Friday from 9:30AM-5:15PM but lessons take place 7 days a week!

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July 2020

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, July 15 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Shoshana Bean is a Broadway Star, vocalist and songwriter. Most recently she was seen starring in WAITRESS as Jenna. Shoshana made her Broadway debut in HAIRSPRAY in which she originated the role of Shelly. Many people are also familiar with Shoshana’s amazing portrayal of Elphaba in WICKED. She was the very first replacement for Idina Menzel when she left the show. Shoshana has released many solo albums and appeared on soundtracks for the films HAIRSPRAY, ENCHANTED, and SING. Moreover, Shoshana has performed in countless cabarets, concerts, and benefits across the globe.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, July 21 | Cost 145.00

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George Salazar is a Broadway Star, best known for originating the role of Michael in BE MORE CHILL, the viral sensation! George’s performance in BE MORE CHILL earned him a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical and both a Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Nomination. Prior to BE MORE CHILL, George also starred in the 2011 Broadway Revival of GODSPELL. Other notable roles include: THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Off Broadway - Drama Desk Nomination), SPRING AWAKENING (National Tour), and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Pasadena Playhouse).

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NEWSIES Star, Ben Fankhauser’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
July 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, July 28 | Cost 145.00

Limited to 10 Students!

Ben Fankhauser is best known for originating the starring role of Davey in NEWSIES both on Broadway and at Paper Mill Playhouse! You might also recognize Ben from the filmed version of NEWSIES which was released in 2017. Ben was also seen in starring roles in the National Tours of SPRING AWAKENING and BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and in THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage!

Ben will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students!

Sing a 32-bar song cut for NEWSIES Star, Ben Fankhauser who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

Learn if your song showcases your unique personality and vocal range!

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!

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August 2020

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Thursday, August 13 | Cost 145.00

Alex is a twice Tony nominated actor! Last year, he was nominated for a Tony 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!

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from Tony Nominee, Alex Brightman
• Learn if your song 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

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!

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3-Day Online Pre-College Intensive

Online Event, United States
August 15 - August 17

No Audition Required | High School Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, & Young Adults | Saturday-Monday August 15-17 | Cost 375.00

ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT!

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

Calling actors with aspirations of attending a top BFA, BM, or BA Musical Theatre College Program!

Do you need guidance on the college admissions process like, how do I go about choosing the right material that showcases me, my vocal range and my unique personality? How do I create a professional and memorable pre-screen video? Do you want to know what college admissions officers are looking for?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, ACANY’s 3-Day Pre-College Audition Intensive is for YOU!

Work all weekend alongside college admissions officers Wayne Petro, Associate Director of Enrollment for the School of Performing Arts at Pace University, and Kevin Kemler, Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions at Marymount Manhattan College!

Our college prep weekend culminates in a showcase featuring more admissions officers from different universities on Monday evening.

Our 3-Day College Prep Intensive will leave you confident and ready to take on the daunting task of applying to college musical theatre programs!

A Class Act NY’s College Preparatory Programs have helped tons of students in their quest to gain admission to some of the most elite performing arts programs in the country! ACANY has students at The University of Michigan, CCM, Carnegie Mellon, NYU, Boston Conservatory, Syracuse, Ithaca, Pace, Marymount, Baldwin Wallace and more!

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L.A. Film & TV Casting Director Robyn Owen’s Online Dramatic Acting Intensive

Online Event, United States
August 24 @ 3:00 pm - August 26 @ 6:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Monday, August 24 for Ages 8-18 (scenes split by age) and Wednesday, August 26 for Ages 12 - Adults (scenes split by age) | Cost 205.00

Work one-on-one with award-winning L.A. TV & Film Casting Director, Robyn Owen, a 20-year veteran of the casting industry!

Robyn casts important big-budget feature films and television series, and has collaborated with Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker Ava DuVernay on multiple projects including: CHERISH THE DAY (WB/OWN), QUEEN SUGAR (WB/OWN), A WRINKLE IN TIME (Feature Film), DMZ (HBO MAX), and she did some contributing work on WHEN THEY SEE US (Netflix), which won a Primetime EMMY award for Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special.

Other recent projects include THE WATER MAN (Feature Film), MISS VIRGINIA (Feature Film), and A TRUE CRIME (Film Short). Turns out our alumni, Niles Fitch, who met his agent at our workshop, stars in MISS VIRGINIA!

Robyn’s other impressive credits include: the ACADEMY AWARD Nominated film SELMA, the Leonardo DiCaprio film BLOOD DIAMOND, which earned DiCaprio a Golden Globe nomination, the romantic comedy thriller SAFE HAVEN starring Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel, IRONCLAD starring Academy Award nominated/Golden Globe-winning actor Paul Giamatti, PUBLIC ENEMIES starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Academy Award-winning actress, Marion Cotillard, LORDS OF DOGTOWN starring Heath Ledger, GUESS WHO starring Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac and AFTER THE SUNSET starring Salma Hayek and Pierce Brosnan.

Robyn has also cast iconic TV series such as SCRUBS, DAWSON’S CREEK, FELICITY and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, just to name a few!

Focus of Class:
• Perform Film & TV sides for casting director, Robyn Owen
• Learn proper on-camera acting and audition technique
• Learn important on-camera lingo and terminology
• Receive individual feedback and coaching from major casting director, Robyn Owen

Take this amazing opportunity to study on-camera acting and audition technique with one of the industry’s most acclaimed Casting Directors!

Materials will be distributed via email approximately one week to a few days before the workshop, emulating a real audition. Students will be expected to have them accessible during the class.

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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