Voice-Over Workshops

Learn how to create living, breathing characters for cartoons, animated feature films, commercials, and radio spots in a professional recording studio! A Class Act NY’s voice-over workshops are taught by top VO actors, VO agents and Casting Directors!

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January 2018

Industry Night: 4 Top Casting Directors!

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Ages 16 & Up! Wednesday Jan. 31!

The casting directors we bring in cast for Broadway shows, TV pilots, series, films, voiceovers and commercials!

Pre-Audition Prep: 6 – 7 p.m.
If you choose, arrive at 6 p.m. and brush up and hone your audition material before performing for the casting directors with ACANY pros!

Casting Director Session: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Perform for 4 amazing casting directors one of the following: a one minute or shorter monologue of your choice, or a 16 bar cut of a musical theatre song! We will provide a music director for singers.

February 2018

FREE BIZ SEMINAR with Artistic Director, Jessica Rofe & Top Talent Agent from Top Bicoastal Agency

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

All Ages Welcome! Saturday Feb. 10!

Parents of child actors and adult actors are welcome to join our Artistic Director, Jessica Rofé and a Top Talent Agent from a Top Bicoastal Agency for a most informative FREE Show Business Seminar! Come prepared to ask us your burning questions about the best way to manage a career in Show Business! The Top Talent Agent is one of the most respected agents in the biz and has been representing actors for over 30 years! She is a wealth of information! Jessica founded ACANY in 2005. Jessica works closely with bicoastal casting directors, agents and managers. She has also worked in casting in both NYC and CA and on the talent agency side as well. Once upon a time, she was also a performer!  

April 2018

Voice-Over Workshop with a Top VO Actor and Chris Cooper of FBI Talent Agency

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels  |  Limited to 16 Students  |  Ages 8-18  |  Saturday, Apr. 21

Work on voice-over material in a professional recording studio with top Voice-Over Actor Lauren 'Coco' Cohn (Voice-Over Credits: Verizon, McDonald's, John Deere, voice of Betty Boop; Broadway Credits: Mamma Mia!; Film and TV Credits: Morning Glory, Catch Me If You Can, The Family, Deadbeat) and actively scouting Chris Cooper of FBI Talent Agency!

Train with two top Voice-Over Industry Pros on proper VO acting and audition technique! LEARN MORE

January 2019

Drop In: Voice-Over Class

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 9-19 | All Skill Levels | Saturdays, January 26 - May 18 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 89.00 per class or 895.00 for all 13

Instructor: Voice Over & Broadway Actor, Morgan Weed (AXE Commercials, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN) & Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, KINKY BOOTS)

Focus of Class: Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films and work on naturalistic reads for commercials, radio spots, video games, and more.

Final Showcase: The final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting Talent Reps!

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February 2019

Agent Day with 4 Bi-Coastal Agents from CESD, Abrams, Stewart and DDO

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 2, 2019

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, Feb. 2 | Cost: 195.00/290.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

Focus:
3 Hour AM Workshop - Film & TV
• Mock television and film auditions
• 2 Agents will offer guidance, feedback and coaching on both individual and chemistry read mock auditions (scenes will be sent a few days in advance)

3 Hour PM Workshop - Musical Theatre OR Acting
•Perform either a one minute monologue OR a 16-bar cut. A music director will be provided for singers. Monologues will be sent in advance for straight actors.
•Actors will receive one-on-one coaching on their presentation, interpretation and audition technique from 2 scouting Agents!

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April 2019

All Skill Levels | Ages 8 – 18 | Sunday, April 14 | 11AM-2:30PM | Cost: 195.00

Train with top Casting Director, Rachel Reiss, Senior Casting Director of Liz Lewis Casting Partners and Stephanie Corvino of CESD who reps kids and teens for commercials, voice-over, and commercial print!

In the first half of the class, kids and teens will learn how to nail cold read auditions with a top NYC Commercial + VO Casting Director who will show you the ropes!

After learning proper commercial acting technique, the casting director will conduct mock auditions in which they will offer helpful feedback and coaching!

In the latter part of class, take what you’ve learned and perform for a top NYC Agent, who will also conduct mock auditions and offer feedback and coaching!

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May 2019

Facebook Live Camp Q&A

500 8th Avenue

New York, NY 10018 United States
May 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

"LIKE US” on Facebook to participate in ACANY’s FREE Live Stream Camp Seminar!

Join Artistic Director and Founder of A Class Act NY, Jessica R. Grosman and Broadway & On-Camera actors and beloved ACANY instructors, Sean Patrick Doyle and Morgan Weed for a FREE Summer Camp Seminar on Facebook Live, May 10 at 1pm! 

A Class Act NY’s award-winning Summer Programs have been covered by major news outlets like THE NEW YORK TIMES, CBS NEWS, & BACKSTAGE MAGAZINE! Many of our families travel from all over the country (and the world) year after year to work alongside Broadway Stars and Industry Pros in week long On-Camera, Musical Theatre, and Dramatic Arts One-Week Summer Intensives. 

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June 2019

FACEBOOK LIVE Showbiz Seminar w/ Top Talent Agent, David Gilbert & Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman

500 8th Avenue

New York, NY 10018 United States
June 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

"LIKE US” on Facebook to participate in ACANY’s FREE Live Stream Showbiz Seminar!

Join us for A Class Act NY’s first ever online seminar featuring David Gilbert, Director of the Young Talent Division of Zuri Model and Talent, and Jessica R. Grosman, the Artistic Director & Founder of A Class Act NY! We’re excited to connect with ACANY families around the world to offer insight into the entertainment industry.

This is a can’t miss opportunity for anyone who is delving into the world of professional acting. Whether you’re the parent of a seasoned actor or brand new to the business, we’ll be providing unique insight into this crazy business. David and Jessica will share the wisdom they’ve gained over decades of developing and guiding the careers of aspiring actors and will answer your burning questions about the biz as well!

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July 2019

4 Talent Rep Day

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 11-20s | Saturday, July 27 | Cost: 195.00/290.00

Lucky participants have the amazing opportunity to work with either 2 or 4 Top Talent Agents and Managers in either a 1/2 day workshop or a full day 6.5 hour workshop!

The agents and managers represent kids, teens and young adults for theatre, film, TV, commercials and voice-over!

Agents: Morning Session
• Ren Wilkins of Take 3 Talent Agency
• Sam Yabrow of Abrams Artists

Agents: Afternoon Session
• Talent Manager Lisa Calli
• David Gilbert of Zuri Model and Talent Agency

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4 Agent Day

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 27, 2019 @ 10:01 am - 4:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, July 27 | Cost: 195.00/290.00

All Sessions Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

Lucky participants have the amazing opportunity to work with either 2 or 4 Top Talent Agents in either a 1/2 day workshop or a full day 6.5 hour workshop!

Agents: Morning Session
• David Gilbert from Zuri Model & Talent
• Top Bi-Coastal Talent Agent (call or email us to find out who the agent is!)

Agents: Afternoon Session
• Sam Yabrow from Abrams Artists
• Barry Kolker from Carson Kolker

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March 2020

Dates: Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26 | Times: Vary | Ages: 7-Adults 

Students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE week of virtual masterclasses!

Work with our wonderful Broadway, On-Camera and Voice-Over instructors and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Take one or more workshops! 10 participant spots are available in each masterclass, and up to 90 others are welcome to learn by observing! (We may call on observers to participate if time allows!)

Learn how online acting classes work, and how to use ZOOM!

Schedule of Events:

Monday, March 23 from 8-8:45PM
Showbiz Seminar + How to Self-Tape w/ Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and Top Talent Agent, Mallory Levy, of DDO! (All Ages)

Tuesday, March 24 from 4-5PM
Voice-Over Acting Class w/ Voice-Over & Broadway Actor, Sean Patrick Doyle (Ages 9-18*)

Wednesday, March 25 from 4-5PM
Commercial Acting Class w/ Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman (Ages 7-18*)

Thursday, March 26 from 4-5PM
Musical Theatre Song Interpretation Class w/ Broadway's Morgan Weed (Ages 9-18*) 

* Parents and performers of any age are welcome to observe!

Can’t make it, but still interested in learning about all that online acting classes have to offer? Schedule a private Skype/ZOOM lesson (starting at $65 for 30 min), or check out our other offerings HERE!

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All Ages | Tuesday, March 31 | Time: 7:30-9 PM EDT | Cost 40.00

Parents of child actors and actors of any age are welcome to join our Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and Mallory Levy, Director of the NY Youth Division (legit - theatre, film, tv and commercials) at DDO for a most informative Show Business Q&A!

Mallory is one of the most respected agents in the biz! Mallory has had clients on Broadway, in National Tours, and on popular TV shows! She is a wealth of information!

Before founding A Class Act NY, Jessica worked at two premiere talent and in casting in both NYC and CA! As the artistic director of ACANY, Jessica works closely with bicoastal casting directors, agents and managers.

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

Ask us any questions you might have! For a list of suggested questions click the learn more button below!

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April 2020

Online Commercial Acting & Audition Technique Class

Online Event, United States
April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-18 | Wednesday, April 1 | Cost to Participate 60.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET!

Receive one-on-one coaching from the comfort of your own home from Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman. Before founding A Class Act NY in 2005, Jessica worked in commercial casting in both NYC and CA!

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the art of commercial acting and audition technique!

Learn how to analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the copy to make a lasting impression in the audition room and on advertising execs!

At the end of the class, we’ll have a short Q&A for parents and students (time permitting).

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

Online Voice-Over Acting Workshop

Online Event, United States
April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-18 | Monday, April 27 | Cost to Participate 70.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET!

Receive one-on-one coaching from the comfort of your own home from Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman. Before founding A Class Act NY in 2005, Jessica worked in casting in both NYC and CA!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

May 2020

All Ages | Friday, May 1 | Time: 7:30-9 PM EST | Cost 50.00

Parents of child actors and actors of any age are welcome to join our Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and Mallory Levy, Director of the NY Youth Division (legit - theatre, film, tv and commercials) at DDO for a most informative Show Business Q&A!

Mallory is one of the most respected agents in the biz! Mallory has had clients on Broadway, in National Tours, and on popular TV shows! She is a wealth of information!

Before founding A Class Act NY, Jessica worked at two premiere talent and in casting in both NYC and CA! As the artistic director of ACANY, Jessica works closely with bicoastal casting directors, agents and managers.

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

Ask us any questions you might have! For a list of suggested questions click the learn more button below!

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No Audition Required | Ages 8-18 | Saturday, May 2 | Cost to Participate 195.00 | Cost to Observe 30.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $30 OBSERVATION TICKET!

Work on voice-over material from the comfort of your home with Top Voice-Over Actor Lauren “Coco” Cohn, and Marcelle Dabbah, the head of the Youth Voice-Over and Commercial Division at A3 Artists (formerly known as Abrams Artists), a top bi-coastal agency!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $30 OBSERVATION TICKET

Online Commercial Acting & Audition Technique Class

Online Event, United States
May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8 & Up | Thursday, May 7 | Cost to Participate 75.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET!

Receive one-on-one coaching from the comfort of your own home from Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman. Before founding A Class Act NY in 2005, Jessica worked in commercial casting in both NYC and CA!

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the art of commercial acting and audition technique!

Learn how to analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the copy to make a lasting impression in the audition room and on advertising execs!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET

All Ages | Thursday, May 14 | Cost 25.00

20% of All Proceeds Go to The Actors Fund!

Krysta Rodriguez is a Broadway and TV Star, best known for originating the role of Wednesday Addams in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Her extensive list of Broadway credits include: SPRING AWAKENING, FIRST DATE, IN THE HEIGHTS, and A CHORUS LINE. She was most recently seen on stage opposite Raul Esparza in Theresa Rebeck’s Off-Broadway production of SEARED and in Disney’s HERCULES at The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park. She is set to star on-screen in Ryan Murphy’s highly anticipated miniseries, HALSTON, where she will portray Liza Minelli. Other TV/Film credits include: SMASH, YOUNGER, GOSSIP GIRL, QUANTICO, CHASING LIFE, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA and more! 

Now is your chance to ask Krysta Rodriguez all of your questions about her career and the biz! Ask her about her experiences starring in hit Broadway musicals and popular TV shows and what it’s like to originate such an iconic role as Wednesday Addams! Get insight and advice about making it in the biz!

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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June 2020

No Audition Required | Ages 8 - Adults | Tuesday, June 16 | Cost to Participate 25.00 | Cost to Observe 10.00

100% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE DONATED TO THE NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

We stand with our black brothers and sisters at this time, and always. Together, let's fight for equality and justice for all!

100% of the proceeds from this commercial workshop will be donated to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. We hope to raise significant funds through this charity workshop. We have 16 participation spots available at just $25, and 280 observer spots available for purchase at just $10.
Help us in the fight to end injustice!

In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn the art of commercial acting and audition technique from A Class Act NY’s Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman. Before founding A Class Act NY in 2005, Jessica worked in commercial casting in both NYC and California!

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July 2020

4 Agent Day

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, July 25 | Cost for 1 Session: 195.00 | Cost for 2 Sessions: 290.00

Lucky participants have the amazing opportunity to work with either 2 or 4 Top Scouting Talent Agents in either a 1/2 day workshop or a full day 6.5 hour workshop!

The agents represent kids, teens and young adults for theatre, film, TV, commercials and voice-over!

3 Hour AM Workshop - Film & TV with 2 Top Agents
• Mock television and film auditions
• The Agents will offer guidance, feedback and coaching on both individual and chemistry read mock auditions (scenes will be sent a few days in advance as they would in a real audition scenario)

3 Hour PM Workshop - Musical Theatre OR Monologue Performance with 2 Top Agents
• Perform either a 16-bar cut or a one-minute monologue. A music director will be provided for singers. Pre-approved monologues will be sent in advance for non-singers.
• Actors will receive one-on-one coaching on their presentation, interpretation and audition technique.

Learn how to snag an Agent and how to nail auditions!

Agents TBA Soon!

Register for Both Sessions and SAVE!

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