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September 2021

6-Week Virtual On-Camera Scene Study: Sitcoms & Dramas w/ 5 Talent Reps

Online Event, United States
September 23 @ 5:00 pm - October 28 @ 7:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages: 10-20’s (scenes divided by age, email us for an age exception) | Thursdays, September 23 - October 28 from 5-7 PM Eastern | Cost 650.00

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

Instructor: TV/Film & Broadway Actor, John Patrick Hayden (DAREDEVIL, YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER: SVU)

Become a more versatile actor by working on both comedic and dramatic TV and Film sides. 

Students will learn about and utilize different acting techniques and methods developed by renowned teachers such as Meisner, Stanislavski, Adler, and Hagen. Renowned actors employ these techniques to achieve a more realistic, emotional, and grounded performance.

Focus of Class:
• Begin to utilize specific acting techniques and methods to help you become a more grounded and authentic performer
• Learn how to identify operative words, objectives, conflict, tactics and acting beats within the text
• Work on character development and physicality
• Comedic Acting: Learn the formulaic structure of sitcoms, and how to bring out the comedy in the script
• Dramatic Acting: Learn how to give a more nuanced, subtle performance
• Learn how to be a present and generous scene partner

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10-Week TV Class: Sitcoms & Dramas w/ 10 Scouting Talent Reps

Nex Gen Studios, 519 8th Ave, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 26 @ 11:00 am - December 5 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 11 - 19 | No Audition Required | Sundays, September 26 – December 5 | 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!

Instructor: Sathya Sridharan (SUCCESSION, BLINDSPOT, ELEMENTARY)

In this comprehensive course, we will cover the ins and outs of three popular genres of Television: Sitcoms (Comedic TV Shows) and Dramas, which include both Serial Dramas (a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion) and Procedurals (a series that focuses on how crimes are solved or some other aspect of a law enforcement agency).

Students will not only learn the acting techniques needed for these different genres of popular TV series, they will also learn lingo and on-camera staging techniques that are specific to each one.

By the end of our 10-week course, students will be ready to present material they have workshopped for 10 scouting agents and managers and loved ones in a final presentation.

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to identify operative words, objectives, conflict, tactics and acting beats within the text
• Learn how to portray complex characters
• Learn how to bring out the funny in sitcom scenes by cultivating and connecting to your personal joy and opening your comic receptors
• Learn how to develop a relationship with the camera
• Work on character development and physicality
• Learn how to be a present and generous scene partner

Final Showcase:
At the end of the 10 weeks, perform selections from all 3 genres for family, friends, and 10 Scouting Talent Agent & Managers!

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10-Week Disney & Nick Sitcom Class w/ 10 Scouting Talent Reps

Nex Gen Studios, 519 8th Ave, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 26 @ 11:00 am - December 5 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | No Audition Required | Sundays, September 26 – December 5 | 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!

Instructor: TV/Film Actress, Arielle Goldman (THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, THE DAILY REALNESS, THE KNICK)

This on-camera class is geared toward young actors interested in learning how to bring out the funny in sitcom scenes! We will be using real scripts from Disney & Nickelodeon shows! 

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to identify comedic clues within the text
• Work on physicality and inhabiting a character in your body
• Learn how to land jokes and bring out the funny in your scenes
• Learn proper on-camera sitcom acting and audition technique
• Learn how to stand out from the crowd at auditions

Final Showcase:
By the end of our 10-week course, students will be ready to present material they have workshopped for 10 scouting agents and managers and loved ones in a final presentation.

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October 2021

6-Week Voice-Over Class w/ a VO Actor, 2 Agents & a Casting Director

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
October 30 @ 11:00 am - December 11 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 9 - 19 (scenes div by age) | No Audition Required | Saturdays, October 30 - December 11 | 11 AM – 1 PM | Cost: 675.00

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

This class takes place in an actual recording studio!

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting. It requires an actor to make specific and original acting choices that are outside of the box.

Learn how to create characters for cartoons and animated feature films and how to perform more naturally for commercials and radio spots!

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films
• Work on naturalistic reads for commercials and radio spots
• Learn how to nail VO auditions
• Learn proper mic technique to avoid feedback
• Perform in a Showcase for 2 Scouting Talent Agents & a Casting Director

Final Presentation for 2 Agents and a Casting Director & a Q&A:
Perform material you have honed in class for three industry guests including 2 scouting Voice-Over and Commercial Agents and a top Voice-Over Casting Director. Includes a Q&A with the Casting Director, and your Instructor about the vo business!

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November 2021

6-Week Virtual Voice-Over & Commercial Cold Read Class w/ 5 Talent Reps

Online Event, United States
November 4 @ 5:00 pm - December 16 @ 7:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages: 9-20 (scenes divided by age, email us for an age exception) | Thursdays, November 4- December 16 from 5-7 PM Eastern | Cost 650.00

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

GREAT NEWS: There have been an abundance of Voice-Over and Commercial jobs throughout the Pandemic! 

Why?!? 

Because actors can record voice-over auditions, and even the actual jobs, from the comfort of their own home with very little equipment! And with proper testing and safety precautions in place, the entertainment industry has figured out how to get back to filming commercials!

Learn the techniques needed to start booking voice-over and commercial jobs today! 

Final Presentation for 5 Scouting Talent Reps
Perform for five scouting Voice-Over & Commercial Agents and Managers. Family and friends are also invited to attend!

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