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January 2018

OPEN CALL AUDITIONS: Advanced Programs, Cabarets and Agent Showcases!

January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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One event on January 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

Ages 7 – Adults! Saturday Jan. 13 & Monday Jan. 15 (No School - MLK Day)!

ACANY is holding auditions for our Advanced Weekly Classes, Summer Intensives, February Cabaret and our Spring Agent & Manager Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 13 and Monday, Jan. 15 (No School - MLK Day)

April 2018

6-Week By Audition Only: Voice-Over Acting

April 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

Ages 10 – 18 (scenes split by age) | Sunday Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20!

Video Audition Instructions: Please perform a one-minute monologue from a play. Monologues MUST be memorized. If you need help finding a monologue, please contact our office. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Students will be challenged in this advanced placement class! Learn the art of voice-over acting in a real recording studio! Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting! It requires that the actor make bold, gutsy choices that are original and specific and outside of the box! Learn how to create living, breathing animated characters for cartoons and animated feature films! We will also work on naturalistic reads for commercials, and radio spots! Learn proper mic skills, too! LEARN MORE

6-Week By Audition Only: Build Your Book & Monologue Class

April 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

Ages 12 and up | Sunday Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20

Instructor: Broadway and On-Camera Actor, Morgan Weed (AMERICAN PSYCHO, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, CHICAGO PD, THANKSGIVING, ELEMENTARY, PERSON OF INTEREST)

In this intense and challenging 6-week course, students will work on three major components of acting: musical theatre audition technique, acting through song, and in depth monologue work.

Students will hone their audition technique as well as learn how to cut music and monologues for audition purposes. By the end of the 6 weeks, actors will have at least one, if not two, contrasting songs and monologues that are “audition ready.” At the end of the 6-week session, students will perform in a final showcase for family, friends and a few Talent Reps! LEARN MORE

6-Week By Audition Only: Ann Bogart’s Viewpoints Technique

April 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

Ages 12 and up | Sunday, Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20

Instructor: Broadway, Voice-Over, and On-Camera Actor and Producer, Ashley Kate Adams (Broadway’s LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, RULES OF COOL)

Students will learn about Ann Bogart’s approach to acting, viewpoints, which is where an actor utilizes their body and pace to create meaning.

They will utilize the 6 viewpoints: space, time, shape, emotion, movement, story to create their own pieces and apply them to monologues and scenes. At the end of the 6-week session, students will present their scene work to family, friends and a few Talent Reps!

The class is geared toward young actors who are serious about their work. A considerable amount of memorization and homework will be required. LEARN MORE

6-Week By Audition Only: Musical Theatre Audition Technique

April 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

Ages 7-11 (scenes split by age) | Sunday Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20

Instructor: Sean Patrick Doyle (Broadway's KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES)

Bring in your go-to audition cuts and have the chance to hone your skills for the first three weeks of class. If we think there are better song choices for you, we will guide you in finding appropriate pieces that will showcase your unique personality and vocal range.

Then, for the final 3 weeks, have the chance to receive feedback and coaching from 3 different scouting industry pros including a Broadway Casting Director, a scouting Talent Agent and a Talent Manager! LEARN MORE

6-Week By Audition Only: College and Conservatory Audition Prep

April 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until May 20, 2018

Ages 15 and up | Sunday Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20

Video Audition Instructions: Please sing 32-bars, a cappella, of a musical theatre song that is age appropriate. Click here  for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Actors who are interested in auditioning for musical theatre programs will benefit from working with the Enrollment Manager at Pace University’s School of the Arts, a Broadway Actor and Pace University School of the Arts Adjunct Professor and a professional Music Director. The Enrollment Manager will give students in inside look at the pre-screen process and what he wants to see in applicants. The Broadway actor and MD will work with students on their audition songs, interpretation and presentation. LEARN MORE

January 2019

OPEN HOUSE for Ages 5-19

January 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

All New Students | Ages 5-19 | Sunday, January 6 | 11AM-2PM | Cost: Free

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist! We may be opening more spots!

New students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, for a FREE day full of activities! Work with some of our wonderful instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Spend part of the day with us or the full day!

Sample an on-camera class, a musical theatre class, scene study and improv and/or a voice-over program!

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OPEN CALL AUDITIONS January 2019: Advanced Programs, Cabarets and Agent Showcase

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - January 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm EST

ACANY is holding auditions for our Advanced Weekly Classes, Agent & Manager Showcase, February Cabaret, and our Summer Pre-Professional Program on Saturday, Jan. 12 and Monday, Jan. 21 (No School – MLK Day).

Audition Instructions:
All Actors Must Prepare: One-minute monologue from a published play.
• Note: you do not need to prepare a monologue for the Cabaret audition
Singers: If you are a singer, please sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song.
• Note: if you are NOT a singer, please disregard this.

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March 2019

ACANY is holding auditions for our May Agent & Manager Showcase, Summer Pre-Professional Programs and Advanced Weekly Classes on Saturday, March 2.

All Actors Over The Age Of 7 Must Prepare: One-minute monologue from a published play.
All Actors Under The Age Of 7 Must Prepare: The Band-Aid commercial or the Gap commercial
All Singers Any Age: If you are a singer, please sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song.
• Note: if you are NOT a singer, please disregard this.

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May 2019

5-Week Advanced On-Camera Teen Dramedies

May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - June 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12-19  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  Cost: 565.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor, Jared Zirilli (LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLINDSPOT, BLUE BLOODS)

Focus of Class: Teen Dramedy is an on-camera class geared toward actors interested in learning techniques found in popular teen dramedies such as ATYPICAL, RIVERDALE, GILMORE GIRLS, AWKWARD, THE BOLD TYPE, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, GOSSIP GIRL and more!

Final Showcase: Class culminates in a final performance in the studio for loved ones and a few scouting talent reps!

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 5 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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Facebook Live Camp Q&A

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

"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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September 2019

10-Week By Audition Only Scene Study: Utilizing the Techniques of 4 Masters

September 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - November 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12-19 | By Audition or Invite Only | Sundays, September 22 - November 24 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00

SOLD OUT! AUDITION NOW TO JOIN THE WAITLIST!

From Stanislavski > Strasberg > Adler > Hagan

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January 2020

AUDITIONS: Advanced Programs, Cabarets and Agent Showcase

January 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm EST

Saturday, January 11 Audition Information:

Where: Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave

Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

For Students Interested in Participating in the Following Programs:

Advanced Scene Study Class 2020

March 4 MISCAST Cabaret

The Pre-Professional Program (2 Sessions in July & August)

The May 20th Agent & Manager Showcase

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Winter Open House for Ages 5-19

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

For New Students Only | Ages 5-19 | Saturday, January 11 | 11 AM - 2 PM | FREE

New students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, for a FREE day full of activities!

Work with some of our wonderful Broadway, On-Camera and Voice-Over instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Schedule of Events:
11 AM - 12 PM Commercial Acting for Ages 7-11
11 AM - 12 PM Voice-Over Acting (Session 1) Ages 10-19
12 - 12:45 PM Musical Theatre Song & Dance with a Broadway Star for Ages 7-19
1 - 1:30 PM Musical Theatre Enrichment & Theatre Games for Ages 5-6
1 - 2 PM On-Camera Scene Study and Improvisation for Ages 11-19
1 - 2 PM Voice-Over Acting (Session 2) Ages 10-19

Interested in one of our advanced weekly classes, summer intensives, cabarets, or agent & manager showcases? Schedule a time slot for our auditions also happening on January 11!

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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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January 2021

FREE Virtual Winter Open House

January 6, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Wednesday, January 6 | For Parents & Prospective Students | FREE

Parents are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Winter and Spring 2021 programs will look like online!

We are continuing to offer online classes and workshops in musical theatre, dramatic arts, dance, on-camera, and voice-over! We will also be offering amazing virtual production opportunities! 

ACANY has been offering programs online since March 2020 to great success. Our virtual open house is for parents and students who would like to see what separates our online performing arts education from the rest! 

Join us for some or all of the evening- feel free to zoom in and out as you wish! We highly recommend watching the session with your child!

Questions about online programs? We’re here to address your concerns!

The session will include:

• A quick introduction to the program
A demo of how classes will be run featuring ACANY students and members of our faculty
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer any parent questions

This session will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the winter and spring. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what a typical online class will look like. 

Most classes will be 2 hours long, and will feature small group instruction (10-12 students per classroom, max).

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September 2021

FREE Virtual Open House

September 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Tuesday, September 14 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM Eastern | Free

Join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Fall 2021 Programs will look like!

We’ll be offering both Virtual and In-Studio 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 programs will be run featuring ACANY students and a member of our faculty (Faculty may include Broadway Stars, Professional TV/Film & Voice-Over Actors, and a Top Industry Pro)
• 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 fall.

Schedule of Open House Events:
7:30 PM ET: Introduction
7:30-7:40 PM ET: Dance w/ Whitney Sprayberry (SPIDERMAN TURN OFF THE DARK, JAGGED LITTLE PILL)
7:40-8 PM ET: Voice-Over w/ Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, RUBY TUESDAY’S, BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD)
8-8:15 PM ET: Song Interpretation w/ Jonalyn Saxer (MEAN GIRLS, HOLIDAY INN)
8:15-8:55 PM ET: Sitcom Acting w/ John Patrick Hayden  (DAREDEVIL, YOUNGER)
8:55-9:30 PM ET: Q&A w/ ACANY’s Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and ACANY’s Administrative Staff

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January 2022

FREE Virtual Winter Open House

January 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST

For NEW Students Only | Ages 7-20s | Thursday, January 13th | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM | FREE

Instructors:
• On-Camera Acting Classes: John Patrick Hayden (DAREDEVIL, YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER: SVU)
• Voice-Over Acting Classes: Alexis Bronkovic (KRINGLE TIME, EMPATHED, THE BLACKLIST)
• Musical Theatre: Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FUN HOME, FOUND)
• Dance: Jason Carroll (Broadway Tour of CHICAGO, THE WIZARD OF OZ, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN)

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

We’ll be offering both Virtual and In-Studio 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 programs will be run featuring ACANY students and a member 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 Winter/Spring.

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

September 2022

FREE Virtual Fall Open House

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

For Parents & Prospective Students Ages 7-20s | Monday, September 12 | 7:30-9:30 PM ET | Free

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

This Fall, we’ll be offering both In-Studio and Virtual Musical Theatre, On-Camera, Voice-Over and Dramatic Arts Programs taught by amazing Broadway Veterans, On-Camera Actors, Voice-Over Artists 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 Open House Will Cover:
• A quick introduction to our programs
• A demo of how select 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 Fall!

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