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April 2024

FREE Virtual Summer Open House

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Tuesday, April 16| 7:30-9 PM ET | For Parents & Prospective Students | Free

Sitcom TV Acting with Disney & Amazon Director, Jason Shipman (BUNK’D, PRETTY FREAKIN’ SCARY, JUST ADD MAGIC)
Voice-Over Acting Voice-Over/On-Camera & Broadway Artist Morgan Whitley (HGTV, Victoria’s Secret, Flow Water)
Musical Theatre Performance with Broadway Star Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FUN HOME, FOUND)
Dance with Broadway Actor, C.K. Edwards (FROZEN, BILLY ELLIOT, SHUFFLE ALONG)

Join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Summer 2024 Programs will look like!

We’ll be offering In-Studio Musical Theatre, Dramatic Arts, On-Camera and Voice-Over Programs taught by amazing Broadway, TV/Film and VO Actors, an Emmy Winning Composer, 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 Summer.

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June 2024

No Audition Required | Ages 8-20s (Grouped by Age) | Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1095.00

Email us for an age exception!

Payment Plans Available at Checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010

All of the scenes used for this class are pulled from actual sitcoms!

Live out your dreams of starring on a hit TV series with L.A. Director and famous On-Set Acting Coach, Jason Shipman!

Jason’s credits include a mind blowing number of projects for DISNEY, NETFLIX, AMAZON, HBO, NICKELODEON, APPLE KIDS, SYFY, and UNIVERSAL, among others. 

He made his television directing debut on AMAZON’s hit serial-mystery, JUST ADD MAGIC which starred our alum, Kirrilee Berger, followed by multiple episodes of DISNEY’S Emmy Nominated sitcom and longest running series ever, BUNK’D! 

He recently directed and coached Disney’s newest series, PRETTY FREAKIN’ SCARY, which aired in the summer of 2023!

Recently, Jason was brought on to coach episodes of APPLE’S Emmy-Nominated GHOST WRITER, and their youth series, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, as well as HBO’s WESTWORLD, RESIDENT ALIEN on SyFy, and multiple sitcoms for the DISNEY CHANNEL.

Other on-Set sitcom coaching credits include BIZAARDVARK, JESSIE, DOG WITH A BLOG, I DIDN’T DO IT, RICHIE RICH, THE FRESH BEAT BAND & more!

Selected by the Directors Guild of America, Jason was admitted to their 2020 Director Development Initiative, where he was identified as an emerging television director to watch. 

Your Week at a Glance:
• Day One: The Basics, the Breakdown, and the Audition
• Day Two: Welcome to the Show
• Day Three: Rehearsal Day
• Day Four: Block and Shoot Day
• Day Five: The Live Audience Shoot

Workshops with ACANY TV/Film Coach:
Work alongside an ACANY TV/Film Coach on improv for the camera, voice-over, scene study and dramatic on-camera acting skills throughout the week.

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July 2024

Broadway Camp ACANY

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018
July 8 @ 9:30 am - July 12 @ 4:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 12 | 9:30 AM- 4:30 PM | Cost 1095.00

Payment Plans Available at Checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010

Instructor: Broadway Performer, Bethany Ann Tesarck (HAMILTON, DIANA, THE MUSICAL, BYE, BYE BIRDIE)

ACANY campers learn numbers from beloved Broadway musicals, take a variety of workshops with visiting guest Broadway artists, attend a Broadway Matinee, and make their Off-Broadway Debut at a professional NYC Theatre!

Broadway Matinee
See a Broadway Matinee on Wednesday!

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut
At the end of the week, campers make their Off-Broadway Debut in a musical revue at a professional NYC Theatre for family and friends!

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Character Camp: An Acting Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 22 @ 10:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 10-18 | Monday, July 22 -  Friday, July 26 | 10 AM - 4 PM Eastern | Cost 1050.00

Payment Plans Available at Checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010

Instructor: TV/Film/Broadway & Voice-Over Actor Sean Patrick Doyle (KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE, F/X FOSSE VERDON, Film: THE SITTER w/ Jonah Hill)

Build a strong acting foundation in our 5-day dramatic arts program!

Hone your acting chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment in Character Camp, an acting program with amazing On-Camera, Voice-Over and Broadway faculty!

In our straight acting program, campers explore four different areas of performance: stage acting, film, television and voice-over. Learn how to make bold and interesting character choices and deepen performance skills through a series of workshops and rehearsals. Campers will learn to use their physicality and intellect to create compelling characters!

Add new skills to your actor’s toolbox!

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L.A. Casting Director Lisa London’s On-Camera Intensive

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 29 @ 10:00 am - August 2 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9-20 (Scenes Grouped by Age) | Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1095.00

Payment Plans Available at Checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010

Instructors: LA Casting Director Lisa London & TV/Film/Broadway & Voice-Over Actor Sean Patrick Doyle (F/X FOSSE VERDON, THE SITTER, KINKY BOOTS)

Back by Popular Demand!

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

It’s no secret that the past few years have been challenging for the industry, but Lisa and her office, London/Stroud Casting have remained busy including casting 7 films in 2020. Recent 2021 projects include: NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE which filmed in Knoxville, Tennessee, STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS which filmed in Los Angeles, and they are consulting for a film company, PARADOX PICTURES.

The film, OLD HENRY starring Timothy Blake Nelson which was cast in 2020, premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2021 and has been getting amazing reviews, even Cher tweeted about the film. CANYON DEL MUERTO starring Tom Felton, Abigail Lawrie, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd and Abigail Breslin filmed in New Mexico and BASEMENT which filmed in NYC are both getting released in 2022.

Lisa and her partner, Catherine Stroud cast actors from all over the USA, and even the world for these different movies. 

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

Focus of Lisa’s On-Camera Intensive:
Perform a mock audition for Lisa and learn how to prepare for auditions
Actors are paired up with “co-stars” and will dissect and analyze their scenes
Gain invaluable feedback and training from Lisa London throughout the week
Lisa directs all actors’ scenes

Lisa also uses improvisation, an important skill to have both on-set and in auditions. She will run fun exercises that keep actors’ minds sharp, focused and keep the creative juices flowing.

To round out our students’ education, participants will also work with one of ACANY’s Teaching Artists, a bonafide on-camera actor, taking specialized workshops!

Workshops may include:
Scene and Script Analysis
Voice-Over Technique
Commercial Acting and Audition Technique
Improvisation
Self-Tape and Marketing Reels

Final Showcase
Students present material they have rehearsed for family and friends!

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August 2024

Broadway Boot Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 5 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 (Grouped by Age) | Monday, August 5 - Friday, August 9 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 995.00

Payment Plans Available at Checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010

Instructor: Broadway Performer, C.K. Edwards (FROZEN, SHUFFLE ALONG, BILLY ELLIOT)

Hone your musical theatre chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment!

Build skills through rehearsing iconic musical theatre numbers, and participating in educational workshops with visiting guest Broadway actors! 

Workshops with Broadway Actors:
Take specialized workshops with various Broadway guest artists throughout the week!

Final Showcase
Perform in a Musical Revue for loved ones in the studio!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

ALADDIN KIDS Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 26 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Rising K-5th Grade | Monday, August 26 - Friday, August 30 | Time: 10AM - 4PM | Cost 945.00

Payment Plans Available at Checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010. Hotel Deals Available Too!

Instructor: Professional Director, Singer, Performer, Rebecca O’Sullivan Reres (SEUSSICAL JR, INTO THE WOODS JR, Gilbert & Sullivan Players)

Young performers will be introduced to the beloved story of ALADDIN in this one-week musical theatre summer camp!

Campers rehearse songs, dance numbers and scenes from ALADDIN, learn proper singing technique and expand their theatrical knowledge under the guidance of a Professional Actor/Singer, Director and Teaching Artist!

Campers also craft props and set pieces that will be incorporated into the final performance!

Bring a pillow and blanket for a short nap time!

Final Showcase:
On Friday afternoon, our performers present a paired down performance of ALADDIN KIDS for family and friends at the studio!

Focus of Camp:
Learn fun song-and-dance numbers from ALADDIN KIDS
Make your own props and set pieces
Perform in a final showcase for family and friends

Tuition includes a free ACANY t-shirt!

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Major L.A. Talent Manager, Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners Acting Lab Intensive

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 26 @ 10:30 am - August 30 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 12 & Up | Monday, August 26 - Friday, August 30 | 10:30 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1550.00

Email us for an age exception!

For serious-minded students only!

Payment Plans Available at checkout, or if you need a custom plan, email us or call (212) 315-3010!

Mitchell is back by popular demand!

Instructor: L.A. Talent Manager & World Renowned Acting Teacher, Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners

The Acting Lab:
Challenge yourself in a unique one-week Acting Lab dedicated to exploring the balance between thoughtful preparation and exciting, unpredictable performance and auditioning skills. 

Through the lens of exploring techniques ranging from Stanislavski, Linklater, Quantum Mechanics, and 30 years of Mitchell’s unique experience in both teaching and guiding some of today's most successful actors through meaningful career and creative development.

Actors learn how to explore texts with their own creative and imaginative energies and find new ways to discover the moments and environment which lead to dynamic and compelling performances.

Final Industry Presentation:
The Lab will culminate on the 5th and final day with a remote, zoom presentation showcasing each actor’s work for a small audience of industry and creative professionals with the purpose of applying the week’s discoveries right away in front of Industry Professionals.

JOIN US FOR THE WEEK AND BRING YOUR WORK ALIVE IN NEW AND EXCITING WAYS. GROW YOUR WORK FROM BASIC - TO BOLD.

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