Past Events › One-Day Workshops
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!
All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, Feb. 2 | Cost: 195.00/290.00
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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!
Film Workshop with Top Indie Feature Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting
All Skill Levels | Ages 15 - Adults | Saturday, February 23 | 1PM-4:30PM | Cost: 185.00
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to work with Indie Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting! She’s also worked in television casting too!
Focus of Class: Perform film sides for Adrienne, receive feedback & coaching directly from Adrienne Stern herself, and perform a mock audition for Adrienne Stern
All Skill Levels | Ages 8-20 | Saturday, March. 2 | 9:45 AM - 1 PM | Cost 195.00
1 spot left!!!
Kate Rockwell, currently starring as Karen Smith in MEAN GIRLS, is teaching a musical theatre audition technique masterclass! Kate can also be recognized from her previous work in BRING IT ON, HAIR, ROCK OF AGES, and LEGALLY BLONDE on Broadway!
Focus of Class: Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar audition cut from Broadway Star, Kate Rockwell
Disney & Nick Director, Wendy Faraone’s Sitcom Workshops (SYDNEY TO THE MAX, RAVEN’S HOME, LIV & MADDIE)
All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up | Sat & Sun, March 23 or 24 | Cost: 205.00
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Learn the art of comedic on-camera acting featured on both The Disney Channel and Nickelodeon TV from one of the industry’s most in-demand professionals, Wendy Faraone! Wendy is a dynamic and influential director. She is currently directing Disney’s SYDNEY TO THE MAX, JUST ROLL WITH IT, WALK THE PRANK, RAVEN'S HOME, KNIGHT SQUAD, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD and she was also the director of Disney’s #1 family sitcom, LIV AND MADDIE.
Focus of Class: Learn what it takes to be a successful actor on the set of a Disney and Nick show and rehearse scenes from hit shows Wendy has worked on. Then receive coaching and feedback from Wendy Faraone
All Skill Levels | Space Is Limited | Ages 8-Adults | Saturday, April 13 | Cost: 145.00
Join MEAN GIRLS Star Cheech Manohar (Kevin G) for a one-day MEAN GIRLS workshop! Learn a song and dance combo from Broadway’s newest hit!
Cheech will also participate in a Q&A and an autograph and photo session!
DISCOUNT: Register for the Talent Agent Workshop from 1pm-3:30pm also and receive a $70 rebate!
All Skill Levels | Ages 8-20s | Saturday, April 13 | Cost: 145.00
Work on audition technique with top scouting Talent Agents John Shea & Elizabeth Peterson from FBI! This class is for singers and non-singers!
Perform for the Talent Agents who will offer feedback and coaching on your presentation, interpretation and audition technique!
Singers: bring in a 16 bar audition cut
Non Singers: bring in a 1-minute monologue - must be off-book and fully memorized
The Agents are always looking for new faces!
DISCOUNT: Register for the MEAN GIRLS Workshop from 10am-12pm also and receive a $70 rebate!
Commercial Intensive with 2 Industry Pros – A Top Commercial + Voiceover Casting Director and A Top Commercial + Voiceover Agent
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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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.
All Skill Levels | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, May 18 | Cost 205.00
Work with powerhouse L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners in a monologue masterclass! Mitchell's storied success has allowed him to refer talent to agencies in NY, LA and across the USA.
Focus of Class: Learn Mitchell Gossett’s ‘ACTions’ approach to delivering a memorable performance, perform a monologue for Mitchell Gossett, receive insightful coaching and feedback from Mitchell Gossett, perform a mock audition for Mr. Gossett, and walk away with personalized feedback.
Class will conclude with a Q&A and session for parents and students!
Mitchell has repped and developed many noteworthy actors, including Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Miley Cyrus (The Last Song), Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Darren Criss (Glee), Zendaya (The Greatest Showman), and many, many others.
All Skill Levels | 9th Grade-College Age | Saturday, June 1 | Cost 195.00
Tony Winner, Gavin Creel is teaching a 3-hour audition technique masterclass at ACANY on Saturday, June 1!
Mr. Creel recently won a Tony for his portrayal of Cornelius Hackl in HELLO, DOLLY, in which he co-starred alongside Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce. Gavin was also nominated in the category of Best Actor twice before. First for his portrayal of Jimmy Smith in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and then for his portrayal of Claude in HAIR!
Gavin will be working one-on-one with each student! Sing a 32 bar mock audition for Gavin who will offer each student individual guidance and feedback on their audition technique and song interpretation!
FACEBOOK LIVE Showbiz Seminar w/ Top Talent Agent, David Gilbert & Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman
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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!
Ages 18+ | Tuesday, June 11 6-8:30PM | Cost: 260.00
Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!
Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting industry guests in one evening!
NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: A One Minute Monologue and a 16 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)
Each actor will get feedback and coaching on their performance at the event!
No Audition Required | Ages 8-20 | Monday, 4:45-8pm | Cost 195.00
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Train with BE MORE CHILL Star, George Salazar (Michael Mell)!
Don’t miss a unique opportunity to work with a star from the internet sensation, BE MORE CHILL, George Salazar (BE MORE CHILL, GODSPELL)!
Hone your musical theatre technique with BE MORE CHILL Star, George Salazar, who will offer lucky participants insightful feedback and coaching on their 32-bar audition cut!
Ages 16+ | Wednesday, July 24 | 6 - 9 PM | Cost: 195.00
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Work with prolific L.A. Casting Director Lisa London of London/Stroud Casting. Lisa recently completed casting a number of features including, Trading Paint starring John Travolta and Shania Twain, Freaks starring Emilie Hirsch and Bruce Dern, and Sandy Wexler for Netflix starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Hudson.
The class will cover what casting directors are looking for in auditions, the self-tapping process, how to get your agent/manager to work best for you, why some people get call backs and why you need to research a role.
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
All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, July 27 | Cost: 195.00/290.00
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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
No Audition Required | Ages 8-20 | Saturday, August 3 | Cost 195.00
Broadway Star, Christy Altomare is teaching a 3-hour audition technique masterclass at ACANY on Saturday, August 3rd!
Christy recently completed her run in the Broadway sensation, ANASTASIA, in which she played the title character of Anya/Anastasia.
In this audition masterclass, Christy Altomare will be working one-on-one with each student! Sing a 32 bar mock audition for Christy who will offer each student individual guidance and feedback on their audition technique, song presentation, and interpretation!
All Skill Levels | Ages 9 - 20 | Thursday, Aug. 8 | Cost 195.00
Work with Broadway Star and two-time Tony Nominee, Laura Osnes, of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s, CINDERELLA, BANDSTAND, BONNIE AND CLYDE, SOUTH PACIFIC, ANYTHING GOES and GREASE in an audition technique masterclass!
Sing a 32-bar mock audition for Laura who will offer each student individual guidance and feedback on their audition technique and song interpretation! Learn if your song is a good showcase of you and your unique talent!
Class will conclude with a Q&A, photo and autograph session!
No Audition Required | Ages 8 - 20 | Saturday, Aug. 17 | Cost 195.00
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Work one-on-one with Casting Director, Kaitlin Shaw (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting! Tara Rubin is the casting office behind Broadway hits and National Tours such as DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SCHOOL OF ROCK, KING KONG, FALSETTOS, A BRONX TALE, AIN’T TOO PROUD, THE BAND’S VISIT, ALADDIN, PHANTOM and many other shows too numerous to mention here!