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September 2018

Drop In: Commercial Acting & Improvisation for the Camera – Fall 2018

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - December 15, 2018 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 10+ | All Skill Levels | Saturdays, Sept. 22 - Dec. 15  |  11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  $75 per class

You MUST register for this class in advance. Class is capped at 16 students. Sign up for one class or multiple classes! Register as late as the morning of class!

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor Morgan Weed (THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, PERSON OF INTEREST, ELEMENTARY)

Focus of Class: Learn how to nail cold read commercial auditions and how to improv for the camera. Moreover, learn how to quickly analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the text to make a lasting impression in the audition room and how to identify clues within the text as well as physical techniques that allow you to deliver material in a way that will set you apart in auditions.

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

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November 2018

Top Talent Agent David Gilbert of Zuri Model & Talent Agency Teaches Audition Technique

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s | Saturday, Nov 10 | Cost 125.00

Work on audition technique with David Gilbert of Zuri Model & Talent Agency, a bi-coastal firm! This class is for singers and non-singers!

Perform for the Talent Agent who will offer feedback and coaching on your presentation, interpretation and audition technique!

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December 2018

Top L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett Teaches Monologue Masterclass

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
December 1, 2018

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, Dec. 1 | Cost 195.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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.

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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

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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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Film Workshop with Top Indie Feature Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST

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

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March 2019

All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up | Sat & Sun, March 23 or 24 | Cost: 205.00

3/4 Sessions Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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

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April 2019

Top Scouting Talent Agents from FBI Teach Audition Technique

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

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!

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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

NY 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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Top L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett Teaches a Monologue Masterclass

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 18, 2019

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, May 18 | Cost 205.00

Session 1: 10am-1:30pm Ages 9-mid 20s Sold Out! Join The Waitlist! 
Session 2: 2pm-5:30pm Ages 7-14 Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!
Session 3: 6:15pm-9:45pm Ages 12-Adults Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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.

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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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Adult Agent & Manager Showcase – June 2019

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

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!

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July 2019

On-Camera Intensive with LA Casting Director, Lisa London – Ages 16+

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Ages 16+ | Wednesday, July 24 | 6 - 9 PM | Cost: 195.00

ONE SPOT LEFT! REGISTER NOW!

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.

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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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September 2019

Drop-In Cold Read Class: TV/Film and Commercial

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - December 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 8-16 Scenes Split by Age | No Audition Required | Saturdays through December 14 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM | Cost: 80.00 per class

TV/Film & Broadway Instructor: Lauren 'Coco' Cohn: (CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, MORNING GLORY, MAMMA MIA!)

Learn how to quickly pick up text with no time to prepare, break down the script and bring your best self to the audition room despite your lack of time with the material. Every week, students will be presented with new material!

Have an on-camera audition coming up? Coach your audition sides! Depending on registration there will be at least 10 minutes to dedicate to reviewing your material with the instructor.

Final Showcase: 
On the last day, there will be a final showcase attended by a few talent reps and loved ones! Even if you haven’t been with us for the entire semester, you are invited to participate in the showcase and perform a cold read!

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Adult Agent & Manager Showcase – September 2019

Pearl Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10001 United States
September 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 18+ | Wednesday, September 25 | 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: 32 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)

Each actor will get feedback and coaching on their performance at the event!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

November 2019

Disney & Nick Director, Wendy Faraone’s Sitcom Workshops (SYDNEY TO THE MAX, RAVEN’S HOME, LIV & MADDIE)

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday and/or Sunday, November 9 -10 | Cost: 205.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAIT LIST!

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

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAIT LIST!

January 2020

Adult Agent & Manager Showcase with 10 Talent Reps – January 2020

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Tuesday, January 28 | Cost: 260.00

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

SPACE IS LIMITED! Spots are first come, first serve.

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! 

A Class Act NY has been helping aspiring actors meet their representation and start successful careers for years. Don’t believe us? Check out our impressive Student Achievement Page!

NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: 32 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)

Need some extra help before the big day? Participants will receive a special rate on coaching with our Broadway coaches and professional Music Directors!

Contact the office to set up a coaching session!

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February 2020

4 Agent Day

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, February 1 | 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 Bi-Coastal Talent Agents in either a 1/2 day workshop or a full day 6.5 hour workshop!
The bi-coastal 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)

Agents: Morning Session
• David Gilbert from Zuri Agency
• Mallory Levy from DDO Artists Agency

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.

Agents: Afternoon Session
• Victoria Kress from Abrams Artists
• Bonnie Shumofsky Bloom from Stewart Talent

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

Register for Both Sessions and SAVE!

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