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May 2019

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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August 2019

Broadway Bound Camp

August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-18 (Grouped by Age!) | Monday-Friday, Aug. 12-16, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Cost: 915.00

Instructor: Broadway Actor Jessica McRoberts (SPIDER-MAN, NINE, FOLLIES)
Instructor: Broadway Star James Leo Ryan (ANNIE, LES MIS, PETER PAN)

In this musical theatre intensive, campers will work with a veteran of the Broadway stage and a professional music director all week long!

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

Workshops with Broadway Actors: In addition to working with their main Broadway instructor, Broadway Bound campers will also take workshops with various Broadway guest artists throughout the week!

Broadway Matinee: Campers will see a matinee of KING KONG (3 Tony Award Noms) and attend a talkback with the cast!

Final Showcase: On the final day of camp, campers will perform a Musical Revue for friends and family at a beautiful and professional Broadway studio space in the heart of NYC!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Long Island Camp ACANY

Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr.
East Hills, NY 11548 United States
August 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-18 (Groups Split by Age!) | Monday-Friday, August 19-23, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Members: 795.00, Non Members 825.00

NEW & EXCITING PROGRAMMING FOR 2019!

Instructor: 5x Broadway Actor Judine Somerville (HAIRSPRAY, ON THE TOWN, CRAZY FOR YOU)

In this comprehensive 5-day program, campers will hone all 3 major components of Musical Theatre performance: singing, dancing and acting.

Throughout the week, campers will learn numbers from beloved Broadway musicals, take a variety of workshops with visiting guest Broadway artists, see Broadway's ALADDIN, attend a talkback and perform in a final showcase at JCC's state of the art 200 seat theatre!

Broadway Matinee: ACANY campers are treated to a matinee performance of the hit Broadway musical ALADDIN and a Talkback with cast members!

The Final Showcase: At the end of the week, campers perform in a musical revue at the JCC's state of the art 200 seat theatre for family and friends!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

ANNIE Kids Workshop Production

August 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - August 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 5-6 | Monday-Friday, August 19-23, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Cost: 825.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

Instructor: Broadway Actor Lauren Elder (SIDE SHOW, HAIR)

Our youngest performers will be introduced to the beloved story of Little Orphan Annie in this one-week musical theatre summer camp!

Each day, lucky campers rehearse songs, dance numbers and scenes from ANNIE, learn proper singing technique and expand their theatrical knowledge under the guidance of a Professional Actor/Singer and Teaching Artist!

Final Showcase: On the last day of camp, our performers present a workshop performance of ANNIE Kids for family and friends at the studio!

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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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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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

May 2020

FREE Virtual Camp Fair

May 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - May 27, 2020 @ 9:00 pm EDT

Tuesday, May 26 & Wednesday, May 27 | For Parents and Prospective Campers | Free

We know a lot of you have questions about an online summer program and we’re here to address your concerns!

Parents are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Summer 2020 will look like online!

For summer 2020, we will be offering online musical theatre, on-camera and dramatic arts programs taught by amazing Broadway Veterans, Los Angeles Casting Directors and Television and Film Directors.

Join us for some or all of the sessions and feel free to Zoom in and out as you wish!

ACANY has been offering programs online since early March to great success. Our virtual camp fair is for parents who would like to see what separates our online performing arts education from the rest!

We highly recommend watching the session with your child!

We know a lot of you have questions about an online summer program and we’re here to address your concerns!

Each session will include:
• A quick introduction to the program
• A demo of how camp will be run featuring ACANY students and a member of our faculty (Broadway Stars, Music Directors and a Top Disney & Nick TV Director)
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer any parent questions

These sessions will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the summer. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what a typical online summer camp day will look like.

Camp days will be approximately 3-4 hours long, and will include both private and group instruction.

Campers will also take specialized workshops throughout the week!

Workshops may include: TV and Film Work, Voice-Over, Dance, Uta Hagen and Meisner Acting Techniques, Stage Combat, Dialect Coaching, Monologue Study, Shakespeare, Vocal Technique, and more!

LEARN MORE or GRAB A FREE SPOT HERE!

June 2020

Online Broadway Boot Camp – Session 1

June 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - June 26, 2020 @ 12:45 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 (Grouped by age) | Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26 | 9:30 AM - 12:45 PM ET | Cost 645.00

1 SPOT JUST OPENED FOR AGES 11-19!

Campers will have the chance to strengthen their singing, dancing, and acting skills through private and group instruction with amazing Broadway faculty!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up
Each camp day will begin with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director.

Private Lessons
During the week, campers will receive a free 45 minute one-on-one session with their Broadway Director to supplement what they’ve learned during the week, and a free 15 minute dance private with a professional choreographer. Lessons will take place outside of normal camp hours.

Workshops
Campers will take educational workshops led by their Broadway Director and Special Guest Instructors throughout the week! Workshops include: Musical Theatre Scene Study, Nailing the Cold Read, Acting Through Song and Proper Vocal Technique and Stage Combat.

On the last day of the program, campers will perform in an online final showcase for family and friends!

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Online Performing Arts Experience

June 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - July 1, 2020 @ 4:15 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 (Grouped by age) | Monday, June 29 - Wednesday, July 1   | 1-4:15 PM ET (OR FOR WEST COAST CAMPERS, 10 AM - 1:15 PM PT) | Cost 475.00

Zoom Classrooms Limited to 12 Students!

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

Camps meet online for 3 hours and 15 minutes daily.

Hone your musical theatre chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment in our interactive online program with amazing Broadway faculty!

Campers will have the chance to strengthen their singing, dancing, and acting skills through group instruction!

We will be utilizing the Zoom app for our online camps, just as we have been doing with our online classes since early March! Exciting Zoom features like break-out rooms make it possible for campers to work opposite one another! Even though we cannot be in person, we have found that our students still make friends, learn a ton about the art of Broadway, and have a sense of community that is really important during this unprecedented time!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up 
Each camp day will begin with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director.

Workshops
Campers will take educational workshops led by their Broadway Director throughout the 3 day program! Workshops include: Musical Theatre Scene Study, Acting Through Song and Proper Vocal Technique and Physicality - Exploring Power Dynamics and Relationships.

Broadway Star Q&A:
We’ll invite a Broadway star to zoom in for an informative Q&A! Ask them everything you’ve ever wanted to know about starring on Broadway, or the business of show business!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

July 2020

Online Broadway Boot Camp – Session 2

July 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - July 17, 2020 @ 12:45 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 (Grouped by age) | Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17 | 9:30 AM - 12:45 PM ET | Cost 645.00

PREVIOUSLY SOLD OUT! Added Another Session!

Zoom Classrooms Limited to 12 Students!

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

Hone your musical theatre chops in a fun, safe and supportive environment in our interactive online program with amazing Broadway faculty!

Camps meet online for 3 hours and 15 minutes daily. Private lessons and a final showcase are included in our award-winning Camps!

Campers will have the chance to strengthen their singing, dancing, and acting skills through private and group instruction!

We will be utilizing the Zoom app for our online camps, just as we have been doing with our online classes since early March! Exciting Zoom features like break-out rooms make it possible for campers to work opposite one another! Even though we cannot be in person, we have found that our students still make friends, learn a ton about the art of Broadway, and have a sense of community that is really important during this unprecedented time!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up
Each camp day will begin with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director.

Private Lessons
During the week, campers will receive a free 45 minute one-on-one session with their Broadway Director to supplement what they’ve learned during the week, and a free 15 minute dance private with a professional choreographer. Lessons will take place outside of normal camp hours.

Workshops
Campers will take educational workshops led by their Broadway Director and Special Guest Instructors throughout the week! Workshops include: Musical Theatre Scene Study, Acting Through Song and Proper Vocal Technique, Voice-Over and Musical Theatre as Seen On Television.

On the last day of the program, campers will perform in an online final showcase for family and friends! Zoom in to watch performers present what they have learned throughout the week! (If your loved ones can’t make it live, a recorded version will be distributed via email a few weeks after camp!)

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

May 2022

FREE Virtual Summer Open House

May 25, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-20s | Wednesday, May 25 | 7:30-9:30 PM ET | For Parents & Prospective Students | Free

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

We’ll be offering both In-Studio and Virtual 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 summer 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 Summer!

Schedule of Open House Events:
7:30-7:40 PM ET: Dance with Choreographer and Broadway Actor, Jessica McRoberts (SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK, FOLLIES)

7:40-8:00 PM ET: Voice-Over Acting with Voice-Over Artist, Amy Marcs (Commercial Radio Spots for JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, MASTERCARD, IBM, and KMART)

8:00-8:15 PM ET: Song Interpretation with Broadway Star, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FUN HOME, FOUND)

8:15-8:50 PM ET: Sitcom Acting with On-Camera Actor, Morgan Weed (THE GOOD FIGHT, ELEMENTARY, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN)

8:55-9:30 PM ET: Q&A with ACANY’s Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and ACANY’s Administrative Staff

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

July 2022

In-Studio July Pre-Professional Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am - July 22, 2022 @ 4:30 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22 | 9 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 995.00

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

SENIOR SESSION (ages 12-20's): SOLD OUT!
JUNIOR SESSION (ages 7-11): ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!

We may open another July Senior Session, so we encourage you to submit a video audition ASAP!

If you are already on our advanced student list, you can join the wait list here.

Instructor (Junior Session): Broadway Actress, Whitney Sprayberry (SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, JAGGED LITTLE PILL)
Instructor (Senior Session): Broadway Star, Leigh Ann Larkin (A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, GYPSY, DISNEY’S ON THE RECORD)

Audition Instructions
Perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song, a cappella, and email it to auditions@aclassactny.com. More audition instructions below.

A Class Act NY’s Pre-Professional Program is for advanced actors who are ready for the challenge of honing their singing, dancing, & acting skills through exploring more advanced work.

Already on ACANY’s Advanced Student List? Request your invitation now!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up
Begin each day with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director and Music Director.

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

Private Lessons, Group Instruction and Advanced Masterclasses
A combination of private and group instruction will provide participants with a unique week-long experience. Participants will also take a series of advanced masterclasses with visiting Broadway guest artists designed to challenge and elevate our actors' skill set.

Industry Showcase w/ Scouting Talent Reps
On Thursday evening, perform in an invited dress rehearsal for 5 or more scouting talent reps! Many of our past participants have been discovered at this very program. For a list of recent student achievements, click here.

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut
The Pre-Professional Program culminates in a final showcase at an off-Broadway Theatre for loved ones!

LEARN MORE or CLICK FOR AUDITION INFO

August 2022

No Audition Required | Ages 9-20s (scenes split by age) | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1050.00

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

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. 

Currently, Jason is working on a brand new, top secret DISNEY multi-cam sitcom! 

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, BUNK’D! 

Recently, Jason was brought on to coach episodes of HBO’s WESTWORLD, RESIDENT ALIEN on SyFy, and multiple sitcoms for the DISNEY CHANNEL. 

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 Broadway/TV/Film Coach:In addition to working with Jason, Broadway, TV/Film actor, Lauren Elder teaches improv for the camera, scene study and other important skills.

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Long Island Camp ACANY

Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr.
East Hills, NY 11548 United States
August 22, 2022 @ 9:30 am - August 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-15 (email us for an age exception) | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | 9:30 AM- 5 PM | Cost for JCC Members 795.00 | Cost for Non-Members 825.00

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Instructor: 5x Broadway Actor Judine Somerville (HAIRSPRAY, ON THE TOWN, CRAZY FOR YOU)

In this comprehensive 5-day program, campers will hone all 3 major components of Musical Theatre performance: singing, dancing and acting.

Throughout the week, campers will learn numbers from beloved Broadway musicals, take a variety of workshops with visiting guest Broadway artists, see a Broadway Matinee, and perform in a final showcase at JCC's state-of-the-art 200 seat theatre!

Workshops with Broadway and Industry Guest Artists Include:
• Acting 101: Learn the fundamentals of acting technique!
• Improvisation & Theatre Games: Learn how to think on your feet while having fun!
• Broadway Dance: Learn a dance combo from one of Broadway’s current hits!

Broadway Matinee 
On Wednesday, ACANY campers are bused to and from NYC and treated to a Broadway matinee performance of INTO THE WOODS!

The Final Showcase: At the end of the week, campers perform in a musical revue at the JCC's state-of-the-art 200 seat theater for family and friends!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

FROZEN KIDS Workshop Production

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - August 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Elementary School Age Children | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | Time: 10AM - 4PM | Cost: 850.00

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

Our youngest performers will be introduced to the beloved story of FROZEN in this one-week musical theatre summer camp!

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

Campers also get to 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 workshop performance of FROZEN KIDS for family and friends at the studio!

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

May 2023

FREE Virtual Summer Open House

May 2, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Tuesday, May 2 | 7:30-9 PM ET | For Parents & Prospective Students | Free

• Sitcom TV Acting with TV/Film Actor John Patrick Hayden (FLEISHMAN’S IN TROUBLE, YOUNGER, DAREDEVIL)
• Voice-Over Acting with Voice-Over Artist Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, RUBY TUESDAY’S, BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD)
• Musical Theatre Performance with Broadway Star Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FUN HOME, FOUND)
• Dance Class with Broadway's Katie Lombardo (BEETLEJUICE, ELF, FLASHDANCE)

Join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Summer 2023 Programs will look like!

We’ll be offering In-Studio Musical Theatre, On-Camera and Voice-Over Programs taught by amazing Broadway, TV/Film and VO Actors, 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.

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

June 2023

L.A. Disney, Netflix & Amazon TV Director & Famous On-Set Coach, Jason Shipman’s Sitcom Intensive

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
June 26, 2023 @ 10:00 am - June 30, 2023 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-20s (Grouped by Age) | Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1050.00

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

July 2023

In-Studio July Pre-Professional Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 17, 2023 @ 9:30 am - July 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday - Friday, July 17 - July 21 | 9:30 AM - 5 PM | Cost: 1050.00

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

JUNIOR SESSION: ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!
SENIOR SESSION: SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE! IF WE HAVE A LONG WAITLIST, WE WILL ADD ANOTHER SESSION!

Broadway Instructor (Junior Session): Broadway's Katie Lombardo (BEETLEJUICE, ELF, FLASHDANCE)
Broadway Instructor (Senior Session): Broadway’s Amanda Rose  (MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, WICKED, HOLIDAY INN)

Audition Instructions
Perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song, a cappella, and email it to auditions@aclassactny.com. More audition instructions below.

A Class Act NY’s Pre-Professional Program is for advanced actors who are ready for the challenge of honing their singing, dancing, & acting skills through exploring more advanced work.

Already on ACANY’s Advanced Student List? Request your invitation now!

Daily Dance + Warm-Up
Begin each day with an energizing and educational vocal and physical warm-up with our Broadway Director and Music Director. 

Broadway Matinee & Talk-Back
On Wednesday, participants will be treated to a matinee performance of KIMBERLY AKIMBO (nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical) and attend a talkback with actors after the show!

Private Lessons, Group Instruction and Advanced Masterclasses
A combination of private and group instruction will provide participants with a unique week-long experience. Participants will also take a series of advanced masterclasses with visiting Broadway guest artists designed to challenge and elevate our actors' skill set. 

Industry Showcase w/ Scouting Talent Reps
On Thursday evening, perform in an invited dress rehearsal for 5 or more scouting talent reps! Many of our past participants have been discovered at this very program. For a list of recent student achievements, click here.

Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut
The Pre-Professional Program culminates in a final showcase at an off-Broadway Theatre for loved ones!

LEARN MORE or AUDITION INFO

August 2023

No Audition Required | Ages 9-20s (Grouped by Age) | Monday, August 21 - Friday, August 25 | 10 AM - 4 PM | Cost 1050.00

Email us for an age exception!

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

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, BUNK’D! 

Jason just directed and coached Disney’s newest series, PRETTY FREAKIN’ SCARY, which airs June 15th!

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 TV/Film/VO & Stage Actor, Alexis Bronkovic (YOUNGER, FBI, LAW & ORDER: SVU):
Work alongside Alexis on improv for the camera, voice-over, scene study and dramatic on-camera acting skills throughout the week.

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

WILLY WONKA KIDS Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - August 25, 2023 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Elementary Age Children | Monday, August 21 - Friday, August 25 | Time: 10AM - 4PM | Cost: 850.00

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

ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT!

Instructor: Professional Director, Singer, Performer, Rebecca Reres

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

Campers rehearse songs, dance numbers and scenes from WILLY WONKA, learn proper singing technique and expand their theatrical knowledge under the guidance of a Professional Actor/Singer 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 WILLY WONKA KIDS for family and friends at the studio!

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

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

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.

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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

JUNIOR SESSION: (Ages 7-11): SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE!
SENIOR SESSION (Ages 12-19): SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE!

Instructor (Junior Session): Broadway's Bethany Ann Tesarck (HAMILTON, DIANA THE MUSICAL, BYE, BYE BIRDIE)
Instructor (Senior Session): Broadway's Chelsea Williams (IN TRANSIT, MAMMA MIA!)

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!

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July Pre-Professional Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 15 @ 9:30 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday - Friday, July 15 - July 19 | 9:30 AM - 5 PM | Cost 1095.00

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

SENIOR SESSION: SOLD OUT! SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION HERE TO JOIN THE WAITLIST!
JUNIOR SESSION: ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!

Instructor (Junior Session): Broadway Performer, Bethany Ann Tesarck (HAMILTON, DIANA THE MUSICAL, BYE, BYE BIRDIE)
Instructor (Senior Session): Broadway Performer, Matias De La Flor (CAMELOT)

Week At A Glance: Daily Dance + Warm-Up, Broadway Matinee, Private Lessons, Group Instruction and Advanced Masterclasses, Industry Showcase w/ Scouting Talent Reps, Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut

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