Upcoming Events › Virtual Dramatic Arts Masterclasses
For Parents & Students | Tuesday, April 13 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM Eastern | Free
Parents and Students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Summer 2021 will look like!
For summer 2021, we will be offering both virtual and in-studio musical theatre, on-camera, voice-over 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!
We highly recommend watching the session with your child!
The 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, On-Camera and Voice-Over Stars and a Top L.A. Casting 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 summer camp day at ACANY will look like.
No Audition Required | Ages 9 - Adults | Thursday, April 15 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00
Benton Whitley is a major casting director. Select credits include: HADESTOWN (Broadway, West End, & National Tour), THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Broadway & National Tour), ROCK OF AGES (Broadway), THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 (Broadway), FREAKY FRIDAY (Disney), ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST (NBC), and TINY PRETTY THINGS (Netflix). Some upcoming projects include: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, and AUGUST RUSH.
No Audition Required | Ages 8 - Adults (2 Sessions Split By Age) | Saturday, May 15 | Cost 195.00
Work one-on-one with L.A. Associate Casting Director, Robyn Owen of Robyn Owen Casting, a 20-year veteran of the casting industry!
Robyn works as an Associate Casting Director on many important big-budget feature films and television series. Some of her most recent projects include: DMZ (HBO MAX), CHERISH THE DAY (WB/OWN), QUEEN SUGAR (WB/OWN), A WRINKLE IN TIME (Feature Film), THE WATER MAN (Feature Film), MISS VIRGINIA (Feature Film), and A TRUE CRIME (Film Short). Turns out our former student, Niles Fitch, who met his agent at our workshop, stars in MISS VIRGINIA!
Focus of Class:
• Perform Dramatic Film & TV sides for associate casting director, Robyn Owen
• Learn proper on-camera and audition technique
• Learn important on-camera lingo and terminology
• Receive feedback and coaching from associate casting director, Robyn Owen
Take this amazing opportunity to study on-camera acting and audition technique with one of the industry’s most acclaimed Casting Professionals!
New York, NY 10028 United States
All Ages | Sunday, May 16 | Cost 155.00
Stephanie Hedges is a renowned headshot photographer whose philosophy is to create a relaxed, successful atmosphere that allows her to capture the personality of aspiring young actors!
Outdoor Socially Distanced Mini-Session includes: 30 min. session outdoors | Online watermarked low res gallery within 3 to 5 business days | 2 High-Resolution Retouched images within 5 to 7 business days
*Rain date: Sunday, May 23
No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, June 11 | Cost to Participate 165.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00
Open to Singers & Non-Singers!
Larry Saperstein is an actor, best known for his role as Big Red on HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES! Before starring in the hit Disney+ series, Larry got his start performing in local productions on Long Island. Not only that, but Larry took various workshops at our studio! Some of his early stage credit include THE MUSIC MAN and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET. Other on-screen credits include: FAN GIRL (ABC Family) and THE FIRST WIVES CLUB (BET+).
Larry will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students!
Perform a 32-bar cut OR a scene from a Disney or Nick sitcom (with a professional reader) for Larry, who will offer each participant feedback and direction!
This class is designed for singers and non-singers, alike!
Class will conclude with a fascinating and informative Q&A with this Disney+ Star!
Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!