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All New Students | Ages 5-19 | Sunday, January 6 | 11AM-2PM | Cost: Free
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New students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, for a FREE day full of activities! Work with some of our wonderful instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!
Spend part of the day with us or the full day!
Sample an on-camera class, a musical theatre class, scene study and improv and/or a voice-over program!
ACANY is holding auditions for our Advanced Weekly Classes, Agent & Manager Showcase, February Cabaret, and our Summer Pre-Professional Program on Saturday, Jan. 12 and Monday, Jan. 21 (No School – MLK Day).
All Actors Must Prepare: One-minute monologue from a published play.
• Note: you do not need to prepare a monologue for the Cabaret audition
Singers: If you are a singer, please sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song.
• Note: if you are NOT a singer, please disregard this.
OPEN CALL AUDITIONS March 2: May Agent & Manager Showcase, Summer Pre-Professional Programs & Advanced Weekly Classes
ACANY is holding auditions for our May Agent & Manager Showcase, Summer Pre-Professional Programs and Advanced Weekly Classes on Saturday, March 2.
All Actors Over The Age Of 7 Must Prepare: One-minute monologue from a published play.
All Actors Under The Age Of 7 Must Prepare: The Band-Aid commercial or the Gap commercial
All Singers Any Age: If you are a singer, please sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song.
• Note: if you are NOT a singer, please disregard this.
Ages 12-19 | Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 565.00
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Payment Plans Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to set up a payment plan today!
Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor, Jared Zirilli (LAW & ORDER: SVU, BLINDSPOT, BLUE BLOODS)
Focus of Class: Teen Dramedy is an on-camera class geared toward actors interested in learning techniques found in popular teen dramedies such as ATYPICAL, RIVERDALE, GILMORE GIRLS, AWKWARD, THE BOLD TYPE, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, GOSSIP GIRL and more!
Final Showcase: Class culminates in a final performance in the studio for loved ones and a few scouting talent reps!
Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 5 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!
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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.
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!
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:
For New Students Only | Ages 5-19 | Saturday, January 11 | 11 AM - 2 PM | FREE
New students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, for a FREE day full of activities!
Work with some of our wonderful Broadway, On-Camera and Voice-Over instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!
Schedule of Events:
11 AM - 12 PM Commercial Acting for Ages 7-11
11 AM - 12 PM Voice-Over Acting (Session 1) Ages 10-19
12 - 12:45 PM Musical Theatre Song & Dance with a Broadway Star for Ages 7-19
1 - 1:30 PM Musical Theatre Enrichment & Theatre Games for Ages 5-6
1 - 2 PM On-Camera Scene Study and Improvisation for Ages 11-19
1 - 2 PM Voice-Over Acting (Session 2) Ages 10-19
Interested in one of our advanced weekly classes, summer intensives, cabarets, or agent & manager showcases? Schedule a time slot for our auditions also happening on January 11!
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!
TV & Film Star, Charlie Plummer’s 3-Week Zoom On-Camera Dramatic Acting Class (HULU’S LOOKING FOR ALASKA, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD)
By Audition Only | Ages 14 & Up | Wednesdays, May 27 - June 10 | 3:30-6 PM ET | Cost 545.00
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Limited to 8 advanced actors who are serious about their work!
Workshop Dramatic Acting Scenes with Film & TV Star, Charlie Plummer. You might recognize Charlie from Hulu’s LOOKING FOR ALASKA, HBO’s BOARDWALK EMPIRE, or the films ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD, THE CLOVEHITCH KILLER, and LEAN ON PETE. Charlie got his start at our studio, where he met his manager at a workshop.
Charlie will work with students on TV and Film scenes. Learn how to give a natural, nuanced and subtle performance by working on active listening skills and identifying intentions. The goal in Charlie’s class is to begin to develop the skills necessary to create authentic and believable characters.
Our final class will include a Q&A with Charlie and his Talent Manager, Kim Pedell of Zoom Talent!
Wednesday, January 6 | For Parents & Prospective Students | FREE
Parents are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Winter and Spring 2021 programs will look like online!
We are continuing to offer online classes and workshops in musical theatre, dramatic arts, dance, on-camera, and voice-over! We will also be offering amazing virtual production opportunities!
ACANY has been offering programs online since March 2020 to great success. Our virtual open house is for parents and students who would like to see what separates our online performing arts education from the rest!
Join us for some or all of the evening- feel free to zoom in and out as you wish! We highly recommend watching the session with your child!
Questions about online programs? We’re here to address your concerns!
The session will include:
• A quick introduction to the program
• A demo of how classes will be run featuring ACANY students and members of our faculty
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer any parent questions
This session will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the winter and spring. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what a typical online class will look like.
Most classes will be 2 hours long, and will feature small group instruction (10-12 students per classroom, max).
For Parents & Prospective Students Ages 7-20s | Monday, September 12 | 7:30-9:30 PM ET | Free
Join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM, for a FREE preview of what our Fall 2022 Programs will look like!
This Fall, we’ll be offering both In-Studio and Virtual Musical Theatre, On-Camera, Voice-Over and Dramatic Arts Programs taught by amazing Broadway Veterans, On-Camera Actors, Voice-Over Artists 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 Open House Will Cover:
• A quick introduction to our programs
• A demo of how select 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 Fall!