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August 2022

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

September 2022

2-Day Pre-College Audition Intensive

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - September 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | High School Students & Young Adults | Saturday, September 10 & Sunday, September 11 | 10 AM - 6 PM Eastern | 595.00

ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT!

Instructor: College Admissions Officer, Wayne Petro of Pace University

Calling high school students and young adults with aspirations of attending a top BFA, BM, or BA Musical Theatre College Program!

It's never too early to start preparing for college auditions!

Do you need guidance on the college admissions process like, how do I go about choosing the right material that showcases me, my vocal range and my unique personality? How do I create a professional and memorable pre-screen video? Do you want to know what college admissions officers are looking for?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, ACANY’s 2-Day Pre-College Audition Intensive is for YOU!

Work all weekend alongside a college admissions officer, and a professional music director to prepare for the showcase with more admissions officers coming in on Sunday! This 2-Day College Prep Intensive will leave you confident and ready to take on the daunting task of applying to college musical theatre programs!

LEARN MORE
 or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

FREE Virtual Fall Open House

September 12, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Headshot Special

NY
September 17, 2022

All Ages | Saturday, September 17 | Cost 155.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST

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 actors!

Booking for this special discount is only available through A Class Act NY registration!

Outdoor Session includes:
• 30 min photoshoot
• Online watermarked low res gallery within 3 to 5 business days
• 2 High-Resolution Retouched images within 5 to 7 business days
Where: TriBeCa Location
When: Saturday, September 17, All Day
Cost: 155.00
PLEASE NOTE: A CLASS ACT NY DOES NOT HANDLE SCHEDULING FOR THIS EVENT. YOU WILL BE SENT A LINK TO SIGN UP FOR A TIME WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHER AFTER YOU REGISTER!
LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

October 2022

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Wednesday, October 12 | 6-8:30 PM ET | Cost: 260.00

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

Perform In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting agents and managers 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!

The biggest agencies and management firms in town have attended our showcases including CESD, The Mine, A3 Artists, Stewart Talent, DDO Artists, Carson Kolker, and many more.

Talent Rep Firms in Attendance: TBA!

Need some extra help before the big day?

Discounted Coaching Available:
Participants will receive a special rate on zoom or in-person coaching with our Broadway coaches and professional Music Directors!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

“From L.A. to Broadway” Cabaret to Benefit EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY

The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street,
New York, NY 10023 United States
October 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Ages 7-20s | Monday, October 24 | The Triad Theatre in NYC | Cost: 195.00 (includes 4 tickets to the show and a free, private Zoom rehearsal)

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST

Directed by Broadway Star & Playwright, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FOUND)

Performers have the amazing opportunity to perform solos or duets at the historic Triad Theatre in NYC on Monday, October 24 in an effort to raise money for Everytown for Gun Safety, an organization fighting for changes that will save lives.

How many musicals can you name that were adapted from hit movies? Think MEAN GIRLS, ANASTASIA, FROZEN, THE BAND'S VISIT, KINKY BOOTS, WAITRESS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, MATILDA, BRING IT ON, HEATHERS, THE LITTLE MERMAID…the list goes on and on!

In our cabaret, performers will sing a solo or a duet from their favorite movie turned musical!

Video Audition Instructions:
Sing a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Already on our advanced student list?
No need to audition! Email us for your invite!

Duets:
If you are cast in the cabaret and would like to sing a duet with a friend or sibling, please contact the office here. 

Rehearsals On Zoom or In-Person:
45-minute rehearsals take place either via Zoom or in-person in NYC.

*Zoom rehearsals are free of charge.

**If you prefer to rehearse in person, we offer a very deep discount on private rehearsals with our Broadway Director and Music Director. After registration, you may sign up for an in-person rehearsal for an additional $95. In-person rehearsals take place at the West 72nd St. location of Ripley-Grier Studios.

Ages: 7-20s
When: Monday, October 24
Call Time For Singers: 4 PM
Show Time: 7 PM
Where: The Triad – 158 W. 72nd St.
Cost: 195.00 (includes 4 tickets to the show and a free, private Zoom rehearsal)

** There is a 2 drink minimum at the theatre**

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up (scenes split by age) | Saturday, October 29 | Cost to Participate 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT!

Work via Zoom, 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 important big-budget feature films and television series. Some of Robyn’s most recent projects include an upcoming feature film starring Academy Award Winner Viola Davis, THE WATER MAN (Feature Film), A TRUE CRIME (Film Short), NAOMI* (WB/CW) starring ACANY alum, Kaci Walfall as Naomi, DMZ (HBO MAX), CHERISH THE DAY (WB/OWN), QUEEN SUGAR (WB/OWN), A WRINKLE IN TIME (Feature Film) and MISS VIRGINIA* (Feature Film) starring ACANY alum, Niles Fitch and Uzo Aduba.

* These projects star ACANY alum who have met their representation at our programs! Kaci Walfall stars as the titular character in NAOMI on the CW, and Niles Fitch stars as James in Netflix’s MISS VIRGINIA. You can read more on our Student Achievement Page!

Robyn was also recognized for her work on SELMA with a Casting Society of America nomination for Associate Casting Director.

Focus of Class:
• Perform dramatic film & TV sides for casting director, Robyn Owen
• Learn proper on-camera acting and audition technique
• Learn important on-camera lingo and terminology
• Receive feedback and coaching from casting director, Robyn Owen
• Informative Q&A for students and parents of minor children

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November 2022

No Audition Required | Ages 9 - 20s (scenes split by age) | Saturday, November 5 | Cost to Participate 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE, OR PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET! If someone is a no show, pay the difference and perform in class!

Work via Zoom, with Top Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick of DPD Casting, an 18-year veteran of the casting industry!

Danielle worked as a Casting Director at NICKELODEON for over 14 years, where she tapped into her love of developing young talent.  

Some highlights from her Nickelodeon years include BLUES CLUES, THE ASTRONAUTS, THE BARBARIAN AND THE TROLL, BUBBLE GUPPIES, DRAMA CLUB, DORA THE EXPLORER, WELCOME TO THE WAYNE and more!

Since her departure from Nickelodeon to open her own casting office in April 2022, she has cast AMERICAN GIRL: CORINNE TAN, the first American Girl of the Year film, which tells the story of the first Chinese American Girl, for HBOMax and Marvista Entertainment, LAST WEEK TONIGHT with John Oliver and worked as the kids casting director/consultant on several films including YOU ARE SO NOT INVITED TO MY BAT MITZVAH. She is currently casting an unscripted girl group for Republic Records and JYP Entertainment and continues to cast Viacom Kids & Family content, including a collaboration with Alvin Ailey!

Danielle also serves as the Co-VP of Advocacy for the Casting Society of America.

Focus of Class:
• Perform Film & TV Sides for Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick
• Learn Proper On-Camera Acting and Audition Technique with a special focus on how to have an awesome Zoom Audition
• Learn how to give a nuanced and authentic performance for the Camera
• Receive Feedback and Coaching from Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick
• Informative Q&A for Students and Parents of Minors

Take this amazing opportunity to study on-camera acting and audition technique with one of the industry’s most acclaimed Casting Professionals!

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No Audition Required | Ages 4 - Mid 20s | Wednesday, November 16 | Cost 385.00

SOLD OUT! Join the waitlist here!

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

Perform in this Showcase In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

It’s often challenging to get in front of Talent Agents and Managers. A Class Act NY’s industry showcases provide aspiring actors the unbelievable opportunity to perform for 20 scouting agents & managers in one evening.

Previous participants are now working professionally! Many are booking television series, films, voice-overs, commercials and Broadway shows. Click here to read about some of our students’ professional progress.

The biggest agencies and management firms in town have attended our showcases including Stewart Talent, Avalon Artists, DDO Artists Agency, Zuri Agency, The Mine, The Price Group, Calli Company, Lil Angels, GD3 Management, Kreativ Artists, Ingrid French, and many more.

The Showcase Includes:
• The chance to perform in the audition room for 20 Scouting Agents & Managers either In-Person or via Zoom
• A 50-minute virtual coaching session with:
     • Non-Singers: A Broadway/TV/Film Coach
     • Singers: A Broadway/TV/Film Coach and a Broadway Music Director

** An in-person coaching is available for an additional $95 fee.

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December 2022

Broadway Casting Director Masterclass with Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting – In-Studio in NYC

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
December 4, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up (Email us for an age exception)| Sunday, December 4 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET! If someone is a no-show, pay the difference and perform in class!

Work one-on-one with Senior Casting Director, Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting! Tara Rubin is the casting office behind Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as SIX, KPOP, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, BETWEEN THE LINES, SING STREET*, TREVOR THE MUSICAL*, AIN'T TOO PROUD, ALADDIN, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CHASING RAINBOWS*, LES MISERABLES*, AIDA, THE BAND’S VISIT, MISS SAIGON*, SCHOOL OF ROCK*, KING KONG, FALSETTOS*, A BRONX TALE, and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET

“The Season of Giving” Cabaret to Benefit THE AMERICAN RED CROSS for Hurricane Relief

The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street,
New York, NY 10023 United States
December 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

By Audition or Invite Only | Ages 7-20s | Monday, December 5 | The Triad Theatre in NYC | Cost 195.00 (includes 4 tickets to the show and a free, private Zoom rehearsal)

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE!

Tickets are currently sold out! Email us if you would like to be notified if a ticket(s) become available!

Directed and Hosted by Broadway Star & Playwright, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FOUND)

It’s the season of giving, and this holiday season, we are raising money for recent hurricane victims. Performers have the amazing opportunity to perform solos or duets at the historic Triad Theatre in NYC on Monday, December 5 in an effort to raise money for the American Red Cross’s Relief Fund for people affected by Hurricane Ian and Fiona. Cabaret performers will sing a solo or a duet from their favorite musical!

Video Audition Instructions:
Sing a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Already on our advanced student list?
No need to audition! Email us for your invite!

Duets:
If you are cast in the cabaret and would like to sing a duet with a friend or sibling, please contact the office here. 

Rehearsals via Zoom or In Person:
45-minute rehearsals take place either via Zoom or in person in NYC.
*Zoom rehearsals are free of charge.

**If you prefer to rehearse in person, we offer a very deep discount on private rehearsals with our Broadway Director and Music Director. After registration, you may sign up for an in-person rehearsal at an additional cost of $95. In-person rehearsals take place at the West 72nd St. location of Ripley-Grier Studios.

Ages: 7-20s
When: Monday, December 5
Call Time For Singers: 4 PM
Show Time: 7 PM
Where: The Triad – 158 W. 72nd St.
Cost: 195.00 (includes 4 tickets to the show and a free, private Zoom rehearsal)

** There is a 2 drink minimum at the theatre**

January 2023

No Audition Required | Ages 11 & Up (Email us for an age exception) | Monday, January 9 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET! If someone is a no-show, pay the difference and perform in class!

Work one-on-one with Casting Director, Pat Goodwin (CSA) of The Telsey Office! The Telsey Office is the casting office behind Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as BEETLEJUICE*, MJ*, FROZEN*, ANASTASIA*, MEAN GIRLS, WAITRESS*, HAMILTON, THE PROM, BE MORE CHILL, WEST SIDE STORY, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, SOME LIKE IT HOT, THE CHER SHOW, CAROUSEL, and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET

February 2023

Broadway Casting Director Masterclass with Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting – In-Studio in NYC

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 4, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up (Email us for an age exception)| Saturday, February 4 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

PERFORMANCE TICKETS SOLD OUT BUT OBSERVATION TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!

2 Ways to Observe! Observe to pick up tips, or if someone is a no-show on the day of the class, pay the difference and perform for Merri!

Work one-on-one with Senior Casting Director, Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting! Tara Rubin is the casting office behind Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as SING STREET*, TREVOR THE MUSICAL*, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, SIX, AIN'T TOO PROUD, ALADDIN, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CHASING RAINBOWS*, LES MISERABLES*, AIDA, THE BAND’S VISIT, MISS SAIGON*, SCHOOL OF ROCK*, KING KONG, FALSETTOS*, A BRONX TALE, and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST TO PERFORM or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, February 6 | Cost to Perform 155.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00 

PERFORMANCE TICKETS SOLD OUT BUT OBSERVATION TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE!

2 Ways to Observe! Observe to pick up tips, or if someone is a no-show on the day of the class, pay the difference and perform for George!

Limited to 11 Students!

George Salazar is a Broadway Star, best known for originating the role of Michael in BE MORE CHILL, the viral sensation! George’s performance in BE MORE CHILL earned him a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical and both a Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Nomination. Prior to BE MORE CHILL, George also starred in the 2011 Broadway Revival of GODSPELL. Other notable roles include: THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Off Broadway - Drama Desk Nomination), SPRING AWAKENING (National Tour), and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Pasadena Playhouse).

George will be working one-on-one via Zoom with his students! Sing a 32-bar song cut for George who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

Learn if your song showcases your unique personality and vocal range!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST TO PERFORM or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 8 – 18  |  Monday, Feb. 20 (Presidents’ Day, No School)! | Family Facility Member Cost 175.00 | Non-Member Cost 185.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST

A Class Act NY returns with an exciting Musical Theatre workshop in Wayne, NJ featuring BEETLEJUICE Actor, Katie Lombardo and Stephanie Artuso of Edge Entertainment Management! Learn a Broadway song and dance combo and work on audition technique in this 3 hour class! Students will also work with Stephanie on musical theatre audition technique. Stephanie will conduct mock auditions and offer insightful feedback and coaching. They are always looking for new clients! Class concludes with a showbiz Q&A.

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March 2023

Owner of Wojcik Casting, Scott Wojcik’s In-Studio Musical Theatre Audition Tech Masterclass

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
March 4, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up (Email us for an age exception)| Saturday, March 4 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

Sing for Scott, or observe to pick up new tips!

Work one-on-one with Casting Director, Scott Wojcik of Wojcik Casting! Wojcik Casting is the casting office behind NYC hits and National Tours such as JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, SOMETHING ROTTEN, KINKY BOOTS, A CHORUS LINE, MOTOWN, DREAMGIRLS, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

ACANY is proud to have students represented in the casts of many of these shows! You can read more on our Social Media Platforms at @aclassactny

Perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song and get Scott’s expert coaching and feedback on your piece! 

An accompanist will be provided.

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your song cut from the Owner of Wojcik Casting, Scott Wojcik
• Learn if your piece is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality
• Learn how to put your best foot forward in auditions
• Q&A with Scott about the ins-and-outs of the business

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Wednesday, March 8 | 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!

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST 

Perform In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting agents and managers 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 Instagram page where we shout out students, and our Student Achievement Page!

Participating actors should plan to prepare the following:

NON-SINGERS:
• A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length

SINGERS:
• 1 Minute Monologue
• 16 Bar Cut
    • In-Studio: Accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music clearly marked and in a binder.
    • Virtual: You must be prepared to sing your piece with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube).

Need some extra help before the big day? 

Discounted Coaching Available:

Participants will receive a special rate on zoom or in-person coaching with our Broadway Coaches and professional Music Directors! 

Contact the office to set up a coaching session! 

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST

Broadway Star of SIX, Samantha Pauly’s In-Studio Audition Technique Masterclass

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
March 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9-Adults | Saturday, March 11 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

Drama Desk Winner, Samantha Pauly is best known for originating the role of Katherine Howard in the musical sensation, SIX THE MUSICAL on Broadway! She also famously portrayed the role of Eva Peron in the West End revival of EVITA at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. In addition to starring on Broadway and the West End, Samantha has starred in many regional productions including HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, the 1st National Tour of BAT OUT OF HELL and ELF. 

Samantha works one-on-one with her students on a 32-bar song cut! Samantha who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation, audition technique and presentation!

As if that weren't enough, learn if your song is a good showcase of your unique talents and vocal range! 

Class concludes with an informative and super fun Q&A with this major Broadway Star!

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“BROADWAY ROCKS” Cabaret to Benefit The Southern Poverty Law Center

The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street,
New York, NY 10023 United States
March 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Ages 7-20s | Monday, March 13 | The Triad Theatre in NYC | Cost 195.00 (includes 4 tickets to the show and a free, private Zoom rehearsal)

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE!

Tickets are currently sold out! Email us if you would like to be notified if a ticket(s) become available!

Directed and Hosted by Broadway Star & Playwright, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FOUND)

In recent years, there has been a disturbing rise in hate fueled crimes and language in our country! This March, we are raising money to stand up to hate! 

Performers sing their favorite rock musical theatre songs at the historic Triad Theatre on Monday, March 13 in an effort to raise money for the SLP Center. 

The SLP Center monitors hate groups and other extremists throughout the United States and exposes their activities to the public, the media and law enforcement. 

Cabaret performers may sing a solo or a duet!

Video Audition Instructions:
Sing a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Already on our advanced student list?
No need to audition! Email us for your invite!

Duets:
If you are cast in the cabaret and would like to sing a duet with a friend or sibling, please contact the office here

Rehearsals via Zoom or In-Person:
45-minute rehearsals take place either via Zoom or In-Person in NYC.

*Zoom rehearsals are free of charge.

**If you prefer to rehearse in-person, we offer a very deep discount on private rehearsals with our Broadway Director and Music Director. After registration, you may sign up for an in-person rehearsal at an additional cost of $95. In-person rehearsals take place at the West 72nd St. location of Ripley-Grier Studios.

Ages: 7-20s
When: Monday, March 13
Call Time For Singers: 4 PM
Show Time: 7 PM
Where: The Triad – 158 W. 72nd St.
Cost: 195.00 (includes 4 tickets to the show and a free, private Zoom rehearsal)

** There is a 2 drink minimum at the theatre**

April 2023

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up (Email us for an age exception) | Sunday, April 2 | Cost to Perform 175.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

Work one-on-one with Casting Director, Maureen Kelleher (CSA) of Jim Carnahan Casting, one of NYC’s busiest and most prestigious Broadway Theatre Casting Offices! Carnahan Casting is the office behind hit Broadway shows such as FUNNY GIRL, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE: THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL, LEOPOLDSTADT*, ALMOST FAMOUS*, TAKE ME OUT, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE*, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD*, TOOTSIE, the upcoming NEW YORK, NEW YORK and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

*ACANY is proud to have many students represented in the casts of these shows! You can read more on our Student Achievement Page or our IG page!

SINGERS & NON-SINGERS - ACTOR’S CHOICE:
Students choose to perform either a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube) OR a one-minute monologue.

Focus of Class:
• Perform and receive individual feedback and coaching on your song cut or monologue from Carnahan Casting Director, Maureen Kelleher
• Learn if your piece is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent
• Learn how to break down a monologue or song into acting beats
• Learn how to put your best foot forward in auditions
• Q&A with Maureen about the ins-and-outs of the business

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6-Week Musical Theatre Audition Boot Camp with 3 Scouting Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
April 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am - May 21, 2023 @ 1:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | 2 Sessions: Ages 7- 10 & Ages 11 - 20s | Sundays, April 16 – May 21 from 11 AM – 1 PM | Cost 695.00

Payment Plans Available – please call our office at (212) 315-3010 or email us to set up a payment plan today!

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE!

Junior Instructor: Broadway’s Amanda Rose (WICKED, HOLIDAY INN, CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY)
Senior Instructor: Broadway’s Sean Patrick Doyle (FOSSE VERDON on F/X with Michelle Williams, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, KINKY BOOTS)

Want to improve your audition technique? Who doesn’t? Learn the ins and outs of every aspect of the musical theatre audition experience from acting to singing and dance, with a Broadway artist and music director! 

Each class begins with a fun warm up - a mock dance audition!

Weeks 1 - 3: Daily Dance & The 32-Bar Cut Audition 

Week 4 - 5: Daily Dance & Chemistry Read Auditions (Scene Work) 

Week 6: Final Showcase for Family, Friends, and 3 Scouting Talent Reps!

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All Ages | Saturday, April 22 | Cost 175.00

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 actors!

Booking for this special discount is only available through A Class Act NY registration!

Outdoor Session includes:
• 30 min photoshoot
• Online watermarked low res gallery within 3 to 5 business days
• 2 High-Resolution Retouched images within 5 to 7 business days

Where: TriBeCa Location

When: Saturday, April 22, All Day

Cost: 175.00

PLEASE NOTE: A CLASS ACT NY DOES NOT HANDLE SCHEDULING FOR THIS EVENT. YOU WILL BE SENT A LINK TO SIGN UP FOR A TIME WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHER AFTER YOU REGISTER!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

No Audition Required |  Ages 8-20s  |  Saturday, April 22  | Cost 195.00 

Instructor: BEETLEJUICE Actor, Katie Lombardo & Top Talent Agent, Allie Silber of DDO Artists!

Part 1: BEETLEJUICE Song & Dance Combination w/ Katie Lombardo of BEETLEJUICE
• Learn a song and dance combo from BEETLEJUICE with Broadway Performer, Katie Lombardo
• Q&A, photo and autograph session with BEETLEJUICE Actor, Katie Lombardo

Part 2: Audition Workshop with Top Scouting Talent Agent, Allie Silber of DDO Artists & a Music Director
• Hone Your Musical Theatre Audition Technique with top Scouting Talent Agent, Allie Silber of DDO Artists and a Professional Music Director
• Receive Amazing Individual Feedback and Coaching from Allie Silber on a 16-Bar Cut
• If time permits, a Showbiz Q&A with Agent, Allie Silber

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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.

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No Audition Required | Ages 4 - Mid 20s | Wednesday, May 17 | Cost 385.00

SOLD OUT! Join the waitlist here!

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

Now accepting performers ages 4-11 ONLY!

Perform in this Showcase In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

It’s often challenging to get in front of Talent Agents and Managers. A Class Act NY’s industry showcases provide aspiring actors the unbelievable opportunity to perform for 20 scouting agents & managers in one evening.

Previous participants are now working professionally! Many are booking television series, films, voice-overs, commercials and Broadway shows. Click here to read about some of our students’ professional progress.

The biggest agencies and management firms in town have attended our showcases including Stewart Talent, Avalon Artists, DDO Artists Agency, Zuri Agency, The Mine, The Price Group, Calli Company, Lil Angels, GD3 Management, Kreativ Artists, Ingrid French, and many more.

The Showcase Includes:
• The chance to perform in the audition room for 20 Scouting Agents & Managers either In-Person or via Zoom
• A 50-minute virtual coaching session with:
     • Non-Singers: A Broadway/TV/Film Coach
     • Singers: A Broadway/TV/Film Coach and a Broadway Music Director 

** An in-person coaching is available for an additional $125 fee.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 - 20s (scenes split by age) | Saturday, May 20 | Cost to Participate 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

Work via Zoom, with Top TV & Film Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick of DPD Casting, an 18-year veteran of the casting industry!

Danielle worked as a Casting Director at NICKELODEON for over 14 years, where she tapped into her love of developing young talent.  

Some highlights from her NICKELODEON years include BLUES CLUES, THE ASTRONAUTS, THE BARBARIAN AND THE TROLL, BUBBLE GUPPIES, DRAMA CLUB, DORA THE EXPLORER, WELCOME TO THE WAYNE and more!

Since her departure from Nickelodeon to open her own casting office in April 2022, she has cast AMERICAN GIRL: CORINNE TAN, the first American Girl of the Year film, which tells the story of the first Chinese American Girl, for HBOMax and Marvista Entertainment, LAST WEEK TONIGHT with John Oliver and worked as the kids casting director/consultant on several films including YOU ARE SO NOT INVITED TO MY BAT MITZVAH. She is currently casting an unscripted girl group for Republic Records and JYP Entertainment and continues to cast Viacom Kids & Family content, including a collaboration with Alvin Ailey!

Danielle also serves as the CO-VP of Advocacy for the Casting Society of America.

Focus of Class:

• Perform Film & TV Sides for Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick
• Learn Proper On-Camera Acting and Audition Technique with a special focus on how to have an awesome Zoom Audition
• Learn how to give a nuanced and authentic performance for the Camera
• Receive Feedback and Coaching from Casting Director, Danielle Pretsfelder Demchick
• Informative Q&A for Students and Parents of Minors

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June 2023

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Wednesday, June 21 | 6:15-8:30 PM ET | Cost 265.00

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

Perform In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting agents and managers 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!

Participating actors should plan to prepare the following:

NON-SINGERS:
• A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length

SINGERS:
• 1 Minute Monologue
• 16 Bar Cut
    • In-Studio: An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music clearly marked and in a binder.
    • Virtual: You must be prepared to sing your piece with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube).

Need some extra help before the big day?

Discounted Coaching Available:
Participants will receive a special rate on zoom or in-person coaching with our Broadway coaches and professional Music Directors!

Contact the office to set up a coaching session!

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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!

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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!

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No Audition Required | Ages 10 & Up (Email us for an age exception)| Tuesday, July 18 | Cost to Perform: 195.00 | Cost to Observe: 75.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET! If someone is a no-show, pay the difference and perform in class!

Work one-on-one with Senior Casting Director, Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting! Tara Rubin is the casting office behind Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as SING STREET*, TREVOR THE MUSICAL*, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, SIX, AIN'T TOO PROUD, ALADDIN, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CHASING RAINBOWS*, LES MISERABLES*, AIDA, THE BAND’S VISIT, MISS SAIGON*, SCHOOL OF ROCK*, KING KONG, FALSETTOS*, A BRONX TALE, and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

*ACANY is proud to have many students represented in the casts of these shows! You can read more on our Student Achievement Page!

LEARN MORE or  JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET!

August 2023

In-Studio On-Camera Intensive with L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London for Teens & Adults

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 2, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Teens & Adults | Wednesday, August 2 | 6-9 PM | Cost 195.00

ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT!

Performers have the unique opportunity to work with Award-Winning L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London on on-camera acting and auditioning skills.

Notable recent projects include: THE POISON ROSE starring Morgan Freeman, Brendan Fraser and John Travolta, Adam Sandler’s NETFLIX Film,  SANDY WEXLER, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES starring Angela Kinsey of THE OFFICE, FREAKS starring Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern, THE MOSTLY GHOSTLY franchise starring BELLA THORNE and SUGAR AND TOYS for FUSE TV.

You might also be familiar with Lisa’s work on HANNAH MONTANA, SUPAH NINJAS, SUITE LIFE OF ZACK AND CODY and HOUSE BUNNY starring Emma Stone!

Lisa London cast huge stars early in their careers including Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Mark Ruffalo, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez & Yari Shahidi to name a few!

Currently, Lisa has over 15 projects in pre- and post-production.

Focus of Class:
The class will cover what casting directors are looking for in auditions, and why some people get callbacks while others do not and why it’s imperative to research a role
Proper on-camera audition technique
Perform scenes for Lisa London and receive one-on-one coaching and feedback. Sides will be sent a few days in advance, emulating a real audition
• Showbiz Q&A

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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.

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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

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September 2023

Tony Nominee, Grey Henson’s Audition Technique Masterclass (SHUCKED, MEAN GIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON)

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 17, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 10 & Up | Sunday, Sept. 17 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

Small Class Size!

Grey Henson is a Broadway Star who is currently in the new smash hit musical, SHUCKED! Grey is also known for originating the role of Damian Hubbard in MEAN GIRLS! The performance earned him both a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award nomination. Prior to that, he starred as Elder McKinley in THE BOOK OF MORMON, both on Broadway and on Tour.

Sing a 32-bar song audition cut for Broadway Star, Grey Henson who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation, audition technique and presentation! Hone your skills with the best Broadway has to offer!

Learn if your song is a good showcase of your unique talents and vocal range! 

Class will conclude with an informative Q&A!

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12-Week FINDING NEMO JR Class

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
September 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am - December 16, 2023 @ 12:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Elementary School-Age Children (Email us for an age exception) | Saturdays, September 23 - December 16 | 11 AM – 12:30 PM

Instructor: Professional Actor, Director & Voice Teacher, Rebecca O’Sullivan (GILBERT & SULLIVAN PLAYERS, INTO THE WOODS JR, BEAUTY & THE BEAST JR, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR)

Hone your musical theatre chops in this super fun and educational class that culminates in an in-studio performance of the beloved musical, FINDING NEMO!

Final Showcase:
Class culminates in a final performance in the studio for loved ones and a few scouting talent reps!

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 - 15 (Scenes Split by Age, Email for age exception) | Sundays, September 24 – December 10 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM | 7-Week On-Camera Acting Cost: 635.00

Voice-Over Instructor: Soraya Butler (ABC, CRAYOLA, MCDONALD’S)
On-Camera Instructor: Alexis Bronkovic (YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER, THE BLACKLIST)

In this comprehensive course, students explore both voice acting and sitcom acting for popular networks like Disney & Nickelodeon!

Final Showcase:
Perform pieces you have worked on from both the Voice-Over section and the On-Camera section for loved ones and a few scouting Agents & Managers!

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11-Week Advanced TV Class: Procedurals, Sitcoms, & Serial Dramas with Scouting Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
September 24, 2023 @ 11:00 am - December 10, 2023 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Advanced Students | Ages 12-19 (Email us for an age exception) | Sundays, Sep. 24 - Dec. 10 | 11 AM - 1 PM

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor John Patrick Hayden (FLEISHMAN’S IN TROUBLE, YOUNGER, DAREDEVIL)

We’ll cover each of these 3 genres -  Procedurals (LAW & ORDER, THE BLACKLIST), Sitcoms (FRIENDS, LIV & MADDIE) and Serial Dramas (STRANGER THINGS, ATYPICAL)

FINAL SHOWCASE WITH SCOUTING INDUSTRY GUESTS:
Perform selections from all 3 genres for family, friends, and 3 or more scouting Agents & Managers!

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11-Week Advanced Musical Theatre Audition Technique with Scouting Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
September 24, 2023 @ 11:00 am - December 10, 2023 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Advanced Students | Ages 11-19 (Email for age exception) | Sundays, September 24 – December 10 from 11 AM – 1 PM

Broadway Instructor: Leigh Ann Larkin (GYPSY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, ON THE RECORD)
Music Director:
Ari Goldbloom-Helzner

Work on the three major components of the audition process - the vocal audition, dance audition and acting audition

FINAL SHOWCASE WITH SCOUTING TALENT REPS:
On the last day, actors perform a variety of the material you have mastered for loved ones and 3 or more scouting Talent Agents and Managers!

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October 2023

“Broadway Hits” Cabaret to Benefit The ACLU with Special Guest Performance by Leah Jenea of FOX’s THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM!

The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street,
New York, NY 10023 United States
October 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Ages 7 & Up | Monday, October 2 | The Triad Theatre in NYC

PURCHASE TICKETS TO THE PERFORMANCE HERE!

Directed and Hosted by Broadway Star & Playwright, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FOUND) with Special Guest Performance by Leah Jenea Gaines of FOX’s THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM!

Music Direction by the fabulous Jon Audric Nelson!

Sing a Broadway song on a historic off-Broadway stage that makes your heart sing every time you hear it on Monday, October 2nd at The Triad Theatre in NYC! Our Broadway Hits Cabaret will benefit the ACLU, a non-profit organization that was founded in 1920 with the mission of defending and preserving the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in the U.S. Constitution.

In addition to singing for a great cause, our night will include a special performance by Leah Jenea of of FOX’s THE FOUR: BATTLE FOR STARDOM!

Video Audition Instructions:
Sing a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Already on our advanced student list?
No need to audition! Email us for your invite!

Solos or Duets:
Singers may sing either a solo or a duet!

Duets:
If you are cast in the cabaret and would like to sing a duet with a friend or sibling, please contact the office here.

Rehearsals via Zoom or In-Person:
45-minute rehearsals take place via Zoom or In-Person in NYC.

*Zoom rehearsals are FREE of charge.

**If you prefer to rehearse in person, we offer a very deep discount on private rehearsals with our Broadway Director and Music Director. After registration, you may sign up for an in-person rehearsal at an additional cost of $120. In-person rehearsals take place at the West 72nd St. location of Ripley-Grier Studios.

Ages: 7-20s
When: Monday, October 2
Call Time For Singers: 4 PM
Show Time: 7 PM
Where: The Triad – 158 W. 72nd St.
Performance Cost: 195.00 (*includes a free private Zoom rehearsal)
Ticket Cost: Each singer is guaranteed 4 tickets at $10 per ticket

** There is a 2 drink minimum at the theatre**

No Audition Required | Ages 7 & Up (scenes split by age) | Saturday and/or Sunday, October 7 & October 8 | Cost 225.00 

Learn the art of comedic on-camera acting featured on Disney and Nickelodeon from one of the industry’s most in-demand Hollywood Directors, Wendy Faraone

Wendy has directed over 300 episodes of television including pilots and multiple episodes of THAT GIRL LAY LAY, PRETTY FREAKIN’ SCARY, ERIN AND AARON, and tons of episodes of JUST ROLL WITH IT, RAVEN’S HOME, SIDE HUSTLE, KNIGHT SQUAD, WARPED, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD, WALK THE PRANK, LIV AND MADDIE and more! 

Wendy’s goal is to equip actors with the skills, confidence and dedication required to show up on set and be ready to work. Her enthusiasm and energy prepare students for promising and enduring careers!

Focus of Class:
• Learn what it takes to be a successful actor on the set of a Disney and Nick show
• Rehearse Scenes from Hit Shows Wendy has directed
• Receive Coaching and Feedback from Wendy Faraone
• Perform Scenes with blocking in front of a Live Audience (parents and loved ones)!

Work with prolific Los Angeles Disney & Nick Director, Wendy Faraone in one or more of her TV Sitcom Masterclasses this October and be prepared for the day you book a TV show!

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7-Week Disney/Nick Class with Scouting Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
October 22, 2023 @ 10:30 am - December 10, 2023 @ 12:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9-15 (Scenes Split by Age, Email for age exception) | Sundays, October 22  – December 10 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Cost 635.00

On-Camera Instructor: Alexis Bronkovic (YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER, THE BLACKLIST)

Explore sitcom acting for popular networks like Disney & Nickelodeon! And work on audition technique for the camera!

Focus Of Class - Learn to identify comedic clues within the text, how to land jokes and bring out the funny in TV scripts! Learn how to use your physicality on camera! Learn proper on-camera sitcom acting and audition technique!

THE FINAL SHOWCASE
Perform pieces you have worked on for loved ones and a few scouting Agents & Managers!

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No Audition Required | Ages 11 & Up (Email us for an age exception) | Monday, October 23 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

ONE SPOT JUST OPENED!

2 Ways to Observe! Observe to pick up tips, or if someone is a no-show on the day of the class, pay the difference and perform for Lindsay!

Work one-on-one with Broadway Casting Director, Lindsay Levine! Her Broadway & Touring Credits include MJ THE MUSICAL*, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, BANDSTAND, JERSEY BOYS, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, LOVE NEVER DIES, THE HEIRESS, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS, CATS, as well as many regional and off-Broadway productions! 

A bit about The Telsey Office: The Telsey Office is one of the most prolific casting offices in the business! Credits include Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as KIMBERLY AKIMBO*, THE NOTEBOOK, MRS DOUBTFIRE*, BEETLEJUICE*, MJ*, FROZEN*, ANASTASIA*, MEAN GIRLS, WAITRESS*, HAMILTON, THE PROM, BE MORE CHILL, WEST SIDE STORY, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, SOME LIKE IT HOT, THE CHER SHOW, CAROUSEL, and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

*ACANY is proud to have many students represented in the casts of these shows! You can read more on our very outdated Student Achievement Page and/ or on our Instagram and Facebook Pages @AClassActNY

Get Lindsay’s expert coaching and feedback on your 32-bar audition song cut!

Lindsay will also offer her opinion on whether or not your cut showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality.

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar cut from Telsey Casting Director, Lindsay Levine
• Learn if your piece is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality
• Learn how to break down a song into acting beats
• Learn how to put your best foot forward in auditions
• Q&A with Lindsay about the ins-and-outs of the business

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November 2023

No Audition Required | Ages 4 - Mid 20s | Wednesday, November 15 | Cost 385.00

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

Perform In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

It’s often challenging to get in front of Talent Agents and Managers. A Class Act NY’s industry showcases provide aspiring actors the unbelievable opportunity to perform for 20 scouting agents & managers in one evening.

Previous participants are now working professionally! Many are booking television series, films, voice-overs, commercials and Broadway shows. Click here to read about some of our students’ professional progress.

The biggest agencies and management firms in town attend our showcases including CESD, Stewart Talent, DDO Artists, Zuri, Carson Kolker, Parkside Management, Avalon Artists, Calli & Co. Entertainment and many more.

The Showcase Includes:
• The chance to perform in the audition room for 20 Scouting Agents & Managers either In-Person or via Zoom
• A 50-minute virtual coaching session with:
     • Non-Singers: A Broadway/TV/Film Coach
     • Singers: A Broadway/TV/Film Coach and a Broadway Music Director

** An in-person coaching is available for an additional $125 fee.

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December 2023

“The Season of Giving” Cabaret to Benefit People’s Fund of Maui

The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street,
New York, NY 10023 United States
December 11, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

$10 TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE

Directed and Hosted by Broadway Star & Playwright, Lauren “Coco” Cohn (MAMMA MIA!, FOUND)
Music Direction by the fabulous Jon Audric Nelson!

It’s the season of giving, and this holiday season, we are raising money for  People’s Fund of Maui to help them recover from the devastating fires that occurred on the island. 

If cast, sing one of your favorite show tunes at the historic Triad Theatre in NYC on Monday, December 11.

Performers may sing either a solo or a duet with a friend or sibling.

Video Audition Instructions:
Sing a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

Duets:
If you would like to sing a duet with a friend or sibling, please contact the office here. 

Rehearsals via Zoom or In Person:
45-minute rehearsals take place either via Zoom or in person in NYC.

*Zoom rehearsals are FREE of charge.

**If you prefer to rehearse in person, we offer a very deep discount on a private rehearsal with our Broadway Director and Music Director. After registration, you may sign up for an in-person rehearsal at an additional cost of $125. In-person rehearsals take place at either the West 72nd Street location of Ripley-Grier Studios.

Ages: 7 & Up
When: Monday, December 11
Call Time For Singers: 4 PM
Show Time: 7 PM
Where: The Triad – 158 W. 72nd St.
Performance Cost: 195.00 (*includes a free private Zoom rehearsal)
Ticket Cost: Each singer is guaranteed 4 tickets at $10 per ticket

** There is a 2-drink minimum at The Triad**

January 2024

No Audition Required | Ages 11 & Up | Monday, January 8 | Cost to Perform: 195.00 | Cost to Observe: 55.00

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Join 2x Tony Nominee Eva Noblezada for her fantastic Zoom Masterclass! 

Eva was most recently seen in the regional production of the new musical, THE GREAT GATSBY as Daisy Buchanan! She played opposite Jeremy Jordan, another favorite ACANY guest instructor!

Previous to GATSBY, Eva played Eurydice, a role she originated on Broadway in the hit musical, HADESTOWN! She also starred as Kim in the 2017 Broadway production of MISS SAIGON. Both of these performances earned her a Tony Nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

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No Audition Required | Ages 11 & Up | Wednesday, January 10 | Cost to Perform: 195.00 | Cost to Observe: 55.00

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Join 2x Tony Nominee Eva Noblezada for her fantastic Zoom Masterclass! 

Eva was most recently seen in the regional production of the new musical, THE GREAT GATSBY as Daisy Buchanan! She played opposite Jeremy Jordan, another favorite ACANY guest instructor!

Previous to GATSBY, Eva played Eurydice, a role she originated on Broadway in the hit musical, HADESTOWN! She also starred as Kim in the 2017 Broadway production of MISS SAIGON. Both of these performances earned her a Tony Nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

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Broadway Casting Director Masterclass with Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9 - Adults | Saturday, January 20 | Cost to Perform: 205.00 | Cost to Observe: 75.00

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Sing for Merri, or observe to pick up new tips!

Work one-on-one with Senior Casting Director, Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting! Tara Rubin is the casting office behind Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as THE WIZ, BACK TO THE FUTURE, JERSEY BOYS, COMPANY, SIX, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, TREVOR THE MUSICAL*, AIN’T TOO PROUD, THE WHO’S TOMMY*, LES MISERABLES*, THE OUTSIDERS, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, SCHOOL OF ROCK*, A BRONX TALE*, and many other shows too numerous to mention here!

*ACANY is proud to have many students represented in the casts of these shows! You can read more on our Student Achievement Page!

Students participating in this class perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song with an accompanist.

Focus of Class:
Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your song cut from Tara Rubin Casting Director, Merri Sugarman
Learn if your piece is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality
Learn how to put your best foot forward in auditions
Q&A with Merri about the ins-and-outs of the business

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No Audition Required | Ages 9-Adults | Tuesday, January 30 | Cost to Perform 185.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

Drama Desk Winner Samantha Pauly is best known for originating the role of Katherine Howard in the musical sensation, SIX THE MUSICAL on Broadway! She recently completed a run in the regional production of the new musical, THE GREAT GATSBY alongside Broadway luminaries and ACANY guest instructors, Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada. 

Samantha works one-on-one with her students on a 32-bar audition song cut! She will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation, audition technique and presentation!

As if that weren't enough, learn if your song is a good showcase of your unique talents and vocal range! 

Class concludes with an informative and super fun Q&A with this major Broadway Star!

Be prepared to sing with a track!

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February 2024

No Audition Required | Ages 9-18 (Scenes Split By Age) | Sunday, February 11 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

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Work with powerhouse, award-winning L.A. Casting Director Krisha Bullock of Bullock & Snow Casting from the comfort of your home!

Krisha is one of the most influential, prolific Casting Directors in the industry. She specializes in casting for young audiences. 

She casts hit television shows, pilots and films for some of the most well-known networks and studios!

Krisha’s office casts popular Nickelodeon, Paramount+, Netflix & Disney TV shows, pilots & films including the Paramount+ Sitcom, FAIRLY ODDPARENTS: FAIRLY ODDER, the popular Nickelodeon shows SIDE HUSTLE, DANGER FORCE, HENRY DANGER, GAME SHAKERS, SAM & CAT, DEGRASSI, ZOEY 101, VICTORIOUS, iCARLY, TRUE JACKSON, VP, DRAKE & JOSH, ALL THAT, and many, many more!

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No Audition Required | Ages 9-18 (Scenes split by Age) | Monday, February 19 (President’s Day - No School!)  | 12 - 4 PM | Cost 195.00

ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT!

Instructor: TV/Film Actor, Alexis Bronkovic (YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER, BLUE BLOODS)
Talent Rep: A Top Talent Manager from Edge Management

PART 1:
Learn proper on-camera acting skills, and audition technique with a seasoned NYC TV/Film Actor. 

PART 2:
Perform a mock audition for a Top Talent Manager from Edge Management.

**Scenes will be sent a few days in advance, emulating real world TV/Film circumstances.

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to quickly analyze a tv/film scene and discover the acting beats, objectives, conflicts and tactics your character faces
• Learn how to make bold yet authentic acting choices that are compelling but also truthful
• Proper on-camera audition technique - the dos and don’ts of auditioning
• Receive one-on-one coaching and feedback from a veteran TV/Film actor and a renowned Talent Rep
• Showbiz Q&A with the Talent Rep if time permits

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