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March 2019

FROZEN Themed & Audition Workshop with FROZEN Star John Riddle (Hans) in Syracuse NY

Peaceful Schools Training Center, 161 Intrepid Lane
Syracuse, NY 13205 United States
March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-20 | All Skill Levels | Saturday, March 23 | 1:30 - 5:30 PM | Cost: 185.00

Join FROZEN star John Riddle (Prince Hans) for a musical theatre FROZEN themed workshop! Learn a song and dance combo with the star from FROZEN!

After we learn a song and dance combo, participants will sing a 16 bar cut and the actor and music director will conduct mock auditions. Get feedback on your audition tech from John and the music director and learn how to snag a lead role in an amateur or professional production!

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April 2019

MEAN GIRLS Workshop with MEAN GIRLS Star Cheech Manohar (Kevin G)

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Space Is Limited | Ages 8-Adults | Saturday, April 13 | Cost: 145.00

Join MEAN GIRLS Star Cheech Manohar (Kevin G) for a one-day MEAN GIRLS workshop! Learn a song and dance combo from Broadway’s newest hit!

Cheech will also participate in a Q&A and an autograph and photo session!

DISCOUNT: Register for the Talent Agent Workshop from 1pm-3:30pm also and receive a $70 rebate!

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Top Scouting Talent Agents from FBI Teach Audition Technique

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

All Skill Levels | Ages 8-20s | Saturday, April 13 | Cost: 145.00

Work on audition technique with top scouting Talent Agents John Shea & Elizabeth Peterson from FBI! This class is for singers and non-singers!

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

Singers: bring in a 16 bar audition cut
Non Singers: bring in a 1-minute monologue - must be off-book and fully memorized

The Agents are always looking for new faces!

DISCOUNT: Register for the MEAN GIRLS Workshop from 10am-12pm also and receive a $70 rebate!

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All Skill Levels | Ages 8 – 18 | Sunday, April 14 | 11AM-2:30PM | Cost: 195.00

Train with top Casting Director, Rachel Reiss, Senior Casting Director of Liz Lewis Casting Partners and Stephanie Corvino of CESD who reps kids and teens for commercials, voice-over, and commercial print!

In the first half of the class, kids and teens will learn how to nail cold read auditions with a top NYC Commercial + VO Casting Director who will show you the ropes!

After learning proper commercial acting technique, the casting director will conduct mock auditions in which they will offer helpful feedback and coaching!

In the latter part of class, take what you’ve learned and perform for a top NYC Agent, who will also conduct mock auditions and offer feedback and coaching!

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Adult Agent & Manager Showcase

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 18+ | Tuesday, April 16 6-8:30PM | Cost: 250.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting industry guests in one evening! 

NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: A One Minute Monologue and a 16 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)

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

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May 2019

5-Week Advanced Commercial Acting & Audition Technique Class

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 7-12 | Advanced  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 1PM | Cost: 565.00

NOTE: In order to enroll in this class, you must have previous acting experience.

Instructor: On-Camera & Broadway Actor Lauren "Coco" Cohn (HIGH MAINTENANCE, ROYAL PAINS, HOUSE)

Commercial acting is harder than it looks! You never get the copy in advance so it’s almost always a COLD READ AUDITION!

Young actors will learn how to nail cold read commercial auditions. Budding thespians will learn how to quickly analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the text to make a lasting impression on both casting directors and on ad agency executives!

Final Showcase: The 5-week program culminates with a Final Showcase for friends, family as well as Talent Reps in which students have an opportunity to showcase their talent.

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5-Week Broadway & Beyond

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM | Cost: 450.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

Instructor: Broadway Actor Leigh Ann Larkin (GYPSY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC)

Focus of class: Learn a variety of Broadway styles from different eras of musical theatre and rehearse song and dance combinations as well as scene work 

Final Showcase: Session culminates with a Final Showcase for family and friends!

Can’t make all 5 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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5-Week Advanced On-Camera Teen Dramedies

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12-19  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9  |  11 AM - 1 PM  |  Cost: 565.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

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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5-Week Broadway and Beyond

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 5 @ 11:00 am - June 9 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Ages 7-11 | All Skill Levels  |  Sundays, May 5 - June 9 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM

Focus of class: Learn a variety of Broadway styles from different eras of musical theatre 

May 2019 Agent & Manager Showcase

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 4 - early 20s | There will be 2 private coaching sessions prior to the showcase | Cost (if cast) $385.00

Admissions on a rolling basis. No spots will be held.

This event is by audition or invitation only. If you are interested in participating please submit a video audition. If you have any additional questions please call our office at  212.315.3010 or email info@aclassactny.com.

Audition Guidelines
Prepare: One-minute contemporary age appropriate monologue. Monologues MUST be memorized.
If you are a Singer: Sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song that is age-appropriate.

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Facebook Live Camp Q&A

NY United States
May 10 @ 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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WAITRESS & Audition Workshop with WAITRESS Star Henry Gottfried in Syracuse NY

Peaceful Schools Training Center, 161 Intrepid Lane
Syracuse, NY 13205 United States
May 11 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 14 - Adults | Saturday, May 11 | 1:30-5:30PM | Cost: 185.00

Join Henry Gottfried of WAITRESS for a WAITRESS & audition tech workshop!

First, learn a song from WAITRESS alongside Henry!

After we learn a song and work on acting through song and song interpretation, participants will sing a 16 bar mock audition cut for Henry and the music director who will conduct mock auditions.

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

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

Work with powerhouse L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners in a monologue masterclass! Mitchell's storied success has allowed him to refer talent to agencies in NY, LA and across the USA.

Focus of Class: Learn Mitchell Gossett’s ‘ACTions’ approach to delivering a memorable performance, perform a monologue for Mitchell Gossett, receive insightful coaching and feedback from Mitchell Gossett, perform a mock audition for Mr. Gossett, and walk away with personalized feedback.

Class will conclude with a Q&A and session for parents and students!

Mitchell has repped and developed many noteworthy actors, including Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Miley Cyrus (The Last Song), Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Darren Criss (Glee), Zendaya (The Greatest Showman), and many, many others.

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June 2019

Tony Winner Gavin Creel Teaches Audition Technique

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 1 @ 10:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | 9th Grade-College Age | Saturday, June 1 | Cost 195.00

Tony Winner, Gavin Creel is teaching a 3-hour audition technique masterclass at ACANY on Saturday, June 1!

Mr. Creel recently won a Tony for his portrayal of Cornelius Hackl in HELLO, DOLLY, in which he co-starred alongside Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce. Gavin was also nominated in the category of Best Actor twice before. First for his portrayal of Jimmy Smith in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE and then for his portrayal of Claude in HAIR!

Gavin will be working one-on-one with each student! Sing a 32 bar mock audition for Gavin who will offer each student individual guidance and feedback on their audition technique and song interpretation!

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“We Will Rock You” Cabaret!

The Triad, 158 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Performers ages 7-20 will have the amazing opportunity to perform solos or duets and 2 full cast group numbers at the historic Triad Theatre in NYC on Monday, June 3 in an effort to raise money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Sing your favorite contemporary musical theatre pop/rock song, your favorite pop song, or your favorite rock song!

Video Audition Instructions: Sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre, pop, or rock song. Audition deadline is April 27!

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"LIKE US” on Facebook to participate in ACANY’s FREE Live Stream Showbiz Seminar!

Join us for A Class Act NY’s first ever online seminar featuring David Gilbert, Director of the Young Talent Division of Zuri Model and Talent, and Jessica R. Grosman, the Artistic Director & Founder of A Class Act NY! We’re excited to connect with ACANY families around the world to offer insight into the entertainment industry.

This is a can’t miss opportunity for anyone who is delving into the world of professional acting. Whether you’re the parent of a seasoned actor or brand new to the business, we’ll be providing unique insight into this crazy business. David and Jessica will share the wisdom they’ve gained over decades of developing and guiding the careers of aspiring actors and will answer your burning questions about the biz as well!

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Adult Agent & Manager Showcase – June 2019

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

Ages 18+ | Tuesday, June 11 6-8:30PM | Cost: 260.00

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

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting industry guests in one evening! 

NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: A One Minute Monologue and a 16 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Disney and Nickelodeon Director Wendy Faraone’s On-Camera Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 24 - June 28

All Skill Levels  |  Ages 8 - 19  |  Monday-Friday, June 24 - 28 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m | Cost: 1050.00

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist! or check out this Sitcom Camp with TV Director & Disney Star, Jason Earles HERE!

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to work on a real TV series? Work with Disney & Nick Director Wendy Faraone (LIV & MADDIE, RAVEN'S HOME, SYDNEY TO THE MAX)

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June Broadway Boot Camp

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
June 24 @ 10:00 am - June 28 @ 4:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-18 (Grouped by Age!) | Monday-Friday, June 24-28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Cost: 825.00

Instructor: Broadway Star Leigh Ann Larkin (GYPSY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC)
Instructor: Broadway Star James Leo Ryan (ANNIE, LES MIS, PETER PAN)

In this comprehensive musical theatre program, campers will work with a Broadway Veteran and Professional Music Director on song and dance numbers from Broadway hits!

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

Workshops with Broadway Actors: Campers will take specialized workshops with various Broadway guest artists throughout the week!

Final Showcase: On the final day of the program, campers will perform in a Musical Revue for friends and family!

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July 2019

The Performing Arts Experience

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
July 1 @ 9:00 am - July 3 @ 4:30 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 9 & Up | Monday-Wednesday, July 1-3, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Cost: 695.00

Instructor: Broadway & On-Camera Actor Ashley Kate Adams (LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT)

In this 3-day, comprehensive performing arts camp, students will learn musical theatre song and dance numbers and participate in various workshops taught by Broadway guest artists.

Final Showcase: Camp culminates in a short presentation of song-and-dance numbers, skills learned, and a Q&A session for parents and students with the camp leader, an experienced Broadway veteran!

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