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January 2019

13-Week Workshop Production of SEUSSICAL KIDS!

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26 @ 11:00 am - May 18 @ 12:30 pm EST

Ages 5-6 & 7-11  |  All Skill Levels  |  Saturdays, January 26 - May 18 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM | Cost: 895.00

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

Mini Instructor Ages 5-6: Professional Actor & Voice Teacher Rebecca O'Sullivan (GILBERT & SULLIVAN PLAYERS)

Kids Instructor Ages 7-11: Broadway Actor Lauren Elder (SIDE SHOW, HAIR)

Focus of Class: Over 13 Saturdays, youngsters will learn lines, songs, and of course, dance numbers from the Kids version of the popular Dr. Seuss themed musical, SEUSSICAL!

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

Can’t make all 13 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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Drop In: Voice-Over Class

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26 @ 11:00 am - May 18 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 9-19 | All Skill Levels | Saturdays, January 26 - May 18 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 89.00 per class or 895.00 for all 13

Instructor: Voice Over & Broadway Actor, Morgan Weed (AXE Commercials, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN) & Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, KINKY BOOTS)

Focus of Class: Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films and work on naturalistic reads for commercials, radio spots, video games, and more.

Final Showcase: The final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting Talent Reps!

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9-Week Advanced Jr. Industry Showcase Class with 10 Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 11:00 am - April 7 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 6-9  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7  |  11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00 

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

Instructor: Broadway Actor Natalie Wisdom (GROUNDHOG DAY, MATILDA, BILLY ELLIOT)

Focus of Class: In this class, our students will work alongside a successful Broadway star and a professional Music Director who will challenge students to take their work to the professional level and get them ready for their final industry showcase that will be attended by 10 scouting talent reps from some of NYC’s best offices! 

Final Showcase: Actors will present a combination of songs, group numbers, scene work and more for loved ones and scouting Talent Reps.

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Advanced Industry Showcase Class with 10 Talent Reps

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 11:00 am - April 7 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 9-11 & 12-19  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7  |  11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00 

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

Instructor: Broadway Actor James Leo Ryan (ANNIE, LES MIS, PETER PAN)

Focus of Class: In this class, our students will work alongside a successful Broadway star and a professional Music Director who will challenge students to take their work to the professional level and get them ready for their final industry showcase that will be attended by 10 scouting talent reps from some of NYC’s best offices! 

Final Showcase: Actors will present a combination of songs, group numbers, scene work and more for loved ones and scouting Talent Reps.

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Advanced Scene Study

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 11:00 am - April 7 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 12-19  |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 895.00

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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: Broadway Actor, Lauren "Coco" Cohn (MAMMA MIA!)

Focus of Class: Students will learn about and utilize techniques developed by masters of acting such as Sanford Meisner, Constantin Stanislavski, Stella Adler, Uta Hagen, Viola Spolin, Ann Bogart and more. These are some of the most influential, widely-used acting techniques that renowned stage and screen actors employ to get realistic, emotional and natural performances. Through monologue, scene work and exercises, students will work individually and in pairs. The exercises are specifically designed to teach the core principles of these distinguished instructors. 

Final Showcase: The final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting Talent Reps!

Make-Up Class: Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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9-Week Junior On-Camera Sketch Comedy

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 27 @ 1:00 pm - April 7 @ 3:00 pm EST

Ages 7-12 |  All Skill Levels |  Sundays, January 27 - April 7 | 1 - 3 PM | Cost: 895.00

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, Morgan Weed (THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, PERSON OF INTEREST)

Focus of Class: Students will devise their own short comedy sketches with the help of their amazing instructor who has written original content and practices improvisation!  Moreover, we will recreate a “writer’s room” atmosphere in this program. Students will learn how to structure their stories and how to write and land jokes. The students will then perform these sketches on-camera.

Final Showcase: Actors will present their scene work to loved ones and scouting Talent Reps.

Can’t make all 9 classes? Not to worry, we will be offering a make-up class!

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February 2019

Agent Day with 4 Bi-Coastal Agents from CESD, Abrams, Stewart and DDO

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 2

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-20s (Divided into rooms by age) | Saturday, Feb. 2 | Cost: 195.00/290.00

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Focus:
3 Hour AM Workshop - Film & TV
• Mock television and film auditions
• 2 Agents will offer guidance, feedback and coaching on both individual and chemistry read mock auditions (scenes will be sent a few days in advance)

3 Hour PM Workshop - Musical Theatre OR Acting
•Perform either a one minute monologue OR a 16-bar cut. A music director will be provided for singers. Monologues will be sent in advance for straight actors.
•Actors will receive one-on-one coaching on their presentation, interpretation and audition technique from 2 scouting Agents!

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Award Winning L.A. Casting Director, Krisha Bullock Teaches TV Intensives

New York Studio Location TBD, 500/520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 9 - February 10

All Skill Levels | Ages 7- Adults | Sat or Sun, February 9 or 10 | Cost: 225.00

Extremely prolific, LA-based Casting Director, KRISHA BULLOCK is one of the most influential, award-winning casting directors in the industry today. She specializes in youth casting, from hit children’s television shows on kid-friendly networks to feature films and commercials.

Krisha Bullock of Bullock & Snow Casting predominately casts for top kid and teen TV networks. Her impressive credits include HENRY DANGER, GAME SHAKERS, iCARLY, DRAKE AND JOSH, ZOEY 101, VICTORIOUS, TRUE JACKSON V.P., and more!

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VA MEAN GIRLS & Audition Workshop with MEAN GIRLS Actor Ben Cook

Pohick Church, 9301 Richmond Hwy
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7 - 19 | Pres. Day, Monday Feb. 18 | 12 - 4p.m. | Cost: 195.00

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PART 1: MEAN GIRLS Workshop
Join Broadway Actor of MEAN GIRLS, Ben Cook (TUCK EVERLASTING, BILLY ELLIOT, RAGTIME), for a MEAN GIRLS musical theatre workshop! Participants will learn a MEAN GIRLS song and dance combo with Ben who will also host a lively Q&A about his experience in Broadway’s newest smash hit!

PART 2: Audition Technique with the MEAN GIRLS Actor
Even if you don’t want to go pro, Ben will offer helpful feedback and coaching on mock auditions and will teach participants how to snag a coveted role in a school, community theatre or professional productions!

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MEAN GIRLS & Audition Workshop with MEAN GIRLS Actor, Cheech Manohar (Kevin G)

Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive
Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7 - 19 | Pres. Day, Monday Feb. 18 | 12 - 4p.m. | Cost: 185.00

PART 1: MEAN GIRLS Workshop
Join star of MEAN GIRLS, Cheech Manohar (Kevin G), for a MEAN GIRLS musical theatre workshop! Participants will learn a MEAN GIRLS song and dance combo with Cheech who will also host a lively Q&A about his experience in Broadway’s newest smash hit!

PART 2: Audition Technique with the MEAN GIRLS Actor:
Even if you don’t want to go pro, Cheech Manohar will offer helpful feedback and coaching on mock auditions and will teach participants how to snag a coveted role in a school, community theatre or professional production!

LEARN MORE or Contact the Wayne YMCA at 973-595-0100

FROZEN Themed & Audition Workshop with FROZEN’s Ashley Elizabeth Hale in Allentown

JCC of the Lehigh Valley, 702 N 22nd St.
Allentown, PA 18104 United States
February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up |Monday, February 18- Pres. Day | 12 - 4 p.m. | Cost: Members 165.00, Non-Members 175.00

Join Broadway performer of FROZEN, Ashley Elizabeth Hale, for a musical theatre FROZEN themed workshop! Learn a song and dance combo with Ashley Elizabeth Hale from FROZEN!

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

Participate in a most riveting Q&A and bring your playbills because everyone will get a pic with the FROZEN actor and a signed autograph!

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“From L.A. to Broadway” Cabaret

The Triad, 158 W 72nd St
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Hosted by Broadway Actor Coco Cohn (MAMMA MIA!)

Directed by Broadway Actor Coco Cohn (MAMMA MIA!) and an amazing Music Director, performers ages 7-19 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, February 18.

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, THE LITTLE MERMAID…the list goes on and on!

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Film Workshop with Top Indie Feature Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 15 - Adults | Saturday, February 23 | 1PM-4:30PM | Cost: 185.00

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to work with Indie Film Casting Director, Adrienne Stern of Adrienne Stern Casting! She’s also worked in television casting too!

Focus of Class: Perform film sides for Adrienne, receive feedback & coaching directly from Adrienne Stern herself, and perform a mock audition for Adrienne Stern

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March 2019

MEAN GIRLS Star, Kate Rockwell (aka Karen Smith) Teaches Audition Technique

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
March 2 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 8-20 | Saturday, March. 2 | 9:45 AM - 1 PM | Cost 195.00

1 spot left!!!

Kate Rockwell, currently starring as Karen Smith in MEAN GIRLS, is teaching a musical theatre audition technique masterclass! Kate can also be recognized from her previous work in BRING IT ON, HAIR, ROCK OF AGES, and LEGALLY BLONDE on Broadway!

Focus of Class: Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar audition cut from Broadway Star, Kate Rockwell

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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.

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AUDITIONS for World Premiere of ESCAPE! A New Musical by Matt Patrick Walsh

A Class Act NY, 200 West 60th Street #28E
New York, NY 10023 United States
March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Be in the WORLD PREMIERE of a new work!

Learn about the rewards and challenges of creating a character from the ground up, and working with a developing script.

Brief Plot Summary: Loretta Vern is celebrating her 14th birthday at her favorite escape room, “Trapped” on the Mort Weber Highway. She comes with three of her closest friends. She’s been a hundred times. She’s actually a record holder for the room, her picture is on the wall. She has escaped in one minute and thirty five seconds. They greet her with a big smile. They enter the escape room, but something is off. The usual book that is removable that hides the skeleton key is gone. The usual emcee is out and someone else is hosting. Suddenly, they realize they are trapped, and they need to actually escape.

As they make their way through this actual disaster, they face a variety of issues as they are scared completely out of their wits. They realize that the escape room has been taken over by actual villains and the only way out is to outsmart and defeat the villains. The phones lines are dead, cell service is down, doors are locked. How will they get out? Will Loretta ever get her birthday cake?

Staged Performance: The week will culminate in the WORLD PREMIERE of ESCAPE! for an audience filled with family, friends, and industry guests!

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All Skill Levels | Ages 7 & Up | Sat & Sun, March 23 or 24 | Cost: 205.00

3/4 Sessions Sold Out! Join The Waitlist!

Learn the art of comedic on-camera acting featured on both The Disney Channel and Nickelodeon TV from one of the industry’s most in-demand professionals, Wendy Faraone! Wendy is a dynamic and influential director. She is currently directing Disney’s SYDNEY TO THE MAX, JUST ROLL WITH IT, WALK THE PRANK, RAVEN'S HOME, KNIGHT SQUAD, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD and she was also the director of Disney’s #1 family sitcom, LIV AND MADDIE.

Focus of Class: Learn what it takes to be a successful actor on the set of a Disney and Nick show and rehearse scenes from hit shows Wendy has worked on. Then receive coaching and feedback from Wendy Faraone

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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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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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