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3-Day Online Pre-College Intensive

Online Event, United States
August 15 - August 17

No Audition Required | High School Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, & Young Adults | Saturday-Monday August 15-17 | Cost to Participate 375.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

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Calling actors with aspirations of attending a top BFA, BM, or BA Musical Theatre College Program!

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 3-Day Pre-College Audition Intensive is for YOU!

Work all weekend alongside college admissions officers Wayne Petro, Associate Director of Enrollment for the School of Performing Arts at Pace University, and Kevin Kemler, Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions at Marymount Manhattan College!

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L.A. Casting Director Lisa London’s Online On-Camera Camp

Online Event, United States
August 17 @ 1:00 pm - August 21 @ 4:15 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 9-20s  (scenes split by age) | Monday-Friday, August 17-21 | 1-4:15 PM ET  (OR FOR WEST COAST CAMPERS, 10 AM - 1:15 PM PT) | Cost 735.00

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In this 5-day program, campers will have the unique opportunity to work with Award-Winning L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London, on on-camera acting and auditioning skills.

Lisa currently has 20 projects in either pre- or post-production!

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 has discovered and/or given these actors their big break in Hollywood: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Mark Ruffalo, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Giovanni Ribisi, Adrian R. Mante, Adam Irigoyen & Yara Shahidi to name a few!

Focus of Lisa’s On-Camera Camp:
• Actors will perform a mock audition for Lisa and learn how to prepare for auditions
• We will be recording the classes and analyzing scenes together with the group. Lisa will share her screen with her campers and play every scene back. Get amazing constructive criticism from this casting pro!
• Actors will be paired up with “co-stars” in zoom breakout rooms and will begin to dissect and analyze their scenes. Lisa will join the breakout rooms and work with her students semi-privately in these small online classrooms
• Actors will gain invaluable feedback and training from Lisa London throughout the week
• In addition to directing everyone's scenes, Lisa will also offer amazing feedback and coaching to all of her students
• Parents and friends will zoom in on our final day to watch campers perform their scenes and showcase the new on-camera skills they have learned throughout the week. (If your loved ones can’t make it live, a recorded version will be distributed via email a few weeks after camp!)
• Following the showcase, we’ll have a Q&A with Lisa and ACANY’s Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman for Parents and Campers!

Lisa will also use improvisation, an important skill to have both on-set and in auditions. She will run fun exercises that keep actors’ minds sharp, focused and keep the creative juices flowing.

Not only will campers get to work on scenes with Lisa London, they’ll also take daily workshops with Lisa and guest instructors! Workshops include: Scene / Script Analysis, Voice-Over Technique, Commercial Acting and Audition Technique and Audition Improvisation Skills.

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ANASTASIA Star, Christy Altomare’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, August 19 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Christy Altomare is best known for portraying the title character of Anya/Anastasia in the Broadway sensation, ANASTASIA! Previous to ANASTASIA, Christy played the lead role of Sophie in MAMMA MIA! and before that she played Sue Snell in the Off-Broadway cult hit, CARRIE.

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2 Day Voice-Over Acting Program

Online Event, United States
August 19 @ 3:00 pm - August 20 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-19 | Wednesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 20 | 260.00

NEW SESSION ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

Instructor Session One: Voice-Over Actor, Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, Commercial Radio Spots for BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD and RUBY TUESDAY’S) and Agent, Toni Braun of CESD (SOLD OUT! Email Us To Join the Wait List!)

Instructor Session Two: Voice-Over Actor, Amy Marcs (Commercial Radio Spots for JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, MASTERCARD, IBM, and KMART) and Agent, Bonnie Shumofsky Bloom of Stewart Talent.

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting. It requires an actor to make specific and original acting choices that are outside of the box using just their voice.

This two-day intensive will focus on how to create characters for cartoons, video games and commercial promos.

Towards the end of the 2nd day, students will have the opportunity to perform for family, friends and a top Talent Agent. 

Voice-Overs are a great way to make money, be creative and stay anonymous! 

Nowadays, you can record a voice-over audition in your pajamas from the comfort of your own home! 

Unlike other parts of the entertainment industry that were impacted negatively during the pandemic, voice-over has been going strong!

Talent Agents are always looking for new clients.

Learn the art of Voice-Over Acting and Break Into Voice-Over Industry Today!

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films
• Work on naturalistic reads for commercials and radio spots
• Learn how to nail VO auditions

At the end of the class, we’ll have a short Q&A for parents and students (time permitting).

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L.A. Film & TV Casting Director Robyn Owen’s Online Dramatic Acting Intensive

Online Event, United States
August 24 @ 3:00 pm - August 26 @ 6:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Monday, August 24 for Ages 8-18 (scenes split by age) and Wednesday, August 26 for Ages 12 - Adults (scenes split by age) | Cost 205.00

Work one-on-one with award-winning L.A. TV & Film Casting Director, Robyn Owen, a 20-year veteran of the casting industry!

Robyn casts important big-budget feature films and television series, and has collaborated with Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker Ava DuVernay on multiple projects including: CHERISH THE DAY (WB/OWN), QUEEN SUGAR (WB/OWN), A WRINKLE IN TIME (Feature Film), DMZ (HBO MAX), and she did some contributing work on WHEN THEY SEE US (Netflix), which won a Primetime EMMY award for Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special.

Other recent projects include THE WATER MAN (Feature Film), MISS VIRGINIA (Feature Film), and A TRUE CRIME (Film Short). Turns out our alumni, Niles Fitch, who met his agent at our workshop, stars in MISS VIRGINIA!

Robyn’s other impressive credits include: the ACADEMY AWARD Nominated film SELMA, the Leonardo DiCaprio film BLOOD DIAMOND, which earned DiCaprio a Golden Globe nomination, the romantic comedy thriller SAFE HAVEN starring Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel, IRONCLAD starring Academy Award nominated/Golden Globe-winning actor Paul Giamatti, PUBLIC ENEMIES starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Academy Award-winning actress, Marion Cotillard, LORDS OF DOGTOWN starring Heath Ledger, GUESS WHO starring Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac and AFTER THE SUNSET starring Salma Hayek and Pierce Brosnan.

Robyn has also cast iconic TV series such as SCRUBS, DAWSON’S CREEK, FELICITY and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, just to name a few!

Focus of Class:
• Perform Film & TV sides for casting director, Robyn Owen
• Learn proper on-camera acting and audition technique
• Learn important on-camera lingo and terminology
• Receive individual feedback and coaching from major casting director, Robyn Owen

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

Materials will be distributed via email approximately one week to a few days before the workshop, emulating a real audition. Students will be expected to have them accessible during the class.

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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HAMILTON Star, Thayne Jasperson’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, August 25 | Cost 145.00

Limited to 10 Students!

Thayne Jasperson is an original company member of Lin Manuel Miranda’s HAMILTON! Thayne originated the role of Samuel Seabury, and as an ensemble member and a swing, he covered the roles of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton and King George! Before HAMILTON, Thayne starred on Broadway in both NEWSIES and MATILDA: THE MUSICAL. You might also recognize him from SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Season 4, where he placed in the Top 12 and NBC’S SMASH.

Thayne will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students!

Sing a 32-bar song cut for HAMILTON Star, Thayne Jasperson 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!

Students participating in this class must be prepared to perform a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube).

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here

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Online Agent & Manager Showcase With 20 Talent Reps

Online Event, United States
August 25 @ 7:20 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 4 - Mid 20s | Tuesday, August 25 | Cost Without Coaching 295.00 | Cost With Coaching 385.00

3 SPOTS LEFT!

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

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 and are starring on Broadway, in television series, films and commercials. Click here to read about some of our students’ professional progress.

The biggest agencies and management firms in town attend our showcases including CESD, Abrams Artists (A3), Stewart Talent, DDO Artists, Zuri, Shirley Grant Management, Carson Adler, Carson Kolker, Parkside Management, Sinclair Management and many more.

The fee to participate is 295.00. For an additional 90.00, you can workshop your pieces with one of our Broadway coaches! Learn if your piece(s) showcase your unique talents!

All actors must sign on at 7:20 PM ET for a mandatory meeting. The Showcase begins promptly at 7:30 PM ET.

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you mustdownload the free ZOOM app to participate!

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No Audition Required | Ages 16 & Up | Sunday, August 30 | Cost 145.00 

Limited to 10 Students!

Keala Settle is a Broadway and Film Star, best known for the roles of Becky in the Original Cast of WAITRESS and Lettie Lutz in Pasek & Paul’s wildly popular movie musical, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Other notable credits include: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, LES MISERABLES, and HANDS ON A HARDBODY. She received both a Tony Award Nomination and Drama Desk Award Nomination for her role in HANDS ON A HARDBODY. She was also seen playing various roles in last year’s live performance of RENT on FOX.

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from Tony Nominee, Keala Settle
• Learn if your song showcases your unique personality and vocal range
• Learn how to interpret a song and break it down into acting beats
• Q&A with Tony Nominee, Keala Settle

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!

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September 2020

BEETLEJUICE Star, Presley Ryan’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, September 9 | Cost 145.00

Limited to 10 Students!

Presley Ryan is a Broadway Star, most recently seen on the Great White Way in BEETLEJUICE as Lydia Deetz! Previous to BEETLEJUICE, Presley starred as Small Alison in the Broadway hit, FUN HOME. Other tour and regional credits include: ANNIE, BEACHES, and DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS.

Presley started her career at our studio, where she met her agent at our bi-annual agent and manager showcase!

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from BEETLEJUICE Star, Presley Ryan
• Learn if your song showcases your unique personality and vocal range
• Learn how to interpret a song and break it down into acting beats
• Q&A with Broadway’s Presley Ryan

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN Star, Alex Boniello’s Pop / Rock Masterclass

Online Event, United States
September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, September 14 | Cost 145.00

Limited to 10 Students!

Alex Boniello is a Broadway Star, most recently seen as Connor Murphy in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway. Before DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Alex was best known for portraying the voice of Moritz in Deaf West’s 2015 revival of SPRING AWAKENING. Other theatre credits include: Lin Manuel Miranda’s Musical BROOKLYNITE (Off-Broadway, Original Cast Recording) and AMERICAN IDIOT (National Tour). Alex is also a producer of the Tony Award Winning Musical, HADESTOWN!

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar Pop or Rock song cut with Broadway Star, Alex Boniello
• More and more musicals on Broadway are Pop/Rock Musicals (DEAR EVAN HANSEN, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, SING STREET, SIX). Learn how to nail auditions for this specific genre
• Learn how to interpret a pop or rock song and break it down into acting beats
• Q&A with Broadway Star and Broadway Producer, Alex Boniello

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!

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FREE Virtual Fall Open House

Online Event, United States
September 15 @ 7:30 pm - September 16 @ 9:00 pm EDT

Tuesday, September 15th & Wednesday, September 16th | For Parents & Prospective Students | Free

Parents are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Fall 2020 will look like online!
For Fall 2020, we will be offering online musical theatre, straight theatre, dance, on-camera, and voice-over classes and performance opportunities!
Join us for some or all of the sessions and feel free to Zoom in and out as you wish!
ACANY has been offering programs online since early March to great success. Our virtual open house is for parents who would like to see what separates our online performing arts education from the rest!
We highly recommend watching the session with your child!
We know a lot of you have questions about online classes and we’re here to address your concerns!

Each Session will include:
• A quick introduction to the program
• A demo of how classes will be run featuring ACANY students and a member of our faculty
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer any parent questions

These sessions will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the fall. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what a typical online class will look like.
Most classes will be 2 hours long, and will feature small group instruction (10-12 students per classroom, max).

Interested in one of our advanced weekly classes, summer intensives, cabarets, or agent & manager showcases? Schedule a time slot for our auditions also happening on January 11!

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MEAN GIRLS Star, Reneé Rapp’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Thursday, Sep 17 | Cost 145.00 

Limited to 10 Students!

Reneé Rapp is a Broadway Star, most recently seen as Regina George in MEAN GIRLS! Reneé is the recipient of the 2018 Jimmy Award (National High School Musical Theatre Award) for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Her performance at the ceremony was acclaimed by many viewers, and helped her land the role of Regina. She has also performed in concerts and readings at many notable NYC venues including: Feinstein's/54 Below, Roundabout Theatre Company, and The Green Room 42. 

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from Broadway Star, Reneé Rapp
• Learn if your song showcases your unique personality and vocal range
• Learn how to interpret a song and break it down into acting beats
• Class will conclude with an informative Q&A

Interested in purchasing a professional performance track? Email us your sheet music 24-48 hours in advance of the class, and we will send you a professional performance track for only $25! Purchase here!

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6-Week Virtual Dance Call Experience

Online Event, United States
September 18 - December 18

No Audition Required | Ages 8-Up | Session 1: September 18 - October 30 | Session 2: October 30 - December 18 | Cost 625.00

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

Choreographer & Dance Instructor: Austin Marquez

Back by popular demand!

Join us for our Online Dance Call experience Class, for actors and singers who want to improve their dance skills in a safe and supportive environment!

Every Friday, students will be sent a video lesson from Austin, focusing on a different musical theatre dance genre. Austin will present a new combination for each of the six sessions. The class will not only cover choreography, but students will learn terminology and technique specific to each style.

Once you watch the weekly video, you have the weekend to film yourself performing that week’s choreography and submit it to us using Google Drive by Monday. Then we’ll schedule a roughly 15 min ZOOM meeting between Austin & you based on your schedules where he will provide individual feedback on your performance. He’ll also be able to break down difficult steps with you via video and watch you perform and offer guidance and feedback.

NEW COMBOS FOR RETURNING STUDENTS! Continue to hone your dance skills and join us for all weeks!

Week One: Golden Age Musical Theatre
Week Two: Tap - Soft Shoe (no tap shoes required)
Week Three: Fosse
Week Four: Hip Hop
Week Five & Six: Contemporary Jazz

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6-Week Musical Theatre Audition Technique from A to Z with 5 Broadway Stars

Online Event, United States
September 22 @ 4:00 pm - October 27 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Two Classrooms Split by Age: Ages 8-11 and 12-20s | Tuesdays, September 22 - October 27 from 4-6 PM ET | Cost 695.00

Limited to 12 Students!

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

Broadway Star Instructors TBA Soon!

Auditioning for a musical is more than just singing 16 or 32 bars. Learn the ins and outs of the full musical theatre audition experience, from the vocal audition to the dance call to chemistry reads, in which actors are paired with potential co-stars.

Under the guidance of five major Broadway Stars, we will hone every aspect of the musical theatre audition from A-Z.

Who better to learn from then the pros who have mastered the art of the audition?

Week One: The 32-Bar Cut Audition
Week Two: The 16-Bar Cut Audition
Week Three: Monologue Work
Week Four: Chemistry Reads (Scene Work)
Week Five: The Broadway Dance Call
Week Six: Final Showcase for Family, Friends, & 4 Scouting Talent Reps

Focus of Class:
• Hone your singing, dancing and acting skills
• Learn to present yourself confidently in dance auditions
• Master what it takes to pick up combinations quickly
• Unlock the keys to success from Broadway's biggest stars

Final Showcase:
On the final day, showcase what you have “workshopped” with your Broadway teachers and perform it live on zoom for family, friends and 4 scouting Talent Reps, 2 Agents and 2 Managers!

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6-Week Comedic On-Camera Acting

Online Event, United States
September 23 @ 4:00 pm - October 28 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8-11 | Wednesdays, September 23 - October 28 from 4-6 PM ET | Cost 650.00

Limited to 12 Students! 

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, Sean Patrick Doyle

This on-camera class is geared toward actors interested in learning how to bring out the funny in sitcom scenes! We will be using real scripts from Disney & Nickelodeon shows!

Focus of Class:
• Learn to identify comedic clues within the text
• Learn how to use your physicality on-camera
• Learn how to land jokes and bring out the funny
• Learn proper on-camera sitcom acting and audition technique
• Learn how to stand out from the crowd at auditions

Final Showcase with 4 Talent Reps:  Together, we will work towards an online final showcase in which family, friends, 2 scouting agents, and 2 scouting managers will Zoom in to see your performance! 

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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For Serious Minded Students | Ages 12-20s | Wednesdays, September 23 - October 28 from 4-6 PM ET | Cost 675.00

Limited to 12 Students!

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

Instructor: 3x Tony Nominee & TV Actor, Christopher Fitzgerald

Each week participants will boldly explore different approaches to becoming free, full, and funny in front of the camera.  Using a combination of psychology, improv, and preparation, participants will practice scene work and “play” to release their inner funny. The main thrust in all our work together will be connecting to our own sense of personal joy. It’s through that joy that all great work springs from. 

Focus of Class:
• Cultivating and Connecting to your Personal Joy
• Developing a Relationship with the Camera
• Dealing with and Mastering Nerves
• Improv Techniques to Open your Comic Receptors
Using Mistakes to your Benefit

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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Online Adult Agent & Manager Showcase with 10 Talent Reps

Online Event, United States
September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Wednesday, September 23 | 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!

SPACE IS LIMITED! Spots are first come, first serve.

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, from the comfort of your home using the ZOOM app! 

FREE BONUS: For singers, we will create a track for you to sing with during the showcase!

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!

Talent reps will watch your performance LIVE via Zoom, and give individual feedback and coaching!

Participating actors should plan to prepare the following:
NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: A Monologue that is 60 Seconds or Less in Length and a 16 Bar Cut (Send us your sheet music 3 days in advance and we will provide you with a track for use during the showcase)

Need some extra help before the big day? Participants will receive a special rate on Skype coaching with our Broadway coaches and professional vocal coaches!!

Contact the office to set up a coaching session!

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November 2020

6-Week Dramatic TV Acting for the Camera

Online Event, United States
November 4 @ 4:00 pm - December 16 @ 6:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | 2 Sessions Split by Age: 8-11 & 12-20s | Wednesdays, November 4 - December 16  from 4-6 PM ET | Cost: 650.00

Limited to 12 Students!
In this comprehensive course, we will cover the ins and outs of 2 wildly popular forms of TV series: Procedurals (series that focuses on how crimes are solved or some other aspect of a law enforcement agency) and Serial Dramas (continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion). 

Actors will learn how to give nuanced, subtle performances and create authentic and believable characters.

We’ll begin our sessions by working on dramatic monologues from plays, and then dive into various types of on-camera scene work, where students will have the opportunity to work alongside a scene partner.

Focus of Class:
Learn how to give a natural, nuanced and subtle performance
• Scene Study & Script Analysis
Master Physicality for Performing Dramatic TV Material
Work on Active Listening Skills and Identifying Intention
Learn On-Camera Technique to Set You Apart in Auditions

Final Showcase with 4 Talent Reps: 
Together, we will work towards an online final showcase in which family, friends, 2 scouting agents, and 2 scouting managers will Zoom in to see your performance!

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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6-Week Voice-Over Acting

Online Event, United States
November 5 @ 4:00 pm - December 17 @ 6:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9-20 | Thursdays, November 5 - December 17 from 4-6 PM ET | Cost 650.00

Limited to 12 Students!

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

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting. It requires an actor to make specific and original acting choices that are outside of the box using just their voice.

Learn how to create characters for cartoons and animated feature films and how to perform more naturally for commercials and radio spots!

While much of the entertainment industry is currently on hold, Voice-Over is still going strong! Since much of Voice-Over is recorded separately, many VO actors can record from their home!

Focus of Class:
• Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films
• Work on naturalistic reads for commercials and radio spots
• Learn how to nail VO auditions
Get tips from a pro about recording Voice-Over auditions and jobs from your home!

Final Presentation for 2 Agents and a Casting Director: Three industry guests including 2 scouting Voice-Over and Commercial agents plus a top Voice-Over casting director will come in to hear the kids present the material they have honed during our final class. We’ll also have a Q&A with the Casting Director, and the Instructor about the business! Family and friends will also be invited to attend this presentation.

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera, and you must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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