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October 2020

Online Agent & Manager Showcase With 20 Talent Reps

Online Event, United States
October 22 @ 7:20 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 4 - Mid 20s | Thursday, October 22 | Cost Without Coaching 295.00 | Cost With Coaching 385.00

2 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, Take 3 Talent, Carson Adler, Carson Kolker, Parkside Management, Sinclair Management and many more. Contact us at for the complete list of attendees!

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 | 2 Sessions Split By Age, 8 & Up | Saturday, October 24 | Cost 205.00

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, RAVEN’S HOME, JUST ROLL WITH IT, BUNK’D, COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD, and she directed WALK THE PRANK, KNIGHT SQUAD, among others! She was also the director of Disney’s #1 family sitcom, LIV AND MADDIE.

Wendy’s workshops are well known for creating an inviting and energetic environment in which students are given the tools necessary to be successful, working actors in the entertainment industry. Impressively, she has recently coached all of the newly scouted talent for Disney Channel’s latest boot camp and showcase!

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 directly from Wendy Faraone
• Learn how to Land Jokes, Make Turns and Bring out the Funny in the Audition Room and On Set
• Showbiz Q&A with Wendy and Artistic Director of A Class Act NY, Jessica R. Grosman

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NEWSIES Star, Andrew Keenan-Bolger’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 10 & Up | Thursday, October 29 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAIT LIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET!

Limited to 10 Students!

Andrew Keenan-Bolger is a Broadway Star, best known for originating the role of Crutchie in NEWSIES! Other notable Broadway credits include: TUCK EVERLASTING (Original Broadway Cast), MARY POPPINS, SEUSSICAL (Original Broadway Cast), and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Andrew also is the co-creator of the web series SUBMISSIONS ONLY. He served as the series Director and Editor during its run from 2010-2014. He has also directed a few short films.

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

Sing a 32-bar song cut for NEWSIES Star, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

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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!

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

Instructor (Ages 8-11): TV Actor, RJ Brown (13 REASONS WHY, CHICAGO PD, GIRLS)

Instructor (Ages 12-20s): TV Actor, James Leo Ryan (THE BLACKLIST, LAW & ORDER: SVU, NCIS)

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).

Examples of Procedurals (LAW & ORDER, THE BLACKLIST, SCANDAL)
Examples of Serial Dramas (13 REASONS WHY, RIVERDALE, THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA)

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!

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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

Previously Sold Out! We've Just Added a 2nd Session! Register ASAP!

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!

Session 1 Instructor (SOLD OUT): Voice-Over Actor, Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, Commercial Radio Spots for BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD and RUBY TUESDAY’S) 

Session 2 Instructor: Voice-Over, Broadway & On-Camera Actor, Morgan Weed (Axe Body & Hair Care Product, GE Refrigerators, Victoria's Secret, Educational Videos)

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!

Voice-Overs have been booming throughout the pandemic! Why?!? Because you can record auditions and jobs straight from 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 students 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.

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No Audition Required | Ages 10-20s | Thursdays, November 5 - December 3 | 4-6 PM ET | Cost 675.00

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

Work with both LEGENDARY Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett and LEGENDARY casting director/producer Joey Paul Jensen in an online 4-Week Zoom Acting Lab!

Mitchell Gossett is a top Los Angeles Talent Manager who runs a renowned scouting operation at Industry Entertainment Partners, a bi-coastal management firm. Mitchell has discovered and represented some of Hollywood’s biggest stars including Jennifer Lawrence, Zendaya, Darren Criss, Rachel Brosnahan, Kristen Bell, among others. Joey Paul Jensen is an award-winning Los Angeles Casting Director and Producer who has mentored many actors over the course of her 20 year storied career. 

In this class, learn how to access and train your instincts to command the moment, and live the life of your character underneath the words. Discover the space where a character and an actor’s own personality meet. Learn techniques that reduce natural distractions that hinder spontaneity.

Focus of Class:
Learn and explore Mitchell and Joey's approach to Great Acting
• Learn techniques that help spontaneity flourish and develop more sensory awareness of your choices
• Build perspective on your work from the casting point of view

• Discover how your commitment to the work leaves a lasting impression
Ease performance anxiety in front of a camera or audience into “ no big deal”
• Get out of your head and into your body through monologue work, scene work, exercises and presentation
• Conquer physicality and movement concerns in self-tape auditions
• Both Mitchell Gossett and Joey Paul Jensen will provide career guidance and advice

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, November 6 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Limited to 10 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).

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from Broadway’s George Salazar
• 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 George Salazar

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2x Tony Nominee, Eva Noblezada’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Saturday, November 7 | Cost 175.00

Space is limited!

Eva Noblezada is a Two-Time Tony Nominee, most recently seen as Eurydice in 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.

Eva will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students!

Perform either a song cut, monologue, or both for 2x Tony Nominee, Eva Noblezada, who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their interpretation, presentation and technique!

This class is great for singers and non-singers.

You can choose to perform one of the following:
• A 16-bar cut and a monologue that is one minute or shorter
• A 90 second monologue
• A 32-bar cut

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!

Need a monologue? Email us after registering and we will send you one to perform!

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No Audition Required | Ages 8 - Adults | Sunday, November 8 | Cost 100.00

Receive one-on-one coaching from the comfort of your own home from Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman. Before founding A Class Act NY in 2005, Jessica worked in commercial casting in both NYC and CA!

In this workshop, you will learn the art of commercial acting and audition technique!

Learn how to analyze commercial copy and find the acting beats within the copy to make a lasting impression in the audition room!

Class will conclude in a mock audition for a Top Scouting Commercial Talent Agent where students can put their new skills to the test!

Focus of Class:
• How to analyze and break down commercial copy to find the selling points within the text
• Learn how to nail your slate
• Learn how to sell a product without being too over the top
• Work on proper commercial acting and audition technique
• Learn lingo that is specific to commercial auditions and on-camera acting
• Perform a mock audition for a Top Commercial Talent Agent

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, November 16 | Cost 145.00

Limited to 10 Students!

Alex is a twice Tony nominated actor! Last year, he was nominated for a Tony for his portrayal of Beetlejuice in BEETLEJUICE, and in 2016 he was nominated for his lovable portrayal of Dewey Finn in the beloved musical, SCHOOL OF ROCK!

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from Tony Nominee, Alex Brightman
• 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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