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Pearl Studios

500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018

May 2022

In-Studio 5-Week Broadway & Beyond Musical Theatre Class

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
May 1, 2022 @ 11:00 am - June 5, 2022 @ 12:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7 - 11 | Sundays, May 1 - June 5 | 11 AM - 12:30 PM | Pro-rated Cost for Weeks 2-5: 515.00

Missed the 1st Class? Pro-rating Available!

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

Instructor: Broadway Star, Leigh Ann Larkin (A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, GYPSY, DISNEY’S ON THE RECORD)

Work with Broadway Star Leigh Ann Larkin and a top music director on every aspect of musical theatre performance: singing, dancing, and acting! Learn iconic song and dance numbers from shows you know and love, and perform scenes with a partner!

Focus of class:
• Hone singing and dancing chops
• Develop strong acting skills through scene work opposite classmates
• Build confidence in a safe and supportive environment
• Perform in a final showcase

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

July 2022

On-Camera Intensive with L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London: In-Studio or Via Zoom

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 13, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Teens & Adults | Wednesday, July 13 | 6 - 9 PM ET | Cost 195.00

Take this workshop In-Studio OR Via Zoom!

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST

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

It’s no secret that the past few years have been challenging for the industry, but Lisa and her office, London/Stroud Casting have remained busy including casting 7 films in 2020. Recent 2021 projects include: NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE which filmed in Knoxville, Tennessee, STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS which filmed in Los Angeles, and they are consulting for a film company, PARADOX PICTURES.

Impressively, Lisa London gave the following actors their big break in Hollywood: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Yara Shahidi, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Mark Ruffalo, Giovanni Ribisi, Adrian R. Mante and Adam Irigoyen, to name a few.

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

Focus of Intensive:
• The class will cover what casting directors are looking for in auditions, the self-taping process, how to get your agent/manager to work best for you, why some people get callbacks and why you need to research a role.
• The intensive includes on-camera audition technique and will include playback as a teaching tool.
• Each participant will get to read for Lisa and receive one-on-one coaching and feedback. Sides will be sent approximately one week to a few days before the class, emulating a real audition.

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO JOIN THE WAITLIST

In-Studio July Pre-Professional Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am - July 22, 2022 @ 4:30 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22 | 9 AM - 4:30 PM | Cost: 995.00

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

SENIOR SESSION (ages 12-20's): SOLD OUT!
JUNIOR SESSION (ages 7-11): ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!

We may open another July Senior Session, so we encourage you to submit a video audition ASAP!

If you are already on our advanced student list, you can join the wait list here.

Instructor (Junior Session): Broadway Actress, Whitney Sprayberry (SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK, JAGGED LITTLE PILL)
Instructor (Senior Session): Broadway Star, Leigh Ann Larkin (A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, GYPSY, DISNEY’S ON THE RECORD)

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
Participants will be treated to a matinee performance of Broadway's FUNNY GIRL and attend a talkback with actors after the show! (Talk-backs are subject to be moved to the studio depending on COVID-19 policies at Broadway Theatres)

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK FOR AUDITION INFO

August 2022

No Audition Required | Ages 9-20s (scenes split by age) | Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 | 10 AM - 4 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!

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. 

Currently, Jason is working on a brand new, top secret DISNEY multi-cam sitcom! 

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! 

Recently, Jason was brought on to coach episodes of HBO’s WESTWORLD, RESIDENT ALIEN on SyFy, and multiple sitcoms for the DISNEY CHANNEL. 

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 Broadway/TV/Film Coach:In addition to working with Jason, Broadway, TV/Film actor, Lauren Elder teaches improv for the camera, scene study and other important skills.

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

AUDITIONS for the World Premiere of WRITTEN IN TIME, A New Musical by EMMY Award Winner, Sean P. Pallatroni

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
August 22, 2022 @ 9:00 am - August 26, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT

By Audition Only | Ages 9-20s | Submit a video audition ASAP! | Program Dates: Monday, August 22 - Friday, August 26 from 9 AM - 5 PM | Cost (if cast): 1050.00 

Payment Plans & Hotel Deals Available – please call our office at 212.315.3010 or email here to inquire about a payment plan and hotel deal today!

Be in the WORLD PREMIERE of a brand new work written by an EMMY® Award-winning composer!

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

Staged Performance in NYC:
The program will culminate in the WORLD PREMIERE of WRITTEN IN TIME for an audience filled with family, friends, and industry guests!

This is the 6th Original work produced by A Class Act NY! Past Productions Include: FOUND. by Lauren “Coco” Cohn and Stacia Fernandez, MAJOR & MINOR ADJUSTMENTS (IN THE KEY OF QUARANTINE) and THE ROAD TO SOC-CON by Sean P. Pallatroni, ESCAPE! by Matt Patrick Walsh, and PSYKIDZ by Bobby Cronin! All of these works are still being developed today!

Submit a video audition ASAP!

Prepare: Please prepare one monologue and one song from the Dropbox, here and email it to auditions@aclassactny.com. Click here for self-tape guidelines and video submission instructions.

LEARN MORE or SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION HERE

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

April 2023

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!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST

June 2023

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

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!

LEARN MORE or AUDITION INFO

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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.

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

September 2023

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

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

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

January 2024

12-Week LION KING KIDS Class

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
January 20 @ 11:00 am - June 1 @ 12:30 pm EST

No Audition Required | Elementary School-Age Children (Email us for an age exception) | Saturdays, Jan. 20; Feb. 3, 10; Mar. 2, 9, 16; Apr. 6, 13; May 4, 11, 18; Jun. 1 | 11 AM – 12:30 PM | 11-Week Prorated Cost: 820.00

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

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, THE LION KING!

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

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

April 2024

6-Week Advanced Scene Study Class: The Meisner Technique

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
April 7 @ 11:00 am - June 2 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12-19 | Sundays, Apr. 7, 14; May 5, 12, 19; Jun. 2 | 11 AM - 1 PM | 635.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST!

Instructor: TV, Film and Stage Actor Alexis Bronkovic (YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER, THE BLACKLIST)

Students learn the technique developed by a master of acting, Sanford Meisner.

Final Showcase(s) for Loved Ones & Talent Reps
Class concludes in a short presentation of scenes from either TV, Film or Stage for loved ones and a few scouting Talent Reps.

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST

6-Week Advanced Scenes Into Songs

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
April 7 @ 11:00 am - June 2 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 11-19 (Scenes Split by Age) Email us for an age exception | Sundays, Apr. 7, 14; May 5, 12, 19; Jun. 2 | 11 AM - 1 PM | 635.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST!

Broadway Instructor: Broadway’s Sean Patrick Doyle (KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, F/X FOSSE VERDON)

Music Director: Emmy Winning Composer, Sean P. Pallatroni

Learn how to transition seamlessly from a scene into a song in this dynamic musical theatre class! Develop your storytelling through song skills, and your acting technique! Movement will also play a crucial role in this class.

Final Showcase(s) for Loved Ones & Talent Reps
Class concludes in a short presentation of material we have workshopped for a few scouting agents and managers.

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST

6-Week On-Camera Class: From Self-Tape to On-Set

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
April 7 @ 11:00 am - June 2 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 8-11 (Scenes Split by Age) Email us for an age exception | Sundays, Apr. 7, 14; May 5, 12, 19; Jun. 2 | 11 AM - 1 PM | 5-Week Pro-Rated Cost: 535.00

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

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST!

TV/Film Instructor: Ali Cobrin (Ali stars in THE BAXTERS on Prime dropping soon! AMERICAN REUNION, NEIGHBORS)

This class takes us from point A, the self-tape audition, all the way to point Z, after you have booked the job and wind up on set! 

We’ll create self-tapes during class time! Learn how to have a killer audition with a reader! 

After we have created our self-tapes, we imagine you have booked the job and show up to set! Get ready to work alongside a scene partner as opposed to working alone in an audition! 

Once on set, learn how to take notes from your director, and make quick adjustments, and learn how to be a generous scene partner! Also work on blocking techniques for the camera!

Final Showcase(s) for Loved Ones & Talent Reps
Class concludes in a short presentation of material we have workshopped for a few scouting agents and managers.

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST

6-Week Advanced Scene Study Class: The Meisner Technique

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
April 7 @ 1:30 pm - June 2 @ 3:30 pm EDT

Ages 12-19 | Sundays, April 7 - June 2 | Sundays, Apr. 7, 14; May 5, 12, 19; Jun. 2  | 1:30-3:30 PM | 635.00

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

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST!

Advanced Student Prerequisite: A Class Act NY’s advanced programs are for serious students who are seeking to take their skills to the next level. To enroll in this class, you must have taken classes or performed in shows at reputable institutions in the past.

Instructor: TV, Film and Stage Actor Alexis Bronkovic (YOUNGER, LAW & ORDER, THE BLACKLIST)

Students learn the technique developed by a master of acting, Sanford Meisner.

Through acting exercises and scene-work from TV, Film and Stage, students will learn the core principles of a distinguished master.

Looking to delve deeper into your work? Then, this class is for YOU! 

Final Showcase(s) for Loved Ones & Talent Reps
Class concludes in a short presentation of material we have workshopped for a few scouting agents and managers.

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST

July 2024

July Pre-Professional Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 15 @ 9:30 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm EDT

By Audition or Invite Only | Junior Ages 7-11 | Senior Ages 12-20s | Monday - Friday, July 15 - July 19 | 9:30 AM - 5 PM | Cost 1095.00

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

SENIOR SESSION: SOLD OUT! SUBMIT YOUR AUDITION HERE TO JOIN THE WAITLIST!
JUNIOR SESSION: ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!

Instructor (Junior Session): Broadway Performer, Bethany Ann Tesarck (HAMILTON, DIANA THE MUSICAL, BYE, BYE BIRDIE)
Instructor (Senior Session): Broadway Performer, Matias De La Flor (CAMELOT)

Week At A Glance: Daily Dance + Warm-Up, Broadway Matinee, Private Lessons, Group Instruction and Advanced Masterclasses, Industry Showcase w/ Scouting Talent Reps, Final Showcase: Off-Broadway Debut

LEARN MORE or SUBMIT AUDITION HERE

Character Camp: An Acting Program

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave.
New York, NY, NY 10018
July 22 @ 10:00 am - July 26 @ 4:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 10-18 | Monday, July 22 -  Friday, July 26 | 10 AM - 4 PM Eastern | Cost 1050.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST HERE!

Instructor: TV/Film/Broadway & Voice-Over Actor Sean Patrick Doyle (KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE, F/X FOSSE VERDON, Film: THE SITTER w/ Jonah Hill)

Build a strong acting foundation in our 5-day dramatic arts program!

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