Ripley-Grier Studios

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Ripley-Grier Studios

520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States

August 2024

Broadway Casting Director Masterclass with Merri Sugarman (CSA) of Tara Rubin Casting

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 - Adults | Tuesday, August 6 | 5-8 PM | Cost to Perform: 205.00 | Cost to Observe: 75.00

Sing for Merri, or observe to pick up new tips!


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 THE OUTSIDERS, THE WIZ, BACK TO THE FUTURE, SIX, THE WHO’S TOMMY*, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, SING STREET*, TREVOR THE MUSICAL*, 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!

Students participating in this class perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song with an accompanist.

Focus of Class:
Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your song cut from Tara Rubin Casting Director, Merri Sugarman
Learn if your piece is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality
Learn how to put your best foot forward in auditions
Q&A with Merri about the ins-and-outs of the business


Adult Agent & Manager Showcase with 10 Talent Reps

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
August 12

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Monday, August 12 | 6:15-8:30 PM ET | Cost 265.00

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

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!

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 or our Instagram page, which is updated more regularly!

Participating actors should plan to prepare the following:

• A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length

• 1 Minute Monologue
• 16 Bar Cut
    • An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music clearly marked and in a binder.

Need some extra help before the big day? 

Discounted Coaching Available:
Participants will receive a special rate on zoom or in-person coaching with our Broadway coaches and professional Music Directors!

Contact the office to set up a coaching session!


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