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Ripley-Grier Studios

520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States

September 2019

2 Day Pre-College Audition Intensive

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 14 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 6:00 pm EDT

Ages High School Juniors, Seniors, & Young Adults | No Audition Required | Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15 | 10 AM - 6 PM | Cost: 595.00

Sold Out! We have added another session!

Calling junior and senior high school students and young adults with aspirations of attending a top BFA, BM, or BA Musical Theatre College Program!

Admissions Officers you will work with include:
• Wayne Petro, Associate Director of Enrollment for the School of Performing Arts at Pace University
• Molly Alexa Horan, Admissions Administrator of NYU Tisch School of the Arts
• Amy Rogers, Director of Musical Theatre Department at Pace University
• Kevin Kemler, Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions at Marymount Manhattan College

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2 Day Pre-College Audition Intensive Session 2

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 14 @ 10:00 am - September 15 @ 6:00 pm EDT

Ages High School Juniors, Seniors, & Young Adults | No Audition Required | Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15 | 10 AM - 6 PM | Cost: 595.00

Calling junior and senior high school students and young adults 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 2 Day Pre-College Audition Intensive is for YOU!

Work all weekend alongside college admissions officer Kevin Kemler, Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions at Marymount Manhattan College, to prepare for the showcase with more admissions officers Sunday! This 2-Day College Prep Intensive will leave you confident and ready to take on the daunting task of applying to college musical theatre programs! 

Admissions Officers you will work with include:
• Wayne Petro, Associate Director of Enrollment for the School of Performing Arts at Pace University
• Molly Alexa Horan, Admissions Administrator of NYU Tisch School of the Arts
• Amy Rogers, Director of Musical Theatre Department at Pace University
• Kevin Kemler, Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions at Marymount Manhattan College

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Fall Open House for Ages 5-19

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

All New Students | Ages 5-19 | Saturday, September 14 | 11AM-2PM | FREE

New students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, for a FREE day full of activities! 

Work with some of our wonderful Broadway, On-Camera and Voice-Over instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Schedule of Events is Below 

11AM-12PM Commercial Acting for Ages 7-11 
11AM-12PM Voice-Over Acting (Session 1) Ages 10-19
12-12:45PM Musical Theatre Song & Dance with a Broadway Star for Ages 7-19
1-1:30PM Musical Theatre Enrichment & Theatre Games for ages 5-6
1-2PM On-Camera Scene Study and Improvisation for Ages 11-19
1-2PM Voice-Over Acting (Session 2) Ages 10-19

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BE MORE CHILL Star, Stephanie Hsu Teaches Audition Tech

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 22 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm EDT

All Skill Levels | Ages 8-20s | Sunday, September 22 | Cost 195.00

Train with BE MORE CHILL Star, Stephanie Hsu (Christine Canigula)

Don’t miss a unique opportunity to work with a star from the internet sensation, BE MORE CHILL, Stephanie Hsu (BE MORE CHILL, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL)! Stephanie has been a part of BE MORE CHILL from the very beginning (Two River Theater & Signature Center) to the Broadway phenomenon it is today! 

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Adult Agent & Manager Showcase – September 2019

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 18+ | Wednesday, September 25 | 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!

Looking for an Agent? A Manager? Both? We’re here to offer you the exclusive opportunity to perform for 10 scouting industry guests in one evening! 

NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: 32 Bar Cut (Accompanist will be provided)

Each actor will get feedback and coaching on their performance at the event!

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October 2019

Sitcom Acting w/ Prolific Disney & Nick TV Director, Jon Rosenbaum

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
October 5 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 5:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7 & Up - Classes by Age | Saturday and/or Sunday, October 5 or 6 | Cost: 205.00

We are beyond thrilled to be working with one of the industries most in-demand and prolific TV and Film Directors, Mr. Jon Rosenbaum. He has by far the most extensive credits and experience of anyone we have ever worked with! You do not want to miss Jon’s workshops!

Jon has carved a niche in the comedy and ‘tween’ genres, thanks to his quirky sensibility and love of collaborating with young talent. His material has spanned many other genres as well, and has involved partnerships with some of the top networks and production companies, including DISNEY, NICKELODEON, NETFLIX, AMAZON, NBC/UNIVERSAL, FOX, SYFY, LIFETIME, and the CARTOON NETWORK. He considers himself extremely fortunate to be doing what he loves – directing series, pilots and movies that keep his creative juices flowing.

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November 2019

6-Week Advanced Voice-Over w/ a Top VO Actor, 2 Agents, & 1 Casting Director

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 3 @ 10:30 am - December 15 @ 12:30 pm EST

Ages 10-18 | Advanced Students | Sundays, November 3 - December 15 | 10:30AM-12:30PM | Cost: 675.00

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

Voice-Over, TV/Film & Broadway Instructor: Coco Cohn: (MAMMA MIA, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN)

This is an advanced program for students who have taken a general acting class at a reputable institution.

Over the course of this 6-week class, you will be working in an exciting professional recording booth! The teacher will touch upon proper mic technique and things to consider when working in a confined space as well as voice-over audition technique.

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 in the class.

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Disney & Nick Director, Wendy Faraone’s Sitcom Workshops (SYDNEY TO THE MAX, RAVEN’S HOME, LIV & MADDIE)

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 9 @ 10:00 am - November 10 @ 5:30 pm EST

No Audition Required | Ages 7 & Up | Saturday or Sunday, November 9 or 10 | 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, 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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November 20 Agent & Industry Pro Showcase

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Ages 4 - early 20s | There will be 2 private coaching sessions prior to the showcase | Cost (if cast) $385.00

Admissions on a rolling basis. No spots will be held.

This event is by audition or invitation only. If you are interested in participating please submit a video audition. If you have any additional questions please call our office at  212.315.3010 or email info@aclassactny.com.

Audition Guidelines
Prepare: One-minute contemporary age appropriate monologue. Monologues MUST be memorized.
If you are a Singer: Sing 32 bars a cappella of a musical theatre song that is age-appropriate.

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December 2019

Top L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett Teaches a Monologue Masterclass

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
December 7 @ 10:00 am - 9:45 pm EST

All Skill Levels | Ages 7-Adults, 3 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, December 7 | Cost 205.00

Session 1: 10am-1:30pm Ages 9-mid 20s
Session 2: 2pm-5:30pm Ages 7-14
Session 3: 6:15pm-9:45pm Ages 12-Adults

Work with powerhouse L.A. Talent Manager Mitchell Gossett of Industry Entertainment Partners in a monologue masterclass! Mitchell's storied success has allowed him to refer talent to agencies in NY, LA and across the USA.

Focus of Class: Learn Mitchell Gossett’s ‘ACTions’ approach to delivering a memorable performance, perform a monologue for Mitchell Gossett, receive insightful coaching and feedback from Mitchell Gossett, and walk away with personalized feedback.

Mitchell has repped and developed many noteworthy actors, including Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Miley Cyrus (The Last Song), Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Darren Criss (Glee), Zendaya (The Greatest Showman), and many, many others.

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