One & Two-Day Masterclasses

Our award-winning masterclasses are all taught by prominent Broadway Stars, NYC and L.A. Casting Directors, L.A. TV/Film Directors, On-Camera Actors and Scouting Talent Representatives who provide a superior education both in-studio and virtually!

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March 2024

& JULIET Masterclass with & JULIET and HAMILTON Star, Andrew Chappelle & a Talent Rep

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
March 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 8 & Up | Sunday, March 10 | Cost 195.00

Andrew Chappelle is currently starring on Broadway in the smash hit, & JULIET. He plays three roles: Lord Capulet, Sly and Bouncer and he also understudies Shakespeare & Lance! 

Andrew is no stranger to playing multiple tracks! He is an original Broadway company member of the hit sensation, HAMILTON where he covered a majority of the lead male roles including John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, King George, and Aaron Burr. 

Other credits include Broadway’s MAMMA MIA! and the Broadway Tour of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT! 

Part 1: & JULIET Dance Combo w/ Broadway’s Andrew Chapelle
Learn a dance combo from the hit musical, & JULIET with current Broadway cast member, Andrew Chappelle

Part 2: Audition Technique with Broadway’s Andrew Chappelle, a Music Director & a Top Scouting Talent Rep
Sing a 16 bar audition song cut for Andrew, and a top scouting Talent Rep!

Mock Audition for Andrew and a Top Scouting NYC Talent Rep
Hone Your Audition Technique with Andrew’s Guidance
Feedback and Coaching from Broadway Star, Andrew Chappelle
Perform for a Scouting Talent Rep & Hope to Get Scouted
Pics & Autographs with Broadway Star, Andrew Chappelle

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Broadway Casting Director Lindsay Levine’s (CSA) Audition Technique Masterclass

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
March 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up (Email us for an age exception) | Sunday, March 24 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 75.00

Work one-on-one with Broadway Casting Director, Lindsay Levine! Her Broadway & Touring Credits include MJ THE MUSICAL*, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, BANDSTAND, JERSEY BOYS, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, LOVE NEVER DIES, THE HEIRESS, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS, CATS, as well as many regional and off-Broadway productions including ONLY GOLD at MCC, and WEST SIDE STORY at MUNY! 

Lindsay works at a renowned casting office! They are the most prolific casting office in the theatre scene today! Credits include Broadway and Off-Broadway hits and National Tours such as LEMPICKA*, CABARET, DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES*, PURLIE, KIMBERLY AKIMBO*, THE NOTEBOOK, MRS DOUBTFIRE*, BEETLEJUICE*, MJ*, FROZEN*, ANASTASIA*, MEAN GIRLS, WAITRESS*, HAMILTON, THE PROM, BE MORE CHILL, WEST SIDE STORY, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, SOME LIKE IT HOT, THE CHER SHOW, CAROUSEL, 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 outdated Student Achievement Page and/ or on our Instagram and Facebook Pages @AClassActNY

Get Lindsay’s expert coaching and feedback on your 32-bar audition song cut!

Lindsay will also offer her opinion on whether or not your cut showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality.

Focus of Class:
Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar cut from Broadway Casting Director, Lindsay Levine
Learn if your piece is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent, vocal range and personality
Learn how to break down a song into acting beats
Learn how to put your best foot forward in auditions
Q&A with Lindsay about the ins-and-outs of the business

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April 2024

L.A. Film & TV Associate Casting Director Robyn Owen’s Virtual Dramatic On-Camera Workshops

No Audition Required | Ages 9 - 20s (Scenes By Age) | Saturday, April 6 | Cost to Perform 195.00 | Cost to Observe 55.00

Work with L.A. Associate Casting Director, Robyn Owen of Robyn Owen Casting, a 20-year veteran of the casting industry!

Robyn works as an Associate Casting Director on important big-budget feature films and television series. Some of Robyn’s recent projects include: a film starring Courtney B. Vance, HEIST (Feature Film), a film starring Academy Award Winner Viola Davis, THE WATER MAN (Feature Film), A TRUE CRIME (Film Short), NAOMI* (WB/CW) starring ACANY alum, Kaci Walfall as Naomi, DMZ (HBO MAX), CHERISH THE DAY (WB/OWN), QUEEN SUGAR (WB/OWN), A WRINKLE IN TIME (Feature Film) and MISS VIRGINIA* (Feature Film) starring alum, Niles Fitch and Uzo Aduba.

Robyn was also recognized for her work on SELMA with a Casting Society of America nomination for Associate Casting Director.

* Indicates projects that star ACANY alumni who have met their representation at our programs! Kaci Walfall starred as Naomi in NAOMI on the CW, and Niles Fitch starred as James in Netflix’s MISS VIRGINIA. You can read more on our Student Achievement Page!

Robyn was also recognized for her work on SELMA with a Casting Society of America nomination for Associate Casting Director.

Focus of Class:
• Perform dramatic film & TV sides for casting director, Robyn Owen
• Learn proper on-camera acting and audition technique
• Learn important on-camera lingo and terminology
• Receive feedback and coaching from casting director, Robyn Owen
• Informative Q&A if time permits

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 - Adults | Tuesday, April 9 | 4-6 PM ET | Cost to Perform: 195.00 | Cost to Observe: 55.00

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 WIZ, BACK TO THE FUTURE, SIX, BAD CINDERELLA, KPOP, DEAR EVAN HANSEN*, BETWEEN THE LINES, 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 a backing track. Many can be found on YouTube.

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

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July 2024

Teens & Adults: On-Camera Intensive with L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London

Pearl Studios, 519 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018
July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Teens & Adults | Wednesday, July 31 | 6-9 PM | Cost 195.00

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

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