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April 2020

5-Week Online Monologue Class w/ Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman

Online Event, NY United States
April 2 @ 4:00 pm - April 30 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 10-17 | Thursdays, April 2 - April 30 | 4-6 PM EDT | Cost 475.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 22 - MAY 20 SESSION

Build a strong acting foundation from the comfort of your own home with Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman!

In this course, we will focus on breaking down monologues into their purest elements. All students will work as a group to analyze pieces. Each student will have the ability to perform their pieces for Jessica and their classmates. Individual adjustments and direction will be given by Jessica.

Final Showcase and Q&A with Talent Rep: Together, we will work towards an online final showcase in which a top talent agent will Zoom in to see your performance! Not only will the talent rep observe your performance and add feedback, but they will also conduct a showbiz Q&A for students and their parents!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or REGISTER FOR THE APRIL 22 - MAY 20 SESSION

Two-Time Tony Nominee, Laura Osnes’ Online Masterclass

Online Event, NY United States
April 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Saturday, April 4 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET!

Laura will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Sing a 32-bar song cut for Laura who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation! Class will conclude with a Q&A with this amazing Tony Nominee!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, April 6 | Cost to Participate 175.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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Eva will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Perform a 16-bar cut and one minute monologue for Eva who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their interpretation, presentation and technique!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, April 7 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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Ashley will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Perform a 32-bar cut OR one minute monologue for Ashley who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their interpretation, presentation and technique!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, April 10 | Cost to Participate 175.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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Eva will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Perform a 16-bar cut and one minute monologue for Eva who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their interpretation, presentation and technique!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, April 10 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET!

Ashley will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Perform a 32-bar cut OR one minute monologue for Ashley who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their interpretation, presentation and technique!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

Two-Time Tony Nominee, Laura Osnes’ Online Masterclass

Online Event, NY United States
April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Saturday, April 11 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET!

Laura will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Sing a 32-bar song cut for Laura who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

ANASTASIA Star, Christy Altomare’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, NY United States
April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, April 13 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

Christy will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Sing a 32-bar song cut for Christy who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | Ages 10-17 | Tuesdays, April 14- May 19| Cost: 550.00

Space is limited!

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

Use your new found downtime to brush up your audition materials! When life returns to normal, you’ll be rehearsed and ready to go! 

Whether you’ve got professional auditions on the horizon, or just local school or community theatre auditions to look forward to- this class will help bring your performance to the next level!

Focus of Class:
• Find pieces that showcase your unique personality and vocal range
• Work on song interpretation, presentation, and acting through song
• Learn how to connect emotionally to the lyric in an authentic and honest way
• Receive and perform one minute monologues that you can use for future auditions
• Learn how to break down monologues into their purest elements: objectives, tactics, conflict, acting beats and more
• Nail the audition once you get in the room

Final Showcase and Q&A with Talent Rep:  Together, we will work towards an online final showcase in which a top talent agent will Zoom in to see your performance! Not only will the talent rep observe your performances and add feedback, but they will also conduct a showbiz Q&A for students and their parents! Of course, the talent rep is always scouting too! 

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HADESTOWN Star, Reeve Carney’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, NY United States
April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, April 15 | Cost 175.00

Space Is Limited!

Reeve Carney is a Broadway star most well known for his recent portrayal of Orpheus in the Tony Award Winning Musical, HADESTOWN. Prior to HADESTOWN, Reeve was best known for originating the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK. He’s also starred in the TV series PENNY DREADFUL (Showtime) & the TV musical special, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN (Fox).

Reeve will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students! Perform a 16-bar cut and one minute monologue for Reeve who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their interpretation, presentation and technique!

Class will conclude with a Q&A!

Students can sing their 16-bar cut either a cappella or with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube).

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 9 & Up | Thursday, April 16 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

Alex will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students! Sing a 32-bar song cut for Alex who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

No Audition Required | 2 Sessions Split By Age, 8-Adults | Sunday, April 19 | Cost: 205.00

Take 1 or more sessions with Wendy from the comfort of your own home!

A reader will be hired to work opposite each student! 

Session 1 - Ages: 8 - 18 (Scenes Split By Age!) Time: 10 AM - 1:30 PM
Session 2 - Ages: 12 - Adults (Scenes Split By Age!) Time: 2 - 5:30 PM

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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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, April 20 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

Alex will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students! Sing a 32-bar song cut for Alex who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

LEARN MORE or JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET

Online Adult Agent & Manager Showcase with 10 Talent Reps

Online Event, NY United States
April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Ages 18+ | No Audition Required | Tuesday, April 21 | 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!

SPACE IS LIMITED! Spots are first come, first serve.

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, from the comfort of your home using the ZOOM app! 

FREE BONUS: For singers, we will create a track for you to sing with during the showcase!

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!

Talent reps will watch your performance LIVE via Zoom, and give individual feedback and coaching!

Participating actors should plan to prepare the following:
NON-SINGERS: A Monologue that is 90 Seconds or Less in Length
SINGERS: A Monologue that is 60 Seconds or Less in Length and a 16 Bar Cut (Send us your sheet music 3 days in advance and we will provide you with a track for use during the showcase)

Need some extra help before the big day? Participants will receive a special rate on Skype coaching with our Broadway coaches and professional vocal coaches!!

Contact the office to set up a coaching session!

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5-Week Online Monologue Class w/ Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman

Online Event, NY United States
April 22 @ 4:00 pm - May 20 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 10-17 | Wednesdays, April 22 - May 20 | 4-6 PM EDT | Cost: 475.00

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

Limited to 10 students!

1st Session Sold-Out! 2nd Session added by popular demand! Register before this one sells out too!

Build a strong acting foundation from the comfort of your own home with Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman!

In this course, we will focus on breaking down monologues into their purest elements. All students will work as a group to analyze pieces. There will be a lot of note-taking in this class.

Focus of Class:
• Identify your character’s overall objective
• Identify conflicts your character faces in your piece
• Learn how to use tactics to achieve your objective
• Discover operative words and acting beats within the text
• Work on character development

Final Showcase and Q&A with Talent Rep: Together, we will work towards an online final showcase in which a top talent agent will Zoom in to see your performance! Not only will the talent rep observe your performance and add feedback, but they will also conduct a showbiz Q&A for students and their parents!

Age appropriate monologues will be distributed via email before class.

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

6-Week Virtual Dance Call Experience

Online Event, NY United States
April 24 - June 5

Ages 8 & Up | No Audition Required | April 24 - June 5 | Cost: 599.00

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

Choreographer & Dance Instructor: Austin Marquez

You asked and we listened!

Introducing our Online Dance Call Experience Class, for actors and singers who want to improve their dance skills in a safe and supportive environment!

Every Friday, students will be sent a video lesson from Austin, focusing on a different musical theatre dance genre. Austin will present a new combination for each of the six sessions. The class will not only cover choreography, but students will learn terminology and technique specific to each style.

Once you watch the weekly video, you have the weekend to film yourself performing that week’s choreography and submit it to us using Google Drive by Monday. Then we’ll schedule a roughly 15 min ZOOM meeting between Austin & you based on your schedules where he will provide individual feedback on your performance. He’ll also be able to break down difficult steps with you via video and watch you perform specific steps and offer guidance and feedback.

WEEK ONE: Golden Age Musical Theatre
WEEK TWO: Tap - Soft Shoe (no tap shoes required)
WEEK THREE: Fosse
WEEK FOUR: Hip Hop
WEEKS FIVE & SIX: Contemporary Jazz

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Saturday, April 25 | Cost 195.00

Ali made history as the first actor in a wheelchair on Broadway when she appeared in Deaf West’s acclaimed 2015 revival of SPRING AWAKENING. Most recently, Ali won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Ado Annie in the 2019 revival of OKLAHOMA! She has also been seen on TV Shows such as GLEE (FOX), TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY (ABC), and THE BOLD TYPE (FREEFORM).

Ali will be working one-on-one via the ZOOM app with her students!

Sing a 32-bar mock audition for Ali who will offer each participant individual guidance and feedback on their song interpretation and presentation!

Learn if your song is a good showcase of your unique talents and vocal range!

Class will conclude with a Q&A with this Tony Winner!

Ali’s dedication to improving lives through the arts, disabled or not, is captured in her motto: “Making Your Limitations Your Opportunities.”

Students participating in this class must be prepared to perform a 32-bar cut of a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube).

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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6-Week Online Advanced Scene Study: Great American Playwrights Past & Present

Online Event, NY United States
April 26 @ 11:00 am - June 7 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Ages 12-19 | Advanced Students | Sundays, April 26-June 7 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 675.00

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

Broadway & On-Camera Instructor: John Patrick Hayden (TARTUFFE, LAW & ORDER SVU, DAREDEVIL)

This class is geared toward advanced teen actors who are serious about their work.

Throughout this 6-week course, actors will perform scenes written by the greatest American playwrights, both past and present! Each student will get to work on two different scenes from two different eras in American Theatre History.

The overall objective of the class is to help actors improve their technique and learn how to approach both classical and contemporary texts.

Final Showcase and Q&A with Talent Rep: Together, we will work towards an online final showcase in which a top talent agent will Zoom in to see your performance! Not only will the talent rep observe your performance and add feedback, but they will also conduct a showbiz Q&A for students and their parents! Of course, the talent rep is always scouting too!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

Online Voice-Over Acting Workshop

Online Event, NY United States
April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 7-18 | Monday, April 27 | Cost to Participate 70.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE A $25 OBSERVATION TICKET!

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 casting in both NYC and CA!

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting and requires an actor to make bold, gutsy choices that are original, specific, and outside of the box!

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the art of voice-over acting!

Learn how to create living, breathing characters for cartoons and animated feature films, commercials, and radio spots!

At the end of the class, we’ll have a short Q&A for parents and students (time permitting).

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May 2020

No Audition Required | Ages 8-18 | Saturday, May 2 | Cost 195.00

Work on voice-over material from the comfort of your home with Top Voice-Over Actor, Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, Broadway’s KINKY BOOTS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES), and Marcelle Dabbah, the head of Children’s Voice-Over and Commercial at A3 Artists (formerly known as Abrams Artists), a top bi-coastal agency!

While much of the entertainment industry is currently on hold, Voice-Over is still going strong! Since much of Voice-Over is recorded separately, many VO actors can record from their home!

Voice-over acting is unlike any other type of acting and requires an actor to make bold, gutsy choices that are original, specific, and outside of the box!

Perform a mock audition for the head of the Commercial and Voice-Over Youth Division at A3 ARTISTS (formerly known as ABRAMS ARTISTS), Marcelle Dabbah!

Learn how to create characters for cartoons and animated feature films and how to perform more naturally for commercials and radio spots!

Participants will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a front facing camera and must download the free ZOOM app to participate!

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