Dramatic Arts

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April 2020

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!

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

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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!

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No Audition Required | Ages 8 & Up | Monday, April 13 | Cost to Participate 135.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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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!

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HADESTOWN Star, Reeve Carney’s Online Masterclass

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

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, April 15 | Cost to Participate 175.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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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!

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No Audition Required | Ages 8 & Up | Thursday, April 23 | Cost to Participate 125.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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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!

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, April 29 | Cost to Participate 175.00 | Cost to Observe 30.00

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Eva Noblezada is a Two-Time Tony Nominee, most recently seen as Eurydice in HADESTOWN! She also starred as Kim in the 2017 Broadway production of MISS SAIGON. Both of these performances earned her a Tony Nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

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May 2020

No Audition Required | Ages 10 & Up | Sunday, May 3 | Cost to Participate 175.00 | Cost to Observe 35.00

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Sophia is a Broadway Star, best known for originating the role of Lydia Deetz in Broadway’s BEETLEJUICE! Before starring in BEETLEJUICE, Sophia starred in BLACKBIRD on Broadway alongside Jeff Daniels, and as Brigitta von Trapp in NBC’S THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, May 5 | Cost 175.00

Space is limited!

Eva Noblezada is a Two-Time Tony Nominee, most recently seen as Eurydice in HADESTOWN! She also starred as Kim in the 2017 Broadway production of MISS SAIGON. Both of these performances earned her a Tony Nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

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!

Class will conclude with a Q&A with this amazing 2x Tony Nominee!

Students participating in this class must be prepared to perform a 16-bar cut of a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube) and a monologue that is one minute or shorter.

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 | Tuesday, May 5 | Cost to Participate 135.00 | Cost to Observe 25.00

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Derek Klena is a Broadway Star, best known for the role of Dimitry in ANASTASIA on Broadway. Most recently, Derek was starring in JAGGED LITTLE PILL. Other notable stage credits include: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (Broadway), WICKED (Broadway), CARRIE (Off-Broadway), and DOGFIGHT (Off-Broadway). You might also recognize him from his recurring roles on UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT (Netflix) and THE CODE (CBS), or from guest star appearances on BLUE BLOODS, LAW & ORDER SVU, THE TOMORROW PEOPLE, and THE CARRIE DIARIES.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, May 8 | Cost to Participate 135.00 | Cost to Observe 30.00

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Taylor Trensch is a Broadway Star, most recently seen on Broadway in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD as Dill, and as the titular character in DEAR EVAN HANSEN. Other notable roles include Barnaby Tucker in HELLO DOLLY! (Original 2017 Revival Cast) and Michael Wormwood in MATILDA (Original Broadway Cast). He also played the role of Christopher Boone in THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and Boq in WICKED.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, May 11 | Cost to Participate 135.00 | Cost to Observe 30.00

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Corey Cott is a Broadway Star, best known for his portrayal of Jack Kelly in NEWSIES and originating the role of Donny Novitski in BANDSTAND! He also starred in GIGI in 2015. You might also recognize him from his recurring roles on TV, including THE GOOD FIGHT (CBS) and Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING (Amazon Prime).

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ANASTASIA Star, Christy Altomare’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, May 13 | Cost to Participate 135.00 | Cost to Observe 30.00

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Christy Altomare is best known for portraying the title character of Anya/Anastasia in the Broadway sensation, ANASTASIA! Previous to ANASTASIA, Christy played the lead role of Sophie in MAMMA MIA! and before that she played Sue Snell in the Off-Broadway cult hit, CARRIE.

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All Ages | Thursday, May 14 | Cost 25.00

20% of All Proceeds Go to The Actors Fund!

Krysta Rodriguez is a Broadway and TV Star, best known for originating the role of Wednesday Addams in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Her extensive list of Broadway credits include: SPRING AWAKENING, FIRST DATE, IN THE HEIGHTS, and A CHORUS LINE. She was most recently seen on stage opposite Raul Esparza in Theresa Rebeck’s Off-Broadway production of SEARED and in Disney’s HERCULES at The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park. She is set to star on-screen in Ryan Murphy’s highly anticipated miniseries, HALSTON, where she will portray Liza Minelli. Other TV/Film credits include: SMASH, YOUNGER, GOSSIP GIRL, QUANTICO, CHASING LIFE, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA and more! 

Now is your chance to ask Krysta Rodriguez all of your questions about her career and the biz! Ask her about her experiences starring in hit Broadway musicals and popular TV shows and what it’s like to originate such an iconic role as Wednesday Addams! Get insight and advice about making it in the biz!

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

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, May 19 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 35.00

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Andrew Chappelle is an original Broadway company member of the hit sensation, HAMILTON. Andew had been with HAMILTON from the very beginning. He worked as a swing covering 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. Before HAMILTON, Andrew starred as Eddie in MAMMA MIA! on Broadway.

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FREE Virtual Camp Fair

Online Event, United States
May 26 @ 7:30 pm - May 27 @ 9:00 pm EDT

Tuesday, May 26 & Wednesday, May 27 | For Parents and Prospective Campers | Free

We know a lot of you have questions about an online summer program and we’re here to address your concerns!

Parents are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Summer 2020 will look like online!

For summer 2020, we will be offering online musical theatre, on-camera and dramatic arts programs taught by amazing Broadway Veterans, Los Angeles Casting Directors and Television and Film Directors.

Join us for some or all of the sessions and feel free to Zoom in and out as you wish!

ACANY has been offering programs online since early March to great success. Our virtual camp fair is for parents who would like to see what separates our online performing arts education from the rest!

We highly recommend watching the session with your child!

We know a lot of you have questions about an online summer program and we’re here to address your concerns!

Each session will include:
• A quick introduction to the program
• A demo of how camp will be run featuring ACANY students and a member of our faculty (Broadway Stars, Music Directors and a Top Disney & Nick TV Director)
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer any parent questions

These sessions will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the summer. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what a typical online summer camp day will look like.

Camp days will be approximately 3-4 hours long, and will include both private and group instruction.

Campers will also take specialized workshops throughout the week!

Workshops may include: TV and Film Work, Voice-Over, Dance, Uta Hagen and Meisner Acting Techniques, Stage Combat, Dialect Coaching, Monologue Study, Shakespeare, Vocal Technique, and more!

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June 2020

HADESTOWN Star, Reeve Carney’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, June 2 | 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).

Students participating in this class must be prepared to perform a 16-bar cut of a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube) and a monologue that is one minute or shorter.

Focus of Class:
• Receive individual feedback and coaching on your 16-bar cut and your monologue from HADESTOWN Star, Reeve Carney
• Learn if your material showcases your unique personality
• Learn how to interpret a song and and a monologue
• Learn how to break down your pieces into acting beats
• Learn how to use tactics to achieve your objective in your monologue
• Discover operative words and acting beats within the text
• Class will conclude with an informative Q&A

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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ANASTASIA Star, Christy Altomare’s Online Masterclass

Online Event, United States
June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Wednesday, June 3 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Christy Altomare is best known for portraying the title character of Anya/Anastasia in the Broadway sensation, ANASTASIA! Previous to ANASTASIA, Christy played the lead role of Sophie in MAMMA MIA! and before that she played Sue Snell in the Off-Broadway cult hit, CARRIE.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up, 2 Sessions Grouped by Age | Saturday, June 6 | Cost to Participate 205.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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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.

Throughout his career as a manager and agent, Mitchell has repped and developed many noteworthy actors, including Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook), Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Zendaya (The Greatest Showman, Shake It Up), Kristen Bell (Frozen 1 & 2, The Good Place), Dylan Minnette (13 Reasons Why), Kiernan Shipka (The Chilling Adventures of Serena, Mad Men), Jojo Siwa (Dance Moms), Miley Cyrus (The Last Song, Hannah Montana), Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and many, many others.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Tuesday, June 9 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Derek Klena is a Broadway Star, best known for the role of Dimitry in ANASTASIA on Broadway. Most recently, Derek was starring in JAGGED LITTLE PILL. Other notable stage credits include: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (Broadway), WICKED (Broadway), CARRIE (Off-Broadway), and DOGFIGHT (Off-Broadway). You might also recognize him from his recurring roles on UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT (Netflix) and THE CODE (CBS), or from guest star appearances on BLUE BLOODS, LAW & ORDER SVU, THE TOMORROW PEOPLE, and THE CARRIE DIARIES.

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Thursday, June 11 | Cost 145.00

Christopher Fitzgerald is a 3x Tony Nominee, best known for originating the roles of Ogie in WAITRESS (Tony Award Nomination), Igor in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (Tony Award Nomination), and Boq in WICKED. Most recently, Christopher was seen in the Broadway Revival of COMPANY as David. Other notable credits include: FINIAN’S RAINBOW (Tony Award Nomination), AN ACT OF GOD, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, AMOUR, and CHICAGO.

Focus of Class:
• Sing and receive individual feedback and coaching on your 32-bar song cut from 3x Tony Nominee, Christopher Fitzgerald
• Learn if your song showcases your unique personality and vocal range 
• Learn how to interpret a song and break it down into acting beats
• Q&A with 3x Tony Nominee, Christopher Fitzgerald

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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No Audition Required | Ages 8 - Adults | Tuesday, June 16 | Cost to Participate 25.00 | Cost to Observe 10.00

100% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE DONATED TO THE NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

We stand with our black brothers and sisters at this time, and always. Together, let's fight for equality and justice for all!

100% of the proceeds from this commercial workshop will be donated to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. We hope to raise significant funds through this charity workshop. We have 16 participation spots available at just $25, and 280 observer spots available for purchase at just $10.
Help us in the fight to end injustice!

In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn the art of commercial acting and audition technique from A Class Act NY’s Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman. Before founding A Class Act NY in 2005, Jessica worked in commercial casting in both NYC and California!

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, June 19 | Cost to Participate 175.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

100% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF OBSERVATION TICKETS WILL BE DONATED TO THE NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund!

Space is limited!

Eva Noblezada is a Two-Time Tony Nominee, most recently seen as Eurydice in HADESTOWN! She also starred as Kim in the 2017 Broadway production of MISS SAIGON. Both of these performances earned her a Tony Nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Eva will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with her students! Students participating in this class must be prepared to perform a 16-bar cut of a musical theatre song either a cappella or with a backing track (many can be found on YouTube) and a monologue that is one minute or shorter.

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!

LEARN MORE or CLICK TO REGISTER

No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Monday, June 22 | Cost to Participate 145.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Kevin Chamberlin is a 3x Tony Nominee, best known for originating the roles of Horton the Elephant in SEUSSICAL and Uncle Fester in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Other Broadway credits include: DISASTER!, CHICAGO, WICKED, DIRTY BLONDE, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, THE RITZ, ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS, and MY FAVORITE YEAR. You might also recognize Kevin for his portrayal of Bertram Winkle, the grouchy but loveable family butler, on Disney’s JESSIE!

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