1 & 2-Day Masterclasses

 

Be anywhere in the world and take an award-winning one or two day masterclass from the comfort of your own home utilizing the video conferencing app ZOOM!

 

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May 2021

No Audition Required | Ages 8 - Adults (2 Sessions Split By Age) |  Saturday, May 15  | Cost to Participate 195.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Work one-on-one 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 many important big-budget feature films and television series. Some of her most recent projects include: DMZ (HBO MAX), CHERISH THE DAY (WB/OWN), QUEEN SUGAR (WB/OWN), A WRINKLE IN TIME (Feature Film), THE WATER MAN (Feature Film), MISS VIRGINIA (Feature Film), and A TRUE CRIME (Film Short). Turns out our former student, Niles Fitch, who met his agent at our workshop, stars in MISS VIRGINIA!

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Headshot Special – Outdoors and Socially Distanced

Central Park, Central Park S.,
New York, NY 10028 United States
May 16

All Ages | Sunday, May 16 | Cost 155.00

3 SPOTS LEFT!

Stephanie Hedges is a renowned headshot photographer whose philosophy is to create a relaxed, successful atmosphere that allows her to capture the personality of aspiring young actors!

Outdoor Socially Distanced Mini-Session includes: 30 min. session outdoors | Online watermarked low res gallery within 3 to 5 business days | 2 High-Resolution Retouched images within 5 to 7 business days

*Rain date: Sunday, May 23

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Steals & Deals HAMILTON Masterclass with 3 Stars

Online Event, United States
May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Steals & Deals HAMILTON Masterclass with 3 Stars

No Audition Required | Sunday, May 16 | 4:30-6:30 PM Eastern | Cost 35.00

I am not throwing away my shot!

Part One: HAMILTON Dance Class w/ Thayne Jasperson

Learn original choreography from HAMILTON with Thayne Jasperson (Samuel Seabury) and gain insight into what it’s like to be a performer on Broadway!

Part Two: Q&A with HAMILTON Stars, Javier Muñoz and Andrew Chappelle

We’ll be joined by HAMILTON Stars, Javier Muñoz (Alexander Hamilton Understudy AND Hamilton replacement after Lin left!) and Andrew Chappelle (u/s John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton, Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, King George, AND Aaron Burr) to discuss what it was like starring in HAMILTON on Broadway!

Other topics may include their impressive career paths, their experiences portraying such iconic characters, and what they’re up to now!

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No Audition Required | Ages 8-18 (scenes divided by age) | Thursday, May 20 | Cost 195.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

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Work on voice-over material from the comfort of your home with top Voice-Over Actor, Lauren “Coco” Cohn and Scouting Voice-Over Talent Agent, Catherine Melillo!

While much of the entertainment industry is currently on hold, Voice-Over is still going strong! Actors can record auditions and jobs from the comfort of their own home with very little equipment! 

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

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June 2021

Steals & Deals DEAR EVAN HANSEN Masterclass with 3 Stars

Online Event, United States
June 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Sunday, June 6 | 4:30-6:30 PM Eastern | Cost 35.00

Dear Evan Hansen, today is going to be a good day and here’s why...

Part One: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Movement Class w/ Michael Lee Brown

Learn some movement from DEAR EVAN HANSEN with Michael Lee Brown (Alternate Evan, u/s Jared & Connor) and gain insight into what it’s like to be a performer on Broadway!

Part Two: Q&A with DEAR EVAN HANSEN Stars, Alex Boniello and Taylor Trensch

We’ll be joined by DEAR EVAN HANSEN Stars, Alex Boniello (AKA “Connor Murphy”) and Taylor Trensch (AKA “Evan Hansen”) to discuss what it was like starring in DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Broadway! 

Other topics may include their impressive career paths, their experiences portraying such iconic characters, and what they’re up to now!

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No Audition Required | Ages 9 & Up | Friday, June 11 | Cost to Participate 165.00 | Cost to Observe 40.00

Open to Singers & Non-Singers!

Larry Saperstein is an actor, best known for his role as Big Red on HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES! Before starring in the hit Disney+ series, Larry got his start performing in local productions on Long Island. Not only that, but Larry took various workshops at our studio! Some of his early stage credit include THE MUSIC MAN and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET. Other on-screen credits include: FAN GIRL (ABC Family) and THE FIRST WIVES CLUB (BET+).

Larry will be working one-on-one via the Zoom app with his students!

Perform a 32-bar cut OR a scene from a Disney or Nick sitcom (with a professional reader) for Larry, who will offer each participant feedback and direction!

This class is designed for singers and non-singers, alike!

Class will conclude with a fascinating and informative Q&A with this Disney+ Star!

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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August 2021

On-Camera Intensive with LA Casting Director, Lisa London – Ages 16+

Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018 United States
August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 16+ | Wednesday, August 4 | 6 - 9 PM Eastern | Cost 195.00

Have the unique opportunity to work with Award-Winning L.A. Casting Director, Lisa London on on-camera acting and auditioning skills.

In the very challenging year of 2020, Lisa and her office, London/Stroud Casting, cast 7 films that went into production. These included THE INHERITANCE which filmed in Georgia, BASEMENT which filmed on Long Island, OLD HENRY which filmed in Nashville, CANYON DEL MUERTO which filmed in New Mexico, STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS, EDDIE AND SUNNY and LOVE ON THE ROCK which filmed overseas in Italy and Malta, respectively. Lisa and her partner, Catherine Stroud cast actors from all over the USA, and even the world for these different movies.

Impressively, Lisa London gave the following actors their big break in Hollywood: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Yara Shahidi, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Mark Ruffalo, Giovanni Ribisi, Adrian R. Mante and Adam Irigoyen, to name a few.

Focus of Class:
• The class will cover what casting directors are looking for in auditions, the self-taping process, how to get your agent/manager to work best for you, why some people get callbacks and why you need to research a role.
• The intensive includes on-camera audition technique and will include playback as a teaching tool.
• Each participant will get to read for Lisa and receive one-on-one coaching and feedback. Sides will be sent approximately one week to a few days before the class, emulating a real audition.

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2-Day Pre-College Audition Intensive

NYC Location TBD: Ripley-Grier Studios or Pearl Studios, 8th Ave., NYC, 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
August 14 @ 10:00 am - August 15 @ 6:00 pm EDT

No Audition Required | High School Juniors, Seniors & Young Adults | Saturday, August 14 & Sunday, August 15 | 10 AM - 6 PM Eastern | 595.00

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

Instructor: College Admissions Officer, Wayne Petro of Pace University

Calling sophomores, junior and senior high school students and young adults with aspirations of attending a top BFA, BM, or BA Musical Theatre College Program! Email us for an age exception.

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 Wayne Petro of Pace University, and a professional music director 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!

Panel Includes
• Kevin Kemler, Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions at Marymount Manhattan College
• Molly Horan, Admissions Administrator at NYU Tisch Drama
• 1 More Guest TBA!

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