Voice-Over

How many times have you enjoyed watching a movie where the central character also narrates? (Think: FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF, RAMONA AND BEEZUS, MERMAIDS, JUNO, THE HELP, etc.) Do you want to learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and animated films? (Think: THE SIMPSONS, DORA THE EXPLORER and FROZEN) What does it take to bring characters to life through your voice? Let’s find out! ACANY’s voice-over classes are all taught by industry professionals and classes take place in a real recording studio!

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January 2019

OPEN HOUSE for Ages 5-19

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

All New Students | Ages 5-19 | Sunday, January 6 | 11AM-2PM | Cost: Free

Sold Out! Join The Waitlist! We may be opening more spots!

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 instructors, get all of your questions answered, and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Spend part of the day with us or the full day!

Sample an on-camera class, a musical theatre class, scene study and improv and/or a voice-over program!

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Drop In: Voice-Over Class

Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - May 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm EST

Ages 9-19 | All Skill Levels | Saturdays, January 26 - May 18 | 11 AM - 1 PM | Cost: 89.00 per class or 895.00 for all 13

Instructor: Voice Over & Broadway Actor, Morgan Weed (AXE Commercials, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN) & Sean Patrick Doyle (THE BOXTROLLS, KINKY BOOTS)

Focus of Class: Learn how to create animated characters for cartoons and feature films and work on naturalistic reads for commercials, radio spots, video games, and more.

Final Showcase: The final class will feature a showcase for family, friends, and scouting Talent Reps!

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May 2019

Facebook Live Camp Q&A

500 8th Avenue

New York, NY 10018 United States
May 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

"LIKE US” on Facebook to participate in ACANY’s FREE Live Stream Camp Seminar!

Join Artistic Director and Founder of A Class Act NY, Jessica R. Grosman and Broadway & On-Camera actors and beloved ACANY instructors, Sean Patrick Doyle and Morgan Weed for a FREE Summer Camp Seminar on Facebook Live, May 10 at 1pm! 

A Class Act NY’s award-winning Summer Programs have been covered by major news outlets like THE NEW YORK TIMES, CBS NEWS, & BACKSTAGE MAGAZINE! Many of our families travel from all over the country (and the world) year after year to work alongside Broadway Stars and Industry Pros in week long On-Camera, Musical Theatre, and Dramatic Arts One-Week Summer Intensives. 

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January 2020

Winter Open House for Ages 5-19

Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018 United States
January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

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

Interested in one of our advanced weekly classes, summer intensives, cabarets, or agent & manager showcases? Schedule a time slot for our auditions also happening on January 11!

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March 2020

FREE Virtual Masterclasses + Showbiz Seminar w/ Top Talent Agent, Mallory Levy of DDO!

Online Event, United States
March 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - March 26, 2020 @ 8:45 pm EDT

Dates: Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26 | Times: Vary | Ages: 7-Adults 

Students are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE week of virtual masterclasses!

Work with our wonderful Broadway, On-Camera and Voice-Over instructors and see what separates ACANY from the rest!

Take one or more workshops! 10 participant spots are available in each masterclass, and up to 90 others are welcome to learn by observing! (We may call on observers to participate if time allows!)

Learn how online acting classes work, and how to use ZOOM!

Schedule of Events:

Monday, March 23 from 8-8:45PM
Showbiz Seminar + How to Self-Tape w/ Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and Top Talent Agent, Mallory Levy, of DDO! (All Ages)

Tuesday, March 24 from 4-5PM
Voice-Over Acting Class w/ Voice-Over & Broadway Actor, Sean Patrick Doyle (Ages 9-18*)

Wednesday, March 25 from 4-5PM
Commercial Acting Class w/ Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman (Ages 7-18*)

Thursday, March 26 from 4-5PM
Musical Theatre Song Interpretation Class w/ Broadway's Morgan Weed (Ages 9-18*) 

* Parents and performers of any age are welcome to observe!

Can’t make it, but still interested in learning about all that online acting classes have to offer? Schedule a private Skype/ZOOM lesson (starting at $65 for 30 min), or check out our other offerings HERE!

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January 2021

FREE Virtual Winter Open House

Online Event, United States
January 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Wednesday, January 6 | For Parents & Prospective Students | FREE

Parents are invited to join A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, on ZOOM for a FREE preview of what Winter and Spring 2021 programs will look like online!

We are continuing to offer online classes and workshops in musical theatre, dramatic arts, dance, on-camera, and voice-over! We will also be offering amazing virtual production opportunities! 

ACANY has been offering programs online since March 2020 to great success. Our virtual open house is for parents and students who would like to see what separates our online performing arts education from the rest! 

Join us for some or all of the evening- feel free to zoom in and out as you wish! We highly recommend watching the session with your child!

Questions about online programs? We’re here to address your concerns!

The session will include:

• A quick introduction to the program
A demo of how classes will be run featuring ACANY students and members of our faculty
• A Q&A with ACANY’s administrative staff to answer any parent questions

This session will just scratch the surface of what we’ll be covering throughout the winter and spring. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of what a typical online class will look like. 

Most classes will be 2 hours long, and will feature small group instruction (10-12 students per classroom, max).

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April 2021

All Ages | Wednesday, April 7 | 8-8:45 PM Eastern | Cost 25.00

Join Artistic Director, Jessica R. Grosman and one of Hollywood’s most sought after career consultants, Bonnie J. Wallace for an informative Show Business Q&A! 

Bonnie helps young actors succeed! An acting career consultant, she is the author of acclaimed books The Hollywood Parents Guide and Young Hollywood Actors, as well as the producer of the popular Hometown to Hollywood Podcast. 

Mother of Emmy Award-Winning actress and Columbia Music recording artist Dove Cameron (DESCENDANTS, LIV AND MADDIE, HAIRSPRAY LIVE!) and Hollywood voice coach Claire Hosterman, Bonnie was also a non-profit theatre board member for 12 years.

Before founding A Class Act NY, Jessica worked at two premier talent agencies and in casting in both NYC and CA! As the artistic director of ACANY, Jessica works closely with bicoastal casting directors, agents and managers. Once upon a time, she was also a performer and received her degree from the University of Michigan!

Come prepared to ask us your burning questions about the best way to manage a career in Show Business!

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3-Week Voice-Over Class

Online Event, United States
April 13 @ 4:30 pm - April 27 @ 6:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9-18 (scenes divided by age) | Tuesdays, April 13-27 | 4:30-6:30 PM Eastern

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST

Instructor: Voice-Over Actor, Amy Marcs (Commercial Radio Spots for JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, MASTERCARD, IBM, and KMART)

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May 2021

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

SOLD OUT! JOIN THE WAITLIST or PURCHASE AN OBSERVATION TICKET!

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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3-Week Voice-Over Class

Online Event, United States
May 26 @ 4:30 pm - June 9 @ 6:30 pm EDT

No Audition Required | Ages 9-18 (scenes divided by age) | Wednesdays, May 26 - June 9 | 4:30-6:30 PM Eastern | Cost 315.00

SOLD OUT!

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

Instructor: Voice-Over Actor, Amy Marcs (Commercial Radio Spots for JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, MASTERCARD, IBM, and KMART)

GREAT NEWS: While much of the entertainment industry is currently on hold, Voice-Over is still going strong!

Why?!? 

Because actors can record auditions and jobs from the comfort of their own home with very little equipment! 

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

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

Learn the techniques needed to start booking voice-over jobs today! 

Focus of Class:
• Animation Week: Our 1st week will have a focus on animation. Learn how to create characters for cartoons, video games and animated feature films.
• Commercial Week: Our 2nd week we will focus on commercial reads, radio spots and promos.
• Work on naturalistic reads for these 3 mediums.
• Learn how to record and upload voice-over auditions and jobs from home
• Work on your voice-over audition technique 

Final Presentation & Q&A with 2 Talent Agents and a VO Casting Director
Three industry guests including 2 scouting Voice-Over and Commercial Talent Agents plus a top Voice-Over Casting Director will come to our final showcase where students can present the material they have honed during class. We’ll also have a Q&A with our industry guests about the business! Family and friends are invited to attend the presentation as well.

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