Registration - Fall 2, 2017
These classes are open for full time registration. You can audit any class once. You can take one trial of any class. You can take unlimited drop-ins of any class for a higher free. All classes are held in Manhattan, see location details in class descriptions.

Core Curriculum Block Classes

Space is limited to 15 students - November 1st - December 12th, 2017

Just one co-star role will make you almost $1,000! Invest in yourself! Give yourself the best preparation to book jobs with our core of classes. 7 hours of weekly training in will have your ready to portray your character realistically, audition confidently and Get Booked!

  • Scene Study & Voiceover Skills Intensive on Mondays
  • Improvisation for Acting, On-Camera Audition Prep and Business of Acting Skills Intensive on Tuesdays

Core Curriculum Block Classes:
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Scene Study & Voiceover Skills Intensive

Space is limited to 15 students - November 6th - December 11th, 2017
**Drop-Ins allowed for higher fee**

This weekly 3-hour intensive class is crucial to honing your acting and voiceover skills, keeping them sharp and landing bookings. Landing just one co-star booking can make you almost $1,000! Just one voiceover can make you over $3,000 You will work on television, film and theater scenes and monologues. You will learn the essentials of breaking down your character, how to make each beat of your scene the best it can be and how to play your objective. You will learn how to be real and how to bring the essence of "you" to each character. You will learn to make each scene believable to Casting Directors.

At least one hour each week will be devoted to learning and honing voiceover skills. You will learn and hone skills including:

  • Understand and work on various types of voiceovers.
  • Record voiceover copy.
  • Learn the naunces of what makes a voiceover actor successful.
  • Learn how to give different takes for a single voiceover.

Prerequisite:

  • Please read Uta Hagen’s “Challenge for the Actor,” and feel free to perform the acting technique exercises in class in sequence.
  • Please bring a prepared scene or monologue to the first class.
  • Drop-in students should bring prepared scenes or monologues with them.

** All students will be offered an opportunity to audition for a talent agent each semester **

Scene Study & Voiceover Skills Intensive
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Instructor

Time

Monday 7:00 - 10:00pm

Tuition

$210 (6 classes)
$50.00 Drop-in
$10.00 Audit (only 1 audit allowed)

Location

Improvisation for Acting, On-Camera Audition Prep, and Business of Acting Skills Intensive

Class is limited to 15 students - November 7th - December 12th, 2017
*If you must arrive a little late due to work, let us know for special consideration*
**Drop-ins allowed for a higher fee**

This weekly 4-hour intensive class is crucial to learning and honing your Improvisation, Audition and Acting Business skills, keeping them sharp and landing bookings. Landing just one co-star booking can make your almost $1,000!

The first 2 hours will focus on Improvisation in Acting. Taught by Johnny Culver, you will learn to be alive, active and real in each moment during your scenes even when quick changes make you feel out of your comfort zone. You will learn to adapt quickly to changes that might be thrown at you during your scenes by Casting Directors. You will learn to adapt quickly when the relationships in a scene are suddenly changed. You will learn to adapt quickly when the circumstances in a scene are suddenly changed. You will be working with improvised scenarios as well as scripted scenes. Above all, you will learn to still be real and believable as your improvise upon your work.

The second 2 hours will be taught by Albert Bramante. In the On-Camera Audition Skills Training section, you will be working each week in a simulated audition setting:

  • You will learn what a Talent Agent and Casting Director wants your scene to look like during an audition.
  • Students can use film, tv, or theater scenes.
  • All scenes will be put on-camera, so that you can review your work after class.
  • You will work with a reader for each scene.
  • You will be asked to incorporate any last-minute changes to character and circumstances.

In the Business of Acting section, each week you will learn and hone a different business skill to help you maximize your type, maximize your marketing, build and maintain your relationship with talent agents and casting directors, and succeed in consistently in building your career momentum.

*Taking this intensive does not guarantee representation with Emerging Talent Agency*

Prerequisite: None

** All students will be offered an opportunity to audition for a talent agent each semester **

Improvisation for Acting, On-Camera Audition Prep, and Business of Acting Skills Intensive
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Instructor

Johnny Culver - Improvisation for Acting section
Albert Bramante - TV, Film and theater Scene Study

Time

Tuesday 6:00 - 10:00pm
*If you must arrive late due to work, please let us know*

Tuition

$300 (8 intensive classes)
$60.00 Drop-in
$10.00 Audit

Location

Musical Theater with Talent Agent Audition

Class is limited to 15 students - November 1st - December 13th, 2017
(No Class November 22nd)
**Drop-ins allowed for a higher fee**

Need to create, update or sharpen your repertoire of songs? Perform at your peak! Alan Safier will help find new, appropriate songs for each student or find hidden, personalized nuances in your current songs. Improve your book, get the confidence you need and make your skills pitch perfect.

Grammy-winning composer, producer and music arranger, Thomas Z. Shepard, is the accompanist.

Have a big audition coming up? Drop in and Alan will guide you to dive deeper into the singing/acting of the song and further work can be done to make stellar 16 or 32 bar cuts to your best material so it fits the audition and you book the job!

** All registered students will audition for a talent agent each semester **


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Instructor

Time

Wednesday 6:30 - 9:00pm

Tuition

$210 (8 classes)
$50.00 Drop-in
$10.00 Audit

Location

WAS Industry Audition

** All registered students are offered an opportunity to audition for a talent agent each semester **



 
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