Acting Classes in New York City

Up to 81% Off News-Broadcasting or Business Classes

Upper West Side

$150 $29

Aspiring journalists learn how to report and anchor TV news; The Business of Acting offers actors' the chance to meet an agent or manager

60% Off Kids' Acting Classes

Flatbush - Ditmas Park

$45 $18

Kids learn to ham and Hamlet it up during acting classes that focus on developing improv, character-analysis, and monologue skills

The Toy Museum of NY – Up to 57% Off

Boerum Hill

$207 $89

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The 45-minute classes allow kids aged 4–10 to explore chess or acting; Saturday shows unlock the museum’s collection of dolls and other toys

63% Off Improv Classes

New York

$160 $59

Three-hour classes focus on improv through the techniques of Lee Strasberg, inspiring students to confidently think on their feet

Up to 70% Off at ComedySportz NYC

Midtown West

$30 $9

Saturday-evening showcases of clean improv comedy; learn improv fundamentals through games and teamwork, culminating in a group show

50% Off Acting Classes

Garment District

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

55% Off Acting Classes

Harlem

$75 $34

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

59% Off at Drama Llama Studios

Ripley Grier Studios

$600 $249

Kids learn acting techniques and get comfortable in the spotlight; perform show for friends and family on the final day

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The 2010 Nickelodeon Parents' Pick for best New York City acting school, The Arts Effect activates young actors with classes and camps rooted in method acting and a fun, encouraging environment. Much like speaking to a jury, classes challenge kids to use real-life experiences, textual analysis, and a lawyer to bring authenticity to their performances.

440 Lafayette Street
New York,
NY
US

Kids-make-movies instills the basics of filmmaking in its students with private moviemaking lessons. With these classes, someday-Spielbergs and beginning-Bigelows will learn how to bring their mind movies to life, with instruction on story development, filming, and editing. Encourage your niece in her stop-motion animation ambitions, or let your son edit existing footage of last summer's family road trip to Antarctica into a compelling, soundtracked travelogue. Kids-make-movies teaches iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Photoshop, allowing students to bring knowledge back to home computers/editing bays. At the end of the class or project, kids will get a DVD or Internet-ready clip of their cinematic output. View finished films from former kids-make-movies students here.

42 West 29th Street
New York,
NY
US

826 Broadway
New York,
NY
US

Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center offering classes in dance, drama, music and art to all ages and levels in the Brooklyn Community.

119 Union Street
Brooklyn,
NY
US

Model Bartenders' diverse and handpicked roster of fetching, fully insured bartenders and servers adds a touch of alluring class and professionalism to any event, earning the company a wealth of upscale clients—including NBC, Michael Kors, and Emporio Armani—and a recommendation from amNewYork. Experienced in every level of event staffing, Model Bartenders can swiftly staff events on short notice with models and actors referred by top agencies. Party planners can search the roster of the current New York team to select the perfect cadre of faces for their event, narrowing the hunt by searching by gender, height, hair color, and favorite Constitutional amendment. Whether their flourishing a cocktail, sauntering through crowds with trays of hors d'oeuvres, or using their magnetic personality to cajole a suit of armor into tap dancing, each model's presence works to heighten the party's memorability factor.

145 W 28th St
New York,
NY
US

For 26 years, The Drama Desk and Coming Up Taller Award-winning TADA! has been providing young people of all different backgrounds, including a large number of disadvantaged children and families, the opportunity to explore and perform musical theater together in an educational, supportive, and professional environment.

15 W 28th St
New York,
NY
US