With directors, talent agents, and professional performers composing the faculty, it's no wonder the students at Class Act Studios spend much of their class time in front of the camera. With courses geared specifically toward kids, tweens, teens, and adults, the studio covers fields of study ranging from commercial work to film acting. Soap-opera and sitcom classes equip actors with genre-specific skills, such as how to expertly mimic the sound of a live studio audience. Improv and scene-study courses help students inhabit any scenario, with or without a script. Instructors even run private tutoring sessions and birthday parties that thrust invited friends in front of the camera.
The consortium of professional instructors at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, which was cofounded by the legendary dancer himself, shepherds students of all ages and skill levels through lessons that span the style spectrum. Low-pressure private sessions allow enthusiastic teachers to fine-tune individual students' techniques and form using their expert eyes. Patrons can learn how to cavort through classic waltz and fox-trot romps or swivel through the modern steps of salsa, swing, or samba. For dancers hoping to hoof it up in a social setting, the group practice parties provide a one-night extravaganza of instruction, demonstrations, and amateur firewalking.
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For 40 years, the Children's Acting Academy bas been prepping students for stage, screen, and Broadway careers through individual and group instruction. CBS, after all, placed it in the Top 5 Broadway Schools for Kids in New York thanks to academy owner and director Mimi Stuart, who imparts voice, movement, and method acting techniques to her students. The pupils of Stuart’s tutelage have gone on to work on Broadway and tour nationally with leading roles in Matilda, Mary Poppins, Evita, Chaplin, as well as Les Misérables, Beauty and the Beast, The Music Man , and Billy Elliot. On television screens, they have captured roles on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Word World, and in a plethora of commercials. To prepare them for the stage and screen, Stuart combines Strasberg, Meisner, and Chekhov teaching techniques that bolster their craft. Parents who are eager to engage their children in the neon charms of an off-Broadway music productions should contact Children's Acting Academy.
Catherine Russell and Rob Sedgwick's careers in show business epitomize staying power. During his 30-year career, Rob has guest starred in a number of television shows, most recently including appearances on 30 Rock, Law & Order, and Damages, as well as roles in films such as Die Hard, and in many off Broadway theater productions. Catherine not only teaches acting classes at NYU and serves as a producer and general manager of the long-running musical The Fantasticks, but she also continues adding to her Guinness World Record for Most Performances of a Theatre Actor in the Same Role; she's tallied more than 10,000 performances in Perfect Crime, and the show is still running strong.
During Sedgwick - Russell Acting Classes, Rob and Catherine share their hard-won insights with acting students. Together, the duo co-teaches six-week acting classes for artists who range from complete beginners to working professionals. The instructors’ shared approach emphasizes honesty in identifying students' strengths and weaknesses, buttressed by support to keep artists confident and excited about expanding their skill sets. Classes typically focus on audition technique and culminate in a real audition for an A-list casting director.