Leap into your future

Classes for Fall 2020 are all virtual & meet on Zoom.

Playwriting. Voiceover. Film & TV Intensive.
Broadway Masterclasses.

Study with the stars of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera,
The Book of Mormon, Bright Star and more!

Broadway Masterclass

Our Broadway Masterclass Series brings the best training right to your room, as you work on songs or monologues with some of the brightest stars on Broadway. Register to work with all of our master teachers! All classes meet on Zoom. Students should prepare a song or monologue for coaching.

Ali Ewoldt

Ali Ewoldt has appeared as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Cosette in Les Miserables (Broadway, National Tour), The King and I (Broadway, Tour, Lyric Opera of Chicago), Maria in West Side Story (National Tour, International Tour, PCLO, The Muny, MTWichita) and Luisa in The Fantasticks (Off-Broadway).

Regionally, she has played Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (The Muny), Fan/Mrs. Bonds in A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre), Martha Jefferson in 1776 (The Muny) and Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls (Sacramento Music Circus). Ali’s concert/symphony work includes: Feinstein's/54 Below, Alice Tully Hall, The Town Hall, Canyon Ranch, NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, American Pops Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Kaohsiung Symphony and The Boston Pops with Maestro Keith Lockhart.

Her TV/Film credits include The Michael J. Fox Show, Yield, and the short films Mia and The Cactus. Ali has a BA in psychology from Yale University. www.aliewoldt.com

Thursday, November 12 @ 5pm EST

Broadway Masterclasses are geared for anyone age 16+

You will receive a zoom link and class details approximately one week before your class begins

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Study with Ali on November 12

Jared Gertner

Jared Gertner is best known for playing Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mormon on Broadway, on the first national tour and in London (Olivier Award nomination- Best Lead Actor). In New York, Jared has alsobeen seen as William Barfee in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee(Broadway), Warren in the premiere of Ordinary Days (off-Broadway, Roundabout),and as one of the core cast of improvisors in Don’t Quit Your Night Job(off-Broadway).

Regionally, he has starred in shows at Paper Mill Playhouse, The Muny, St. Louis Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Goodspeed, The Fulton, Cape Playhouse and Sacramento Music Circus. Jared’s television credits include Mom, Modern Family, 2 Broke Girls, Supernatural, Superior Donuts, How I Met Your Mother, Marvel's Agent Carter, Ugly Betty, The Good Wife and the popular Broadway-themed web series, Submissions Only.

You can hear his voice in several television and radio commercials; in the films Smallfoot and Pup Star; and as a bunch of characters on American Dad, Family Guy and Bojack Horseman. Jared starred in the NBC pilot How We Live, and was recently seen in the horror film, Nightmare Cinema.

Since receiving his BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts,Jared has also been a theatre educator. He has taught master classes for theatre schools and colleges all over the country, as well as in London. In Los Angeles, Jared has a thriving teaching business which offers classes and private coachings. He specializes in creating a fun and safe space for students to explore their craft. 
Twitter: @JaredGertner
Instagram: @Jaredgertner1 

Thursday, October 29 @ 5pm EST

Broadway Masterclasses are geared for anyone age 16+

You will receive a zoom link and class details approximately one week before your class begins

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Study with Jared on October 29
Two-Week Intensive
Starts October 31

Film & TV Audition Techniques

for adults 16+

Instructor: Josie DiVincenzo

Get a taste of what to expect in the casting office, self tapes, how to work with the camera and reader, decoding sides, and more. This is a practical class where everyone will get up and work, getting comments and advice from Josie.

October 31 and November 7.
Class meets both Saturdays from 11am - 1pm EST

You will receive a zoom link and class details approximately one week before your class begins

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Four-Week Advanced Class
Starts November 10

On Camera:
Scene Study

for adults 16+

Instructor: Josie DiVincenzo

More TV and film is happening every day in Buffalo. Keep your skills sharp! Josie will help you polish your technique, working dialogue and scenes in front of the camera.

November 10, 17, 24 and December 1
Class meets four Tuesdays from 7-9pm EST

You will receive a zoom link and class details approximately one week before your class begins

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Three-Week Adventure
Starts November 11

The World of Voiceover

for adults 16+

Instructor: Maria Pendolino

Always been told you have a good voice? Enjoy creating characters and voices? Actually watch the commercials instead of fast forwarding through them?

Join professional voiceover actor, Maria Pendolino, for an introductory look at the world of voiceover. Explore the different genres that exist in voiceover performing, the process from demos, auditions through production and talk about what it takes to be a working voice talent.

Students will have the opportunity to read copy from commercials, television narration, telephone systems and animation as performance exercises.

November 11, 18, and December 2
Class meets three Wednesdays from 7-9pm EST

You will receive a zoom link and class details approximately one week before your class begins

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