ONLINE WORKSHOPS 2020
We are offering online workshops taught by incredible industry professionals with the goal of keeping our young performing artists engaged, focused on their goals and moving forward during these challenging times. These workshops will focus on skills and aspects of the performing arts that lend themselves more to the online format. We are thrilled with our lineup of teaching artists.
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Workshops will be hosted on Zoom. Meeting links will be emailed out within 24 hours of the Workshop along with Zoom set up instructions. Links can not be shared. Please read Disclaimer and Refund Policy at bottom of this page. Thanks!
WEEKLY ACTING CLASS
with Geno Carr
(Original Broadway cast of
Come From Away)
October 14 - November 18
High School students
Nearly SOLD OUT! Register Now!
You asked and we are delivering. Announcing our 6 WEEK ACTING CLASS for High School students taught by Broadway's Geno Carr! Whether you are new to acting or have some experience this class is for you. Students will learn new techniques, methods and approaches and be guided through exercises to explore their acting talent and be able to express it to its full potential. Acting is an amazing skill to have and carries over into every day life by building confidence, helping with public speaking, and thinking creatively and critically.
This will be an online Zoom class. What an incredible opportunity to study with an artist based out of California!
Class size will be limited so register soon.
This class will fill quickly.
October 14 - November 18
High School students
You will receive an invoice for $150
which includes a $25 non-refundable deposit
Geno Carr is an actor, singer, director and educator who is best known for creating the role of Oz & Others in Broadway’s Tony Award-winning hit musical Come From Away.
Geno is currently adjunct faculty at Grossmont College and recently served as Director of Education at San Diego Musical Theatre Academy. He spent two years as Assistant Professor of Theatre and Guest Artist at Stephens College, has taught at MiraCosta College and the University of Virginia, and taught on two voyages with Semester at Sea. In New York City, he has taught with Broadway Classroom, Believe NYC and Junior Tours and has also taught at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, North Coast Repertory Theatre, North County School of the Arts, Youth Performing Arts School and SDMT Academy. Geno also holds a distance education certification.
He has been seen Off-Broadway, on four national tours, and regionally at The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Ford’s Theatre, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Maine Shakespeare Festival, North Coast Repertory Theatre, San Diego Musical Theatre, Allenberry Playhouse, Intrepid Theatre Co., Heritage Theatre Festival, Lamb’s Players Theatre (Associate Artist), Cygnet Theatre (Resident Artist) and The Rev Theatre Co., to name a few.
Geno holds an MFA in Acting and Directing from Sarah Lawrence College, a dual BA in Music and Theatre from Hartwick College and is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
SUMMER ONLINE WORKSHOPS 2020
ACTING THE SONG WORKSHOP
plus a Virtual Meet & Greet
Take your singing to the next level and work one on one with Hamilton Star Gregory Treco. Gregory who played Aaron Burr on Broadway and Chicago will be working with our participants on communicating the story of a song and how to go about making specific, interesting choices so the acting is as powerful and beautiful as the singing.
Grades 7- Adult
Participate and sing for Gregory or choose to Observe and join in for Q&A session of all things Hamilton!
July 23rd, Thursday
SELF-TAPE SUCCESS WORKSHOP with
BRETTE GOLDSTEIN, CSA
Self tapes have become the trend in auditions especially now during the pandemic and they are here to stay. Learn the ropes of how to do a successful self taped audition with one of the industry’s top TV and Film Casting Directors. Brette will reveal the tricks of the trade and cover topics in how to create and set up your self tape area, what equipment you need including lighting and sound, what to do if you don’t have a reader at home, what devices you can use to do a self tape, how to upload and send your files and much more. Bring your notebooks and questions and join us for this important workshop.
Brette has cast five television series (USA, LMN, Lifetime, History Channel, Investigation Discovery), over 50 independent films, 300 commercials, 100 plays, seven pilot presentations (including “Odd Mom Out” for Bravo) and various new media projects, and was the resident casting director at Washington, DC’s Folger Elizabethan Theatre for ten seasons.
All ages welcome.
July 31st, Friday
WHAT A GREAT WORKSHOP!
Intro to COMMERCIAL VOICE OVERS with
In this fun introductory to commercial voice over class participants will get to work with one of the voice over industry’s top voice actors. Steve will talk about what it’s like to be a voice actor and give students the opportunity to work on real voice over commercial copy. This workshop will also include a Q&A where you can ask Steve all about the lucrative world of Voice Overs including commercials, promos, gaming and animation and how to break into the industry. Listen to Steve French’s impressive VO work at www.stevefrenchvo.com Grades 7 - Adult.
August 11th, Tuesday
Intro to ON CAMERA ACTING with
SWEET MAGNOLIAS STAR
plus a Virtual Meet & Greet
Netflix Sweet Magnolias star and Drop Dead Diva’s Brooke Elliott is joining us to work one on one with participants in this INTRO TO ON CAMERA ACTING workshop. She will give you all the basics of acting on camera as you work through copy in class and how to make that transition from theatre to film and tv. There will also be a Q&A for this class.
Grades 7- Adult
Participate and work one on one with Brooke or choose to Observe and join in for Q&A session of all things Brooke, Sweet Magnolias and Drop Dead Diva!
Brooke Elliott stars in the new Netflix series, Sweet Magnolias, in the role of ‘Dana Sue Sullivan.’ She was also recently seen on Netflix in Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: If I Had Wings. Elliott is best known for her portrayal in the lead role of ‘Jane Bingum’ in the Lifetime Television series, Drop Dead Diva, which ran for six seasons. For her work on Drop Dead Diva, Elliott received the 2012 Women’s Image Network Award for “Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series,” the 2010 Gracie Award for “Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series” and was nominated in 2011 and 2014 for a PRISM Award for “Best Performance in a Comedy Series”. Elliott starred on Broadway in The Pirate Queen, an original musical from Schönberg and Boublil (Les Miserables) and Taboo (composed by Boy George, produced by Rosie O’Donnell). She toured nationally with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and was in the original cast of the 1st National Tour of Wicked. Elliott made her directorial debut on the web series, Say Hello, for which she directed six episodes.
August 20th, Thursday
Kids Biz Parents workshop with
Talent Manager, ZOOM Talent Management
Join us for an informative class where Kim will answer all of your burning questions about how to get your kid in show biz and what it all entails. She will also cover what the industry looks like now for kids in a COVID year and what kids can do to keep moving forward while things are on pause.
Kim has over 16 years of industry experience and also offers 15 years of experience in Public Relations, Advertising, Sales and Marketing. ZOOM Talent Management (ZTM) is a full service bi-coastal management company representing children, teens and young adults in NY and LA successfully working in Film and Television, on Broadway, Regional professional theaters as well as commercials, voiceovers and print work.
For Parents and kids.
August 25, Tuesday
Photo Credit: Susan Stripling
B.A.C Stage Series with
DEAR EVAN HANSEN’S original Heidi Hansen &
TONY Award Winner
RACHEL BAY JONES!!!
Spend the hour chatting with Rachel as she shares with you her journey to Broadway and opens the floor up to your questions.
All ages wellcome.
Rachel Bay Jones is best known for originating the role of ‘Heidi Hansen’ in the Original Broadway Cast of Dear Evan Hansen, and received a Tony Award, Emmy Award, Grammy Award, Lucille Lortel Award, and Drama League Nomination for her performance.
She can currently be seen on the hit ABC series “Modern Family,” CBS’ “God Friended Me,” and in the feature film “Ben Is Back,” opposite Julia Roberts. She stars in the upcoming feature film “Critical Thinking,” directed by and opposite John Leguizamo and in the upcoming television series “Panic.”
Additional Broadway credits include Pippin, Hair, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Off-Broadway & Regional/National Tour include Next To Normal (Kennedy Center), Dear Evan Hansen (Drama Desk Nomination) at Second Stage, First Daughter Suite at The Public Theater, Hello Again, A Christmas Story, Pippin, Sylvia, & The King and I.
On Television, Rachel recently appeared on NBC’s “Law & Order: SVU,” ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Family,” and the FX series “Louie.”
She is currently touring her new solo concert series “Something Beautiful,” and her debut solo album “Showfolk” can be purchased on iTunes and Amazon.
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DISCLAIMER: Workshops are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.
Online Workshops are video recorded for BAC archival purposes only and will not be shared with students or parents in order to ensure we maintain a safe space for all participants. Students are prohibited from recording classes or taking screenshots.
REFUND POLICY for ONLINE WORKSHOPS & CLASSES
One Day Workshops and Events: No Refunds with less than 72 HOUR notice sent by email. Refunds are subject to a 10% processing/admin fee.
Classes (2 or more days): No Refunds with less than 10 DAYS notice sent by email prior to first class. Refunds are subject to a 10% processing/admin fee or a non-refundable deposit. No credits, refunds or make-up classes for any missed classes.