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TVI Actors Studio, Manhattan:
Established more than 25 years ago, TVI Actors Studio is a prestigious acting school in New York City that provides a range of acting classes, acting workshops and year-round and summer acting programs for aspiring and professional actors from throughout the U.S. and worldwide. We teach adults, teenagers and children from the age of 7. Our staff of working, professional actors assists aspiring talent of all experience levels. We also offer acting classes with top casting directors, talent agents, and prominent acting coaches - the most complete, practical acting training available anywhere. The TVI Actors Studio is conveniently located in the Actors Equity Building in the center of the NYC Film and Theatre District in Times Square, Manhattan. We also have an acting school in Los Angeles, California.

Acting Programs in NYC:

The Hybrid Conservatory: Training & Performance: 16-week full-time program:  
If you require a longer training period, we can create a program for up to one year. This program provides a rare insight into the entire casting process, from first audition to network and studio screen test. Actors learn various aspects of the film and television industry such as networking, marketing and promoting themselves as actors. The length of the program allows actors the flexibility to get to know and enjoy New York City as well as pursue an acting career. 

Part 1 (8 weeks)
Classes will include acting, auditioning skills, scene study, cold-reading technique, monologue presentation, acting in sitcoms, soap operas, films, primetime, commercials, voice-overs, accent reduction, script analysis, hosting, sketch comedy, improvisation, voice, movement, the business of acting and much more.

Part 2 (8 weeks)
Level 2 classes are offered to help each actor to grow professionally. Actors will work on a showcase directed by an experienced director. This builds upon the training by giving the actors a chance to participate in various performance areas. Several times, this showcase is performed in front of television & film agents and industry professionals. Also included is a showcase to commercial agents. In addition, the program provides a DVD with a copy of their work for possible inclusion on a show reel.

2-week Summer Intensive: Professional Actor Training Program:
This summer acting program includes similar content and master classes to those offered in TVI's Full-Time Program. These classes, taught by industry professionals, focus on the specific demands of auditioning for professional work. Course content includes acting, auditioning skills, scene study, cold-reading technique, monologue presentation, acting in sitcoms, soap operas, films, primetime, commercials, voice-overs, accent reduction, script analysis, hosting, sketch comedy, improvisation, voice, movement, the business of acting and much more.

5-day Industry Intensive:

This program is designed to help actors "hit the ground running" upon arrival in New York. Actors perform for and are critiqued by industry professionals using monologues as well as scripts from current feature films, one-hour dramas, sitcoms, soap operas and commercials. In addition, actors create strategies for their personal plan of attack and receive practical information vital for them to survive in such competitive markets.

1-week Summer Acting Course for Young Actors, Children & Teens (ages 7-17)
Our summer acting camp in NYC is designed to benefit young actors from all over the world who are serious about acting and ready to jump-start and launch a successful career. An audition or telephone interview is required.

A select group of young actors will spend one week auditioning in front of top New York children and teen TV/film/commercial talent agents and managers. They will also audition for casting directors, producers and directors from film studios, TV networks, Broadway shows and commercial casting offices. Actors will perform with scripts from current feature films, sitcoms, one-hour dramas, soap operas and commercials.

The feedback and critique from this course will help young actors sharpen their acting and auditioning skills. In addition, students create strategies for their personal plan of attack and receive practical information vital for actors to survive in such competitive markets. Classes are also offered specifically for parents to help them understand the industry to better manage their child's career.

Acting Classes:
We provide a range of acting classes in the fields of Auditioning, Commercial, Film, Hosting, Primetime TV, Scene Study, Stand-Up Comedy Improvisation and Young Actors Academy.

2 - 8 Week Classes:
- Acting Foundations
- On-Camera Commercial Technique
- On-Camera Audition Technique
- On-Camera Commercial Technique
- Scene Study with Magaly Colimon
- Television Hosting Class
- Improvisation
- On-Camera Film & TV Audition Class
- Youth Advanced Acting

Ongoing Classes:
- Indie Film Audition & Booking Technique
- Creative Drama
- Youth Intro to Acting 1
- Youth Intro to Acting 2

For further information on our acting programs in NYC, please email us via our Contact Us page.

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Address: 165 W. 46th Street, 10036, Manhattan, New York , USA
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