THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2019


4:30pm-6pm: Registration


Rehearsal for Gala TBD


FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019


9am-12noon Registration


10:30am-4pm: Classes and Workshops:


10:30am-12pm: Runway Workshop for Models with Mandy Dyonne
Mandy Dyonne is a Catwalk Coach. She studied at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten (Amsterdam College of Arts) as a dancer, choreographer and instructor. She has coached the models from the Elite Model Look, One Management New York, Fusion New York, Silent New York and has collaborated with Tony Cohen and Emporio Armani, just to name a few. This Workshop will be in the Grand Ballroom

12pm-1pm: Music Industry 101 class with TinaMarie Holland & Garrett Steele of NY-LA-NASH Entertainment TinaMarie has represented singers, dancers, actors & models for 35+ years. Her artists have sold over 78 million cd’s & shared the stage with Dolly Parton, Train, Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, ALABAMA, Brad Paisley, Katy Perry & the Jonas Brothers to name a few. Garrett is a country artist who has worked & performed alongside major producers, engineers and industry icons. This class will be in the Gramercy Park Room 3rd Floor

1-2pm: TBA

2pm-3pm: Acting Industry Class with Denise Simon
A veteran of the industry as an actress, teacher, director, casting director and personal talent manager, Denise has expertise not only with coaching performers in the craft through private lessons, but also through weekly classes, group workshops, summer productions, industry showcases and college teleseminars. Denise Simon is recommended by New York’s top agents, managers and casting directors for her ability to coach young actors without having them look coached. Gramercy Park Room-3rd floor

3-4pm: Singing and Performance Class with Robert Marks 
Bob Marks maintains a busy vocal studio in New York City, working with performers of all ages and levels of experience. His well-known clients have included Lea Michelle, Debbie Gibson, Britney Spears, and Ariana Grande, as well as cast members of almost every current Broadway musical. This class will be in the Gramercy Park Room 3rd Floor


4:30-4:45pm: Kick Off (all contestants)


4:45-5:45pm: Meet Our Contestants (all contestants introduce themselves)


6pm-10pm: Competition Begins in Crystal Ballroom followed by awards in Grand Ballroom


Rehearsal for Gala TBD


SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2019


9:30am-12:30pm: Competition followed by Awards


1-2pm: Lunch Break


2pm-8:30pm: Competition


5pm-10pm: Call Backs


5:30 pm-6:30 pm: Fuzion Class with AC Ciulla. Emmy award winning choreographer for theater, film, music videos and television. He will be teaching a jazz, lyrical, and hip hop fuzion class. This class will be in the Grand Ballroom.


​Rehearsal for Gala TBD


SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2019


9am-10:30am: Awards


10:45-12noon: Rehearsal for GALA Performers


12-3pm: Call Backs 


​​12pm-1pm: Fundamentals of Auditioning for TV Commercials with Casting Director Barry Shapiro. Barry is the owner of Herman & Lipson Casting which has been in business for over 37 years casting over 8,000 commercials both voiceover and on camera for such products as Loreal, ESPN, Advil, Verizon, Toys R Us and many other top accounts. He casts for commercials all around the world and also casts for film, television and theatre. This class will be in the Gramercy Park Room 3rd Floor

1pm -2pm: Introduction to Voice Overs for Singers and Actors with Lisa Fischoff. Casting Director at Broadcasters, LLC. Lisa Fischoff is co-founder and co-owner of one of the busiest voice over casting offices in NYC,Some of the well known campaigns/commercial brands Lisa has cast for are BNY Mellon, JP Morgan Chase, Grey Goose, Shock Top Beer, Lincoln, Budweiser, Feed America, Wheat Thins, Skittles, Direct TV, AT&T, Seamless, Birchbox, Panera, EOS Lip Balm, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, Shea Moisture, Humira, Lyrica, Band-Aid, Neosporin, FDA and PSA spots and hundreds more. Gramercy Park Room 3rd Floor.


3pm-3:45pm: Pics on Red Carpet


4pm-6pm: Gala-special awards, special guests, 






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