NEXT STOP NY! Acting for TV, Film & Stage

"TODAY'S TECHNIQUE for TODAY'S ACTOR" an Alternative to the Method  


Acting 101 "How to get started as an Actor in the Acting Business" 

A MUST specialty one on one class for adults and children who want to get started and break into the entertainment business! Learn about Photos, Resumes, Unions, Agents, Finding Auditions and the Working permits & Trust Funds needed for minors. How to find an agent when the time is right and how to go about doing it! Understanding the different options of finding auditions in order to submit your photos and resume to casting directors for Film, TV, Theatre, and Student Films. Learn how to be proactive in your own career! I will advise you on building your resume and will answer all your questions and concerns. I have working experience helping new actors get started in the entertainment industry! Please email or call Gary for more information or to set up an appointment. The cost for this class is $80.00 for the hour.

Audition Technique Taped Class: Private 3- 1 hour classes to be scheduled.

Learn the technique necessary to make you look like a professional at any audition. How to look at a script for a short time and make choices necessary to bring  your characters emotion and physical behavior to life. To understand the script structure so it will have the intended effect. To make the necessary adjustments by the casting directors at auditions.We work with TV and Film Scripts. Sides are email before class. Cost is $199.00 for  3-1Hour Classes to be scheduled. .....Parent required to attend if under 18.

Week 1: Intro to Our Audition Technique.Week 2: Audition Script sent to you 2 days before taping. We video tape your Audition and play back with adjustments.Week 3: Audition Script sent to you 1 day before taping. We video tape your Audition and play back with adjustments.

"One on One or Private Acting Class"

A specialty or private acting class can be scheduled for those who prefer a one on one lesson. A specialty lesson can assist in working on a particular problem the actor is having where individual instruction is required. Any area from our Craft / Technique to Scene and Monologue analysis. Please e-mail or call Gary Nastu for more information.
The cost for this class is $70.00 per hour........ Parent required to attend if under 18.


Gary's students have worked in TV, Film and on the Broadway Stage. They have appeared in "BULL" “Power” I Killed my BFF”, “Nickelodeon”, “Sesame Street”, “Onion News Network”, “As The World Turns”, “Good Morning America”, “Celebrity Ghost Stories",“ Exhume”, “Clutter”, "Two Days”, “The David Dance”, “Chapter 27”, "Isn’t it Delicious”, “Inherit the Wind”, “Dracula The Musical”,  “American Girl”, I Love NY!, "School House Rock", Bounty, Go Gurt, Sudafed, ING Direct, Connecticare Commercials, PSA NYC Anti-Smoking, Hasbro, Friendly’s ,PSA Ebola  and Selah Sue Music Video/Crazy Vibes<>