Whether you are an aspiring professional performer, dancer, actor, or musician or someone just looking to have fun and learn something new, Spotlight helps all artists explore their craft. Our teachers are experienced and working artists looking to share their expertise with you.
In private acting coachings with our Broadway and TV/Film artist, students will learn how to analyze and explore both monologues and scene work. Through both acting games and script analysis, students will learn about different acting methods and vocabulary. Come explore and gain confidence and creativity through acting.
External Resources: Virtual class access information will be distributed directly from Spotlight Music & Theater Academy.
Duration: 30 minutes
Recurrence: Single session (Discounted 4-session bundles available)
Class Size: 1
Class Schedule: Date/Time scheduling arranged directly with Spotlight.
Age: 8+ (younger students will be considered depending on experience)
Clifton Samuels has appeared on Broadway in the multi Tony/Grammy nominated Revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies (w/Bernadette Peters) and most recently in the original Broadway company of Amazing Grace at the Nederlander Theatre.
Clifton has another passion that includes teaching young artists. He has taught master classes in New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Los Angeles and Florida. His young clients can be seen in various Broadway shows, as well as numerous TV and Film appearances.
Film: Upcoming- Worth (Official Selection Sundance 2020-opposite Michael Keaton), Coen Bros., Hail, Caesar! (opposite Channing Tatum), Annie (2014), The Unborn, I Fell in Love with the World & Giving Birth to a Butterfly. TV: NBC’s “The Blacklist”, TV Land’s “Younger”, HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” (recurring), “Alphabet Boys” (guest star) & “One Degree Of Ms. D”.
Welcome to Spotlight!
We provide a variety of services in the performing arts including private voice and instrumental lessons, acting classes, audition prep, master classes and college admissions.
Our studio is like a family
We learn, share, laugh, grow, and connect. We believe that each student is unique and needs to be nurtured in a way that best strengthens the teacher/student relationship. We give our all with every lesson and expect the same of our students. We work hard and play even harder, laughing throughout our lessons, yet learning the entire way!
The best training available
We work alongside other dedicated, knowledgeable music and theater specialists in order to ensure that you have the best training available. This is not a job for us, but a passion.
Come sing, act, play and join our family!