Instructors: Robert Laurence & Laura Luc

Train and gain on-camera experience through KOTA’s brand new series, KIDS OF NEW YORK! Filming in the heart of NYC, this mini-series follows a group of young New Yorkers on their adventures around the city.

CASTING: Casting is open to ages 6-16 years old. In addition to the training and on-camera experience, actors will receive a digital copy of their work for their reel, plus behind the scenes photos and stills from the series. A total of 5 actors will be featured in each episode, and all will have speaking parts and on-camera time.

Tuition: $595  *Payment plans available.


Dates: Oct 15-Nov 5, 2017

  • Sun, Oct 15, 22 & 29 @ 11:00 am-3:00 pm – On-Camera Class
  • Nov 1 & 2 @ 5:00-8:00 pm* - Episode Rehearsal
  •  Nov 4 & 5 @ 9 am-5 pm* - Filming

*Only need to be available one of these dates. Conflicts & date preferences are accepted. 

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By audition only. Auditions will be held in New York City on Sat, Sept 23rd. SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT BELOW or SUBMIT VIDEO ONILNE (Deadline Sept 22)




Founder & Artistic Director of KOTA Productions since 2001. Directing/Producing highlights include: A Little Princess (United States Premiere), Annie Warbucks at Signature Theatre, Madeline's Christmas at Theatre Row, And a Child Shall Lead at HERE Arts Center (NY Premiere), Lyrics for Life at Symphony Space in NY and NHPAC in LA, to name a few. Additional work with The Metropolitan Opera, American Ballet Theatre, English National Opera in London and NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!". www.lauraluc.com





At the age of 15 years old, Oona has already won a Tony Honor for originating the role of Matilda in Broadway's Matilda, and starred in countless films. Some of her highlighted film credits include Sophia Coppola's The Beguiled,  Disney Pete's Dragon, Bad Moms A Bad Moms Christmas, and Southpaw. She has also Guest Starred on "Law & Order: SVU", "Orange is the New Black", and "Blindspot", to name a few credits. Oona is a New Yorker