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Summer Acting Training Program


If you’re a high school or college level student and aren’t sure if our full time program is right for you, you can get a taste of the business first-hand through our unique Summer Acting Training Program. If you’re a parent of a child who shows real promise and passion, this is a fast and affordable way to see if this might be your child’s true calling.

It’s a rigorous, but exhilarating four-week program that offers you a challenging opportunity to explore acting techniques, camera performance skills, commercial basics, film and TV basics, improvisation and more, with a dedicated, professional faculty of working actors and directors. You’ll interact with students from all over the U.S. and the world and be part of a truly unique New York cultural experience. You’ll even earn six transferable college credits once you successfully complete the 4-week program. You’ll also participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities that only New York can offer – all safe and completely chaperoned. These include meeting industry movers and shakers from agents to casting directors to real actors with helpful advice. Dormitory housing can be provided at the historic Saint George Residence (part of the Godfather was shot here). Located in beautiful, historic Brooklyn Heights, it is a 20-minute subway ride from NYCDA.

Early Registration Discounts - Save $1000

Significant tuition discounts are available for tuition balances paid in full by March 28, 2014.


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