We're sorry but the enrollment deadline for the 2015 Summer Youth Program has past. Please check back in the fall for new program details.

Classes for Beginning and Experienced Students:
acting, musical theatre, improv, stage combat & more

PLUS, alumni guest
speakers, industry
behind-the-scenes tours,
and a final presentation for
family and friends.

What parents are saying about our program:

“The team was spectacular, and we were so impressed! Our son was thrilled with the experience.” - Fabio. T (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

“The program meant so much to my daughter. She not only loved being there, she met some wonderful people. The experience was phenomenal and her passion to be in this industry has grown even greater.” - Amy E. (Oregon City, Oregon)

“I just want to tell you how grateful we are for your dedication and hard work. You and your wonderful staff have created a very special program. We made some life long friends and can't wait to come back!” - Lisa M. (Iowa City, Iowa)



July 6 - 31, 2015

Program hours

Drop-off: 8:30-9:00 AM
Hours: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Pick up: 3:00-3:30 PM
ACYA is a daytime program. No overnight accommodations or evening supervision provided.

Price: $2295

Includes daily catered lunch
Family discounts available


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The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors (ACYA) is a four-week summer intensive for students ages 12-16. The program is taught by the same professional and encouraging instructors who oversee The Academy's prestigious two-year Conservatory Program. Students ages 16 and above are also eligible for The Academy's five-week and two-week summer intensive programs in Los Angeles and New York.

Click Here for more details on these advanced programs.

ACYA's mission is to provide a solid foundation for young actors who desire to strengthen their skills and develop new techniques to excel at the craft of acting.

Classes are held in The Academy's main campus building in the heart of historic Hollywood and include acting, musical theatre, improv, stage combat and more.

Each year's program concludes with The Academy's Rising Stars presentation for faculty, family and friends.

Exclusive VIP discounts available for ACYA students:

15% OFF
Return Student Discount: Students who previously attended ACYA receive a 15% discount off full tuition.
Family Discount: Siblings or children of students currently enrolled in The Academy’s full-time program receive a 15% discount off full tuition.
Multiple Student Discount: After one child pays the full tuition, additional siblings will receive 15% off of their tuition.

Previous students have experienced...

• Exclusive Jim Henson behind-the-scenes studio tour
• VIP tickets to Iris by Cirque du Soleil
• Training by Hollywood's top special effects makeup artists
• Professional head shots
• VIP movie screenings
• Write, direct and star in an Academy produced short film
• Backstage tour of the world famous Dolby Theatre - home to the Oscars!
• Shakespeare in the Park special events

Plus, parents and students get an inside look into the professional and business side of acting.

As part of the ACYA program, enrolled students and their parents get complementary access to The Academy’s Summer Industry Insight Series. Hear firsthand from alumni and other distinguished industry professionals and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of the film and television business.

• Five session series
• Industry guest speakers
• Professional training lectures
An added $500 value to all ACYA participants

Out of town student housing available
Contact admissions at for more details about local housing.

Space is limited. Apply today!
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