New York Open House

The Saturday, March 21 event has been postponed. Click here to
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Discover What Makes Training at
Our New York Campus Special

We have an exciting day planned for you. You are invited to come inside our enchanting New York campus building, step across the original stages that have seen generations of legendary performers, participate in a series of hands-on workshops, talk with our faculty, staff, alumni and current students and discover firsthand all that makes this such an ideal place to train. We look forward to you joining us.


Experience What it's Like to Be an Academy Student

Come Inside Our Landmark New York Campus

View Historical Alumni Archives and See Our Stages Where Legends Have Trained

Meet Current Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff

Participate in a Series of Acting Workshops

Get Advice from Industry Guest Speakers

Visit The Academy House, Our Student Housing Building Next Door

Open House is Your Backstage Pass to The Academy

Schedule and Activities

Saturday, March 21, 2020

8:30AM  Sign-In

Attendees can submit applications and confirm scheduled auditions during this time.

10:00AM  Open House Welcome

The President of The Academy will officially welcome our guests. There will be an introduction to the philosophy and teachings of The Academy.

10:20AM  Alumni, Faculty and Current Student Q&A

Successful working alumni, faculty and current students answer questions about the program and working as an actor.

11:00AM - 2:30PM  Academy Workshops

Open House guests will participate in a series of hands-on Academy workshops including: Acting, Voice & Speech, Movement and Camera Technique. In addition, guests can meet and greet with Admissions and Financial Aid. Light refreshments will be served.

2:45PM  Closing Reception and Optional Tour

Participants will have a chance to learn about our historical landmark building and how it functions today. Guests will also have the opportunity to tour The Academy House student housing building located next door.

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Open House Resources

On-Campus Auditions
You must apply before you can schedule an audition. See how to prepare for the Academy audition.

  • Audition Saturday, March 21
    3:20PM – 8:00PM

  • Audition Sunday, March 22
    9:00AM - 5:00PM

Audition and Make The Most of Your Open House Visit

Open House guests who have applied to either campus will have an opportunity to audition the day of, or the day after the Open House Event. If you have not applied and are considering one of these audition dates, please apply now. You will be able to schedule your audition online after you complete your application. Learn how to prepare for your audition.

  • Audition Saturday, March 21
  • Audition Sunday, March 22

Can’t Make Our
Open House Events?

Our Open Houses are the best way to experience what it will be like to be a student at The Academy. However, if you cannot make one of our dates, we encourage you to schedule a campus tour. Tours are available by appointment only.

Schedule a Tour