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.
Open House Dates
Saturday, Jul 15, 2023
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
9:00AM-10:00AM ET Check-in and Optional Morning Campus/Residence Tours
Attendees can submit applications, confirm scheduled auditions, and get an early bird tour. The last morning tour will depart at 9:30AM.
10:00AM Welcome - Alumni, Faculty, & Student Panel
Learn more about the philosophy and teachings of The Academy. Successful working alumni, faculty and current students will answer questions about the program and working as an actor.
11:00AM-1:00PM Academy Workshops
Open House guests will participate in a series of hands-on Academy workshops including: Acting, Voice & Speech, and Acting for Camera. In addition, guests can meet and greet with Admissions and Financial Aid (light refreshments will be served).
1:00PM Optional Afternoon Campus/Residence Tours
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.
IMPORTANT HEALTH NOTICE: To comply with local regulations and health guidance, The Academy’s health policies require all guests attending events on campus to be fully vaccinated and up-to-date with their immunization against COVID-19, including a booster dose if eligible. Guests will be asked to provide both a Valid Photo ID and Proof of Vaccination upon entrance. Acceptable proof includes an original, photo, or copy of a complete CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card; or official digital records issued by a government entity, such as the New York State Excelsior Pass or NYC COVID SAFE app. In addition to the vaccination requirement, face masks which are properly secured over the nose and mouth are required indoors, including in restrooms and for the full duration of the event.
Open House Resources
Directions to Campus
Explore New York Campus
Frequently Asked Questions
On-Campus AuditionsYou must apply before you can schedule an audition. See how to prepare for the Academy audition.
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.
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.
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