Experience Summer Acting in New York or Los Angeles

Specialized Training
Designed to Challenge
Actors of All Levels

Whether you choose our Traditional Program or our advanced Encore Program in New York, you will become a part of a dynamic, supportive community of fellow actors learning together, inspired by some of the most respected instructors in the industry. You are destined to gain skills and friendships you will value for a lifetime.

Watch our Summer Programs Overview

Customize & Build The Program That’s Right for You


Immerse yourself in the heart of entertainment. Live and study in two of the most dynamic cities in the world.
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With 40+ options, you can build the program Courses, Intensives and Electives that will bring more focus and mastery to your craft this summer.

Program & Length

Choose from our Traditional Program or advanced Encore Program ranging in length from two to seven weeks.
Traditional Program Details
Encore Program Details


The Academy offers convenient housing options ideally located either on or near our campuses.
NY Housing Options
LA Housing Options

World-Class Training
From Master Instructors

Receive the same Academy conservatory
level of training from our faculty who have
taught some of our most celebrated

“It’s kind of incredible how you bond so quickly with people you have never met before.”

Paola Diaz Seven-Week Program, LA Campus

“I have never grown so much in such a short period of time. Amazing program. All the teachers are tremendously helpful and knowledgeable.”

Elle Roseen Seven-Week ENCORE Program, NY Campus

“My seven weeks at The Academy was one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life.”

Patrick Bruce Seven-Week Program, NY Campus

“It was not a two-week casual, but a two-week intensive! The industry insights were great, and the classes unparalleled. I feel so much more equipped.”

Christina Floriza Two-Week Program, NY Campus

Which Summer Experience Is Right For You?

Traditional Summer

Our Traditional option offers beginning to intermediate students more focus and mastery in the craft of acting. Various levels of experience are welcome to apply.

Encore Summer

Our Encore option is designed for advanced actors who wish to take their career to the next level by engaging with industry professionals. Previous training and experience is required. Exclusively at our New York campus.

Engage With Top
Industry Experts

Available for a Limited Time

Notable alumni, industry experts and outside working actors share their professional insight in intimate group settings, providing candid advice and invaluable opportunities to ask questions and connect. This is included for all summer students with early enrollment.

Angel Parker from FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Will Marfuggi, Host and Producer from E! News

Looking for Our
Youth Program?

Students ages 12-16 are invited to train at The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors (ACYA), a four-week summer program at our campus in Los Angeles. Classes include acting, musical theatre, improv, stage combat and more.

Learn More About Our Youth Program