Take Your Training to the Next Level This Summer

Specialized programs uniquely designed to help you grow as an actor

Immerse Yourself in New York and Los Angeles

Imagine spending your summer immersed in training right in the heart of where entertainment lives and breathes. Open-air concerts, films and plays abound, as you become a part of a dynamic community of fellow actors learning together and inspired by some of the most respected instructors in the industry. You are destined to return home with skills and friendships you will value for a lifetime.

Build your Program & Apply  See our Advanced Encore Program
  • Experience The Academy’s legendary training
  • Small class sizes for one-on-one instruction
  • Training offered for stage and screen
  • Tailored for both experienced and beginning actors
  • Scholarships for the Full-Time Program and savings available
  • Certificates awarded for successful completion of each program

More Training Options

Anne Hathaway, Adrien Brody and Jessica Chastain
have all benefited from attending our specialized programs



Musical Theatre

Stage Combat


And much more...

Programs Customizable for Your Individualized Training Goals

Our summer programs are designed to bring you the training you desire and meet your schedule at the same time. Ranging from two weeks to seven weeks, you can choose the Program, Intensives, and Electives that will bring your craft more focus and mastery this summer.

For past Academy students and actors with significant industry experience, we invite you to consider our Encore Program for advanced training. Learn about our Advanced Encore Program

  • Acting & Scene Study
  • Audition Technique
  • The Business of Acting
  • Creating & Writing Your Own Work
  • Voice for the Actor
  • Movement for the Actor
  • On-Camera Technique
  • Auditioning for the Camera
  • Advanced Camera Acting
  • Audition Monologues
  • Musical Theatre
  • Advanced Musical Thetre
  • Song Interpretation
  • Dance for the Actor
  • Improvisation
  • Stage Combat
  • Shakespeare
  • Alexander Technique
  • And More...

Acclaimed Industry Insight Series included with Early Enrollment

Featuring panel discussions and Q&A sessions with guest speakers ranging from accomplished actors to entertainment industry professionals, you definitely don't want to miss this behind-the-scenes glimpse into the inner workings of the entertainment industry. This series (a $500 value) is included with early enrollment of any summer program. Learn more about our Industry Insight Series

Take Advantage of Scholarships & Savings

$8,000 Scholarship

Full-Time Program Merit Award

To make your Summer Program even more rewarding, we're offering two summer students (one per campus) the opportunity to receive a merit scholarship for $8,000 to attend our Full-Time Conservatory Program.


$1,000 Scholarship

Fall 2017 Scholarship Award

Thinking about enrolling for our Fall 2017 Conservatory Program? We're offering Seven-Week Program summer students the chance to receive a $1,000 Full-Time Conservatory Scholarship.

$500 Scholarship

Fall 2017 Scholarship Award

Thinking about enrolling for our Fall 2017 Full-Time Program? We're offering Four-Week Program summer students the chance to receive a $500 Full-Time Conservatory Scholarship.


Save $1,000

Attend our Four-Week Program and save $1,000 versus taking each program separately.

Save $2,450

Attend our Seven-Week Program and save $2,450 versus taking each program separately.

20% Off

Current Academy Students and Alumni can select any one or more Intensive, and receive 20% savings—that is $300 off each Intensive.

$500 Off Housing

Seven-Week Program students receive a $500 summer housing credit at The Academy House in New York and The Academy House West in Los Angeles.

Build Your Summer Program & Apply

  • Begin by selecting your program length
  • Choose your courses of interest
  • Select the dates you would like to attend
  • We automatically calculate your program cost & savings

Get Started  

Looking for our Summer
Youth Program?

Students ages 12-16 are eligible for The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors summer program in Los Angeles. Learn More