Discover The Academy

Go behind the scenes of The Academy. Explore campus life, see what an actual audition looks like, watch recent performances, view clips of our renowned alumni and much more.

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Introduction

Thomas Rene and Dr. Linda Brennan discuss the role Voice & Speech plays in actor training

Join Thomas Rene for a workshop on the fundamentals of using your vocal instrument

Academy Alumni share their perspectives on actor training

Learn the basics about financial aid and scholarships for the New York and Los Angeles campuses

Get an overview of The Academy’s offerings at our NY & LA campuses in this evening information session

Join Mary Bleier and current Academy Students for a glimpse inside a virtual classroom

Join Chip Killingsworth as he talks to Academy faculty from both campuses

Academy Alumni discuss their stories of growth and artistic success

Los Angeles graduates share how Academy training prepared them for success on screen and stage

Susan Pilar and her students discuss what it means for an actor to “know thyself”

Run through scenework for camera with NY faculty member David Dean Bottrell

New York faculty, alumni, and students discuss training in the center of American theatre

Maggie Low and her students invite you to their virtual acting classroom

Jennifer Mann and her class craft characters on camera in their virtual space

Join New York students Henry and Hannah for an insider’s look at their campus

The Academy House | New York

Jana Lee Hamblin shares audition tips and best practices for preparation

Join Tyler Townsend and his students as they break down a scene for work on camera

Los Angeles faculty, alumni, and students chat about learning in the heart of filmed entertainment

Tim Landfield and his students provide a virtual introduction to acting

Jane Fleiss and her class explore scenework through a virtual lens

Laura Fernandez and August take an exciting look at the Los Angeles campus

The Academy House West | Los Angeles

Get tips from The Academy’s Director of Financial Aid

First-hand experiences from our NY & LA campuses

The Admissions team answers some commonly-asked questions