Virtual Events Center

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Upcoming Live Admissions Events

Academy Wednesdays: Live Evening Info Session

Get an overview of The Academy’s offerings at our New York and Los Angeles campuses in this evening information session, hosted by Chip Killingsworth and Hunter Froelich. Gain an understanding of The Academy’s mission and training philosophy, learn about scholarships and the financial aid process, and hear more about admissions and auditions. Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend this introductory presentation, which will run for approximately 60 minutes.


Rising Actor Summer Workshop

This August, you are invited to get inspired and get ready for the stage with The Academy's free Rising Actor Summer Workshop. Featuring an interactive masterclass from veteran actor and Academy instructor Tim Landfield, this online virtual event is designed for high school students of all backgrounds who are passionate about the craft. Wherever you are, you're invited to zoom in to our virtual platform on Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 2:00PM - 3:30PM Eastern for this afternoon of learning, sharing, and fun. Joined by our other high school actors from around the globe, you'll spark your artistry, build connections, and discover new tools you can bring to your acting for both stage and screen. A camera and microphone are not required to participate in this virtual event.


Applicant Videos

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

New York Campus Videos

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

360˚ Virtual Tour of the New York Campus

Los Angeles Campus Videos

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

360˚ Virtual Tour of the Los Angeles Campus


  • The Academy's 2020-21 Course Catalog (19.26 MB) Download

External Sources

  • Advice for Your Best Self-Tape Audition Visit

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