2015 SESSION DATES ANNOUNCED: JULY 2 – JULY 19 (PROGRAMS OFFERED IN NYC AND LA) JULY 23 – AUGUST 9 (PROGRAMS OFFERED IN NYC AND LA) NEW LONGER 18-DAY SESSIONS!
Intensive Performing Arts Training in a College Environment for High School Students
Our unique program offers a transformative experience for talented high school students looking to immerse themselves in the performing arts. This summer, teens from across the United States will study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA’s New York City and Los Angeles campuses. The rigorous curriculum is taught by a world-class faculty of artists who offer students professional-level training in acting, singing and dance.
AMDA's Summer Conservatory empowers young artists to choose their own path within our three performing arts disciplines. Residential and commuter programs in NY and LA are open to all talented high school students completing grades 8-12 during the 2014/15 school year.
Choose your focus
Snapshot of your day
Classes in your chosen
performing arts focus: Acting,
Vocal Music or Dance Theatre
Elective courses based on
student interests to support
your core discipline.
Rehearsals for your
“ High school teens will study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA’s safe and secure college campuses in the heart of New York City and Los Angeles; making new friends, learning new skills and getting a real experience of life in the most important cities for the performing arts in America.”
LIFE AT THE SUMMER CONSERVATORY
You Have Plans: You are a young artist, talented, ready to challenge yourself and you love to perform. Whether that’s by immersing yourself in the art of acting, finding your voice as a singer, or telling new stories through dance, it’s all about performance.
At AMDA Hollywood or AMDA New York, your days will be filled with dynamic performing arts classes and your nights spent in rehearsals. Finally, your new skills and hard work will culminate in a Final Performance production in front of an audience in one of our lovely performance spaces.
At the conclusion of your program, you will perform in a Final Performance production.
Filmed Performance: Each Final Performance will be filmed by a professional film crew. Every student artist will receive a copy of their Final Performance.
You will be taught by the best. AMDA’s world-class faculty is amongst the finest in the country. Your teachers are successful actors, directors, choreographers and singers - straight from New York’s Broadway stages; Hollywood film and television sets; international dance concerts; professional recording studios.
Whether you choose the Upper West Side of Manhattan or the center of Hollywood, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live the college life in the heart of one (or both) of the entertainment capitals of the world. Our students and faculty come from all over the country and all over the world and you will make friends who share your passion for the performing arts; friends who may even be your future colleagues in the entertainment industry. You will live on the AMDA campuses in safe and secure dormitories.
AMDA is committed to providing an unsurpassed performing arts education to a diverse community of creative artists. AMDA seeks to be both the school and the stage, where students are given the support and the freedom to find their voice and to design and create their own unique artistic vision. We strive to create an environment for our students to develop the skills, confidence, imagination and power to contribute to their community as artists, entrepreneurs, visionaries, lifelong learners and conscientious citizens of the world. To achieve this, AMDA provides rigorous, performance-based training and an industry-focused education experience that inspires excellence and prepares artists with an appreciation for the universal power of transformation through art. Above all, we want to teach our students that commitment, passion, and joy are the hallmarks to a successful career.