an aspiration to the extraordinary. It is the purest examination of human nature. Mastering the craft requires innate talent, but it also demands discipline, perception and a strong technical foundation. AMDA’s acting programs are designed to provide artistic performance training for stage, film and television.

AMDA offers two Acting Program options:

Four-Year Degree Program

This program is designed to provide you with artistic training in acting for stage, film and television, along with the tools needed to prepare for a professional career as an actor. You'll begin performing in front of audiences from your first semester and continue to do so through your final semester.

Enroll as a BFA freshman at the Los Angeles campus and complete the entire program in LA. Want a Manhattan experience? BFA students have the option of spending one semester at the New York campus.

Two-Year Conservatory Program

This program trains you for a career as a professional actor, helping you to achieve proficiency in acting for stage and screen.

In the first year, you’ll focus on developing technique with a special emphasis on individual work. In the second year, you’ll apply these acquired techniques as you develop performance and audition pieces.

Throughout this intensive program, you'll also learn how to navigate the industry and take charge of your own career.

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How to know which program is right for you

Each of our unique programs is designed with the performer in mind. If you need help choosing the right program, please talk to one of our admissions advisor.

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