Are you ready to pursue your dreams? You are just a few short steps away from beginning your professional career at AMDA.
Get started with the online application, then review the list below to make sure your application is complete.
For your application to be complete, you must:
Complete the Audition Requirement - AMDA offers numerous audition opportunities in locations throughout the United States and the world. AMDA encourages you to schedule your audition at either the New York City or Los Angeles campus. You must be a junior or senior in high school or a high school graduate to request an audition. For further details, review the audition requirements.
Request Recommendations - Complete the upper portion of the forms and submit at least one recommendation (more are welcome as well). Acceptable references include teachers, directors, guidance counselors or anyone familiar with your work and potential as an actor, singer or dancer.
Request Official Transcripts - Send an official transcript or transcripts from your high school and (if applicable) college. Official transcripts from every educational institution that you listed in your application must be forwarded to AMDA. You can:
International students are a welcome and vital part of AMDA's culture. We are dedicated to accommodating your needs and guiding you along the process of gaining admission to AMDA. Click below to learn more and to get started!
AMDA AOS or Certificate Graduate
AOS or Certificate Program Graduates, entering AMDA's Bachelor of Fine Arts Program is easier than ever.
Alumni Letter of Intent
Getting your Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree is as easy as 60 + 30 + 30
When you graduate from the AMDA AOS or Certificate Programs from either The American Musical and Dramatic Academy or AMDA College of the Performing Arts with an AOS or Certificate, you are eligible to apply for a Bachelor of Fine Arts Program.
Just add 30 credits of General Education, and 30 credits of Performing Arts course work — and you've earned your degree!
Complete the program in just 14 months.
"As the only BFA-granting performing arts college and conservatory with campuses in both New York and Los Angeles, we don't just provide your student with a superior education, but with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become part of the world's most vibrant creative communities. We believe you are an important part of your student's journey, so we encourage you to get involved." -New York and Los Angeles Admissions Team
Parents + Families
Share your student's experience
From the first day on campus to graduation, family and friends are welcome at more than 10 campus events each term, including dance workshops, café performances, poetry slams, musicals and plays.
Learn about our graduates' dynamic careers
AMDA alumni are some of the most sought-after performers in the world. Our versatile, performance-driven programs give our students a strong foundation and a distinct edge. From day one, your student will experience our culture of Performance Immersion, gaining unrivaled performance opportunities both in and out of the classroom.
All AMDA students also receive extensive career preparation, including audition techniques and industry networking — helping them to navigate the industry and leverage all of this training as a working performer.
Learn More About AMDA
We understand that you probably have other questions about your student's education at AMDA. Throughout this website, you will find information about our admissions process, campuses, and programs, as well as what life will be like for your student.
We encourage you to explore all of these areas and learn more about the vibrant AMDA community. If you still have questions, just call us at 800-367-7908.