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AMDA High School Summer Conservatory Parent Information

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The below costs include tuition, housing and meal expenses, for accepted students.

  • Tuition

    Session 1 June 30 - July 13 (NYC or LA): $2,825
    Session 2 July 14-27 (NYC or LA): $2,825
    Session 3 July 28 - August 10 (NYC only): $2,825

  • Housing

    Session 1 June 30 - July 13 (NYC or LA): $995
    Session 2 July 14-27 (NYC or LA): $995
    Session 3 July 28 - August 10 (NYC only): $995

  • Meal Plan

    Session 1 June 30 - July 13 (NYC or LA): $795
    Session 2 July 14-27 (NYC or LA): $795
    Session 3 July 28 - August 10 (NYC only): $795

  • Fees

    Seven different program T-shirts: $75
    Entertainment: $100
    Airport transit to/from campus: $115 each way (optional)

Total with Housing: $4,790.
Total without Housing (commuters): $3,795

Scholarships, grants and financial assistance are available, please call 323-603-5932 to inquire.

In both NYC and LA, all students are required to purchase a meal plan and will receive a fresh, healthy, and balanced breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Please include all dietary restrictions on your application.

A $25 application fee.
A $250 deposit must be made by accepted students to hold their place in the programs. This will be applied to tuition and fees.

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  • Talent-Based Scholarships
  • Returning Student Grants
  • Partial Financial Assistance Grants
  • $325 Early Bird Discount Thru December 31
  • $100 Refer a Friend Award

Talent-based Scholarships

Accepted students record and submit a placement video to gauge performance level in the focus of choice. All placement videos are reviewed for talent-based scholarship consideration.

Returning Student Grants

AMDA is delighted to welcome the many students who return each summer to build on their training, and re-connect and perform with friends from all over the world. Returning students are awarded a $600 grant for each session they choose to attend.

Financial Assistance Grants

The High School Summer Conservatory at AMDA offers partial, need-based financial assistance grants on a limited basis. This financial assistance is awarded exclusively through AMDA and is not related to federal aid.

To be considered for a partial grant, please complete the AMDA Summer Financial Assistance Eligibility form and mail or fax to the following address for both NYC and LA programs:
AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts
211 West 61st
New York, NY 10023
Attn: Jonathan Castillo
or fax to: 212-247-0420

In both NYC and LA, campuses are accessible only with a valid AMDA identification card, which High School Summer Conservatory students receive.

Supervision is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. When students are not in class with our world-class faculty, they are supervised by members of our trained AMDA staff.

Students leave campus only for planned and chaperoned outings, which may include going to a Broadway show or visiting NYC and LA tourist destinations.

Emergency contact numbers

Landline and mobile phone numbers for both campuses will be provided on our summer landing page – available in late Spring

Student housing

In both NYC and LA, students live in safe and secure dormitories that are designated exclusively for High School Summer Conservatory students.

Meal plans

All students are required to purchase the meal plan, which includes three delicious and nutritious meals per day. Snacks are also provided.

Most dietary needs can be accommodated and must be noted on the online application.

Students attend classes at AMDA's Stratford Arms on 70th, 61st St Studios, Shetler Studios on 54th, and Ansonia on Broadway.

Family and friends are invited and most welcome to attend our final performances.

Details on location, day, time and number of tickets per student will be available in late Spring.