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Explore your Passion. Experience Life.

  • The AMDA Gap Programs offer world class training in the dynamic performing arts focus of your choice:
    • Acting for Stage and Screen
    • Musical Theatre

Join AMDA's community of performing artists for either 15 weeks in the Fall/Spring or 8 weeks in the Summer to experience the very best in performance education. Passionate performers who are high school graduates aged 18 to 25 are encouraged to apply!

Upcoming AMDA Gap Programs Term Dates

8 Week Summer Term: July 8 - August 30, 2019

15 Week Fall Term: September 9 - December 20, 2019


About the Gap Programs

The AMDA Gap Programs unite college-age students from all over the world for an urban performing arts adventure and a culturally immersive experience. Offering world-class training in acting and musical theatre, our programs provide students with a unique opportunity to live out their passion for performance at the center of all the action in either New York City or Hollywood!

Designed with the idea that culture, diversity, and passion are fuel for creative expression, AMDA Gap Programs take students through a transformative performing arts training experience, unparalleled in the US. Students are enriched with meaningful exchanges with like-minded peers and receive valuable mentorship from industry professionals who offer wisdom and tricks of the trade.

In addition to receiving world-class training, students explore their cities through weekly excursions and activities that include trips to Broadway shows, studio tours, landmark attractions, museums, and more. The AMDA Gap Programs are ideal for students who want to explore the performing arts, delve into unfamiliar territory, and make lifelong friendships.


Please call 323-603-5995 or email gap@amda.edu for more information.

  • Talent-Based Scholarships
  • Partial Financial Assistance
  • $600 Early Bird Discount Thru March 1
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Accepted Students

Deposit now to save your place in the AMDA Gap Program of your choice.

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