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Gap 2020 Update:

The 2020 Gap Program has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and protocols given by the government and the CDC (Center for Disease Control). Applications for the Gap 2021 program coming soon!

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 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.

About the Gap Programs

The AMDA Gap Programs unite college-age students, between 18-25, 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 New York City!

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 New York City through weekly excursions and activities that include trips to Broadway shows, studio tours, landmark attractions, museums, and more. The AMDA Gap Program is ideal for students who want to explore the performing arts, dive into unfamiliar territory and make lifelong friendships.

Please call 323-603-5932 or email for more information.

  • Talent-Based Scholarships
  • Partial Financial Assistance
  • $600 Early Bird Discount Thru May 1
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Deposit now to save your place in the AMDA Gap Program of your choice.

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