THE POWER OF REPRESENTATION
2023 Tony Award Nominations
ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH 2023
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - April 28, 2023
2023 Chita Rivera Award Nominations
2023 Drama Desk Award Nominations
2023 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations
2023 Drama League Award Nominations
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - April 21, 2023
THOSE WHO CAN TEACH
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - April 14, 2023
FINDING CENTER STAGE
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - April 7, 2023
THE ART OF TRANSLATION
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - March 31, 2023
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - March 24, 2023
ART IS ACTIVISM
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - March 17, 2023
THE BRIDGE BETWEEN HOLLYWOOD AND BROADWAY
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - March 10, 2023
WALK IN WITH YOUR CROWN ON
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - March 3, 2023
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH 2023
AMDA ALUMNI NEWSLETTER - February 24, 2023
A TRIBUTE TO HARRY WOOLEVER
BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 2023
THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE AMDA MAGAZINE HAS ARRIVED!
2022 Children’s & Family Emmy Award Nominations
Playbill.com's Big 10 2022 List: The 10 Most Represented Colleges on Broadway in the 2021-2022 Season
AMDA’s BFA Online Music Theatre Program: A Closer Look
AMDA’s BFA Online Acting Program: A Closer Look
AMDA Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Paul Sorvino
Prestigious Broadway Rising Stars Event Selects AMDA College Graduates to Perform in New York City on July 18, 2022
AMDA College launches the first fully online Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degrees in Acting and Music Theatre in the country
This Just In! Several AMDA Alums To Appear At The 2022 Tony Awards!
AMDA Featured in Education Magazine
AMDA’s Musical Theatre Auditions: What You Need to Know
AMDA Conservatory: The Best Option for Summer Acting Programs for High School Students
The 75th Annual Tony Award Nominations
What Does It Mean to Be an International Student at AMDA?
AMDA alumni and stars of Broadway’s smash hit HAMILTON Visit Our NYC Campus
BA vs BFA: Choosing Your AMDA Degree Program
2021 EMMY NOMINATIONS - Congratulations to AMDA Alumni Featured in Nominated Shows
AMDA Stands in Support of Members of the Asian Community
AMDA Alumni Represent at the 2021 Golden Globes!
AMDA FALL 2020 VIRTUAL GRADUATION
AMDA Alumni Featured in 2021 NAACP Awards Nominations
AMDA Alumni Featured in 2021 Critics Choice Awards Nominations
AMDA Alumni Featured in 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations
AMDA Alumni Featured In 2021 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Nominations
AMDA CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH - FEBRUARY 2021
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
AMDA Ranks #1 College for Performing Arts in Niche's 2021 Best Colleges for Performing Arts in America
AMDA Alumni Represent in the list of 2021 Grammy Award Nominees!
AMDA Featured in Backstage Magazine's "Reaching Higher"series!
Remembering Beloved AMDA LA Faculty Member, Stu Levin
AMDA On Broadway! presents Albert Guerzon
AMDA Summer 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony: Announcing our special guest graduation speakers
74TH ANNUAL TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED: CONGRATS TO ALL AMDA ALUMNI FEATURED IN NOMINATED PRODUCTIONS!
The award-winning short film "CASHED" by AMDA Alumna Serena Ryen ‘11 is now streaming on Amazon Prime!
AMDA On Broadway! presents KYLE TAYLOR PARKER
AMDA On Broadway! presents MONICA CIOFFI and BRITTANY CONIGATTI
AMDA On Broadway! presents KENITA MILLER
AMDA ON BROADWAY! – Stephanie Torns ‘07
ANNOUNCING AMDA'S ON BROADWAY! SERIES - FEATURING ALUMNUS CHRISTOPHER JACKSON
AMDA Alumnus Jeremy Pope has been nominated for an EMMY for his role in Netflix’s HOLLYWOOD!
AMDA Alumna Sasha Calle has been nominated for a 2020 Daytime EMMY for her role in ‘Young And The Restless’
AMDA Exclusive! Industry Spotlight with Martin and Jesse Kove
AMDA’s Philosophy and Standards Regarding Casting Practices
UPDATE FOR AMDA’S INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
AMDA ALUMNI CHRISTOPHER JACKSON AND ANTHONY RAMOS STAR IN THE FILMED VERSION OF BROADWAY’S HAMILTON!
AMDA Curriculum Review Committee
An Update on action steps for our amda community
AMDA Performance Choir performs in "Dear Class of 2020" Youtube Livestream
To the AMDA Community
A Message From AMDA President Jan Martin: AMDA Stands in Solidarity With the Call for Justice and Equality
AMDA Spring Class of 2020 Thank You Message to Faculty
Watch AMDA's Spring 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony
AMDA Alumnus Christopher Jackson Performs at the PBS 2020 National Memorial Day Concert
AMDA Represents in THE TOP 25 of BroadwayWorld’s Next on Stage Competition!
THANK YOU TO AMDA ALUMNA CAISSIE LEVY FOR SPEAKING AT AMDA'S SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
THANK YOU TO AMDA ALUMNUS CHRISTOPHER JACKSON FOR SPEAKING AT AMDA'S SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
AMDA Alumnus Jeremy Pope is on the cover of Backstage magazine!
AMDA Alumna Caissie Levy performs on ABC’s Disney Sing-a-Long last night as part of a virtual Disney On Broadway ensemble!
AMDA On Location Live Workshop Recap: Virtual Audition Preparation
2020 DRAMA DESK AWARDS: AMDA CONGRATULATES ALL ALUMNI IN NOMINATED PRODUCTIONS!
Dance Spirit Magazine Highlights Steps to a Successful Career 'With the Right Training'
AMDA Alumna J. Elaine Marcos Reflects on Her Illustrious Career on Broadway, Film and Television
From Actor to Producer, AMDA Alumnus Luca Malacrino Blazes His Own Trail in TV and Film
AMDA Faculty Cain DeVore Celebrates Theatrical Release of Feature Film, Cold Brook
AMDA Alumnus Josh Drake Shares His Dance Journey and Role in Broadway's Aladdin
Playbill Ranks AMDA Among Top 5 Colleges with the Most Alumni on Broadway
Behind the Wheel - AMDA Alumna Sasha Calle on Working the Angles and Getting the Big Break on “The Young & the Restless”
AMDA Faculty Jason Chaet’s New Feature Film "Seneca" to Premiere at New York Latino Film Festival
Students and Alumni to Perform at the Hollywood Bowl Alongside Tony-Award Winner Kristin Chenoweth During Opening Night of Concert Tour
AMDA Alumni Selected for Broadway Rising Stars 2019 Showcase
10th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival Welcomes Over 40 Alumni to the Stage
AMDA Celebrates Spring 2019 Graduates in LA & NY Ceremonies
Congratulations to Alumni Sarah Stiles and Jeremy Pope
Sound Science - PhD Student Elisa Monti Tackles Trauma and the Singer’s Voice
AMDA Alumnus Jeremy Pope Receives Coveted Drama League Award Nomination
AMDA Congratulates Alumnus Sean Samuels on His Daytime Emmy Nomination for ‘Giants’
AMDA Celebrates New Graduates During LA & NY Graduation Ceremonies (PHOTO GALLERY)
Thank You to AMDA Alumnus Rizwan Manji for speaking at AMDA LA's Fall 2018 Graduation Ceremony!
Thank You To Alumna Caissie Levy for Speaking at amda ny's fall 2018 graduation ceremony
THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE AMDA MAGAZINE HAS ARRIVED!
Congratulations to all of our fall 2018 graduates at AMDA NY
AMDA Alumni Talkback: Alums Discuss Life After AMDA With Students at AMDA LA
AMDA HALLOWEEN 2018 RECAP: CHECK OUT OUR STUDENTS IN THEIR FABULOUS COSTUMES!
AMDA Represents at the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards: See the Full List of Alumni Currently Starring in This Year’s Most Critically Acclaimed Shows
AMDA Makes Playbill’s Big 10 list of Colleges with the Most Alumni on Broadway
Congratulations to AMDA Alumni Selected For Broadway Rising Stars 2018
Prepare For Your Future In Performing Arts At AMDA’s High School Summer Conservatory
AMDA ALUMNI CAISSIE LEVY AND JACOB SMITH STAR IN FROZEN ON BROADWAY
Women’s History Month
The Artist's Lab Spring 2018
Interview: AMDA Alumna Janaye Furman on Making History at Paris Fashion Week
Tips and Advice from an AMDA International Student on Life Abroad
28th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards
IN THE HEIGHTS at Musical Theatre West
ANNOUNCING THE 2016-2017 SCENIES
Congratulations to our Summer 2017 AMDA LA & NY Graduates
AMDA Named On Playbill’s List of the 10 Most Represented Colleges on Broadway in the 2017-2018 Season
Preparing For Auditions
Tips On Promoting Yourself As A Performer
AMDA Alumni Take the Stage in BROADWAY RISING STARS Concert
Congratulations to our AMDA LA and NY Spring of 2017 Graduates!
AMDA Alumna Caissie Levy to Star in Broadway’s Frozen
AMDA Alumni continue to be active and engaged in exciting performance opportunities
Congratulations to our 2017 AMDA LA & NY Graduates
Anthony Ramos selected to Forbes 30 Under 30 list
AMDA Alumni Shine on Screen and Stage
AMDA Thanks Natalie Zea and Chandra Wilson to be the keynote speakers at AMDA's 2016 summer commencements!
Big 10: Top Colleges Currently Represented on Broadway
Seven Tony Award-Nominated Plays Feature AMDA Alumni
New Audition App: Bookster Helps Actors Discover, Manage Theatre Auditions
To save actors from losing precious time—and sanity—Megan partnered with her husband Matthew Rybicki to release Bookster, a new app that redefines the convoluted audition process.
Available on the iTunes store, Bookster helps actors discover, manage and map their theatre auditions. Currently designed for iPhone users, Bookster offers a real-time list of daily auditions, which users can organize, take notes on and discuss with other actors via the app’s interface.[more]
Marina Benedict Joins “Prison Break” Mini-Series on Fox
Crafting Conflict: AMDA's stage combat program trains students in the art of violence
Caissie Levy: From Fantine in Les Mis to Julie Nixon in First Daughter Suite
Mad Love: Madeline Brewer Thrives in a "Bad Boyfriend" Industry
HAMILTON: Christopher Jackson and Anthony Ramos Bring the Revolution to Broadway
Be a Princess, Tour the World: Briana Rapa as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast
The Latest Issue of AMDA Magazine Has Arrived!
Conquering Cabaret: AMDA Alumni Nominated in 30th Annual MAC Awards
Practicing Smart: 3 Tips for Learning to Sing
Cirque du Soleil Meets Broadway: Sheridan Mouawad Lands Paramour World Premiere
‘Modern Family’ Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Returns to Broadway in Fully Committed
40 Alumni on Broadway: AMDA Among Top Theatre Schools
Working on a Cruise Ship: John Dempsey Stars at Sea in Royal Caribbean's Cats
Lulu Lloyd Becomes First AMDA LA Graduate to Make Broadway Debut
Being An Out Gay Actor: Ben Baur Makes a Difference
Hamilton's Christopher Jackson Freestyle Raps for Charity
AMDA Alumni Perform in the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Come See Barbara Schofield in Murray Mednick’s The Gary Plays!
Make Your Broadway Ticket Worth Every Penny
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Receives Fourth People’s Choice Nomination
Douglas Nyback Transitions from Syfy's “Defiance” to “Hell on Wheels”
Marina Benedict Stars in Original Starz Series “Flesh and Bone”
Kinky Boots National Tour Takes on J. Harrison Ghee as Leading Lola
Nina Arianda Breaks Hearts (And Bones) in Broadway's Fool for Love
Alumnae Tell Tale as Old as Time in Beauty and the Beast
‘Big Time Rush’ Star Books 10-Year-Old Viral Sensation for Comedy Show
Broadway Tour Brings AMDA Family Together
Audition Like You Mean It: Advice from Chandra Lee Schwartz
Three Essential Tips That Put Savannah Frazier on Broadway
Making a Splash with AMDA Faculty and Alumni
2015 Broadway Rising Stars
What do these 30 AMDA alumni have in common?
Lessons for Success from AMDA Acting Teacher Markus Potter
South Korea to Lincoln Center
Graduation Day to "42nd Street"
Alumna Sarah Stiles Receives First Tony Award Nomination
Tyne Daly Nominated for 2015 Drama League Award
Bringing Musical Theatre Training to Mexico City
AMDA’s Guidance Counselor Luncheon
Must-Know Pointers for Your Vocal Health
Julia Konrad: Lessons from the Intersection of Art and Life
Making a Difference
AMDA Alumni Spring Up On Broadway In 2015
How Industry Exposure in School Can Make All the Difference
From Broadway to Film and TV Star
Taking on History and Family
The 24 AMDA Alumni Who Lit Up Broadway in 2014
2014 BroadwayWorld.com Regional Awards
'Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies'
WDM USA Comes to AMDA Los Angeles in 2015
Tyne Daly's Newest Broadway Offering
Rush to See Gretchen Mol in 'Disgraced'
Fall Graduation Speakers Offer Advice and Inspiration
AMDA Los Angeles is Growing!
Still Impacting NY Theatre After 50 Years
FRINGENYC 2014 — AMDA Alumni Join the Excitement
Playing Your Opposite on "Finding Carter"
Emily Padgett Returns to Broadway in Re-Imagined 'Side Show'
Jason Derulo Receives Two MTV Video Music Award Nominations
Three AMDA Alumni Join the 'Kinky Boots' 1st National Tour
Chandra Lee Schwartz is Glinda Once Again
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Receives 5th Emmy Award Nomination
Jason Wise: From Talented Performer to Sought-After Director/Choreographer
From Souvenir Stand to Stardom!
Christopher Jackson Takes on the Music of Tupac Shakur
Congratulations to the AMDA Alumni on their 2014 Tony Performances!
GOING TO A BROADWAY SHOW THIS SUMMER? GOOD CHANCE YOU’LL SEE AN AMDA GRADUATE.
Alumna Caissie Levy to speak at AMDA NY Graduation!
Marina Benedict joins "Flesh and Bone" on Starz!
Alumnus Ray Fisher cast as Cyborg in upcoming Batman vs.Superman film!
AMDA Congratulates Alumna Tyne Daly Nominated for a Tony Award and all of our Alumni in 7 Nominated Productions!
Congratulations to AMDA Alumni Nominated for Drama League Awards!
Jason Derulo's new album, "Talk Dirty," releases this week!
Alumna Sarah Stiles nominated for 2014 Lucille Lortel Award!
AMDA LA: Alumni Workshop on April 12, 2014
AMDA "In Celebration" Alumni Presentation in NY and LA
AMDA Alumnus Kyle Scatliffe nominated for an Olivier Award!
Alumnus Nathan Reid forms Reinventing Films and Produces "The Jokester" film series
AMDA Open House Welcomes Alumni
Rizwan Manji and Sam Underwood
AMDA LA Announces Jason Alexander as Graduation Speaker!
Tony Winning Jim Dale to Speak at AMDA NY Graduation
Alumnus Sam Underwood on The Following!
Kyle Scatliffe nominated for London Newcomer of the Year!
AMDA Alumna Theresa Murray Talks About Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
AMDA Student Vision evolves into BASH
Alumnus Kyle Scatliffe wins over the critics in The Scottsboro Boys!
Alumna Natalie Zea to speak at AMDA LA Summer Graduation!
Alumnus Ben Cotton lands role in "Once Upon A Time: Wonderland" on ABC
Alumnus Lee Tergesen to speak at AMDA NY Summer 2013 Graduation
Kelly McCormack's Film "PLAY" opens WILLiFEST!
Award Winning Composer and Lyricist Scott Evan Davis
AMDA Faculty Igor Goldin receives Directing Award at NYMF!
Alumna Vasthy Mompoint in her 5th Broadway Show!
It's a 4th Emmy Award Nomination for Jesse Tyler Ferguson!
"Choir Boy" Star Jeremy Pope featured in New York Times
AMDA Alumni in 2013 Award Winning Productions
AMDA ALUMNI RETURN FOR SPRING 2013 WORKSHOPS
Master's Degree Options for AMDA BFA Graduates
Gabriela Garcia: AMDA Alumna, Miss Tarzana and USC MFA Grad Student
AMDA Spotlight Magazine is All New and Available Online!
AMDA Guest Speakers Nominated for Awards!
AMDA LA Student in Spiegel Magazine
Alumnus Christopher Jackson Nominated for His 3rd Emmy Award!
8 Ways the AMDA Admissions Process Can Help Prepare You for the Performance Industry
AMDA ALUMNI 2013 AWARDS SEASON WRAP UP
AMDA LA Stage Combat Skills Proficiency Test Program
Alumnus Justin Key Talks Entrepreneurship & Networking
Tips for First Semester Students!
AMDA LA Alumni Workshops on March 16, 2013
Harry Groener to speak at AMDA LA Fall Graduation!
AMDA Alumnus Christopher Sieber to Speak at New York Graduation on Saturday, February 9, 2013
AMDA Alumni Engaged!
AMDA Alumni in "Rock of Ages" National Tour
Brett Davern's TV show "Awkward" Wins Peoples Choice Award!
Announcing the AMDA Chorale!
Brian Burke: From Performer to Director
AMDA NY Fall 2012 Orientation Features Award Winning Speakers
Alumna Becca Tobin Joins "Glee"!
AMDA Salutes Rosemary Doyle
AMDA LA's Big Time Rush with Stephen Kramer Glickman
DANCE under the stars of Hollywood
AMDA Alumna Zoi Florosz an Award-Winning Filmmaker
AMDA NY Drama Showcase- A Director's Perspective
Alumnus Donovan Jones Finds His Balance with Rebecca Peache on "America's Got Talent"!
Alumnus Michael Ian Cedar Finds His Passion In Producing
Cabaret and Charity with Marti Gould Cummings
Broadway's Rising Stars 2012 Photo Recap
AMDA Faculty Michael Zelniker teams with Alumni to create the new film Falling
Alumna Mary Knickle takes on new musical Morgan Le Fay
AMDA Alumna Jo Jo Graham Founds Dancing Classrooms in her hometown!
ANNOUNCING AMDA'S 2012 Broadway's Rising Stars
AMDA Alumnus Jason Bergund Best-Selling Author!
Julie Furrer Books Equity Contract at the MUNY Theatre in St. Louis!
Faculty Billy Johnstone Directs in Brazil!
Alumna Brooke Bastinelli publishes her second book of poetry!
AMDA Alumni in Upcoming TV Shows!
AMDA ALUMNA NINA ARIANDA-2012 TONY AWARD WINNER!
Chandra Wilson to speak at AMDA LA's Spring 2012 Graduation
Alumnus Turned Filmmaker Takes Miss D to Short Film Corner at Cannes
The 2012 Tony Award Nominations!
The 2012 Drama Desk Awards!
The 2011-2012 Drama League Awards Nominations!
The 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations
Victoria Mallory and Kurt Peterson Reunite for "When Everything Was Possible" April 29th in NYC!
AMDA Alumna Co-Founds the New York Children’s Theater Festival
The Tale of Two Witches and AMDA!
AMDA FACULTY ROBERT MANNING JR. STARS ON BROADWAY IN MAGIC/BIRD
Kathleen Burgoon Performs on the High Seas!
AMDA Alumni Perform with Placido Domingo in LA Opera's "Simon Boccanegra"
AMDA STANDING OVATION TO ALUMNI DEVANAND JANKI
Video: AMDA Celebrates Dance Theatre
AMDA Faculty Jim Elliott Podcasts “The State of Shakespeare”
AMDA Salutes Alum Robert Merante for his Award-winning Dance Company and Upcoming Community Theatre!
Kristin Towers-Rowles' Starring Second Act
AMDA Alumni Meet, Marry And Form Their Own Production Company For Charity!
AMDA Alum Camille Burford To Host "Design Wars" on HGTV!
Bobby Hedglin Taylor Creates Soaring Choreography for New Broadway Musical "Chix6"
Alumni Jennifer Garza Finds Her Voice and Yours!
Frank Francisco Stars In The First Production of "Rent" In The Dominican Republic!
Melissa Johnston finds Theatre & Film Alive and Flourishing in Detroit
AMDA Takes Over Dream Girls in South Carolina!
Canada's newest rising star...Isabelle Giroux!
AMDA Salutes Faculty Member and Music Director Jay Dias!
And the Emmy Award goes to..."Modern Family"!
AMDA Alum Kristin Towers Rowles Wins 4 StageSceneLA Awards!
AMDA Congratulates Alum Kristin Towers Rowles for winning 4 Awards from StageSceneLA!!!
*Best Breakthrough Musical Theatre Performer for 2010-2011
*Best Leading Actress for Dot in Sunday in the Park with George
*TWO Outstanding Performances by a Lead Actress - one for playing Lilli in Kiss Me Kate and one for playing Winifred in Once Upon a Mattress[more]
A "Hairspray" Q&A with AMDA Alums Chyka Jackson and Daniel LeClaire
AMDA Alum Amanda Musso Talks TV with New Roles on "Modern Family"and "All Rise"
AMDA Alum Chen Drachman Creates Her Own Web Series and Hits Her Mark!
AMDA Faculty on a Stage and Screen Near You!
A Not-So-Random Conversation with Alex Rose Wiesel
Alums take 3D Hamlet to Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Scores His Second Emmy Award Nomination!
AMDA Celebrates Broadway's Rising Stars!
Teddy Toye Shoots (Hoops) for Broadway!
AMDA Alum Catherine Garvin Turns Writer Girl
Nina Arianda's Take Two on Broadway
Chris Jackson wins a Daytime Emmy!
AMDA at the 2011 Tony Awards
Mark McDaniels Talks "Show Choir!-The Musical"
Tyne Daly Stars in Master Class on Broadway
Entertainment Weekly Features Nina Arianda
Susan Gilmour Comes Home in Little Women
Larissa Laurel on Discovering her "True North"
Chris Jackson Nominated for Two Daytime Emmys
Jason Wise Lands the Role He Was Destined For
CLIFFORD BANAGALE IS GOING TO CANNES
Nina Arianda Strikes Broadway Gold
Spencer Beglarian Obituary
Join Us for A Tribute to Spencer
AMDA Mourns the Loss of Spencer Beglarian
We have very sad news to share with you. We have just learned that our dear, beloved Spencer Beglarian died at his home yesterday, Wednesday, April 19th. He was in no pain and was surrounded by his family. [more]