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Performing Arts

A continued drive to self-examine, a willingness to adapt to any situation and a constant desire to learn new things: These are the hallmarks of a true performer. Designed to enable graduates to successfully adapt to the ever-changing demands of the entertainment industry, AMDA's Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Performing Arts allows you to explore a variety of performance areas.

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Degree Program

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Performing Arts

This demanding program focuses on foundational work in all performance areas. You'll be immersed in acting, musical theatre, singing, dance, improv and stage combat, while also learning how to navigate the entertainment industry.

Enroll as a BFA freshman at the Los Angeles campus and complete the entire program in LA. Want a Manhattan experience? BFA students have the option of spending one semester at the New York campus.

Program Description

Our intensive degree program is designed for performers who want a solid foundation in a variety of areas, while gaining the conditioning necessary for a general career in the performing arts.

At AMDA, we believe a performer must perform. Our culture is built around Performance Immersion, and from day one, you'll find unrivaled performance opportunities both in and out of the classroom. Over the course of the program, you'll enhance and refine your performance technique through an intensive curriculum that focuses on foundation work in acting, musical theatre, dance, musicianship, improvisation and stage combat. You'll also experience Critical Studies courses designed to give you a broad cultural foundation in the entertainment arts.

The program culminates with a focus on career preparation, industry networking and audition techniques, helping you to navigate the ever-changing entertainment industry and begin your path to success.