SERIOUS ABOUT ACTING AND WANT TO HAVE SOME SUMMER FUN?
The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors (ACYA) is a four-week summer intensive for students ages 12-16. The program is taught by the same professional and encouraging instructors who oversee The Academy's prestigious two-year Conservatory Program. Students ages 16 and above are also eligible for The Academy's five-week and two-week summer intensive programs in Los Angeles and New York.
ACYA's mission is to provide a solid foundation for young actors who desire to strengthen their skills and develop new techniques to excel at the craft of acting.
Classes are for beginning and experienced students and held in The Academy's main campus building in the heart of historic Hollywood. Areas of study include: acting, musical theatre, improv, stage combat, film and TV acting, and more. In addition, students will experience alumni guest speakers and behind the scenes tours of industry landmarks.
Each year's program concludes with The Academy's Rising Stars presentation for faculty, family and friends.
Exclusive VIP discounts available for ACYA students:
Return Student Discount: Students who previously attended ACYA receive a 15% discount off full tuition.
Family Discount: Siblings or children of students currently enrolled in The Academy’s full-time program receive a 15% discount off full tuition.
Multiple Student Discount: After one child pays the full tuition, additional siblings will receive 15% off of their tuition.
Previous students have experienced...
- Exclusive Jim Henson behind-the-scenes studio tour
- VIP tickets to Iris by Cirque du Soleil
- Training by Hollywood's top special effects makeup artists
- Professional head shots
- VIP movie screenings
- Write, direct and star in an Academy produced short film
- Backstage tour of the world famous Dolby Theatre - home to the Oscars!
- Shakespeare in the Park special events
Plus, parents and students get an inside look into the professional and business side of acting.
As part of the ACYA program, enrolled students and their parents get complementary access to The Academy’s Summer Industry Insight Series. Hear first-hand from alumni and other distinguished industry professionals and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of the film and television business.
- Five session series
- Industry guest speakers
- Professional training lectures
- An added $500 value to all ACYA participants
Out of town student housing available.
Contact admissions for more details about local housing.
Space is limited... Apply today!
- The Academy is accredited by MSCHE and NAST