Profile: California campus: 6305 Yucca Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028. 323-469-3300; 888-474-9444
Programs: AMDA offers Conservatory Certificate Programs in the Studio Program for Acting for Stage, Film and Television, the Integrated Programs for Music Theatre, Acting and Dance, and Dance Theatre Program for Theatrical Dance, Commercial Dance and Concert Dance. Conservatory programs offered on both the New York and Los Angeles campus. BFA programs in Acting, Music Theatre, Dance Theatre, and Performing Arts are offered on the Los Angeles campus only. Students may also begin their BFA program by completing the 2-year conservatory program in New York.
Special Features: AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts in New York enrolls 374 students and is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which is a highly desirable neighborhood of New York. Classrooms, studios and theatres are located at 211 West 61st Street and at 2109 Broadway at the corner of 73rd and Broadway in the historic Ansonia Building. Students live in residences on 70th Street and 85th Street on the Upper West Side. Housing is within walking distance of the school. The school is in the Lincoln Center neighborhood and minutes from the Broadway theatre district.
Admissions Requirements: All students are required to complete an audition, an application with a $50 fee, two letters of recommendation, three essays, and send an official transcript or transcripts from your high school and (if applicable) college. The fastest and easiest way to apply to AMDA is by completing our online application form. AMDA holds auditions in over 40 cities throughout the United States, Argentina, Canada, Korea, Mexico, United Kingdom and many more. In addition, auditions are held monthly at our campuses in Los Angeles and New York City. Students can schedule an audition through the Office of Admissions or on our Web site.
Financial Aid: We give over $1.5 million to students in scholarships each year. These institutionally funded need- and/or merit-based awards are given to students based on the results of the audition, application and FAFSA.