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AMDA offers two training programs, THE INTEGRATED PROGRAM and THE STUDIO PROGRAM. Both programs comprise four semesters, and students who complete the program earn a Professional Performance Certificate of training.
AMDA's conservatory training is rigorous. The course work is intensive and exclusively focuses on developing craft, technique and the essential tools necessary to build a career in the performing arts.
The Integrated Program - Click here for More Info
This program offers training in acting, singing, and dance to prepare the student for a career in the professional theatre. The first year of training focuses upon the development of technique with special emphasis on individual work. The second year's focus is upon utilization of the acquired techniques as the student develops performance and audition pieces.
The Studio Program - Click here for More Info
This program offers training to prepare the student for a career as a professional actor. The first year of training focuses upon the development of technique with special emphasis on individual work. The second year's focus is upon utilization of the acquired techniques as the student develops performance and audition pieces.
AMDA, in conjunction with the New School University offers a B.F.A. Program to Integrated Program graduates and a B.A. Program to Studio Program graduates.
These programs are offered to accommodate those AMDA students who desire a college degree. The continued program of study at the New School is specially designed to offer a broad choice of courses to enhance the performing artist's education.
After the competition of the two-year AMDA program, the degree candidate may meet with a New School educational advisor to develop an individual study program, Studies may be pursued at a pace conducive to the performer's professional life. Full and part-time programs can be arranged.
The New School University, located in the heart of Greenwich Village in Manhattan, is an accredited university with more than 20,000 student enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs and courses in adult education.
In addition to the New School degree program, students have had their AMDA credits successfully transferred to numerous colleges and universities.