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Welcome to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts!

We know that deciding how and where to pursue your professional acting career is one of life’s biggest decisions. The New York Conservatory offers an individualized and collaborative learning experience to transform you from a student into an actor who works. We believe the sooner you can start your career, the better.

In the conservatory environment, you will work all day, every day strictly on your craft. Our highly disciplined training programs give you the tools for a successful career as an actor in film, television and musical theater.

Students graduate with the tools in hand to get work—including a resume and network of industry contacts. Film & TV graduates will have a professional reel, and Musical Theater graduates will have personalized repertoire book and head shots.

What our current students have to say: