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ACTeen (Est. 1976) is New York City's first film acting program for teens and young adults. Classes year-round taught by industry professionals. Working graduates in TV series, film, Broadway. 38th year. Agent recommended. 14+ electives including: Film/TV, theater, musical theater, audition technique, improv, speech, commercials, movement, and casting showcases..... more

School Overview:

Program Name ACTeen Summer Conservatories
Program Type acting conservatory with a film concentration
Number of Students 60 students
Student Body Type Coeducational
Grades 9 - 14
Ages Accepted Age 14 - Age 19
First Session Start Date June 27
First Session End Date July 2
Second Session Start Date July 11
Second Session End Date July 28
First Program Weeks 1 weeks
Second Program Weeks 3 weeks
Third Program Weeks 2 weeks
Program Director Rita Litton
Founding Year 1978
Percent Students of Color 30%
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 70%
Teacher:Student Ratio 10%
Summer School Type Day

School Notes:

  • ACTeen-Acting for Teens (est. 1978) is the nation's first on-camera acting program developed for teens. Professional film and television acting courses (involving the intimacy of the camera) combine with over 12 electives incorporating theater technique and discipline. ACTeen Juniors is a new separate division to train middle school students (grades 5-7).
  • Coures Include: Film Acting Technique, Speech & Voice, Movement, Improvisation, Shakespeare, Musical Theater, Commercials & Voiceovers, Directing, Script Writing, Auditioning, Scene Study, Monologues, Modern Drama. Distinguished graduates in TV series, film, Broadway. Rigorous training and industry showcases. Recommended by over 40 talent agencies. Staffed entirely by working professionals, guest actors, casting directors. Intimate class sizes (8-12 students max ) provide individualized instruction and career guidance. Four Summer Conservatories.
  • June Intensive runs June 27-July 2 offering full program for six days.
  • July Conservatory runs July 11 to July 28, and offers full or part time programs Monday through Thursdays with fourteen elective options.
  • August Conservatory runs August 1 to August 12 with eight course options Mondays through Fridays.
  • Summer Saturday Program runs July 9 to August 13 for six Saturdays only with four course offerings. Fees: courses average $350-$375 while full programs average $1350-$2400. Housing suggestions only for accepted students age 18+. No off site supervision available. Application/audition required. Out of state applicants may supply “long distance application”. Apply early!
  • Profile last updated: 01/25/2016

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