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Academy of Art University’s School of Acting prepares you to become a leading artist in theatre, film, and television. Gain marketable acting, speech, and movement skills while developing the ability to deliver truthful performances that uniquely qualify you for work on a wide array of projects.

Our acting school program is taught by professional, working actors who will provide you with industry insights and inside knowledge they have cultivated through personal expertise. This includes the development of a professional acting demo reel, as well as exposure to agents, managers, and casting directors across the entertainment industry.

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What We Teach

Academy of Art University's School of Acting prepares you to become a leading artist in theatre, film, and television. Our top notch facilities and equipment include three sound stages, where you will experience working in front of the camera under the direction of industry leaders. Our diverse course offerings provide a well-rounded and professional training ground.

Developing Actors

Bring your passion for acting to life. Our program hones real-world skills driven by a mandate to provide the most current industry techniques and practices.

Start Your Career Now

Your dream is within reach. Follow your heart and get started on the career of your dreams.

Facilities & Technology

Working with the latest in camera, sound, and lighting equipment is essential to preparing you to enter the work force, which is why we keep up with current advancements in technology and industry practices. Whatever the pros are doing and using is what you will find in our acting classrooms and studios.


Our instructors work in creative businesses, providing you with invaluable knowledge that comes from their personal expertise, as well as networking opportunities that can lead to internships and rewarding careers.

Master Your Craft

The School of Acting helps prepare you to become a leading artist in theatre, film, and television. This in-depth focus on both acting for stage and for camera helps you gain dynamic skills in acting technique, and qualifies you for diverse acting work. Below are posters from performances where students from the School of Acting have worked to master their craft.

Featured Alumni

Industry Partnership

New Horizons Picture Corp

Recognizing the extraordinary opportunity for Academy students, Diane Baker and Curran G. Engel, stepped up as executive producers and ensured a successful partnership with New Horizons Picture Corp, film producer Roger Corman’s production company.

Careers in Acting

As graduates of one of the premier acting schools in the country, Academy of Art University acting alumni have a range of opportunities to choose from. Our facilities, faculty, and hands-on learning approach are designed to provide you with the tools you need to succeed as a professional actor. VIEW ALL CAREERS

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