The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) is a professional acting training conservatory in New York City for actors focusing on acting for film, television and theater. Originally conceived for the purpose of training actors for television commercials, it has evolved into an AOS degree-granting institution that offers a two-year curriculum as well as an optional third year for theater training.NYCDA is an institutionally accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).
The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts is an institution dedicated to excellence, innovation, and artistic expression. Our practical, relevant, and rigorous arts education aspires to liberate talent through craft, preparing actors to succeed in today’s professional world and richly participate in the human journey.
NYCDA has been comprehensively evaluated and has met or exceeded the established standards of the New York State Board of Regents and has been authorized to offer an Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) degree program in Film and Television Performance.
NYCDA’s campus is located in Manhattan’s historic Chelsea/Flatiron district.
List of Departments
/ Schools / Faculty / College
• College of Arts and Sciences
• College of Business and Management
• College of Education
• Graduate Studies and Research
• Other Academic Areas
• Film and Television Performance Program
• Platform Year
• Theater Year
• Film year
• Film and Television
Its awarded over $2,000,000.00 in institutional scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year. NYCDA Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, and may reflect artistic promise and demonstrated financial need:
Different types of scholarships are available like:
• The Sanford Meisner Scholarship
• The Mary Doyle Grant
• The Academic Scholarship
• International Student Grant
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