American Music and Dramatic Arts
New York, Los Angeles
AMDA is the only BFA-granting performing arts college with campuses located in the heart of Hollywood and Manhattan, the two creative capitals of the world. Each location offers unparalleled artistic and cultural resources: film and television studios, theatres, museums, galleries, libraries and performing arts centers.
The concept and vision of AMDA was created by dynamic artists and educators at the forefront of their fields in Broadway, Shakespeare, Hollywood film, world-renowned dance, playwriting and academia. Over the past 50 years, AMDA has continued to lead the education community with creative and innovative programs for emerging performing artists. AMDA's Degree Programs and AOS or Certificate Programs support, teach and guide artists focused in all areas of the performing arts including actors, singers, dancers, content creators, writers and producers. Today, AMDA remains at the cutting edge of performing arts higher education and is one of the premier performing arts institutions in the world.
Recognized as one of America’s premier performing arts institutions, AMDA offers students the ability to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Associate of Occupational Studies Degree, or Conservatory Certificate with campuses in New York and Los Angeles. By providing a wide variety of academic programs along with distinct certificate and degree paths, AMDA delivers unparalleled flexibility for tailoring an academic experience that will help you succeed.
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