American Music and Dramatic Academy
New York, Los Angeles
AMDA is an 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 artistic fields. Over the past 50 years, AMDA has continued to lead the education community with creative and innovative programs for emerging performing artists. Today, AMDA remains at the cutting edge of performing arts higher education and is one of the premier performing arts institutions in the world, supporting and teaching artists focused in all areas of the performing arts: actors, singers, dancers, content creators, writers and producers.
Recognized as one of America’s premier performing arts institutions, AMDA offers students the ability to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Associate of Occupational Studies Degree, or Conservatory Certificate. By providing a wide variety of academic programs along with distinct certificate and degree paths, AMDA delivers unparalleled flexibility for tailoring an unique academic experience.
AMDA is accredited by the US National Association of Schools of Theatre. The university Ranks #1 College for Performing Arts in Niche's 2021 Best Colleges for Performing Arts in America.
Areas of Study
Acting for Camera (Acting for Film, TV & Media)
Acting for Stage, Film & TV
Theatre Arts, Performance