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ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOLBringing essential human stories to life
Founded as an ensemble of impassioned students in 1985, Atlantic has grown into a powerhouse Acting School and a Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Off-Broadway Theater Company. The world-renowned Atlantic Acting School has empowered aspiring acting professionals to fulfill their dreams for 35 years. Ours is the only conservatory program in the world that offers in-depth training in Practical Aesthetics, the Atlantic Technique – outlined in A Practical Handbook for the Actor. We provide students with technical, creative, and personal rigor, and a lifelong community that fuels success beyond our doors. From our full-time, evening and global virtual conservatories to our NYU Tisch studio, and our seasonal part-time classes for all levels, our immersive, learn-by-doing approach is central to an Atlantic Acting School education.
For a free introduction to our signature acting technique, click here: https://atlanticactingschool.org/intro-to-practical-aesthetics/
BEGINS AUGUST 28, 2023 | 2 YEARS
MONDAY – THURSDAY, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
ADDITIONAL OUTSIDE HOURS REQUIRED
This world-renowned conservatory program is a two year full-time course empowering aspiring acting professionals with technical, creative, personal rigor, and a life-long community that fuels success beyond our doors. The curriculum includes instruction in a disciplined approach to script analysis, working truthfully moment-to-moment, and bringing these competencies together in performance of the material.
First Year Tuition: $22,500
BEGINS SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 | 1 YEAR
MONDAY – THURSDAY, 6:45 – 10:00 PM ET
Our Evening Conservatory provides concentrated, rigorous training in the Atlantic Technique for the working actor. This three semester program includes classes in Script Analysis, Performance Technique, Moment Lab, Improvisation, Voice, Speech, Viewpoints and Suzuki, Acting for the Camera, Business, and production rehearsals. The third semester culminates with a performance opportunity for an invited audience.
NEW VOICES & GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES SCHOLARSHIPS
SCHOLARSHIPS TO OUR FULL-TIME OR EVENING CONSERVATORIES
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!
We’re thrilled to launch two scholarship opportunities applicable to either our Full-Time or Evening Conservatory programs, for matriculation in the fall of 2023: the Global Perspectives Scholarship for international students and the New Voices Scholarship for domestic applicants! Both offer five $3,000 tuition scholarships for each year a student is enrolled in either of our fall 2023 conservatories. Designed with the full YOU in mind, this is a unique opportunity to put your most creative personal self forward. We want to hear your story.
JULY 5 – AUGUST 12, 2023
MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9AM – 5PM ET, SATURDAY 10AM – 12PM ET
An ambitious six-week course, the Summer Intensive fully immerses students in Atlantic’s signature acting technique and collaborative approach to truthful storytelling Monday through Friday with a Guest class offered on Saturdays. Students work with dramatic texts and are instructed in a disciplined approach to script analysis and working truthfully moment-to-moment. These skills are brought together in a classroom performance of the material. Summer alumni include Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”), Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids), and Zach Woods (“Silicon Valley”).
MAY 23 – JULY 1, 2023
MONDAY – FRIDAY, 1PM - 5:30PM ET
Running for six weeks, the Spring Comprehensive is a rigorous program that challenges students to embody Atlantic’s Acting Technique, Practical Aesthetics – as outlined in A Practical Handbook for the Actor. Each day, students will build their grounding in the truthful storytelling and collaboration that drives Atlantic.
GLOBAL VIRTUAL CONSERVATORY
FEBRUARY 15 – JUNE 8, 2023
TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS
6PM – 10:30PM ET
Applications are currently closed, check back for additional information.
Calling seasoned artists of all walks of life! This part-time, 5-month program is tailored to the ambitious artist, actor and educator eager to broaden their network and their creative mind. Rooted in multicultural perspectives on performance methodology, this remote program draws from Atlantic Acting School and Atlantic Theater Company’s broad and diverse pool of working artists – from NY to LA, Argentina, Australia, London, and beyond! Over the course of three concentrated five-week trimesters, students will develop three distinct portfolio pieces – a self-scripted solo project, a film project, and a collaborative group project.
- A working foundation of Practical Aesthetics
- Access to Atlantic’s broad network of working artists
- 3 portfolio projects (solo, film, group)
- A review of portfolio materials by professional artists
- A lifelong global artistic community
VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON PART-TIME CLASSES
Our Part-Time classes offer students of all backgrounds the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and refine their skills in a professionally rigorous and supportive environment. We are thrilled to be returning to the classroom, as well as continuing to offer classes via Zoom, allowing students to stay connected and keep honing their craft however they feel most comfortable. Whether a beginner or a seasoned pro, we’ve got a class for you!