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Welcome to the Stella Adler Studio of Acting Online Application Portal!

Since 1949, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting has trained some of the most important American actors in New York City with a world-class faculty that believes "growth as an actor and growth as a human being are synonymous." The Studio's mission is to create an environment with the purpose of nurturing theater artists who value humanity, their own and others, as their first and most precious priority while providing art and education to the greater community. The studio has taught such greats as Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro, Elaine Stritch, and Warren Beatty.


Through Acceptd, you will be able to submit an online application as well as any video auditions if required by your program of interest. 

Decide which program you would like to apply to. For a detailed description of each program, please visit us here. Below is a listing of each Program Group and Program Name.

SUMMER PROGRAMS: Application Deadline Extended: April 30th, 2024

PROFESSIONAL CONSERVATORY: Application Deadline Extended: April 30th, 2024

  • 3-Year Conservatory
  • 2-Year Evening Conservatory

PART-TIME WORKSHOPS: Rolling Admissions

  • Workshops
  • Advanced Master Classes

Choose the appropriate Program Group from the drop-down menu in the upper right-hand corner of this page. Then choose the specific program for which you intend to apply.

You will be taken to a page where you can fill out an application and upload required materials including video clips. You will also have the option to be considered for multiple programs.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome within two weeks of the submission date.

Applying early is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED as the studio has rolling admissions. Once the limited class spots are filled, applicants will be applying for the wait-list.

Please read the Refund/Credit Policies before applying.

Should you have any questions about applying to the Stella Adler Studio, please contact Ryan Chittaphong at or 212-689-0087 x116. We look forward to reviewing your uploaded application and materials!

For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.