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Stella Adler Academy of Acting & Theatre – Los Angeles is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to uplifting and enriching our collective humanity through film, television and theatre. Driven by the belief that growth as an actor and growth as a person is the same, our Academy & Theatre provides the tools, training, and discipline to nurture and support actors who are committed not only to the art form but to building a career in acting.

Acceptance is based on the completed application and interview (conducted over Google Meet).

Application Deadlines: 
Applications are accepted up to the week a term begins if there is still space available. Please keep in mind classes often fill months in advance, so it is a good idea to start your application process as soon as possible.  If you are an international student, you should submit your application no later than two to three months before the term you wish to begin. 

Upcoming Start Dates:
  • Fall 2023: October 23 Full-time Program Waitlist Only. Part-time classes available.
  • Winter: January 8
  • Spring: March 4
  • Late Spring: May 6
  • Summer: July 1
  • Late Summer: September 3
  • Fall: October 28
For Week Workshops, including the Teen Week Workshop, please select 'Week Workshops', not the regular term applications.
The date options for the Week Workshops are:

  • November 13-16, 2023
Teen Week Workshop: July 17th- 21st

If you have questions regarding the application process, please email Alex Aves at

For technical support, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.