Training & nurturing outstanding artists over 35 years #AtlanticActorsWork
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. From our Full-Time and
Evening conservatories to our NYU Tisch studio, and our year-round part-time classes for all ages, our immersive, learn-by-doing approach is central to an Atlantic acting education.
Rigorous Professional Training | 2.5 years
Begins Fall 2021 | Monday – Thursday
The world-renowned conservatory program is a 2.5-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.
Refine & Advance Your Craft | 1 year
Begins Fall 2021 | Monday – Thursday | 6:45 - 10:15pm ET
Designed for the working actor, the Evening Conservatory distills the physical, emotional and analytical tools of acting into a concentrated 3-semesters. Students will push beyond their creative comfort zones to take their talents to new heights.
Global Virtual Conservatory
Broaden Your Network & Your Creative Mind | 5 months
February 2 – June 24, 2021 | Tuesdays, Wednesdays &Thursday | 6 - 10:30pm ET
This brand new part-time 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!
Intensive Spring Training | 5-weeks
May 24 – June 25, 2021 | Monday – Friday
This rigorous program challenges students to embody Atlantic’s Acting Technique, Practical Aesthetics. Students will be instructed in a disciplined approach in these courses:
Script Analysis, Moment Lab, Performance Technique, and Voice.
Intensive Summer Training | 5-weeks
July 6 – August 6, 2021 | Monday – Friday
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. The program introduces the technique through three core courses: Script Analysis, Moment Lab and Performance Technique. Further training in classes complementary to scene study include Voice, Speech, Movement and Improvisation.
A Creative Outlet for All Levels | 18+
Part-Time classes offer students of all backgrounds the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and refine their skills in a professional and supportive environment. Whether a beginner or a seasoned pro, we’ve got a class for you — from Beginners Acting to Stand Up Comedy, Virtual Reality Improv, Audition Technique, Chekhov, Poetic and Magic Realism & much more!
An Introduction to the Atlantic Technique for Ages 14-18
Begins Fall 2021 | Saturdays
The half-day program includes Scene Study & Technique. The full day program includes an independent film project, in which students will learn the basics of creating and editing a short film project or a reel.
Summer Teen Ensemble
A Pre-College Intensive for Ages 15-18
July 12 – August 6, 2021 | Monday – Friday
A 4-week pre-college intensive that provides young adults the opportunity to practice professional acting techniques in a supportive and collaborative environment. The perfect introduction to the personal growth and rigor that emerge from conservatory-style training in voice, speech, and movement.
Application Fee Waiver Code: MARCAS2020
For more information about our history and additional program details, includingcourse descriptions and tuition information, visit us online at atlanticactingschool.org.