Designed for actors with all levels of experience, the New York Film Academy’s acting school provides actors with intensive training in screen acting, modern on-camera acting techniques, and supporting acting classes.
Unlike other acting colleges, New York Film Academy places emphasis on providing practical experience and hands-on education to our students so they can both develop their craft as actors and excel at acting in front of the camera. Our Acting for Film instructors are all professional, working actors, writers, directors, and producers—veterans of Hollywood, independent film, and television—who give each student a personal focus in every acting class and teach the rigorous discipline necessary for launching a career in film and television.
Both the Academy’s hands-on approach and attention to application of acting skills to performing make New York Film Academy one of the top acting schools in the nation.
When enrolling in a program at the New York Film Academy’s acting school, students can expect to take the following acting classes depending on the curriculum of the workshop or program in which they enrolled.
Scene Study I
Acting for Film and Television
Acting for Film I
Introductory Audition Technique
Performance Analysis: American Cinema
First Semester Performance
Voice and Movement
Acting for Film Production Workshop
Business of Acting and Audition
Acting for Film II
Stage to Screen
Combat for Film
Advanced Scene Study: Stage to Screen
Scene Study II
Acting for Television
Advanced Acting Technique: Method, Improvisation
Advanced Combat for Film
Mask and Clown
Advanced Speech: Accent and Dialect
Advanced Audition Technique and Business Skills
Looking for acting classes in New York? The acting school at the New York Film Academy’s NYC campus offers students opportunities throughout the year to enroll in acting classes of their choice. To learn more about the start dates and tuition rates, please click here.
Acting School: Review Of The Acting For Film Program
Students enrolled at the New York Film Academy’s acting school in NYC can apply their coursework toward credit in one of the New York Film Academy’s New York City, Los Angeles or South Beach campus degree programs, including:
Part of the reason the New York Film Academy has earned its reputation as a top acting school is the fact that it boasts a world-class faculty comprised of professional actors who each come from a distinct and distinguished background.
Acting School: Student Body
The student body at the New York Film Academy’s Acting School is made up of a diverse mix of both international and American students. Our international students come from a range of different countries and locations including Brazil, Mexico, India, Hong Kong, France, Japan, China天地棋牌, United Kingdom, Russia, Germany and many more. American students travel from across the country to attend one of the most well-known and notable acting schools in the world.
Acting School: Alumni
The acting school at the New York Film Academy has graduated countless successful actors who have established successful careers in film, television, and stage, which has helped the Academy become considered by many as the best acting school available to students from across the world. Scroll down to view some of the notable productions in which NYFA alumni have starred.
Alumni of the acting school at the New York Film Academy have numerous career paths available to them upon graduating and the faculty members at the Academy emphasize the many practical realities of obtaining work in the industry. Below are some examples of the types of jobs actors can find.
Web Series Actor
Motion Capture Actor
Voice Over Actor
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