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OPEN HOUSE

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LIVE VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

We invite you to join us at one of our Live Virtual Open Houses. The Live Virtual Open House is a great way to learn all about NYFA as well as have your questions answered during the live Q&A.





New York/Los Angeles/South Beach, USA
Live Virtual Open House Sessions - Adult Programs


In these sessions we will be discussing:

Campuses & Locations:
  • Online
  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • South Beach, Miami
  • Florence, Italy
  • Gold Coast, Australia
  • Programs:
  • Undergraduate Degrees
  • Graduate Degree Programs
  • One & Two Year Conservatory Programs
  • Online and On-Campus Workshops


  • We will cover program information, Admissions Requirements, Financial Aid, Veteran’s Affairs, Housing, and the Visa Process for International Students.

    December 11, 2021
    Saturday

    1:00 p.m. ET



    Registration Link Coming Soon

    2021 Future U.S. Live Virtual Open House Session Dates - Adult Programs
    New dates coming soon.

    Live Virtual Open House Sessions - Teens and Kids Youth Programs


    We will also be holding a Live Virtual Open House session for NYFA's Teens & Kids Youth Programs, where we will be sharing more information on our teens and kids programs, locations, application and enrollment processes, and much more.

    December 11, 2021
    Saturday

    2:00 p.m. ET



    Registration Link Coming Soon


    2021 Future U.S. Live Virtual Open House Session Dates - Teens and Kids Youth Programs
    New dates coming soon.




    Gold Coast, Australia
    Open Day

    On-Campus Open Day


    22 January 2022
    Saturday

    10:00 a.m. AEST
    Venue: New York Film Academy Australia
    Address: Southport Central Towers, Central 2E,
                     5 Lawson Street, Southport QLD 4215


    Join us for our On-Campus Open Day held in person at the Southport Central campus. Participate in interactive workshops and get hands-on with equipment, meet NYFA Australia’s industry professional faculty and find out how to join our Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs starting 21 February 2022 and Teen Camps starting 13 December 2021!

    At the On-Campus Open Day you can:
    • Check out the industry-standard equipment and state-of-the-art campus facilities.
    • Participate in various interactive workshops in Acting for Film and Filmmaking.
    • Go behind-the-scenes on NYFA Australia’s professional film set.
    • Network with our industry professional faculty, alumni and students.
    • Hear about updates on Warner Bros. Movie World partnership
    • Speak in-person with staff and faculty to learn more about our hands-on Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs in Acting for Film, Filmmaking, Screenwriting, Producing and 3D Animation & VFX programs, entry requirements, financial options and career paths.
    • Walk-through the application process with one of the support staff on-campus.
    • Sign up to Teen Camp for the next holiday
    RSVP is essential. Please complete the form to reserve your spot for Open Day!


    2021/2022 Future Australia On-Campus Open Day Dates
    New dates coming soon.



    Online Open Day

    18 December 2021
    Saturday

    12:00 p.m. AEST


    We invite you to join us on our Online Open Day. These sessions are live and you can submit questions to the hosts to be answered live during the session. The Online Open Day will include information on the following:
    • Programs and areas of study we offer
    • Equipment you will work with during your time here
    • Learn about our faculty and alumni
    • Warner Bros. Movie World partnerships
    • Application and enrollment process
    • Explore your pathways to degrees
    • Financial options


    2021/2022 Future Australia Open Day Dates
    12 February 2022




    New York Film Academy Disclaimer
    New York Film Academy Disclaimer
    Acting for Film Scholarship Audition Guidelines

    In order to apply for the scholarship audition for the Acting for Film One and Two Year Programs or the Acting for Film Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts and Associate of Fine Arts at the New York Film Academy, all applicants must submit a program application to audition. Applications can be submitted online or you can bring the application to the auditions. There is a $65 application fee required.

    Please prepare two contemporary, contrasting monologues of approximately 60- 90 seconds per monologue.
    New York Film Academy does not offer full tuition scholarships. The goal of the Audition is to assess the Creative Talent of an individual applicant for a talent based discount of up to $15,000 (USD) per year.


    Please do not perform monologues from classical texts, e.g Shakespeare, Chekhov, Ibsen, or original works.

    Your monologues must be age appropriate and from a legitimate source material published from film, television, or theatre. We suggest reading as many plays as you can get your hands on. This will help you begin to recognize the structure of a good scene within a play. Playwrights such as Shepard, Shanley, Margulies, LaBute, Rebeck, Mamet, Rapp etc. are a great place to start. Please feel free to contact the admissions office if you have any questions about appropriate material.

    We want you to find pieces that excite you. But most importantly, we want you to find monologues and characters that you have a personal connection to. The more connected you are to the character’s circumstances, the more we get to see your talent and personality.

    If an "in-person" audition is not possible, applicants may submit an audition on DVD or via private YouTube links. Please make sure your name, the program name and start date for which you are applying is written on the DVD.

    An Admissions Representative will contact you shortly after your audition with an admissions decision and instructions for the award applied to your records.

    Musical Theatre Scholarship Audition Guidelines

    In order to apply for the scholarship audition for the One or Two Year Musical Theatre program at the New York Film Academy, all applicants must submit a program application to audition. Applications can be submitted online or you can bring the application to the auditions. There is a $65 application fee required. All grants and scholarships will be awarded based on talent.

    All musical theatre applicants must prepare a 60-90 second monologue from a published contemporary American play or screenplay and two short contrasting musical theatre songs.

    New York Film Academy does not offer full tuition scholarships. The goal of the Audition is to assess the Creative Talent of an individual applicant for a talent based discount of up to $15,000 (USD) per year.


    When auditioning in person, please bring your own accompaniment on CD or iPod for your musical selections. When choosing audition selections, it is important to choose material that is age and type appropriate. It is also important to read the entire play, screenplay or libretto prior to your audition. Applications should be completed online or turned in prior to your audition in order to schedule your audition appointment.

    An Admissions Representative will contact you shortly after your audition with an admissions decision.

    If an "in-person" audition is not possible, applicants may submit an audition on DVD or via private YouTube links. Please make sure your name, the program name and start date for which you are applying is written on the DVD.

    We want you to find pieces that excite you. But most importantly, we want you to find monologues and songs that you have a personal connection to. The more connected you are to the character’s circumstances, the more we get to see your talent and personality.