Hands-on Programs for Teens and Kids
In our workshops and summer camps in NYC, students draw inspiration from the creative energy of one of the best cities for film, media, and entertainment. Throughout our classes for kids and teens at NYFA New York, students learn the art of visual storytelling and performing from working industry professionals, choosing from a variety of disciplines that include filmmaking, documentary filmmaking, photography, broadcast journalism, musical theatre, game design, 3D animation, and acting for film. Students that enroll in an in-person program will attend NYFA New York, located in Battery Park, located at the tip of Manhattan.
During NYFA’s teen and kids workshops and summer camps in NYC, students explore their talents and abilities in the visual and performing arts. Throughout the camps, students create unique projects as they learn the fundamentals of storytelling. Teens aged 14-17 can choose from programs in filmmaking, acting for film, photography, 3D animation, musical theatre, screenwriting, documentary filmmaking, and broadcast journalism. For kids aged 10-13, there are programs available in filmmaking, acting for film, photography, 3D animation, and musical theatre.
A selection of our programs in New York are available in level-one and level-two programs, allowing students to return and learn more advanced skills. We currently offer programs during the summer and the academic year. To learn more, visit our teen programs page or kids programs page.
To view all teen and kids summer camps and year-round workshops available at the New York City location, please click here.
The community at NYFA New York is a welcoming, supportive environment for aspiring young filmmakers, actors, journalists, and storytellers. Located at the southern tip of Manhattan in Battery Park, our downtown campus is equipped with purpose-built classrooms specifically designed for filmmaking, performance, dance, voice, and with editing labs, a screening room, as well as a fully operational theater.
Throughout their time at NYFA New York, students use industry-standard equipment, as well as the latest technology and software, helping them become comfortable and confident in standard storytelling tools and techniques.
To learn more about our campus, visit our NYC campus page.
During the camps and workshops, students study under the supervision of NYFA’s award-winning faculty and staff. Our New York faculty are local, active industry professionals with a wealth of experience in their respective fields. Well-versed and experienced in some of the most competitive industries in New York City, our faculty provide essential insights and unique perspectives to our students, preparing them to pursue their goals in the visual and performing arts.