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Performing Arts School at the New York Film Academy Los Angeles

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Performing Arts School LA

The Academy’s Performing Arts School in Los Angeles is designed to train and prepare the next generation of performers to pursue their passion as an actor. Dedicated to the cultivation of the performing arts, the Academy’s Los Angeles Performing Arts School boasts a unique curriculum with a focus on learning through doing. As such, unlike other performing arts schools in LA, students at the Academy find themselves in front of the camera and in front of an audience from their first day through to their last. The Academy’s performing arts programs in LA revolve around the practice of immersing students in the skills and demands to help develop one's passion in acting for film.

Performing Arts Courses LA

Students enrolling in the Performing Arts School in Los Angeles can expect to enroll in a wide variety of performing arts courses that include some if not all of the following.

Film Craft Comedy and Improvisation Psychology of Acting
Speech Voice and Movement Meisner
Acting for Film Scene Study Acting Technique
Shakespeare Text Analysis Performance Analysis
Stage Combat Playwrights/Screenwriters Stage to Screen
Advanced Acting Technique Monologues Building the Reel

Performing Arts Classes LA

Classes at NYFA’s Los Angeles Performing Arts School are offered year-round. Students interested in a performing arts class can learn more about the start dates and tuitions by clicking here.

Performing Arts Degrees LA

The Academy’s Performing Arts School in Los Angeles offers a variety of performing arts degree programs that include the following.

Performing Arts Workshops LA

Students at the Academy’s Performing Arts School in Los Angeles can choose to enroll in a short-term performing arts workshop that include the following options.


Upon enrolling at the Academy’s Performing Arts School in Los Angeles, students get the one-of-a-kind opportunity to study under our accomplished faculty in an intensive, hands-on environment. Students can expect to study with some of the following faculty members.
NYFA performing arts school LA faculty member Deena Selenow Deena Selenow: The director for live performance at the Academy’s performing arts school, Selenow has extensive experience directing in both New York City and Los Angeles for such companies as LA-REDCAT, Company of Angeles, CalArts, Dixon Place, and NYU. She received the New York Theatre Workshop Emerging Artist of Color Directing Fellowship alongside the Baryshnikov Arts Center Multi-Disciplinary Artist Fellowship.

NYFA performing arts school LA faculty member Kenneth Lerner Kenneth Lerner: A veteran performer of film, stage, and television, Lerner has appeared in over forty films and one hundred television shows. Some of his most well-known performances have been in the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer and in the film The Running Man. In addition, he has appeared in additional shows and movies including The Big Bang Theory, Castle, Scrubs, Weeds, Friends, RoboCop 2, and The Exorcist III.

LA Performing Arts School Alumni

The Performing Arts School at the Academy in Los Angeles has graduated numerous successful performing arts alumni some of who have gone on to work in some of the following films and television shows, such as those shown below.

Please note: NYFA does not represent that these are typical or guaranteed career outcomes. The success of our graduates in any chosen professional pathway depends on multiple factors, and the achievements of NYFA alumni are the result of their hard work, perseverance, talent and circumstances.

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