NYCDA’s core offering is the two-year AOS Film and Television Performance Program, which is comprised of one foundational year followed by a year of concentration in techniques for film and TV acting.

NYCDA also offers a one-year Certificate Theater Performance Program and a Summer Acting Training Program. The Theater Performance Program is for Film and Television Performance Program graduates or those with equivalent training. This program is dedicated to live theater. The four-week Summer Acting Training Program is for high school and college students who want to earn college credits, brush up on their skills, or get a taste of the business in all its intensity right here in the vibrant city of New York.