The New York Performing Arts Academy is a multi-discipline institution comprised of a performing arts academy and a not-for-profit theater company providing training in acting, voice, and dance in one the world’s greatest cities for the performing arts.
All students who study at NYPAA are admitted based on the talent demonstrated at their audition. Our students come from cities across the country and around the world, creating a diverse and immensely talented student body.
NYPAA believes in embracing the following values: exchange and collaboration between emerging and established artists, a nurturing environment, traditional and innovative methods of instruction, and a commitment to creating a new generation of spectacular artists.
NYPAA prospective students are evaluated at the beginning of each program and goals are set for the student in each discipline.
NYPAA is world renowned and trains hundreds of performing artists annually. Prospective students ranging from 9 far into their 60’s, from the United States and around the world travel to the academy for our programs.
Whether you’re an aspiring new artist or a seasoned professional, NYPAA will challenge you to exceed your expectations.
Why choose NYPAA
We are The New York Performing Arts Academy
We believe in the contribution that performing artists make to the world. We also believe in affordable courses for anyone who has a love of the arts. We are committed to the highest standards of artistic excellence. Our award-winning faculty and dedicated staff take pride in pushing NYPAA’s students to the limits of achievement, inspiring the transformation of lives and communities.
You are The New York Performing Arts Academy
It’s been true since we opened our doors: NYPAA students make us who we are. We attract a wide spectrum of artists – diverse in age, ethnicity, background & interest. Our vibrant learning community of individuals is united by NYPAA’s inclusive, progressive artistic environment. Whether you’re an actor, vocalist, dancer, or all-around artist, NYPAA will challenge you to exceed expectations and own your future.
The New York Performing Arts Academy offers an education in the arts that fits your life, putting your career goals within reach. Our progressive mix of applied study, leadership development, and professional outreach equips graduates with the practical skills needed in today’s competitive job market.