NYPAA’s Performing Arts Program prepares artists to be competitive in the industry. Expectations are high and the training prepares students to confidently combine the skills of acting, singing and dance. NYPAA offers a rigorous and unique performance art program with a proven success record. Students at NYPAA have the flexibility and are encouraged to pursue their individual passions while building a comprehensive understanding of performing arts. Students receive intensive, conservatory-style training that instills a range of professional skills in each aspiring artist.
Our faculty is a mixture of professionals from the entertainment industry who are highly skilled instructors in their respective disciplines. The faculty have high expectations and provide an intense but nurturing environment in which to train.
NYPAA has trained thousands of performers and perfected techniques to integrate the various components of performing arts.
In addition to a written evaluation, including ongoing goals from our instructors, this program concludes with a performance celebrating the student’s work.
Build a solid foundation of excellent acting techniques to be a powerful and personal storyteller in various performance genres.
Focus on text analysis, sensory work, actions and truthful behavior within the scene.
Develop the actor’s instrument and commitment using specific techniques such as listening, imagination and partnering.
Explore type-appropriate material from standards to Pop-Rock.
Develop a process for preparing songs as monologues and apply acting techniques to song.
BUSINESS OF THE BUSINESS
Discover the business of industry in New York City and create a marketing plan for your career.
VOICE & SPEECH
Cultivate a keen awareness of how proper breathing, alignment, resonate and clear articulation can transform an actor into a more expressive and versatile artist.
Learn and perform songs that require the essential musical sounds of legit, mix and belt.
PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS
A one-on-one experience that is essential component to vocal progress.
APPLIED MUSICAL THEORY
Expand sight reading skills in order to efficiently learn music.