The Conservatory at The NYPAA

Dramatic Arts

Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.

It is not necessary to have any previous acting experience or training. However, it is imperative that you let go of preconceived notions and be open-minded and honest when approaching this work.

Scene Study/Meisner for Film & TV

The Scene Study/Meisner Technique for Film & TV offered at The Conservatory at The NYPAA is composed of 8 classes over four weeks. These scene study classes based on the Meisner technique allow students to acquire significant knowledge in a four-week program.

Dedication is an absolute must. High standards apply to the program. Students will learn the fundamentals of the Meisner Technique as well as how to improve their personal craft before putting it into practice by working on specific scenes. Our training challenges students to discover their own originality and freedom.


Start Date:  12/01/2022
End Date: 12/23/2022
Thursday & Friday evenings


Program hours are 6:30pm – 8:30pm EST

Acting for Stage, Film & TV

If you are seeking to become a better, more complete actor, this 4 classes over four weeks program can help. Everyone, from those just beginning their career to seasoned pros, can benefit from the techniques discussed, practiced and workshopped.

Guided by our instructors professional insight, students will develop concentration and train themselves to be responsive and expressive within imaginary circumstances. This results in a skilled, authentic actor with an organic, spontaneous and disciplined instrument. 


Start Date:  11/30/2022
End Date: 12/21/2022
Wednesday evenings


Program hours are 6:30pm – 8:30pm EST