Learning Hollywood's Arts

American Academy of Dramatic Arts

1336 N. La Brea Ave.
(800) 463-8990.

The Academy is the first conservatory for actors in the English-speaking world. With campuses in Hollywood and Manhattan, their Alumni have received nominations for 96 Oscars, 241 Emmys and 64 Tonys. Distinguished alumni include Spencer Tracy, Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Adrien Brody, Kim Cattrall and Paul Rudd, among many others. (See article Discover Hollywood Fall 2015) www.aada.edu

The Los Angeles Film School

6363 Sunset Blvd.
(323) 860-0789

Accredited by the ACCSC and VA-approved, The Los Angeles Film School is a creative, media arts college offering Bachelor of Science Degrees in Film Production, Entertainment Business, Audio Production, Animation & Visual Effects and Graphic Design (Online Only), as well as Associate of Science Degrees in Film, Music Production and Audio Production. Students develop skills working on real projects using industry-accepted workflows and practices from conception and planning to production and delivery. Students have access to industry-standard facilities and equipment with instruction by working professionals to prepare for a career in the entertainment business – all set on a historic campus in the heart of Hollywood. www.lafilm.edu

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts

6305 Yucca St. 
(323) 603-5915.

When you attend AMDA Los Angeles, you become a part of Hollywood's creative community; the studios, theatres and landmarks are your inspiration. Hundreds of films, television shows and live performances take place here each day. With Hollywood as your classroom, you'll get a real understanding of how show business actually works. Rising to the top of entertainment is rewarding, but getting there takes more than just talent: You need discipline, determination and-most importantly-the right training. For over 50 years, AMDA has been transforming talented performers from all over the world into respected, working professionals. Your journey to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree all begins with an audition. (See article in Discover Hollywood Fall 2018)

Stella Adler Academy of Acting & Theatre

6773 Hollywood Blvd.
(323) 465-4446

World renowned acting school located in the heart of Hollywood since 1985 offers extensive training for the serious actor in theatre, film, and television. The Technique grew out of Stella Adler’s work with Stanislavski, the father of modern acting and has been studied by many of the world's most notable actors including: Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro to name a few. stellaadler.la