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12 Week Program – NYC Campus



The 12 Week Program is designed for both beginners wishing to explore The Lee Strasberg Method Acting and professionals wishing to brush up on their technique.  Classes are conducted Monday through Friday (mornings, afternoons, and evenings. Students can choose between full-time or part-time options and can register again for additional 12-Week Terms. Students can also apply for classes taken in the 12-Week Full Time Program toward the One Year or Two Year Conservatory Programs if they wish to extend their training.


Students in this program may study either Full-Time or Part-Time.

The Full-Time Program is 12 weeks, with 22 hours per week of classes. This program includes 8 hours of Method Acting and 14 hours electives of the students choice, chosen from the available classes. In Summer term the program is 10 weeks/26 hour hours per week of classes.

The Part-Time program consists of 12 weeks at 8 hours per week. Students in the Part-Time program may register for additional elective classes à la carte .  All 12-Week Programs include two Method Acting classes per week, each 4-hours long. In order to provide a well-rounded Method Acting experience, students cannot choose both Method Acting classes from the same instructor. 

Students may register again for subsequent 12 Week Programs If deemed successful in their classes and are considered in good standing by teachers and administration based on participation, attendance and all-around positive behavior. Successful completion of this program is at the sole discretion of the faculty and administration.

Once accepted please note: Registration for a class schedule starts 4-6 weeks prior to the session start date. Tuition must be paid for each session prior to registering.

See Class Descriptions for a list of examples potential class offerings. The classes offered each session are announced 4-6 weeks prior to the session start date.

*In compliance with U.S. regulations for full-time status for F-1 Student Visa holders, International Students are eligible for the Full-Time program at 22 hours only.