Master of Arts (MA) Degree Acting

Master of Arts (MA) Degree Acting

Master degree
24 months
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Application fee: $150
Intakes: February 8, June 21, September 2
International tuition: $27,856
Domestic tuition: $25,399

Program overview

Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Deliver engaging performances with the energy level appropriate for the performance medium Identify and play a clear objective in a scene Use the other person as a driving focus in a scene Communicate nuanced meaning in a scene Add believable emotional life to a scene, as appropriate to the script Use the body as a tool to build character Use the lines as an effective tool for verbal and physical action Make performance choices that affect and are affected by other people in a scene Successfully make specific adjustments based on direction Demonstrate effective audition technique Demonstrate professionalism and preparedness (scripts analyzed and memorized, punctuality, respect for another actor’s creative process in rehearsal, a strong work ethic, attitude, full commitment)

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Final bachelor's degree transcripts and bachelor's degree graduation certificate(for graduate studies); Art Portfolio; Official Bank Letter (must show a minimum balance of $43000 USD or equivalent); Passport and Visa documents; English Proficiency (Duolingo English Assessment) The documents must be translated into English and notarized.

    Career opportunities

    Academy of Art University’s School of Acting is rooted in developing craft, individual process, and truthful storytelling to prepare students for dynamic acting careers. By training well-rounded actors, the School of Acting offers a unique learning environment in classes taught by working professionals. From stage to camera, voiceovers to commercials, the School of Acting is much more than a school—it’s your opportunity to bring your passion to life.

    Campus location

    San Francisco , United States

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