Washington's Accredited Actor Training Studio

​​​​​​​​​​​​Conservatory Students



TRAIN with a faculty of WORKING actors, directors, producers, casting directors, filmmakers, and playwrights.



BEGIN  to build the network they need to find work beyond their training in the faculty, and strong local alumni base. 



ENJOY small class sizes - ten students per class maximum - with lots of individual attention and guidance.



PERFORM in a full rehearsal process of a full play every semester.



ENGAGE in on-camera technique practice with state-of-the-art equipment and immediate feedback from faculty.



THRIVE in our intense, creative and supportive family of artists.​​

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​​Training at 

The Conservatory

Funded, in part, by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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How Serious Are You?




​To be successful in the increasingly competitive profession - making a commitment to an intensive, focused period of training and practice is key.


It has been said that at least 10,000 hours of practice is what it takes to be great at anything. The Conservatory has trained actors for careers in all media - stage, film, television, and more - since 1975.

Training at 

The Conservatory

1556 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

Conservatory Alumni

Phone:   202 333 2202

​Email:   NCDAdrama@aol.com

Second-Year Student Showcase