Training at 

The Conservatory

Washington's Accredited Actor Training Studio

​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

Conservatory Alumni

1556 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC
United States


National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

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