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.
1556 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
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