Summer
Programs

intensive training

Spring Comprehensive:

may 22 – june 30, 2023

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Summer Intensive:

july 5 – august 11, 2023

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Application Deadlines

Regular Decision: February 1, 2023
Resident Artist Scholarship applications due February 1, 2023

Questions? Email admissions@atlantictheater.org.

Our Summer programs present students with the opportunity to gain a working and rigorous understanding of the Atlantic Technique, Practical Aesthetics, and to immerse themselves in a life-long community of dedicated actors.

Summer alumni have gone on to robust and prolific careers in theater, TV and film. They include Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids), Charmaine Bingwa (“The Good Fight”), Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”), Zach Woods (“Silicon Valley”), and more!

Notable Summer Alumni Testimonials

“I did Atlantic’s Summer Intensive, which was like a bootcamp. It was beautiful. It was a whole summer of just living and breathing plays and scenes. We learned everything from scene analysis, to movement, to meditative Meisner work. To this day, I still use so much of what I learned from them in what I do.”

– Anna Chlumsky (“Veep”)

“I took acting classes at Atlantic when I was 16 for a Summer Intensive and Anya Saffir really stood out as a terrific teacher. So I pursued training with her and with that I started to build my confidence.”

– Zach Woods (“Silicon Valley”)

“I studied at Atlantic when I was 19, and it’s been a part of my creative life forever.”

– Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids)

 

Summer Intensive (Ages 18+)

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“I went to Atlantic in July ready to learn. What I left with was a truly special bond between new, life-long friends across the world, an invigorated passion for acting, and a deeper understanding of myself and the world around me.”

-Andrea, Summer Intensive alum

July 5 – august 11, 2023

Monday – Friday | 9am – 5pm ET
Saturday | 10am – 12 noon ET

 

An ambitious six-week course, the Summer Intensive fully immerses students in Atlantic’s signature acting technique and collaborative approach to truthful storytelling Monday through Friday with a Guest class offered on Saturdays. Students work with dramatic texts and are instructed in a disciplined approach to script analysis and working truthfully moment-to-moment. These skills are brought together in a classroom performance of the material. The program introduces the technique through three core courses: Script Analysis, Moment Lab and Performance Technique. Further training in classes complementary to scene study include Voice, Speech, Movement, and Improvisation.

Tuition: $4,300

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Summer Intensive Courses Include:

 

Spring Comprehensive (Ages 18+)

may 22 – june 30, 2023

Monday – Friday | 1pm – 5:30pm ET

no class 5/29 & 6/19

 

Running for six weeks, the Spring Comprehensive is a rigorous program that challenges students to embody Atlantic’s Acting Technique, Practical Aesthetics – as outlined in A Practical Handbook for the Actor. Students will be instructed in a disciplined approach in these courses: Script Analysis, Moment Lab, Performance Technique, and Voice. Each day, students will build their grounding in the truthful storytelling and collaboration that drives Atlantic.

Tuition: $3,000

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“I enjoyed everything about the Spring Comprehensive program and definitely recommend it! Everyone at Atlantic Acting School was welcoming and wonderful. Getting back to the normality of life and acting has been a great help for my growth as a person and actor. I will tell others about my experience and send them your way any chance I get. Thank you!”

– Gustavo Hernandez, 2021 Graduate

 

Spring Comprehensive Courses Include:

4-Week Teen Ensemble (Ages 14 - 18)

Summer Teen Ensemble

July 10 – August 4, 2022
MONDAY – FRIDAY | 10am – 5:30pm EST

A pre-college intensive for teens with a focus on the Atlantic Acting Technique, Practical Aesthetics. The Teen Ensemble provides an early introduction to professional-level training with a comprehensive curriculum that challenges students to push past their creative comfort zones. An opportunity to practice professional acting techniques in a supportive and collaborative environment, students get a taste of the full conservatory experience through rigorous training in voice, speech, and movement. Classes include script analysis/scene study, Shakespeare, monologue, on-camera technique, and more.

AUDITION REQUIRED!

Application Deadlines:

Early Bird Extension: Applications due January 15
Early Bird Special: Save $200 when you enroll by January 30th
Regular Decision I: February 27
Regular Decision II: April 10

Tuition: $3,200

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Summer in Vermont

For advanced students dedicated to year-round study, Summer in Vermont tackles a range of material, from comedy to classical. Set against the breathtaking Burlington backdrop, this three-week program provides an intimate retreat for students to build on their foundation in the Atlantic Technique.

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Health & Safety

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