Massachusetts Acting Schools

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There are 4 acting schools in Mass. Which is quite a few considering the state doesn’t have as big of a theater district as say, New York City, or a film studio industry like, Hollywood. But nevertheless, aspiring actors have several options at top-of-the-line universities and colleges. Learn more by exploring the map above or the list below.

Best Acting Schools in MA

American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.)

City:   Cambridge       Address:   64 Brattle Street
Programs Offered:   Acting, Dramatugry & Theater Studies, Voice and Speech, MFA

The American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is a professional theatre located in the vicinity of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and also includes residency at the Moscow Art Theatre School in Russia for the graduate training program.

The institution boasts a few awards such as a Pulitzer Prize in 1982, the National Theatre Conference’s Outstanding Achievement Award in 2003 as well as recognition as one of the top three…

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Amherst College

City:   Amherst       Address:   200 South Pleasant St
Programs Offered:   Theater and Dance

Amherst College is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is situated in the vicinity of Amherst, Massachusetts. It is an undergraduate four year institution, with a ranking of second best out of all US liberal arts colleges by the U.S. News and World Report and thirteenth out of all colleges by Forbes.

It was founded in 1821 when an attempt was being made to relocate Williams College,…

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Boston Conservatory

City:   Boston       Address:   8 The Fenway
Programs Offered:   Theater, Musical Theater, BA, Certificate Course

Since 1867, The Boston Conservatory has been a place where students come to train, hone their craft, and realize their true potential. The Boston Conservatory’s graduates go on to a variety of paths: dance companies, Broadway productions, TV, film and prestigious opera companies, orchestras and ensembles.

Located at 8 The Fenway in Boston, MA, The Conservatory charges $40, 150 annually for full time degree students.

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Boston University School of Theatre

City:   Boston       Address:   855 Commonwealth Ave
Programs Offered:   Acting, Theatre Arts, Design, Production, Stage Management

The Boston University School of Theatre offers degrees in the performing arts at the undergraduate and graduate level and admission is based on a live or a pre-recorded audition for those intending to major in theatrical performance.

Founded in 1954, the school has acquired the status of the country’s leading institutions for studying acting, stage management, design and all other aspects of theatre.

Photo galleries are available from past productions…

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