Pennsylvania Acting Schools

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To be, or not to be? That is the question many people find themselves wondering when they think about their future as an actor. Is it possible? How do you get started? If you are here, you’re researching acting schools. You should know there are two acting schools in Pennsylvania. For even more options, consider exploring what New York has to offer too.

Best Acting Schools in PA

Arcadia University

City:   Glenside       Address:   450 S. Easton Road
Programs Offered:   Acting, BFA

At Arcadia University, students are exposed to a rigorous undergraduate theatre arts curriculum administered by some of the finest theatre professionals in Philadelphia, thus preparing them for the roles they will play in their lives and future career when they choose Acadia to pursue their BFA in Acting.

The foundation of the courses is passion, natural talent as well as personal development for each student. Immersion in…

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Carnegie Mellon School of Drama

City:   Pittsburgh       Address:   5000 Forbes Avenue
Programs Offered:   Acting/Music Theatre, BFA, MFA

The CMU School of Drama is the oldest conservatory training, and the first degree-granting drama institution in America. Founded in 1914, the school combines established practice with pedagogical innovation and technology, across all disciplines.

Admission is based on reviewing respective portfolios as well as auditions. Transcripts and letters of recommendation are also required.

Its undergraduate acting, musical theatre, directing, design, dramaturgy, and production and technology management majors are considered to be…

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