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Encyclopedia > American Academy of Dramatic Arts
The Colony Club location in New York City.
The Colony Club location in New York City.

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) is a fully accredited two-year conservatory with campuses located at 120 Madison Avenue in New York City (in a landmark building designed by famed architect Stanford White as the original Colony Club) and 1336 North La Brea Avenue in Hollywood (in a new building on the site of the former Charlie Chaplin studios). The Colony Club New York Citys oldest, most exclusive and prestigious private womens club. ... A university school of music or college of music, or academy of music or conservatoire (British English) — also known as a conservatory (American English) or a conservatorium (Australian English) — is a higher education institution dedicated to teaching the art of music, including the playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Stanford White (1853-1906) Washington Square Arch New York American on June 25, 1906 Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) was an American architect and partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White, the frontrunner among Beaux-Arts firms. ... The Colony Club New York Citys oldest, most exclusive and prestigious private womens club. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... Yaweh redirects here. ...


The Academy in New York was founded in 1884 to train actors for the stage, becoming the first school in the United States to offer a professional education in the acting field. In 1974, the Academy opened another campus in Pasadena, California, which made it the only professional actor training school in both major centers of American theatrical activity. The Los Angeles campus moved from Pasadena to Hollywood in 2001. Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... For other usages see Theatre (disambiguation) Theater (American English) or Theatre (British English and widespread usage among theatre professionals in the US) is that branch of the performing arts concerned with acting out stories in front of an audience using combinations of speech, gesture, music, dance, sound and spectacle — indeed... This article is about people called professionals. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... This article is about the year. ...


The Academy remains dedicated to training professional actors. It now offers courses in film and television, as well, providing a structured, professionally oriented program that stresses self-discovery, self-discipline and individuality. This article is about motion pictures. ...


Although there are no dormitories or on-campus housing, students can make special arrangements with the Academy for local housing. The Academy also circulates a list with new student's contact information for any new student that is already registered and paid who might be interested in assembling with other students to find housing. A typical American college dorm room A dormitory or dorm is a place to sleep. ...


Students who graduate in New York receive a Degree of Associate in Occupational Studies; students who graduate in Hollywood receive a Certificate of Completion or an Associate of Arts Degree in Acting.


Numerous students of the Academy have gone on to distinguished careers throughout the entertainment industry, receiving nominations for Tonys, Oscars and Emmys. What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... An Emmy Award. ...


Notable Alumni

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Gil Bellows (born June 28, 1967 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian film and television actor. ... Laura Branigan (July 3, 1957 – August 26, 2004) was a popular American singer/actress from Brewster, New York, best known in the U.S. for the song Gloria (1982). ... Adrien Brody (born April 14, 1973) is an American actor. ... John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929–February 3, 1989) was a Greek American actor, screenwriter, and director. ... Kim Victoria Cattrall (born August 21, 1956, in Widnes, England) is an English-born Canadian actress. ... Enrico Colantoni Enrico Colantoni (born February 14, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian actor who starred in the sitcom Just Shoot Me, playing the womanizing fashion photographer Elliot DiMauro. ... Jennifer Coolidge (August 28, 1963) is an American comedic actress. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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Vince Edwards (July 7,[1] 1928 - March 11, 1996) was an American actor, director, and singer, best known for the role of TV doctor Ben Casey. // Edwards was born Vincent Edward Zoino III in Brooklyn, New York to Julia and Vincento Zoino (a bricklayer), immigrants from Italy. ... Ethyl Eichelberger (July 17, 1945 - August 12, 1990) was an American drag performer, playwright and actor. ... Nina Foch (b. ... Deborra-Lee Furness (born 1960) is an Australian actress, director and producer. ... Sally Gifford Sally Gifford is best known as one of the hosts of the CBCs national childrens show, The-X, which is shown across Canada. ... Ruth Gordon (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985) was an American actress and screenwriter who was perhaps best known for her role as the oversolicitous neighbor in Roman Polanskis adaptation of Ira Levins novel Rosemarys Baby, for which she won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Supporting... 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College Profiles - American Academy of Dramatic Arts (1638 words)
Founded in New York in 1884, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts was the first school in the United States to provide a professional education for actors.
The Academy is a nonprofit educational institution, chartered in New York by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
The Academy's New York home is located in midtown Manhattan, close to all forms of public transportation, and surrounded by the rich cultural life that has inspired young artists for generations.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (204 words)
The Academy in New York was founded in 1884 to train actors for the stage, becoming the first school in the United States to offer a professional education in the acting field.
In 1974, the Academy opened another campus in Pasadena, California, which made it the only professional actor training school in both major centers of American theatrical activity.
Numerous students of the Academy have gone on to distinguished careers throughout the entertainment industry, receiving nominations for Tonys, Oscars and Emmys.
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