Two Year Conservatory Program

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West Hollywood Two Year Conservatory (Certificate Program)


This program offers students a broad-based performing arts education, in addition to the core Method Acting training. The program consists of four major areas of focus: Method Acting, Voice & Movement, History, and Production & Performance.


The program requires 72 weeks (six 12-Week sessions) of dedicated training and full-time study. Upon successful completion of the Two-Year Conservatory Program, students will receive a formal Certificate of Merit. See Classes for a full list of potential class offerings and refer to the Catalog for program requirements.


Tuition for the Two-Year Conservatory is $39,000 and provides students with three payment options: lump sum, one-year installments, or 12-Week installments. Installments require the non-refundable registration fee to be paid with each payment. Paying in a lump sum locks you into the current tuition rate and saves you the additional registration fee payments.


  • * A non-refundable registration fee is applied each session. $150 Domestic Students $250 International Students
  • ** A non-refundable materials fee of $100 due in first session.
  • *** A non-refundable Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) fee is applied to tuition.
  • **** Additional fees may be applied to all tuition fees.
  • SAG/AFTRA members receive a 10% discount


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Please note the application deadline for Domestic and Canadian students is 2 Weeks prior to the desired session start date.
The application deadlines for all international students [except Canada]:

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Two-Year Conservatory (Certificate Program) Curricular Requirements


The Two-Year Conservatory (Certificate Program) in Los Angeles consists of six 12-Week sessions of full-time study (22 hours a week) and includes the following course requirements. Courses vary by session. Please see Classes for a full list of potential class offerings.


Acting Technique(Major Area) History & Criticism Voice and Movement Professional Development Electives Free Electives Totals
72 credits 10 credits 24 credits 8 credits 18 credits 132 credits