The Academy for the Performing Arts graduates have proven to be exceptional talents, captivating audiences on various platforms. Whether it's through their captivating portrayals on film & television or their mesmerizing stage presence on Broadway and theaters across the country, the Academy takes immense pride in their graduates' achievements, showcasing the impact of their rigorous training and dedication.
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MJ: the Musical (Broadway)
The Girl from the North Country (Broadway)
"If I had not gone to the Academy For The Performing arts, I’m almost certain I would not be doing what I am doing today. This place revealed my love for theatre and helped cultivate my passion into a skill set that would eventually allow me to thrive in this industry."
Harry Potter & the Cursed Child (Broadway & San Francisco)
"The Academy instilled in me a professionalism I utilize to this day. The Plays the thing."
SpongeBob SquarePants (national tour)
“The Academy is single-handedly responsible for my foundation as an honest, professional actor. It was there that I achieved my passion for theatre, commitment to truth-telling, and the courage to create.”
The Book of Mormon (Broadway & National Tour)
"The Academy was my savior in high school. It felt like I had finally found the place where I belonged, and with a group of people who I still consider to be family today. The training I received from the faculty at the Academy set me up for success in college (and eventually the professional theatrical world). It was a place of serious play and a springboard for me and my classmates. While working on Broadway and beyond, I still think about the lessons I learned at the Academy!"
CW - Riverdale
Moulin Rouge (Broadway)
Spring Awakening (Broadway & National Tour)
Oklahoma (National Tour)
"The Academy is where I became who I am. It allowed me to meet myself and other young people in a new way - artistic and honest - and changed the trajectory of my life and career."
Verity Live Drone Shows (Zurich, Switzerland)
"The Academy gave me many opportunities to explore all parts of stagecraft that I had a step up already for my undergraduate education and also helped me land other career opportunities. it builds the soft skills that are so invaluable in all aspects of life after high school. I would not be the person I am today without the academy.
CATS (National Tour)
Between the Lines (Off-Broadway)
The Academy provides training of the absolute highest caliber to young actors looking for a career in theater, film, and television. Students are treated to in-depth training from experts in both technical theater and acting— giving them a leg-up in both the college audition process and the professional scene. I am eternally grateful to the education I received from the talented staff and creatives of the Academy. It helped me form the foundation of my technique, which I have carried forward into my work in the industry. I cannot emphasize enough how remarkable the Academy for the Performing Arts is. It is a MUST for anyone interested in pursuing a career within the industry.
Justine Pucella Winans
"The Academy allowed me to grow as a creative and artist while also developing skills in communication and public speaking to benefit a career in or out of theatre."