American Academy of Dramatic Arts

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The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA) is a private drama school with two locations, one in New York City and one in Los Angeles. The academy offers an associate degree in occupational studies and teaches drama and related arts in the areas of theater, film, and television. Students also have the opportunity to audition for the third-year theater company, which showcases upcoming talent to the school and community. Students can usually transfer completed credits to another college or university to finish a bachelor's degree if they choose.

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American Academy of Dramatic Arts
TypePrivate drama school
FounderFranklin Haven Sargent
EndowmentApprox. $5 million
PresidentSusan Zech (born 1971)[lower-roman 1]
Academic staff
New York total: 39[1]
(31 of 39 part time)
Los Angeles total: 50[1]
(41 of 50 part-time)
Administrative staff
New York: 39[2]
Los Angeles: 39[2]
StudentsNew York: 524[3]
Los Angeles: 303[3]
Other students
Summer Intensives
United States
ColorsGold and Black   
AffiliationsNAICU, MSA

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