About LAAPA

The Los Angeles Academy of Performing Arts is a year-round conservatory that offers pre-professional training in drama and musical theatre to students ages thirteen through eighteen. Our Teen Conservatory offers a two-year certificate program for students  wishing to establish a career in the performing arts. We also offer general classes to teenagers who have an interest in acting or musical theatre but may not be ready for the commitment of the conservatory program.

Students ages five through twelve can enroll in the Junior Academy.

In addition, LAAPA offers ongoing open classes to the community as well as performance camps and workshops taught by some of the leading professionals in the world of performing arts.

At LAAPA, we believe that cultivating all areas of the performing arts is important to each student’s development as an artist and a person; therefore we take an interdisciplinary approach to our training. Students will be exposed to a curriculum that ranges from classical theatre to musical theatre,  all the while learning the important life skills required to work successfully within a group environment.