Los Angeles California, with its downtown area just minutes from the famous Hollywood District, is home to some of the best actors and actresses in the world.  It comes as no surprise then that some of the top acting schools in California are located in this region. Several notable Tony award winners and members of the Screen Actors Guild have attended,  and continue to support some of the best acting colleges in Los Angeles. Many acting students have received professional training in acting schools in Los Angeles and have become successful in Television, Film, Stage, and Broadway productions.

While there are acting schools in California near almost every major city, the highest concentrations are in the Los Angeles and Hollywood area. Here is an overview of some of the best acting colleges in California located in and around Los Angeles.

Acting Schools in Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles
UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television
102 East Melnitz Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: 310-825-8787
Email: info@tft.ucla.edu
Website: www.tft.ucla.edu

University of Southern California
USC School of Theatre
1029 Childs Way Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213-821-2744
Email: thtrinfo@usc.edu
Website: http://theatre.usc.edu/

American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Hollywood
1336 N. La Brea Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 800.222.2867
Email: admissions@ca.aada.org
Website: www.aada.org

American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles
Conservatory of The Performing Arts Los Angeles Campus
6305 Yucca
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-469-3300
Toll Free: 1-800-367-7908
Website: http://www.amda.edu/campuses/amda-los-angeles/

Loyola Marymount University
Theatre Arts
1 Loyola Marymount University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 338-3070
Website: http://cfa.lmu.edu/programs/theatre.htm

California State University, Los Angeles
Department of Theatre Arts & Dance
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 343-4110
Email: TAD@calstatela.edu
Website: http://www.calstatela.edu/dept/theatre_dance/

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