Training for Tomorrow, Today
With numerous mainstage and workshop productions per year, rigorous studio-based teaching by working professionals, and access to the professional industry in NYC, Los Angeles, and abroad, the Sands College of Performing Arts is a center of excellence in education. Your career begins the day you enter the program, not the day you graduate.
Explore Our Programs
We offer undergraduate programs and graduate programs within the Actors Studio Drama School that balance strong academics with intensive, pre-professional training. Sands graduates are prepared to enter the workplace as knowledgeable, disciplined artists devoted to the integrity, pursuit, and preservation of their craft.
Learn from Industry Leaders
Sands instructors are working actors, writers, directors, and producers—veterans of Hollywood, independent film, and television who will prepare you to leave with not only work they're proud of but also established paths to success.
Every academic year performing arts students gain hands-on experience producing, directing, acting, and dancing in their own shows. Check out the exciting line-up for the 2023-24 season.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
The Sands College of Performing Arts is committed to the diversity of our community by fostering an environment that is inclusive, supportive, and welcoming to all.
See Our Stars
Sands College of Performing Arts students learn to navigate the industry from day one. In addition to designing, choreographing, stage managing, directing, and forming theater ensembles around the world, here’s where you’ve recently seen us.
Ready to take the next step?
Curtains up on your debut into the Sands College of Performing Arts at Pace University.