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Our Programs

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At Sands College of Performing Arts, undergraduate and graduate students receive tailored training that molds them into multifaceted industry professionals. Curricula blends comprehensive training for the worlds of theater, dance, film, and television with a solid foundation in the liberal arts to enrich students’ artistic development. Courses are taught by leading artist-educators who understand what it’s like to work and thrive in today’s ever-changing entertainment industry.

Sands Programs


Sands College of Performing Arts’ undergraduate programs build a comprehensive foundation that encourage artistic development while providing all of the skills and techniques necessary to compete in the entertainment industry. Whether your passion is acting, dance, directing, production and design, or stage management, Sands can get you where you want to go.

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Sands Programs

Graduate Programs

The Actors Studio Drama School (ASDS) MFA program at Sands College, the only master’s program affiliated with The Actors Studio, boasts a proven track record of success. Here, graduate students refine their artistic abilities, engage in interdisciplinary collaborations, and showcase their talents, preparing for a thriving career in the ever-evolving theater, film, and television industries.

Pace Actors Studio Drama School Students collaborate on a sound stage