The A.C.T. Conservatory

A.C.T. seeks to develop the artist in every actor. We cultivate educated men and women of the theater with a critical sense who will energize and advance performance in America. Our training prepares actors to succeed in all aspects of the profession, but our primary goal is to prepare artists for a lifelong investment in the theater. Click here to learn more.

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Conservatory Performances
Check out the current performance schedule for information about A.C.T. Conservatory events and public performances.

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Get Involved

Help The Strand get off the ground by making an annual fund gift!
Donors who make a three-year annual fund pledge of $500 per year or more will be recognized in our inaugural Strand program as members of the NEXT STAGE CREW, and will receive exclusive invitations to opening day events. 

Acting Classes at A.C.T.

Check out upcoming acting class schedules for the Young Conservatory and Studio A.C.T. and learn more about A.C.T.'s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts Program.

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Upcoming events for Let There be Love


April 14, 5:30 p.m.
Before the curtain goes up, get behind the artistic process at this fascinating preshow discussion with Let There Be Love director Maria Mileaf and A.C.T.'s dramaturg Michael Paller. Can't make the Prologue? Listen to our podcasts—find us on iTunes, SoundCloud and on our website.

April 17, 8 p.m.
Following the show, discuss the minds, motives, and behaviors of the characters with Dr. Mason Turner, chief of psychiatry at San Francisco's Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.