NEW YORK THEATRE INTENSIVES offers seminars and intensives in contemporary American theatre performance, new play development and collaborative art. Our flagship program is the six week summer conservatory where students from across the country join us in NYC to focus on the development of new work as actors, writers and directors. Our deepening course challenges participants to work across genre and in a collaborative format to find their own voices and their place in the collective.

Students study five days a week with master teachers from the ranks of the Ensemble Studio Theatre, write plays, do public presentations, publish their work and meet with luminaries from the world of theatre. Our guests have included David Auburn, Donald Margulies ( Pulitzer Prize winning playwrights), Jerry Zaks (award winning Broadway director), Billy Hopkins (casting PRECIOUS), Lois Smith (TRUE BLOOD) and lots of others.

Come join us!

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We just completed our first Alumni Weekend and the quality of the work was simply outstanding. Watching the growth and development of these extremely gifted creators is awe inspiring. > View Gallery
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We recently introduced fine artists as respondents to our work. Fred Hatt (, Ira Joel Haber, Deryl Day and Alejandro Paz joined students in process and gave us another perspective on the affect of our work in the world.


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