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Directing School at Los Angeles Performing Arts Conservatory

The Directing School at the Los Angeles Performing Arts Conservatory trains the artist in the art of visual storytelling through acting, editing, camera work, sound design, production design, and other cinematic tools.

Overview of the Directing School

Los Angeles Performing Arts Conservatory (LAPAC) provides director training for beginners, advanced artists, as well as those that are transitioning into English-speaking markets.

For details on the philosophy of our directing classes and it’s related course work, visit the Directing Certificate Program section.

LAPAC is accredited by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to offer international students F1 students visas to attend qualifying programs. For details about our programs for international students, visit the International Students section.

Directing Classes and Directing School

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the directing program at LAPAC?

The directing program is a 1-year program, meaning it requires the student to complete 3 full-time quarters of course work.  More information on the details of the program can be found by visiting our Directing Certificate Program section.

How do I apply to LAPAC?

Start by filling out our Online Application.  Once submitted, LAPAC will contact you and provide you with the next steps of the admissions process.

What’s the tuition at LAPAC?

Visit our tuition section for details.

Do you accept international students?

Yes, LAPAC is a wonderful mix of students from the United States and around the world.   Find more information about international student admissions at our International Students section.

Are international students required to speak English fluently to attend LAPAC?

No.  While some proficiency in English is required, LAPAC welcomes students that are seeking to enhance their skills as English speakers.  For those international students that wish to become more proficient in English, we offer the acting class English Thru Performing Arts.

Where can I find a school catalog?

Visit out Catalog, Policies, and Guidelines section.

Do you offer student housing?

You can learn about housing options by visiting our Student Housing section.

More questions?

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