NYS3's Summer Film and Theatre Intensive

Take your acting to another level while you take a vacation. 6 week and 1 week intensives

Get Out and Get Work Power Week!

Everything you need to know to go out and get work in the booming Southeastern Television Market.


On-Camera Acting for Film Intensive w/ Kelly McGillis: June 7-13

Get it all in one week, including footage for your reel and see your work on the big screen. Only 2 spots left!

The NYS3 Program

A full conservatory program, award-winning faculty, in a unique and beautiful location.

The Meisner Technique

A thorough, clear, conscience-structured progression that empowers the actor to live
and grow organically, while discovering their own technique and developing the skills necessary
to work in any medium at the highest level.


An amazing environment for the acting experience...


Welcome to NYS3: The Meisner Acting Conservatory for the Southeast

Asheville accommodations

Accommodations in Asheville

Make the most of your semester at NYS3. Read on for details.


Asheville School of Improv NYS3

The Asheville School of Improv at NYS3

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LEAD Productions

Asheville School of Film NYS3 Filmmaking

Asheville School of Film – ASF

Zach galifianakis at NYS3 Presents

Register for the 2016 Summer Week of Workshops (June 13 – 17)

NYS3 Internships

Teacher Training and Student Internships

Kelly McGillis at NYS3 Presents

Award-Winning Faculty

Josh Brolin NYS3 Presents acting Conservatory

NYS3 Presents: An Industry Talk Series

Josh Brolin

NYS3 Acting Studio for Film and Theatre Asheville and Asheville Studio Rentals

NYS3 Asheville Studio Rentals

NYS3 offers a complete actor training program that centers around the Meisner Acting Technique in Asheville, NC.


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"Their passion, compassion, and insight brings life to the work, challenging students to take their craft to a level that is inconceivable; cultivating an environment that allows for exploration, rediscovery, self-expression and truth. I can not express how lucky I feel to have stumbled upon NYS3…you truly do an amazing thing."

− Hollie Culler, NYC

"Your candor, expertise and teaching style have called him to ask more of himself than ever before. While he’s done a variety of classes with some great teachers – he’s learning and growing more every day by working with you. Thank you for shepherding and mentoring him. "

− Mother of "Walking Dead" actor Tyler Chase