Cultural Education Center, Room 10D79 Albany, New York 12230

New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA)

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Founded in 1970, the New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) is a highly competitive summer arts residential program funded by the New York State Education Department and student tuition. The four-week, pre-professional summer curriculum includes individual and group instruction designed to help each student explore and develop their talents in ballet, choral studies, modern dance, visual arts, media arts, orchestral studies, or theatre. Students live in a college dorm and take classes from performing and visual artists for 6-12 hours a day, six days a week in their area of concentration.