NYPAA enjoys a long and rich tradition of innovative professional training of actors, directors, vocalists, composers, dancers, choreographers, teachers and other performing artists. NYPAA stresses artistic collaboration and exploration, our courses are interdisciplinary. And our dynamic, award-winning faculty of practicing professionals are dedicated to serving our students as mentors inside and outside the classroom and to providing links for students to career opportunities in their fields. History: Established in 2011, The New York Performing Arts Academy stood on the ideals of performing arts education as an interdisciplinary enterprise grounded in humanistic storytelling, innovation, social responsibility and global diversity. Today the ideals are the same, but the vision for the future is beyond imagination.