ATW is an award-winning theatre and educational institution.
We help people from all walks of life achieve their
potential through drama and education.

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Scott Acting Conservatory

The Scott Acting Conservatory is the professional acting conservatory of the Actors Theatre Workshop, founded by award-winning actor, writer and director, Thurman E. Scott. In his conservatory, Mr. Scott teaches an original acting and writing technique to both professional actors and students beginning the journey of developing into theatre artists. Learn more.

Community Programs

ATW has flourished as an artistic leader in the field, producing award-winning educational programs and productions that develop individual potential, create tangible change and liberate the talents and abilities in people from all walks of life – from homeless children to the incarcerated to the highly educationally and economically privileged. Get Involved.


The 2014 holiday season was a joyous and memorable one as we hosted 93 homeless children from five shelters across New York City! Each child was provided with a nutritious meal, a creative class, special gift and shared their dreams for the future.

Check out this video for an exclusive look into the celebrations. Watch video.

Rental Business

ATW also offers a tasteful atmosphere for business seminars, client workshops and classes. Our 5,000 sq. foot space also includes two rehearsals rooms, a kitchen and an office.

We know that you and your guests will feel more than welcome in our wonderful creative home. Learn more.