Founded in 1970, The National Theater Institute (NTI) is the leading theater training program at the two-time Tony Award-winning Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut, and the Moscow Art Theater School in Moscow, Russia. With a singular schedule and an unmatched breadth of training, NTI’s credit-earning training programs offer students a springboard to the professional theater world. These programs include a two-week residency in London or NYC, tickets to 20+ shows, and classes 10-12 hours a day, 7 days a week. Classes include Acting, Scene Study, Playwriting, Movement, Yoga, Shakespeare, Microaggressions & Racial Biases in Theater, Musical Theater, Producing, Directing, and more. Financial aid is transferable to our semester-long programs.