Christian Conservatory

Communication. Perspective. Servant Leadership

Reclaiming the Arts for Christ

With a passion for building up communicators grounded in a Biblical philosophy, The Academy of Arts Christian Conservatory holds fast to its mission of training young people in the powerful mediums of drama, music, and film.

Associates Program

This program is a two year intensive, hands-on program that gives students exposure to nearly all aspects of stage production with in-depth classes and discussions in Bible and philosophy. Students will choose an emphasis where they focus their time and work alongside staff during their second year to further hone their skills throughout this program.

G.A.P. Year

Unsure as to what you should do after high school? Should I get a degree? What do I want to get a degree in? Our one year GAP program is designed to help students "Gain A Perspective." This is a residential program that gives students training in areas of theatre, film & media, music, and ministry.

Hands-On Learning

Practical, real world experience is a long standing focus of our program. Constant application and practice gives our students not only knowledge, but the experience they need to enter any situation with confidence. 

Principle-Driven Education

We focus on teaching the principles of learning for each area of study, as opposed to just the “do’s” and “don’ts” so that each of our graduates has a strong foundation of learning and practical knowledge. This enables them to enter the work force with confidence, knowing they have a foundational skill set and mindset to deal with almost any obstacle they may encounter.

Biblical Perspective

Our biblically-based philosophies prepare our students to earnestly contend for the truth of God’s Word through the mediums of drama, music, and film. 

About us

In 1974, the “Academy of Arts College on Wheels” program was begun out of the necessity to provide college-aged young people a safe place to hone their artistic talents and God-given gifts. 

Students were invited to travel for a two or three year educational program which would provide them with the training and hands-on experience vital to this unique endeavor. 

Over the years the program has expanded, and in 2014, God allowed us to take our place amongst Christian education as the only Christian institute solely dedicated to the study of the arts and how to use the arts to impact the world of Christ. 

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    A Word from the Directors
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    Noah & Nicole Stratton
    Executive Director and Artistic Director

    We are thrilled that you are considering joining our unique, creative, and hands-on Conservatory! We love the family atmosphere every student experiences, as well as the opportunity for substantial personal growth in your spiritual and practical life. Through the years, God has been so good to use our Conservatory to equip and train young people like you to go out from our program as well-rounded, deep-thinking, spiritually-minded servant leaders. We look forward to the opportunity to meet you and invest into you! 

    80 School Street
    Taylors, SC 29687

    (864) 268-9342