Studying at Conservatoire d'art dramatique National Supérieur in France
Conservatoire d'art dramatique National Supérieur (CNSAD) is the national theater academy in Paris France.
It is a higher education institution by the French Ministry of Culture, and at a rate of 2-3 percent acceptance and an average graduates of thirty students, considered the most selective institutes acting in France, has always been regarded as a leading class performing arts academy renowned for excellence in theater education. Its alumni include Juliette Binoche, Carole Bouquet, Isabelle Huppert, Olivier Martinez and Sebastian Roche.
Conservatory was established as part of the Paris Conservatoire in 1795, making it the oldest acting school in Europe. It split in 1946, one school for dramatic arts, and the other for music and dance, called the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique et national de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP).
Conservatory offers a three-year research program, with diplomas awarded on completion CNSAD.  The school admits about thirty students each year (usually fifteen men and fifteen women), as well as a number of foreign participants invited (stagiaires Etrangers). The school has a three-round selection process tough competition, only two percent to three percent of the candidates are admitted. A steering theater program was launched in 2001.