Annually, $6 billion is spent in modeling, training, and simulation contracts in Orlando, FL. Commonly referred to as the capital of the MS&T sector, many of these contracts are commissioned for the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines simulation command centers. These command centers are located at Central Florida Research Park and help contribute to jobs and subcontractor opportunities for the local Orlando economy.

Orlando is also a top vacation destination drawing roughly 75 million tourists annually with 6.48 million of them being international guests. Notable theme parks include Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, SeaWorld Orlando, Legoland, and more.

Aside from the numerous parks in the area, there are many world-class resorts, shopping centers, restaurants, and cultural opportunities for visitors to experience. Additionally, the Florida coasts are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and they’re only an hour away!

Most importantly, after 20 years of training artists for the entertainment industry, the DAVE School has put Orlando on the map as a resource for next-generation, production-ready artists.



The school is open to students Monday through Friday from 7:00AM until 10:00 pm EST and 10:00 am to 10:00 pm on Weekends.


2500 Universal Studios Plaza Orlando, FL 32819

Located inside the gated backlot of Universal Orlando in Sound Stage 25, the DAVE School’s 18,000 square foot facility includes learning and interactive labs, a dedicated Virtual and Real-Time production stage, a Vicon motion capture system, 3D printing and VR/AR labs, and secure student access 7 days a week.