1. ALRA – The Academy of Live & Recorded Arts
ALRA has campuses in London and Wigan and offers Foundation, BA and MA training in acting, stage and technical management.
2. Arts Educational Schools London
ArtsEd has a School of Musical Theatre providing triple thread musical theatre training in acting, singing and dance and a School of Acting with a focus on acting for TV and film as well as theatre.
3. BSA – Birmingham School of Acting
BSA is part of the Birmingham City University and offers Foundation, BA and postgraduate training in acting, applied performance, stage management and voice.
4. Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School offers professional acting Foundation, BA and postgraduate courses, as well as arts, stage and production management and directing and design courses.
5. Drama Centre London
Drama Centre London is part of Central Saint Martins and the University of the Arts London, and provides Foundation, BA and MA courses in acting, directing and writing.
6. Drama Studio London
Drama Studio London runs a one-year and a two-year diploma in acting.
7. East 15 Acting School
East 15 Acting School is part of the University of Essex and offers BA courses in acting, world performance, physical theatre and stage management.
8. GSA – Guildford School of Acting
Part of the University of Surrey, Guildford School of Acting (GSA) offers Foundation, BA and post graduate training in acting, musical theatre, and professional production skills.
9. Guildhall School of Music & Drama
GSMD provides training at BA and MA level in music, acting and technical theatre.
10. Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Italia Conti has a main campus in London and a centre in Guildford. The academy offers Foundation and BA courses in acting and teacher training in performing arts.
11. LAMDA – London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
LAMDA offers foundation and BA courses in acting, stage management and technical theatre, an MA in directing and postgraduate diplomas in design, movement and musical direction.
12. LIPA – The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
LIPA provides training at foundation level in acting and musical theatre, commercial dance and pop music sound and technology. The BA courses include acting, dance, music, sound technology and design.
13. MMU – Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre
The Manchester School of Theatre at the Manchester Metropolitan University offers an acting BA course and postgraduate courses in design for performance and theatre studies.
14. Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Based in London, Mountview provides training at foundation level in acting, musical theatre and theatre production arts, BA courses in acting, actor-musician, musical theatre and theatre production arts. Postgraduate courses include directing, musical direction and acting.
15. Oxford School of Drama
The Oxford School of Drama offers foundation level training in acting and musical theatre, a three-year course in acting and an advanced professional course in musical theatre.
16. RADA – Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
RADA is in London and provides a foundation course in acting, BA courses in acting and MA courses in directing, theatre lab and text in performance. Postgraduate diplomas in production and design range from lighting to scenic art.
17. Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance
Rose Bruford is in Sidcup, Kent and offers an acting foundation and a range of BA courses including acting, actor musicianship, lighting, stage management and theatre design. Ensemble theatre and theatre for young audiences are offered at MA level.
18. Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
RCSSD is in London and offers undergraduate training in acting, drama, applied theatre and education and theatre practice. There are a range of MA and postgraduate courses available from acting and musical theatre to scenography and creative producing.
There are many other universities, colleges and centres offering degrees, short-courses and training. Drama UK provides a full list of courses and institutions.
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