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Applications are now open! Find out more about our practical, vocational training in acting and theatre production including undergraduate and postgraduate training and short courses.

22-Feburary 2023 Apply to our FdA and BA in Technical Theatre and Stage Management Find out more
9-18 February 2023 Book RADA Production Gloria Book now
Try a RADA Short Course Find our more

9 - 18 Feb 2023
Gloria
by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre

Monday 13 February, 7pm Post Show Q&A
Friday 17 February, 7pm Captioned Performance

Gloria, written by contemporary playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, is a provocative tragicomedy that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama in 2016.

There is a short course at RADA for everyone; whether you are a complete beginner, want to build on your existing experience, or simply get a taste of our training.

Featured - Multiple dates available

Acting Fundamentals

A semi-intensive training in acting skills over six weeks for anyone at the beginning of their acting journey – particularly those who are thinking about going to drama school.

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Featured - 27 Feb – 26 Aug 2023

Part-time Blended Foundation Course in Acting

A semi-intensive training in acting skills over six weeks for anyone at the beginning of their acting journey – particularly those who are thinking about going to drama school.

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Featured - 27 Feb – 6 Apr 2023

Meisner

The Meisner Technique is a unique training form that teaches actors to respond to stimuli and develop observation and active listening. Students on this course will discover the simplicity of ‘acting

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On 24 January, the nominations for the 95th Academy Awards were announced. The awards ceremony will be held at Dolby Theatre, Ovation Hollywood on Sunday 12 March. Find out which RADA graduate was nominated.

The 80th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this week in a ceremony held on 10 January in LA. This year saw a number of RADA graduates nominated for their artistry.

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We are delighted that the Office for Students has announced that RADA has been awarded world-leading status and funding for our teaching and education activities.

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Please help us secure RADA’s future and keep the door open to the next generation of talent.

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on RADA’s finances and our ability to deliver world-class training. We urgently need to raise £3.2m over the next four years to recover and rebuild, and to support our students. This campaign is Stage Critical.

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About us

Founded in 1904, we offer vocational training for actors, stage managers, designers and technical stage craft specialists.

Our community is diverse, united by a shared passion for theatre-making, the power of stories and how they are told.