RADA is shaping an academy for the future. We develop individual potential, nurturing curious, socially-conscious creative practitioners through our world-leading training.
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.
Elements of RADA: in-person
Evening workshops exploring Voice, Movement, Contemporary Text and Classical Text.
Shakespeare Summer School
Investigate Shakespeare from an actor's point of view in this summer school for performers of all levels of experience.
Young Actors: Introductions to RADA
Experience the cornerstones that underpin RADA's actor training with these self-contained workshop days for 16-18 year-olds.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of RADA graduates David Harewood and Cynthia Erivo, as our new President and Vice President. They succeed Kenneth Branagh, who has been an incredibly generous and supportive President over the last nine years.
We are delighted to announce that RADA has been awarded Gold, the highest award, in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), recognising excellence in the quality of our teaching, learning environments and student outcomes.
We are joining forces with Theatre Royal Stratford East and Backstage Niche for their Young Technicians course offering free stage management, lighting and technical training for young people currently underrepresented in the industry.
This free 12-week introductory course for 16–21-year-olds will give students the opportunity to develop practical skills in stage management, lighting and sound with industry professionals.
Building on more than a century of creative achievement, RADA's vocational training for actors, stage managers, designers and technical stage craft specialists brings together a diverse community united by a shared passion for theatre-making and storytelling.