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We are dedicated to world-leading training in the dramatic arts. Craft, openness, rigour and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. This is where we realise dramatic potential.

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26 Feb 2021 RADA Talks: Kenneth Branagh and Ralph Fiennes in conversation Book now

The RADA Festival took part as a commissioning partner of HOME in Manchester for their online Homemakers festival. Watch the work.

There is an acting 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.

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Singing Academy for Actors: Online

Includes a masterclass with RADA graduate Imelda Staunton. Work intensively on techniques and strategies to improve your singing from both a musical and dramatic perspective...

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Dynamic Acting for Young Actors: Online

Dynamic Acting for Young Actors is a series of concentrated courses specifically designed to stretch the abilities of young actors...

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Fundamentals of Acting: Online

A new online training programme suitable for anyone interested in learning the basics of acting, particularly those thinking about going to drama school...

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As part of the RADA Talks series, we are pleased to announce a conversation with Kenneth Branagh and Ralph Fiennes, chaired by RADA’s Head of Film, Television and Radio, Pamela Jikiemi. Join us for this streamed event online on 26 February at 8pm.

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Join us this spring to explore your talent.

From Fundamentals of Acting: Online, an intensive four-week training programme, to our unique Singing Academy for Actors: Online, which includes a masterclass led by RADA graduate Imelda Staunton, we offer budding actors of all ages and abilities the opportunity to experience our world-class training.

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We were delighted that RADA graduate and Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo was able to lead a singing masterclasses for graduating RADA student Daniel Bowerbank as part of the BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine series.

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RADA needs radical change and must work together as a community to achieve it. We are committed to working with students, staff, graduates and the industry to create an anti-racist culture and institution.

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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.