Find out more about our practical, vocational training in acting and theatre production including undergraduate and postgraduate training and short courses.
What's on at RADA
Try a RADA short course
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 Workshops: in-person
Evening workshops exploring Voice, Movement, Contemporary Text and Classical Text.
Acting for Young Actors
For actors aged 16–18. Choose between Exploring Shakespeare, Stage Presence, Contemporary Text and Devising.
Shakespeare Summer School
Investigate Shakespeare from an actor's point of view in this summer school for performers of all levels of experience.
More to discover
BAFTA TV Awards 2023
Congratulations to Ben Whishaw for winning the award for Lead Actor in This is Going to Hurt. Congratulations to everyone nominated, particularly to RADA graduates.
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.
Get to know our students
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.