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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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Tony Award nominations announced

Nominations have been announced for this year's Tony Awards, which celebrate excellence in theatre on Broadway.

Graduates Janet McTeer and Bertie Carvel are both nominated, while Rosemary Harris will be awarded a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater.

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Two RADA graduates are 2019 BAFTA TV Award winners

Ben Whishaw and Fiona Shaw won awards for Best Supporting Actor and Actress at this year's BAFTA TV Awards, which were announced in London recently.

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RADA and Audible: what Britain's best brands can teach the world

Now published exclusively on Audible, How To Outperform: What Britain's Best Brands Can Teach the World takes a look behind the scenes of some of Britain's oldest and most well-known institutions to see how they have stood the test of time.

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Short courses: lasting impact - Acting and Theatre Production

Last spring and summer we welcomed 500 students onto our Short Courses aged between 16-70 from over 30 countries - to give them a taste of our training.

From the feedback we gain and the relationships we build with our attendees, we know that our Short Courses have a lasting impact on people’s lives - and many people return to us each year.

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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.