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Welcome

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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Short courses: endless possibilities

With courses in every aspect of acting, theatre production and unique assessments in the form of the Shakespeare Awards, applications are now open for our summer 2020 short courses.

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Royal Television Society awards for RADA graduates

The Royal Television Society announced the winners of their Programme Awards this week, and we're thrilled to see several RADA graduates announced as winners.

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We need to raise £2 million every year to sustain and ensure access to our training. A gift of any size makes a tangible difference to our students.

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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.