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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.

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Elements of RADA: in-person

Evening workshops exploring Voice, Movement, Contemporary Text and Classical Text.

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Featured - November 2024

Shakespeare in New York

Join us this November in New York City for a 3-day advanced Shakespeare short course. Refine your craft, deepen your connection to Shakespeare's text, and elevate your performance skills.

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Featured - 3 March – 22 Aug 2025

Part-time Blended Foundation Course in Acting

Applications close 31 January 2025. An accelerated, part-time course offering participants a solid grounding in actor training through a blend of online and in-person learning over six months.

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We are delighted to share RADA's results from the latest National Student Survey (NSS) with significant achievements in student satisfaction and teaching.

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We are delighted that Originate Actor training has been shortlisted for the Widening Access Partnership Award at this year’s NEON Awards.

Offered in collaboration with Theatre Peckham, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and RADA, Originate prepares young actors for Drama School and the industry via a free intensive nine-month programme.

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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.

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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.