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Find out more about our practical, vocational training in acting and theatre production including undergraduate and postgraduate training and short courses.

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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 Workshops: in-person

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

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Featured - 24 – 28 Jul; 31 Jul – 4 Aug

Acting for Young Actors

For actors aged 16–18. Choose between Exploring Shakespeare, Stage Presence, Contemporary Text and Devising.

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19 Jul – 11 Aug 2023

Shakespeare Summer School

Investigate Shakespeare from an actor's point of view in this summer school for performers of all levels of experience.

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We are holding an online auction in support of Stage Critical between 25 May - 3 June, open now. Find out more about the auction and bid on a range of unique prizes to support a transformative future for RADA and our students.

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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.

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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.

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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.