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Youth Company

Our Youth Company brings together young people aged 16-20 interested in acting or theatre production to learn and work together.

Youth Company: Acting

Youth Company: Theatre Production

Originate Actor Training

A course for 17-23 year olds wanting to take their acting to the next level, and who are interested in future full-time drama training and/or professional work. Run in partnership with Theatre Peckham, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Young & Talented.

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Shakespeare for Young Audiences

90-minute Shakespeare plays touring to Greater London state schools at no cost to schools. Featuring students from our BA (Hons) in Acting and Foundation Degree in Technical Theatre & Stage Management.

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We work with targeted primary and secondary schools as well as further education colleges, and focus on schools that have a high proportion of students from under-represented groups. We also partner with local theatres across the UK to introduce and prepare young people for life at drama school.

Workshops and Q&A sessions

Theatre production taster days (16-20)

Workshops across the UK

The Next Stage

We have previously linked up with Platform to deliver a course designed to help young people aged 16-19 decide if they want to apply for drama school.

Previous Acting course

Previous Theatre Production course

Access to Acting

Previously, we collaborated on a three-year project that provided integrated workshops and courses for participants with physical and sensory impairments. We worked to encourage disabled people into vocational training and running workshops across the UK.

Previous Access to Acting workshops


We welcome potential new partners. From theatre companies, venues, arts organisations, youth groups and educational charities, we realise that partnership work gives many more people access to RADA.

Access and participation partnerships


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Our safeguarding policy

Our equality and diversity policy

Our access policy

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