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Course overview

Focusing on key subjects taught within the Academy: Voice, Movement, Contemporary Text and Classical Text.

Class sizes are kept small for the work to be detailed and are therefore suitable for students of all levels.

The workshops are self-contained sessions, allowing you to book for as many as you wish.

Part of our Acting Essentials series of courses.

Entry requirements

  • No audition/some selection possible.
  • Applicants have to be 20+. There is no upper age limit on this course.

Number of places

Places for these classes are limited to 8 people; to avoid disappointment please book early.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • No need for prior experience.
  • Actors or directors looking for new approaches.
  • Relevant for those wishing to improve audition/interview skills or who work in 'speaking professions'.

The remaining dates and content of the Autumn Term 2021 online workshops are:

  • Monday 8 November – Movement
  • Tuesday 9 November – Contemporary Text
  • Wednesday 10 November – Classical Text
  • Monday 15 November – Voice
  • Tuesday 16 November – Movement
  • Wednesday 17 November – Contemporary Text
  • Monday 22 November – Classical Text
  • Tuesday 23 November – Voice
  • Wednesday 24 November – Movement
  • Monday 29 November – Contemporary Text
  • Tuesday 30 November – Classical Text
  • Wednesday 1 December – Voice
  • Monday 6 December – Movement
  • Tuesday 7 December – Contemporary Text
  • Wednesday 8 December – Classical Text

The dates and content of the Spring Term 2022 online workshops are:

  • Monday 17 January – Contemporary Text
  • Tuesday 18 January – Classical Text
  • Wednesday 19 January - Voice
  • Monday 24 January – Movement
  • Tuesday 25 January – Contemporary Text
  • Wednesday 26 January – Classical Text
  • Monday 31 January – Voice
  • Tuesday 1 February – Movement
  • Wednesday 2 February – Contemporary Text
  • Monday 7 February – Classical Text
  • Tuesday 8 February – Voice
  • Wednesday 9 February – Movement
  • Monday 14 February – Contemporary Text
  • Tuesday 15 February – Classical Text
  • Wednesday 16 February – Voice
  • Monday 21 February – Movement
  • Tuesday 22 February – Contemporary Text
  • Wednesday 23 February – Classical Text
  • Monday 28 February – Voice
  • Tuesday 1 March – Movement
  • Wednesday 2 March – Contemporary Text
  • Monday 7 March– Classical Text
  • Tuesday 8 March – Voice
  • Wednesday 9 March – Movement
  • Monday 14 March – Contemporary Text
  • Tuesday 15 March – Classical Text
  • Wednesday 16 March – Voice
  • Monday 21 March – Movement
  • Tuesday 22 March – Contemporary Text
  • Wednesday 23 March – Classical Text

How to book

Book your place online

Your booking confirmation will be sent by email. There is no box office collection available.

If you have questions relating to your booking, please email

Prior to your workshop, you will be contacted with any specific text/material/instructions required.

Frequently asked questions

Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?

No. A Certificate of Completion is not available for this course. At the discretion of RADA Short Courses, a letter or email may be available, providing attendance has been fulfilled, and the student has adhered to Rules and Regulations of the Academy (see below).

Does the course count towards university credits?

There are no University Credits associated with this course.

What is the cancellation policy?

Once you are accepted onto the course, you will receive full details of our cancellation policy. Once payment has been made, it is strongly recommended that all students insure themselves to cover the loss of fees in the event of illness, or accident for which the Academy cannot accept any liability.

What are the rules and regulations of the Academy?

By participating in the course you undertake to conform to the General Rules and Regulations of the Academy.

Students must understand, conform, and adhere to the Academy’s Health and Safety Procedures and Policies.

The Academy’s Principal or Course Director shall, at their absolute discretion, have the right to terminate the course in respect of any student whose presence or conduct is in contravention of the same.

All courses are non-transferrable and non-refundable.

If, for reason of epidemic or national crisis, the Academy is compelled to close during the course, no fees can be returned or compensation be made for any period of tuition that may have been lost through the Academy’s inability to carry out its work.

All classes begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted. Due to the structure of the course, full attendance is required.

Friends or other persons who are not officially enrolled are not permitted to sit in on classes, rehearsals, or presentations.

All students are expected to wear the correct and appropriate clothing for each class.

Students are expected to maintain a professional standard of dress and hygiene at all times.

Photography or recording of any kind is strictly prohibited in the classroom areas without permission from the Academy’s staff.

RADA does not discriminate against applicants on the grounds of sex, disability, ethnicity, or sexuality. We welcome applications from disabled people, and offer places solely on the basis of potential and suitability for the course. The school is housed in a recently-refurbished building which provides good access for wheelchair users.

Decisions made by the Academy regarding the selection of instructors, the allocation of students to study groups, the material for that study group, and any roles allocated are final and not open to negotiation.

It is important to note that the Academy does not accept responsibility for students beyond the scheduled teaching hours on the RADA premises.