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Course overview

Whether you are a total beginner or looking to refresh your acting skills, experience some of the basics that underpin RADA's actor training with any one (or more) of these self-contained workshop days.

The workshops are taught face-to-face in the RADA building, by members of the academy’s faculty.

Choose a day of two classes from the following options: Voice and Movement; Text and Acting; Improvisation and Devising; or Dance and Singing. Or why not make your own mini course over several days?

Part of our Acting Essentials series of courses.

11 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Movement
2pm – 5pm RADA Voice

12 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Voice
2pm – 5pm RADA Movement

13 April 2022

10am – 1pm RADA Text
2pm – 5pm RADA Acting

14 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Acting
2pm – 5pm RADA Text

19 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Improvisation
2pm – 5pm RADA Devising

20 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Devising
2pm – 5pm RADA Improvisation

21 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Dance
2pm – 5pm RADA Singing

22 April 2022

10am – 1pm: RADA Singing
2pm – 5pm RADA Dance

Entry requirements

  • No audition/some selection possible.
  • Participants have to be 16+. There is no upper age limit on this course.
  • Please remember that, although there is no upper age limit, this is a physically demanding course. While any specific needs will be taken fully into account, participants must be reasonably fit.
  • Fluent, confident knowledge of the English language is essential.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Those who do not have any prior experience
  • Those wishing to hone particular skills
  • Those thinking of applying for an actor training

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

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.

Fees are non-returnable once a student has started a course.

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.

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.