Short Course Saturdays
Do you want to get a taster of the RADA Short Course experience?
Our brand-new one-day workshops, taught in-person on a Saturday, offer you a practical insight into four key aspects of RADA's acting training.
The day consists of four classes:
- Contemporary Text
- Classical Text
Learn more about the key subjects at the heart of our training from members of the academy’s faculty in a fun and lively group environment, whether you are a total beginner or an actor looking for new inspiration to expand their approach.
Part of our Acting Essentials series of courses.
- No audition/some selection possible
- Applicants have to be 18+. There is no upper age limit on this course.
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
Your booking confirmation will be sent by email. There is no box office collection available.
After booking, please then submit an information form to us here so that we can find out a bit more about you.
Prior to the class, you will be contacted with login details, along with any specific text, materials or instructions as required.
Please note: all courses are non-refundable and non-transferable. Due to the structure of the course, full attendance is required.
Frequently asked questions
Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes. A Certificate of Completion is available for this course, 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?
All courses are non-refundable and non-transferable. 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.