Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama provides world-class vocational training in dance, drama and circus arts

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Why Conservatoire for Dance and Drama?

The Conservatoire for Dance and Drama has an established record of training its students to a professional standard. It also has an excellent success rate in the number of its students gaining employment.

The Conservatoire comprises eight schools including the Central School of Ballet, Circus Space, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London Contemporary Dance School, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

All of these eight schools are small, specialist institutions with international reputations for high quality training.

Every course is intensely practical. You will spend around 35 hours each week in technique classes, which will prepare you for performance.

International Students

The Conservatoire offers considerable support and advice to international students. Staff can help you find suitable accommodation or manage your finances. They can also provide learning support for anyone whose second language is English.

The schools have first-class facilities, including eight theatre spaces and award-winning premises.

You can benefit from the collaborative projects undertaken across the eight schools and the opportunity to work directly with leading professional artists during your training.

What Students Say:

"My RADA training is the bedrock of my acting life. It allows me to change from one kind of person to another. There is not a job goes by when I do not rely on it."

Fiona Shaw, Acting Graduate
Quick facts
  • 1,113 students and 500 teaching staff.
  • More than 100 different student pieces, plays, dance and circus works are performed to the public each year to audiences that total 100,000.
  • The schools offer vocational courses covering acting, circus arts, ballet, contemporary dance, stage management, theatre directing, costume and scenic art.
  • Notable alumni include actors Gemma Arterton and Dominic Cooper, and dancer Akram Khan.
Location

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama Location

10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, City, EC1R 5EG

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama
Student Testimonials

"My RADA training is the bedrock of my acting life. It allows me to change from one kind of person to another. There is not a job goes by when I do not rely on it."

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