Drama schools, classes and courses in the London area and Home Counties providing part-time and full-time, evening and weekend, performing arts and drama for children and young people of all ages, including dance, singing, acting, performing, stage, theatre, television, filming with many opportunities for auditions and casting.
Bunbanter Saturday School Bunbanter Education now runs a Saturday theatre school is Ealing, West London. They cover the core three subjects of drama, singing and dance but also specialise in media classes such as screen acting, commercials and radio classes.
Ealing W5 4EA t: 020 8560 9977
Drama Workhouse Drama workshop for adults and children led by professional actors in London.
London NW10 9QH m: 07958 653725
Belcanto Academy Specialist school that provides quality training, education and higher qualifications for a successful career within the performing arts industry for pupils aged 10yrs - 21yrs.
Bexley SE9 5DQ t: 020 8850 9888
Hurtwood House A unique school with 300 sixth form boarding places. Combines superb, professional drama and media facilities with a particularly broad range of A'level subjects.
Dorking RH5 6NU t: 01483 279000
Group 64 Youth Theatre A vibrant community youth theatre with a reputation for exceptional youth productions, weekly classes, and holiday projects offering young people the opportunity to experience theatre and the arts first hand through performing, directing & devising.
Putney SW15 6AW t: 020 8788 6935
Sharpe Academy Teaches children aged 7 - 18 on Sundays in Harrow on the Hill. Their performing arts classes are based around musical theatre and acting for stage & screen.
Harrow m: 07500 569024
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art RADA is a vocational training establishment, which equips student actors, actresses, stage managers and technical craft specialists for careers at the highest level in theatre, television, film and radio
Gower Street WC1E 6ED t: 020 7636 7076
Ashbourne College Ashbourne offers the AQA A Level, which covers both theoretical and practical aspects of drama and gives students a good balance between physical performance and academic written work.
Kensington W8 4PL t: 020 7937 3858
Stagecoach Fulham Stagecoach has been providing training in dance, drama and singing to children aged 4-18 throughout the UK for over twenty years. The Fulham school is located at Lady Margaret School in Parson's Green.
Fulham SW6 4UN t: 0845 202 5727
Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts The Italia Conti acting department offers a 3 year BA (Hons) Acting degree and a theatre arts school (10 - 16 yrs), performing arts, singing courses, weekend and summer schools.
SW London SW9 9PH t: 020 7733 3210
CentreStage School of Performing Arts Drama, dance and singing. Classes every Saturday morning and afternoon. Holiday workshops. Private coaching in acting, public speaking, interview and audition techniques.
Holland Park - Hampstead - Chelsea t: 020 7328 0788
Voice-over Master Class Expert TV voice-over training from one of the UK's leading voice professionals, utilising studios in London and Hertfordshire. First lesson free online.
Theatre Tribe Academy Academy for the performing arts, offering bespoke musical theatre holiday experiences to young people wishing to learn from industry pros with backgrounds of the West End and National tours.
Streatham - Hampstead - Lee t: 020 3239 3149
BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology Mixed state school, independent of any Local Education Authority and all places are free. The first of its kind dedicated to education and vocational training for the performing arts and the technology which makes performance possible. Aged 14-18yrs
Croydon CR0 2HN t: 020 8665 5242
Stagecoach Started in England in 1988, now with over 300 schools throughout the London area, SE England and nationwide.
Nationwide t: 080808 78243
The Bunbury Banter Young Theatre Company Brand new young theatre group for 16+ in the Ealing area, run by an established local theatre company. Bunbury Banter’s Young Theatre Company offers participants a safe, creative environment to explore the diversity of theatre & the arts.
Ealing W5 4XP t: 020 3137 7994
London Bubble London Bubble's theatre group is for people aged 18yrs and above. Also youth theatre group with activities for young people of all ages, with programmes work in schools and the community.
London SE16 4JD t: 020 7237 4434
Guildhall School of Music & Drama The Guildhall School of Music & Drama offers musicians, actors, stage managers and theatre technicians a dynamic environment in which to develop as artists and professionals.
Barbican EC2Y 8DT t: 020 7628 257
Purple Moon Drama Drama school in central London running Saturday workshops - a Youth Theatre Company specialising in acting classes and performing arts for 14 to 25 year olds.
63 Martha Street E1 2PA t: 07838 131764
Susi Earnshaw Theatre School Full time independent stage school. Students accepted at Key Stage 2 age. Pupils also study classes in all aspects of the performing arts and are taught by experienced professional tutors
Barnet EN5 t: 020 8441 5010
Education in Stage and Theatre Arts Theatre, music, drama, movement education in Chiswick W4 run by Esta Charkham, a leading figure in the entertainment industry. Class leaders from professional theatre & degree course graduates. Classes for 6 to 17yrs.
Chiswick W4 2NL t: 020 8741 2843
The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts Weekend drama schools for children 4 to 18 around London & the South East. Film & TV modules, quirky kidz, creative stages, inspiring principals, comedy & drama, musical theatre and much more.
Croydon - Woodford Green - Chelmsford - Amersham - Haslemere - Guildford t: 08456 732022
Rose Bruford College Offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in theatre and related arts validated by the University of Manchester.Distance learning, part-time, summer schools and young people's theatre workshop during Easter and Summer
Sidcup DA15 9DF t: 020 8308 2600
Murphy Kidman Edwards Well-reputed Central London drama classes for 6 to 16 year olds. Whether your child's aim is fun or fame, we offer different class levels to cater for all
London SE1 2DW t: 020 7993 4596
Step Up Music Theatre School Part time stage school in Sydenham, Bromley, Woodford Green and Blackheath for children aged 4 to 22 years and operates every weekend during term time.Step Up currently has schools .
Sydenham - Bromley - Woodford Green - Blackheath t: 020 8293 5848
Drama Queens Drama classes for boys and girls from 5-11yrs. Parties and holiday workshops.
Queen's Park - Hampstead - Hammersmith t: 020 8968 4192
City Academy City Academy offer acting and drama classes for all levels from beginners to advanced; and for all styles from Shakespeare to screen acting.
City of London EC1R 5ET t: 020 7042 8833
Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School Dancing, singing, acting, design and film classes with professionals from theatre, film and television for children and young people from underprivileged backgrounds.
London E5 0RB t: 020 7682 1403
Artists Theatre School Artists Theatre School runs Saturday classes led by professional working artists in film, television, theatre. Students learn voice production, song, mime, movement, improvisation, stagefighting, dance, text study, interpretation, prose, poetry.
Ealing W13 9DJ t: 020 8537 1648
m: 07941 000688
Allsorts Free trial class. courses are suitable for children with or without previous drama experience. Small classes allow individual attention where each child’s progress can be closely monitored. Age groups: 4-6, 7-11, 11-14, 14-18.
Fulham - Hampstead - Prince's Gate - Putney t: 020 8969 3249
Theatre Peckham Performing arts workshops for all ages from 0 - 18 (and some adult classes) in drama, musical theatre, singing, tap, ballet, street, jazz, African and black dance.
Peckham SE5 7SD t: 020 7708 5401
London School Of Musical Theatre One year intensive full time course of vocational training for talented individuals who wish to realise their full potential in musical theatre.
Borough Road SE1 1DN t: 020 7407 4407
Arts Educational School Based in West London, Arts Ed is known as one of London's premier training schools in the performing arts.
Chiswick W4 1LY t: 020 8987 6688
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts Stands at the forefront of artistic specialist education in the UK. Offers a unique opportunity for girls and boys showing talent in one or more of the performing arts yet still wish to benefit from a fine academic education to ‘A’ level. Day or boarding.
Tring, Herts HP23 5LX t: 01442 824255
Drama Classes Drama resources for children, students and teachers.
t: 01923 721109
Dominique Moore's Acting Workshops The Dominique Moore one day acting workshops are for young people aged 5-18 who are passionate about acting and would like to learn more, based at Sylvia Young Theatre School Marylebone and Artsdepot, Finchley. Private tuition available.
Marylebone - Finchley t: 020 3214 0800
Best Shot Youth Theatre Co Children's & youth theatre (8-19yrs) full range of drama activities. Termtime acting training through games and improvisation. Intensive holiday production courses, major show in a week, fully equipped theatre. Courses run by professional theatre staff.
Wimbledon SW19 t: 020 8540 1238
Central School of Speech and Drama The Central School of Speech and Drama was founded in 1906 by Elsie Fogerty to offer an entirely new form of training in speech and drama for young actors and other students
NW3 3HY t: 020 7722 8183
Spotlights Theatre School Tuition in the performing arts for children aged 2 to 16. Fun and exciting classes held every week concentrating on improving self confidence. Free trial classes are available
Orpington, Kent BR6 9SA t: 020 8460 5711
Barnet Theatretrain Professional performing arts training for 6-18yrs every Saturday morning in term time. Free trial sessions available. All students perform in London's West End. Now in the newly refurbished Barnet College.
Barnet College EN5 4AZ t: 01707 327967
Bounds Green Theatretrain Based at The Alexandra Park Secondary School on Saturday mornings. Dancing, singing and drama classes & summer performance weeks for 6-18 years with productions in local & West End Theatres. Develop skills, build confidence and lots of fun along the way
Bounds Green N11 2AZ t: 0800 876 6586
Jigsaw Arts Jigsaw Arts in Barnet run performing arts schools, drama classes and activity schemes in London and Hertfordshire for children aged 3-16yrs.
Barnet EN5 t: 020 8447 4530
Young Starz Academy Free trial class - drama, dance, singing for children aged 4 to 12 years in Ealing, Muswell Hill, Totteridge, Kingston, Tooting, Bromley, Wanstead, Epping, Bexleyheath, Pinner, Orpington, Epsom, Dunstable, Oxford, Dorking, Milton Keynes, Rochester.
London - Middx - Herts - Kent - Surrey - Beds - Oxon - Essex - Bucks t: 0845 838 8357
Helen O'Grady Drama Academy The Helen O'Grady Drama Academy has for over 30 Years been helping children between the ages of 5-17 to act confidently and speak clearly. The Academy is the largest community based drama school that caters to all ages and abilities.
Plumstead SE18 2SE t: 020 8 331 0707
ACTiv-8 Orange Tree Theatre Richmond on Thames adult acting classes and workshops.
Richmond upon Thames m: 07896 958665
Stagecoach Staines Stagecoach Staines runs drama classes, dance classes and singing classes at Thomas Knyvett College, Stanwell Road, Ashford for children aged 6-18 years.
Ashford, Middx TW15 3DU t: 0845 0556356
Sense Theatre Sense Theatre in Lightwater Surrey specialises in running after school drama activities to increase children’s confidence, self esteem & team work skills through fun engaging drama games and activities as well as circus, singing and dancing!
Lightwater, Surrey GU18 5LF m: 07557 657045
Stagecoach Harrow Stagecoach Harrow provides tuition for 4-18yr olds in drama, singing & dance, students come from Harrow, Pinner, Ruislip, Northolt, Wembley. Lessons are taught by industry professionals and students enjoy learning new skills for life.
South Harrow HA2 9AG t: 020 8841 7774
City Acting Drama classes for beginners in London. The course is designed for learning acting skills, improving your confidence when speaking in public, meeting new people and having fun. Classes 5 mins from public transport in Angel, Swiss Cottage, Clapham Junction.
Central London t: 020 7652 1054
Celebrity Talent Academy Acting academy in London for children and teenagers looking for a career in film and television. Tuition combines solid training in acting techniques, celebrity workshops with stars from Disney and UK TV and access to casting agents.
Kings Cross N7 9AH t: 0845 116 2355
Youth Music Theatre UK Started in 2003 by a group of experienced and committed people determined to create a dynamic, vibrant and participatory company which could bring together young people from around the UK in music theatre projects.
Wardour Street W1D 6QF t: 0870 240 5057
East 15 Acting School The contribution of East 15 actors to the British theatre, television, and film over the past three decades has been immense
Loughton IG10 3RY t: 020 8508 5983
Sylvia Young Theatre School This Central London school provides a specialised balanced education, with a clear focus on performance arts and a stimulating all round curriculum.
Marylebone NW1 6NJ t: 020 7402 0673
Reflect Productions Students, enrolling in their drama club, need have no previous experience in drama or performing arts; whilst they will cover the basics of performance technique, classes are also great for those who just need to build up a bit of confidence.
Merton Park - Hammersmith m: 07952 127021
LAMDA Drama School The LAMDA academy in Baron's Court W london continues to provide a premium classical training for the cutting-edge professional. Recent achievements bear witness to the range and quality of its provision.
Baron's Court W14 9DA t: 020 8834 0500
Perform Unique drama, dance and singing workshops exclusively for 4 to 7 yr olds. Schools in Fulham, Harrow, Chiswick, Ealing, Pinner & Stanmore.
Fulham - Harrow - Chiswick - Ealing - Pinner - Stanmore t: 020 7209 3805
Dramarama Stage School Term-time courses on Saturday mornings & Monday evenings for 3 - 13 yr olds in Hampstead. Action packed drama classes, street dance, musical theatre, drama exams. After-school clubs programme in North & NW London, performing arts in school holidays.
Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead NW3 5SQ t: 020 8446 0891
Performance Academy London PAL's SW London workshops & afterschool clubs all focus on drama as a key learning tool. Dramatic art is held at the core of PAL's drama sessions. This focus on drama allows for the incorporation of other types of performance such as dance and singing.
South West London t: 020 8891 4572
Act Arts ACT provides LAMDA drama and musical theatre classes from 3-18yrs. In these classes the focus is on building self-confidence and developing performance skills.
Bexleyeheath DA6 7DA t: 020 8304 7800
Court Theatre Company Train for a life in the theatre by working in the theatre - BA Hons Acting, 2yr diplomas and 1yr post-graduate diplomas.
Kings Cross N1 9AA t: 020 7833 0870
Clean Break Studios Multi-faceted entertainment company in Kentish Town London specialising in film, theatre & music, the drama school provides high-level actor training for employment in film, television, theatre industry creating tangible opportunities for all students.
Kentish Town NW5 2LB m: 07957 498318
The Associated Studios London based drama school and professional development studio offering workshops, masterclasses and courses including 4 month and 1 year courses in opera and musical theatre.
The Hub W6 8HJ t: 020 7385 2038
m: 07946 629734
Dragon Drama Children's theatre workshop company based at Strawberry Hill House and Landon Down Theatre, their aim is to push forward creative ideas and produce new exciting theatre for children and young adults. Patrons: Dame Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Robert Hardy.
Twickenham - Teddington t: 020 8617 3141
Stagecoach Chigwell Drama & musical theatre school in Chigwell. They provide dance, drama, singing, costumes, lights, mics - all you need is enthusiasm! Open to all, places strictly limited.
Chigwell IG7 6QF m: 07966 243104
The Place One of the UK's premier centre for contemporary dance, uniting training, creation and performance in one unique building.
Duke's Road WC1H 9PY t: 020 7121 1000
Beckenham Theatretrain Theatretrain is a part time performing arts school teaching pupils from 6-18 years dance, drama & singing.
Beckenham, Kent BR3 3SJ t: 020 8306 9645
Colin's Performing Arts Wide range of part time classes for children (3-16+ yrs) in all aspects of the performing arts. Performing Arts Diploma for school leavers and those interested in performing arts as a career, adult classes and summer workshops.
Romford RM1 4QA t: 01708 766007
Brian Timoney Actors Studio Ltd Brian Timoney, who has a passion for teaching acting, has created one of the most successful acting schools in London. His school is renowned for its method acting classes.
London m: 07718 997213
LIPA 4:19 Wanstead Affiliated to the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, LIPA 4:19 at Wanstead offers a fun and challenging curriculum in acting, dance & singing for ages 4 to 19.
Wanstead E11 2JZ t: 020 8472 8845
The International School of Screen Acting London TV and film acting courses at The International School of Screen Acting, leading specialist screen acting and unique drama school offering one and two year full-time and part-time acting courses.
London E3 3DU t: 020 8709 8719
Su-Elise Stage School The Su-Elise Stage School aim to develop self discipline and confidence by offering Saturday street dance, acting and singing classes for 5-17yr olds in and around the London area. They also offer for 3-5yr old baby dance classes.
London - Kent t: 0871 717 9791
To Be Seen Online audition resource for the entertainment industry, casting calls are posted seeking actors, extras, presenters, voice-over artists, comedians, singers, models, musicians and dancers in the UK.
Stomp! School for performing arts with professional tuition. Classes in street dance, acting and singing for students aged 6-19yrs. Around a third of Stomp! students are boys. Street dance/Hip Hop taught by award winning choreographer and dancer, Supple.
Mill Hill - Finchley t: 020 8959 5353
All The Arts Theatre School Affordable and confidence building children's classes in performing arts. All sessions include a mixture of dancing, singing and acting with regular opportunities to perform on stage in local & professional productions. Pupils in Mi High & Holby City.
Bromley SE9 4AQ t: 020 8850 2384