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Local Drama Schools

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Find a Drama Schools near you. is a Performing Arts School Directory for adults and children, Dance, Drama Schools and Acting Courses near you.

How to get involved in your local Drama School, Dance or Singing, or musical theatre Class.
If you are looking for a Performing Arts school online please use our advanced search.

Plus, now online drama classes - Schools now offer both face to face classes and online acting classes and full time online Performing Arts schools. 

  • Since the pandemic started in 2020 Performing Arts Schoolshave been offering online classes in drama, singing and dance classes, and now despite restrictions being lifted schools can offer students both on and off lineclasses.

The UK's biggest directory of Drama and Performing Arts classes and schools and Easter and Summer Schools and workshops.
Established 2007.

Whatever your age, ability or experience there are always Drama classes, Musical Theatre Classes, Film Acting Classes and acting workshops to accommodate you. Finding a drama school near you is easy!

  • At we have lots of acting tips, Industry advice and a Comprehensive Directory of UK Drama Schools that offer full and part time acting courses for adults and children, plus a wide range of Musical Theatre Classes and TV and Film Classes.

The Performing Arts offers you a chance to expand your creativity, develop confidence and social skills along with developing your own acting technique.

Acting Schools on our Directory offer a variety of classes that include, musical theatre, Improvisation classes, method acting, meisner and TV and Film Acting. As well as Summer schools and Easter Holiday workshops find a class near you by using our search at the top of the page. Whatever your budget we can help find a suitable and affordable class.

So many UK primary and secondary schools are unable to offer Children's Drama and Performing Arts, luckily the UK have a plethora of part time drama schools near you offering after school drama activities to children and adults.

Choosing a school can be challenging so we have a few tips to help you get started.

As a young actor starting out it is important to find acting classes that can further your chances of having a career as an actor. Networking is a crucial part of this. From finding the right school, to getting an agent we can help you on your way.

Our Acting resources cover many different Drama topics, including how to do a Self Tape, information on acting techniques like Stanisvlaski and Meisner, how to create your own work as an actor and how to market yourself as an actor.

Becoming an actor requires passion, determination, talent and staying power. To achieve your dream you must be prepared to work hard and keep improving your craft.

For children drama can be a great way to improve confidence, make new friends and develop speech and listening skills.

Whatever has brought you to Dramaclasses we hope you find all the information you need to start you or your child on an exciting journey into the Arts.

If you run your own Performing Arts School don't miss out, sign up your school now by clicking HERE 

Looking for drama games for your class? Here at we have put together a book of 99 drama games and activities you can play in the class room or online. This is available as a download only making it a great class companion to keep on your phone or lap top. Download for just £5.00

Looking to study acting or musical theatre full time?

Full time Drama Schools in the UK 
Guildford School of Acting
Guildford School of Acting at the University of Surrey is one of the most highly regarded theatre schools in the UK with a vibrant community of performers, performance makers, creative practitioners and technicians graduating from our wide variety of programmes each year. Applications and Auditions.

The International School of Screen Acting
ISSA  is the leading specialist screen acting school in the UK. This unique drama school offers One and Two year full-time TV and Film acting courses, as well as part time courses. ISSA is located in the Heart of the prestigious 3 Mills Studios. Audition dates

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is London's International Drama School.  We are also one of the UK's top specialist higher education institutions delivering education in a single subject: theatre training.  
We think we deliver the best of both worlds through our unique degree programmes and by providing top-flight training that leads to excellent career prospects. How to apply

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
At Central we put your future career at the heart of everything we do, and when you leave, you’ll be a specialist in your subject – with the preparation you’ll need to get work in a fast-moving performing arts industry. How to apply

We offer vocational, practice-based training for actors. Our students work with exceptional teachers, directors and industry practitioners. We believe that you learn how to excel in the dramatic arts by doing, so all our training is based on practical experience in conditions that will prepare you for the professional world. Take a tour book now

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Formerly known as Birmingham School of Acting, we became part of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in 2017. With roots as a drama school going back to 1936, we retain the professional outlook and commitment to contemporary training that has seen our drama provision consistently rated amongst the best in the UK (currently ranked as top three in the Guardian League Table 2019). We also train the associated disciplines of Stage Management and Applied Performance, which provides the perfect learning environment to launch your career as a performance industry professional. Auditions and Interviews

East 15
For over 50 years, we have produced actors, directors, theatre practitioners and technicians for the international stage, TV, film and radio. Applying for East 15

At LAMDA we offer exceptional vocational training to actors, technicians, stage managers and directors from around the world. As a world-leading conservatoire, we are committed to seeking out the most talented dramatic artists and technicians. How to apply

Italia Conti Academy
Italia Conti is a college of Performing Arts which offers quality training in a broad spectrum of skills to prepare students for careers in the performing arts industry, whether it be locally, nationally or internationally. The college provides a stimulating, positive and constructive environment where students are encouraged to develop a high standard of work ethic and conduct which will serve them in any field of endeavour in the future. Apply now

Drama Studio
Drama Studio London is a vocational drama school that trains actors for today's acting profession. Our training is provided to the highest standard for students with talent and maturity of outlook. Apply now

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