Enter a course name, school type and location:

Acting / Musical Theatre School in London, UK

Contact Our School

Arts Educational Schools London:
Welcome to Arts Educational Schools London, located in Chiswick, London Borough of Hounslow in West London. For the last 90 years we have taught and developed some of the worlds leading performing artists across all disciplines. The Arts Educational Professional School offers comprehensive training with specialist musical theatre and acting courses including a one year BA degree course in performance studies, a three year BA degree courses in acting and musical theatre and a one year Masters in acting. We also offer foundation degrees as well as part-time, evening, weekend and holiday courses. Over the years graduates from the School have gone straight into major West End and National theatre productions and musicals, with past students appearing in almost every staged production across the UK. More and more of our graduates can also be seen in regular quality dramas on BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and in British and International feature films.

Email: Contact us here     ( or request a callback ).

Foundation Degrees in Performance with the following options:
- Acting
- Musical Theatre
- Writing for Stage and Screen
- Directing
- Producing

The Foundation Course is a one-year part time course that takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Classes are 2½ hours and follow a structured modular syllabus. The year consists of thirty three weeks, delivered as three terms with regular half term and end of term breaks.

We aim to create an environment for training that is based on trust, mutual respect and shared passion, allowing students to learn from within a strong ensemble group, wPhoto of Acting / Musical Theatre School in London, UKhich grows from the input of each individual.

One of the criteria for successful completion of the course will be attendance and punctuality – you will be expected to attain a consistently high level.

The Foundation Course culminates in a final performance to which students will be able to invite friends and family.

All Foundation Course students enjoy discounted Arts Educational Schools London theatre tickets, membership to the library and gym and access to the bar and canteen.

Foundation Course in Performance - Writing for Stage and Screen Option
:
This course is aimed primarily at students thinking of applying for full-time accredited training at a Drama School or on a practical University course, giving a real taster of what full-time training requires and boosting confidence for auditions. It is also useful for those who wish to test their capacity and commitment to acting and musical theatre. Students are required to have dedication and commitment, as the course runs according to strict professional discipline. It aims to teach the craft and skills required by a performer at the beginning of their professional training.

Foundation Degree in Preformance - Directing option:

This course is aimed primarily at students thinking of applying for full-time accredited training at a Drama School or on a practical University course, giving a real taster of what full-time training requires and boosting confidence for auditions. It is also useful for those who wish to test their capacity and commitment to acting and musical theatre. Students are required to have dedication and commitment, as the course runs according to strict professional discipline. It aims to teach the craft and skills required by a performer at the beginning of their professional training.

1 Year Post Diploma BA(Hons) Performance Studies:
21 years +

During the last 20 years Acting and Musical Theatre schools with NCDT or CDET accredited courses have actively sought university association and degree status for their courses. The PDBA was conceived because it was felt that any student with a Diploma in Acting or Musical Theatre from any UK NCDT or CDET accredited Drama Course should have access to a qualification at Degree level.

It is deemed that the completion of a three year accredited full time vocational course plus the PDBA conversion course are comparable to the training recImage of Acting / Musical Theatre School in London, UKeived by courses that are presently award degrees, and this is why the PDBA can offer, via conversion, a full BA Honours degree in Performance studies.

This academic course will enable the student to reflect with greater depth on various aspects of their previous training and to emerge with a qualification that is broadly recognised, transferable and a base upon which further study and career development can be built.

It will extend the student’s theoretical experience of a range of performance styles and their understanding of the value and process of research.

It will enable the student to articulate ideas in both oral and written form, to create seminar presentations and to focus on a particular aspect of the performing arts in a final dissertation.

3 Year/BA Hons Acting:
The acting course trains actors to work in a contemporary, industry-relevant environment and, as a consequence, we offer a thorough training in film and television to run alongside the more established training for theatre and radio.

- We aim to produce actors who can employ strong vocal and physical skills to express a complex understanding of the inner lives of their characters, together with an ability to represent subtle and complex character relationships in a variety of performance contexts.

- We create an environment for training that is based on trust, mutual respect and passion, so the students will be secure enough to take huge creative risks.

The course is constructed to take the students on a creative journey that allows them to develop their individual skills to become inventive and imaginative actors. They discover how to use their unique personalities in the creation of truthful and original characters.

3 year BA Hons Musical Theatre:
The Musical Theatre programmes develop students as ‘triple threat’ performers, offering multiple skills in Singing, Acting and Dancing.

Students will have the opportunity to work alongside prominent industry figures, including; directors, musical directors and choreographers to build their skills to become confident performers rPhotos of Arts Educational Schools Londoneady for the professional industry and further education.

Students in receipt of Dance and Drama Award (see Grants and Awards section) who successfully complete the 3yr course will also be awarded the National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre (3 years).

The 3yr Musical Theatre course is validated by City University and accredited by the Council for Dance Education and Training.

The Musical Theatre course is structured to take each student on a creative learning journey that allows them to develop individual and group skills required to become intelligent, imaginative all round performers.

They will discover how to develop their own personalities to perform with confidence, character, musicality and style.

In Years One and Two the three core skills required by a musical theatre performer are developed in Dance, Singing and Acting.

The weekly dance classes will cover the many different disciplines required by today’s performers; Jazz, Classical ballet, pas de deux, Tap, Street Jazz and contemporary dance.

Every student receives weekly one to one singing and repertoire tuition, weekly ensemble classes, weekly performance and acting through song classes.

The acting workshops will build students confidence in performance, learning a wide range of acting styles and techniques alongside gaining important tools needed to develop a well supported and expressive voice.

The third and final year of the course is a production year aimed to get students ready for the professional environment. Students will perform on a regular basis and participate in full scale public performances, equipping each student with the stamina to go straight into professional productions.

The training culminates in a West End showcase for an invited audience of industry figures including casting directors, agents, producers, directors and choreographers.

Part-time Courses:
We also offer part-time, evening, Saturday and holiday courses for children, youth and adults.

Email: Contact Us

Request a Callback

Address: 14 Bath Road, Chiswick, London, England , UK & England
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-09-19 were from:

Johannesburg, South Africa;   Haugesund, Norway;   lower saxony, Germany;   Chessington;   Alfaro, USA;   Barcelona, Spain, Spain;   Italy;   Chicago, USA;   Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania;   New York, USA;   and more.
Related Schools & Programs. Inquire to our admissions team today:
London Art Portfolio
Courses / Programs
• London Art Portfolio is a leading provider of art and design qualifications to UK and international students.

• Located in Wapping, Tower Hamlets, East London (and close to Tower Bridge), we offer a 24-week Foundation Course in Art and Design which could be ideal for anyone who would like to prepare to study for a Bachelor Degree in art, design or architecture.

• This practical, project-based art foundation course aims to help you to develop a strong, individual portfolio of creative work and decide on your future pathway. Specialist options include Architecture, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Graphic Design, and Textile Design.

Student Review:
"London Art Portfolio helped me find my creative self again, it helped me learn how to develop my own projects and how to present them properly. Fantastic team, great tutorials, vibrant and inspiring atmosphere. I will be eternally thankful to London Art Portfolio."
- Shanice
Foundation Course in Art and Design:
Duration: 24 weeks

- Explore a wide range of art and design subjects as part of a preparation for BA application.

Students choose from one of the following specialist pathways:

• Fine Art
• Fashion Design
• Textile Design
• Graphic Design
• Architecture and 3D Spatial Design
Birmingham School of Acting
Courses / Programs
Situated in Bimingham, West Midlands in England, Birmingham School of Acting is a small specialist institution offering full-time higher education acting, performance, stage management and theatre courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as part-time and summer school courses for adults, teenagers and children. Birmingham School of Acting is a faculty of Birmingham City University and its acting courses are accredited by the National Council for Drama Training (NCDT).

Full time courses at Birmingham School of Acting include the bachelor degree in acting, a very intense course where you will learn to cope with anything the professional world may put your way, and adapt your core skills to embrace any style of acting. All our courses are focused on developing professional actors through vocational, performance based training. We offer a series of full course training paths in Acting, Theatre and Performance related training at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
- Full-time courses in acting for adults:
* BA (Hons) Acting
* BA (Hons) Stage Management
* BA (Hons) Community and Applied Theatre / Dance Theatre
* PG Dip / MA Acting
* Pg Dip Physical Theatre
* Pg Dip / MA Professional Voice Practice
* MA Acting: the British tradition

- Part-time courses for adults
- Part-time courses for children and teenagers from 7 -17 years including Creative Drama and Effective Communication Classes
- Summer acting school for adults and children
London Centre Of Contemporary Music
Courses / Programs
The London Centre of Contemporary Music is located at 50 - 52 Union Street, Southwark, London, SE1 1TD. We provide a wide range of music performance and production courses such as short part time evening courses, weekend and summer courses, fully accredited HND and NVQ Level 4 combined courses in Music Production and Performance as well as specialist courses aimed at professional musicians. Acceptance is done on the basis of an initial assessment. Call the admission office to book an appointment.
Part time evening courses, weekend and summer programmes, fully accredited HND and NVQ Level 4 combined courses in Music Production and Performance as well as specialist courses aimed at professional musicians.
KLC School of Design, London
Courses / Programs
KLC School of Design in Central London, is an accredited interior and garden design training school offering full-time, part-time, blended & open learning certificate and diploma courses. Our industry links are second to none and we provide an outstanding careers service combining carefully structured career workshops, individual careers advice and mentoring and work experience opportunities. Employers return to us on a regular basis knowing that our students will have had a realistic and practical training for the design workplace and that great care will have been taken to match the student to the requirements of the practice.

KLC is the only design college in the U.K. to be accredited by both the British Accreditation Council (BAC) and the Open & Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC). KLC School of Design has also been licensed by the UK Border Agency to enrol international students under Tier 4 of the Points Based System.
Full-time, Part-time, Blended & Open Learning Interior Design Courses:

- Diploma in Interior Design
- Pre-Diploma Course
- Certificate in Interior Decoration
- CAD courses
- Short Courses
- Design Your Own Home
- Corporate Training
- Continuing Professional Development

Garden Design Courses also available.
Photoion Photography, London
Courses / Programs
Photoion Photography in Central London is a professional photographic training school offering weekend photography courses and workshops for beginners to advanced students throughout the year. Photoion provides professional photographic training that gives you the knowledge and hands-on practical experience to learn how to make properly exposed and beautiful photographs. Whether you are new with photography, want to improve your skills or simply want to take better pictures on holiday, Photoion is the place to learn photography quickly and effectively.

You will be taught with professional methods including power point presentation projected on a large screen, physical examples, practical exercises, impromptu demonstrations, tests, etc. You will get to go out and practice with the camera. You will also receive a PDF version of the full course material on a CD.
Weekend Photography Courses and Workshops in London:

- Digital Photography Course for Beginners
- Digital Photography Course for Intermediates
- Special Photographic Techniques Workshops
- Photographing Southbank by Night Workshop
- Portrait Photography Course
- Studio Lighting Photography Course
- Product Photography Course in London
Arts University Bournemouth (AUB)
Courses / Programs
• Spend a summer, short semester, or academic year abroad in the UK with Arts University Bournemouth - a leading creative university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education.

• Situated just 2 hours south-west of London, we provide 1 to 3-term study abroad BA (Hons) courses for Americans, Canadians, international students, and professionals. Subjects include Architecture, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Effects, and more. 

• In addition to our semester abroad courses, we also provide 3-week specialist summer courses for students ages 16+ where you have full access to the university's state-of-the-art facilities. We also provide a 2-week Creative Arts Summer School course for students ages 14-15.

• AUB gives you the opportunity to develop your creative skills and gain credits towards your university degree without spending 2-3 years studying abroad on a full-time basis.

• Our classrooms feature modern equipment, and the university houses one of the largest art and design libraries in the south of England. Students meet industry professionals and find out why the UK has always been an influential creative resource.

Student Review:
“AUB staff and other students were very welcoming and supportive - a great atmosphere for being creative and meeting people from around the world”
- Phillipe, France
BA (Hons) Semester Abroad Programs:
1, 2 or 3 terms. Subjects include: 

• Animation Production
• Architecture
• Digital Media Production
• Photography
• Fashion Studies
• Film Production
• Fine Art
• Graphic Design
• Textiles
• Dance
• Visual Communication
• Visual Effects Design & Production..

Specialist 3 Week Summer Courses:
• Architecture & 3D Design
• Complete Film Making
• Make-Up for Stage and Screen
• Creative Photography Portfolio
• Introduction to Animation
• Introduction to Fashion Design
• Portfolio Preparation for the Creative Arts