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Full Time Courses

Drama Studio London produces confident actors, comfortable in the skills necessary to secure regular, quality acting work. We have an exceptionally high success rate in the profession amongst alumni from all our courses. Alongside modern training, we thoroughly immerse the student in the traditional skills of classical language, with particular reference to voice. Each full-time course covers all aspects of the modern actor’s professional needs. It is a classical training for today’s profession.

In 1966 we launched our 1 Year Diploma in Professional Acting, which has now become the hallmark of our training, designed to give a practical, skill-based education to those already with a degree or life experience. The course is intense, fast-paced and demanding. 

We now also offer a full-time three year BA (Hons) degree course in Professional Acting. Our BA degree course is validated and awarded by, our partners, the University of West London (UWL). The degree is a perfect choice for those wanting to access practical training with a recognised, academic qualification. Additional paperwork to the 1 Year Diploma is required, but the teaching veers away from the traditional lecture-hall style of established universities. 

Our postgraduate level MFA in Professional Acting with Independent Production aims to produce highly skilled and independently thinking professional actors who can confidently shape a sustainable career in the diverse and continually evolving Performing Arts. Validated and awarded by the University of West London the MFA provides advanced actor training, alongside rigorous academic study and practice research, and includes two international residencies. Rather than a written thesis there there is a module called Independent Production which enables actors to create an original piece of work.

Please visit the course pages for more information about each programme. 

 
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Alumni

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  • Verna Vyas
1 Year Diploma in Professional Acting
2020
I felt very privileged to accept a place at Drama Studio London. All the staff run a thorough and exceptional training. What is unique is the quality of the training. We had the opportunity to work with the most respected names in theatre and tv/film from the very beginning. I would never have developed as an actor if it wasn’t for the honesty, momentum and support at DSL.

    Verna Vyas

    1 Year Diploma in Professional Acting

    2020

    I felt very privileged to accept a place at Drama Studio London. All the staff run a thorough and exceptional training. What is unique is the quality of the training. We had the opportunity to work with the most respected names in theatre and tv/film from the very beginning. I would never have developed as an actor if it wasn’t for the honesty, momentum and support at DSL.

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