Our full-time Foundation course in Acting provides intensive actor training to prepare you for drama school auditions and develop your individuality as a performer.
The course is delivered by ArtsEd’s expert tutors in partnership with The Lyric Hammersmith. Training takes place in the Lyric’s wonderful professionally equipped rehearsal spaces. As an ArtsEd Foundation student you will automatically be enrolled as a Lyric Young Company member, entitling you to discounted tickets for all Lyric productions. You will also have access to additional Lyric classes and activities.
Applications for 2021 will open October 2020.
|Audition Fee||£45||Audition fee waivers are available|
|Course Fee 2021-22||£9,000 p.a.||(2022-23 fee rates will be confirmed in April 2020)|
|Acceptance Deposit||£350||UK / EU Students|
The deposit will be held by the School and will be refunded on completion of the course, without interest, less any outstanding sums owed by the student to ArtsEd.
There is no UK government funding available for this course. You will need to pay for your living expenses in addition to your course fees.
ArtsEd’s Part-Time Foundation Acting Course is an alternative training option. With evening sessions spread over two terms, this course is a good fit for people that need to work whilst they study.
Am I Eligible?
If you are over 18 with a good general standard of education you may apply for the Acting Foundation Course. Entry is by audition. You can find out everything you need to know about auditions here
Applications for 2021 entry will open in October 2020.