ArtsEd offers inclusive, detailed contemporary, BA actor training for Stage, Film, Television and Radio. Preparing you to become world-leading artists, theatre-makers and performers in all genres, by focusing on the ever-evolving developments in the creative industries.
Our tutors are inspiring, passionate industry professionals who are committed to work with you to craft the core skills you will need as an actor.
Dynamic, diverse and rigorous, this vocational three-year BA (Hons) Acting course will develop your technical skills through practical classes, workshops and performances, motivating and challenging you to become an inventive and imaginative actor. By exploring imagination, improvisation, story-telling, play, text analysis, character realisation, vocal technique and movement skills you will discover how to develop a truthful, responsive and resilient individual acting process.
Applications for 2021 entry will open in October 2020.
Self – Finding yourself in the context of the craft of acting
A person with no imagination has no wings – Mohammed Ali
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere – Albert Einstein
Yourself with others
For me, our job as artists is to serve the story, serve the director, and serve the fellow actors. And if you do that, by osmosis you’re serving yourself because you’ll get the best out of yourself. – David Oyelowo
Performance projects – primarily directed by external Directors
You and Beyond: The Profession
Why, then the world’s mine oyster – Shakespeare (Merry Wives of Windsor)
|Audition Fee||£45||Audition fee waivers are available|
|Course Fee 2021-22||£15,210 p.a.||(2022-23 fee rates will be confirmed in April 2021)|
|BA (Hons) Validation fee||£547.50||City, University of London. Fee reviewed annually|
|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.
Fees are subject to annual review and may increase in years two and three in line with inflation. One term’s notice will be given of any increases.
Find out about Funding & Scholarships.
Am I Eligible for the BA (Hons) Acting course?
Applicants must be aged 18 or due to have turned 18 by the time the course commences.
In addition, the following qualifications are normally required:
If an applicant fulfils the audition criteria, but comes from an unconventional academic background, the academic requirements may be waived, although good spoken English is a requirement for all our courses.
At ArtsEd we are committed and are active in maintaining equal opportunities, all who apply will receive comparable treatment and no applicant will receive less or more favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, ethnic origin, disability, age or religion or any other equivalent factors. All successful applicants will be selected solely on the basis of their abilities.
Applications for September 2020 now closed.
We hold auditions in London and regionally from November to May each year.
At ArtsEd, we believe that you cannot truly see a person’s potential from a two-minute monologue, which is why the first part of the audition process a full day experience. During your time with us, you will have an opportunity to see the school in action, participate in skills workshops and meet current students and tutors who will welcome your questions about the course and life at ArtsEd.
Regional auditions are led by ArtsEd tutors and alumni who will are able to give you an authentic insight into ArtsEd and our unique offer.
During the audition process, all candidates will be considered for our full-time one-year Foundation Course as well as the three-year degree course.
Click here to view the full Course Guide for BA (Hons) Acting