The Young Actors Studio provides the highest quality acting
classes for 12-20 year olds who have a passion for theatre and
performance. Our one year Acting Courses for 16-20
year olds provide a real insight into drama school training while
our Theatre Workshop classes offer those students
aged 12-18 a chance to explore a range of drama techniques and
build their confidence in a fun and supportive environment.
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is one of the UK’s
leading drama schools. Each year the college receives well over
1,000 applications for the twenty places available on its
three-year undergraduate degree course.
Our Acting Courses will teach you specific skills and techniques
that will help you stand out from the crowd at auditions and give
you a chance to work with industry professionals, many of whom
teach on the BA Acting course at RWCMD. As well as Audition
Technique, our classes cover the key features of professional actor
Improvisation * Text
* Movement * Voice * Alexander Technique
Acting through Song * Acting for Camera
This year, five members of the Young Actors Studio gained places on
the BA Acting programme at RWCMD and many others have secured
places at prestigious Colleges such as Guildhall, Guildford School
of Acting, Arts Educational School and the Drama Centre. Many of
our students also gain places on a wide variety of univeristy
courses throughout the UK. Our Acting Courses run on Sundays (10am
- 3.45pm) during term times from September until July. Entry to the
acting courses is in September and applicants will be invited to
attend an audition.
Theatre Workshop is for young people aged 12 to 18 who have a
passion for theatre and want to develop their drama skills and
experience in a workshop situation. Our classes offer the chance to
concentrate on the important drama skills of Improvisation,
Storytelling Techniques and working with Texts in a friendly and
supportive environment. You will work in small groups with others
of a similar age gaining skills, experience and confidence that
will be hugely valuable, whatever you want to do in life. There is
no audition for Theatre Workshop, places are allocated on a first
come, first served basis with entry on to the workshop in
September, January and April.
We are now accepting applications for the next intake
which will be in January 2014 - please click here for an application form.