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Eton Avenue
United Kingdom

Central inspires, educates and trains the performers, practitioners and change-makers of tomorrow to shape the future of theatre and the performing arts. It is a dynamic community, coming together to mix, converse and redefine the arts landscape. 

Central is a thriving hub of award-winning research, arts practitioners and teachers, and transformative civic engagement, creating some of the most important arts training in the UK. Through an extensive range of full and part-time degrees and courses, the School offers industry placements, opportunities to work with visiting professionals and masterclasses, and is interconnected with the creative and performance industries in the UK and internationally. Central also has strong links with the local community, schools and businesses, and charities. 

For over 100 years, Central has produced some of the most renowned theatre practitioners and performers worldwide. The Alumni Office is dedicated to maintaining lifelong connections with graduates by sharing opportunities and news via a thriving network and dedicated alumni social media groups. 

Courses with academic direction from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


Discover Acting

Learners will be guided through the basics of actor training and explore how these can unlock the talent and potential within every individual.