A world leader and pioneer, LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) provides exceptional vocational training in the dramatic arts. We prepare talented actors, directors, designers, stage managers and technicians for sustainable careers in the industry. We also offer a comprehensive range of short courses and workshops to suit students of all abilities.
The scope of our Foundation Degree in Stage Management & Technical Theatre is deliberately broad – enabling students to gain experience in all technical disciplines. Delivered by industry professionals, the course also includes two six-week placements within the entertainment industry as standard. Our stage management and technical theatre alumni have excellent employment records; those who actively seek work find relevant jobs within weeks of graduation. LAMDA graduates include: Sir Howard Panter (Joint Chief Executive and Creative Director, Ambassador Theatre Group), Kevin Fitzmaurice (RSC Producer), Luke Rittner (Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Dance), Chris Hesketh (Production Manager for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal Drury Lane) and Olivier Award-winning Lighting Designer Natasha Chivers.