Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is part of the University of London and is widely regarded as one of the top training institutions for those wishing to work in theatre and performing arts. Located in Swiss Cottage, north London, the school is moments away from the prestigious, west end. Offering degrees in all areas of theatre the school offers conservatoire style training allowing students from across the globe to gain hands on experience in their chosen profession. Alongside small class sizes, industry standard facilities and tutoring from some of the industry’s finest specialists, students are able to benefit from bespoke training allowing them to follow in the footsteps of graduates such as Judi Dench, Martin Freeman, Nonso Anozie, Cush Jumbo and Riz Ahmed. Graduates also include Tony Award-winning Sound and Lighting Designers, prominent Stage Managers, producers, directors, costume makers and those who make theatre for social and educative change.

Central holds a number of events each year both online and offline, find out if there are any events coming up to give you more insight into their courses and book your space now.

The school has three theatres onsite, movement studios and music practice rooms as well as specialised workshops for costume, design, prop making and scenic construction and painting. Find out more information about the facilitiesat Central through their Virtual Tour.

How to Apply:
Applications for all of Central’s undergraduate courses are made through UCAS. More details including information on auditions and interviews can be found here.

Any other questions?
Don’t hesitate to get in touch at [email protected]




Posted on

September 3, 2019