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Summer Courses

East 15 has over 20 years’ experience of delivering part-time and short courses in the Performing Arts. This summer we offer a summer school programme that includes Acting, Acting for Camera, Audition Technique, Theatre Directing, Physical Theatre and Stage Combat and a new course on the business of Producing. All at our easy-to-reach campus on the London Central Line. For full details and an application form, download our Summer Courses brochure here



Another Carlton Hobbs Bursary Award

BA Acting student Roslyn Hill becomes the latest East 15 student to win the Carlton Hobbs Bursary, with the whole East 15 team also receiving Commendations in the 2014 Awards. Details here







International Auditions and Interviews

Our live International Auditions and Interviews are now under way for 2014 entry.  While dates are scheduled in many countries, Internet based applications are also welcomed from throughout the world. For further details click here.

Welcome to the East 15 Vimeo Channel

East 15 have now launched their Vimeo Channel. Click on the Vimeo logo to visit the site and explore work from just some of the diverse and exciting courses offered at East 15



One of the UK's most innovative acting schools, East 15 has been providing professional training for those wishing to work in theatre, film, TV, radio and related fields for over 50 years.

The School has a campus in Loughton, on the borders of east London and the Central line of the Underground, and in Southend-on-Sea, as part of the University of Essex's new state-of-the-art development there and just 50 minutes from London.

East 15 offers an extraordinarily dynamic portfolio of degrees that span many areas of training and study of performance for actors, directors and technical theatre specialists. East 15 draws on its long and successful traditions, and combines this with a keen sense of the changing world of theatre today. We train and educate students who want to go and work successfully when they graduate, whether it be in the UK or overseas. Training is by professionals for professionals. The school is also accredited by Drama UK.

Many staff at East 15 are leaders in the professional performance arena and are engaged with practice-led research, publication and professional activity; this work feeds into a constantly alive and flexible curriculum that whilst preserving continuity of tradition is also informed by recent developments and changes in the professional world.

Professor Leon Rubin
Director, East 15 Acting School


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