One of the UK's most innovative acting schools, East 15 has been training actors, directors, producers and theatre technicians for stage, TV, film and radio for over 50 years.
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.
East 15 offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as summer courses, at campuses in Loughton and Southend.
East 15's undergraduate courses are aimed at people who are interested in a career in stage, TV, film and radio. As well as practical courses in acting, East 15 also offers training in the skills required to work behind the scenes via the BA Stage and Production Management course. For those seeking to combine practical performance skills with and advanced understanding of global performance approaches, BA World Performance extends the western-centred acting and learning process into a diverse and more global context.
Please note that the UCAS application form does allow you to apply for more than one course at East 15 and many students find this beneficial.
You will find detailed information on all of our courses in the Prospectus which you can download here. You can also click-through to any of the specific course pages below.
Courses offered at the Loughton Campus include:
BA Acting (International)
BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre
BA Stage and Production Management
Certificate of Higher Education in Theatre Arts
East 15's postgraduate courses are aimed at graduates or those with relevant work experience who are interested in a career in stage, TV, film and radio, as an actor or as filmmaker or director.
East 15's summer courses are aimed at student actors (aged 17 and upwards), teachers and experienced amateurs wishing to extend their talents and explore new ways of approaching characterisation using the methodology of the School's full-time programmes.
Summer Youth Workshops
East 15 Acting School's Summer Youth Workshops are aimed at those aged between 8 and 18 years who are interested in learning more about theatre and drama. The workshops are not only about serious work and learning but also about having fun!
Toward Acting School This Sunday course has been especially designed for those auditioning for drama school or other performance projects as well as those just seeking to make a more honest contact with audience and text. Click here for more details.