We offer a number of courses at LSDA to suit a variety of levels of experience. We currently offer: 


Full-Time Courses:

One Year Advanced Acting Diploma

The Advanced Diploma is a one-year intensive vocational training in acting teaching core skills in acting, voice and movement and an understanding of the acting industry.  This course aims to provide the skills and contacts needed for our graduates to begin life as a working actor.

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One Year Foundation Acting Diploma

The Foundation Diploma is a one-year vocational training in acting which provides basic training in acting.  This course is aimed at those wishing to gain experience and confidence in a drama school setting before embarking on a higher level course at drama school or university, or for those wishing to learn more about acting and the performing arts.

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Part-Time Courses:

Two Year Diploma in Acting

The Diploma in Acting (part time) is a two year acting course designed for those who are starting off in acting, coming back to it after a break and / or cannot commit to a full time training program. This course provides a solid foundation in the skills of performance, enabling students to move on to further training or into the profession, depending on individual progress.

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ACT101 – Sunday Classes

Do you have a secret ambition to be an actor? Have you been told you are a natural performer? Perhaps you want to improve your confidence and find a creative outlet to balance the stress of your work life. Maybe you have some experience already but would like to refresh your skills. Whatever your past experience is our Sunday classes will enable you to have a weekly creative outlet without breaking the bank. It is also a great opportunity to continue your learning and gain new techniques.

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Summer Short Courses:

Introduction to Drama School

The Summer Introduction to Drama School course is designed for those interested in full-time actor training.  It provides an excellent opportunity to experience vocational actor training at LSDA.

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Screen Acting Techniques

The Screen Acting summer short course is a one week intensive and comprehensive introduction to acting for camera.   It is suitable for varying levels of experience from those who are just starting out to those with experience wishing to learn more about screen techniques.

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Audition Techniques         

The Audition Techniques course at LSDA is designed for anyone considering entering full-time courses at drama school or university, or those interested in improving their audition technique for professional castings.

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Course Fees:

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