Is Italia Conti closing down?
Principal Sam Newton said: “Following an extensive and thorough internal review, it is with regret that we have had to take the heart-breaking decision to close the junior school at the Italia Conti Academy at the end of July 2021.”
How old do you have to be to go to Italia Conti?
BA (Hons) Musical Theatre at Italia Conti is a three-year, full time vocational course for anyone aged 18+ wishing to become a professional performer in Musical Theatre.
Where is Italia Conti moving to?
Italia Conti is relocating to Woking in Surrey and has been renting the building recently until its new base is ready.
Who trained at Italia Conti?
Its young cast was prescient enough to request more training and be taken under the actress’s wing. Since then the Conti’s aspiring young thespians have included Noel Coward, Jack Hawkins and Gertrude Lawrence, and more recently Doctor Who’s Karen Gillan, Russell Brand and film and television actor Danny Mays.
What is the best school of acting in London?
Top Drama Schools in London
- The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
- Drama Centre London.
- Academy of Live & Recorded Arts (ALRA)
- London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
- Central School of Speech & Drama (CSSD)
- The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
What are the best acting schools in UK?
The Top Drama Schools
- Oxford School of Drama.
- Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
- Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
- Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
- Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
- Rose Bruford College. Well regarded internationally, this drama school is based in Sidcup, Kent.
Are British or American actors better?
They’re often better [than American actors] because they grow up with Shakespeare from day one, and they grow up with a lot of poetry in their lives.” Actor Martin Freeman, in an interview on the Tonight Show, also attributed the great success British actors often achieve to their deep theatre backgrounds.
What happened to the Italia Conti Junior School?
Following an extensive and thorough internal review, it is with regret that we have had to take the heart-breaking decision to close the Junior School at the Italia Conti Academy at the end of July 2021. As I am sure you can appreciate, this has been an incredibly difficult decision to make and one we have considered long and hard.
Why choose Italia Conti Academy?
Shenzi, THE LION KING Lyceum Theatre, London. ‘Love the Italia Conti kids, great fun, great personalities – the training is second to none!’ they recently attended one of our performances – what an audience!’ ‘I trained at Italia Conti Academy on the Acting Degree Course in the very same building that the Clapham Associates use on a Saturday!
What happens at Italia Conti?
Our main show takes place each year in the Summer and is usually performed in a West End theatre. Representation by the Italia Conti Agency allows pupils the chance to gain real professional experience in a huge range of productions from film to the West End.
How do I apply to Italia Conti?
Once UCAS begin processing your application, you will receive an email from the University with a link to complete your application and Italia Conti application form, along with your audition fee payment (£45). We are not able to process your application without this.