LAMDA is the oldest drama school in the UK. Founded in 1861 as the London Academy of Music, they were the first such institution to offer acting tuition
LAMDA emphasizes classical teaching for the modern acting profession
Students take advantage of the school's extensive performing arts facilities
LAMDA trains a core cohort of approximately 220 UK and international students a year across five validated degree courses
Students will attend a variety of London theatre productions, including performances at Shakespeare’s Globe. The course includes a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon to see the work of the Royal Shakespeare Company
LAMDA is situated in Barons Court in West London – about 15 minutes on a direct tube line from the city’s theatreland
Note: In the fall semester, scene study and workshop performances center around Shakespeare’s romances and comedies, as well as Jacobean tragedy. During the spring semester, Shakespeare’s histories and tragedies, as well as English Comedies of Manners are covered.
LAMDA does not have its own on-site student accommodation, but LAMDA books a set allocation of rooms on behalf of semester students using student housing providers based in West London, within commuting distance from the school.
Single occupancy studios with an en-suite bathroom are available
Accommodation is self-catered and students would be responsible for all of their own meals