London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art

Hello & welcome

At LAMDA, we believe in the transformative power of the dramatic arts and the value to society of creativity, innovation and authentic, confident communication. As a world-leading conservatoire and globally recognised awarding body, we are proud to offer exceptional training to creative artists and technicians; and empower people of all ages and backgrounds through our examinations in drama, literature, musical theatre and poetry.

Drama school

Are you looking to become a professional actor, director or technician? If you have the raw talent, drive and passion, we’ll help you realise your dreams through our exceptional training.


Our qualifications in communication and performance inspire the next generation of confident communicators.

How to apply

Applications for 2022/23 will open in the autumn. Applying to LAMDA can be done quickly and easily. You can pause and resume your application at any time. Just make sure you submit your application by the deadline.

The application and audition process

Digital showcase 2021

Explore a collection of theatrical and screen scenes, audio reels and self-created work from our talented graduating actors.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

There is a mental health crisis in Higher Education - help us to provide more support to LAMDA students at this critical time.

Meet our graduating students

Meet our graduating acting and technical students as they prepare to take their first steps into the industry in 2021.

LAMDA students pretending to take a selfie during The Wolves rehearsal