Study for a semester abroad at LAMDA in London
Discover British conservatoire actor training
Discover how to bring the the works of Shakespeare to life in his home. You'll train in our state-of-the-art facilities, in our west London base, which includes black box studio theatres, full height proscenium arch theatre and large studio spaces for classes and rehearsals.
Be part of the community
You'll experience LAMDA's vocational training and become part of the community, you'll be able to meet students from other courses, join clubs and societies, watch productions and have access to discounts from theatres and friends of LAMDA.
Immerse yourself in the theatrical capital
We're 30 minutes from central London so whether you're interested in seeing work from producing and fringe theatres to the West End or Shakespeare's globe there's film and theatre to be seen all over the capital, on your doorstep.
Semester Courses at a glance
Both courses are 14 weeks in length and offer a similar intensive burst of conservatoire training, reflective of our full time courses. The classical texts studied on each programme differ between Spring and Autumn. Both courses offer guest workshops from Industry practitioners and LAMDA alumni.
Semester course admissions are by personal statement. There isn't an audition for these courses. However, we do require acting experience and this must be detailed in your application. By completing one of the Semester programmes you will gain 15 credits [US] or 60 credits [UK].
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Develop your skills as a performer and get a taste of life at LAMDA.