For over 60 years East 15 Acting School has produced some of the most distinctive practitioners in the industry.
True to our founding principles, our aim is to provide you with the skills and confidence to continually develop and sustain yourself throughout your career. We are ranked as the No.1 institution for training in drama and acting for 2022 (Guardian University Guide 2022).
East 15 Acting School grew from the work of Joan Littlewood's internationally acclaimed and ground-breaking Theatre Workshop.
With a reputation extending far beyond the UK, it's a home for excellence in performing and media arts globally.
At East 15, we celebrate and interrogate contemporary theatre practice and its cultural, political and social relevance.
Our research takes many forms including practice-as-research and text-based enquiry, and champions a spirit of radical curiosity and experimentation.
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