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How buildings and facilities might inform your choice of drama school

Though the quality of teaching is a vital foundation for training, the standard facilities is a key factor in preparing for professional life. Susan Elkin profiles several schools that are upping their game with state-of-the-art amenities


Drama schools are in the middle of a building bonanza. LAMDA recently opened its £28.2 million extension, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts is planning to move into a £28.3 million building in Peckham next year and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama hopes its £16.7 million extension will be finished by September 2018.

Arts Educational Schools, having opened its Andrew Lloyd Webber theatre in 2013, is now planning a £16-18 million radical refurbishment of the rest of its building. And RADA’s Richard Attenborough Campaign …

Read the rest of this article in The Stage https://www.thestage.co.uk/advice/2017/buildings-facilities-might-inform-choice-school/

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Susan Elkin
Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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