London Dramatic Academy
The LDA Conservatory Acting Program is for Study Abroad students who wish to train as actors in London, UK for one semester. The training is based on the curriculum and practices of the great British Classical training academies. The program has had a connection with RADA for many years and now Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Many of the faculty teach in the best of these schools and are working professionals.
What You’ll Learn
The actors’ mind, body and spirit is their instrument and must be kept in tune. LDA provides classes in Acting (Contemporary & Classical), Physical Theatre, Voice, Speech/Dialects, Period Dance, Alexander Technique, Stage Combat and Movement. Academic classes include Theatre History, Literature and Dramatic Criticism, Space/Place/Time based on regular theatre visits and site visits in and out of London.
What You’ll Achieve
Graduates have gone on to train at some of America’s and Britain’s foremost actor training programs and are pursuing careers both in the theatre and allied professions.
The skills you learn as an actor are useful tools in any walk of life. You will develop your physical and vocal potential and your communication, analytical and team building skills. A good training should last a lifetime, feeding the imagination and your understanding of human psychology.
- Increase your knowledge of poetry, literature and drama. Research in art, music and dance.
- Increase your critical skills. Question habits and assumptions. Take artistic risks in a safe environment.
- Become familiar with another country and culture. Make new friends. Expand your horizons.