The following drama schools are local to Brighton & Hove. Please note that inclusion on this page does not indicate an endorsement from We recommend that you investigate all available options thoroughly and spend some time finding the right school for you.

Academy of Creative Training (ACT)

The ethos of ACT is to provide access to professional drama training for talented individuals who have been unable to follow traditional routes into the acting profession through lack of academic qualifications, financial restrictions or family responsibilities. Students must be 18+ to apply to the Diploma and 16+ for the Foundation and all other adult courses. There is no upper age limit.


The Brighton Academy

The Brighton Academy currently offers a three-year full-time Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre, a two-year Professional Acting Course and a one-year Post Graduation Course. All the info on course fees and payments is available on their Fees and Funding page.


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