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Next Auditions for 2021 Courses:


6th August - Friday
3rd September - Friday

As we are moving out of lockdown there is no fee to audition at this time.

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How To Apply

Audition & Interview

The ATCL Two Year Diploma in Acting and the One Year Foundation in Acting. both start in September 2021.

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We are once again holding auditions in person in Brighton. If you are unable to travel to Brighton for your audition you can audition via Zoom. Please tick the relevant box on your application.

Please complete the Application Form and choose your audition/interview day. We will then send your confirmation.

As we move out of lockdown we have decided to waive the usual £30 audition fee so auditions at this time are free.

Auditions take place in person at ACT Brighton, 8-10 Rock Place Brighton BN2 1PF and usually last for 20 minutes. Auditions take place between 10am and 6pm. The same applies for Zoom Auditions (UK timezone).

You will need to fill in the why do I want to train as an actor section on the form or send us a video statement (no longer than 1 minute) telling us why you want to train.

For the audition you will need to prepare the following:

Foundation Course Application:

One monologue from a published play or film that is 2 to 3 minutes long.

Diploma Course Application:

Two contrasting monologues from published plays or films each 2 to 3 minutes long.

The pieces can be classical or contemporary. Please see our Audition Guide for more advice.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be over 18 years old for Diploma. We will accept students 16-18 on Foundation with written parental approval. Previous drama experience is of course useful but not necessary and there is no upper age limit.

Applications from speakers of English as a second language are welcome but please note that all of ACT's courses are taught in English and are practical and active. We recommend an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall band of 6.0 or if below this extensive previous drama or theatre experience.

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