ABOUT ITALIA CONTI
Performing Arts and Musical Theatre are Italia Conti’s internationally acclaimed programmes, providing practical training and instruction in all aspects of the entertainment industry. Our training directly addresses the competitive demands of todays industry and prepares professionals with a broad, in-depth background. Students actively participate in a supportive, professional environment, taught by leading experts and artists currently working in todays theatre business.
Founded in 1911, Italia Conti is the world's most prestigious Performing Arts education program for Further Education and Secondary School level. Students attend an intense five day a week training program which vocational training, focused on the key
disciplines, of Acting, Dance, Singing, Voice and the many facets of each, as well as the critical life skills necessary to prepare them to work in the professional world of entertainment. Emphasis is not only placed on the individual art forms but also on the collaborative process and the collective creation of Theatre Arts.
Our courses offer physical, practical and theoretical training which is professional and highly technically challenging with a strong focus on each individuals needs and specific preparation for professional work. Through daily technique classes, our courses will establish excellent technical grounding and push students to reach their potential. In addition, students will receive guidance with their audition preparation and application procedure to progress into professional work. We aim to create a safe and supportive environment guiding students through this complex and often stressful process to give our students the best start to their career by preparing themfully in their chosen area.
The changing demands in the industry means that the curriculum is under constant review, and as an independent Academy we have the autonomy to monitor and initiate an innovative programme appropriate to our students. Our Academy retains the best elements of a traditional education whilst embracing the most useful aspects of current educational thought.
Our mission is to provide educational excellence and to mould creative, collaborative, professional performers. In addition, Italia Conti is not only interested in artistic training but also in creating a well rounded, disciplined, healthy performer and company member. The goal is to sharpen the physical, mental and emotional tools required to enjoy a healthy existence in the Performing Arts arena.
Italia Conti teachers are committed and dedicated to developing dynamic and confident performers and have extensive professional teaching and industry experience. Our faculty includes tutors that have performed alongside some of the biggest names in Musical Theatre and worked in every area of the industry. Students will also benefit from a wide range of workshops, performances and guest teachers provided within our courses.
So what are you waiting for... join the Conti family and start your journey to success today!
BRITAINS FIRST PERFORMANCE ACADEMY
Founded in 1911, the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts is Britain’s oldest Performing Arts College.
It is renowned throughout the world as a training centre of excellence.