Italia Conti is a specialist institution, delivering professional performance training within the vocational ‘conservatoire style’ which is distinguished principally by a high level of intensive practical contact hours.
Italia Conti develops the art form of performance in all its aspects by supporting individuals to realise their potential as creative, entrepreneurial artists. It is a vibrant, adaptable institution that actively seeks, supports, and develops talented individuals with the desire and ability to excel. The focus is on excellence in teaching, a willingness to embrace new or different perspectives, and the flexibility to respond creatively to the changing issues and priorities that inform contemporary performance culture. Graduates from all programmes run by Italia Conti are active throughout the industry, in all its aspects.
Italia Conti operates in collaborative partnership with The University of East London for its degree, Certificate of Higher Education and postgraduate courses. In 2021, it was designated a VIP partner by UEL. Italia Conti also works in partnership with Trinity College, London, delivering L6 Diplomas in Professional Musical Theatre and Professional Dance. The L4 Diploma in Dance Education is awarded by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD).
Italia Conti today continues to successfully deliver a comprehensive range of high-quality vocational training across all three key discipline strands, encompassing both multi skilled and specialist pathways, and online learning.
Our aim is to help talented and diverse students to harness their dedication to become accomplished and creative performing artists, with the pure passion and understanding to reach within themselves to affect and move audiences and to become versatile and valuable contributors within the performance industries.
It’s fantastic. Showcases, shows, summer shows, carol concerts. It’s very full on but I don’t wake up regretting coming here. It is the best thing ever!
“The college provides you with a disciplined, yet family atmosphere that trains you to become the best of the best moving forwards into the performing arts industry.”
“Italia Conti has helped me in terms of my acting development, but also as a person and how I engage and view the world, which aids me as an actor.”
“The building and staff inside welcome you with open arms, guide you through your training and proudly push you, prepped with the best tools for the job.”
“Italia Conti allowed me to do my favorite thing, every day in a safe space amongst talented, supportive people. Being taught by skillful tutors was invaluable. The small classes ensured my voice was always heard and helped me hone my skills.”
“My training at Italia Conti has challenged, fulfilled, and broadened me as an actor and as a person. The buffet of techniques on offer will allow me to meet all challenges in any avenue.”
“The influx of inspiring people flowing through the building creates an atmosphere for greatness and I am honoured to be a part of that.”
“I couldn’t have asked for a more understanding place to spend these crucial moments. The door is always open for us to come back ‘home’ for advice, or even for a cup of tea!”
“Having the most supportive faculty (many of which are working professionals), who are always pushing you to be the best version of yourself has made my transition into the industry a seamless one.”