About Italia Conti

Mission Statement

Italia Conti’s mission is to provide excellent training, education and support that produces exceptional multi-talented graduates who acquire the very best roles available, develop successful long-term careers and, in turn, contribute to the education and training of their successors at Italia Conti.

Our Values

At the heart of our value system is a commitment to:

  • Excellence: we are committed to excellence in everything that we do.
  • Individuality: we welcome diverse student talents and support them to develop their own unique combination of styles, skills and attributes.
  • Social inclusion and diversity: we want talented performers whatever their background and circumstances.
  • Supportive and nurturing environment; that enables all students to belong fully to our community and to do their very best.
  • Well-rounded, comprehensive training and vocational education; All our programmes. develop the full range of skills and attributes required to perform at the highest levels. In musical theatre this means pursuit of the ‘Triple threat’ -performers able to excel in all aspects of acting, dancing and singing. In acting it means ‘theatre makers’, strong in movement and singing as well as acting. In dance, it means producing versatile dancers, who are artists and content generators as well as executants of established forms and requirements.

Our Key Objectives

  • To provide a safe environment in which our learners can be trained and educated to develop and broaden their skills to their individual highest possible standard.
  • To provide a programme of training that takes account of industry needs and current teaching and learning trends.
  • To provide a  curriculum that recognises individual needs and aspirations with a training process designed to nurture confidence, self-esteem, acknowledgement of personal strength and the true fulfilment of technical and artistic potential.
  • To provide the industry with skilful individuals who are can confidently demonstrate and respond to the needs of an ever-changing and demanding profession.
  • 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!

    - Sam Tutty – BA (Hons) Musical Theatre graduate
  • “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.”

    - James Kemp – Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre Graduate
  • “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.”

    - Henry Brackenridge – BA (Hons) Acting Graduate
  • “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.”

    - Amy Johnson – BA (Hons) Acting Graduate
  • “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.”

    - Ruby Valentino – BA (Hons) Acting Graduate
  • “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.”

    - Henry Holmes – BA (Hons) Acting Graduate
  • “The influx of inspiring people flowing through the building creates an atmosphere for greatness and I am honoured to be a part of that.”

    - Posi Morakinyo – Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre Graduate
  • “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!”

    - Susannah White – Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre Graduate
  • “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.”

    - Awen Jones – Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre Graduate