Italia Conti is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to world-class conservatoire-style training regardless of age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or socio-economic status.
With this in mind, we offer a number of workshops, talks and regional auditions. Italia Conti is working together with The Brit School, NYT’s Playing Up, Impact Dance, Artistry Youth Dance and SK Dance School of Performing Arts to provide opportunities for their students to audition.
We also regularly will schools and colleges to offer a free workshop to pupils looking to train in the Performing Arts, which will provide a taster for of the kind of training they will receive at Italia Conti.
We offer four workshops:
The workshops include a Q&A session, in which one of our tutors will talk about Italia Conti, Performing Arts training in general and answer any questions, which participants may have. To book a free workshop and to discuss your requirements, or to find out more about our regional auditions please contact Ann Richards at
or call 01483 322220
Acting Through Song – An Italia Conti Acting Tutor and MD will work with participants on how approach and perform prepared musical theatre songs.
Dance – An Italia Conti Dance tutor will lead participants through a warm-up, a musical theatre routine and a cool down.
Q&A – An Italia Conti tutor will lead a Q&A session, in which they will talk about Italia Conti, Performing Arts training in general and answer any questions, which the participants may have
Acting – An Italia Conti Acting Tutor will lead a workshop which will include improvisation, character development and work on a piece of text.
Q&A – An Italia Conti tutor will lead a Q&A session, in which they will talk about Italia Conti, Performing Arts training in general and answer any questions, which the participants may have.
Dance – An Italia Conti Dance tutor will lead participants through a warm-up, a routine and a cool down.
Italia Conti is fully committed to developing initiatives that reduce barriers to and training and support greater access, success, progress for those from underrepresented groups in Higher Education, the Creative Arts and specialist performing arts training.
Italia Conti’s current focus is to:
Successful initiatives have included:
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“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.”
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“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.”