SAMANTHA NEWTON - PRINCIPAL & CEO
'Italia Conti is the leading Performing Arts institution in the country; built up over the 109 years since it was founded.
The Academy has an outstanding international reputation for providing Performing Arts training for a wide variety of disciplines, enabling our students to become versatile and valuable members of the theatrical profession.
The main characteristic of Italia Conti is the collaborative and interdisciplinary approach we bring to everything we do. This approach, along with the vibrant atmosphere of the college, underpins the success of our students and makes for a superb training environment.
While studying in large universities can sometimes be rather impersonal, as a comparatively small faculty we strive for and value the high levels of contact we can provide between students and staff.
The role of the college is to help talented students harness their dedication to become communicative triple threat artists, with the pure passion and understanding to reach within themselves to affect and move audiences.'
Italia Conti aims to provide education and training opportunities, both academic and vocational level, to a diverse student population, interested in performing careers.
THE KEY OBJECTIVES ARE:
- To provide a safe environment in which its learners can be trained and educated to develop and broaden their skills to their individual highest
- To provide a program of training that takes account of educational and industry needs, and current teaching and learning trends.
- To provide a curriculum that recognizes individual needs and aspirations with a training process designed to nurture confidence, self-esteem,
acknowledgement of personal strength and the true fulfillment of technical and artistic potential.
- To provide the industry with skilful individuals who can confidently demonstrate and respond to the needs of an ever changing and demanding