Acting Class in London:

EXPLORE EMBODY EMPLOY

… a unique combination of actor training for film and stage.

LONDON | LOS ANGELES | SYDNEY

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A new kind of acting class in London: Our philosophy stems from the collaboration of the actor’s mind and body in the creative process. We’ve trained with some of the most influential teachers, taught in universities and conservatories, and created our own unique approach.


Taster Session Series
@ The Albany in Deptford, Saturdays
Feb 2 – Mar 9
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If you are…


  • New to Acting

    Take the plunge, we have a number of short evening and weekend classes.

  • Currently Training

    Flesh out your knowledge with an intensive “deep dive” or give your entrance audition a high polish.

  • A Professional

    This is where you can get a great work-out, expand your skills, stay sharp and network.

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    2019 FULL-TIME ACTING COURSE
    SEP 10 – DEC 6 | MON – THU
    £400 Early-bird discount until Jun 15

    Launch Your Future

    Full-time Acting Course

    This course gives you a foundation to pursue acting work or future study with other schools and academies. The full 13-week course features Voice, Movement, Acting for camera and stage.

    We also provide online courses in film and performance to give you background on where the industry has been, and where it is going. Special talks from industry professionals flesh out the curriculum with real-world experience.

    Our goal is to give you the best value and most well-rounded acting class in London.

    • Unique, Proven Approach

      The Other Acting School is built on sincere desire and years of research to develop a new way of training – one that uncovers your unique expressive qualities.

    • Personal & Artistic Growth

      Make deep connections within yourself, and others in an ever growing network of creative professionals.

    • Commitment

      Your teachers are working artists and professional educators committed to your growth and learning. We keep our class sizes small to ensure you get quality contact time.

    • Reasonably Priced

      Instead of a multi-year commitment, in just 13 weeks our course gives you a solid grounding to be a performer or go on to other certifications.


    Stephen Atkins teaches acting class in London

    Stephen Atkins
    (Head Instructor)

    I am a performer-director-teacher with 30 years of experience in universities, conservatory schools and performance companies. I’ve taught around the world, blending mainstream and avant garde methods. I’ve had the pleasure of assembling a great team and am excited to teach this new, integrated acting class in London.

    Your Instructors
    “Atkins’ technique is one of the first cohesive actor training systems to incorporate the framework of the Viewpoints. I have formed a tight bond with Atkins over several years based on his unique ability to understand the depth of the Viewpoints and discuss the practices and philosophy, extending my own comprehension of my work.”Mary Overlie, Creator of The Viewpoints

    Read what some of Stephen’s former students have to say:


    Former acting class student

    Chelsey Reist
    (Film Actor)

    Acting class terstimonial

    Chelsey is known for her role as “Harper” in the post-apocalyptic drama The 100 and several films including Dark Harvest and The Tomorrow People.



    Former acting class student

    Cory Haas
    (Director, Teacher)

    Acting class terstimonial

    Cory has done extensive study and completed an MFA at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. His work takes him across Europe and Canada.



    Former acting class student

    Sereana Malani
    (Stage & Voice Actor)

    Acting class terstimonial

    Sereana’s stage career has made her a regular performer in Bard on the Beach, Vancouver’s Shakespeare Festival, and a voice performer in Mass Effect 3.


    Former acting class student

    Ryan McNeill Bolton
    (Actor, Fight Choreographer)

    Acting class terstimonial

    Ryan is a professional choreographer for combat in stage, film and motion capture performance (with Mike Kovac). He’s also a principle in the web series Goons.



    Former acting class student

    Meredith Graham
    (Performer, Social Worker)

    Acting class terstimonial

    Meredith is a spoken word artist and an award-winning Youth and Family Development Worker. She is sought for workshops and keynote addresses across the country.



    Former acting class student

    Michael Kovac
    (Film Actor, Producer)

    Acting class terstimonial

    Michael is as busy performing as he is producing. He’s independently produced the films Mon Ami (2012) and Fake Blood (2017) as well combat work with Ryan.


    Contact Us

    We run our unique acting class at The Albany Performing Arts Centre, in the heart of Deptford, South London.

    Acting class in London at the Albany in Deptford

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    Find Us

    One stop south of London Bridge Station, on the national rail line, you’ll find us where the market, cafés and shops converge on the High Street. The Albany offers an ideal training environment with some classes only 3-minutes walk away at the Deptford Lounge.