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Are you looking for full-time performing arts training that will give you the edge to secure a lifelong professional performance career? Then look no further!

Our Diploma offers performing arts training for a modern day industry. It’s taught by established professionals who know what you need to succeed.

Our broad syllabus incorporates both contemporary and traditional performance styles, with regular master classes and technique classes.

  • Bursaries available.
  • Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre accredited by Trinity College and equivalent to a degree qualification.
  • An opportunity to extend the Diploma to a BA (Hons) once you graduate with Middlesex University.
  • International Visas available.
  • We do not believe in expensive audition fees. We charge £25.
Graduate Success
On graduation you will be regarded as a fully trained professional performer, ready to seek work. Previous alumni have gained employment across a wide range of performing arts forms including Stage, TV, Film, Recording studios, International touring, Writing, Composing and Directing. Our latest graduates can currently be seen from the West End stage to the set of Ridley Scott’s latest movie. See more of our graduates.
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Our recent graduates

KM Drew Boateng

KM Drew Boateng, has announced that he’ll be making his West End debut by joining the cast of cult show Motown: The Musical -which follows the legendary career of Berry Gordy and the creation of his musical empire, Motown Records- at The Shaftsbury Theatre.

Sophia Mackay

Wac Arts alumna Sophia Mackay is starring in an upcoming production of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, at Stratford Royal in March. She’ll be playing Viveca, a young African American girl who dreams of becoming a dancer. We’re hugely excited to watch what’s sure to be an altogether fantastic performance.

Newtion Matthews

Newtion Matthews Wac Arts Alumnus and ambassador is playing Bunny Wailer in the new musical One Love: The Bob Marley Musical, at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March 2017.

Kandaka Moore

Alumnus Kandaka Moore is joining the cast of Twelfth Night, to be directed by Emma Rice at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of her Summer of Love season. We’re so pleased to see our alumni being cast in such high calibre productions.

Read an interview with Kandaka.

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International Students

We welcome students from around the world. London is an extremely diverse city in which anyone can fit in and we make every effort to support students from abroad to settle and train successfully in the city. Find out more about living and studying in London in our Student Life page or read our FAQs.

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Our Patrons

Simon Callow

“Wac Arts is a lifeline. We would be immeasurably poorer without the young people who have passed through their doors.”

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Ms Dynamite

“Wac Arts felt like home every weekend.”

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Ann Mitchell

“The power of the arts. Let it be for all not just the privileged few.”

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Danny Sapani

“Wac Arts was a gift to kids like me. It was a route out of – it sounds like a bit of a cliche – the ghetto.”

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Owen Teale

“Wac Arts is an organisation supporting young people who often come from challenging backgrounds like mine.”

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Get in touch
Wac Arts
Diploma Team
Old Town Hall
213 Haverstock Hill
London NW3 4QP

General enquiries: 020 7692 5838
Email: Diploma@WacArts.co.uk

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