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Advanced Intensive Acting Diploma

A fast-track, intensive 5-term programme - high-quality full-time training organised in 3 units, providing a strong launch-platform directly into the Industry.

We seek out creative individuals, who are ready to take the next step.

We offer:

Top-level Actor-Training in-depth  |  Intensive Study in Small Groups  | Screen and Stage acting | Centre in London, & in Paris | Coaching by International Experts | Character Analysis | Accredited by ASIC | Individually-Focussed training  |  Value for money |  Industry Showcases  |  Showreel  |  Major successes!

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What we provide, in detail

  • We are the only UK drama school located in the heart of Soho - right in the centre of London’s theatre and film district.

  • Teaching is by top-level specialist coaches, each with extensive professional experience in screen and stage.

  • Our fees are lower than university or other establishment drama courses, despite the intensive training - and the fees are the same for both UK and International students.

  • We offer an annual Scholarship covering 50% of course fees; and also offer instalment plans.

  • We are the leading centre for Character Analysis & Movement Psychology - the acting method devised by Yat Malmgren & Christopher Fettes, joint founders of Drama Centre London (Giles Foreman’s teachers), and familiar to all his students; including Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Colin Firth, Lambert Wilson, Helen McCrory, Simon Callow, Tom Hardy, Ryan Gage, Gwendoline Christie, Michael Fassbender…

  • Our training is built upon the ethos of the original Drama Centre London. 

  • We have the expertise for the world of today, and for the future needs of the Industry both the UK and Internationally.

  • Five Intensive terms - September of year 1 through to March of year 3, arranged in 3 Units of study - plus an extra Summation-Term option, April to July. We are accredited by ASIC.- the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities. 

  • We provide multiple In-house and public performance opportunities.

  • We present a high-profile Industry Showcase.

  • We film high-quality showreel material for each actor.

  • We coach in self-promotion, and industry preparation.

  • We arrange meetings with agents and casting directors at our bespoke Industry Events.

  • We have strong links with Agents, Casting Directors and Producers across the UK, Europe and America.

  • We offer the ATCL Diploma in Speech & Drama (Performing, or Teaching) under the auspices of Trinity College London.

  • We are members of the Spotlight Casting graduate-scheme.

  • Alumni network: we offer continued membership of the studio to graduates of our full-time programmes, to support their development in the period following full-time training.

  • Alumni successes: many of our graduates have already achieved huge successes, and 60 – 70% of our actors are regularly working.

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Our Approach

We keep our classes small, for high-intensity training, and we achieve great results - because we focus on developing each of the creative individuals who come to us.

Train with us, and you could join a heritage of GFCA alumni who have already gone on to find success in the industry.

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