* Professional Acting classes for those committed to studying the art and maximising their talent and potential.

* Study the craft of acting, including healthy and effective voice use, improvisation, movement, analysis of texts and audition technique.

* Improve your team working skills, confidence and understanding of different acting styles.

* Conquer the challenge of fusing technique with authenticity, instinct, imagination and emotion through regular group classes or private tutorials.

* Weekly classes for ages 16 upwards.

* A Freshers class to introduce beginers to the processes and basic techniques.

*Bespoke workshops for schools.

*Presentation & communication skills for businesses & corporate clients.


We are now enrolling students for those wishing to join the regular weekly classes at the Academy. We will be taking on new students from September 2020, via auditions.

This is another opportunity to join the academy and develop your talents. Anyone wishing to join weekly Acting classes, fill out the Audition form via the LINK

For more information on joining our academy, please go to News & Events.


Workshops are available to all, including individuals, schools, colleges and corporate companies.

Our Acting workshops are available to members and non-members. Those who are interested in any of the workshops and would like more information, go to the Workshop page or contact me with your details and which Workshops you would like to attend.

PATRON- Mark Benton

Mark Benton

Mark Benton was pleased to become our patron after working along side one of our students in the BBC TV series 'Land Girls'. Mark trained as an actor at RADA and has starred in many films, TV and theatre productions including 'Comedians' at the Lyric Hammersmith and ‘The Railway Children’ at Waterloo station, London. He stared in 'Waterloo Road' as the teacher Chalky, and is currently starring in ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’, touring the UK. We are all very excited and sure that all our students will see Mark as a great role model!


Derby Academy of Acting has a pool of talent available for professional work. We are happy to submit CVs and photos to Casting Directors and TV, Film and theatre companies, who are also invited to attend classes and showings. We take pride in the professional attitude and enthusiasm of our actors and we have experienced, registered chaperones to work alongside them.

For a client list, please contact Wendy Allen, General Manager. Tel: 01332 875947 or 07779 467124. Email:

Private classes are also held for members and non-members who wish to prepare for LAMDA external examinations and for their Arts Award, in Bronze, Silver & Gold levels. These can be held in private tutorials or in group sessions.


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Tel: 01332 875947 or 07779 467124