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Guildford Theatre School

Founded by local professionally trained actor and teacher, Anna McNamara, the Guildford Theatre School is an independently owned performing arts school. We value traditional approaches to dancing, singing and drama training. The Guildford Theatre School celebrates the pursuit of excellence, believing that all individuals are capable of achieving extraordinary things.

A Weekly School

The Guildford Theatre School provides fun filled classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Singing, Drama and Musical Theatre for all abilities, each Saturday during term time. During the Summer Term 2020, all classes are delivered online.

Our staff have trained at some of the nation’s most prestigious performing arts institutions including the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the Guildford School of Acting, Rose Bruford College, Bird College, Mountview and Urdang Academy.

Past pupils have been offered places at many of the world’s most prestigious performing arts institutions, including Arts Educational School London, Bodywork Cambridge, The Brit School, Bird College, East 15, Guildford School of Acting, MADD, Mountview, RADA, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Trinity Laban.

The Guildford Theatre School is a Recognised School with the Council for Drama Dance and Musical Theatre Training (CDMT) and has been awarded the Council’s certificate of good professional practice.  The Guildford Theatre School is also a Registered Examination Centre for Trinity College London.

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

Our students have the opportunity to be entered for examinations in all disciplines via nationally recognised boards such as the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and Trinity College London.

Public Performances

2019 saw students take part in public performances as part of the Guildford Summer Youth Project and the sell out Guildford Theatre School showcases at The Electric Theatre and at G Live, Guildford, professional pantomimes in Godalming and Leatherhead, with Brendan Cole as part of his national tour and with the Barricade Boys at G Live as the finale of the Guildford Fringe Festival.

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