Open Days, Auditions and Interviews | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Open Days, Auditions and Interviews

You can meet us in a number of ways - every year we hold open days dedicated to specific subjects and levels of study, plus auditions and interviews in the UK, USA, South America, Australia and Singapore.

Meet us at open days, auditions and interviews

Open days

Open days are the best way of experiencing what we have to offer you as a student at Central. During each year we usually hold separate open days for undergraduate study including BA Theatre Practice and BA Drama, Applied Theatre & Education, as well as several Postgraduate Open Evenings, Research Degrees Information events and taster sessions for MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching. Dates are always published on the open days category of our event listings.

If you are unable to book onto an open day here, it may be possible to arrange a tour for you. Please contact our Open Events team who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Alternatively, you can explore our performance, production, study and social spaces with our Virtual Tour.

Important information for those interested in BA Acting courses

Please note that we do not offer open days for undergraduate Acting courses, including BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Acting (Music Theatre) or BA (Hons) Acting (Collaborative and Devised Theatre). During the audition process for these you will receive a talk about your course, an orientation and tour of Central, and opportunities to ask questions about the course and facilities.

UK auditions and interviews

We hold auditions for performance-based courses and interviews for non-performance courses (such as BA Theatre Practice). These take place from December to April at our facilities here in London and you will either be able to choose a slot or be offered one after you have submitted your application. We also offer regional auditions/interviews in Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol and Leicester. 

International auditions and interviews

If you are not based in the UK you can book an audition or interview slot at one of our international events, which we regularly hold in North and South America, Australia and Singapore.

You can find a full list of upcoming international auditions and interviews on our event listings pages.

Audition and interview advice

Read about the audition process for BA Acting, or the interview processes for BA Contemporary Performance Practice, or BA Theatre Practice.

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