Subject Overview

GSA is one of the UK’s leading accredited drama schools, providing dedicated conservatoire training within a purpose-built environment on the University of Surrey campus. Our philosophy of actor training is founded on the development of the individual and their growth within the practice of the ensemble, helping you to develop your imagination, range, skills and technique. Our Acting programmes will help you develop a clear set of individual technical skills in acting, voice and movement. Performance opportunities for BA, MA and MFA include devised projects, public productions led by a production team of industry professionals, and a West End Showcase.

Winter Break: End of Term 1: Fri 20th Dec 2019
Start of Term 2: Mon 13th Jan 2020
Reading Week: Mon 17th Feb to Fri 21st Feb 2020
Spring Break: End of Term 2: Fri 27th Mar 2020
Start of Term 3: Mon 27th April 2020
Bank Holidays: Fri 8th May & Mon 25th May 2020
Summer Break: End of Term 3: Fri 3rd July 2020
Start of Term 1: Mon 28th Sep 2020
Induction Week: Mon 21st Sep 2020 – Fri 25th Sep 2020

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Why GSA?

Guildford School of Acting is arguably the world’s most successful centre for musical theatre training. Our philosophy is based on your growth as an individual and your development as an artist within a highly disciplined ensemble, who can compete and succeed in all aspects of musical theatre performance.