Photography credit: Alex Charilaou, Ever Photography

Photography credit: Alex Charilaou, Ever Photography

Open Door is a non-profit organisation that helps talented young people who do not have the financial support or resources to gain a place at one of the UK’s leading drama schools.

Open Door is a 8month part time intensive course designed to give you what you need to take the next step in your career. We work with people aged between 18-25, based in London or the East Midlands who are serious about pursuing a career in either Acting, Backstage or Production Arts but may need a little help in getting there. We know how difficult and expensive the process of applying for drama school can be so we want to help by giving you the support you need so you can go into your auditions feeling prepared, confident and without any worry of  financial strain. And it’s all free!

Successful Acting applicants will receive:

  • Fifteen hours of one to one acting tutoring sessions from experienced industry professionals. Helping to get your speeches where they need to be

  • Musical tutoring for any singing stages of your auditions

  • Seven free auditions at the UK's leading drama schools including; RADA, LAMDA, Guildhall, Drama Centre, Royal Welsh College, Central School of Speech & Drama and The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Places in our series of bespoke workshops led by top industry professionals

  • Free theatre trips followed by discussions

  • Bursary and funding advice.

Successful Backstage and Production Design applicants will receive:

  • One to one mentoring sessions from experienced industry professionals. Helping feel prepared for your interviews

  • Experience working in a real professional theatre

  • Six free auditions at the UK's leading drama schools including; RADA, LAMDA, Guildhall, Royal Welsh College, Central School of Speech & Drama and The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Places in our series of bespoke workshops led by top industry professionals

  • Free theatre trips followed by discussions

  • Bursary and funding advice.

Sound good?

Applications are closed. Please check back in September.