Reading Studio of Dramatic Art

Develop your performing arts skills with leading industry-professionals


In partnership with multi award-winning professional theatre, Reading Rep

The Reading Studio of Dramatic Art is an employment-focused theatre studio for talented, emerging performance artists in the South East of England and beyond.

As a partnership between Reading Rep and Reading College, Reading Studio of Dramatic Art offers a unique approach to theatrical training that combines expertise in teaching and learning with the skills and experience of leading performance industry professionals. The studio also provides inspiring educational workshops and transformative outreach programmes for local communities.

This is an amazing opportunity for young people to train alongside a professional company. There is nothing quite like this anywhere else in the country and it’s the perfect platform to begin a career in the performing arts.” —Alan Stacey, Managing Director, Young Vic Productions

Study with us

Students on our performing and production arts career pathway gain well-recognised qualifications and the invaluable experience of working and training within a professional theatre company environment. Our rigorous programmes and high professional standards mean students have the best possible platform for progression into higher education, or directly into employment in the performance industry.

For more information, visit the Reading Studio of Dramatic Art website, or email us at