“It’s amazing - it’s like doing Sixth Form at the theatre.”

- BTA graduate

Our full-time Level 3 qualification in Performing & Production Arts offers the equivalent of three A Levels over two years.

We provide a pioneering, industry-level training model that empowers the next generation of theatre makers to go boldly.

Want to join us in September 2024?

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Bath Theatre Academy is designed to emulate a drama school model. Free from the constraints of traditional educational establishments, our course invites learners to play, challenge themselves, take risks and begin to experiment, taking their first steps to become the theatre makers of the future.



Drawing on 10+ years of Theatre Royal Bath’s creative endeavours, plus years of educational expertise from Bath College, our collaboration strives to create the optimum conditions for art and learning to thrive.

Auditions Now Open

We're currently accepting applications to join us in September 2024. You can apply using the link below, and we'll be in touch soon.