UK drama schools leaving accredited association

RADA, popular with serious American actors, is just one of the schools that left Drama UK, the organisation, that accredits drama training in the UK as well as acting as an advocacy body. (RADA Studios. Photo: John M)
RADA, popular with serious American actors, is just one of the schools that left Drama UK, the organisation, that accredits drama training in the UK as well as acting as an advocacy body. (RADA Studios. Photo: John M)

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) are no longer with Drama UK, an  advocacy group for vocational drama training. But should Americans care?

Probably not, especially if it’s a quality drama school you seek. It seems like it’s more of an accounting issue as the problem centers on high accreditation fees, which don’t fluctuate due to the size of the school — 80 vs. 14,000, according to BroadwayWorld.com. The group also certifies vocational university and college courses.

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