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Summer Intensives

Thank you for visiting the application website for the BADA summer acting programs: Midsummer in Oxford (for actors who are at least 18 years of age – no upper age limit) and Midsummer Conservatory (for actors aged 16-18).

Admission to BADA's Midsummer in Oxford and Midsummer Conservatory programs are by audition only.  To begin an application, please choose the appropriate program from the drop down menu.  Please complete the application, indicating a preferred audition date, and pay the application fee. All applicants who complete the application form will be given the opportunity to audition.

Auditions will be held in person (in select cities) and live via Zoom.  There is no advantage to either format; please choose what works best for your schedule. For more information on audition requirements, please visit the BADA website:

Applications for Midsummer in Oxford are now closed. Due to very high demand, we will not be accepting any late applications.

Applications for Midsummer Conservatory will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis.  Please apply at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Once again, thank you for your interest in BADA. If you have any questions about summer admissions, please do not hesitate to email Jennifer Rockwood:

Additional Programs at BADA

Black British Theatre This month-long summer program provides an overview of contemporary Black British theatre and performance. It is suitable for students and theatre practitioners at various stages of their careers.  This program is available by application - no audition required. For further details click here.

Greek Theatre: This month-long summer program is dedicated to exploring the performance and reception of ancient drama. It is suitable for students and theatre practitioners at various stages of their careers. This program is available via application - no audition required. For further details click here

Junior Year Study Abroad
In addition, BADA runs two semester-long program in conjunction with Sarah Lawrence College: the London Theatre Program and  the Shakespeare in London Program. For more information on these programs, please visit our main website.

The British American Drama Academy
14 Gloucester Gate
Regents Park, London

T: +44 (0)20 7487 0730

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