Performance Making Diploma for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Access All Areas’s Performance Making Diploma won the Guardian University Award for Student Diversity and Widening Participation in 2015 and has worked with 42 students over four years. The course was generously supported by the Leverhulme Trust for the first three, and then an anonymous donor for the 2017/18 year. 

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What is the Performance Making Diploma?

This course teaches professional performance skills. Students work with leading arts professionals to create performances in different styles and explore different ways of making a career as a performer.

The course is for adults over 18 years old who have learning disabilities or autism with previous drama experience.


Applications for the 2019 Diploma have now closed.

Where does it take place?

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Eton Avenue
London, NW3 3HY

How much does it cost?

The cost of the course is heavily subsidised and we offer some free places for people on low incomes.

How do I apply?

Applications are not currently open.

If you would like to be contacted when applications open again, get in touch using the contact details below.

Contact us for more information:

Alex Covell, Project Coordinator

0207 613 6445

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