Get an insight into the history of East 15, how we
were inspired by the work of the legendary Joan Littlewood and the Theatre Workshop, and how those
principles still influence us today.
East 15 Acting School
has over 50 years experience of professionally training actors, directors, theatre practitioners and technicians for
the international stage, TV, film and radio.
Based at our Loughton and Southend campuses, our luminaries include Alison Steadman (Gavin and Stacey), Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners), Arsher
Ali (Four Lions), Reece Ritchie (The Lovely Bones) and Oscar-nominated director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours).
- Rated number 1 drama school in the UK in the National Student Survey 2014
- Training by professionals for professionals
- International community of students and staff
- Outstanding facilities
- Drama UK accredited
News and events
Check out our news and events section for the latest information about our award-winning students and the achievements of our graduates.
Our students create highly acclaimed productions throughout the year at our Corbett Theatre in Loughton, our Clifftown Theatre in Southend and central London venues.