London Performing Arts Schools & Programs

There are four music conservatories in London: the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal College of Music, and Trinity College of Music all offer programs ranging from undergraduate degrees to postgraduate diplomas and Masters degrees for both instrumentalist and singers. You can also study at a London University for a music degree. Dancers can study at Bird College, LABAN, the English National Ballet, the Royal Ballet School, and the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, which, as its name would indicate, also offers acting degrees.

Performing Arts Schools, Programs & Courses in London
Subjects listed are highlights of programs and/or courses offered.

Why London is a Great Place to Study Performing Arts

Students wishing to pursue a performing arts education would be hard pressed to find a more hospitable place than London. This cosmopolitan city is home to some of the best orchestras, theatres, opera houses and dance companies the world has to offer. The London Symphony Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Covent Garden, Royal Shakespeare Company, and innumerable smaller arts organizations make their home in London.

Other Resources for Performing Arts Education and Careers in London
  • Classical Music London
  • Ballet London
  • Theatre London
  • Dance London
  • Enterprise Centre for the Creative Arts
  • Performing Arts - Employers in London
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Covent Garden
  • The Royal Shakespeare Company
  • The English National Ballet

  • Performing Arts - Internship Opportunities in London
  • Amateur Orchestras
  • Questors Theatre
  • Amateur Theatre Listings
  • The Harlow Ballet
  • Contemporary Music for Amateurs