Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

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Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
RADA 62 Gower Street, London WC1E 6ED. Frontage dates from 1905.JPG
The main entrance to RADA on Gower Street
TypeDrama school
Established1904
PresidentSir Kenneth Branagh
DirectorEdward Kemp
LocationLondon, England
AffiliationsKing's College London
Birkbeck, University of London
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama
Websitewww.rada.ac.uk
Rada logo.jpg

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree. It is thought to be one of the best drama schools in the world.[1] Architect Bryan Avery designed the university.

The President of RADA is actor Kenneth Branagh since the death of Richard Attenborough in August 2014. The Vice-Chairman is yet to be announced since the last one Alan Rickman died while in position in January 2016.[2] Many famous actors have studied here.

Notable alumni[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. RADA Britannica.com.
  2. "Governance and advisers". Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Retrieved 9 November 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]

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