Best School of Acting is a new concept in children’s part-time theatre training – a term time course offering professional training to young people interested in advancing their acting and drama skills. It’s a very sociable, exciting and supportive group which is enjoying huge popularity.

Based in St.Albans, the three-hour weekly sessions on term-time Saturday afternoons (2pm-5pm) are purely based around drama and performance.

The three 60 minute development  classes are

  • Performance – exploration of acting styles and techniques leading towards productions
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  • Personal – confidence, teamwork, voice, relaxation, mental well-being
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  • Professional – audition technique, monologues, self-taping, sight-reading, acting to camera, other stage roles (Lighting, design, make-up, stage management etc)

Each term features masterclasses and progressive curriculum building technique, knowledge and confidence and there are annual performances demonstrating some of the new techniques that have been learned.

The teachers are all industry teaching professionals who know how to pass on their skills to our students. 

And many students who come to BSA to develop their technique combine this with attending our youth theatre group, TheBYTE to gain even more performance experience – putting what they’ve learned into practice.



Our Classes



Latest News

Best makes Connections with the National Theatre
October 12, 2021

Best has been selected to take part in the 2022 National Theatre Connections programme. This is hugely exciting, following on from our participation in 2015 where we were selected to appear at the National Theatre itself with ‘The Boy Preference’, and our amazing production of ‘These Bridges’ in 2018 at ArtsDepot, Finchley. Our chosen play… Read more »

Best welcomes Eden Lole as Musical Director
August 17, 2021

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Musical Director, Eden Lole. Eden is a singer, musical director, songwriter, performer and pianist, who began teaching at just 17-years old to her younger peers at school. She continued to teach her throughout her University years, where she graduated with a first-class honour in Music Performance at the British Institute of… Read more »

Best Hertford moves to Heath Mount
August 16, 2021

We are delighted to announce that our Hertford classes are moving to Heath Mount School near Watton-at-Stone. It is a fantastic venue – beautiful buildings and grounds and super facilities, inclding a brand new Performing Arts Centre. There’s more news here, and there’s a free workshop session on 11th September where prospective parents and students… Read more »