City Academy is one of London's leading creative and performing arts academies. Our inclusive classes create instant community as you learn from top industry experts online or in studio. We specialise in dance, acting, singing, musical theatre, comedy, art, writing, communication skills, filmmaking and photography classes for adults.
Explore your creativity with City Academy.
Whether you are looking to learn a new performance skill, find a creative outlet, build confidence or simply have fun, City Academy will have the perfect course for you - and you won't have to skip work to attend as City Academy's courses are designed to fit around your life.
We have been featured on the BBC, Channel 4, Vogue, The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Evening Standard and Time Out, to name just a few. With over 12,000 classes to choose from each year, there are 1000's of reasons to connect, create and learn with us.
From beginner through to advanced levels in over 30 creative subjects, City Academy's mix of expert tuition, practical experience and live performance has something for everyone. Whether you are a nervous first timer or seasoned performer, we've got you covered.
City Academy offers evening classes, weekend and weekday courses online and in-studio. Take a look at our course timetables and learn on days and times of that suit you.
City Academy’s tutors are working professionals and performers from film, theatre, TV and other entertainment and creative industries. Each tutor brings unrivalled professional expertise and passion to every class ensuring each student feels welcome and inspired.
With over 50 venues spread across London, we offer an exciting opportunity to experience learning in some of the capital's most impressive and inspiring spaces including Sadler's Wells Theatre, The Tabernacle, Finsbury Town Hall, Omnibus Theatre and Soho Theatre. In addition, our live, online classes offer you the chance to learn from the comfort of home.