train, Believe, Achieve

The Brighton Academy offers a comprehensive performing arts and musical theatre curriculum at degree, foundation and postgraduate levels.

It's Call Time

The Brighton Academy opened its doors to its first class of Full-Time Performing Arts students in September 2011. With four successful West End performers at its head.

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You bring the potential we’ll do the rest

35 Hours Contact Time per Week

36 Weeks of Tuition per Year

26 Hours Private 1-2-1 Singing Classes per Year

In-House Pastoral Team

100% West End Agent Success Rate

Courses Tailored Around Students

100% Student Pass Rate

Affordable For All

Small Year Groups

Industry Workshop Weeks - From West End Performers

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"The only attributes a new performer should need are potential and a willingness to learn. Their financial background should not be a consideration. This is why I believe that The Brighton Academy is the most important new college in the country."

Killian Donnelly

Olivier / Whats On Stage Award Nominated Actor

“I am honoured to be a patron of The Academy. Brighton thrives on the Arts industry; the location is wonderfully diverse and feeds the Arts community between there and London. It seems only fitting that Brighton itself be given its own Academy which will be populated with four well-respected, hard-working Principals along with some tremendously talented teachers. The Academy’s philosophy of making the fees more affordable makes it possible for all students interested in Performing Arts to have a better chance of fulfilling their dreams.”

Stephen Mear MBE

Tony / Olivier / What's On Stage Award Winning Director & Choreographer

“To stay a top agent, you need to represent the best new graduates. This is an ongoing, yearly commitment and one that we take very seriously. Having done this for a number of years, it is my firm opinion that The Brighton Academy are years ahead of where todays main colleges were at the same age. I applaud the commitment and dedication of all involved at TBA and know that it is only a matter of time before they become industry leaders themselves.”

Adam Boland

Boland and Reeve

"M R management are proud to represent many graduates from TBA. We have found the standard of training to be very high & this has been reflected in the work these clients have been offered over the years. The level of professionalism & enthusiasm we have experienced in our dealings with the college has been excellent and this is reflected in the attitude of the pupils - dedicated, talented & easy to deal with; everything an agent could ask for!"

MR Management

M R Management

“I was so impressed with the level of professionalism, the quality of work and also with the attitude of how to work. The joy of it is that everyone here is known personally and catered to personally. The programme is evolved around the students. It is so unusual that TBA will only take on the people they feel they can give the time to, coupled with the quality of teaching, that is invaluable.”

Carole Todd

West End Choreographer / Director

“What I love about the school is that TBA treats their students as individuals. I think there is a great programme of work going on here that I am really, really keen to support.”

Bill Deamer

West End Choreographer / Director

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The Brighton Academy Patrons

TBA proudly boasts a 100% graduate success rate with top West End agents and delivers courses in Musical Theatre and Performing Arts, offering you the very best start towards a successful career.

Our Partners & Sponsors

Thanks to our wonderful partners and sponsors for supporting us, if you’re interested in working with TBA please get in touch.