Spotlight Partners with Open Door

Open Door is a new non-profit organisation helping young people without the financial support or resources to gain a place at one of the UK’s leading drama schools

Applying to drama school can be difficult and expensive. Open Door are here to help you attend auditions feeling prepared, confident, and without any worry of financial strain. They are offering young people based in London free auditions at some of the best drama schools - perfect for those who are serious about pursuing a career in acting. If you're based outside of London, the scheme is scheduled to run across the UK from next year.

8 successful applicants will receive:

  • Twelve hours of one-to-one acting tutorial sessions from experienced industry professionals. 

  • Two hours of musical tutoring for any singing auditions.

  • Six free auditions at some of the UK's leading drama schools including RADA, LAMDA, Guildhall, Drama Centre, Royal Welsh College, and Central School of Speech & Drama.

  • Places in Open Door's series of bespoke workshops led by top industry professionals.
  • Free theatre trips, followed by discussions.
  • Bursary and funding advice.

22 additional people will receive:

  • Places in Open Door's series of bespoke workshops led by industry professionals, helping you to prepare for your auditions.
  • Free theatre trips, followed by discussions.
  • Bursary and funding advice.
  • Free auditions at mentioned drama schools with exact numbers to be confirmed. 

Spotlight are delighted to be supporting this initiative, and will be hosting the auditions to select participants for Open Door at our studios. For more information, get in touch with Open Door.