The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA; / ˈ r ɑː d ə /) is a drama school in London, England, that provides vocational conservatoire training for theatre, film, television, and radio. It is based in the Bloomsbury area of Central London , close to the Senate House complex of the University of London and is a founding member of the Federation of Drama Schools .
The Royal Academy of Arts, located in the heart of London, is a place where art is made, exhibited and debated.
History. The London Academy of Music was founded by Henry Wylde in 1861; this makes the Academy the oldest of its kind in Britain , after - for example - the Royal Academy of Music (1822) and the Crystal Palace School of Art, Science, and Literature (1854).
The Royal Scottish Academy of Music established a drama department called the Glasgow College of Dramatic Art during 1950. It became the first British drama school to contain a full, broadcast-specification television studio in 1962.
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21/05/2015 · Deborah Solomon is the art critic of WNYC Public Radio in New York. Her most recent book is American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell. Her Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell (1997) will be republished this autumn in a new edition by Other Press, New York.
In 2006, the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art was absorbed into Central.. On 29 November 2012, the 'Royal' title was bestowed on the school by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of its reputation as a "world-class institution for exceptional professional training in theatre and performance studies".