FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When are auditions open?
We hold on-going auditions year-round, so you can apply at any time. All IDSA auditions are currently held online via a Zoom. Click here to apply now.
Can I audition if I am already represented by another talent agency?
Yes. Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency Group are two separate entities. Therefore, your training will not be affected in any way if you are represented by a talent agency.
What is the application process?
Please fill in the short application form on our website. We do not accept postal or telephone applications. Once you have clicked submit, your form will be sent to our Auditions Team who will process your application. You will then be sent an email with your audition details, you do not need to prepare a monologue instead you will be sent a scene to learn for the audition.
If you are given a date and time that you cannot attend, please email us at [email protected]
What are the application requirements?
Applicants do not need to have trained professionally or had any experience to apply for Identity School of Acting. All applicants are judged solely on their performance during the audition process. In order to attend Identity School of Acting you must:
- Be fluent in the English language
- Be 16+ when commencing at IDSA
What should I wear to the audition?
Auditions at one of our locations:
You do not need to bring anything to the audition. Wear comfortable clothing and soft-soled shoes. Avoid wearing jeans, hard-soled shoes or tight clothing, as you will be moving a lot during the workshop. Avoid jewellery and accessories. If you have long hair please tie back away from your face.
Ensure you are in a quiet room with minimal disturbance.
Wear comfortable, plain clothing. If you have long hair please tie back away from your face.
Do I need to audition if I have previous experience?
How much is the audition fee?
Audition Fees are £30 for European applicants and $40 for non-European applicants. Our audition fees are non-refundable.
I attended IDSA previously and I would like to come back, do I need to audition again?
Do I need to audition to be accepted into IDSA?
I’ve applied for my audition, how soon will I receive an audition date?
Once you have applied for your audition you will be contacted via email within 7 – 10 working days. If you have any queries in the interim, please email us at [email protected]
Do I need to prepare a monologue or learn a script for the audition?
Yes, you will be sent a script to learn and prepare for the audition. This will be sent to you once you have applied, alongside relevant audition information.
I’ve completed my audition, when will I find out if I’ve been accepted?
Audition results are emailed to the applicant within two weeks of your audition date. Your email will state whether or not you have been successful. All successful applicants will receive an email containing information regarding course dates and fees, as well as your enrolment pack, which contains your contract.
Does gaining acceptance into IDSA guarantee me representation by Identity Agency Group (IAG)?
I’ve been accepted into IDSA, but I can no longer attend - can I defer until the next term?
I have completed my audition but haven’t been sent through an audition result.
Do you teach musical theatre at IDSA?
How do I join Identity Agency Group (IAG)?
Acceptance into Identity Agency Group (IAG) is by invitation only. IAG does not currently accept unsolicited CV’s and headshots. The agents select their clients from the drama school throughout the year after the showcase, and through continual class observation and feedback.
Does the Identity Agency Group (IAG) represent students from the school?
Acceptance into Identity Agency Group (IAG) is by invitation only. However, IAG agents attend various showcases, and may decide to approach a students for representation. 85% of IAG clients are from IDSA, but attending the school is no guarantee of representation.
I have questions, who can I speak to?
Will you be reopening the physical school?
Do you accept mature students?
I'm having trouble with my application, who do I email?
Do you offer Scholarships?
We are a privately owned, independent school, that receives no funding. Therefore we do not offer scholarships at this time. However, please take a look at our online training options, which may be a more affordable option for you at this time.
I'm not from the UK, can I pay student fees in dollars?
We only accept student fees in Pound Sterling (£). This can be paid via Paypal.