FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What types of courses can I apply for?
How many classes will I attend?
Where can I find course dates?
You can find more information about our course dates here.
Do you offer training online?
Yes! We offer online training that is accessible to students worldwide. You can find more information about the course here.
Does IDSA offer qualifications?
IDSA doesn’t offer an accredited course, instead we offer vocational part-time training. With the flexibility to attend for as many semesters as you wish.
Do you teach musical theatre at IDSA?
Does IDSA hold showcases?
Yes! Online & London In-Person Adult and Young Actor tier level students on the Core Training Programme (CTP) take part in Showcase in the Summer Semester. Students attending the Los Angeles In-Person Course take part in Showcase in the Fall Semester. Please Note: Fresher students (those in their first two semesters) do not take part in Showcase and instead complete an In-House Presentation performance. Find out more here.
What is an In-House Presentation (IHP)?
Anyone accepted into IDSA aged 18+ is automatically placed onto the Fresher Course for two semesters. All fresher students take part in an In-House Presentation (IHP) at the end of their second semester, here students have the opportunity to potentially move up or down a tier level, or stay the same.
Do I need to audition to be accepted into IDSA?
What is the audition process?
You can find out more about the audition process here
When are auditions open?
Do I need to prepare a monologue or learn a script for the audition?
What should I wear to the audition?
I have completed my audition but haven’t been sent through an audition result.
We receive a high volume of applications each term, so although we endeavour to contact you within 7-10 working days, there may be some instances where we do not meet this deadline. If you have any concerns about your audition results, after 7-10 working days please contact us at [email protected].
I’ve been accepted into IDSA, but I can no longer attend - can I defer until the next term?
If you are offered a place on our course but are suddenly unable to start the following term, please email us at [email protected] with your query and we will do our best to accommodate you.
I attended IDSA previously and I would like to come back, do I need to audition again?
Yes, all former students must audition to return to the any IDSA school.
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 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].
How much is the application fee?
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]
I'm having trouble with my application, who do I email?
f for any reason you are having issues applying to the school, please email us at [email protected]
Can I audition if I am already represented by another talent agency?
How do I join Identity Agency Group (IAG)?
Does the Identity Agency Group (IAG) represent students from the school?
I have questions, who can I speak to?
Will you be reopening the physical school?
Do you accept mature students?
I'm not from the UK, can I pay student fees in dollars?
When is the next short course?
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