Introducing WADS: The Ultimate Drop-In Session for Working Actors!

Welcome to WADS: The Working Actor Drop-In Sessions, a safe haven tailored specifically for professional actors seeking a safe space to aid, learn, grow, refine, and experiment with their craft. WADS understands the unique challenges you face in balancing your acting career with ongoing training and other life commitments. That’s why we offer a flexible yet intensive drop-in format, ensuring you can continue your professional journey while honing your skills. Whether you wish to elevate your success in the audition room, sharpen your skills, or experiment with new acting techniques, WADS offers a carefully curated selection of sessions, so you have the freedom to pick and choose what aligns perfectly with your goals and areas of focus, and provides the perfect platform for you to apply what you learn to upcoming auditions.

Entry Requirements:

Actors must be a member of spotlight and have a minimum of two professional credits from either stage or screen, you will need to provide a link to your spotlight on your applicationThese sessions are designed for individuals actively pursuing acting as a profession. We welcome dedicated and passionate actors ready to enhance their skills and expand their repertoire. 

How Long are the Sessions?

WADS sessions span from 1 to 3 days, with each day comprising 4 to 8 hours of intensive training, depending on the course content and focus. Choose from an array of specialised courses, each honing in on a specific form or aspect of acting, from character development and scene study to voice modulation and improvisation, our courses cover it all. Each course is comprehensively detailed in the course descriptions, providing you with all the information you need to choose the perfect fit for your artistic journey.

Why Choose WADS?


We understand the demanding schedules of working actors, which is why WADS offers a flexible drop-in basis. With no rigid commitments or fixed terms, actors can tailor their training to fit around their busy professional lives.

Industry-Professional Tutors:

At WADS, we believe in learning from the best. All our tutors are experienced industry professionals who have thrived in the acting world. They bring real-world insights and up-to-date techniques directly to the classroom.

Focus on Skill Refinement:

WADS caters specifically to working actors, providing targeted training to refine and elevate their craft. The sessions focus on enhancing acting abilities, exploring new approaches, and tackling the challenges unique to the professional acting sphere. Offering a diverse range of specialised courses and workshops, ensuring that every actor finds sessions that align with their interests and career goals.

Learn from Peers:

WADS attracts a vibrant community of like-minded professional actors. This creates a supportive environment where participants can learn not only from tutors but also from each other’s experiences, insights, and successes.

Proven Track Record:

With 20 years of excellence, Identity School of Acting has produced a remarkable roster of successful actors. WADS participants benefit from the same high-quality training that has contributed to the success of our famous alumni.

Personalized Learning:

WADS sessions are designed to cater to the individual needs of each actor. Whether a participant wants to focus on audition preparation, scene study, or character development, our tutors will guide them towards their specific goals.

Boosting Confidence:

Working in a safe and nurturing environment, WADS empowers actors to take bold creative risks, pushing the boundaries of their abilities. This newfound confidence will undoubtedly translate to their professional work.