The Poor School

Acting Training

in London's Kings Cross

Two Year Training | Four Day Course | Summer Course


Two Year Training

The training lasts two years (six terms) and operates in the evenings and at weekends until the final two terms when daytime work is involved (please see hours for more details).

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Four Day Course

The Four Day Course began in 2007. Since then we have seen over 2,000 people. Some wanted to be actors, others wanted to spend a week in a different world.

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Summer Course

20th July - 9th August 2015

The Poor School's intensive three week Summer School is a very popular one and places always go very quickly ... perfect for people with full time jobs. - Amateur Stage

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Room Hire

We have five studio spaces, including a studio theatre with lighting deck. These are available for hire day and evening, seven days a week, whenever they are not in use by us.

There are various common areas throughout the school, including an outdoor smoking area, which can be used by all hirers to relax in during breaks.

There is wi-fi throughout the premises.


9m x 7m, natural light, one fully mirrored wall.


9m x 7m, natural light.


13m x 11m, natural light.


11m x 10m, natural light


Approx. 13m x 8m, full lighting deck on request.

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Full Day Hire: 1 - 5 days £110 per day
6+ days £100 per day
15+ days £90 per day.

Half Day or Evening Hire: £75

Contact Paul on 020 7837 6030 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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