Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

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The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England that provides training for film, television and theatre.wikipedia
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Alan Rickman

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The president is Sir Kenneth Branagh, who took over after the death of his predecessor Lord Richard Attenborough in 2014, the chairman is Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen and its vice-chairman was Alan Rickman until his death in 2016.
Rickman trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), performing in modern and classical theatre productions.

Kenneth Branagh

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The president is Sir Kenneth Branagh, who took over after the death of his predecessor Lord Richard Attenborough in 2014, the chairman is Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen and its vice-chairman was Alan Rickman until his death in 2016.
Branagh trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London; in 2015 he succeeded Richard Attenborough as its president.

Bloomsbury

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It is based in the Bloomsbury area of Central London, close to the Senate House complex of the University of London.
Bloomsbury is home of the British Museum, the largest museum in the United Kingdom, and numerous educational institutions, including the University College London, the University of London, the New College of the Humanities, the University of Law, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and many others.

Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
He founded the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1904 and was knighted, for his contributions to theatre, in 1909.

Hugh Cruttwell

Hugh Cruttwell (31 October 1918 – 24 August 2002) was an influential English teacher of drama and principal of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

John Gielgud

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In 1923, John Gielgud studied at RADA for a year.
After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art he worked in repertory theatre and in the West End before establishing himself at the Old Vic as an exponent of Shakespeare in 1929–31.

Richard Attenborough

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The president is Sir Kenneth Branagh, who took over after the death of his predecessor Lord Richard Attenborough in 2014, the chairman is Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen and its vice-chairman was Alan Rickman until his death in 2016.
He was the President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

Flora Robson

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She was educated at the Palmers Green High School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where she won a bronze medal in 1921.

Stephen Waley-Cohen

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The president is Sir Kenneth Branagh, who took over after the death of his predecessor Lord Richard Attenborough in 2014, the chairman is Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen and its vice-chairman was Alan Rickman until his death in 2016.
He is Chairman of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) Council.

Kenneth Barnes

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Sir Kenneth Ralph Barnes (11 September 1878 – 16 October 1957) was director of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, from 1909-55.

Irene Vanbrugh

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She was active over many years in the support of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, of which her brother was principal.

Allison Janney

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These attract students from around the world, from beginners to professionals; previous attendees have included Allison Janney, Liev Schreiber, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Emma Watson.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in two cities in Ohio, Janney won a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in the summer of 1984, following her graduation from Kenyon College.

Glenda Jackson

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She worked for two years in a branch of the Boots the Chemist chain before taking up a scholarship in 1954 to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Gower Street, London

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The main RADA building is on Gower Street (with a second entrance on Malet Street), with a second premises nearby in Chenies Street.
University College London (UCL) and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art are located along Gower Street as is part of University College Hospital.

Sean Bean

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After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean made his professional debut in a theatre production of Romeo and Juliet in 1983.

Jonas Armstrong

He attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2003 with a BA in acting.

King's College London

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Its higher education awards are validated by King's College London (King's) and its students graduate alongside members of the departments which form the King's Faculty of Arts & Humanities.
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is administered through King's, and its students graduate alongside members of the departments which form the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

RADA Studios

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The main RADA building is on Gower Street (with a second entrance on Malet Street), with a second premises nearby in Chenies Street.
RADA Studios (formerly The Drill Hall) is a theatrical venue in Chenies Street in the London Borough of Camden, just to the east of Tottenham Court Road, owned by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

Mona Hammond

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She attended evening classes at the City Literary Institute in London for two years and was awarded a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Peter Bowles

Bowles attended Mapperley Plains Primary School then the Nottingham High Pavement Grammar School, where he was taught English by the novelist Stanley Middleton, and then won a scholarship to train as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), where he is still an associate.

Athene Seyler

Athene Seyler was President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) from 1950, and a member of the Theatrical Ladies' Guild.

Joan Collins

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She made her stage debut at the age of nine, trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, entered British films in 1951 and went to Hollywood under contract to 20th Century Fox in 1955.

Jessie Buckley

After some other theatre roles she suspended her professional career to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and graduated in September 2013.

Mark Addy

Addy was educated at Nunthorpe Grammar School, and from 1982 to 1984 attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.