London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

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Main LAMDA building on Talgarth Road
The MacOwan Theatre

The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), founded 1861, is a leading British drama school in west London.

Since 2003, LAMDA has occupied a building near Hammersmith, previously used by the Royal Ballet School. In addition, it owns the MacOwan Theatre, a performing space located in Kensington.

As well as being a member of the United Kingdom's national Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, the academy's largest programs, in acting, stage management and theatre technical work, are accredited through the University of Kent. It also offers courses for directors and drama teachers. Additionally, the conservatory conducts the LAMDA examinations and medals, acting qualifications for school students.

LAMDA's president is Timothy West and its principal is Peter James.

[edit] Alumni

Well known alumni include:

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