The International School of Screen Acting is the leading specialist screen acting school in the UK. This unique drama school offers One and Two year full-time TV and Film acting courses, as well as part time courses. ISSA is located in the Heart of the prestigious 3 Mills Studios.

Established in 2002, The International School of Screen Acting was the first dedicated screen acting school in the UK.

ISSA is a unique drama school dedicated to preparing actors for today’s TV and Film Industry. Based within the prestigious 3 Mills Studios, ISSA is in the heart of a creative and successful media village. The school is surrounded by a constant hive of activity with highly regarded film and TV programmes made within its secure and picturesque setting.

Our courses specialise in providing actors with a rigorous and in-depth vocational training focused on performance for screen. The school prides itself on a holistic approach. This focus is rooted in two main aspects, firstly, the nurturing of the creative centre of each individual, and secondly, addressing the fundamental skills necessary to expand students physical and emotional range.

Creativeness is explored in an intuitive manner through workshops and classes. The school focuses on providing a tool box approach to the creative process Eg; appropriate methodologies for screen acting such as Stanislavsky, Chekhov, Meisner, The Method, Lecoq. Horse riding and archery are also included, as well as the opportunity to undertake a screen combat exam and be awarded a specially designed certificate from BASSC (The British Association of Stage and Screen Combat).

This comprehensive training challenges each student to maximise their potential as they embark on a life changing journey. Encompassing increased self awareness, personal development and their path towards professionalism.

Our courses include:

- One Year Intensive Professional Training in Acting for TV and Film
(minumim 21+).
A course designed for the more experienced student.

- Two Year Professional Training in Acting for TV and Film (minimum 18+).
This course allows the younger actor extra time to learn and develop their craft.

Short courses are also available for those looking for an Introduction to Screen Acting or to enhance their skills. This course also serves as an insight to those who would like to audition for the full-time courses.

The International School of Screen Acting offers an exclusive vocational training dedicated to Screen Acting. It is also the school’s ethos to maintain a real world approach to the training. This incorporates, for example, workshops by professional practitioners such as actors, casting directors, film and TV directors, producers, agents. All our tutors and instructors are highly qualified industry professionals. All full time training culminates in a graduation screening at BAFTA.

For more information please ring us on 020 8709 8719 or email us via our contact page