Actor Training

Professional actor training and creative theatre making courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Explore our accredited courses and discover what sets our training apart.

How to Apply

All you need to know about applying to our professional actor training courses, and what to expect from a Fourth Monkey Audition Day.

There is a sense of punk and rock n’ roll about the place. It feels fresh, passionate and up for it. Not everyone looks the same or sounds the same.

Jonjo O'Neill

Actor, Patron

Access & Participation

Our acting workshops are at the heart of our commitment to making training accessible to all. Experience our unique approach to professional actor training and creative theatre making.

Professional Development

Professional development workshops and short courses on our Evolve programme which support professional actors and creatives to refine their skills and knowledge as part of our commitment to lifelong learning.

Open House Event in Bristol

  We are opening the doors to The Bamboo House, Fourth Monkey’s Bristol training centre and home to some of our talented CertHE Acting & Theatre Making student community, for an Open House...

Monkey Motivation: Old School Players

Our drama school training is designed to equip our students and alumni with the necessary skills to devise and develop their own creative work and opportunities, both independently and...

Monkey Motivation: Burning Pages present PRIDE

We love hearing what our alumni go on to do after they graduate from the Monkey House - from sharing unique pieces of theatre as part of creative festivals, to performing in work created by their...

Top Tips for Drama School Prep – Getting Ready to Start your Training Journey!

Congratulations! Your hard work has paid off, and you have been offered a place to train at drama school! If you are now wondering “what next?”, we have put together our top tips for drama school...

Monkey Motivation: Mary & Mietek, From Experimental Fringe to Camden Fringe

We are always keen to learn more about what our alumni go on to create after graduating from the Monkey House, especially when this sees them working and collaborating with their fellow Monkey...

The Monkey House

Home to our contemporary drama school in North London with purpose-built acting and dance studios, rehearsal rooms and performance space.

The Bamboo House

Our centre of excellence in Bristol, affectionately named the Bamboo House to reflect core elements of our actor training and to honour the history of the area of the city in which it resides.

I loved it, found myself as an artist and person, I’ve changed so much and I can’t stress how important that was for me.

Simrita Khela

Fourth Monkey Alumnus

All you need to know about Fourth Monkey, a professional repertory touring theatre company and contemporary Drama School established in 2010 to improve access to professional actor training.

Our professional repertory touring theatre company renowned for its physical, dynamic and visceral storytelling with collaborative creation at the core of the exciting and original theatre it creates.