We may be small, but our impact is mighty

As an art organisation, registered charity and drama school, Fourth Monkey are committed to collaborating with diverse communities both locally, nationally and internationally. We work to up-skill, train and develop the communities we collaborate with, using the principles of actor training.


We work with schools and colleges, offering free physical theatre workshops for students at Key Stage 4 and 5. We also regularly run free Taster Workshops both on-site studios at the Monkey House, but also externally for community groups and other charities across the UK. These workshops are Aimed at anyone who is interested in learning a little more about actor training and its transferable skills, as well as ensuring drama training is accessible for all.

In addition to our free outreach workshops, we partner with community groups and creative partners across London and throughout the UK, designing impactful programmes for communities and drawing on the core ethos of inclusion and collaboration.

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If you are a Year 12 or Year 13 teacher supporting students within your cohort who are thinking about applying and auditioning for drama school, we have created the Access to the Arts Teachers’ Resource Pack – a one-stop shop digital toolkit and resource pack for teachers and students alike who are looking for advice and guidance about drama school and actor training.
Click the link below to check out Volume #1 – Access to the Arts Resource Pack – Getting Started! In this, you will find top tips on choosing the right school and training course, submitting applications and preparing for auditions, plus interviews with Fourth Monkey students and alumni for first-hand advice and insights!

If you and your students have now read Volume #1 of our digital toolkit, the Access to the Arts Resource Pack, followed our top tips, aced that all-important drama school audition and have been offered a place to train, you might be thinking “what’s next?”.

To help answer this question, we have launched Volume #2 of the Access to the Arts Resource Pack – an insight into student life at drama school, from the training techniques and principles used in the studio and how these new skills will be put into practice during public performances, plus some top tips to help anyone who might be living away from home for the first time when they start their drama school training.

Click the link below to check out Volume #2 – Access to the Arts Resource Pack to help prepare for the next step in the drama school training journey!

The Access to the Arts Resource Pack has been produced in collaboration with Open Drama UK, the platform for teachers, theatre practitioners and industry experts to advance, improve & benefit young people through Drama. Creation of the Resource Pack has been made possible thanks to funding awarded by The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust.

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As a registered charity and as part of the cultural foundations that Fourth Monkey was built upon since its inception in 2010, we have made a commitment to support the creative development of our partner organisations, student alumni, artistic partners and our local and wider community. 

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