We specialise in the training of drama teachers and delivering courses and workshops in Drama and Public Speaking for individuals and groups.

Whatever you are looking for, there is a course for you!

Teaching Diploma in Speech and Drama

The Russell Academy has an outstanding record of results in training teachers of Speech and Drama.

This two year course provides expert tuition for those who wish to train for this exciting and challenging career.

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Effective Public Speaking

Our highly qualified team of tutors have developed programmes for Effective Public Speaking which have proved of huge benefit to people needing to use their voice in a public way.

In addition, Russell Academy will tailor courses in Public Speaking for your company, addressing your specific needs.

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Acting for Fun and Adult Scene Study Courses

The Acting for Fun courses enable people to develop confidence and explore their creativity in a relaxed environment. Our Adult Scene Study courses for beginners and advanced students, enable you to explore some great scenes from modern dramatists giving the opportunity for indepth character investigation, stage craft, voice and movement.

We can also design and deliver specific workshops for your group or organisation in the areas of performance technique, movement and voice, script analysis and characterisation.

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Recent Updates

Check out our last updates concerning our courses.

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Short Acting Course in November


Want to shake off those November Blues? Our energising short acting course is just the thing for you – release your inner actor in a relaxed and fun environment. 3.. read more

Now Auditioning for September 2018


If you believe in the importance of drama in stimulating and engaging the imagination of young and not so young, this is the course for you. For many years now.. read more

Celebrating Success


Some good food, engaging chat and a ‘small’ glass of wine marked the end of a tremendously successfully year for Russell Academy students.  Congratulations and best wishes for the future. .. read more