Hackney Drama School


singingdramadancefilmNEXT TASTER DAY: 24th February 2018 ENROL 

The next Taster Day at our Hackney branch takes place on Saturday 24th February 2018 at either 9.30am - 2pm OR 2.30pm - 5.30pm. This is the perfect opportunity for potential students to try out all of our classes with no obligation to join. It is also a great chance for parents to meet with the staff team and find out more about our programme and what our aims and objectives are within the forthcoming terms.

Our Hackney branch is located in the performing arts building of Clapton Girls' Academy. Just a short walk from Hackney Central and Clapton stations.

Students at this branch follow a weekly time-table of Drama / Film, Singing and Dance all taught by leading industry professionals that have a wonderful rapport with our young people.

Within each discipline a variety of genres will be explored. Examples include:

  • Learning to express oneself
  • Role Play / Improvisation
  • Script Reading / Writing
  • Audition / Interview Technique
  • Shakespeare to Contemporary
  • Harmonies and Vocal Technique
  • Building confidence in Voice
  • Musical Theatre
  • Pop / Rock
  • Jazz
  • Communication through movement
  • Musical Theatre
  • Street / Contemporary
  • Ballet / Salsa / Swing
  • Historical Dance
Film / Television
  • Respecting the camera
  • Acting on screen
  • Sitcoms / Soap Opera / Commercials
  • Short Films
  • Music Videos
  • News and Media


Clapton Girls’ Academy, Almack Road, Lower Clapton, London, E5 0RLNEAREST TUBE STATION: Clapton Station, Hackney Downs

Term Dates

AUTUMN TERM 2017 16th September - 9th December 2017 (half term 28th October) ENROL 
spring TERM 2018 6th January - 24th March 2018 (half term 17th February) ENROL

There are 2 sessions on a Saturday at the Hackney Drama School

AM: 9.30am - 2pm.
PM: 2.30 – 5.30pm

Please note, students must arrive at least 10 minutes before classes start.



You get a 20% discount for each additional sibling.

Please note, if you join us after a taster day on 24th February 2018, you will pay £175/ £160 for the half term.

You can pay your fees via direct debit, cheque or by debit/ credit card.
Worried about fees? Don't let the fees stand in the way of your child's place.
Read about our payment plans or get in touch to talk to us.

How to Apply

We ask students and their guardians to take part in a taster day, before they join the school. This ensures we are the right school for your child.

Buy your Anna Fiorentini uniform directly from our supplier, UK Printwear. The uniform is manditory but you can mix and match your outfit so it suits your own style.