CAMDA (Cheltenham Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) is a private drama school based in the heart of the Cotswolds, England, run by RADA alumni and industry specialists.

CAMDA offers singing and acting masterclasses for talented individuals via a variety of bespoke courses, led by world class tutors in stunning venues.  Workshop subjects include:  Acting, Text and Performance, Monologues, Audition Technique, Singing, Speech, Stage Combat, Scene Study, Clowning, Script Writing, RADA Productions, A'Levels (Theatre Studies, Film & Drama: WJEC, EdExcel, AQA), LAMDA Exams, DJ-ing, Poetry, Showreels (Acting & Singing), Track Recording, Singer-Songwriting, West End Trips, Casting and more.


Our dedicated team of professionals are passionate about performance.  We guarantee one-on-one tuition, confidence building, age-appropriate groups, exclusive opportunities, arts career enhancement and outstanding value within small classes (15 max)... Designed to inspire all ages, 6 years and above. 
  • One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing, is what we do for others”.

    Lewis Carroll
CAMDA believes in the magic of live theatre, language and its transformative power.  Students work with a professional team of tutors or individually, each drawn from RADA, The RSC, RCM, RAM and industry - hand chosen for being committed to giving their best (in order to bring out the best in others) and encourage creative potential.

CAMDA's Principal and Founder, Nicola Carter, is a First Class RADA & Kings Master of Arts postgraduate. 

Choose from Short Courses, Workshops, Masterclasses and week long Summer Schools at the award-winning Parabola Arts Centre (PAC) and Cheltenham Ladies College, designed to hone talent and commitment on stage and screen, or behind the scenes.

Whether refining skills, seeking inspiration, focusing ambition, heralding a career change or simply wishing to broaden the mind, CAMDA is ideal for anyone seeking personal and professional development.
THE CAMDA WAY is a blueprint for stagecraft excellence, inspired by the world famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's (RADA) 3 year Acting Diploma, plus Masters Degree (RADA & Kings College London).

This simply advocates small class sizes (10 to 15 students), first class drama tuition, exclusive workshops, nurturing of stage skills, artistic discipline, one-on-one tuition, expert feedback, professional guidance, truthful performance, vocal care and exceptional support for all.
  • CURIOSITY IS ONE OF THE GREAT SECRETS OF HAPPINESS ”.

    Bryant H McGill
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