ARTS EDUCATIONAL SCHOOLS

United Kingdom, England

Arts Educational Schools, also known as ArtsEd, is a private institution for performing arts situated in Chiswick, London Borough of Hounslow. The school offers various training in musical theatre, acting, TV, film. It was established in 1939 by the merger of Cone School of Dancing and the Ripman School. After the schools were joined to form Cone-Ripman School, it offered the shared courses between the students of both the institutions. ArtsEd is one of 21 expert performing expressions schools endorsed to offer government-supported Dance and Drama Awards, a plan set up to sponsor the expense of expert dance and dramatization preparing for the most skilled understudies at driving organizations. The validation and qualifications are awarded by the City University London or Trinity College, London. 

Campus Life

Originally situated in London, after WWII the school relocated to Tring, Hertfordshire along with Tring School. The school became independent in 2000s by forming a co-educational institution. In 2013 ArtsEd was granted an award by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation to finance a renovation project. The cash was spent on the primary theater, ensemble stockpiling, the School of Film and Television and the school's entrance offices. Being a member of Federation of Drama Schools, the school is home to more than 700 students of age 11+. 

Noted Alumni

The recognizable students of the school include Julie Andrews (The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins), Kai Alexander (The Stranger, Catastrophe), Samantha Barks (Les Misérables on stage and screen), Darcey Bussell (Former Principal with the Royal Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing judge), Gary Carr (Death in Paradise, Downton Abbey), Adam Cooper (Former Principal with the Royal Ballet and Matthew Bourne's New Adventures), Finn Jones (Game of Thrones, Marvel's Iron Fist)