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Acting for TV & Film

Our 6-month Actor Accelerator Programme kickstarts your acting career and is your first step towards Spotlight membership with The Actor Rebellion.

6-month part-time actor training 

Kickstart your acting career with The Actor Rebellion's Actor Accelerator Programme. Tailored for aspiring actors of all ages, this programme is your ticket to mastering the core acting skills essential for T.V. and film.

Our part-time programme is designed to refine your acting skills, boost your confidence, and prepare you for the professional world of acting. 


It is your pathway to turning your acting aspirations into a career and there is no upper age limit.


"My time here has been incredible and has certainly elevated my love of acting while giving me the tools to be able to work in the industry."

Carl, Graduating student of 2023

What can I expect?

In the first term, you'll immerse yourself in the art of acting, embracing a dynamic, collaborative environment designed to sharpen your instincts. Through intensive training, you'll master the organic approach to bring characters to life, honing your craft with passion and precision. 


As you progress into the second term, your focus will shift to perfecting your on-screen presence. You'll learn to seamlessly adapt your techniques for the unique demands of TV and film. Through engaging scene work, you'll discover the nuances of camera performance, ensuring you can deliver compelling, camera-ready performances that captivate audiences. 

Work and train at the same time

We have designed our programme so you can train whilst also managing your work or other study commitments.


The course is structured to provide weekly intensive actor training sessions at weekends and evenings.

It's never too late to start your acting journey

We welcome aspiring actors of all ages; there's no upper age limit here. Our focus is on nurturing talent, irrespective of when you start.

Training that goes beyond acting

Our programme is designed to develop not just your acting skills, but also crucial industry knowledge.  

Who should apply?

Our programme is for those aged 18+ who are passionate about forging a career as an Actor. It's for the serious, the dedicated, the ones ready to dive into the world of acting for camera.


We're looking for students who bring self-motivation, discipline, and a readiness to engage creatively and collaboratively. If you're driven and ready to commit, you're the kind of student we want.


To apply you must:

• Be 18 years old or over (no upper limit)

• Be able to commit to the full programme of training

• Have some previous acting experience or training


Admission onto the programme is subject to successful application and audition. There is no fee to audition.


"This acting course is superb. Apart from first-class training, we have received a great deal of information and advice on entering the acting industry. I highly recommend it to anyone, whatever age, wanting to become a professional actor."

Nevil, Student of 2023/2024

What's the time commitment?

We run two 6-month programmes a year - September to February and March to August.


Sessions run on Wednesday evenings 7.30pm-9.30pm and 10am-4pm the first Saturday of each month with 76 hours in classroom contact time. 

£1,140 in total for full 6-month programme 
Interest free monthly payment plans available e.g. £250 deposit + 6 monthly payments of £148.33 

Applications are currently open for September 2024

To apply for our next round of auditions, please complete and submit our application form and we will then send you an email confirming the next steps, what to prepare and dates for your audition.
The application deadline for our next round of auditions is 1st July 2024 at 5pm. Auditions will be held throughout July and August. 

We are a 'zero audition fee school' so there are no fees to audition for this training programme.

Work towards Spotlight membership

This is your first step towards gaining a referral for Spotlight membership.  


Spotlight membership requires two years of continuous part-time training at The Actor Rebellion.  


Beyond your 6-month programme, Spotlight training credits can be obtained over a further 18 months with Green Room Membership (to include performance showcase and weekly scene study attendance) + Industry Masterclasses. Upon completion of the Actor Accelerator training, we will build a programme with you to ensure you meet our Spotlight criteria.

The Actor Rebellion is located at Wrong Shoes Studio in Old Town, Swindon.

With free car parking and great public transport links from the Swindon train and bus stations, access is a breeze wherever you’re coming from.

Swindon is conveniently located on the M4 making it an ideal lcoation, especially if you're travelling from London, which is just an hour by train. Major cities like Bristol, Oxford, Bath, and Cheltenham are also conveniently close, with just a 30-45 minute commute.


Being in Swindon means you're in a fast-growing town that combines the buzz of urban life with the tranquility of the surrounding countryside. It's a great place to study, work and explore.

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