PPA is committed to creating an environment of inclusion and diversity.

We currently have a few remaining places on our BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen course for September 2020 and welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students. Up to four Diversity Scholarships will be available to successful applicants from BAME backgrounds, assessed on both talent and financial need. For more information or to apply please email enquiries@ppacademy.co.uk.


I Am A Camera - 2015

Mission Statement

At PPA we will:

Develop a nurturing and supportive environment in which every single student is valued as an individual.

Focus on employability and the needs of the profession, so that PPA are able to offer relevant Musical Theatre and Acting for Stage and Screen courses driven by the changing industry.

Be a recognised contender amongst its competitors, offering the very best teaching across all disciplines.

Offer a fully-rounded training to allow our Acting and Musical Theatre training Graduates to be the best that they can be.

“PPA is a forward thinking establishment, continually looking to adapt and grow in order to furnish the students with the qualifications and work ethic to be versatile, employable members of the business and its many opportunities.”

Bonnie LangfordPatron

“I have always found PPA students to be exceptionally well grounded in not only the skills required for a successful career in theatre, but also the disciplines and working practices that in many cases only professional work experience can bring.”

Martin DoddManaging Director, UK Productions

“This place is certainly a school to look at!”

Paul Taylor-MillsArtistic Director, The Other Palace

“PPA constantly moves forward putting itself as a serious contender as one of the country's leading Theatre Schools.”

Jonathan KileyCasting Director, QDOS

“Still unsure what I saw today at PPA Showcase. Was it a West End musical or a college showcase?”

Benjamin NewsomeBenjamin Newsome Casting