The Swan Theatre, The Moors, Worcester, WR1 3ED

01905 727979

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Our part-time Foundation Course runs over three terms, with classes mostly on Thursday and Friday evenings, so that it can fit in with students’ work commitments. Some additional daytime or weekend sessions may also take place for specialist workshops such as technical theatre, stage combat, or master classes from visiting professionals.

The Swan Theatre School is run by Worcester Live. Worcester Live runs the Swan Theatre, Huntingdon Hall, Worcester Festival and The Worcester Repertory Company. Find out more by clicking here.


Applications for 2018 -2019


We are now accepting applications for our 2018-2019 course.


The Swan Theatre School (STS)  is owned and run by Worcester Live Ltd.

The Swan Theatre ~ The Moors ~ Worcester ~ WR1 3ED

Registration Number: 2233315 Registered Charity Number: 701310 Registered Office: J Yelland & Co. 22 Sansome Walk, Worcester WR1 1LS

Our flexible and dynamic course is designed to put you at the centre of its teaching, helping to develop your skills, nurture your potential and support you in becoming the best that you can be.


The aim of the one year course is to provide a completely vocational and professional training for people who are looking to go on and train at a Drama or Performing Arts School or enter the industry directly.


  • One year Foundation Course

  • 18+ part-time learning (mostly evenings)

  • Tuition from theatre professionals

  • Based in a professional theatre

  • Mature students welcome