Frequently Asked Questions

Got a burning question for us? We've created a short-list of frequently asked questions.

I'm an international student, do I need a student visa to study?

No. We are not linked to any educational or government body so in attending any of our courses, you do not require a particular type of visa for you to study with us. Our classes are welcome to everybody and will be taught in English. We ask that international students can speak and read fluent English.

Where are your classes held?

The majority of our courses, including our Masterclass is held at Pinewood Studios. Pinewood is situated a short drive from Uxbridge Tube Station. London courses are typically held at Conway Hall or Old Diorama Arts Centre unless otherwise specified. Please ensure you read instructions specific for your course.

How do I get to Pinewood Studios?

Pinewood Studios is accessible via car and public transport. Pinewood is located 20 miles from Soho and just 8 miles from Heathrow. It is also close to the M4, M25 and M40, giving direct access to London. Free parking is available on site.

Where travelling with Public Transport, Pinewood is nearby to Uxbridge Tube Station, Slough Station and Gerrards Cross Station. A free shuttle bus service operates to these locations all day, making travel to the studios easy.

Where will we film on location?

Our courses and showreel packages often include filming on location. Locations can very depending on season and availability. Locations as part of a course are usually always within a 7 mile radius of Pinewood Studios to limit travel time.

Can I get a certificate?

Upon completing our Masterclass in Screen Acting, students will be issued with our Four Week Diploma Certificate. Other courses are not presented with a certificate, but on request through info@actorsstudio.co.uk this can be arranged.

What should I wear to classes?

We suggest wearing cool, comfortable clothing to ensure you can be free to participate in physical movement. Specific costume requirements are outlined if you are filming a showreel.

What should I wear to classes?

We suggest wearing cool, comfortable clothing to ensure you can be free to participate in physical movement. Specific costume requirements are outlined if you are filming a showreel.

Do I need an acting CV to attend your course?

Upon booking of a course, we will request a copy of your acting CV. We ask for this to ensure we can offer you the best training possible and we know your acting experience prior to arrival. While a professional headshot is not necessary, we do ask for a simple photo on a plain background so we can assess how you will look on screen and prepare for make-up requirements there appropriate.

I want to get in touch with your Directors. Can I have their email address?

Due to GDPR compliance, we’re unable to pass on contact details for any of our team members. We’re happy to handle communication through info@actorsstudio.co.uk.