Acting classes and acting schools in Dubai

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Acting classes and acting schools in Dubai are booming with the increase in stage, theatre and arts productions. It is fair to say that the arts industry in Dubai is well and thriving.

As more drama venues and theatres are being built and the appetite for a wide variety of arts increases, acting is becoming an increasingly sought-after career option and a great way to keep your kids busy in the after school hours.

For now, there is more focus on theater acting as compared to film and TV shows, but with the first film and TV schools being set up to cater for the rising number of budding actors and performers, several schools and classes now provide requisite training and experience. Here are some of the best places, schools, institutes where you can take acting classes in Dubai.

Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company
Acting classes for kids in Dubai

Hayley's Comet Dubai

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This theatre company is based in Media City. It provides comprehensive drama, dance and singing training to children and teenagers in Dubai. Hayley Doyle, the UK professional running it, launched the theatre company in 2012 with a primary aim of developing the next generation of talented theatre performers.

There are both advanced and beginner classes that are scheduled conveniently for after-school hours. To get more details on price and venue visit the website or contact Hayley Doyle through

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Constellation Dubai – Screen Acting Classes

Constellation Dubai - Screen Acting Classes

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Another place to learn screen acting and theatre performance is at Constellation Dubai located at Al Thuraya Tower 1 in Media City. Here, you will be taken under the experienced wings of Liz Hadaway, an actress and theatre director from London and Alex Broun, an award-winning screenwriter and playwright.

Alex Broun runs the screen acting classes, providing hands-on lessons for beginner, advanced and showcase actors. Stage acting lessons are headed by Liz Hadaway with the help of a variety of guest tutors. Visit their website at to learn more and make inquiries.

Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC)

Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC)

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DUCTAC is dedicated to providing quality theatre training to upcoming and advanced stage actors. Their drama courses include acting for adults, acting for teens and kids, improvisation and voice. Different courses are offered at different times of the day. Some of the courses are tested using LAMBDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) examinations.

You can see the full details of each course and register by visiting DUCTAC’s website at Click on courses and you will be good to go. Contact the staff at DUCTAC to find out what costs are associated with taking any of their courses.

Dubai Performing Arts – Performing Arts School in Dubai

Dubai Performing Arts - Performing Arts School in Dubai

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Dubai Performing Arts (DPA) provides some of the best performing arts training in Dubai. Here, you will find highly skilled teachers with a trove of experience. They have performed globally and even been in sold-out musicals at London’s West End. DPA conforms to UK standards in its training programs, ensuring only the best for their learners.

Their performing arts classes focus on three main areas; singing, dancing and drama. These three aspects are packaged together into one awesome program. Visit DPA’s website at to learn more about their drama training.

Courtyard Playhouse – Acting classes for adults

Courtyard Playhouse - Acting classes for adults

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At The Courtyard Building in Al Quoz 1, you will find the home of one of the finest theatre training centres in Dubai. If you have ever dreamt of shining on the theatre stage, acting out different voices and characters, here is your chance to achieve that dream.

Courtyard Playhouse provides improvisational theatre training at no cost at all. This is a non-profit operation. The training comes packaged in convenient evening programs that you can take even with a busy daily schedule. The lessons range from improv to voices to comedy. Also look out for special workshops that are held occasionally. Stay updated by visiting their website at

Kids Theatre Works – Theatre Groups in Dubai

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In its 15th year of operation, Kids Theatre Works has always been the place where kids could develop their artistic talents. They launched in 2002 and in 2006 they moved to DUCTAC. If you have a teenager or child interested in the performing arts, Kids Theatre Works (KTW) gladly welcomes them.

Lessons at KTW are led by experienced professionals with special skills in training kids. Training involves drama, theatre and other creative arts. You can find much more information, including the learning schedule, at KTW’s website,

Centre Stage Arts –Acting Institute Dubai

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This is another great place to take your kids if they are interested in the performing arts. Lessons are in-depth and a lot of fun. They include singing, role playing, drama games and stage acting.

There are two types of programs. Act 1 is designed to fit the needs and minds of younger kids (5 to 7 years). Act 2 encourages older kids to go deeper and explore a wider variety of theatre arts. It is ideal for kids aged 8 to 11 years. Act 3 is for much older kids aged 12 to 16 years.

To ensure that they are getting the best from their learning, kids will be tested using LAMDA Examinations. Act 1 and 2 costs around $20 while Act 3 costs around $27. Find out more from their website at

KalaGram Grooming Talents – Acting Training in Dubai

Kalagram Grooming Talents Dubai

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KalaGram Grooming Talents, located at the Carrera Building in Karama, provides a wide variety of performing arts training courses. Some of the most popular courses include cinematic dancing, speech and drama, instrumental music and acting.

Acting classes are open to anyone from 12 years old. These classes will prepare you for a lucrative career in film, television shows, theatre, commercials and documentaries.
See their entire offerings at

Miranda Davidson Studios (MDS) – Television Careers in Dubai

Miranda Davidson Studios

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Most acting classes in Dubai focus on theatre. In fact, most of the ones we have mentioned in this list provide only stage acting lessons. But if you want to focus exclusively on film and TV, this is the best class for you.

At MDS, you will learn things like scene study, on-camera presenting and public speaking. MDS classes are open to kids aged 7 to 11 years, teens aged 12 to 17 years and adults 18 years and above. Each age group will receive training specially designed to fit them.

Learn more about Miranda Davidson Studios training at their website, You can register for classes by contacting MDS at

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