"The friendships I made were so full of love and understanding, and got me through the program in all its intensity. The teachers I had will influence me immensely as an actor in the way I approach a new text, a new character, and a new rehearsal room. I am changed."




The deadline to apply for the 2019 Midsummer in Oxford Program and Fall 2019 London Theatre Program was March 1st.

Applications to the Midsummer Conservatory Program remain open on a rolling basis, space permitting. Please visit the Midsummer Conservatory Program page for information about applying during the rolling application period.

  • There are two application periods for BADA’s programmes:

    January – March for London Theatre Program (Fall), Midsummer in Oxford, and Midsummer Conservatory Program
    August – October for London Theatre Program (Spring) and Shakespeare in London

    If you would like to be notified about upcoming programme dates, application periods and deadlines, and other programme news, please sign up for our Programmes Announcements email list.

  • Auditions for the 2019 Midsummer in Oxford Program, Midsummer Conservatory Program, and Fall 2019 London Theatre Program took place throughout the month of March.  We guarantee an admissions decision by March 26th.

    All applicants will receive a status update within a week of their audition, in some cases indicating an early decision.

    Note: Applicants seeking an award from the BADA Scholarship Fund who receive an early decision will not receive a scholarship offer until regular admissions decision are announced.