Welcome to Acting Out UK!

Acting Out UK is an established drama school based in Edinburgh. It’s run by actors, singers, speakers and performers who love what they do and are passionate about coaching!

We offer courses, workshops and private lessons for all ages and abilities in Acting, Drama, Singing, Dancing, Musical Theatre, Writing, Directing and Public Speaking.

We also come into organisations and provide regular classes or workshops in Acting, Singing, Dancing, Writing, Directing and Public Speaking.



We offer lots of courses for all abilities and levels in the performing arts and public speaking.

All our courses are CPD and PLFind Certified through Education Scotland.

For actors, we have a pathway in place where you can progress through from Beginners or Intermediate levels until you are ready to audition for the Advance Course (part-time equivalent to a professional training course). For those who are professional trained already, or are serious about becoming a professional actors, we provide the best solution! Excellent coaching by highly reputable coaches and teachers that you can fit around your  job, family and other commitments until you become very rich through your performing (and then you can come and coach for us).


We offer lots of classes for children aged 4-6, 7-12, 13+ year olds all over Edinburgh.

Our teachers are highly trained, highly experienced and most are professional performers themselves. We are passionate about teaching and performing. All teachers are members of the PVG scheme too.



We offer lots of outreach courses and worships in acting, singing, musical theatre, public speaking and writing for all abilities and levels. We regularly train in schools university and work places. Please see our outreach workshop information.



We offer lots of classes for teenagers your age all over Edinburgh. If you are interested in acting, singing and dancing for fun or to meet friends and build your confidence, that is great! This is exactly what we our classes provide and you will fit right in! But if you are also more serious about acting and want to be an actor or singer or dancer, then that is even better!

“Many of our adults and teenagers get into further education courses in Acting and Performance including MA, BA (Hon), HND, HNC and NC”

We are happy to provide you with references and help prepare you for the professional world!



Are you aged 4-12?

Wow! You obviously know what you want to do!

Thank you for choosing us! It would be great if you could get you parent/guardian to contact us so we can talk them through what class you would like to join. Can’t wait to meet you soon!


Why choose Acting Out UK?

  • We love our job and are passionate about teaching the performing arts and public speaking to everyone!
  • We offer medals and qualifications through the United Kingdom Alliance in Dance and Drama
  • We are a registered educational provider with the NUS meaning our students can get a Student Card (for discounts all over the UK)
  • We act as a casting agency for all our students – we want you (or your child) to progress, get experience and work!
  • We are an individually led drama school, not a franchise.
  • We raise money for charities
  • We offer discounts to students, siblings, OAPS and those who enrol onto more than one class.
  • Our training is fun, enjoyable and it works!


Acting Out Drama School: Offering Drama Classes Edinburgh, Acting Classes and Public Speaking classes in Edinburgh.


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