You’ve always thought about it. It’s been a dream you’ve had for years. But could you do it? Could you be an actor on screen?
Professional Acting Academy and Award Winning Talent Agency
offering unique industry training in Screen Acting, Film & Television Production and Screenwriting
If you would like to book a taster session, you are still able to but, these sessions will take place online. Dial in information will be sent to you once you book your session.
Applications for the diploma course which was due to commence at the end of March 2020 are still open and auditions will take place online, however the start date has been postponed.
Applications for our Acting for Screen Diploma which commences in October 2020 are still open
We educate our students to equip them with the necessary skills, tools, knowledge and psychological preparation which are essential to succeed in the film and TV industry
Through an engaging, exciting and collaborative environment, we endeavour to develop highly competent actors who exhibit a proactive and professional attitude towards their career, craft and education. We encourage the development of a number of important transferable skills which will aid students in their personal lives, school education and working lives
We believe that in order to teach acting you must have trained in it yourself at a high level. All YAFTA tutors are drama school trained, have professional screen acting experience in mainstream film & TV work, are paediatric first aid qualified and hold DBS certification when working with children or vulnerable adults
Whether you’re a teen or adult, beginner or more advanced actor, our weekly acting classes are taught by trained acting professionals. Classes are available in Leeds, Harrogate, Sheffield and York
James Martin is one of YAFTA’s Talent Agency actors. Having recently won multiple awards for his role in BBC NI drama, Ups and Downs and also set to appear in the new series of Marcella this Spring, we caught up with James to find out abit more about his journey into screen acting.
With a fantastic response to the scholarship this year, deciding on the winner was no easy task, but Pauline made a huge impression on YAFTA MD, Charlotte Armitage.