Drama Masterclasses by Professionals

Tailored Drama Academies for young actors and performers


The Academy

5 day Academy focussed on skills for Theatre, TV & Film.

West End Professionals

All acting, singing and dance classes will be lead by the most experienced tutors - both from the professional and non-professional sectors, old and young.

Acting, Singing & Dance

All three disciplines are the major focus of In2Drama. The very best tutoring is available to help the young performer to reach their full potential and beyond.

Showreel & Audition Masterclass

Individual coaching & audition preparation through our Masterclasses. In2Drama will produce a show-reel for performers to assist with their applications to acting colleges and future work.

Public Live Performance

The Master Class will culminate with a live performance in front of an audience. This will publicly showcase each performer’s achievement.

Leading Lady of the West End

Kerry Ellis Masterclass

Kerry Ellis has fast become recognised as the leading lady of West End musicals from her starring roles in London and on Broadway. She has also achieved chart-topping success as a recording artist signed to Universal Decca with her debut album Anthems. We are incredibly lucky to have her as In2Drama's Ambassador. She is returning to the Cranleigh Arts Centre stage to run In2Drama Audition Masterclasses on Friday 29th July 2022 for aspiring musical theatre actors. She will also work with a theatre school graduate live on stage at 1pm to give tips on how to get work in this highly competitive industry. Do sign up today for the Masterclass week and to have your chance to sing with Kerry. There are limited spaces.

Ages 11-15 & 16-21

Aspiring Performers

In2Drama is a specialised Academy for young aspiring performers wishing to fulfil their ambitions and dreams of becoming a professional or established hobby. It's an action packed 5 day course culminating in a live public performance, including more than 35 hours of masterclasses from professionals.

The faculty of In2Drama incorporates some of the very best talent in the industry. Masterclasses will be tailored to you: Acting, Singing, Dance, Piano, Audition, Film Making and Production Management

Develop Key Skills

In2Drama trains students not only for stage, television and film opportunities but we develop presentation, speaking and performance skills required for the students next step in what ever may be ahead of them.


In2Drama is taught in two mixed age groups (11-15 / 16-21). Each day will run from 9am-5pm. Ability and experience will also have a barring in which group you will join.

Audition Toolkit

Your personal professional headshot, taken by a professional photographer, is included with the Academy for you to supply for programmes and auditions. You also have the option for a personalised showreel of your highlights to showcase your talent, filmed by a professional and experienced videographer.

Tailored to You

The In2Drama experience is tailored to each individual. Whether you want to focus on Acting, Singing or Dance, you will get a chance to choose which activities and masterclasses to partake in. The activities and masterclasses are adapted to ensure everyone achieves their individual goals.

Workshops & Audition Masterclass

Professional advice and an audition master-class are integral to the week’s activities. The aim of In2Drama to increase the skill levels of all participants at whatever level they are at.

Industry Professionals

Members of the faculty of In2Drama are closely connected with UK drama colleges, and professional film, television and theatre practitioners, including the very best talent from the West End.

Film Studies Course

A mix of technical skills, script writing & acting. Student's will create a short film to showcase on Friday. Led by award-winning actor & film maker Henry Hereford & Videographer Max Jewell-Smith.

Technical Theatre Course

Students will learn Lighting Design, Sound & Projection as well as having the opportunity to run the technical side of the live shows.

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When is it

In2Drama 2022

Monday 25th - Friday 29th July 2022

This In2Drama Academy is located at The Cranleigh Arts Centre. Collection from Guildford Station will be available.

In2Drama attendees have the option of attending one of our Full 5 Day courses or selecting particular masterclasses on certain days that they wish to attend. For full information on the courses and masterclasses available, please click the button below.

Cranleigh Arts Centre is at the heart of the Village, situated 20 minutes from Guildford, close to Dorking and Horsham and all the surrounding Villages in the Surrey Hills. The traditional and beautiful venue has a professional theatre, a sprung dance floor for our choreography sessions and also a large multipurpose room for our filming and multimedia activities. There are dressing rooms also available. We have access to the live streaming equipment if any classes needed to go online. The large screen and projector lends itself well to the In2Drama Academy and its objectives, as we plan to integrate the moving image into our final show.

The Centre is close to cafes and shops for lunch, though the students are welcome to bring a packed lunch. There is a small cafe at the theatre.

In2Drama is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection.
Read more about our Safeguarding Policies.

In2Drama Faculty

Meet the Team

Phil Waller

Founder/Artistic Director

Lorraine Wild

Musical Director

Henry Hereford


Kerry Ellis


Peter Humphreys

Theatre Tech

Kath Harman

Dance and Singing Coach

Max Jewell-Smith

Videographer / Film & Editing Coach

Janet Newman

Piano Coach

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