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10 Sought-After Acting Schools In Delhi Where You Can Hone Your Acting Skills

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Editors 28 Feb 2020

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Always been passionate about acting and waiting for your big break into the world of stardom? If yes, then it is time to step into the right direction and start off your road to fame with these acting schools in the city. While these schools aren’t easy to get into, they’re worth a shot if you’re really passionate about the art. So, put your best foot forward and step into the spotlight. Whether it’s the stage or Bollywood you’re aiming for, they’ll definitely help you out.

1. CRAFT FILM School

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The Centre for Research in Art of Film and Television or CRAFT is an academic institution dedicated to helping students understand how to best meet the requirements of different roles, dialogue delivery and other aspects of acting. They have one-year full-time courses for all things relating to film making. Apply today, as they have limited seats.

Where | CRAFT FILM School - B-11.Marketing Tower. Qutab Institutional Area
Fee | Rs 65,000 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9910 161 695
Timings | 9 AM - 5 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Craftfilmschool/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.craftfilmschool.com/ 

2. National School of Drama 

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The National School of Drama is one of the best institutes in the country for theatre. Their training is extremely thorough, and students are required to test the skills acquired in front of an audience. It’s no picnic here - they seriously mean business and push you to your maximum potential. Their acting courses and workshops are conducted by some of the best teachers in the country, so if you’re really passionate about acting, it’s time to apply to them.

Where | National School of Drama - Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road 
Fee | Rs 2,124 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9250 950 118 & +91 11 2338 9402
Timings | 9 AM - 5 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/nsdnewdelhi 
Here’s Their Website | https://nsd.gov.in/delhi/ 

3. RK Film and Media Academy

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RK Films and Media Academy offers a number of courses for acting, both short-term and long-term ones. They have lectures, seminars and workshops by experts from the Indian films, TV, radio industry. They also have academic collaborations with Delhi University, Hansraj College, IGNOU and Jesus & Mary College, so if you’re a DU kid, this works out for you.

Where | RK Films and Media Academy - 8A/8, W.E.A, Karol Bagh, Behind MTNL Telephone Exchange on Pusa Road
Fee | Rs 50,700 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9312 237 583
Timings | 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/rkfma1/ 
Here’s Their Website | https://www.rkfma.com/ 

4. Barry John Acting School

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Barry John Acting School has weekend courses, a certificate course as well as a four-month-long diploma course in acting, but you’ll have to see what works for you, as these courses aren’t available every month. They’ve got a great faculty and use a lot of practical approaches and performance projects for students instead of teaching the thesis on acting. Some of the famous alumni from this institute are Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Frieda Pinto, Jacqueline Fernandez and more.

Where | Barry John Acting School - 32 Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar IV  
Fee | Rs 40,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9967 977 966, +91 9999 704 455 & +91 11 4057 8451
Timings | 9 AM - 6 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/barryjohnactingstudio/ 
Here’s Their Website | https://www.bjas.in/ 

5. Moonlight Film & Theatre Studio

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Moonlight Film & Theatre Studio being a non-profit association aims at actor training, production of theatrical plays, short films and other performing arts. They offer both full time and part-time courses from 6 weeks to 6 months of diploma courses. The students here get the opportunity to work under the mentorship of the veteran director Mahesh Bhatt, as he has been part of MFTS’s various production like The Last Salute, Trial of Errors, ARTH, DADDY and more. Enrol to ace your acting skills with great exposure.

Where | Moonlight Film & Theatre Studio - B-43, Kailash Colony
Fee | Rs 49,500 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9910 681 518
Timings | 9 AM - 7 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MFTS11/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.moonlightfts.in/ 

6. Balajee Academy of Talents

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Balajee Academy of Talents is an acting school located in Delhi offering coaching for music production, acting and dancing. This institute was established in March 2005 and now it is one of the leading film production and acting schools in Delhi. They have courses ranging from 1-year to 3-month certificate courses.

Where | Balajee Academy of Talents - 1/1 East Patel Nagar, Above Dominos Patel Nagar, Near Gate No-3 Patel Nagar Metro Station
Fee | Rs 38,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 4232 1102
Timings | 9 AM - 6 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/balajeeacademy.111/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.balajeeacademy.com/index.html

7. Padarpan Film and Theatre Institute   

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Padarpan Film and Theatre Institute has a study approach that involves theoretical knowledge, demonstration and practice in the studio classroom. PFTI provides hands-on experience in cinema and journalism under one roof. Professionally trained faculties from Government aided FTII and NSD along with full-time acting courses, they also have placement opportunities too.

Where | Padarpan Film and Theatre Institute - 11A/11 Old Rajendra Nagar
Fee | Rs 25,000 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 9069 139 181
Timings | 24*7
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/padarpantheater/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.padarpan.com/ 

8. Academy Of Excellence  

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Academy of Excellence is a premier institution under the umbrella of “Budding Futures India Private Limited”, based in New Delhi, India. It works persistently towards providing world-class professional education and skills. They have various courses to choose from and you can hone your acting skills.

Where | Academy of Excellence - Noida & Greater Noida West
Fee | Rs 40,000 Onwards 
Call Them | +91 8527 207 766 
Timings | 10 AM - 8 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/academyofexcellencedelhi/ 
Here’s Their Website | https://www.academyofexcellence.co.in/ 

9. Shri Ram Centre For Performing Arts 

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Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts was established in 1980. It offers various workshop programs for candidates interested in acting and learning the nuances of sets and plays. The courses are a two-year acting program, Weekend Theatre Acting Workshop, Senior Teens Theatre Workshop, Two-month workshop, Director’s Training Program and more. Enrol yourself today.

Where | Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts - 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House 
Fee | Rs 1,88,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9599 947 637, +91 11 2373 1112, +91 11 2371 4307
Timings | 9 AM - 9 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/shriramcentre/ 
Here’s Their Website | http://shriramcentre.org/ 

10. Asian Academy Of Film and Television

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The Asian Academy of Film And Television (AAFT) has acting courses which vary from 3-month short term courses to 3-year degree courses, which is pretty gruelling, but they have a fantastic board and talented actors coming to conduct workshops for students. They have one of the best cinema courses in the country and we hear the faculty is great. Learn from some of the best members of the industry and feel prepared to take on any kind of role.

Where | Asian Academy of Film And Television - Marwah Studios Complex, FC-14/15, Sector-16A, Noida Film City
Fee | Rs 90,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 1204 831 100
Timings | 10 AM - 6 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pg/aaftindia/about/ 
Here’s Their Website | http://aaft.com/ 

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