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Midlands Academy of Dance & Drama

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Edward Nudd



Century House,
Building B,
428 Carlton Hill,

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To Inspire Creativity & Individuality in each and every one of our students to support the aim of creating the ultimate Performing Arts Professional, that has 'Respect', 'Responsibility' and 'Resilience' alongside longevity within the industry!

At MADD College you won’t ever be a number! We believe in 'you' for the individual you actually are! You will be trained by some of the UK's leading industry professionals to become the very best version of yourself! Why go to London, when we bring it to you and have been successfully doing so, for over 56 years?

World class training... in the heart of The Midlands

Midlands Academy of Dance & Drama (known affectionately as ‘MADD’) is located in Nottingham – a vibrant, diverse and friendly city steeped in history with a dynamic and ever-growing cultural offering, in the heart of the Midlands. Nottingham is one of the most exciting, student-friendly and affordable cities in the UK. We are a cosmopolitan city with fantastic resources and also great transportation links to other parts of the country and the rest of the world.

In 1988, a Three Year Musical Theatre Diploma Course was developed and is now accredited by the Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre (CDMT) and validated to deliver the Level 6 Professional Musical Theatre by Trinity College, London. The level 6 diploma can be topped up to a BA Hons (Performing Arts) at any time during the college graduates’ performing career.

MADD is also extremely proud of its incredibly popular Part-Time course through its 'Associate School', providing Dance and Musical Theatre classes for 3 to 18 year olds. Qualifications in Teacher Training in Dance at Level 4 with the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) are available, which are recognised by Ofqual and the annual Summer School for 7-11 and 12-18 year olds.


Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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