Prepare for a career in acting: for stage and screen, learn everything it takes to succeed.
Graduate from one of India’s most reputed Drama Schools, and join a hugely supportive network of DSM graduates, to boost your career.
Train and live in an intense immersive residential set-up, make lifelong friends and work-colleagues, who will grow their careers with you.
Learn with amazingly committed faculty, with qualifications from some of the best schools in India and Abroad.
A 9 Month Residential Program that will change your life!
The Post Graduate Residential Course in Acting & Devising is designed to equip you with all the essential skills, tools and methods required for you to be strong actors, theater-makers, storytellers.
This course makes sure you learn all about theatre, art, and the process, that show you how to maximize the use of your own creativity and imagination.
This course gives you the mental and physical discipline required to build a strong professional work-ethic with which to succeed in the industry.
This course gives you access to the vibrant and active DSM Community, that comprises faculty, theatre producers, directors, and fellow alumni all of whom support each other to succeed throughout their careers.
Who Is The Course For?
- Anyone who has a strong dream to start their career in acting, theatre, film, a course with the DSM will be your strongest start on this journey.
- Anyone who loves working and learning with others, and building the strong personal and professional bonds that come with an immersive residential setting, this course will give you life long colleagues and friends.
- Anyone who wants to be part of a professional network of actors, theatre directors, producers, film makers concentrated in the city of Mumbai and across India, this course will connect you to that network.
Why this residential course is meant for you ?
Focused on preparing you for the intensive residency ahead, this semester introduces you to the fundamentals of performance, with a huge focus on individual acting work, and theory.
Conducted full time online, these concepts are further explored at the residency. As a full-time introduction to the foundation skills in acting, this semester is conducted virtually and handpicks elements of theatre that are successfully teachable in the online format, with a primary focus on individual development.
Why Choosing Drama School Mumbai is the best thing you can do for your career!
Learn From The Best
Our faculty comprises theatre professionals who have a strong training and work experience of their own. Many of our faculty have experienced rigorous training in some of the best drama schools in the world. The DSM faculty understand what it takes to excel and work hard to equip you with these skills.
The Right Blend of Theory and Practice.
Our hands-on studio training approach, makes sure you learn everything by doing. Giving you an opportunity to practice and apply the skills crucial for a rewarding acting career during training.
Our work on reading, writing, researching and discussion on theatre is based on extensive project work, designed to actively engage you in the essential background knowledge required to be your creative best.
Prepping you for lifelong learning
Our school prides itself not just on teaching you how to act, write, direct, design and produce theatre. We also teach you how best to learn. To identify your own unique learning style and methods and develop an understanding that allows you to take every future work experience and project as a part of your life long learning journey, ensuring you keep improving your abilities year on year after graduation.
Strong Individual Attention
All our students are mentored one-on-one by excellent guides. Ranging from actors, singers, and writers to prominent theatre directors, blend their rich experiences into you understanding your own learning journey. Fuelled by a commitment to foster individual growth, the DSM mentors are your partners every step of the way.
Healthy Physical and Mental Well Being
Given the acting instrument is the mind, body and emotional centre of each person, the DSM ensures all their students have access to strong pastoral care, an important part of maintaining good mental, physical and nutritional health. In addition the DSM designs regular opportunities to practice self-care through community well being activities as well.
Become a member of a vibrant community
The DSM is a network of 500+ alumni, faculty, staff, theatre dirctors, producers and well-wishers, all supporting one another. They also have presence in multiple cities across India where many have returned to create something special in their own towns. This network supports each other strongly.