Working with talented young actors aged 8 to 25 year olds.


Molly Windsor

Molly Windsor receives Leading Actress BAFTA Award


"I am so grateful to have trained with Talent 1st - Their continued support is invaluable"

We are an industry leading not-for-profit organisation committed to improving social mobility within the acting profession.

Liv Hill makes her theatre

debut in Carol Churchill's Top Girls

Welcome to The Talent 1st Organisation.



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With over 32 years of combined industry experience, our team continues to be at the forefront of unearthing, developing and delivering exceptional young talent from all walks of life.


We deliver free open workshops to young people aged 8 to 25 years throughout the year. From these workshops, we select a small number of exceptionally talented young people to benefit from our industry renowned program of on-going workshops and industry support, delivered in-house at our famous Nottingham studio or in schools via our School Partnership programme.  


Full Membership



We deliver our programme of on-going workshops in three key age brackets;


Under 11's - Ages 8 to 11 years (Academic years 4, 5 & 6) 

Foundation - Ages 11 to 14 years (Academic years 7,8 & 9) 

Intermediate - Ages 14 - 16 years (Academic years 10 &11)

16-25's - Ages 16 - 25 years. 


Our workshops take place at our industry famous Nottingham City Centre studio, taking the form of weekly group classes that follow the academic calendar.  We train our young people in the art of acting. We do not cover singing, dancing, movement or any other discipline of performing arts. Our weekly sessions are typically two hours in duration and are held on weekday evenings.  


To be considered for full membership, you must first apply and attend one of our open workshops.




We are a not-for-profit organisation, committed to making our work as accessible as possible.


Under 11's - Ages 8 to 11 years (Academic years 4, 5 & 6).  

Membership is currently free. 


Foundation - Ages 11 to 14 years (Academic years 7, 8 & 9). 

Membership is currently £35 pcm

*Bursary places are available


Intermediate - Ages 14 - 16 years (Academic years 10 &11).

Membership is currently £35 pcm

*Bursary places are available


16-25's - Ages 16 - 25 years. 

Membership is currently free. 





Membership Fees



“One of the best sources of finding young talent in England.”


Ros & John Hubbard CDG  —  Hubbard Casting

Telephone ; 0115 860 2179 | Email ;

The Talent 1st Organisation is a Community Interest Company ​

Registered in England & Wales, Company Number ;  08037186

Registered office address ;  The Talent 1st Organisation CIC, Number 1 Kayes Walk, The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1PY

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