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



Molly Windsor receives Leading Actress BAFTA Award


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

Molly Windsor

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 ongoing workshops and industry support, delivered in-house at our famous Nottingham studio or in schools via our School Partnership programme.  


Nottingham Studio



Our Nottingham city studio is based at ;


Number 1 Kayes Walk

The Lace Market




Telephone ; 0115 860 2179


We welcome guests to the studio by appointment only.   


Email ;




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


Ros & John Hubbard CDG  —  Hubbard Casting