Actor Prepares was established in 2005 in Mumbai by Anupam Kher as a professional drama school for actors to learn the craft using modern techniques and methods. It is the only institute in the world that is headed by a globally recognized actor who is still active professionally. Over the years the school has built an outstanding reputation and is considered the most preferred drama school for aspiring actors in India and across the globe. The faculty at Actor Prepares are handpicked and have extensive experience and knowledge of the craft and are adept at bringing out the performer within. The courses, designed by Anupam Kher also incorporates learnings from his vast experience of over 40 years and having acted in over 500 films globally.

At Actor Prepares students are encouraged and immersed in a world of creativity. The curriculum provides the actors with effective tools and techniques that enables him or her to grow in the craft. They are taught to deliver performances realistically using their vast imagination. They learn to express themselves in a convincing manner using a variety of impactful and powerful emotions. Through a perfect blend of theory, practicals, exercises, scene work, performances and discussions, aspiring actors are molded into creative professionals capable of performing across platforms in their own unique inimitable style. The institute also regularly invites professionals from the media and entertainment industry to interact with our students. Actor Prepares is honoured to have had Robert De Niro, Ang Lee, Shekhar Kapur, Danny Boyle, Ranbir Kapoor, Om Puri, Shoojit Sircar, David Dhawan, Vidya Balan, Russell Peters, Anil Kapoor, Imtiaz Ali, Abhishek Bachchan, The Wachowskis, Jason Isaacs and many other Indian and international celebrities visit the institute and interact with our actors. Actor Prepares’ alumni have featured in many advertising commercials, plays, films, television shows and web series. Deepika Padukone, Varun Dhawan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Abhishek Bachchan and Kiara Advani are popular names who have made a successful career as actors and performers.

A survey conducted by a Canadian Television network has proclaimed Actor Prepares as “The Most Unique School for Acting” in the world.

Other facilities

  • Our centers in Mumbai have round the clock and easily accessible public transport.
  • A well-equipped library of books and movies for study and researching
  • An in-house pantry that provides nutritious breakfast and lunch for the Diploma in Acting students only.
  • Modern designed Studios for conducting classes, rehearsals and performances
  • Our acting studios are equipped with audio-visual equipment for performance playbacks and movie screenings