Where is the Alexander Technique taught?

The Alexander Technique is taught in many schools, colleges and other settings across the UK and internationally.

Please see below for the valuable part the Alexander Technique is playing in the UK and beyond. Click on each institution for more information. 

If you're interested in developing an Alexander Technique programme at your school or college, please get in touch.

 

Where AT is taught in the UK

Primary-level

Chethams School for Young Musicians
Dragon School
Educare Small School
Harris Primary Academy
Primary Royal Academy of Music
Sunningdale School

 

Residential Courses

National Children’s Chamber Music Course
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
Young Grittleton Chamber Music Course

Secondary-level

Broughton High School
Bryanston School
Camden School for Girls
City of London School for Girls
Chethams School for Young Musicians
DLD College London
Dulwich College
Edinburgh School of Music
Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School, Stourbridge
Eton College
Highgate School
Junior Academy at Royal Academy of Music
Junior Trinity at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
Latymer School
Magdalen College School, Oxford
Malcolm Arnold Academy Northampton
Marlborough College
Mill Hill School
New College, Swindon
Oundle School
Purcell School of Music
Royal College of Music Junior Department
Rugby School
St. Marys, Ascot
St Mary's, Calne
St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh
St John's School, Marlborough
St Paul's School for Girls
Sevenoaks School
The Oratory School
The Yehudi Menuhin School
Tonbridge School
Uppingham School
Wellington College
Wells Cathedral School
Wycombe Abbey School

College-level (Tertiary)

Arden School of Theatre
Arts Educational Dance Department
Arts Educational Theatre School
Associated Studios
Birmingham Conservatoire
City Lit (Adult Education)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Kings College Choir, Cambridge
Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
London School of Musical Theatre
Manchester School of Music
Morley College (Adult Education)
Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)
Rose Buford School of Drama
Royal Academy of Music (RAM)
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Royal College of Music (RCM)
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS)
Royal Northern College of Music
Royal Scottish Academy
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD)
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
The Place
University of Oxford
University of the Third Age (Adult Education)
University of York

Where AT is taught worldwide

The Alexander Technique is now taught around the world in many tertiary settings, particularly in centres of excellence in the performing arts and academic worlds. This is a list of where the work is taught by Alexander Technique teachers belonging to the STAT Affiliated Societies, the main global Alexander Technique society. If you would like more information about how to have courses in your school, college university please get in touch.

Australia
Victorian College of the Arts
University of Melbourne
Australian National Academy of Music
National Institute of Dramatic Art
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Austria
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Graz
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna

Canada
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
University of Alberta, Department of Drama
Capilano University
James Bay Community School Centre
McGill University, Faculty of Music
Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Standard Life Competition
Le Domaine Forget, Music and Dance Academy
University of Alberta, Department of Music
North Shore Continuing Education, North Vancouver
Opera Nuovo, Vocal Arts Festival, Edmonton
Option-théâtre du Collège Lionel-Groulx
Globe Theatre, Regina
The Royal Conservatory of Music
Union des artistes
Université du Québec à Montréal, Department of Dance
University of Manitoba, Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music
University of Toronto, Faculty of Music
University of Victoria, Division of Continuing Studies
University of Victoria, School of Music
Victoria Piano Summer School
York University, Department of Theatre

China
Shanghai Conservatory of Music

Estonia
Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
Georg Ots Tallinn Music College

France
Annemasse and Fouesnant Music and Dance School
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Music High School
Lyon National Conservatoire of Music and Dance (Dance and Voice departments)
Lyon University Department of Sciences and Physical and Sports Techniques 
National Radio Children's Choir
National School of Art and Theatre Technique
Paris National Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Rennes Provincial Conservatoire
Rhine Arts High School
Saint Etienne Theatre High School
Seine-Saint-Denis Music High School
Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
Val de Reuil Intercity Conservatoire

Germany
Berliner Centrum für Musikermedizin 
Hochschule für Musik Detmold 
Hochschule für Musik Hanns-Eisler, Berlin
Hochschule für Musik Nuremberg
Hochschule für Musik Würzburg
Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Cologne
Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Munich
Jazz Institut Berlin
Kurt Singer Institut Berlin
Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum der Universität Augsburg 
Universität der Künste, Berlin
Volkshochschule Mitte, Berlin

Ireland
Claddagh School, Galway
Clare Education Centre
Cork Education Centre
Department of Education (one week voice workshop for teachers, in Fermoy, Cork)
DIT Conservatoire of Music and Drama, Dublin (BMus hons and MMus)
Educate Together School, Westside Galway
EPTA Ireland (European Piano Teachers’ Association)
Jesuit School Galway (Transition year pupils)
Laois Education Centre
Limerick Education Centre
Limerick School of Music, Limerick
Lir Academy, Trinity College, Dublin (BA Drama)
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
National University of Galway (Adult Education classes)
Presentation College, Athenry (Transition year pupils)
Royal Academy of Music Ireland (Workshop)
Salerno School Galway (Transition year pupils)
University of Limerick (BA Music and Dance, BA Traditional Music, BA in Voice and Dance, MA Chamber Music, MA Classical Strings, MA Ritual Chant & Song, Adult Education)
VEC adult education classes, Scoil Mhuire, Clane, Co Kildare

Japan
Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts, Kyoto
Seinenza Theatre Company Drama School
Soai University, Osaka
Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai)

New Zealand
Auckland University
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Toi Whakaari (NZ Drama School)
Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington Performing Arts Centre (now Whitireia Performing Arts) for Music, Theatre and Screen Acting 

Mexico
Conservatorio de las Rosas, Morelia, Michoacán
Artestudio, Mexico City

Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
Academy of Music, Oslo
Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology
Westerdals Oslo Act

Poland
Aleksander Zelwerowicz National Academy of Dramatic Art, Warsaw

South Africa
Pretoria Boys High School

Spain
Centro Superior de Música del País Vasco "Musikene"
Conservatori de Manresa
Conservatorio Profesional de Amaniel
Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón
Escola de Música de Igualada
Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC)
Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía
Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid
Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio

Sweden
Teaterhögskolan, Luleå tekniska universitet, Luleå
Ingesund School of Music, Karlstad University, Arvika

Switzerland
Akademie for Performing Arts, Department of Music, Zurich
Music-Akademie, Basel

United States
Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY 
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles, CA
American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles, CA
Appalachian State University, Hayes School of Music, and Theater and Dance, Boone, North Carolina
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado
Bard College Conservatory of Music, Vocal Arts Program, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Barnard College, New York, New York
Berkeley Rep School of Theater, Berkeley, California
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Brooklyn College, Conservatory of Music, Brooklyn, New York
California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, California
California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley, California
California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, California
California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California
Carnegie Mellon University, Schools of Drama, Music, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Capilano University, Theatre Department, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Catholic University, Washington, DC
Chapman University, Conservatory of Music, Orange, California
Circle in the Square Theater School, New York, New York
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Concordia Academy, Roseville, Minnesota
Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Cornish College for the Arts, Seattle, Washington
Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Denver University, Lamont School of Music, Denver, Colorado
DePaul University School of Music, Chicago, Illinois
DePaul University, Theater School, Chicago, Illinois
Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York
Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia
Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, Scarsdale, New York
Howard Fine Acting Studio, Los Angeles, California
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana
The Juilliard School, New York, New York
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon
Long Island University, Brooklyn and Brookville, New York
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
Manhattan School of Music, New York, New York
Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, Massachusetts
McNally Smith College of Music, St. Paul, Minnesota
Michigan State University, College of Music, East Lansing, Michigan
The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater, New York, New York
New England Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts
The New School, Mannes School of Music, New York, New York
New York University Tisch School of the Arts,New York, New York
New York University Steinhardt School of Education, New York, New York
Northwestern University, Bienen School of Music, Evanston, Illinois
Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
Odyssey Theater Ensemble, Los Angeles, California
Pace School of Performing Arts, New York, New York
Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Santa Maria, California
Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Point Park University, Conservatory of Performing Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ponoma College, Claremont, California
Queens College, Aaron Copland School of Music, Flushing, New York
Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island
Rutgers University, Rutgers, New Jersey
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California
Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford, Stratford, Connecticut
Shakespeare Theater, Washington, DC
State University of New York at Potsdam, Department of Theater and Dance, Potsdam, New York
Stella Adler Academy of Acting, Los Angeles, California
Stetson University, DeLand, Florida
Studio Theater, Washington, DC
Syracuse University College of Music, Syracuse, New York
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Towson University, Towson, Maryland
Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, Oklahoma
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
University of California, School of Theater, Film and Television, Los Angeles, California
University of California, Herb Alpert School of Music, Los Angeles, California    
University of California, San Diego, California
University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio
University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
University of Denver, Lamont School of Music, Denver, Colorado
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre and Dance, Ann Arbor, Michigan
University of Minnesota, School of Music, Minneapolis, Minnesota
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Drama, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
University of North Texas, College of Music, Denton, Texas
University of San Diego/Old Globe Theater, San Diego, California
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
University of Southern California, School of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles, California
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
University of Utah, School of Dance, Salt Lake City, Utah
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Walnut Hill School of the Arts, Natick, Massachusetts
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Waterfront Playhouse and Conservatory, Berkeley, California
Webster University, Webster Groves, Missouri
West Valley College, Saratoga , California
William Esper Acting Studio, New York, New York
Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
Yale School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut