About Fonact

The Fontainebleau School of Acting is an international school of excellence in the performing arts. We deliver world-class conservatoire training in the heart of the Fontainebleau forest in France.

Why Study at Fonact?

The Fontainebleau School of Acting is a unique and practical environment built to further develop your acting talents. Our courses give you the necessary vocal, physical, and imaginative training to awaken your potential and further your career.

You will have the opportunity to work with artists and teachers with a passion for acting and education. All teachers are fully trained professionals who add a wealth of knowledge to your classes, and bring the spirit, philosophy and quality of the British theatrical tradition into your studies, some from the world’s best international drama schools with recognised theatre, TV and film credits.

At Fonact, we focus on small programme classes as we believe it is important that students receive close, individual attention as they take the time to discover themselves as artists.This intimacy is vital for the group to grow and evolve as individuals but also as they build life-long ties with their fellow students. By design our programmes are intense to ensure that students are fully immersed, committed and live a truly unique and positive experience.

All of our courses offer you:

  • A rigorous full-time program
  • Intensive vocational actors training
  • Lessons with world-class acting teachers
  • Dedicated preparation for further training


We offer a unique range of studies with our one or two-year vocational and Professional training, three-month intensive, two or four-week Summer Schools, Screen Acting Masterclasses and more.

Our Story

The Fontainebleau School of Acting opened in 2015 and is continually evolving and improving its courses to respond to the ever-changing world of acting.


Fonact is set in the heart of Fontainebleau, renowned for its large and scenic forest, as well as its historic Château.

Teaching Spaces

Fonact offers state of the art teaching spaces in the heart of Fontainebleau. From the Municipal Theatre of Fontainebleau and various studios, as well as the vast Fontainebleau forest for outside workshops.


Fonact holds the French Qualiopi certification that endorses the quality of processes employed by training providers. It is important because it represents an assurance of the training organisation’s professionalism.

Our request to the RNCP for our professional acting programme, title issued by France Compétences is currently under review and we are expecting to receive it in the next few months.

The RNCP is the French national reference point within the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and provides transparent information about the level of a qualification with regards to European standards.

Our Talented Students

View our Two-Year Professional Conservatoire graduates.

Meet the Team

Meet our world-class team of highly qualified teachers, actors and directors.


Your creative future starts here. Find out more and apply today.