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Poll: Should more drama schools scrap audition fees?

Liverpool Theatre School principal Maxine Ellis

Last week, a Liverpool drama school announced it was scrapping its audition fees [1], in a bid to attract more applicants from working-class backgrounds. However, drama schools have previously argued that they need to charge fees to cover administration and staffing costs. This week we’re asking: Should more drama schools scrap audition fees?