According to the Guardian University League Tables, University of East Anglia is ranked No. 1 for Drama and dance, followed by Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2nd) and Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (3rd).

Following is the ranking of top UK instituions for Drama and dance:

League Table 2010 (the top 10 list):
1 UEA
2 Guildhall School of Music and Drama
3 Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
4 Trinity Laban
5 Queen Mary
6 Warwick
7 The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
8 Conservatoire for Dance and Drama
9 Central School of Speech and Drama
10 Birmingham

League Table 2004:
Rank, Institution, Guardian teaching score/100
1 Conservatoire for Dance and Drama 80
2 Central Sch of Speech & Drama 76
3 Northern Schl of Contemporary Dance 74
4 Loughborough 72
5 Royal Scot Academy of Music & Drama 72
6 Warwick 71
7 Royal Holloway 71
8 Royal Welsh Col Music and Drama 70
9 Bristol 70
10 Queen Mary, London 70
11 Middlesex 68
12 Lancaster 68
13 Brunel 68
14 Dartington Col of Arts 67
15 Kent at Canterbury 67
16 Birmingham 64
17 Exeter 64
18 Bournemouth 64
19 Reading 63
20 Arts Institute, Bournemouth 63
21 Queen's Belfast 63
22 Southampton 63
23 Ulster 63
24 Goldsmiths Col 63
25 Glamorgan 62
26 Hull 62
27 Sunderland 62
28 Bath Spa Uni Col 62
29 Manchester 62
30 Surrey Institute of Art & Design 61
31 Rose Bruford Col 61
32 Essex 60
33 Liverpool John Moores 60
34 Canterbury Christ Church Uni Col 60
35 Manchester Metropolitan 59
36 East Anglia (UEA) 59
37 Surrey 59
38 Wales, Bangor 58
39 Trinity Col, Carmarthen 58
40 Kingston 58
41 Uni Col Chichester 58
42 Central England 57
43 Salford 57
44 De Montfort 57
45 Leeds 57
46 Northumbria Uni at Newcastle 57
47 Bolton Institute of HE 56
48 Queen Margaret Uni Col, Edinburgh 56
49 Plymouth 56
50 Roehampton 56
51 Nottingham Trent 55
52 Glasgow 55
53 Westminster 54
54 Wolverhampton 54
55 St Mary's Col 54
56 West of England 54
57 Coventry 54
58 Greenwich 53
59 Staffordshire 53
60 Napier 53
61 St Martin's Col 53
62 Huddersfield 52
63 Sheffield Hallam 52
64 Swansea Institute of HE 52
65 Kent Institute of Art & Design 52
66 Uni Col Northampton 51
67 Buckinghamshire Chilterns Uni Col 51
68 Central Lancashire 50
69 King Alfred's Col 50
70 Liverpool Hope Col 50
71 Southampton Institute 50
72 APU 50
73 Lincoln 49
74 Wales, Aberystwyth 49
75 Luton 48
76 Derby 48
77 York St John Col 48
78 Portsmouth 48
79 Cumbria Institute of The Arts 47
80 Wales Institute, Cardiff 47
81 Chester Col of HE 47
82 East London 46
83 Uni Col Worcester 42
84 Edge Hill Col of HE 40

Source: Guardian University Guide

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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