Acting - An Introduction

Develop a basic acting vocabulary by exploring techniques in freeing the actor’s voice, imagination and physicality, and working with others in the creation of character, situation and role.

Acting - An Introduction

    Course fee


    Concessionary Rate

    £399 for 2017/18 (for people in receipt of disability or unemployment benefits)

Course Overview

Regardless of prior experience and training, everyone is invited to apply to this course. Through improvisation exercises and character development, you will develop a basic acting vocabulary. You will explore techniques in freeing the actor’s voice, imagination and physicality, as well as enhancing skills in working supportively with others in the creation of character, situation and role. You will work with experienced tutors who will aim to nurture both your confidence and creativity.

After this course, you might like to consider moving to the second level of study by choosing one of Central Connects’ specialist short courses, such as Acting - Text 1, Acting - For Camera, or Voice for Performance - An Introduction.

What our students said

"Genuinely life-changing – the openness with which people on this course approached each session – greatly encouraged/assisted by the tutor – means that there is an environment of possibility and transformation. One of the best decisions I’ve ever made” - 2016 participant
“Excellent enjoyable course – everything was explained well and the environment was extremely supportive the teaching style was excellent!" - 2016 participant

Course Detail

Times: This course takes place over one term on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7.00pm - 9.30pm. Please note places are given on a first come first served basis, we therefore advise applying early to avoid disappointment.

General: Applicants must be confident speaking English to a conversational level (ideally IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent).

Age: Minimum age is 18+.

Attendance: Due to the structure of the courses, full attendance is required.


Term Dates

Spring 2018

Monday 15th January 2018 – Wednesday 7th March 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Summer 2018

Monday 23rd April 2018 – Wednesday 20th June 2018
(School Closed for Bank holidays Monday 7th and 28th May)
Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00pm – 9:30pm


Our courses are available on a first-come, first served basis in order of payment. To secure a place, please follow the steps below:-

1. Click on "Apply for Summer Term" on the left-hand side of this screen and complete the online application.

2. You will then receive an automated email with confirmation of application and your Student ID number.

3. Please then call the office on 0207 559 3960 quoting your Student ID number to make payment of the course fee. Our phone line is open from 9am - 4.30pm,  Monday to Friday.

Please note, to confirm a place, payments must be received in full.