Acting Courses

These short training courses focus on key techniques and skills used by actors, ranging from combat and stage fighting to improvisation.

Acting Summer Schools

Acting for Beginners

Acting for Beginners

During this three-day course you will begin to explore a basic acting vocabulary.

Acting for Camera for Beginners

Acting for Camera for Beginners

For those who have little or no experience of acting for camera and who want to learn more about the process.

Acting with Text

Working with Text

Explore the techniques an actor uses to decode a text. You will work with texts from the 20th and 21st century and explore practitioners such as Stanislavski, Michael Chekhov and Katie Mitchell.

Actors' Audition Pieces

Actors' Audition Pieces

Designed for anyone considering entering full-time courses at drama school or university, or interested in improving their audition technique.

Directed Scenes

Directed Scenes

An opportunity to work on a variety of contemporary play texts over a two-week period, and be directed in short scenes drawn from chosen plays.

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

An opportunity to explore how to perform in musical theatre and to develop skills used in the various performance strands of musical theatre, including singing, movement and acting.

Stage Combat

Combat and Stage Fighting

Combat and Stage Fighting is a necessity in today’s film, theatre and media industries. This course teaches effective illusions of violence, whether unarmed or with weapons.

Summer Shakespeare

Summer Shakespeare

Begin to engage practically and theoretically with Shakespeare’s plays by learning how to perform Shakespearean texts, bring a critical perspective, and evaluate the choices available to the actor.

Summer Theatre Company

Summer Theatre Company

Over three weeks you will work as part of a company with a range of tutors and a professional director, staging a semi-realised show at the end of the course.