Acting Courses & Classes in London

Enjoy our short courses in acting for all levels at City Lit, in the centre of London's theatreland. Our courses, which take place in Covent Garden, are taught by experts who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Choose a course in the daytime, evening or at weekends.
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  1. City Lit theatre company: The Laramie Project

    Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Course times: Mondays & Fridays 18.30 - 21.30, Sundays 11.00 - 16.30.You will also need to be available each evening and all day Saturday during production week: Monday 1 April to Sat 6 April 2019. Auditions are 10-11 Jan.

    An exciting chance to apply your previous training in voice, movement, improvisation and characterisation in the context of performance before an audience. You will work as a company, working towards a full-scale production with professional values and standards. Please contact Drama on (020) 7492 2542 to book an audition time.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £164.00

  2. Meisner workshop

    Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your ability to act freely, moment to moment, as you work with Meisner's foundation principles on text-based work.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  3. Play-reading

    Course Date: Wed 27 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come together with others to explore the work of different playwrights, share the spoken word and gain insight into differnet plays. These fun and friendly sessions are for people who would like to read and discuss plays under the guidance of a theatre professional. Working in a supportive atmosphere you will read out loud and discuss the main themes of a range of both contemporary and classic texts.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Acting improvers: character work

    Course Date: Thu 28 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills and experience as you explore various techniques for building character. This improvers course is fun and a great confidence builder. It will spark the imagination to enable you to create distinctive characters in both text based work and improvised scenarios.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Acting advanced: scenework

    Course Date: Sun 3 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Advance your skills and technique as you move towards greater standards of professional practice. Work on scenes to performance level. Suitable if you have completed a broad range of our acting courses at beginners' and improvers' level, or have gained suitable experience elsewhere.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  6. Improvisation workshop (intensive)

    Course Date: Mon 8 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the art of improvisation through this 'all level' workshop. Learn how to deliver and engage in the moment, and produce completely original scenes (both dramatic and comic) in this series of workshops.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Devised theatre

    Course Date: Mon 8 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore devising theatre skills beyond the basic, grow in creativity and active experimentation, and create a unique piece of theatre.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  8. Stanislavski workshop: an actor prepares

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Deepen your understanding and emotional expressivity as you work towards deeper levels of practice in this workshop.Suitable for beginners and experienced students alike who wish to develop greater sincerity, authenticity and depth in their acting. Explore the principles of psychological realism pioneered by Stanislavski and developed by the Method practioners to enrich and enhance your performances and charcterisations. Learn new skills and hone existing ones in this supportive and expressive enviroment.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Acting: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course designed for people with little or no experience. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and exciting environment.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Acting: beginners (speaking text)

    Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practise breath exercises and articulation drills to develop the basic skills for speaking text, and learn how to use the words to explore their meaning.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  11. Movement for actors

    Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Good acting relies on the instrument of our body! In this course we will build a ‘movement toolbox’ that allows the actor to engage with a responsive body to create movement stories, solo and in relationship with others. You will develop ease of expression, presence, physical instinct and spontaneity. Come prepared to have serious fun!
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Acting: improvers

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue your development as you explore a range of exercises and acting techniques that will illuminate and enliven a variety of scripts and scenes. Consolidate techniques and deepen your understanding in a safe and supportive atmosphere.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

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